SSC Exam Detail


The Staff Selection Commission exams are conducted to recruit candidates in Group B and Group C positions for departments, ministries, and organizations in the government of India. The exam takes place once a year and is executed in both Hindi and English language.  

SSC Exam

SSC CGL Eligibility

The recruitment process is based on the below eligibility criteria.

  • Candidate must be a citizen of India, Nepal, Bhutan
  • Candidate must be between the age group of 18-32 years
  • Candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university
  • Age limit relaxation is there for reserved candidates

Category  Years
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
Physically Handicapped (PH) 10 years
OBC+ PH 13 years
SC/ST+ PH 15 years

SSC Exam Pattern

The exam is conducted in four stages also called tiers.

Tiers Number of Questions Mode of examination
Tier-1 100 Online Multiple choice questions
Tier-2 500 Online Multiple choice-based
Tier-3 1

Offline Descriptive


Tier- 4 is a Computer proficiency skill test.

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SSC CGL Exam Syllabus

The SSC CGL majorly covers topics related to the 10th and 12th grade. The syllabus for the CGL Exam varies with respect to the Tiers. 

Tier I:- Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness, English Language & comprehension.

Tier II:- Quantitative Aptitude, General Studies (Finance & Economics) English Language & Comprehension, Statistics, 

Tier III:- To evaluate a candidate’s language skills in English or Hindi, this exam takes place offline. This is only for candidates appearing for Statistical Investigator (Grade II) & Compiler.

Tier IV:-After clearing the three tiers, this test examines the data entry speed test (DEST) & computer proficiency test (CPT) followed by document verification.

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