SSC CGL Syllabus 2020-2021: SSC has announced exam dates for Combined Graduate Level Examination for recruiting candidates in Group B and Group C Post. Many aspirants are vigorously preparing for SSC CGL Tier I & II Exams for the 2020-21 session. Further, all the applicants can boost the preparation with the SSC CGL Syllabus 2020. If you’ve not yet started preparing, we are here to provide detailed information about SSC CGL syllabus and Study Materials for Tier I and Tier II Examinations.
SSC CGL Tier I Exam Pattern 2020
SSC CGL Tier I exam is the Preliminary screening process of the candidates. SSC CGL Tier I is computer-based test having 100 objective type questions separated by 4 sections like General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude and English Comprehension. Each Section has 25 Questions and maximum marks assigned for each section is 50. The Maximum marks for SSC CGL Tier I examination is 200 and 60 minutes duration will be given for finish the Examination. In SSC CGL Tier I Exam each wrong will reduce 0.50 marks as penalty. Here is the SSC CGL Exam Pattern and Syllabus for Tier I Examination.
|Phase I||Subject||No of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration||Negative Marks|
|Tier I||General Intelligence and Reasoning||25||50||60 Minutes||0.50 Marks for Each Wrong Answer|
SSC CGL Syllabus Tier-I
|General Intelligence & Reasoning Topics||General Awareness||Quantitative Aptitude|
|Semantic Analogy||Current Affairs||Percentage|
|Symbolic/ Number Analogy||Experience in Scientific aspects||Ratio & Proportion|
|Figural Analogy||Environment Awareness||Square roots|
|Symbolic/ Number Classification||Culture||Interest|
|Figural Classification||Geography||Profit and Loss|
|Semantic Series||Economic Scene||Discount|
|Number Series||General Polity||Partnership Business|
|Figural Series||Scientific Research||Mixture and Allegation|
|Problem Solving||Time and distance|
|Word Building||Time & Work|
|Coding & de-coding||English Language||Basic algebraic identities|
|Numerical Operations||Reading Comprehension||Graphs of Linear Equations|
|symbolic Operations||Cloze Test||Triangle and its various kinds of centers|
|Trends||Para jumbles||Congruence and similarity of triangles|
|Space Orientation||Miscellaneous||Circle and its chords|
|Space Visualization||Fill in the blanks||tangents|
|Venn Diagrams||Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting||angles subtended by chords of a circle|
|Drawing inferences||Paragraph Completion||common tangents to two or more circles|
|Punched hole/ pattern||Triangle|
|folding & unfolding||Quadrilaterals|
|Figural Pattern||Regular Polygons|
|folding and completion||Circle|
|Address matching||Right Circular Cone|
|Date & city matching||Right Circular Cylinder|
|Classification of center codes/ roll numbers||Sphere|
|Small & Capital letters/ numbers coding||Hemispheres|
|decoding and classification||Rectangular Parallelepiped|
|Embedded Figures||Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base|
|Critical thinking||Trigonometric ratio|
|Emotional Intelligence||Degree and Radian Measures|
|Social Intelligence||Standard Identities|
|Heights and Distances|
|Bar diagram & Pie chart|
English Comprehension: SSC CGL Syllabus for English Comprehension tests the Candidate’s ability to understand correct English, his/ her basic comprehension and writing ability, etc.
SSC CGL Tier-II Exam Pattern
|Phase I||Subject||No of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration||Negative Marks for Every Wrong Answer|
|Tier II||Paper-I: Quantitative Abilities||100||200||120 Minutes||0.5|
|Paper-II: English Language and Comprehension||100||200||0.25|
|Paper-III: Statistics (Only for Statistical Officer Post)||100||200||0.5|
|Paper-IV: General Studies (Finance and Economics) (Only for Assistant Audit Officer &Assistant Accounts Officer Posts)||100||200||0.5|
SSC CGL Syllabus Tier-II
|Quantitative Aptitude||English Language||Statistics||General Awareness|
|Simplification||Reading Comprehension||Collection and Representation of Data||Finance and Accounting|
|Interest||Spelling||Measure of Dispersion||Fundamental Principles|
|Averages||Fill in the Blanks||Measure of Central Tendency||Financial Accounting|
|Percentage||Phrases and Idioms||Moments, Skewness and Kurtosis||Basic Concepts of Accounting|
|Ratio and Proportion||One Word Substitution||Correlation and Regression||Self-Balancing Ledger|
|Speed, Distance and Time||Sentence Correction||Random Variables||Biology|
|Number System||Error Spotting||Random Variables||Physics|
|Mensuration||Cloze Test||Sampling Theory||Economics and Governance|
|Data Interpretation||Para Jumbles||Analysis and Variance||Comptroller and Auditor General of India|
|Time and Work||Synonyms-Antonyms||Time Series Analysis||Finance Commission|
|Algebra||Active-Passive Voice||Index Number||Theory of Demand and Supply|
SSC CGL Tier III Exam Pattern
Tier-3 of SSC CGL exam will consist of a descriptive test. The paper will be in English/Hindi and will constitute of 100 marks in total that needs to be completed in 60 minutes, SSC CGL Syllabus for Descriptive paper(Tier III) is as follows.
|Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi (Writing of Essay, Letter, Application, etc.)||100 marks||60 minutes|
SSC CGL Tier IV Exam Pattern
SSC CGL Tier-4 Exam is a Computer Skill Test. It will be conducted in two steps: DEST Test & CPT Test.
- DEST (Data Entry Skill Test): Candidates are required to type 2000 words in 15 minutes on a computer in English. This test is conducted to check a candidate’s writing skills. DEST is conducted for the post of Tax Assistants (Central Excise and Income Tax).
- CPT (Computer Proficiency Test): This test is conducted to check a candidate’s proficiency in Word Processing, Spreadsheets, and Generation of Slides. CPT is conducted for the post of Assistant Section Officer of CSS (Central Secretariat Service).
SSC CGL Selection Procedure
- Also, Candidates who have qualified in Tier I would only be eligible to appear in SSC CGL Tier-II Exam.
- Here, The marks obtained by the candidates in Tier I and Tier II would determine the eligibility of the candidates to appear in Tier III and Tier IV exams.
- Likewise, Final merit list of successful candidates will be determined on the basis of total score obtained by them in Tier I, Tier II, Tier III.
- Some posts have to undergo Tier IV round before the final selection takes place
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q1. What is the time duration given to the candidates for attempting SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam?
Ans. A total of 60 minutes in given to the candidates to attempt SSC CGL Tier-1 paper.
Q2. What is the time required for completing the full SSC CGL syllabus?
Ans. If a candidate is serious about his/her selection, and follow the SSC CGL preparation strategies while studying for about 6-7 hours in a day, they can complete full SSC CGL syllabus in 3-4 months.
Q3.Is there any negative marking in the SSC CGL Recruitment 2020 examinations?
Ans. Yes, there will be negative marking in SSC CGL 2020 Recruitment Exam. It will be as per given below
- There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-II (English Language and Comprehension) and of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-I, Paper-III and Paper-IV.
Q4. What is the CPT in SSC CGL 2020 Examination?
Ans. CPT (Computer Proficiency Test) test is conducted to check a candidate’s proficiency in Word Processing, Spreadsheets, and Generation of Slides. CPT is conducted for the post of Assistant Section Officer of CSS (Central Secretariat Service).
Q5. What is the DEST in SSC CGL 2020 Examination?
Ans. DEST (Data Entry Skill Test) is a test in which the Candidates are required to type 2000 words in 15 minutes on a computer in English. This test is conducted to check a candidate’s writing skills. DEST is conducted for the post of Tax Assistants (Central Excise and Income Tax).