SSC CGL Syllabus 2021 & Exam Pattern, download CGL previous years exam papers

SSC CGL Syllabus 2021:- SSC CGL (Staff Selection Commission-Combined Graduate Level) Examination is an exam which is conducted for the recruitment of staff to various posts in different ministries, departments and organizations in the Government of India. It is conducted by Staff Selection Commission for the selection of staff for various Group B and C posts.

EXAM PATTERN SSC CGL 2021

This exam is conducted in four-tiers namely tier-1, tier-2, tier-3 and tier-4. Tier-1 and Tier-2 are computer based online tests, Tier-3 is pen and paper test and Tier-4 is a Computer Skills test. In order to have better view and understanding of the exam pattern and syllabus, keep on reading.

TIERTYPE OF EXAMINATIONMODE OF EXAMINATION
Tier-1Multiple Choice QuestionsComputer Based Test (CBT)
Tier-2Multiple Choice QuestionsComputer Based Test (CBT)
Tier-3Descriptive/ Subjective TypePen and Paper
Tier-4Computer Skill/ProficiencyWherever Applicable

 SYLLABUS AND PATTERN FOR TIER-1

Tier-1 is conducted online and it comprises of 100 questions and overall marks of 200. SSC CGL Tier-1 is of 60 minutes with 4 subjects each having 25 questions and maximum marks as 50.

SSC CGL syllabus 2021

The four sections in tier-1 of the examination are:

  • General Knowledge
  • Quantitative aptitude
  • General Reasoning
  • English Comprehension
General ReasoningGeneral AwarenessQuantitative AptitudeEnglish Comprehension
ClassificationStatic General KnowledgeSimplificationReading Comprehension
AnalogyScienceInterestCloze Test
Coding-DecodingCurrent AffairsAveragesSpellings
Paper Folding MethodSportsPercentagePhrases and Idioms
MatrixBooks and AuthorsRatio and ProportionOne word Substitution
Word FormationImportant SchemesProblem on AgesSentence Correction
Venn DiagramPortfoliosSpeed, Distance, and TimeError Spotting
Direction and DistancePeople in the NewsNumber SystemFill in the Blanks
Blood RelationsHistoryMensurationActive/Passive
SeriesGeographyData InterpretationNarrations
Verbal reasoningEconomicTime and Work
Non-Verbal ReasoningAwards and HonoursAlgebra
EconomicTrigonometry
Geometry

SYLLABUS AND PATTERN FOR TIER-2

Tier-2 is conducted online and it comprises of 100 or 200 questions with a maximum score of 200. SSC CGL tier-2 is of 120 minutes with 4 subjects. The four subjects included in this tier are as follows:

  • Quantitative Ability
  • Statistics
  • General Studies (Finance and Economics)
  • English Language and Comprehension
 
Quantitative AbilityEnglish Language and ComprehensionStatisticsGeneral  Studies
SimplificationReading ComprehensionCollection and Representation of DataFinance and Accounting
InterestSpellingMeasure of DispersionFundamental Principles
AveragesFill in the BlanksA measure of Central TendencyFinancial Accounting
PercentagePhrases and IdiomsMoments, Skewness and KurtosisBasic Concepts of Accounting
Ratio and ProportionOne Word SubstitutionCorrelation and RegressionSelf-Balancing Ledger
Speed, Distance, and TimeSentence CorrectionRandom VariablesError Spotting and Correction
Number SystemError SpottingRandom Variables
MensurationCloze TestSampling TheoryEconomics and Governance
Data InterpretationPara JumblesAnalysis and VarianceComptroller and Auditor General of India
Time and WorkSynonyms-AntonymsTime Series AnalysisFinance Commission
AlgebraActive-Passive VoiceIndex NumberTheory of Demand and Supply
Trigonometry
Geometry
Data Sufficiency

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SSG CGL SYLLABUS 2021 & PATTERN FOR TIER-3

Tier-3 is an offline mode, descriptive type using which is taken y the candidate via pen and paper. It is replaced by the interview round and it used to test the writing skills of candidate. It is conducted in English/Hindi language. This tier has maximum marks of 100 and time duration of 60 minutes.

SYLLABUS AND PATTERN FOR TIER-4

Tier-4 is conducted in 2 steps:

  1. Skill Test in Data Entry (DEST)
  2. Computer Proficiency Test (CPT)

DEST: In this round, candidate has to type 2000 words in 15 minutes on a computer where the English article would be given prior to the exam which will have to be typed. For the post of Tax Assistant, DEST is used to check the typing speed of the candidate.

CPT: This round is conducted to check candidate’s proficiency in word processing. Spreadsheets and generation of slides, these are the three main areas that are tested by SSC for post of CSS, MEA, Inspector (Central Excise), Inspector (Preventive Officer), Inspector (Examiner).

Tier 4 is a qualifying round by nature and it does not have any marks in the final compilation of the result.

Candidates have to clear all the four tiers that is tier-1, tier-2. tier-3 and tier-4 in order to get their desired post and location.

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