Candidates must have a clear knowledge about the question paper pattern of the SSC FCI exam. The exam duration, marking scheme, types of questions and exam related patterns are discussed below.
The exam pattern for the SSC FCI exam is given below:
The exam is conducted in two phases: Phase 1 and 2. The phase I is common for all and it consists of the following sections:
|Paper||Subject||No. of Questions||Duration||Marks|
|Paper 1||Reasoning Ability||35||20 minutes||100|
|Quantitative Aptitude||35||20 minutes|
|English Language||30||20 minutes|
|Total||100 Questions||60 Minutes|
Exam Pattern for SSC FCI 2021 Exam
The exam duration of Phase I is 1 hour. After Paper I, the papers that people have to write vary with the post they are applying for. The information regarding for which post applicant has to write which paper are listed below:
Phase II Papers: Paper-1 is only for the Post Code A, B and C. Paper-1 and Paper-2 is for the Post Code D, E, F, G and H. Paper-3 for Post Code I.
Marking Scheme: The Paper I, III, and V comprises 120 multiple Choice Questions (MCQ), and 1 mark is awarded to each correct response. Paper-II, which is a post-specific paper consists of 60 MCQs, each carrying 1 mark. Paper IV consists of 60 questions and carries 2 marks each. There will be no negative marking in SSC FCI exam.
|Paper||Subject||No. of Questions||Marks|
|Paper 1||General Intelligence||50||200|
|Paper 2||Quantitative Aptitude||50||200|
|English language & Comprehension||100|
|Paper 3||Biological Sciences||200||200|