SSC CGL 2019 Notification, Exam Dates, Apply Online | Competition guru

SSC CGL – one of the biggest entry examinations in India for graduates who are interested to work under the Central Government has released its notification for 2019-2020 on October 22, 2019. SSC conducts this exam every year to recruit fresh graduates for various positions in different Ministries and Departments of India and its subordinate offices. Govt. jobs have always been one of the most sought-after career options for graduates because of its stability, power, and benefits. Every year thousands of candidates get placed in various reputed organizations under Central Govt. through SSC CGL. Needless to say, with power and stability, govt. jobs come with a lot of responsibility as well.

The founder of Competition Guru Coaching Centre – Er. Mathematics Guru Prakash Sir has cleared competitive government exams for 12 times and believes that his training and knowledge would have a deeper impact on his students because of his experience with the competitive exams. We had been training SSC CGL aspirants for seven years now and our primary aim is to ensure maximum qualified students through our unique teaching strategies and structured learning.

An ISO 9001:2008 certified coaching centre, Competition Guru has become one of the leading academies for SSC across many cities including Chandigarh, Mohali, Panchkula, Nawanshahr, Pinjore, Ropar, Jalandhar, Shimla and New Delhi. More than 10000 students have cleared various competitive exams till today under our guidance and the number will just grow with our advanced and strategic mode of tutoring. At Competition Guru, we believe that a combination of hard work and smart work only lead to success. We always make sure to include even the tiniest of important elements in our study materials and that’s one of the factors that kept us ahead of all other coaching centers for competitive exams. Besides theory, we also prepare students through a series of online tests to make them acclimated with the exam timing pattern. You can opt for a demo class request for a fair idea about our training modules and teaching standards.

For all the aspirants who are gearing up for the upcoming SSC CGL, here’s the exam summary:

Official Website:

Exam Details

Exam TypeNational Level Exam
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of ExamOnline
Medium of ExamHindi and English
Exam Dates (2018-19)CGL 2019-20 Tier I: 02.03.2019 to 19.06.2019
CGL 2019-20 Tier II & III22.06.2020 to 25.06.2020
CGL 208-19 Tier III29.12.2019
EligibilityIndian citizenship & bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline
DurationTier 1 – 60 minutes
Tier 2120 minutes
Tier 360 minutes
Tier 445 minutes
Section Tier 1 – 4 Sections
Tier 24 Papers

The Staff Selection Committee conducts the SSC CGL exam for Grade B and Grade C category positions in different ministries and departments of the Central Government. The candidates must qualify each level to go to the next one. The candidates are also required to meet certain physical fitness requirement for the post of Inspector (Central Excise/ Examiner/Preventive Officer), Sub-Inspector in CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation) and Sub-Inspector in NIA (National Investigation Agency). The minimum age limit for SSC CGL is 18 years and the maximum age limit is 32 years. For visually handicapped candidates, the exam hours is 2 hours and 40 minutes.

Following are the minimum qualifying marks for each tier of SSC CGL:


The vacancy for SSC CGL 2019 will be released soon by the Staff Selection Committee. Last year almost 8089 vacancies were filled in various departments and categories. So, it’s time for the aspiring candidates to gear up for one of the most promising competitive exams in India.

Chandigarh Administration Recruitment 2019

The people who reside in Chandigarh, have good news here on this page. The Chandigarh Administration Recruitment 2019 Notification is for those who have been waiting for a long time.

This article explains about vacancies of Chandigarh Administration Recruitment 2019, exam dates and much more!

Let’ begin?

We have recruitments announced last week. Chandigarh Administration has recently released the recruitment notification for the posts of Clerk & Steno Typists. Online applications are invited from the eligible candidates on or before 21.10.2019 by 11:59 PM from the Chandigarh Administration Group C. Candidates can download the official notification from our blog and also the apply online link will be activated from 30.09.2019

Eligibility Criteria:

Candidates should possess a Bachelor’s Degree and the age limit should be 18 to 37 years.

Selection Process: 

  • Selection will be based on a Written test (both Clerk & Steno-Typist), Typing Test on the computer (only for Clerk) and Stenography Test in English (only for Steno-Typist). 
  • Shortlisted aspirants will be placed at Chandigarh Administration – Department of Personnel. Contenders have to pay the required fee and make the payment via online mode.
  • More details of Chandigarh Administration recruitment vacancy, upcoming notices, syllabus, answer key, merit list, selection list, admit card, result, upcoming notifications and etc. are yet to be announced. 

Please find the notification details in this document. 

Name of the BoardChandigarh Administration
Post NameClerk & Steno Typists
Vacancy477 fresh vacancies
Notification PDFClick Here
Exam DateWill be Released Soon

Application Fee 

For general category, it’s Rs.1,000

For SC/Servicemen/PWD it’s Rs.5000

What’s the pay scale?

The Payscale for the Aspirants is Rs. 10300-34800 + 3200 grade pay.

While we are waiting for the desired information about the recruitment from Chandigarh Government, we would like to remind a few points as to why should one choose to try for the Chandigarh Administration.

  1. This recruitment process has no interview round, how interesting is that? 
  2. Chandigarh is a Union Territory, candidates who get selected by the administration will be having a permanent work location as Chandigarh without any transfer policies or relocations to other places. 
  3. This recruitment is happening after four years in Chandigarh, so now you know the value one can add to the government.  

How does one prepare?

When it comes to government exam coaching, Competition Guru comes into the picture to everyone. A reputed and the best coaching institute in Government exam preparation requires specific attention and it needs to be dealt with detailing. This implies for a commendable and intellectual faculty who is able to help the seekers learn the core concepts of the exams. 

Competition Guru is widely spread in Chandigarh, Moga, Macchiwara, Mohali, Panchkula, Ropar, Pinjore, Nawanshahr, Jalandhar, and Kangra. We have in-house publications with detailed syllabus and tips covered by each subject and exam. With relatable examples and doubts clearing sessions, students consume more clear information. Supportive management will help you understand the concepts of Government exams and stand with you till you crack your dream career. 

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Patwari Recruitment Exam 2019 – Himachal Pradesh: All you need to know about it!

Himachal Pradesh government has released a notification for Patwari Recruitment 2019. Well, we all have a certain respect and excitement for this particular role, unlike other posts. Because patwari describes a government officer who deals with land. To be specific, he is the land record officer at the subdivision or tehsil level. This role holds within visiting agricultural land and holding a record of ownership. Interesting, isn’t it?

Every state government of India recruits skilled officers who have their interest in the same so they can help the government in records. Much like every government official post, a patwari also needs to go through an examination that qualifies his eligibility and comprehension towards the role.

This article talks about everything we need to know about Patwari posts in Himachal Pradesh 2019.

Himachal Pradesh has 1195 vacant posts for patwaris this year. The recruitment process begins by applying to it online followed by receiving/downloading admit cards and giving the exam on the mentioned day.

Here are the important days for Patwari Recruitment Exam in Himachal Pradesh, 2019

Online Application Date10th Sep, 2019
Last Date for submission of Online Application Form30th Sep, 2019
Admit Card Release2 weeks prior to the exam
Exam DateOctober / November 2019

And the application fee for this exam is Rs.200 for the general category, Rs.300 for SC/ST/OBC categories.

The selection process consists of two rounds where the first round is a written examination and if the candidate qualifies that, he/she would be facing the viva vice test.


Any aspirant aged between 18-45 can be a part of this exam

Candidates must have passed 12th standard from a recognized board.

Although we have 1195 vacancies, they are distributed between Mohol and settlement sides.

Mohol Side:

S. No.Name DistrictNo. of candidates to be selected/

imparting Patwari training


Settlement Side:

S. No.Name of Settlement


No. of eligible chainmen to be selected/imparting Patwari trainingNo. of candidates to

be selected/imparting

Patwari training


Exam Pattern:

Name of the SubjectNumber Of Questions/ Number Of MarksDuration Of Time
Arithmetics25 Questions (Each One Mark – 25 Marks)2 Hours (120 Minutes)
General Hindi25 Questions (Each One Mark – 25 Marks)
English25 Questions (Each One Mark – 25 Marks)
General Knowledge25 Questions (Each One Mark – 25 Marks)
Total100 Questions (Each One Mark – 100 Marks)

Syllabus for each subject are as follows:


  • Areas
  • Time and Distance
  • Problems on Trains
  • Odd Man Out
  • Volumes Profit and Loss
  • Races and Games
  • Mixtures and Allegations
  • Boats and Streams
  • Permutations and Combinations
  • Simplification and Approximation
  • Numbers and Ages
  • Simple Equations
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Indices and Surds
  • Mensuration
  • Percentages
  • Pipes and Cisterns
  • Time and Work Partnership
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Simple Interest
  • Probability
  • Averages
  • Problems on L.C.M and H.C.F
  • Problems on Numbers
  • Compound Interest

Syllabus for General Hindi 

  • Para Completion
  • Error Correction (Underlined Part)
  • Spelling Test
  • Passage Completion
  • Sentence Arrangement
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Transformation
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Joining Sentences
  • Error Correction
  • Articles
  • Identify the Errors
  • Synonyms
  • Substitution
  • Identify the Sentences
  • Antonyms
  • Sentence Completion
  • Prefix
  • Sentence Pattern
  • Odd Words
  • Prepositions
  • Suffix
  • Idioms and Phrases

Syllabus for General English

  • Para Completion
  • Error Correction (Underlined Part)
  • Spelling Test
  • Passage Completion
  • Sentence Arrangement
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Transformation
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Joining Sentences
  • Error Correction (Phrase in Bold)
  • Articles
  • Gerunds
  • Identify the Errors
  • Tense
  • Synonyms
  • Prepositions
  • Active and Passive Voice
  • Spotting Errors
  • Substitution
  • Adjectives
  • Homophones
  • Identify the Sentences
  • Nouns
  • Antonyms
  • Sentence Completion
  • Prefix
  • Sentence Pattern
  • Tag Questions
  • Plural Forms
  • Odd Words
  • Prepositions
  • Suffix
  • Idioms and Phrases

Syllabus for General Knowledge: 

  • Science – Inventions & Discoveries.
  • Economy, Banking, and Finance.
  • General Politics.
  • India and its neighboring countries.
  • Scientific progress development.
  • Capital.
  • Knowledge of Current Events.
  • Important Financial & Economic News.
  • Culture.
  • India and its neighboring countries.
  • Scientific progress development.
  • Capital.
  • Knowledge of Current Events.
  • Geography.
  • Indian Constitution.
  • Science – Inventions & Discoveries.
  • Economy, Banking, and Finance.
  • General Politics.
  • Geography.
  • Indian Constitution.
  • History.
  • Scientific Research.
  • Budget and Five Year Plans.
  • Sports-Athlete such as essential knowledge.
  • Economy.
  • Countries & Capitals.
  • Important Financial & Economic News.
  • Culture.
  • General Awareness.
  • Current Affairs – National & International.Script.
  • Books.
  • Indian Languages.
  • National & International Awards.
  • Currency.

Now we know everything about Patwari recruitment in 2019 except about preperation steps or to be specific, the coaching you need to have to crack this. We have your answer. Its competition Guru without a seconf thought. 

Competition Guru is a renowned coaching insitute from Mohali, Punjab and Haryana regions over the years in training aspirants to crack government exams. Our well-experienced faculty and in-house publications boost up the confidence in you. Personal attention to every student is given and we also have doubts clearing session after every class as we would want our students to come up with tons of questions and get them cleared and to make that possible we create the ambiance by our teaching pattern which is very different from other coaching insitutes. We have our branch in Kangra, Himachal Pradesh and we would love to train and see the aspirants from himachal crack their dream job with easy steps of preperation. 

All the best to the aspirants of Patwari, HImachal Pradesh.

UGC NET December 2019: Exam Date, Pattern and Syllabus.

UGC National Eligibility Test is conducted by NTA to evaluate the eligibility of assistant professors and Junior Research Fellowship in Indian universities and colleges. 

Notification for UGC NET 2019 is out! 

UGC NET 2019 is being conducted on 2nd Dec to 6th Dec. The qualified candidates will be getting E-Certificates by UGC NET Bureau. 

The online registration form submission starts from Sep 9th, 2019. 

The last date of downloading admit cards is on 9th November


Eligibility criteria according to age

For Junior Research Fellowship: 

  • Not more than 30 years as on 1st December 2019. A relaxation up to 5 years is provided to the candidates belonging to OBC (Non-creamy layer, as per the Central list of OBC available on Website SC/ST/PwD/Transgender categories and to women applicants. 


  • Relaxation will also be provided to the candidates having research experience, limited to the period spent on research in the relevant/related subject of post-graduation degree, subject to a maximum of 5 years, on the production of a certificate from the appropriate authority.


  • LLM Degree candidates will be permissible for three years of relaxation in age.


  • 5 years of relaxation applicable for the candidates who served armed forces. 

For the Assistant professor, there is no upper age limit for applying. 

Educational Qualification: 

  • Candidates must have a score of at least 55%(50% for reserved categories) in their post-graduation
  • Students from the final year are also eligible to appear in the exam. Once they clear their academics exam, they will be posted as a junior research fellowship or professorship. 
  • Candidates who have completed their post-graduation exam before September 19, 1991and have done a Ph.D. are eligible for this exam.and they are provided with additional relaxation of 5% minimum marks in requirement. 

Application Fee: 

General Category Candidates:  INR 800 

OBC (Non- Creamy Layer)/ EWS: INR 400 

SC/ ST/ PwD/ Transgender:  INR 200

UGC NET exam will be conducted in 263 cities this year. 

The admit card will be issued on November 9th as mentioned above. Candidates can download their Admit Card only at by logging in with a given registration number and date of birth.  Admit card will have all the details a candidate will require like, name, roll number, photograph, signature, exam details including date, time and slot. 

Exam Pattern: 

This exam has two papers, 1 and 2. It is a computer-based exam with multiple-choice questions. Each question carries two marks and there is no negative marking. 

Paper 1 is common for all candidates. It covers teaching, reasoning, aptitude, comprehension, divergent thinking, and general awareness. 

Paper 2 is on the subject chosen by the candidate. The questions are way more in-depth and specific about the subject selected. 

Exam duration combining both the papers is 180 minutes i.e; 3 hours. 

UGC Net PapersNumber of QuestionsMaximum Marks
Paper 150100
Paper 2100200



The syllabus has been updated by NTA this year for both the papers. 

Syllabus for Paper 1 : 

  1. Teaching Aptitude
  2.  Research Aptitude
  3.  Reading Comprehension 
  4. Communication Reasoning
  5.  Quantitative Aptitude
  6.  Data Interpretation Information and Communication Technology (ICT) 
  7. People and Environment
  8.  Higher Education System: Governance, Polity, and Administration

Paper 2 syllabus will be completely subject-specific. 

Exam Results will be out by December 31st, 2019. Candidates can download the results from by logging in with registered number and date of birth.

Now, as we know about the information, isn’t it the time to gear up and prepare for the exam? 

When it comes to government exams coaching, Competition Guru comes into the light, a  renowned and the best coaching institute in Panchkula, Pinjore, Mohali, and Chandigarh. Exams which need much subjective attention requires good in-depth coaching from knowledged teachers. This implies for a commendable and intellectual faculty who is able to help the seekers learn the core concepts of the exams. 

Competition Guru never compromises on the quality of the text materials and teaching patterns. With great examples and doubts clearing sessions, students consume more clear information. Supportive management will help you understand the concepts of Government exams and stand with you till you crack your dream career.  

Now you know where to go to prepare for UGC NET exam! All the best! 

IBPS Bank PO Notification 2019 is Out!

Did you think about your career in banking? Banks are the only places which resolve, saves and teach us money management. People working in banks are the most sophisticated and sorted people with much patience and great  A good news to all those people who are waiting for IBPS Bank PO notification in 2019. It is finally out! Gear up to prepare and to beat the competition! This article explains in and out about the IBPS Bank PO exam and its dates, preparation and best institutes to prepare! 

Institute of Banking Personnel (IBPS) mainly conducts exams for students who are looking for their career in the banking sector. The students who are qualified in IBPS by writing different exams will be recruited for public banks in the nation (except SBI).

IBPS conducts exams every year in 4 different exams. Every exam held within a period of 3-4 months. Four different Exams of IBPS are:

    • IBPS PO (Probationary Officer) Exam
    • IBPS Specialist Officers Exam
    • IBPS RRB (Regional Rural Bank) PO and Assistant Exam


  • IBPS Clerk


We have received the notification for IBPS PO 2019. So what is IBPS PO?

It is an entry-level exam of IBPS. PO is Probationary Officer, i.e, PO defines the assistant manager role in public banks.

When a candidate gets selected for the post of Probationary Officer through IBPS PO 2019, he/ she first serve a probation period of 2 years (that varies across different Public Sector Banks). After the bank employee completes their probation period, they appear for an internal exam conducted by the bank he/ she is serving. One can be promoted internally when they attend an exam which promotes the candidate from PO to Deputy manager. 

The responsibilities of a PO would be public relations, monitor and regulate branch activities & tasks, address customer related issues & grievances, approve & monitor daily transactions of branch & customers and handle the processing of loans. It is a multi tasking job and the PO should be real quick in their work to handle everything in a balance. The salary of a PO varies from 34000 INR to 43000 INR per month. 

IBPS PO exam in 2019 will select candidates for 27 public bank sectors and regional rural banks. The notification 2019 was released on 2nd August, 2019 for 4336 posts of POs. The online registration will be started on 7th August. 

PO exam is divided into two parts.
1.  Preliminary exam (prelims)
2.  Mains exam 

The online registration starts on 7th August and ends on 28th August, 2019. The preliminary admit card release date will be on 1st week of October, 2019. The Preliminary exam dates are 12th, 13th, 19th & 20th October 2019 and the results will be announced between October/ November 2019. 

Considering that results, the mains exam will be conducted on 30th November, 2019 and the results of that will be released in the month of December 2019. The conduct interview will be held in the month of January or February 2020 and the provisional allotment will be in April 2020.

What is the application fee?

If you belong to SC/ST/PWD Community, the fee will be 100 INR

If you belong to others and general category, your fees will be 600 INR



This year IBPS has introduced 4336 vacancies in the while the last year’s vacancies were 4252. 

Exam Pattern: 

  1. Prelims 

The total exam is divided into three main categories i.e; English Language, Numerical Ability and reasoning bearing a one-hour time limit. Each section has 20 minutes. 


S.No.Name of Tests(ObjectiveNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1English Language303020 minutes
2Numerical Ability353520 minutes
3Reasoning Ability353520 minutes


IBPS PO Mains Exam Pattern: 

  1. IBPS PO mains 2018 will now have 200 questions in total and the time frame for the exam will be 120 minutes. 
  2. The objectives of the mains exam remain the same from prelims but with an additional touch of Computer knowledge and General/ Financial Awareness. The time frame for each section varies. 

Find the exam pattern and weightage for each section clearly in the table below:


S.No.Name of Tests(ObjectiveNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1Reasoning & Computer Aptitude456060 minutes
2English Language354040 minutes
3Data Analysis & Interpretation356045 minutes
4General Economy & Banking Awareness404035 minutes
Total1552003 Hours
5English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)22530 minutes


The candidates who are qualified in mains are eligible for the interview which is face to face and it is for 100 marks. The time duration is generally 15-20 minutes. A panel of bank officials ask questions to the candidates about themselves and related to banking. 

More information about the IBPS PO exam and exam date and notifications can be found on this site which is the official page of IBPS.

Prepare for your IBPS PO exam with the topmost Coaching center, Competition Guru Coaching center, which is probably the best coaching center in Chandigarh, Mohali, Panchkula, Ropar, Pinjore, Nawanshahr, Jalandhar and many other places nearby. 

Best facilitators who will not only teach you and prepare you for the exam but give you tips for the next rounds. It’s success rate in most of the competitive exams proves everything. Individual attention is given to the candidates and makes them practice by conducting mock tests. Such institutes make the candidates stronger and tougher. 

Competition Guru Coaching Centre understands a student’s requirement. The batches have been designed in such a manner that you have flexible options to choose for. Study materials are given, Doubts Clearing sessions are conducted which is very important in this coaching center. And endless points to prove and recommend to students for IBPS PO exams 2019.

All the best for all the aspirants of IBPS PO!!

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