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SSC CGL 2019: Notification, Exam Date, Pattern, Syllabus, Salary, FAQs

Posted on :April 12th 2019, 7:07 am

SSC CGL 2019

SSC CGL is considered to be one of the biggest examinations to be conducted for graduate students in India. SSC conducts SSC CGL every year to recruit staff for various posts in the various Ministries and Departments of the Government of India and in its Subordinate Offices. The CGL 2018 Exam is expected to be conducted from 04th June to 19th June 2019, the vacancies for which were not announced by the SSC. SSC CGL 2019 Notification will be released on 31st October 2019. SSC CGL 2019 will be a great opportunity for students looking forward for a position in the reputed organizations under the central government.

We know how much people keep an eye on latest government jobs, especially at the graduate level. Govt. jobs are the most sought after career choice in India because of the salary and the power that it offers in the government organization. A lucrative career awaits for the aspirants with CGL 2018 and 2019 lined up in the upcoming months. Every year thousands of vacancies are filled by SSC in Government departments. While a government job helps to build a stable career, it is also loaded with responsibilities.

SSC CGL 2019 Exam Dates

The schedule for the SSC CGL 2018 exam is provided below. Please note down the important dates related to SSC CGL Exam 2018. SSC CGL Exam Dates for 2019-20 will be released with its Official Notification which will be released on 31st October 2019. The Tentative Schedule for the SSC CGL 2019 exam is as follows. Please note down the important dates related to SSC CGL Exam 2019:-

Activity

Exam Dates (SSC CGL 2018-19)

Exam Dates (SSC CGL 2019-20)

SSC CGL Notification

5th May 2018

31st October 2019

SSC CGL Apply Online

5th May 2018 to 4th June 2018

31st October 2019 to 28th November 2019

Tier-I Exam

4th June 2019 to 19th June 2019

To be announced

Tier-II Exam

11th September 2019 to 13th September 2019

SSC CGL Tier-III 2018-19

29th December 2019

Tier-IV Exam

To be announced

 

SSC CGL Post wise Educational Qualification

Serial No.

Posts

Educational Qualification

1.

Assistant Audit/Accounts Officer

Essential Qualification: Any bachelor's degree form a recognized University or Institute Desirable Qualification: Chartered Accountant or 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

2.

Statistical Investigator Grade - II

Bachelor's degree form a recognized University or Institute with at least 60% marks in mathematics at XII Class. or Any Bachelor degree with Statistics as one of the subjects at degree level

3.

All Other Posts

Any bachelor's degree from a recognized University or Institute

SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria 2017: Upper Age Limit

Group

Posts

Department

Age Limit

A

Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts officer

Indian Audit & Accounts & CAG

30 years

B

Assistant Section Officer

CSS/MEA/Railway/IB / AFHQ/ other Ministries

20-30 years

Income Tax Inspector Excise Inspector Preventive Officer Examiner Asst. Enforcement Officer Inspector of Posts

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

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

C

Junior Statistical Officer

M/o of Statistics & Prog. Implementation

32 years

D

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 Eligibility 2017: Age Relaxation

Category

Years

OBC

3 years

SC/ST

5 years

Physically Handicapped (PH)

10 years

PH + OBC

13 years

PH + SC/ST

15 years

Ex-serviceman (General)

3 years

Ex-serviceman (OBC)

6 years

Ex-serviceman (SC/ST)

8 years

SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria for Physical Fitness

(1) For the Post of Excise Inspector/ Examiner/Preventive Officer/Inspector & Sub-Inspector in Narcotics.

Gender

Weight

Height

Chest

Male

-

157.5 cms (Height relaxation by 5 cms in case of Garwalis, Assamese, Gorkhas and members of Scheduled Tribes )

81 cm (with a minimum expansion of 5cms)

Female

48 Kg (Relaxation in Weight by 2 Kgs. for Gorkhas, Garwalis, Assamese and Members of Scheduled Tribes).

(152 cms Height relaxation by 2.5 cms in case of Garwalis, Assamese, Gorkhas and members of Scheduled Tribes)

 

 

Physical Test

Gender

Walking

Cycling

Male

1.6 KMs in 15 minutes

8 KMs in 30 minutes

Female

1 KM in 20 minutes

3 KMs in 25 minutes

(2) For the Post of Sub- Inspector in Central Bureau of Investigation.

Gender

Height

Chest

Vision

Male

165 cms Height relaxable for Hillsmen and Tribals : 5 cms

76 cms (with expansion)

Distant vision: 6/6 in one and 6/9 in the other eye. Near vision: 0.6 in one eye and 0.8 in other eye.

Female

150 cms Height relaxable for Hillsmen and Tribals : 5 cms

-

-

(3) For the Post of Sub- Inspector in National Investigation Agency.

Gender

Height

Chest

Vision

Male

170 cms Height relaxable for Hillsmen and Tribals : 5 cms

76 cms (with expansion)

Distant vision: 6/6 in one and 6/9 in the other eye. Near vision: 0.6 in one eye and 0.8 in other eye.

Female

150 cms Height relaxable for Hillsmen and Tribals: 5 cms

-

-

NOTE : For the post of Inspector Central Excise, Examiner and Preventive Officer, as per CBEC's letter No. C-18013/23/2013-Ad II B dated 20.11.2013, persons with disabilities will have to meet the physical standards
i.e. Height, Chest and Weight prescribed for the post of Inspectors, Central Excise, Examiner and Preventive Officer in CBEC. However, for orthopedically disabled candidates the following relaxation in Physical Test is allowed

Salary Structure for all the posts:-

I. Pay Band-II Rs.9300-34800 (pre-revised)

Post Code Name of Post Ministries/Deptt/ Offices/ Cadre Classification Grade Pay AGE LIMIT
F Assistant Audit Officer Indian Audit & Accounts Deptt. under CAG Group “B” 4800 Up to 30 years
$ Assistant Accounts Officer Indian Audit & Accounts Deptt. under CAG Group “B” 4800 Up to 30 years
A Assistant Section Officer Central Secretariat Service Group “B” 4600 20-30 years
C Assistant Section Officer Intelligence Bureau Group “B” 4600 Up to 30 years
D Assistant Section Officer Ministry of Railway Group “B” 4600 20-30 years
E Assistant Section Officer Ministry of External Affairs Group “B” 4600 20-30 years
G Assistant Section Officer AFHQ Group “B” 4600 20-30 years
H Assistant Other Ministries/ Department/ Organisations Group “B” 4600 18-30 years
> Assistant Other Ministries/ Department/ Organisations Group “B” 4600 20-30 years
< Assistant Section Officer Other Ministries/ Department/ Organisations Group “B” 4600 Up to 30 years
I Assistant Other Ministries/ Department/ Organisations Group “B” 4200 Up to 30 years
& Assistant Superintendent Other Ministries/ Department/ Organisations Group “B” 4200 Up to 30 years
J Inspector of Income Tax CBDT Group “C” 4600 Up to 30 years
K Inspector (Central Excise) CBEC Group “B” 4600 Upto 30 years
L Inspector (Preventive Officer) CBEC Group “B” 4600 Upto 30 years
M Inspector (Examiner) CBEC Group “B” 4600 Upto 30 years
N Asst Enforcement Officer Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue Group “B” 4600 Upto 30 years
O Sub Inspector Central Bureau of Investigation Group “B” 4600 20-30 years
P Inspector of Posts Department of Post Group “B” 4600 18-30 years
Q Divisional Accountant Offices under CAG Group “B” 4200 Upto 30 years
S Inspector (Narcotics) Central Bureau of Narcotics Group “B” 4600 18-27 years
% Sub Inspector National Investigation Agency (NIA) Group “B” 4200 Upto 30 years
R Jr. Statistical Officer M/o Statistics & Prog. Implementation. Group “B” 4200 Upto 32 years

II. Pay Band-I: Rs. 5200-20200 (pre-revised)

Post Code

Name of Post

Ministries/Deptt/ Offices/ Cadre

Classification

Grade Pay

AGE LIMIT

T

Auditor

Offices under C&AG

Group “C”

2800

18-27 years

U

Auditor

Offices under CGDA

Group “C”

2800

18-27 years

V

Auditor

Other Ministry/ Departments

Group “C”

2800

18-27 years

W

Accountant

Offices under C&AG

Group “C”

2800

18-27 years

X

Accountant/ Junior Accountant

Other Ministry/ Departments

Group “C”

2800

18-27 years

Y

Sr. Secretariat Assistant/ Upper Division Clerk

Central Govt. Offices/ Ministries other than CSCS cadres.

Group “C”

2400

18-27 years

Z

Tax Assistant

CBDT

Group “C”

2400

18-27 years

@

Tax Assistant

CBEC

Group “C”

2400

20-27 years

#

Sub Inspector

Central Bureau of Narcotics

Group “C”

2400

18-27 Years

 

SC CGL Job Profile

There are various Posts in SSC CGL 2019. While opting a job in CGL, you have to consider multiple factors, which are:

  • Job Profile
  • Salary
  • Job Location
  • Work Pressure etc.

Job

Profile

Assistant Section Officer (CSS)

Clerical work such as completing files & making reports

Assistant (Central Vigilance Commission)

Desk job

Assistant Section Officer (Central Vigilance Commission)

Clerical work

Assistant Section Officer (Railway Ministry)

Clerical work but the position is above UDC

Assistant Section Officer (External Affairs)

Responsible work, a lot to learn and understand Indian diplomacy and how nations take up matters

Assistant Audit Officer (Under C & AG)

To perform the audit

Assistant Section Officer (AFHQ)

To assist the section officer (Indoor Job)

Assistant (Other Ministries)

File work

Inspector of Income Tax (CBDT)

Evaluating, documenting, processing IT records

Inspector (Central Excise) CBEC

Inspect, verify, process and maintain the taxes/returns filed by companies

Inspector (Preventive Officer) CBEC

Documentation and inspecting imported and exported goods

Inspector (Examiner) CBEC

Checking & verifying whether appropriate taxes are paid

Assistant Enforcement Officer (Department Of Revenue)

Investigating, preventing & arresting the frauds

Sub-Inspector (CBI)

Investigate anti­-corruption

Inspector of Post (Dept. of Post)

Procuring & promoting business growth for post offices

Divisional Accountant (Under C & AG)

Chief accountant or financial advisor

Junior Statistical Officer (Statistics)

Data Collection, Data Compilation, Data Processing

 

SSC CGL FAQs

Many candidates have lots of queries regarding application form, exam pattern, exam level, exam syllabus and preparation of SSC CGL. To address such queries, we have prepared SSC CGL FAQs. Some common queries are:

Q1. What is the qualification to apply for SSC CGL 2018?
Ans. You can apply if you have completed your graduation by 1st August 2018

Q2. Can I apply for multiple posts?
Ans. Yes, you can apply for more than one post.

Q3. I am a diploma holder, can I apply for SSC CGL?
Ans. No, only Graduates can apply for SSC CGL.

Q4. What is the Minimum Age to apply for the exam?
Ans. The minimum age limit is 18 years however for Assistant Section Officer it is 20 years.

Q5. Will the marks from Tier 1 be considered for merit list?
Ans. Yes.

Q6. What are the rounds for selection?
Ans. The selection will be based on four stages:

 

  • Tier -I: Online Examination (Objective Multiple Choice Type)
  • Tier -II: Online Examination (Objective Multiple Choice Type)
  • Tier -III: Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi (writing of Essay/Precis/Letter/Application Writing)
  • Tier -IV: Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test (wherever applicable)/Document Verification

Q7. Is there any physical test for any particular post?
Ans. For Inspector (Central Excise/Examiner/Preventive Officer/Inspector & Sub-Inspector in CBN), one has to appear for the physical test.

Q8. What are the various Grade-Pay?
Ans. 4800 (Pay band 2)- 47600, 4600 (Pay band 2)- 44900, 4200 (Pay band 2)- 35400, 2800 (Pay band 1)- 29200, 2400 (Pay band 1)- 25500

Q9. How many times can I appear for SSC CGL exam?
Ans. There is no limit.

Q10. Can I pay the application fees offline also?
Ans. Yes, you can. For this, you have to generate the Challan first and then visit the nearest bank to submit the fees.

Q11. What is the full form of SSC CGL?
Ans. The full form of SSC CGL is - Selection Commission(SSC) conducts the Combined Graduate Level (CGL).

Q12. What is SSC CGL Exam for?
Ans.
SSC conducts SSC CGL exam to recruit candidates for various posts in the ministries, departments and organisations of the Government of India (GOI).

Q13. How many exams are there in SSC CGL?
Ans.
There are total 4 exams in the SSC CGL, namely; Tier 1, 2, 3, & 4.

Q14. What are the jobs under SSC CGL?
Ans.
We have listed a few of the posts that come under SSC CGL Recruitment:

  • Inspector of Income Tax
  • Assistant Audit Officer
  • Inspector (Examiner)
  • Inspector (Central Excise)
  • Inspector (Preventive Officer)
  • Assistant Enforcement Officer
  • Assistant (Ministry of External Affairs)

Q15. I am final year student, can I apply for SSC CGL 2018?
Ans. Yes, you can apply for the SSC CGL 2018-19, however, you have to complete your degree on/before 1st August 2018.

 

Q16. Is there any negative marking in SSC CGL Exam?
Ans.
Yes, there is a negative marking of 1/4th (0.25) marks for every wrong answer.

Q17. Is Tier 3 qualifying in SSC CGL?
Ans.
Yes, Tier 3 is qualifying in nature.

Q18. What are the top five job posts of SSC CGL?
Ans. We have listed down top 5 most preferred job profiles of SSC CGL:

  • Income Tax Inspector
  • Central Excise Inspector
  • External Affairs Assistant
  • Assistant Section Officer
  • Preventive CBEC Officer

Q19. Is there any interview in SSC CGL Exam?
Ans.
No, there is no interview in the SSC Cgl 2018-19.

Q20. What is the highest post in SSC CGL?
Ans. The highest post in SSC CGL is Assistant Audit Officer.

Q21. How many attempts are there in SSC CGL 2018-19?
Ans. There is no limited set to attempt the SSC CGL exam.

Q22. Is SSC CGL Tier III compulsory for all posts?
Ans.
Yes, it is compulsory to appear for Tier III in SSC CGL 2019.

Q23. Is there a sectional cutoff in SSC CGL 2018-19?
Ans.
No, there will be only overall cut off.

Q24. Can I apply twice for SSC CGL?
Ans.
You can fill the SSC CGL application form only once in a year. Multiple entries are not allowed.

Q25. What is the exam date of SSC CGL 2018-19?
Ans. The SSC CGL 2018 exam will take place from 4th June 2019 to 19th June 2019