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Monday, 12 September 2016

SSC CGL 2017 Exam Date for Tier-1 Tier-2

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Looking for CGL 2017 Exam Dates ? Know the Tentative CGL Exam Schedule before the release of Official SSC Exam Calendar-2017

Current Status : CGL 2017 Notification is expected by Feb-2017 and Tier-1 Exam by July, 2016. These Dates are subject to change and is at the complete discretion of SSC.

We all know the popularity of Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Exam and this is the reason, that searches for the SSC CGL 2017 Exam Dates, starts as soon the CGL 2016 Tier-1 Exams are over. SSC had successfully conducted the Tier-1 of CGL 2016 Exams from 27th August to 11th September, 2016, in which approximately 30 lakh candidates have appeared.

Well, those, who have done well in the CGL 2016 Tier-1 Exam, have already started their preparation for Tier-2 stage, others have started their preparation for CGL 2017 and instead looking for SSC CGL 2017 Exam Dates.

It is worth mentioning here that Schedule and Dates for any SSC Exam, be its CGL Exam, CHSL Exam, Jr. Engineer Exam, are given in the SSC Exam Calendar, 2017. However, the Dates are only tentative but still, give you enough idea regarding the Dates of the exam, so that you can start your preparation keeping in view the tentative schedule of Exam.

CGL News Always Gets Viral : Moreover, whenever, there is announcement of CGL Exam Dates either through Official SSC CGL Notification Or through SSC Exam Calendar Or through any press release, the same will get viral in No Time, as SSC CGL Exam is immensely popular among graduates seeking Government Jobs in India. 

Not only our SSC CGL Website, but even Websites like Zee News, Indian Express, Hindustan Time, publish news of CGL Exams. Applicants, must also note that, this popularity of CGL Exam also adds up to be the most competitive exam in India, next only to Railway Exams. The popularity of this exam is to the extent that for only 8000 posts, over 35 lakh applications were received in 2016. For 2017 CGL Exam, this figure may even tough 40 lakh. 

In this post, we will share the complete Schedule and Dates of  SSC CGL 2017 Exam both Tier-1 and Tier-2 Exams. Applicants desirous of taking part in the SSC CGL 2017 Exam, must check this page regularly, as updates, if any will be shared on this page, as soon as there is some official word on it.

When is SSC CGL Exam in 2017 ?

As, we have said above, its really hard to predict the Dates of Exam before there is any Official Notification on it, but still, we can give you the tentative schedule, so that you can start your preparation.

If, we go by the trends of the last few years, then there are following outcomes:

1) CGL Notification is always announced in the First Quarter of Every year (ie between Jan to April). Only is 2015, the Notification, was announced in the month of May. So, From this we can conclude, that Notification for SSC CGL 2017, can be announced anytime in the First Quarter, however, there is expectation, that the 2017 Notification, will be announced by end of Feb or start of March, 2017.

2) The Notification or exam dates for any CGL Exams are announced, only after SSC announced the Results of the previous years Tier-2 Exam. As, the CGL 2016 Tier-2 is scheduled in Nov-2016 and its results are expected to be announced by Jan, 2017. So, again, we can expect the Notification, to be announced by Feb-2017

3) Now, Let's talk about Exam Dates. Every year, CGL Tier-1 Exam are conducted in month of July/August and Tier-2 Exams are held in Oct / Nov. Mostly, there is a gap of  of 3-4 months between the Date of Notification and Exam date, so again, the CGL 2017 Tier-1 will be held around July 2017 and Tier-2 is Sept/Oct, 2017.

Tentative Schedule of SSC CGL 2017 Exam

Now, in this section, we will give you the tentative schedule of CGL-2017 Exam.

Remember, this schedule is only based on prediction and exact schedule, will be known, only after the announcement of SSC 2017 Exam Calendar

Date of CGL 2017 tier-1 Exam : July / August 2017 

Date of CGL 2017 Tier-2 Exam : Sept / Oct, 2017

Date of CGL Tier-3 Exam (Descriptive Paper) : Nov/ Dec, 2017

Declaration of Final Result : Feb, 2018

SSC CGL 2017 Exact Exam Dates 

SSC is full of surprises, many a times, its exact Dates are also postponed, but these things, will not happen from 2017, as SSC will now conduct the Online Exams For Tier-1 and Tier-2 stages. Yes, SSC Exams are now completely online. Right from the publication of Notification to Accepting applications and declaration of result, everything is completely online. 

However, as far as exact exam dates are concerned, these will be known only, after, the announcement of CGL 2017 Notification, which is expected is Feb, 2017 and Tentative dates, will be known, after the announcement of 2017 Calendar. 

Updates ?

We will update, this page, when there is any official word on the conduct of CGL-2017 Exam. For regular updates, you can check the Employment Newspaper and Official SSC Website. However, for exlcusive Information, you can check our SSC CGL 2017 Exclusive Website at www.ssccgl2017online.in

In the meantime, you can start your preparation, by going through the Syllabus for SSC CGL 2017


  1. I am a graduate and have backlog which will be cleared by dec this year and my graduation percentage is 53.
    So can i apply cgl 2017.
    Please help

  2. it will be clear after the notification

  3. i am in btech 3rd year and complete b tech in 2018 can i apply cgl 2017

  4. sir i am pursuing 4th b.tech.can i apply for ssc cgl 2017

  5. sir i have 44 % in graduation . can i apply ssc cgl 2017

    1. Vinit , you just need to be graduate to appear for SSC CGL exam :) Percentage do not matter at all for majority of posts.

  6. sir i am in bcom hons and my third year exams will be over in may end can i apply for cgl 2017 before my result announcement