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SSC CGL Syllabus 2018-19 for Tier 1, 2 & 3 Exam [Updated]

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SSC CGL Syllabus

 

SSC CGL 2019 will be conducted soon. So, aspirants who are waiting for the Tier 1 Exam Dates are suggested to focus on understanding the SSC CGL Syllabus 2018-19.

 

SSC Combined Graduate Level Exam is conducted in four phases – Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 3 & Tier 4 so, it is imperative to understand their syllabus independently.

 

After thoroughly going through the SSC CGl 2018-19 Exam Pattern, next step is to understand the detailed syllabus of various phases of the exam.

 

Here, in this article, we are providing you the accurate SSC CGL 2018-19 Syllabus for Tier 1, Tier 2, and Tier 3 papers. Read further to know the complete syllabus.

 

 

SSC CGL Syllabus 2018-19 PDF Download

 

 

SSC CGL 2018-19 Syllabus for All Tiers

 

SSC Exam is conducted in four phases - Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 3 & Tier 4.

 

Let’s check out the Tier wise syllabus for SSC CGL Tier wise, by clicking on the direct links from the below-mentioned table.

 

Tier 1 Exam Prelims Exam
Tier 2 Exam Mains Exam
Tier 3 Exam Descriptive Paper
Tier 4 Exam Personality Test /Interview/Computer Proficiency Test or Skill Test’.

 

Now let's start knowing the complete detail of SSC Combined Graduate Level Exam 2018-19 Syllabus.

 

 

SSC CGL Tier 1 Syllabus 2018-19

 

Tier 1 is an objective paper which will be held online. The major sections asked in SSC CGL 2018-19 Tier - 1 Exam are General Awareness, Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language.

 

The detailed SSC CGL Tier 1 syllabus for all the above-defined subjects is as follows: –

 

 

I. SSC CGL Tier 1 Syllabus for General Intelligence & Reasoning:

 

Verbal Reasoning

S.No. Topics
1. Analogies
2. Problem Solving
3. Judgment
4. Decision Making
5. Discrimination
6. Relationship Concepts
7. Mathematical Reasoning
8. Coding & Decoding
9. Statement Conclusion
10. Syllogistic Reasoning
11. Operations
12. Venn Diagrams
13. Address Matching
14. Date & City Matching
15. Numbers Coding
16. Critical Thinking
17. Series Problem

Non-Verbal Reasoning

S.No. Topics
1. Analogies
2. Similarities & Differences
3. Space Visualization
4. Spatial Orientation
5. Analysis
6. Non-Verbal Series
7. Pattern- Folding
8. Classification
9. Embedded Figures
10. Visual Memory
11. Drawing Inferences

 

Also, check out the SSC CGL 2018-19 Question Paper to analyze the changes in Paper Pattern & Marking Scheme.

 

 

II. SSC CGL Tier 1 Syllabus for English Language:

 

S.No. Topics
1. Improving Sentences
2. Spotting Errors
3. Synonyms & Antonyms
4. Fill in the Blanks
5. Active/ Passive Voice
6. Verbs
7. One-Word Substitution
8. Idioms & Phrases
9. Cloze Passage
10. Comprehension Passage

 

 

III. SSC CGL Tier 1 Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude:

 

S.No. Topics
1. Percentage
2. Ratio & Proportion
3. Square Roots
4. Averages
5. Interest
6. Profit & Loss
7. Discount
8. Partnership Business
9. Mixture & Alligation
10. Time & Distance
11. Time & Work
12. Basic Algebraic Identities
13. Graphs of Linear Equations
14. Triangle & Its Various Kinds of Centres
15. Congruence & Similarity of Triangles
16. Tangents
17. Angles Subtended by Chords of A Circle
18. Common Tangents to Two or More Circles
19. Triangle
20. Quadrilaterals
21. Regular Polygons
22. Circle
23. Right Prism
24. Right Circular Cone
25. Right Circular Cylinder
26. Sphere
27. Hemispheres
28. Rectangular Parallelepiped
29. Regular Right Pyramid with Triangular/ Square Base
30. Trigonometric Ratio
31. Degree & Radian Measures
32. Standard Identities
33. Complementary Angles
34. Heights & Distances
35. Histogram
36. Frequency Polygon
37. Bar Diagram & Pie Chart
38. Circle & Its Chords
39. Relationships Between Numbers

 

 

IV. SSC CGL Tier 1 Syllabus for General Awareness:

 

S.No. Topics
1. History & Culture
2. Geography
3. Economic Scene
4. Indian Polity
5. General Policy & Scientific Research
6. Biology
7. Physics
8. Chemistry
9. Computer Section
10. Current Affairs
11. Current GK
12. Books & Authors
13. Persons & Place in News
14. Abbreviations
 

 

SSC CGL Tier 2 Syllabus

 

Candidates, who clear the Tier 1 Exam, can appear for the Tier 2 Exam. The SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam include four papers:

 

Paper Subject
1 Quantitative Ability
2 English Language & Comprehension
3 Statistics
4 General Studies (Finance and Economics)

 

  Paper 1, 3 & 4 consists 100 objective type questions of 2 marks each & Paper 2 consists of 200 objective type questions of 1 mark each.

 

Below you can acknowledge the clearly defined SSC Tier 2 Syllabus and mark your preparations accordingly.

 

 

I. SSC CGL Tier 2 Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude:

 

S.No. Topics
1. Percentage
2. Ratio & Proportion
3. Square Roots
4. Averages
5. Interest
6. Profit & Loss
7. Discount
8. Partnership Business
9. Mixture & Alligation
10. Time & Distance
11. Time & Work
12. Basic Algebraic Identities
13. Graphs of Linear Equations
14. Triangle & Its Various Kinds of Centres
15. Congruence & Similarity of Triangles
16. Tangents
17. Angles Subtended by Chords of A Circle
18. Common Tangents to Two or More Circles
19. Triangle
20. Quadrilaterals
21. Regular Polygons
22. Circle
23. Right Prism
24. Right Circular Cone
25. Right Circular Cylinder
26. Sphere
27. Hemispheres
28. Rectangular Parallelepiped
29. Regular Right Pyramid with Triangular/ Square Base
30. Trigonometric Ratio
31. Degree & Radian Measures
32. Standard Identities
33. Complementary Angles
34. Heights & Distances
35. Histogram
36. Frequency Polygon
37. Bar Diagram & Pie Chart
38. Circle & Its Chords
39. Relationships Between Numbers

 

 

II. SSC CGL Tier 2 Syllabus for English Language:

 

S.No. Topics
1. Improving Sentences
2. Spotting Errors
3. Synonyms & Antonyms
4. Fill in the Blanks
5. Active/Passive Voice
6. Verbs
7. One-Word Substitution
8. Idioms & Phrases
9. Cloze Passage
10. Comprehension Passage
11. Spelling/ Detecting Misspelled Words
12. Direct/ Indirect
13. Shuffling of Sentence Parts
14. Shuffling of Sentences in a Passage

 

 

Click to download SSC CGL Mock Test Papers, Previous Year Papers to boost your preparation!!

 

 

III. SSC CGL Tier 2 Syllabus for Statistics:

 

S.No. Topics
1. Collection Classification and Presentation of Statistical Data
2. Measures of Central Tendency
3. Measures of Dispersion
4. Moments, Skewness & Kurtosis
5. Correlation & Regression
6. Probability Theory
7. Random Variable & Probability Distributions
8. Sampling Theory
9. Statistical Inference
10. Analysis of Variance
11. Time Series Analysis
12. Index Numbers

 

 

IV. SSC CGL Tier 2 Syllabus for General Studies:

 

Financial Accounting

S.No. Topics
1. Nature and scope
2. Limitations of Financial Accounting
3. Basic concepts and Conventions
4. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

Basic Concepts of Accounting

S.No. Topics
1. Single and double entry
2. Books of Original Entry
3. Bank Reconciliation
4. Journal
5. ledgers
6. Trial Balance
7. Rectification of Errors
8. Manufacturing
9. Trading
10. Profit & loss Appropriation Accounts
11. Balance Sheet Distinction between Capital and Revenue Expenditure
12. Depreciation Accounting
13. Valuation of Inventories
14. Non-profit organizations Accounts
15. Receipts and Payments & Income & Expenditure Accounts
16. Bills of Exchange
17. Self-Balancing Ledgers

 

Economics

S.No. Topics
1. Economics
2. Production possibilities curve
3. Theory of Demand and Supply
4. Theory of Production and cost
5. Various forms of markets
6. Perfect Competition
7. Monopoly
8. Monopolistic Competition
9. Oligopoly ad Price determination
10. Agriculture
11. Industry & Services
12. national income
13. Population
14. Poverty & unemployment
15. Infrastructure
16. Economic reforms
17. Liberalization
18. Privatization
19. Globalization
20. Disinvestment
21. Monetary/ Fiscal policy

 

If you want to appear in this exam then must know the SSC CGL 2018-19 Exam Dates & Latest News

 

 

SSC CGL Syllabus Tier 3 (Descriptive Paper Syllabus)

 

The syllabus of SSC CGL Tier 3 is very different from all the tiers. Tier 3 will be a descriptive type Pen and Paper mode examination. It will be in English/Hindi (writing of Essay/Precis/Letter /Application Writing etc. It will be of Total 100 marks and 60 minutes time is given for it (For VH and candidates suffering from Cerebral Palsy: 80 Minutes).

 

This paper has been introduced to assess the writing skills of the candidates which are necessary for Government jobs. The Paper would comprise writing of an Essay / Passage of 250 words and Letter / Application Writing of approximately 150 words.

 

 

SSC CGL Syllabus Tier 4 (Skill Test - CPT/DEST/Typing Test)

 

Candidates who clear the Tier 3 Exams are called for the Tier 4 phase. This section is qualifying one. This section aims to judge a candidate’s personality traits, communication skills, and leadership skills, in addition to his/her academic knowledge.

 

Data Entry Speed Test (DEST) –

Tax Assistants Post (Central Excise & Income Tax) - It requires 8,000 Key Depression per hour.

 

The Data Entry Speed Test will be conducted for passage of about 2000 key depressions for a duration of 15 minutes.

 

Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) –

for the posts of Assistant Section Officer of CSS, Assistant Section Officer (MEA), Assistant Section Officer in AFHQ, Assistant in Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) under the Ministry of Corporate Affairs and Assistant (GSI) in the Ministry of Mines, CPT Test comprises in three modules:

Word Processing

Spread Sheet

Generation of Slides

 

When it comes to finding the syllabus for competitive exams like SSC, online, it becomes a tedious activity and the aspirant in search of latest and well-defined syllabus lose focus from his main goal.

 

Eduncle has always tried to make the learning process a lot easier and simpler for students. By defining the updated syllabus for SSC CGL 2018-19, candidates can save their valuable time which they spend in collecting syllabus details from different sources.

 

 

Click here for SSC CGL Syllabus 2018-19 PDF Download and start your preparation now!!

 

 

The above-given syllabus includes all the important topics that have to be prepared by you in order to score well in the SSC CGL Exam 2018-19.

 

Comment your views and queries, if you have any. We are here to help you.

 

All the Best for your exams

 

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  • Lakshmanarao
    In tier 4 skill test means personal interview or anything
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    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
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    Hi Sir, I would like to attempt Combined Graduate Level Examination - 2017 (Tier-I). Please help me with the process and confirm if i can fill the form at present date. Thanks, Ambika
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    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
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    Amiya Bera
    Is tier one computer based
    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
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  • Shreekant
    What are the post will we get by clearing only Tier-1 &Tier-2 in SSC cgl exam ?
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    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
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  • Soumya
    Hi sir thank you for the valuable information... I have a doubt here.. In tier 2 examination is there statistics and general awareness compulsary for all types of posts..? Before in tier 2 there was only aptitude and English right
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    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
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    Hello Mam M currently pursuing degree in forensic science. I just wanted to know is it beneficial to give ssc cgl exams? Is it helpful as i wanted to b restricted to forensics only? sorry for inconvenience
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  • Roger
    I had applied for #JSO, but now i don't have enough time to prepare for paper -3. Is is mandatory for me to appear for paper-3 or else will I be considered for rest of the posts if I won't appear for paper-3. And will there be any sectional cut off to qualify. Please help me out. Thanks, Roger.
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    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
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    will there be section cutoff?
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  • Krishnaveni
    Hello iam trying for assistant intelligence bureau post I should write tier 3 or not
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    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
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  • Zaheer Katoch Katoch
    Hello sir . Thanks for sharing this information. I'm b.sc graduate from ignou.Am I eligible For CGL 2018-2019 and which post.
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    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
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