SSC CGL 2019 Exam Pattern

Exam Date : June 4, 2019 To July 19, 2019

SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2019

Students can learn about SSC CGL 2019 Paper Pattern in this section. This helps students to practice rightly for the exam. Once after reading about exam pattern, it is advised in the interest of students to learn about the SSC CGL Syllabus to strategize and prepare well for this exam.

SSC CGL Exam Pattern - Changes made

Tier I and Tier II exams are conducted online.  All the Tier Exams are conducted on different dates as per the SCC CGL 2019 Scheduled dates. SSC has Reduced the time limit for the Tier I examination from 75 minutes to 60 minutes. The 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.

Note: All students must verify whether they satisfy all the Eligibility Criteria of SSC CGL Exam before beginning to prepare for the exam.

SSC CGL 2019 Exam Pattern - Tier-I

SSC CGL is a computer-based online test of 200 marks with 60 minutes duration. There is a negative marking of 0.50 Marks for each wrong answer. 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

Only those candidates who qualify the Tier-I are eligible to write Tier- II. This is an online-based examination consisting of 4 papers as mentioned in the table. 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

This is a descriptive type paper of 100 marks and will be conducted offline. The total duration will be 60 minutes. The component in the descriptive passage is mentioned in this table below.

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). This test is of qualifying nature. 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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