SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2024: As per the revised exam pattern, the Staff Selection Commission of India will be conducting SSC CGL 2024 Exam in two stages: Tier-1 and Tier-2. SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam will be compulsory for all candidates. For the SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam, there will be Paper 1, 2, and 3, whereas Paper I is Compulsory for all posts, Paper II is for candidates who apply for the posts of Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) in the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation and Paper III is for candidates who apply for the posts of Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer. Let's have a look at the exam pattern for all these stages of the SSC CGL Recruitment process one by one.
The candidates must note that the SSC CGL Tier 1 is qualifying in nature and Tier 2 is scoring in nature. The marks scored in SSC CGL Tier 2 will be considered for final selection for the vacancies announced through the SSC CGL 2024 Exam.
SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Pattern 2024
SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam will be conducted online comprising 4 sections with 100 multiple choice questions (MCQs) in total and with maximum marks of 200. The entire exam is needed to be completed in a time span of 60 minutes. SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam will be of a qualifying nature and marks will not be counted in the final selection.
The questions asked in the SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam 2024 are from the following sections:
- General Intelligence & Reasoning
- General Awareness
- Quantitative Aptitude
- English Comprehension
|SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Pattern 2024|
|S.No.||Sections||No. of Questions||Total Marks||Time Allotted|
|1||General Intelligence and Reasoning||25||50|
A cumulative time of 60 minutes
A Penalty of Wrong Answer: There is a negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer.
SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Pattern 2024 (Revised)
The SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam 2024 will be conducted in 3 phases- Paper 1, Paper 2, and Paper 3. Paper I (Compulsory for all posts), Paper II for candidates who apply for the posts of Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) in the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation and Paper III for candidates who apply for the posts of Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer.
|SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Pattern 2024|
|1||Paper I: (Compulsory for all posts)||2 hours 30 minutes|
|2||Paper II: Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) and Statistical Investigator Gr. II||2 hours|
|3||Paper III: Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer||2 hours|
The detailed SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2024 for Tier 2 Exam has been discussed below along with the changes made by SSC this year.
|SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Pattern 2024 [Paper 1]|
|Sessions||Sections||Modules||Subject||No. of Questions||Marks||Weightage||Duration|
|Session I||Section I||Module-I||Mathematical Abilities||30||90||23%||1 hour|
|Module-II||Reasoning and General Intelligence||30||90||23%|
|Section II||Module-I||English Language and Comprehension||45||135||35%||1 hour|
|Section III||Module-I||Computer Knowledge Test||20||60||Qualifying||15 minutes|
|Session II||Module-II||Data Entry Speed Test||One Data Entry Task||Qualifying||15 minutes|
|SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Pattern 2024 [Paper 2 & 3]|
|Papers||Sections||No. of question||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|Paper II||Statistics||100||200||2 hours|
|Paper III||General Studies (Finance and Economics)||100||200||2 hours|
Penalty of Wrong Answer: There is a negative marking of 1 mark for each wrong answer in Section-I, Section-II and Module-I of Section-III of Paper-I and 0.50 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-II and Paper-III.
SSC CGL Syllabus 2024
To scale SSC CGL 2024, candidates must know the syllabus for each section asked in the exam along with the exam pattern. Knowledge of the SSC CGL Syllabus will enable you to prepare well and systematically for the upcoming SSC Exams. The updated and revised SSC CGL Syllabus as released by SSC has been discussed in detail in the article.