Graduate Level Examinations

SSC will be conducting Combined Graduate Level Examination 2013 for recruitment to different posts like Assistants, Inspectors, Divisional Accountants, Compiler etc. for which graduation from a recognized University is the minimum Educational Qualification.

The Examination will comprise of two Tiers of Written Objective Type examination followed by Computer Proficiency Test/ Interview/ Skill test, wherever applicable as per the Scheme of Examination.

Posts have been placed in two groups, inter-alia, based on their Grade Pay and papers in Tier II examination/Interview. Preference for posts, is to be indicated in the application. Candidates are requested to note that preference for Posts once exercised will be final. Request for change of preference will not be considered under any circumstance. For the post of Assistant in CSS, candidate shall have not more than three attempts unless covered by any of the exceptions notified by Government of India

Scheme of Examination:The examination will be conducted in three tiers as mentioned below.

  • Tier I: Written Examination (Objective Multiple Choice Type)
  • Tier II: Written Examination (Objective Multiple Choice Type)
  • Tier III: Personality Test/ Interview/ Computer Proficiency Test or Skill Test (wherever applicable)

Scheme of the Examination for different posts will be as followed

The written examination will consist of one objective type paper as shown below:


Tier I Examination

Tier II Examination


Proficiency/ Skill Test
Total Marks

Posts for which Interview is prescribed other than Statistical Investigator Grade-II
A. General Intelligence + Reasoning- 50 marks
B. Gen. Awareness-50 marks
C. Quantitative Aptitude- 50 marks
D. English Comprehension- 50 marks

Total Marks - 200
Duration: 2 hours
For VH: 2 hours 40 minutes
I.Quantitative Abilities: 200 marks (100 Questions)
Duration: 2 hours
For VH: 2hours 40 minutes where eligible.
II.English Language &
Comprehension: 200 marks.
Total Marks: 400
Duration : 2 hours
For VH: 2 hours 40 minutes wherever eligible.
100 marks
Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) for post of Assistant in CSS only
700 marks
Posts for which no Interview is prescribed, other than Compiler
No Data Entry Skill Test at Speed of 8000 key depression per hour for post of Tax Assistant 600 marks
Statistical Investigator Grade-II
Paper-I & II as above 400 marks
Paper-III Statistics 200 mark
100 marks
- 800 marks
Compiler -do- -do- No - 900 marks

NOTE: There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in Tier-I. In Tier-II, there will be negative marking of 0.25 marks in Paper-II and III and 0.50 marks in Paper-I for each wrong answer. Candidates are, therefore, advised to keep this in mind while answering the questions.

Personality/ Test/ Interview/ Computer Proficiency Test or Skill Test (wherever applicable): For posts for which Interview cum Personality Test is prescribed, the Personality Test/ interview will carry a maximum of 100 marks. The interview will be held at the Commission�s Regional/Sub Regional Offices of the Commission or at any other place as decided by the Commission. The �Data Entry Speed� Skill Test at 2000 (two thousand) key depressions for a duration of 15 (fifteen) minutes will be of qualifying nature for Tax Assistant. There will be Physical Standard Test for the post of Inspector.