The exam will be conducted on March 19 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Visually handicapped candidates or those with cerebral palsy will be allowed an extra duration of 20 minutes to complete the Tier III paper.
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SSC CGL 2016 Tier III Exam Pattern
Tier III will comprise of a descriptive type paper. The exam will be bilingual, that is the question paper will be in Hindi and English both a candidate will have the option to choose their preferred medium of answer.
The descriptive paper may have on or more of the following types of questions:
Precis Writing: Precis writing involves writing summary of a long passage. In Precis writing a candidate is required to summarize all the important points and ideas mentioned in the long passage in an easy and everyday language.
Essay Writing: Essay writing involves communicating your ideas and opinions on a given topic. A well-crafted essay consists of a proper introduction including a statement or argument, a middle part explaining and substantiating the argument provided in the introduction, and a conclusion.
Letter Writing: Letter writing could be formal or informal. Example of a formal letter is a letter written to an editor of a newspaper or magazine and example of an informal letter is a letter written to a friend.
Application Writing: Application writing could involve writing an application for a job or application to a bank.
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