|SSC CGL Online Test|
|Combined Graduate Level (Tier-I) Examination|
|1||Tier -I 200Q, 200M, 2Hrs||Start Now|
|Combined Graduate Level (Tier-II) Examination:|
|1||Quantitative Abilities 100Q, 200M, 2Hrs||Start Now|
|2||English Language & Comprehension 200Q, 200M, 2Hrs||Start Now|
|3||Statistics 100Q, 200M, 2Hrs||Start Now|
|4||General Studies (Finance and Economics)200Q, 200M, 2Hrs||Start Now|
SSC CGL Recruitment – Eligibility Criteria
Educational Qualifications (As on 1st August 2017)
(A) Assistant Audit Officer/AAO – Essential Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University or Institute. Desirable Qualifications: Chartered Accountant/cost & Management Accountant/Company Secretary/ Masters I Commerce/Masters in Business Studies/Masters in Business Administration (Finance)/Masters in Business Economics.
(B) Junior Statistical Officer – Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University or Institute with at least 60% Marks in Mathematics at 12th standard. OR Bachelor’s Degree in any subject with Statistics as one of the subjects at degree level.
(C) All other Posts – Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised University.
(D) Those who are appearing in final year of their graduation can also apply but they should complete their graduation before 1st August 2017.
SSC CGL 2017 Age Limit (As on 1st August 2017):
Post Age Limit
Grade II Max 32 yrs
Assistant in CSS 20 – 30 yrs
Assistant in IB 21 – 30 yrs
Assistant Enforcement Officer / SI in CBI / SI in NIA 30 yrs
SI in Central Bureau of Narcotics 18 – 27 yrs
2017 Exam Registration from link below:
SSC CGL Age Limit for 2017 Registration
SSC CGL 2017 Age Relaxation:
Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
(PH) 10 years
PH + OBC 13 years
PH + SC/ST 15 years
SSC CGL 2017 Exam Pattern & Selection Procedure The SSC CGL Exam pattern consists of 4 Stages as mentioned below:
Stage 1: SSC CGL Tier-1
→ It is a computer based online test of 200 marks in 60 minutes of time duration. There is a negative marking of 0.50 Marks for each wrong answer. There is no
sectional cut off.
Stage 2: SSC CGL Tier-2
→ This is an online based examination consisting of 4 papers as mentioned in the table. There is no sectional cut off. The negative marking for each wrong answer as
Paper I , Paper III & Paper IV – 0.5 marks
Paper II – 0.25 marks
Stage 3: SSC CGL Tier-3
→ This is a descriptive type paper of 100 marks and will be conducted in Pen and Paper mode. It will be of total 60 minutes of time duration.
Stage 4: SSC CGL Tier-4
→ Tier-IV of the SSC CGL Examination is Data Entry Skill Test (DEST)/Computer Proficiency Test (CPT). This test is of qualifying nature. The DEST test is for the Tax Assistant Post only.
You can pay the fees through online mode from 16th May 2017 to 19th June 2017 (5.00PM). Those who want to pay fees through offline mode can make payment through challan of SBI bank till 19th June 2017 provided the challan has been generated before 5.00 PM of 19th June 2017.
GEN/OBC – Rs 100/-
SC/ST/PH/Ex-Servicemen/Woman – No Fees
Nationality/Citizenship: A candidate must be either:(a)a citizen of India, or (b)a subject of Nepal, or (c)a subject of Bhutan, or (d)a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the IstJanuary, 1962 with theintention of permanently settling in India, or (e)a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka,East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia andVietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.
Indicative Syllabus:Tier-I of the Examination :
(A): General Intelligence & Reasoning
:It would include questions of both verbal andnon-verbal type. This component may include questions on analogies, similarities anddifferences, space visualization,
spatial orientation, problem solving, analysis, judgement, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationshipconcepts, arithmetical reasoning
and figural classification, arithmetic number series,non-verbal series, coding and decoding, statement conclusion, syllogistic reasoning etc.The topics are, Semantic Analogy,Symbolic/Number Analogy, Figural Analogy,Semantic Classification, Symbolic/Number Classification, Figural Classification,Semantic Series, Number Series, Figural Series, Problem Solving, Word Building,Coding & de-coding, Numerical Operations, symbolic Operations, Trends, SpaceOrientation, Space Visualization, Venn Diagrams, Drawing inferences, Punchedhole/pattern–folding & un-folding, Figural Pattern–folding and completion, Indexing, Address matching, Date & city matching, Classification of centre codes/roll numbers,Small & Capital letters/numbers coding, decoding and classification, Embedded Figures,Critical thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence, Other sub-topics, if any.
(B): General Awareness
: Questions in this component will be aimed at testing thecandidates general awareness of the environment around him and its application tosociety. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of every day observations and experience in their scientific aspect as maybe expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating toIndia and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining History, Culture, Geography,Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research.
The questions will be designed to test the ability of appropriateuse of numbers and number sense of the candidate. The scope of the test will becomputation of whole numbers, decimals ,fractions and relationships between numbers,Percentage. Ratio & Proportion,Square roots, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss,Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Alligation, Time and distance, Time &Work, Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds, Graphs of Linear Equations, 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 Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres,Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base,Trigonometric ratio, Degree and Radian Measures, Standard Identities, Complementaryangles, Heights and Distances, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart.
(D): English Comprehension:
Candidates ability to understand correct English, his basiccomprehension and writing ability, etc. would be tested.The questions in Parts A, B, & D will be of a level commensurate with the essentialqualification viz. Graduation and questions in Part C will be of 10 th standard level
Scheme of Written Examination (Tier-II):9(B)(i):
Paper-I & II are compulsory for all the categories of posts. 9(B)(ii):
Paper-III isonly for those candidates whoapply for the post ofJunior StatisticalOfficer (JSO) 9(b)(iii):
Paper IV is only for those candidates who apply for the post of Assistant AuditOfficer(AAO)/Assistant Accounts Officer(AAO). 9(B)(iv):
Candidates opting for the post ofJunior Statistical Officer (JSO)and Assistant AuditOfficer/Assistant Accounts Officermust ensure that they possess the requisite
qualificationas mentionedin the notice of Examination. Commission reserves the right to takeappropriate action against applicants who do not possess the requisite
eligibility while optingfor the post ofJunior Statistical Officer (JSO)and Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant AccountsOfficer.Candidatureof such candidates who do not
possess the requite educationalqualification foraparticular post(s)will not be considered for such post(s).
Random Variable and Probability Distributions
–Random variable; Probabilityfunctions; Expectation and Variance of a random variable; Higher moments of arandom variable; Binomial , Poisson, Normal and Exponential distributions; Jointdistribution of two random variable (discrete).
–Concept of population and sample; Parameter and statistic,Sampling and non-sampling errors; Probability and non-probability samplingtechniques(simple random sampling, stratified sampling, multistage sampling,multiphase sampling, cluster sampling, systematic sampling, purposive sampling,convenience sampling and quota sampling); Sampling distribution(statement only);Sample size decisions.
Point estimation and interval estimation, Properties of agood estimator, Methods of estimation (Moments method, Maximum likelihoodmethod, Least squares method), Testing of hypothesis, Basic concept of testing,Small sample and large sample tests, Tests based on Z, t, Chi-square and Fstatistic, Confidence intervals.
Analysis of Variance-
Analysis of one-way classified data and two-wayclassified data.
Time Series Analysis-
Components of time series, Determinations of trendcomponent by different methods, Measurement of seasonal variation by differentmethods.
Meaning of Index Numbers, Problems in the construction of index numbers, Types of indexnumber, Different formulae, Base shifting andsplicing of index numbers, Cost of living Index Numbers, Uses of Index Numbers.
Paper IV:General Studies (Finance and Economics)
for the post ofAssistant AuditOfficer/Assistant Accounts Officerin Indian Audit & Accounts Department under CAG.
Part A: Finance and Accounts-(80 marks)1. Fundamental principles and basic concept of Accounting. Financial Accounting: Nature and scope, Limitations of Financial Accounting, Basicconcepts and Conventions, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.Basic concepts of accounting: Single and double entry, Books of original Entry,Bank Reconciliation, Journal, ledgers, Trial Balance, Rectification of Errors,Manufacturing, Trading, Profit & loss AppropriationAccounts, Balance SheetDistinction between Capital and Revenue Expenditure, Depreciation Accounting,Valuation of Inventories, Non-profit organisations Accounts, Receipts and Paymentsand Income & Expenditure Accounts, Bills of Exchange, Self Balancing Ledgers.
Part B:Economics and Governance-(120 marks)2. Comptroller & Auditor General of India-Constitutional provisions, Role andresponsibility3. Finance Commission-Role and functions4. Basic Concept of Economics and introduction to Micro Economics Definition, scope and nature of Economics, Methods of economic study and Centralproblems of an economy and Production possibilities curve
5. Theory of Demand and Supply Meaning and determinants of demand, Law of demand and Elasticity of demand,Price, income and cross elasticity; Theory of consumers behaviour-Marshallianapproach and Indifference curve approach, Meaning and determinants of supply,Law of supply and Elasticity of Supply.
6. Theory of Production and cost Meaning and Factors of production; Laws of production-Law of variable proportionsand Laws of returns to scale.
7. Forms of Market and price determination in different markets Various forms of markets-Perfect Competition, Monopoly, Monopolistic Competitionand Oligopoly ad Price determination in these markets
8. Indian Economy
Nature of the Indian Economy Role of different sectors-Role of Agriculture, Industryand Services-their problems and growth;National Income of India-Concepts of national income, Different methods of measuring nationalincomePopulation-Its size, rate of growth and its implication on economic growthPoverty and unemployment-Absolute and relative poverty, types, causes andincidence of unemploymentInfrastructure-Energy, Transportation, Communication
9. Economic Reformsin India
Economic reforms sice 1991; Liberalisation, Privatisation, Globalisation andDisinvestment
10. Money and Banking
Monetary/ Fiscal policy-Role and functions of Reserve Bank of India; functions of commercial Banks/RRB/Payment Banks Budget and Fiscal deficits and Balance of paymentsFiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act, 2003
11. Role of Information Technology in GovernanceNOTE-I :
Questions in Paper-I will be of 10th standard level, Paper-II of 10+2 level andPaper-III of graduation level.
Physical standards for the post of Inspector (CentralExcise/Examiner/Preventive Officer/Inspector & Sub-Inspector in CBN):
Height 157.5 cms.Chest 81 cms. (fully expanded with a minimumexpanses of 5 cms.)Height relaxable by 5 cms. In the case of Garwalis, Assamese, Gorkhas andmembers of Scheduled Tribes.
:Walking : 1600 metres in 15 minutes.Cycling : 8 Kms. In 30 minutes.
(Minimum):Height 152 cms.Weight 48 Kgs.Height relaxable by 2.5 cms.Weight by 2 Kgs. for Gorkhas, Garwalis, Assamese and Members of Scheduled Tribes.
ii) Physical Test :
Walking : 1 Km. in 20 minutes.Cycling : 3 Kms. in 25 minutes.
Physical standards for the Post of Sub-Inspector in Central Bureau of Investigation:
a) Height For men-165 cms.For women-150 cms.Height relaxable for Hillsmen and Tribals : 5 cms.
b)Chest: 76 cms. with expansion(There shall be no such requirement in case of femalecandidates)
c)Vision: Eye-sight (with or without glasses)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.