SSC CGL Syllabus 2018 and New Exam Pattern for Tier 2, 3, 1
SSC CGL 2018 Tier II & Tier III exam dates are out which are17th – 22nd February 2018. Time is still there if you want to crack SSC CGL Tier II exam. This article contains exam pattern & syllabus of SSC CGL Tier 2, Tier 3, & detailed study material to help you out in your SSC CGL Tier 2 preparation. Go through subject wise SSC CGL Tier II & III syllabus & pattern details, and Let us know in the comment section if you’ve any query regarding the syllabus & pattern.
Now you can find all study material in Hindi for SSC exam 2018. We’re providing (एसएससी सीजीएल सिलेबस व परीक्षा पैटर्न) SSC CGL syllabus in Hindi for candidates who find English bit tough.
SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2018 for Tier 1, 2, & 3
You will find the detailed exam pattern which includes subjects, questions, marks and duration of SSC CGL Tier I, Tier II, Tier III and Tier IV.
Tier -II — Online Examination (Objective Multiple Choice Type)Tier -I — Online Examination (Objective Multiple Choice Type)
Tier -III —Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi (writing of Essay/Precis/Letter /Application Writing)
Tier -IV — Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test (wherever applicable)/ Document Verification
SSC CGL Tier I Exam Pattern
SSC CGL Tier I is mandatory for all the posts and its marks are added for further process as well. If you do not clear cut-off of Tier I Exam then you will not be eligible for Tier II. Below table shows the section wise breakup of questions and marks asked in SSC CGL Tier I exam.
|Subject||Questions||Maximum Marks||Total Duration|
|General Intelligence & Reasoning||25||50||60 minutes|
SSC CGL Exam Pattern – Tier II
In Tier II two papers are conducted on the same day. One is Quantitative Aptitude and the second one is English. In addition, for the posts of JSO and AAO, Paper 3 and Paper 4 are conducted respectively.
|Subject||Questions||Maximum Marks||Time Duration|
|Quantitative Aptitude||100||200||2 Hours|
|General English||200||200||2 Hours|
Know the detailed syllabus of SSC CGL Tier 2 Statistics Paper 3 and AAO Paper 4 Syllabus and Exam Pattern.
SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2018 – Tier III
|SSC Tier III||Maximum Marks||Time Duration|
|Descriptive Paper in English /Hindi||100||1 Hour|
SSC CGL 2018 Exam Pattern – Tier IV
|SSC Tier IV||Time Duration||Syllabus|
|Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) for post of Assistant Section Officer in CSS & MEA only||45 Minutes||Word/Excel/ PowerPoint|
SSC CGL 2018 Syllabus
SSC CGL New Syllabus 2018 – Tier I
1. SSC CGL Syllabus for Reasoning & General Intelligence
Syllabus of SSC CGL Reasoning subject can be understood better by designing in a tabular structure.
|General Mental Ability||Non-Verbal Reasoning|
|Alphabet Test||Paper cutting & folding|
|Arithmetic Reasoning||Figure formation & Analysis|
|Classification||Cube & Dice|
|Coding decoding||Mirror Image|
|Distance direction test||Water Image|
|Logical Venn diagram||Counting of figures.|
gradeup provides study material as well as quizzes to help you master reasoning. Go through the links given below.
2. SSC CGL Syllabus for General Awareness (Tier I)
SSC CGL syllabus for GK can be further categorized into two sections as we’ve discussed below-
|General Awareness Topics||Sub Topics|
|Current Affairs||International Affairs|
|Economy & Finance||Economics|
|Features of Indian Economy|
|Geography||Geography of India|
|History||History of India|
|Indian Polity & Constitution||Indian Polity & Constitution|
|Science & Technology||Biology|
|Discoveries & Inventions|
|Space, Defence in India|
|Static GK||Honours & Awards|
|National & International Organizations|
|Art & Culture|
|Books & Authors|
Important Tip for CGL Exam
General awareness is not something you can expect to master in a day but from an exam point of view, if you spend time consistently, you can perform well in relatively less time as compared to Quantitative Aptitude. This section is very important because this is the only section which can be attempted quickly i.e. in 12-15 minutes and at the same time, decent marks can be scored in this section if prepared well. General Awareness section helps a student in getting a good rank. Below are the links to General Awareness Study material and Quizzes.Go through them.
3. SSC CGL Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus – Tier I
We’ve structured SSC CGL Maths syllabus in multiple sections below. Now you can see how quants syllabus can be divided separately.
|Boat & Stream||Mensuration|
|CI & SI||Data Interpretation|
|LCM & HCF||Trigonometry|
|Mixture & Alligation||Degree and Radian Measures, Histogram|
|Pipes & Cistern||Heights and Distances|
|Problem on Ages||Histogram|
|Profit loss & Discount||Frequency polygon|
|Ration Proportion||Bar diagram & Pie chart|
|Speed, time, and work|
|Time work & wages|
Important Tip for CGL Exam
The questions in this section are designed to test the ability of appropriate use of numbers. The scope of quantitative ability is clearly defined and is limited to class 10th level mathematics. If you have good command over this section, you can score good marks. All you need to do is attempt the questions with good accuracy because there is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.You can refer gradeup for study material and quizzes of Quantitative Aptitude.
4. SSC CGL English Syllabus for Tier I
|Fill in the blanks||One-word substitution||Passage|
|Error Spotting||Idioms & Phrases||Cloze test|
|Voices and Narrations||Spelling Errors||–|
Important Tip: English Section is one section that gets mixed responses from candidates depending upon their educational background and preparation level. For some, this is an easy task but for others, this section becomes a nightmare and biggest hurdle in getting a good score on the exam.
SSC CGL Tier 2 Syllabus 2018
Tier-II of the Combined Graduate Level Examination -2018 will be of Objective Type Multiple Choice and will be conducted over a period of two days.
SSC CGL Tier 2 Paper-I Syllabus: Quantitative Ability:
We have listed all the important topics of quantitative aptitude section in SSC CGL Tier II Exam below. The syllabus of SSC CGL Tier I and Tier II is same but the difficulty level of SSC CGL Tier II is much higher. You will rarely find any question which is formula based.
|Ration Proportion||Geometry (Circles, Triangle, Quadrilateral etc.)|
|LCM & HCF||Mensuration (Cube, Cylinder, Sphere, Pyramid etc.)|
|Boat & Stream||Trigonometry|
|Speed, time, and distance||Height & Distance|
|CI & SI||Co-ordinate Geometry|
|Pipes & Cistern||–|
|Problem on Ages||–|
|Time & Work||–|
|Mixture & Allegation||–|
|Profit loss & Discount||–|
SSC CGL Tier 2 Paper-II Syllabus: English Language & Comprehension
In SSC CGL Tier II, Paper 2 ( English) is of 200 marks and 200 questions are asked. Direct & Indirect, Active & Passive topics have a good weight-age in English paper of SSC CGL Tier II.
|Fill in the blanks||One-word substitution||Passage|
|Active & Passive||Idioms & Phrases||Cloze test|
|Direct & Indirect||Spelling Errors||–|
Paper-III: Jr. Statistical Investigator Syllabus
Find JSO Syllabus & Exam Pattern here.
Paper IV: Assistant Audit Officer Syllabus
Find SSC CGL AAO Syllabus & Exam Pattern here.
SSC CGL Tier 3 Syllabus 2018
The exam syllabus of SSC CGL Tier III isn’t much different from previous above. It will be written examination (offline mode) in which Precis Writing/Essay/Formal Letter/Informal Letter are asked. The time duration for tier III exam is 60 minutes.
(i): Paper-I & II are compulsory for all the categories of posts.
(ii): Paper-III is only for those candidates who apply for the post of Statistical Investigator Gr.II & Compiler.
(iii): Paper IV is only for those candidates who apply for the post of Assistant Audit Officer.
(iv): Candidates opting for the post of Compiler and/or Statistical Investigator Gr. II and Assistant Audit Officer must ensure that they possess the requisite qualification as mentioned above. Commission reserves the right to take appropriate action against applicants who do not possess the requisite eligibility while opting for the post of Compiler and/or Statistical Investigator Gr. II and Assistant Audit Officer.