SSC CGL 2017 Notification To Release On May 16, Check Revised Notice
SSC has published the revised calendar for their various examinations, including the most famous CGL & CHSL examinations.The commission had delayed the announcement of the Combined Graduate Level exam which was scheduled to be held for the month of March 2017.
But due to some administrative reasons, that were not divulged to the public, the notification was not upload. Now, with a new set of dates it is now certain that the SSC CGL 2017 exam is getting postponed.
SSC CGL 2017: The date of notification is revised & would now be uploaded on their website on May 16, 2017.
While the closing date of online registrations is fixed on June 16, 2017, the Tier 1 exam shall be conducted from August 1 to 20, 2017. Candidates who qualify in Tier I shall become eligible for next stages of selections which are Tier II, III & IV.
- Tier II: November 10 & 11, 2017
- Tier III: January 21, 2018 Tier
- IV: February or March 2018
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||16 May 2017|
|2||Last Date of Registration||16 June 2017|
|3||Release of E-Admit Card for SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam||2nd week of June 2017|
|4||SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam||1 July 2017 to 20 July 2017|
|5||SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam Result||4th week of August 2017|
|6||Release of E-Admit Card for SSC CGL Tier-2 Exam||End of September 2017|
|7||SSC CGL Tier-2 Exam||10-11 November 2017|
|8||SSC CGL Tier-2 Exam Result||End of December 2017|
|9||SSC CGL Tier-3 Exam||21 January 2018|
|10||Computer Skill Test / Skill Test||Feb or Mar. 2018|
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.