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Friday, 17 March 2017

Top 10 Reasons to Apply for SSC CGL in 2017

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SSC CGL 2017 Notification will be announced soon. Here are the Top 10 Reasons to apply for CGL in 2017

SSC CGL is one of the most sought after competitive exams in India, and this popularity also adds up the competition in this Exam too. Whenever the SSC CGL Notification is announced it's get viral in no time, as lakhs of aspirants are waiting for the announcement of CGL Notification. The popularity of this exam can be understood by the fact, that for 2016 Exam, 35 lakh candidates registered for a Few thousand posts. 

As, of now, SSC CGL 2016 Recruitment process is in stage three and SSC is going to conduct the Descriptive Paper on 19th March, 2017.

But, most of the aspirants are waiting for the announcement of SSC CGL 2017 Notification. Earlier, the Notification was expected to be announced on 11th March (As Reported by SSC Calendar 2017), but now its looks that Notification is postponed and No one actually knows when the Notification will be announced. 

Everyones, know, that postponement of Exam Dates and Notification has become a regular practice at SSC and SSC Exam Calendar (Tentative Schedule) has become a document of mockery only. A simple Question is : If, you didn't want to conduct the Exams as per the Schedule, then there is No need of announcing the Exam Timetable in advance.

This is not the First time, that SSC had delayed the Notifications. In 2016, CHSL Exam, was delayed by almost 3 months and ever in 2017, Notifications of two SSC Exams are already Delayed

1)  First is SSC CAPF Exam for the Recruitment of Sub-Inspectors and Assistant Sub-Inspectors. This Notification, was scheduled to be announced on 28th Jan, 2017, but now 2 months have been passed and there are No signs of Notification

2) Second is SSC CGL 2017 Exam, for which the Notification was expected on 11th March, 2017 and now this is also delayed. It is expected that, there are few changes that are to be made in CGL 2017 Exam and the file is pending with DOPT for approval. 

So, all we can do is to wait and watch, till the Notification gets announced. Once the Notification, gets announced, we will update the same on this page. Make sure, you regularly check this exclusive page on submitting the SSC CGL 2017 Online application form.

Expected Changes in Upcoming SSC CGL 2017 Exam

1) There are reports, that SSC may change the Duration of CGL Tier-1 Exam. Earlier the Duration is 75 minutes, which may be revised to 60 minutes. There are No plans to make changes in the SSC CGL Syllabus

2) SSC may also increase the age upper age limit from 27 to 30 years. This is indeed a good news for over aged candidates, but in turn this will increase the competition level too, as more people, will appear for SSC CGL Exam

3) Though Chances are less, but SSC may make the Tier-1 as Qualifying Exam only (Screening Test) 

But these are All Predictions and it only SSC that has to take the Final Call. 

Why SSC CGL is  popular and you should apply for It in 2017 ?

Now  Let's Discuss, why this Exam is Popular in India and Why so many candidates turn up for this exam. 

Its one thing, that so many candidates apply for the exam, but when it comes to appearance in the Exam, then attendance is only (36%). Yes, In 2016 CGL Exam, Out of 35 lakh candidates, that gets registered, only 14 lakh actually appear in the exam. 

1) SSC CGL is the gateway for getting High Profile Jobs in Central Government Departments and Ministries. If, you Qualify the CGL Exam, you can be appointed for Income Tax Inspector, Sub Inspector in CBI, Auditor, Officer in Excise and Customs Departments and several other posts.

2) Another Reasons, that adds up the popularity of CGL Exam is its Salary Structure. For all SSC posts, that Pay-Scale is very impressive. For a Group B post, you will get getting monthly salary as high as Rs 5200 and for Group C posts it ranges from Rs 28000 to Rs 36000. 

Moreover, there are Pay-Revisions, DA  after every 6 months, Annual Increments, making the Salary structure more impressive. Along with this Salaries are paid on time and one need not worry, regarding the Payments not credited in accounts.

3) Job Safety : Unlike, Private Jobs, that have recessions and Job cuts, its not a case in Central Government Jobs. Once, you got an appointment, and If, your track record remains good, then you will complete your service upto 60 years (Retirement Age), without much difficulty. 

4) Promotions: Juts Like Private Jobs, there are frequent promotions in Central Government Jobs also. Moreover, there are Departments Exam, that can boost your promotions rate at much higher level. Employees in Central Government Departments, get fair award as they get senior.

Remember, your First appointment after passing the CGL Exam is for Non-Gazetted posts, but it in the Coming years, its is a roadmap for a Gazetted post too.

5) Work Life Balance: SSC CGL has various posts that will give you work balanced Life. Moreover, you are entitle for various types of paid Leaves, Causal leaves etc. while in the private sector, performance on the job is of utmost importance 

6) Equal Opportunities: SSC CGL strives for making equal participation from all sections of society and this is the reason, there is relaxation in Age for Reserved category candidates. Moreover, SSC wants equal participation of women in CGL Exam and for that, they have exempted women from payment of application fees.

7) Social Status : We all know the Social respect attached with Sarkari Naukri, and this is reason, many candidates left their Jobs in private sector and apply for Government Jobs. For many taking the CGL Exam is way for becoming a Gazetted officer one day.

8) Transparency : SSC CGL Exams are follow the Transparent Recruitment process, Right from submitting the Online Application to conduct of Exam, everything is Online. They are no chances of Paper Leakage, Corruption etc in CGL EXam. It means, that only by proving One's Merit, one can qualify the exam.

9) Vacancies: You might have applied for the CGL Exam in past and you are very near to selection, but you were not selected because, there were few vacancies, But for 2017 CGL Exam, there is Bumper vacancies. 

As per the preliminary reports, there will be 20000 vacancies in SSC CGL 2017.

10 Simplified Syllabus and Pattern : If, you worried from the side of Exam Pattern and Syllabus, then, don't worry as SSC Exam pattern and Syllabus is very much simplified. There are General Subjects Like Reasoning, Maths, English and General Awareness. 

All, you need is a serious study of 6 months and Buy these Recommended Books for SSC CGL 2017 Exam

Is , there any thing, you would like to know about the Upcoming SSC CGL Exam, 2017.

 If, yes, then kindly let us know from the Comments section below.


  1. Can BE final year student can apply for SSC cgl 2017

    1. yes u can but ur graduation would be complete before the 1st august 2017

  2. Sir I'm very confused at the moment cuz now I am pass the mpsc sub inspector exam but my score previous year ssc chg 127 now I prepare so hard but I can't tack desicion what to do ? Ssc or mpsc. Plz call me I want personal guidelines from you thank you. Contact no 8055229955.

  3. the first guy, cant u read that the exam is for graduate students??? look for the full form of CGL...
    the second guy, well how did u score 127 ?? don't mind but u cant even frame sentences then how did u scored in English section???

    1. bosdk tum to bahut bde neta ho jo undono ka mjk uda rahe ho tum jese baad me apni gand mrate firte h
      smjhe madarchod

  4. Where I would get the list of posts with age eligibility is 32 years? Is there any post belonging to Group B category?
    Sir please Guide

  5. i am staying in bangalore but would like to apply for jobs in north india, is it possible?