SSC (CGL) Exam Syllabus and Selection Process 

SSC Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Exam Syllabus and Selection Process  Staff Selection Commission combined Graduate level  examination is for all Indian National persons with a bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline. SSC CGL exam pattern consists of Tier 1, 2, 3…
SSC Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Exam Syllabus and Selection Process 

Staff Selection Commission combined Graduate level  examination is for all Indian National persons with a bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline. SSC CGL exam pattern consists of Tier 1, 2, 3 & 4 set of Papers. Tier 1 level and 2 level  are compulsory for all Post exams and 3 and 4 level are depend upon the applied post.

Stages Type Mode
Tier I Multiple Choice Questions Online
Tier II Multiple Choice Questions Online
Tier III Descriptive Paper in English and Hindi Offline (Pen and Paper Based)
Tier IV Skill Test/ Computer Proficiency Wherever applicable

SSC CGL (Tier 1)  latest update Exam Pattern 

Section No. of Questions Total marks Time Allotted
General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 50  

 

A Cumulative time of 60 Minutes

(20 minutes extra time allotted for physicaliy handicapped students)

General Awareness 25 50
Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
English Comprehension 25 50
Total 100 200
  • SSC CGL Tier I exam is an online-based examination. It has 4 sections.
  • The total time duration to complete the exam is 60 minutes.
  • There will be 200 marks allotted for the entire sections.
  • There will be negative marking of 0.5 marks for each wrong answer.

SSC CGL (Tier 1 ) latest update Syllabus Details
General Intelligence and Reasoning
Analysis
Indexing
Match making
Classification
Analogy
Coding and Decoding
Symbolic and Number classification
Puzzle
Matrix
Visual memory
Word Formation
Venn Diagram
Direction and Distance
Statement conclusion
Blood Relations
Emotional intelligence
Series
Verbal reasoning
Non-Verbal Reasoning
Space visualization
Figure Pattern
Quantitative Aptitude
Fractions and relationships between numbers
Numbers
Decimals
Discount
Simplification
Interest
Profit and Loss
Averages
Percentage
Ratio and Proportion
Problem on Ages
Speed, Distance and Time
Number System
Mensuration
Data Interpretation
Time and Work
Time and distance
Algebra
Trigonometry
Geometry
General Awareness 
Geography
Static General Knowledge (Indian History, Culture, etc.)
Science
Current Affairs
Culture
Sports
Books and Authors
Important Schemes
Portfolios
People in the News
General policies and scientific research
English  language and comprehension
Reading Comprehension
Fill in the Blanks
Spellings
Phrases and Idioms
One word Substitution
Sentence Correction
Error Spotting
Understanding correct english
SSC CGL (Tier 2 ) Latest Update Exam Pattern 

Section No. of Question Total marks Time allotted
Quantitative Ability 100 200 2 hours
English Language and Comprehension 200 200 2 hours
Statistics 100 200 2 hours
General Studies (Finance and Economics) 100 200 2 hours
Total 500 800
  • Tier 2 Exam consists of 4 sections.
  • There will be 100 questions in each section except in the English language as there will be 200 questions.
  • The time duration allotted to complete the exam is 2 hours. And, cumulative time of 2 hours 40 minutes allotted to physically handicapped students.
  • There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.

SSC CGL (Tier 2) Latest Update Syllabus 
Quantitative Aptitude
Fractions and relationships between numbers
Numbers
Decimals
Discount
Simplification
Interest
Profit and Loss
Averages
Percentage
Ratio and Proportion
Problem on Ages
Speed, Distance and Time
Number System
Mensuration
Data Interpretation
Time and Work
Time and distance
Algebra
Trigonometry
Geometry
Data Sufficiency
Partnership Business and Allegation
Graphs of Linear Equations
English Language & comprehension
Reading Comprehension
Spelling
Fill in the Blanks
Phrases and Idioms
One Word Substitution
Sentence Correction
Error Spotting
Cloze Test
Para Jumbles
Synonyms-Antonyms
Active-Passive Voice
Direct Narration/ Indirect Narration
Shuffling of sentences in a passage
Statistics
Collection and Representation of Data
Primary and Secondary data
Measure of Dispersion
Measure of Central Tendency
Moments, Skewness and Kurtosis
Correlation and Regression
Random Variables
Sampling Theory
Analysis and Variance
Time Series Analysis
Index Number
Tabulation of Data
Graph and chart
Frequency Distributions
Measure of Dispersion
Probability Theory
General Studies – Finance and Economics
Finance
Financial Accounting
Basic Accounting
Limitations of financial Accounting
General accounting principles
Basic Concepts of Accounting
Single and double entry
Books of Original Entry
Bank Reconciliation
Journal, ledgers, Trial Balance, Rectification of Errors
Manufacturing, Trading, Profit & loss Appropriation Accounts
Balance Sheet Distinction between Capital and Revenue Expenditure
Depreciation Accounting
Valuation of Inventories
Non-profit organizations Accounts
Self-Balancing Ledger
Error Spotting and Correction
Economics
Economics and Governance
Comptroller and Auditor General of India
Finance Commission
Theory of Demand and Supply
Theory of Production and Cost
Market and Price determination
Indian Economy
Economic reforms in India
Money and Banking in India
National Income of India according to Population
SSC CGL (Tier 3) Latest Update Exam Pattern 

Mode of Exam Subject Marks Time Duration
Written Exam Descriptive paper in Hindi/English
(Essay & Letter Writing)
100 60 Minutes (20 minutes extra for Visual Handicap
& Cerebral Palsy students)

SSC CGL  (Tier 3 ) Latest Update Syllabus 
Letter Writing
Precis Writing
Essay Writing
Application Writing

 

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