Revised Exam Pattern SSC 2016
- July 18, 2016
- Posted by: the-bankers
- Category: Blog
Revised Selection Pattern for SSC-CGLE 2016
Staff Selection Commission has revised the pattern of its Tier-1 Combined Graduate Level Examination (CGLE) for 2016. Tier-I of the examination is scheduled to be conducted from 27.8.2016 to 11.9.2016.
SSC-CGL 2016: Selection Process with four Tiers
As the exam patterns have changed, go through the below details carefully. Now SSC CGL Test will be conducted online.
Tier – I (Preliminary exam) Tier – II (Main exam)
Tier – III (Descriptive exam) Tier – IV (DEST / CPT, wherever applicable)
TIER-I (Preliminary Exam): It will be computer based test and time duration of the exam is 75 minutes
(No sectional time limit)
Total 100 questions will be divided into four sections:
Quantitative aptitude (25 Question) General intelligence and reasoning (25 Question)
English language (25 Question) General knowledge (25 Question)
Incorrect answers will be penalized with marking of 0.50 marks for each incorrect answer.
TIER- II (Main Exam)
It will also be a computer-based exam.
Paper – I (quantitative aptitude) will be of 200 marks. There will be 100 questions of two marks each. Two hours will be allotted. There will be a penalty of 0.50 marks for every wrong answer in Paper – I.
Paper – II (English language) will be of 200 marks. There will be 200 questions of one mark each. Two hours will be allotted for Paper – II as well. There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every incorrect answer.
Paper – III (statistics) and Paper – IV (General Studies – finance and economics) applicable to Statistical Investigator grade – II and group “B” Assistant Audit Officer positions respectively will be conducted as per the original scheme.
TIER – III (Descriptive Exam)
It will be a one hour paper conducted in pen and paper mode. The paper will include writing tasks such as essay, letter, precis and application. This 100 mark paper will be bilingual; the candidate can choose to attempt it in either English or Hindi.
Tier -IV (DEST/CPT)
Data Entry Skill Test (DEST) is applicable to Tax Assistant positions in Excise and Income Tax departments. It will only be of qualifying nature. Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) is applicable to Assistant Section Officer Position in Central Secretariat Services. It will only be of qualifying nature.
- The final merit list will be prepared taking into account the aggregate marks scored by a candidate in Tier – I, Tier – II and Tier – III. The candidate has to qualify each of the three tiers separately.
- There are no sectional cut offs in Tier – I or Tier – II exam.
- Tier – IV is only qualifying in nature. Marks scored in Tier – IV will not be considered in final merit list.