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SSC CGL Exam Syllabus

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SSC CGL Exam Syllabus

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Exam Syllabus, a preparation guide, is a crucial element that always helps the candidates to devise effective preparation strategies, by, focusing on their strengths and weaknesses in different topics. Below mentioned data gives an overview of the SSC CGL Exam Syllabus for the SSC CGL 2019 Recruitment.


The SSC CGL selection process has four phases. The first phase is Tier-I and the second phase is Tier-II which are written exams conducted online. Third phase is Tier-III (Descriptive test) and fourth phase is Tier-IV (Skill test) which are conducted offline.


shape 2018 - 2019

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 Tier-I Admit Card 05.05.2019
Tier – I:
Computer Based Examination
4.06.2019 to 13.06.2019
SSC CGL 2018 Tier-II Admit Card 30-08-2019
Tier – II 11.09.2019 to 13.09.2019
SSC CGL 2018 Tier-III Admit Card 2nd week of December 2019
Tier – III:
Descriptive test
29.12.2019
Tier – IV:
Skill Test
To be notified later


shape 2019 - 2020

Exam Phase Exam Dates
SSC CGL Online Application Start Date 22-10-2019 to 11-03-2020
SSC CGL Online Application End Date 25-11-2019
Tier – I:
Computer Based Examination
02-03-2020 to 11-03-2020
Tier – II 22-06-2020 to 25-06-2020
Tier – III:
Descriptive test
To be notified later
Tier – IV:
Skill Test
To be notified later



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Subjects Questions Marks Duration Time
A. General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 50




60 minutes

For VH/ OH (afflicted with Cerebral Palsy/ deformity in writing hand-80 Minutes
B. General Awareness 25 50
C. Quantitative
Aptitude
25 50
D. English
Comprehension
25 50
Total 100 200


Subjects Questions Marks Duration Time
Paper-I: Quantitative Abilities 100 200




120 Minutes (for each Paper)

For VH/ OH (afflicted with Cerebral Palsy/ deformity in writing hand-160 Minutes
Paper-II: English Language and
Comprehension
200 200
Paper-III: Statistics 100 200
Paper-IV: General Studies
(Finance and Economics)
100 200
Total 500 800


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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. non-verbal 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 & de-coding
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 & un-folding
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. Synonyms-Antonyms
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


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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

  • Primary and Secondary data
  • Methods of data collection
  • Tabulation of data; Graphs and charts
  • Frequency distributions
  • Diagrammatic presentation of frequency distributions.
2. Measures of Central Tendency – Common measures of central tendency –

  • mean median and mode;
  • Partition values- quartiles,
  • deciles,
  • percentiles.
3. Measures of Dispersion- Common measures dispersion

  • range
  • quartile deviations
  • mean deviation and standard deviation
  • Measures of relative dispersion
  • .

4.
  • Moments
  • Skewness and Kurtosis – Different types of moments and their relationship
  • meaning of skewness and kurtosis
  • different measures of skewness and kurtosis

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5. 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 (For three variables only)
  • .

6. Probability Theory – Meaning of probability

  • Different definitions of probability
  • Conditional probability
  • Compound probability
  • Independent events
  • Bayes‟ theorem
7. 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)
8. Sampling Theory

  • Concept of population and sample
  • Parameter and statistic
  • Sampling and non-sampling errors
  • Probability and non probability sampling techniques(simple random sampling
  • stratified sampling
  • multistage sampling
  • multi phase sampling
  • cluster sampling
  • systematic sampling
  • purpose sampling convenience sampling and quota sampling)
  • Sampling distribution(statement only); Sample size decisions.
9. 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
10. Analysis of Variance

  • Analysis of one-way classified data
  • and

  • two way classified data

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11. Time Series Analysis

  • Components of time series
  • Determinations of trend component by different methods
  • Measurement of seasonal variation by different methods
12. 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 Uses of Index Numbers

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Part A: Finance and Accounts-(80 marks):

S. No. Name of the Topic
1.
  • Financial Accounting: Nature and scope
  • Limitations of Financial Accounting
  • Basic concepts and Conventions
  • Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
2. 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):

S. No. Name of the Topic
1. Comptroller & Auditor General of India- Constitutional provisions, Role and responsibility.

2. Finance Commission-Role and functions.

3. 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.
4. 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.
5. Theory of Production and cost:

  • Meaning and Factors of production
  • Laws of production
  • Law of variable proportions and Laws of returns to scale
  • Definition
  • scope and nature of Economics
  • Methods of economic study and Central problems of an economy and Production possibilities curve.
  • 6. 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

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    7. 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
    8. Economic Reforms in India:

    • Economic reforms since 1991
    • Liberalization
    • Privatization
    • Globalization and Disinvestment
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    9. 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
    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


    shape Tier - IV

    For the post of Tax Assistant (Central Excise and Income Tax),DEST Exam through SSC CGL 2020 exam is conducted to check the typing speed of the candidate. The candidates are given an article in English which they have to type on Computer. A candidate is required to type 2000 words in 15 minutes.
    For the post of Tax Assistant (Central Excise and Income Tax),DEST Exam through SSC CGL 2020 exam is conducted to check the typing speed of the candidate. The candidates are given an article in English which they have to type on Computer. A candidate is required to type 2000 words in 15 minutes.


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