SSC Combined Graduate Level Examination
Staff Selection Commission: Combined Graduate Level Examination
Every year Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is conducting Combined Graduate Level Examination (CGLE) for various posts included in the Scheme of the Examination are divided in Group - A & Group - B based on their Grade pay.
GROUP : A
Assistants in CSS
- Assistant in other Central Government Ministries / Departments / CVC etc.
- Inspector of Posts
- Inspector, Central Excise / Preventive Officer / Examiner
- Sub Inspectors
- Inspector of Income Tax
- Assistant Enforcement Officer
- Divisional Accountant
- Statistical Investigator Grade - II
GROUP : B
- CAG Offices
- Junior Accountant / Accountant
- Tax Assistant
Examination will be conducted in Three Tiers as indicated below
|Posts||Tier I Examination||Tier II Examination||Interview||Proficiency/ Skill Test||Total Marks|
|Assistant Inspector (Central Excise)
Inspector (Income Tax)
Inspector (Preventive Officer)
Assistant Enforcement Officer
Inspector of Posts
|A. General Intelligence + Reasoning - 50 marks
B. Gen.Awareness- 50marks
C. Numerical Aptitude– 50 marks
D. English Comprehension-5 0 marks
|I. Arithmetical Abilities : 200 marks (100 Questions)
II. English Language & Comprehension: 200 marks.
|100 Marks||Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) for post of Assistant in CSS only.||700|
|Auditor, Accountant, UDCs and Tax Assistant||-do-||
|Data Entry Skill Test at Speed of 8000 key depression per hour for Tax Assist||600|
|Statistical Investigator Grade-II||-do-||
NOTE: There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in Tier I and Tier II Examination. Candidates are, therefore, advised to keep this in mind while answering the questions.
9 (A). Combined Graduate Level (Tier-I) Examination: Tier –I of the Combined Graduate level Examination would be common for all categories of posts. Scheme of Tier-I Examination for all candidates including Visually Handicapped candidates with visual disability of forty percent and above and opting for availing the assistance of scribe.
Combined Graduate Level (Tier-I) Examination: Tier –I of
the Combined Graduate level Examination would be common for all categories of
Scheme of Tier-I Examination for all candidates including Visually Handicapped candidates with visual disability of forty percent and above and opting for availing the assistance of scribe.
|Part||Subject||Max. Marks/Questions||Total Duration/Timing for General candidates||Total Duration/ Timing for visually Handicapped candidates|
|A.||General Intelligence & Reasoning||50||
2 Hours 40 Minutes
NOTE: If and wherever necessary, the examination may be held in 2 (two) or more batches.
Questions will be of Objective Multiple Type Choice. The questions will be set both in Hindi and English in respect of Parts A, B and C.
Scheme of Tier-II Written Examination (Tier-II)
|Paper No.||Subject / Paper||Max. Marks||Number of Questions||Duration & Timings for General candidates||Duration & Timings for VH candidates|
|I||Arithmetical Ability||200||200||2 Hours||2 Hours and 40 Min.|
|II||English Language & Comprehension||200||200||2 Hours||2 Hours. and 40 Min.|
|III||Statistics||200||200||2 Hours||2 Hours. and 40 Min.|
NOTE-I : Paper-I & II are compulsory for all the categories of posts. Paper-III is compulsory only for those candidates who apply to be considered for the posts of Statistical Investigators Gr.II & Compiler.
NOTE-II : OMR Type of Answer Sheets will be supplied by the Commission to candidates for recording their answers to Multiple Choice Objective Type Questions. Candidates are advised to read the following instructions very carefully, in their own interest.
i) Part A of OMR Answer Sheet to be filled in Ball Point Pen
ii) Part B of OMR Answer Sheet should be filled in HB pencil only, as per instructions given in OMR Answer Sheet.
iii) Candidate should write and code his/her name, Roll Number, Ticket Number, Name of the Examination as mentioned in Admission Certificate, Date of birth and Test Form Number fully and correctly in the relevant places in OMR Answer Sheet. Answer Sheet not bearing candidates Name, Roll Number, Ticket Number and signature will not be evaluated and "Zero" marks will be awarded to them. The Commission prime-facie considers absence of such details/coding as attempt to commit malpractice in the examination or to impersonate. Candidates are advised to follow these instructions meticulously and also duly and fully coded in the appropriate places.
NOTE-III : Tier-I examination will be used to screen the candidates for appearing in Tier-II examination for various papers which will be specifically required for different groups of posts. However, marks of such screened candidates in Tier-I will be taken into account for final ranking of candidates for selecting them for the interview/skill test and also final selection.
Interview / Personality Test
NOTE-I : The interview will be held at the Commission‘s Regional /Sub
Regional Offices of the Commission or at any other place as decided by the
NOTE- II : SC/ST candidates called for interview will be paid TA as per Govt. Orders. However, no TA is payable to any candidate for appearing in the written examination.
NOTE- III : Canvassing in any form will disqualify the candidate.
|Category of posts||Age limit|
|Inspector of Income Tax/ Inspector (Central Excise) / Inspector (Preventive Officer)/ Inspector (Examiner)/ Inspector of Posts/ Assistant Enforcement Officer/ Compiler/ Divisional Accountant/ Auditors/ UDCs /Tax Assistants/ Junior Accountant & Accountant||18-27 years
(Not born earlier than 15.04.1984 and not later than 14.04.1993).
|Statistical Investigator Gr.II||Not exceeding 26 years (Not born earlier than 15.04.1985 )|
|Assistant/Sub Inspector in CBI||20-27 years (Not born earlier than 15.04.1984 and not later than 14.04.1991).|
(i) Compiler : Bachelor‟s Degree with Economics or Statistics or
Mathematics as compulsory or Elective subject from any recognized University.
(ii) Statistical Investigator Grade – II : Bachelors Degree with Statistics as one of the main subjects.
Bachelors Degree with Mathematics (with Statistics as a papers studied in one year/two years/all three year as the case may be) as one of the main subjects.
Bachelors Degree with Economics (with Statistics as a paper studied in one year/two years/all the three years as the case may be) as one of the main subjects.
Bachelors Degree with Commerce (with Statistics as a paper studied in one year/two years/all the three years as the case may be) as one of the main subjects.
(iii) All other Posts: Bachelors Degree (Graduation Degree) from a recognized University or equivalent.
RUPEES ONE HUNDRED ONLY (Rs. 100/-) : Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, Physically Handicapped, and Ex-Servicemen eligible for reservation are exempted from paying application fee; as per rule/instructions.
Important Dates & Links
Application Closing Date:07.11.2016
Date of Computer Based Examination (Tier-I): 07.01.2017 - 05.02.2017
Date of Tier-II (Descriptive Paper): 09.04.2017
Courtesy: Staff Selection Commission