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SSC CGL 2017 Notification -Tier 2 Answer Key Released

Last update : April 13, 2018

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SSC CGL 2017 - The Staff Selection Commision(SSC) has released the notification for (CGL) Combined Graduate Level Examination, 2017 . The SSC CGl 2017 recruitment process will be taken placed in total 4 tiers. The Staff Selection Commission will hold the Combined Graduate Level Examination, 2017 (Tier-I) from 01.08.2017 to 20.08.2017 for selecting candidates for Tier-II examination for filling up different categories of posts in various Ministries/Departments/ Organisations.

Please read below to know the details about Important Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Application Fee, Selection Process, Vacancies and Official links.


SSC has released the DV & Typing Test Schedule.  Document verification is scheduled to held between 15 Jun - 30 July 2019

SSC CGL 2017- 2018 - Important dates : 

Start Date of Application Form (Online Submission)16 May 2017
Last Date of Application Form (Online) Submission
19 Jun 2017
Tier - I Exam Date (Computer Based)
05  to  24  Aug 2017
Tier - I Exam result declaration 
30 Oct 2017 Revised on 12 Jan 2018
Tier - II ExamDate (Computer Based)
18 to 20 Jan 17-22 Feb 2018
Revised Tier - II Exams09.03.2018
CGL Tier II Answer Key - Released13 Apr 2018
Tier - II Exam result declaration - Released
Tier - II Marks Released12.06.2018
Tier - III Exam Date (Descriptive)
Tier- III Result & MarksMay 2019
Tier - IV Exam Date (Skill Test)
15 Jun - 30 July 2019
Tier - IV Exam result declaration 
To be Announced


SSC CGL 2017 - Post , Pay Scale and Total Vacancies : 


A - Assistant Audit Officer(F),

  Assistant Accounts Officer ($) 

Indian Audit & Accounts Department under CAG
4800Not > 30 years
B - Assistant Section Officer (A)
Central Secretariat Service
460020-30 years
B - Assistant Section Officer(C)
Intelligence Bureau
4600Not > 30 years
B - Assistant Section Officer(D)
Ministry of Railway
460020-30 years
B - Assistant Section Officer(E)
Ministry of External Affairs
20-30 years
B - Assistant Section Officer(G)
AFHQ (Armed Forces Head Quarters)460020-30 years
B - Assistant(H)
Other Ministries/ Deptt.
460018-27 years
B - Assistant(>)Other Ministries/ Deptt.
460020-30 years
B - Assistant Section Officer (<)Other Ministries/ Deptt.
4600Not > 30 years
B - Inspector of Income Tax (J)
4600Not > 30 years

B - Inspector - Central Excise (K), 

Inspector - Preventive Officer (L), 


18-27 years
B - Assistant Enforcement Officer(N)Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue
4600Upto 30 years
B - Sub Inspector(O)Central Bureau of Investigation
460020-30 years
B - Inspector Posts(P)Department of Post
460018-27 years
B - Inspector (S)
Central Bureau of Narcotics
460018-27 years
B - Assistant (I)
Other Ministries/ Deptt.
18-27 years
B - Assistant/Superintendent (&)
Other Ministries/ Deptt.
4200Not > 30 years
B - Sub Inspector(%)National Investigation Agency (NIA)
4200Upto 30 years
C - Junior Statistical Officer(R)M/O Statistics & Prog. Implementation
4200Upto 32 years

D - Auditor(T), 

Accountant/Jr. Accountant(W)

Offices under C&AG
280018-27 years
D - Auditor(U)
Offices under CGDA 
280018-27 years

D - Auditor(V)

Accountant/Junior Accountant(X)

Other Ministries/ Deptt.
280018-27 years

D - Sr. Secretariat Assistant

 OR Upper Division Clerks(Y)

Central Govt. Offices/Ministries 

other than CSCS Cadres. 

240018-27 years
D - Tax Assistant (Z)CBDT
240018-27 years
D - Tax Assistant (@)CBEC
240020-27 years

SSC CGL 2017 - Eligibility Criteria : 

Age Limit

Age Limit will be calculated as of 1st Aug 2017 :

Age Limit  20-27 years
Born not earlier than 02.08.1990 and not later than 01.08.1997
Age Limit  18-27 years
Born not earlier than 02.08.1990 and not later than 01.08.1999
Age Limit  20-30 years
Born not earlier than 02.08.1987 and not later than 01.08.1999
Age Limit  Upto 30 years
Born not earlier than 02.08.1987 and not later than 01.08.1999
Age Limit  Upto 32 years
Born not earlier than 02.08.1985 and not later than 01.08.1999

There are permissible relaxation of upper age limit as per Government orders. Here are the most common relaxations :

01SC/ST5 years
02OBC3 years
03PH10 years
04PH OBC13 years
05PH SC/ST15 years

For more details on age relaxation. Please check out the Official Notification given below.



Essential Qualification as of  1st Aug 2017 :


Assistant Audit Officer  OR Assistant Accounts Officer

Essential Qualifications:  Bachelor Degree from a recognized University or Institute

Desirable Qualifications:  C.A. or Cost & Management Accountant or Company Secretary or Masters In Commerce or  Business Studies or Business Administration (Finance) or Business Economics.

Junior Statistical Officer
Bachelor Degree in any subject from a recognized University or Institute with at least 60% Marks in Mathematics at 12th standard  OR Bachelor Degree in any subject with Statistics as one of the subjects at degree level.
All Other Posts
Bachelor Degree from a recognized University or equivalent

*The candidates appearing in the final year of their graduation can also apply, however they must possess Essential qualification on or before 1st August 2017.


A candidate must be either:

  • A citizen of India, 
  • A subject of Nepal, or A subject of Bhutan, or
  • Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
  • A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania ( Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar ), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

SSC CGL 2017 -  Application Form and How to Apply : 

The eligible candidates who want to appear for the exam need to submit their application online. The candidate should read the instructions carefully to avoid making any mistakes on submission.The mandatory fields are highlighted with * (asterisk) sign.The SSC CGL 2017 application form is divided into two parts.

  • Part 1 : Registration -  The candidate needs to register using the basic information and preference of posts. This will generate a registration no and candidate must note down the registration no. for the future references.
  • Part 2 : Application form submission - The candidate is required to fill the payment details and upload scanned photograph and signature.

After completing the SSC CGL Part-2 Registration, Applicant should take the print out of the submitted application form.

SSC CGL 2017 -  Application Fee : 

The Application fee for SSC CGL 2017 is Rs. 100 only. The Candidates can make the payment through State Bank of India only either in the form of challan, generated on line, or through SBI Net Banking. The Payment can also be made through any Credit or Debit Card.   

All Women candidates and candidates belonging to SC, ST, PH, and Ex-Servicemen eligible for reservation are exempted from paying application fee.


SSC CGL 2017 Official Notification
SSC CGL 2017 Tentative Vacancies Details