How to Apply for SSC CGL 2018

Nupur Kaushik Updated On: 29 Jan, 2019 12:04 IST

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How to Apply for SSC CGL 2018

The SSC CGL 2018 application process started on May 5, 2018 and ended on June 5, 2018. The procedure to apply for the exam is divided into two parts - Part I is Registration where candidates have to provide their basic information, and then there is Part II where candidates need to pay the requisite application fee and upload photograph and signature in the specific dimension. The final step is submitting the application form of SSC CGL 2018 that completes the entire application process.

SSC CGL exam is held every year by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) to hire candidates for Group B and C posts in various Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations in the Government of India. 

Step 1: Registration

  • Log on to the official website-

  • Click on the Exam Link displaying Part 1 Registration

  • Fill in the details like Name, Educational qualification, Address, Demographic details, etc, and click on ‘Submit’.

  • After registration, applicants will be issued a Registration ID for future references.

Step 2: Application

  • Log in by using your Registration ID and Password (Date of Birth).

  • Fill in the required details specified in the application form.

Step 3: Uploading Scanned Images

The next step involves the uploading of your scanned image of Photograph and Signature (as per the specifications).

Scanned image of Photograph and Signature must be in JPEG format. 


Digital Size- 4 kb to 12 kb and Resolution-100 x 120 pixels


Digital Size- 1 kb to 12 kb and Resolution-140 x 60 pixels

Step 4: Application Fee Payment

  • To complete the application process, applicants have to pay the application fee.

  • Applicants can pay the SSC CGL 2018 fee of INR 100 (for General candidates) either in online mode or offline mode (through SBI Challan). There is no application fee for SC/ST/Female/PH/Ex-servicemen applicants.

Details Required in SSC CGL Online Application Form 2018

To fill the SSC CGL 2018 application form, applicants have to enter the below-mentioned details:

  • Personal Details

  • Complete postal address

  • Educational Qualification

  • Name of Centre and code

  • Preference of post in decreasing order

  • Details of Work Experience (if any)

Documents Required For SSC CGL 2018 Application Form

Before filling the application form, applicants must have the following documents with them:

  • Educational certificates of Class 10th, 12th, Graduation or of any other higher education.

  • Valid E-mail ID

  • Debit Card/Credit card to pay the application fee online

  • Scanned Photograph and Signature (as per specification)

  • Caste certificate (if applicable)

  • Documents certifying work experience

SSC CGL 2018 Application Fee

The structure of SSC CGL 2018 application fee is given below.


Application Fee


INR 100

Women/SC/ST/PH/Ex Ser.

Exempted from fee

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