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SSC CGL Tier II Rescheduled for the Second Time- To be held on February 17- 22


The Staff Selection Commission has rescheduled the Combined Graduate Level Tier II exam from January 18-20, 2018 to February 17- 22, 2018. SSC CGL 2017 Tier II exam has been rescheduled for the second time now. Earlier, second tier of SSC Combined Graduate Level 2017 exam was scheduled to be held in December 2017.

Along with SSC CGL 2017, the dates for Multi-Tasking (Non-Technical) staff examination (Paper-II), 2016 and Junior Engineers Examination (Paper-I), 2017 have also been postponed. The exams have been scheduled for January 28, 2018 and January 22 – January 29, 2018 respectively. The recruitment exam was initially scheduled to be held on January 22 to 25. There will be no examination on January 26 and 28, 2018.The official notice is also available on the official website of SSC.

As many as 30.26 lakh candidates registered for SSC CGL Tier I exam which was conducted from August 5 to 24, 2017 at various centres across the country. A total of 15,43,418 candidates appeared for SSC CGL 2017 of which 1,50,404 aspirants have qualified.

All qualified aspirants will be able to avail their respective admit cards for Tier II exam on the official website ofthe respective regional office. The hall ticket will be made available approximately 10 days before the conduct of Tier-II/III exams. The Staff Selection Commission will conduct Tier- 2, Tier – 3 and Tier – 4 exam after Tier-1 exam is conducted successfully.

As per the announcement of the Central Government in March 2015, as many as 2.2 lakh people will be hired. Out of these, a maximum of 70,000 vacancies will be created for Income Tax, Excise and Customs department. Every year approximately 14 lac candidates appear for SSC CGL exam.

All SSC CGL aspirants must fulfil the minimum eligibility criteria required to appear for the exam. The basic academic eligibility that the candidates need to abide by is to have a Bachelor’s degree. There are other criteria such as minimum percentage, course of graduation and nationality that is applicable to different posts.

Candidates can read the notice on the official website as well. Various examinations for recruitment at central departmental offices are conducted by the Staff Selection Commission. Other famous examinations of SSC that are due this year is Combined Higher Secondary Level examination. Interested candidates are advised to keep a vigil on the official website for important updates.

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC), headquartered in New Delhi was established in November 4, 1975. The organisation works under the Government of India and provides opportunity to young graduates to various subordinate services. It recruits staff for several posts in the various Ministries and Departments of the Government of India and in Subordinate Offices.

Presently, there are seven regional offices at Allahabad, Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Guwahati, Chennai, Bangalore including two Sub-Regional Offices at Raipur and Chandigarh. Each regional office is headed by a Regional Director and each sub-regional office is headed by a Deputy-Director.

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  • Rahul Gandhi attacked Narendra Modi
  • He called him a ‘weak watchman’
  • The comment was in response to the news of CBSE paper leak

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the CBSE paper leak, saying he is a “weak watchman” as there were leaks in everything.

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Rahul Gandhi slams Narendra Modi for the leaks taking place all over the country. Wikipedia

“How many leaks? Data leak! Aadhaar leak! SSC exam leak! Election date leak! CBSE papers leak! There is leak in everything. The watchman (Narendra Modi) is weak,” Gandhi said in a tweet.

The CBSE on Wednesday said it will re-conduct examination in the maths and economics papers for Class 10 and Class 12 respectively following the leak of question papers.

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Gandhi also referred to the leak of SSC papers. A CBI probe is underway into the alleged paper leak of the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) in the Combined Graduate-Level (Tier-II) exam held on February 21.

CBSE paper leak has shocked the whole nation. Wikimedia Commons

The Congress leader also took a jibe at the government over the Karnataka Assembly polling date leak, referring to the announcement by BJP IT cell chief Amit Malviya’s tweet minutes before the Election Commission announced it. IANS