SSC- Staff Selection Commission - Combined Graduate Level Examination, often referred to as SSC CGL is an examination conducted to recruit staff in Grade “B” and “C” category posts in ministries, departments and offices of the Government of India. It was established in 1975. It is an online test and divided into parts- Tier 1 (Preliminary Exam), Tier 2 (Mains), Tier 3 (Descriptive), and Tier 4 (DEST/CPT).
Eligibility Criteria including age, upper age limit and educational qualification(s).
The age limit for various SSC CGL 2019-20 posts have been divided into 5 Age Groups which are as follows:
SSC CGL Syllabus
Time Allotted- 60 Minutes
Time Allotted- 120 Minutes
DEST (Data Entry Speed Test)
CPT (Computer Proficiency Test)
Note: Tier-I exam is compulsory for all posts mentioned in the SSC CGL 2019-20 Notification. Candidates will have to prepare for both Tier 2 and Tier 3 exams simultaneously. However, the evaluation of Tier 3 Descriptive exam will be done only if a candidate clears the combined cut off for Tier 1 and Tier 2. So, candidates may appear for both Tier 2 and Tier 3 exams but your Tier 3 answer sheets will be evaluated only if you clear the cut-off. Tier-IV exam is taken by candidates applying specifically for TA, CSS, MEA and Inspector.
Negative marks for wrong answers: Deduction of 0.5 marks in Tier – I, III and IV while that of 0.25 marks in Tier-II.