SSC CGL Exam is one of the most demanding Competitive exam for all the aspirants who are ready to apply can apply the application through online. The exam will be conducted in four phases Tier-I,Tier-II,Tier-III & Tier-IV.. The SSC CGL Tier I exam is scheduled from 1st August 2017 to 20th August 2017 and will take place in different slots.

A. Examination Pattern

Exam Pattern for RBI Grade B Prelim – Phase I:

Tier Type Mode
Tier – I Objective Multiple Choice Computer Based (online)
Tier -II Objective Multiple Choice Computer Based (online)
Tier – III Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi Pen and Paper mode
Tier – IV Skill Test/Computer Proficiency Test Wherever Applicable

Tier – I

Section Subject No of Questions Max Marks Exam Duration
1 General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 50 60 Minutes ( For VH and candidates suffering from Cerebral Palsy:80 Minutes)
2 General Awareness 25 50
3 Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
4 English Comprehension 25 50
Total 100 200

Tier – II

Section Subject No of Questions Max Marks Exam Duration
1 Quantitative Abilities 100 200 120 Minutes (total) For VH and candidates suffering from Cerebral Palsy:160 Minutes
2 English Language and Comprehension 200 200
3 Statistics 100 200
4 General Studies (Finance & Economics) 100 200

B. Fee Details

S NO Category Name Application Fee
1 Female/SC/ST/PWD/EXSM candidates No fee
2 For others Rs.100/-

C. Important Dates

S NO Name of Exams Date
1 Application form will be available from 16th May 2017
2 Last date for registration 16th June 2017
3 SSC CGL Tier-I Exam 1st Aug to 20th Aug 2017
4 SSC CGL Tier-II Exam 10th-11th November 2017
5 SSC CGL Tier-III Exam 21st January 2018
6 Skill Test/Computer Skill Test 18th February 2017

D. Educational Qualifications & Eligibility Criteria

There are 4 important criteria which a candidate must fulfill in order to be eligible for the SSC CGL 2017. The 4 parameters are given below:

1. Citizenship: Candidate must be a citizen of India

2. Age Limit: There are different set of age limits for different posts in SSC CGL Exam 2017, which are tabulated below:

Required Age Limit SSC CGL Post Name
20-30 years Assistant Section Officer 
Sub-Inspector (Group “B”)
21-27 years Intelligence Bureau Assistant Post
20-30 years Inspector of Income Tax 
SUpper Division Clerk 
Inspector (CBN) Compiler 
Assistant Enforcement Officer 
Junior Accountant 
Sub-Inspector (CBN) Inspector of Posts 
Divisional Accountants 
Tax Assistants 
Not exceeding 30 years Assistant Audit Officer 
Assistant Enforcement Officer7
Assistant Accounts Officer 
18-27 years Inspector (Preventive officer)
Inspector of Central Excise 
Inspector (Examiner)
Up to 32 years Statistical Investigator Gr. II
18-25 years Sub-Inspector (Group “C”)

3. Educational Qualification:The educational qualifications varies according to the post for SSC CGL 2017 and is listed below:

SSC CGL Post Educational Qualification
Assistant Audit Officer Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University
Desirable Qualification: CA/CS/MBA/Cost & Management Accountant/ Masters in Commerce/ Masters in Business Studies
Statistical Investigator Grade – II Post Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University with minimum 60% in Mathematics in Class 12th
Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with Statistics as one of the subjects in graduation
Compiler Posts Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University with Economics or Statistics or Mathematics as with Economics or Statistics or Mathematics as compulsory or Elective Subject
All Other Posts Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized University or equivalent

4. Physical Fitness Requirements:Apart from the above, there are certain requisite Physical Standards for Inspector (Central Excise/ Examiner/Preventive Officer), Sub-Inspector in CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation) and Sub-Inspector in NIA (National Investigation Agency).

To read the Official Notification click the link given below:

Official Website

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