Combined Graduate Level Exam - Mode of Selection

SSC Combined Graduate Level Exam 2008 - Mode of Selection

The Commission will have the full discretion to fix separate minimum qualifying marks in each of the papers and in the aggregate of all the papers separately for each category of candidates (viz. SC/ST/OBC/PH/ExS/General (UR).

Only those candidates who qualify in all the papers as well as in the aggregate would be eligible to be considered for being called for the Personality Test/Interview.

After the Main Examination and the Interview wherever applicable, the Commission will draw up the All India Merit List on the basis of the aggregate marks obtained by the candidates in the written examination and interview and, in that order, as many candidates as are found by the Commission to have qualified in the Examination shall be recommended for appointment upto the number of unreserved vacancies available.

The Commission will recommend the candidates in the Merit List on the basis of the aggregate marks and option/preference exercised by the candidates in the Application Form depending on the number of vacancies available.


Once the candidate has been given first available preference, he/she will not be considered for the other options options.

However, Commission reserves the right to nominate the candidate to any post based on his/her merit position.

The candidates are advised to exercise options in Application Form carefully.

The option /preference exercised by the Candidates and indicated on the Application form will be treated as Final and Irreversible.

Subsequent request for change of allocation/service by candidates will not be entertained under any circumstances reasons

Provided that SC, ST, OBC and PH candidates, who are selected on their own merit without relaxed standards, alongwith candidates belonging to other communities, will not be adjusted against the reserved share of vacancies. Such SC, ST, OBC and PH

candidates will be accommodated against the general/unreserved vacancies as per their position in the overall Merit List.

The reserved vacancies will be filled up separately from amongst the eligible SCs, STs, OBCs, and PH candidates which will, thus, comprise of SC , ST, OBC and PH candidates who are lower in merit than the last general candidate on merit list of unreserved category but otherwise found suitable for appointment even by relaxed standard.

A person with disability can be appointed against an unreserved vacancy provided the post is identified suitable for person with disabi disability of relevant category.

Lity An Ex-Serviceman or Physically Handicapped (OH/HH/VH) category candidate who qualifies on the basis of relaxed standards viz. age limit, experience or qualifications, permitted number of chances in written examination, extended zone of consideration, etc. is to be counted against reserved vacancies and not against general vacancies subject to fitness of such candidate for selection.

Such candidates may also be recommended at the relaxed standards to the extent the number of vacancies reserved for them, to make up for the deficiency in the reserved quota, irrespective of their rank in the order of merit.

In so far as cases of Ex Ex-Serviceman are concerned, deduction from the age of Ex Ex-Servicemen is permissible against the reserv reserved or unreserved posts and such exemption cannot be termed ed as relaxed standards in regard to age.

Success in the examination confers no right of appointment unless government are satisfied after such enquiry as may be considered necessary that the candidate is suitable in all respects of appointment to the service/post.

Note: The candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfill all the eligibility conditions for admission to the examination.

Their admission at all the stages of examination will be purely provisional, subject to their satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions.

If, on verification, at any time before or after the written examination and interview, it is found that they do not fulfill any of the eligibility conditions, their candidature for the examination will be cancelled by the Commission.