SSC CGL Exam Dates 2018-19 | Tier-1 Exam Analysis

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Staff Selection Commission (SSC) provides a number of opportunities for the citizens of India to catch a Government Job with handsome salary and incentives. Combined Graduate Level Examination (CGL) is one of those opportunities, not to mention the most popular one, conducted every year to recruit the graduate candidates for the post of Examiner, Income Tax Inspector, Assistant, Excise Inspector, SI and many more in various well-known government departments and organizations of India.

The official notification regarding the SSC CGL 2018 was released last year and lakhs of applications were submitted by the candidates for the same. Now, the commission has published the SSC CGL Exam Dates 2018-19. Admit Cards for the tier-1 exam have been uploaded on the official website and can be easily downloaded from there.

SSC CGL Tier-1 2018- Latest Update

According to the latest report, the salient features of the examination are described in the below-given table:

Event Remarks
Total number of registered candidates 25.97 Lakh
Number of candidates appeared in the examination 8.37 Lakh
Overall Attendance 32.23%
Number of shifts 21
Number of exam venues 362
Number of cities where the examination was conducted 131
Number of states in which exam was conducted 33
Result Declaration (Tentatively)
20th September 2019

SSC CGL Exam Dates 2018-19

The number of vacancies to be filled this year through this recruitment exam is yet to be revealed. However, the number is going to be above 9000 according to a tentative estimation. As per the schedule, the number of vacancies is announced a month or so before the declaration of the final result. The vacancies are divided into several types such as zone wise, department wise, post wise and category wise. As soon as the commission announces the number of vacant posts, we will let you know about it.

As we have discussed earlier, the SSC CGL exam dates of 2018 are out. As for SSC CGL 2019-20, the notification for the same will be released in the later months of 2019. You can check out the tabular data shared below which contains all the important dates about SSC CGL Exam 2018-19.

SSC CGL 2018-19

Notification Release

5th May 2018

Online Application

Till 4th June 2018

Admit Card Download

May 2019

Tier-1 Exam Date

4th June to 13th June 2019

Tier-2 Exam Date

11th to 13th September 2019

Tier-3 Exam Date (Descriptive)

29th December 2019

Tier-4 Exam Date

To Be Announced

SSC CGL 2019-20

Notification Release

31st October 2019

Apply Online

28th November 2019

SSC CGL Admit Card 2018-19 Download

Admit card acts as an entry ticket for an exam. Nobody can enter in the exam hall without having his or her admit card. The SSC CGL Tier-1 Admit Cards have been released by the concerned officials of the commission on the official website of SSC.

  • For all the upcoming SSC examinations, the commission will upload the respective admit cards on the website, a week before the commencement of the exam.
  • No admit card will be sent by post or other courier services. The candidates will have to collect their hall tickets from the website only.
  • In order to download the admit card, the candidates will have to enter their date of birth and roll number.

SSC CGL Exam Analysis:

The first round of the direct recruitment process of SSC CGL i.e. tier-1 exam was scheduled within 4th-13th June 2019. According to the report, the examination was successfully conducted at various venues across the country. Following are some of the focus points as per the SSC CGL Exam Analysis-

  • Out of total candidates, who applied for the examination, only 33% (approx.) appeared for the exam.
  • Due to some technical issues, the exam got canceled at some venues. The affected candidates will be informed about their new dates by 10th June 2019.
  • The mode of examination was computer-based and the time duration was 1 hour.
  • There was negative marking for the wrong answers.
  • According to the students, the level of the exam paper was in between easy to moderate. Almost all the questions were attemptable.


In the above information, we have mentioned all the related information about SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam such as SSC CGL exam dates, SSC CGL admit cards, SSC CGL Exam analysis with the hope that it will be helpful for you. We will keep you engaged with the latest updates about Tier-2, 3 and 4 exams. Stay connected with and get further details about all SSC and Bank Recruitments.

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