SSC CGL Exam Dates
Visible on official sites: From 13th February 2016
Last date of application: 14th March 2016
Date of Exam: 8th May & 22nd May 2016
CGL Tier 2
Notification after Tier 1 result is out.
Date of Exam: 13th August & 14th August 2016.
You can see the official notification as SSC CGL 2016 pdf.
Eligibility For CGL Exam
To fill SSC CGL in 2016, candidates must have completed their Graduation from any recognized university. Participants are required to have final mark sheet and roll number when they submit SSC CGL in 2016.
In simple language,
The upper age limit for SSC CGL 2016 is 27 years. So the candidates must have their age less than 27 years on 01/08/2016.
The lower age limit for Auditor post is 18 years and for Tax Assistant is 20 years.
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There are few posts which ask for your physical fitness.
For the post of Inspector (Central Excise/Examiner/Preventive Officer) or Sub-Inspector in CBI you must be eligible physically as described below otherwise your candidature will be rejected.
Physical Standards for the post of,
Inspector ( Central Excise/Examiner/Preventive Officer )
A notice is send for this test when the candidate has qualified in written exam.
Sub-Inspector in CBI
Change this year.
After qualifying Tier-II Examination, you will have to give a short descriptive paper of one hour duration with questions from,
- English Language and Comprehension.
- Quantitative Abilities.
- General Awareness.
Note: The objective of this “Descriptive-Paper” paper is to prevent cheaters and Munna Bhai type of candidates.
So there is NO need to fear about the descriptive paper. Because if you can clear Tier II (i.e. Mains), then you can handle this descriptive paper without any trouble.
This Descriptive Test may or may not be conducted through Computer this year.
There are few more changes expected this year which is still not declared and will be clear once the advertisement is out on 13th February. Keep in touch for updates.
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