SSC CGL 2019 Exam Pattern

Exam Date : 10th July 2019 To 31st July 2019
Result Date : 18th August 2019

SSC CGL 2019 Exam Pattern

SSC CGL 2019 Exam Pattern - Changes made in Tier I & II:

  • Modes: The Tier I and Tier II exams are conducted online.

  • Scheduled dates: All the Tier Exams are conducted on different dates as per the SCC CGL 2019 Scheduled dates.
  • Change in duration: SSC Reduced the time limit for the Tier I examination from 75 minutes to 60 minutes. Time limit for SSC CGL Tier II exam will remain the same.

  • Structure: Introduced a descriptive paper of 100 marks for 60 minutes in pen and paper mode.

  • Cut off criteria: Ther is no Sectional Cutoff.


SSC CGL 2019 Exam Pattern - Tier-I:

  • Marks and duration: It is a computer-based online test of 200 marks with 60 minutes duration.

  • Negative marking: There is a negative marking of 0.50 Marks for each wrong answer.

  • Cut off: There is no sectional cut off.

Subjects

No. of Questions

Marks

Time

General Intelligence & Reasoning

25

50

60 minutes

(For VH & Candidates suffering from Cerebral Palsy: 80 minutes)

General Awareness

25

50

Quantitative Aptitude

25

50

English Language

25

50

Total

100

200


 SSC CGL 2019 Exam Pattern - Tier-II:

  • Eligibility: Only those candidates who qualify the Tier-I are eligible to write Tier- II.

  • Mode: This is an online-based examination consisting of 4 papers as mentioned in the table.

  • Cut off: There is no sectional cut off. 

  • Marking Scheme: The negative marking for each wrong answer as follows:

    • Paper I, III & IV – 0.5 marks.

    • Paper II – 0.25 marks

Paper

Subjects

No. of Questions

Marks

Time

Paper I

Quantitative Aptitude

100

200

2 Hours

For Each Paper

(40 min extra for Paper III & IV)

Paper II

English Language & Comprehension

200

200

Paper III

Statistics (Paper I & II as above)

100

200

Paper IV

General Studies (Finance & Economics, Paper I & II as above )

100

200

 

Total

500

800


 SSC CGL 2019 Exam Pattern - Tier-III:

  • Mode: This is a descriptive type paper of 100 marks and will be conducted offline

  • Duration: The total duration will be 60 minutes.

Subject

Marks

Time

Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi

(Writing of Essay, Precis, Letter, Application etc.)

100

60 Minutes

 


SSC CGL 2019 Exam Pattern - Tier-IV:

  • SSC CGL Tier-IV exam is Data Entry Skill Test (DEST)/Computer Proficiency Test (CPT).

  • Eligibility: This test is of qualifying nature. 

  • Post: The DEST test is for the Tax Assistant Post only.

  • Merit List: The merit list will be prepared for the overall performance of the student in Tier-I, Tier-II, and Tier-III but you have to qualify all the tiers separately.  

Subject

Marks

Time

Computer Proficiency Test
(for the post of Assistant Section Officer in CSS & MEA only)

100

45 Minutes


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