SSC combined graduate level examination is conducted in 4 tiers. Tier-1 in compulsory for all the posts. From the year 2016, Tier-1 will comprised of four sections viz Reasoning and general intelligence, General awareness, Quantitative aptitude and English comprehension. Each section has 25 questions for 50 Marks. Thus there are 100 questions for 200 marks.
Tier -II is a Written Examination with all Objective Multiple Choice Type questions. Tier-2 has four papers viz (1) Quantitative Ability (2) English Language (3) Statistics and (4) General Studies (Finance & Economics). Paper-1 and paper-2 are compulsory for all the posts. Papers (3) is for Statistical Investigator Gr II & Compiler only. Paper (4) is for Asst Audit Officer Gazetted Group “B” only. Each paper has 100 questions for 200 marks.