SSC CGL 2017 – Notification 2017 Dates Announced

SSC will announce shortly the official notification for SSC CGL 2017 exam. As per revised official calendar published by SSC the notification may publish on 16 May 2017. The registration will close on 16 June 2017. You can check further detail from the information given below.

SSC CGL 2017 Exam Dates

The candidates who are waiting for SSC CGL 2017 exam should note the following dates.

Events Dates
Advertisement Date 16 May 2017 (Revised Date)
Closing Date 16 June 2017
Tier – I Exam Dates 1 August 2017 to 20 August 2017
Tier – II Exam Dates 10 November & 11 November 2017
Tier – III Exam Dates Announced Later
Tier – IV Exam Dates Announced Later

Check Also: SSC Exams Calendar 2016 | 2017 | 2018

SSC CGL 2016-2017 Exam Updates

UpdatesCheck Here
Update on 3-1-2017: Re-examination of Tier II 2016 exam on 12 January 2017 & 13 January 2017Check Here Notice
Update on 1-12-2016: SSC CGL Tier II 2016 exam cancelled (1-12-2016) on five examination venues because of some technical issues and malpractices. SSC will soon publish exam dates and centres.
Update on 18-11-2016: Uploading of Admission Certificate (CGLE 2016) Tier II Apply Online
Update on 9-11-2016: CGL Tier II Exam Notice for Examination Date and Time Check Here
Update on 9-11-2016: Clarification Regarding Result of CGLE 2016 (Tier-I) Check Here
Update on 8-11-2016: CGL (Tier I) Result Announced Check Here
Update on 3-11-2016: CGLE 2017 NoticeCheck Here
Update on 19-10-2016: Important Message of Chairman Check Here

SSC CGL Exam 2017 Important Pages

Particulars Visit Here
Preparation Tips Check Here
Results Check Here
Syllabus Check Here
Exam Pattern Check Here
Application Form Apply Online
Eligibility Criteria Check Here
Admit Card Check Here
SSC CGL Main Page Check Here
SSC Open Vacancies Check Here
SSC Calendar 2017 | 2018 Check Here

Revised Scheme of SSC CGL 2017 Exam

  • Tier-I and Tier-II changed from OMR to computer based test
  • Reduced the number of questions from 200 to 100 in Tier-I .
  • Introduced Tier III for Descriptive Paper of English & Hindi.
  • Tier-I will conduct from 19 June 2017 to 2 July 2017
  • Final merit list will whole depend on the performance of Tier-I, II and II exam.
  • But the candidates to qualify tier-I,II & III separately.
  • No interview will be held from this year.
  • There will be negative marking of 0.50 for each wrong answer in Tier-I.

Tier I – Total 200 marks – Time 75 Minutes

  1. General Intelligence – 50 marks – 25 questions
  2. General Awareness – 50 marks – 25 questions
  3. Quantitative Aptitude – 50 marks – 25 questions
  4. English Comprehension – 50 marks – 25 questions

SSC CGL Number of Vacancies

The number of vacancies for SSC CGL Exam 2017 has not yet been declared by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC). But you can expect over 30000 vacancies if we compare 2015 & 2016 notification. However they have decided to declare the number of vacancies for each post before one month of the result declaration.  It has been notified that as per the government guidelines there will be reserved vacancies for the ex- servicemen, the scheduled tribes, the scheduled castes, other backward classes and physically handicapped candidates. The reserved vacancies will be filled up separately as per the merit list of the reserved category candidates. The allotment of all the seats are as per the preferences given by the candidates and number of vacancies that will be left in each category.

Pay Band & Grade Pay for the posts which interview is prescribed:

SSC CGL 2014 Names Codes Posts Pay Band II Rs.9300-34800

Pay Band & Grade Pay for the posts which interview is not prescribed:

SSC CGL 2014 Exams name of Posts under pay Band IEligibility Criteria

The following eligibility criteria will be cleared by the candidates to apply for SSC CGL 2017 Exam. It may change any time after issuing the latest notification.

  • Age Limit: The age limit as prescribed in the notification by SSC CGL 2017 is not exceeding 26 years for Statistical Investigators, 20 to 27 years for Assistants/Sub Inspectors in SBI and 18 to 27 years for other all posts.
  • Qualification: The graduation degree is required to apply exam. For complete detail about the qualification refer official notification. The official notification links are given below under the heading of references.

SSC CGL 2017 Exam Structure/Scheme

There are total 4 tiers in SSC CGL Exam 2017. Tier I and Tier II level examinations are written exams. The tier II level test is objective type having multiple choice patterns. Although the tier I exam test the candidates in four sections – quantitative aptitude, general intelligence and reasoning, English comprehension and general awareness, the tier II examination is mainly based on the quantitative aptitude general English and statistics or economics or mathematics or commerce. A candidate is allowed to appear for the tier II examination only if he or she secures the required cut off marks in the tier I exam. The required cut off marks will be declared by the SSC during the result declaration of tier I examination.

Tier – I Written Examination – Objective Type Questions
Tier – II Written Examination – Objective Type Questions
Tier – III Computer Proficiency Test/Skill Test/ Document Verfication

Interview component has been dispensed with.  So there is no interview.

Complete Detail About Tier-I Written Exam Scheme:

SSC CGL Exam 2014 Tier I Exam SchemeExam Scheme for SSC CGL Tier II Exam:

SSC CGL 2014 Tier II Exam SchemeNote: The statistics paper is compulsory only for the candidates who are going to apply for the posts of Statistical Investigators posts. So, Quantitative Aptitude and English papers are mandatory for all rest of the posts.

Tier – III – Computer Proficiency/Skill Test/Document Verfication: SSC will select some skill test like typing test, CPT physical tests according to the job profile.

SSC CGL 2017 Exam Syllabus

The syllabus for the tier II examination is almost the same as that of the tier I exam for the quantitative part and the English section. The syllabus for

  • Quantitative aptitude – Work, time and distance Basic algebra, the graphs of Linear Equations, Triangles (which includes Congruence and similarity of triangles) Circles, Heights and Distances, percentages, ratios, profit and loss, averages, simple and compound interests, etc.
  • English – voices (active and passive voice), the synonyms and antonyms, Rapid Fillers, sentence corrections, passage based questions etc.

For the statistics or economics or mathematics or commerce section the candidates have to take special preparation as per their academic syllabus of the particular subject.

The candidates have to wait for SSC CGL 2017 exam notification up to 11 march 2017. But to check other information you can download the official notification for the year 2016 from the link given below.

SSC CGL 2016 Notification Published on 13th Feb, 2016Download Official Notification