SSC CGL Syllabus

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SSC CGL Syllabus (Tier-I Examination)

General Intelligence & Reasoning

AnalogiesSpace Visualization
Arithmetic reasoningVisual memory
Coding & DecodingStatement conclusion & syllogistic reasoning
Number AnalogyNon-verbal series
Word buildingVenn diagrams
Folding & completionDrawing inferences
Problem SolvingSpatial Orentation
Judgement, analysisSimilarities & Difference
Relationship ConceptsSemantic Analogy
Figural AnalogyClassification
Numerical operationsIndexing
Emotional intelligenceCritical thinking
Quantitative aptitude

Time & DistanceBasic algebra
PercentageNumber relationships
Square rootsDecimals & fractions
Ratio & proportionTrigonometry
Time & workMixture & allegation
Linear equationsInterest, discount
TrianglesProfit & loss
HistogramHeights & Distance
General Awareness

General HistoryPolitical Scenario
GeographyGeneral Policies
National & InternationalSports
FinanceEconomic Scene
Scientific researchCurrent Affairs
English Comprehension

Questions (fill in the blanks)Jumbled sentences
Common errorsSentence correction
One-word substitutionSynonyms

SSC CGL Syllabus (Tier-II Examination)

Paper-1 QA (Quantitative Ability)

  • Whole number computation, fractions, relationships, decimals, percentage
  • Ratio, proportion, average, square roots, profit & loss, interest, partnership business, discounts
  • Time & distance, mixture & allegation, time & work, basic algebra, elementary surds
  • Linear equation graphs, triangle, congruence, triangle similarities
  • Circle, chords, tangents
  • Quadrilaterals, triangles, circle, regular polygons, right prism
  • Hemispheres, spheres, pyramid,
  • Degree & radian measures, trigonometric ratio, complementary angles, standard identities
  • Heights & distance, frequency polygon, histogram, pie-chart and bar diagram
Paper-II- EC (English Language & Comprehension)

  • Comprehension passage & cloze passage
  • Sentence part shuffling, passage shuffling
  • Passive voice/active voice, conversion into indirect and direct narration
  • Phrases & idioms, sentence improvement, one-word substitution
  • Spelling mistakes
  • Fill-in-the-blanks, antonyms, synonyms
Paper-III (Statistics)

  • Collection classification & statistical data presentation, Primary & secondary data, data collection methods, data tabulation, charts & graphs
  • Central tendency- mean, median & mode
  • Dispersion measures- common measures- range, mean deviation, standard deviation & quartile deviation
  • Correction & regression- simple correlation, scatter diagram, simple regression, multiple regression
  • Probability theory, random variable & probability distribution, sampling theory, statistical interference, variation analysis, time-series analysis
Paper-IV- F&A (Finance and Accounts) and E&A (Economics & Governance)

Part-A (Finance & Accounts): 
Fundamental Principles, basic accounting concepts, limitations, general principles, single & double entry, capital & revenue expenditure, profit & loss, trading
Part –B (Economics & Governance): C&A (Comptroller & Auditor)- Constitutional provinces, responsibilities and roles, financial commission (roles & functions), basic economic concepts, micro economics, economic study methods, demand & supply theory, production & cost theory, Indian economy, national incomes, population, poverty, infrastructure

SSC CGL Syllabus (Tier-III Examination)


  1. Essay/ Passage/Letter (250 words)
  2. Application Writing (150 words)