SSC [Combined Graduate Level]


SSC CGL is considered to be one of the biggest examinations to be conducted for graduate students in India. SSC conducts SSC CGL every year to recruit staff for various posts in the various Ministries and Departments of the Government of India and in its Subordinate Offices.

Post : Assitant in Different ministries, Inspector (Central Excise, Income Tax, Preventive, Examiner), Inspector of Posts, Divisional Accountant, Auditor, Accountant UDCs, Tax Assistant, Compiler etc. .

Age Limit : Amendment has been done revising the upper age limit as 30 years for the recruitment made under Combined Graduate Level Examination conducted by ssc for the carrying Grade pay of Rs. 4200, 4600 & 4800/-

Code No. Category Age relaxation
01 SC/ST 5 Year
02 OBS 3 Year
03 PH 10 Year

Pattern of exam : Objective (Tier I & II)

Mode of exam-(Tier-I & II)- Computer based, Tier-III-Pen and paper.


Tier-I Objective Type (Online)

Subjects Questions Marks Total marks Total time
Reasoning 25 50
General Studies 25 50 200 60 min.
Maths 25 50
English Language 25 50

Tier-II Objective Type (Online)

Subjects Questions Marks Total marks Total time
Maths 100 200 400 2 hrs.
English Language 200 200

Tier-III

Subjects Total marks Total time
Descriptive paper in English/Hindi (Writing of Eassy/Letter/Application writting) etc. 100 1 hr.

Tier-IV Objective Type (Online)

Data Entry Skill Test (Dest)/Computer Qualifying
Proficiency Test (CPT) (MEA & CSS)

NOTE: There will be negative marking of 0.50 for each wrong answer in Tier-I and 0.25 marks in Paper-II of Tier-II and 0.50 for each wrong answer in paper-I of Tier-II.