SSC CGL 2022: Exam pattern, number of questions, marking scheme

SSC CGL 2022 application form has been released at ssc.nic.in. Candidates can apply till October 8.

SSC CGL 2022: Exam pattern, number of questions, marking scheme SSC CGL 2022
Vagisha Kaushik | Sep 18, 2022 - 11:12 a.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released SSC CGL 2022 notification along with SSC CGL application form 2022-23 on the official website – ssc.nic.in. Eligible candidates can apply for the SSC CGL 2022 exam till October 8.

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SSC CGL 2022 exam scheme

  • SSC CGL will be conducted in two tiers – Tier 1, Tier 2
  • Marks scored by candidates in Computer Based Examinations, if conducted in multiple shifts, will be normalized by using the formula published by the Commission and such normalized scores will be used to determine final merit and cut-off marks.

SSC CGL 2022 Tier 1 exam pattern

Subject

Number of questions

Maximum marks

Time duration

General Intelligence and Reasoning

25

50


1 hour

(1 hour and 20 minutes for the candidates eligible for scribe as per Para-7.1 and 7.2)

General Awareness

25

50

Quantitative Aptitude

25

50

English Comprehension

25

50

  • Tier-I will consist of Objective Type, Multiple choice questions. The questions will be set both in English and Hindi except for English Comprehension.
  • There will be a negative marking of 0.50 for each wrong answer.

SSC CGL 2022 Tier 2 exam pattern

Paper

Session

Subject

No of questions

Maximum marks

Time allowed

Paper 1

Session 1

Section-I:

Module-I: Mathematical Abilities

Module-II: Reasoning

and General Intelligence

30+30= 60

180

1 hour

Section-II:

Module-I: English

Language and

Comprehension

Module-II: General

Awareness

45+25=70

210

Section-III:

Module-I: Computer

Knowledge Module

20

60

Session 2

Section-III:

Module-II: Data Entry

Speed Test Module

Only data entry task


15 minutes

Paper 2

Statistics

100

200

2 hours

Paper 3

General Studies (Finance and Economics)

100

200

  • Tier-II will include conducting of Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper-III in separate shifts, days.
  • Paper-I is compulsory for all the posts.
  • Paper-II will be for only those candidates who apply for the posts of Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) in the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation and who are shortlisted in Tier-I for these Posts.
  • Paper-III will be for only those candidates who are shortlisted in Tier-I for Paper-III i.e. for the posts of Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer.
  • Tier-II (Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper-III) will consist of Objective Type, Multiple choice questions, except for Module-II of Section-III of Paper-I. The questions will be set both in English & Hindi except for English Language And Comprehension module in Section-II of Paper-I.
  • There will be negative marking of 1 mark for each wrong answer in Section-I, Section-II and Module-I of Section-III of Paper-I and of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-II and Paper-III.

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