SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2023
SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2023: The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Examination in Two Tiers namely Tier-1 and Tier-2. SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam 2023 will be conducted from 14th July to 27th July 2023. SSC CGL Tier-1 is an objective type and the SSC CGL Tier-2 exam will be conducted in 3 phases- Paper 1, Paper 2, and Paper 3.
Paper I (Compulsory for all posts), Paper-II for candidates who apply for the posts of Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) in the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, and Paper III for candidates who apply for the posts of Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer. Candidates can go through this article for more information about the different tiers of the SSC CGL Exam Pattern. This article also explains each tier of SSC CGL.
SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Pattern 2023
SSC CGL Exam Pattern Tier-1 comprises 100 questions in total with a maximum mark of 200. The SSC CGL Tier 1 exam is qualifying in nature whereas the final selection is based on the SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam. SSC CGL Exam Pattern Tier-1 is of 60 minutes. SSC CGL Exam Pattern Tier-I is divided into four sections with 25 questions each and maximum marks of 50. Normalization will be done by SSC if an exam is conducted in multiple shifts.
The sections asked in SSC CGL Exam Pattern for Tier-I Exam are:
- General Knowledge
- Quantitative Aptitude
- General Reasoning
- English Comprehension
The Schema of SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam pattern is explained in the table given below:
|Sl. No||Sections||No. of Questions||Marks||Time|
|1||English Comprehension||25||50||60 Minutes Cumulatively
|3||General Intelligence and Reasoning||25||50|
Note:- For every wrong question there is a negative marking of 0.50 marks also.
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SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Pattern (Revised)
SSC CGL Tier-2 exam will be conducted in 3 phases- Paper 1, Paper 2, and Paper 3. Paper I (Compulsory for all posts), Paper II for candidates who apply for the posts of Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) in the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation and Paper III for candidates who apply for the posts of Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer.
|Sl. No.||Papers||Posts||Time Allotted|
|1||Paper I||Compulsory for all Posts||2 Hour 30 Minutes|
|2||Paper II||Junior Statistical Officer (JSO)||2 Hours|
|3||Paper III||Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer||2 Hours|
The schema of the SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam pattern is explained in the Table given below:
|Session I||Section 1||Module I||Mathematical Ability||30||90||23%||1 Hour|
|Module II||Reasoning and General Intelligence||30||90||23%|
|Section II||Module I||English Language and Comprehension||45||135||35%||1 Hour|
|Module II||General Awareness||25||75||19%|
|Session II||Section III||Module I||Computer Knowledge Test||20||60||Qualifying||15 Minutes|
|Module II||Data Entry Speed Test||One Data Entry Task||Qualifying||15 Minutes|
|SSC CGL Tier 2|
|Paper II||Statistics||100||200||2 hours|
|Paper III||General Studied (Finance and Economics)||100||200||2 hours|
Note: For every wrong question There will be a negative marking of 1 mark for each wrong answer in Section-I, Section-II and Module-I of Section-III of Paper-I and of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-II and Paper-III.
SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2023- FAQs
Q 1. How many tiers will SSC CGL Exam be conducted?
Ans. SSC CGL has two tiers in the whole process.
Q 2. Will the prelims exam be subjective or objective?
Ans. SSC CGL Tier I exam will be objective.
Q3. Is there any negative marking for SSC CGL?
Ans. Yes, there is a negative marking of 0.50 marks for tier 1 and in Tier II there is a negative marking of 1 mark (Paper 1 except Module 2 of Section 3) and 0.50 marks for papers 2 & 3.
Q4. Is SSC CGL Exam Pattern changed?