SSC CGL 2016 to be held on 27 August : Exam Details, New Pattern and Hall Ticket/Admit card

What is Changes in SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1 Exam pattern

Good News for candidates waiting for SSC examination. Earlier the exam date was notified in May. Later, it was postponed.Finally SSC has announced the date for the current year exam. The SSC CGL 2016 tier -1 exam  date is 27 August.

Staff Selection Commission has announced some major changes in the this year’s CGL examination. One of the most important change is that the SSC exam will be conducted online from this session.

Some of the changes are as follows: 

  1. The tier 1 and tier 2 will be conducted online.
  2. The tier 3 is now mandatory . It will have descriptive test which you can attempt in english or hindi. The test can be essay/letter writing etc.
  3. There will be tier 4 i.e skill test wherever applicable.
  4. SSC has decided to cease the interviews for CGL examination.
  5. There will be no sectional cut offs.  

SSC CGL changes in Tier 1: 

  1. Tier 1 will have 100 questions of 75 minutes instead of 200 questions and it is a online test.
  2. Tier 1 will have negative marking of 0.5 per wrong answer.

What is not changed: 

  1. The marking scheme and patter of SSC CGL tier 2 remains same.
  2. Document verification will be there as per notification.

SSC CGL tier 1 Revised pattern and syllabus:

The SSC CGL New Exam Pattern for Tier 1 Recruitment Paper is as follows:  

Name of the Section Questions Marks
Reasoning and General Intelligence 25 50
General Awareness 25 50
Numerical Aptitude 25 50
English Comprehension 25 50
Total 100 200

SSC CGL Tier 1 Admit Card/ Hall Ticket: 

Candidates who are appearing in SSC CGL Examination can download the SSC CGL Tier 1 Admit card 2016 in the first week of August. Without Admit Card no Candidates are allowed to sit in the Examination Hall. Admit card helps toknow the exam venue, exam time, roll no etc. Candidates have to follow some instructions to download the admit card:

  • Visit to the official website of SSC for the SSC CGL Tier I Admit card 2016.
  • Look for the admit card/hall ticket/permissionlatter/call latter.
  • Candidates have to type their registration number and Date of birth for the admit card.
  • Click on download option and can get a printout for future reference.



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