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SSC CGL Syllabus

SSC CGL Exam Syllabus

SSC CGL 2018 exam will be conducted in four phases as described below:  


The detailed SSC CGL 2018-19 syllabus in detail for each Tier is mentioned below:

Detailed Syllabus for SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam 2018-19:

Tier 1 exam of SSC CGL is divided into following sub sections.

Part A: General Intelligence & Reasoning

Part B: General Awareness

Part C: Quantitative Aptitude

Part D: English Comprehension

Detailed Syllabus for SSC CGL Tier 1 (Part A): General Intelligence & Reasoning: (Questions will be both verbal and non-verbal types)

  • Analogy, Classification & series: Semantic, Symbolic, Number, Figural
  • Problem Solving
  • Word Building
  • Coding & de-coding
  • Operations- Numerical & Operations
  • Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization, Venn Diagrams, Drawing inferences
  • Punched hole/pattern –folding & unfolding
  • Figural Pattern – folding and completion
  • Indexing, Address matching, Date & city matching
  • Classification of centre codes/roll numbers
  • Small & Capital letters/numbers coding, decoding and classification
  • Embedded Figures
  • Critical thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence

Detailed Syllabus for SSC CGL Tier 1 (Part B): General Awareness

  • Geography
  • Indian Polity
  • Economy
  • History & Culture
  • General awareness
  • Science and Technology
  • Current events related to India and its neighbouring countries

Detailed Syllabus for SSC CGL Tier 1 (Part C): Quantitative Aptitude

  • Computation of whole numbers and decimals
  • Fractions and Percentage
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Square roots and averages
  • Profit and loss, interest & discount
  • Partnership business
  • Mixture and allegation
  • Time and distance
  • Time & work
  • Algebra & elementary surds
  • Graphs of linear equations
  • Geometry
  • Trigonometry
  • Histogram, bar diagram & pie chart

 

Detailed Syllabus for SSC CGL Tier 1 (Part D): English Comprehension: This section will test candidate’s ability to understand English language. The level will be of 10+ 2 standard.

  • Spot the error and fill in the blanks
  • Synonyms & antonyms
  • Spelling/detecting mis-spelt words
  • Idioms & phrases
  • One-word substitution
  • Improvement of sentences
  • Active/passive voice of verbs
  • Conversion into direct/indirect narration
  • Shuffling of sentence parts/sentences in a passage
  • Cloze passage
  • Comprehension passage 

Detailed Syllabus for SSC CGL Tier II Exam 2018-19: Tier 2 of SSC CGL will have following subsections:

Paper I: Quantitative Ability

Paper II: English Language & Comprehension

Paper III: Statistics

Paper IV: General Studies: (Part A: Finance and Accounts & Part B: Economics and Governance)

The detailed Syllabus for each of the papers of SSC CGL Tier 2 exam is detailed below:

Paper I: Quantitative Ability

  • Computation of whole numbers ,decimals
  • Fractions and Percentage
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Square roots and averages
  • Profit and loss, interest & discount
  • Partnership business
  • Mixture and allegation
  • Time and distance
  • Time & work
  • Algebra & elementary surds
  • Graphs of linear equations
  • Geometry
  • Trigonometry
  • Histogram, bar diagram & pie chart

Paper II: English Language & Comprehension

  • Spot the error and fill in the blanks
  • Synonyms & antonyms
  • Spelling/detecting mis-spelt words
  • Idioms & phrases
  • One-word substitution
  • Improvement of sentences
  • Active/passive voice of verbs
  • Conversion into direct/indirect narration
  • Shuffling of sentence parts/sentences in a passage
  • Cloze passage
  • Comprehension passage

Paper III: Statistics

  • Collection, classification and presentation of statistical data
  • Measures of central tendency
  • Measures of dispersion
  • Moments, skewness and kurtosis
  • Correlation and regression
  • Probability theory
  • Random variable and probability distributions
  • Sampling theory
  • Statistical inference
  • Analysis of variance
  • Index numbers

Paper IV: General Studies (Finance and Economics)

Part A: Finance and Accounts

  • Fundamental principles and basic concept of accounting
  • Financial accounting: Nature and scope, Limitations, basic concepts and Conventions
  • Generally accepted accounting principles
  • 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 organisations accounts
  • Receipts and payments , Income & expenditure accounts
  • Bills of exchange
  • Self-balancing ledgers

Part B: Economics and Governance

  •  Comptroller & auditor General of India: constitutional provisions, role and responsibility
  • Finance Commission: role and functions
  • Basic Concept of economics and introduction to micro economics
  • Theory of demand and supply
  • Theory of production and cost
  • Forms of market and price determination in different markets
  • Nature of the Indian economy
  • Role of different Sectors- Role of agriculture, industry and services -their problems and growth
  • Concepts of national income
  • Economic reforms since 1991: liberalisation, privatisation, globalisation and disinvestment
  • Monetary/ Fiscal policy
  • Role and functions of Reserve Bank of India
  • Role of Information technology in governance

Detailed Syllabus for SSC CGL Tier III Exam 2018-19

  • Writing Essay & passage
  • Writing Applications
  • Writing letters

Detailed Syllabus for SSC CGL Tier IV Exam 2018-19

There are two types of test in Tier-IV exam i.e. Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) and Data Entry Speed Test (DEST). A working knowledge of basic office software tools like word, spreadsheets, and slides maker i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point is required for this Tier.

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