SSC CGL Exam Notification 2018 - Online Application Form

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SSC CGL EXAM Date 2018

Hello Candidates,

SSC is the best option if you are going to join government sector job because SSC provides the best Opportunity to work in various job profiles in India.  The Staff Selection Commission is a Ministry of India that conducts CGL, CHSL, Junior Engineer, GD Constable, CPO, MTS and Other exams every year in various departments and ministries.

SSC conducts the CGL exam at graduation level for Group B and C. The purpose of the SSC CGL exam is to select the best candidates for ministries, departments, and organization. In this blog, I am providing complete information about SSC CGL 2018. This information will guide you if you are seeking related information for SSC CGL notifications 2018 exam.

SSC CGL Exam 2018

SSC CGL is known as combine graduation level exam. Like every year, this year also SSC has announced the SSC CGL exam date and related important notifications. Many Student wants to build a stable career with SSC CGL, it is really a good chance for them.

If you are appearing for SSC CGL Exam, then you need to know such information as SSC CGL online application form, syllabus, SSC CGL exam pattern, SSC CGL eligibility, SSC CGL admit card, SSC CGL result. Here, l am discussing these basic points which will help you to prepare SSC CGL exam 2018.

SSC CGL Notification and Exam Date Calendar

  • SSC has released SSC CGL exam calendar 2018 -19 for tier 1, tier 2, tier 3 and tier 4 on the official website. SSC CGL calendar includes all the schedule of online application date, exam date, admit card date and result date.
  • According to the latest notification, SSC CGL online form will start on 5 May 2018 and the last date of SSC CGL online form submission is 04 June 2018. SSC CGL tier 1 exam will be conducted from 25 July 2018 to 20 August 2018. 
  • Therefor SSC CGL tier 2 exam will be conducted on 27 November to 30 November. Tier 3 and Tier 4 exam to be notified later. 

SSC CGL exam pattern:

SSC CGL Exam pattern is an important part of the CGL exam, it gives an idea about the division of questions, exam duration, and weightage of marks. SSC CGL consists of four different tiers tier 1, tier 2 tier 3 and tier 4.  SSC CGL Tier 1 is a computer-based exam. Tier 1 divided into four subjects general intelligence & reasoning, general awareness, quantitative aptitude, and English comprehension.

  • Every subject includes 25 questions and every question carry 2 marks. There is negative marking of 0.5 marks for each wrong answer. 
  • SSC CGL Tier 2 is also a computer-based exam. It includes four papers Quantitative Aptitude, English language, statistic, Finance, and economics. 
  • Quantitative Aptitude, statistic, Finance, and economics have 100 questions and every question carry 2 marks. These papers have a negative marking of 0.5 marks for each wrong answer.
  • The English language has 200 questions and every question 1 marks. There is negative marking for each wrong answer. Paper 3 has the negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.
  • SSC CGL Tier 3 conduct in pan & paper mode and total marks allotted 100. Tier 4 is the computer proficiency test/skill test.

Every tier of SSC CGL is passing mandatory. All Tiers are consisting of objective and subjective type questions. To get complete and Updated Information Read SSC CGL exam pattern 2018. 

SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria:

Before applying for the SSC CGL exam, you need to know about the SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria 2018. SSC CGL eligibility consists of factors such as age limit of the candidate, education qualification, Nationality, and physical standard. This year SSC CGL will be calculating candidate’s age on 01 August 2018.

  • Inspector in central exercise, sub – Inspector in CBI, sub – Inspector in NIA and Sub – Inspector in CBN is required strong physical standard.
  • The physical standard Test includes height & chest measurement, eye-sight distance vision. SSC CGL allows for height relaxation of the female candidate, Garhwali’s, Assamese, Gorkhas, and members of Scheduled Tribes.
  • A candidate should be a citizen of India. Those candidates belonging to Nepal, Bhutan, Tibetan refugee the can apply in SSC CGL exam but whose favor a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

Read about complete SSC CGL eligibility Criteria 2018 like age limit, educational qualification, physical standard (fitness) and others.

SSC CGL Syllabus 2018

SSC CGL Syllabus plays an important role in the preparation of SSC CGL exam, as you can plan your study according to the syllabus. SSC CGL syllabus has divided into 4 tiers. 

1. SSC CGL Tier 1:

Consists of four-part general intelligence & reasoning, general awareness, quantitative aptitude, and English comprehension.

  • General intelligence & reasoning: the main purpose of this test is to check your mental ability & logical thinking. It includes Analogies, Number Series, Coding & de-coding, Venn Diagrams, Date & city matching, Small & Capital letters/numbers coding, Critical thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence, and another topic.
  • General awareness: General awareness is high scoring subject than any other subject. This paper is comprised of current affairs, History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research.
  • Quantitative Aptitude: This paper includes computation of whole numbers, decimals, fractions, and relationships between numbers and Percentage.
  • English Comprehension: It is about Candidates’ ability to understand correct English, his basic comprehension and writing ability, etc.

2. SSC CGL Tier 2

consists of four papers Quantitative Aptitude, English language, statistic, Finance, and economics. 

  • Quantitative Aptitude:  Quantitative aptitude syllabus is same for SSC CGL tier 1 and tier 2 exams but the major difference is tier 2’s difficulty level, that is high in comparison to tier 1.
  • English language: English language paper is compulsory for all post. This paper is based on the error, fill in the blanks, synonyms, antonyms, spelling/detecting misspelled words, idioms & phrases, one word substitution, etc. 
  • Statistic: This paper is only for those candidates who apply for the post-Junior Statistics Officer (JSO). The difficulty level of its syllabus is graduation level. This paper includes Collection Classification and Presentation of Statistical Data, Measures of Dispersion, Time Series Analysis, Index Numbers and other.
  • Finance and economics: The syllabus is divided into two parts, Part- A Finance & Accounts and Part-B Economics & Governance. This paper is only for those candidates who apply for the post Assistant account officer. 

3. SSC CGL Tier 3

Includes essay writing / precis writing / letter/application writing. 

4. SSC CGL Tier 4

Is about to check your computer knowledge and typing test.

If you want to check the latest, updated and detailed Syllabus, Read SSC CGL Syllabus 2018.

SSC CGL Application Form: Apply Online Process

If you want to apply for SSC CGL exam online then I have good news for you, the process of filling SSC CGL application form is going to start on 05 May 2018. Here I am telling you about the procedure for filling the SSC CGL online application form. 

  • Before filling the application form you must require scanned photo and signature. 
  • Both photo and signature should be scanned in JPG format. 
  • The size of the photo should be less than 12 kb and greater than 4 kb & resolution should be 100 x 120 pixels. Therefore the size of the signature should be less than 12 kb and greater than 1 kb & resolution should be 140 x 60 pixels.
  • You will have to pay 100 rupees for the application fees. SC/ST/Women/ Ex-servicemen eligible for reservation are exempted from fees.

You should definitely know the exact and detailed processor to SSC CGL Application Form to Apply Online.

SSC CGL Admit card and Hall Ticket:

SSC CGL Hall ticket is an allotment letter issued by SSC through which you can attend the SSC CGL exam in the examination hall. According to SSC CGL exam calendar, this year SSC CGL tier1 hall ticket will be published before one week of the exam date on the official website. SSC CGL consists of nine regions Eastern Region, Kerala -Karnataka Region, Southern Region, North Eastern Region, Western Region, Madhya Pradesh Region, Central Region, North Western Region, Northern Region. 

You can download admit card region wise (for your region) by visiting SSC CGL Admit card on the official website. After download SSC CGL admit card, check the details on admit card like name, date of birth, father’s name, mother’s name, roll number, registration number, and center name. If you find any mistake in your Admit Card then Immediately contact your nearest head office.

You can also Read the SSC CGL Hall Ticket Download Procedure.

SSC CGL Results, Answer Key and Cut Off marks:

The candidate who participate in the SSC CGL exam the wait for cut off marks, answer key and results after the exam. So, I am providing information about SSC CGL result, cut off marks, answer key and result. This year, SSC CGL will conduct the examination in four tiers and the results will also be declared in four phases. SSC CGL will declare results for all nine regions separately. The state-wise details of regions are given below.




Eastern Region

West Bengal, Jharkhand, Orissa, Sikkim and Andaman & Nicobar island 


Kerala -Karnataka Region

Kerala -Karnataka


Southern Region

Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Pondicherry and Tamil Nadu


North Eastern Region

Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram and Nagaland


Western Region

Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa


Madhya Pradesh Region

 Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh


Central Region

Utter Pradesh & Bihar


North Western Region

Jammu & Kashmir, Haryana, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh


Northern Region

Delhi, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand

You can download your Results and Answer Key by visiting SSC CGL Results 2018.


In this blog, you can get all useful information and updates about SSC CGL exam 2018, like online application form, admit card, syllabus, results, answer key, cut off marks and SSC CGL examination calendar 2018. You can clear all your doubts about SSC CGL exam 2018 dates and updates by reading this frequently updated blog about SSC CGL 2018. I hope this article is helpful for candidates who are preparing for the exam and want to update with SSC CGL notification.

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