SSC CGL Exam 2018 Staff Selection Commission- Combined Graduate Level Examination

The SSC CGL exam notification for 2019 is announced. The Staff Selection Commission- Combined Graduate Level Examination (SSC-CGL) 2018 Tier 1 will be conducted from June 4 to June 19, 2019. Aspirants can apply online from the first week of March 2019 (Tentative).

These examinations are conducted to recruit staff to various posts in Government Departments like ministries, government departments and government organisations. The selection is mostly done for the various Group B and Group C posts.

SSC CGL 2019 (Four major tiers for the 2019 exam)

Tier I: Preliminary

It is online exam with objective multiple-choice exam pattern, covering subjects

  • General Intelligence and Reasoning
  • General Awareness
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • English Comprehension

Tier II: Mains Exam

It is a written objective multiple-choice exam in four sections, having subjects

  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • English Language and Comprehension
  • Statistics
  • General Studies, which is subdivided into:
  • Finance & Accounting
  • Economics & Governance

Tier III Exam: Descriptive Paper

It is an offline exam ‘writing ability exam’. In this exam, candidates are to do writing in the form of essay writing and letter writing or application writing. The medium of language can be Hindi or English.

Tier IV exam: Data Entry Skill Test/Computer Proficiency Test

  • Data Entry Speed Test (DEST): candidates enter data at the rate of 2000 key presses in 15 minutes. This is mainly for positions such as Tax Assistant. (Central Excise & Income Tax)
  • Computer Proficiency Test (CPT): covering the topics of word processingspreadsheets, and making slides.