5 Rules to Apply for SSC CGL 2017 on Last Date, without Problems

ssc cgl 2017 online application, register for ssc cgl 2017The last date to apply for SSC CGL 2017 exams is June 16.SSC CGL is the only recruitment test to qualify for Group A, B, C & D cadre jobs in central government depts.So if you are looking into some of the respectable posts in the offices of Income Tax or Central Excise/ Customs or want to become AAO (Assistant Administrative Officer) – then here are 5 important rules to register for SSC CGL 2017 on the last date.


This year, SSC CGL 2017 notification was announced in the month of May & the online registration of applications will be open till June 16, 5 PM only.


You can expect huge number of candidates rushing to submit the forms on the last day as a total of 3800 vacancies have been announced in the first stage by central govt.


We suggest you to follow these 5 rules to avoid any problems during registration.


Website for Registration

Yes, SSC has provided a dedicate and active website to submit CGL application forms- ssconline.nic.in.Because the online application link will be active only upto 5 PM today, make sure to submit the details before the end time.

To access the CGL online registration form, click here to visit ssconline.nic.in


Your application will be accepted only if you complete Part I, II & pay the fee amount. Hence make sure to keep all the certificates in hand before starting to apply.


Confirm your Eligibility for Posts

Just because you are applying on the last date, do not forget to check the eligibility conditions.


- Age limit of 18 – 32 years as on August 1, 2017 is presribed for most posts.See here for the list of posts and ages


- Graduation in any degree is the educational qualification for majority of CGL posts but Statistical Investigator & Compiler positions require specialized degree.


Even if candidates apply for a non-eligible post, they can appear for the exam but would be rejected at the document verification.Nobody wants to go through that pain.So make sure you are read the notification & confirm the right posts.


Choose Post Preferences Carefully

Qualifers of SSC CGL 2017 exam would be posted to any of the 20+ jobs.Due to this large number, candidates ae provided with a facility to fill their preferences for each post.


If you are in confusion, see our detailed article on How to fill SSC CGL post preferences where we have explained the job profile along with preference list for males & females.


There is no possibility to modify your preferences later & also cannot request to change the post once its allotted to you.Hence make your choice wisely.


Pay Fees Correctly

The application fee of Rs.100 can be paid online through SBI netbanking or any bank`s debit or credit card.Registrants can also generate a challan online & pay the amount at any branch of SBI.


Who need not pay fees: All Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, Physically Handicapped, and Ex-Servicemen eligible for reservation are exempted from paying application fee


Hence we advise candidates to use either their ATM card or credit card to make payment & complete their registrations immediately.


Take Note of your Login Details

‘I have lost my registration number.What to do?’ is one question that candidates ask frequently after applying for an exam.Do not make the same mistake again for SSC CGL exam as well.


The registration number & password would be displayed on screen while registering itself.Note it down on a piece of paper or take a screenshot & save it to your desktop.It is necessary to download your exam call letter


Dont expect to receive any confirmation email or sms to be sent with your login details.


If you have applied successfully, it is time to start preparing. See SSC CGL 2017 exam pattern and detailed information on the question paper.

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