Combine Graduate Level Examination (SSC CGL) 2017

Information about SSC-CGL : Tier-1 & Tier 2

National Level Exam
  • SSC-CGL 2017
  • Application forms
  • New Pattern
  • Notification
  • Administrative Exam
  • EXAM DATE
    Jun 19 2017 12:00AM - Jun 19 2017 12:00AM
  • APPLICATION FORM
    Mar 11 2017 12:00AM - Apr 15 2017 12:00AM
  • RESULT
    Aug 15 2017 12:00AM

SSC CGL - Syllabus

 

SSC CGL Tier I 

1. General Intelligence & Reasoning 
General Intelligence & Reasoning Section will consist of both verbal and non-verbal questions. The number of topics can be vast in this section. 

 

General Intelligence & Reasoning
1.    Semantic Analogy
17.  Punched Hole/ Pattern – Folding & 
2.    Symbolic/ Number Analogy
18.  Unfolding
3.    Figural Analogy
19.  Figural Pattern – Folding and Completion
4.    Semantic Classification
20.  Indexing
5.    Symbolic/ Number Classification
21.  Address Matching
6.    Figural Classification
22.  Date & City Matching
7.    Semantic Series
23.  Classification of Centre Codes/ Roll Numbers
8.    Number Series
24.  Small & Capital Letters/ Numbers Coding
9.    Figural Series
25.  Decoding and Classification
10.  Problem Solving
26.  Embedded Figures
11.  Word Building
27.  Critical Thinking
12.  Coding & Decoding
28.  Emotional Intelligence
13.  Numerical Operations
29.  Social Intelligence
14.  Symbolic Operations
30.  Space Visualization
15.  Trends
31.  Venn Diagrams
16.  Space Orientation
32.  Drawing inferences

 

2. General Awareness 

A lot of questions can be tricky if an incorrect method is followed. Hence, a lot of practice is required for solving reasoning questions in SSC Exams.

 

General Awareness
1. History
4.  Economic Scene

 

2. Culture
5.   General Policy & Scientific Research
3.  Geography
6.  Current Affairs

 

3. Numerical Aptitude 
For SSC CGL Exam Syllabus of Numerical Aptitude, it will test sense of order among numbers, ability to translate from one name to another, sense or order of magnitude, estimation or prediction of the outcome of computation, selection of an appropriate operation for the solution of real life problems and knowledge of alternative computation procedures to find answers. The questions would also be based on arithmetical concepts and relationship between numbers and not on complicated arithmetical computation (The standard of the questions will be of 10+2 level).

 

Numerical Aptitude
1.  Ratio & Proportion
18. Right Prism
2.  Square roots

 

19. Right Circular Cone
3.   Averages
20. Right Circular Cylinder
4.  Interest
21. Sphere
5.  Profit and Loss
22. Hemispheres
6.  Discount
23. Rectangular Parallelepiped
7.  Partnership Business
24. Pyramid
8. Mixture and Allegation
25. Trigonometric Ratio
9. Time and distance
26. Degree and Radian Measures
10. Time & Work
27. Standard Identities
11. Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra
28.   Complementary angles
12.  Elementary Surds
29.   Heights and Distances
13. Graphs of Linear Equations
30. Histogram
14. Triangle
31. Frequency Polygon
15. Quadrilaterals
32. Bar Diagram
16. Regular Polygons
33. Pie chart
17. Circles
 

 

4. English Comprehension 

Speed and Accuracy will be the two common necessities to solve questions in this section of SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam 2016.

The exam syllabus for English Comprehension is limited to assessment of your comprehension and writing skills. A candidate with a good understanding of English Grammar and word building skills can score well in this
section.

 

English Comprehension
1. English Grammar
2. Vocabulary
3. Comprehension
4. Writing

 

 

SSC CGL Tier II 


1.  Arithmetical Ability

Paper 1 is mandatory for all the posts. Similar in pattern with Tier I, the scope of this paper will be the computation of whole numbers, decimals, fractions and relationships between numbers. Even though topics will be same, the level of questions will be different in Tier II. 

 

Arithmetical Ability
1.  Ratio & Proportion
18. Right Prism
2.  Square roots
19. Right Circular Cone
3.   Averages
20. Right Circular Cylinder
4.  Interest
21. Sphere
5.  Profit and Loss
22. Hemispheres
6.  Discount
23. Rectangular Parallelepiped
7.  Partnership Business
24. Pyramid
8. Mixture and Allegation
25. Trigonometric Ratio
9. Time and distance
26. Degree and Radian Measures
10. Time & Work
27. Standard Identities
11. Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra
28.   Complementary angles
12.  Elementary Surds
29.   Heights and Distances
13. Graphs of Linear Equations
30. Histogram
14. Triangle
31. Frequency Polygon
15. Quadrilaterals
32. Bar Diagram
16. Regular Polygons
33. Pie chart
17. Circles
 

Note down the SSC CGL Exam Syllabus for Paper I and compare which topics are your strengths. You also need to note down the weaker sections and work upon those. 

 

2. English Language  & Comprehension


Paper 2 is mandatory for all the posts. Questions in Paper II are designed to test the candidate’s understanding and knowledge of English Language. The SSC CGL Exam Syllabus for English Language Tier II Exam are the following topics.

 

English Language  & Comprehension
1. Spot the Error
8. Improvement of Sentences
2. Fill in the Blanks
9. Active/ Passive Voice of Verbs
3.  Synonyms
10. Conversion into Direct/ Indirect Narration
4. Antonyms
11. Shuffling of Sentence Parts
5. Spelling/ Detecting Misspelt Words
12. Shuffling of Sentences in a Passage
6. Idioms & Phrases
13. Cloze Passage
7. One Word Substitution
14. Comprehension Passage

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Comparatively, this exam will be more challenging than Tier I.

 

3.  Commerce/ Mathematics Statistics/ Economics

  • This Paper will be attempted by the candidates who apply for the post of Statistical Investigator Grade II and Compiler. The SSC CGL Exam Syllabus will cover both basic and in-depth concepts of Statistics. This written examination will be a challenging one. The important topics dictated in the exam syllabus are as follows.
  • Statistics for Investigator Grade-II, Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation & Compiler in RGI.
  • 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; the 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
  • 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
  • Sampling Theory – Concept of population and sample; Parameter and statistic, Sampling and non-sampling errors; Probability and non-probability sampling techniques.
  • Statistical Inference – Point estimation and interval estimation, Properties of a good estimator, Methods of estimation method, Least squares method.
  • 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 and 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 and  Uses of Index Numbers.

Practice well for this Paper III. Begin with previous years papers.

4.  General Studies

This paper is meant for candidates applying for the post of Assistant Audit Officer. The actual numbers of questions are still yet to notified by SSC but, the exam syllabus is out. There will be 2 major sections in this paper – Finance & Accounts and Economics & Governance. Both parts hold importance so try not to skip any topics.

Part A: Finance and Accounts
Fundamental principles and the 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, Depreciation Accounting, Valuation of Inventories, Non-profit organisations Accounts, Receipts and Payments and Income & Expenditure Accounts, Bills of Exchange, Self Balancing Ledgers.
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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: Definition, scope and nature of Economics, Methods of economic study and Central problems of an economy and Production Possibilities Curve.
  • Theory of Demand and Supply: Meaning and determinants of demand, Law of demand and Elasticity of demand, Price, income and cross elasticity; Theory of consumer’s behaviour – Marshallian Approach and Indifference curve approach, Meaning and determinants of supply, Law of supply and Elasticity of Supply.
  • Theory of Production and Cost: Meaning and Factors of production; Laws of production- Law of variable proportions and Laws of returns to scale.
  • Forms of Market and Price Determination in Different Markets: Various forms of markets – Perfect Competition, Monopoly, Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly ad Price determination in these markets.
  • Indian Economy: Nature of the Indian Economy Role of different sectors-Role of Agriculture, Industry and Services-their problems and growth;National Income of India-Concepts of national income, Different methods of measuring national income Population-Its size, rate of growth and its implication on economic growth Poverty and unemployment- Absolute and relative poverty, types, causes and incidence of unemployment Infrastructure-Energy, Transportation, Communication.
  • Economic Reforms in India: Economic reforms since 1991; Liberalisation, Privatisation, Globalisation and Disinvestment.
  • Money and Banking: Monetary/ Fiscal policy- Role and functions of Reserve Bank of India; functions of commercial Banks/ RRB/ Payment Banks. Budget and Fiscal deficits and Balance of payments Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act, 2003.
  • Role of Information Technology in Governance. 

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