SSC CGL 2017 exam postponed
The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has postponed the date of the Combined Graduate Level Examination (CGLE) tier 1 as per a notification posted on their official website. It has announced that the exam will now be held from August 5 instead of August 1 and it will continue till 24th August, 2017. However, SSC CGL will not be held on August 7, 13, 14 and 15, 2017.
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SSC has received 30,26,598 online applications for the CGL tier 1 exam. While no announcement has been made about the release of the admit card, it is expected that SSC will up,load the e-admit cards by next week. The Commission had released the Combined Graduate Level recruitment notification on May 15, 2017 and the last date to apply was June 16.
SSC CGLE will be conducted in four stages — Tier -1, Tier- 2, Tier – 3 and Tier – 4. The candidates who crack the first stage exam will be invited for the second round. this year, the exam time for SSC CGL Tier 1 is reduced to 60 minutes from 75 minutes. Also, new posts have been introduced like Assistant Accounts Officer (Grade Pay – 4800) in the Department of Indian Audits & Accounts under CAG this year.