SSC CGL 2013 Exam Schedule

Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level Exam (SSC CGL exam) will be held on 14th and 21st April 2013. Read on to know the exam schedule…

SSC CGL exam schedule 2013

The Staff Selection Commission or the SSC is all set to conduct the Combined Graduate Level Examination, 2013 for the recruitment to various posts. The minimum educational qualification required for the SSC CGL exam is a graduation degree. Eligible candidates can apply for the posts by 15th February 2013.

Read on to know the exam schedule for SSC CGL Exam 2013:



The Examination will be conducted in three tiers as indicated below:

  • Tier -I: Written Examination (Objective Multiple Choice Type)
  • Tier -II: Written Examination (Objective Multiple Choice Type)
  • Tier -III: Personality Test cum Interview/Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test (wherever applicable)/ Document Verification & Descriptive/on-line test of qualifying nature.


Tier I (Posts for which interview is prescribed other than Statistical Investigator Grade 2):

• General Intelligence and Reasoning – 50 marks
• General Awareness- 50 marks
• Quantitative Aptitude- 50 marks
• English Comprehension- 50 marks

Total marks is 200 marks. Duration will be of two hours.


Tier II (Posts for which interview is prescribed other than Statistical Investigator Grade 2):

• Quantitative Abilities – 200 marks (100 questions)
• Duration will be 2 hours
• English Language Comprehension: 200 marks
• Total Marks will be 400.

The Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) will be required for the post of Assistant CSS only, and for the same the total marks will be 700. For posts, where no interview is prescribed the total marks will be 600.

Candidates qualifying in Tier II of the examination, for the computer proficiency test and interview for the posts of Assistant in CSS, interview for the other interview posts, Data Entry Skill Test for posts of Tax Assistant and document verification for other non interview posts, will be subjected to a short description paper/online test of not more than one hour’s duration with questions drawn from “English Language and Comprehension”, “Quantitative Abilities “and “General Awareness” .

The examination will be qualifying in nature and will not be taken into account for determining the position of the candidates in the merit order.

Students must also note that there will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in Tier I, and in Tier II, there will be negative marking of 0.25 marks in paper 2 and 0.50 marks in paper 1 and paper 3 for each wrong answer.


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