SSC CGL Syllabus 2024 [Link] Tier I & Tier II, CBT Exam Pattern

SSC CGL Syllabus 2024 Link Tier I & Tier II, CBT Exam Pattern SSC CGL is one of the most popular government exams in India. Today in this post we will provide information about the complete syllabus for the exam. We will also provide information about the exam pattern and exam mode of SSC CGL. SSC CGL is conducted on a yearly basis to fill the vacant posts of Group B and C in the central government. Every year lakhs of students appear for this exam to get their desired job. 3 years ago SSC changed the exam pattern and in this post we will talk about that new pattern. So let’s look at the SSC CGL syllabus and exam pattern 2024.

SSC CGL Syllabus

After reading the SSC CGL Syllabus from here, students can complete their preparation after seeing the pattern and syllabus of the exam. Here we tell Whaley about the soon-to-be-revised testing pattern. Which you can read from here.

SSC CGL Syllabus 2024 Overview

Authority Name Staff Selection Commission (SSC)
Exam Name SSC CGL 2024
SSC CGL Exam Date 2024 Notify Soon
Exam Mode Online
SSC CGL Negative Marking 0.50 for Each Wrong Answer
Category Syllabus
SSC Official Website

SSC CGL Syllabus Tire I 2024

Tire Type Mode
Tire – I Objective Multiple Choice Computer Based (Online)
Tire – II (Paper I, II,III) 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
Computer Based (Online)

SSC CGL Tire I Exam Pattern 2024

Tire I Exam Pattern
S.No. Sections No. of Question Total Marks Time Duration
1. General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 50 1 hour
2. General Awareness 25 50
3. Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
4. English Comprehension 25 50
Total 100 200

SSC CGL Exam Syllabus 2024

SSC CGL General Intelligence and Reasoning 

  1. Analogies
  2. Similarities and differences
  3. Space visualization
  4. Spatial orientation
  5. Problem-solving
  6. Analysis
  7. Judgment
  8. Blood Relations
  9. Decision making
  10. Visual memory
  11. Discrimination
  12. Observation
  13. Relationship concepts
  14. Arithmetical reasoning
  15. Figural classification
  16. Arithmetic number series
  17. Non-verbal series
  18. Coding and decoding
  19. Statement conclusion
  20. Syllogistic reasoning

SSC CGL General Awareness

  1. India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research
  2. Science
  3. Current Affairs
  4. Books and Authors
  5. Sports
  6. Important Schemes
  7. Important Days
  8. Portfolio
  9. People in News
  10. Static GK

SSC CGL Quantitative Aptitude

  1. Computation of whole numbers
  2. Decimals
  3. Fractions
  4. Relationships between numbers
  5. Profit and Loss
  6. Discount
  7. Partnership Business
  8. Mixture and Alligation
  9. Time and distance
  10. Time & Work
  11. Percentage
  12. Ratio & Proportion
  13. Square roots
  14. Averages
  15. Interest
  16. Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds
  17. Graphs of Linear Equations
  18. Triangle and its various kinds of centres
  19. Congruence and similarity of triangles
  20. Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles
  21. Triangle
  22. Quadrilaterals
  23. Regular Polygons
  24. Right Prism
  25. Right Circular Cone
  26. Right Circular Cylinder
  27. Sphere
  28. Heights and Distances
  29. Histogram
  30. Frequency polygon
  31. Bar diagram & Pie chart
  32. Hemispheres
  33. Rectangular Parallelepiped
  34. Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base
  35. Trigonometric ratio
  36. Degree and Radian Measures
  37. Standard Identities
  38. Complementary angles

SSC CGL English Comprehension

  1. Idioms and Phrases
  2. One word Substitution
  3. Sentence Correction
  4. Error Spotting
  5. Fill in the Blanks
  6. Spellings Correction
  7. Reading Comprehension
  8. Synonyms-Antonyms
  9. Active Passive
  10. Sentence Rearrangement
  11. Sentence Improvement
  12. Cloze test

SSC CGL Syllabus Tire II 2024

After clearing the SSC CGL Tier 1 exam, you are eligible to appear for the SSC CGL Tier 2 exam once you clear the first exam. Like Tier 1, the Tier 2 exam is also conducted in online mode and will be in MCQ format with negative marking. Below we have provided the pattern and syllabus for Tier 2 of SSC CGL exam.

SSC CGL Exam Pattern Tire II Paper I 2024

Sections Module Subject No. of Questions Marks
Section- I Module – I Mathematical Abilities 30 180
Module – II Reasoning and General Intelligence 30
Section- II Module – I English Language and Comprehension 45 210
Module – II General Awareness 25
Section- III Module – I Computer Knowledge Test 20 60
Module – II Data Entry Speed Test One Data Entry Task

SSC CGL Exam Pattern Tire II Paper I 2024

Paper  Section No. of Question Minimum Marks Time Duration
Paper-I Statistics 100 200 2 Hour
Paper-II General Studies (Finance & Economics) 100 200 2 Hour

SSC CGL Module-I of Session-I of Paper-I (Mathematical Abilities)

Topic Sub – Topic
Number Systems Computation of Whole Number
Decimal and Fractions
Relationship between numbers
Fundamental Arithmetical Operation Percentages
Ratio and Proportion
Square roots
Interest (Simple and Compound)
Profit and Loss
Partnership Business
Mixture and Alligation
Time and distance
Time and work
Algebra Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds (simple problems)
Graphs of Linear Equations
Mensuration Triangle
Regular Polygons
Right Prism
Right Circular Cone
Right Circular Cylinder
Rectangular Parallelepiped
Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square Base.
Trigonometry Trigonometry
Trigonometric ratios
Complementary angles
Height and distances (simple problems only)
Standard Identities
Geometry 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.
Statistics & 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 Module-II of Section-I of Paper-I (Reasoning and General Intelligence)

  1. Semantic Analogy
  2. Symbolic operations, Symbolic/ Number Analogy, Trends
  3. Figural Analogy
  4. Space Orientation
  5. Semantic Classification
  6. Venn Diagrams
  7. Symbolic/ Number
  8. Classification
  9. Drawing inferences
  10. Figural Classification
  11. Punched hole/ pattern-folding & unfolding
  12. Semantic Series
  13. Figural Pattern folding and completion
  14. Number Series
  15. Embedded figures
  16. Figural Series
  17. Critical Thinking
  18. Problem-Solving
  19. Emotional Intelligence
  20. Word Building
  21. Social Intelligence
  22. Coding and de-coding
  23. Numerical operations
  24. Other sub-topics, if any.

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

  1. Vocabulary
  2. English Grammar
  3. Sentence structure
  4. Spot the Error
  5. Fill in the Blanks,
  6. Synonyms/Homonyms
  7. Antonyms
  8. Spellings/ Detecting misspelt words
  9. Idioms & Phrases
  10. One word substitution
  11. Improvement of Sentences,
  12. Active/ Passive Voice of Verbs
  13. Conversion into Direct/ Indirect narration
  14. Shuffling of Sentence parts
  15. Shuffling of Sentences in a passage,
  16. Cloze Passage
  17. Comprehension Passage

SSC CGL Module-II of Section-II of Paper-I (General Awareness)

  1. India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research
  2. Science
  3. Current Affairs
  4. Books and Authors
  5. Sports
  6. Important Schemes
  7. Important Days & Dates
  8. Portfolio
  9. People in News

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

Topic Sub-Topic
Computer Basic Organization of a computer
Central Processing Unit (CPU)
Input/ output devices
Computer memory
Memory organization
Back-up devices
Windows Explorer
Keyboard shortcuts
Software Windows Operating system including basics of Microsoft Office like MS word, MS Excel and Power Point etc
Working with The Internet and e-mails Web Browsing & Searching, Downloading & Uploading, Managing an E-mail Account, e-Banking
Basic Networking and Cyber Security Networking devices and protocols, Network and information security threats (like hacking, virus, worms, Trojan etc.) and preventive measures

SSC CGL Tier 2 Syllabus- Paper 2 (Statistics)

Subject  Topic
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.
Measure 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 component by different methods, Measurement of seasonal variation by different methods.
Index Number 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 Syllabus- Paper 3(General Studies-Finance and Economics)

Part  Subject  Topic
Part A Finance & Accounts-(80    Marks)  Financial Account Nature and scope
Limitations of Financial Accounting
Basic concepts and Conventions
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Basic Concepts of Accounting Single and double entry
Books of Original Entry
Bank Reconciliation
Journal, ledgers
Trial Balance
Rectification of Errors
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 & Governance -( 120 Marks) Comptroller & Auditor General of India- Constitutional provisions, Role and responsibility
Finance Commission-Role and functions
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
Theory of Demand and Supply Meaning and determinants of demand
Law of demand and Elasticity of demand
Income and cross elasticity
Theory of consumer’s behaviour
Marshallian approach and Indifference curve approach
Meaning and determinants of supply
Law of supply
The elasticity of Supply
Theory of Production and cost Meaning and Factors of production
Laws of production- Law of variable proportions and Laws of returns to scale.
Forms of Market and price determination in different markets Various forms of markets-Perfect Competition
Monopolistic Competition
Price determination in these markets.
Indian Economic Nature of the Indian Economy Role of different sectors, Role of Agriculture, Industry and Services-their problems and growth.
National Income of India-Concepts of national income, Different methods of measuring national income.
Population-Its size, rate of growth and its implication on economic growth.
Poverty and unemployment- Absolute and relative poverty, types, causes and incidence of unemployment.
Infrastructure-Energy, Transportation, Communication.
Economic reforms in India Economic reforms since 1991
Money and Banking Monetary/ Fiscal policy- 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

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