No Interview for SSC CGL 2016 (Confirmed)

By | November 14, 2015

If you hate Job Interviews OR If the Interviews are your weak point in passing the Competitive Exams OR If you thing that Interviews are the major source of Corruption in getting the Govt Jobs in India then we have an awesome news for you. This news is coming straight from the India’s Honorable Prime Minister Sh Narender Modi.

Yes, Mr Modi had made an announcement regrading the same in his Radio Programme “Mann ki Baat”. Earlier on his speech on 15th August, Prime Minister had proposed to do away with Interview for Junior / Assistant Jobs (Group D, C, B).

And Last week Mr Modi in His Mann ki Baat Program announced that ……….

There will be No Interview for Government Jobs from January, 1 2016

Not All Government Jobs, Interview is abolished only for Non-Gazetted posts including D,C and B posts, where there is no requirement of personality test

Will there will Interview for SSC CGL 2016 Exam ?

The No Interview for Govt Jobs will come into effect from 1st January 2016 and the Notification for CGL 2016 is expected and most probably after 1st Jan, 2016

That means, there will be no interview for CGL 2016 exam as this Exam includes Group B and Group C posts. Abolishment of Interviews in SSC CGL 2016 is a good news for those, who had missed the Jobs by small margin or fewer marks.

Now, your focus should only on the Written test, as this is the only medium to get the Govt Job.

The Burning Question, that whether CGL 2016 will have Interview Or not will become more clearer,  once the CGL 2016 Notification, will be released on 13th Feb, 2015.

We would like to update our readers that CGL 2016 Exam Dates have been announced and the exam is tentatively scheduled for 8th and 22nd May, 2015. 

How No Interview for SSC CGL Exams will help you ?

The No Interview rule for upcoming CGL Exams, is being done on Prime Ministers Advice that “There is no one in this world, who can judge a Person in 5 minutes”. Interviews have been abolished for posts, where personality skill is not required.

1) The root cause for abolishing the Interview is to lessen the Corruption, because it is seen frequently and a known fact that you can clear the Written Exam, but for passing the Interview, you need either Money Or Sifarish

2) The Time Period for Selection will be lessened, as the Selection Process will be have one phase that is “Written Exam” only. The result of Written Exam, means the selection list as much of the time is wasted in conducting the Interviews.

3) Now, with the abolishment of Interview, true talent will hit the Government sector too. Often, we see with lack of money poor people often feel prey to Brokers, who demand money for Sifarish.

What will be Exact status ?

The exact status for inclusion or Non-inclusion of Interview, in CGL 2016 Exams, will be known, only when the SSC releases the Notification for CGL Exam. As the Notification will be available only after 13th Feb, 2016, so you have no option but to wait, till the announcement of notification.

Once the Notification, will be out, we will will share the exact status for Interview in CGL Exam. but if we go by the rules, there is certainly abloishment of Interviews in CGL 2016 Exam, as these are Group B, C and D posts, where there is no requirement of Interview, after 1st January, 2016

Update (As on 1st Dec, 2015)

We would like to update all our readers, that SSC had decided to do away with Interviews from 2016 for all SSC Exam (Group D, C and B) and Online tests will replace the Offline Objective type tests.

So, this is confirmed, that there will be No Interviews in the Upcoming SSC CGL 2016 Exam 

Moreover CGL 2016 will be an online Exam and preparations have started for building of Question Banks.

Now, we have to wait till 13th Feb, when the CGL 2016 Notification will be announced. This will be interesting to see whether there will be change in patter or will SSC adopt a new pattern for CGL 2016 Exam


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