SSC CGL 2017 Notification Out with Exam Dates

Published on Saturday, May 13, 2017
The official dates of SSC CGL 2017 has been released and the exam will commence on 1st of August and ends on 20th of August. The recruitment is for the various posts in different departments of Indian Government.  
The notification will be available on the official website  on 16th May. The process of online application will commence once the notification is updated on the official website. 
The Exam Dates, Eligibility Criteria and Fees is mentioned below:

Tentative Dates of Recruitment

Exam Dates Exam Events Exam Events
May 16 2017 Opening Date of Online Registration
 June 16  2017 Closing Date of Online Registration
August 1 - August 20 2017

Online Examination Preliminary (SSC CGL Tier 1 2017)
November 10 -November 11 2017

Online Examination Mains (SSC CGL Tier 2 2017)
January 21 2018

Descriptive Paper (Tier 3) – Pen & Paper
February 2018

Skill Test (Tier 4) – CPT / DEST

Eligibility Criteria

Age: Minimum Age 18 - Maximum 32 (As on 01.08.2017)
Educational Qualification: 
  • Graduation in any discipline or any equivalent degree from a recognised university (before 01.08.2017)
  • Candidates who have not complete their graduation before 01.08.2017 are not eligible to apply. 
  • The degree earned through Distance Education or Open University needs to be recognized by Distance Education Council

Exam Details

The exam has 4 tiers as given below:
  • Candidates who qualify in Tier 1 will be eligible to appear in Tier 2.
  • Candidates who qualify in Tier 2 will be eligible to appear in both Tier 3 and Tier 4.
  • Final merit of SSC CGL will be based on cumulative marks of Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3.
  • Tier 4 is of qualifying nature and mandatory for CSS/MEA/ Tax Assistant posts.

Application Fee

Category Fees
Male (General/OBC) 100
Female (All Category) Free
SC/ST/Ex-Servicemen Free

SSC CGL 2017: How to Apply online

  • Candidates can apply online from 16.05.2017 to 15.06.2017 by registering themselves through the official website of SSC i.e. or
  • Click on "New Registration" and fill all the mandatory fields. 
  • After you have registered successfully, you need to pay the application fee through online banking. 
  • On this site, Candidates need to click on ‘Click here for New Registration’.
  • If you have earlier registered for any exam, you have your registration number and password the you don’t need to register again. You can directly fill the form on clicking apply part.

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