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22/09/2016

SSC CGL Exam Pattern Changed: Tier 2 Exam Revised Scheme 2016

SSC CGL Exam Pattern Changed – Tier I & II (Online) Tier III (Descriptive) and Tier IV (Qualifying) Exam 2016: Revised Scheme of Examination for CGLE-2016 announced. SSC New Exam Pattern (Computer Based Online Exam & Descriptive paper) to be implemented in its all SSC CGLE upcoming recruitment process.

SSC has recently conducted SSC CGL 2016 (Tier - I) Online exam successfully. They have also released SSC CGL Tier I Answer keys. All they will now conduct SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam based on new revised exam scheme.

As we know, The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) had introduced a big change and it was that there will be Two Stage Online exam – Tier I and Tier II. Those candidates clearing the Tier I and Tier II exam will then be called for the Tier III Descriptive exam that will be held offline.
Dear aspirants, most of you are not aware that recently, SSC has made change in recruitment process of all Group B and Group C posts, which will be applicable from this year (2016) onwards. With respect to these change, we are getting lot of queries – what is new SSC CGL Tier II Exam Pattern which The Staff Selection Commission has changed for CGLE-2016.

SSC CGL Exam Pattern Changed

SSC CGL (Combined Graduate Level) Exam for recruitment of Group B and Group C posts in various Government departments will now be a four-stage examination. It has been decided that SSC CGL 2016 onwards, there will be computer based Tier 1 & Tier 2 examination, followed by the Tier 3 Descriptive exam. According to the performance of candidates in the Tier I, II & III examination, only a limited number of candidates will be allowed to take the Tier IV examination.

As candidates are waiting for SSC CGL Tier I Result, we have decided to let them know about SSC CGL Tier 2 exam pattern. We have already posted SSC CGL Tier I Expected cutoff marks.

SSC CGL New Exam Pattern 2016

After announcement of SSC CGL Tier-2 Exam date, we were expecting some changes in SSC CGL 2016 which has become true now. So, changes in the pattern will have following implications:

  • There is no major changes in SSC CGL 2016 (Tier - II) exam other than implementing Online (Computer Based Test) examination. Yes, Exam will be online this time onwards.
  • Tier-I and Tier-II examination will be held in computer based examination mode, treating Tier-I examination as only qualifying etc.
  • The Commission has decided to reduce the Number of Questions from 200 to 100 in Tier-I of the above Examination which would continue to carry 200 marks.

Revised Scheme of Examination for CGLE-2016

Under the provisions of the Notice regarding changes in SSC CGL exam pattern, the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has decided to reduce the Number of Questions from 200 to 100 in Tier-I of the above Examination which would continue to carry 200 marks. The duration of the Tier-I examination would be for a period of 75 minutes. It has also been decided to conduct the Tier-I and Tier-II in computer based examination mode in place of OMR based examination mode. Tier-I is scheduled to be held from 27th August, 2016. Accordingly, the revised scheme of Tier I examination is detailed below:

SSC CGL Tier I Revised Exam Scheme


Note: There will be negative marking of 0.50 for each wrong answer in Tier-I.

SSC CGL Tier II Revised Exam Scheme


Paper No.
Subject
Total Marks
No. of Questions
Total Time
III.
Statistics
100
100
2 Hours (120 Minute) Each
I.
Quantitative Abilities
200
100
II.
English Language & Comprehension
200
200

Note: There have been no changes in Tier II exam and the negative marking system will remain unchanged.

In addition to above, the Commission has also decided to introduce a Descriptive Paper of English/ Hindi as Tier-III. The Question Paper will be bilingual. The candidates will have the option to choose any one medium. Check out the complete details of SSC CGL Tier III & IV Revised exam pattern:-

SSC CGL Tier III & IV Revised Exam Scheme





The final merit will be prepared on overall performance in Tier-I, Tier-II and Tier-III. However, the candidate will need to qualify all the tiers i.e. Tier-I, Tier-II and Tier-III separately. There will be no sectional cut-off.

Document Verification will also be conducted as per the provisions of the notice of examination.