SSC CGL 2018

SSC CGL 2018 Recruitment, Online Form, Notification Released – Apply Now

SSC CGL 2018 Notification has been released on 4th May and candidates will be able to Online application form submission will be started after few hours of notification release. The SSC CGL 2018 Online registration is opened till 4th June. SSC CGL Tier-I exam is to be conducted from 25th July, 2018 to 20th August, 2018 and Tier-II exam will be held from 27th November, 2018 to 30th November, 2018. SSC CGL Application Form 2018 has been released on 5th May at The Staff Selection Commission is expected to release 9000 vacancies by SSC CGL Recruitment 2018 for applicants to recruit them to the position of Inspector, Assistant, Sub Inspector, Tax Assistant, Auditor, and more other. Must read the below given details to know more information about SSC CGL 2018 Examination and vacancies.

Latest Updates: SSC CGL unofficial Notification is released on 4th May 2018 and online registration/application form submission process has been started from 5th May to 4th June 2018.

SSC CGL 2018-19 Official Notification Out – संपूर्ण जानकारी यहाँ पाएँ

SSC CGL Recruitment 2018 Details:

Examination Name SSC CGL Exam 2018
Organized by Staff Selection Commission
Exam Mode Online
Name of Posts Group ‘A’, ‘B’, ‘C’, ‘D’
Total Number of Vacancies 9000 (Tentative)
Apply Mode Online
Official Website
Important Dates:
SSC CGL Notification 2018 Release Date 5th May 2018
SSC CGL 2018 Apply Online Starting Date 5th May 2018
SSC CGL Application Form 2018 Last Date 4th June 2018 (upto 05:00 p.m)
SSC CGL Tier-1 Admit Card 2018 Release Date July 2018
SSC CGL Tier-1 2018 Exam Date 25th July – 20th August
SSC CGL Tier-1 Result Date September 2018
SSC CGL Tier-II Exam Date 27th-30th November, 2018 (expected)
SSC CGL Tier-II Result Date Update Soon
SSC CGL Tier-III Exam Date To be Notified Later
Computer Skill Test (Tier-IV)      To be Notified Later
Eligibility Criteria
Educational Qualification: Graduate Degree and Diploma in Required Field (from recognized University) According to the Post.
Age Limit
  • Assistant in CSS: 20 to 30 years
  • Statistical Investigator Grade II: Maximum 32 Years
  • Assistant in IB: 21 to 30 years
  • SI in Central Bureau of Narcotics: 20 to 30 years
  • Assistant Enforcement Officer / SI in CBI / SI in NIA: Up to 30 years
  • All Other posts: 18 to 27 years
Application Fees
General / OBC Rs. 100/-
ST/SC/Female/PWD Nil
Selection Process
Tier 1 Computer Based Test Objective (CBT)
Tier 2 Computer Based Test Objective (CBT)
Tier 3 Pen & Paper (Descriptive)
Tier 4 Skill Test/ Computer Proficiency Test
Important Links
Download SSC CGL 2018 Official Notification Click Here
SSC CGL 2018 Apply Online Click Here
SSC Official Website Click Here

Here, we have mentioned all the information about SSC CGL 2018 Recruitment, Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern & Syllabus, How to Apply Online, Application Fee, Selection process, etc.

SSC CGL 2018 Vacancy Details:

Here, we have mentioned details about the SSC CGL 2018 Vacancy which is expected to be released approx 9000. Last year, the Staff Selection Commission was released total 8089 vacancies. Therefore, according to the revealed updates around 9000 vacancies are expected to be released in 2018.

  • Examination Name: SSC CGL 2018 (Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level)
  • Organized by: Staff Selection Commission (SSC)
  • Exam Mode: Online Examination
  • Total Number of Vacancies: 9000 (Expected)
  • Name of Posts: Group ‘A’, ‘B’, ‘C’, ‘D’

The SSC will conduct the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Exam to recruit various subordinate services such as: –

S.No. Name of Post Code Name Post Number of Vacancies
SSC CGL 2018 Group A Vacancy
1 F Assistant Audit Officer
2 $ Assistant Accounts Officer
SSC CGL 2018 Group B Vacancy
3 A Assistant Section Officer (CSS)
4 C Assistant Section Officer (IB)
5 D Assistant Section Officer (Railway)
6 E Assistant Section Officer (MEA)
7 G Assistant Section Officer (AFHQ)
8 H Assistant (Other Min.)
9 > Assistant (SFIO)
10 < Assistant Section Officer (Others)
11 I Assistant (SFIO and Mines)
12 & Assistant/ Superintendent

(Min. Corporate Affairs)

13 J Inspector of Income Tax (CBDT)
14 K Inspector (Central Excise)
15 L Inspector (Preventive Officer)
16 M Inspector (Examiner)
17 N Assistant Enforcement Officer

(Dept. of Revenue)

18 O Sub Inspector (CBI)
19 P Inspector Posts
20 Q Divisional Accountant (CAG)
21 S Inspector (Narcotics)
22 % Sub Inspector (NIA)
SSC CGL 2018 Group C Vacancy
23 R Junior Statistical Officer
SSC CGL 2018 Group D Vacancy
24 T Auditor (C & AG)
25 U Auditor (CGDA)
26 V Auditor (Other Ministries)
27 W Accountant/ Junior Accountant


28 X Accountant/ Junior Accountant


29 Y Senior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper Division
30 Z Tax Assistant (CBDT)
31 @ Tax Assistant (CBEC)
32 # Central Bureau of Narcotics
Total Number of Vacancy 9000 (Tentative)

The SSC Department will release the SSC CGL 2018 Tentative Vacancies after the release on official notification. Candidates will have to wait till official notification declaration.

SSC CGL 2018 Pay Scale:-

1. Pay Band –II Rs.9300-34800 (pre-revised)

2. Pay Band-I: Rs. 5200-20200 (pre-revised)

SSC CGL 2018 Eligibility Criteria:

Here, we are going to discuss SSC CGL 2018 eligibility criteria that are decided as per posts. We have mentioned the full details of education qualification as per the posts. Candidates must check the below-maintained table. Let’s have a look at Educational Qualification:-

S.No Post’s Name Educational Qualification
1 Assistant Audit Officer Chartered Accountant / Management Accountant / Company Secretary / Masters in Commerce / Masters in Business Studies / Masters in Business Administration (Finance) / Masters in Business Economics.
2 Statistical Investigator Grade – II Bachelor Degree in Statistics from a recognized University / Bachelor Degree in Mathematics with statistics / Bachelor Degree in Economics with statistics / Bachelor Degree in Commerce with Statistics
3 Compiler Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University with Economics / Statistics / Mathematics as compulsory / Elective Subject
4 All Other Posts Any Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University/equivalent

Applicants who will be eligible according to the above mentioned education qualification, only those will be eligible to apply online for SSC CGL Application From 2018. However, who will be not eligible; will not be eligible for SSC CGL 2018 Examination. Candidates are advised to wait till the official notification release to get more details about educational qualification.

SSC CGL 2018 Age Limit:

Age Limit: Candidates who want to apply for SSC CGL 2018 exam minimum age should be 18 years and candidate’s age must be under the decided age criteria according to the SSC CGL Posts.

S.No Post Name Age Limits
1. Assistant in CSS 20 to 30 years
2. Statistical Investigator

Grade II

Maximum 32 Years
3. Assistant in IB 21 to 30 years
4. SI in Central Bureau

of Narcotics

20 to 30 years
5. Assistant Enforcement

Officer / SI in CBI / SI

in NIA

Up to 30 years
6. All Other posts 18 to 27 years

Age relaxation will be applicable only for the reserved category candidates according to the Government rule – such as

Category Age Relaxation
OBC 3 years
SC/ST 5 Years
PH 10 Years
PH + OBC 13 Years
PH + SC/ST 15 Years

Note – All the important and required information available here about the SSC CGL 2018 Recruitment. Nevertheless, applicants are suggested to wait till SSC CGL 2018 Notificationdeclaration to know the SSC CGL 2018 Eligibility Criteria, Age Limit, exam pattern, selection procedure, etc.

SSC CGL Application Form 2018:

Candidates, who are interested and will be eligible according to the eligibility criteria, will be able to apply online for SSC CGL 2018 examination for the desired post via filling the SSC CGL 2018 Application Form. Candidates will have to fill SSC CGL 2018 Online form via online mode on or before the last date. The last date to fill SSC CGL Application Form 2018 has been revealed and it is 31st May 2018.

How to Apply for SSC CGL 2018 Recruitment?

  • Firstly, candidates must have to visit the official website –
  • Click on the “Notice” Section and read official notification carefully
  • Click on the “Apply” Section and Online the online application form link
  • Open the SSC CGL Online Application from 2018 window
  • SSC CGL 2018 Online form will be divided into two Parts – Part-1 and Part-2
  • Part I Registration – You will have to fill basic information and preference of posts
  • Part II Registration – You will have to fill payment details, upload scanned signature and photograph
  • You needed to upload recently taken a photo in JPG format. The size of image less than 12kb and greater than 4kb with the resolution of 100*120 pixels
  • You needed to upload scanned signature in JPG format. The size of image less than 12kb and greater than 1kb with the resolution of 140*60 pixels
  • After completing the SSC CGL Part-2 Registration, you must have to take the print out of the submitted application form

SSC CGL 2018 Application Fee:

The candidates will have to pay Rs. 100/- as application fee. However, no fee is needed to be paid by SC, ST, Female, Physically Handicapped (PH), and Ex-Servicemen (EXS) applicants. SSC CGL 2018 Applications fee should be paid only via SBI either in the form of challan or through SBI Net Banking or any other bank Debit/Credit Card. If you want to pay application fee in cash, then you will have to be taken a printout of challan generated online after the completion the SSC CGL 2018 Part-1 registration. The Deposit requisite fee in any branch of State Bank of India and then continues for SSC CGL Part-2 registration 2018.

SSC CGL 2018 Exam Pattern:

The SSC conducts the CGL exam every year in 4 Tiers to recruit candidates for various posts. Here, we have updated the SSC CGL 2018 Exam Pattern for candidate’s help.

Paper Paper Type Exam Mode
Tier – I Objective Multiple Choice Computer Based (online)
Tier – II Objective Multiple Choice Computer Based (online)
Tier – III Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi Pen and Paper mode
Tier – IV Skill Test/Computer Proficiency Test Wherever Applicable

Before starting the SSC CGL 2018 recruitment exam preparation, it is important to make note of changes in exam pattern and syllabus.

SSC CGL Tier-I Exam Pattern – Computer Based Examination

The CGL Tier-I exam is an objective type exam which will be held via online mode. Total four sections available is the Tier-I exam with 100 questions which comprising of 200 marks. The details are given below:-

Paper Subject No of Questions Maximum Marks Exam Duration
1. General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 50 60 minutes (For VH &
suffering from
Cerebral Palsy:
80 minutes)
2. General Awareness 25 50
3. Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
4. English Comprehension 25 50
Total 100 200

*The exam duration is 80 minutes for candidates who are visually handicapped.

*Negative Marking is applicable of 0.50 Marks for each wrong answer attempted.

* The Exam Pattern has been modified by SSC examination department The Tier I Exam duration has been changed from 75 minutes to 60 minutes!

SSC CGL Tier-II Exam Pattern – Computer Based Examination

The Tier-II exam is an objective type examination which will be held via online mode. Total four sections available in the Tier 2 exam with 100 questions which comprising of 200 marks. The details are given below:-

Paper Subject No. of Questions Max Marks Exam Duration
1 Quantitative Abilities 100 200 120 Minutes (For VH and candidates suffering from Cerebral Palsy 160 Minutes)
2 English Language and Comprehension 200 200
3 Statistics 100 200
4 General Studies (Finance & Economics) 100 200

* Paper-1 & 2 are compulsory for all posts and Paper-3 is only for the “Statistical Investigator Gr. II” & “Compiler” Post. In addition to the Paper-4 is only the “Assistant Audit Officer” Post.

* Negative Marking is applicable of 0.50 Marks for Paper I, III, IV and 0.25 marks for Paper-II.

* Questions in Paper-I will be of 10th level, Paper-2 of 10+2 level, and Paper-3 & 4 will be of graduation level.

* The exam duration is 2 Hours and 40 Minutes for candidates who are visually handicapped.

SSC CGL Tier-III Exam Pattern – Pen and Paper Mode (Descriptive paper)

The Tier 3 exam would be a descriptive type paper and would be held via offline mode. This exam will carry 100 marks and time duration of the exam would be 1 hour. The Paper would comprise writing of a Passage of 250 words / Essay and Application /Letter Writing of approx 150 words. However, for qualifying in the Tier-III exam, candidates would be passed with 33% marks.

Mode of Examination Scheme of Examination Marks Time
Pen and Paper Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi (writing of Essay /Precis /Letter/Application Writing etc. 100 60 minutes and 80 Minutes (For VH and candidates suffering from Cerebral Palsy)

SSC CGL Tier-IV Exam Pattern – Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test (wherever applicable)/ Document Verification.

Mode of Examination Scheme of Examination Marks Time
Data Entry Skill Test (DEST) / Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) Same as published in the Notice of Examination Qualifying Same as published in the Notice of Examination

SSC CGL 2018 Syllabus:

Here, We have given the Full Syllabus for the upcoming SSC CGL 2018 Recruitment, Which will help candidates to do exam preparation.

General Intelligence & Reasoning: This component may include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, space visualization, spatial orientation, problem solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning and figural classification, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series, coding and decoding, statement conclusion, syllogistic reasoning etc. The topics are, Semantic Analogy, Symbolic/Number Analogy, Figural Analogy, Semantic Classification, Symbolic/Number Classification, Figural Classification, Semantic Series, Number Series, Figural Series, Problem Solving, Word Building, Coding & de-coding, Numerical Operations, symbolic Operations, Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization, Venn Diagrams, Drawing inferences, Punched hole/pattern –folding & unfolding, Figural Pattern – folding and completion, Indexing, Address matching, Date & city matching, Classification of centre codes/roll numbers, Small & Capital letters/numbers coding, decoding and classification, Embedded Figures, Critical thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence, Other sub-topics, if any.

General Awareness: Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research.

Quantitative Aptitude: The questions will be designed to test the ability of appropriate use of numbers and number sense of the candidate. The scope of the test will be the computation of whole numbers, decimals, fractions and relationships between numbers, Percentage. Ratio & Proportion,Square roots, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Alligation, Time and distance, Time & Work, Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds, Graphs of Linear Equations, Triangle and its various kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles, Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons , Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base, Trigonometric ratio, Degree and Radian Measures, Standard Identities, Complementary angles, Heights and Distances, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart.

English Comprehension: Candidates’ ability to understand correct English, his basic comprehension, and writing ability, etc. would be tested. The questions in Parts A, B, & D will be of a level commensurate with the essential qualification viz. Graduation and questions in Part C will be of 10th standard level.

SSC CGL 2018 Selection Process:

SSC CGL Selection Process 2018 includes 4 tiers steps, which are maintained below:-

  • Tier-1 Exam: Computer Based Examination (Objective Type) (200 Marks)
  • Tier-2 Exam: Computer Based Examination (Objective Type) (each paper carry 200 marks)
  • Tier-3 Exam: Pen and Paper Mode (Descriptive Type) (100 Marks)
  • Tier-4 Exam: Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test (wherever applicable)/ Document Verification

SSC CGL Admit Card 2018:

Candidates who will successfully submit SSC CGL 2018 Application Form will be able to download SSC CGL Admit Card 2018 for Tier-I exam from 2nd week of July because SSC CGL Tier-I exam is expected to be held from 25th July to 20th Aug 2018 for all regions. The SSC CGL 2018 Admit Card will be released region wise on the official website of SSC CGL. First of all, the commission will release the application status and after that SSC CGL Tier-I Admit Card 2018. Candidates will be able to download their call letter by using their registration number and date of birth which they have used in the application form submission.

SSC CGL Cut Off 2018:

The SSC CGL Cut-Off marks are the minimum marks which are required to qualify the Combined Graduate Level exam. The SSC CGL 2018 cut-off marks will be released with the result declaration. The SSC CGL Cut-off 2018 for Tier I Exam will be depended on the level of exam, overall difficulty level of section wise paper, and the number of students will be appeared for the examination, etc. When the SSC CGL Cutoff 2018 will be released we will update here.

SSC CGL Result 2018:

SSC CGL Tier-I Result 2018 is expected to be announced after 2 months of examination. Candidates who will appear in the tier-I exam and will be successfully attempted the examination, will be able to check their result from the official website. This year CGL Tier-I exam is set to be held from 25th July to 20th Aug 2018. SSC CGL Result 2018 will be released on the official website with cut off marks and candidates will be able to check their result by using their roll number and name. Only those candidates will be able to appear in Tier-II examination who will clear the CGL Tier-I 2018 Exam successfully.


SSC CGL Previous Year Papers:

We will provide the past year papers of SSC CGL exam which will help you to know that which kinds of questions will be asked in SSC CGL 2018 examination. Old exam papers will surely help you in keeping a hold on the sections and particular subject as well. Therefore, here we will provide the list of SSC CGL Previous Year Papers which will surely play a great role to qualify the exam. For more details, keep in touch with this page.

SSC CGL Preparation Tips:

Some SSC CGL 2018 Exam Preparation tips and tricks are mentioned here, which will help you while the SSC CGL exam preparation. So, let’s have a look at below mentioned points.

  • First of all, you need to study hard for the exam no matter what.
  • You have to be consistent in your learning process to achieve the success.
  • Be more focused and less diverted towards surrounding activities.
  • Give the exam with perseveringly and patient, don’t act in a hurry.
  • Before answering the questions take sufficient time.
  • In the end, we would just like to wish you Good Luck for the Exam.