SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2018– SSC will conduct the Combined Graduate Level 2018 Exam from 25 July to 20 August 2018 while the SSC CGL Application Form will be issued on 21 April 2018. Candidates will be able to download the CGL admit card in the month of July 2018, onwards. To crack the SSC CGL Examination, one should be aware of SSC CGL 2018 Exam Pattern and CGL Syllabus. There are 04 tiers in SSC CGL 2018 ie Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 3 and Tier 4. This recruitment examination is conducted by Staff Selection Commission for recruitment of eligible candidates to the Group B and C posts in various Ministries & departments. For the ease of the candidates, we have explained the complete SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2018 in detail. Get the glimpse of the SSC CGL Paper pattern 2018 below.

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SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2018

The CGL Exam will be held in four tiers as indicated below-

SSC CGL Tier 1 Pattern – Written (Objective Type) Test

  • The Tier 1 will be a computer based examination.
  • For each wrong answer, 0.50 marks will be deducted as negative marking.
  • The duration of Tier 1 is 01 hour.
S.No Paper Total Number of Questions Total Marks Duration
1 General Intelligence Reasoning 25 Questions 50 Marks 60 Minutes (01 hour)

For VH and candidates suffering from Cerebral Palsy- 80 Minutes

2 General Awareness 25 Questions 50 Marks
3 Quantitative Aptitude 25 Questions 50 Marks
4 English Comprehension 25 Questions 50 Marks
Total 100 Questions 200 Marks

 

SSC CGL Tier 2 Pattern- Written (Objective Type) Test

  • The Tier 1 will be a computer based examination
  • For each wrong answer, 0.25 marks in paper II (English Language & Comprehension) and 0.50 marks in Paper-I, Paper III and Paper IV will be deducted as negative marking.
  • The duration of Tier 1 is 02 hours.
S.No Paper Total Number of Questions Total Marks Duration
1 Quantitative Abilities 100 Questions 200 Marks 120 Minutes (02 hours)

For VH and candidates suffering from Cerebral Palsy- 160 Minutes

2 English Language & Comprehension 200 Questions 200 Marks
3 Statistics 100 Questions 200 Marks
4 General Studies (Finance and Economics) 100 Questions 200 Marks
Total 100 Questions 800 Marks

 

SSC CGL Tier 3 Pattern – Written Test (Descriptive paper)

  • The paper will be conducted in Pen and Paper Mode
  • The total marks of Tier 3 Exam will be 100.
  • The duration of the test will be 01 hour (01 hour 20 minutes for VH and candidates suffering from Cerebral Palsy)
  • The mode of paper will be English/Hindi
  • Candidates have to write Essays/Precise Writing/Letter/Applications etc.

The 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 CGL Tier 4 Pattern — Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test (wherever applicable)/ Document Verification

  • The Skill Test will be of qualifying nature.
  • The speed of Data Entry Speed Test (DEST) will be 8,000 (eight thousand) Key Depression per hour on Computer. However, 2000 (two thousand) key depressions for a duration of 15 (fifteen) minutes will be of qualifying nature.

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