SSC CGL Recruitment – 2018

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SSC CGL Recruitment – 2018

Opening Date : 05.05.2018

Last Date :  04.06.2018

Apply Online : Click here

Official Notification : Click Here

(Check Syllabus and pattern here)

Name of Postings

  • Junior Statistical Officer
  • Assistant Audit Officer
  • Assistant Accounts Officer
  • Assistant Section Officer
  • Assistant
  • Assistant/ Superintendent
  • Inspector
  • Assistant Enforcement Officer
  • Sub Inspector
  •  Divisional Accountant
  • Auditor
  • Accountant
  • Accountant/ Junior Accountant
  • Senior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper Division Clerks
  • Tax Assistant
  • Upper Division Clerk

Age Limit

  • Minimum Age:18 Years
  • Maximum Age: 30 Years

Date to Note

  • Starting Date for Apply Online & Payment of Fee: 05-05-2018
  • Last Date to Apply Online & Payment of Fee: 04-06-2018
  • Last Date for Challan Generation:04-06-2018
  • Last Date for Payment of Fee through SBI Challan: 07-06-2018
  • Date of Computer Based Examination (Tier-I): 25-07-2018 to 20-08-2018
  • Date of Tier-II: 27-11-2018 to 30-11-2018

Qualification

  • Graduate Degree  / its equivalent from recognized institute and colleges. 

Application Fee

  • For General: Rs. 100/- 
  • For SC/ ST/ Women/Ex-Servicemen: Nil
  • Payment Mode: through Debit/ Credit Card/SBI Challan/SBI Net Banking

Pay Scale

Group – B

A Central Civil post carrying the following grade pay: Rs. 5400, Rs. 4800, Rs. 4600 and Rs. 4200 in the scale of pay of Rs 9300 – 34800 in the Pay Band-2

Group – C

A Central Civil post carrying the following grade pay: Rs. 2800, Rs. 2400, Rs. 2000, Rs. 1900 and Rs. 1800 in the scale of pay of Rs.5200-20200 in the Pay Band-1 Group-C

Exam/Apply Mode

  • Online

Exam Pattern

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

Tier-I Examinations

Part Subject Max. Marks Questions Time Allotted Additional Information
A General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 50 75 Minutes (Total) The test is to be conducted online.

The sectional cut-off has been struck off.  

B General Awareness 25 50
C Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
D English Comprehension 25 50

Tier-III Examination:

Tier Mode of Examination Scheme of Examination Maximum Marks Time Allowed
III Pen and Paper mode Descriptive Paper in English or Hindi

 

(Writing of Essay/Precis/Letter/Application etc.)

100 60 Minutes

 

 

 

80 Minutes

 

Physical standards for the post of Inspector (Central Excise/ Examiner/ Preventive Officer), Inspector & Sub-Inspector in CBN:

Male Candidates:

(i) Physical Standards:

Height 157.5 cms

Chest 81 cms (fully expanded with a minimum expanses of 5 cms)

Height relaxable by 5 cms in the case of Garwalis, Assamese, Gorkhas and members of Scheduled Tribes.
  1. ii) Physical Test:
  • Walking : 1600 metres in 15 minutes.
  • Cycling : 8 Kms.  In 30 minutes.

Female Candidates:

i) Physical standards (Minimum):

Height 152 cms

 

Weight 48 kgs

Height relaxable by 2.5 cms

Weight by 2 kgs. for Garwalis, Assamese, Gorkhas and members of Scheduled Tribes.

  1. 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 female candidates)

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.

Physical standards for the Post of Sub- Inspector in National Investigation Agency:

a) Height

  • For men – 170 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 female candidates)

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.

Cut Off  : Year – 2016

Tier 1

 Category Cut-off Marks
GENERAL 137
OBC 125.50
SC 114
ST 103
Ex. S 92
OH 97
HH 20
VH 68

Tier-2 (post of Assistant Section Officer)

Category Tier-1 + Tier-2
General 449
OBC 424.50
SC 389
OH 366.50
HH 262

 

Tier 2 Cut off for all posts except AAO, ASO/Assistant (in MEA and CSS) & Junior Statistical Officer (Grade-II)

 

Category Tier-1 + Tier-2
General 422
OBC 397
SC 363.25
ST 341
Ex.S 287.5
OH 333
HH 216
VH 336

 

Tier 2 Cut off for Assistant Audit Officer

 

Category Tier-1 + Tier-2 (Paper I + II + IV)
General 536
OBC 494.75
SC 454
ST 427
OH 411
HH 264

 

Tier 2 Cut off for Junior Statistical Officer (Grade-II)

 

Category Tier-I + Tier-II (Paper I + II + III)
General 502
OBC 471
SC 423
ST 397
OH 364
HH 230.25

Exam Syllabus

English

1. Reading Comprehension

  • Passages based on any topic. Questions are mostly fact based & can be directly picked out of the passage. Sometimes vocabulary questions are asked on commonly used words.

2. Fill in the Blanks

  • A mix of grammar and vocabulary based questions. Important topics: Phrasal verbs, conjunctions, prepositions, tenses, usage in context, confusable words

3. Spellings

  • Choose the correctly spelt word or the misspelled word from different words. The same word can be spelt in different ways and you are asked to select the correct spelling.

4. Phrase or Idiom Meaning

  • The meaning of the phrase or idiom can be asked in a sentence. The meaning can also be asked directly.

5. One Word Substitution

  • Substitute one word for the phrase given.Go through a list of the one word substitutions from past papers and solve questions on one word substitution.

6. Phrase Replacement/ Sentence Correction

  • A mix of grammar and vocabulary Based questions. Important Topics: Tenses, Subject-Verb Agreement, Article-Noun Agreement, Correct Part of Speech, Correct use of Prepositions, Parallelism, Phrasal Verbs, Sentence Construction, Degree of Comparison, Correct use of different parts of speech, Easily confusable words, Usage in Context, Avoid guessing too much in these questions. Be aware of no-improvement questions

7. Error Spotting

  • Tenses, Subject-Verb Agreement, Article-Noun Agreement, Correct Part of Speech, Correct use of Prepositions, Parallelism, Phrasal Verbs, Sentence Construction, Degree of Comparison, Correct use of different parts of speech.

General Awareness

1. Static GK

  • Culture, Indian History, Geography (Indian + World), Environment, Economy, Polity

2. Science

  • Biology, Chemistry, Physics + Space Science, Computer & Mobile Technology, Diseases, Pollution & Nutrition

3. Others

  • Current Affairs, Sports, People in News, Books & Authors, Important Dates, Schemes, Portfolios.

Quantitative Aptitude

1. Simplification

  • Questions on BODMAS Rule, Fractions, , Surds and Indices etc.

2. Interest

  • Problems on Simple, Compound Interests and Installments

3. Percentage

  • Calculation oriented basic Percentage Problems

4. Ratio and Proportion

  • Problems on Simple, Compound Ratios and Direct/Indirect Proportions

5. Average

  • Problems on Average, Weight/Height/Marks etc.

6. Problems on Ages

  • Basic Problems on Ages

7. Speed Time And Distance

  • Problems on Average/Relative speeds, Boats, Trains etc.

8. Profit and Loss

  • Problems on Profit/Loss, Dishonest/Successive dealings, Partnerships etc.

9. Number Series

  • Moderate to difficult problems on Completing the series, Finding Missing/Wrong Term

10. Number System

  • Moderate problems on LCM & HCF, Irrational or Rational Numbers, Proper steps should be followed to solve irrational to rational numbers

11. Mensuration

  • Problems on Plane Figures such as Square, Rectangle, Circles, Cone, Cylinder etc.

12. Data Interpretation

  • Problems on Bar/Line Graphs, Pie Charts, Tables etc.

13. Time and Work

  • Problems on Work efficiency, Wages and Pipes etc.

14. Mixture problems

  • To Make A Mixture From Two Or More Entities/Mixtures

15. Algebra

  • Basic Linear Equations in one or two variables, Quadratic & Algebraic Identities are important. Remember all the identities

16. Geometry

  • Problems related to Triangles congruency, Similarity theorems, Circle chords & tangent theorems, Co-ordinate geometry etc. Remember all the theorems.

17. Trigonometry

  • Problems based on Trigonometric ratios and Identities, Height and Distance etc.

General Intelligence & Reasoning

1. Classification

  • Number, Letter, GK and Meaningful Words based qs.

2. Analogy

  • Number, Letter, GK and Meaningful Words based qs.

3. Coding Decoding

  • Questions on Coding by Analogy, Coding and decoding by letter shifting & Coding Letters of a Word. Could also include, Coding and decoding in fictitious language.

4. Puzzle

  • Number based puzzles like 7 × 5 × 6 × 5 = 6575, then 8 × 7 × 4 × 6 = ?or Find the correct equation type questions or Quant based questions like on age, speed and distance or Seating arrangement questions.

5. Matrix

  • 1 or 2 Matrix of letters with numbers are given from which correct set of numbers for given word is to find out.

6. Word formation

  • From the given word find whether the given option words can be formed or not.

7. Arranging words in Logical order or Dictionary order

  • It can be meaningful order of doing a certain task, or following a certain rule.In dictionary order words are to be arranged according to dictionary sequence in ascending or descending order.

8. Venn diagram

  • Problems based on Venn Diagram Types of Question: Represent the relation between Student, Teacher and Boys, Syllogisms.

9. Directions & Distances

  • Simple problems that can be solved by just drawing all information on paper.

10. Blood Relations

  • Family Tree or General Blood Relation Problems.

11. Missing Number

  • Find the missing number from the given matrix or diagram.

12. Series

  • Mainly questions on Number & Alphabet series. Question Type: Complete the given series a_bc_ _cbad_bcd_cda

13. Non Verbal Reasoning

  • Ques like Complete the pattern, Assemble Image, Mirror Image, Hidden Image, Counting Figures. Figure based Analogy/Classification/Series or cube based ques may be asked.

14. Verbal Reasoning

  • Questions on Statements and Conclusions, Statements and Inferences, Statements and Assumptions, Assertion and Reason. Questions on Course of Action & Statements and Arguments can also be asked.

SSC CGL Tier I- Subtopics and Mark Distribution

 Number denote number of question*

 Subject Topic No. of Qs Total
Static GK Culture 1-2 8-14
Indian History 2-3
Geography
(Indian + World)
2-3
Environment 1-2
Economy 1-2
Polity 1-2
Science Biology 1-2 4-8
Chemistry 1-2
Physics +
Space Science
2-3
Computer &
Mobile
Technology
0-1
Diseases,
Pollution
0-1
Nutrition 0-1
Others Current Affairs 1-2 3-6
Important Dates,
Portfolios,
Schemes
1-2
Miscellaneous GK:
Sports,
People in News,
Books etc.
1-2

 

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