Friday, 24 February 2017

SSC CGL Notification 2017 PDF

Posted by SSC CGL Expert

SSC CGL 2017 Notification is expected to be announced on ,11th March 2017 and Tier-1 Exam is scheduled in June/July 2017. Complete Details given.....

Current Status : As of now, there is No news Official Or Unofficial news regarding the postponement of CGL 2017 Notification. It is expected that before SSC will conducts the CGL 2016 Tier-3 Exam, it will announce the CGL 2017 Notification and expectedly on 11th March, 2017.

We have also filed an RTI to know the Exact Date of CGL 2017 Notification and once we get the Reply, we will share on this page.

Big News: SSC had made some big changes, regarding the Age Limit for CGL 2017 Exam. As per the Official Notification, Now the revised age limit for Group B posts in 18 to 30 years.

Moreover the Crucial Date for Determining the Age Limit and Qualifications is 1st August, 2017 

SSC's Combined Graduate Level Exam (CGLE) is India's one of the most sought after Government Job Exam in India, the reason is that, it opens the gateway to high salaried Group B and Group C posts in Central Government Departments and Ministries. Every year, around 30-40 lakh applications, are received for CGL Exam. In 2016, an all time high record was created with 38 lakh applications received for CGL 2016 Exam and in 2017 this number may touch even 40 Lakhs., with the addition of lakhs of fresh Graduates, passing out every year.

So, imagine an exam where 40 lakh candidates apply for a few thousand posts , the competition can be whooping high. The applicant vacancy ration in CGL Exam is 1:600, ie 500 students are in competition for a every single post in CGL Exam. But the Good news is that CGL 2017 will be big as far vacancies are concerned. It is expected that 2017 CGL Exam may have more than 20000 vacancies and bulk of these vacancies will be for Income Tax Department.

The popularity of this exam can also be understood by the fact, that as and when the SSC CGL 2017 Notification, is announced, it will get viral in no time. There are several websites, Facebook pages, that are sharing article on SSC CGL. Even News portals Like Zee News, Indian Express, India Today are reporting news on CGL Exam.

If, you are keen to get successful in the CGL 2017 Exam, then you should prepare in a planned manner. You should be aware of the Exam Dates and most importantly the Date for announcement of CGL 2017 Notification, well in advance, so that, you know, how much time, you have in hand, otherwise time will slip out and you will be left in the middle of road.

It is worth mentioning here that CGL Exam is held only once in a calendar year and this is why, there is a craze for this exam and this results in tremendous increase of applicants with every passing year. SSC announces the Exam dates in advance through its Exam Calendar, that is released by the end of every year. 

In 2016, SSC Exam Calendar was announced on 13th November and the SSC Calendar 2017 was announced much earlier ie in the third week of October. As per the SSC Calendar 2017, the Notification for CGL 2017 Exam, will be announced on 11th March. 

In this post, we will discuss the Complete Schedule for Advertisement of SSC CGL 2017 Notification, from where to get the Notification, where to apply , Which books to read, everything, will be shared on this page.

How to Get SSC CGL 2017 Notification ?

You can get the CGL Notification, only after it will be officially announced by SSC.

The release date of SSC CGL Notification, and tentative schedule of announcement, will be known, only after the SSC Exam Calendar for 2017 will be announced. This calendar, will have Date of CGL Notification, Dates for submitting the online application and Exam dates.

However, going by the trends of last few years (Expect 2015), CGL Notification is announced in January OR February. Only is 2015, the Notification, was announced in May.

Update: We would like to update all our readers that SSC had announced the Tentative Schedule of Exams to be held in 2017-18. As per the information, given in the Exam Calendar, CGL Notification will be announced on 11th March, 2017

Here is the Date wise List of SSC CGL Notification, announced in the last few years

In 2017, too the CGL Notification is expected to be announced on 11th March, 2017 and Tier-1 Exams in June/July, 2017. 

However, this schedule is completely tentative and can be changed anytime.

Now, we will discuss, how you can get the SSC CGL 2017 Notification

1) By Employment Newspaper : Employment Newspaper is a store house of all the Government Job Notifications. All the major Recruitment agencies, Like SSC, UPSC, Railways, IBPS all publish their Recruitment Notification is Employment Newspaper.

Whenever SSC will announce the CGL Notification, 2017, the same will be published in Employment Newspaper. As the Notification is expected to be released in March 2017, so you are as such advised to Subscribe OR Buy  Employment Newspaper, which is available at a affordable price of only Rs 12  Per copy.

As we have the Tentative Date of CGL Notification. So for Detailed Advertisement, you should buy the Employment Newspaper Dated 11th March, 2017.

Employment Newspaper is published by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India. You can also subscribe for E-Version of Employment Newspaper and download in PDF format

2) From SSC Official Website : SSC hosts its main website at and 9 other Regional SSC Websites for different regions.  Once the CGL 2017 Notification is prepared, the same will be uploaded in PDF file on the Official Website of SSC and SSC Regional Websites.

It is worth mentioning here that, PDF file containing the CGL Notification, will be uploaded on the websites 2-3 Days before, the same is printed in Employment Newspaper. So, you can get the Notification from official website, with waiting for the employment newspaper.

3) Exclusive SSC CGL Notification website :   We have made this website, for providing each and everything, related to CGL Exam. Right from the announcement of Notification, to Submitting the Online application forms, till results, everything will be shared on this website.   (

Aspirants are advised to subscribe to this website, so that they can receive all the Important Notification, free by Email.

What after the Notification is announced ?

This is no denying, CGL being the very popular exam in India, the Notification, will get viral in no time. 

Now, the Question is what to do next, after the Notification, gets announced.

1) Read the Full content of the Notification, and find if there are any changes in the SSC CGL 2017 Eligibility criteria, Exam, Pattern, Syllabus etc. 

2) Marks the Important Dates and most importantly, the Dates for submitting the SSC CGL online application form. Also keep note of Exam Dates, so that, you will be aware of the time left for the exam.

It is also advised, that, you submit the application form well before the closing date, as there will be several issue during the last days. The most frequent is website getting overloaded and becomes unresponsive.

3) As, the Syllabus and Exam Pattern in given in the Notification, itself, aspirant are advised to keep note of it and start preparing for the exam.

4) Applicants are also advised to go through the posts and also mark your preference of posts, as these might be need, when you submit the application forms. While, marking the preference, make sure, to give priority of those posts, you are interested in.

Note : SSC had released an important Notification for CGL 2017 Aspirants. As per the Notification, the crucial date for determining the Age Limit for CGL 2017 Exam is 1st August, 2017.

Important Dates for SSC CGL Exam 2017

Knowing the Exam Dates in advance , will help you in the long run, the best part is that, you can manage your time properly and effectively. 

Here is the complete Tentative Schedule of SSC CGL Exam 2017

S No.
Announcement of Notification
11th March, 2017
Closing Date of Registration
15th April, 2017
1st week of June, 2017
19th June  to 2nd July , 2017
Declaration of Tier-1 Result
August, 2017
5th -8th September, 2017
Declaration of Tier-2 Result
Oct / Nov, 2017
Date of CGL Descriptive Paper
Dec, 2017
Computer / Proficiency test
Jan 2018
SSC CGL Final Result
Feb / March, 2018

Note: This schedule is completely tentative and based upon the Schedule as given in the SSC Calendar, 2017, moreover exact schedule, will be known, only after the announcement of CGL 2017 Notification on 11th March, 2017.

Who can apply for SSC CGL 2017 Exam ?

If, you are willing to appear in the CGL 2017 Exam, then you should full fill the below mentioned eligibility conditions

1) Nationality : To appear for CGL Exam, you must be an Indian, OR a subject of Nepal Or a subject of Bhutan

2) Age Limit (As on 1st August, 2017): SSC CGL offers various posts, and as such these posts carry different Age Limit, but for the most of the posts, age criteria is 18 to 27 years and 20 to 30 years.

At the time of verification, your age as recorded in your Matriculation certificate, will be only accepted as Proof of Age.

3) Educational Qualification 
(As on 1st August, 2017): The basic qualification to apply for CGL Exam is only Graduation, but for a few posts you need additional qualification Like If, you want to apply for Statistical Investigator post, you should have Statistics as one of the subject at degree level 

Update (As on 30th Dec, 2016)

Upper Age Relaxed by 3 years

On 30th Dec, 2016, Department of Personnel Training (DOPT) had released a Notification, giving relaxation is upper age limit for various group B posts having Grade Pay of Rs 4200, Rs 4600 and Rs 4800. 

As per the Notification, the Age limit for CGL 2017 Exam, is relaxed by 3 years. Now, those with with upper age less than 30 years, can apply for CGL Exams. Earlier the age limit is 18 to 27 years.

Here are the List of posts for which SSC revised and relaxes the upper age limit by 3 years

SSC CGL 2017 Selection process

The selection process for CGL Exam, comprises of Three tier exams (Tier-1, Tier-2 and Tier-3), followed by computer proficiency test / Skill test.

1) Tier-1 : All those, who apply for CGL Exam, will have to appear for Tier-1 Exam, which comprises of 100 Objective Questions  (200 Marks) from 4 sections, given below. 

Each Question carry 2 marks and Total time allotted is 75 minutes.

  • General English 25 Questions (50 Marks)
  • General Awareness 25 Questions (50 Marks)
  • Reasoning 25 Questions (50 Marks)
  • Quantitative Aptitude 25 Questions (50 Marks)

Note : There is penalty of 0.50 marks for every incorrect answer.

SSC CGL 2017 Question Paper : Download from 19th June onwards

2) Tier-2 : All those, who qualify the Tier-1 exam, will have to appear in the Tier-2 Exam, which comprises of 4 Papers, having duration of 2 hours each. Paper-1 and Paper-2 is compulsory for all, Paper-3 and Paper-4 is only for those, who have applied for Statistical Investigator and Assistant Audit Officer in CAG respectively.

  • Paper-1 : Quantitative Abilities (100 Questions / 200 marks)
  • Paper-2 : English Language and Comprehension (200 Questions / 200 Marks)
  • Paper-3 Statistics  (100 Questions / 200 marks)
  • Paper-4 : Finance and Economics (100 Questions / 200 marks)
Here is the Detailed Syllabus for SSC CGL 2017 Exam. and Here is Revised and Updated Syllabus for CGL 2017 Tier-2 Mains Exam

3) Tier-3 : Those, who qualify the Tier-2 Exam, will have to appear for Tier-3 Exam, which is descriptive Paper of 100 marks, that have questions on Essay writing and Letter writing. 

  • Minimum marks required to Qualify the descriptive Paper is only 33%
  • Descriptive Paper is Bilingual. ie you have the option to write the paper in Hindi Or English. However, part of paper written in Hindi and part in English, will not be evaluated
For complete Details, regarding the, Syllabus, Pattern and Structure of Tier-3 Exam, applicants are advised to read this post on Descriptive Paper for SSC CGL 2017 Exam

Note: Applicants must note that, marks obtained in the Descriptive Paper are to be considered in the preparation of Final Merit. Merely passing the exam, and not getting the good marks, can impact your Final Result.

Final Merit : The Final Merit is obtained by combining the marks obtained in the Tier-1, Tier-2 and Tier-3 taken together. Those, who fall in the Merit will be called for Tier-4 stage

4) Tier-4 comprises of Computer Proficiency test/  Skill test which is of Qualifying nature.

  • Skill test is only for the post of Tax Assistants (In Central Excise and Income Tax Department)
  • Computer Proficiency test (CPT) is conducted only for Assistant Section Officer in CSS. CPT involves Word Processing, Generation of Slides and Spread Sheet.

Here is our detailed post on SSC CGL 2017 Selection Process

SSC CGL 2017 Admit Cards

Admit Cards for CGL 2017 Exam, will be issued once we get to know the firm dates of Tier-1 and Tier-2 Exam

As, the CGL Tier-1 exams are scheduled from 19th June, 2017, so we can expect SSC Regional websites may start Downloading of Admit cards from 2nd week of June, 2017. 

Moreover, before releasing the Admit cards, SSC will release a detailed notification, regarding the Downloading schedule of Admit cards. So, keep checking this page for real time updates on Admit cards for CGL Exam.

The most expected Date for release of CGL 2017 Tier-1 Admit cards is 6th to 10th June, 2017. Once the Admit cards will be uploaded on the Regional websites, we will share the Direct Links for downloading Admit cards on this page.

And for CGL Tier-2 Exams, that are scheduled from 5th to 8th September, 2017, Admit cards can be downloaded from last week of August, 2017

Once the Admit cards, will be available for download, we will share the Direct links for downloading of Admit cards.

How to Apply ?

To, apply for CGL 2017 Exam, you need to wait till the announcement of Notification and activation of Online Registration Link.

SSC gives ample time, to apply for CGL Exam. Normally, 30 Days, are given for submitting the online application form. In 2016, the Online application dates were extended twice, so as to facilitate, more and more candidates to apply for CGL Exam and the result is 35 lakh applications were received.

Application form : SSC had both Online and offline forms to apply for CGL Exam. 

Paper application forms, can be printed from the Official CGL Notification document Or you can taken from local stationary shop.

Alternatively, you can also submit the online application for logging on to the SSC Online websites @ and

Here are some simple steps for submitting the SSC CGL 2017 Online form

1) Open any of these SSC Registration websites Like OR

2) Part-1 Registration : After that, you can have to proceed for Part of SSC CGL Registration. Herem you have to Fill your Basic Details, Like NAme, Parentage, Age, Central, Eductaion Qualifications etc, that you can simply fill by following the On-Screen Instructions.

On the next page, you have to Fill the Post preferences for SSC CGL Exam, and for that, you can read this post for Filling the SSC CGL Post Preferences for Male as well as Female candidates

3) Part-2 Registration : After completing the Part-1 Registration, you will be assigned a Registration No, which is needed for completing the Part-2 of Registration, which includes, uploading the Photograph and Signature and Payment of Application fees.

It is only after you complete the Payment process, your application will be accepted. 

It is highly advisable, that you should be very careful, while filling the Online form, as Incomplete , Inaccurate and Partially filled form, will be out rightly rejected, and therefore, you won't appear in the CGL Exam.

Apply Online Dates: The Online Registration for CGL 2017 exam, will start from 11th March, 2017 and will end on 15th April, 2017. However the closing  dates for Part-1 and Part-2 Registration, will be known only after the announcement of CGL 2017 Notification

The detailed instructions for submitting the SSC CGL 2017 Online application form, will be given in our upcoming post.

Application fees: Exam fees is what that make, more and more candidates, apply for CGL Exam. SSC charges, only Rs 100 as application cum examination fees. 

Moreover, Category and female candidates are exempted from paying any application fees.

This low application fees is also a reason somewhere for so many candidates apply for CGL Exam.

But, when it comes to attendance, Only 50% appear for CGL Exam.

Updates ?

We will update this page, when SSC will announce its Exam calendar and releases its Official Notification for CGL 2017 Exam. 

Soon, after the announcement of Notification, we will share the Direct links for submitting the SSC CGL Application form online.

Moreover, in our upcoming posts, we will share the Detailed Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Study Notes and Books for SSC CGL 2017 Exam

If, you have any queries, related to CGL 2017 Exam, then kindly drop you comments below. 

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SSC CGL 2017 : Schedule and Timetable

1) Date of Notification : 11th March, 2017

2) Last Date for Submitting Application form : 15th April, 2017

3) Date of Tier-1 Exam : 19th June to 2nd July 2017

Monday, 13 February 2017

SSC CGL 2017 Tier 2 Mains Exam Date and Syllabus

Posted by SSC CGL Expert

Qualified the SSC CGL 2017 Tier-1 Exam. Know the Exam Dates and Syllabus for SSC CGL 2017 Tier-2 Mains Exam. 

SSC 2017 Exam dates are out and everyone is waiting for the announcement of SSC CGL 2017 Notification. If things, for SSC go as per planned, then Notification for CGL 2017 Exam, will be announced on 11th March, 2017. But, most of the time, we see there is postponement and rescheduling of SSC Notifications and Exam Dates. 

The recent example is SSC CHSL 2016 Exam, for which the Notification was delayed by 3 months and eventually the Tier-1 Exams were held after a delay of 4 months.

In our previous posts, we have already discussed in the detail, regarding the Notification, Eligibility criteria , Online Application and Syllabus for SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam. In this post, we will discuss each and everything, about the CGL 2017 Tier-2 Exam , also known as CGL Mains Exam.

We will even discuss the Tentative Schedule and Syllabus for CGL Tier-2 Exam.

But before, we discuss the Tier-2 (Mains) Details, you should check the Selection Process for SSC CGL 2017 Exam, so that you know the Importance of Tier-2 Exam with respect to CGL Selection Process

SSC CGL Syllabus 

Or we can say that, your Selection in the CGL Exam, depends, very much on your performance in the Tier-2 stage. If, you manage to get more marks in CGL Tier-2 exam, then your chances of being selected will be on higher side. 

Reason is SSC CGL Tier-2 has the maximum weightage among all the Tiers in CGL Exam

1) Tier-1 : 200 Marks
2) Tier-2 : 400 Marks
3) Tier-3 : 100 Marks

 That is CGL Tier-2 Exam has a weighate of 57%  among all the the three Tiers

But remember, All the three Tiers are equally important for selection, because to be shortlisted for Tier-2, you need to Qualify the Tier-1 and that too, with goods marks and To be shortlisted for Final selection, you need to Qualify CGL Descriptive Paper (Tier-3) 

When is SSC CGL 2017 Mains Tier-2 Exam ?

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Saturday, 11 February 2017

SSC CGL 2017 Question Paper for Tier-1 Tier 2 PDF

Posted by SSC CGL Expert

Looking for SSC CGL 2017 Question Paper ? Download from Here Fully Solved  CGL 2017 Questions Paper of 19th June to 2nd July, 2017

एसएससी CGL 2017 टियर -१ का पेपर 19th जून, 2017 से डाउनलोड कर सकते हैं। हालाँकि पीडीऍफ़ कॉपी के लिए आपको थोड़ा इंतज़ार करना पड़  सकता है क्योंकि पीडीऍफ़ कॉपी तभी मिलेंगे जब एसएससी रिस्पांस शीट जारी  करेगा। 

  • Question Paper for CGL 2017 will be available for Download only after 19th June onwards.
  • Initially, you will get only Questions asked in the CGL 2017 Tier-1 Exam. The PDF of Question Paper can be downloaded only after SSC releases the response sheets.
  • For effective preparation, you should study at least Last 15 years of CGL Question Papers.
  • CGL 2017 Tier-2 Question Paper can be downloaded from 5th Sept, 2017 onwards.

SSC CGL 2017 Exam Dates have been announced and as per the SSC CGL 2017 Notification, Tier-1 Exams are scheduled from 19th June to 2nd July, 2017. So, those, who are looking for CGL 2017 Question Paper, can download it from 19th June, onwards. Remember, these are only tentative Dates and exact dates, will be known only when the SSC CGL Admit Cards will be released.

Moreover, SSC CGL Tier-1 Exams are being held through online mode and as such there will be No Question Paper in Hard copy format. So, it will be virtually impossible to get the Full Question Paper . But still, we will share the General Awareness Questions asked in the CGL Exam and will provide a Daily Analysis of CGL 2017 Exam.

Moreover, Complete PDF of SSC CGL 2017 Question Paper will be available, when SSC releases the Question Paper and Response sheet to candidates for challenging the Answer keys. This is when we will upload the CGL 2017 Question Paper on this page. But for that you need to wait for some time, most probably by 3rd week of July, 2017.

CGL Question Paper 2017 will be of immense help for those who have their CGL 2017 Tier-1 Exams on later dates, as they will get to know the Questions asked in the CGL Exams of starting days. Soon after the first Day of CGL Exam on 19th June, 2017, we will share Questions asked in each day and each shift of exam. Knowing the Questions of previous days, can be of immense help as it will help you in knowing Difficulty Level and Nature of Questions being asked in the exam.

When is SSC CGL 2017 Tier-1 Exams?

Before you proceed to Download the CGL Question Paper, you must know from which Date the Question Papers will be available for Download.

  •  Date of CGL 2017 Tier-1 Exams: 19th June to 2nd July, 2017 (Tentative).

Remember, this is the Tentative schedule of CGL Exam and exact schedule, will be known only when the SSC releases the Admit cards for CGL Exam.

You can check Each day of Questions asked in the CGL Exam on our websites given below



But for the PDF of each Day and each shift of Exam, you need to wait for some time, as PDF' can be downloaded only after SSC releases the response sheets of candidates and that obviously will take more time .

Moreover, it is highly advisable, that you should start preparing for the exam right now and not wait for the announcement of Offiical CGL 2017 Notification as in CGL 2017 it is expected that over 45 applicants, may apply.

Make sure, you have with you the Revised  Syllabus for SSC CGL 2017 Exam and Prefer to Buy these Recommended Books for CGL 2017 Exam.

Study Last 15 Years of SSC CGL Question Paper

Remember, only CGL 2017 Question Paper is not enough for your Preparation

Try to read as many as possible  previous years of CGL Question Paper. This will help you in understand, how the Pattern and Nature of Question Papers have been changed over the years.

Actually Difficulty Level of Question Papers is directly proportional to Cut off Marks

When the Paper is Difficult, Cut offs are generally at lower side, and when the Paper is Easy to Moderate, then we see lower cut offs.

But collecting all these Question Paper is a difficult task and looking on Internet for these Question Paper is waste of Time. But Kiran Publishers, a well know name for SSC Exam, has compiled the Last 15 years Question Paper is a Single Book.

This CGL Question Bank, contains, 45 SSC CGL Question Paper from 1999 to 2015.

For 2016 and 2017 Question Paper, you can check our website

This SSC CGL Question Bank is available online at a discounted price of only Rs 375 and you can buy it from Flipkart, Amazon or any other online market place.

Kiran’s SSC CGL Combined GRADUATE LEVEL Exams Question Bank 1999–2015 (50 Solved Papers Of Previous Year Exams)—English (Paperback, Think Tank of Kiran Prakashan, Pratiyogita Kiran & KICX)

Price : Rs 375

Get SSC CGL 2017 Question Paper by Email

If, you are tired of checking the websites for Downloading the CGL 2017 Question Paper, then you can get it directly on your Email. All you need is to Subscribe our Website by entering your Email Id in the Subscription Box given at the Right side of our website.

After that, you will start receiving free updates. 

Updates ?

We will update this page, on 19th June, 2017, when SSC conducts the First Shift of SSC CGL 2017 Tier-1 Exam. We will share the Links on this page to download the CGL 2017 Question Paper in PDF Format.

After the CGL Tier-1 2017 Results will be announced, we will also share the Question Papers of CGL Tier-2 Exam, but for that you need to wait till August September, as CGL Tier-2 Exams are tentatively scheduled to be held from 5th to 8th September, 2017.

If, you have any queries, related to SSC CGL 2017 Exam, kindly ask us in the comments section below
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Thursday, 26 January 2017

SSC CGL 2017 Admit Card cum Online Hall Ticket

Posted by SSC CGL Expert

Applied for CGL 2017 Exam and Looking for CGL Admit Cards ? Here is the step by step process for Downloading CGL 2017 Hall Tickets without Registration Number.

If, you are reading this post, then chances are looking for Admit Cards for SSC CGL 2017 Tier-1 Exam. But before, you start reading this post and know the exact process for Downloading the SSC CGL Online Admit Cards, you should keep in mind, that Only those candidates, will be issued Admit Card, who have successfully submitted their CGL 2017 Online Applications.

We are saying this, because, SSC will soon release the List of Candidates, whose applications have been rejected by the Commission. Now, the Questions is Why these applications are rejected.

SSC had several reasons for rejecting the applications given as under.

1) Incomplete Applications: You have completed the Part-1 of Registration, but did not complete the Part-2 of Registration. To know, how to successfully submit the Online applications, applicants are advised to read our previous post on How to submit SSC CGL 2017 Online form ?

2) Blurred Photo and Signature: SSC had mentioned some rules regarding the uploading of Scanned Photograph and Signature. Size and Dimensions are one thing, but you should make sure that your Scanned Photos, are of clear vision (Like No Blur and No Red eye)

3) You application may also gets rejected, If you failed to Pay the application fees. So make sure that you pay the application fees either through online mode / offline mode, before the stipulated time.

Applicants must also note that merely getting the Registration No., does not entitle you to Download the CGL Admit card and appear in the Exam. So, in case, you are unable to Download your SSC CGL 2017 Admit Card, then it can be due to any of the above mentioned reasons

So, the best advice is to Check your SSC CGL 2017 Application status from the respective SSC Websites. Many Regional websites have released the Application Status for CGL 2017 Aspirants. Moreover, If, you application status is shown as Accepted, then you easily download the SSC CGL Hall Tickets.

But, even being your CGL Application Status shown as "Accepted" and still you are unable to Download your CGL 2017 Admit Card, then you are advised to read this post, till end as here we will discuss the Step by step Process for downloading the CGL 2017 Hall Tickets.

Pre-Requisites for Downloading the SSC Admit Cards

Before, you proceed to Download the Admit Cards, keep the following things in mind so, you won't face any difficulties at the time of downloading the Admit Cards

1) First, make sure that your CGL 2017 Application is Accepted.  Only those, candidates, who have successfully submitted their applications before the Last date, will be able to download their admit cards

2) Registration No. : With Registration No., it gets easy to download the CGL Admit cards. Registration No. is generated at the time of submitting the application form. In case, you forget the Registration No, you can obtain it from the  Email Address, and Mobile No. you submitted at the time of filling the Online CGL form.

After your submit your application for CGL Exam, SSC had sent you an Email and SMS as acknowledgement that your Application is accepted. All you need to check the Inbox and SMS of your respective Email and Mobile No. respectively

3) Website Address : Applicants must keep this thing in mind, that Admit Cards cannot be downloaded from the Official SSC Website (

Instead, you have to download the Admit Cards from the Respective SSC Regional Websites. There are 9 SSC Regional Offices in India and each Regional Office has its own website, from where you have to Download the CGL 2017 Hall Tickets.

Example: You have submitted your Application to SSC North western Regions, then your Admit cards can be downloaded from the Official Website of SSC-NWR 

Here is the Complete Lists of SSC Regional Offices, along with their Official Websites

When CGL 2017 Admit Card can be Downloaded ?

Knowing the Exact Schedule for Downloading of Admit cards, may help you in many ways. As the SSC CGL 2017 Notification is tentatively scheduled to be announced on 11th March, 2017, therefore, only after that, we get to know the exact schedule of CGL Exam.

So, you need to wait till 11th March for the release of Official SSC CGL Notification.

But with SSC 2017 Exam Calendar, already announced, tentative schedule of SSC CGL 2017 Exam is available, and also the date for availability of CGL 2017 Admit Cards.

As per the SSC Exam Calendar, 2017, CGL Tier-1 Exams are tentatively schedule from 19th June to 2nd July, 2017, therefore, expect the Admit cards to be released at least 2 weeks before the Exam dates. So, going by that, we can expect the SSC Regional Offices to release the Admit Cards by 1st week of June, 2017

  • Expected Date for availability of SSC CGL 2017 Admit Cards: 4th to 8th June, 2017

Note: Different SSC Offices may release CGL 2017 Hall Tickets at different Dates. As and when the SSC Regional Websites, will start releasing the Admit Cards, we will update the respective link on this page.

Moreover, candidates are advised to keep checking their respective websites for updates.

How to Download the SSC CGL 2017 Tier-1 Admit Cards ?

Now, you know the expected Date for availability of Admit cards, next thing, you need to know is the Exact process for Downloading of Admit Cards

1) Open the Respective SSC Regional Website. The list of each SSC Office along with their respective websites, is given above.

2) On this Homepage, you will find several links, Find the Link containing "Admit Card" OR "Download Admit Card" OR "Download Duplicate Admit Card" Or anything like that. and Click on that link

Note: When the Admit cards, will be available for download, the same will be highlighted on the Website so you can easily find it.

3) Once, you click on Admit Card Link, it will open the Admit Card Download Page, where you need to Enter Details to download your Admit Card

There are 2 ways to Download the Admit Card. First by using your Registration No and other by Using the Search Functionality

i) By Registration No. : Here, you have to enter your Registration No and Date of Birth and after that Click on "Search Status" Button. If, the Details are correct, it will display your Admit Cards. Then you can Download it and Print it.

ii) By Search Functionality : This is for those, who Forget, their Registration No. They can download their Admit Card, by entering the First Four Characters of Name , Father's Name and Date of Birth and Click "Search Status".

After that system, will search the entire Database, and match it with the entered Details, and fetch the results. containing your Admit card.

This way, you can download your Admit cards, even without Registration No.

Forget Registration No ?

Registration No. is important not only for Downloading of Admit Card, but is also required for further stages of CGL Exam. In case, you forget your Registration No, there are a few way to obtain it

1) From Email : At the time of submitting the CGL Application form, there is a field, although optional, that requires you to enter your Email address. Once, you complete the Registration process, SSC send you an Email containing this Registration No. 

So, you can Log in to your Email and retrieve the Registration No., by checking the Emails, sent by SSC 

2) From Message Inbox of your Mobile: Just like Email, SSC also sends an SSC to your Registered Mobile No. This SMS contains the Registration No. Check your previous SMS's to get the SSC CGL Registration No.

Unable to Download Admit Card.Whom to Contact ?

In a worst case, if you are still unable to download your Admit card, then you need some official help. In that case, you need to contact your Respective regional office.

Here are the Contact No.s of SSC Regional Offices

Updates ?

We will update this page, only when the CGL 2017 Notification, will be announced. Only after that, you will get to know the Schedule of SSC CGL Exam. Moreover, when the Admit card will be released, you will also update this page, with the Direct Link for Downloading of Admit cards.

If, you have any queries for downloading the Admit Cards, you can ask us in the Comments section below.

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Tuesday, 17 January 2017

SSC CGL 2017 Cut off for Tier-1

Posted by SSC CGL Expert

Appeared in the SSC CGL 2017 Tier-1 Exam? These are the Safe Marks (Cut OFF) for CGL Tier-1 2017 Exams.

The much awaited Notification for SSC CGL 2017 Exam, will be announced on 11th March, 2017 and it is expected that this time, there will be record registrations for the CGL Exam, thanks to Bumper vacancies in the CGL 2017 Exam.

Although, the exact no. of vacancies, will be known only after the announcement of CGL 2017 Notification. Applicants must note that vacancies for CGL Exam are not announced at the time of Notification, rather the vacancies are being continuously collected from respective departments and are constantly updated on the Official Website of SSC. But with this announcement of CGL 2017 Exam Dates, applicants have already started their preparation for upcoming CGL Exam.

In this post, we will discuss about the Expected Cut off for SSC CGL 2017 Tier-1 Exam. Well the Exact Cut off will be known, only when the CGL Tier-1 2017 Results will be announced, but still, we can predict the Expected Cut off for CGL 2017 Exam, before the announcement of results. 

The methodology, used to determine the expected cut off will depend upon various factors including the No. of candidates appeared in the exam, No. of vacancies, Difficulty level of Exam etc.

Moreover, the Cut off for SSC CGL 2017 Tier-1 Exam, will also be within the range of previous CGL 2016 Exam. It is worth mentioning here that Cut offs for CGL 2016 were at the higher side have touched 137+.

What are the safe marks in SSC CGL 2017 Tier-1 Exam?

Knowing the safe marks in advance and before the exam, will help you in the long run. At Least, you get to know, how many marks, you need to know, how many marks you need in the exam, to qualify for the CGL Tier-2 stage.

Well, much depends upon how you fare at the Exam .

Your chances of scoring the Marks more than Cut off marks,, will depend you

1) How many Questions, you have attempted in the CGL Tier-1 Exam.

2) Percentage of Correct Questions in the CGL Exam.

Tip: If, you attempt maximum Questions, with higher accuracy rate, then chances are that your score more than Cut off marks in the CGL 2017 Tier-1 Exam.

Applicants, must note that merely scoring the marks greater than Cut off marks, will not ensure that you fall in the Merit List, as you need to score as much marks as possible, in the Tier-1 stage, so that marks obtained in this stage, can impact the Final Ranking and take you to the upper side of the merit list.

As the Final Merit for SSC CGL 2017 Exam, will be based on your marks obtained in the Tier-1. Tier-2 and Tier-3 stages. 

Expected Cut off for SSC CGL 2017 Tier-1 Exam

SSC CGL Tier-1 Exams are scheduled to start from 19th June to 2nd July, 2017 and Tier-1 Results are expected to be announced by 2nd week of August, 2017. 

For 2017 CGL Exam, we can expect the Cut offs to be at the higher side, owing to the fact that Large No. of candidates will make their appearance in the CGL 2017 Exam.

Here is the Expected Cut off for CGL 207 Tier-1 Exam

Expected Cut off for SSC CGL 2017 Exam
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Cut off Marks

Note: Cut Off is only based on prediction, and the exact cut off may vary.

The exact cut off will be known only after the announcement of CGL 2017 Tier-1 Result. So you need to wait till the month of August, when CGL Tier-1 Results will be announced officially.

It is worth mentioning here that just before the announcement of results, SSC will release the Candidate's' Response Sheet and Answer Key, so that you get to know the Marks, and then compare it with the Expected Cut off marks, to known your position in the CGL Exam.

While, preparing for the exam, aspirants are advised to prepare as per the Revised SSC CGL 2017 Syllabus and Exam Pattern. It is worth mentioning here SSC had made some big changes in the Pattern and Scheme of CGL Exams from 2016.

SSC CGL Cut off of Last 3 years

1) SSC CGL 2016 Cut off : In 2016, CGL Exam, 14.84 lakh candidates have appeared in the Tier-1 Exam, out of which 1.49 lakh (approx) have qualified for Tier-2 stage. As per the Date made available by SSC, following is the Category wise Cut off for CGL 2016 Tier-1 Exam

  • General: 137 marks
  • OBC: 125.50 marks
  • SC: 114 marks
  • ST: 103 marks
Total Marks : 200

This is for the first time, that Cut offs have gone,  much higher. You can see the difference, by comparing these Cut offs, with the Previous years Cut off of 2015, 2014 exams,

2) SSC CGL 2015 Cut off: As against 14 lakh in 2016, over 17 lakh candidates have appeared in cGL 2015 Tier-1 Exam, and out of which 1.66 lakh have qualified the exam.

Here is the Cut off for SSC CGL 2015 Tier-1 Exam

  • General: 102.25 marks
  • OBC: 125.50 marks
  • SC: 114 marks
  • ST: 103 marks

3) SSC CGL 2014 Cut off: In 2014 CGL Tier-1 Exam, an approximate no. of 13 lakh candidates have appeared in the CGL Exam and when the results were announced, this is the picture of Category wise cut off 
  • General: 96.50 marks
  • OBC: 82 marks
  • SC: 77 marks
  • ST: 69.50 marks
If, you carefully, look at the Cut offs of the last 3 years, then you will find that with every year, Cut offs have increased. So, we expect that Cut off for SSC CGL 2017 Tier-1 Exam, will be at higher side

Updates ?

We will update this page, when the CGL Tier-1 2017 Exam, will be conducted and it is only after that, we can come clear on the Expected Cut off for CGL 2017 Exam. If you have any Queries, kindly ask us through the comments section below.
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