SSC CGL Syllabus Tier I
The SSC CGL Syllabus – Tier I comprises four sections:
- General Intelligence & Reasoning
- General Awareness
- Quantitative Aptitude &
- SSC CGL English Syllabus covers English Comprehension skills.
|General Intelligence & Reasoning||General Awareness||Quantitative Aptitude||English Comprehension skills|
|Symbolic/Number Analogy||History- Harappa Civilization, Vedic culture, Medieval India and their important systems; India’s freedom movement and their leaders||Number System Problems,|
Ratio & Proportion,
Antonyms, One Word Substitution, grammar skills, spelling error, comprehension passages
|Geography- about countries and their geographical details, Famous Seaport and Airport and their location.||Profit and Loss,|
|Polity- Administrative, Legislative and judiciary of our Country, Election, Important constitution bodies like CAG, Symbols of political parties, duties & responsibilities of the major persons in the Parliament||Time and distance,|
Time & Work,
Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds,
Graphs of Linear Equations,
Word Building, Coding & decoding
|Economy-Budget related information and terminologies, Important persons involved in Economy of the Country and monetary institutions||Triangle and its various kinds of centres ,|
Congruence and similarity of triangles,
|Physics- Laws, major Inventions and Discoveries.||Regular Polygons,|
Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder,
Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base,
Address matching, Date & city matching,
Classification of centre codes/roll numbers
|Chemistry- Characteristics of gases, atoms, molecules|
Chemistry in everyday life.
Heights and Distances,
|Biology-Important discoveries, Interesting facts about human body parts, Nutrition in Animals and Plants, Diseases and their causes|
|General Knowledge, Current Affairs|
SSC CGL Tier-II Syllabus
As per the SSC CGL exam pattern, Tier II will have 4 papers-
- Quantitative Aptitude– This will have 200 marks in total. The time allotted for this paper is 2 hours.
- English Language & Comprehension- Total marks is 200 for this paper and the duration to complete the paper is 2 hours.
- Statistics– Again candidates have to complete the paper in 2 hours carrying 200 marks in total.
- General Studies- Finance & Economics– This paper will have 200 marks and 2 hours duration.
The detailed SSC CGL Tier-II Syllabus for CGL Exam is as mentioned below:
|Quantitative Aptitude||English Language & Comprehension||Statistics||General Studies- Finance & Economics|
|Number System Problems|
Ratio & Proportion,
Averages,Profit and Loss,
Discount,Time and distance,
Time & Work,
Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra,Triangles, Polygons, Circles, Cylinders, Bar graph, Histogram, Pie chart
|Spot the Error|
Spelling, Idioms & Phrases
One Word Substitution
Improvement of sentences,
The Active/ Passive voice of verbs,
Conversion into Direct/ Indirect narration
Shuffling of sentence parts in passages,
|Data distribution, calculation, a diagrammatic representation of data|
Mean, Mode and Median
Moments and relationships- skewness, kurtosis
Probability- theories, distribution
Sampling theory, index numbers
, time series analysis
|Finance-Fundamentals of Finance & Accounting|
Economics-Macro & Micro Economics, Growth & Development
Market analysis- production, demand, supply,
Money and banking,
Role of Technology in reforming the Economic domain
SSC CGL Syllabus Tier III
As per the SSC CGL Exam Pattern, the Tier 3 Exam is a subjective paper that will be taken offline via pen and paper mode.
As per the SSC CGL Tier III syllabus, the exam is to evaluate the candidates’ language proficiency, grammar knowledge, vocabulary usage, and writing skills in English/Hindi. Candidates are expected to write essays, précis, applications, letters, etc. The duration of the Tier III exam is 60 minutes.
SSC CGL Tier III Exam Pattern- Points to remember:
- Candidates need to be careful while filling the choices as this paper has Hindi/English as the option.
- This exam is comparatively easier than other exams but candidates need to score at least one-third of the total marks to pass this exam.
- As per the latest SSC CGL exam pattern, the duration for differently-abled candidates is 80 minutes.
SSC CGL Syllabus Tier IV
|SSC CGL Test||Description||Post|
|Data Entry Speed Test||8,000 (eight thousand) Key Depression per hour on the Computer|
A passage of about 2000 (two thousand) key depressions for 15 (fifteen) minutes.
|Tax Assistants( Central & Excise)|
|Computer Proficiency Test||Word Processing|
Generation of slides
|Assistant Section Officer of Central Secretariat Service (CSS), Assistant Section Officer (MEA), Assistant in Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) under the Ministry of Corporate Affairs and Assistant (GSI) in the Ministry of Mines.|
SSC CGL Exam Pattern
|SSC CGL Tier||Mode/Type||CGL Syllabus Topics|
|Tier I||Online, Multiple Choice questions||General Intelligence &, Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness, English Comprehension|
|Tier II||Online, Multiple Choice questions||Quantitative aptitude, English Language & Comprehension, *Statistics,|
*General Studies- Finance & Economics
|Tier III||Offline, Descriptive type- Hindi/English||Statistics, data analysis|
|Tier IV||Wherever applicable||Data Entry Speed Test, Computer Proficiency Test|