SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2017. There are a total of 4733 vacancies. The time duration of SSC CGL Tier I has been changed from 75 minutes to 60 minutes. This reduction in the time duration indicates that this year clearing SSC CGL Tier 1 will not be a cakewalk for everyone. Here is the detailed SSC Combined Graduate Level Exam pattern for Tier I , II, III & IV.

 SSC CGL Exam Pattern – Tier I

 

It is a computer based online test of 200 marks in 60 minutes. There is a negative marking of 0.50 Marks for each wrong answer. There is no sectional cut off. 

Subject Qs Marks Time
General Intelligence
& Reasoning
25 50 60 minutes(For VH &
Candidates
suffering from
Cerebral Palsy:
80 minutes)
General Awareness 25 50
Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
English Language 25 50
TOTAL 100 200

SSC CGL Exam Pattern – Tier II

 

This is an online based examination consisting of 4 papers as mentioned in the table. Each paper is of 2 hours time duration. Out of these 4 papers, only two papers i.e. Paper-I and Paper-II are compulsory for all the students. Paper 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)

Subject Qs Marks Time
Paper I
Quantitative Ability
(for ALL POSTS)
100 200 2 Hours(For VH &
Candidates
suffering from
Cerebral Palsy:
2 Hours 40 Min)
Paper II
English Language
(for ALL POSTS)
200 200 2 Hours(For VH &
Candidates
suffering from
Cerebral Palsy:
2 Hrs 40 Min)
TOTAL 300 400 4 HoursFor VH &
Candidates
suffering from
Cerebral Palsy:
(5 Hrs
20 Min)
Paper III – Statistics
(for Statistical
Investigator
Gr II & Compiler
POSTS ONLY)
100 200 40 minutes(For VH &
Candidates
suffering from
Cerebral Palsy:
2 Hrs
40 Min)
Paper IV – General
Studies (Finance
& Economics)
(for Asst Audit Officer
Gazetted Group
“B” POST ONLY)
100 200 40 minutes(For VH &
Candidates
suffering from
Cerebral Palsy:
2 Hrs 40 Min)

 

SSC CGL Exam Pattern – Tier III

 

This is a descriptive type paper of 100 marks and will be conducted in Pen and Paper mode

Subject Marks Time
Descriptive Paper
in English/Hindi
(Writing of Essay, Precis,
Letter, Application etc.)
100 60 Minutes(For VH &
Candidates
suffering from
Cerebral Palsy:
80 Minutes)

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SSC CGL Exam Pattern Tier IV

Tier 4 consist of Computer Proficiency Test (wherever applicable)/ Skill Test (wherever applicable)/ Document Verification. This paper is Qualifying in Nature only.

Computer Proficiency Test (CPT)- Asst. Section Officer in CSS & MEA POST ONLY
Data Entry Skill Test (at Speed of 8000 key depressions per hour) – Tax Assistant POST ONLY

SSC Tier IV Time Duration Syllabus
Computer Proficiency Test
(for post of Assistant Section
Officer in CSS & MEA only)
45 Minutes Word/Excel/ Power Point

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