SSC CGL recruitment exam 2018-19 HIGHLIGHTS: The Staff Selection Commission (SDC) has conducted the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) recruitment exam 2018 beginning today – June 4, 2019 (Tuesday). The tier-I exam was conducted as a computer-based test (CBT). The students have to appear in all the four phases of the examination (Tier- 1 to 4) to get a job in the commission.
Candidates will have an hour to answer the questions to score a maximum of 200 marks. There will be a negative marking of 0.5 for each wrong answer. The exam will conclude on June 13, 2019 (Thursday). Every day, the exam is conducted in three shifts. SSC CGL 2018 has four phases namely, Tier I which is the Preliminary exam, Tier II is the Main exam; Tier III is the Descriptive test and Tier IV is the Computer Proficiency Test/Skill Test followed by Document verification.
SSC CGL recruitment exam 2018-19 HIGHLIGHTS: Check exam analysis, students reactions and experts opinion here
SSC CGL 2019: Check analysis
SSC CGL Tier-I 2018 exam was flagged off on June 04, 2019. The exam was conducted in
three time slots. It is a Computer based Test (CBT) containing 100 objective type questions
to be answered in 60 minutes.
There are four sections, namely, General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness,
Quantitative Aptitude and English Comprehension consisting of 25 questions each. All
sections, except the English Comprehension section are available bilingual i.e. in both Hindi
and English medium. Every correct answer will fetch 2 marks and 0.50 marks will be
deducted for each wrong answer. No marks will be deducted for unanswered questions.
SSC CGL scam: All that happened
Problems occurred in one of the CGL exams conducted by SSC. Centre refused the allegations of the paper leak and said the issues occurred were due to a technical snag. Thousands of candidates started protesting outside SSC office in Delhi. After the weeks-long protest, candidates met with SSC officials with a print out of ‘leaked’ question papers demanding a CBI probe. Later, after days long protest, the case went to Supreme Court which had put a stay at the result. Check the entire timeline here.
SSC CGL recruitment exam 2018-19: Sift-2 concludes soon
The shift 2 of the SSC CGL recruitment examination will be concluded soon. The tier-I exam was conducted as a computer-based test (CBT). The students have to appear in all the four phases of the examination (Tier- 1 to 4) to get a job in the commission.
SSC CGL 2018-19: Pay scale
The candidates who clear the exam will get a remuneration of Rs.9300-34800 (pre-revised) per month. Candidates, up to 30 years of age could apply for the job.
SSC CGL 2019: Check analysis of shift-1
All those who are yet to appear in the SSC CGL examination are advised to work on their calculation skills as the Maths section is time-consuming. Do not forget to revise formulas and theorems as certain questions that do not require a pen to be raised were asked in the examination. English Section is very scoring this time. Start with English Section first and then move on with your strong areas. We suggest paying more emphasis on revision and avoiding getting confused by learning new things in the last moment."
SSC CGL 2018-19: Admit card
Make sure you keep your admit card in your bag along with some ID proof (Aadhaar). Candidates should keep in mind that if they fail to carry the same, they will not be allowed to enter the examination hall in any case.
SSC CGL 2018-19: Check exam pattern
The examination consisted of 100 questions bearing 2 marks and a negative marking of 0.50 marks for ever incorrect answer. The section was arranged in the ascending order beginning with Reasoning and ended with English. The sections were sequenced in the order of Reasoning, GK, Maths (Quantitative Aptitude) followed by English. Maths section was a bit calculative and had a few questions from advanced mathematics, while the majority of them were from arithmetic. English section was relatively easier. The Reasoning section was moderate. Questions from number series and alphanumeric series were a bit tricky, and there were no questions from Word formation and Matrix. There were also questions based on Art & Culture along with 4-5 questions from Current affairs.
SSC CGL recruitment exam: Check paper analysis of Shift-I
"In the morning slot, the overall level of the examination was ‘Moderate to Difficult'. Maths (Quantitative Aptitude) was the most difficult section, followed by GK, Reasoning and English being the easier one, said Quasif Ansari , VP and Academic Head, SSC at Gradeup
SSC CGL recruitment exam 2018-19 today
The Staff Selection Commission (SDC) has conducted the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) recruitment exam 2018 beginning today – June 4, 2019 (Tuesday). The tier-I exam was conducted as a computer-based test (CBT). The students have to appear in all the four phases of the examination (Tier- 1 to 4) to get a job in the commission.