SSC CGL Tier I exam to be held tomorrow; here's a list of important points to be kept in mind

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will conduct the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Tier 1 exam on Saturday. Approximately 30 lakh candidates have applied for the Tier I exam, as reported by The Indian Express.

The SSC has four tiers of exams that include pen and paper tests and online exams. According to Career Power, the Tier I exam of the SSC will be conducted from 5 to 24 August. The Tier II exam will be held on 10 and 11 November. A total of 4733 vacancies is to be filled by the staff selection exams, as mentioned by Career Power.

According to Hindustan Times, the following points should be kept in mind prior to appearing for the exam:

1) Items such as bags, watches, books, pens, paper chits, magazines, mobile phones, Bluetooth devices, head phones, pen or buttonhole cameras, scanner, calculator, storage devices cannot be carried to the centre.

2) A veil cannot be worn. Items containing metals such as rings, bracelet, earrings, nose-pin, chains, necklace, pendants, badge, brooch, hair pin, hair band, clothes with full sleeves or big buttons should not be carried.

3) Candidates are advised to wear footwear such as flip flops or floaters instead of closed shoes.

4) Always remember to carry admit card, and reach exam centre before alloted time.

Representational image. PTI

Representational image. PTI

The Tier I exam will be computer-based. It will carry 100 questions of total 200 marks, and candidates will have to complete it in one hour. The paper will be divided into four parts: A, B, C and D with 25 questions in each part, as reported by Hindustan Times.

Part A will have questions on general intelligence and reasoning; part B on general awareness; part C on quantitative aptitude; and part D on English comprehension. Every wrong answer will result in a negative marking of 0.50. The questions in Parts A, B, and D will be of graduation level and those in part C will be of Class 10 level.

The Indian Express reported that candidates will frisked during the exam. They might be asked to remove their shoes if they fail to follow the aforementioned conditions. Those applicants appearing for the exam more than once will be disqualified and debarred from all SSC exams for three years.


Published Date: Aug 04, 2017 07:03 pm | Updated Date: Aug 04, 2017 07:03 pm


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