SSC CGL 2019 Full Syllabus: Check here for Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 3 and Tier 4 Section wise Syllabus


SSC CGL 2019 Syllabus, Staff Selection Commission has released a mode of exam for each Tier. Candidates can check Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 3 and Tier 4 Section-wise Syllabus

The exam pattern for the Combined Graduate Level exam conducted by Staff Selection Commission has released. The mode of exam for each tier can be given as follows:

  • Tier 1: Objective multiple-choice questions which are a computer-based test.
  • Tier 2: objective multiple-choice questions which are also a computer-based test.
  • Tier 3: Descriptive paper in English or Hindi: pen and paper mode.
  • Tier 4: Skill test/ computer proficiency test: computer-based test.


SSC CGL Tier 1 syllabus:

This exam will have 4 questions, and those will be based on the 10th and 12th standard level syllabus.

General intelligence and reasoning:

This test will be checking the candidate’s ability in the following sectors:

  • Analogy
  • Odd one out
  • Series
  • Statement and conclusions
  • Directions
  • Sequence
  • Word formation
  • Coding and decoding
  • Mathematical operations
  • Matrix
  • Blood relation
  • Mirror image
  • Venn Diagram
  • Paper folding image
  • Missing term
  • Hidden figure
  • Cube
  • Counting figure
  • Complete figure
  • Miscellaneous
  • Total number of questions: 25

Quantitative aptitude:

This section will lookout for the following areas:

  • Ratio
  • Average
  • Number system
  • Time and work
  • Simplification
  • time, speed and distance
  • geometry
  • coordinate geometry
  • profit and loss
  • I. and C.I.
  • Mensuration
  • Trigonometry
  • Percentage
  • Algebra
  • Pie chart tabular
  • Total questions: 25

General Awareness:

This section has the following areas:

  • History
  • Polity
  • Geography
  • Economics
  • Static awareness
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Computer
  • Current affairs
  • Total questions: 25

English Comprehension:

  • Fill in the blanks
  • Sentence improvement
  • Error detection
  • Sentence rearrangement
  • Idioms and phrases
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Active passive
  • One word substitution
  • Word correction in a sentence
  • Spelling correction
  • Cloze test
  • Total questions: 25

SSC CGL Tier 2 exam syllabus:

Quantitative aptitude:

  • Number system/ HCF/ LCM
  • Percentage
  • Average
  • Time and work, pipe and cistern
  • Profit and loss, discount
  • Mixture and allegation
  • Time speed and distance
  • Interest
  • Geometry
  • Mensuration
  • Trigonometry
  • Data interpretation
  • Algebra
  • Partnership
  • Simplification
  • Total questions: 100

English Comprehension:

  • Spotting the error
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Spelling / detecting the misspelled words
  • Idioms and phrases
  • One word substitution
  • Improvement of sentences
  • Active/ Passive voice of verbs
  • Conversion into direct or indirect speech
  • A jumbled paragraph or sentence rearrangement
  • 3 cloze passage
  • 4 comprehension passage
  • Total questions: 200

SSC CGL Tier 3 syllabus:

Tier 3 will consist of a descriptive paper in English or Hindi and will be a written test. There will be essays, précis, application writing and letter writing in this exam.

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SSC CGL Tier 4 Syllabus:

This exam will consist of skill test which will be mandatory for a government post:

  • DEST (Data Entry Speed Test): It is a compulsory test for all the candidates and is mandatory for all posts except for Compiler. This exam aims to check the typing speed of the candidate. In this test, the candidates are given printed material in English, and they should finish typing accurately with a 200-key depression. This exam is conducted for 15 minutes.
  • CPT (Computer Proficiency Test): SSC will hold CPT in 3 modules: word processing, spreadsheet, and generation of slides. CPT is a test for posts of assistant section officer in CSS, MES, and AFHO, Assistant in Serious Fraud Investigation Office under the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Assistant in the ministry of mines, inspector in CBIC.
  • Document Verification: the last and the final step of selection will include document verification.

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