SSC CGL 2015 Exam Pattern – The Staff Selection Commission has specified Exam Pattern of SSC CGL 2015 Tier I and Tier II in its notification. The Commission conducts the recruitment process in three stages – Tier I, Tier II and Tier III. Of which, Tier I and II are written exams carrying objective-types papers, under SSC CGL 2015 Exam Pattern. Tier III is skill test round and qualifying in nature.


LatestSSC CGL Cut off 2016 and SSC CGL Result 2016 of Tier 1 exam will be announced in the last week of September 2016.

As per SSC CGL 2015 Test Pattern, the objective-type SSC CGL 2015 Tier I exam is of 2 hour duration, consisting of a total of 200 marks. The paper is divided into 4 parts – General Intelligence, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude and English Comprehension – of 50 marks each. A negative marking of 0.25 marks is applicable for each wrong answer.

According to SSC Combined Graduate Level 2015 Paper Pattern, the Tier II exam will contain two papers with a total of 400 marks. As many as 100 questions will be asked from Quantitative Abilities with 200 marks, with 2 hours duration and English Language & Comprehension will carry 200 marks, with 2 hours duration. For every wrong answer, there will be a deduction of 0.25 marks in Paper-II and 0.50 marks in Paper-I & Paper-III.


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SSC CGL 2015 Syllabus & Scheme:


Following is the SSC CGL 2015 Syllabus & Scheme for Tier I and Tier II exams for various categories of posts:


Tier-I Examination

Tier-II Examination



/Skill Test





Posts for which

Interview is

prescribed other

than Statistical


Grade II


General Intelligence

+ Reasoning

50 marks


General Awareness

50 marks


Quantitative Aptitude 50 marks


English Comprehension

50 marks


Total Marks: 200

Duration: 02 hrs

Quantitative Abilities

200 marks

100 Questions

Duration: 2 hrs


English Language & Comprehension

200 marks

Duration : 2 hrs


Total Marks: 400


100 Marks

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




Grade II




Paper I & II as above


400 marks

Paper III Statistics

200 marks

100 Questions

100 marks









Staff Selection Commission conducted SSC CGL 2015 Exam Tier I on August 9 and August 16 and it will also conduct Tier II exam on October 25 and October 26 for filling up different categories of posts in various Ministries/ Departments/ Organisations.

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Questions related to SSC CGL

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i m non medical student and i hav main interest in chemistry... but i also want to do ssc cgl preparation so i m thinking of doing graduation in an easy subject and side by side coaching of ssc cgl....i m too confused in making my mind decide between two options...and also subjects in ba eng?

Sumit Gaur Student Expert 19th Mar, 2020

Dear Aspirant

Since you have interest in chemisty thus you can do Bsc in Chemistry and side by side coaching of SSC CGL exam, I would recommend you go give SSL CHSL and other exams with your graduation so taht you would have an idae of type of questions answered. After your graduation you can give CGL exam.

Hope it helps.


please answer me is du sol b.a honours degree is valid for ssc cgl

Yastika Kumar 11th Mar, 2020

Hi there,

As per the SSC CGL eligibility criteria the open learning course or correspondence should be done from college or university affliated to UGC. Since Delhi University's School of open learning is affiliated to it so you are eligible for ssc cgl.


Im in final year. My age is 19. Can I apply for ssc cgl exam

sheba chani 11th Mar, 2020


Yes, you can apply for SSC CGL exam. The eligible age group for the exam is 18 years to 32 years.

Academic Qualifications are Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University.

hope this helps!


I attempted 48 questions in exam? I belongs to SC Caste. is there any chance to qualify for tier2?

Shudhanshu Gupta Student Expert 11th Mar, 2020
Your marks cannot be predicted on the basis of the number of questions to attempt, firstly I will suggest you to wait for the release of official answer key  then you can probably crosscheck the number of correct  answers and can predict your expected score then you can compare it with the past year analysis of cut off which may give you hope for chances.
Best of luck.

how many candidate apply for aao post in ssc cgl

Shubham Dhane 5th Mar, 2020


There is not any individual statistics available for SSC CGL 2020 for AAO post.But there are 6000 vacancies approximately this year and in 2018 a total of 4,24,665 candidates applied for SSC CGL out of which 1,40,386 appeared in the exam on 04/06/2018.And on 06/06/2018 out of 4,00,828 candidates 1,33,796 candidates appeared in the exam.

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