SSC(TIER1 | TIER2) Latest Pattern

SSC CGL Exam pattern 2016 Tier 1

Part

Mode of Examination

Subject

No. of Questions

Max. Marks

Time allowed

A Computer Based General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 50 75 Minutes (Total)

For VH and candidates suffering from Cerebral Palsy: 100 Minutes
B General Knowledge & Awareness 25 50
C Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
D English 25 50
Total 100 200

SSC CGL Exam pattern 2016 Tier 2

Part

Mode of Examination

Subject

No. of Questions

Max Marks

Mark Allowed

Paper I Computer Based Quantitative Ability 200 marks 100 questions 2 hours
Paper II English language & Comprehension 200 marks 200 questions 2 hours
Paper III Statistics 200 marks 100 questions 2 hours

NOTE: – Paper-I & II are compulsory for all the categories of posts. Paper-III is only for those candidates who apply for the post of Statistical Investigator Gr. II & Compiler.

* There will be negative marking of 0.50 for each wrong answer in Tier-I. In respect of TierII, the negative marking system will remain unchanged.

Tier

Mode of Examination

Scheme of Examination

Marks

Time

III Pen and Paper mode Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi (writing of Essay/Precis/Letter/Application Writing) etc Total marks 100 60 minutes
For VH and candidates suffering from Cerebral Palsy: 80 Minutes
IV Data Entry Skill Test (DEST) / Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) (wherever applicable) Same as published in the Notice of Examination Qualifying Same as published in the Notice of Examination

The final merit will be prepared on overall performance in Tier-I, Tier-II and Tier-III. However, the candidate will need to qualify all the tiers i.e. Tier-I, Tier-II and Tier-III separately. There will be no sectional cut-off.

SSC had done, the biggest change by abolishing the Interview from 2016 onwards.