SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2019
Supriya Kumari, 03 Sep 2019, #SSC CGL

SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2019 - Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will release SSC CGL 2019 exam pattern for all tiers along with the notification. SSC CGL exam pattern comprises four tiers - tier I & II is Computer-based examination (CBE), tier III is Descriptive test whereas tier IV is Computer Proficiency Test/Skill Test/Document Verification (DV). According to SSC CGL exam pattern 2019, tier I consists of four sections - General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language. There will be 100 objective type multiple choice questions carrying 200 marks in SSC CGL tier I. Candidates who qualify the tier I exam are shortlisted to appear for the tier II exam.

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As per the exam pattern of SSC CGL, tier II exam will have four papers. Each paper of SSC CGL 2019 tier II is conducted for 200 marks. SSC CGL 2019 exam pattern provides the overall details of the number of sections, marking scheme, weightage of topics, mode and duration of exam and number of questions. Read this article below to know the detailed SSC CGL exam pattern 2019.

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SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2019

Overview

Specifications

Name of exam

SSC CGL 2019

Exam conducting body

Staff Selection Commission (SSC)

Stages of exam

  • Tier I

  • Tier II

  • Tier III

  • Tier IV

Mode of exam

  • Tier I & II (Computer-based examination)

  • Tier (Offline - Pen & paper mode)

Duration of exam

  • Tier I - 1 hour

  • Tier II - 8 hours

  • Tier III - 1 hour

Number of questions

  • Tier I - 100 questions

  • Tier II - 500 questions

Total Marks

  • Tier I - 200 marks

  • Tier II - 400 marks

  • Tier III - 100 marks

Negative Marking

Only tier I & II

SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2019 for Tier I

The tier I exam of SSC CGL is a computer-based test consisting of four sections - General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language. According to SSC CGL exam pattern 2019, there will be a total of 100 questions in tier I exam. The total marks allotted to tier I exam is 200 marks which will be conducted for 1 hour. There is also negative marking scheme as per SSC CGL 2019 exam pattern. For each wrong answer, 0.5 marks will be deducted whereas 2 marks will be awarded for each correct answer. Check the table provided below to know SSC CGL exam pattern 2019 for tier I below.

SSC CGL 2019 Tier I Exam Pattern

Sections

Total no. of questions

Total marks

Duration








60 minutes

English Language

25

50

General Awareness

25

50

General Intelligence and Reasoning

25

50

Quantitative Aptitude

25

50

Total

100

200

SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2019 - Tier II

Tier II of SSC CGL exam comprises four papers – Paper 1, 2, 3, 4. Paper 1 is quantitative abilities while Paper 2 is the English Language. Paper 3 comprises questions from the subject of Statistics whereas Paper 4 contains questions related to General Studies. According to SSC CGL 2019 exam pattern, Paper 1 and 2 is common for all the posts. The questions of Paper 1 will be based on class 10 standards whereas Paper 2 will be designed on the basis of 10+2 level.

SSC CGL Tier-II Exam Pattern 2019

Paper

Subject

Total no. of questions

Total marks

Duration

Paper 1

Quantitative Abilities

100

200

2 hours

Paper 2

English language and comprehension

200

200

2 hours

Paper 3

Statistics

100

200

2 hours

Paper 4

General Studies (Finance & Economics)

100

200

2 hours


Total

500

800

8 hours

However, for those candidates who have applied for the posts of Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) and Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer will have to appear for Paper 3 and 4 respectively as per SSC CGL exam pattern 2019. The questions will be based on graduation level. Candidates will be also deducted marks for the wrong answer, in Paper 1, Paper 3 and Paper 4, 0.50 marks will be deducted and for Paper 2, 0.25 marks will be deducted for each incorrect option from total scores. Candidates can check the exam pattern of SSC CGL for tier I below.

SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2019 for Tier III

SSC CGL tier III is a descriptive test conducted in pen and paper mode. Shortlisted candidates on the basis of their performance in Tier I and II will be called for tier III. The descriptive test is held in both English or Hindi. As per SSC CGL exam pattern 2019, Tier III will carry 100 marks and will be held for1 hour. Check below SSC CGL Tier III exam pattern 2019.

SSC CGL Tier III Exam Pattern 2019

Subject

Marks

Time Duration

Descriptive paper in Hindi/English (Writing of Essay, Precis, Letter, Application etc.)

100

1 hour

SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2019 for Tier IV

The tier IV of SSC CGL is a skill test conducted for candidates who are shortlisted in Tier I, II and III. The tier IV exam consists of Data Entry Skill Test (DEST) and Computer Proficiency Test (CPT). The candidates who have applied for the post of Tax Assistants (Central Excise & Income Tax) while CPT is conducted for Assistant Section Officer of CSS, Assistant Section Officer (MEA), Assistant in Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) under the Ministry of Corporate Affairs and Assistant (GSI) in the Ministry of Mines will have to appear for tier IV (Date Entry Skill Test). According to SSC CGL exam pattern 2019, tier IV of SSC CGL will be of qualifying nature.

SSC CGL Syllabus 2019

The syllabus of SSC CGL is released along with the notification of SSC CGL 2019. Candidates can check SSC CGL syllabus 2019 separately for all tiers. The details about SSC CGL syllabus for tier 1 exam is given. Candidates can check the syllabus to start their preparation.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Syllabus 2019

English

General Intelligence/ Reasoning

Quantitative Ability

General Awareness/ General Knowledge

Reading Comprehension

Non-verbal reasoning

Simplification

Static General Knowledge (Indian History, Culture etc.)

Spellings

Matrix

Interest

Science

Fill in the blanks

Analogy

Averages

Current Affairs

Phrases and Idioms

Analogy

Percentage

Sports

One word substitution

Coding-Decoding

Ratio and Proportion

Books and Authors

Sentence correction

Puzzle

Problem on Ages

Important Schemes

Error Spotting

Tables

Speed, Distance and Time

Portfolios

Active/ Passive voice

Word Formation

Number System

People in the News


Cloze test

Venn Diagram

Mensuration

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Papeya Dubey Student Expert 19th Oct, 2019
Hello,

Final year candidates too are eligible provided they are able show proof of having passed qualifying examination within stipulated time as precribed by SSC.

As per the notification provided by SSC last year, candidates appearing were eligible provided they have passed the same on or before 1st August, 2018. Notification for this came up in May of last year.
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Aditya kumar Student Expert 12th Oct, 2019

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Greetings! List of top coachings in Patna for ssc cgl are listed below :-

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Can one give the SSC CGL exam for the post of sub inspector in CBI after a bachelors degree in AVIATION?

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 8th Oct, 2019

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does ssc cgl notifiy get yearly

Aditya kumar Student Expert 1st Oct, 2019


Hello there!

Greetings!

Yes dear aspirant ,SSC i.e Staff Selection Commission conducts SSC CGL every year to recruit staff for various posts in the various Ministries and Departments of the Government of India and in its Subordinate Offices. So yes notification for SSC Cgl is released every year.
If you are going to appear for ssc cgl ,I would like to tell you that to be eligible an aspirant of SSC CGL should possess qualification of Bachelor's degree from a recognized university to appear in the examination. Also there is no limit for the attempts to appear in SSC CGL Examination. The basic requirement is to fulfill the eligibility criteria for SSC CGL Examination and one can appear as many times as one is willing to appear in the exam. Prepare well and give your best shot and you will surely clear ssc cgl.
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