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AKS IAS Coaching Centre Provides the Best Online Coaching For SSC CGL

SSC CGL or Staff Selection Commission Combines Graduate Level Examination is a Prestigious Exam that Opens the doors of Opportunity to acquire Government Jobs. If you are looking forward to cracking this exam, join AKS IAS, the best online coaching for SSC CGL preparation. Acing this examination is sure to bring you a lot of benefits that comes with a Government Job. Some of these benefits are-

Job Security

The security of Central Government jobs makes it perfect for people who love stability in their jobs that are recession-proof.

Career Growth

Candidates can appear for grade-wise departmental competitive exams conducted by SSC for its current Central Government employees leading to excellent career growth. The candidates can enjoy seniority-based promotions and employees get rewards on the basis of their experience.

Retirement Benefits

You can enjoy amazing retirement benefits that will surely secure your future in your golden years.

Salary Increments

As per Pay Commission recommendations, the salaries are revised, and DA also gets revised periodically as per inflation index. You can enjoy all these benefits by enrolling in the best online coaching for SSC CGL provided by AKS IAS Coaching Centre.


It stands for the Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level exam where the graduate candidates can apply to get a job in the prestigious ministries of the government for posts such as Tax Assistant, Inspector, Assistant Audit Officer, Auditor etc. Staff Selection Commission conducts the SSC CGL exam every year for the recruitment to various Group B and Group C posts in the Departments under the Government of India. Lakhs of aspirants register for this examination and appear every year for 4 Tiers of examinations overcoming the stiff competition and getting into the desired post.

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AKS IAS Coaching Centre provides you with the best SSC CGL Coaching.

  • High Quality Study Material
  • Mock Test Series
  • Mentorship
  • Top Notch Faculty
  • Easy to Access Pre-Recorded Video Lectures
  • Tips and Tricks to Ace the Exam

Joining our SSC CGL Coaching Program will surely help you pass the exam with flying colors for a bright career.

SSC CGL Examination

Post wise educational qualifications required to apply for SSC CGL exam:

Assistant Audit Officer: Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University. or Desirable Qualification: CA/CS/MBA/Cost & Management Accountant/ Masters in Commerce/ Masters in Business Studies.

Junior Statistical Officer: Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University with a minimum of 60% in Mathematics in Class 12th. or Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with Statistics as one of the subjects at degree level.

Statistical Investigator Grade-II: Bachelor’s Degree in any subject with Statistics as one of the subjects from a recognized University or Institute. The candidates must have studied Statistics as a subject in all the three years of the graduation course.

All Other Posts: Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized University or equivalent.

Post Wise Age Limit, Name of Post, Department/Ministries, Group:

18-27 years

Auditor Officer Under CGDA Group “C”
Auditor Other Ministries/Dept. Group “C”
Accountant / Junior Accountant Other Ministry/ Dept. Group “C”
Senior Secretariat Assistant / Upper Division clerks Central Govt. offices Ministries other than CSCS cadres Group “C”
Tax Assistant CBDT Group “C”
Sub-Inspector Central Bureau of Narcotics Group “C”
Upper Division Clerk (UDC) General Border Road Organisation (MoD) Only For Male Candidates Group “C”

18-30 years

Inspector Posts Department of Post. Group “B”
Assistant Other ministries / Dept. / Org. Group “B”

27 years

Tax Assistant CBEC Group “C”

20-30 years

Assistant Section officer Central Secretariat Service Group “B”
Assistant Section officer Ministry of Railway Group “B”
Assistant Section officer Ministry of External Affairs Group “B”
Assistant Section officer AFHQ Group “B”
Assistant Other Ministries / Dept. / Org. Group “B”
Sub Inspector Central Bureau of Investigation Group “B”

Not Exceeding 30 years

Inspector, (Central Excise) CBEC Group “B”
Inspector Central Bureau of Narcotics Group “B”
Assistant Other ministries / Dept. / Org. Group “B”
Inspector (Preventive officer) CBEC Group “B”
Inspector (Examiner) CBEC Group “B”
Assistant Audit Officer Indian Audit & Accounts Department under CAG Group B Gazetted (Non-Ministerial)
Assistant Section Officer Intelligence Bureau Group “B”
Assistant Section Officer Other Ministries / Departments/ Organisations. Group “B”
Assistant / Superintendent Other Ministries / Departments/ Organisations Group “B”
Inspector of Income Tax CBDT Group “C”
Divisional Accountant Officer under CAG Group “B”

Up to 30 years

Assistant Enforcement Officer Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue Group “B”
Sub Inspector National Investigation Agency (NIA) Group “B”

Up to 32 years

Junior Statistical Officer M/O statistics & Prog. Implementation Group “B”


Age Relaxation:

The below table depicts the relaxation in various SSC CGL age limit for all categories.

OBC 3 Years
ST/SC 5 Years
PH+GEN 10 Years
PH+OBC 13 Years
PH+SC/ST 15 Years
Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried Up to 35 Years of Age
Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (SC/ ST). Up to 40 Years of Age

SSC CGL Selection Process:

The SSC CGL Selection Process will require you to pass through 4 stages in order to be eligible to get the appointment letter of desired posts:

Tier 1: Objective Computer-Based (online) Test (MCQs) containing 100 questions

Tier 2: Objective Computer-Based (online) Test (MCQs) with 2 compulsory papers and 2 other papers for specific posts

Tier 3: Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi (Pen and Paper mode)

Tier 4: Skill Test/Computer Proficiency Test as per the post applied.

Exam Analysis:


Marks scored by candidates in Tier-I and Tier-II examinations, if conducted in multiple shifts, will be normalized and such normalized scores will be treated as final and will be used for qualifying the candidates to next stage of examination and to determine final merit.

  • SSC CGL Tier 1 and Tier 2 exam will be conducted in online mode.
  • The time duration of Tier-1 will be 60 minutes.
  • The time duration of Tier-2 will be 120 minutes. 60 minutes each for English & Quantitative Aptitude.
  • Tier-3 will be a descriptive paper of 100 marks within 60 minutes in pen and paper mode.
  • No Sectional Cut off.
  • No Interviews: Interview component has been dispensed with. There will, therefore, be no interview.
  • Skill Test: The Skill Test will be of qualifying nature.
  • Final Merit List: The merit will be prepared on overall performance in Tier-I, Tier-II, and Tier-III. However, the candidate will need to qualify all the tiers i.e Tier-I, Tier-II and Tier-III separately
  • Minimum Mark Required for Descriptive: Only those candidates who secure at least the minimum qualifying marks in the written examination as may be fixed by the Commission at its discretion will be eligible to appear in the Skill Test.

SSC CGL Exam Pattern For Tier 1:

The Tier 1 exam is the first stage to be passed by the aspirants in order to qualify for the Tier 2. Tier 1 comprise 100 questions totaling to 200 marks that need to be attempted in 60 minutes. The subject wise division of questions has been provided below:

Tier – 1

Subject No of Questions Max Marks
General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 30
General Awareness 25 50
Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
English Comprehension 25 50

Important Points:

There is a negative marking of 0.5 marks in all sections.

The duration of the exam is 80 minutes for candidates who are visually handicapped.

SSC CGL Exam Pattern For Tier 2:

This is a CBE (computer-based examination). There are 4 sections in the Tier 2 exam of SSC CGL, with 100 questions that account for a total of 200 marks. The subject wise details are given below:

Tier – 2

Subject No of Questions Max Marks Exam Duration
Quantitative Abilities 100 200 2 Hours
English Language and Comprehension 200 200 2 Hours
Statistics 100 200 2 Hours
General Studies (Finance & Economics) 100 200 2 Hours

Important Points:

  • Paper-1 and Paper-2 are compulsory for all posts.
  • Paper-3 is only for the post of “Statistical Investigator Gr. II” & “Compiler”.
  • Paper-4 is only for the post of “Assistant Audit Officer”.
  • Giving a wrong answer to a question will lead to a penalty of 0.5 marks in Paper-1,3,4 and 0.25 marks in Paper-2.
  • Questions in Paper-I will be of 10th standard level, Paper-2 of 10+2 level and Paper-3 & 4 of graduation level.
  • The computer will be provided by the Commission at the Centre/venue notified for the purpose. Candidates shall not be allowed to bring their Keyboard.
  • The exam duration is 2 hours and 40 Minutes for candidates who are visually handicapped.

SSC CGL Exam Pattern For Tier 3:

  • Tier 3 is a descriptive exam and is conducted offline.
  • Candidates need to write Essay/Letter/Application/Precis. This is to test the written skills of the candidates in English/Hindi.
  • Tier 3 exam accounts for a total of 100 marks.
  • The time duration is 60 minutes.
  • The exam duration is 80 minutes for candidates who are visually handicapped or suffer from cerebral palsy.

SSC CGL Exam Pattern For Tier 4 (DEST/CPT):

The Tier 4 of SSC CGL Exam comprises DEST/CPT. These are required for certain government posts. Check out the details for DEST and CPT

DEST (Data Entry Speed Test): For the post of Tax Assistant (Central Excise and Income Tax).

CPT (Computer Proficiency Test): Word Processing, Spread Sheets and Generation of slides are the three modules that are important for this exam and the commission demands a candidate to be proficient in it for the post of CSS, MEA, Inspector (Central Excise), Inspector (Preventive Officer), Inspector (Examiner).

Any Candidate who takes CPT does not require to appear for DEST as part 1 of CPT (Typing) will be considered for DEST evaluation.

Requirement: 8000 key depression per hour, which is 2000 key depression per 15 minutes.

Relaxation: VH Candidates will be allowed 20 minutes.

General Intelligence and Reasoning:

Coding – Decoding
Word Formation
Venn Diagram
Direction & Distance
Blood Relations
Verbal Reasoning
Non – Verbal Reasoning

General Awareness:

Static General Knowledge (Indian History, Culture, etc.)
Current Affairs
Books and Authors
Important Schemes
People in the News

Quantitative Aptitude:

Ratio and Proportion
Problem on Ages
Speed, Distance and Time
Number System
Data Interpretation
Time and Work

English Comprehension:

Reading Comprehension
Fill in the Blanks
Phrases and Idioms
One word Substitution
Sentence Correction
Error Spotting

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Here are some frequently answered questions

No. If you have already passed your CPT, you don’t have to take DEST as part 1 of CPT (typing) will be considered for DEST.
Current affairs are covered during the General Awareness classes. Our YouTube page is also regularly updated to give you the compiled news segment.
Yes. For every wrong answer, 0.25 marks will be reduced.
You can catch up on the missed classes with our recorded video lectures and study materials.
Class timings and schedule differs from batch to batch. Contact our nearest coaching centre to know the class timings and schedule of the upcoming batch. Enroll in advance to beat the crowd.