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SSC CGL 2019 Exam Pattern

By: Urvi on September 12, 2017

SSC CGL notification was released on 15th May 2017. A lot of major changes have been introduced in the SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2017. With a vacancy count of 4733, the time duration of Tier I Exam has been changed from 75 to 60 mins

SSC CGL Tier I is a Computer Based Test scheduled for 200 marks to be solved in a duration of 60 minutes. There is a negative marking of 0.5 for every incorrect answer. No sectional cutoffs exist.

Subject Question and Marks Time
General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 Q - 50 60 Mins (VH and Cerebral palsy - 80 minutes)
General Awareness 25 Q - 50  
QA 25 Q - 50  
English 25 Q - 50  
Total 100Q -200 marks  

SSC CGL Tier 2 is an online examination consisting of 4 papers.Every paper is for a duration of 2 hours. Out of the 4 papers given, only two are compulsory for students. Paper 3 is for the post of the Statistical Investigator and Paper 4 is for Asst Audit Officer Gazetted Group B Post.

Paper I, III and IV - 0.5 Negative Marking

Paper II - 0.25 Negative Marking

Subject Question and Marks Time
Quantitative Ability 100 Q - 200 120 Mins (VH and Cerebral palsy - 160 minutes)
English 200 Q - 200 120 Mins (VH and Cerebral palsy - 160 minutes)
Total 300 Q - 400 240 Mins (VH and Cerebral palsy - 280 minutes)
Statistics (Statistical Investigator and Compiler) 100 Q - 200 40 Mins (VH and Cerebral palsy - 160 minutes)
General Studies (Finance and Economics) 100 Q- 200 40 Mins (VH and Cerebral palsy - 160 minutes)

SSC CGL Tier 3 is a descriptive paper for 100 marks and would be conducted in a pen and paper mode.

Subject Question and Marks Time
Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi 100 60 Mins (VH and Cerebral palsy - 80 minutes)

SSC CGL Tier 4 is usually a Computer Proficiency test/Skill Test/Document Verification qualifying in nature. 

Computer Proficiency Test - Asst Section Officer in CSS and MEA

Data Entry Skill Test - Tax Assistant


SSC Tier 4 Duration Portion
Computer Proficiency Test (Assistant Section Officer)  45 minutes Word/Excel/PPT

SSC CGL 2019 Syllabus

SSC CGL 2017 Syllabus for Tier 1
The level is an online test. There are 100 questions in Tier 1 examination for the aggregate marks of 200. It will have questions from four different sections.
SSC CGL Tier 1 is an online test. There are 100 questions in Tier 1 examination for the aggregate marks of 200. It will have questions from four different sections.
 
Section Questions Marks
General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 50
General Awareness 25 50
Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
English 25 50

 

General Intelligence sections would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. General Awareness is concerned with topics that are affecting the society. Quantitative Ability would test the mathematical aptitude of the students. Candidate's ability to understand English and his writing ability would be tested.

The SSC CGL Tier 2 exam consist of two compulsory papers English and Quantitative Aptitude. Statistical Investigator post applicants would have to prepare for topics involving statistics and General Studies.

SSC CGL Tier 3 is a descriptive test while SSC CGL Tier 4 is a Skill Test that tests Computer Proficiency/Data Entry.

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