SSC CGL Exam Syllabus
SSC CGL Exam Syllabus 2020
To ace any examination it is very important to know every detail of the examination. The next step after applying for the SSC CGL exam is to look at the examination syllabus, it gives you an insight into what will be asked in the exam. In the SSC CGL syllabus 2020, Tier 1 and Tier 2 exam syllabus is more or less the same, the difference basically lies in the difficulty level of the exam. Let’s discuss the SSC CGL syllabus in detail below:
SSC CGL Tier 1 Syllabus
The Preliminary exam (Tier 1) of SSC CGL 2020 exam is of 60 minutes duration, with four major subjects  Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability, General Studies, and English Language. The SSC CGL 2020 Tier 1 Exam has a total of 100 questions from these four sections. Please note that there is 'no sectional cutoff' and the overall score will be considered for selection. Detailed SSC CGL Tier 1 syllabus can be inferred from below:
Section  Topics 

General Intelligence & Reasoning  Analogies, Similarities and Differences, Space Visualization, Spatial Orientation, Problem Solving, Analysis, Judgment, Decision Making, Visual Memory, Discrimination, Observation, Relationship Concepts, Arithmetical Reasoning and Figural Classification, Arithmetic Number Series, Nonverbal Series, Coding And Decoding, Statement Conclusion, Syllogistic Reasoning, Semantic Analogy, Symbolic/ Number Analogy, Figural Analogy, Semantic Classification, Symbolic/ Number Classification, Figural Classification, Semantic Series, Number Series, Figural Series, Problem Solving, Word Building, Coding & Decoding, Numerical Operations, Symbolic Operations, Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization, Venn Diagrams, Drawing Inferences, Punched Hole/ Pattern Folding & Unfolding, Figural Patternfolding And Completion, Indexing, Address Matching, Date & City Matching, Classification Of Centre Codes/ Roll Numbers, Small &Amp; Capital Letters/ Numbers Coding, Decoding and Classification, Embedded Figures, Critical Thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence 
General Awareness  Current Events, India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research 
Quantitative Aptitude  Whole Numbers, Decimals, Fractions and Relationships Between Numbers, Percentage. Ratio & Proportion, Square Roots, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Alligation, Time and Distance, Time & Work, Basic Algebraic Identities of School Algebra & Elementary Surds, Graphs of Linear Equations, Triangle and Its Various Kinds of Centres, Congruence and Similarity of Triangles, Circle and Its Chords, Tangents, Angles Subtended By Chords of a Circle, Common Tangents to Two or More Circles, Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons, Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid With Triangular or Square Base, Trigonometric Ratio, Degree and Radian Measures, Standard Identities, Complementary Angles, Heights and Distances, Histogram,Frequency Polygon, Bar Diagram & Pie Chart 
English Language  Candidates’ ability to understand correct English, his/ her basic comprehension and writing ability, etc. would be tested 
SSC CGL Tier 2 Syllabus
If you qualify SSC CGL 2020 Tier1 exam, you will be called for the Tier 2 exam. SSC CGL Tier 2 exam syllabus contains two sections namely Quantitative Aptitude and English Language. The difficulty level of the SSC CGL Tier 2 exam will be a bit higher than the SSC CGL Tier 1 exam, so it advised to prepare accordingly. To prepare in the best way, you should note down the SSC CGL Tier 2 syllabus. For the post like Assitant Audit officer, Assitant Statistical officer. Subjects like Statistics, Finance, and Accounts will be asked. Refer to the table below to note down the SSC CGL syllabus:
Section  Topics 

Quantitative Aptitude  Whole Numbers, Decimals, Fractions and Relationships Between Numbers, Percentage. Ratio & Proportion, Square Roots, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Alligation, Time and Distance, Time & Work, Basic Algebraic Identities of School Algebra & Elementary Surds, Graphs of Linear Equations, Triangle and Its Various Kinds of Centres, Congruence and Similarity of Triangles, Circle and Its Chords, Tangents, Angles Subtended By Chords of a Circle, Common Tangents to Two or More Circles, Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons, Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid With Triangular or Square Base, Trigonometric Ratio, Degree and Radian Measures, Standard Identities, Complementary Angles, Heights and Distances, Histogram,Frequency Polygon, Bar Diagram & Pie Chart 
English Language & Comprehension  Spot the Error, Fill in the Blanks, Synonyms, Antonyms, Spelling/ Detecting Misspelled Words, Idioms & Phrases, One Word Substitution, Improvement of Sentences, Active/ Passive Voice of Verbs, Conversion into Direct/ Indirect Narration, Shuffling of Sentence Parts, Shuffling of Sentences in a Passage, Cloze Passage & Comprehension Passage 
Statistics 

General Studies (Finance and Economics) 

SSC CGL Tier 3 Syllabus
SSC CGL Tier 3 exam consists of a Descriptive test where you are judged on your writing skills. Please note that SSC CGL Tier 3 exam is bilingual in nature which means you have to write letters, essays, and applications in either Hindi or English language only. Refer to the table below for more details:
Written Descriptive English Test 

Precis Writing, Essay, Formal Letter, Informal Letter, Application, Passage Writing 
SSC CGL Tier 4 Syllabus
SSC CGL Tier 4 is a Skill Test that will be applicable to only certain posts. Note the details of the test from the table given below:
Date Entry Speed Test (DEST)  Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) 


Word Processing, Spread Sheet, Generation of Slides 
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Frequently Asked Questions
Q1:
What is SSC CGL?A:
SSC CGL is a Combined Graduate Level Examination that recruits candidates for different posts in ministries/government offices.Q2:
Can Any Candidate apply for more than one post in SSC CGL?A:
Yes, you can set your preference and will get selection according to the marks.Q3:
What is the number of vacancies for SSC CGL 201819?A:
Vacancies for CGL 201819 are not yet published along with SSC CGL 2018 notification.Q4:
Can those students who are appearing in final year of graduation apply for any post in SSC CGL?A:
Yes, all those who are appearing or have just appeared in the final year of graduation can apply for any post in SSC CGL 201819.Q5:
Can I upload the passport size photo and signature in any format?A:
No, you must upload the photo and signature only in JPG/JPEG format. The passport size photo should be between 30 to 50 kb and signature should be between 1 to 12 kb.Q6:
Is there any NEGATIVE MARKING in SSC CGL Exam?A:
Yes. Negative marking for wrong answers in SSC CGL Exam is 1/4th of the marks allotted to that question.Q7:
Do I need Aadhaar Card to register for SSC CGL?A:
No, Aadhar Card is not mandatory to register for SSC CGL.Q8:
SSC CGL 2018 19 Exam is in ONLINE or OFFLINE mode?A:
SSC CGL 201819 Exam will be in online mode.Q9:
Is there SECTIONAL CUTOFF in SSC CGL Exam?A:
No, there is no sectional cutoff in SSC CGL Exam.Q10:
What is the educational qualification for SSC CGL?A:
Candidate should hold a 'graduation' degree in any discipline from a recognized University.