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SSC CGL 2016 exam to be held on August 27, check detail

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) recently released the examination notification for aspirants willing to pursue SSC CGL 2016 exam. The Combined Graduate Level exam 2016 details can be found at ssc.nic.in, the official website of SSC. According to the notification, the SSC CGL 2016 exam I to be held on August 27 and the aspirants can check further details on our site.

Changed pattern

The SSC CGL 2016 exam shall be conducted in two parts now. The total number of questions has also been reduced. For the SSC CGL 2016 exam Tier 1 there shall now be 100 questions instead of 200.

Pattern of examination scheduled to be held from 27th August, 2016

The Commission has decided to reduce the Number of Questions from 200 to 100 in Tier-I.

The examination would continue to carry 200 marks.

The duration of the Tier-I examination would be for a period of 75 minutes.

The Tier-I and Tier-II will now be in computer based examination mode in place of OMR based examination mode.

Revised Scheme of SSC CGL 2016 exam: Check Details Here

Tier

Mode of Examination

Scheme of Examination

Marks

Time

I

Computer Based

A. General Intelligence & Reasoning= 25 Questions

50

75 Minutes (Total) For VH and candidates suffering from Cerebral Palsy: 100 Minutes

B. General Awareness= 25 Questions

50

C. Quantitative Aptitude= 25 Questions

50

D. English Comprehension =25 Questions

50

Total=100 Questions

200 Marks

II

Computer Based

Same as published in the Notice of Examination

Same as published in the Notice of Examination

Same as published in the Notice of Examination

The Staff Selection Commission has introduced a negative marking of 0.50 for each wrong answer in Tier-I. In respect of Tier II, the negative marking system will remain unchanged.

How to check the official notification from the SSC Website?

  • Step 1: Go to the official SSC Website- www.ssc.nic.in
  • Step 2: Click on the tab that reads “Revised Scheme of Examination for CGLE-2016.”
  • Step 3: You can check the SSC CGL 2016 exam schedule in the PDF Format on clicking the link.

Or,

You may directly visit- http://www.ssc.nic.in/SSC_WEBSITE_LATEST//notice/notice_pdf/Important_Notice_01_07_2016.pdf

Or,

You may remain updated to our website for further details and news on the same. 

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Check SSC CGL 2015 Final Result/ Merit List Here!

Dear Candidates,

The commission has declared and uploaded final result/Merit list of CGLE-2015 that can now be accessed on the official website of Staff Selection.

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) CGL (Combined Graduate Level) Examination is one of the most competitive exams that hire thousands of candidates every year. Selected candidates are placed under different categories of posts in various Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations.

SSC CGL 2015 was conducted into major phases such as:

  • Tier-I Examination

  • Tier-II examination

  • Personality/ Interview Round

  • Documentation Verification

A candidate is selected/ recommended finally after he/she has cleared all the mentioned rounds.

It must also be noted that the final selection by SSC through the Combined Graduate Level Examination 2015 to specific categories of posts would depend on the receipt of intimation of confirmed number of vacancies from the concerned Indenting Ministries/ Department/Office/Cadres before declaration of results.

If you were among those who gaveSSC CGL 2015 then, you must Check SSC CGL 2015 Final Result/ Merit List Here! We recommend you to subscribe our website for all the upcoming SSC exams and latest information about CGL.

To get an overview of all the SSC CGL results and information, click http://ssc.nic.in/SSC_WEBSITE_LATEST/results/cgl/result_cgl.html

Check SSC CGL 2015 Final Result/ Merit List Here!

Examination Name and Year

Result Link

COMBINED GRADUATE LEVEL EXAM,2015(FINAL RESULT)LIST OF THE CANDIDATES IN ROLLNO ORDER RECOMMENDED FOR APPOINTMENT FOR INTERVIEW POSTS OTHER THAN STATISTICAL INVESTIGATOR (LIST-I)


http://ssc.nic.in/SSC_WEBSITE_LATEST/results/results_pdf/other_than_statinv.pdf

COMBINED GRADUATE LEVEL EXAM, 2015 (FINAL RESULT) LIST OF THE CANDIDATES IN ROLLNO ORDER RECOMMENDED FOR APPOINTMENT FOR INTERVIEW POST OF STATISTICAL INVESTIGATOR GR-II (LIST-II)

http://ssc.nic.in/SSC_WEBSITE_LATEST/results/results_pdf/stat_inv.pdf

COMBINED GRADUATE LEVEL EXAM,2015 (FINAL RESULT) LIST OF THE CANDIDATES IN ROLLNO ORDER RECOMMENDED FOR APPOINTMENT FOR NON-INTERVIEW POSTS (LIST-III)

http://ssc.nic.in/SSC_WEBSITE_LATEST/results/results_pdf/NIP.pdf

While allocating posts to eligible candidates, merit-cum-preference criteria have been adopted.

The allocation has been made for the following lists:

  • List I : Interview posts (other than Statistical Investigator) – Option A to Q, S, %

  • List II : Interview post (Statistical Investigator Grade II) – Option R

  • List III : Non-interview posts – Option T to Z, @, $, #

Total 8,511 candidates have qualified in CGL, 2015 final result.

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Latest News: SSC CGL 2016 Change in Exam pattern|SSC CGL 2016 will be conducted Online from 27th August

STAFF SELECTION COMMISSION has decided to conduct SSC CGL Exam 2016 in Computer based examination mode (online) in place of OMR based examination mode.

SSC CGL 2016 Online Exam

The Commission has also decided to reduce the Number of Questions from 200 to 100 in Tier-I of the Examination which would continue to carry 200 marks. The duration of the Tier-I examination would be for a period of 75 minutes.

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

Accordingly, the revised scheme of examination is detailed below:-

Tier

Mode of examination

Scheme of Examination

Marks

Time

I

Computer based

A. General Intelligence & Reasoning

 25 Questions

50 Marks

75 Minutes (Total) For VH and candidates suffering from Cerebral Palsy: 100 Minutes

B. General Awareness

25 Questions

50 Marks

C.Quantitative Aptitude

 25 Questions

50 Marks

D. English Comprehension

25 Questions

50 Marks

Total

100 Questions

Total -200 Marks *

II

Computer based

Same as published in the Notice of Examination

Same as published in the notice of the Examination

Same as published in the notice of the Examination

* There will be negative marking of 0.50 for each wrong answer in Tier-I. In respect of TierII, the negative marking system will remain unchanged.

In addition to above, the Commission has also decided to introduce a Descriptive Paper of English/Hindi as Tier-III. The Question Paper will be bilingual. The candidates will have the option to choose any one medium. The details may be read as under:-

Tier

Mode of Examination

Scheme of Examination

Marks

Time

III

Pen and Paper mode

Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi (writing of Essay/Precis/Letter /Application Writing etc.

Total marks 100

60 minutes For VH and candidates suffering from Cerebral Palsy: 80 Minutes

IV

Data Entry Skill Test (DEST) / Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) (wherever applicable)

Same as published in the Notice of Examination

Qualifying

Same as published in the Notice of Examination

The final merit will be prepared on overall performance in Tier-I, Tier-II and Tier-III. However, the candidate will need to qualify all the tiers i.e. Tier-I, Tier-II and Tier-III separately. There will be no sectional cut-off.

Document Verification will also be conducted as per the provisions of the notice of examination.

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SSC CGL 2015 Results declared – Check here

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is an organization under Government of India to recruit staff for various posts in the various Ministries and Departments of the Government of India and in Subordinate Offices.This commission is an attached office of the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) which consists of Chairman, two Members and a Secretary-cum-Controller of Examinations.

TheStaff Selection Commission declared the final result of various examinations conducted for various posts like assistant in ministries, Inspector in various departments, Statistical investigator, Auditor in Office, Tax assistants and many other posts on June 29, 2016. The exams had been conducted successfully by SSC in 2015 and the qualified candidates in all the written exams were called for the interviews by SSC.

A total of 8624 vacancies (3724 for interview posts and 4900 for non-interview posts) will be filled through this recruitment process. The Interview / CPT / Skill Test, wherever it was required, has been conducted on February 27, 2016.

Steps To Check SSC CGL 2015 Final Results:

  • Go to the official website of Staff Selection Commission www.ssc.nic.in

  • Click on the results tab

  • Then click on the respective result link that you want to check in the next page

  • The results page in Pdf format will be displayed on the screen

  • Download the results page

  • Check your results

Direct Result link for Posts other than Statistical Investigator :

Candidates can also click on this direct link provided below to access LIST OF THE CANDIDATES RECOMMENDED FOR APPOINTMENT FOR INTERVIEW POSTS OTHER THAN STATISTICAL INVESTIGATOR:

http://ssc.nic.in/SSC_WEBSITE_LATEST/results/results_pdf/other_than_statinv.pdf


Direct Result link for Statistical Investigator post:

Click here: 

http://ssc.nic.in/SSC_WEBSITE_LATEST/results/results_pdf/stat_inv.pdf

Direct Result link for Non-Interview posts:

http://ssc.nic.in/SSC_WEBSITE_LATEST/results/results_pdf/cgl2015_non_interv_09_02_2016

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QUICK PREPARATION TIPS FOR SSC CGL 2016

The combined graduate level examination is conducted by the Staff Selection Commission annually for recruitment in various Gazetted and non-Gazetted government posts. It is a very prestigious examination, with over 10 lakhs students appearing annually. With the increasing competition and tier 1 examination round the corner, it is important for the appearing candidates to brush up their basics. This article will provide the candidates appearing this year with QUICK PREPARATION TIPS FOR SSC CGL 2016.

Basic Examination Pattern

This is a three-tier examination and the movement to the subsequent levels is dependent on the performance in the previous level. The following are the salient features of each tier:

  • Tier 1: It is a preliminary, objective type examination and consists of four sections, each having 50 questions with a total weightage of 200 marks. The time duration for this examination is 2 hours.

  • Tier 2: The mains examination is also an objective type written examination and consists of three sections. Qualitative Aptitude and Statistics contain 100 questions while English Language Comprehension section has 200 questions respectively with a total weightage of 200 marks each.

  • Tier 3: Those candidates who clear the minimum cut-offs of both the tiers become eligible for this level which includes Interview/ Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill test/ Document verification.

QUICK PREPARATION TIPS

The SSC CGL tier 1 examination is expected to be held in the month of August, 2016. With little time remaining for the examination, the candidates should follow the following strategies to enhance their chances of selection:

  • Time management: Divide your time for attempting each section and start with your strong sections. This will help you save time and attempt more questions.
  • Solve previous year’s question papers: Solving previous year’s papers will make you aware of the examination pattern and help in enhancing your accuracy and time management skills.
  • Take mock tests: Taking mock tests will help in preparing for the examination and boost your confidence.
  • Important topics:

Quantitative Aptitude: Practice questions from Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry thoroughly.

General Intelligence and reasoning: Analogy and classification, blood relations, syllogism, non-verbal reasoning, coding-decoding, direction and series form the most important part of this section.

General Awareness: This is the most scoring section. Most questions in this section are from Static general knowledge.

English comprehension: Some of the important topics are- idioms and phrases, one-word substitution, synonyms and antonyms, sentence errors, sentence completion, sentence rearrangement, jumbled-up sentences and reading comprehension.

Practice as much as possible and do not panic. Last minute stresses often ruin exams. So, simply relax and be confident to clear this examination.

All the best! 

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SSC CGL 2016 Exam Pattern

The Combined Level Graduate examination is conducted by the Staff Selection Commission every year. Lakhs of candidates appear annually in this prestigious examination generating stiff competition. It is thus important to be aware of the examination pattern. This article will provide you with all the necessary information regarding SSC CGL 2016 Exam Pattern.

Examination Scheme

This examination will have a three tier procedure for recruitment. The movement from one tier to another is dependent on the performance in the previous tier examination. The three tiers of this examination are:

  • Tier 1: Preliminary Examination
  • Tier 2: Mains Examination
  • Tier 3: Interview/ Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test/ Document Verification

The detailed pattern for each tier is as follows:        

Tier 1

The Preliminary Examination will be an objective type written examination including four sections. It will be a screening examination testing the basic knowledge and awareness of the candidates and only those candidates who clear the minimum cut-off of this examination will qualify for the tier 2 examination. It will be a bilingual examination with total time duration of 2 hours. The individual weightage of each section is as follows:

  • General Intelligence and reasoning: 50 questions, 50 marks
  • General awareness: 50 questions, 50 marks
  • Quantitative Aptitude: 50 questions, 50 marks
  • English comprehension: 50 questions, 50 marks

There will be a negative marking of 0.25 for each wrong answer. This exam is compulsory for all.

Tier 2

The tier 2 or mains examination is also an objective-type written examination. The movement to the next tier is subject to the performance of the candidate in this level. There are 3 sections in this examination and the total marks are 600. The important features of each section are as follows-

  • Paper I (Qualitative Aptitude): 100 questions, 200 marks
  • Paper II (English Language Comprehension): 200 questions, 200 marks
  • Paper III (Statistics): 100 questions, 200 marks
  • Paper I and paper II are compulsory for all candidates and Paper III is compulsory for the posts of Statistical Investigators Group II and compiler.

Tier 3

Those candidates who clear the cut-offs of both- the tier 1 and tier 2 examinations are eligible for this level. It is the final level of recruitment and includes Interview/ Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill test/ Document verification.

The All India merit list is then announced, taking into account the performance in each level and the posts are allotted to the candidates accordingly.

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SSC CGL 2016 Important Dates

The Staff Selection Commission is one of the premier recruitment commissions in India. It conducts the Combined Graduate Level examination annually for recruitment in various Central government Gazetted and non-Gazetted job posts like Assistant, Inspector, Auditor, tax assistant, Compiler etc. The SSC CGL is one of the most sought after examinations in the country, with lakhs of candidates appearing annually. The candidates who are willing to give this examination must complete the registration procedure before the given deadline.

This article will provide the SSC CGL 2016 Important Dates for the candidates appearing this year.

Tentative dates

The candidates appearing for this examination must be aware of the important dates and notifications of the same. The examination is conducted in three tiers including Preliminary examination, mains examination and the final interview/ Computer Proficiency Test/ Document Verification process. The following table will enlist the tentative dates for the tier 1 examination as issued by the SSC on their official website.

Starting Date of registration procedure

13th February 2016

Last Date of registration Part I

14th March 2016 extended to 21st March 2016

Last date of application Part II

extended to 24th March 2016

Examination Date (SSC CGL 2016 Tier-I)

From 27th August 2016

Examination Date (SSC CGL 2016 Tier-II)

Not yet announced

SSC CGL examination postponed

The Staff Selection commission has recently announced to postpone the Combined Graduate Level examination. The tier 1 examination was earlier supposed to be conducted on 8th May and 22nd May 2016. According to the official notification of the board, the tier 1 examination will now be held in the month of August, 2016. The exact dates for the same will be notified on the Commission’s website shortly.

The decision has been taken by the commission in order to improve the existing pattern of the examination, keeping in mind the interest of the candidates appearing for the examination. Meanwhile, the delay in conduction of the examination has given more time to the candidates to prepare for the tier 1 examination.

All the aspirants must note that this is the tentative schedule for the SSC Combined Level Graduate examination. The candidates must stay tuned to the official website (http://ssc.nic.in) for further notifications regarding the exact dates of the examination.

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SSC CGL 2016 FAQs

With the SSC CGL examination 2016 round the corner, the aspiring candidates might have some doubts and questions regarding it. This article will provide you with the frequently asked questions on this exam to help resolve your queries.

Question: What is SSC CGL Exam?

The Staff Selection Commission conducts the Combined Graduate Level examination every year for recruitment in various central government Gazetted and non-Gazetted posts like Assistant, Auditor, Compiler, Inspector, etc.

Question: What is the pattern of examinations conducted by the SSC?

Recruitment through the Combined Level Graduate Examination will be a three tier process. The movement to each consecutive level is dependent on the previous level’s performance. The three tiers of this examination are as follows:

  • Tier 1 exam: Preliminary Examination (objective MCQ pattern)
  • Tier 2 exam: Main Examination (objective MCQ pattern)
  • Tier 3 exam: Interview/ Skill Test/Computer Proficiency Test/ Document Verification

The candidates who clear the minimum cut-off of tier 1 and tier 2 examinations are eligible for tier 3 examination. The final allotment of posts takes place on the basis of the All India merit list which is formulated taking into account the performance of each level.

Question: What are the important dates for this examination?

  • Starting Date of registration procedure: 13th February 2016
  • Last Date of registration Part I: 14th March 2016 extended to 21st March 2016
  • Last date of application Part II: extended to 24th March 2016
  • Examination Date (SSC CGL 2016 Tier-I): 8th and 22nd May 2016

This is the tentative schedule. The tier 1 examination which was earlier supposed to be conducted on 8th May and 22nd May 2016 will now be held in the month of August, 2016. The exact dates for the same will be notified on the Commission’s website shortly.

Question: What are the age limits for the SSC CGL examination?

The age limit is 18 to 27 years on the crucial date generally. It is different for different posts and can be confirmed in the notice of exam on the official website (http://ssc.nic.in).

Question: Is there any Age Relaxation for SSC CGL Examination?

The age relaxation in the upper age limit for SCs/STs is five years, three years for OBCs and ten years for physically handicapped candidates. For widows, divorced women and judicially separated women, the age limit is 35 years for UR category; 40 years for SC/ST women and 38 years for OBC women.

Question: How long does it take to nominate candidates after declaration of the final results of an examination?

It generally takes about 30-40 days for the completion of the process. The candidates are then nominated to the respective ministries to which they have been allocated. The offer of appointment is issued to the candidates by the concerned ministry within a few months. 

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SSC CGL 2016 Selection Procedure

The Staff Selection Commission conducts the Combined Graduate Level examination every year for the recruitment of employees for various posts in the Ministries and Departments of the government of India. Every year lakhs of aspirants, predominantly first-timers who are unaware of the procedural workings give this examination. This article will provide the candidates appearing this year the necessary information regarding SSC CGL 2016 Selection Procedure.

Scheme of Examination

Recruitment through this examination will be a three tier process. The movement to each level is subject to the previous level’s performance. The candidates eligible for the subsequent levels of examination will have to clear the eligibility criteria of the previous level. The three tiers are as follows:

  • Tier 1: Preliminary Examination (objective MCQ pattern)
  • Tier 2: Main Examination (objective MCQ pattern)
  • Tier 3: Interview/ Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test/ Document Verification

Tier 1

The tier 1 is a preliminary examination which is compulsory for all the candidates. Only those candidates who clear this examination will qualify for the tier 2 examinations. It is an objective type written examination and tests the basic knowledge and skills of the candidates. Its salient features are:

No. of questions

Maximum marks

General Intelligence and reasoning

     25

    50

General awareness

    25

    50

Quantitative Aptitude

    25

    50

English comprehension

    25

    50

The exam is bilingual and the time limit is 2 hours (120 minutes).

Tier 2

The tier 2 examination is known as the mains examination. It is also an objective type written examination. The candidates who clear the minimum cut-off qualify for the next level of examination. The important features are:

Subject

No. of question

Maximum marks

Qualitative Aptitude

100

200

English Language Comprehension

200

200

Statistics

100

200

  • Paper I and paper II are compulsory for all.
  • Paper III is compulsory for the posts of Statistical Investigators Group II and compiler.

Tier 3

It is the final level of selection. The candidates who qualify the tier 1 and tier 2 will be eligible for tier 3 which will include Interview/ Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill test/ Document verification.

After the conduction of all three tiers, the All India merit list will be announced and the candidates will be allotted the posts accordingly.

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