SSC CGL Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Selection Process

SSC CGL Notification is out. This Article you will see SSC CGL Syllabus, Exam Pattern, SSC Selection Process as well as we will also see important facts like which exam is necessary to qualifying, how much negative marks and other relevant information about this notification

The Examination Pattern of SSC CGL:

The Examination will be conducted in four tiers as indicated below:
Tier -I – Computer Based Examination (Objective Type)
Tier -II – Computer Based Examination (Objective Type)
Tier -III – Pen and Paper Mode (Descriptive paper)
Tier-IV – Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test (wherever applicable)/ Document Verification

Some Important Points for remember

Note-I: In Tier-I, there will be a negative marking of 0.50 for each wrong answer.
Note-II: In Tier-II, there will be a negative marking of 0.25 for each wrong answer in Paper-II (English Language and Comprehension) and of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-I, Paper-III and Paper-IV.
Note-III: In Tier-II, Paper-I and Paper-II are compulsory for all the posts.
Note-IV: In Tier-II, Paper-III will be for only those candidates who apply for the post of Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) and who are shortlisted in Tier-I for this Post/ Paper.
Note-V: In Tier-II, Paper-IV will be for only those candidates who apply for the posts of Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer and who are shortlisted in Tier-I for these Posts/ Paper.

How to prepare Merit List

The merit will be prepared on overall performance in Tier-I, Tier-II and Tier-III. However, the candidate will need to qualify all the tiers i.e Tier-I, Tier-II and Tier-III separately. There will be no sectional cut-off.

Syllabus and Pattern of tier 1

Tier I has 200 Marks for 100 question and time duration is 60 minutes
Serial No.
Sections
No. of Questions
Total Marks
Time Allotted
1
General Intelligence and Reasoning
25
50
A cumulative time of 60 minutes
2
General Awareness
25
50
3
Quantitative Aptitude
25
50
4
English Comprehension
25
50
Total
100
200

SSC CGL Tier I Syllabus

General Intelligence and Reasoning
General Awareness
Quantitative Aptitude
English Comprehension
Classification
Static General Knowledge (Indian History, Culture etc.)
Simplification
Reading Comprehension
Analogy
Science
Interest
Fill in the Blanks
Coding-Decoding
Current Affairs
Averages
Spellings
Puzzle
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
Blood Relations
Mensuration
Series
Data Interpretation
Verbal reasoning
Time and Work
Non-Verbal Reasoning
Algebra
Trigonometry
Geometry

SSC CGL  Exam Pattern Tier-II

Tier II has 4 Papers with 800 Marks for 500 question and time duration is 120 minutes (Each paper)
Serial No.
Sections
No. of Questions
Total Marks
Time Allotted
1
Quantitative Ability
100
200
2 hours
2
English Language and Comprehension
200
200
2 hours
3
Statistics
100
200
2 hours
4
General Studies (Finance and Economics)
100
200
2 hours

 Syllabus for Tier-II Examination, SSC CGL

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
The 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

 Syllabus for Tier 3

Mode of Exams: Pen and Paper mode
Descriptive Paper in English or Hindi
(Writing of Essay/ Precise/ Letter/ Application etc.)
Marks: 100
Time: 60 Minutes

Syllabus Tier-IV

Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test (wherever applicable)
Duration: 45 minutes

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