Hello and welcome to exampundit. The official notification of SSC CGL 2018 has just been released.
Staff Selection Commission will hold the Combined Graduate Level Examination, 2018 for filling up Group “B” and Group “C” posts in various Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations in the Government of India. The Tier-I of SSC CGL 2018 Examination in Computer Based Mode is scheduled to be held from 25.07.2018 to 20.08.2018.
Important Dates of SSC CGL 2018
- Closing Date:04.06.2018
- Date of Computer Based Examination (Tier-I): 25.07.2018-20.08.2018
- Date of Tier-II: To be notified later
- Date of Tier-III (Descriptive): To be notified later
- Date of Tier-IV (Skill test): To be notified later
Age limit of SSC CGL 2018 will be reckoned as on 1st August, 2018:
(i) For Post for which age limit is 20-27 years: He/ she must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1991 and not later than 01.08.1998
(ii) For Post for which age limit is 18-27 years: He/ she must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1991 and not later than 01.08.2000
(iii) For Post for which age limit is 20-30 years: He/ she must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1988 and not later than 01.08.1998
(iv) For Post for which age limit is up to 30 years: He/ she must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1988 and not later than 01.08.2000
(v) For Post for which age limit is up to 32 years: He/ she must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1986 and not later than 01.08.2000
Date of Birth as recorded in the Matriculation/ Secondary Examination Certificate only will be accepted by the Commission for determining the age and no subsequent request for change will be considered or granted
Essential Educational Qualifications of SSC CGL 2018 as on 1 st August, 2018:
(i) Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer: (a) Essential Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or Institute (b) 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.
Note-I: During the period of probation direct recruits shall have to qualify the “Subordinate Audit Service Examination” in respective branches for confirmation and regular appointment as Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer.
(ii) 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 level: or Bachelor’s Degree in any subject with Statistics as one of the subjects at degree level.
(iii) All other Posts: Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or equivalent.
(iv) The candidates appearing in the final year of their graduation can also apply, however they must possess Essential qualification on or before 01.08.2018.
SCHEME OF THE EXAMINATION:
The Examination will be conducted in four tiers as indicated below:
Tier -I – Computer Based Examination
Tier -II – Computer Based Examination
Tier -III – Pen and Paper Mode (Descriptive paper)
Tier-IV – Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test (wherever applicable)/ Document Verification
Scheme of Tier-I and Tier-II Examinations of SSC CGL 2018:
Tier I Examination
|Subject||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks|
|General Intelligence and Reasoning||25||50|
60 Minutes (Total)
Tier II Examination
|Subject||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks|
|Paper-I: Quantitative Abilities||100||200|
|Paper-II: English Language and Comprehension||200||200|
|Paper-IV: General Studies (Finance and Economics)||100||200|
120 Minutes (for each Paper)
|Scheme of Examination||Maximum Marks||Time Allowed|
|Descriptive Paper in English or Hindi (Writing of Essay/ Precis/ Letter/ Application etc.)||100||60|
Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test (wherever applicable)/ Document Verification will also be conducted as per the provisions of the notice of examination.
Note-I: In Tier-I, there will be negative marking of 0.50 for each wrong answer.
Note-II: In Tier-II, there will be negative marking of 0.25 for each wrong answer in Paper-II (English Language and Comprehension) and of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-I, Paper-III and Paper-IV.
Note-III: In Tier-II, Paper-I and Paper-II are compulsory for all the posts.
Note-IV: In Tier-II, Paper-III will be for only those candidates who apply for the post of Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) and who are shortlisted in Tier-I for this Post/ Paper.
Note-V: In Tier-II, Paper-IV will be for only those candidates who are shortlisted in Tier-I for Paper-IV i.e. for the posts of Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer.
Normalisation in SSC CGL 2018:
Marks scored by candidates in Tier-I and Tier-II examinations, if conducted in multiple shifts, will be normalized and such normalized scores will be treated as final and will be used for qualifying the candidates to next stage of examination and to determine final merit.
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