SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2020- 2021- Candidates should have the complete details of SSC CGL 2020 exam pattern for Tier 1, 2, 3 & 4 to prepare well. The exam pattern of SSC CGL 2020 contains exam duration, total marks, mode of exam and more. There are 04 tiers in SSC CGL exam 2020 ie Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 3 and Tier 4. SSC CGL Tier 1 2020 will be held in online mode, tentatively in March 2021. SSC will release the complete Combined Graduate Level 2020 exam detils of September 15, 2020. To crack the SSC CGL Examination, one should be aware of SSC CGL 2020 Exam Pattern and CGL Syllabus. For the ease of the candidates, we have explained the complete SSC CGL 2020 exam pattern in detail. Get the glimpse of the SSC CGL Paper pattern 2020 below.

SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2020 for Tier 1

  • 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.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Pattern 2020

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 Exam Pattern 2020 for Tier 2

  • The Tier 2 exam will consist of Multiple choice questions only
  • 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.
  • In Tier 2, Paper-I and Paper-II are mandatory for all the posts
  • In Tier 2, Paper 4 will be for only those candidates who have applied for the posts of Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer.

SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Pattern 2020

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 Exam Pattern 2020 for Tier 3

  • SSC CGL Tier 3 paper will be conducted in Pen and Paper Mode
  • The total marks of CGL 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 2020 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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