SSC: Combined Graduate Level Examination

SSC CGL EXAM PATTERN



Tier

Mode

 

Scheme of Examination

NO.OF.

Marks

 

TOTAL Time

I

Online

 

A. General Intelligence
& Reasoning
25 Questions
B. General Awareness
25 Questions
C.Quantitative Aptitude
25 Questions
D.English
Comprehension
25 Questions

50 Marks
50 Marks
50 Marks
50 Marks
Total -200
Marks *

 

 

 

 

 

 

60 Minutes
(Total)
For VH and
candidates
suffering from
Cerebral
Palsy: 100
Minutes

 

 

II

Online

 

Same as published in the
Notice of Examination

Same as published in
the
Notice of Examination

 

 

 

Same as published in
the Notice of Examination

 

 

III

Pen and Paper mode

 

Descriptive Paper in
English/Hindi
(writing of
Essay/Precis/Letter
/Application Writing
etc.

Total marks
100

 

 

60 minutes
For VH and
candidates
suffering from
Cerebral Palsy:
80 Minutes

 

 

IV

Data Entry
Skill Test
(DEST) /
Computer
Proficiency
Test (CPT)
(wherever
applicable)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Same as published in
the
Notice of Examination

Qualifying

 

60 minutes
For VH and
candidates
suffering from
Cerebral Palsy:
80 Minutes



SSC EXAM SYLLABUS :

Verbal Reasoning

S.No.

Topics

1.

Analogies

Problem Solving

3.

Judgment

4.

Decision Making

5.

Discrimination

6.

Relationship Concepts

7.

Mathematical Reasoning

8.

Coding & Decoding

9.

Statement Conclusion

10.

Syllogistic Reasoning

11.

Operations

12.

Venn Diagrams

13.

Address Matching

14.

Date & City Matching

15.

Numbers Coding

16.

Critical Thinking

17.

Series Problem

Non-Verbal Reasoning

S.No.

Topics

1.

Analogies

2.

Similarities & Differences

3.

Space Visualization

4.

Spatial Orientation

5.

Analysis

6.

Non-Verbal Series

7.

Pattern- Folding

8.

Classification

9.

Embedded Figures

10.

Visual Memory

11.

Drawing Inferences

 

 

 

 

II. SSC CGL  Syllabus for English Language:

 

 

S.No.

Topics

1.

Improving Sentences

2.

Spotting Errors

3.

Synonyms & Antonyms

4.

Fill in the Blanks

5.

Active/ Passive Voice

6.

Verbs

7.

One-Word Substitution

8.

Idioms & Phrases

9.

Cloze Passage

10.

Comprehension Passage

 

 

 

III. SSC CGL Tier 1 Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude:

 

 

S.No.

Topics

1.

Percentage

2.

Ratio & Proportion

3.

Square Roots

4.

Averages

5.

Interest

6.

Profit & Loss

7.

Discount

8.

Partnership Business

9.

Mixture & Alligation

10.

Time & Distance

11.

Time & Work

12.

Basic Algebraic Identities

13.

Graphs of Linear Equations

14.

Triangle & Its Various Kinds of Centres

15.

Congruence & Similarity of Triangles

16.

Tangents

17.

Angles Subtended by Chords of A Circle

18.

Common Tangents to Two or More Circles

19.

Triangle

20.

Quadrilaterals

21.

Regular Polygons

22.

Circle

23.

Right Prism

24.

Right Circular Cone

25.

Right Circular Cylinder

26.

Sphere

27.

Hemispheres

28.

Rectangular Parallelepiped

29.

Regular Right Pyramid with Triangular/ Square Base

30.

Trigonometric Ratio

31.

Degree & Radian Measures

32.

Standard Identities

33.

Complementary Angles

34.

Heights & Distances

35.

Histogram

36.

Frequency Polygon

37.

Bar Diagram & Pie Chart

38.

Circle & Its Chords

39.

Relationships Between Numbers

 

 

 

IV. SSC CGL Tier 1 Syllabus for General Awareness:

 

 

S.No.

Topics

1.

History & Culture

2.

Geography

3.

Economic Scene

4.

Indian Polity

5.

General Policy & Scientific Research

6.

Biology

7.

Physics

8.

Chemistry

9.

Computer Section

10.

Current Affairs

11.

Current GK

12.

Books & Authors

13.

Persons & Place in News

14.

Abbreviations