SSC CGL 2019

Exam Date : June 4, 2019 To July 19, 2019

What is SSC CGL?

SSC CGL stands for Staff Selection Commission - Combined Graduate Level Examination. SSC CGL is conducted by the Staff Selection Commission of India. SSC has various posts in Ministries, Departments, and Organizations. Every year thousands of vacancies are filled by SSC in Government departments. SSC is the leading Government organization that provides employment to lakhs of students in India.

  • Authority: Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the SSC CGL 2019 Exam.
  • Level: SSC CGL 2019 is a national level exam conducted by the Government of India and is conducted once a year.
SSC CGL Highlights
Exam Name Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level (SSC CGL)
Conducting Authority Staff Selection Commission (SSC)
Exam Level National
Official Website www.ssc.nic.in
Paper Medium English or Hindi
Examination Duration Tier-I: 60 minutes
Tier-II: 120 minutes
Tier-III: 60 minutes
Tier-IV: 45 minutes
Mode of Exam Online: Tier-I, Tier-II (Computer Based Test)
Offline: Tier-III (Paper and Pen-Based Test)
Type of Question Tire-I: MCQ
Tire-II: MCQ
Tire-III: Descriptive
Marking Scheme Tier-I: For every correct answer (+2)
Tier-II: For every correct answer (+2)
Tier-III: Descriptive Type Questions
Negative Marking Tier-I: No negative marking
Tier-II: Paper I & III - 0.5, Paper II - 0.25
Tier-III: No negative marking
  • Exam Papers: SSC CGL 2019 Exam is conducted in 4 stages based on the post.
  • Stages: For SSC CGL 2019, Tier-1 and Tier-2 exams will be conducted online and Tier-3 will be a descriptive offline exam. Tier-4 is a Computer Proficiency Test (required for some posts only) and document verification for the candidates selected in Tier-3.
  • Scope: SSC is conducting recruitment exams to fill vacancies in different government ministries and organizations like the Indian Coast Guard, Intelligence Bureau (IB), Ministry of Railways, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), etc. The posts are classified into groups of A, B, C, and D.
  • Cut-Off: The SSC CGL Cut-Off 2019 will be released by the Commission according to different categories. The candidates can refer to the official website to check the cut-off.

Contents

SSC CGL Exam Dates

The SSC has not declared any notification regarding SSC CGL 2019 Schedule. The dates given below are tentative. Candidates are advised to keep checking the official website for updated news.

SSC CGL Important Dates
Event Dates
Application Form release 31st October 2019
Application Submission date 28th November 2019
Admit Card Yet to be notified
SSC CGL Tier-I Exam Yet to be notified
SSC CGL Tier-II and Tier III Yet to be notified
SSC CGL Tier-IV Exam Yet to be notified
SSC CGL Results Will be updated soon

Note: All aspirants must understand that the SSC CLG Exam Dates mentioned above are tentative and might be subject to change. Therefore, candidates must keep checking for the official notification on the website.

SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification:

Candidates should have a bachelor degree in any discipline from any recognized university. Final year candidates are also eligible to apply.

  • Assistant Account Officer: Bachelor degree with Master of business studies or MBA (finance) or Master of Business Economics.
  • Statistical Officer: Candidates should have graduation with 60% marks in mathematics at 10+2.

Age Limit:

Age Criteria
Serial No. Name of Post Age Limit
1 Central Secretariat Service -  Assistant 20 to 30 years
2 Grade II - Statistical Investigator Maximum 32 Years
3 Intelligence Bureau (IB) – Assistant 21 to 30 years
4 Sub-Inspector in Central Bureau of Narcotics 20 to 30 years
5 Assistant Enforcement Officer/Sub-Inspector in Central Bureau of Investigation/Sub-Inspector in the National Investigation Agency (NIA) Up to 30 years
6 Other posts 18 to 27 years

Age relaxation for reserved candidate:

Age Relaxation
Code No. Categories Age Relaxation
1 SC/ST 5 Years
2 OBC 3 Years
3 PH 10 Years
4 PH+OBC 13 Years
5 PH+SC/ST 15 Years
6 Ex-servicemen (General) 3 Years 
7 Ex-servicemen (OBS) 6 Years
8 Ex-servicemen (SC/ST) 8 Years

SSC CGL Vacancy

SSC conducts SSC CGL for various post. All the post divides into four groups. Group A, B, C and D.

Group-wise vacancies are as follows:

SSC CGL 2019 Vacancy
Group Total Seats
A 600
B 3448
C 50
D 3991

To know more details about SSC CGL 2019 Vacancy visit vacancy section.

SSC CGL Application Form

Application Form Details:

Aspirants have to satisfy all the prescribed eligibility criteria before proceeding for SSC CGL 2019 Application Form. Candidates can submit the SSC CGL Application Form in online mode only. The application process should be completed online at the official SSC website. 

  • Availability: SSC CGL online application form will be available on 31st October 2019 on the official website of SSC.
  • Form details: The candidate has to fill all relevant information in the application form and all information is mandatory.
  • Contents: The SSC CGL Registration Form is separated into three parts:
    • Personal Details: Candidates should mention their personal details like name, date of birth and gender.
    • Basic Details: Candidates should give their basic information, Aadhar card number, Category (SC/ ST/ OBC).
    • Contact Details: Candidates should mention their contact details like address, phone number, email id.
  • Application Fee: Candidates have to INR 100 as SSC CGL 2019 Application Fee by online or offline mode.

How to fill SSC CGL Application Form?

SSC CGL Application Process is mentioned below:

  • Step 1: Visit the SSC Official Website and Click on the 'Apply' link.
  • Step 2: A window will open where you can click on the 'Click here to Apply' link
  • Step 3: Under the 'New Registration' window you can click on the 'Register' link and then enter the details like Name, Contact details Mobile number, Email ID.
  • Step 4: Upon completion of registration, you will receive a registration number & password.
  • Step 5: After registration, you will be directed to the application form where you should fill all the details.
  • Step 6: Complete the last step by making the payment (either by online or offline modes).

SSC CGL 2019 Application Form Correction:

Candidates will be provided a period for correction. Candidates can change only some pieces of information.

  • Candidate's Name
  • Father's Name
  • Address
  • Category
  • Exam City

SSC CGL Admit Card

SSC will declare separate SSC CGL Admit Card for every exam. SSC will declare the Tire-I admit card for all successfully registered candidate. Tire-II admit card will be issued for Tire-I qualified candidates. And the Tire-III admit card will be issued to those who will qualify the Tire-II exam. The admit card will be considered ad SSC CGL 2019 Hall TicketThe date of releasing admit cards is not yet announced. The date will be notified later on the official website of SSC.

Contents:

The SSC CGL 2019 Admit card will contain the following details:

  • Name of the Candidate
  • Roll No. (user ID for the exam)
  • Login Password
  • SSC CGL 2019 Hall Ticket Number
  • Exam Date
  • Time, Exam Venue
  • Exam Duration

Note: Candidates are advised to carry a new photograph if the photograph attached to the admit card is not clear.

Steps to Download Admit Card:

  • Open the official website of SSC.
  • Click on "SSC CGL 2019 Admit Card" link.
  • Enter the credentials (Registration Number and password)
  • The SSC CGL 2019 Admit Card will be displayed.
  • Download the admit card and take a print of the same.

SSC CGL Exam Centres

The SSC CGL will be conducted into more than 100 exam centres all over India. Candidates can provide three choices of exam centres while filling the application form. Seats are allocated on a first come first serve basis. If the total seats for the city which is the first preference are already filled, then the next best option is provided.

  • The list of SSC CGL 2019 Exam Centres is given below:
SSC CGL Exam Centres
Sl. No. Examination Centre Centre Code
1 Bhagalpur 3201
2 Muzaffarpur 3205
3 Agra 3001
4 Bareilly 3005
5 Gorakhpur 3007
6 Kanpur 3009
7 Meerut 3011
8 Varanasi 3013
9 Allahabad 3003
10 Patna 3606
11 Lucknow 3010
12 Kolkata 4410
13 Midnapur 4413
14 Port Blair 4802
15 Sambalpur 4604
16 Gangtok 4001
17 Jalpaiguri 4408
18 Bhubaneshwar 4604
19 Cuttack 4605
20 Ranchi 4205
21 Chinsurah 4405
22 Siliguri 4415
23 Bangalore 9001
24 Thiruvananthapuram 9211
25 Kochi 9204
26 Thrissur 9212
27 Gulbarga 9005
28 Mangalore 9008
29 Dharwar 9004
30 Kozhikode Calicut 9206
31 Delhi 2201
32 Jaipur 2405
33 Jodhpur 2406
34 Kota 2407
35 Bikaner 2404
36 Udaipur 2409
37 Ajmer 2401
38 Alwar 2402
39 Sriganganagar 2408
40 Dehradun 2002
41 Haldwani 2003
42 Almora 2001
43 Srinagar Uttarakhand 2004
44 Guwahati Dispur 5105
45 Itanagar 5001
46 Dibrugarh 5102
47 Jorhat 5107
48 Silchar 5111
49 Imphal 5501
50 Shillong 5401
51 Aizwal 5701
52 Kohima 5302
53 Agartala 5601
54 Tura 5402
55 Goalpara 5104
56 Tezpur 5112
57 Lakhimpur 5109
58 Churachandpur 5502
59 Hyderabad 8002
60 Guntur 8001
61 Kurnool 8003
62 Rajahmundry 8004
63 Tirupati 8006
64 Coimbatore 8202
65 Chennai 8201
66 Madurai 8204
67 Puducherry 8401
68 Tirunelveli 8207
69 Tiruchirapalli 8206
70 Vishakhapatnam 8007
71 Aurangabad 7202
72 Mumbai 7204
73 Kolhapur 7203
74 Nagpur 7205
75 Panaji 7801
76 Pune 7208
77 Ahmedabad 7001
78 Vadodara 7002
79 Rajkot 7006
80 Nashik 7207
81 Amravati 7201
82 Surat 7007
83 Ambikapur 6201
84 Indore 6006
85 Jabalpur 6007
86 Jagdalpur 6203
87 Chindwara 6003
88 Chattarpur 6002
89 Guna 6004
90 Mandsaur 6010
91 Jhabua 6008
92 Khandwa 6009
93 Rewa 6012
94 Raipur 6204
95 Bhopal 6001
96 Gwalior 6005
97 Bilaspur 6202
98 Jalandhar 1402
99 Leh 1005
100 Chandigarh 1601
101 Jammu 1004
102 Srinagar 1007
103 Shimla 1203
104 Bhathinda 1401
105 Hamirpur 1202

SSC CGL Exam Pattern

As there are 4 tiers in the exam, the pattern is different for different tiers. Tier I, Tier II and Tier IV are online tests, whereas Tier III is an offline test. Based on the level of exam (Tier) they clear, candidates will be posted to different jobs.

  • Tier-1: Has 100 questions for a total of 200 marks and the duration is one hour.
  • Tier-2:  Has 4 papers, the duration of each paper is 1 hour. Total of 200 questions for 200 marks.

SSC CGL 2019 Exam Structure:

SSC CGL Exam Pattern
  Tire-I Tire-II Tire-III Tire-IV
Subjects General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language Quantitative Aptitude, English Language, Statistics, Finance & Accounting, Economics & Governance Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi (Writing of Essay, Precis, Letter, Application, etc.) Computer Proficiency Test (required for some posts only), Documents Verification.
Type of Questions Objective type Objective type Descriptive Type Skill Test
Mode Online Online Offline Offline and Online
Total Questions 100 200 100 -
Exam Duration 1 hour 2 hour 1 hour -

SSC CGL Syllabus

SSC CGL 2019 Exam is conducted in 4 tiers, namely, Tier I, Tier II, Tier III, and Tier IV. Topics covered in each Tier is different and candidates are advised to go through each topic listed in the SSC CGL 2019 Syllabus.

Tire wise syllabus is given below:

SSC CGL 2019 Tire-I Syllabus: 

  • General Intelligence and Reasoning
  • General Awareness
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • English Comprehension

SSC CGL 2019 Tire-II Syllabus:

  • Quantitative Ability
  • English Language Comprehension
  •  Statistics
  • General Studies (Finance and Economics)

SSC CGL 2019 Tire-III Syllabus: 

  • It is offline and descriptive type exam it includes essay writing, letter writing, application writing etc.

SSC CGL 2019 Tire-IV Syllabus: 

  • Data Entry Speed Test
  • Computer Proficiency Test

SSC CGL Reference Books

There are no specific books available for the exam. But candidates can refer below-mentioned books to get knowledge about question and topics covered in the syllabus.

  • Kiran's SSC CGL Question Bank (1996-2016)
  • NCERT Books from Class 6th to 10th (Science and social science books only)
  • Lucent's GK by Vinay Karna
  • Objective General English by SP Bakshi
  • Fast Track Objective Arithmetic by Rajesh Verma
  • Quantitive Aptitude for Competitive exams by R.S. Aggarwal
  • A new Approach to Reasoning: Verbal and Non-Verbal by BS Sijwali & Indu Sijwali
  • Daily editorials of any good English newspaper (e.g.The Hindu or Express)

Note: To score high in SSC CGL 2019 Exam one has to prepare regularly. In addition to this, the materials used by a candidate determines his or her score.

SSC CGL Results

SSC CGL 2019 Results will be announced by the conducting body on the official website of SSC. The result will be declared separately for the different tire. Candidates will be given post based on the All India Rank (AIR). The All India Rank will be combined of all the Tire. SSC CGL 2019 Results will be displayed in a PDF format and candidates can view their result and download it for future use.

Steps to View the Result:

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of SSC.
  • Step 2: Click on the “Results” link on the homepage.
  • Step 3: Once you click on the results link the candidates will be displayed Results page
  • Step 4: Under the Result column, click on “click here” link of SSC CGL 2019 Exam.
  • Step 5: Click One pdf file will open and candidates can find your results with their roll no.
  • Press 'Ctrl + F' and type your number to easily find your name in the SSC CGL Result pdf.

SSC CGL Cutoff

The SSC will declare different SSC CGL 2019 Cutoff for every tire exam. After all the exam will get over SSC will declare the cutoff. Candidates can check the cutoff on the official website of Staff Selection Commission (SSC).

SSC will prepare the SSC CGL 2019 Cutoff based on various factor.

  • The number of candidates appearing for the SSC CGL 2019 Exam
  • The performance of the candidates in the exam.
  • The number of vacancies under SSC CGL 2019.
  • The difficulty level of the exam.
  • The requirement of candidates in various posts.

Tire wise Cutoff of SSC CGL 2018:

Tire-I:

Tire-I Cutoff
Category Unreserved (UR) Schedule Caste (SC) Other Backward Classes (OBC) Schedule Tribe (ST) Orthopaedically Handicapped (OH) Hearing Handicapped (HH)
Cut-Off Marks 152.5 129.5 140.5 123 113.5 79

Tire-II:

Tire-II Cutoff
Category Unreserved (UR) Schedule Caste (SC) Other Backward Classes (OBC) Schedule Tribe (ST) Hearing Handicapped (HH) Orthopaedically Handicapped (OH) Visually Handicapped (VH)
Cut-Off Marks 151 127.5 140 117 62 104.5 116

Tire-III:

Tire-III Cutoff
Category Unreserved (UR) Schedule Caste (SC) Ex-Servicemen Schedule Tribe (ST) Other Backward Classes (OBC) Visually Handicapped (VH) Orthopaedically Handicapped (OH) Hearing Handicapped (HH)
Cut-Off Marks 131 103 73.5 93 115 89.5 87 40

Visit SSC CGL 2019 Cutoff section to get detailed information about cutoff marks.

SSC CGL Selection Process

The SSC CGL 2019 Recruitment will be conducted after the declaration of result by the Staff Selection Commission for various posts into different Government Ministries, departments and Organisations.

  • SSC CGL 2019 Recruitment is done for 32 posts classified into 4 main groups: A, B, C and D.
  • Candidates will be recruited on various posts based on the final SSC CGL 2019 Result.

Stepwise Process:

  • Tire-I qualified candidate will be selected for Tire-II exam.
  • Tire-II qualified candidate will be selected for Tire-III and Tire-IV exam.
  • Candidates who will cross the total combined cutoff marks (Tire I, II and III) will be selected for the final round.
  • After Data Entry Speed Test and Computer Proficiency Test qualified candidates will be recruited for various post.

SSC CGL FAQ's

  • Q. Is there any interview in SSC CGL?
  • Ans. No. There is no interview section in SSC CGL selection process. SSC recruits candidates based on Tire-I, Tire-II, Tire-III and Tire-IV exam.
  • Q. Is there any negative marking in SSC CGL exam?
  • Ans. Yes. There is negative marking in Tire-II exam. For the paper I & III -0.5 and for paper II -0.25 for every wrong answer.
  • Q. What is the syllabus for SSC CGL 2019?
  • Ans. The syllabus is different for the different tire.
    • SSC CGL 2019 Tire-I Syllabus: 
      • General Intelligence and Reasoning
      • General Awareness
      • Quantitative Aptitude
      • English Comprehension
    • SSC CGL 2019 Tire-II Syllabus:
      • Quantitative Ability
      • English Language Comprehension
      • Statistics
      • General Studies (Finance and Economics)
    • SSC CGL 2019 Tire-III Syllabus: 
      • It is offline and descriptive type exam it includes essay writing, letter writing, application writing etc.
    • SSC CGL 2019 Tire-IV Syllabus: 
      • Data Entry Speed Test
      • Computer Proficiency Test
  • Q. Is all the tire is compulsory?
  • Ans. No. Only Tire-I and Tire-II are compulsory for all candidates. Tire-III is not compulsory for all.
  • Q. Can I feel SSC CGL form again?
  • Ans. Yes. You can fill the SSC CGL Application Form as many time you want. There is no limitation of filling SSC CGL Application Form.
  • Q. What is The Selection process of SSC CGL?
  • Ans. SSC will recruit candidate based on the marks secured in SSC CGL exam. The process is as follows:
    • Tire-I qualified candidate will be selected for Tire-II exam.
    • Tire-II qualified candidate will be selected for Tire-III and Tire-IV exam.
    • Candidates who will cross the total combined cutoff marks (Tire I, II and III) will be selected for the final round.
    • After Data Entry Speed Test and Computer Proficiency Test qualified candidates will be recruited for various post.
  • Q. What is SSC CGL Salary?
  • And. Salary is different for different posts and groups. Group-wise salary is-
Salary Scale
Group Salary (INR)
Group A 45600-55000
Group B 33800-52000
Group C 33800-42000
Group D 25200-35200
  • Q. What is the salary for 4600 Grade pay?
  • Ans. The salary for 4600 Grade pay is INR 43000 to INR 52000.
  • Q. What are the documents required for SSC?
  • Ans. The main documents required for SSC CGL is Date of Bith proof (DOB certificate/10th certificate) and Photo Identity Proof (Aadhaar Card/Voter Id card).

SSC CGL Important News

SSC CGL Admit Card 2018 has been released on the SSC Online Official Website. Download SSC CGL 2018 Admit Card from different regional websites.

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