SSC Exam Structure

SSC is a two-tier exam and only those who qualify in Tier-1 are allowed to appear for Teir-2.the pattern for Tier –I exam is as follows:

SR.No. NAME OF TESTS
(OBJECTIVE)
TOTAL
NO OF QUESTIONS
MAXIMUM
MARKS
DURATION
1. Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 Composite Time of 2 hours
2. English 50 50
3. General Awareness 50 50
4. Verbal & Logical Reasoning 50 50
Total 200 200

There is no sectional cut-off for this exam; one has to clear the overall cut-off to qualify for Tier-II.
It means ever if a person is weak in any of the above sections, he/she can still qualify for Tier-II by scoring high in other sections.
But do keep in mind that Tier-II comprises of only 2 sections Quantitative Aptitude and English

S.No. NAME OF TESTS
(OBJECTIVE)
TOTAL
NO. OF
QUESTIONS
MAXIMUM
MARKS
DURATION
1. Quantitative Aptitude 100 200 2 hours
2. English 200 200 2 hours
3. Total 300 400

Note: There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks in Tier-I exam and for Tier –II exam, 0.25 marks in English Section and 0.50 marks in Quantitative Aptitude section.