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Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts written examination for various posts in different government offices and departments for aspirants who have completed their graduation.

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For the ‘ aspirants this is one of the important exams. Apart from offering excellent pay and perquisites, central government employees also enjoy a unique social status, recognition and respect among the society.

Advantages Disadvantages
Secured Job The number of test takers is high
Chance to become a part of the govt. machinery Requires hard work & focused preparation
Good salary & Perks Generally the job  growth is time bound, hence slow
Pension & similar benefits
Respect and status in the society

Despite of the disadvantages the jobs through SSC are one of the most sought after since the students directly after graduation, can get into a job without undergoing any additional study or certification. It is very important for the aspirants to understand the exam and prepare well for it.

There are more than 31 different posts for which the students can apply through SSC-CGL Exam Scores.

SSC – CGL 2016

Staff Selection Commission will hold the Combined Graduate Level Examination, 2016    (Tier -I) on Sunday the 8th & 22nd May,2016 and if necessary, on subsequent Saturdays/ Sundays, in different batches, for selecting candidates for Tier – II examination

  • Tier-1 Written Exams to be conducted on 8 & 22th May, 2016.
  • Tier-2 Exam to be held on 13 & 14th August.

For more details refer to the official notification through below link

http://ssc.nic.in/SSC_WEBSITE_LATEST/notice/notice_pdf/exam_notice_CGLE_12_02_2016.pdf

 

POSTS

Post Name: – Group B & C cadre posts.

Group B :

  • Assistants (in Ministry of Railway, External affairs, Intelligence Bureau, Central Vigilance Commission, Central Secretariat Service, Dept of Revenue, Enforcement directorate)
  • Inspector (Income tax, Excise dept. & Central bureau of narcotics)
  • Sub inspectors at NIA, CBI,
  • Divisional accountant at offices under CAG
  • Statistical investigator.
  • Compiler

Group C :

  • Auditor,
  • Accountant,
  • Upper division clerk,
  • Tax assistant,
  • Compiler etc., with pay scale of Rs.5200 – 20200

 

ELIGIBILITY

  1. Statistical investigator:
  • Age should not exceed 32 years
  • Degree in any discipline with statistics as one of the subject OR any degree with 60% maths in std.12
  1. Compiler:
  • Must have completed bachelors degree in economics or statistics
  1. All Other Posts:
  • Must have completed bachelors degree from a recognized university (pass in degree) as on August 1, 2016
  • Aged between 18 – 27 years (Age Relaxation : max age for OBC – 3 yrs, SC/ST – 5yrs, PH – 10 years (refer notice for detailed limits)
  1. Assistant Audit Officer:
  • Bachelor`s degree & those with 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 are desired.

 

EXAM STRUCTURE

Tier-1  :           Written Exam (Objective Multiple choice questions).

Common for all positions.

Section No. Area No. Of Questions Marks Time
1 General Intelligence 50 50 NA
2 General Awareness 50 50 NA
3 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 NA
4 English Comprehension 50 50 NA
  TOTAL 200 200 120 Mins
  • There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.
  • The questions will be set both in Hindi and English except section-4.

 Tier-2 : Written Exam (Objective Multiple choice questions).

Consists of three different papers/subjects and depending upon the category

of posts applied, the candidates have to appear in two or three papers.

Paper No. Subject / Paper No. Of Ques. Marks Time
I Arithmetical Ability 100 200 120 Mins
II English Language & Comprehension 100 200 120 Mins
III Commerce/Mathematics 100 200 120 Mins
Statistics/Economics
  • Paper-I & II are compulsory for all the categories of posts.
  • Paper-III is compulsory only for those candidates who apply for the posts of Statistical Investigators Group II & Compiler.
  • There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.
  • The questions will be set both in Hindi and English except Paper II.

 Tier-3  :          

INTERVIEW

  • Personality Test/ interview will carry a maximum of 100 marks.
  • Candidates applying for Auditor, Accountant, UDCs, Tax Assistant, and Compiler are not required to appear for an interview.

SKILL TEST

  • Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) for post of Assistant in CSS only.
  • This test is of qualifying nature and has components of Word Processing, Spread Sheets and generation of slides.

Skill Test is applicable for the post of Tax Assistants (Central Excise and Income Tax). To qualify, one should score Data Entry Speed Skill Test at 2000 (two thousand) key depressions for a duration of 15 (fifteen) minutes.

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