SSC CGL SYLLABUS

Updated On : 24 Mar, 2022

TIER-I:

The syllabus overview of SSC CGL Tier-1 exam is:

General Intelligence and Reasoning

General Awareness

Quantitative Aptitude

English Comprehension

Classification

Static General Knowledge

Simplification

Reading Comprehension

Analogy

Science

Interest

Cloze Test

Coding-Decoding

Current Affairs

Averages

Spellings

Paper Folding Method

Sports

Percentage

Phrases and Idioms

Matrix

Books and Authors

Ratio and Proportion

One word Substitution

Word Formation

Important Schemes

Problem on Ages

Sentence Correction

Venn Diagram

Portfolios

Speed, Distance, and Time

Error Spotting

Direction and Distance

People in the News

Number System

Fill in the Blanks

Blood Relations

History

Mensuration

Active/Passive

Series

Geography

Data Interpretation

Narrations

Verbal reasoning

Economic

Time and Work

 

Non-Verbal Reasoning

Awards and Honors

Algebra

 
 

Economic

Trigonometry

 
  

Geometry

 

TIER-II:

SSC CGL Tier-2 exam will be conducted online comprising of four exams with about 100 or 200 (English) questions in each section and with maximum marks of 200.

The time duration for each exam will be 2 hours.

The sections asked in SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam are:

1. Quantitative Ability.

2. Statistics.

3. General Studies (Finance & Economics).

4. English Language & Comprehension.

Overview of the syllabus of the SSC CGL Tier-2 exam is:

Quantitative Aptitude

English Language

Statistics

General Awareness

Simplification

Reading Comprehension

Collection and Representation of Data

Finance and Accounting

Interest

Spelling

Measure of Dispersion

Fundamental Principles

Averages

Fill in the Blanks

A measure of Central Tendency

Financial Accounting

Percentage

Phrases and Idioms

Moments, Skewness and Kurtosis

Basic Concepts of Accounting

Ratio and Proportion

One Word Substitution

Correlation and Regression

Self-Balancing Ledger

Speed, Distance, and Time

Sentence Correction

Random Variables

Error Spotting and Correction

Number System

Error Spotting

Random Variables

 

Mensuration

Cloze Test

Sampling Theory

Economics and Governance

Data Interpretation

Para Jumbles

Analysis and Variance

Comptroller and Auditor General of India

Time and Work

Synonyms-Antonyms

Time Series Analysis

Finance Commission

Algebra

Active-Passive Voice

Index Number

Theory of Demand and Supply

Trigonometry

   

Geometry

   

Data Sufficiency

   

TIER-III:

SSC has decided to conduct a Descriptive Paper instead of an Interview for all the qualifying candidates of Tier-2. This (Pen and Paper mode-descriptive paper) is introduced to test the writing skill of the candidates.

The paper is in English/ Hindi language and will constitute 100 marks.

Subject

Marks

Time

Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi

(Writing of Essay, Precis, Letter, Application, etc.)

100 Marks

1 hour or 60 minutes

(80 minutes for PWD)

Note: Candidates have to score 33 Marks (33 percent) to qualify for this Descriptive Paper.

TIER-IV:

SSC CGL Tier 4 Exam is a Computer Skill Test and is conducted in two steps:

Skill Test in Data Entry (DEST) Test:  This test is conducted to check a Candidate’s typing skills. Candidates are given an article of 2000 words in English which they have to type on the Computer in 15 minutes.

Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) Test: This test is conducted to check a candidate’s proficiency in Word Processing, Spreadsheets and Generation of Slides are the three areas that are tested by the SSC for the post of CSS, MEA, Inspector (Central Excise), Inspector (Preventive Officer), Inspector (Examiner).

Note: SSC CGL Tier-4 is qualifying in nature (i.e. no marks will be rewarded in Tier-4).

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