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SSC CGL Tier-I 2016 Exam Pattern

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts Common Graduate Level Examination to fill posts in various Govt. Ministries/Departments/Organisations. SSC will hold the Combined Graduate Level Examination, 2016 (Tier-I) on SUNDAY the 8th & 22nd May, 2016 and if necessary, on subsequent Saturdays/Sundays, in different batches, for selecting candidates for Tier-II Examination.

SSC CGL Tier-I 2016 Exam is scheduled to be held on 8th May & 22nd May 2016.

The SSC CGL Exam will be conducted in three tiers as indicated below:

  • Tier -I — Written Examination (Objective Multiple Choice Type)
  • Tier -II — Written Examination (Objective Multiple Choice Type)
  • Tier -III — Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test (wherever applicable)/Document Verification

SSC CGL Tier-I Exam Pattern:

Tier –I of the Combined Graduate level Examination will be common for all categories of posts.

Date of Exam Part Subject Max. Marks/ Questions Total Duration/ Timing for General candidates Total Duration/ Timing for visually Handicapped and Cerebral Palsy candidates
08.05.2016 & 22.05.2016 A. General Intelligence & Reasoning 50 2 Hours 2 Hours 40 minutes
B. General Awareness 50
C. Quantitative Aptitude 50
D. English Comprehension 50

NEGATIVE MARKING: There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in Tier-I.

Most important point is there is no sectional cut-off marks in the SSC Tier-I Exam. Tier-I Examination is used to screen the candidates for appearing in Tier-II Examination for various papers which will be specifically required for different groups of posts. Those candidates who cleared the overall cut-off marks in Tier-I Exam will only be eligible to give the Tier-II Exam. Marks of such screened candidates in Tier-I will be taken into account for final ranking of candidates for selecting them for the interview/skill test and also final selection.

Just two months left in SSC CGL Tier-I Exam, we are recommending you people to use only single book at this point of time rather than study multiple books for each section. And, do full practices set daily. This will surely help you to perform better in Tier-I Exam.

Single Book for each subject:

Name of the Subject Link to download
General Intelligence and Reasoning CLICK HERE
General Awareness CLICK HERE
Quantitative Aptitude CLICK HERE
English Language CLICK HERE
Practice Set Book for Tier-I Exam CLICK HERE
Practice Set Book for Tier-I Exam CLICK HERE

If you have any doubts related to SSC CGL 2016-17 Exam, your doubts will be cleared by our experts or fellow SSC CGL aspirants in the discussion forum.

1 Comment on SSC CGL Tier-I 2016 Exam Pattern

  1. Thanks for the post. Trigonometric problem take more time to solve. is there any shortcuts to solve it quickly

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