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CGL 2016 Tier-I Revised Exam: SSC releases new schedule for Admit Card download
Wednesday August 10, 2016 3:44 PM, News Network

SSC CGL Admit Card

New Delhi:
The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) Government of India on Wednesday announced a new schedule for downloading the Admit Card or the Admission Certificate for the Revised Scheme of Examination for Combined Graduate Level (CGLE) Tier-I Examination 2016 on its official website.

According to the new schedule published today, the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will release on August 12, 2016 the list containing names, address, registration number, roll no, date, and shift and city of the examination.

"Admission Certificates for candidates whose Tier-I exam is scheduled to be held from 27th August, 2016 to 4th September, 2016 will be available on the website for downloading w.e.f. 16.8.2016", the SSC said in a statement.

"Admission Certificates for candidates whose Tier-I exam is scheduled to be held from 6th September, 2016 to 11th September, 2016 will be available on the website for downloading w.e.f. 27.8.2016", the SSC added in the statement.

"It may be noted that in case any candidate is issued admission certificate for more than one shift of examination, he / she shall immediately bring it to the notice of the concerned Regional Director, and ensure that he/she appears in only one shift of the examination", the SSC said.

"It is reiterated that in Tier-I each candidate will be allowed to appear in one shift at one centre only. If any candidate appears at more than 1 shift, his/her candidature will be cancelled and he/she would be debarred for a period of three years", it said.

"The thumb impression of the candidates will be taken on Biometric machines at the Registration Desk, on the day of examination. The photograph of the candidates will also be taken at the Registration Desk, on the day of examination", it said.

The SSC had earlier said that the Admission Certificate for Tier-I of examination will be uploaded on the website of the Regional Offices by 10th August, 2016. Instead of the Amdit Card, the SSC however issued fresh notification announcing the new schedule as given above.

The Candidates appearing for the SSC CGLE 2016 Tier-I exam can download their Admit Card (Admission Certificate) from the official website

According to the latest announcement published on the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) website, the Combined Graduate Levele Examination 2016, the Tier-I of the examination is scheduled to be conducted from August 27 to September 11, 2016.

The examination on the first three daysi.e 27.8.2016 to 29.8.2016 would be conducted in two batches and thereafter from 30.8.2016 to 11.9.2016, the examination would be conducted in three batches per day, according to the SSC notification.

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will conduct the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Examination 2016 be held Computer based mode instead of OMR sheet.

"It has been decided to conduct the Tier-I and Tier-II in computer based examination mode in place of OMR based examination mode.Tier-I is scheduled to be held from 27th August, 2016", Under Secretray, Staff Selection Commission (SSC), said in a statement released Friday.

"In addition to above, the Commission has also decided to introduce a Descriptive Paper of English/Hindi as Tier-III. The Question Paper will be bilingual.The candidates will have the option to choose any one medium", the Under Secretary added.

For the SSC Combined Graduate Levele (CGLE) Tier -I Computer based Examination 2016 the number of questions has been reduced from 200 to 100. The paper will be of 200 marks with each question carrying 2 marks. The duration of the examination would be 75 minutes, according to official notification.

Candidates passing the SSC CGLE Tier-I 2016 exam will only be eligible for the Tier-II exam.

The Tier-II of the examination would comprise four papers in total. Each paper would be for duration of two hours. Of these four papers, two papers i.e. Paper-I and Paper-II is compulsory for all the candidates.

An additional stage of Examination, i.e. Tier-III, has been introduced w.e.f. CGLE, 2016 which would be a descriptive type paper of 100 marks in Pen and Paper mode. The duration of the paper would be one hour. This paper has been introduced to assess the writing skills of the candidates which is necessary in Government jobs. The Paper would comprise writing of an Essay /Passage of 250 words and Letter / Application Writing of approximately 150 words. The qualifying marks in Tier-III would be 33 per cent.

The paper will have to be written either in Hindi or in English. Part paper written in Hindi and Part in English will not be evaluated. The questions in this paper would be of 10+2 standard.

Tier-IV of the Examination would continue to be the Data Entry Skill Test (DEST) /Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) which would be of a qualifying nature. DEST / CPT would be in consonance with the provisions contained in para 9(E) and 9(F) of the Notice of the Examination dated 13th February, 2016.

The marks obtained by the candidates in Tier I & Tier II, together, would determine the eligibility of the candidates to appear in Tier III & Tier IV.

The final merit of the successful candidates would be determined on the basis of total score obtained by them in Tier-I, Tier-II and Tier-III.

The tentative time scheduling for conducting of Tier-II would be November, 2016. Tier–III and DEST/CPT is proposed to be held simultaneously in the month of January, 2017.

The Commission would make a concerted effort to declare the final result for CGLE, 2016 by the last week of April, 2017.

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