SSC CGL 2017 Cutoff Released Check Here

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The cutoff marks for each stage in the SSC CGL 2017 is crucial for a candidate to qualify for the next stage. Tier-I of the national level exam has been held in August. The SSC CGL 2017 cutoff has been released for the Tier-I exam. Subsequently, Tier-II will be conducted in November for which separate cutoffs will be issued. Overall, there will be four stages where candidates need to qualify each stage’s cutoff to get through to the next stage. This article provides insights into SSC CGL 2017 cutoffs for Tier-I.

SSC CGL 2017 Cutoff for Tier-I Released

The following table shows the category-wise list of cutoff released for SSC CGL 2017 Tier-I exam:

Category Cut off Marks
General 131.00
OBC 115.00
SC 103
ST 93
EX.S 73.50
OH 87
HH 40
VH 89.5
These cutoffs depend on the following factors:

  • Number of candidates applied
  • Number of vacancies available
  • Difficulty level of the exam
  • Pattern-related changes in exam (e.g. reducing time limit from 75 to 60 minutes in Tier-I)
  • Statistics of previous years’ recruitment

The cutoff for Tier-II will be released in December 2017 while the final cutoff will be out in April 2018 on the basis of which candidates will be allotted positions.

The table below shows the trends of Tier-I cutoff 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-Servicemen 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
Note that these marks indicate the track record and have nothing to do with this year. For Tier-I and II, the combined cutoff observed over the years are as follows:
Category Cut-off marks (out of 600)
Interview Posts 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-Servicemen 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
Unreserved 430.75 426 424.5 349 410.25 397.25 401 313

SSC CGL 2017, like previous years, will be released along with the result for each stage separately. Candidates are advised to keep an eye on the official link at all times.

Important links for SSC CGL 2017