SSC Tier 4 Test | All You Need to Know


SSC CGL 2020 Tier 4 Exam:  SSC CGL Tier-IV test is held after declaration of the Tier-II result of the Combined Graduate Level Exam (CGL). Candidates who have successfully cleared the Tier-II exam are now eligible for Tier- IV examination.

There are two types of test in Tier-IV exam i.e Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) and Data Entry Speed Test (DEST). The idea is to test your ability to do simple tasks such as type correctly at a decent speed and your knowledge of basic office software tools like the word processor, spreadsheets and slide maker (Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint).


SSC CGL 2020 Tier 4 Exam : Know About CP & DEST

These tests are qualifying in nature. So you only need to pass them — marks will not be added to your total score. Below mentioned are the details of both CP and DEST.

Computer Proficiency Test (CPT)

Computer Proficiency  Test is a qualifying test conducted by SSC for the post of Assistants (CSS) & FCI and have different questions of Word Processing, Spread Sheets and generation of slides.

The skill test in computer Proficiency in a qualifying test only. It will consist of two Modules in the following manner:

Module-1 : Test in Spread Sheets on Microsoft Excel: 15 Minutes
Module 2: Test in Power Point (Microsoft Power Point): 15 Minutes

After each module, candidates will take printout of the saved files and will submit to the invigilator after signed by the candidates on each page with roll number and name clearly written on each page.
Immediately after the test is over, the candidate will have to write in his/her own handwriting one paragraph of about 50-60 words from the passage given to his/her on a separate sheet and will have to put his/her name, roll no. and signature at the end. This is done to verify and ensure that you were present in the examination and not someone else.

Data Entry Speed Test

DEST comprises only typing test in which students have to make 2000 key depressions in 15 minutes. It is the speed test which can be cleared easily by practice.