The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released a status report for the result dates of various competitive examinations. Now, as per the report, the tentative date on which candidates can expect the results for the tier 2 of Combined Graduate Level (CGL) examination, 2020 is April 30, 2022. The SSC CGL 2020 tier 2 examination has been successfully conducted on January 28 and 29, 2022; adhering to the COVID-19 protocols.
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Candidates had to appear for tier 2 based on the marks scored in the tier 1 examinations. Tier 2 of SSC CGL 2020 was a computer-based examination in which candidates were given a duration of 02 hours. There were objective-type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) asked and the language of the question paper was both English and Hindi. The questions were asked from 04 papers namely Quantitative Abilities, English Language and Comprehension, Statistics and General Studies (Finance and Economics).
Although Paper I and II are compulsory for all posts, Paper III is only for those candidates who have applied for the post of Junior Statistical Officer (JSO). Similarly, Paper IV is for those candidates who have applied for Assistant Audit Officer and Assistant Accounts Officer posts. Each paper of the SSC CGL 2020 tier 2 exam is for 200 marks. There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for the second paper, i.e. English Language and Comprehension and 0.50 marks for the remaining papers.
The entire selection process will be as per the qualifying marks of each paper in different tiers of the examination. To know the minimum qualifying marks for each paper of tier 2, take a look at the table given below.
|Category||Minimum Qualifying Marks|
|OBC and EWS||25%|
For the evaluation of tier 3 of SSC CGL 2020, candidates will be shortlisted based on their aggregate performance in tier 1 and tier 2 of the recruitment examination. However, the candidates who will fail to qualify for tier 2 will not be eligible for evaluation of tier 3. Henceforth, they will not be considered for further selection process.
As a result, candidates will be called for Document Verification (DV), Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) and Data Entry Speed Test (DEST) based on their aggregate performance in tiers 1, 2 and 3. Although mandatory, skill tests are qualifying in nature. Candidates failing to appear or qualify for these tests will not be eligible for posts that require CPT and DEST.