SSC CGL 2018 Recruitment

| Registration, Application Form, Dates, Syllabus

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will release the official notification of Graduate Level (CGL) 2018, 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 Tier-1 Exam will be conducted from 25th July to 20th August 2018 and Tier-II exam will be held from 27th November 2018 to 30th November 2018. The Staff Selection Commission -CGL is expected to release 9000/- vacancies by SSC -CGL Recruitment 2018 for applicants to recruit them to the position of Assistant, Tax Assistant, Auditor, Inspector, Sub Inspector and more other. Must read the below-given details to know more information about SSC CGL 2018 Examination and vacancies.


SSC CGL Recruitment 2018 Details:

Here, we are providing official schedule of SSC CGL Recruitment 2018

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




SSC CGL 2018 Important Dates:

Check important dates below:

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
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
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



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 Staff Selection Commission CGL 2018 Online form via online mode on or before the last date. The last date to fill Staff Selection Commission 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 the 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 the image less than 12kb and greater than 1kb with the resolution of 140*60 pixels
  • After completing the Staff Selection Commission CGL Part-2 Registration, you must have to take the print out of the submitted application form


SSC CGL 2018 Vacancy Details:

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 the 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 fees in any branch of SBI and then continues for SSC CGL Part-2 registration 2018.


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



Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification:-

Post's Name Educational Qualification
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.
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
Compiler Bachelor's Degree from any recognized University with Economics / Statistics / Mathematics as compulsory / Elective Subject
All Other Posts Any Bachelor's Degree from a recognized University/equivalent


SSC CGL 2018 Age Limit:

Post's Name Age Limits
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


Age Relaxation:

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 Staff Selection Commission (SSC) CGL 2018 Notification declaration to know the SSC CGL 2018 Eligibility Criteria, Age Limit, exam pattern, selection procedure, etc.



SSC CGL 2018 Exam Pattern:

SSC CGL Tier-I Exam Pattern

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 & Candidates 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 to 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

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 Maximum 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 is 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 to 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 Mint for candidates who are visually handicapped.


SSC CGL Tier-III Exam Pattern

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


SSC CGL Tier-IV Exam Pattern

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



SSC CGL Syllabus 2018

SSC CGL Tier-I Exam Syllabus

General Intelligence and Reasoning

General Awareness

Quantitative Aptitude

English Comprehension

Classification Static General Knowledge (Indian History, Culture etc.) Simplification Reading Comprehension
Analogy Science Interest Fill in the Blanks
Coding-Decoding Current Affairs Averages Spellings
Puzzle Sports Percentage Phrases and Idioms
Matrix Books and Authors Ratio and Proportion One word Substitution
Word Formation Important Schemes Problem on Ages Sentence Correction
Venn Diagram Portfolios Speed, Distance and Time Error Spotting
Direction and Distance People in News Number System
Blood Relations Mensuration
Series Data Interpretation
Verbal reasoning Time and Work
Non-Verbal Reasoning Algebra


SSC CGL Tier-II Exam Syllabus

Quantitative Aptitude

English Language


General Awareness

Simplification Reading Comprehension Collection and Representation of Data Finance and Accounting
Interest Spelling Measure of Dispersion Fundamental Principles
Averages Fill in the Blanks Measure of Central Tendency Financial Accounting
Percentage Phrases and Idioms Moments, Skewness and Kurtosis Basic Concepts of Accounting
Ratio and Proportion One Word Substitution Correlation and Regression Self-Balancing Ledger
Speed, Distance and Time Sentence Correction Random Variables Error Spotting and Correction
Number System Error Spotting Random Variables
Mensuration Cloze Test Sampling Theory Economics and Governance
Data Interpretation Para Jumbles Analysis and Variance Comptroller and Auditor General of India
Time and Work Synonyms-Antonyms Time Series Analysis Finance Commission
Algebra Active-Passive Voice Index Number Theory of Demand and Supply
Data Sufficiency


SSC CGL Tier-III Exam Syallbus

Tier-III of SSC CGL 2018 exam is a descriptive exam to test the written skills of the candidates in English/Hindi. The mode of examination is offline and students are required to write essays, précis, application, letter etc. in this exam. The exam carries 100 marks and the time allotted for the same is 60 minutes. The time allotted for candidates belonging to PWD category is increased to 80 minutes. Tier-III paper is given by specific candidates who are interested only for the post of “Statistical Investigator Grade II” & “Compiler”.


SSC CGL Tier-IV Exam Syallbus

  • DEST (Data Entry Speed Test): For the post of Tax Assistant (Central Excise and Income Tax),DEST Exam through SSC CGL 2018 exam is conducted to check the typing speed of the candidate. The candidates are given an article in English which they have to type on Computer. A candidate is required to type 2000 words in 15 minutes.
  • CPT (Computer Proficiency Test): Word Processing, Spread Sheets and Generation of slides are the three modules that are important for this exam and the commission demands a candidate to be proficient in it for the post of CSS, MEA, Inspector (Central Excise), Inspector (Preventive Officer), Inspector (Examiner).


*Tier-I and Tier-II exam is compulsory for all posts mentioned in the SSC CGL 2018 Notification of while Tier-III is specifically for candidates applying for the post of Statistical Investigator Grade-II and Compiler. Similarly, Tier-IV exam is taken by candidates applying specifically for TA, CSS, MEA and Inspector.



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