SSC CGL Cut Off 2017: A notification for Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Examination has been released by Staff Selection Commission (SSC). Usually this sort of exam will be conducted only once in a year by Commission. For filling the vacant seats that are arised for Assistant, Sub Inspector, Junior Statistical Officer, Assistant Enforcement Officer, Assistant Section Officer, Assistant Audit Officer, Divisional Accountant, etc. posts in various government cadres, Commission is conducting this exam. The application submission process has been over on mid of June 2017. Applied aspirants might be now preparing for the examination. But while preparing for exam one of the major question that will rise in minds of candidates is: On what cut-off basis SSC will hire suitable aspirants for concerned posts? To give answers for your questions, here we have given the details of Expected SSC CGL Cut off 2017 in below sections.
|SSC CGL Cut Off 2017 – Highlights|
|Exam Name||SSC CGL 2017||Exam Mode||Online|
|Information||SSC CGL Cut Off 2017||Exam Date||Tier-1 1st-20th Aug 2017|
|Tier-2 10th-11th Nov 2017|
SSC CGL Cut Off 2017
SSC CGL Exam 2017 will be conducted in four tiers by SSC (last year there are only three tiers). First two tiers of exam are Computer based exam and objective type. But the third tier is a descriptive exam. Fourth tier exam is the Computer Proficiency/ Skill Test.
After each tier of exam, SSC will fix minimum qualifying cut-offs. Usually Commission will fix cut-offs for exam by considering the following factors.
- Number of vacancies
- Number of competitors
- Difficulty level of exam
- Performance of contestants, etc.
Aspirants have to clear each tier of exam one-by-one, by satisfying the SSC CGL Cut off that will be fixed by Commission. It varies based on category/ paper.
It should be rememberable that, admit cards will be issued to candidates for each tier of CGL exam based on this qualifying criteria only.
SSC CGL Tier 1 Cut Off
Tier-I exam will be conducted in online mode for 60 minutes duration. About 100 questions will be asked in this exam from various topics like General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude and English Comprehension. Marks will be awarded as per following criteria.
- Each Correct Answer = 2 marks
- Each Wrong Answer = 50 marks deduction
- Unanswered question = No marks
Cut-offs for Tier-I SSC CGL Exam will be fixed on following format. Depending upon category, this may vary.
- Tier-I SSC CGL Cut-off = Scores obtained in General Intelligence & Reasoning + General Awareness + Quantitative Aptitude + English Comprehension
SSC CGL Tier-I Previous Cut Offs
Approximately 14.82 candidates had appeared in Tier-I CGL examination last year. The cut-offs fixed based on category are tabulated below.
|Previous category-wise SSC CGL Tier-I Cut-off|
|General Intelligence & Reasoning||50||114.00||103.00||125.50||92.00||97.00||20.00||68.00||137.00|
SSC CGL Tier-I Expected Cut-offs
The expected cut-off details of upcoming SSC CGL Tier-I exam is tabulated below.
|Expected category-wise SSC CGL Tier-I Cut-off|
|General Intelligence & Reasoning||50||119.00||108.00||130.10||94.00||94.20||20.55||69.70||141.00|
SSC CGL Tier 2 Cut off
Tier-II Exam will also be conducted online with objective type questions. Depending upon posts, questions will be drafted from different topics as follows.
|Assistant Audit Officer (each paper for 200 marks)||Junior Statistical Officer (each paper for 200 marks)||Others (each paper for 200 marks)|
For English Language 200 questions will come and for other sections 100 questions will be asked from each topic. Marks will be awarded on following format for SSC CGL Tier-II exam.
- Each Correct Answer = 1 mark for English Language questions and 2 mark for others
- Each Wrong Answer = 25 mark deduction for English section and 0.50 for others
Commission has decided to fix cut-offs for Tier-II examination of SSC CGL 2017 in the following ways.
- Sectional Cut-offs
- Aggregate Cut-offs (i.e. overall)
Sectional cut-offs means, for each paper SSC will fix separate minimum qualifying cut-offs. Overall Cut-off scores for SSC CGL Tier-II exam will be calculated based on following strategies.
- Assistant Audit Officer = Scores obtained in Quantitative Aptitude + English Language + General Studies
- Junior Statistical Officer = Scores obtained in Quantitative Aptitude + English Language + Statistics
- Other Posts = Scores obtained in Quantitative Aptitude + English Language
Previous SSC CGL Tier-II Cut Offs: By combining Tier-I and Tier-II marks Commission released below tabulated cut-offs last year. Individuals falling under these cut-offs are invited for Tier-III examination.
|Previous Category wise SSC CGL Tier-II Cut Offs|
|Assistant Audit Officer||454.00||427.00||493.75||–||411.00||264.00||536.00||–|
|Junior Statistical Officer||423.00||397.00||471.00||–||364.00||230.25||267.50||502.00|
|Assistant Section officer in CSS and Assistant in MEA||389.00||370.00||424.50||–||366.50||262.00||364.50||449.00|
|Other non-gazetted Officer posts||363.25||341.00||397.00||287.50||333.00||216.00||336.00||422.00|
Expected SSC CGL Tier-II Cut-offs: By analyzing last year cut-offs we have prepared an expected cut-off for Tier-II SSC CGL 2017. Details are given on below table.
|Previous Category wise SSC CGL Tier-II Cut Offs|
|Assistant Audit Officer||456.90||430.05||497.15||–||412.00||266.25||537.90||–|
|Junior Statistical Officer||427.10||399.40||475.05||–||367.10||233.15||269.75||509.00|
|Assistant Section officer in CSS and Assistant in MEA||392.55||372.10||428.75||–||368.75||267.55||364.75||453.10|
|Other non-gazetted Officer posts||365.75||344.10||399.15||289.75||336.60||218.10||333.00||425.70|
Expected SSC CGL Tier-III Cut off
Till last year, the third round of selection is Computer Proficiency/ Skill Test/ Document Verification. This year the third round of CGL exam is a descriptive exam. Aspirants have to answer for the questions in OMR sheets. For 100 marks this pen and paper mode of exam will be conducted. Questions will be in graduation level. Candidates have to finish the exam in 1 hour.
|Topics||Total Marks||Expected Cut-offs|
|Essays/ Precise/ Letter/ Applications, etc.||100||50|
- No sectional cut-offs will be fixed (only overall cut-off).
- Individuals qualifying in this tier-3 exam shall be called for further selection process.
SSC CGL Tier-IV Cut-off 2017
Tier-IV examination of SSC CGL 2017 is the Skill Test that will be conducted based on positions which candidates had applied.
- Data Entry Speed Test – Tax Assistant posts (except OH candidates opting CBDT department)
- Computer Proficiency Test – For Assistant Section Officer (CSS & MEA) and Assistant (SFIO & GSI) posts.
These tests have been decided to be conducted on Computer. The exam pattern and cut-off details are given below.
|Skill Tests||Exam Scheme||Qualifying criteria|
|Data Entry Speed Test (DEST)||8000 key depression per hour||
|Computer Proficiency Test (CPT)||
||Qualifying in nature|
SSC CGL Document Verification
Individuals qualifying in above said selection rounds would be provisionally invited for the Document Verification. Requisite original certificates should be submitted infront of concerned authorities for verification purpose, on intimated date. Candidates can say their detailed option of posts at the time of document verification.
SSC CGL Physical Tests
For Inspector and Sub-Inspector posts, finally there will be physical standards and/ or efficiency tests before appointment. This will be conducted by the concerned departments which aspirants had opted for working (i.e. Central Excise/ Examiner/ Preventive Officer/ CBN). The minimum qualifying standards of each physical test are given below.
|Physical Standards Test|
||5 cms in height is relaxable for Garwalis, Assamese, Gorkhas and STs||
|Physical Efficiency Test|
|SI of Central Bureau of Investigation||SI of National Investigation Agency|
|Relaxation: Only for height incase of Hillsmen and Tribals (5 cms)|
SSC CGL Appointment 2017
All India Merit List for each category of posts will be prepared by Commission based on marks taken by contestants in all those selection rounds. Finally depending upon available number of vacancies and option of preference indicated by candidates at the time of document verification, SSC will recommend the top rankers in merit list for appointment.
- Final Appointment = Tier-I + Tier-II + Tier-III marks (also qualified in other selection rounds as applicable)
Resolution of Tie Cases: If two or more candidates take same marks then by considering the following factors, decisions will be taken.
- Marks in Tier-I & II exams
- Marks in Tier-II
- Marks in Tier-I
- Age Seniority
- Arranging names in alphabetical order
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