The SSC CGL Tier I exam was conducted from 3 to 9 March 2020. The Tier-II exam will be conducted from 14 to 17 October 2020. The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) division of the Government of India conducts the SSC Combined Graduate Level (CGL) exam every year. It aims to recruit talented and eligible graduate candidates for the vacant Grade B and C positions at ministries of the Government of India. This article will give you complete information regarding the SSC CGL Exam Dates 2020.
SSC CGL Exam Dates 2020
The complete schedule for the SSC CGL Exam has been tabulated below:
|Notification Release Date||22 October 2019|
|Online Application Process Duration||22 October-25 November 2019|
|SSC CGL Tier-I Application Status Out||from 28 January 2020|
|SSC CGL Admit Card 2020 Tier-I||20 February 2020|
|SSC CGL 2020 Tier-I Exam Date||3 to 9 March 2020 (CBE)|
|SSC CGL Tier-I Answer Key||16 March 2020|
|SSC CGL Tier-I Result||June 2020|
|SSC CGL Tier-II & III Admit Card||October 2020|
|SSC CGL 2020 Tier-II Exam Date||14 October 2020-17 October 2020|
|SSC CGL 2020 Tier-III Exam Date||14 October 2020-17 October 2020|
|SSC CGL Tier-IV Exam Date||To be notified later|
Tier I: It is a preliminary exam on four topics – English, General Intelligence, General Awareness, and Quantitative Aptitude. Each of these sections will cover 25 questions for 50 marks. Candidates need to attempt 100 questions in one hour for scoring out of 200 marks. Each question carries 2 marks. There is negative marking- 0.5 marks for every wrong answer.
Tier II: This exam also covers four parts – Quantitative Aptitude (100 questions for 200 marks), English Language and Comprehension (200 questions for 200 marks), Statistics (100 questions for 200 marks) and General Studies – Finance and Economics (100 questions for 200 marks). Candidates need to attempt 500 questions in two hours for scoring out of 800 marks. There is negative marking- 0.25 marks for every wrong answer.
Tier III: This exam will be a descriptive type for 100 marks. The exam is of 1 hour and is conducted in online mode. Candidates need to attempt 500 questions in two hours for scoring out of 800 marks. There is negative marking- 0.25 marks for every wrong answer.
Tier IV: This exam will be based on the Data Entry Skill Test (DEST) and also the Computer Proficiency Test (CPT). There is negative marking- 0.5 marks for every wrong answer. Note that at every stage, the candidates are required to check the cut-off list to assess if they have qualified to the next level. Clearing the tiers is a tedious process, but if one is determined, then they can do it. However, one must try and make sure that they attempt the questions that they are sure of, as there is negative marking.
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