The SSC CGL selection process has four phases. The first phase is TierI and the second phase is TierII which are written exams conducted online. Third phase is TierIII (Descriptive test) and fourth phase is TierIV (Skill test) which are conducted offline.
Exam Phase  Exam Dates 

SSC CGL 2018 Online Application Start Date  05.05.2019 to 13.06.2019 
SSC CGL 2018 Online Application End Date  04.06.2019 
SSC CGL 2018 TierI Admit Card  05.05.2019 
Tier – I: Computer Based Examination 
4.06.2019 to 13.06.2019 
SSC CGL 2018 TierII Admit Card  30082019 
Tier – II  11.09.2019 to 13.09.2019 
SSC CGL 2018 TierIII Admit Card  2nd week of December 2019 
Tier – III: Descriptive test 
29.12.2019 
Tier – IV: Skill Test 
To be notified later 
Exam Phase  Exam Dates 

SSC CGL Online Application Start Date  22102019 to 11032020 
SSC CGL Online Application End Date  25112019 
Tier – I: Computer Based Examination 
02032020 to 11032020 
Tier – II  22062020 to 25062020 
Tier – III: Descriptive test 
To be notified later 
Tier – IV: Skill Test 
To be notified later 
Subjects  Questions  Marks  Duration Time 

A. General Intelligence and Reasoning  25  50  60 minutes For VH/ OH (afflicted with Cerebral Palsy/ deformity in writing hand80 Minutes 
B. General Awareness  25  50  
C. Quantitative Aptitude 
25  50  
D. English Comprehension 
25  50  
Total  100  200 
Subjects  Questions  Marks  Duration Time 

PaperI: Quantitative Abilities  100  200  120 Minutes (for each Paper) For VH/ OH (afflicted with Cerebral Palsy/ deformity in writing hand160 Minutes 
PaperII: English Language and Comprehension 
200  200  
PaperIII: Statistics  100  200  
PaperIV: General Studies (Finance and Economics) 
100  200  
Total  500  800 
S. No.  Name of the Topic 

1.  whole numbers 
2.  decimals 
3.  fractions and relationships between numbers 
4.  Profit and Loss 
5.  Discount 
6.  Partnership Business 
7.  Mixture and Alligation 
8.  Time and distance 
9.  Time & Work 
10.  Percentage 
11.  Ratio & Proportion 
12.  Square roots 
13.  Averages 
14.  Interest 
15.  Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds 
16.  Graphs of Linear Equations 
17.  Triangle and its various kinds of centres 
18.  Congruence and similarity of triangles 
19.  Circle and its chords 
20.  Tangents 
21.  angles subtended by chords of a circle 
22.  Triangle 
23.  Quadrilaterals 
24.  Regular Polygons 
25.  Circle 
26.  Right Prism 
27.  Right Circular Cone 
28.  Right Circular Cylinder 
29.  Sphere 
30.  Heights and Distances 
31.  Histogram 
32.  Frequency polygon 
33.  Bar diagram & Pie chart 
34.  Hemispheres 
35.  Rectangular Parallelepiped 
36.  Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base 
37.  Trigonometric ratio 
38.  Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base 
39.  Degree and Radian Measures 
40.  Standard Identities 
41.  Complementary angles 
S. No.  Name of the Topic 

1.  analogies 
2.  similarities and differences 
3.  space visualization 
4.  spatial orientation 
5.  problem solving 
6.  analysis 
7.  judgment 
8.  decision making 
9.  visual memory 
10.  discrimination 
11.  observation 
12.  relationship concepts 
13.  arithmetical reasoning and figural classification 
14.  arithmetic number series 
15.  nonverbal series 
16.  coding and decoding 
17.  statement conclusion 
18.  syllogistic reasoning 
19.  Semantic Analogy 
20.  Symbolic/ Number Analogy 
21.  Figural Analogy 
22.  Semantic Classification 
23.  Symbolic/ Number Classification 
24.  Figural Classification 
25.  Semantic Series 
26.  Number Series 
27.  Figural Series 
28.  Problem Solving 
29.  Word Building 
30.  Coding & decoding 
31.  Numerical Operations 
32.  symbolic Operations 
33.  Trends 
34.  Space Orientation 
35.  Space Visualization 
36.  Venn Diagrams 
37.  Drawing inferences 
38..  Punched hole/ pattern folding & unfolding 
39.  Figural Pattern folding and completion 
40.  Indexing 
41.  Address matching 
42.  Classification of centre codes/roll numbers 
43.  Small & Capital letters/ numbers coding 
44.  decoding and classification 
45.  Embedded Figures 
45.  Critical thinking 
46.  Emotional Intelligence 
47.  Social Intelligence 
48.  Emotional Intelligence 
S. No.  Name of the Topic 

1.  Phrases and Idioms 
2.  One word Substitution 
3.  Sentence Correction 
4.  Error Spotting 
5.  Fill in the Blanks 
6.  Spellings Correction 
7.  Reading Comprehension 
8.  SynonymsAntonyms 
9.  Active Passive 
10.  Sentence Rearrangement 
11.  Sentence Improvement 
12.  Cloze test 
S. No.  Name of the Topic 

1.  History 
2.  Culture 
3.  Geography 
4.  Economic Scene 
5.  General Policy & Scientific Research 
6.  Science 
7.  Current Affairs 
8.  Books and Authors 
9.  Sports 
10.  Important Schemes 
11.  Important Days 
12.  Portfolios 
13.  People in News 
S. No.  Name of the Topic 

1.  whole numbers 
2.  decimals 
3.  fractions and relationships between numbers 
4.  Profit and Loss 
5.  Discount 
6.  Partnership Business 
7.  Mixture and Alligation 
8.  Time and distance 
9.  Time & Work 
10.  Percentage 
11.  Ratio & Proportion 
12.  Square roots 
13.  Averages 
14.  Interest 
15.  Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds 
16.  Graphs of Linear Equations 
17.  Triangle and its various kinds of centres 
18.  Congruence and similarity of triangles 
19.  Circle and its chords 
20.  Tangents 
21.  angles subtended by chords of a circle 
22.  Triangle 
23.  Quadrilaterals 
24.  Regular Polygons 
25.  Circle 
26.  Right Prism 
27.  Right Circular Cone 
28.  Right Circular Cylinder 
29.  Sphere 
30.  Heights and Distances 
31.  Histogram 
32.  Frequency polygon 
33.  Bar diagram & Pie chart 
S. No.  Name of the Topic 

1.  spot the error 
2.  fill in 21 the blanks 
3.  synonyms 
4.  antonyms 
5.  spelling/ detecting misspelled words 
6.  idioms & phrases 
7.  one word substitution 
8.  improvement of sentences 
9.  active/ passive voice of verbs 
10.  conversion into direct/ indirect narration 
11.  shuffling of sentence parts 
12.  shuffling of sentences in a passage 
13.  cloze passage & comprehension passage 
S. No.  Name of the Topic 

1.  Collection, Classification and Presentation of Statistical Data –

2.  Measures of Central Tendency – Common measures of central tendency –

3.  Measures of Dispersion Common measures dispersion –
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4. 
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5.  Correlation and Regression –
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6.  Probability Theory – Meaning of probability

7.  Random Variable and Probability Distributions –

8.  Sampling Theory –

9.  Statistical Inference –

10.  Analysis of Variance –
and . 
11.  Time Series Analysis –

12.  Index Numbers –
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S. No.  Name of the Topic 

1. 

2.  Basic concepts of accounting:

Part B: Economics and Governance(120 marks):
S. No.  Name of the Topic 

1.  Comptroller & Auditor General of India Constitutional provisions, Role and responsibility. 
2.  Finance CommissionRole and functions. 
3.  Basic Concept of Economics and introduction to Micro Economics:

4.  Theory of Demand and Supply:

5.  Theory of Production and cost:

6.  Forms of Market and price determination in different markets:
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7.  Indian Economy:

8.  Economic Reforms in India:
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9.  Money and Banking:
Monetary/ Fiscal policy–
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10.  Role of Information Technology in Governance
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S. No.  Name of the Subject  Marks  Time 

1.  Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi (Writing of Essay, Precis, Letter, Application etc.)  100 marks  1 hour or 60 minutes 