Top 10 SSC CGL Coaching Centers in Chandigarh

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May 30, 2017

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SSC CGL is one of the most of the most challenging competitive national level entrance test because of the high number of applicants every year and long recruitment process consisting of 4 tiers. SSC (Staff Selection Commission) has already issued notification for SSC CGL 2017 and tier I is tentatively scheduled from August 01 to August 20, 2017.

Many aspirants rely on coaching to clear competitive exams as the syllabus is slightly different from the academic curriculum prescribed for the entrance exams. Expert guidance and training also enhance chances of candidates to excel better in the cut throat competition of top competitive exams like SSC CGL.

Chandigarh is among the major education hubs in northern part of India. It is home to some excellent education institutions from different fields of study. However, many young aspirants also prefer Chandigarh for preparation of competitive exams as a lot of coaching institutes are flourishing in Chandigarh and its outskirts. Here we have compiled a list of top 10 coaching centers in Chandigarh for SSC CGL 2017.

We have shortlisted the coaching institutes on the basis of following parameters:

  1. Experienced faculty
  2. Performance of candidates enrolled in the institute in SSC CGL
  3. Total number of years of establishment
  4. Students’ review and Rating


1. New Cambridge College, Sector 17D

With a broad spectrum of services offered by the institute, it has a cumulative experience of serving the student community for more than 30 years. The faculty has experience of teaching in multiple domains like GRE, GATE and TOFEL. The institute is known for high professional ethics and excellence in teaching standards.

Students are also trained for the SSC Tier- 3 and Tier- 4 rounds, so that it becomes easier for students. The effort is done to remove stress from the minds of the students as the descriptive exam needs sufficient practice prior to the exam. 

Address: Sector 17D SCO:80-81-82, Top Floor, Chandigarh, 160017

Contact no: 098782 22772


Rating: ★★★★★


2. IBS Coaching Institute, Sector 34A

IBS coaching is a reputed institute who are widely recognized widely for quality education imparted to students across various classroom programs. It is known for providing specialized coaching for SSC CGL, Bank PO, Bank Clerical, IBPS CWE Coaching, CWE PO, CWE Clerical, & other bank exams.

The institute has more than 40 centres across India. It is a pioneer institute offering guidance to students in the field of SSC CGL exams. It has also received various recognitions and awards for quality education. 

Address: SCO: 13, 14, 15, Sector-34 A, 1st Floor, Above Dominos, Chandigarh, 160022


Contact no: 093160 68310


3. Race Institute, Sector 17C

Rapid Academy of Competitive exam better known as Race Institute among students, is an ISO 9001:2008 certified organization. Institute is known for imparting quality education and training to students for all central government, state government and bank exams. Classes are delivered by ex-Reserve Bank of India’s PO, IIM and IIT alumini.

The unconventional methods of teaching involve use of Vedic maths. USP of the institute are it’s 19 in-depth study materials, 12 separate batches for bank exams, and 8 classes for lessons on current affairs. The fee for SSC CGL Preparation course is INR 12000. 

Address: S.C.O. 131 - 132, Juneja Building, Sector 17-C, Chandigarh, 160017

Phone: 088725 03030



4. IBT Institute, Sector 34A

The institute runs separate classroom programs, online test series and correspondence classes for competitive exams, so that the students receive maximum benefits through customization of study material. The batch size is small to give personalized attention; generally there are 15-20 pupils in a class.

All students who enrol in the classroom program get free online test series enrolment. Regular doubt clearing sessions are conducted at the institute.  

Address: SCO- 80-82 2nd Floor, Sector 34A, Sector 34, Chandigarh, 160022

Phone: 086998 86998


Rating: ★★★★★

5.Career Group, Sector 34 

The institute is quite flexible in terms of working hours as classes are open from 7’o clock in the morning till 9’o clock in the evening. A large number of students actually enrol because of this factor.

Generally, aspirants who are working professionals cannot come for classes on weekdays and therefore enrol for the weekend classes. SSC CGL crash course also offered by the institute is one of the most sought-after program.

Address: S.C.O. 215-216-217, Above ICICI Bank, Backside Entry, 35B, Sector 35, Chandigarh, 160022

Phone: 084274 1407


Rating: ★★★★★

6.Vishal Class, Sector 34A

The institute offers unique study material with special emphasis on Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning section. The training is given on multiple domains and regular lectures are conducted on the changes taking place in different areas of banking, politics, etc as such changes may be reflected in form of questions in GK or GS section.

Address: SCO 114-115, Sec 34 A, Chandigarh, Chandigarh, 160022

Phone: 098159 42252


Rating: ★★★★★

7.Mentors Academy, Sector 34

The institute has come up only few years back, but the popularity of the institute has quickly risen among the aspirants. Mentors academy offers wide variety of courses for both national and state level entrance tests. The group sizes are large but doubt clearing sessions and mock tests are conducted frequently to assess and monitor the progress of students. The books and study manuals cover questions from the previous 10 year papers.


Phone: 9915205090, 9780333722

Address: SCO 114, 115 3rd floor Sector 34/A Chandigarh above catholic bank 160022, 160034

Rating: ★★★

8.Engineering Made Easy, Sector 34A

 As the name suggests, the institute is primarily known for preparation of engineering programs. However, it has come up recently with the training program for SSC CGL.

The institute has started preparing students for SSC CGL exam because of large number of students who wish to do their preparation with EME institute. SSC CGL tier- 1 and tier- 2 can be easily cracked with the professional guidance received from the institute.


Address: SCO 112-113, 4th Floor, Sector 34A Road, Sub. City Center, Sector 34, Chandigarh, 160022

Phone: 098884 78188

9. Expertos classes

The quality of education and efficient teaching mechanism makes all the difference in the results. The coaching classes are run by experts with plenty of professional experience. The faculty members include former IITians, NITians and Doctorates. The study materials also contain very well researched content.

Address: SCF-92, Phase 382, Mohali, Sector-59, Chandigarh, Punjab

Contact no: 91-7696361805


10. Flame institution

A monthly magazine is issued for all the candidates enrolled in the institute which contains information about the preparation tips, important topics and exams coming up. Most of the students gave a positive feedback for SSC CGL preparation.

Director addresses the students regularly to motivate them and keep their spirit high. The institute keeps on conducting mock exam on all topics regularly.  

Address: SCF 18, Above HDFC Bank, Phase 7, Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar, Punjab 160062

Contact no: 098889 49978


Rating: ★★★★★ ½ 

SSC CGL 2017 Exam Pattern

Candidates planning to take the coaching for SSC CGL 2017 preparation should definitely go through the revised SSC CGL Exam Pattern introduced by SSC last year. Some of the key highlights for SSC CGL 2017 Exam Pattern are discussed below:

  • SSC CGL 2017 tier 1 and tier 2 exam are online exams. Students who clear tier 1 known as SSC CGL prelim appear for the SSC CGL tier 2 exam.
  • SSC CGL tier 1 and tier 2 exam are objective in nature. There are a total of 100 questions in tier 1 and 140 questions in tier 2 level of SSC CGL exam.
  • Duration of paper 1 is 60 minutes and paper 2 is 4 hours.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Pattern

There will be 25 questions in each section and the time for completing these questions on an average is 15 minutes. Time will be the main constraint and candidates need to apply smart tricks and shortcuts to solve questions quickly. Good attempts can come out to be 12-15.

Sections Questions Maximum marks
General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 50
Quantitative aptitude 25 50
General English 25 50
General awareness 25 50

Read SSC CGL Syllabus

SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Pattern

The total duration of tier 2 is 4 hours. There are two sections and each carry 100 marks. As English section is expected to be of moderate difficulty level while the QA section will have some tricky questions.

Subject Questions Maximum marks
Quantitative Aptitude 100 200
General English 100 200

SSC CGL Tier 3 Exam Pattern

An essay has to be written of 1000-1500 words in 1 hour duration. Be sure that the article is grammatically correct and information is relevant to the topic. The topic can be from politics or economy.

Topic Maximum marks Time duration
Descriptive English/ Hindi 100 1 hour

SSC CGL Tier 4 Exam Pattern

The final round of the examination requires the shortlisted candidate to appear for the CPT (Computer Proficiency Test) or DEST (Data Entry Skill Test).  Students need to make 2000 key depressions in a duration of 15 minutes. The test for data entry will be different.

Topic Questions Skills Required
Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) for post of Assistant Section Officer in CSS & MEA only 45 Word/Excel/ Power Point

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.