SSC CGL or the Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level examination is one of the renowned selection processes for the recruitment of the various posts in the different government departments as well as in the subordinate offices.

Candidates planning to prepare themselves to crack this examination need to know all the necessary aspects of this exam and the job profile. So let’s discuss in details.

Exam Board    

SSC CGL is conducted by the Staff Selection Commission and they select staff for various organisations such as ministries and other important departments of the central government.

Entry Level Recruitment Category

The examination recruits candidates for both Group B and Group C posts. These posts depend upon the type of work profile, department and individual skill. There are two categories of job profiles available- the desk-based job and the field job.

Exam Phases

Staff Selection Commission conducts the examination in three phases for SSC CGL. The tier 1 exam is the first and preliminary exam. The tier 2 and tier 3 is the main and skill test respectively.

Required Qualification

Graduation is the first and foremost criteria to appear for this examination. If you are not a graduate from recognized universities, then you cannot sit for this exam. Students from any stream- be it arts, science or commerce can apply for this examination. Some of the desirable qualifications are Masters in commerce or business studies and humanities. If you are going to be a Statistical Investigator, you need at least 60% marks in your graduation degree.

General Knowledge Preparation

General Awareness or GK is the most essential part of the examination if you want to clear SSC CGL exam. And this section of your question paper also requires less time to answer. One can attempt this part and complete it within the first 20 minutes if he or she has the proper preparation. This part does not involve any logical analysis. Therefore, you can solve the questions easily if you know the correct answers.

Salary Structure Of The Recruits

Starting from the beginning, recruits get handsome salaries as per their posts. And later with the 7th pay commission, the salary increases along with other perks from the government. The basic salary depends on the department and your post. Along with this, you get some lucrative allowances such as the uniform allowance, medical allowance, travel allowance, home rent allowance and others. 

Latest Recruit News 

SSC CGL recruitment is going to be released on October 31st, 2019. Candidates need to check the official web page to get the details of the examination, recruitment procedure and the form fees. The form filling session will remain open for about a month and this examination occurs once in every year. 

So now that all the necessary information has been covered, it is only time before you crack this examination. It is a challenging examination, but not impossible to crack. With the right mindset and qualification, you can pass SSC CGL. Start preparing from now and keep yourself updated will all the current news so that you can use your knowledge while cracking the interview and the general awareness part.