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Five Things That Have Changed in SSC CGL 2017

Author: Edu Drives
by Edu Drives
Posted: Nov 21, 2017
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Every year the Staff Selection Commission conducts the Combined Graduate Level exam for Group B and Group C for recruiting staff at various posts in ministries, government departments and offices across the country. While clearing this exam is a difficult task, the advantages and respect that follows is a major attraction for graduates. Each year experiences a high number of participants and some changes in the cut-off, when compared to the previous year. The reputation, social standing, certainty, promotions and stability that accompany the various posts offered by the SSC form one major reason behind the hard work and competition that this exam encounters. From rigorous research about the exam to keeping track of each and every change declared by the SSC notifications under the SSC recruitment details, aspirants need to be alert about everything.

According to the notification released on the official site, i.e.,, the online application of SSC CGL 2017 exam lasted from 16th May 2017 till 5 PM, 19th June 2017. The exam was conducted between August 5 2017 and August 24 2017. If you’re seeking online SSC entrance preparation, then you need to be all the more alert about these notifications, so checking the official SSC site on a regular basis would be an advice. In today’s article, we have listed some major changes observed in the SSC CGL 2017 exam.


  1. Exam time for Tier 1 reduced to 60 minutes from 75 minutes.
  2. The grade pay of few posts has been revised:

Post (CODE) Department Previous GP 2016 New GP 2017

Inspector of Posts (P) Dept. of Posts 4200 4600

Inspector (S) Narcotics 4200 4600

Sub-Inspector (O) CBI 4200 4600

  1. This year, a new post, i.e., the Post of Assistant Accounts Officer (Post code – $ and Grade Pay – 4800) has been introduced in the Department of Indian Audits & Accounts under CAG.
  2. The post of Compiler (Grade Pay – 2400) was mentioned in SSC CGL 2016 recruitment, but it has not been updated this year.
  3. The upper age limit for excise inspector, preventive officer and examiner will be 30 years.

Whether it’s the best coaching for SSC or an online coaching for SSC 2017, your hard work and determination is what really matters. So take care of each detail and prepare with sheer determination.

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