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SSC CGL Selection Procedure 2017 Combined Graduate Level Tier 1/2 Process

SSC CGL Selection Procedure

Like every year, this year also the Staff selection commission is organizing the combined graduation Level examination for the recruitment of the various posts. Willing candidates can check SSC CGL Selection Procedure from this page. The organization hire candidates for the post of inspector in Income Tax, SI in CBI, divisional accountant, Central Excise/ department post, Auditor, Junior Accountant and many more.  Huge numbers of aspirants appears in the SSC CGL Examination every year and this increases the competition level. Aspirants can fetch all the relevant information regarding SSC CGL Selection Procedure 2017 by going through the Combined Graduate Level Tier 1/2 Process of selection which is well described below.

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Selection Procedure

CGL TIER II Exam Pattern

Check Further Selection Process

CGL Physical Test

SSC CGL TIER 1 Exam Pattern

Common graduation level TIER III


Physical standard test 

Aspirants who want to get selection for the above presented posts they have to qualify the written exam first by getting minimum qualifying marks. The candidates who get qualified in the written exam will be called for Personality Test cum Interview or Skill Test or Computer Proficiency Test. Those aspirants who qualify the final round are suggested by the Commission for selection, subject to their performance in the written exam. In the below section the complete SSC CGL selection procedure has been provided by the team of www.recruitmentinboxx.com. So take a glance below!!

SSC CGL Selection Procedure

About the Selection Procedure:

SSC CGL selection procedure 2017 consist three rounds named as Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3. Combined Graduate Level 2017 exam consists of-

  • Tier I – Written Examination (Objective-Type)
  • Tier II – Written Examination (Objective-Type)
  • Tier III – Personality Test cum Interview/Computer Proficiency Test/Skill Test.

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SSC CGL Exam Pattern

SSC CGL TIER 1 Exam Pattern:

  • SSC CGL Tier-1 is a Preliminary Examination which is conducted by staff selection commission for all students who want to work as a assistant in various departments.
  • The exam is conducted to check the applicant’s skills and basic knowledge.
  • It is an objective type written examination. The Commission fixes different cut off for different categories in Tier 1.
  • Only those participants who will qualify the tier 1 Exam with minimum cut off marks will be able to get involved in tier 2 exam.
Subject No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration (hours)
General Intelligence & Reasoning 50 50 2 hours
General Awareness 50 50
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
English Comprehension 50 50
Total 200 200
Negative Marking: 0.25 marks for every incorrect answer

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Staff Selection Commission CGL TIER 2:

After the preliminary exam the organization conducts the Tier-2 that is known as Mains Examinations. It is also objective type questions based exam. For this exam commission also fixes minimum cut off and candidates who secure marks within that cut off can apply for Tier 3.

Subject No. of Questions Maximum Marks Negative Marking (for every incorrect answer) Duration (hours)
Quantitative Abilities 100 200 0.5 2
English Language & Comprehension 100 200 0.25 2
Statistics* 100 200 0.5 2
Negative Marking: 0.25 marks for every incorrect answer

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The candidates who will be qualified in the Tier II, those will be short-listed for the interview / Personality Test, Which will carry a maximum of 100 marks. Candidates applying for Auditor, Accountant, UDCs, Tax Assistant, and Compiler are not required to appear for an interview. Candidates who qualify this round will be recruited for assistant post in different departments. Interview consists of 100 marks.

  • Those applicants who will qualify in Tier 1 exam are further eligible to appear in Tier 2 exam, and those candidates who will qualify in Tier 2 will be call for Tier 3.
  • The final merit will be made by adding the marks of CGL Tier 1 and CGL Tier 2 marks.
  • An interview test of 100 marks will be organised for wherever applicable.
  • After one month or so commission will declare the result of Tier 2 exam.
  • Those candidates who secure minimum qualifying marks will then be called for Interview/Skill Test/ Computer proficiency test/ skill test/ interview.

After successful completion of SSC tier1, 2, 3 the organization will announce the all India merit list / final result against each category of post for those candidates who are qualify the objective/ interview test. The applicants will be appointed as per their Merit list, and commissions also send the offer letter to the selected applicants through post.

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Further Selection Process

  • Computer Proficiency Test (CPT):

Those aspirants who are applying for Assistant in CSS only have to appear Computer Proficiency Test. This test will consist of Word Processing, Spread Sheet and Generation of Slides.

  • Skill Test:

Skill test will be for those who are applying for Tax Assistant Posts in Central Excise and income Tax.

  • Data Entry Speed Test:

This test will be for those who are applying for Data Entry Operator. 8000 Key Depression per hour on Computer and 2000 key depressions for in 15 minutes.

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Physical Test

Physical Test will be organized for those who are applying for Central and excised inspector, examiner, preventive officer, Inspector and SI in CBN.

Particulars For Male For Female
Height 157.5 cm 152 cm
Chest 81/+5
Walking 1600 meters in 15 minutes 1 km in 20 minutes,
Cycling 8 Km . In 30 minutes. 3 km in 25 minutes

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This test will be conducted for those who are applying for assistant in CBI. Particulars for this test are mentioned below.

Particulars For Male For Female
Height 165 cm 150 cm
Chest 76 cm
Eye   6/6   6/6

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