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SSC CGL 2017 Exam Dates Again Postponed, Check Here

SSC CGL 2017 Tier 2 exam has been rescheduled second time. SSC CGL 2017 Tier 2 Exam has been now postponed to February 17, 2018 to February 22, 2018. The admit card of the qualified candidates for Tier 2 will be uploaded on the websites of the respective regional offices approximately 10 days before the conduct of the Tier-2/3 exams. Check Here SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Date Extended Notice

 

Here's the Complete SSC CGL 2017 Revised Schedule in the given table below:

Event

Date

Application starts form

May 15, 2017

Last date for registration

June 19, 2017

SSC CGL Tier – 1 Exam

August 5 - 23, 2017

SSC CGL Tier – 2 (CBE)

February 17 - 22, 2018

SSC CGL Tier – 3 (Des)

March 31, 2018

SSC CGL Tier – 4 Exam

May/ June 2018 (SKILL)

 

Tier 1 exam was conducted from August 5 to 24 at various centers across the country. A total of 15,43,418 candidates appeared in the for SSC CGL 2017 Exam of which 1,50,404 aspirants have qualified. As many as 30.26 lakh candidates registered for the exam.

 

SSC CGL 2017 Exam Pattern

 

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) every year in four levels for various posts. Exam Pattern - The Examination will be conducted in four tiers as indicated below:

 

Tier

Type

Mode

Tier – 1

Objective Multiple Choice

Online

Tier – 2

Objective Multiple Choice

Online

Tier – 3

Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi

Offline

Tier – 4

Skill Test/Computer Proficiency Test

If applicable

 

Before beginning the SSC CGL preparation, it is important to make note of changes in exam pattern and syllabus. The modifications to SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2017 for Tier 1 & 2 are given below:

 

  • SSC CGL 2017 Tier 1 and Tier 2 exam will be conducted in online mode.
  • Introduction of a descriptive paper of 100 marks within 60 minutes in pen and paper mode.
  • Reduction in time limit for examination of Tier 1 from 75 minutes to 60 minutes.
  • Tier 2 will remain same.
  • No Sectional Cut off.

SSC CGL 2017 Tier 2 Syllabus

 

This is an objective exam which will be conducted online. There are 4 sections in the Tier 2 exam of SSC CGL 2017, with 100 questions which account for a total of 200 marks. The subject-wise details from SSC CGL Syllabus are given below:

 

Subject

No of Questions

Max Marks

Duration

Quantitative Abilities

100

200

2 Hours

English Language and Comprehension

200

200

2 Hours

Statistics

100

200

2 Hours

General Studies (Finance & Economics)

100

200

2 Hours

 

Important Points

 

  • Paper-1 and Paper-2 are compulsory for all posts
  • Paper-3 is only for the post of “Statistical Investigator Gr. II” & “Compiler”
  • Paper-4 is only for the post of “Assistant Audit Officer”
  • There is negative marking in SSC CGL 2017 Tier 2 exam. Giving a wrong answer to a question will lead to a penalty of 0.5 marks in Paper-1, 3, 4 and 0.25 marks in Paper-2.
  • Questions in Paper-I will be of 10th standard level, Paper-2 of 10+2 level and Paper-3 & 4 of graduation level.
  • The computer will be provided by the Commission at the Centre/venue notified for the purpose. Candidates shall not be allowed to bring their own Key-board.
  • The exam duration is 2 Hours and 40 Minutes for candidates who are visually handicapped.

SSC CGL 2017 Tier 2 Exam Preparation

 

  • SSC CGL exam preparation must be done in a systematic manner, with latest exam pattern in mind.
  • The syllabus covers a lot of topics, it is important to choose the right study material.
  • Understand the concepts and practice a wide variety of questions as well.

 

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