The new exam pattern for the SSC CGL 2023 has been released by the Staff Selection Commission SSC. The Tier-1 exam of SSC CGL 2023 is likely to be held in June or July 2023. Interested candidates in this recruitment need to know the revised syllabus for the SSC CGL 2023 Exam. Check the SSC CGL revised syllabus and latest syllabus from the official website or the below-given section.
SSC CGL Syllabus 2023 & Exam Pattern
There is a total of 2 tiers in this exam Tier 1 and Tier 2. Tier 1 has Objective Multiple Choice questions and the Exam mode will be computer based online. Tier 2 have three paper(Paper I, II, III). SSC CGL Tier 2 Paper I is mandatory for all posts paper II is for Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) post and paper III is for Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer post.
SSC CGL Syllabus For Tier I Exam Pattern
There is a total of 100 question with 200 marks each question will carry 02 marks with the negative marking of 1/2 marks. Subject wise SSC CGL Que and Marks details are given in the below table.
Please Note:
SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam will be qualifying in nature.
- Total Question: 100
- Total Marks: 200
- Total Time: 01 Hours 20 minutes
- Correct Answer: 02 Marks
- Negative Marking: Yes(1/2 marks)
Sub | Que/ Marks |
General Awareness | 25/50 |
English Comprehension | 25/50 |
Quantitative Aptitude | 25/50 |
General Intelligence and Reasoning | 25/50 |
Total | 100/200 |
SSC CGL Syllabus for English Comprehension
Topic for the SSC CGL English Comprehension is given in the below list. If you are interested in the SSC CGL Exam 2023 read all the topics carefully and start preparing you SSC CGL Exam.
- The candidate’s ability to understand correct English, 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 the 10th standard level.
- Error Spotting
- Fill in the Blanks
- Synonyms-Antonyms
- Idioms and Phrases
- One word Substitution
- Sentence Correction
- Active Passive
- Sentence Rearrangement
- Sentence Improvement
- Cloze test
- Spellings Correction
- Reading Comprehension
SSC CGL Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude
Syllabus for the Quantitative Aptitude is given in the below section check the topics from the below section.
- Decimals
- Fractions
- Profit and Loss
- Discount
- Time & Work
- Percentage
- Ratio & Proportion
- Square roots
- Averages
- Interest
- Triangle
- Partnership Business
- Mixture and Alligation
- Time and distance
- Quadrilaterals
- Regular Polygons
- Right Prism
- Right Circular Cone
- Right Circular Cylinder
- Sphere
- Heights and Distances
- Histogram
- Frequency polygon
- Bar diagram & Pie chart
- Hemispheres
- Relationships between numbers
- Trigonometric ratio
- Degree and Radian Measures
- Standard Identities
- Rectangular Parallelepiped
- Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base
- Computation of whole numbers
- Complementary angles
- 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
- Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds
SSC CGL Syllabus for General Awareness
SSC CGL General Awareness syllabus is given below. Candidates have to score good marks in the SSC CGL written examination to qualify for the next round.
- Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidates’ general awareness of the environment around them and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday 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 to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research.
SSC CGL Syllabus for Reasoning and General Intelligence
SSC CGL candidates can get the exam pattern and syllabus for every stage of the selection process for the SSC CGL Exam 2023. Go through the entire article to get detailed SSC CGL syllabus and exam pattern information.
- Analogies
- Similarities and differences
- Space visualization
- Spatial
- Orientation
- Problem-solving
- Analysis
- Judgment
- Decision making
- Visual
- Memory
- Discrimination
- oObservation
- 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, Solving, Word Building, Coding & de-coding, Numerical Operations, symbolic Operations, Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization, 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.
SSC CGL Tier-II Exam Pattern
There is a total of three session (Session I, II, and III). In Session I(Section 1) there is also two module(module I, II) module I has Mathematical Abilities and module II has Reasoning and General Intelligence. Check the full details from the below given table.
PAPER I: Compulsory for all posts
Total Time: 2 hours 30 minutes
SESSION I (Section 1) | |
Sub | Que/ Marks/ Weightage |
Module-I Mathematical Abilities | 30/90/23% |
Module-II Reasoning and General Intelligence | 30/90/23% |
Time Duration | 01 Hours |
SESSION I (Section 2) | |
Sub | Que/ Marks/ Weightage |
Module-I English Language and Comprehension | 45/135/35% |
Module-II General Awareness | 25/75/19 |
Time Duration | 01 Hours |
SESSION II (Section 3) | |
Sub | Que/ Marks/ Weightage |
Module-I Computer Knowledge Test | 20/60/Qualifying |
Module-II Data Entry Speed Test | One Data Entry Task/ Qualifying |
Time Duration | 30 Min (15 min for each module |
PAPER II: Paper-II: Junior Statistical Officer (JSO)
Section | Que/ Marks |
Statistics | 100/200 |
Time Duration | 02 Hours |
PAPER III: Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer
Section | Que/ Marks |
General Studies (Finance and Economics) | 100/200 |
Time Duration | 02 Hours |
Please Note:
- Negative marking of 1 mark for each wrong answer in Section-I, Section-II, and Module-I of Section-III of Paper-I.
- Negative Marking of 1/2 marks for each wrong answer in Paper -I and Paper-II.
SSC CGL Syllabus for Mathematical Abilities
Number Systems
- Computation of Whole Number
- Decimal and Fractions
- Relationship between numbers
Geometry
- Similarity with elementary geometric figures and facts: Triangle and its various kinds of centres
- Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles
- Congruence and similarity of triangles
Fundamental arithmetical operations
- Average
- Profit and Loss
- Discount
- Percentages
- Ratio and Proportion
- Square roots
- Time and distance
- Time and work
- Partnership Business
- Mixture and Alligation
- Interest (Simple and Compound)
Statistics and Probability
- Median
- Mode
- Bar-diagram
- Pie-chart
- Mean
- Histogram
- Frequency polygon
- Standard deviation
- Calculation of simple probabilities
Mensuration
- Circle
- Right Prism
- Right Circular Cone
- Right Circular Cylinder
- Sphere
- Triangle
- Hemispheres
- Rectangular Parallelepiped
- Quadrilaterals
- Regular Polygons
- Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square Base
Algebra
- Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds (simple problems)
- Graphs of Linear Equations
Trigonometry
- Trigonometry
- Complementary angles
- Trigonometric ratios
- Height and distance (simple problems) Standard Identities.
SSC CGL Syllabus For Reasoning and General Intelligence
Questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. These will include questions on Semantic Analogy, Symbolic operations, Symbolic/ Number Analogy, Trends, Figural Analogy, Space Orientation, Semantic Classification, Venn Diagrams, Symbolic/ Number Classification, Drawing inferences, Figural Classification, Punched hole/ pattern-folding & unfolding, Semantic Series, Figural Pattern folding and completion, Number Series, Embedded figures, Figural Series, Critical Thinking, Problem-Solving, Emotional Intelligence, Word Building, Social Intelligence, Coding and de-coding, Numerical operations, Other sub-topics, if any.
- Trends
- Figural Analogy
- Venn Diagrams
- Semantic Analogy
- Drawing inferences
- Figural Classification
- Semantic Series
- Number Series
- Embedded figures
- Figural Series
- Critical Thinking
- Problem Solving
- Emotional Intelligence
- Word Building
- Social Intelligence
- Coding and de-coding
- Numerical operations
- Symbolic operations
- Space Orientation
- Semantic Classification
- Symbolic/ Number Analogy
- Symbolic/ Number Classification
- Punched hole/ pattern-folding & unfolding
- Figural Patternfolding and completion
- Other sub-topics(if any)
SSC CGL Syllabus For English Language And Comprehension
Vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms and their correct usage; Spot the Error, Fill in the Blanks, Synonyms/ Homonyms, Antonyms, Spellings/ Detecting misspelt 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. To test comprehension, three or more paragraphs will be given and questions based on those will be asked. At least one paragraph should be a simple one based on a book or a story and the other two paragraphs should be on current affairs, based on a report or an editorial.
- Vocabulary
- Grammar
- Spot the Error
- Fill in the Blanks
- Synonyms/ Homonyms
- Antonyms
- Spellings/ Detecting
- Mis-spelt words
- Idioms & Phrases
- One word substitution
- Improvement of Sentences
- Active/ Passive Voice of Verbs
- Sentence structure
- Shuffling of Sentence parts
- Shuffling of Sentences in a passage
- Cloze Passage
- Comprehension Passage.
- Synonyms,
- antonyms and their correct usage
- Conversion into Direct/ Indirect narration
SSC CGL Syllabus For General Awareness
Questions are designed to test the candidates’ general awareness of the environment around them and its application to society. Questions are also designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General policy and scientific research.
- Science
- Sports
- Important Schemes
- Important Days & Dates
- Portfolio
- People in News
- Current Affairs
- Books and Authors
- India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research
SSC CGL Syllabus For Computer Proficiency
- Networking devices and protocols, Network and information security threats (like hacking, virus, worms, Trojan etc.) and preventive measures
- Web Browsing & Searching, Downloading and Uploading, Managing an E-mail Account, e-Banking
- Windows Operating system including basics of Microsoft Office like MS word, MS Excel and Power point etc
- Input/ output devices
- Computer memory
- Memory organization
- Organization of a computer
- Central Processing Unit (CPU)
- Back-up devices
- PORTs
- Keyboard shortcuts
- Windows Explorer
SSC CGL Syllabus For Paper-II (Statistics)
- 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 correlations (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 nonprobability sampling techniques (simple random sampling, stratified sampling, multistage sampling, multiphase sampling, cluster sampling, systematic sampling, purposive sampling, convenience sampling and quota sampling); Sampling distribution (statement only); Sample size decisions.
- 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, Determination of trend component by different methods, Measurement of seasonal variation by different methods.
- Index Numbers: Meaning of Index Numbers, Problems in th reconstruction of index numbers, Types of an index number, Different formulae, Base shifting and splicing of index numbers, Cost of living Index Numbers, Uses of Index Numbers.
SSC CGL Syllabus For Paper-III (General Studies-Finance and Economics)
Part A: Finance and Accounts-(80 marks):
Fundamental principles and basic concepts 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.
Part B: Economics and Governance-(120 marks):
- Comptroller & Auditor General of India: Constitutional provisions, Role and responsibility.
- Theory of Production and cost: Meaning and Factors of production; Laws of production- Law of variable proportions and Laws of returns to scale.
- 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.
- Forms of Market and price determination in different markets: Various forms of markets-Perfect Competition, Monopoly, Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly and Price determination in these markets.
- 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 behaviourMarshallian approach and Indifference curve approach, Meaning and determinants of supply, Law of supply and Elasticity of Supply.
- Money and Banking:
- Banks/ RRB/ Payment Banks.
- Monetary/ Fiscal policy- Role and functions of Reserve Bank of India; functions of commercial
- Budget and Fiscal deficits and Balance of payments.
- Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act, 2003.
- Indian Economy:
- Poverty and unemployment- Absolute and relative poverty, types, causes and incidence of unemployment.
- National Income of India-Concepts of national income, Different methods of measuring national income.
- Nature of the Indian Economy Role of different sectors Role of Agriculture, Industry and Services-their problems and growth;
- Population-Its size, rate of growth and its implication on economic growth.
- Infrastructure-Energy, Transportation, Communication
- Economic Reforms in India: Economic reforms since 1991; Liberalisation, Privatisation, Globalisation and Disinvestment.
- Role of Information Technology in Governance
SSC CGL Syllabus For Data Entry Speed Test (DEST)
- Data Entry Speed Test (DEST) for a duration of 15 minutes in Session II on the same day.
- The “Data Entry Speed Test” (DEST) Skill Test will be conducted for a passage of about 2000 (two thousand) key depressions for a duration of 15 (fifteen) minutes.
- Tax Assistant in CBIC, Tax Assistant in CBDT, and UDC/ SSA in Central Bureau of Narcotics (Ministry of Finance), higher qualifying standards will be set in comparison to other posts.
- DEST will be mandatory for all the posts; however, it will be qualifying in nature.
- While shortlisting the candidates for the posts where either Computer
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