SSC CGL 2017
Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released the notification for Combined Graduate Level (CGL) examination 2017. The application forms of the SSC CGL Examination for the year 2017 are available online and can be checked at the official site of SSC at http://ssc.nic.in/.
Application Process: The official link to apply online for SSC CGL 2017 will be activated tomorrow. The application form will be available at ssconline.nic.in.
The application fee for all candidates is Rs. 100. Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, Physically handicapped, and Ex-Servicemen are exempted from paying application fee for SSC CGL exam.
- Last date to apply online: June 16, 2017
- Date of Computer-based examination (Tier I): August 1-20, 2017
- Date of Tier II: November 10-11, 2017
- Date of Tier III (Descriptive paper): January 21, 2018
- Tier IV (Skill Test): February 2018
The selection will take place in four stages (tiers):
Tier 1 exam will be held from August 1 to August 20, 2017. It will be a computer-based exam which will have 25 questions of 50 marks each for general intelligence, reasoning, general awareness, quantitative aptitude and English comprehension. Candidates will have an hour to answer the questions to score a maximum of 200 marks. There will be a negative marking of 0.5 for each wrong answer.
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Tier 2 exam will be held from November 10 to November 11, 2017. It will contain questions on Quantitative Abilities, English Language and Comprehension, Statistics and General Studies (Finance and Economics). The candidates will have two hours to score a total of 800 marks (200 per section). There will be negative marking of 0.5 for each wrong answer in all sections except English which will have a negative marking of 0.25.
Tier 3 exam will be held on January 21, 2018 and will be a descriptive language paper in Hindi or English in which candidates will have an hour to write essays, letters and long pieces for 100 marks.
Tier 4 exam will be a skill test which will be held in February, 2018.