SSC CGL 2019

Exam Date : 10th July 2019 To 31st July 2019
Result Date : 18th August 2019

SSC CGL 2019 Application form, Important Dates, Pattern, Syllabus

  • About: Staff Selection Commission - Combined Graduate Level Examination [SSC-CGL] is conducted by Staff Selection commision of India. SSC has various posts in Ministries, Departments, and Organisations. 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 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.
  • 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 organisations 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.

SSC CGL 2019 Important Details


SSC CGL 2019 Exam Details

Exam Name

Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level (SSC CGL)

Conducting Authority

Staff Selection Commission (SSC)

Exam Level


Official Website

Examination Dates

Tier-1: 5th August 2019 to 23rd August 2019

Tier-2: 17th February 2018 to 22nd February 2018

Tier-3: May 2018

Tier-4: 8th July 2018

Type of Questions

Online - Tier-1, Tier-2 (Computer Based Test)

Offline - Tier-3 (Paper and Pen-Based Test)

Marking Scheme

Tier-1: For every correct answer (+2)

Tier-2: For every correct answer (+2)

Tier-3: Descriptive Type Questions

Negative Marking

Tier-1: No negative marking

Tier-2: Paper I & III - 0.5, Paper II - 0.25

Tier-3: No negative marking

Paper Medium

English or Hindi

SSC CGL 2019 Exam Structure

SSC CGL 2019 Tiers


Type of Questions

Mode of Exam


General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language

Objective type



Quantitative Aptitude, English Language, Statistics, Finance & Accounting, Economics & Governance

Objective type



Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi (Writing of Essay, Precis, Letter, Application etc.)

 Descriptive type



Computer Proficiency Test (required for some posts only), Documents Verification.


Offline or Online

SSC CGL 2019 Eligibility

  • Qualification: To be eligible for SSC CGL 2019 exam you need to complete your graduation degree from any recognized University/Institute.

  • Age limit: Distinctive age criteria will apply to various classes of work. Age relaxation is given to applicants from certain reserved categories. 

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SSC CGL 2019 Syllabus

  • Tiers: SSC CGL 2019 Exam is conducted in 4 tiers, namely, Tier I, Tier II, Tier III, and Tier IV.

  • Topics covered: Topics covered in each Tier is different and candidates are advised to go through each topic listed in the SSC CGL 2019 Syllabus.

  • Find more information on SSC CGL 2019 Syllabus.

SSC CGL 2019 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 which tier they clear, candidates will be posted to different jobs.

  • Tier-1: Has 100 questions for total 200 marks and the duration is one hour.

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

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SSC CGL 2019 Application Process

  • Website: Candidates who want to apply for SSC CGL 2019 can apply from the official website 

  • Mode of Payment: SSC CGL 2019 Application Fee can be paid either through online or offline modes. After registration is complete, candidates will be provided with an application number and password which can be used as login credentials.

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SSC CGL 2019 Exam Centres

  • No of Choices: Candidates can provide three choices of exam centres while filling the application form.

  • Allocation: 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.

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SSC CGL 2019 Admit Card

  • Availability: SSC CGL 2019 Admit Card will be available once it is released by the conducting authority.

  • Contents: Admit card will contain Roll No. (user ID for the exam), Login Password, Hall Ticket Number, Exam Date, Time, Exam Venue, Duration, Name of the Candidate etc. Candidates are advised to carry a new photograph if the photograph attached to the admit card is not clear.

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SSC CGL 2019 Results

  • Declaration: SSC CGL 2019 Results will be announced as soon it is declared by the conducting body.

  • Format: SSC CGL 2019 Exam results will be displayed in a PDF format and candidates can view their result and download it for future use.

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