SSC CGL Syllabus 2017–2018 New Exam Pattern SSC CGL Tier I/II/III Exam Syllabus, Download PDF

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SSC CGL Syllabus

Staff Selection Commission is going to conduct Combined Graduate Level Examination for selection to Different Categories of Posts. Applicants planning to prepare for SSC CGL Exam may get SSC CGL Syllabus through this page for better preparation of exam. The SSC Combined Graduate Level Examination Tier I Exam is scheduled to take place from 01.08.2017-20.08.2017. This is the time for applied candidates to roll up your sleeves and start preparing for the SSC CGL Tier I. Here on this page, we are providing the SSC CGL Exam Syllabus along with SSC CGL Exam Pattern according to SSC CGL Tier I, II, III, so candidates start preparation according to SSC CGL New Syllabus.

This Detailed SSC CGL Syllabus 2017 tells you the weightage of different topics, importance and number of questions you can expect from each topic and types of questions. You can also download Combined Graduate Level Examination Syllabus PDF from official site through online process. Contenders may get the whole details concerning SSC CGL Syllabus 2017–2018 from below segment of this page which is created by team of indguru.com.

SSC CGL Syllabus

Scheme of the Examination for Combined Graduate Level Examination

The Combined Graduate Level Examination will be conducted in four tiers as indicated below:

  • Tier –I: Computer Based Examination
  • Tier –II: Computer Based Examination
  • Tier –III: Pen and Paper Mode (Descriptive paper)
  • Tier-IV: Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test (wherever applicable)/ Document Verification

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SSC CGL Tier I Syllabus 2017

General Intelligence & Reasoning:

This component may include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, space visualization, spatial orientation, problem solving, analysis, judgement, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning and figural classification, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series, coding and decoding, statement conclusion, syllogistic reasoning etc.

The topics are, 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 & de-coding, Numerical Operations, symbolic Operations, Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization, and Venn Diagrams.

Drawing inferences, Punched hole/pattern –folding & un-folding, 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, Other sub-topics.

General Awareness

Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of Current Events and of such matters of every day observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research.

Quantitative Aptitude

 The questions will be designed to test the ability of appropriate use of numbers and number sense of the candidate. The scope of the test will be computation of 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.

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English Comprehension

Candidates’ ability to understand correct English, his basic comprehension and writing ability, etc. would be tested. The questions in Parts A, B, & D will be of a level commensurate with the essential qualification viz. Graduation and questions in Part C will be of 10th standard level.

SSC CGL Tier I Exam Pattern

Subject Questions Marks Time
General Intelligence
& Reasoning
25 50 60 minutes (Total)

For VH & Candidates
suffering from
Cerebral Palsy:
80 minutes

General Awareness 25 50
Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
English Language 25 50
TOTAL 100 200
SSC CGL Tier II Syllabus 2017

Paper-I Quantitative Ability

The questions will be designed to test the ability of appropriate use of numbers and number sense of the candidate. The scope of the test will be the computation of 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.

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Paper-II: English Language & Comprehension

Questions in this components will be designed to test the candidate’s understanding and knowledge of English Language and will be based on spot the error, 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, shuffling of sentences in a passage, cloze passage & comprehension passage.

Paper-III: Statistics

Paper-III: Statistics is for Junior Statistical Office (JSO), Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation

Collection Classification and Presentation of Statistical Data Primary and Secondary data, Methods of data collection; Tabulation of data; Graphs and charts; Frequency distributions; Diagrammatic presentation of frequency distributions

Measures of Central Tendency Common measures of central tendency – mean median and mode; Partition values- quartiles, deciles, percentiles

Measures of Dispersion Common measures dispersion – range, quartile deviations, mean deviation and standard deviation; Measures of relative dispersion.

Moments, Skewness and Kurtosis Different types of moments and their relationship; meaning of skewness and kurtosis; different measures of skewness and kurtosis

Correlation and Regression Scatter diagram; simple correlation coefficient; simple regression lines; Spearman’s rank correlation; Measures of association of attributes; Multiple regression; Multiple and partial correlation (For three variables only).

Probability Theory Meaning of probability; Different definitions of probability; Conditional probability; Compound probability; Independent events; Bayes’ theorem.

Random Variable and Probability Distributions Random variable; Probability functions; Expectation and Variance of a random variable; Higher moments of a random variable; Binomial , Poisson, Normal and Exponential distributions; Joint distribution of two random variable (discrete)

Sampling Theory Concept of population and sample; Parameter and statistic, Sampling and non-sampling errors; Probability and non-probability sampling techniques(simple random sampling, stratified sampling, multistage sampling, multiphase sampling etc

Statistical Inference Point estimation and interval estimation, Properties of a good estimator, Methods of estimation (Moments method, Maximum likelihood method, Least squares method), Testing of hypothesis, Basic concept of testing, Small sample and large sample tests, Tests based on Z, t, Chi-square and F statistic, Confidence intervals.

Analysis of Variance Analysis of one-way classified data and two-way classified data.

Time Series Analysis Components of time series, Determinations of trend component by different methods, Measurement of seasonal variation by different methods.

Index Numbers Meaning of Index Numbers, Problems in the construction of index numbers, Types of index number, Different formulae, Base shifting and splicing of index numbers, Cost of living Index Numbers, Uses of Index Numbers

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Paper IV: General Studies (Finance and Economics)

Paper IV: General Studies (Finance and Economics) for the post of Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer in Indian Audit & Accounts Department under CAG.

1: Fundamental principles and basic concept of Accounting: Financial Accounting: Nature and scope, Limitations of Financial Accounting, Basic concepts and Conventions, Generally Accepted 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 etc.

  1. 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
  • Indian Economy
  • Economic Reforms in India
  • Money and Banking
  • Role of Information Technology in Governance

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SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Pattern

Subject Questions Marks Time
Quantitative Abilities 100 200 120 minutes (Total)

For VH & Candidates
suffering from
Cerebral Palsy:
160 minutes

English Language & Comprehension 200 200
Statistics 100 200
General Studies (Finance and Economics) 100 200
TOTAL 500 600

SSC CGL Tier III Syllabus

Skill Test will be held for the post of Tax Assistants (Central Excise & Income Tax). Data Entry Speed Test (DEST) will be held at 8,000 (eight thousand) Key Depression per hour on Computer. The “Data Entry Speed” Skill Test at 2000 (two thousand) key depressions for a duration of 15 (fifteen) minutes will be of qualifying nature. Computer will be given by the Staff Selection Commission at the Centre/venue notified for the purpose. Applicants shall not be permitted to bring their own Key-board. The Skill Test will be of qualifying nature.

Staff Selection Commission will hold Computer Proficiency Test (CPT), consisting of three modules- Word Processing, Spread Sheet and Generation of Slides, for aspirants for the post of Assistant Section Officer of CSS Assistant Section Officer (MEA) and Assistant in Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) under M/o corporate affairs, Assistant (GSI) in M/O Mines. CPT will be of qualifying nature. All applicants are needed to come for document verification.

SSC CGL Tier III Exam Pattern

Mode of Examination Scheme of Examination Marks Time
Pen and Paper mode Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi (writing of Essays/Precie/Letter/Appli cations etc. Total marks 100 60 minutes For VH and candidates suffering from Cerebral Palsy: 80 Minutes


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SSC CGL Exam and Staff Selection Commission CGL Syllabus Details

Staff Selection Commission will hold the Combined Graduate Level Examination, 2017 (Tier-I) from 01.08.2017 to 20.08.2017 for selection to various Posts. Willing candidates can apply for SSC CGL Exam Notification on or before the last date that is 16.06.2017. Those candidates who will qualify the Tier-I exam may appear for Tier-II from 10.11.2017 & 11.11.2017. Interview component has been dispensed with. There will, therefore, be no interview. For the better preparation of exam, from this page, you can get the SSC Combined Graduate Level Examination Syllabus topic wise.

The following detailed Syllabus of SSC CGL and SSC CGL Paper Pattern will also give you a section-wise preparation plan along with an overall look for all topics in SSC CGL Syllabus 2017. Exam Pattern of SSC CGL and SSC CGL Syllabus will tell you the mark distribution so that you can easily check which topics to prepare first and how much time to devote to them.

SSC CGL Preparation Books
Name of Book Author/Publication
English for General Competitions: from Plinth to Paramount (Volume – 1) Neetu Singh (KD Publications)
English for General Competitions: (Volume – 2) Neetu Singh (KD Publications)
Advance maths for General Competitions Rakesh Yadav (KD Publications)
Arithmetic for General Competitions Neetu Singh(KD Publications)
A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal & Non-Verbal BS Sijwali and Indu Sijwali (Arihant)
General Knowledge Dr. Binary Karn (Lucent)
India Year Book Contributed by Various Authors
Kiran’s SSC CGL Combined Graduate Level Exams Question bank 1999-2016 Kiran Publication
Master Guide SSC Combined Graduate Level Tier-I Examination Arihnat Experts
SSC CGL Staff Selection Commission Combined TIER-II Exam Practice Work Book Including Solved Papers Kiran Publication

 

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  1. Rekha Patwal August 7, 21:11

    Hi,
    I have a query, currently I am pursuing my graduation and it will complete in 2018 but my result will come on the month of november so can i fill the SSC CGL 2018 form.
    Thanks

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