SSC CGL 2017 Recruitment Notification Delayed, update expected today at ssc.nic.in
SSC CGL 2017 Recruitment Notification was supposed to be released on March 11 by the Staff Selection Commission as per the exam calendar. However, the commission did not release the recruitment notification on the said date. The SSC CGL 2017 Recruitment Notification is delayed and the update is likely to be released today. The official update pertaining to SSC CGL 2017 can be checked on the official website of Staff Selection Commission today, i.e. March 18, 2017.
As a serious SSC job aspirant, you must be hooked to the internet and more specifically the Commission’s webpage for updates. However, the application process will continue for more than a fortnight, hence candidates should not panic in case there’s issue in retrieving the official notification. Due to large number of aspirants, it is likely that there may be issues. Candidates should therefore keep patience and wait for a while for online registration. Candidates are suggested to go through the official notification, as and when will be released by the Commission, before applying.
SSC conducts Combined Graduate Level examination for the recruitment of Grade “B” and “C” categories posts in various Government Ministries, Departments and Offices. Every year, lots of candidates apply for the CGL exam. The commission will select candidates through four phases also called Tiers of exam.
5 Important Things To Know : –
1. SSC CGL 2017 AGE Limit
In a recent notification released on the SSC website, the commission will calculate the age of an applicant as on August 1, 2017 and there will be no change in this date for age reckoning.
Candidates who have completed their graduation in any stream will be eligible to apply for CGL 2017. The upper age limit for general candidates is 27 years. However, for certain posts the upper age limit is 30 and 32 years. The lower age limit likewise varies between 18 and 21 years according to the posts.
2. SSC CGL 2017 New Pattern
The first tier of SSC CGL 2017 will be conducted in May/June 2017. The commission introduced computer-based test for SSC CGL tier 1 in 2016 for the first time.
The Pattern of the SSC CGL exam was changed last year. From pen and paper mode, the CGL was made computer-based. The number of questions was reduced as well to 100 questions so students had more time to attempt the paper.
Tier-1 Exam Pattern:
- Exam is objective type and will be conducted online.
- Question paper will be divided into 4 sections: (1) General Intelligence & Reasoning, (2) General Awareness / General knowledge, (3) Quantitative Aptitude and (4) English Comprehension.
- There are 100 questions for 200 marks and exam duration will be 75 minutes.
- There will be negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer.
3. SSC CGL 2017 Selection Procedure
Selection process includes 4 tiers as indicated below:
- Tier-1: Written Examination (Objective Type) (200 Marks)
- Tier-2: Written Examination (Objective Type) (each paper carry 200 marks)
- Tier-3: Written Examination (Descriptive Type) (100 Marks)
- Tier-4: Computer Test / Skill Test (wherever applicable)
4. SSC CGL 2017 Exam: Important Dates
|1||Release of Application Form||11 March 2017|
|2||Last Date of Registration||15 April 2017|
|3||Release of E-Admit Card for SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam||2nd week of June 2017|
|4||SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam||19 June 2017 to 2 July 2017|
|5||SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam Result||1st week of August 2017|
|6||Release of E-Admit Card for SSC CGL Tier-2 Exam||End of August 2017|
|7||SSC CGL Tier-2 Exam||5-8 Sept. 2017|
|8||SSC CGL Tier-2 Exam Result||End of Sept. 2017|
|9||SSC CGL Tier-3 Exam||12 Nov. 2017|
|10||Computer Skill Test / Skill Test||Dec. 2017|
5. How to Apply
SSC will accept the application online. Candidates should take care while filling up the application form, especially the post-wise preference. It is because option once exercised in the application is final and for the post in which candidate has not indicated the preference, further request will not be considered. A fee of Rs 100 will be accepted for the registration.