SSC CGL Syllabus: Latest Exam Syllabus for SSC CGL 2024

SSC CGL Syllabus: Those who are planning to appear for the SSC Combined Graduate Level exam must have a thorough knowledge of the complete SSC CGL 2024 syllabus in order to ace it. It is very important to have all the information on your tips about the syllabus and exam pattern. So, to help you out, we have mentioned the SSC CGL syllabus for Tiers 1 and 2 below.

  • Both tier 1 and tier 2 include 4 common subjects – General Awareness, Reasoning, English, and Quantitative Aptitude. Besides these, Tier 2 involves Statistics, General Studies (Finance and Economics), and Computer.
  • Tier 1 exam is for 60 minutes containing 25 questions each from General Awareness, Reasoning, English, and Quantitative Aptitude. Each correct answer will fetch you +2 marks and each wrong answer will deduct 0.50 marks from your total scores.
  • In SSC CGL Tier 2, three papers are conducted which are further categorized into different modules. While paper 1 will be compulsory for all the posts, papers 2 and 3 will be for the candidates who have applied for Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) and Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer respectively.

SSC CGL Syllabus 2024: Tier 1

SSC CGL Tier 1 English Language Syllabus 2024

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

SSC CGL Tier 1 General Awareness Syllabus 2024

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

SSC CGL Tier 1 General Intelligence / Reasoning Syllabus 2024

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

SSC CGL Tier 1 Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus 2024

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

SSC CGL Syllabus 2024: Tier 2

The SSC CGL Tier 2 will be conducted in 3 phases- Paper 1, Paper 2, and Paper 3. Paper 1 is further divided into 3 sessions and comprises 5 subjects, namely, Mathematical Abilities, General Awareness, Reasoning, English, and Computer. The syllabus for all 4 subjects will remain the same. Paper 2 will include questions on Statistics and paper 3 will comprise of questions on General Studies (Finance and Economics).
  • Paper I: This paper is mandatory for all posts.
  • Paper II: Candidates applying for the Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) positions in the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation will take this paper.
  • Paper III: Those applying for the positions of Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer will be required to take this paper.

SSC CGL Tier 2 Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus 2024

Number Systems
  • Computation of Whole Number
  • Decimal and Fractions
  • Relationship between numbers
Fundamental arithmetical operations
  • Percentages
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Square roots
  • Averages
  • Interest (Simple and Compound)
  • Profit and Loss
  • Discount
  • Partnership Business
  • Mixture and Alligation
  • Time and distance
  • Time and work
  • Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds (simple problems)
  • Graphs of Linear Equations
  • Similarity with elementary geometric figures and facts: 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.
  • Right Prism
  • Triangle
  • Quadrilaterals
  • Regular Polygons
  • Circle
  • Right Circular Cone
  • Right Circular Cylinder
  • Sphere
  • Hemispheres
  • Rectangular Parallelepiped
  • Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square Base.
  • Trigonometry
  • Trigonometric ratios
  • Complementary angles
  • Height and distances (simple problems only)
  • Standard Identities
Statistics and probability
  • Use of Tables and Graphs: Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar-diagram, Pie-chart
  • Measures of central tendency: mean, median, mode, standard deviation
  • Calculation of simple probabilities

SSC CGL Tier 2 General Intelligence Syllabus 2024

  • 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 Pattern Folding and completion
  • Number Series
  • Embedded figures
  • Figural Series
  • Critical Thinking
  • Problem-Solving
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Word Building
  • Social Intelligence
  • Coding and decoding
  • Numerical operations
  • Other subtopics, if any.

SSC CGL Tier 2 English Language And Comprehension Syllabus 2024

  • Vocabulary
  • One word substitution
  • Sentence structure
  • Shuffling of Sentences in a passage,
  • Fill in the Blanks,
  • Synonyms/Homonyms
  • Shuffling of Sentence parts
  • Spellings/ Detecting misspelt words
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • Improvement of Sentences,
  • Antonyms
  • Active/ Passive Voice of Verbs
  • Conversion into Direct/ Indirect narration
  • Spot the Error
  • English Grammar
  • Cloze Passage

SSC CGL Tier 2 Paper II Syllabus 2024

Subjects Topics
Collection, Classification and Presentation of Statistical Data Primary and Secondary data, Tabulation of data; Frequency distributions; Graphs and charts; Methods of data collection; Diagrammatic presentation of frequency distributions.
Measures of Central Tendency Common measures of central tendency – mean median and mode; Partition values- quartiles, deciles, percentiles.
Measures of Dispersion- Common measures of Dispersion range, quartile deviations, mean deviation and standard deviation; Measures of relative dispersion.
Moments, Skewness and Kurtosis Different types of moments and their relationship; the meaning of skewness and kurtosis; different measures of skewness and kurtosis.
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 correlation (For three variables only).
Probability Theory Meaning of probability; Different definitions of probability; Conditional probability; Compound probability; Independent events; Bayes‟ theorem.
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 variable (discrete).
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.
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.
Analysis of Variance Analysis of one-way classified data and two-way classified data.
Time Series Analysis Components of time series, Determination of trend components by different methods, Measurement of seasonal variation by different methods.
Index Numbers Meaning of Index Numbers, Problems in the construction of index numbers, Types of index number, Different formulae, Base shifting and splicing of index numbers, Cost of living Index Numbers, Uses of Index Numbers.

SSC CGL Tier 2 Paper III Syllabus 2024

Part Subject Topics
Part A: Finance and Accounts (80 marks) Financial Accounting
  1. Nature and scope
  2. Limitations of Financial Accounting
  3. Basic concepts and Conventions
  4. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
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
  8. Trading
  9. Profit & Loss Appropriation Accounts
  10. Balance Sheet
  11. Distinction between Capital and Revenue Expenditure
  12. Depreciation Accounting
  13. Valuation of Inventories
  14. Non-profit organisations Accounts
  15. Receipts and Payments and Income & Expenditure Accounts
  16. Bills of Exchange
  17. Self Balancing Ledgers
Part B: Economics and Governance (120 marks) Comptroller & Auditor General of India Constitutional provisions, Role and responsibility
Finance Commission Finance Commission-Role and functions
Basic Concept of Economics and introduction to Microeconomics
  1. Definition
  2. Scope and nature of Economics
  3. Methods of economic study
  4. Central problems of an economy
  5. Production possibilities curve
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’s behavior
  6. Marshallian approach and Indifference curve approach
  7. Meaning and determinants of supply
  8. Law of supply
  9. The elasticity of Supply
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.
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.
Indian Economy
  1. Nature of the Indian Economy Role of different sectors, Role of Agriculture, Industry and Services-their problems and growth.
  2. National Income of India-Concepts of national income, Different methods of measuring national income.
  3. Population-Its size, rate of growth and its implication on economic growth.
  4. Poverty and unemployment- Absolute and relative poverty, types, causes and incidence of unemployment.
  5. Infrastructure-Energy, Transportation, Communication.
Economic Reforms in India
  1. Economic reforms since 1991
  2. Liberalisation
  3. Privatisation
  4. Globalisation
  5. Disinvestment
Money and Banking
  1. Monetary/ Fiscal policy- Role and functions of Reserve Bank of India; functions of commercial Banks/RRB/Payment Banks.
  2. Budget and Fiscal deficits and Balance of payments.
  3. Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act, 2003.
Information Technology Role of Information Technology in Governance

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