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SSC CGL Syllabus 2023 For Tier 1, 2, 3 and 4 Exams Syllabus

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SSC CGL Syllabus 2023 – Tiers of Exam

The SSC CGL Exam Syllabus is divided into 04 phases – Tier – I, II, III and IV.

  • Tier 1: Objective Multiple Choice CBT (Online)
  • Tier 2: Objective Multiple Choice CBT (Online)
  • Tier 3: Descriptive Paper in Hindi/ English (Pen and Paper Mode)
  • Tier 4: Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test (Wherever Applicable)

SSC CGL Syllabus 2023 for Tier 1

SSC CGL Tier 01 consists of various section. Mention on this posts-

  • General Intelligence & Reasoning
  • General Awareness
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • English Comprehension

SSC CGL General Reasoning Syllabus 2023 for Tier 1

It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. This component may include questions on

  • Analogies
  • Discrimination
  • Spatial orientation
  • Syllogistic reasoning
  • Problem-solving
  • Blood Relations
  • Decision making
  • Non-verbal series
  • Judgment
  • Arithmetical reasoning
  • Observation
  • Relationship concepts
  • Similarities and differences
  • Visual memory
  • Analysis
  • Arithmetic number series
  • Figural classification
  • Space visualization
  • Statement conclusion
  • Coding and decoding

SSC CGL General Awareness Syllabus 2023 for Tier 1

Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidates’ general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of every day observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its 20 neighbouring countries especially pertaining History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research.

  • Economy & Finance: Economics, Features of the Indian Economy
  • Geography: Indian Geography, World Geography, Physical Geography
  • History: History of India, World History
  • Indian Polity & Constitution: Indian Polity & Constitution
  • Science & Technology: Biology, Chemistry, Computer, Discoveries & Inventions, Other Information, Physics, Space, Defence in India
  • Static GK: Honours & Awards, Important Dates, Miscellaneous, National & International Organisations, Other Information, Sports, Art & Culture, Books & Authors

SSC CGL Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus 2023 for Tier 1

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 computation of

  • Profit and Loss
  • Quadrilaterals
  • Interest
  • Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds
  • Graphs of Linear Equations
  • Mixture and Allegation
  • Percentage
  • Discount
  • Triangle
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Computation of whole numbers
  • Decimals
  • Fractions
  • Relationships between numbers
  • Square roots
  • Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles
  • Sphere
  • Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base
  • Trigonometric ratio
  • Frequency polygon
  • Bar diagram & Pie chart
  • Hemispheres
  • Rectangular Parallelepiped
  • Regular Polygons
  • Degree and Radian Measures
  • Averages
  • Triangle and its various kinds of centres
  • Standard Identities
  • Complementary angles
  • Heights and Distances
  • Time & Work
  • Right Prism
  • Right Circular Cone
  • Right Circular Cylinder
  • Partnership Business
  • Histogram
  • Time and distance
  • Congruence and similarity of triangles

SSC CGL English Comprehension Syllabus 2023 for Tier 1

Candidates’ ability to understand correct English, his basic comprehension and writing ability, etc. would be tested.

  • Phrases and Idioms
  • Cloze test
  • Active Passive
  • Synonyms-Antonyms
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Sentence Rearrangement
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Spellings Correction
  • One word Substitution
  • Sentence Correction
  • Error Spotting

SSC CGL Syllabus 2023 For Tier 2

SSC CGL Tier 02 consists of various section. Mention bellow on this posts-


  1. Mathematical Abilities
  2. Reasoning and General Intelligence
  3. English Language And Comprehension
  4. General Awareness
  5. Computer Proficiency

Paper-II : Statistics

Paper-III: General Studies-Finance and Economics

  • Part A: Finance and Accounts-(80 marks)
  • Part B: Economics and Governance-(120 marks)

SSC CGL Mathematical Abilities Syllabus 2023 for Tier 2 Paper I

Number Systems: Computation of Whole Number, Decimal and Fractions, Relationship between numbers.

Fundamental arithmetical operations: Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest (Simple and Compound), Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Alligation, Time and distance, Time and work.

Algebra: Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds (simple problems) and Graphs of Linear Equations.

Geometry: Familiarity 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.

Mensuration: 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.

Trigonometry: Trigonometry, Trigonometric ratios, Complementary angles, Height and distances (simple problems only) Standard Identities like sin2� + cos2�=1 etc.

Statistics and 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 Reasoning and General Intelligence Syllabus 2023 for Tier 2 Paper I

Questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. These will include questions on

  • Semantic Analogy
  • Symbolic operations
  • Symbolic
  • Number Analogy
  • Trends
  • Figural Analogy
  • Space Orientation
  • Semantic Classification
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Symbolic/ Number
  • Classification
  • Drawing inferences
  • Figural Classification
  • Punched hole/ pattern-folding & unfolding
  • Semantic Series
  • Figural Patternfolding and completion
  • Number Series
  • Embedded figures
  • Figural Series
  • Critical Thinking
  • Problem Solving
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Word Building
  • Social Intelligence
  • Coding and de-coding
  • Numerical operations

SSC CGL English Language And Comprehension Syllabus 2023 for Tier 2 Paper I

  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar
  • Sentence structure
  • Synonyms, antonyms and their correct usage
  • Spot the Error
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Synonyms/ Homonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Spellings/ Detecting mis-spelt 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

To test comprehension, three or more paragraphs will be given and questions based on those will be asked. At least one paragraph should be a simple one based on a book or a story and the other two paragraphs should be on current affairs, based on a report or an editorial.

SSC CGL General Awareness 2023 for Tier 2 Paper I

Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidates’ general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of every day observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its 20 neighbouring countries especially pertaining History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research.

SSC CGL Computer Proficiency Syllabus 2023 for Tier 2 Paper I

Computer Basics: Organization of a computer, Central Processing Unit (CPU), input/ output devices, computer memory, memory organization, back- up devices, PORTs, Windows Explorer. Keyboard shortcuts.

Software: Windows Operating system including basics of Microsoft Office like MS word, MS Excel and Power Point etc..

Working with Internet and e-mails: Web Browsing & Searching, Downloading & Uploading, Managing an E-mail Account, e-Banking.

Basics of networking and cyber security: Networking devices and protocols, Network and information security threats (like hacking, virus, worms, Trojan etc.) and preventive measures.

SSC CGL Statistics Syllabus 2023 for Tier 2 Paper II

  • 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).
  • Measures of Central Tendency – Common measures of central tendency – mean median and mode; Partition values- quartiles, deciles, percentiles.
  • 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.
  • Moments, Skewness and Kurtosis – Different types of moments and their relationship; meaning of skewness and kurtosis; different measures of skewness and kurtosis.
  • Index Numbers – Meaning of Index Numbers, Problems in the construction of index numbers, Types of an index number, Different formulae, Base shifting and splicing of index numbers, Cost of living Index Numbers, Uses of Index Numbers.
  • 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.
  • Analysis of Variance – Analysis of one-way classified data and two-way classified data.
  • Measures of Dispersion- Common measures dispersion – range, quartile deviations, mean deviation and standard deviation; Measures of relative dispersion.
  • Time Series Analysis – Components of time series, Determinations of trend component by different methods, Measurement of seasonal variation by different methods.
  • 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.
  • Probability Theory – Meaning of probability; Different definitions of probability; Conditional probability; Compound probability; Independent events; Bayes‟ theorem.

SSC CGL General Studies (Finance & Economics) Syllabus 2023 for Tier 2 Paper-III

There are 02 parts in this section. Part A – Finance and Accounts-(80 marks) and Part B – Economics and Governance-(120 marks).

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

Financial Accounting

  • Limitations of Financial Accounting
  • Nature and scope
  • Basic concepts and Conventions
  • Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

Basic Concepts of Accounting

  • Single and double entry
  • Bank Reconciliation
  • Journal, ledgers
  • Non-profit organizations Accounts
  • Books of Original Entry
  • Distinction between Capital and Revenue Expenditure
  • Profit & Loss Appropriation Accounts
  • Trading
  • Trial Balance
  • Rectification of Errors
  • Receipts and Payments and Income & Expenditure Accounts
  • Balance Sheet
  • Depreciation Accounting
  • Valuation of Inventories
  • Bills of Exchange
  • Manufacturing
  • Self Balancing Ledgers

Part B: Economics and Governance-(120 marks):

→ Comptroller & Auditor General of India: Constitutional provisions, Role and responsibility, Finance Commission-Role and functions.

→ Role of Information Technology in Governance.

→ 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.

→ Theory of Demand and Supply:

  • Meaning and determinants of demand, Law of demand and Elasticity of demand, Price, Theory of consumers’ behaviour, Income and cross elasticity
  • 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.

→ Basic Concept of Economics and introduction to Microeconomics: Definition, Scope and nature of Economics, Methods of economic study, Central problems of an economy, Production possibilities curve

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

Indian Economy:

  • National Income of India-Concepts of national income, Different methods of measuring national income.
  • Infrastructure-Energy, Transportation, Communication.
  • 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.
  • Nature of the Indian Economy Role of different sectors, Role of Agriculture, Industry and Services-their problems and growth.

→ Economic Reforms in India: Economic reforms since 1991, Liberalisation, Privatisation, Globalisation, Disinvestment.

SSC CGL Syllabus 2023 For Tier 3

  • Descriptive Paper in English or Hindi (Letter Writing, Essay Writing, Application Writing, Precis Writing, Etc.)

SSC CGL Syllabus 2023 For Tier 4

SSC CGL Tier 4 Exam consists of Document Verification and Data Entry Skill Test (DEST)/ Computer Proficiency Test (CPT).

Data Entry Skill Test: 

  • Module-II of Section-III of Paper-I will include conducting of a Data Entry Speed Test (DEST) for a duration of 15 minutes in Session-II on the same day.
  • The “Data Entry Speed Test” (DEST) Skill Test will be conducted for a passage of about 2000 (two thousand) key depressions for a duration of 15 (fifteen) minutes. Detailed instructions regarding Skill Test will be provided by the Regional Offices of the Commission. Information about evaluation of Typing Test/ DEST are available on the Commission’s website (Candidate’s Corner).
  • DEST will be mandatory for all the posts; however it will be qualifying in nature.

Computer Proficiency Test:

  • Spread Sheet Tasks
  • Word Processing Capabilities
  • Generation of Slides in Powerpoint

Module-I of Section-III of Paper-I i.e. Computer Knowledge Test is mandatory but qualifying in nature. However, while shortlisting the candidates for the posts where Computer Proficiency is prescribed i.e. Assistant Section Officer in CSS, MEA & AFHQ, Assistant in Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) under the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Assistant (GSI) in the Ministry of Mines, Assistant in Indian Meteorological Department (Ministry of Earth Sciences), Inspector (CGST &Central Excise), Inspector (Preventive Officer) & Inspector (Examiner) in CBIC and Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant in Department of Post, higher qualifying standards will be set in comparison to other posts.

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