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SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Schedule Released, Admit Cards To Be Out Soon

Last Updated - November 11, 2016

SSC (Staff Selection Commission) has announced the CGL Tier 2 schedule with the release of SSC CGL tier 1 result. Tier II is scheduled to take place from November 30, 2016 to December 2, 2016. There will be 4 papers in SSC CGL Tier 2. Paper I and Paper II are mandatory for all the qualified candidates.

SSC CGL Tier 2 is a Computer Based Test. Each paper is allotted a duration of 2 hours. VH & Cerebral Palsy candidates are given a compensatory time of 40 minutes in each paper.

CGL Tier 2 Admit Card is expected to be released in 4th week of November, 2016.

Check SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1 Result

SSC CGL 2016 Tier 2 Exam Dates

The detailed schedule for SSC CGL Tier 2 is mentioned in the table below. There would be in total 4 Papers in SSC CGL Tier 2. Candidates are advised to check regularly for any updates on SSC CGL Exam Date as the entire recruitment process is quite lengthy.

SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam DatesPaperSubjectDuration & Timing (General Candidates)Duration & Timing (VH & Cerebral Palsy Candidates)
November 30, 2016 – December 1, 2016IQuantitative Aptitude2 Hours | 10:00 AM – 12 Noon2 Hours 40 Min. | 10:00 AM – 12:40 PM
IIEnglish Language & Comprehension2 Hours | 2:45 PM – 4:45 PM2 Hours 40 Min. | 2:45 PM – 5:25 PM
December 2, 2016IIIStatistics2 Hours | 10:00 AM – 12 Noon2 Hours 40 Min. | 10:00 AM – 12:40 PM
IVGeneral Studies (Finance and Economics)2 Hours | 2:45 PM – 4:45 PM2 Hours 40 Min. | 2:45 PM – 5:25 PM

SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Pattern

The candidate has to write 4 different papers for the tier 2 exam. SSC CGL Tier 2 Paper 1 and Paper 2 are compulsory for all the eligible candidates. While, Paper 3 is held for the candidates applying for the post of Statistical Investigator Gr. II and Compiler. Paper 4 is conducted for the candidates who have applied for the post of Assistant Audit Officer.

The SSC CGL exam pattern is different for the tier 2 exam. The SSC CGL Exam Pattern details for tier 2 are as follows:

PaperTotal MarksTotal QuestionsTime Duration
Paper 1 (Quantitative Abilities)200 Marks100 Questions2 Hours
Paper 2 (English Language & Comprehension)200 Marks100 Questions2 Hours
Paper 3 (Statistics)200 Marks100 Questions2 Hours
Paper 4 (Finance and Economics)Finance and Accounts (80)+ Economics and Governance (120)(40+60) Questions2 Hours

The SSC CGL exam pattern also makes it clear that SSC CGL paper 1 is based on the education standards of class 10. The SSC CGL paper 2 will contain questions from class 12 syllabus. The SSC CGL paper 3 and paper 4 are designed to test the aptitude of graduation level education.

Read More SSC CGL Syllabus

SSC CGL Tier 2 Marking Scheme

All the questions in SSC CGL Tier 2 carry 2 marks each. There is a provision of negative marking in SSC CGL Tier 2. For every wrong marked answer, 0.50 marks will be deducted as penalty.

SSC CGL Tier 2 Admit Card

SSC CGL Admit Card for Tier 2 is expected to be released on November 20, 2016 on the SSC website. Aspirants are required to keep an eye on the website for regular updates.

It should be noted that, SSC CGL admit card for Tier 2 will not be sent by post. Candidates can download the SSC CGL Admit Card by using their Registration Number/Roll Number /Name along with Date of Birth available on various regional websites of SSC.



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