SSC CGL 2020 Exam Date – Check Complete Schedule

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is one of the most desired and most awaited exams of the year. Lakhs of candidates appear every year for the positions in Group ‘B’ and Group ‘C’, non-technical gazette posts. With the recruitment notification for SSC CGL 2019-20 out, the adrenaline to fill-up the form and start preparing for the exam is on full swing. In this blog, we will see about the SSC CGL 2019 Exam Date, also we will have a look at the exam pattern for the same.

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SSC CGL 2020 Exam Date | Tier 2

The Important dates related to SSC CGL 2019 Recruitment which all the SSC CGL aspirants should be aware are mentioned below -:

Official Notification Release Date  22-Oct-2019
Online Application Start Date  22-Oct-2019
Online Application End Date  25-Nov-2019
SSC CGL Tier I Exam  02 to 11 March 2020
SSC CGL Tier-II Exam Date 14.10.2020 to 17.10.2020 (as per the notice released on 01.06.2020)

The official dates are as declared by the SSC Authorities. Candidates need to put up a lot of hard work and strategy to prepare for each level of the exam. Candidates need to clear cutoff for every level to appear for the next level.

Now we will have a look at the exam pattern for the various tiers of SSC CGL 2019-20.

SSC CGL 2019-20 Exam Pattern

Tier 1 Exam Pattern – Computer Based Examination

Section Questions Marks Time
General Intelligence Reasoning 25 50 60 Minutes
General Awareness 25 50
Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
English Comprehension 25 50
Total 100 200


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Tier 2 Exam Pattern – Computer Based Examination

Paper Section Questions Marks Time
I Quantitative Ability 100 200 120 Minutes(For each paper)
II English Language Comprehension 200 200
III Statistics (Paper I & II as above) 100 200
IV General Studies (Paper I & II as above) (Finance & Economics) 100 200
Total 500 800

Negative Marking:

There will be a negative marking of 0.25 for each wrong answer in Paper-II (English Language and Comprehension) and of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-I, Paper-III and Paper-IV.

Tier 3 Exam Pattern – Pen and Paper Based

S.No Name of Test Max Marks Duration
1 Descriptive Paper in English / Hindi (Writing of Essay, Precis, Letter, Application, etc.) 100 60 mins

Tier 4 Exam Pattern

The SSC CGL exam is conducted for various types of profiles, hence, in this stage post, specific test/verification is done. It could be either of the following:-

– Computer Proficiency Test

– Skill Test (wherever applicable)

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Document verification is considered to be the last step. Candidates need to provide every document in the desired manner or else the administration reserves the right to cancel the candidature of the candidate.

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