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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
Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
General English 25 50
General Awareness 25 50

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

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