SSC CGL Exam Pattern

Combined Graduate Level Examination

SCHEME OF THE EXAMINATION:
The Examination will be conducted in four tiers as indicated below:
Tier -I – Computer Based Examination
Tier -II – Computer Based Examination
Tier -III – Pen and Paper Mode (Descriptive paper)
Tier-IV – Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test (wherever applicable)/ Document Verification

Scheme of Tier-I and Tier-II Examinations:

Tier Subject No. of Questions Maximum Marks Time Allowed
I A. General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 50 60 Minutes (Total)
For VH/ OH (afflicted
with Cerebral Palsy/
deformity in writing
hand- Pl. See para- 5.10 of Notice):
80 Minutes
B. General Awareness 25 50
C. Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
D. English Comprehension 25 50
II Paper-I: Quantitative Abilities 100 200 120 Minutes
(for each Paper)
For VH/ OH (afflicted
with Cerebral Palsy/
deformity in writing
hand- Pl. See para- 5.10 of Notice):
160 Minutes
Paper-II: English Language and Comprehension 200 200
Paper-III: Statistics 100 200
Paper-IV: General Studies
(Finance and Economics)
100 200

Scheme of Tier-III Examination:

Tier Mode of Examination Scheme of Examination Maximum
Marks
Time Allowed
III Pen and Paper mode Descriptive Paper in
English or Hindi
(Writing of Essay/ Precis/
Letter/ Application etc.)
100 60 Minutes
For VH/ OH (afflicted
with Cerebral Palsy/
deformity in writing
hand- Pl. See para- 5.10 of Notice):
80 Minutes