SSC CGL Tier-I 2017 Notification Issued: Check Now!

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A notification regarding the conduct of Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Tier 1 examination, 2017 is issued by The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) on its official website.

When was the CGL Tier-1 exam conducted?

  • The CGL Tier 1 exam began on August 5, 2017.

Why is CGL Tier- 1 exam conducted?

  • The SSC conducts CGL exams to fill up different categories of posts in various ministries, departments, and organisations in the government.
SSC CGL Tier-I 2017 Notification Issued

How to check the SSC CGL Tier-1 notification?

  • Candidates can visit the official website.

About Tier 1 exam pattern:

  • The Tier-1 exam is computer based and carries 100 questions of total 200 marks and candidates have to complete it in one hour.
  •  The paper is divided into four parts: A, B, C and D with 25 questions each. Part A has questions on general intelligence and reasoning, part B on general awareness, part C on quantitative aptitude and part D on English comprehension.
  •  There is negative marking of 0.50 for each wrong answer.

Preparation of merit list:

  • The Tier 1 exam is held to select candidates for Tier-II exam. Marks of the Tier-I exam will be taken into account for final ranking for selecting candidates for the Computer Proficiency Tests/ Data Entry Skill Test and also for final selection.
  • The merit will be prepared on overall performance in Tier-I, Tier-II and Tier-III. However, candidates will need to qualify all the tiers separately.


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