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Combined Graduate Level Examination


  Combined Graduate Level Examination or CGL Exam is conducted by the SSC commission to recruit various positions which requires Graduation as the minimum qualification from a recognized university.

 CGL Exam consists of three stages which are known as Tiers, Tier - I is the written objective type exam and is common for all the categories of different positions while the second stage is Tier - II which is also the written objective type exam and consist of different papers as per the category of position applied and finally Tier - III which consist of Computer Proficiency Test / Interview / Skill Test or whichever applicable in the scheme of examination notification.

Important Dates

The Combined Graduate Level Examinations are generally held in the month of July following a notification in Employment News / Rozgar Samachar and the website of staff selection commission.

Commencement of Online Application 13th February, 2016
Last Date for Registration Part - I 28th March, 2016
Last Date for Registration Part - II 30th March, 2016
Tier - I CGL Exam 08th May, 2016 and 22nd May, 2016
Tier - II CGL Exam 13th August, 2016 and 14th August, 2016

 CGL Exam is to recruit several positions in Ministries and Departments of Govt. of India which is an open competitive exam. Upon clearing CGL Exam successfully one can look for opportunity in the below Group B and Group C positions :

  1. Assistants in Ministries/Departments, Attached and Subordinate office of the Government of India
  2. Inspectors of Central Excise & Customs
  3. Inspectors of Income Tax
  4. Preventive Officers in Customs
  5. Examiner in Customs
  6. Sub-Inspectors in Delhi Police & CBI
  7. Sub-Inspectors in BSF, CRPF, ITBP and CISF
  8. Divisional Accountant, Jr. Accountant, Auditor & UDCs in various offices of Government of India

CGL Exam 2016 - Group B Positions

Code Post Ministries/Dept/Offices/ Cadre Classification
A Assistant Section Officer Central Secretariat Service Group B
B Assistant Central Vigilance Commission Group B
C Assistant Intelligence Bureau Group B
D Assistant Ministry of Railway Group B
E Assistant Ministry of External Affairs Group B
F Assistant (Cypher) Ministry of External Affairs Group B
G Assistant AFHQ Group B
H Assistant Other Ministries/Departments/Organisations Group B
I Assistant Other Ministries/Departments/Organisations Group B
J Inspector of Income Tax CBDT Group C
K Inspector, (Central Excise) CBEC Group B
L Inspector (Preventive Officer) CBEC Group B
M Inspector (Examiner) Group B
N Assistant Enforcement Officer Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue Group B
O Sub Inspector Central Bureau of Investigation Group B
P Inspector of Posts Department of Post Group B
Q Divisional Accountant Offices under CAG Group C
R Statistical Investigator Gr.II M/o Statistics & Prog. Implementation Group B
S Inspector Central Bureau of Narcotics Group B
% Sub Inspector National Investigation Agency (NIA) Group B

CGL Exam 2016 - Gazetted Position (Non Ministerial)

Code Post Ministries/Dept/Offices/ Cadre Classification
F Assistant Audit Officer Indian Audit & Accounts Department under CAG Group 'B' Gazetted (Non Ministerial)

CGL Exam 2016 - Group C Positions

Code Post Ministries/Dept/Offices/ Cadre Classification
T Auditor Offices under C & AG Group C
U Auditor Offices under CGDA Group C
V Auditor Offices under CGA & others Group C
W Accountant/ Junior Accountant Offices under C & AG Group C
X Accountant/ Junior Accountant Offices under CGA & others Group C
Y Senior Secretariat Assistant Central Govt. Offices/Ministries other than CSCS cadres. Group C
Z Tax Assistant CBDT Group C
@ Tax Assistant CBEC Group C
$ Compiler Registrar General of India Group C
# Sub Inspector Central Bureau of Narcotics Group C