Knowledge Of Computers is Necessary To Crack SSC CGL
Staff Selection Commission has published the most awaited SSC CGL 2022 Notification on 17th September 2022 on the official website i.e. ssc.nic.in. This is a huge opportunity for the youth of the country with a huge number of vacancies in various government organizations among the different locations.
SSC has introduced various variations in its selection process as mentioned in the new notification. Earlier the SSC CGL 2022 was comprised of 4 stages of selection or 4 Tiers which are now modified to 2 Tiers only. Staff Selection Commission is one of the most desired jobs when it comes to government jobs in SSC. Candidates seeking a well-paid job under the central government always apply for the SSC CGL exams.
The important question lies that “Is the knowledge of computers necessary to Crack SSC CGL?” The answer to this question is Yes. As the new selection process, as well as the new exam pattern, is introduced in the SSC CGL 2022 Notification, the candidate must have the knowledge of computers to crack the exam and to get appointed in the various posts of ministries and other government organizations. The Tier 2 of SSC CGL has introduced the Computer Knowledge Test in Section 3 of Module 1. The candidates will be selected in SSC CGL 2022 will be on the basis of:
|SSC CGL 2022: Selection Process|
|Tier-I: Computer-Based Examination|
|Tier-II: Computer-Based Examination|
SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Pattern
SSC CGL Tier 1 exam will be a computer-based examination with 100 multiple-choice questions. There are 4 sections in the Tier 1 exam of SSC CGL, with 100 questions that account for a total of 200 marks. There is a negative marking of 0.50 Marks for each wrong answer.The sections are:
- General Intelligence & Reasoning
- General Awareness
- Quantitative Aptitude
- English Comprehension
SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Pattern
The detailed SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam pattern with total no. of questions, maximum marks, and exam duration is explained in the table given below. As shown below the Computer Knowledge Test will be for 60 marks. This can be a big game changer to increase the overall score of candidates as the number of questions is 20, i.e. 3 marks for each correct answer.
|SSC CGL Tier 2 Paper 1 Exam Pattern|
|Sections||Module||Subject||No. of Questions||Marks||Duration|
|Section I||Module-I||Mathematical Abilities||30||90||1 hour|
|Module-II||Reasoning and General Intelligence||30||90|
|Section II||Module-I||English Language and Comprehension||45||135||1 hour|
|Section III||Module-I||Computer Knowledge Test||20||60||15 minutes|
|Module-II||Data Entry Speed Test||One Data Entry Task||15 minutes|
Module-I of Section-III of Paper-I (Computer Proficiency) Syllabus
The candidates must have knowledge of the following topics that can be asked in the SSC CGL Tier 2 exam. The detailed syllabus is as follows:
- Computer Basics: Organization of a computer, Central Processing Unit (CPU), input/ output devices, computer memory, memory organization, back- up devices, PORTs, Windows Explorer. Keyboard shortcuts.
Software: Windows Operating system including basics of Microsoft Office like MS word, MS Excel and PowerPoint, etc.
Working with Internet and e-mails: Web Browsing & Searching, Downloading & Uploading, Managing an E-mail Account, e-Banking
- Basics of networking and cyber security: Networking devices and protocols, Network and information security threats (like hacking, virus, worms, Trojan, etc.), and preventive measures.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Q1. What is the number of questions asked in the Computer Knowledge Test?
Ans: The total number of questions asked is 60 for 20 marks.
Q2. Are Computers included in SSC CGL Tier 1?
Ans: No. The Computer is introduced in the SSC CGL Tier 2.
Q3. What is the time allotted for the Computer Knowledge Test in SSC CGL Tier 2?
Ans: The total time for the computers will be only 15 minutes.
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