Staff Selection Commission will release the answer keys for Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Examination, 2017 (Tier-I) on September 18. In a notification, SSC informed that a total of “15,43,962 candidates appeared in this examination which was conducted in 43 batches across the country.”
The exam was held from August 5 to 23. On the issue of paper leak that was reported by a local newspaper of Jaipur, SSC clarified that, “so far the examination has been conducted without any major untoward incident.”
SSC further informed they have registered criminal cases against three candidates indulging in exam related malpractices viz. two cases of impersonation and one case of cheating.
A total of 30,26,599 candidates registered for the exam.
Tier 1 exam is computer-based and contains 25 questions each for reasoning, general awareness, quantitative aptitude and English comprehension. Each section carries a weightage of 50 marks and there will be a negative marking of 0.5 marks for every wrong answer.