Time Limit for SSC CGL 2017 Exam reduced by 15 Minutes
SSC CGL 2017 – Time Limit Reduced
There are major amendments in the scheme of SSC CGL 2017 exam. As per new guidelines, the time limit of Tier-1 Exam is reduced by 15 minutes. The duration of Tier-1 Exam will now be 60 minutes only. (100 Questions / 200 Marks). Previously the exam duration was set at 75 minutes.
The time duration of Tier-2 and Tier-3 Exam remains same and there is no change in SSC CGL syllabus .
The 15 minute reduction in timing of SSC CGL exam will impact the cut off of Tier-1 Exam, which has risen from 102 to 137 in 2016 CGL Exam. SSC CGL 2017 cutoff is expected to be lower as candidates will get less time to attempt same number of questions.
New Post Introduced
SSC has been following a trend of removing and Introducing New posts in CGL Exam. In 2016, SSC had introduced a Gazetted post of Assistant Audit Office in Indian Audit and Accounts Department under CAG and this year, it has also introduced some new posts viz
1) Assistant Accounts Officer (Gazetted) in Indian Audit and Accounts Department under CAG with Grade Pay: Rs 4800
2) Assistant in Other Departments / Organizations
3) Assistant in Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SIFO)
Apart from the addition of these posts, SSC has removed the post of Compiler from this year’s CGL posts.
New Cities Added to SSC Exam Centers
SSC has added seven new cities, to the list of center list. Here is the List of Cities, that are added as Examination Centers for SSC CGL 2017
1) Ahmadnagar (Maharashtra)
2) Alibaug (Maharashtra)
3) Bharatpur (Rajasthan)
4) Behrampore (Odisha)
5) Vijaywada (Andhra Pradesh)
6) Warangal (Telangana)
7) Nizamabad (Telangana)
SSC has increased salary for few posts. There has been increase in Grade Pay and Overall Gross Salary. These are the posts, for which there is an increase in Salary from grade pay of 4200 to 4600.
1: Sub Inspector – CBI Department
2: Inspector of Posts-Dept. of posts
3: Inspector- Narcotics department.
Age Limit Increased
SSC has fulfilled the long pending demand of SSC Aspirants candidates to increase the age limit. As per the revised Age Criteria, All the Group B posts having Pay Grade of Rs 4200 and Rs 4600 will have their Age Limit increased by 3 years.
SSC CGL 2017 | Age Limit Amendment Notification for SSC CGLE Exam 2017
SSC CGL Exam 2017 which is to be held in the month of August this year has announced its amendment notification online today. Releasing an official notice of SSC CGLE 2017 via its official website of ssc.nic.in, the Commission has revised the age limits of the candidates to make them eligible for the SSC CGL 2017 exam this year. Announcing the amendment officially today, just 3 days prior to the last date of receiving an application of the SSC CGL on June 16, 2017, the candidates who have already applied for the SSC CGL Exam of 2017 this year are confused.
About the Revised Notification of SSC CGL 2017
The revised notification as dealt by SSC pertaining to the SSC CGL Examination of 2017 this year has gone viral which is released only three days prior to the last date of application of the SSC CGL 2017. Taking the graduates at the pan-India level who applied for the various posts released by the SSC to be filled in via SSC CGL 2017 recruitment exam this year by storm, the notification and latest updates can be read at the Commission’s official website and online portal at ssc.nic.in.
The changes have been made which are not just ‘minute’ ones as can be perceived but pertains to a larger set of audience and crowd that is associated with the SSC CGL recruitment exam of 2017 making thousands of those who have applied and prepared for the exam with an increased competition.
SSC CGL 2017: Amendments in the Notice
Rendering thousands of students with a tag of being ‘Ineligible’ for the SSC CGL Exam of 2017 as a recruitment process for posts lying vacant in the Governmental departments, here are the details of the amendment notice that has been issued by the Commission regarding the most awaited SSC CGL Exam of 2017 scheduled to be held in the month of August.
- Various government departments have still not exceeded the upper limit of the age limit required
- Keeping the age limit as acceptable till the age of 30 as against 27, following departments have revised the criteria
- Central Administrative Tribunal Department along with the Deptt. of Electronics and Information
- Directorate of Forensic Sciences Services under Ministry of Home Affairs
- The posts as lying vacant against these departments are now being scrapped by the SSC
- The post with Grade C is identified as not suitable for Physically Handicapped candidates.
SSC CGL 2017: Notification
Removing the vacancies of the aforementioned departments by the SSC in its SSC CGL Exam of 2017, candidates find the decision abrupt and annoying for the aim to get recruited into the prestigious departments of the Ministries and Central Government seems a distant dream now.The official notification in a pdf format can be read by clicking here.
With such an abrupt and sudden decision with the notification being aired just a few days prior to the SSC CGL Examination’s last date of receiving the application nearing its end in 2017, all we hope and pray is the perplexed students to remain calm and composed in the testing times and prepare well for the upcoming SSC CGL Exam of 2017 this year in August.