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August 25, 2017

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SSC CGL Exam Pattern

Official Website:  ssc.nic.in

Staff Selection Commission of India conducts SSC CGL Exam in four stages: 

Tier-1, Tier-2, Tier-3 & Tier-4 exam.

Tier-I & Tier-II exam are conducted online,
Tier-III are a pen and paper based exam.
Tier-IV will be a computer skill test.

Let’s have a look at the exam pattern for all these stages of SC CGL  Recruitment process:

1) Tier 1: 

SSC CGL Tier-1 is an online Exam comprising of 4 sections.
It is a 100 questions paper and with maximum marks of 200. 
The entire exam is needed to be completed in a time span of 60 minutes.
For every right answer 2 marks are given for every wrong answer 0.5 marks are deducted.
There is no sectional cut off and no sectional timing. You can jump from one section to others.
No point will be deducted if the question is left blank or unattempted by a candidate.

The sections asked in SSC CGL Tier-I Exam are:

  • General Intelligence & Reasoning
  • General Awareness
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • English Comprehension
Serial No.SectionsNo. of QuestionsTotal MarksTime Allotted
1General Intelligence and Reasoning2550A cumulative time of 60 minutes
2General Awareness2550
3Quantitative Aptitude2550
4English Comprehension2550
Total100200

Candidates who clear SSC CGL cut off for Tier-1 are eligible to appear for the Tier II exam. 

2) Tier 2:

Tier 2 exam of SSC CGL is comparatively tougher than Tier 1 exam.

So here are details about tier 2:

Question Type: Objective
Mode: Online
Total Time: 2 hrs for each paper
Total Marks: 200 for each Paper
Total Papers: 4

  • Paper- 1: Quantitative Ability
  • Paper-2: English Language and Comprehension
  • Paper-3: Statistics (only for post of Statistical Investigator Gr. II & Compiler)
  • Paper-4: General Studies (Finance and Economics) (Only for the post of Assistant Audit Officer)
Serial No.SectionsNo. of QuestionsTotal MarksTime Allotted
1Quantitative Ability1002002 hrs
2English Language and Comprehension2002002 hrs
3Statistics1002002 hrs
4General Studies (Finance and Economics)1002002 hrs

Out of these 4 papers, only two papers i.e. Paper-I and Paper-II are compulsory for all the studentsPaper 3 is only for Statistical Investigator Gr II & Compiler Post while Paper 4 is for Asst. Audit Officer Gazetted Group “B” Post only.

Paper I , Paper III & Paper IV – 0.5 marks (Negative Marking)
Paper II – 0.25 marks (Negative Marking) .
There is no sectional cut off. No point will be deducted if the question is left blank or unattempted by a candidate.

Candidates who clear SSC CGL cut off for Tier-1 & Tier 2 together are eligible to appear for the Tier III exam. 

3) Tier-3

Tier-3 of SSC CGL is a descriptive test. The paper will be in English/Hindi and will constitute of 100 marks.

The entire paper needs to be completed in 60 minutes.

SubjectMarksTime
Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi (Essay writing, Letter)100 marks1 hour or 60 minutes

Candidates who clear SSC CGL cut off for Tier-1+2+3 all together are eligible to appear for the Tier IV exam. 

4) Tier-4:

SSC CGL Tier-4 Exam is a Computer Skill Test. It will be conducted in two steps: DEST Test & CPT Test.

DEST: Candidates are required to type 2000 words in 15 minutes on a computer in English. This test is conducted to check a candidate’s writing skills.

CPT: This test is conducted to check a candidate’s proficiency in MS Excel and MS powerpoint.

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