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Thursday 06 September 2018

Every year Staff Selection Commission take Combined Graduate Level Examination for filling up Group “B” and Group “C” posts in various Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations in the Government of India.

 

Posts that will be filled up through this examination with details are detailed as below:-

 

S No

Name of Post

Ministry/ Department/ Office/ Cadre

Classification of Posts

Grade Pay (GP)

Age Limit

1

Assistant Audit Officer

Indian Audit & Accounts Department under CAG

Group “B”

Gazetted (Non Ministerial)

4800

Not exceeding 30 years.

2

Assistant Accounts Officer

Indian Audit & Accounts Department under CAG

Group “B”

Gazetted (Non Ministerial)

4800

Not exceeding 30 years.

3

Assistant Section Officer

Central Secretariat Service

Group “B”

4600

20-30 years

4

Assistant Section Officer

Intelligence Bureau

Group “B”

4600

Not exceeding 30 years.

5

Assistant Section Officer

Ministry of Railway

Group “B”

4600

20-30 years

 

6

Assistant Section Officer

Ministry of External Affairs

Group “B”

4600

20-30 years

7

Assistant Section Officer

AFHQ

Group “B”

4600

20-30 years

8

Assistant

Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organisations

Group “B”

4600

18-30 years

9

Assistant

Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organisations

Group “B”

4600

20-30 years

10

Assistant Section Officer

Other Ministries/ Departments/Organisation

Group “B”

4600

Not exceeding 30 years.

11

Assistant

Other Ministries/ Departments/

Organisations

Group “B”

4200

Not exceeding 30 years

12

Assistant/

Superin-

tendent

Other Ministries/ Departments/

Organisations

Group “B”

4200

Not exceeding 30 years

13

Inspector of Income Tax

CBDT

Group “C”

4600

Not exceeding 30 years

14

Inspector, (Central Excise)

CBEC

CBEC

CBEC

Group ”B”

Group “B”

Group “B”

4600

4600

4600

Not exceeding 30 years

15

Inspector (Preventive Officer)

 

 

 

Not exceeding 30 years

16

Inspector (Examiner)

 

 

 

Not exceeding 30 years

17

Assistant Enforcement

Officer

Directorate of Enforcement, Department of

Group “B”

4600

Up to

18

Sub Inspector

Central Bureau of Investigation

Group “B”

4600

20-30 years

19

Inspector Posts

Department of Post

Group “B”

4600

18-30 years

20

Divisional Accountant

Offices under CAG

Group “B”

4200

Not exceeding 30 years

21

Inspector

Central Bureau of Narcotics

Group “B”

4600

18-27 years

22

Sub Inspector

National Investigation Agency (NIA)

Group “B”

4200

Up to 30 years

23

Junior Statistical Officer

M/o Statistics & Programme Implementation.

Group “B”

4200

Up to 32 years

24

Auditor

Offices under C&AG

Group “C”

2800

18-27 years

25

Auditor

Offices under CGDA

Group “C”

2800

18-27 years

26

Auditor

Other Ministry/ Departments

Group “C”

2800

18-27 years

27

Accountant

Offices under C&AG

Group “C”

2800

18-27 years

28

Accountant/ Junior Accountant

Other Ministry/ Departments

Group “C”

2800

18-27

years

29

Senior Secretariat Assistant/

Upper Division Clerks

Central Govt. Offices/ Ministries other than CSCS cadres.

Group “C”

2400

18-27 years

30

Tax Assistant

CBDT

Group “C”

2400

18-27 years

31

Tax Assistant

CBEC

Group “C”

2400

20-27 years

32

Sub-Inspector

Central Bureau of Narcotics

Group “C”

2400

18-27 years

33

Upper Division Clerks

Dte. Gen Border Road Organisation (MoD)

(Only for Male Candidates with higher medical standards given at Annexure-X)

Group “C”

2400

18-27 years

 

The Commission makes final allotment of posts on the basis of merit-cum-preferences of Posts given by the candidates and once a post is allotted, no change of posts will be made by the Commission due to non-fulfilment of any post specific requirements of physical/ medical/ educational standards. In other words, for example if a candidate has given higher preference for a post and is selected for that post; in that case, if he/ she fails to meet the medical/ physical/ educational standards, his/ her candidature will be rejected and he/ she will not be considered for other preferences.

Age-relaxation: - Permissible relaxation in upper age limit as well as category-codes for claiming age relaxation as on the date of reckoning (i.e. 01.08.2018) is as follows:

Category

Age-relaxation permissible beyond upper age limit

SC/ ST

5 years

OBC

3 years

PwD

10 years

PwD+OBC

13 years

PwD+SC/ ST

15 years

Ex-Servicemen (ExS)

3 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date.

 

SSC CGLE EXAM PATTERN

The Examination will be conducted in four tiers as indicated below:

Tier –I and Tier-II  - Computer Based Examination

Tier -III - Pen and Paper Mode (Descriptive paper)

Tier-IV - Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test (wherever applicable)/ Document Verification

Tier – I Syllabus:

SSC CGL Tier – I Exam is an objective exam which will be conducted online.

  • Consist of four section namely Quantitative Aptitude ,General Intelligence, Reasoning, General Awareness &  English Comprehension
  • Each section have 25 questions each carrying 50 Marks respectively
  • Total time allotted is 60 minutes.

 

SSC CGL Tier – II Exam is an objective exam which will be conducted online.

  • Paper-I is Quantitative Abilities containing 100 question, each question  carrying 2 marks and  total marks is 200.
  • Paper-II: English Language and Comprehension containing 200 question, each question  carrying 1 marks and  total marks is 200.
  • Paper-III: Statistics containing 100 questions, each question carrying 2 marks and total marks is 200.
  • Paper-IV: General Studies (Finance and Economics) containing 100 question, each question carrying 2 marks and total marks is 200.
  • Paper-I and Paper-II are compulsory for all posts.
  • Paper-III is only for the post of “Statistical Investigator Gr. II” & “Compiler”.
  • Paper-IV is only for the post of “Assistant Audit Officer”.
  • SSC CGL Tier-II exam has negative marking for every incorrect answer a penalty of 0.5 marks will be given in paper – I,III & IV and 0.25 marks will be deducted in paper – II.
  • For Visually Handicapped candidates the exam duration is 2 hours and 40 minutes.

 

SSC CGL Tier – III Exam is an Descriptive Paper in English or Hindi  (Writing of Essay/ Precis/ Letter/ Application etc.)  of 100 Marks and total time allotted for this is 60 Minutes.

 

Syllabus for CGLE:-

Tier-I of the Examination:

(A): General Intelligence & Reasoning: It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. This component may include questions on analogies, problem solving, analysis, decision making, visual memory, judgment, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetic number series, similarities and differences, spatial orientation, space visualization, arithmetical reasoning and figural classification,non-verbal series, coding and decoding, statement conclusion, syllogistic reasoning etc. The topics are, Semantic Analogy, Symbolic/ Number Analogy, Semantic Series, Number Series, Figural Series, Problem Solving, Word Building, Coding & de-coding, Figural Analogy, Semantic Classification, Symbolic/ Number Classification, Figural Classification, Numerical Operations, symbolic Operations, Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization, Drawing inferences, Venn Diagrams, Embedded Figures, Critical thinking, Punched hole/ pattern- folding & un-folding, Figural Pattern- folding and completion, Date & city matching, Classification of centre codes/ roll numbers, Small & Capital letters/ numbers coding, decoding and classification,Indexing, Address matching, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence, Other sub-topics, if any.

(B): General Awareness: Questions will be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of every day observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person .Questions in this component will be asked to test the candidates’ general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining History, Culture,Economic Scene, Geography, General Policy & Scientific Research.

(C): Quantitative Aptitude: The questions will be designed to test the ability of appropriate use of numbers and number sense of the candidate. The scope of the test will be computation of whole numbers, decimals, fractions and relationships between numbers, Percentage. Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Alligation, Ratio & Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Time and distance, Time & Work, Graphs of Linear Equations, Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds, Triangle and its various kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles, Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons, Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cylinder, Right Circular Cone, Sphere, Hemispheres, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base, Trigonometric ratio, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Heights and Distances, Degree and Radian Measures, Standard Identities, Complementary angles, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart

(D): English Comprehension: Candidates’ ability to understand correct English and English Grammer, his/ her basic reading and writing ability, etc. would be tested.

The questions in Parts A, B, & D will be of a level equivalent with the essential qualification viz. Graduation and questions in Part-C will be of 10th standard level.

 

Syllabus for Tier-II of the Examination:

Paper-I (Quantitative Abilities): The questions will be designed to test the ability of appropriate use of numbers and number sense of the candidate. The scope of the test will be the computation of whole numbers, decimals, fractions and relationships between numbers, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion,Averages, Interest, Square roots, Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business,Time and distance, Time & Work, Mixture and Alligation, Graphs of Linear Equations, Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds, Triangle and its various kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of triangles, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles,Circle and its chords, Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons, Circle,Right Circular Cone, Right Prism, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base, Trigonometric ratio, Degree and Radian Measures, Standard Identities, Complementary angles, Histogram, Heights and Distances, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart

Paper-II (English Language and Comprehension): Questions in this part will be designed to test the candidate’s understanding power and knowledge of English Language and will be based on spot the error, fill in the blanks, spelling/ detecting misspelled words, synonyms, antonyms, idioms & phrases, one word substitution, improvement of sentences,, conversion into direct/ indirect narration, active/ passive voice of verbs shuffling of sentence parts, shuffling of sentences in a passage, cloze passage & comprehension passage.

 

SYLLABUS FOR Skill Test: -

Data Entry Skill Test (DEST): For the post of Tax Assistants (Central Excise & Income Tax): Data Entry Speed Test (DEST) at 8,000 (eight thousand) Key Depression per hour on Computer:

The “Data Entry Speed Test” Skill Test will be conducted for a passage of about 2000 (two thousand) key depressions for a duration of 15 (fifteen) minutes. This test will be of qualifying nature. Computers for the test will be provided by the Commission at the Centre/ venue notified for the purpose. The Skill Test will be held at the Commission’s Regional/ Sub-Regional Offices or at other Centres as may be decided by the commission. Detailed instructions regarding Skill Test will be sent by the Regional/ Sub Regional Offices of the Commission to eligible candidates declared qualified for appearing in Skill Test. Information about evaluation of Typing Test/ DEST are available on the Commission’s website www.ssc.nic.in (Candidate’s Corner).

The Skill test will be conducted in the manner decided by the Commission for the purpose.

 

Computer Proficiency Test (CPT): The Commission will hold Computer Proficiency Test (CPT), comprising of three modules – (i) Word Processing, (ii) Spread Sheet and (iii) Generation of Slides. CPT will be of qualifying nature.

 

Document Verification (DV):

All the candidates qualified for Document Verification are required to come for Document Verification. Those who fail to do so will not be considered for any post at the time of final selection. Candidates will have to submit copies of various documents like Matriculation Certificate, educational qualification, caste certificate, relevant document, if any relaxation is taken, etc. Candidates will be required to produce all documents in original for verification at the time of document verification. Information about the required documents will be provided while calling candidates for DV. Detailed options for posts will be taken either online or at the time of document verification.

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