SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2017 (Tier-I, II, III & IV) (Updated Pattern)

SSC CGL 2017 Exam Pattern

 

SSC CGL 2016 Tier III Exam Date

 

Hello, Aspirants !!

 

 

To give your SSC CGL preparation an appropriate start, it is very important that you have the complete knowledge of SSC CGL Exam Pattern.

 

This year Staff Selection commission had made some major changes in the SSC CGL Exam Pattern. Therefore, it is a must that you should get every single detail of the new pattern for SSC CGL Exam 2017.

 

 

 

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Here, we are making you aware of the updated exam pattern. You all are advised to go through the new exam pattern and make your Preparation Plan accordingly so that you can score well in the SSC Combined Graduate Level Examination.

 

 

 

What Is The New Pattern For SCC CGL 2017 Exam?

 

 

The revised exam pattern for SSC CGL includes four tiers – Tier 1 (Preliminary Exam), Tier 2 (Mains), Tier 3 (Descriptive), and Tier 4 (DEST/CPT). Tier 3 and Tier 4 have been added recently.

 

Understand the elaborate pattern given below for all the tiers of SSC CGL Exam.

 

 

Quick Links
 

SSC Combined Graduate Level Exam Tier 1 Pattern

 

SSC Combined Graduate Level Exam Tier 2 Pattern

 

SSC Combined Graduate Level Exam Tier 3 Pattern

 

SSC Combined Graduate Level Exam Tier 4 Pattern

 

 

 

 

SSC CGL Tier 1 Pattern

 

 

Part Subject Max. Marks Questions Time Allotted
A General Intelligence & Reasoning 50 25 75 Minutes(Total)
 
For VH and candidates suffering from CerebralPalsy: 100 Minutes
B General Awareness 50 25
C Quantitative Aptitude 50 25
D English Comprehension 50 25

 

Total questions asked are 100, comprising of 200 marks. Each question would carry 2 marks.

 

Paper Mode: Tier 1 will be conducted online.

 

Negative Marking: There will be negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer you make.

 

Questions will be of the Objective type with multiple choices. Candidates can choose their Medium as Hindi or English.

 

You have to qualify Tier 1 exam to move on to Tier 2.

 

 

 

SSC CGL Tier 2 Pattern

 

 

Paper Subjects Max. Marks Questions Time Allotted
I Quantitative Ability 200 100 2 Hours (2 Hours 40 Minutes for PWD Candidates)
II English Language & Comprehension 200 200 2 Hours (2 Hours 40 Minutes for PWD Candidates)
III Statistics 200 100 2 Hours (2 Hours 40 Minutes for PWD Candidates)
IV General Studies (Finance and Economics) 200 200 2 Hours (2 Hours 40 Minutes for PWD Candidates)

 

Paper Mode: Tier 2 will be conducted online.

 

Negative Marking: There will be negative marking of 25 marks in Paper-II and 0.50 marks in Paper-I and Paper-III for each wrong answer.

 

Questions will be of the Objective type with multiple choices. Candidates can choose their Medium as Hindi or English.

 

You have to qualify Tier 2 exam to move on to Tier 3.

 

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.

 

Paper IV is only for those candidates who apply for the post of Assistant Audit Officer.

 

 

As knowing the pattern is not enough to start your preparation, you might wish to grab the complete syllabus. See below the detailed SSC CGL 2017 Exam Syllabus:

SSC CGL Syllabus 2017 [Updated]

 

 

SSC CGL Tier 3 Pattern

 

 

Mode of Examination Scheme of Examination Marks Time
Pen and Paper Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi (writing of Essay /Precis /Letter/Application Writing etc. 100 60 minutes80 Minutes (For VH and candidates suffering from Cerebral Palsy)

 

Tier 3 has been introduced w.e.f. CGLE 2017.

 

The exam would be a descriptive type.

 

Paper Mode: Tier 3 would be an offline paper.

 

It will carry 100 marks and the duration of the paper would be one hour.

 

This Tier has been introduced to assess the writing skills of the candidates which are necessary for Government jobs.

 

The Paper would comprise writing of an Essay / Passage of 250 words and Letter / Application Writing of approximately 150 words.

 

The qualifying marks in Tier-III would be 33 per cent.

 

The paper will have to be written either in Hindi or in English.

 

The questions in this paper would be of 10+2 standard.

 

The marks obtained by the candidates in Tier I & Tier II, together, would determine the eligibility of the candidates to appear in Tier III & Tier IV.

 

 

SSC CGL Tier 4 Pattern (wherever applicable)

 

 

Mode of Examination Scheme of Examination Marks Time
Data Entry Skill Test (DEST) / Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) Same as published in the Notice of Examination Qualifying Same as published in the Notice of Examination

 

Tier-IV of the Examination would continue to be the Data Entry Skill Test (DEST) /Computer Proficiency Test (CPT).

 

The exam is qualifying in Nature.

 

Computer Proficiency Test => for Asst. Section Officer in CSS post only.

 

Data Entry Skill Test at Speed of 8000 key depressions per hour => for Tax Assistant post only.

 

 

 

For more help in your preparation you can read the following articles: -
 

 Study Plan- How to crack SSC CGL in 2 months without Coaching

 

 SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam: List of Important Topics to Help You Score More!

 

SSC CGL Tier 1 Maths Short Tricks, Formulas, Questions and Books!

 

 

 

We have mentioned the complete details related to the exam pattern, that you should know.

 

In case you have any doubt or query please feel free to place them in the comment box below.

 

 

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