SSC CGL Tier-III Syllabus | SSC CGL Tier-III Exam Pattern | SSC CGL Tier-III Preparation Syllabus


SSC CGL Tier-III Syllabus & Exam Pattern

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) CGL Tier-III Exam is a descriptive paper which will be taken offline via pen and paper mode. In this exam, candidates’ language proficiency, grammar knowledge, vocabulary usage and writing skills will be tested in English/Hindi. Candidates are required to write essays, précis, application, letter, etc. in 60 minutes.


SSC CGL Tier-III Syllabus & Exam Pattern

Mode of



Maximum Marks


Pen and Paper


Descriptive Type Paper in English or Hindi

(Writing of Essay/ Précis/ Letter/ Application etc.)


60 Minutes



  • This exam will be bilingual means, Hindi/ English as per the choice filled by the candidate earlier at times of application filling.
  • The questions are based on 10+2 level.
  • The exam is qualifying in nature. At least 33% should be scored by the candidate to qualify this particular tier, rest is dependent on cut-offs.
  • The exam duration is 80 minutes for candidates who are visually handicapped or suffer from cerebral palsy.

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