# Full detailed syllabus and exam pattern for SSC Tier – I and Tier – II for upcoming 2020/2021 and best course materials

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**SSC CGL Syllabus upcoming : Selection Procedure**

Before appearing for the exam, knowing the complete syllabus of SSC CGL must be the first and foremost thing that you need to do. The entire SSC CGL 2020 syllabus for Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 3 and Tier 4 is provided in the post given below.

**SSC CGL 2020/2021Exam Pattern for Tier 1 Exam**

- The total time of
**80 minutes**is allotted**to physically handicapped**students. **0.5 marks will be deducted**from every**question that is attempted wrong**by a candidate.

**SSC CGL Syllabus 2020/2021 for Tier 1 Exam**

SSC CGL Subject | Syllabus in SSC CGL Tier 1 |

SSC General Intelligence and Reasoning | Classification Analogy Coding-Decoding Matrix Word Formation Venn Diagram Direction and Distance Blood Relations SeriesVerbal reasoningNon-Verbal Reasoning |

General Awareness | Static General Knowledge (Indian History, Culture, GeographyPolity, economics, neighboring countries, etc.)ScienceBooks and Authors Current Affairs Important Schemes SportsPeople in the News Portfolios |

Quantitatie Aptitude | Simplification InterestAverages Percentage Problem on Ages Ratio and Proportion Speed, Distance and Time Number System Mensuration Data Interpretation Time and Work Algebra Trigonometry Geometry |

English | Reading Comprehension Fill in the Blanks Phrases and Idioms Spellings Sentence Correction One word Substitution Error Spotting |

**SSC CGL ****General Intelligence and Reasoning**** Syllabus**

General Intelligence and Reasoning includes both **verbal and non-verbal type questions**. This component may include questions on 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.

**SSC CGL Quantitative Aptitude**** Syllabus**

Quantitative Aptitude questions will be designed to test the ability of appropriate use of numbers and number sense of the candidate. The scope of the test will be 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.

**SSC CGL English**** Syllabus**

This section measures Candidates’ ability to understand correct English, his/ her basic comprehension and writing ability, etc. would be tested. This section may include questions on **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.

**SSC CGL General Awareness**** Syllabus**

Questions in this section will be aimed at testing the candidates’ general awareness (GK+GS) of the environment around him and its application to society. The test will also include **questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research**. The questions will also be asked from **Science, Current Affairs, Books and Authors, Sports, Important Schemes, Important Days, Portfolios,People in News** etc.

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**Exam Pattern of Tier 2 Exam**

**SSC CGL Tier-2 exam** is of 200 marks. A time limit of **2 hours** is given to candidates **to complete each section** of the Exam. For physically handicapped students, the cumulative time to complete the Tier-II exam is increased to **2 hours 40 minutes**.

**There will be negative marking of 0.25**for each wrong answer in**Paper-II**(English Language and Comprehension) and of**0.50 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-I, Paper-III and Paper-IV**

**Syllabus for Tier-2 Exam**

Quantitative Aptitude | Statistics | General Awareness |

Simplificatin | Collection and Representation of Data | Finance and Accounting |

Interest | Measure of Dispersion | Fundamental Principles |

Averages | Measure of Central Tendency | Financial Accounting |

Percentage | Moments, Skewness and Kurtosis | Basic Concepts of Accounting |

Ratio and Proportion | Correlation and Regression | Self-Balancing Ledger |

Speed, Distance and Time | Random Variables | Error Spotting and Correction |

Number System | Random Variables | |

Mensuration | Sampling Theory | Economics and Governance |

Data Interpretation | Analysis and Variance | Comptroller and Auditor General of India |

Time and Work | Time Series Analysis | Finance Commission |

Algebra | Index Number | Theory of Demand and Supply |

Data Sufficiency |

**SSC CGL Paper-I (Quantitative Abilities) Syllabus:**

The questions will be designed to test the ability of appropriate use of numbers and number sense of the candidate. The scope of the test will be the computation of whole numbers, decimals, fractions and relationships between numbers, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Alligation, Time and distance, Time & Work, 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, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base, Trigonometric ratio, Degree and Radian Measures, Standard Identities, Complementary angles, Heights and Distances, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart.

**SSC CGL Paper-II (English Language and Comprehension) Syllabus:**

Questions in this section will be designed to test the candidate’s understanding and knowledge of English Language and will be based on spot the error, fill in 21 the blanks, synonyms, antonyms, spelling/ detecting misspelled 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.

**SSC CGL Paper-III (Statistics) Syllabus:**

**1. 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.

**2. Measures of Central Tendency –** Common measures of central tendency – mean median and mode; Partition values- quartiles, deciles, percentiles.

**3. Measures of Dispersion- Common measures dispersion –** range, quartile deviations, mean deviation and standard deviation; Measures of relative dispersion.

**4. Moments, Skewness and Kurtosis –** Different types of moments and their relationship; meaning of skewness and kurtosis; different measures of skewness and kurtosis.

**5. 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).

**6. Probability Theory –** Meaning of probability; Different definitions of probability; Conditional probability; Compound probability; Independent events; Bayes‟ theorem.

**7. 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).

**8. 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.

**9. 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.

**10. Analysis of Variance –** Analysis of one-way classified data and twoway classified data.

**11. Time Series Analysis –** Components of time series, Determinations of trend component by different methods, Measurement of seasonal variation by different methods.

**12. 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 Paper-IV (General Studies-Finance and Economics):**

**Part A: Finance and Accounts-(80 marks):**

Fundamental principles and basic concept of Accounting:**1.1 Financial Accounting:** Nature and scope, Limitations of Financial Accounting, Basic concepts and Conventions, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.**1.2 Basic concepts of accounting:** 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-(120 marks):**

**2.1 Comptroller & Auditor General of India-** Constitutional provisions, Role and responsibility.

**2.2 Finance Commission-Role and functions.**

2.3 Basic Concept of Economics and introduction to Micro Economics:Definition, scope and nature of Economics, Methods of economic study and Central problems of an economy and Production possibilities curve.

2.3 Basic Concept of Economics and introduction to Micro Economics:

**2.4 Theory of Demand and Supply:**Meaning and determinants of demand, Law of demand and Elasticity of demand, Price, income and cross elasticity; Theory of consumer‟s behaviourMarshallian approach and Indifference curve approach, Meaning and determinants of supply, Law of supply and Elasticity of Supply.

**2.5 Theory of Production and cost:**Meaning and Factors of production, Laws of production- Law of variable proportions and Laws of returns to scale.

**2.6 Forms of Market and price determination in different markets:**Various forms of markets-Perfect Competition, Monopoly, Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly ad Price determination in these markets.

**2.7.1 Nature of the Indian Economy Role of different sectorsRole of Agriculture, Industry and Services-their problems and growth.**

2.7 Indian Economy:

2.7 Indian Economy:

2.7.2 National Income of India-Concepts of national income, Different methods of measuring national income.

2.7.3 Population-Its size, rate of growth and its implication on economic growth.

2.7.4 Poverty and unemployment- Absolute and relative poverty, types, causes and incidence of unemployment.

2.7.5 Infrastructure-Energy, Transportation, Communication.

**2.8 Economic Reforms in India:** Economic reforms since 1991; Liberalisation, Privatisation, Globalisation and Disinvestment.

**2.9 Money and Banking:**2.9.1 Monetary/ Fiscal policy- Role and functions of Reserve Bank of India; functions of commercial Banks/RRB/Payment Banks.

2.9.2 Budget and Fiscal deficits and Balance of payments.

2.9.3 Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act, 2003.

**2.10 Role of Information Technology in Governance.**

Note: Questions in Paper-I will be of Matriculation Level, Paper-II of 10+2 Level and in Paper-III and Paper-IV of Graduation Level.

**SSC CGL Syllabus upcoming 2020/2021 of Tier 3 Exam**

**SSC CGL upcoming 2020/202**1

**Tier III exam**is a

**descriptive exam**to analyze the written skills of the candidates in

**English/Hindi**. The mode of examination is

**offline**and students are required to write essays, précis, applications, letters, etc. in this exam.

**The exam is of 100 marks**and the

**time allotted**for the same is

**60 minutes**. The time allotted for candidates belonging to

**PWD category**is increased to

**80 minutes**. Tier-III paper is given by specific candidates who are interested only for the post of “Statistical Investigator Grade-II” & “Compiler”.

**SSC CGL Syllabus upcoming 2020/202**1

**For Tier 4 Exam**

**SSC CGL Tier-4** examination constitutes a couple of skill sets required for certain Government Posts all over the country.

**CPT (Computer Proficiency Test):**Word Processing, Spread Sheets and Generation of slides are the three modules that are important for this exam and the commission demands a candidate to be proficient in it for the post of CSS, MEA, Inspector (Central Excise), Inspector (Preventive Officer), Inspector (Examiner).**DEST (Data Entry Speed Test):**For the post of Tax Assistant (Central Excise and Income Tax), DEST Exam through SSC CGL 2017 exam is conducted to check the typing speed of the candidate. The candidates are given an article in English which they have to type on Computer. A candidate is required to type 2000 words in 15 minutes.

**Tier-I **exam is compulsory **for all posts** mentioned in the SSC CGL **upcoming 2020/202**1 Notification. Candidates will have to **prepare for both Tier 2 and Tier 3 exam simultaneously**. However, the evaluation of Tier 3 Descriptive exam will be done only if a candidate clears the combined cut off for Tier 1 and Tier 2. So, **candidates may appear for both Tier 2 and Tier 3 **exams but your Tier 3 answer sheets will be evaluated only if you clear the cut-off. **Tier-IV exam** is taken by candidates applying specifically **for TA, CSS, MEA and Inspector**.

**SSC CGL Tier-1 and SSC CGL Tier-2** exam are mandatory **for all posts** mentioned in the **SSC CGL 2018 Notification** of while **Tier-3** is specifically for candidates applying for the post of **Statistical Investigator Grade-II and Compiler**. Similarly, the **Tier-4 exam** is taken by candidates applying specifically **for TA, CSS, MEA, and Inspector**