SSC CGL 2014 Exam Pattern – Staff Selection Commission announced SSC CGL 2014 Exam Pattern in January this year. The recruitment exam will be conducted in three stages – Tier I, Tier II and Tier III. Of the three stages, Tier I and II will written exams carrying objective-types papers, under SSC CGL 2014 Exam Pattern. Tier III will be skill test round and qualifying in nature.According to SSC CGL 2014 Test Pattern, Tier I objective-type paper, with 2 hour duration, will carry a total of 200 marks and will be divided into 4 parts – General Intelligence, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude and English Comprehension – carrying 50 marks each. There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.
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As per SSC CGL 2014 Paper Pattern, Tier II objective-type paper, with 2 hour duration, will carry 400 marks and will be divided broadly into 2 parts Quantitative Abilities and English Language & Comprehension, both carrying 200 marks each. However, for Statistical Investigator Grade-II and Compiler posts, there will be an additional Statistics paper of 100 questions carrying 200 marks. 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.
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SSC CGL 2014 Syllabus and scheme for Tier I and II exams for different categories of posts has been listed below:
Tier II Examination
Posts for which
Quantitative Aptitude 50 marks
Total Marks: 200
Duration: 02 hrs
Duration: 2 hrs
English Language & Comprehension
Duration : 2 hrs
Total Marks: 400
Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) for post of Assistant in CSS
Posts for which no Interview is prescribed, other than Compiler
Data Entry Skill Test at speed of 8000 key depression per hour for post of Tax Assistant
Paper I & II as above
Paper III Statistics
The commission declares SSC CGL 2014 Exam Pattern and Selection Process, with announcing Important Dates for the competition exam.
SSC CGL 2014 Exam will be conducted to fill up around 8,000 vacancies in the central Government’s different categories of posts. SSC CGL 2014 will be conducted in three stages – Tier I – Written Examination (Objective-Type), Tier II – Written Examination (Objective Multiple Choice Type) and Tier III – Personality Test cum Interview/Computer Proficiency Test/Skill Test.
Last year over 8,000 vacancies were filled up through the similar process. A total of 12,12,429 candidates had appeared for the written exam in 2013.
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The SSC CGL exam is one of the most sought after exams in India and one major reason for this is the salary provided by the Commission. The current SSC CGL salary varies from a minimum of Rs.18,000 to Rs.2,50,000 (including perks), based on different posts.
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This is enough time to be well prepared for the exam, Only you need to plan your exam schedule properly.
SSC CGL has mainly four section :
Here are some preparation tips you can follow:
The Maths section consists of four major areas: Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry. Reasoning is the most scoring section of the exam. You must focus on Analogy and classification, non-verbal reasoning, syllogisms, coding-decoding, blood relations, direction test and series.
English Preparation for this section would include focusing on the following topics: one-word substitution, idioms and phrases, synonyms and antonyms, fill in the blanks (sentence completion), sentence errors, reading comprehension, sentence rearrangement and jumbled-up sentences. For cracking sentence error spotting questions, knowledge of grammatical rules you must know.
GK: GK has the most comprehensive syllabus. And you also brush up current affairs. You must focus on questions based on Indian constitution, socio-religious movements of pre-independent India, national income & market structure, important scientific phenomena & modern Indian history.
Make your time schedule for your study section wise.
Make your short notes as per your convenience.
Go through with previous year papers to take an idea.
Join Mock test to analyze your performance.
Work on weak areas after completing each mock test.
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