SSC CGL Exam Syllabus

SSC CGL 2019 Exam Syllabus

SSC CGL Exam Syllabus : Staff Selection Commission (SSC) Combined Graduate Level Examination will take place in Two phases. Details on the syllabus of the Tier I & Tier II Exam are provided below.

Syllabus for SSC CGL Tier-I Examination 

General Intelligence & Reasoning 

It would include verbal and non-verbal questions. This component may include questions about analogies, similarities and differences. visualization of space, spatial orientation, problem solving. analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discrimination. observation, concept of relationships, arithmetic reasoning and figural classification. series of arithmetic numbers, non-verbal series, statement conclusion. coding and decoding, syllogistic reasoning etc.

The topics are Symbolic/Number Analogy, Semantic Analogy, Figural Analogy. Figural Classification, Symbolic/Number Classification, Semantic Classification. Figural Series, Semantic Series, Number Series. Word Building, Problem Solving, Coding & de-coding. symbolic Operations, Numerical Operations, Space Visualization, Space Orientation. Trends, Venn Diagrams, Figural Pattern – folding and completion. Punched hole/pattern –folding & un-folding, Drawing inferences, Indexing. Date & city matching, Address matching, Classification of centre codes/roll numbers. decoding and classification, Small & Capital letters/numbers coding.  Critical thinking, Embedded Figures, Social Intelligence. Emotional Intelligence, Other sub-topics, if any.

General Awareness

Questions in this component will aim to test candidates general awareness of the surrounding environment and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and any educated person’s expected knowledge of everyday observations and experiences in their scientific aspect. The test will also include questions related to History, Culture, Geography, EconomicScene, General Policy Scientific Research in India and its neighboring countries.

Quantitative Aptitude

The questions are designed to test the candidate’s ability to use numbers appropriately and the candidate’s number sense. The scope of the test will be computation of decimals, whole numbers, fractions and relationships between numbers. Ratio & Proportion, Percentage, Square roots. Interest, Averages, Profit and Loss, Partnership Business, Discount. Mixture and Alligation, Time & Work, Time and distance. Graphs of Linear Equations, Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds. Triangle and its various kinds of centres, Triangle, Congruence and similarity of triangles. Circle and its chords, angles subtended by chords of a circle, tangents, common tangents to two or more circles. Quadrilaterals, Circle, Regular Polygons, Right Circular Cone. Right Prism, Right Circular Cylinder, Hemispheres, Sphere. Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base, Rectangular Parallelepiped. Degree and Radian Measures, Standard Identities, Trigonometric ratio. Complementary angles, Histogram, Heights and Distances. Bar diagram & Pie chart, Frequency polygon.

English Comprehension

The ability of candidates to understand English correctly, their basic understanding and ability to write, etc., would be tested.

Note : The questions in Parts A, B, & D correspond to the essential qualification viz. Graduation and questions will be at the 10th standard level in Part C.

Syllabus for SSC CGL (Tier-II ) Examination

Paper-I

Quantitative Ability : Questions are intended to test the candidate’s ability to use numbers appropriately and the candidate’s number sense. The scope of the test will be computation of decimals, whole numbers, fractions and relationships between numbers. Ratio & Proportion, Percentage, Square roots. Interest, Averages, Profit and Loss, Partnership Business, Discount. Mixture and Alligation, Time & Work, Time and distance. Graphs of Linear Equations, Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds. Triangle and its various kinds of centres, Triangle, Congruence and similarity of triangles. Circle and its chords, angles subtended by chords of a circle, tangents, common tangents to two or more circles. Quadrilaterals, Circle, Regular Polygons, Right Circular Cone. Right Prism, Right Circular Cylinder, Hemispheres, Sphere. Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base, Rectangular Parallelepiped. Degree and Radian Measures, Standard Identities, Trigonometric ratio. Complementary angles, Histogram, Heights and Distances. Bar diagram & Pie chart, Frequency polygon.

Paper-II

English Language & Comprehension : Questions to test the candidate’s understanding and knowledge of English Language. This will be based on fill in the blanks, spot the error. antonyms, synonyms spelling/detecting mis-spelt words. one word substitution idioms & phrases, improvement of sentences. conversion into direct/indirect narration active/passive voice of verbs. shuffling of sentences in a passage, shuffling of sentence parts. comprehension passage & cloze passage.

Paper-III

Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation. Statistics for Investigator Grade-II & Compiler in RGI. Presentation of Statistical Data – Primary and Secondary data. Collection Classification, Methods of data collection. Tabulation of data, Frequency distributions, Graphs and charts.  Diagrammatic presentation of frequency distributions.

Measures of Central Tendency – Central tendency Common measures – mean median and mode. Partition values – deciles, quartiles, percentiles.

Measures of Dispersion – Common measures dispersion – range, deviations, quartile. Measures of relative dispersion. Mean deviation and standard deviation.

Moments, Skewness and Kurtosis – Meaning of skewness and kurtosis. Different types of moments and their relationship. Different measures of skewness and kurtosis.

Correlation and Regression – Simple correlation coefficient, Spearman’s rank correlation. Scatter diagram,  Measures of association of attributes. Simple regression lines, Multiple regression. Multiple and partial correlation (For 3 variables only).

Probability Theory – Probability Definition, Different definitions of probability. Compound probability, Conditional probability, Independent events, Bayes’ theorem. Random Variable and Probability Distributions – Probability functions, Random variable. Higher moments of a random variable. Expectation and Variance of a random variable. Poisson, Binomial, Normal and Exponential distributions. Joint distribution of two random variable (discrete).

Sampling Theory – Concept of sample and population, Sampling and non-sampling errors, Parameter and statistic. Sampling distribution(statement only), Sample size decisions. Probability and non-probability sampling techniques (simple random sampling, multistage sampling, multiphase sampling, stratified sampling, systematic sampling, cluster sampling, convenience sampling,  purposive sampling and quota sampling).

Statistical Inference – Point estimation and estimation of intervals. Properties of a good estimator, Methods of estimation (Moments Method, Maximum likelihood Method, Last Squares Method). Hypothesis testing, Basic concept of testing, Small sample and large sample testing. Statistical testing based on Z, t, Chi – square and F, Confidence intervals.

Analysis of Variance – Analysis of one-way and two-way classified data.

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

Index numbers – Index number meaning, index number construction problems. index number types, different formulas, base shifting and splicing of index numbers. cost of living index numbers, index number uses.

Paper IV 

General Studies for the position of Assistant Audit Officer in the Department of Indian Audit & Accounts under the CAG.

Part A : Finance and Accounts-(80 marks)

1. Fundamental principles and basic concept of Accounting-

Financial Accounting : Nature and scope, Basic concepts and Conventions. Limitations of Financial Accounting, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
Basic concepts of accounting : Books of original Entry, Single and double entry.
Bank Reconciliation, ledgers, Journal,Trial Balance. Rectification of Errors,
Manufacturing, Profit & loss Appropriation Accounts. Balance Sheet Distinction between Capital and Revenue Expenditure. Trading, Valuation of Inventories, Depreciation Accounting. Non-profit organisations Accounts, Bills of Exchange. Receipts and Payments and Income & Expenditure Accounts, Self Balancing Ledgers.

Part B : Economics and Governance-(120 marks)

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

3. Finance Commission- Role and functions

4. 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.

5. Theory of Demand and Supply
Meaning and determinants of demand. Price, income and cross elasticity, Law of demand and Elasticity of demand. Meaning and determinants of supply. Law of supply and Elasticity of Supply. Theory of consumer’s behaviour Marshallian approach and Indifference curve approach.

6. Theory of Production and cost – Laws of production- Law of variable proportions and Laws of returns to scale. Meaning and Factors of production.

7. Forms of Market and price determination in different markets – Monopoly, Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly ad Price determination in these markets. Various forms of markets – Perfect Competition.

8. Indian Economy – Nature of the Indian Economy, Role of different sectors – Role of Agriculture, Industry and Services-their problems and growth.

Infrastructure – Energy, Transportation, Communication.
National Income of India – Concepts of national income, Different methods of measuring national income.
Poverty and unemployment – Absolute and relative poverty, types, causes and incidence of unemployment.
Population – Its size, rate of growth & its implication on economic growth

9. Economic Reforms in India – Economic reforms since 1991, Privatization, Liberalization, Globalization and Disinvestment.

10. Money and Banking Monetary / Fiscal Policy – Roles and functions of Reserve Bank of India. functions of Commercial Banks / RRB / Payment Banks Budget and Fiscal Deficits and Payment Balance Act, 2003.

11. Role of Information Technology in Governance.

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