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, was finally announced on 16th May, 2017 and it is expected that this time, there will be record registrations for the CGL Exam, thanks to Bumper vacancies in the SSC CGL 2017 Exam. After the Last Date of SSC CGL 2017 is over, SSC released the Information, that 30 Lakh Candidates have registered for the CGL 2017 Exam. In 2016 CGL Exam, 38 Lakh applicants registered and only 14 Lakh have appeared, but still, the Cut off's were at the higher side.

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. As per the Notification, Tier-1 Exams are scheduled to start from 1st August 2017. It is expected that SSC will soon release the Application status of CGL forms and thereafter, you can Download the SSC CGL 2017 Admit Cards from the 3rd week of July.  

In this post, we will discuss 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, the 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+.




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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 score, 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
S No
Category
Cut off Marks
1
General
140-145
2
OBC
132-138
3
ST
116-121
4
SC
120-125

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 know 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, but due to changes in Exam Pattern ie Reducing the Time Limit to 1 Hour, will definitely have an impact on the Cut offs.

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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