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SSC Exam Pattern 2016 Online SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria Details PDF

SSC Exam Pattern

Staff Selection Commission has released SSC Exam Pattern for those aspirants who are going to appear for Combined Graduate Level exam. Applicants who are looking for SSC Exam Pattern 2016 than you are at right place. From here candidates can check SSC Exam Pattern 2016 Online and SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria Details from below uttered section. Students who are going to appear in SSC CGL examination can download Eligibility Criteria, Exam Process etc in PDF form.

Scheme of the Examination for Combined Graduate Level Examination:

The Examination 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
  •  Staff Selection Commission reserves the right to make changes in the scheme of examination such as conduct of Tier-I and Tier-II examination in computer based mode, treating Tier-I examination as only qualifying etc.
  • Interview component has been dispensed with. There will, therefore, be no interview.
  • There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in Tier-I. In
  • Tier-II, there will be negative marking of 0.25 marks in Paper-II and 0.50 marks in Paper-I and Paper-III for each wrong answer.

SSC Exam Pattern

For Tier-I:

  • In CGL Tier-I exam, the questions will be given in Objective Type Multiple Choice, set in both Hindi and English in respect of Parts A, B and C.
  • This exam will be common for all categories of post.
PartSubjectMax. Marks/ QuestionsTotal Duration/ Timing for General candidatesTotal Duration/ Timing for visually Handicapped and Cerebral Palsy candidates
A.General Intelligence & Reasoning502 Hours
10.00 A.M. to 12.00 Noon
2.00 P.M. to 4.00 P.M
2 Hours 40 minute
10.00 A.M. to 12.40 Noon
2.00 P.M. to 4.40 P.M
B.General Awareness50
C.Quantitative Aptitude50
D.English Comprehension50


How to Prepare for ReasoningHow To Prepare For GK
How to Prepare for EnglishHow to Prepare for Maths

SSC CGL Exam Pattern for Tier – II:

PartSubjectMax. Marks/ QuestionsNumber of QuestionsDuration & Timings for General candidatesDuration & Timings for VH and Cerebral Palsy candidates
IVGeneral Studies (Finance and Economics)200To be notified later2 Hours
10.00 AM to 12.00 Noon
2 Hours and 40 Min
10.00 AM to 12.40 PM
IIIStatistics2001002 Hours
2.00 PM to 4.00 PM
2 Hours and 40 Min.
2.00 PM to 4.40 PM
IQuantitative Abilities2001002 Hours
10.00 AM to 12.00 Noon
2 Hours and 40 Min
10.00 AM to 12.40 PM
IIEnglish Language & Comprehension2002002 Hours
2.00 PM to 4.00 PM
2 Hours and 40 Min
2.00 PM to 4.40 PM

Have A Look On this Useful Section

SSC CGL NotificationSSC CGL Previous Year Paper
SSC CGL Interview QuestionsOnline Study Material For SSC CGL
SSC Online TestSSC CGL Syllabus
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Important notes:

  • Paper-I & II are necessary for all the categories of posts.
  • Paper-III is only for those applicants who apply for the post of Statistical Investigator Gr. II & Compiler
  • Paper IV is only for those candidates who apply for the post of Assistant Audit Officer.

For Tier – III:

Only those applicants who qualify in all the papers as well as in the aggregate would be eligible to be considered for being called for Tier – III as Data Entry Skill Test/Computer Proficiency Test/Document Verification (as per the requirement of position applied for).

Exam Process:

SSC notifies for various entrance exams through News paper like Rozgar Samachar, Rozgar Prakash etc. in the different months at every year whenever jobs are required by the Central government or Departments. First of all Candidates are required to fill up the application form properly.

After filling up these forms they need to submit applications with all the required enclosures and essentials by speed post/ Registered post and through other ways as mentioned. After receiving the applications from SSC issues Admit Card to the students and Process the notifications for exams.

Eligibility Criteria:

Educational qualifications for various exams are different.  Candidates of 10th Class are also eligible for some required vacant posts. While for some posts 12th and Graduate candidates are eligible. So it gives opportunities to every talented and eligible candidate from 10th to 12th.

Age Limitation:

Age limit for SSC is as mentioned in the notifications but probably candidates of 18 to 28 yrs of age are mostly required.

Future in SSC:

If you got selected through SSC then your future will bright because after selection through SSC you will find many amenities like Medical facilities, Residence facilities, Pension after retirements, job security and other benefits provided by the government. So definitely your future will be safe and full of happiness in SSC.

There are many more vacancies across many government organizations or departments for which SSC will notify soon in CBI, Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions. So candidates are requested to be update for the recruitments and go-ahead through Staff Selection Commission.

Important Dates To Keep In Mind:

SSC CGL Tier I 2016 Exam Date- 08th May 2016 & 22nd May 2016


You can check Official Link for more detail against SSC Exam Pattern 2016.

Something That You Should Put An Eye On

SSC Previous Year PapersSSC Result
SSC Time TableSSC Coaching Institutes
SSC Preparation BooksSSC Exam Calendar

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