1. SSC CGL 2017 exam: Staff Selection Commission exam date is August 1, but many changes have been made; read more

SSC CGL 2017 exam: Staff Selection Commission exam date is August 1, but many changes have been made; read more

A few minor changes have also been made to this year's exams, these changes will, however, be of importance in the selection procedure. The SSC has reduced the duration of the exam and candidates will have to work on the speed and accuracy when solving the paper.

By: | New Delhi | Published: July 24, 2017 6:56 PM
SSC CGL 2017, ssc exam, ssc exam date, ssc exam pattern, ssc exam time, ssc exam centre, ssc exam cut-off, ssc exam tier For this year’s CGL exam, major changes have been introduced by the SSC. (PTI)

SSC CGL 2017 exam: The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will conduct the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Exam 2017 from August 1. The SSC had released the recruitment notification for the examination on May 15. The online application process began on May 16. The last day for submission of applications for the exam was June 16. For this year’s CGL exam, major changes have been introduced by the SSC. From this year the Combined Graduate Level exam will have four levels called, Tier-1, Tier-2, Tier-3 and Tier-4. The first tier of the SSC CGL exam will take place on August 1 and the exams will conclude on August 20. A few minor changes have also been made to this year’s exams, these changes will, however, be of importance in the selection procedure. The SSC has reduced the duration of the exam and candidates will have to work on the speed and accuracy when solving the paper, according to an India.com report.
Some of the noteworthy changes made to the exam are, 1) The timing of the Tier-1 of the examination has been reduced from 75 minutes to 60 minutes. 2) Applicants appearing for the exam will have more options open to them as they can now apply for the post of Assistant Accounts Officer which was added under the Department of Indian Audits and Accounts this year. 3) The upper age limit for the post of excise inspector and preventive officer has been increased from 27 to 30 years, as per the report.

The timing of the Tier-1 exam has been reduced in order to bring down the cut-off marks.

  1. Farhan Qadri
    Jul 25, 2017 at 7:21 pm
    With the reduction of time, one has to do a lot of practice.while doing preparation,find one free education portal kidsfront where you can do a lot of online practice tests. here you can do your topic wise preparation as this portal provides several test papers for each topic . also you can attempt last year papers in online mode.
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      Amit
      Jul 25, 2017 at 2:02 pm
      Hi, thanks sir for providing SSC CGL 2017 updates. SSC also released Scientific Assistant exam notification and exam dates. I recently read at : ssc-gov . Please share complete information about this exam
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      1. Farhan Qadri
        Jul 25, 2017 at 7:22 pm
        you can view more details at kidsfront also can do online practice
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        Dave
        Jul 25, 2017 at 12:16 am
        Financial Express!!! Really?
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          Sumit Kumar
          Jul 24, 2017 at 7:56 pm
          You guys are so dumb that you are not able to open the ssc site and check that the date has been extended . I mean how foolish you guys are . the exam date has already extended . stop doing publicity and do work properly
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          1. Zaki Danish
            Jul 25, 2017 at 10:29 am
            This is the era of fake news bro
            Reply

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