Venue: Pan India Exam Date: Yet to be announced
What is the test about?
CGL 2016 Exam, is for those, who are looking for Group B Jobs under
the Central Govt Departments and Ministries.
Who is eligible?
minimum required Qualification is Graduation only. However for some
specific posts there is need of additional Qualification.
What are the test syllabus, duration and format?
SSC CGL Examination is conducted in two tiers.Tier-1
In the CGL Tier-1, there will be 200 Multiple Choice
Questions (MCQ's) to be asked from 4 Sections viz. English ,
Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and General Awareness. Each section
has 50 Questions and Each Question carry 1 mark.
The Total Duration of Tier-1 Exam is 2 Hours.
Penalty: There will be deduction of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer.Tier-2 Syllabus:
Those who Pass the Tier-1 exam, can appear for Tier-2 Exam. The Tier-2 Exam will have Sections viz English and Quantitative Aptitude.
1) Quantitative Aptitude: In the Tier-2 Exam, there will be 100 Questions from the Quant section and each Question carry 2 marks. The Duration of this exam will be 2 hours.
2) English: This section is tier-2 Exam, will have 200 Questions , with each Question carrying 1 Mark. The Duration of this Exam is 2 HoursNote:
In tier-2 Exam, there will penalty of 0.50 marks for Quantitative Aptitude Sections, while there will be penalty for 0.25 marks for English Language and Comprehension.Descriptive Paper :
SSC had introduced a small pattern change in the CGL Examination, be introducing a Descriptive paper. This paper is only for those, who Qualify the SSC Tier-2 Exam
The Duration of this Paper is 1 hour only and Questions in this paper will be asked from the following sections:
English, 2) Quantitative Aptitude and 3) General Awareness
key dates for application and registration
The Official CGL 2016 Notification is expected to be out in the month of March /April 2016.
Who conducts the test?
Staff Selection Commission (SSC)
Which colleges/institutes accept the test?
Staff Selection Commission
Block No-12,CGO Complex,