SSC CGL(Combined Graduate Level) Selection Process

Anywhere in India
Staff Selection Commission (SSC)
CGL(Combined Graduate Level
CGL(Combined Graduate Level Details Date of Posting: 04-10-2018

SSC CGL(Combined Graduate Level) Selection Process

SSC CGL(Combined Graduate Level) Selection Process: Staff Selection Commission (SSC) Combined Graduate Level Exam will be conducted in different stages. Selection process details are given below….

Selection Process

Combined Graduate Level Exam selection process will consists of different stages like Written examination, Proficiency/ Skill Test & Document verification.

1. Written Examination: Written examination will be conducted in Two Tier Process. Tier-I & Tier-II written examination will consists of Objective Multiple Choice Type questions. Time duration for each examination will be two hours. Tier-I examination will be held for 200 marks and Tier-II exam will be held for 400 marks (600 marks for Statistical Investigator Grade-II, Assistant Audit Officer, Compiler posts). There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in Tier-I. In Tier-II, there will be negative marking of 0.25 marks in Paper-II and 0.50 marks in Paper-I and Paper-III for each wrong answer. Only those candidates, who have scored the cut off marks in Tier -I Examination fixed by the Commission would be required to appear in the Tier –II Examination.


i. Tier-I examination is used to screen the candidates for appearing in Tier-II examination for various papers which will be specifically required for different groups of posts. However, marks of such screened candidates in Tier-I will be taken into account for final ranking of candidates for selecting them for the Proficiency/ Skill Test & Document verification and also final selection.

ii. The Commission will have full discretion to fix separate minimum qualifying marks in each of the papers in Tier II and in the aggregate of all the papers separately for each category of candidates.

iii. Only those candidates who qualify in all the papers as well as in the aggregate would be eligible to be considered for being called for Proficiency/ Skill Test & Document verification.

2. Proficiency/ Skill Test:

i. Assistant Section Officer: Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) will be conducted only for the post of Assistant Section Officer.

ii. Tax Assistant: Data Entry Skill Test at Speed of 8000 key depression per hour will be conducted only for Tax Assistant.

Physical Standards: 

i. Physical standards for the post of Inspector (Central Excise/ Examiner/ Preventive Officer/ Inspector & Sub-Inspector in CBN):

Physical Test:

Walking: 1 Km. in 20 minutes.

Cycling: 3 Kms. in 25 minutes.

ii. Physical standards for the Post of Sub- Inspector in Central Bureau of Investigation:

a. Height: 

For Men – 165 cms.

For Women – 150 cms.

Height relaxable for Hillsmen and Tribals : 5 cms.


b. Chest :

76 cms. with expansion (There shall be no such requirement in case of female candidates)


c. Vision :

Eye-sight (with or without glasses)

Distant vision : 6/6 in one and 6/9 in the other eye.

Near vision: 0.6 in one eye and 0.8 in other eye.

iii. Physical standards for the Post of Sub- Inspector in National Investigation Agency:

a. Height:

For Men – 170 cms.

For Women – 150 cms.

Height relaxable for Hillsmen and Tribals : 5 cms.

b. Chest:

76 cms. with expansion (There shall be no such requirement in case of female candidates)

c. Vision:

Eye-sight (with or without glasses)

Distant vision : 6/6 in one and 6/9 in the other eye.

Near vision: 0.6 in one eye and 0.8 in other eye.