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# SSC CGL Syllabus 2017 and New Exam Pattern

In this article we talks about the SSC CGL Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2017 for Tier I, II, and III to help you in preparation and set a strategy for your dream exam. We have covered section wise SSC CGL syllabus 2017 and new exam pattern for SSC CGL Tier I preparation.

SSC CGL Exam Pattern

 Tier Type Mode Tier – I Objective Multiple Choice Computer Based (online) Tier – II Objective Multiple Choice Computer Based (online) Tier – III Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi Pen and Paper mode Tier – IV Skill Test/Computer Proficiency Test Wherever Applicable

Some Major changes Made mentioned below

• SSC CGL 2017 Tier 1 and Tier 2 exam will be conducted in online mode.
• Introduction of a descriptive paper of 100 marks within 60 minutes in pen and paper mode.
• Reduction in time limit for examination of Tier -I from 75 minutes to 60 minutes.
• Tier II will remain same.
• No Sectional Cut off.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Pattern

 Subject Questions Maximum Marks Total Duration General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 50 60 minutes Quantitative Aptitude 25 50 General English 25 50 General Awareness 25 50

SSC CGL Tier I Syllabus

 General Intelligence & Reasoning English Language Quantitative Aptitude General Awareness Syllogism Passage and Cloze test Number Theory (LCM, HCF, Prime nos. etc.) History & Culture Seating Arrangement Improving Sentences Time and distance Geography Blood Relation Spotting Errors Time and work Economic Science Directions Synonyms and Antonyms Averages, Discount General policy Coding-Decoding Fill in the Blanks Ratio & Proportion Scientific research statement and Conclusions Active/Passive Voice Percentages, Probability Biology, Physics and Chemistry Statement and Assumptions Verbs Simple and Compound Interest Computer Section Analogy One word substitution Profit and Loss Current Affairs and Current GK Ranking Idioms & Phrases Partnership Business Books and Authors Series Problems Mixture, Mensuration and Trigonometry Persons and Place in News Non-Verbal Reasoning Algebra and Geometry Abbreviations

SSC CGL Tier II Exam Pattern

 S. No. Subject No. of Qs. Marks Negative Marking per each question Difficulty Level Paper 1 Quantitative Aptitude 100 200 0.50 marks 10th standard level Paper 2 English Language 200 200 0.25 marks 10+2 level Paper 3 Statistics 100 200 0.50 marks Graduation level Paper 4 Finance & Accounting 40 80 0.50 marks Graduation level Economics & Governance 60 (Total = 100 Qs.) 120 (Total =200 Marks)

SSC CGL 2017 Tier II Syllabus

For Quantitative Aptitude and English Language refer the above table of Tier I because syllabus is same for Tier I and Tier II.

 Statistics General Studies Finance Economics Collection Classification and Presentation of Statistical Data Accountancy Demand and Supply Analysis Measures of Central Tendency Business Organization Production Function and Laws of Returns Measures of Dispersion Management Commodity Pricing Moments, Skewness and Kurtosis Microeconomics and Indian economics Theory of Factor Pricing Correlation and Regression Business Statistics, Law Theory of Employment Probability Theory Company Law Keynesian Theory of Employment Random Variable and Probability Distributions Cost Accounting Collection of data and editing of data Sampling Theory Auditing and Income Tax Types of sampling Statistical Inference Schedule and questionnaire Analysis of Variance Presentation of data Time Series Analysis Measures of Central Tendency Index Numbers National Income and Accounting Agricultural sector

SSC CGL Exam Pattern Tier III

 SSC Tier III Maximum Marks Time Duration Descriptive Paper in English /Hindi 100 1 Hour

SSC CGL Tier III Syllabus

The exam syllabus of SSC CGL Tier III isn’t much different from previous above. It will be written examination (offline mode) in which Precis Writing/Essay/Formal Letter/Informal Letter are asked. The time duration for tier III exam is 60 minutes.

SSC CGL Tier IV Exam Pattern & Syllabus

 SSC Tier IV Time Duration Syllabus Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) for post of Assistant Section Officer in CSS & MEA only 45 Minutes Word/Excel/ Power Point

Candidates who clear the Tier 3 Exams are called for the Tier 4 phase. This section is qualifying one. This section aims to judge a candidate’s personality traits, communication skills, and leadership skills, in addition to his/her academic knowledge.

Important Note

• Paper-I & II are compulsory for all the categories of posts.
• Paper-III is only for those candidates who apply for the post of Statistical Investigator Gr.II & Compiler.
• Paper IV is only for those candidates who apply for the post of Assistant Audit Officer.
• Candidates opting for the post of Compiler and/or Statistical Investigator Gr. II and Assistant Audit Officer must ensure that they possess the requisite qualification as mentioned above. Commission reserves the right to take appropriate action against applicants who do not possess the requisite eligibility while opting for the post of Compiler and/or Statistical Investigator Gr. II and Assistant Audit Officer.

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