Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level 2019

Last Updated - February 09 2018

Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level (SSC CGL) 2019

SSC CGL 2019 (Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level) is a national level appointment exam organizeed by SSC or Staff Selection Commission. SSC CGL is organizeed each year to appoint aspirants in different Departments/ministries/organizations of the central government.

Some Key highlights of SSC CGL 2019 are mentioned below:

  • SSC CGL 2019 Tier-1 question paper would include 100 multiple choice questions divided into four sections of 25 marks each namely Reasoning and intelligence, Quantitative aptitude, General awareness and present affairs, and English.
  • As per SSC CGL eligibility criteria 2019, aspirants must have obtained a Bachelor’s degree in any stream or branch.
  • The application fee for General category aspirants is INR 100 while reserved category and female aspirants are exempted from any fee.
  • Its official notification will announce in March 2019 at
  • SSC CGL 2019 will be organizeed in online mode, with question paper comprising multiple choice questions.
  • Aspirants will avail their SSC CGL 2019 Admit card in May 2019.
  • SSC CGL 2019 Result will be utilized for preparing a final merit list of aspirants on the basis of which allotment of jobs would be done.
  • SSC CGL 2019 Tier-1 will take place in June 2019 in multiple slots
  • The application procedure will begin in March 2019.
  • SSC CGL 2019 will be held in multiple tiers or stages namely Tier-1, Tier-2, Tier-3, and Tier-4.
  • Tier-3 is a descriptive type exam whereas Tier-4 is organizeed for the post of Assistant Audit Officer. 
  • The tier-2 exam would include two papers of 200 marks each for Quantitative aptitude and English.

Highlights of SSC CGL 2019 

Name of the examCGL exam (Combined Graduate Level)
Organizing bodySSC (Staff Selection Commission)
No. of Tiers4
Examination modeOnline (Computer-based)
No. of questions100
Total marks100 (Tier-1), 400 (Tier-2)
Total score400
Duration1 Hour (for tier-1), 2 Hours for tier-2

Important Dates of SSC CGL 2019 

Aspirants who wish to appear for SSC CGL 2019 should make sure that they are aware of important dates concerned about the exam.

Online application startsMarch 2019
Last date for submission of applicationApril 2019
Hall TicketMay 2019
Tier-I ExaminationJune 2019
Tier-I Exam ResultAugust 2019
Hall Ticket for Tier-II ExamAugust 2019
Tier-II ExaminationSeptember 2019
Tier-II ResultOctober 2019
CGL Tier-III-Skill Test/Document VerificationDecember, 2019

Eligibility Criteria of SSC CGL 2019 

Aspirants ready to appear for SSC CGL 2019 exam should check the below mentioned eligibility criteria.

  • Age relaxation would be eligible for reserved category aspirants as per the central government rules.
  • The aspirant must have passed Bachelor’ degree examination in any branch from a recognised university.
  • For certain posts like Statistical Investigator-II, there are specific requirements in regards to educational qualification.
  • He/ she shall not be less than 18 years of age or more than 32 years of age as on January 1, 2018.
  • The aspirant must be a citizen of India or a subject/citizen of Bhutan/Nepal.

Note: Those aspirants who have a backlog to be completed (in any subject of graduation) would have to complete the backlog before the procedure of document verification and recruitment.

Registration of SSC CGL 2019 

SSC CGL 2019 Application form will be made available in March 2019 and would continue till April 2019. Aspirants can fill the form in online method only by visiting the official portal (various for various regions) of SSC.

  • A registration number will be alloted.
  • Aspirants required to register by entering his/her e-mail ID, phone number and password.
  • After successfully filling and uploading, you need to pay application fees. 
  • Fill the detailed application form and upload scanned photograph and signature as per the dimensions mentioned in the JPEG pattern. 
  • Use this registration number and password to log in.
  • SSC CGL application fee 2019 for unreserved male aspirants is INR 100 while female and reserved category aspirants are exempted from any fee.

How to Fill SSC CGL Application Form 2019?

Following steps are needed to fill SSC CGL 2019 Application form.

  • Preview the form to crosscheck the information.
  • No modifications in the form can be made post final submission.
  • Go to the official website of SSC i.e.  
  • Fill your individual and educational details in SSC CGL application form.
  • Login using your credentials like email ID, mobile number and password.
  • After filling the application form, remit the application fee using net banking, debit card or e-challan of SBI Bank.
  • A successful submission of application message would be generated.

Form Correction of SSC CGL

SSC offers a Form Correction facility which allows aspirants to edit or modify inaccurate information. Aspirants are also intimated about the form correction window in case of any discrepancy in the information.

Aspirants are allowed to make changes in the following particulars filled in their SSC CGL 2019 form

  • Aspirant name
  • Gender
  • Address of the aspirant
  • Category
  • Examination City
  • Father’s name

Note: Fee once submitted would not be refundable from the side of SSC under any circumstance.

Application Fees of SSC CGL 2019

SSC CGL application fee 2019 for respective category of aspirants is tabled below.

GeneralINR 100
Female all CategoryNIL

Form Status  

Aspirants can check their SSC CGL online application form status by visiting the official website. This would help aspirants to know whether their application is received by the respective examination authority or not.

The status displayed on the website could be one among the following

  • Accepted
  • Received
  • Defect Status
  • Rejected
  • Under Scrutiny

Hall Ticket of SSC CGL 2019 

SSC CGL hall ticket 2019 would be made available a week before the scheduled date of exam for the respective aspirant. Aspirants will have to visit the official website in order to download the hall ticket. No physical copy of hall ticket via post would be dispatched.

Admit card contains information like aspirant’s name, roll no., exam centre details, date of exam, time of exam, signature and photograph of the aspirant.

How to download SSC CGL 2019 Hall Ticket?

  • Admit card would get displayed on the screen
  • Enter registration number and password to log in
  • Click on the link ‘SSC CGL Hall Ticket’
  • Visit the official website of SSC CGL-
  • Download it and take two to three printouts

Check SSC CGL Hall Ticket

Exam Format of SSC CGL 2019 

Aspirants would be selected via a 4-tier selection procedure of SSC in which the fourth tier would be of qualifying nature only. Tier 1 includes 100 MCQs based on general aptitude to be done within one hour.

Tier-2 is a descriptive test comprising two papers of Mathematics and English with each being of 200 marks and of 2 hours duration.

Tier three would be a subjective exam of 1-hour duration. Tier four would be typing test/computer proficiency test.

Method of ExaminationOnline (Except tier-3)
Number of questions100 (in Tier 1 and Mathematics Tier-2), 200 (English Tier 2)
Maximum Marks200 in Tier 1, 400 in Tier 2, 100 in Tier 3
Duration1 Hour (Tier 1), 2 Hours (Tier 2), 1 Hour (Tier 3)
Sections4 (In Tier 1)
  • Tier 1 and Tier 2 would only include objective type questions.
  • Tier 4 would be a skill test of qualifying nature.
  • Tier 3 paper would be subjective in nature.

Marking Scheme for SSC CGL 2019

  • No maximum marks are allotted for Tier 4/Skill test.
  • Two marks would be honoured for each right response in both Tier 1 and Tier 2 (Except English Paper of Tier 2 where there is one mark for each question).
  • 0.25 Marks would be deducted for a wrong response.
  • Tier one and Tier two exams include MCQs carrying equal marks.
  • Maximum marks in Tier 3 exam is 100.

SSC CGL 2019 Syllabus

SSC CGL 2019 Tier 1 includes:

  • General Intelligence and Reasoning
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • General Awareness
  • English Comprehension

SSC CGL 2019 Tier-2 includes:

  • Paper-4: General Studies (Finance and Economics)
  • Paper-3: Statistics
  • Paper-2: English Language and Comprehension
  • Paper-1: Quantitative Ability

SSC CGL 2019 Response Key

SSC CGL 2019 response key would be made available on the official website of the SSC after 3 to 4 weeks of the completion of the exam. Aspirants would be able to check the response key and the respective answer marked by them by logging in the official portal.

Unofficial response keys would be published by different coaching centres on their respective website. However, the authenticity of the responses can’t be guaranteed.  Thus, aspirants are advised to wait for the official response keys to be released.

Result of SSC CGL 2019 

SSC CGL 2019 final result will be declared in May-June, 2020 on the official website. Aspirants would need to log in the online portal in order to check their results.

The results would be compiled in post-wise and marks-wise attitude with the aspirant scoring highest marks overall being credited with All India Rank (AIR) 1. Job allocations would be done on the basis of AIR of the aspirant.

How to check SSC CGL Result 2019?

Aspirants qualifying all the Tiers of SSC CGL exam as well as those who have not qualified the exam would be able to check their respective score published on official website.

SSC publishes scores of the aspirants after each tier of the exam and also at the time of completion of the entire selection procedure.

Following steps can be followed in order to check your SSC CGL 2019 score.

  • Download the Pdf
  • Go to
  • Open the Pdf and search for your name and roll number.
  • Click on CGL 2019 Score Pdf

Successful aspirants would be placed in different Central government ministries, departments and offices across the country based on their performance in the exam and the preference filled by them at the time of making application for the exam.

Joining letters would be alloted within a month or two of the completion of entire procedure of examination including the document verification stage. Aspirants would be informed in regards to the issuance of the joining letter well in advance.

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