CGL full form – Combined Graduate Level. CGL is a competition conducted by SSC. CGL is the qualification level of the applicant, under which the applicant is mandatory to pass at least graduation.
The CGL exam is conducted by the central and state government. This exam is conducted for Group B and C category in various ministries, government departments and offices across the country. For appointment in this category, the applicant has to go through many conditions. You can see the complete information of CGL exam below.
Table of Contents
Eligibility for CGL
If you want to apply for CGL, then you first read the information given below.
For this, the candidate should be a citizen of India.
- For this, the age of the candidate should be at least 18 years and maximum 25 years. The age limit varies in different departments and there is also a provision for age relaxation for the unreserved, 5 years for ST and SC and 3 years for OBC and 10 years for physically challenged people.
- For CGL Post, it is mandatory for the candidate to have a graduation pass from any recognized college or university. In this, according to different posts, its educational qualification changes.
Parts of CGL
CGL is divided into the following four parts such as –
- Combined Graduate Level (Tier 1)
- Combined Graduate Level (Tier-2)
- Descriptive Test (Tier-3)
- Skills Test
Combined Graduate Level (Tier 1)
In Tier 1 of CGL respectively, the candidate will get four subjects like –
- General Awareness
- General Intelligence
- English Comprehension
- Quantitative Aptitude
Each of these Subjects will have 25 – 25 Questions. Each subject will be of 50 numbers. That is, every question will be of 2 numbers. In Combined Graduate Level (Tier 1), the total number of questions will be 100 and the total number will be 200. The candidate will get a total time of 1 hour to solve this part.
Combined Graduate Level (Tier 2)
In Tier 2 of CGL, the candidate will get two Subjects –
- General English
- Quantitative Ability
Each of these Subjects will have 100 – 100 Questions. Each Subject will be of 200 Number. That is, every question will be of 2 numbers. In Combined Graduate Level (Tier 2), the total number of questions will be 200 and the total number will be 400. The candidate will get a total time of 2 hours to solve this part.
Descriptive Test (Tier-3)
In this part of CGL, the candidate will have to write the essay and letter and the candidate will have to write the letter in both Hindi and English languages. You will have to do this with the help of pen and paper rather than computer. For this, the candidate will get a total time of 1 hour.
This part of CGL is taken for only a few posts. In this part, the candidate’s skills are tested like- Typing on computer and computer information. If the candidate has to clear this part of CGL, then the candidate should also come to Typing and should also have complete knowledge of computers.