SSC CGL Study Material: Tier 1 & Tier 2

Download SSC CGL Study Material for Tier I & Tier II all Subjects. Staff selection commission combined graduate level exam consists of two parts Tier I and Tier II.

1. Reasoning Notes for SSC CGL

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  • Analogies, similarities and differences, space visualization,
  • spatial orientation, problem-solving, analysis, judgment,
  • decision making, visual memory, discrimination,
  • observation, relationship concepts,
  • arithmetical reasoning and figural classification,
  • arithmetic number series,
  • non-verbal series, coding and decoding,
  • statement conclusion, syllogistic reasoning etc.
  • Semantic Analogy, Symbolic/ Number Analogy,
  • Figural Analogy, Semantic Classification,
  • Symbolic/ Number Classification, Figural Classification,
  • Semantic Series, Number Series,
  • Figural Series, Problem Solving, Word Building,
  • Coding & de-coding, Numerical Operations,
  • symbolic Operations, Trends, Space Orientation,
  • Space Visualization, Venn Diagrams, Drawing inferences,
  • Punched hole/ pattern- folding & un-folding,
  • Figural Pattern- folding and completion, Indexing,
  • Address matching, Date & city matching, Classification of centre codes/roll numbers,
  • Small & Capital letters/ numbers coding,
  • decoding and classification, Embedded Figures,
  • Critical thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence, Other sub-topics, if any.

2. Quantitative Aptitude for SSC CGL

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  • computation of whole numbers,
  • decimals, fractions and relationships between numbers,
  • Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business,
  • Mixture and Alligation,
  • 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 centres,
  • 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, Circle, 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.

3. General Awareness (SSC CGL Study Material:)

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  • General awareness (GK+GS) of the environment
  • India and its neighbouring countries
  • Indian History, Indian Culture,
  • Indian Geography,
  • Indian Economic Scene,
  • General Indian Policy & Scientific Research.
  • General Science, 
  • Current Affairs,
  • Books and Authors,
  • Sports, Important Schemes,
  • Important Days,
  • Portfolios,
  • People in the News 

4. English Comprehensive

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  • 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 etc.

5. English Language and Comprehension

  • understanding and knowledge of English Language
  • spot the error,
  • fill in the blanks,
  • synonyms, antonyms,
  • spelling/ detecting misspelt 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.

6. SSC CGL Study Material: Statistics

  • Collection, Classification and Presentation of Statistical Data
  • Measures of Central Tendency 
  • Measures of Dispersion- Common measures dispersion
  • Moments, Skewness and Kurtosis
  • Correlation and Regression 
  • Probability Theory 
  • Random Variable and Probability Distributions
  • Sampling Theory
  •  Statistical Inference
  • Analysis of Variance
  • Time Series Analysis
  •  Index Numbers 

7. General Studies (Finance and Economics)

Part A: Finance and Accounts

  • Finance and Accounts contains 80 marks
  • Nature and scope,
  • Limitations of Financial Accounting,
  • Basic concepts and Conventions,
  • Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • 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 Distinction between Capital and Revenue Expenditure,
  • Depreciation Accounting,
  • Valuation of Inventories,
  • Non-profit organisations Accounts,
  • Receipts and Payments and Income & Expenditure Accounts,
  • Bills of Exchange, Self Balancing Ledgers.

Part B: Economics and Governance

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  • 2Comptroller & Auditor General of India- Constitutional provisions, Role and responsibility.
  • Finance Commission-Role and functions.
  • Basic Concept of Economics and introduction to Micro Economics
  • Theory of Demand and Supply
  • Theory of Production and cost
  • Forms of Market and price determination in different markets
  • Indian Economy
  • Nature of the Indian Economy Role of different sectors
  • Role of Agriculture, Industry and Services-their problems and growth.
  • Concepts of national income, Different methods of measuring national income.
  • Population-Its size, rate of growth and its implication on economic growth.
  • Absolute and relative poverty, types, causes and incidence of unemployment.
  • Energy, Transportation, Communication.
  • Economic reforms since 1991,
  • Liberalisation, Privatisation, Globalisation and Disinvestment.
  • Role and functions of Reserve Bank of India; functions of commercial Banks/RRB/Payment Banks.
  • Budget and Fiscal deficits and Balance of payments.
  • Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act, 2003.
  • Role of Information Technology in Governance.

Syllabus of SSC CGL

Staff selection commission combined graduate level (SSC CGL) exam has two parts. One part of SSC CGL is called Tier I and another is called Tier II.

A) SSC CGL Tier I Syllabus

SSC CGL Tier I has the following subjects

  1. Reasoning – General Intelligence and Reasoning
  2. General Awareness
  3. Quantitative Aptitude
  4. English Comprehensive

B) SSC CGL Tier II Syllabus

SSC CGL Tier II has divided into four papers

  • Paper 1: Quantitative Abilities (General Mathematics)
  • Paper 2: English Language and Comprehension
  • Paper 3: Statics
  • Paper 4: General Studies (Finance and Economics)

SSC CGL Exam Pattern

A) Staff selection commission Exam Pattern for Tier-I

The total number of question are 100 which are of 200 marks. total allotted cumulative time is 60 minutes to solve all question of Tier I exam.

S No.SubjectsTotal No. of QuestionsTotal Marks
1General Intelligence and Reasoning25 Questions50 Marks
2General Awareness25 Questions50 Marks
3Quantitative Aptitude25 Questions50 Marks
4English Comprehension25 Questions50 Marks
Total100 Questions200 Marks

B) Staff Selection Commission Exam Pattern for Tier-II

Staff Selection Commission Tier-II is divided into 4 papers. each paper has a total of 100 questions of 200 marks. allotted time for each paper is 2 hours (120 Minutes) The total number of question are 100 which are of 200 marks. total allotted cumulative time is 60 minutes to solve all question of Tier I exam.

S No.SubjectsNo. of QuestionsTotal MarksTime Allotted
1Paper I: Quantitative Ability100 Questions200 Marks2 hours
2Paper-II: English Language and Comprehension200 Questions200 Marks2 hours
3Paper III: Statistics100 Questions200 Marks2 hours
4Paper IV: General Studies (Finance and Economics)100 Questions200 Marks2 hours

SSC CGL Handwritten Notes

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SSC CGL Eligibility

  • Age Limit- 18 to 32 Years for Various posts for Different Categories.
  • Education Qualification- Graduation with any Stream from Recognised University
  • Age Relaxation: Details below
CategoriesUpper Limit
Age relaxation (years)
Scheduled cast /ST5
Physically Handicapped10
OBC (Other Backward Classes)3
Physically Handicapped + OBC13
Physically Handicapped + SC/ST15

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Which book should I study for SSC CGL?

There are so many books for SSC CGL but according to my experience, Disha’s Ultimate Guide to SSC Combined Graduate Level – CGL Tier I & Tier II Exam with 3 Online Practice Sets 7th Edition is the best option for SSC CGL preparation.

What should I study for SSC CGL?

You have to prepare English Grammar and Comprehension. Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, GS (Finance and Economics) Statistics etc subjects to clear SSC CGL Exam.

Which is the best site for SSC CGL preparation? is the best website for SSC CGL Study Material. Here you can download all subjects handwritten notes as well as Ebooks for exam Preparation. Beside this you can also follow Examtricks, and SSCadda websites.

Is SSC CGL Exam is tough?

Yes, of course SSC CGL is not a very easy exam but your preparation is main factor for this. If you have prepared all topics of the syllabus of SSC CGL then this is not a very tough task for you.

Can I crack SSC CGL in 3 months?

Yes you can crack SSC CGL in 3 months if you have prepared well.

Is SSC CGL tougher than Upsc?

Yes, of course SSC CGL is not tougher than UPSC. the success rate of UPSC exam is very low as compare to SSC CGL. there is no compare between UPSC and SSC CGL Exams. Syllabus of UPSC is also very large than SSC CGL.

Can a average student crack SSC CGL?

Yes no doubt, a average student can crack SSC CGL easily.

Which SSC exam is easy?

Not a Very easy exam.

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