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SSC CGL 2018 Result: Tier 1 exam result likely to be declared today

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is likely to declare the results of Combined Graduate Level Tier 1 (CGL Tier 1) 2018 examination on Tuesday, August 20, 2019.

education Updated: Aug 20, 2019 17:14 IST
Nilesh Mathur
Nilesh Mathur
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is likely to declare the results of Combined Graduate Level Tier 1 (CGL Tier 1) 2018 examination on Tuesday, August 20, 2019.
The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is likely to declare the results of Combined Graduate Level Tier 1 (CGL Tier 1) 2018 examination on Tuesday, August 20, 2019. (Hindustan Times)
         

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is likely to declare the results of Combined Graduate Level Tier 1 (CGL Tier 1) 2018 examination on Tuesday, August 20, 2019.

SSC CGL Examination (Tier-I), 2018 was held from June 4, 2019 to June 13, 2019. The Commission also conducted re-examination for 4,825 candidates on June 19. Out of the 25 lakh 97 thousand candidates who had appeared in the examination, 8,34,746 appeared.

In a notification issued after the SSC CGL Tier 1 examination, the commission had fixed August 20 as the tentative date for the declaration of the result. The commission had also informed that the CGL Tier II examination would be conducted as per the schedule given in the Calendar of Examinations i.e. from September 11,2019 to September 13, 2019.

The exam is being conducted to fill up different categories of posts in various ministries, departments, and organisations in the government. Candidates selected for appointment are liable to serve anywhere in India.

SSC will normalise the score of candidates for examinations conducted in multi- shifts for any variation in the difficulty levels of the questions in different shifts. This normalisation of scores is done on the basis of fundamental assumptions that in all multi-shift exams the distribution of abilities of candidates is the same across all shifts. The SSC Tier 1 examination was held in 22 shifts at 362 examination venues in 131 cities.

Candidates who clear the SSC CGL Tier I exam will be eligible for the SSC CGL Tier II exam 2018. The SSC CGL Tier II exam will have four papers - Paper I will be Quantitative Abilities, Paper II will be English Language and Comprehension, Paper III will be Statistics, and Paper IV will be General Studies (Finance and Economics). The examination will be held in computer based mode and students will get 2 hours to solve each paper. Each paper will carry 200 marks.

In Tier-II, there will be negative marking of 0.25 for each wrong answer in Paper-II (English Language and Comprehension) and of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-I, Paper-III and Paper-IV. In Tier-II, Paper-I and Paper-II are compulsory for all the posts.

Paper-III will be for only those candidates who apply for the post of Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) and who are shortlisted in Tier-I for this Post/Paper. Paper-IV will be for only those candidates who are shortlisted in Tier-I for Paper-IV i.e. for the posts of Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer.

Note: Visit the official website of the SSC regularly for latest updates.

First Published: Aug 20, 2019 00:29 IST