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SSC Syllabus and Study Material 2017



About SSC CGL Exam:-

SSC conducts CGL Examination for posts in the various Govt. offices and departments. The examination held every year for which lakhs of candidates apply from all over the country. A huge no. of candidates is applying so the examination competition is quite severe and tough. The examination held nationwide. The candidates are selected according to their performance in written tests and personal interview.


SSC CGL Syllabus:-

Those who are preparing for SSC CGL exam, the most and the very first thing are they have to prepare in an order. So the main and essential part is Exam Syllabus. Here on this page, we are providing the complete syllabus of SSC CGL Exam 2017.


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There are 4 Phases of SSC CGL Examination.

  1. Tier -I – Computer-Based Examination
  2. Tier -II – Computer-Based Examination
  3. Tier –III – Pen and Paper Mode (Descriptive paper)
  4. Tier-IV – Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test/ Document Verification


  1. Tier-I Examination:-




No. of Questions Max. Marks Total Duration



25 50  




60 Minutes


Quantitative Aptitude


25 50

General English


25 50
General Awareness 25  





  1. Tier-II Examination:-




No. of Questions Max. Marks Total Duration
Quantitative Aptitude 100 200  


2 Hours



General English 200 200



  1. Tier-III Examination:-




No. of Questions Total Duration
English (Descriptive paper) 100  


1 Hour





  1. Tier-IV Examination:-




Total Duration
Computer Proficiency Test  


45 Minutes





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Detailed syllabus of Tier-I Exam:-

The tier -1 exam contains MCQ’s in which one has to select the right answer from the given 5 answers. So it covers the following parts:-

  1. Quantitative Aptitude
  2. Reasoning
  3. General Knowledge
  4. English



Tier-I Examination:

(A):  General Intelligence & Reasoning:

Analogy, Coding & de-coding, decision-making, statement & conclusion, Syllogism, Number Classification, Number Series,  Blood Relations, Puzzle Test,  Arithmetical Reasoning, Data Sufficiency,

(B):  General Awareness: 

Current events, Geography, History, Culture, Economics, General Policy & Scientific Research,  Political science, physics, chemistry, zoology, botany, computer science, Inventions, discoveries,

(C): Quantitative Aptitude:

Decimal fractions, HCF & LCM, Percentage, Averages,  Ratio & Proportion, Simple Interest,  Compound Interest, Square roots, Discount,  Profit and Loss, Partnership, Time and distance, Time & Work, Algebraic identities, Linear Equations, Circle, Trigonometry, Discount, Heights and Distances, Simplification, Problem on Ages, Numbers, Pipes & Cistern, Problems on Trains, Boats & Streams, Alligation of Mixture, Calendar, Clocks, Quadratic Equations, Geometry, Number Series, Pie chart.

 (D): English Comprehension:

Correct English, one-word substitution, spot the error,  Comprehension Passage, idioms & phrases,  writing ability, fill in the blanks, antonyms, synonyms, miss-spelled word detection, sentence improvement, active/passive voice, direct/indirect narration.


 Best Books for SSC CGL 2017:-

There are some students who are confusing about books that which book will be the best, which will be understandable, from which book they will get more exam oriented questions and answers etc. so here we are providing some best books from the previous students who had already cleared SSC cgl and got placed in SSC. So the books are listed below.

General Intelligence & Reasoning:  MK Pandey Publications Books

General Awareness: Lucent, Manorama Publications Books

Quantitative Aptitude: Rakesh Yadav, RS Agarwal, Arihant Publications books,

English Comprehension: MB Publication Books.


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