SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2020 – Check Here!

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will organize SSC CGL 2020 examination for recruitment group “B” and “C” posts in various ministries and departments of the government. The combined graduate level examination is conducted on an annual basis. Interested candidates must apply for the SSC CGL exam to be eligible for recruitment in the vacant posts. The exam is one of the most popular government exams in the country. Candidates should check the SSC CGL pattern to be familiar with the exam.

SSC CGL 2020 Exam Pattern of Tier 1

Tier 1 exam will be an objective type of exam that will be held online. It will have 4 sections containing 100 questions. Each question will be 2 marks which are about a total of 200 marks from the entire SSC CGL Syllabus.

S.no.Subject No. of questions Max. Marks
1 General knowledge and reasoning2550
2 General awareness2550
3 Quantitative aptitude2550
4 English comprehension2550
Total100200

SSC CGL Exam Pattern for Tier 2 

Tier 2 exam will be an objective type of exam that will be held online.  Each question will be 2 marks which are about a total of 200 marks. 

S.no. Subject No. of questions Max. Marks
1 Quantitative aptitude 100 200
2 English language and comprehension 100 200
3 Statistics 100 200
4 General Studies 100 200

SSC CGL Exam Pattern for Tier 3

This will be a descriptive type of exam which is available in both English and Hindi. It is conducted in offline mode. The candidates have to write an essay/ letter/ application etc.

  • It is a qualifying exam and the duration is of 60 minutes.
  • The duration is of 80 minutes for physically disabled people.

Tier 4 only has a Data entry speed test and CPT (Computer proficiency test).