SSC CGL Recruitment Exam 2016 : Everything You Want To Know

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is an organization responsible for recruiting individuals for posts in different Ministries and departments of the Government of India & in Subordinate Offices.

SSC CGL Recruitment Exam 2016

Every year SSC CGL & SSC CHSL Exam is conducted for the Indian Government Recruitment.

Aspirants who are preparing for SSC CGL Exam 2016, have many queries in their mind. Here you will get solution of all the queries.

Click here To Check Full Syllabus of SSC CGL Exam 2016


1. Who can apply for SSC CGL Exam 2016?

You can check Eligibility Criteria for SSC CGL Exam 2016 here:

1.     Age:

Candidates age should be in between 18 to 27 years to apply for SSC CGL Exam.

SSC CGL Age Relaxation

  2.   Education Qualification:

    Candidates who have completed their Graduation from a well-known university or college can apply for SSC CGL Exam.


2. What is the Exam Pattern of SSC CGL Exam 2016.

  1. SSC CGL Tier 1
  2. SSC CGL Tier 2
  3. SSC CGL Tier 3 (Personality test, Interview, Skill test, Computer proficiency test)

(i)  SSC CGL Tier :

  • Time duration is 2 hours
  • 200 Multiple Choice Questions are asked.
  • There is negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.
  • Sections: 4 sections.
(English, Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and General Awareness.)

Time Duration

General Awareness
3 hours
Quantitative Aptitude



(ii) SSC CGL Tier II

SSC CGL tier 2


3. What are the best books for SSC CGL Preparation?

There are many books which you can use for SSC CGL Exam preparation.

  • For Quantitative Aptitude & Reasoning – R S Aggarwal
  • For - S P Bakshi, Mirror of Common Error
You can also take help from online coaching & Courses, which provides complete solution of all the problems & provides a better way to study.

4. How to Prepare for SSC CGL Exam?

  • Note the Syllabus & Exam Pattern first.

  • Solve Previous Year Question Papers & Mock Test Papers. It will improve your speed with accuracy.

  • Focus on all the 4 sections. Don’t try to do all the question, which you don’t know How to solve because there is Negative Marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.

  • Learn Short Tricks for reasoning & Quantitative Aptitude.

  • Give time for Revision.

5. Is SSC a good career option? What are the benefits to SSC Officers?

  • Yes, of course SSC CGL is a better option for your career than any other.

  • Because there are many reasons for this –

  • It is a Central Government Job. (everyone know about the perks & Benefits of Indian Central Government Jobs.)

  • There are a large number of Posts. (you can choose work of your Interest)

  • You can become gazetted officer after few years.

  • The life is Stable as compare to private jobs. As there is less work load & Job security.

  • You can enjoy many holidays.


  I hope you have find answer of your all queries.

Best of luck :)

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