SSC CGLE 2016 to be reconducted on October 27

SSC CGLE 2016: The tentative date for re-examination is October 27

By: Express Web Desk | Noida | Updated: October 18, 2016 12:11 pm
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The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will conduct a re-examination for the Combined Graduate Level Examination (CGLE), 2016. Citing administrative reasons, SSC has notified that the re-exam will be held only for those candidates who had appeared in the second shift (Batch II) which was held on August 27, 2016 from 4:15 pm to 5:30 pm.

The SSC exam was held from August 27, 2016 to September 11, 2016 across 43 batches. In Srinagar, however, the exam was held on September 25, 2016. The tentative date for re-examination is October 27.

In this computer-based mode test, 38.04 lakh candidates registered for the exam out of which about 14.99 lakh candidates appeared.

All those candidates who appeared in the second shift of Batch-II of the CGLE Tier-I, held at 4.15 pm to 5.30 pm on August 28, 2016 can take this exam.

Due to the revised schedule, the result for CGLE Tier 1 will tentatively be declared on November 8. SSC will conduct the CGLE Tier 2 from November 30 to December 2, 2016.

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The confirmed dates would be declared very shortly.

Earlier, the SSC CGLE exam was scheduled to be held on May 8 and 22. But was postponed and will now be conducted on August 27 to September 4, 2016 and from September 6, 2016 to September 11.

In 2013, about 12 lakh candidates took the CGLE. This number rose to 14 lakh in 2014 and stands at a whopping 17 lakh in 2015.

A new paper Paper IV (General Studies – Finance and Economics) has been included in Tier II. This Paper IV is only for those candidates who apply for the post of assistant audit officer.

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