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Courses Overview

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is an organisation under Government of India to recruit staff for several posts in the several Ministries and Departments of the Government of India and in Subordinate Offices. SSC is an associated office of the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) which consists of Chairperson, two Members and a Secretary-cum-Controller of Examinations. His/Her post is equal to the level of Additional Secretary to the Government of India.

Headquarters of SSC
The Commission has its headquarters located in New Delhi. At present, it has seven Regional offices at Allahabad, Mumbai, Kolkata, Guwahati, Chennai, and Bangalore. It also has two Sub-Regional offices in Raipur and Chandigarh.

Exams conducted by SSC
Commission currently operates as a self-governing organization that is mainly involved in conducting competitive exams for recruitment to several posts in the SSC departments, organizations. In the past time, SSC conducts various exams as given below:

  • • SSC Combined Graduate Level Examination
  • • SSC CHSL Exam
  • • Junior Engineer
  • • Hindi Translator
  • • SSC GD Constable
  • • SSC Multitasking Staff
  • • Scientific Assistant Post
  • • Selection Post
  • • SSC CGL Test Series
  • • Central Police Organization

Courses in SSC

  • • SSC CGL
  • • SSC LDC/ CHSL+2
  • • SSC MTS (Multi Tasking Staff)

Staff Selection Commission - Combined Graduate Level Examination, often referred to as SSC CGL, is an exam conducted to recruit staffs to various posts in ministries, departments, and organizations of the Government of India. SSC exam is conducted by the Staff Selection Commission for selecting staff for various Group B and Group C posts. SSC is one of the leading jobs providing body of India and recruits candidates to various reputed jobs like Inspector of Income Tax, Inspector in CBEC, Sub-inspector CBI, Asst. Enforcement Officer and many more. The candidates applying for SSC should be a graduate from any reputed university of India. The SSC CGL exam is conducted in various tiers and modes.

  • • Each and every year the demand for the government jobs is increasing among the candidates. SSC releases the job notifications of SSC CGL in the first half of the year and the examinations are held under the guidance and observations of SSC. We know how to help the students to crack these exams and offer you with all the tricks and trades which make easier for our students to perform better at various SSC exams like SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, SSC MTS, SSC CPO and SSC JE conducted throughout the country.
  • • Apex Academy with its office in Bathinda have various batches of SSC CGL running in different time slots which includes batches from 9 am in the morning to as late as 8 pm in the evening and weekend batches for working professionals.
  • • If the timings and the dates needed by you do not match with ours on the website, you can give us a call on 98145-08448, 88726-88075. We will try to provide you the best match as we can with respect to the date and timings if our resources allow us to.
  • • In the best of your interest, we would advise you to come and visit our centre for detailed information from our dedicated counselors. You can also attend demo classes for a better insight of the SSC CGL exams. Come to us and be exam ready for SSC CGL exams. Looking forward to seeing you at Apex Academy. Some benefits of coaching are as follows:

Excellent Guidance:
Faculties at the Apex Academy provide the best guidance for the students to prepare for the examination. The approach of the faculties and the teaching methodology helps the students to easily prepare all syllabus and master the courses in short duration.

Shortcuts and Tricks:
Everyone can prepare for competitive examination at home, however, in a coaching institute you are taught to solve a problem using shortcuts, as a result, you can solve questions much quicker and save the time in exam. SSC CGL COACHING IN Apex Academy has experienced staffs and specialists in the field who delivers friendly teaching environment.

There are 4 major measures which a candidate must fulfill in order to be eligible for the SSC CGL Exam. The 4 parameters are given below:

1. Citizenship: A Candidate must be a citizen of India.

2. Age Limit: There are a different set of age limits for different posts in SSC CGL Exam, which are given below:

Name of Post Department Age Limit
Inspector Central Bureau of Narcotics 18-27 years
Auditor Offices under CAG
Assistant Section Officer Central Secretariat Service 20-30 Years
Assistant Section Officer Ministry of Railway
Assistant Section Officer Ministry of External Affairs
Assistant Section Officer Air Force HeadQuarters
Sub Inspector CBI
Inspector, (Central Excise) Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) Not More than 30 years
Inspector (Preventive officer) CBEC
Inspector (Examiner) CBEC
Assistant Audit Officer Indian Audit & Accounts Department Under CAG
Assistant Section Officer Intelligence Bureau
Inspector of Income Tax CBDT
Assistant Enforcement Officer Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue Up to 30Years
Sub Inspector NIA
Junior Statistical Officer Ministry of Statistics & Prog. Implementation Up to 32 years

3. Educational Qualification: The Educational Qualification varies as per the post in SSC CGL Exam.

Name of Post Education
Assistant Audit Officer Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University OR Desirable Qualification: CA/CS/MBA/Cost & Management Accountant/Masters in Commerce/Masters in Business Studies
Statistical Investigator Grade – II Post Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University
with minimum 60% in Mathematics in Class 12th OR Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with Statistics as one of the subjects in graduation
Compiler Posts Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University
with Economics or Statistics or Mathematics as
compulsory or Elective Subject
All Other Posts Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a
recognized University or equivalent

4. Physical Fitness Requirements: There are certain necessary Physical Standards for Inspector (Central Excise/Examiner/Preventive Officer), Sub-Inspector in CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation) and Sub-Inspector in NIA (National Investigation Agency).

The Examination will be conducted in four tiers as indicated below:

Tier- I: Computer Based Examination
Tier-II: Computer Based Examination
Tier- III: Pen and Paper Mode (Descriptive Paper)
Tier- IV: Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test (Wherever Applicable)/ Document Verification

Tier Mode Scheme of Examination No. of Questiosns Marks Time
I Online A. General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 50 60 Minutes (Total) For VH and candidates suffering from Cerebral Palsy: 100 Minutes
B. General Awareness 25 50
C. Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
D. English Comprehension 25 50
Total 100 200
II Online Paper-I: Quantitative Abilities 100 200 120 Minutes
(for each Paper)
For VH/ OH (afflicted
with Cerebral Palsy/
deformity in writing
hand- Pl. See para-
5.10 of Notice):
160 Minutes
Paper-II: English Language and
200 200
Paper-III: Statistics* 100 200
Paper-IV: General Studies
(Finance and Economics)*
100 200
III Pen and Paper mode Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi (writing of Essay/Precis/Letter /Application Writing etc.   Total marks 100 60 minutes (Total)
For VH and candidates suffering from Cerebral Palsy: 80 Minutes
IV Data Entry Skill Test (DEST) / Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) (wherever applicable) Same as published in the Notice of Examination   Qualifying 60 minutes (Total) For VH and candidates suffering from Cerebral Palsy: 80 Minutes

Note: This is a predicted pattern based on previous years’ weightages as well as the new pattern announced.

General Intelligence & Reasoning
Nature of Questions Chapters Weightage of Questions Approach
1. Scoring
2. Easy to Solve
3. Less Time Consuming
4. Sometimes a bit Difficult
Classification 2-3 Number, Letter, General Knowledge and Meaningful Words based questions.
Analogy 2-3 Letter, Number, General Knowledge and Meaning based questions.
Coding Decoding 2-3 Questions on Coding by Analogy, Coding and decoding by letter shifting, and Coding Letters of a Word.
Puzzle 2-3 Could also include, Coding and decoding in fictitious language.
Number based puzzles like 7 × 5 × 6 × 5 = 6575, then 8 × 7 × 4 × 6 = ?
Find the correct equation type questions.
Quant based questions like on age, speed and distance.
Seating arrangement questions.
1. Easy to Solve
2. High Accuracy possible
3. May be time consuming
Matrix 0-1 1 or 2 Matrix of letters with numbers are given from which correct set of numbers for given word is to find out.
Word formation 1-2 From the given word find whether the given option words can be formed or not.
Arranging words in Meaningful order or Dictionary order 1-2 It can be meaningful order of doing a certain task, or following a certain rule.
In dictionary order words are to be arranged according to dictionary sequence in ascending or descending order.
1. Easy to Solve
2. High Accuracy possible
3. Less Time Consuming
Venn diagram 0-2 Problems based on Venn Diagram
Directions & Distances 0-1 Simple problems that can be solved by just drawing all information on paper.
1. May be Time Consuming
2. May be tricky
Blood Relations 0-1 Family Tree problems or General Blood Relation Problems may be asked.
Missing Number 1-2 Find the missing number from the given matrix or diagram.
Series 2-3 Mainly questions on Number & Alphabet series.
1. Scoring
2. Sometimes a bit Difficult
3. Visual imagination is required
Non Verbal Reasoning 43163 Questions like Complete the pattern, Assemble Image, Mirror Image, Hidden Image, Counting Figures.
Figure based Analogy/Classification/Series or cube based questions may be asked.
1. May be tricky
2. Sometimes a bit Difficult
3. Time Consuming
Verbal Reasoning 0-2 Questions on Statements and Conclusions, Statements and Inferences, Statements and Assumptions, Assertion and Reason.
Questions on Course of Action & Statements and Arguments can also be asked.
Quantitative Aptitude
Priority Order Topic Weightage of Questions Approach
I. Simplification 1-2 Questions on BODMAS Rule, Fractions, Surds and Indices etc.
Interest 1-2 Problems on Simple, Compound Interests and Installments
Percentage 0-1 Calculation oriented basic Percentage Problems
Ratio and Proportion 1-2 Problems on Simple, Compound Ratios and Direct/Indirect Proportions
Average 0-1 Problems on Average Weight/Height/Marks etc.
Problems on Ages 0-1 Basic Problems on Ages
II. Speed Time And Distance 1-2 Problems on Average/Relative speeds, Boats, Trains etc.
Profit and Loss 1-2 Problems on Profit/Loss, Dishonest/Successive dealings, Partnerships etc.
Number Series 0-1 Moderate to difficult problems on Completing the series, Finding Missing/Wrong Term
Number System 1-2 Moderate problems on LCM and HCF, Irrational or Rational Numbers, Proper steps should be followed to solve irrational to rational numbers
Mensuration 2-3 Problems on Plane Figures such as Square, Rectangle, Circles, Cone, Cylinder etc.
Data Interpretation 0-3 Problems on Bar/Line Graphs, Pie Charts, Tables etc.
III. Time and Work 1-2 Problems on Work efficiency, Wages and Pipes etc.
Mixture problems 0-1 To Make A Mixture From Two Or More Entities/Mixtures
Algebra 2-3 Basic Linear Equations in one or two variables, Quadratic and Algebraic Identities are important. Remember all the identities
Geometry 3-4 Problems related to Triangles congruency, Similarity theorems, Circle chords and tangent theorems, Co-ordinate geometry etc.
Trigonometry 2-3 Remember all the theorems.
Problems based on Trigonometric ratios and Identities, Height and Distance etc…
Remember all the Trigonometric Identities.
General Awareness
Chapter Topic Weightage of Questions Total Weightage of Chapter
Static Culture 1-2 14
Indian History 2-3
Geography (Indian + World) 2-3
Environment 1-2
Economy 2-3
Polity 2-3
Science Biology 1-2 9
Chemistry 1-2
Physics + Space Science 1-2
Computer and Mobile Technology 1-2
Diseases, pollution 1-2
Nutrition 1-2
Others Current Affairs 0-1 2
Misc. GK- Sports, People In News, Books 0-1
Dates, Portfolios, Schemes 0-1

English Comprehension: Candidates’ ability to understand correct English, his/ her basic comprehension and writing ability, etc. would be tested.

No. of Organizations Participating in SSC CGL

  • • Central Secretariat Service
  • • Central Vigilance Commission
  • • Intelligence Bureau
  • • Ministry of Railway
  • • Ministry of External affairs
  • • AFHQ
  • • CBDT- Central Board of Direct Taxes
  • • Central Board of Excise and Customs
  • • Directorate of Enforcement
  • • Department of Revenue
  • • Central Bureau of Investigation
  • • Department of Post
  • • Offices Under CAG (Comptroller and Auditor General)
  • • M/Statistics & Programme Implementation
  • • Central Bureau of Narcotics
  • • Offices Under CGDA
  • • Registrar General of India
  • • Other Ministries/Departments/organizations