The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) Combined Graduate Level Examinations 2014 exams were to begin from April 27, 2014 however they have been postponed due to clashes with the General Elections. Take a look at the paper pattern for the SSC CGL 2014 exams.
SSC Combined Graduate Level exam 2014: Paper Pattern
The Examination will be conducted in three tiers as indicated below:
Tier – I — Written Examination (Objective Multiple Choice Type)
Tier – II — Written Examination (Objective Multiple Choice Type)
Tier – III — Personality Test cum Interview/Computer Proficiency Test/Skill Test (wherever applicable)/Document Verification
The Tier I written examination consists of objective type multiple choice questions for a total of 200 marks. Negative marking is applicable with 0.25 marks deducted for each incorrect answer. The exam is to be completed in 2 hours and is divided into four sections:
1. General Intelligence and Reasoning – 50 marks
2. General Awareness – 50 marks
3. Quantitative Aptitude – 50 marks
4. English Comprehension – 50 marks
Total Marks – 200
The Tier II written exam is based on which post you have applied for. The written exam is divided broadly into two categories:
1. Posts for which Interview is prescribed other than Statistical Investigator Grade-II and Posts for which no Interview is prescribed, other than Compiler. Written exam will consist of two Papers: Quantitative Abilities: 200 marks (100 Questions) and English Language Comprehension: 200 marks.
2. Statistical Investigator Grade-II and Compiler
Written exam will consist of three Papers: Quantitative Abilities: 200 marks (100 Questions) English Language Comprehension: 200 marks and Paper-III Statistics
Only the candidates clearing the Tier I exam will be eligible for the Tier II exam. The qualifying marks for the Tier I exam will be decided by the Commission after the Tier I exam at their discretion. The qualifying marks will be set based on the category-wise vacancies and the number of candidates. Although the Tier I exam is used as a qualifying exam for Tier II examination, the Tier I marks will be considered for final selection.