ssc cgl 2016 exam past & last year Questions papers Tier-1 & Tier-2 PDF in Hindi & English

Staff Selection Commission conducts Combined Graduate Level Examination (SSC – CGL) for recruitment to different Central Civil posts – Assistant / Inspector /SI / Divisional Accountant /Statistical Officer/ Auditor/Accountant/Junior Accountant /UDC / Tax Assistant / Compiler, for which Graduation from a recognized University is the minimum Educational Qualification required. The recruitment for these posts is done in departments of Central Secretariat Service / Central Vigilance Commission / Intelligence Bureau / Ministry of Railways / Ministry of External Affairs / Ministry of Defence / CBI and a few other Ministries / Departments / Organisations of the Central Govt.  Recently Staff Selection Commisssion has published an Official Notification.  According to the Notification Staff Selection Commission will hold the Combined Graduate Level Examination, 2016 (Tier-I) on SUNDAY the 8th & 22nd May, 2016 and if necessary, on subsequent Saturdays/Sundays, in different batches, for selecting candidates for Tier-II examination for filling up different categories of posts in various Ministries/ Departments/ Organisations.  Interested Candidates have to apply before 14th march 2016.  For further detais read the post below.

Details of SSC CGL Examination 2016

Name of Organization  :  Staff Selection Commission

Official Site :

Site for downloading Past Papers, Answer keys etc  :

Name of Examination  :  SSC CGL Exam Tier I & Tier II

Important Dates :

Online Application Start Date              :   13-02-2016
Last Date to Apply                                :   14-03-2016
SSC CGL Tier –I Exam Dates 2016   :   08-05-2016 (Sunday), 22-05-2016 (Sunday)
SSC CGL Tier –II Exam Dates 2016 :   13-08-2016 (Saturday), 14-08-2016(Sunday)

Name of the Posts:
I. Group B Posts:
1. Assistant Section Officer
2. Assistant
3. Inspector of Income Tax
4. Inspector (Central Excise)
5. Inspector (Preventive Officer)
6. Inspector (Examiner)
7. Assistant Enforcement Officer
8. Sub Inspector (Central Bureau of Investigation)
9. Inspector of Posts
10. Divisional Accountant
11. Statistical Investigator Gr II
12. Inspector
13. Sub Inspector (NIA)
14. Assistant Audit Officer
II. Group C Posts:
1. Auditor
2. Accountant/ Junior Accountant
3. Senior Secretariat Assistant
4. Tax Assistant
5. Compiler
6. Sub-Inspector (Central Bureau of Narcotics)

Age Limit  : Candidates age should be between 20-30 years for post I-1, 18-27 years for post I-3 to 6, 9, 10, 12, II-1 to 3, 5, 20-30 years for post I-8, 18-25 years for post II-6, upto 30 years for post I-7, 13, upto 32 years for post I-11, not exceeding 30 years for post I-14, 18-27 years (CBDT) & 20-27 years (CBEC) for post II-4, 18-27 years (Central Vigilance Commission) & 21-27 years (Intelligence Bureau) for post I-2 as on 01-08-2016. Age relaxation is applicable as per the rules


Educational Qualification  : Candidates should possess Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or Institute for Assistant Audit Officer, Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University with at least 60% in Mathematics at 12th standard level for Statistical Investigator Gr II, Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University with Economics or Statistics or Mathematics as compulsory or Elective subject for Compiler, Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or equivalent for all other posts.


Application Fee  : Candidates have to pay Rs. 100/- through online by State Bank of India either in the form of Challan or through SBI Net Banking/ any Credit or Debit Card. No fee for all Women candidates/ SC/ ST/ PH & Ex-Servicemen candidates eligible for reservation as per Govt. orders.


Selection Process  : Candidates will be selected based on Examination which will be conducted in three tiers i.e., Tier-I, Tier-II (Written examination (Objective Multiple Choice Type)) & Tier-III (Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test (wherever applicable)/ Document Verification).


SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Pattern Subject Medium of the Test No of questions No of marks
1 General Intelligence & Reasoning Hindi or English 50 50
2 General Awareness Hindi or English 50 50
3 Quantitative Aptitude Hindi or English 50 50
4 English Comprehension Hindi or English 50 50

Important :

  • There are two hundred questions including of 200 Marks. Means one Mark allocate for one question.
  • Time period is 120 minutes (2 Hour) for 200 questions.
  • There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for every mistaken answer in Tier-I Exam.

SSC CGL Tier  II Exam Pattern :

After successful completion of prelims examination the organisation will conduct the Tier-II examination on 13th and 14th August 2016. Some changes in SSC Syllabus 2016 after mains exam the board conducts the Descriptive paper for selected candidates in Tier II examination.  Here we provided the exam pattern of the Tier 2 exam to get idea of the subject’s weight age.

Exam Pattern Name of the Subject Medium of Exam No. Of questions No. Of marks
1 Quantitative Aptitude Hindi/ English 100 100
2 English language and Comprehension Hindi/ English 200 200
3 Statistics Hindi/ English 100 100

Important :

  • In this Tier  II exam we have 400 questions for 400 marks.
  • There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each erroneous respond in English and 0.50 marks for Quantitative Aptitude and Statistics.
  • There will be a stage of two hours between Quant and English exams.

How to Download SSC CGL Previous Year Paper

  1. Log on to website
  2. Click on the link Download SSC CGL Previous Paper Tier I & Tier II.
  3. Download the Past Papers.
  4. Start preparation for exam.

Candidates can also download the SSC CGL Previous Year Papers from the below provided link :-

SSC CGL Tier I  :

SSC CGL Tier 2 :

SSC CGL Official Notification  :

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