Check SSC CGL 2016 Exam Dates, Syllabus, Other Details here as The Staff Selection Commission’s (SSC) has now declared that Tier-I exam is scheduled to be held from 27th August, 2016. Added modifications are to reduce the Number of Questions from 200 to 100 in Tier-I of the above Examination which would continue to carry 200 marks. The duration of the Tier-I examination would be for a period of 75 minutes. It has also been decided to conduct the Tier-I and Tier-II in computer based examination mode in place of OMR based examination mode.
The revised scheme Format of SC CGL 2016 examination
Note- There will be negative marking of 0.50 for each wrong answer in Tier-I. In respect of Tier II, the negative marking system will remain unchanged.
In addition to above, the Commission has also decided to introduce a Descriptive Paper of English/Hindi as Tier-III. The Question Paper will be bilingual. The candidates will have the option to choose any one medium. The details may be read as under:-
The final merit will be prepared on overall performance in Tier-I, Tier-II and Tier-III. However, the candidate will need to qualify all the tiers i.e. Tier-I, Tier-II and Tier-III separately. There will be no sectional cut-off. Document Verification will also be conducted as per the provisions of the notice of examination.