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Every year Staff Selection Commission of India (SSC) conduct the Combined Graduate Level exam for the recruitment of various post. The Graduation from recognized University is the minimum Education Qualification for the examination. The examination comprise of three tier examination. Tier-I examination comprise of written exam(objective multiple choice type). Tier-II examination also known as Main exam comprise of written exam of Maths and English(objective multiple choice type). Tier-III examination also known as Interview or Personality test. In this tier Skill test/CPT test/document verification and other test will be conducted as per demand of various post.


Candidates who are wishing to apply for SSC CGL (Combined Graduate Level) Exam 2013, are advised to go through the requirements of educational qualification, age, physical standards etc and satisfy themselves that they are eligible . Take a look at the details about the required educational qualification, age and physical standards :-

Educational Qualification

The basic educational qualification required for most of the posts in SSC CGL exam is a Bachelor‟s Degree (Graduation Degree) or equivalent from a recognized University .

Name of the Post Education Qualification
Compiler Bachelor‟s Degree with Economics or Statistics or Mathematics as compulsory or Elective subject from any recognized University.
Statistical Investigator Grade – II Graduation with statistics as one of the main subjects .OR
Bachelor‟s Degree with Mathematics( with Statistics as a papers studied in one year/two years/all three years as the case may be) as one of the main subjects.
Graduation with Economics ( with Statistics as a paper studied in one year/two years/all the three years as the case may be) as one of the main subjects.
Graduation with Commerce (with Statistics as a paper studied in one year/two years/all the three years as the case may be) as one of the main subjects.
All other posts Graduation
Assistants(CSS) Graduation + Computer Proficiency

Note :-

Degree obtained from open Universities/Distance Education is allowed in this exam; The university must be recognized by Distance Education Council, IGNOU.

Candidates must acquire the prescribed qualification on or before 01.01.2013 , failing which their candidature will be cancelled.

Age Limitation

The age limitations for SSC CGL exam 2013 is following :-

Name of the Post Age Limit
Inspector of Income Tax/ Inspector  (Central  Excise)/
Inspector (Preventive Officer)/ Inspector (Examiner)/
Inspector of Posts/ Assistant  Enforcement Officer/
Compiler/ Divisional Accountant/ Auditors/ UDCs /Tax
Assistants/ Junior Accountant & Accountant
18 to 27 years
Statistical Investigator Gr.II Not exceeding 26 years
Assistant/Sub Inspector in CBI 20 to 27 years


Relaxation in age limit for SSC CGL Exam ( Chart )

OBC 3 years
SC/ST 5 years
Physically Handicapped candidates ( PH) 10 years
PH + OBC 13 years
PH + SC/ST 15 years

Full Chart is available in the full advertisement .

Physical Fitness

If you are applying for the post of Inspector ( Central Excise/Examiner/Preventive Officer ) or Sub-Inspector in CBI then you must be physically fit otherwise your candidature will be rejected . The following physical standard are required for these posts :-

Inspector ( Central Excise/Examiner/Preventive Officer )

Physical Standards

Sex Height Chest Weight
Male 157.5 cms. Chest 81 cms. (fully expanded with a minimum expanses of 5 cms.)Note – There is a relaxation of 5 cms. available for Garwalis, Assamese, Gorkhas and members of Scheduled Tribes. -
Female 152 cms.Height relaxable by 2.5 cms - 48 Kgs.Note :-Weight by 2 Kgs. for  Gorkhas, Garwalis, Assamese and Members of Scheduled Tribes

Physical Test

Sex Walking Cycling
Male 1600 metres  in 15 minutes 8 Kms.  In 30  minutes
Female 1 Km. in 20 minutes 3 Kms. in 25 minutes

Sub-Inspector in CBI

Sex Height Chest Vision
Man 165 cms.
Height relaxable for Hillsmen and Tribals : 5 cms
76 cms.  with  expansion
  • 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.
Woman 150 cms. - Same


Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is going to make a little change in the exam pattern for ‘SSC CGL 2013′ . Without prolonging the recruitment cycle and without any drastic modification of the existing scheme, SSC is planning to revise its exam pattern for combined graduate level examination on the recommendation of 2nd Administrative Reforms Commission (ARC) .

In the new scheme, there will be a short descriptive paper also for candidates who qualify in Tier-II of the Examination . More details are below; Let us take a look at the complete new exam pattern for SSC CGL 2013 :-


Basically there are three Tiers/Stages in this Examination :-

Tier -I Written Examination (Objective Multiple Choice Type)
Tier -II Written Examination (Objective Multiple Choice Type)
Tier -III Personality Test /Interview/Computer Proficiency
Test or Skill Test (wherever applicable).

 Tier -I Exam

A purely objective type test which is compulsory for all the posts .

  • Total Marks/Questions – 200 Marks/Questions
  • Total Duration – 2 Hours
  • Number of Parts – 4 Parts Carrying Equal Number of Question/ Marks (50)

The four parts of Tier -I exam are following :-

Subject Marks/Questions
General Intelligence + Reasoning 50
General Awareness 50
Quantitative  Aptitude 50
English Comprehension 50


Note :- There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in the above exam . It means one mark will be deducted from your total score for every four wrong answers .

Tier -II Exam

This is the second stage of the exam and only those candidates who qualify the first stage (Tier -I) , will be allowed to sit in this exam . It is also a objective type test and compulsory for all the posts .There will be two papers in this stage :-

Paper 1

  • Total Number of Questions –  100 Questions
  • Total Marks –  200 Marks
  • Total Duration –  2 Hours

This paper will be purely based on Quantitative Abilities. And the negative marking in this paper is 0.50 marks for each wrong answer i.e. You will loss 1 mark with 2 wrong answers .

Paper 2

  • Total Marks –  200 Marks
  • Total Duration –  2 Hours

This paper will be purely based on English Language & Comprehension. And the negative marking in this paper is 0.25 marks for each wrong answer i.e. You will loss 1 mark with 4 wrong answers .

Hence the Total Marks For Tier -II Exam – 400 Marks

 Special Case :-

There is a new paper for the post of Statistical Investigator Grade-II & Compiler, Paper 3 of Statistics carrying 200 marks . So,The total marks for a Statistical Investigator Grade-II & Compiler posts in Tier -II Exam – 600 Marks

Descriptive PaperSSC CGL

This is a newly added section in this examination (SSC CGL 2013); In this section there will be a short descriptive paper for all the qualified candidates in Tier II exam .

  • The paper will be of 1 hour duration .
  • The paper will be of qualify nature i.e. no marks will be awarded for this exam .
  • The paper will be based on questions drawn from subjects; English Language and Comprehension, Quantitative Abilities and General Awareness .
  • If adequate infrastructure with reliable real time connectivity is available, at least in the Regional Headquarters and Lucknow, the Commission will at its option, change this to an online examination.

 Tier -III Exam

It is basically a Personality Test /Interview/Computer Proficiency Test or Skill Test .

Interview/Personality Test

There will be a interview/personality test for some selected posts . Maximum 100 marks will be awarded in the interview .

There is no interview for the post of Auditor, Accountant/ Junior Accountant, UDC, Tax Assistant, Compiler . 

 Skill Test

  • Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) for post of  Assistant in CSS only .
  • Data Entry Skill Test at Speed of 8000 key depression per hour for post of Tax Assistant ( Central Excise & Income Tax).
  • Note – Both the tests are of qualify nature and no marks will be awarded in this test .

Total Marks

  • Posts for which Interview is prescribed – 700 Marks
  • Posts for which no Interview is prescribed  –  600 Marks
  • Statistical Investigator Grade-II – 900 Marks
  • Compiler – 800 Marks


Tier I Syllabus:-

General Intelligence: Semantic Analogy, Symbolic operations, Symbolic/Number Analogy, Number Series, Embedded figures, Figural Series, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving etc.

English Language: Fill in the Blanks, Synonyms/Homonyms, Antonyms, Spellings/Detecting Mis-spelt words, Active/Passive Voice of Verbs, Idioms & Phrases, One word substitution etc.

General Awareness: History, Culture Geography, Economic Scene, General policy and scientific research etc.

Quantitative Aptitude: Time and distance, Time and work, Averages, Interest –Simple and Compound, Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Alligation, TRIGONOMETRY, MENSURATION, GEOMETRY etc.

Tier II Syllabus:-


 Arithmetic Ability: The paper will be questions based on Number Systems, Computation of Whole Numbers, Decimals and Fractions. The paper would also help asses candidates knowledge on relationship between Numbers, Fundamental Arithmetical Operations, Percentage, Ratio and Proportion, Average, Interest, Profit and  Loss, Discount, Use of Table and Graphs, Mensuration, Time and Distance, Ratio and Time etc.


 English Language & Comprehension: Error recognition, filling blanks with appropriate verbs, preposition, articles etc. It will also test candidates Vocabulary, Spellings, Grammar, Sentence Structure, and Sentence Completion etc.


 Commerce/Mathematics/Statistics/Economics (for Investigator Grade-II, for Ministry of Statistics & Program Implementation and Compiler for Registrar General of India, Ministry of Home Affairs)

COMMERCE : Accountancy, Business Organisation, Management, micro-economics, Indian economics, Business Statistics, Business Law, Company Law, Cost Accounting, Auditing and Income Tax.

MATHEMATICS:  Algebra, Algebra of Matrices, Statistics, Analytic Geometry, Differential Equation, and Differential and Integral Calculus.

STATISTICS: Probability, Probability Distributions, Binomial, Poisson, Normal, Exponential. Compilation, classification, tabulation of Statistical Data, Graphical presentation of data, Measures of central tendency, measures of dispersion,  measures of association and contingency, scatter diagram, correlation coefficient, rank correlation coefficient and linear regression analysis ( for  two or more variables ) excluding partial correlation coefficients.

ECONOMICS: General Economics (Demand and Supply Analysis, Production Function and Laws of Returns, Commodity Pricing, Theory of Factor Pricing, Theory of Employment, Keynesian Theory of Employment etc) and Indian Economics and General Statistics(Collection of data and editing of data, Types of sampling, Schedule and questionnaire, Presentation of data, Measures of Central Tendency, National Income and Accounting, Agricultural sector etc).

 Tier III Syllabus:

In this session only skill test is conduct of 100 marks candidates who qualified in this above two tier will called for Tier III round in which candidates have to face to face interview.


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