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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.

- Computation of whole numbers
- Decimals
- Fractions
- Relationships between numbers
- Profit and Loss
- Discount
- Partnership Business
- Mixture and Allegation
- Time and distance
- Time & Work
- Percentage
- Ratio & Proportion
- Square roots
- Averages
- Interest
- Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds
- Graphs of Linear Equations
- Triangle and its various kinds of centers
- Congruence and similarity of triangles
- Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles
- Triangle
- Quadrilaterals
- Regular Polygons
- Right Prism
- Right Circular Cone
- Right Circular Cylinder
- Sphere
- Heights and Distances
- Histogram
- Frequency polygon
- Bar diagram & Pie chart
- Hemispheres
- Rectangular Parallelepiped
- Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base
- Trigonometric ratio
- Degree and Radian Measures
- Standard Identities
- 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

- Analogies
- Similarities and differences
- Space visualization
- Spatial orientation
- Problem-solving
- Analysis
- Judgment
- Blood Relations
- Decision making
- Visual memory
- Discrimination
- Observation
- Relationship concepts
- Arithmetical reasoning
- Figural classification
- Arithmetic number series
- Non-verbal series
- Coding and decoding
- Statement conclusion
- 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.

- Phrases and Idioms
- One-word Substitution
- Sentence Correction
- Error Spotting
- Fill in the Blanks
- Spellings Correction
- Reading Comprehension
- Synonyms-Antonyms
- Active Passive
- Sentence Rearrangement
- Sentence Improvement
- 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.

- India and its neighboring countries especially about History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research
- Science
- Current Affairs
- Books and Authors
- Sports
- Important Schemes
- Important Days
- Portfolio
- People in News

## SSC CGL Syllabus 2023 For Tier 2

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

- Paper I (Compulsory for all posts),
- Paper II for candidates who apply for the posts of Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) in the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation and
- 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):

- Computation of whole numbers
- Decimals
- Fractions
- Relationships between numbers
- Percentage
- Ratio & Proportion
- Square roots
- Averages
- Interest
- Profit and Loss
- Discount
- Partnership Business
- Mixture and Alligation
- Time and distance
- Time & Work
- Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds
- Graphs of Linear Equations
- Triangle and its various kinds of centers
- Congruence and similarity of triangles
- Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles
- Triangle
- Quadrilaterals
- Regular Polygons
- Right Prism
- Right Circular Cone
- Right Circular Cylinder
- Sphere
- Hemispheres
- Rectangular Parallelepiped
- Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base
- Trigonometric ratio
- Degree and Radian Measures
- Standard Identities
- Complementary angles
- Mensuration
- Heights and Distances
- Histogram
- Frequency polygon
- Bar diagram
- Pie chart

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

- Questions of both verbal and non-verbal types.
- Semantic Analogy
- Symbolic operations
- Symbolic/Number Analogy
- Trends
- Figural Analogy
- Space Orientation

Semantic Classification - Venn Diagrams
- Symbolic/ Number Classification
- Drawing inferences
- Figural Classification
- Punched hole/ pattern-folding & unfolding
- Semantic Series
- Figural Patternfolding and completion
- Number Series
- Embedded figures
- Figural Series
- Critical Thinking
- Problem-Solving
- Emotional Intelligence
- Word Building
- Social Intelligence
- Coding and de-coding
- Numerical operations

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

- Spot the error
- Fill in the blanks
- Synonyms
- Antonyms
- Spelling/ detecting misspelled words
- Idioms & phrases
- One-word substitution
- Improvement of sentences
- Active/ passive voice of verbs
- Conversion into Direct/Indirect narration
- Shuffling of sentence parts
- Shuffling of sentences in a passage
- Cloze passage
- 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)

- India and its neighboring countries especially about History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research
- Science
- Current Affairs
- Books and Authors
- Sports
- Important Schemes
- Important Days
- Portfolio
- 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.

**Working with the Internet and e-mails:** Web Browsing & Searching, Downloading & Uploading, Managing an E-mail Account, e-Banking

**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**

- Nature and scope
- Limitations of Financial Accounting
- Basic Concepts and Conventions
- Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

**1.2 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
- The distinction between Capital and Revenue Expenditure
- Depreciation Accounting
- Valuation of Inventories
- Non-profit organization’s Accounts
- Receipts and Payments and Income & Expenditure Accounts
- Bills of Exchange
- 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**

- Definition
- Scope and Nature of Economics
- Methods of economic study
- Central problems of an economy
- Production possibilities curve

**2.4 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 behavior
- Marshallian approach and Indifference curve approach
- Meaning and determinants of supply
- Law of supply
- The elasticity of Supply

**2.5 Theory of Production and Cost**

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

**2.6 Forms of Market and price determination in different markets**

- Various forms of markets-Perfect Competition
- Monopoly
- Monopolistic Competition
- Oligopoly
- 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**

- Economic reforms since 1991
- Liberalization
- Privatization
- Globalization
- 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

Paper-III of Graduation Level.

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

**DEST** – Module II of Section III of Paper-I will include conducting a Data Entry Speed Test (DEST) for 15 minutes in Session II on the same day.

The “Data Entry Speed Test” (DEST) Skill Test will be conducted for a passage of about 2000 (two thousand) key depressions for 15 (fifteen) minutes. Detailed instructions regarding the Skill Test will

be provided by the Regional Offices of the Commission.

Candidates are required to type **2000 words in 15 minutes on a computer in English.** This test is conducted to check a candidate’s typing skills. Candidates are given an **article in English **which they have to** type on Computer. **For the post of** Tax Assistant (Central Excise and Income Tax), the DEST Exam through the SSC CGL 2022 **exam is conducted to check the typing speed of the candidate.

DEST will be mandatory for all posts. however, it will be qualifying in nature