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SSC CGL Syllabus 2019-20

Staff Selection Commission has released the notification for SSC CGL 2019. SSC CGL Tier 1 exam will commence from 2nd March 2020 to 11th March 2020. And SSC Combined Graduate Level  Tier 2 and Tier 3 examination from 22nd June to 25th June 2020.

There is no change of pattern and syllabus in SSC CGL examination this time. So, the candidates can continue their preparation in the same way they were doing. Marks of SSC CGL Tier 1 , Tier 2 and Tier 3 all are added in the final cut off. So, its important for the candidates to ace in all Tiers of SSC CGL examination. Here, in this post we are providing the syllabus for SSC CGL Tier 1,2 ,3 and Tier 4 examination.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Syllabus

SSC CGL Tier 1 exam consists of 4 sections Part A: General Intelligence & Reasoning , Part B: General Awareness , Part C: Quantitative Aptitude and Part D: English Comprehension. Each part is of 50 marks. SSC CGL Tier 1 is mandatory for all the posts. There is no sectional cut off for SSC CGL Tier 1 examination. Candidates which successfully cleared the cut off for SSC CGL Tier 1 examination will appear for SSC CGL Tier 2.

General Intelligence & Reasoning

Questions of SSC CGL Tier 1 Part A ( General Intelligence & Reasoning ) is of general nature.No expertise is required to fetch good marks in this section. However, regular practice is must to get above average score.

S No. Topic Name
1 Decision making
2 Problem Solving
3 Arithmetic Reasoning and Number Series
4 coding Decoding
5 analogy
6 syllogism
7 Semantic classification
8 Venn Diagram
9 Figural pattern

General Awareness

Questions asked in SSC CGL Tier 1 Part 2 (General Awareness) is of direct nature. Students need not to study elaborately for this topic. But a quick over through of all the topics before exam will certainly help students to get some edge over others.

S No. Topic Name
1 History
2 Geography
3 Economics
4 Polity
5 General Science
6 Art and Culture
7 Environment and Biodiversity
8 National & International Current affairs

 

Quantitative Aptitude

SSC CGL Tier 1 Part C contains questions in Quantitative Aptitude. Questions are of 10th grade level only. Students need to practice properly for this section.

S No. Topic Name
1 Arthimetic
2 Quadratic Equation
3 Coordinate Geometry
4 Data Interpretation
5 simple & Compound Interest
6 Mensuration
7 Trigonometry
8 Geometry

 

English Comprehension

SSC CGL Tier 1 Part D contains questions in English Language and Comprehension. Questions are of 10th grade level only. Although syllabus of English section for SSC CGL Tier 1 and Tier 2 is same. But questions in SSC CGL Tier 1 are of difficulty level compared to SSC CGL Tier 2.

S No. Topic Name
1 Comprehension
2 Error finding
3 Sentence Improvement
4 Synonym/ Antonym
5 Idioms & Phrases
6 Direct/Indirect Speech
7 Active and Passive Voice
8 Cloze test

 

SSC CGL Tier 2 Syllabus

Paper-I (Quantitative Abilities) Syllabus of SSC CGL Tier 2 Quantitative Abilities is same as that of SSC CGL Tier 1 part C paper. But the level of questions in SSC CGL Tier 2 is quite difficult compared to SSC CGL Tier 1. To solve Questions in SSC CGL Tier 2 Quantitative Aptitude Paper  candidates need elaborative practice as questions are not direct formula based.

S No. Topic Name
1 Arthimetic
2 Quadratic Equation
3 Coordinate Geometry
4 Data Interpretation
5 simple & Compound Interest
6 Mensuration
7 Trigonometry
8 Geometry

 

Paper-II (English Language and Comprehension)

Syllabus of SSC CGL Tier 2 English Paper is same as that of english Tier 1 Paper. But here the number of questions in each topic are much more than that in SSC CGL Tier 1 paper. There are 200 questions in SSC CGL Tier 2 English Paper.

S No. Topic Name
1 Comprehension
2 Error finding
3 Sentence Improvement
4 Synonym/ Antonym
5 Idioms & Phrases
6 Direct/Indirect Speech
7 Active and Passive Voice
8 Cloze test

 

Paper-III (Statistics)

Candidates which opt for Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) post in SSC CGL will have to appear for SSC CGL Tier 2 Paper 3. Candidates applying for JSO post must ensure that they posses desirable qualification as mentioned in the SSC CGL exam notification.

S No. Topic Name
1 Collection, Classification and Presentation of Statistical Data
2 Measures of Central Tendency
3 Measures of Dispersion
4 Moments, Skewness and Kurtosis
5 Correlation and Regression
6 Probability Theory
7 Random Variable and Probability Distributions
8 Sampling Theory
9 Statistical Inference –
10 Analysis of Variance
11 Time Series Analysis
12 Index Numbers

 

Paper-IV (General Studies-Finance and Economics)

Candidates which opt for Assistant Audit Officer (AAO) post in SSC CGL will have to appear for SSC CGL Tier 2 Paper 3. Candidates applying for AAO post must ensure that they posses desirable qualification as mentioned in the SSC CGL exam notification. SSC CGL Tier 2 Paper 4 consists of Finance, Accounts and Indian Economy.

S No. Topic Name
1 Financial Accounting
2 Basic concepts of accounting
3 Comptroller & Auditor General of India- Constitutional
provisions, Role and responsibility.
4 Finance Commission-Role and functions
5 Basic Concept of Economics and introduction to Micro
Economics
6 Theory of Demand and Supply
7 Theory of Production and cost
8 Forms of Market and price determination in different
markets
9 Indian Economy
10 Economic Reforms in India
11 Money and Banking
12 Role of Information Technology in Governance

 

SSC CGL Tier 3 Syllabus

SSC CGL Tier 3 Descriptive Paper was introduced in the year 2016 only. Prior to that there was 100 marks interview. SSC CGL Tier 3 paper is of 100 marks. It consists of Essay/ Precis Writing and Letter Writing. Each of 50 marks. Time Duration for SSC CGL Tier 3 exam is 60 minutes.

SSC CGL Tier 4 Syllabus

SSC CGL Tier 4 is of qualifying nature only. Candidates clearing SSC CGL Tier 3 will be called further for SSC CGL Tier 4 and Document Verification.

S No Subject Syllabus
1 Data Entry Skill Test (DEST) Passage of about 2000 (two thousand) key depressions for a duration
of 15 (fifteen) minutes
2 Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) (i) Word Processing                                   (ii) Spread Sheet
(iii) Generation of Slides

 

SSC CGL 2019 Important Links

Here is the list of important links for SSC CGL 2019 examination.

SSC CGL 2019 Official Notification in Detail & Direct Apply Link Click Here
SSC CGL 2019 Exam Pattern in Detail Click Here
SSC CGL 2019 Complete Exam Syllabus in Detail Click Here
SSC CGL 2019 Previous Year Question Paper with Solution Click Here
SSC CGL 2019 Previous Year Cut-Off Marks (Old Cut-Off Score) Click Here
SSC CGL 2019 Study Material Free PDF Download Click Here
Best Books for the Preparation of SSC CGL 2019 Exam Click Here
Study Plan & Preparation Tips for SSC CGL 2019 Exam Click Here
Online Coaching, Mock Test, Test Series for SSC CGL 2019 Exam Click Here
Exam Analysis for SSC CGL 2019 Exam Click Here
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