SSC CGL Cut Off 2018,17,16,15 {Official} Category Wise Marks Checklist PDF

SSC CGL Cut off Marks List 2018 (Tier 1, 2, 3, 4) Detailed Guide

Hello, student
As you can see the title of this page, so you must have understood that today I am going to explain you about the scenario which takes place after the conduction of SSC CGL exam after every tier.

This is a very general knowledge that after giving SSC exam, a student is excited about only 2 things. One, for the SSC exam cutoffs and second, is the actual result declaration.

So, I will take you to the inward details about Combined Graduate Level Exam (CGLE) each and everything such as Expected ssc cgl cutoff marks 2018, SSC CGL Cutoff list of previous years, SSC CGL Marks calculation, final cut off, merit list and SSC CGL post wise cutoff details etc.

What is SSC CGL Cut off? Sectional Cutoff /Overall Cut Off

You know that the CGL exam which is conducted by the SSC is consists of total 4 tiers, out of which first 3 tiers are meant to be passed on the basis of cutoffs of ssc cgl exam.

The cut-off is a particular figure, which is calculated out of the total marks of the respective tier exam, on the basis of various performance vertexes.

It is this cutoff on the basis of which the failure and passing of yours are decided by the exam authorities. If your scores are enough to match or exceed the decided cutoff, then you are the winner of the exam, else you have to again attend the whole CGL exam process.

The cut-offs are dynamic in nature, which differs from year to year. It sometimes shows the approximate figure every year, so you can easily guess the expected current year cutoff by analyzing the ssc cgl previous year cutoffs.

Now, the ssc cgl cutoffs 2018 also have types, it has 2 types-
• SSC CGL Sectional cutoffs
• SSC CGL Overall cutoffs

Sectional cut-offs are those cutoffs which are meant for only a single tier and its related subjects. For example, if the tier 1 exam has 4 subjects in it, then for each subject, a separate cutoff will be calculated which is mandatory for you to achieve at least that much cutoff in your scores so that to pass that exam. A single difference in any of the 4 subjects will lead you to lose that examination.

Overall, the cutoff is the combined cutoff which is calculated by adding all the tiers’ total marks and then calculating the figure to be mandatory to achieve by the student to pass the final round.

Example – Suppose that you have given the tier 1, tier 2 and tier 3. And now you are waiting for the result of tier 3 after passing tier 1 and tier 2 individually and combined. If in case you have passed the tier 3 individually, that doesn’t mean that you have cracked the whole examination.

Dear, the picture is still remaining. You have to pass the overall SSC CGL final cutoff also which take into consideration the together scores of tier 1 scores, tier 2 scores, and tier 3 scores. Only then, your selection in SSC CGL will be considered as the final.

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Factors deciding the SSC CGL Cut Off 2018

SSC CGL Cut Off 2018

Remember those days, when your results in school days were declared. You had seen in your classes that your scores in the exam decide that at which performance level you stand.

If you have gained 60% or more than that, then you were promoted to next class. But, when your scores were less than 30% then you were exempted from the next promotion and you had to remain again in that class for the whole year. These 30% and 60% here are the factors of judgment on the basis of which your performance criteria are decided.

Same is the case with the SSC CGL cutoffs. The cut-offs decision is backed by the number of factors which are compulsory to analyze first before declaring any cut-off. Now, what are those factors let us see-

Most of the students asked this question many times that Why SSC CGL cut off is so high? Answer is below

  1. 1The performance of total students in the tiers. If the majority of students have performed well, the cutoff goes very high; else it is average or low.
  2. The number of candidate’s presence in the exam out of total applying aspirants.
  3. The total vacancies available for the cadre in the organization. If there is a large vacancy, then the chances for maximum selection from the aspirants increased and cut offs the cutoffs most probably ranges in the average figure.
  4. The number of vacancies available in the individual states. If a particular state holds the low number of seats for a particular cadre, then the cutoff for that state in that cadre goes high and vice-versa.
  5. SSC CGL Previous year cut offs (optional).
  6. The difficulty level of the exam. If the level of exam is a difficult one, the cutoffs are expected to reach the low figure; else if the level is average or very easy one, then the cutoffs always reach high. So, it is always better if the paper level comes is difficult.

SSC CGL Cut Off | Important Dates

Activity Dates
SSC CGL application starts from 05th May 2018
Last date for registration 04th June 2018
SSC CGL Tier -1 Exam 25 -07-2017 to 20-08-2018
SSC CGL Tier – II CBE January 2019
SSC CGL Tier – III Des April 2019
SSC CGL Tier – IV Exam June 2019 Skill

The SSC CGL exam Overview

1. Tier I (Online MCQ Type)
2. Tier II (Online MCQ Type)
3. Tier III (Descriptive Paper)
4. Tier IV (CPT/Skill Test)

SSC CGL Cut Offs are applied in the following phases:

  • SSC CGL Tier I (Common for all posts)
  • SSC CGL Tier II
    • SSC CGL Tier II – Paper I —- Common for all posts
    • SSC CGL Tier II – Paper II —- Common for all posts
    • SSC CGL Tier II – Paper III —- Applicable only for the post of Junior Statistical Officer (JSO)
    • SSC CGL Tier II – Paper IV —- Applicable only for the post of Assistant Audit Officer(AAO)/ Assistant Accounts Officer (AAO)
  • SSC CGL Tier III (Common for all posts)
  • CPT (Computer Proficiency Test) for the posts of Assistant Section Officer in CSS and Assistant in MEA
  • DEST (Data Entry Speed Test) for the post of Tax Assistant
  • SSC CGL Final Result

Check these important points related to SSC CGL Cut Offs

  • You will not be considered pass in the exam, until and unless you did not acquire the minimum marks of a decided cutoff.
  • You have to clear the cutoff of every tier individually which will be different for each depending on the performances of participants and other factors (as discussed above).
  • If you have passed the cutoff of individual tier 2 then you have to pass the combined cutoff of tier 1 and tier 2. Only then you will be promoted to tier 3. Same is for tier 3 also.
  • Tier 4 does not require any cutoff. It is qualifying in nature and it is judged separately.
  • The state-wise ssc cgl cutoff can be different. it depends on the vacancies available in that state.
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How to calculate cutoff marks for SSC CGL 2018?

Process for calculating the cut-off score:

The SSC CGL Cut Off score is finalized by officials of Staff Selection Commission keeping the following 5 factors in mind –

  1. The total number of candidates appearing for the exam.
  2. Total number of vacancies issued for 2017
  3. Region Wise vacancies issued for 2017
  4. Complexity Level of the exam
  5. Trends for past 3 years SSC CGL Cut Off

Expected SSC CGL Cut off marks 2018 for Tier I Exam:

Category SC ST OBC Ex.S OH HH VH UR
Cut off marks 114 103 125.50 92 97 20 68 137

SSC CGL Tier 1 Cut Off 2017

Aspirants can check here the CGL Tier I 2017 Cut-off from the table given below:

Category SSC CGL Tier 1 cutoff 2017
Qualified for CGL Tier II
(Paper I+II)
SSC CGL Tier 1 cutoff 2017
Qualified for CGL Tier II
(Paper I+II+ IV)
SSC CGL Tier 1 cutoff 2017
Qualified for CGL Tier II
(Paper I+II+III)
General 126.50  148.00 146.50
SC 98.00  125.50 123.50
ST 88.50  119.00 114.50
Ex.S 69.00  –
OH 84.50  111.50 102.00
OBC 110.00  135.50 135.50
HH 38.00  75.00 61.00
VH 89.50  – 116.00
Candidates Available 189838 21946 14515

SSC CGL Tier 2 Cut Off 2017

The SSC CGL Cut Off marks depend on various factors like vacancies, number of candidates that have applied difficulty level and marking scheme. Below is the SSC CGL 2017 Cutoff for Tier 2.

For the post of Assistant Audit Officer and Assistant Accounts Officer

SC ST OBC OH HH UR Total
Cut Off Marks Tier I +Tier II 500.50 479 538 458 348.25 573
Candidates 563 275 1456 57 55 1313* 3719

For the post of Junior Statistical Officer

SC ST OBC OH HH UR Total
Cut Off Marks Tier I +Tier II 200 200 240 200 200 280
Candidates 655 394 1914 82 82 1723* 4850

For all other posts

SC ST OBC OH HH UR Total
Cut Off Marks Tier I +Tier II 338.25 311.25 379.75 294 191 415.50
Candidates 7669 3792 16045 756 521 15053* 46420

Previous Years SSC CGL Cut Off Tier I: Category Wise

Category Cut-off marks (out of 200)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
SC 114 80.25 77 77 64
ST 103 74.25 69.5 69 62
OBC 125.50 89.50 82 85 70
Ex-S 92 67.75 62 25 25
OH 97 69.00 68.75 67 60
HH 20 20.00 25 25 25
VH 68 51.00 40 61 25
GEN 137 102.25 96.5 102 82

Previous Years SSC CGL Cut Off of Tier-I + Tier-II:

Category Cut-off marks (out of 600)
SSC CGL Interview Posts Cutoff Non-Interview posts
2015 2014 2013 2012 2015 2014 2013 2012
SC 373 365.5 359.25 284 345 331.5 334 251
ST 359.25 349.75 345.75 282 327.50 308.5 314 242
OBC 411 398.75 395.75 319 387 365 368.5 281.5
Ex-S 358 361 345 308 255 288 226 211
OH 344.75 340 345 274 323.50 307 305.75 227
HH 253 231 228 191 210.50 182 201.5 123
VH 332 359 315.25 261 259 307 300.25 225
UR 430.75 426 424.5 349 410.25 397.25 401 313

SSC CGL Tier 2 Cut Off 2016

Based on the marks in the written examination in Tier-I and Tier-II and as per cut-off fixed by the Commission, candidates who scored more than or below mentioned cut-off marks were eligible to appear in SSC CGL Tier III Examination 2016.

Posts Assistant Audit Officer (AAO) Junior Statistical Officer Assistant Section Officer in CSS and MEA Other than AAO, JSO, CSS and MEA
Paper Tier-I + Tier-II (Paper I+II+IV) Tier-I + Tier-II (Paper I+II+ III) Tier-I + Tier-II (Paper I+II) Tier-I + Tier-II (Paper I+II)
Out of Total Marks 800 800 600 600
General 536 502 449 422
OBC 493.75 471 424.50 397
SC 454 423 389 363.25
ST 427 397 370 341
OH 411 364 366.50 333
HH 264 230.25 262 216
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SSC CGL Final Cut Off (2016) – Post Wise

From SSC CGL 2016, SSC is not conducting interviews for SSC CGL Exam. Instead of interviews, there is a written descriptive paper Tier 3 (Essay/Letter/Application writing) of 100 marks for all posts.

So SSC CGL Final Cut-off 2016 is out of total 700 marks (Tier 1 (200) + Tier 2 (400)+ Tier 3 (100)) and for the posts of AAO and JSO, it is out of 900 Marks.

Post Name General OBC SC ST
Inspector Examiner (CBEC) 568.75 554 518 515
Income Tax Inspector (CBDT) 558.75 544.75 506.25 500.25
Assistant Enforcement Officer 554.75 539.25 499.25 491
Assistant section Officer (CSS) 548.50 529.75 495.50 473.75
Assistant Ministry of External Affairs 558.75 542 507.50 481.25
Assistant in Central Vigilance Commission ___
Assistant Audit Officer 643.75 610.50 558.50 534.25
Assistant in Railways 561 546.25 525.25 503.25
Assistant in Armed Force Head Quarter 552.50 541.25 497.75 481.25
Central Excise Inspector 539.25 529.25 488 482
Assistant in Intelligence Bureau 549 537.75 494.25 482.75
Inspector Preventive Officer (CBEC) 548.50 536 495 490.50
Inspector (Narcotics) 544.25 532.75 488.50
Assistant in other Ministry 549.25 538.00 505.75 489.50
Sub Inspector NIA 539.25 528.00 487.25 474
Inspector of Post 538.50 527.75 486.75 475
Sub Inspector CBI 543.25 528.25 487.50 473.50
Divisional Accountant ____
Junior Statistical Officer 566.50 542.75 488.75 458
Assistant In other Ministries 543.50 528.50 490.50 482
Auditor, C&AG 536.75 526 484.25 471.25
Auditor in CGDA 521.75 507.50 463.50 439.50
Accountant/Junior Accountant in (CAG) 521.50 507.25 463.25 444.25
Auditor CGA & Other 536.75 482.50 466.50
Accountant/Junior Accountant in (CGDA) 519.50 505.75 462.25 437.50
Tax Assistant (CBDT) 516.50 503.50 458.25 434
Tax Assistant (CBEC) 513.50 502.50 455.25 430
Sub Inspector Narcotics 536 524.50 483.25 478.25
Compiler ____
Upper Divisional Clerks 519.25 505.50 462.75 437
Upper Divisional Clerks (Only For Male Candidate) 515.75 503 459.25 436
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SSC CGL Cut Off 2015 – Post Wise

All Interview Posts Cut-off under SSC CGL except Statistical Investigator & AAO Posts (out of 700 Marks)

Posts General OBC SC ST
SSC CGL Income Tax Inspector Cut off 519.25 462.25 459
SSC CGL Excise Inspector Cutoff 496.25 475.75 434.75 424
SSC CGL Examiner Cut off 523.75 508 466.75 467
SSC CGL Assistants Cutoff (CSS) 498.50 472 434 402.75
Assistants in CVC 556
Assistant in IB 507.75 487 441.25 427.75
Assistant (Railways) 522 469 453
Assistant (External Affairs) 524.50 497.75 463 445
Assistant in AFHQ 504 483 441.25 421.50
Assistant in other (4600) 517.75 456.50
Assistant in other (4200) 496 478.25 440.25 419
SSC CGL Preventive Officer Cutoff 501.25 491.25 434 433.75
SSC CGL Ass. Enforcement Officer Cut off 518.50 504.50 454 453.50
SSC CGL Sub Inspector cut off (CBI) 502.50 478 435.25 419.25
SSC CGL Inspector Cutoff 494.25 473.50 432.25 416.75
SSC CGL Divisional Accountant Cut off 494.25 473.50 431.25 416.75
SSC CGL Inspector Cut off (Narcotics)  503.75 486.25 424
NIA 494.25 473.50 430.50 417

All Non – Interview Post wise SSC CGL cut off (out of 600 Marks)

Posts General OBC SC ST
SSC CGL Auditor Cut Off (CAG) 430.25 412.25 368 351.50
Auditor CGA 432.50 421 378.75 369
SSC CGL Accountant Cut off (CAG) 426.75 410 363.75 348.50
Accountant CGA 424.75 408 361.75 347.25
UDC 424.25 407.75 365.75 346.25
SSC CGL Tax Assistant Cutoffs 417 403 351.75 327.75
Tax Assistant 413.75 400.50 345.50 327.75
SI, Narcotics 436.25 424.25 378.25 367.25

SSC CGL Cut off for Statistical Investigator (out of 900 marks)

Posts General OBC SC ST
SSC CGL Statistical Investigator Cutoff 628.50 582 520

How many marks to Score to clear SSC CGL cut off?

You have to score SSC CGL cutoff marks, at the minimum to crack the examinations for which it is concerned. If the cut off for tier 1 is decided to be 50 out of 100 marks paper, then you should have 50 marks as your obtained marks to crack tier 1.

If you are left with just half marks or one mark, then no concession or grade will be allotted to you as compensation. You will be simply filtered out from the shortlisted students and then you have to fight again for tier 1 from the beginning.

Similar is with tier 2. But in tier 2, you not only have to score cut off of the individual tier but there will be one more cutoff for tier1 and tier 2 both. You have to crack that combined cutoffs too to pass the tier 2 and then you’ll be promoted to tier 3.

The same process will be continued for the tier 3 exam. Tier 1+ tier 2+ tier 3 marks will be calculated and it is checked whether the cut off for all the three tiers are matching the figure cutoff of the final selection in the CGL.

If you failed in tier 3, then that doesn’t mean that you can fight directly for tier3. You have to again start from the beginning of the process, i.e., you have to give tier 1, then tier 2 and then tier 3. Until and unless you pass the tier 3, till then you will not be selected for the post.

Note that these cutoffs cannot be decided by anyone in the air, rather, the cutoffs are properly and deeply calculated by the authorized authorities in the commission, who do hard work in analyzing various factors like the student performances, students’ presence in the exam and the vacancies available.

How to Check SSC CGL Result online (Steps)?

  1. Visit the official website of SSC I.e. www.ssc.nic.in.
  2. Click on the link ‘Declaration of Result of Combined Graduate Level (Tier 1/ Tier 2/ Tier 3) Examination, 2017’
    A list of candidates who have passed the exam will be displayed to you on a page.
  3. For quickly getting your result out of so long list, just press Ctrl+ F.
  4. In the finding box, type your name or roll number.
  5. Your scorecard will be displayed in front of you on the screen.
  6. Just download that pdf file at the desktop of your screen.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Is it necessary to pass sectional cutoffs of the tiers?
No. actually the SSC does not require from you to pass subjects individually. Rather, a cutoff for a particular tier (like tier 1 or Tier 2or Tier 3) is generated which is needed to score to pass yourself in the exam.

Did the marks for tier 4 is added in all the previous 3 tiers for final selection?
No, certainly not. Tier 4 is a separate Typing test which is qualifying in nature. You have to score 33% to pass the test so that you can grab the post of your choice.

Failing in the SSC CGL tier 4 exams, can let us fail the entire CGL exam?
No, if you got to fail in tier 4, then also you’ll get a government post, but that will not be according to your priorities. Maybe you will get the lowest post. Otherwise, your selection is final after tier 3.

Is there any new post introduced by SSC this year?
Yes, Assistant Accounts Officer with grade pay 4800 is a new post this year.

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