Staff Selection Commission (SSC) decided to conduct the CGLE 2016 Tier I and CGLE 2016 Tier II in Computer Based Examination Mode in place of OMR based examination mode.
CGLE 2016 Tier-I is scheduled to be held from 27th August, 2016.
The Commission has also decided to reduce the Number of Questions from 200 to 100 in Tier I, but total marks remain 200. The duration of the Tier-I examination would be for a period of 75 minutes.
According to revised scheduled of examination detailed as follows;
Total Number of Questions- 100
Total Marks: 200
Duration of Exam- 75 Minutes
General Intelligence & Reasoning: 25 Questions of 50 Marks
General Awareness: 25 Questions of 50 Marks
Quantitative Aptitude: 25 Questions of 50 Marks
English Comprehension: 25 Questions of 50 Marks
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 the above, 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 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.