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SSC CGL 2019 Syllabus

By: R Chandrakala on June 08, 2018
Level 2 is composed of 4 papers (examinations). However only two hese papers are to be attempted compulsorily by the shortlisted candidates, the other two papers are for the candidates who have applied for specific jobs posts.
 
Paper 1 (compulsory paper) of Tier 2 examination. Which is an Quantitative Abilities test. While the syllabus of  QA tier 2 remains same as quantitative aptitude section of Tier 1 exam, the pattern of exam differs. Paper 1 comprises of 100 questions for the maximum marks of 200. Each and every correct answer is awarded 2 marks whereas incorrect has negative marking of 0.5 marks.
 
Paper 2 (compulsory paper) it is English & Comprehension test. Which feature grammar based and comprehension based question from the same syllabus pool of Tier 1 English section. This has same evaluation pattern as the QA exam.
 
Paper 3 (Statistical Investigator Gr. II and Compiler) it comprises of 100 questions from the topic of statistics. Important Topics for this paper are :-
 
Analysis of variance
Correlation and probability theory
Measures of central tendency
Measures of dispersion
Moments, skewness and kurtosis
Random variable and probability distributions
Sampling theory
Statistical
Time series
 
Paper 4 is attempted (Assistant Audit Officer) first part has 40 questions, each carrying 2 marks. It comprises of questions from the topic of Finance and Accounts. Fundamental principles and basic concept of accounting and financial accounting are asked in this part.
Second part has 60 questions, each carrying 2 marks. It comprises of questions from the topic of Economics and Governance. Important topics asked are:
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
Each Paper of Tier 3 is to be completed in 2 hours. For visually handicapped and candidates suffering from cerebral palsy the allotted time is 2 hours 40 minutes.
 
SSC CGL 2017 Tier 3 Syllabus
 Tier 3 is the descriptive examination conducted offline and involves:
 
Application Writing
Letter Writing
Essay Writing
Precis Writing
 
Tier 3 is a 100 marks paper of 60 minutes duration .Candidates are allotted time of 60 minutes to complete the descriptive written test. For visually handicapped candidates and candidates suffering from cerebral palsy the time of examination is 80 minutes.
 
It should be noted that minimum qualifying marks for this Tier 3 paper is 33%.
 
SSC CGL 2017 Tier 4 Syllabus
 It is basically Skill Test comprising of two tests.
 
Data Entry Skill Test (DEST)
Computer Proficiency Test (CPT)
DEST is conducted for candidates who have applied for Tax Assistant Posts in Central Excise & Income Tax. Data entry speed skill will be tested at 8000 depressions per hour.
 
CPT (Assistant Section Officer Post) candidates will  have to appear for Computer Proficiency Test to validate the selection and showcase their comfort and ease of computer usage.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Syllabus is as described below consisting of 4 sections. The Tier 1 exam will be held between from July 25, 2,018 to August 20, 2018.

Syllabus For General Intelligence & Reasoning

  1. Analogies (semantic, symbolic, number and figural)
  2. Series (figural, number, arithmetic)
  3. Similarities and differences
  4. Space visualization and orientation
  5. Problem solving
  6. Inferences
  7. Analysis
  8. Judgment
  9. Decision making
  10. Visual memory
  11. Observation
  12. Relationship concepts
  13. Arithmetical reasoning
  14. Figural Classification
  15. Non-verbal series
  16. Coding and decoding
  17. Statement conclusion
  18. Syllogism

Syllabus For General Awareness

  1. Culture
  2. Constitution of India
  3. Economy
  4. Famous personalities
  5. Geography
  6. History
  7. Indian politics
  8. Sports
  9. Local and International Current Affairs.

Syllabus For Quantitative Aptitude

  1. Number System
  2. Ratio & proportion
  3. Percentages
  4. Trigonometry
  5. Mensuration
  6. Profit & loss
  7. Time & work
  8. Speed, distance and time
  9. Height & distance

Syllabus For English

  1. Error correction
  2. Sentence improvement
  3. One word substitution
  4. Idioms & phrases
  5. Antonyms & Synonyms
  6. English comprehension
  7. Vocabulary
  8. Fill in the blanks
 
Error correction
Sentence improvement
One word substitution
Idioms & phrases
Antonyms & Synonyms
English comprehension
Vocabulary
Fill in the blanks
Number System
Ratio & proportion
Percentages
Trigonometry
Mensuration
Profit & loss
Time & work
Speed, distance and time
Height & distance
Culture
Constitution of India
Economy
Famous personalities
Geography
History
Indian politics
Sports
Local and International Current Affairs.
Analogies (semantic, symbolic, number and figural)
Series (figural, number, arithmetic)
Similarities and differences
Space visualization and orientation
Problem solving
Inferences
Analysis
Judgment
Decision making
Visual memory
Observation
Relationship concepts
Arithmetical reasoning
Figural classification
Non-verbal series
Coding and decoding
Statement conclusion
SSC CGL Tier 2 is composed of 4 papers (examinations). However only two these papers are to be attempted compulsorily by the shortlisted candidates, the other two papers are for candidates who have applied for specific job posts.
 
Paper 1 (compulsory paper) of Tier 2 examination. Which is a Quantitative Abilities test. While the syllabus of  QA tier 2 remains same as quantitative aptitude section of Tier 1 exam, the pattern of exam differs. Paper 1 comprises of 100 questions for the maximum marks of 200. Each and every correct answer is awarded 2 marks whereas incorrect have a negative marking of 0.5 marks.
 
Paper 2 (compulsory paper) it is English & Comprehension test. Which feature grammar based and comprehension based question from the same syllabus pool of Tier 1 English section. This has same evaluation pattern as the QA exam.
 
Paper 3 (Statistical Investigator Gr. II and Compiler) it comprises of 100 questions from the topic of statistics. Important Topics for this paper are:-
 
Analysis of variance
Correlation and probability theory
Measures of central tendency
Measures of dispersion
Moments, skewness and kurtosis
Random variable and probability distributions
Sampling theory
Statistical
Time series
 
Paper 4 is attempted (Assistant Audit Officer) first part has 40 questions, each carrying 2 marks. It comprises of questions from the topic of Finance and Accounts. Fundamental principles and the basic concept of accounting and financial accounting are asked in this part.
The second part has 60 questions, each carrying 2 marks. It comprises of questions from the topic of Economics and Governance. Important topics asked are:
  1. Finance Commission-Role and functions
  2. Basic Concept of Economics and Introduction to Micro Economics
  3. Theory of Demand and Supply
  4. Theory of Production and Cost
  5. Forms of Market and price determination in different markets
  6. Indian Economy
  7. Economic Reforms in India
  8. Money and Banking
Each Paper of Tier 3 is to be completed in 2 hours. For visually handicapped and candidates suffering from cerebral palsy the allotted time is 2 hours 40 minutes.

SSC CGL 2018 Tier 3 Syllabus:

 Tier 3 is a 100 marks paper of 60 minutes duration. Candidates are allotted time of 60 minutes to complete the descriptive written test. For visually handicapped candidates and candidates suffering from cerebral palsy the time of examination is 80 minutes. It should be noted that minimum qualifying marks for this Tier 3 paper are 33%. Tier 3 is the descriptive examination conducted offline and involves:
  1. Application Writing
  2. Letter Writing
  3. Essay Writing
  4. Precise Writing

SSC CGL 2018 Tier 4 Syllabus:

 It is basically Skill Test comprising of two tests.CPT (Assistant Section Officer Post) candidates will have to appear for Computer Proficiency Test to validate the selection and showcase their comfort and ease of computer usage.
  • Data Entry Skill Test (DEST)
  • Computer Proficiency Test (CPT)
  • DEST is conducted for candidates who have applied for Tax Assistant Posts in Central Excise & Income Tax. Data entry speed skill will be tested at 8000 depressions per hour.
 
CPT (Assistant Section Officer Post) candidates will have to appear for Computer Proficiency Test to validate the selection and showcase their comfort and ease of computer usage.
 
CPT (Assistant Section Officer Post) candidates will have to appear for Computer Proficiency Test to validate the selection and showcase their comfort and ease of computer usage.
 

SSC CGL 2019 Exam Pattern

SSC CGL 2017 exam is carried in 4 tiers. The first two tiers are computer based test while tier 3 is a written descriptive analysis and tier 4 would skill test. 
There will be four sections consisting of 25 questions each in level 1. A candidate has 75 minutes to attempt 200 marks exam. SSC CGL Tier I would be held from June 19 to July 2, 2017.
 
Tier II comprises Different paper which consists question to assess Quantitative Abilities, English Language & Comprehension, Statistics and General Studies (Finance and Economics) of a candidate. All the papers consist of 100 questions each. For tier 2 a candidate has 2 hours while it is for 200 marks. Tier II is scheduled to be organised on September 5-8, 2017.
 
Tier III is a Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi consisting of Essay/ Precise/ Letter/ Application writing. The total marks allotted for the paper is 100. All selected candidates will be allotted 60 minutes to complete the paper. It is scheduled to take place on November 12, 2017.
 
SSC CGL 2017 Tier IV is a Skill Test and will is proposed in the month of December 2017. It is the final stage of CGL exam. The tier 4 exam is conducted to check the typing skills of the candidate for various posts. This fourth stage is also known as Data Entry Skill Test (DEST) / Computer Proficiency Test (CPT). This exam requires the applicant to press 2000 keys (correct keywords) in an hour.SSC CGL 2017 exam is carried in 4 tiers. The first two tiers are computer based test while tier 3 is a written descriptive analysis and tier 4 would skill test. 
There will be four sections consisting of 25 questions each in Tier I. A candidate has 75 minutes to attempt 200 marks exam. SSC CGL Tier I was held from August 5 to August 24, 2017.
General Intelligence 25 50
General Awareness 25 50
Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
English Comprehension 25 50
  100 Question 200 Marks

2 marks are awarded for every correct answer.0.5 Marks are deducted in case of a wrong answer.

Tier II comprises Different paper which consists question to assess Quantitative Abilities, English Language & Comprehension, Statistics and General Studies (Finance and Economics) of a candidate. All the papers consist of 100 questions each. For tier 2 a candidate has 2 hours while it is for 200 marks. Tier II is scheduled to be organized from 17th to 22 February 2018.
The entire paper including all the sections will carry 800 marks.

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