SSC CGLE is one of the most coveted examinations for graduates to secure a job in various Central Civil posts. In 2013 about 12 lakh candidates took the CGLE. This number rose to 14 lakh in 2014 and stands at a whopping 17 lakh in 2015.
This year, the SSC CGLE exam was scheduled to be held on May 8 and 22. But it has been postponed and will now be conducted in August 27 to September 4, 2016 and from September 6, 2016 to September 11.
The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has decided to conduct its flagship Combined Graduate Level Examination (CGLE) online to check malpractices and make the test more transparent.
Interview component has been dispensed with. There will, therefore, be no interview.
A new paper Paper IV (General Studies – Finance & Economics) has been included in Tier II. This Paper IV is only for those candidates who apply for the post of Assistant Audit Officer.
Scheme of SSC CGLE exam:
The examination will be conducted in three tiers as indicated below:
Tier-I — Written examination (Objective Multiple Choice Type)
Tier-II — Written examination (Objective Multiple Choice Type)
Tier-III — Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test (wherever applicable)/ document verification
(Tier-I examination is used to screen the candidates for appearing in Tier-II examination)