SSC CGL 2016 Exam Pattern Changed – SSC CGL 2016 Online Exam

SSC CGL 2016 Exam Pattern Changed – SSC CGL 2016 Online Exam

The candidates may please refer to the Para No. 9, 9.1 and 9.2 (related to Scheme of Examination) of the Notice of Combined Graduate Level Examination, 2016 published on 13.02.2016 on Commission’s website as well as Employment News/Rozgar Samachar.

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In accordance with Para No. 9.1 of the Notice, the Commission had reserved the right to make changes in the scheme of examination such as conduct of Tier-I and Tier-II examination in computer based examination mode, treating Tier-I examination as only qualifying etc.

Under the provisions of the Notice as referred above, the Commission has decided to reduce the Number of Questions from 200 to 100 in Tier-I of the above Examination which would continue to carry 200 marks.

The duration of the Tier-I examination would be for a period of 75 minutes. It has also been decided to conduct the Tier-I and Tier-II in computer based examination mode in place of OMR based examination mode. Tier-I is scheduled to be held from 27th August, 2016.

TierExam PatternNumber of QuestionsMarks
Tier 1 SSC CGL 2016
  • A. General Intelligence & Reasoning
  • B. General Awareness
  • C.Quantitative Aptitude
  • D.English Comprehension
  • 25 Questions
  • 25 Questions
  • 25 Questions
  • 25 Questions
  • 50 Marks
  • 50 Marks
  • 50 Marks
  • 50 Marks

Total 200 Marks Paper

  • Time Duration – 75 Minutes 
  • For VH and candidates suffering from Cerebral Palsy: 100 Minutes
Tier 2 SSC CGL 2016Computer based
  • Same as published in the Notice of Examination
  • Same as published in the notice of the Examination

* There will be negative marking of 0.50 for each wrong answer in Tier-I. In respect of Tier II, the negative marking system will remain unchanged.

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In addition to above, the Commission has also decided to introduce a Descriptive Paper of English/Hindi as Tier-III. The Question Paper will be bilingual. The candidates will have the option to choose any one medium. The details may be read as under:-

SSC CGL 2016 Exam Pattern Changed - SSC CGL 2016 Online Exam