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## SSC CGL Syllabus for Tier 1 Exam

SSC CGL 2023 Tier 1 exam comprises 100 questions in total with a maximum mark of 200. The duration of SSC CGL Tier 1 is of 60 minutes. SSC CGL Tier I is divided into four sections with 25 questions each and a maximum mark of 50.

The sections asked in the SSC CGL syllabus Tier I Exam are:

• General Knowledge
• Quantitative Aptitude
• General Reasoning
• English Comprehension

The Topic-wise Syllabus of Tier 1 is given in the Table below:

### SSC CGL Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus

There are a lot of topics from basic and advanced mathematics that are covered in the Quantitative aptitude section of the SSC CGL syllabus.

1. Computation of whole numbers
2. Decimals
3. Fractions
4. Relationships between numbers
5. Profit and Loss
6. Discount
8. Mixture and Allegation
9. Time and distance
10. Time & Work
11. Percentage
12. Ratio & Proportion
13. Square roots
14. Averages
15. Interest
16. Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds
17. Graphs of Linear Equations
18. Triangle and its various kinds of centers
19. Congruence and similarity of triangles
20. Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles
21. Triangle
23. Regular Polygons
24. Right Prism
25. Right Circular Cone
26. Right Circular Cylinder
27. Sphere
28. Heights and Distances
29. Histogram
30. Frequency polygon
31. Bar diagram & Pie chart
32. Hemispheres
33. Rectangular Parallelepiped
34. Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base
35. Trigonometric ratio
37. Standard Identities
38. Complementary angles

### SSC CGL General Intelligence and Reasoning Syllabus

SSC CGL Reasoning syllabus includes both verbal and non-verbal reasoning. In this section, there are a total of 25 questions carrying 50 marks in total

1. Analogies
2. Similarities and differences
3. Space visualization
4. Spatial orientation
5. Problem-solving
6. Analysis
7. Judgment
8. Blood Relations
9. Decision making
10. Visual memory
11. Discrimination
12. Observation
13. Relationship concepts
14. Arithmetical reasoning
15. Figural classification
16. Arithmetic number series
17. Non-verbal series
18. Coding and decoding
19. Statement conclusion
20. Syllogistic reasoning

### SSC CGL English Language syllabus

The SSC CGL syllabus of Tier 1 English will contain 25 questions carrying 50 marks in total. Out of all the sections in the Tier 1 exam, this section is only going to be in English only.

1. Phrases and Idioms
2. One-word Substitution
3. Sentence Correction
4. Error Spotting
5. Fill in the Blanks
6. Spellings Correction
8. Synonyms-Antonyms
9. Active Passive
10. Sentence Rearrangement
11. Sentence Improvement
12. Cloze test

### SSC CGL General Awareness Syllabus

The syllabus of SSC CGL General Awareness is not something that can be mastered in a day but from an exam point of view, if consistently spend time, a candidate can perform well in relatively less time than with Quantitative aptitude.

1. India and its neighboring countries especially about History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research
2. Science
3. Current Affairs
4. Books and Authors
5. Sports
6. Important Schemes
7. Important Days
8. Portfolio
9. People in News

## SSC CGL Syllabus 2023 For Tier 2

SSC CGL Tier 2 exam will be conducted online comprising 3 papers-

1. Paper I (Compulsory for all posts),
2. Paper II for candidates who apply for the posts of Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) in the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation and
3. Paper III for candidates who apply for the posts of Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer.
Objective Type, Multiple choice questions, except for Module-II of Section-III of Paper-I

### Module-I of Session-I of Paper-I (SSC CGL Mathematical Abilities Syllabus):

1. Computation of whole numbers
2. Decimals
3. Fractions
4. Relationships between numbers
5. Percentage
6. Ratio & Proportion
7. Square roots
8. Averages
9. Interest
10. Profit and Loss
11. Discount
13. Mixture and Alligation
14. Time and distance
15. Time & Work
16. Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds
17. Graphs of Linear Equations
18. Triangle and its various kinds of centers
19. Congruence and similarity of triangles
20. Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles
21. Triangle
23. Regular Polygons
24. Right Prism
25. Right Circular Cone
26. Right Circular Cylinder
27. Sphere
28. Hemispheres
29. Rectangular Parallelepiped
30. Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base
31. Trigonometric ratio
33. Standard Identities
34. Complementary angles
35. Mensuration
36. Heights and Distances
37. Histogram
38. Frequency polygon
39. Bar diagram
40. Pie chart

### Module II of Section-I of Paper-I (SSC CGL Reasoning and General Intelligence Syllabus)

1. Questions of both verbal and non-verbal types.
2. Semantic Analogy
3. Symbolic operations
4. Symbolic/Number Analogy
5. Trends
6. Figural Analogy
7. Space Orientation
Semantic Classification
8. Venn Diagrams
9. Symbolic/ Number Classification
10. Drawing inferences
11. Figural Classification
12. Punched hole/ pattern-folding & unfolding
13. Semantic Series
14. Figural Patternfolding and completion
15. Number Series
16. Embedded figures
17. Figural Series
18. Critical Thinking
19. Problem-Solving
20. Emotional Intelligence
21. Word Building
22. Social Intelligence
23. Coding and de-coding
24. Numerical operations

### Module-I of Section-II of Paper-I (SSC CGL English Language And Comprehension Syllabus):

1. Spot the error
2. Fill in 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
14. Comprehension passage

To test comprehension, three or more paragraphs will be given and questions based on those will be asked. At least one paragraph should be a simple one based on a book or a story and the other two paragraphs should be on current affairs, based on a report or an editorial.

### Module II of Section II of Paper-I (SSC CGL General Awareness Syllabus)

1. India and its neighboring countries especially about History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research
2. Science
3. Current Affairs
4. Books and Authors
5. Sports
6. Important Schemes
7. Important Days
8. Portfolio
9. People in News

### Module-I of Section III of Paper-I (SSC CGL Computer Proficiency Syllabus)

Computer Basics: Organization of a computer, Central Processing Unit (CPU), Input/ Output devices, computer memory, memory organization, back- up devices, PORTs, Windows Explorer. Keyboard shortcuts.
Software: Windows Operating system including basics of Microsoft Office like MS Word, MS Excel, and PowerPoint, etc.

Basics of networking and cyber security: Networking devices and protocols, Network and information security threats (like hacking, virus, worms, Trojans, etc.), and preventive measures.

### Paper II (Statistics)

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 of 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; the meaning of skewness and kurtosis; different measures of skewness and kurtosis.

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 correlations (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 variables (discrete).

8. Sampling Theory – Concept of population and sample; Parameter and statistic, Sampling and non-sampling errors; Probability and nonprobability sampling techniques(simple random sampling, stratified sampling, multistage sampling, multiphase sampling, cluster sampling, systematic sampling, purposive 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.

11. Time Series Analysis – Components of time series, Determination 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 numbers, Different formulae, Base shifting and splicing of index numbers, Cost of living Index Numbers, and Uses of Index Numbers.

### Paper-III (SSC CGL General Studies-Finance and Economics Syllabus)

This section of the SSC CGL Tier 2 Syllabus is divided into 2 parts Finance & Accounts and Economics & Governance for which the sub-topics are detailed below-

1.1 Financial Accounting

1. Nature and scope
2. Limitations of Financial Accounting
3. Basic Concepts and Conventions
4. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

1.2 Basic Concepts of Accounting

1. Single and double entry
2. Books of Original Entry
3. Bank Reconciliation
4. Journal, ledgers
5. Trial Balance
6. Rectification of Errors
7. Manufacturing
9. Profit & Loss Appropriation Accounts
10. Balance Sheet
11. The distinction between Capital and Revenue Expenditure
12. Depreciation Accounting
13. Valuation of Inventories
14. Non-profit organization’s Accounts
15. Receipts and Payments and Income & Expenditure Accounts
16. Bills of Exchange
17. Self Balancing Ledgers

#### Part B: SSC CGL Economics and Governance Syllabus-(120 marks):

2.1 Comptroller & Auditor General of India- Constitutional Provisions, Role, and Responsibility.

2.2 Finance Commission-Role and functions.

2.3 Basic Concept of Economics and Introduction to Micro Economics

1. Definition
2. Scope and Nature of Economics
3. Methods of economic study
4. Central problems of an economy
5. Production possibilities curve

2.4 Theory of Demand and Supply

1. Meaning and determinants of demand
2. Law of Demand and Elasticity of Demand
3. Price
4. Income and cross elasticity
5. Theory of consumer behavior
6. Marshallian approach and Indifference curve approach
7. Meaning and determinants of supply
8. Law of supply
9. The elasticity of Supply

2.5 Theory of Production and Cost

1. Meaning and Factors of Production
2. Laws of production- Law of variable proportions and Laws of returns to scale.

2.6 Forms of Market and price determination in different markets

1. Various forms of markets-Perfect Competition
2. Monopoly
3. Monopolistic Competition
4. Oligopoly
5. Price determination in these markets.

2.7 Indian Economy:

2.7.1 Nature of the Indian Economy Role of different sectors, Role of Agriculture, Industry and Services-their problems and growth.

2.7.2 National Income of India-Concepts of national income, Different Methods of measuring national income.

2.7.3 Population-Its size, rate of growth, and its implication on economic growth.

2.7.4 Poverty and unemployment- Absolute and relative poverty, types, causes, and incidence of unemployment.

2.7.5 Infrastructure-Energy, Transportation, Communication.

2.8 Economic Reforms in India

1. Economic reforms since 1991
2. Liberalization
3. Privatization
4. Globalization
5. Disinvestment

2.9 Money and Banking:

2.9.1 Monetary/ Fiscal policy- Role and functions of Reserve Bank of India; functions of commercial Banks/RRB/Payment Banks.

2.9.2 Budget and Fiscal Deficits and Balance of Payments.

2.9.3 Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act, 2003.

2.10 Role of Information Technology in Governance.

Note: Questions in Module-I of Section- I of Paper-I (Mathematical Abilities) will be of Matriculation Level, in Module-I of Section- II of Paper-I (English Language and Comprehension) of 10+2 Level and in Paper-II and