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SSC Exam Pattern 2018 for CGL (Tier I/II/III) CHSL/MTS/JE Paper Format

SSC Exam Pattern

In order to understand the marking and weightage system of Staff Selection Commission Examination, candidates need to analyze the SSC Exam Pattern. With the help of the SSC Exam Pattern 2018 candidates will get to know that which section have the most weightage and which have the least. Here on this page we are providing the SSC CGL (Tier I/II/III)/CHSL/MTS/JE Paper Format so that candidates can avail the details of different examination at a single page.

Sometimes it happens that even after preparing well candidates do not score the same according to their expectations. The reason is their less knowledge regarding the marking and weightage of questions. Due to this candidates give more preference to less important questions and less preference to questions having more weightage. To remove all the confusions here we the team members of have created this page and have given all the details regarding it. Candidates interested in understanding the SSC Exam Pattern 2018 and syllabus in details must take a look over this whole page.

SSC Exam Pattern

SSC CGL 2018 Exam Pattern

First of all let’s discuss about the SSC CGL Exam pattern 2018….

SSC CGL is abbreviated as SSC Combined Graduate Level Exam. Candidates who appear in this examination get the Group B and Group C positions like inspector of income tax / central excise and preventive officer etc. There are 04 Tiers of SSC CGL Examination, the examination pattern of all the examinations are given below…

SSC CGL Tier I :

Online Examination (Objective Multiple Choice Type)
SSC CGL Tier II : Online Examination (Objective Multiple Choice Type)
SSC CGL Tier III :Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi (writing of Essay/Precis/Letter /Application Writing)

Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test (wherever applicable)/ Document Verification

SSC CGL Tier I Exam Pattern

SSC CGL Tier I is mandatory for all the posts and its marks are added for further process as well. If you do not clear cut-off of Tier I Exam then you will not be eligible for Tier II. Below table shows the section wise breakup of questions and marks asked in SSC CGL Tier I exam.

SubjectQuestionsMaximum MarksTotal Duration
General Intelligence & Reasoning255060 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude2550
General English2550
General Awareness2550

SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Pattern

In Tier II two papers are conducted on the same day. One is Quantitative Aptitude and the second one is English. In addition, for the posts of JSO and AAO, Paper 3 and Paper 4 are conducted respectively.

SubjectQuestionsMaximum MarksTime Duration
Quantitative Aptitude1002002 Hours
General English2002002 Hours

SSC CGL Tier III Exam Pattern

Descriptive Paper in English /Hindi1001 Hour

SSC CGL Tier IV Exam Pattern

Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) for post of Assistant Section Officer in CSS & MEA onlyWord/Excel/ PowerPoint questions45 Minutes

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SSC CGL Selection ProcedureSSC CGL Previous Year Paper
SSC CGL SyllabusSSC CGL Exam Pattern

SSC CHSL 2018 Exam Pattern

SSC CHSL is also one of the important examination, after qualifying the SSC CHSL examination candidates get the vacancies of

  1. Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)
  2. Data Entry Operators (DEO)
  3. Postal/Sorting Assistants.
  4. Court Clerk.

To get the vacancy it is must for candidates to understand the SSC Exam [pattern of CHSL Examination, keeping the same point in mind we have created this page and given all the information here…

Exam Pattern of SSC CHSL – Tier I, II, III

SSC CHSL Tier I Exam Pattern

  • SSC exam pattern 12th level includes:
  • The Tier-I paper will be objective type.
  • There will be 100 questions for which Candidates will get 75 minutes.
SubjectQuestions Maximum Marks Total Duration
 General Intelligence255075 minutes for VH/OH – 100 Minutes

For VH/OH – 100 Minutes

 English Language (Basic)2550
 Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill)2550
General Awareness2550

These 100 questions mentioned in the above table will be based on following topics:

SSC CHSL Tier II Exam Pattern

There will be Essay and Letter writing exam in SSC CHSL Tier II Exam. You can start your exam with any of the following sections given in the below table.

Sections No. of QuestionsMaximum Marks
Essay Writting150
  • Minimum Qualifying Marks in this exam is 33%.
  • Marks of this exam will be calculated in preparing the final list of qualified students.

SSC CHSL Tier III Exam Pattern

There will be a Skill Test/Typing Test.

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SSC MTS Exam Pattern

After qualifying the SSC MTS Examination candidates get the vacancies of Peon, Dafatry, Farash, Chowkidar, Safaiwala, Mali, Junior Gestetner Operator , Clerk, LDC, computer Operator etcn. To get the vacancy the main step to clear is to qualify the written examination as it is the preliminary phase. To help aspirants in this regard here we have provided the SSC Exam pattern of MTS 2018.

SSC MTS Exam Pattern 2018 of Paper I:

SubjectQuestionsMaximum marksTotal Duration/Timing for General candidatesTotal Duration/Timing for Visually Handicapped/ Cerebral Palsy candidates
General Intelligence & Reasoning25252 Hours 10.00 A.M. to 12.00 Noon or 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM2 Hours 40 Mins. 10.00 A.M. to 12.40 PM or 2:00 PM to 4:40 PM
Numerical Aptitude2525
General English5050
General Awareness5050

Staff Selection Commission Exam Pattern of MTS (Paper-II):

SubjectMarksDurationTotal Duration/Timing for General candidatesTotal Duration/ Timing for Visually Handicapped/ Cerebral Palsy candidates
Short Essay / Letter in English or any language included in the 8th Schedule of the Constitution5030 minutes30 minutes45 minutes

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SSC JE Exam Pattern

SSC JE examination gets conducted to hire eligible and deserving candidates for the posts of Junior Engineers. There are various branches in Engineering like the Civil, Mechanical, Electrical etc. candidates who qualify the exam becomes the Junior Engineer in Staff Selection Commission, the detailed Exam pattern For SSC JE is given as follows:

SSC JE Paper 1 exam pattern is given below:

PapersMode of ExaminationSubjectMaximum MarksDuration & Timings
Paper-I Objective typeComputer Based TestGeneral Intelligence & Reasoning502 Hours Morning shift [10.00 AM to 12.00 Noon] Afternoon Shift [2.00 PM to 4.00 PM]
General Awareness50
Part – A General Engineering (Civil & Structural) Or Part-B General Engineering (Electrical) Or Part-C General Engineering (Mechanical)100

SSC JE Paper 2 Exam Pattern 2018

The paper 2 is a conventional type paper which is to be held in offline mode. It comprises of Part-A General Engineering (Civil & Structural) or Part- B General Engineering (Electrical) or Part-C General Engineering (Mechanical).

The SSC JE exam pattern of Paper 2 is given below:

PaperMode of examSubjectsTotal MarksTime Duration
Paper-II Conventional TypeWrittenPart-A General Engineering (Civil & Structural) Or Part- B General Engineering (Electrical) Or Part-C General Engineering (Mechanical)3003 hours

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