SSC introduces change in CGLE 2016 pattern: 6 highlights

By: | Updated: July 3, 2016 5:53 PM

Making big changes in its examination pattern, Staff Selection Commission has released a fresh scheme for CGLE 2016. The news comes with quite a few surprises for the SSC CGL aspirants; follow the highlights below:

UPSC, Civil Services, Union Public Service Commission, Civil ServicesSSC CGLTier-I and Tier-II will be Computer Based Tests, no changes have been made in the exam pattern of Tier-II exam. (PTI)

Making big changes in its examination pattern, Staff Selection Commission has released a fresh scheme for CGLE 2016. The news comes with quite a few surprises for the SSC CGL aspirants; follow the highlights below:

1) SSC CGLTier-I has become qualifying in nature. It will have only 100 questions now. 

2) Each of the four sections will consist 25 questions each of 2 marks with a negative of 0.5 marks. 

3) The duration of the Tier-I exam will be 75 minutes.

4) SSC CGLTier-I and Tier-II will be Computer Based Tests, no changes have been made in the exam pattern of Tier-II exam.

5) SSC has made a major change by Introducing Tier III instead of the interview. For Tier III the candidates will have to write Essay/Precis/Letter /Application in either English or Hindi. Tier III is of 100 marks 

6) No sectional cut-offs has been suggested by SSC, but a candidate will have to qualify all the three phases,Tier-I, Tier-II, and Tier-III.

SSC CGL Tier-I is scheduled to be held from 27th August 2016.

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