SSC CGL 2019 Exam Pattern, Check here for Marking Scheme and Important Dates

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the Combined Graduate Level Examination (CGL) to select suitable candidates for various vacancies with government ministries, departments, and organisations.

As a result, numerous interested candidates who wish to work with the Government appear for the Combined Graduate Level Examination (CGL).

Though this year the intimation of essential dates for CGL was delayed and this led to candidates becoming anxious.

Now, that the important dates for SSC CGL Exam 2019 have been notified, there is a rush amongst candidates since the start of the online process from 22nd October 2019 to complete their registration process by the last date, i.e. 25th November 2019.

As the servers might face some problems due to rush towards the last date for application, candidates must complete their application process as soon as possible.

Candidates also need to pay the application fee (if applicable) through online mode by 27th November 2019. The last date to pay the application fee through offline mode is 29th November 2019.

While the candidates are rushing to complete the application process, they should not overlook the eligibility criteria specified by the Staff Selection Commission.

SSC clearly specifies the eligibility criteria which the candidates must satisfy in order to be eligible for the CGL as well as recruitment for relevant vacancy later on. In case the candidates do not meet the eligibility criteria, they will not be able to apply for the CGL 2019.

 SSC CGL 2019 Exam Pattern

Candidates Must understand the exam pattern followed by SSC for CGL to be able to score the best possible marks and improve their chances of selection.

SSC CGL 2019 Tier-I Exam Pattern

  • It is a Computer Based Examination.
  • Duration of the exam is 60 minutes. For candidates suffering from a visual handicap, the duration is 80 minutes.
  • There are 4 sections in the exam with 25 questions each, i.e. General Awareness, English Comprehension, Quantitative Aptitude, General Intelligence and Reasoning.
  • Total questions are 100, where each question carries 2 marks. There is a negative marking of 0.5 marks for every wrong answer.

SSC CGL Tier 2 Marks 2019

SSC CGL 2019 Tier-II Exam Pattern

  • It is a Computer Based Examination.
  • Duration of each section 120 minutes. For candidates suffering from a physical handicap, the duration is 160 minutes.
  • There are 4 sections in the exam, i.e. English Language and Comprehension, Statistics, Quantitative Ability, General Studies (Finance and Economics). While English Language and Comprehension comprises of 200 questions, other sections have 100 questions each. English Language and Comprehension and Quantitative Ability are compulsory for all posts.
  • There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer in English Language and Comprehension. For all other sections, the negative marking is 0.5 marks for every wrong answer.

SSC CGL 2019 Tier-III Exam Pattern

  • It is a written exam where candidates must appear for a descriptive test.
  • Duration of the exam is 60 minutes. For candidates suffering from cerebral palsy or any deformity in the writing hand, the duration is 80 minutes.
  • The candidates will have to write essays, letters, and applications etc. in English or Hindi.
  • Total marks for this exam are 100.

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SSC CGL 2019 Tier-IV Exam Pattern

  • It is a skill test which is essential for specific government posts.
  • Computer Proficiency Test spreadsheets, word files, and presentation slides are essential parts of this test.
  • Data Entry Speed Test wherein candidates must deliver 8000 key depressions per hour.
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