17 Jan

SSC CGL Exam 2013 Recruitment and New Paper Pattern

SSC CGL Exam 2013 recruitment has been published by Staff Selection Commission. As per the new schedule, the Tier 1 exam of SSC CGL 2013 will be held on April 14 and April 21, 2013. The SSC Combined Graduate Level(CGL) Exam 2013 is scheduled three months earlier than it’s previous schedule of July, 2013. The schedule has been revised to fasten up the recruitment process keeping in mind the large number of vacancies this year.

SSC CGL Exam 2013 Recruitment – Important Dates:

SSC Combined Graduate Level(CGL) Tier I Exam 2013:

Date of Advertisement: 19 January, 2013

Last Date To Apply: 13 Feb., 2013 for Part 1 Registration and 15 Feb., 2013 for Part 2 Registration

Tentative Exam Dates: 14 April, 2013 and 21 April, 2013.

We advise all the students to work really hard this year as there are large number of vacancies this year around in SSC CGL. You can easily get selected this year. We will also study material on this website. To are advised to bookmark this website for further updates.

SSC CGL Exam 2013 – New Paper Pattern

SSC has also changed the paper pattern for CGL Exam 2013. This move had been taken to make sure that only bonafide candidates finally get selected in the examination.

Different Tiers of existing Scheme of Examination for Combined Graduate Level(CGL) Examination are as follows:

Tier I: Written Examination(Objective Multiple Choice Type)
Tier II: Written Examination(Objective Multiple Choice Type)
Tier III: Personality Test /Interview/Computer Proficiency Test or Skill Test (wherever applicable).

Scheme of Examination for different posts under SSC CGL Exam 2013 is as follows:

SSC CGL Exam 2013 Paper Pattern

SSC CGL 2013 Exam Pattern


In Tier I, there is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.

In Tier-II, there is negative marking of 0.25 marks in Paper-II and III & 0.50 marks in Paper-I for each wrong answer.

Candidates are advised to keep this in mind while answering the questions.

Staff Service Commission(SSC) has announced that the candidates who will qualify in Tier I and Tier-II of the Examination, for Computer Proficiency Test and Interview for posts of Assistant in CSS, Interview for 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 Descriptive paper of not more than 1 hour’s duration, with questions drawn from “English Language and Comprehension”, “Quantitative Abilities” and “General Awareness”.
The Short Description Paper will be only qualifying in nature and will not be taken into account for determining the position of the candidates in merit order. The paper will help to screen those candidates who might have taken advantage of unfair means in Tier-I and II examinations. The proposed short descriptive papers/online test will not only screen but deter those candidates who intend to use unfair means in examination.
This is a great step by SSC as it will help screen undeserving candidates from the final selection and SSC will also consider to take legal action against those candidates.

To download the Information PDF from SSC official website – click here.

How To Apply Online:

Go to SSC Website here. Registration is divided into two parts. Complete both the parts. And you’re done.

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