Combined Graduate Level Examination:-

Combined Graduate Level Examination (SSC – CGLE) is the most reputed graduate level exam conducted by SSC for group B & C posts of Ministries / Departments / Organizations of the Central Govt.


Essential Qualification & Age limit:

Staff Selection Commission Qualification Age Limit
Combined Graduate  Level Examination Graduation from any Recognized University   18 Posts-18-27 Year
  AAO/AEO/SI IN NIA- 18-30 Year ………………………………
SI in CBI/CSS(ASO)/Assistant in MEA/ Assistant in AFHQ-20-30 Year
Statistical Investigator  Up to 32Year………………………………
Assistant In IB– 21-27 Year  
Tax Assistant (CBEC)-  20-27 Year
SI in CBN- 18-25 Year
Desirable Qualification For AAO Post:- Charter Accountant / Cost & Management Accountant /

Company Secretary / Masters in Business Administration (Finance) / Masters in Business Studies /

Masters in Business(Economics) / Masters in Commerce.


Online exam (Tier- I)     Total Time: 75 Minute

Subjects Questions Marks
General Intelligence& Reasoning 25 50
Numerical Aptitude 25 50
General Awareness 25 50
English Language 25 50
Total Questions 100 200


Online Exam (Tier-II)     Total Time: 2 hours

Paper Subjects Questions Marks
1 Numerical Aptitude 100 200
2 English language 200 200
3 Statistics (For Statistical Investigator) 100 200
4 Economics, Governance& Finance, Accounts (For Assistant Audit Officer) 100 200+


Written Exam (Tier-III)     Time Duration: 1 hours

Descriptive Paper Word Limit Marks
Essay 250 50
Letter writing      150 50
Precise NA  


Computer Proficiency Test-

It will consist of three Modules in the following manner:

Posts Skill Test Norms
1.  Word Processing Test 2000 Depressions: 15 Minute
2.  Test in spread Sheets on Microsoft Excel: 15 Minutes
3.  Test in Power Point Microsoft Power Point: 15 Minutes


Data Entry Skill Test:

Posts Skill Test Norms
Tax Assistant(CBEC)
Tax Assistant (CBDT)
Data Entry of Approximate 8000 Key
Time Allowed- 15 Minutes


Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) Examination

SSC CHSL Exam is one of the most popular exams, next only to SSC CGL Exam, conducted by Staff Selection Commission (SSC). While the CGL Exam is for graduates for Group B and C posts, CHSL Exam is for intermediates, who have passed the 12th Class.

SSC CHSL Exam is primarily conducted for Lower Division Clerk (LDC) and Data Entry Operator posts

Age Limit: 18-27 years

The Selection process, comprises of Written exam and followed for Type/ Skill test. The Structure, scheme and syllabus for CHSL Written exam is given as follows

Written Exam: All those applicants who successfully submit their applications before the last date will be called for a Written Exam provisionally. Applicants will have to Download the Call Letter / Admit cards, before appearing for the Exam.

The Written Exam, will have 200 Questions from 4 different sections with 50 Questions from each section. The Duration of Exam is of 2 hours only.

Exam Pattern:

Number of sections: 4

Total Marks: 200 Marks

Total time allotted: 75 minutes

  1. English (50 marks)
  2. Quantitative (50 marks)
  3. General Intelligence (50 marks)
  4. General knowledge (50 marks)

Remember, there is negative marking and for that, SSC will deduct 0.50 marks for every wrong answer.


Multi Tasking Staff Exam is conducted by Staff Selection Commission for recruitment of dedicated and capable applicants for the different departments.


Exam Pattern

S. NO Paper Exam Type Topics No. of Questions Marks Duration
1. Paper-I Objective General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 25 2 Hours
2. Numerical Aptitude 25 25
3. General English 50 50
4. General Awareness 50 50
5. Paper-II Descriptive Short Essay/Letter 50 30 Minutes
Total 200

SSC MTS Exam 2017: Selection Process

Step I: Candidates will be shortlisted for the Paper-II on the basis of their performance in Paper-I.

Step II: Paper-II will only of qualifying nature. The cut-offs in Paper-I and qualifying marks in Paper-II may be different for vacancies in each State/UT will be fixed at the discretion of the Commission.

Step III: Candidates for each State/UT will be finally selected based on their performance in Paper-I, subject to their meeting basic qualifying standards fixed in Paper-II.

There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.

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