SSC CGL Tier 1 Syllabus With Full Details | Syllabus For Tier I Exam

SSC CGL Tier 1 Syllabus With Full Details | Syllabus For Tier 1 or Paper 1 Exam

Dear Aspirants,

As you all know that SSC CGL Tier-1 Examination is going to held from 4th – 19th June 2019. It is very mandatory for you to speed up your preparation to ace the exam. SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam is necessary to give for all the posts and its marks will be further added into merit list. If you do not clear cut off of Tier-1 exam, then you are not eligible for Tier-2. You have to start preparation for the Tier-1 exam first . That’s why it is very essential to know the detailed SSC CGL Tier-1 Syllabus.

Latest Update : SSC CGL Tier-1 (Preliminary) Exam will be conducted from 4th June to 19th June 2019.blinking_new

SSC CGL Tier 1 Syllabus

SSC CGL Exam Date 2019-20

Staff Selection Commission has today released the date of SSC CGL Exam for all tier-1,2,3.

Tiers Exam Date
1 4-19 Jun, 2019
2 11-13 Sep, 2019
3 29 Dec, 2019

SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam Pattern

Major sections asked in SSC CGL Tier-1 2018 (Preliminary) Exam are Reasoning, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language.

Subject Questions Marks Time
General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 50 60 Mins, For VH & Candidates suffering from Cerebral Palsy: 80 Mins
General Awareness 25 50
Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
English Language 25 50
Total 100 200

Negative Marking : 0.25 Marks will be deducted for each wrong answer in the Tier-1 Exam.

  • SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam 2018 is an online mode of examination i.e. computer based.
  • Total marks allotted for all 4 sections is 200.
  • Total time allotted for the completion of all 4 sections of Tier-1 exam is 60 mins.
  •  A cumulative time of 80 minutes is allotted to physically handicapped students.
  • Questions will be Objective MCQ Based.

SSC CGL Tier-1 Syllabus 2018

SSC CGL Tier-1 Syllabus will help you to understand the important topics of each subject, the type of questions asked in each topics, level of questions, weight-age (marks distribution) of  marks. Candidate can also check the study plan by clicking on below link.

SSC CGL Syllabus For Tier 1 – General Intelligence & Reasoning

It will include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type.

(1) Analogy

Expected Weightage : 2-4 questions

Question Types : Number, Letter, GK and Meaningful Words based questions

Level : Easy to solve, Less Time Consuming, Scoring, sometimes a bit difficult.

(2) Classification

Expected Weightage : 2-4 questions

Question Types : Number, Letter, GK and Meaningful Words based questions

Level : Easy to solve, Less Time Consuming, Scoring, sometimes a bit difficult.

(3) Series

Expected Weightage : 2-3 questions

Question Types : Number & Alphabet Series, For Example, Complete the given series a_bc_ _ cbad_bcd_cda.

Level : May be time consuming, May be tricky

(4) Missing Number

Expected Weightage : 1-2 questions

Question Types : Find the missing number from the given matrix or diagram.

Level : May be time consuming, May be tricky

(5) Blood Relations

Expected Weightage : 0-1 questions

Question Types : Family Tree or General Blood Relation Problems

Level : May be time consuming, May be tricky

Quiz – Blood Relation Quiz

(6) Direction & Distances

Expected Weightage : 0-1 questions

Question Types : Very Simple, Easily solved by just drawing all information on paper.

Level : Less time consuming, High Accuracy, Easy to solve

(7) Arranging words in Logical order or Dictionary order

Expected Weightage : 1-2 questions

Question Types : Meaningful order of doing a certain task or following a certain rules, Words need to be arranged according to dictionary sequence in ascending or descending order.

Level : Less time consuming, High Accuracy, Easy to solve

(8) Word Formation

Expected Weightage : 0-1 questions

Question Types : Find out the given option words can be formed or not from the given word.

Level : Less time consuming, High Accuracy, Easy to solve

(9) Coding Decoding

Expected Weightage : 2-3 questions

Question Types : Coding by Analogy, Coding and decoding by letter shifting & coding letter of a Word. Could also include Coding and Decoding in fictitious language.

Level : Less time consuming, Scoring, Easy to solve

(10) Puzzle

Expected Weightage : 2-3 questions

Question Types : Number based puzzles like 7×5×6×5 = 6575, then 8×7×4×6 = ? . Find the correct equation type questions or quant based questions like on age, speed and distance or Seating arrangement questions.

Level : Less time consuming, Scoring, Easy to solve

(11) Matrix

Expected Weightage : 0-1 questions

Question Types : 1 or 2 Matrix of letters with numbers are given from which correct set of numbers for given word is to find out.

Level : May be time consuming, High Accuracy possible, Easy to solve

(12) Venn Diagram

Expected Weightage : 1-3 questions

Question Types : Questions based on Venn Diagram, Types of Question : Represent the relation between Student, Teacher and Boys, Syllogisms.

Level : May be time consuming, High Accuracy possible, Easy to solve

(13) Verbal Reasoning

Expected Weightage : 0-1 questions

Question Types : Question from Statements and Conclusions, Statements and Arguments, Course of Action, Statements and Assumptions, Assertion and Reason can also be asked.

Level : Time Consuming, May be tricky

(14) Non Verbal Reasoning

Expected Weightage : 3-4 questions

Question Types : Questions like Complete the pattern, Mirror Image, Assemble Image, Hidden Image, Counting Figures, Figure based Analogy/ Classification/ Series or cube based questions can also be asked.

Level : Visual imagination is required, Scoring, Easy to solve

SSC CGL Syllabus For Tier 1 – General Awareness

(1) Static GK

Expected Weightage : 14 questions

Question Types : Questions from Culture, Indian History, Geography (Indian + World), Environment, Economy, Polity

Level : Knowledge can make it easy to score.

Topics-

FATHER OF DIFFERENT FIELDS OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

LIST OF IMPORTANT TEMPLES IN INDIA DOWNLOAD PDF

LIST OF TOP WEBSITES AND THEIR FOUNDERS PDF

Padma Awards 2018 Announced: Full List Of Recipients

Logos And Taglines of Major Companies and Products

LIST OF SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS AND THEIR USES PDF

LIST OF IMPORTANT WIND POWER PLANTS IN INDIA

List of Public Sector Banks

Important Dam of India-Download PDF

(2) Science

Expected Weightage : 9 questions

Question Types : Questions from Biology, Chemistry, Physics + Space Science, Computer & Mobile Technology, Pollution and Nutrition, Diseases can also be asked.

Level : Knowledge can make it easy to score.

 (3) Others

Expected Weightage : 2 questions

Question Types : Current Affairs, People in News, Books & Authors, Sports, Important Dates, Schemes, Portfolios

Level : Easy to moderate, reading daily news make it easy to score.

 SSC CGL Syllabus For Tier 1 – Quantitative Aptitude

(1) Average

Expected Weightage : 0-1 questions

Question Types : Problems on Average, Weight/ Height/ Marks etc.

Level : Easy to solve, Less time consuming, Scoring, More accuracy

(2) Simplification

Expected Weightage : 1-2 questions

Question Types : Questions on BODMAS Rule, Fractions, Surds and Indices etc.

Level : Easy to solve, Scoring, More accuracy

Quiz –Simplification Important Questions For SSC CGL 2018,  Simplification Questions

(3) Speed Time and Distance

Expected Weightage : 1-2 questions

Question Types : Questions on Average/Relative Speed, Boats, Trains etc.

Level : Easy to solve if proper steps are followed carefully, Scoring, More time consuming

Quiz – Time And Distance Quiz

(4) Percentage

Expected Weightage : 0-1 questions

Question Types : Calculation oriented basic Percentage Problems

Level : Easy to solve, Scoring, More accuracy, Less time consuming

Quiz – Percentage Formula and rules

(5) Interest

Expected Weightage : 1-2 questions

Question Types : Questions on Simple, Compound Interests and installments

Level : Easy to solve, Scoring, More accuracy, Less time consuming

(6) Ratio and Proportion

Expected Weightage : 1-2 questions

Question Types : Questions on Simple, Compound Ratios and Direct/Indirect Proportions

Level : Easy to solve, Scoring, More accuracy, Less time consuming

(7) Problems on Ages

Expected Weightage : 0-1 questions

Question Types : Basic Problems on Ages

Level : Easy to solve, Scoring, More accuracy, Less time consuming

(8) Profit and Loss

Expected Weightage : 1-2 questions

Question Types : Problems on Profit/Loss, Dishonest/ Successive dealings, Partnerships etc.

Level : Easy to solve, Scoring, More accuracy, Less time consuming

(9) Time and Work

Expected Weightage : 1-2 questions

Question Types : Problems on Work efficiency, Wages and Pipes etc.

Level : Easy to moderate, Tricky, Less chance of accuracy, More time consuming

Quiz – Time And Distance Quiz

(10) Number Series

Expected Weightage : 0-1 questions

Question Types : Finding Missing/Wrong Term from the given series, Completing the series

Level : Easy to solve, Scoring if proper steps are followed,More time consuming

(11) Number System

Expected Weightage : 1-2 questions

Question Types : Questions on LCM & HCF, Irrational or Rational Numbers, Irrational to Rational numbers

Level : Easy to solve, Scoring if proper steps are followed,More time consuming

Quiz –Number System Introduction,  Number System Notes

(12) Mixture Problems

Expected Weightage : 0-1 questions

Question Types : To make a mixture from two or more entities/ mixtures

Level : Easy to solve, Scoring if proper steps are followed,More time consuming

(13) Trigonometry

Expected Weightage : 2-3 questions

Question Types : Questions on Trigonometry ratios and Identities, Height and Distance etc.

Level : Tricky, Lesser chance to accuracy,More time consuming

(14) Algebra

Expected Weightage : 2-3 questions

Question Types : Basic Linear Equations in one or two variables, Quadratic Identities are important. Remember all the identities and tricks to solve it.

Level : Might take more time than usual, More chances of solving correctly,Tricky

(15) Data Interpretation

Expected Weightage : 0-3 questions

Question Types : Questions Bar/Line Graphs, Pie Charts, Tables etc.

Level : Might take more time than usual, Lesser chances of solving correctly,Tricky

(16) Geometry

Expected Weightage : 3-4 questions

Question Types : Questions related to Similarity theorems, Circle chords & tangent theorems, Triangle congruency, Co-ordinate geometry etc. Remember all theorems.

Level : Might take more time than usual, Lesser chances of solving correctly,Tricky

(17) Mensuration

Expected Weightage : 2-3 questions

Question Types : Questions related to Plane Figures such as Square, Circles, Cone, Cylinder etc.

Level : More time consuming, Scoring, Easy if proper steps are followed carefully

SSC CGL Syllabus For Tier 1 – English Language

(1) Error Spotting

Expected Weightage : 3-5 questions

Question Types : Questions related to Correct use of Prepositions, Parallelism, Phrasal Verbs, Sentence Construction, Degree of Comparison, Correct use of different parts of speech,Tense, Subject-Verb Agreement, Article-Noun Agreement.

Level : More time consuming, Moderately Scoring, Moderate Accuracy may be possible

(2) One Word Substitution

Expected Weightage : 3-5 questions

Question Types : Substitute one word for the given phrase. Solve the list of one word substitutions from past papers.

Level : Less time consuming, Moderately to High Scoring Possibility, Moderate to high Accuracy may be possible

Quiz – Word Usage Quiz – Find Similar Meaning Of Words

(3) Phrase Replacement/ Sentence Correction

Expected Weightage : 5 questions

Question Types : Questions based on mix of grammar and vocabulary. Need to read topics related to Tenses, Subject-Verb Agreement, Article-Noun Agreement, Correct use of Prepositions, Correct part of Speech, Correct use of different parts of  speech, Degree of Comparison, Parallelism, Phrasal Verbs, Sentence Construction, Easily confused words, Usage in Context, Avoid guessing too much in these questions. Attempt carefully non-improvement questions.

Level : More time consuming, Moderately Scoring, Moderate Accuracy may be possible

Important Link – Subject Verb Agreement  , Tense And Its Types With Examples

(4) Fill in the Blanks

Expected Weightage : 0-5 questions

Question Types : Questions based on mix of grammar and vocabulary. Need to read topics related to Phrasal verbs, conjunctions, prepositions, tenses, usage in context, confused words.

Level : More time consuming, Moderately Scoring, Moderate Accuracy may be possible

Important Link – Sentence Completion Quiz

(5) Phrase or Idiom Meaning

Expected Weightage : 0-2 questions

Question Types : Meaning can be asked directly or can also be asked in a sentence.

Level : Moderately time consuming, Moderately Scoring, Moderate Accuracy may be possible

(6) Spellings

Expected Weightage : 0-2 questions

Question Types : Select the correctly spelt word or misspelled word from different word given in options. Candidate has been asked to choose correct spelling from words spelled in different ways.

Level : Less time consuming, Scoring, Easy to solve it.

(7) Reading comprehension

Expected Weightage : 5 questions (1 passage)

Question Types : Passage can be on any topics. Questions are mostly fact based & can be directly picked out of the passage. Sometimes vocabulary questions are asked on commonly used words.

Level : Time consuming, Scoring, Easy to solve, High Accuracy

Guide to Prepare SSC CGL Syllabus

  • Keep the weightage and breadth of topics in your mind while preparing for the exam.
  • Follow properly study guideline for every subject.
  • Distribute a specific to each topics and do preparation

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