New Delhi: The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) Government of India has released online the Answer Key (Tentative) of the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Tier 2 exam conducted in the month of February 2018 on its official website.
"The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) had conducted the Combined Graduate Level Examination (Tier II), 2017 from 17.02.2018 to 22.02.2018 and Re-exam on 09.03.2018 in the Computer Based Mode. The tentative Answer Keys for the said Examination have been uploaded on the website of the Commission i.e. www.ssc.nic.in", the commission said in a statement.
"The candidates may login using their same USER ID and Password which were used during the Examination and submit representations, if any, from 13.04.2018 (6.00 P.M.) to 16.04.2018 (6.00 P.M.) through on-line method only, on payment of Rs.100/- per answer", it said
"Representations received after the due date will not be entertained under any circumstances", the commission said.
The Tier-II of the examination comprised of 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.
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 SSC Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Tier 2exam this year was marred by reports of paper leak. Hundreds of students protested in different places of India, including the national capital, demanding a CBI probe into the reports of paper leak.
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