SSC CGL 2017 Tier 3 Syllabus and Exam Pattern

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Know here updated SSC CGL 2017 Tier 3 Syllabus and Exam Pattern for Descriptive paper

SSC CGL 2017 Tier 3 Syllabus and Exam PatternWe have already discussed about SSC CGL 2017 Syllabus and Exam pattern for Tier 1 and Tier 2. So, in this post we will be discussing about SSC CGL 2017 Tier 3 Syllabus and Exam pattern. The Staff Selection Commission had brought a few changes in the examination pattern in order to make it more effective for determining the deserving candidate. Commission has introduced a descriptive paper as Tier 3 of the examination as the interview component has been wiped out with effect from this year. In this article, we will explain the pattern and syllabus related to this newly introduced descriptive paper of SSC CGL 2017.

SSC CGL 2017 Tier 3 Syllabus and Exam Pattern

SSC CGL 2017 Tier 3 Exam Pattern:

Topic Total Marks
Writing of an Essay / Passage of 250 words and Letter / Application Writing of approximately 150 words 100

Important Points:

Mode of Paper Pen and Paper
Duration of Paper One hour 
Qualifying Marks 33 percent
Language Hindi or English
Difficulty level 10+2 Standard

Note: For Visually handicapped and candidates suffering from cerebral Palsy duration of paper will be 80 minutes.

SSC CGL 2017 Tier 2 Syllabus and Exam Pattern

SSC CGL 2017 TIER 3 Syllabus

The SSC CGL Tier 3 exam would cover almost all the theoretical part and total marks for this paper is 100 which will be significant in overall marking. The SSC CGL Descriptive Paper would comprise of writing an Essay / Passage of 250 words and Letter / Application writing of approximately 150 words.

  • Letter Writing – If you think why Letter Writing is included in SSC CGL 2017 Tier 3 syllabus then you are going to get your answer here. In all the departments you join find a major issue that the employees don’t know how to write a professional letter. That’s the reason commission has included Letter Writing in SSC CGL Tier 3 exam.

Basically, there are two types of letters: Formal Letter and Informal Letter 

  • Essay Writing – Essay Writing is the one which we are doing from our school time and at this stage it seems easy to us. But the professional essay writing have the rules that you must follow before starting the first paragraph. Follow the below link for detailed professional Essay writing tips.

Professional Essay Writing Tips for SSC CGL/CHSL Exam

  • Application Writing – So for application writing the most important points that one should keep in mind are, the selection of the Subject, opening paragraph, body and closing paragraph. To make the aspirants more clear we are providing the link below to follow for Application Writing tips:

Application Writing tips for SSC CGL/CHSL Exam

  • Precis Writing – Precis is a summary or abstract of a text or speech. It is about writing short paragraph in your own words. Some important points regarding the Precis Writing are:
  1. Miniature version of the original passage
  2. must have a title
  3. should be written in reported speech
  4. must not contain any details not found in the original passage etc.

Precis Writing tips for SSC CGL Exam

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