SSC CGL 2017 New Exam Pattern for Tier 1, 2, 3
This article talks about the SSC CGL Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2017 for Tier I, II, III to help you in preparation and set a strategy for your dream exam. Because SSC CGL 2017 notification is now released, & as per SSC calendar 2017-18, CGL exam is scheduled from 1st Aug to 20th Aug 2017. We have covered section wise SSC CGL 2017 new syllabus and pattern for SSC CGL Tier I preparation. Just go through the article properly.
Changes in SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2017 Tier 1 & 2
Now SSC will conduct both Tier I and Tier II exam in online mode.
Reduce the time limit for examination of Tier -I from 75 minutes to 60 minutes.
SSC CGL Tier II will remain same.
Introduce a descriptive paper of 100 marks within 60 minutes in pen and paper mode.
No Sectional Cut off.
The Examination will be conducted in four tiers as indicated below:
Tier -I — Online Examination (Objective Multiple Choice Type)
Tier -II — Online Examination (Objective Multiple Choice Type)
Tier -III —Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi (writing of Essay/Precis/Letter /Application Writing)
Tier -IV — Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test (wherever applicable)/ Document Verification
SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2017 for Tier 1, 2, & 3
SSC CGL Tier I Exam Pattern
SSC CGL Tier I is mandatory for all the posts and its marks are added for further process as well. If you do not clear cut-off of Tier I Exam then you will not be eligible for Tier II. Below table shows the section wise breakup of questions and marks asked in SSC CGL Tier I exam.
|Subject||Questions||Maximum Marks||Total Duration|
|General Intelligence & Reasoning||25||50||60 minutes|
SSC CGL 2017 Tier II Exam Pattern
In Tier II two papers are conducted on the same day. One is Quantitative Aptitude and the second one is English.
|Subject||Questions||Maximum Marks||Time Duration|
|Quantitative Aptitude||100||200||2 Hours|
|General English||200||200||2 Hours|
SSC CGL 2017 Tier III Exam Pattern
|SSC Tier III||Maximum Marks||Time Duration|
|Descriptive Paper in English /Hindi||100||1 Hour|
SSC CGL 2017 Tier IV Exam Pattern
|SSC Tier IV||Time Duration||Syllabus|
|Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) for post of Assistant Section Officer in CSS & MEA only||45 Minutes||Word/Excel/ Power Point|