SSC CGL 2017 Syllabus and Exam Pattern for TIER 1, TIER 2, TIER 3 & TIER 4

By | January 10, 2017

SSC CGL 2017 Syllabus and Exam Pattern for all tier TIER 1, TIER 2, TIER 3 & TIER 4 in full detail with sample question paper – Latest Updated

SSC CGL 2017 Syllabus and Exam Pattern: If we are talking about SSC CGL exam then syllabus plays an important role. In fact, having detailed knowledge of syllabus has a wide significance and add great value to your preparation. We have discussed the SSC CGL elgibility criteria for 2017 in depth and now writing every aspect of SSC CGL 2017 Syllabus and Exam Pattern from the examination point of view. Recent notification F.No.3/1/2016 released by staff selection commission has clarified the changes in SSC CGL syllabus and also notified about updates syllabus which we will discuss here in this article.

SSC CGL 2017 Syllabus and Exam Pattern

SSC CGL New Exam Pattern (Revised) 2017:

First of all lets know the recent changes in SSC CGL exam pattern and have an overview of the revised exam pattern. The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the CGL (Combined Graduate Level) Prelims Exam every year to select the candidates for the main Examination. In revised syllabus, SSC CGL is now being conducted in online mode which makes the result declaration and marks checking less time consuming which may lead to early declaration of CGL result.

Total no of tier will be four in CGL, as given below:

  • Tier -I: Written Examination (Objective Multiple Choice Type) 
  • Tier -II: Written Examination (Objective Multiple Choice Type)
  • Tier -III: Descriptive Test (Proposed in CGL 2016 onwards)
  • Tier -IV: Personality Test Interview/Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test (wherever applicable)/Document Verification.

** TIER IV will be as applicable.

SSC CGL Exam Details: Staff Selection Commission started conducting CGL exam online which is good news for all the aspirant. We may expect result early then previous pattern because of online process.

Organization’s Name: Staff Selection Commission (SSC)
Exam’s Name: Combined Graduate Level (CGL)
Application form Date: Feb-Mar 2017 (expected)
Mode of Apply: Online and Offline Mode (both)
Mode Of Exam Online

SSC CGL 2017 Eligibility Criteria, Age Limit, Education Qualification Post wise

SSC CGL 2017 Exam pattern and Syllabus Tier Wise:

CGL Tier 1 Exam pattern and Syllabus:

Mode of Exam: Online Written Exam

Total Minutes: 75 minutes

No of Questions: 100 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

Total Marks: 200 Marks, each question carrying 2 marks

Negative Marking: Yes, penalty of 0.5 marks on every incorrect answer

Tier 1 Syllabus:

Name of Subject No of Questions Marks
1. General Intelligence & reasoning 25 Que 50 marks
2. General Awareness 25 Que 50 marks
3. Quantitative Aptitude 25 Que 50 marks
4. English Comprehension 25 Que 50 marks

Click here for Detailed Tier 1 Syllabus and exam pattern

CGL Tier 2 Exam pattern and Syllabus:

Mode of Exam: Online Written Exam

Total Minutes: 4 Hours ( 2-2 Hours each)

No of Questions: 100 Aptitude + 200 English

Total Marks: 200 Marks, each question carrying 2 marks

Negative Marking: Yes, penalty of 0.5 marks for Aptitude section and 0.25 for english on every incorrect answer

Tier 2 Syllabus:

Name of Subject No of Questions Marks
1. Quantitative Aptitude 100 que 200 marks
2. English Comprehension 200 Que 200 marks

There will be two more additional paper,  papers 3 (Statistics) and paper 4 (Finance and Accounts) for the post of Statistical Investigator and Assistant Audit Officer in C&AG respectively.

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CGL Tier 3 Exam pattern and Syllabus:

Mode of Exam: Pen and Paper mode (Descriptive type paper, 10+2 standard)

Total Minutes: 60 minute (1 Hours)

Language: Hindi or English

Total Marks: 100 marks

passing marks: 33 percent

The Paper would comprise of 1) Essay Writing,  2) Letter Writing, 3) Precis Writing etc of approximately 150 words.

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CGL Tier 4 Exam pattern and Syllabus:

Tier 4 is Data Entry Skill Test (DEST) /Computer Proficiency Test (CPT)/Personality Test Interview/Document Verification.

In Data entry test, speed will be checked on per hour basis.

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In this article, We have covered sort description of  SSC CGL 2017 Syllabus and Exam Pattern for TIER 1, TIER 2, TIER 3 & TIER 4. For detailed article click on the given links and read the syllabus in detail.

We also recommend you to go through the below given series of articles to have a complete idea of SSC CGL 2017.

SSC CGL Notification 2017 and Important dates

SSC CGL 2017 Online Form Fill

SSC CGL 2017 Eligibility Criteria

SSC CGL 2017 Syllabus and Exam Pattern TIER 1 

SSC CGL 2017 Syllabus and Exam Pattern TIER 2

SSC CGL 2017 Syllabus and Exam Pattern TIER 3

SSC CGL 2017 Syllabus and Exam Pattern TIER 4

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