SSC CGL 2017 Recruitment Notification Out

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The recruitment notification for SSC CGL 2017 has been finally released by Staff Selection Committee of India. This year, SSC CGL Tier I exam will take place from 5th-Aug to 24th Aug 2017. Tier I exam was earlier supposed to take place from 1st to 20th August 2017 in different slots but exam dates got postponed. There are a total of 4733 vacancies that will be filled this year. Those who missed the SSC CGL 2016 Exam, here is another chance knocking at your doorstep to shape your career.




SSC CGL 2017 Important Exam Dates



S. No.


Exam Dates


Opening Date of Online Application

16th May 2017


Last Date of Online Application

16th June 2017


SSC CGL Tier 1

05th – 24th August 2017


SSC CGL Tier 2

10th – 11th November 2017


SSC CGL Tier 3

21st January 2018


SSC CGL Tier 4

February 2018



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Changes in SSC CGL Recruitment 2017


  • There are few major changes like Reduction in time limit for examination of Tier -I from 75 minutes to 60 minutes.
  • Final merit of SSC CGL exam will be based on cumulative marks of Tier 1, 2 and 3.
  • Tier 4 is of qualifying nature and mandatory for CSS/MEA/ Tax Assistant posts.




Application Fee for SSC CGL Recruitment 2017


  S. No.




         Male    (General/OBC)



Female (All Category)








SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria 2017


  • Candidate minimum age should be 18 years and maximum age is 30 years as on 01.08.2017
  • Minimum Educational Qualifications: Graduation in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government on or before 01.08.2017
  • Degree obtained through open Distance Education or Open University mode like IGNOU, needs to be recognized by Distance Education Council Accordingly.
  • Candidates who will not acquire the educational qualification as on 01-08-2017 will not be eligible and need not apply.
  • Earlier the Age limit of SSC CGL Exam was 18-27 years. From SSC CGL 2017 the upper age limit has been changed and it is increased to 30 years. 


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Age Limit



Age Limit

Name of post

Department / Ministries

18-27 years


Central Bureau of Narcotics


Officer under C&AG

20-30 years

Assistant Section officer

Central Secretariat Service

Assistant Section officer

Ministry of Railway

Assistant Section officer

Ministry of External Affairs

Assistant Section officer


Sub Inspector

Central Bureau of Investigation

Not Exceeding 30 years

Inspector, (Central Excise)


Inspector (Preventive officer)


Inspector (Examiner)


Assistant Audit Officer

Indian Audit & Accounts Department Under CAG

Assistant Audit Officer

Indian Audit & Accounts Department under CAG

Assistant Section Officer

Intelligence Bureau

Inspector of Income Tax


Up to 30 years

Assistant Enforcement Officer

Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue

Sub Inspector

National Investigation Agency (NIA)

Up to 32 years

Junior Statistical Officer

M/O statistics & Prog. Implementation




Steps to Apply Online for SSC CGL 2017


  • Candidates can apply online for SSC CGL 2017 from 16.05.2017 to 15.06.2017
  • Candidates will be required to register themselves online through SSC’s official website or
  • On this site, Candidates need to click on ‘Click here for New Registration’.
  • After registration candidates are required to pay the requisite application fee through online mode by using debit card/credit card/internet banking
  • If you have earlier registered for any exam, you have your registration number and password you don’t need to register again. You can directly fill the form on clicking apply part. 



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