The Staff Selection Commission holds the Combined Graduated Level Examination, often known as the CGL Exam or CGLE, to choose Group B and C officers for various positions in the major ministries, departments, and organizations of the Indian government. In 1975, the Staff Selection Commission was created.
Table of contents
- Structure of exam
- Positions for which SSC CGL EXAM is held
- SSC CGL EXAM eligibility criteria
- SSC CGL EXAM mock test
Structure of the Exam
The test comprises four main tiers that are administered on separate days, with results being reported after each tier. Prior exams also had an interview tier, but as of January 1, 2016, all non-gazetted positions in the central government were exempt from interviews due to a government directive. For some positions, a computer competence test or competency test was also added as a tier.
Level I: Initial
The Tier I exam is a written, objective multiple-choice test that has four sections and covers the following topics:
- General intelligence and reasoning.
- General awareness.
- Quantitative aptitude.
- English comprehension.
Typically, the exam is scored with 200 possible points, or a maximum of 50 points per segment.
Qualified applicants can then take the Tier II and Tier III tests based on their Tier I exam scores.
Tier II Mains Exam
The Tier II exam, also referred to as the Mains Exam, is a written test with multiple-choice questions divided into three sections:
- Mathematical skills
- Intelligence in general and reasoning
- English language and comprehension
- General knowledge
- Word processing, spreadsheets, and PowerPoint creation are all covered under computer expertise.
- Candidates submit data at a rate of 2,000 key presses per 15 minutes in a test of data entry speed. For jobs like tax assistance, mostly.
The list of positions for which the SSC CGL exam is held is provided here, together with information about each position’s profile and description.
|SSC CGL Post||Department/Ministry||Classification of Post|
|Assistant Audit Officer||Indian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AG||Group “B” Gazetted (Non-Ministerial)|
|Assistant Accounts Officer||Indian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AG||Group “B” Gazetted (Non-Ministerial)|
|Assistant Section Officer||Central Secretariat Service, Intelligence Bureau, Ministry of Railway, Ministry of External Affairs, AFHQ||Group “B”|
|Assistant||Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations||Group “B”|
|Inspector of Income Tax||CBDT||Group “C”|
|Inspector (Central Excise)||CBIC||Group “B”|
|Assistant Enforcement Officer||Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue||Group “B”|
|Sub Inspector||Central Bureau of Investigation||Group “B”|
|Inspector||Central Bureau of Narcotics||Group “B”|
|Junior Statistical Officer||M/o Statistics & Programme Implementation||Group “B”|
|Statistical Investigator Grade-II||Registrar General of India||Group “B”|
|Auditor||Offices under C&AG, CGDA||Group “C”|
|Accountant/ Junior Accountant||Other Ministry/ Departments||Group “C”|
|Senior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper Division Clerks||Central Govt. Offices/ Ministries other than CSCS cadres||Group “C”|
|Tax Assistant||CBDT/ CBIC||Group “C”|
|Upper Division Clerks||Government Departments||Group “C|
SSC CGL ELIGIBILITY
Nationality: The applicant must be a:
Citizen of India, or Subject of Nepal, or Subject of Bhutan.
Person of Indian origin (PIO) who migrated from Burma, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, East African countries of Uganda, Kenya, the United Republic of Tanzania (Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Malawi, Zambia, Ethiopia, Zaire, and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.
Tibetan Refugee who came to India before the first January, 1962.
SSC CGL Requirements:
- SSC CGL AAO Qualifications:
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or institute is required of applicants. Additionally, at the time of the interview, consideration will be given to candidates with a master’s degree in business economics or business administration (Finance) and those who have completed the courses for Chartered Accountant, Cost & Management Accountant, Company Secretary, Masters in Commerce, Masters in Business Studies.
- Qualifications for SSC CGL Statistical Investigator:
Candidates for this position must hold a bachelor’s degree in any subject from a reputable university or institute, along with a grade point average of at least 60% in mathematics in the 12th grade, or they must have completed a bachelor’s degree in any subject with statistics as one of the degree-level topics.
- Compiler Post Eligibility for SSC CGL Exam:
Candidates for the position of compiler must obtain a bachelor’s degree from a university that is recognized, with either mathematics, statistics, or economics as a required or elective subject.
- For all other positions, SSC CGL eligibility:
Candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or an equivalent degree in order to meet the SSC CGL 2023 Eligibility Criteria. Computer Proficiency Test is also listed as an Essential Qualification for such like Assistant Section Officer (CSS).
Why is the test series important for SSC CGL exam?
The easiest method to obtain a sense of the genuine SSC exam format is to take part in SSC mock tests. The way the questions are organized is similar to how the exam is set up. Additionally, it helps students figure out the SSC exam’s timetable, curriculum, level of difficulty, and even the types of questions that will be asked. A test series however comprises of previous year papers along with mock tests.
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