SSC CGL 2018

SSC CGL 2018 – Staff Selection Commission

Staff Selection Commission ( SSC 2018 ) direct many competitive exams to the selection of eligible aspirants for several vacant posts accessible in a central government department. SSC establishing the most popular exam name is CGL-Combined Graduate Level Exam for several posts.

Usually SSC CGL 2018 Exam notification release in April or May. After official declaration, all the prepare aspirants wish to apply for CGL Exam must be complete online registration before the closing date. SSC CGL Online Application will be obtainable on the official website of Commission.

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CGL Recruitment carries out through several steps applied applicant will be appearing for Tier-I, Tier-II & Tier-III after that shortlist applicant calling for skill test.

SSC CGL 2018 News

The details regarding the SSC CGL 2018 Notification will be released soon. The number of vacancies is expected to be same as the previous year.

SSC CGL 2018 Date

Activity Dates
Application form will be accessible from 16th May 2017
Registration Last date 16th June 2017
SSC CGL Tier-1 Examination 1st Aug to 20th Aug 2017
SSC CGL Tier-2 Examination 10th-11th November 2017
SSC CGL Tier-3 Examination 21st January 2018
Skill Test or Computer Skill Test February 2018

SSC CGL 2018 Vacancies

The central government has publicised that they will hire as many as 2.2 Lakh people from March 2015 of these a maximum of 70000 vacancies, will be created in income tax, Excise and Customs Department. Around 14 lakh aspirants appear for the SSC CGL exam every year. The SSC CGL Exam 2016 had an initial count 0f 4500 to 5000 vacancies. But, the number of vacancies was improved to 9000 later. For 2017 CGL exam, the excepted number of vacancies may be more than 30,000, specified a slew of hiring in the Income Tax Department.

SSC CGL 2018 Notification

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SSC CGL 2018 Application form

The application forms can be achieved from the authorized website http://ssconline2.gov.in or http://sscregistration.nic.in.

The application forms have to be submitted only over online method. The applicants are compulsory to fill all the particulars as asked in the application form. They are advised to keep the print out of duly filled application form for the future situation.

SSC CGL 2018 Application Fee

  • Applicants can submit fee thru SBI challan or net banking and debit or credit card.
  • Applicants must pay an application fee of Rs. 100.
  • Female, SC or ST, Physically Handicapped, and Ex-Servicemen applicants need not to pay any application fee.

The Expense of SSC CGL 2017 Application Fee: 

Aspirants can pay the application fee online by SBI net banking or cash over SBI bank challan.

Offline method:

  • Once the completion of part I registration, take a printout of the Challan produced online.
  • Deposit the fee in any branch of State Bank of India.

Online method:

  • In the online method, pay the application fee in the part II registration.
  • Through SBI net banking or any other credit or debit card, the application fee can be made.

SSC CGL 2018 Age Limit


Section Officer

CSS/MEA/Railway/IB / AFHQ/ other Ministries 20-30 years
ITI/ Excise/Preventive Officer/Examiner

/Asst. Enforcement Officer/

Inspector of Posts

CBDT/ CBEC/Revenue Dept./ Dept. of Posts 30 years



Directorate of Enforcement,

Department of Revenue

Up to 30 years
Inspector Narcotics 18-27 Years
Assistant/Superintendent Other Ministries 30 years
Sub-Inspector NIA 30 years
Divisional Accountant CAG 30 years
Assistant Other Ministries 18-27 years
Junior Statistical Officer M/o of Statistics & Prog. Implementation 32 years
Tax Assistant CBEC 20-27 years
Tax Assistant CBDT 18-27 years
Auditor CAG/CGDA/Other departments 18-27 years
Sub-Inspector Narcotics 18-27 years

SSC CGL 2018 Eligibility

Age Limit –  The age limit for the SSC cgl 2018 is given above.

Education Qualification

Assistant Audit Officer:

  • Essential Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree from recognized University or Institute
  • Desirable Qualifications: Chartered Accountant or cost & Management Accountant or Company Secretary or Masters in Commerce or Masters in Business Studies or Masters in Business Administration (Finance) or Masters in Business Economics.

Statistical Investigator Grade – II

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University or Institute with at least 60% in Mathematics at 12th standard level or
  • Bachelor’s Degree in any subject with Statistics as one of the subjects at degree level

Compiler: Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University with Economics or Statistics or Mathematics as compulsory or Elective subject

All other Posts: Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or equivalent.

For posts of Assistant Section Officer (CSS), Computer Proficiency Test is also as an Essential Qualification

SSC CGL 2018 Exam Pattern

Tier I Exam Pattern

  1. Total no. of question is 200
  2. Exam will be computer-based
  • Question paper is separated into 4 sections each are of 50 marks
  1. General intelligence that is reasoning includes 25 questions (50 marks)
  2. Common awareness which includes 25 questions(50 marks)
  3. Aptitude contains 25 questions(50 marks)
  • English comprehension contains 25 questions(50 marks)
  • Duration of the exam is 75 minutes
  1. For VH and candidates who are suffering from Cerebral Palsy for them, the duration would be100 minutes.
Subject No of Questions Max. Marks
General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 50
Common Awareness 25 50
Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
English Comprehension 25 50
Total 100 200

Tier II Exam Pattern

Subject No. Of Questions Max. Marks Examination Duration
Quantitative Abilities 100 200 2 Hours
English Language and Comprehension 200 200 2 Hours
Statistics 100 200 2 Hours
General Studies 100 200 2 Hours

Tier III

TIER-III is being comprised from the year 2016 which is a descriptive paper of 100 marks and is directed through offline mode. Duration would be 1hr and this tier-III is basically led just to access the writing skills of the applicants which are useful in Government jobs. Paper includes off-

  • Writing an essay or passage of about 250 words
  • Application writing about of 150 words

SSC CGL 2018 Syllabus

General Intelligence & Reasoning 

  1. analysis, judgment
  2. decision-making,
  3. visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts,
  4. arithmetical reasoning and figural classification,
  5. arithmetic number series, non-verbal series
  6. Analogies
  7. similarities and differences
  8. space visualization,
  9. spatial orientation
  10. problem-solving,
  11. Semantic Series, Number Series, Figural Series
  12. Problem Solving
  13. Word Building
  14. Coding & decoding
  15. Numerical Operations
  16. Symbolic Operations
  17. Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization
  18. Small & Capital letters/numbers coding
  19. decoding and classification,
  20. Embedded Figures, Critical thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence
  21. Coding & decoding
  22. Numerical Operations
  23. Symbolic Operations
  24. Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization
  25. Venn Diagrams
  26. Drawing inferences
  27. Punched hole/pattern –folding & unfolding,
  28. Figural Pattern – folding and completion
  29. Indexing, Address matching, Date & city matching
  30. Classification of centre codes/roll numbers
  31. Other sub-topics, if any.

 General Awareness 

It comprises the information about the environment, neighboring, events which had taken place in the current past. Questions will be based on India, neighboring countries, General Policy & Scientific Research, Culture, History & Geography Economic Scene.
Quantitative Aptitude 

  1. Computation of whole numbers
  2. decimals, fractions, and relationships between numbers
  3. Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped
  4. Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base
  5. Trigonometric ratio, Degree, and Radian Measures
  6. Standard Identities
  7. Complementary angles
  8. Heights and Distances
  9. Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart
  10. Mixture and Allegation
  11. Time and distance
  12. Time & Work
  13. Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds
  14. Graphs of Linear Equations
  15. Triangle and its various kinds of centers
  16. Ratio & Proportion
  17. Square roots
  18. Averages
  19. Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business etc

English Comprehension 

This will judge the applicant writing, ability to use and know the correct language which comprises- grammar, common error, sentence correction, idioms &phrases, fill in the blanks etc.

Best Books For SSC CGL 2018

Quantitative Aptitude:

  • >Mathematics 7300+ objective by Rakesh Yadav
  • Quantitative Aptitude by RS Aggarwal
  • Fast Track by Rajesh Verma

English Section:

  • English for General Competitions by Neetu Mam
  • English Volume-2 For General Competitions by Neetu Mam

Reasoning Section- 

Kiran`s SSC Reasoning chapter wise

General Knowledge

Kiran`s SSC G.kchapterwise

Common Errors and Vocabulary:

  • Common Errors in English by Kiran Prakashan
  • Word Power Made easy and 30 Days more for Powerful Vocabulary by Norman Lewis by Normen Lewis

SSC CGL 2018 Salary

Post  Grade Pay  In Hand Salary
 Inspector Examiner (CBEC)  4600  52,000
 Inspector Preventive (CBEC)  4600  51,000
 Inspector (Excise Dept.)  4600  51,911
 Inspector in Income Tax  4600  51,122
 Sub Inspector (CBI)  4200  42,000
 Inspector of Any Post (Department)  4200  42,211
 Inspector (Narcotics Dept.)  4200  41,140
 Sub Inspector (NIA) Investigation  4200  41,999
 Assistant in External Affairs (Ministry)  4600  52,333
 Assistant in Railway (Ministry)  4600  53,444
 Assistant in IB (Investigation)  4600  52,411
 Assistant in (Secretarial Services)  4600  51,121
 Division Accountant (CAG)  4200  42,456
 CGDA Auditor  2800  35,250
 C and GA Auditor  2800  35,002
 CGA Auditor  2800  36,400
 Junior Accountant CGA  2800  35,111
 CBDT Tax Assistant  2400  31,000
 UDC (Central Dept.)  2400  31,400
 CBEC Tax Assistant  2400  32,444
 Sub Inspector in (Narcotics)  2400  31,101

SSC CGL 2018 Admit Card

Staff Selection Commission will issue SSC CGL Admit card to the aspirants appearing for the tier-I online exam in June 2018. SSC CGL Admit Card 2018 will be accessible in online method only. The tier-I exam of SSC CGL will be directed from June 19 to July 2, 2018. The admit card of SSC CGL will be made accessible region-wise for downloading. Aspirants can download their admit card through application number or roll number and date of birth or password. SSC will not send the hard copy of the SSC CGL to admit card by post. Distinct admit cards will be distributed to the applicants qualified for tier-II, III & III. Applicants without admit card will not be permitted to appear for the exam. It should be noted that all aspirants who apply in response to the advertisement will be allocated roll numbers. The roll numbers will be placed at least two weeks before the date of the examination.


SSC CGL 2016 Cutoff

Tier I

Group Cut-off Grades Aspirants Available
SC 114.00 24227
ST 103.00 11352
OBC 125.50 56192
Ex.S 92.00 4965
OH 97.00 2742
HH 20.00 2008
VH 68.00 1411
UR 137.00 46422*
Total 149319

Tier II (Paper III – Statistics)

Group Aspirants Available
SC 4236
ST 1703
OBC 11351
Ex.S 329
OH 262
HH 168
VH 132
UR 10053
Total 28234

Tier II (Paper IV – General Studies Finance & Economics)

Group Aspirants Available
SC 7186
ST 3301
OBC 16667
Ex.S 706
OH 753
HH 438
VH 240
UR 16002
Total 45293

SSC CGL 2015 Cutoff

 Tier I

Group Cut off
General 102.25
OBC 89.50
SC 80.25
ST 74.25
Ex.S 67.75
OH 69.00
VH 20.00
HH 51.00

Tier II

Group Cut off
General 102.25
OBC 89.50
SC 80.25
ST 74.25
Ex.S 67.75
OH 69.00
VH 20.00
HH 51.00




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