Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level (SSC CGL) 2016 examination for Tier 1 has begun from August 27 in online mode. The exam is being conducted in two phases, where the first phase is scheduled to be held till August 29 and the second phase between August 30 and September 11, 2016. Candidates are allowed to appear in the SSC CGL 2016 examination on August 22 and August 29, 2016 in two batches, between 10:00 am - 11:15 am and 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm.

 

As per exam pattern of SSC CGL 2016, the Tier 1 online examination is a 75 minutes (1 hour and 15 minutes) test comprising a total of 100 objective-type questions. Maximum marks allotted to the examination are 200 with a negative marking scheme of 0.50 marks for each incorrect response. The question paper of SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1 exam has four sections including General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude and English Comprehension. Each of these four sections consists of a total of 25 questions of 50 marks.

 

The candidates who will be appearing in the second phase of the competitive examination will be called in three batches between 10:00 am - 11:15 am, 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm and 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm and their SSC CGL Tier 1 2016 admit cards can be downloaded from August 27.

 

The results of Tier 1 exam will be announced in last week of September. The test takers who shall qualify the Tier 1 examination of SSC CGL 2016 will be called in for the second tier which is scheduled to be held in November 2016. Check here for important dates of SSC CGL 2016 exam.

 

As per the revised selection pattern of SSC CGL 2016, there shall be no personality-cum-interview test from now onwards.

 

The SSC CGL 2016 examination is being held for as many as 3815 vacancies in various different categories of Ministries/ Departments/ Organisations.

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sir/madam i have a permanent tattoo in my chest.will it be any cause for ssc cgl..before i start my preparations i want to be crystal clear regarding tattoo issues.

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 4th Apr, 2020
For the year 2020, there are as many as 8582 vacancies for as many as 34 posts. Among these there might be civilian positions and non Civilian positions like that of Defense. For Civilian positions, tattoos are not a hindrance and you can apply for them. But for positions in the defense department, a tattoo is a strict No and you will not be eligible for such positions if you have a permanent tattoo. You can apply for as many as 30 vacancies in your application and so if you have a permanent tattoo, you shpuld choose civilian vacancies and posts.
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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.


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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.

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

sheba chani 11th Mar, 2020

Hello!

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!

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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
Hello.
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.

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