The exam pattern has been changed from objective type examination mode to Computer-based examination since August 2020. The scheme of examination has been modified to allow 50 marks each to the four subsections of the Tier-I examination consisting of, 25 questions in each subsection. The four subsections namely A, B, C, and D test the General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, and English Comprehension. A duration of 75 minutes is provided to the candidate to answer the Tier I examination. The Tier-II examination tests the Quantitative abilities of a candidate for 200 Marks with 100 questions. The maximum duration provided is 2 hours. A candidate who has qualified in Tier-I examination need not apply separately for Tier-II examination. He/she may appear to the Tier-II examination as and when it is notified on the website.
|Tier||Question Types||Exam Mode|
|Tier – I||Objective Question|| Online – Computer Based|
|Tier – II||Objective Question|| Online – Computer Based|
|Tier – III||Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi|| Pen and Paper mode|
|Tier – IV||Skill Test/Computer Proficiency Test|| Interview|
Tier I Pattern:
|A||General Intelligence & Reasoning||25||50|
Tier II Pattern:
|II||English Language & Comprehension||200||200|
|IV||General Studies (Finance and Economics)||200||200|
SSC Exam 2020 Tier III Pattern:
- Basically Tier 3 is skill/computer ability test.
- Tier III Exam will be Pen and Paper based examination.
- This paper will be descriptive exam candidates can choose language English or Hindi – (Writing of Essay/ Letter/ Precis/ Application, etc.)
- This exam will be a total of 100 marks.