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CGL EXAM-2021 ADVERTISEMENT (LAST DATE: 23.01.2022)

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Date of Exam

1. TIER-I: April, 2022

2. TIER-II (online exam) & TIER-III (descriptive exam): To be notified later

3. TIER-IV (CPT & DEST): To be notified later

Closing Date 

A) 23-01-2022 (23:30)

B) Dates of ‘Window for Application Form Correction’ including online payment: 28.01.22 to 01.02.22 (23.30)

a) After the closing date for receipt of online applications, the Commission will provide a period of 5 days to enable candidates to correct/ modify online application parameters, wherein candidates will be allowed to re-submit applications after making requisite corrections/ changes in the one-time registration/ online application data as per their requirement.

b) A candidate will be allowed to correct and re-submit his modified/corrected application two times during the ‘Window for Application Form Correction’ i.e. if he has made mistake in his updated application also, he will be allowed to resubmit one more modified/corrected application after making requisite corrections/modifications. No more corrections in the application form will be allowed under any circumstances.

c) Only those candidates will be allowed to make corrections in the application form, whose completed online applications along-with payment of requisite fee, have been received by the Commission within the specified period.

d) Latest modified application will be treated as the valid one and the previous application(s) submitted by such candidates will be ignored.

e) The Commission will levy a uniform correction charges of ₹ 200/- for making correction and re-submitting modified/ corrected application for the first time and ₹ 500/- for making correction and re-submitting modified/ corrected application for the second time. The correction charges will be applicable to all candidates irrespective of their gender/ categories.

NOTE-I: Applications must be submitted only in online mode at the official website of SSC Headquarter i.e. https://ssc.nic.in.

NOTE-II: Only one online application is allowed to be submitted by a candidate for the Examination during normal period for submission of online applications, which does not include the period of ‘Window for Application Form Correction’.

In case, more than one application of a candidate with different registration numbers is detected, all the applications will be rejected by the Commission and his candidature for the examination will be cancelled.

If a candidate submits multiple applications and appears in the examination (at any stage) more than once, his candidature will be cancelled and he will be debarred from the examinations of the Commission as per rules

NOTE-III: You don’t have to submit any type of certificate like Educational Certificates, Caste-category certificate,, etc. with the application form, rather all these certificates/documents will be sought at the time of Document Verification.

NOTE-IV: Preference of posts will be taken from the candidates either online before DV or at the time of Document Verification.

NOTE-V: Physical and medical standards will be conducted after the final selection of candidates by the User Department concerned. If a candidate fails in such tests, his candidature will not be subsequently considered for any other post/department. Candidates are therefore required to carefully go through these requirements and give their considered preference of posts.

NOTE-VI: In the online application form, candidates are required to upload the scanned colour passport size photograph in JPEG format (20 KB to 50 KB). The photograph should not be more than three months old. Image dimension of the photograph should be about 3.5 cm (width) x 4.5 cm (height). The photograph should be without cap, spectacles and both ears should be visible. If the proper photograph is not uploaded by a candidate, his candidature will be cancelled.

NOTE-VII: There will be a single application form for the Combined Graduate Level Examination. Candidates, declared qualified by the Commission for admission to the Tier-II examination on the basis of the Tier-I examination, will not have to apply again. No separate notice/advertisement will be published for the Tier-II examination.

NOTE-VII: Central Government Civilian Employees claiming age relaxation should produce a certificate in the prescribed format from their office at the time of document verification in respect of the length of continuous service which should be for not less than three years during the period immediately preceding the closing date for receipt of application. They should remain Central Government civilian employees till the time of appointment in the event of their selection.

1. Posts to be filled up through CGL-2021

NOTE-I: The Commission makes final allotment of posts on the basis of merit-cum preferences of Posts given by the candidates and once a post is allotted, no change of posts will be made by the Commission due to non-fulfillment of any post specific requirements of physical/ medical/ educational standards, etc. In other words, for example if a candidate has given higher preference for a post and is selected for that post; in that case, if he fails to meet the medical/ physical/ educational standards, his candidature will be rejected and he will not be considered for other preferences.

NOTE-II: Candidate selected for the post of Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer will be allocated to various offices in the Department spread across India based on number of vacancies required to be filled up through this recruitment, merit order of the candidate and his preference for a particular State/ UT. Further, the selected candidates with Bachelor’s degree in Commerce or with desirable qualification will preferably be allocated to Commercial stream based on administrative requirement and subject to availability of vacancy.

2. Physical Disabilities Allowed

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3. Age Limit (As on 01-01-2022)

  • 18-27 Years
    • Auditor (CAG)
    • Auditor (Other Ministries/Departments)
    • Auditor (CGDA)
    • Accountant (CAG)
    • Accountant/Jr Accountant (Other Ministries/Departments)
    • Senior Secretariat Assistant (UDC)
    • SI in CBN
    • Tax Assistants (CBDT)
    • Tax Assistant (CBIC)
  • 20-30 Years
    • Assistant Section Officer (CSS)
    • Assistant Section Officer (MEA)
    • Assistant Section Officer (AFHQ)
    • Assistant Section Officer (Railway)
    • Assistant (Other Ministries — Pay Level-7 (Rs 44900 to 142400)
    • Sub Inspector (CBI)
  • Up to 30 Years
    • Assistant Audit Officer (AAO)
    • Assistant Accounts Officer (AAO)
    • Income Tax Inspector (ITI)
    • Excise Inspector
    • Preventive Officer (PO)
    • Examiner
    • Inspector in CBN
    • Inspector Posts (IP)
    • Assistant Section Officer in Intelligence Bureau (IB)
    • Assistant Section Officer (Other Ministries — Pay Level-7 (Rs 44900 to 142400)
    • Assistant (Other Ministries — Pay Level-7 (Rs 44900 to 142400)
    • Assistant (Other Ministries — Pay Level-6 (Rs 35400 to 112400)
    • Assistant/Superintendent (Indian Coast Guard) 
    • Assistant Enforcement Officer (AEO)
    • SI in National Investigation Agency (NIA)
    • Divisional Accountant
    • Assistant Section Officer (Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology)
    • Assistant (National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT)
    • Research Assistant (National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)
    • Statistical Investigator Grade-II (Registrar General of India)
  • Up to 32 Years
    • Jr Statistical Officer

4. Age Relaxation beyond upper age-limit

Age relaxation beyond upper age-limit in CGLE

Age relaxation beyond upper age-limit in CGLE

NOTE: For the Group ‘B’ Gazetted posts, age relaxation up to a maximum of 5 years in the case of ECOs/ SSCOs who have completed an initial period of assignment of 5 years of Military Service as on closing date of receipt of applications and whose assignment has been extended beyond 5 years and in whose case the Ministry of Defence issues a certificate that they can apply for civil employment and that they will be released on 3 months’ notice on selection from the date of receipt of offer of appointment.

5. Educational Qualifications (as on 23-01-2022)

A) Assistant Audit Officer & Assistant Accounts Officer

i) Essential Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree
ii) Desirable Qualifications: Chartered Accountant or cost & Management Accountant or Company Secretary or Masters in Commerce or Masters in Business Studies or Masters in Business Administration (Finance) or Masters in Business Economics

NOTE: During the period of probation direct recruits shall have to qualify the ‘Subordinate Audit Service Examination’ in respective branches for confirmation and regular appointment as Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer.

B) Jr Statistical Officer

Bachelor’s Degree in any subject with at least 60% in Mathematics at 12th standard level
OR
Bachelor’s Degree in any subject with Statistics as one of the subjects at degree level

C) Statistical Investigator Grade-II

Bachelor‟s Degree in any subject with Statistics as one of the subjects. The candidates must have studied Statistics as a subject in all the three years or all the 6 semesters of the graduation course.

D) Research Assistant in National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)

i) Essential Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree
ii) Desirable Qualifications: a) Minimum one-year research experience in any recognized university or recognized Research Institution; b) Degree in Law or Human Rights from a recognized university.

E) All other posts

Bachelor’s Degree

NOTE-I: For the following posts Computer Proficiency Test has also been prescribed as an essential qualification; and for Tax Assistants, DEST is a must to qualify. Both of these tests are just qualifying.

i) Assistants Section Officer (CSS)
ii) Assistant Section Officer (MEA)
iii) Assistant Section Officer (AFHQ)
iv) Assistant in Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) under M/o Corporate affairs
v) Assistant (GSI) in M/o Mines
vi) Excise Inspector
vii) Preventive Officer
viii) Examiner
ix) Assistant in National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT)

NOTE-II: No educational/professional certificate is required for the DEST/CPT.

NOTE-III: As per Ministry of Human Resource Development Notification dated 10-06-2015 published in the Gazette of India all the degrees/ diplomas/ certificates awarded through Open and Distance Learning mode of education by the Universities established by an Act of Parliament or State Legislature, Institutions Deemed to be Universities under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 and Institutions of National Importance declared under an Act of Parliament stand automatically recognized for the purpose of employment to posts and services under the Central Government provided they have been approved by the Distance Education Bureau, University Grants Commission.

Accordingly, unless such degrees are recognized for the relevant period when the candidates acquired the qualification, they will not be accepted for the purpose of Educational Qualification.

NOTE-IV: As per UGC (Open and Distance Learning) Regulations, 2017 published in official Gazette on 23-06-2017, under Part-III (8) (v), the programmes in engineering, medicine, dental, nursing, pharmacy, architecture and physiotherapy etc. are not permitted to be offered under Open and Distance Learning mode.

However, pursuant to the Hon’ble Supreme Court Order dated 11-03-2019 in MA No. 3092/2018 in W.P. (C) No. 382/2018 titled Mukul Kumar Sharma & others Vs AICTE and others, B. Tech. degree/ diploma in Engineering awarded by IGNOU to the students who were enrolled up to academic year 2009-10 shall be treated as valid, wherever applicable.

NOTE-V: The candidates who are able to prove by documentary evidence that the result of the educational qualifying examination was declared on or before the cut off date and he/she has been declared passed will also be considered to have met the required educational qualification.

NOTE-VI: In case of the candidates possessing equivalent educational qualification, such candidates shall also produce relevant Equivalence Certificate from the concerned authorities at the time of Document Verification. However, final decision regarding selection of such candidates will be taken by the concerned User Departments/ Appointing Authorities concerned.

NOTE-VII: Candidate selected for the post of Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer will be allocated to various offices in the Department spread across India based on number of vacancies required to be filled up through this recruitment, merit order of the candidate and his/ her preference for a particular State/ UT. Further, the selected candidates with Bachelor’s degree in Commerce or with desirable qualification will preferably be allocated to Commercial stream based on administrative requirement and subject to availability of vacancy.

6. Post Preferences 

Detailed options for posts will be taken either online before Document Verification or at the time of Document Verification.

While giving preference of the posts/ Departments, the candidates may note that the following posts have specific requirements of Physical Standards, Physical Tests and Medical Standards:

a) Inspector (Central Excise)-CBIC
b) Inspector (Examiner)-CBIC
c) Inspector (Preventive Officer)-CBIC
d) Inspector-CBN
e) Sub-Inspector-CBN
f) Sub-Inspector-CBI
g) Sub-Inspector-NIA
h) Upper Divisional Clerk-BRO

Candidates must ensure that they fulfill all the requirements of Physical Standards, Physical Tests and Medical Standards before giving their preferences/ options. Measurement of Physical Standards, Physical Tests and Medical Tests will be conducted by the concerned User Department after final selection and nomination of candidates by the Staff Selection Commission.

If a candidate fails in such tests, his/ her candidature will not be subsequently considered for any other post/ department. Candidates are therefore advised to thoroughly go through these requirements and give their considered preference of posts/ Departments.

7. SC/ST/OBC/EWS/PwD Certificate

Crucial date for claim of SC/ ST/ OBC/ EWS/ PwD status or any other benefit viz. fee concession, reservation, age-relaxation, etc, where not specified otherwise, will be the closing date for receipt of online applications i.e. 23-01-2022.

A person seeking appointment on the basis of reservation to OBCs must ensure that he possesses the caste/ community certificate and does not fall in creamy layer on the crucial date i.e. 23-01-2022.

8. Fee (Rs 100)

A) Exemption of fee

Fee is exempted for the following categories:

a) Women candidates
b) Scheduled Caste
c) Scheduled Tribe
d) Ex-Servicemen eligible for reservation
e) Persons with Disabilities

B) Payment of fee

Fee can be paid online through BHIM UPI, Net Banking or by using Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, RuPay Credit or Debit cards or in cash at SBI Branches by generating SBI Challan.

Online fee can be paid by candidates up to 25-01-2022 (23:30 hours). However, candidates who wish to make cash payment through the challan of SBI, may make payment in cash at the Branches of SBI within the working hours of bank up to 027-01-2022 provided the challan has been generated by them before 26-01-2022 (23:30 hours).

Candidates should retain the Registration ID assigned to them online and details of payment of fee for further correspondence with the Commission. They should not submit print out of their application to the Commission.

9. Scheme of examination 

The CGLE is conducted in 4 Tiers:

a) Tier-I — 200 marks for all posts — online mode
b) Tier-II — 400 marks & additional 200 marks for the posts of Jr Statistical Officer, and Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer (AAO) — online mode
c) Tier-III — 100 marks (descriptive paper)
d) Tier-IV — Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) /DEST (wherever applicable) /Document Verification

NOTE: Marks scored by candidates in Computer Based Examinations, if conducted in multiple shifts, will be normalized by using the formula published by the Commission vide Notice No: 1-1/2018-P&P-I dated 07-02-2019 and such normalized scores will be used to determine final merit and cut-off marks.

A) Scheme of Tier-I & Tier-II exams


NOTE-I: In Tier-I there will be negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong response.

NOTE-II: In Tier-II, there will be negative marking of 0.25 for each wrong answer in Paper-II (English Language and Comprehension) and of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-I, Paper-III and Paper-IV.

NOTE-III: In Tier-II, Paper-I and Paper-II are compulsory for all the posts.

NOTE-IV: In Tier-II, Paper-III will be for the posts of Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) and Statistical Investigator Grade-II.

NOTE-V:  In Tier-II, Paper-IV will be for the posts of Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer.

NOTE-VI: Tier-II and Tier-III Examinations will be conducted for all the candidates
qualified in Tier-I

NOTE-VII: Based on the aggregate performance in Tier-I and Tier-II Examinations, candidates will be shortlisted for evaluation of Tier-III Examination. The candidates who are not qualified in Tier-II will not be eligible for evaluation of Tier-III and they will not be considered for further selection process.

NOTE-VIII: Marks of screened candidates in Tier-I will be taken into account for final ranking of candidates for selecting them for the Computer Proficiency Tests/Data Entry Skill Test and also for final selection.

B) Scheme of Tier-III exam

NOTE-I: The Paper in Tier-III will have to be written either in Hindi or in English. Part paper written in Hindi and part in English will be awarded zero marks.

NOTE-II: Marks scored will be added in the final merit.

NOTE-III: The questions in this paper would be of 10+2 standard.

NOTE-IV: Marks scored in Tier-III will be added in the final merit.

NOTE-V:  The marks obtained by the candidates in Tier I & Tier II, together, would determine the eligibility of the candidates to appear in Tier III.

NOTE-VI: Minimum qualifying marks in Tier-I, each Paper of Tier-II and Tier-III Examination are as follows:

1. UR 30%
2. OBC/EWS 25%
3. OTHERS 20%

C) Tier-IV (Skill Test)

In addition to the above the following skill test will also be held which would be of a qualifying nature. The marks obtained by the candidates in Tier I & Tier II, together, would determine the eligibility of the candidates to appear in Tier IV.

DEST: DEST is compulsory for the following posts:

i) Tax Assistant in CBIC
ii) Tax Assistant in CBDT
iii) UDC/ SSA in Central Bureau of Narcotics

Data Entry Speed Test (DEST) at 8,000 (eight thousand) Key Depression per hour on Computer. The Data Entry Skill Test at 2000 (two thousand) key depressions for a duration of 15 (fifteen) minutes will be of qualifying nature. Computer will be provided by the Commission at the centre/venue notified for the purpose.  Candidates shall not be allowed to bring their own Key-board.

NOTE-I: OH candidates opting for the post of Tax Assistant in CBDT are exempted from appearing in Skill Test, provided such candidates submit a Certificate in the following format to the Commission from the competent Medical Authority, i.e., the Civil Surgeon of a Government Health Care Institution declaring him/ her to be permanently unfit for the Typing Test because of a physical disability.

OH candidates opting for post of Tax Assistant in CBIC and UDC/SSA in Central Bureau of Narcotics are not exempted from Skill Test. All other PwD candidates are not eligible for exemption from the Skill Test:
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NOTE-II: PwD candidates who are eligible for scribes will be allowed additional compensatory time of 5 (five) minutes in DEST. Only those VH candidates who opt for scribes in the written examination will be provided passage reader at the time of Skill Test.

NOTE-III: If one is failed in the DEST or skips it, he is considered for all other preferred posts.

CPT (Computer Proficiency Test: CPT is compulsory for the following posts:

i) Assistants Section Officer (CSS)
ii) Assistant Section Officer (MEA)
iii) Assistant Section Officer (AFHQ)
iv) Assistant in Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) under M/o Corporate affairs
v) Assistant (GSI) in M/o Mines
vi) Excise Inspector (Inspector (CGST & Central Excise)
vii) Preventive Officer
viii) Examiner
ix) Assistant in National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT)

CPT has the following three components:

i) Word Processing (DEST)—-This is same as is the skill test for the post of TA (plz read above)
ii) Spread Sheets (Excel)
iii) Generation of Slides (Power Point)

NOTE-I: Scheme of DOPT does not envisage exemption from CPT for any category of PH candidates.

NOTE-II: All these tests are of 15 minutes each. These modules will be conducted one after the other. No exemption from CPT is allowed for any category of PwD candidates. PwD candidates who are eligible for scribes will be allowed additional compensatory time of 5 (five) minutes in CPT. Only those VH candidates who opt for scribes in the written examination will be provided passage reader at the time of CPT.

NOTE-III: CPT is qualifying in nature and qualifying in all the three Modules will be mandatory.

NOTE-IV: If anybody fails the CPT or chooses not to appear in it, he’ll be considered for all other posts if opted.

10. Provision of compensatory time and assistance of scribe

a) In case of persons with benchmark disabilities in the category of blindness, locomotor disability (both arms affected-BA) and cerebral palsy, the facility of scribe is provided, if desired by the candidate.

b) In case of remaining categories of persons with benchmark disabilities, the provision of scribe will be provided on production of a certificate at the time of examination to the effect that the person concerned has physical limitation to write, and scribe is essential to write examination on his/ her behalf, from the Chief Medical Officer/ Civil Surgeon/ Medical Superintendent of a Government health care institution as per proforma given in the below link:
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c) The facility of scribes/ passage reader will be provided to the PwD candidates only if he has opted for the same in the online application form

d) The candidate will have the discretion of opting for his/ her own scribe or the facility of scribe provided by the Commission. Appropriate choice in this regard will have to be given by the candidate in the online application form.

e) In case the candidate opts for his/ her own scribe, the qualification of the scribe should be one step below the qualification of the candidate taking the examination. The candidates with benchmark disabilities opting for own scribe shall be required to submit details of the own scribe at the time of examination as per proforma given in the following link:
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In addition, the scribe has to produce a valid ID proof as per given in the [as per list given at para-13.7 of the exam notification] in original at the time of examination. A photocopy of the ID proof of the scribe signed by the candidate as well as the scribe will be submitted along with proforma given just above. If subsequently it is found that the qualification of the scribe is not as declared by the candidate, then the candidate shall forfeit his/ her right to the post and claims relating thereto.

f) Own scribe should not be a candidate of this examination. If a candidate is detected as assisting another PwD candidate as scribe in this examination, then the candidatures of both the candidates will be cancelled.

g) A compensatory time of 20 minutes per hour of examination will be provided to the persons who are allowed use of scribe as described above.

h) The candidates referred as above who are allowed use of scribe but not availing the facility of scribe will also be given compensatory time of 20 minutes per hour of examination.

i) One eyed candidates and partially blind candidates who are able to read the normal Question Paper set with or without magnifying glass and who wish to write/ indicate the answer with the help of magnifying glass will be allowed to use the same in the Examination Hall and will not be entitled to a Scribe. Such candidates will have to bring their own Magnifying Glass to the Examination Hall.

j) The PwD candidates who have availed the facility of Scribes/ Passage Reader and/ or compensatory time must produce relevant documents for the eligibility of scribe/ compensatory time at the time of Document Verification. Failure to produce such supporting documents will lead to cancellation of their candidature for the examination.

11. Syllabus 

A) REASONING

General Intelligence & Reasoning: It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. This component may include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, space visualization, spatial orientation, problem solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning and figural classification, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series, coding and decoding, statement conclusion, syllogistic reasoning etc.

The topics are, Semantic Analogy, Symbolic/ Number Analogy, Figural Analogy, Semantic Classification, Symbolic/ Number Classification, Figural Classification, Semantic Series, Number Series, Figural Series, Problem Solving, Word Building, Coding & de-coding, Numerical Operations, symbolic Operations, Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization, Venn Diagrams, Drawing inferences, Punched hole/ pattern- folding & un-folding, Figural Pattern- folding and completion, Indexing, Address matching, Date & city matching, Classification of centre codes/roll numbers, Small & Capital letters/ numbers coding, decoding and classification, Embedded Figures, Critical thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence.

Topics

i) Semantic Analogy
ii) Symbolic/Number Analogy
iii) Figural Analogy
iv) Semantic Classification
v) Symbolic/Number Classification
vi) Figural Classification
vii) Semantic Series
viii) Number Series
ix) Figural Series
x) Problem Solving
xi) Word Building
xii) Coding and de-coding
xiii) Numerical operations
xiv) Symbolic operations
xv) Trends
xvi) Space Orientation
xvii) Venn Diagrams
xviii) Drawing inferences
xix) Punched hole/pattern-folding & unfolding
xx) Figural Pattern – folding and completion
xxi) Indexing
xxii) Address matching
xxiii) Date & city matching
xxiv) Classification of centre codes/roll numbers
xxv) Small & Capital letters/numbers coding, decoding and classification
xxvi) Embedded figures
xxvii) Critical Thinking
xxviii) Emotional Intelligence
xxix) Social Intelligence
xxx) Other sub-topics, if any

[The questions will of graduation level.]

B) GK

General Awareness: Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidates general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of every day observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Polity, Indian Constitution & Scientific Research, etc.

[The questions will of graduation level.]

C) ENGLISH (TIER-I)

English Comprehension: Candidates’ ability to understand correct English, his basic comprehension and writing ability, etc. would be tested.

[The questions will of graduation level.]

D) ENGLISH – PAPER-II (TIER-II)

English Language & Comprehension: Questions in this components will be designed to test the candidate‘s understanding and knowledge of English Language and will be based on:

i) Spot the Error
ii) Fill in the Blanks (using verbs, prepositions, articles, etc.)
iii) Synonyms
iv) Antonyms
v) Spellings/Detecting Mis-spelt words
vi) Idioms & Phrases
vii) One word substitution
viii) Improvement of Sentences
ix) Active/Passive Voice of Verbs
x) Conversion into Direct/Indirect narration
xi) Shuffling of Sentence parts
xii) Shuffling of Sentences in a passage
xiii) Cloze Passage
xiv) Comprehension Passage

[The standard of the questions will be of 10+2 level.]

E) MATHS (Both Tier-I & Tier-II)

Numerical Aptitude
The questions will be designed to test the ability of appropriate use of:

i) Numbers and number sense of the candidate. The scope of the test will be computation of whole numbers, decimals, fractions and relationships between numbers
ii) Percentage
iii) Ratio & Proportion
iv) Square roots
v) Averages
vi) Interest
vii) Profit and Loss
viii) Discount
ix) Partnership Business
x) Mixture and Allegation
xi) Time and distance
xii) Time & Work.

Algebra

i) Basic algebraic identities of school algebra & elementary surds
ii) Graphs of linear equations.

Geometry

i) Triangle and its various kinds of centres
ii) Congruence and similarity of triangles
iii) Circle and its chords
iv) Tangents
v) Angles subtended by chords of a circle
vi) Common tangents to two or more circles.

Mensuration

i) Triangle
ii) Quadrilaterals
iii) Regular Polygons
iv) Circle
v) Right Prism
vi) Right Circular Cone
vii) Right Circular Cylinder
viii) Sphere
ix) Hemispheres
x) Rectangular Parallelepiped
xi) Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base.

Trigonometry

i) Trigonometric ratio
ii) Degree and Radian Measures
iii) Standard Identities
iv) Complementary angles
v) Heights and Distances

Data Interpretation

i) Histogram
ii) Frequency polygon
iii) Bar diagram
iv) Pie chart

[The standard of the questions will be of 10th standard level for both tier-I and Tier-II.]

F) STATISTICS –Paper-III

Collection Classification and Presentation of Statistical Data

      • Primary and Secondary data, Methods of data collection; Tabulation of data; Graphs and charts; Frequency distributions; Diagrammatic presentation of frequency distributions.

Measures of Central Tendency- Common measures of central tendency

      • mean median and mode; Partition values- quartiles, deciles, percentiles.

Measures of Dispersion

      • Common measures dispersion – range, quartile deviations, mean deviation and standard deviation; Measures of relative dispersion.

Moments, Skewness and Kurtosis

      • Different types of moments and their relationship; meaning of skewness and kurtosis; different measures of skewness and kurtosis.

Correlation and Regression

      • Scatter diagram; simple correlation coefficient; simple regression lines; Spearman‘s rank correlation; Measures of association of attributes; Multiple regression; Multiple and partial correlation (For three variables only).

Probability Theory

      • Meaning of probability; Different definitions of probability; Conditional probability; Compound probability; Independent events; Bayes‘ theorem.

Random Variable and Probability Distributions

      • Random variable; Probability functions; Expectation and Variance of a random variable; Higher moments of a random variable; Binomial , Poisson, Normal and Exponential distributions; Joint distribution of two random variable (discrete).

Sampling Theory

      • Concept of population and sample; Parameter and statistic, Sampling and non-sampling errors; Probability and non-probability sampling techniques (simple random sampling, stratified sampling, multistage sampling, multiphase sampling, cluster sampling, systematic sampling, purposive sampling, convenience sampling and quota sampling); Sampling distribution (statement only); Sample size decisions.

Statistical Inference

      • Point estimation and interval estimation, Properties of a good estimator, Methods of estimation (Moments method, Maximum likelihood method, Least squares method), Testing of hypothesis, Basic concept of testing, Small sample and large sample tests, Tests based on Z, t, Chi-square and F statistic, Confidence intervals.

Analysis of Variance

      • Analysis of one-way classified data and two-way classified data.

Time Series Analysis

      • Components of time series, Determinations of trend component by different methods, Measurement of seasonal variation by different methods.

Index Numbers

      • Meaning of Index Numbers, Problems in the construction of index numbers, Types of index number, Different formulae, Base shifting and splicing of index numbers, Cost of living Index Numbers, Uses of Index Numbers.

[The questions will be of graduate level.]

G) General Studies (Finance and Economics) 

Part A: Finance and Accounts-(80 marks)

Financial Accounting

i) Nature and scope
ii) Limitations of Financial Accounting
iii) Basic concepts and Conventions
iv) Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

Basic concepts of accounting:

i) Single and double entry
ii) Books of original entry
iii) Bank Reconciliation Statement
iv) Journal
v) Ledgers
vi) Trial Balance
vii) Rectification of Errors
viii) Manufacturing, Trading, Profit & loss Appropriation Accounts
ix) Balance Sheet
x) Distinction between Capital and Revenue Expenditure
xi) Depreciation Accounting
xii) Valuation of Inventories
xiii) Non-profit organizations Accounts
xiv) Receipts and Payments and Income & Expenditure Accounts
xv) Bills of Exchange
xvi) Self Balancing Ledgers

Part B: Economics and Governance-(120 marks)

Comptroller & Auditor General of India

i) Constitutional provisions
ii) Role and responsibility

Finance Commission

        • Role and functions

Basic Concept of Economics and introduction to Micro Economics

i) Definition
ii) scope and nature of Economics
iii) Methods of economic study
iv) Central problems of an economy
v) Production possibilities curve

Theory of Demand and Supply

i) Meaning and determinants of demand
ii) Law of demand and Elasticity of demand
iii) Price, income and cross elasticity
iv) Theory of consumer’s behaviour-Marshallian approach and Indifference curve approach
v) Meaning and determinants of supply
vi) Law of supply and Elasticity of Supply.

Theory of Production and cost

i) Meaning and Factors of production
ii) Laws of production- Law of variable proportions and Laws of returns to scale

Forms of Market and price determination in different markets

i) Various forms of markets-Perfect Competition, Monopoly
ii) Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly ad Price determination in these markets

Indian Economy

i) Nature of the Indian Economy
ii) Role of different sectors-Role of Agriculture, Industry and Services-their problems and growth
iii) National Income of India-Concepts of national income, Different methods of measuring national income
iv) Population-Its size, rate of growth and its implication on economic growth
v) Poverty and unemployment- Absolute and relative poverty, types, causes and incidence of unemployment
vi) Infrastructure-Energy, Transportation, Communication

Economic Reforms in India

i) Economic reforms since 1991
ii) Liberalisation
iii) Privatisation
iv) Globalisation
v) Disinvestment

Money and Banking

i) Monetary/Fiscal policy- Role and functions of Reserve Bank of India; Functions of commercial Banks/RRB/Payment Banks
ii) Budget and Fiscal deficits and Balance of payments
iii) Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act, 2003

Role of Information Technology in Governance

[The questions will be of graduate level.]

12. Physical Standards/PET for different posts of the CGLE

A) For Inspector (Central Excise)/ Examiner/ Preventive Officer & Inspector/SI in CBN

Male Candidates
i) Physical standards (Minimum)
Height 157.5 cms.
Chest 81 cms. (fully expanded with a minimum expansion of 5 cms.)

Height relaxable by 5 cms. In the case of Garwalis, Assamese, Gorkhas and members of Scheduled Tribes.

ii) Physical Test
Walking : 1600 metres in 15 minutes.
Cycling : 8 Kms in 30 minutes.

Female Candidates
i) Physical standards (Minimum)
Height 152 cms.
Weight 48 Kgs.

Height relaxable by 2.5 cms and weight by 2 Kgs. for Gorkhas, Garwalis, Assamese and members of Scheduled Tribes

ii) Physical Test
Walking : 1 Km. in 20 minutes.
Cycling : 3 Kms in 25 minutes.

NOTE: For the post of Inspector (Central Excise/ Examiner/ Preventive Officer), persons with disabilities will have to meet the physical standards i.e. height, chest and weight as prescribed for the relevant post. However, for orthopedically disabled candidates, the following relaxation in Physical Test is allowed:

a) The test of “Walking” shall not be insisted in case of OL and OAL categories.
b) The test of “Cycling” shall not be insisted in case of OA, OL and OAL categories.

B) For SI in CBI

i) Height

      • For men – 165 cms.
      • For women – 150 cms.
      • Height relaxable for Hillsmen and Tribal : 5 cms.

ii) Chest

      • 76 cms with expansion (There shall be no such requirement in case of female candidates)

iii) Vision

      • Eye-sight (with or without glasses)
      • Distant vision : 6/6 in one and 6/9 in the other eye.
      • Near vision 0.6 in one eye and 0.8 in other eye.

C) For  SI in National Investigation Agency (NIA)

i) Height

      • For men – 170 cms.
      • For women – 150 cms.
      • Height relaxable for Hillsmen and Tribal : 5 cms.

ii) Chest

      • 76 cms with expansion (There shall be no such requirement in case of female candidates)

iii) Vision

      • Eye-sight (with or without glasses)
      • Distant vision : 6/6 in one and 6/9 in the other eye.
      • Near vision 0.6 in one eye and 0.8 in other eye.

NOTE: Candidates are advised to make sure before opting for any category of post that they fulfill the requirements for that category. The physical measurements (including vision test) for candidates will be conducted by the concerned Indenting Departments and only those candidates who fulfill the specified physical measurements will be eligible for the respective posts. No request from candidates for allotting to any other service/category of post will be entertained by the Commission if the nominated candidates fail to meet the physical requirements. THUS, THE ONUS OF FULFILLING THE ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA WILL EXCLUSIVELY BE ON THE CANDIDATES OPTING FOR SUCH POSTS.

13. Formats of different certificates etc. needed in an SSC exam

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Maha Gupta

Founder of www.examscomp.com and guiding aspirants on SSC exam affairs since 2010 when objective pattern of exams was introduced first in SSC. Also the author of the following books:

1. Maha English Grammar (for Competitive Exams)
2. Maha English Practice Sets (for Competitive Exams)

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