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SSC CGL Tier 1 Syllabus 2018 & 2019 | Check SSC CGL Topic wise Syllabus!

Find Subject-wise SSC CGL Tier 1 Syllabus along with important topics from each subject for SSC CGL 2018 & 2019 examination – SSC CGL Tier 1 Syllabus

SSC CGL Tier 1 Syllabus

SSC CGL Tier I Syllabus with the updated pattern was published by SSC earlier this year. With the help of our exam experts, We have prepared SSC CGl Tier 1 Syllabus to help you ease your preparation for Tier I examination. In order to Know the complete SSC CGL Syllabus for all Tiers of SSC CGL.

  • SSC CGL Tier 1 examination consists of 4 subjects; General Awareness, Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, and English Language.
  • The CGL 2018 online examination is scheduled to be conducted from  June 4th, 2019, to June 19th, 2019.
  • Each subject will have 25 questions for a total of 50 marks.
  • For every wrong answer, 0.5 marks will be deducted from the total marks earned.
  • Candidates who will clear the Tier I examination will be eligible to write the Tier II exam of Combined Graduate Level (CGL).

SSC CGL Tier 1 Syllabus

Staff Selection Commission, SSC CGL Tier 1 Syllabus comprises of below-mentioned subjects;

  • General Awareness
  • Reasoning
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • English Language

Before moving into details of SSC CGL Tier 1 Syllabus, Let’s have a look at the Tier I paper Pattern;

Subject No. of Qs Marks Time
Reasoning Ability 25  50 60 min
General Awareness 25  50
Quantitative Aptitude 25  50
English Comprehension 25  50

Subject-wise SSC CGL Tier 1 Syllabus

As we are familiar with SSC CGL Tier I Paper Pattern, Now let’s look at the Subject-wise SSC CGL Tier 1 Syllabus in the table below;

Subject SSC CGL Tier 1 Syllabus
General Intelligence
and Reasoning
Classification, Analogy, Codding-Decoding, Puzzle, Matrix, Word formation, Venn Diagram, Direction and Distance, Blood Relation, Series, Verbal Reasoning, Non-Verbal Reasoning, Problem Solving, Word Building, Space Orientation, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence
General Awareness Static General Knowledge, Science, Current Affairs, Sports, Books and Authors, Important Schemes, Portfolios, People in News
Quantitative Aptitude Simplification, Interest, Averages, Percentage, Ratio and Proportion, Problem on Ages, Speed Distance and Time, Number System, Mensuration, Data Interpretation, Time and Work, algebra, Trigonometry, Geometry, Square Roots, Profit & Loss, Discount, Histogram, Graphs
English Comprehension Reading Comprehension, Fill in the Blanks, Spellings, Phrases and Idioms, One-word Substitution, Sentence Correction, Error Spotting.

Finding the best resources is the most crucial step for SSC CGL Tier 1 preparation. We have prepared a list of best books for SSC CGL Tier I Preparation to help you with your exam Preparation.

General Intelligence and Reasoning

  • Previous papers of Kiran publication
  • Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning by R.S Aggarwal
  • How to Prepare for Logical Reasoning for the CAT and How to Prepare for Data Interpretation for the CAT by Arun Sharma
  • Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey
  • Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation for CAT by Nishit K. Sinha

General Awareness

  • Lucent subjective
  • RS Agarwal objective
  • Kiran previous Year papers
  • Manorama Yearbook 2017
  • Competition Success Review
  • Newspapers: Indian Express, Times of India and The Hindu.

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Lucent higher maths
  • Rakesh Yadav/Kiran previous papers
  • Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by R.S. Aggarwal
  • Quantitative Aptitude for CAT by Arun Sharma
  • Arihant Publications – Fast Track Objective Arithmetic
  • Quicker Maths by M Tyra (For beginners)
  • R.D. Sharma – Mathematics Class 11th and 12th

English Comprehension

  • How to Prepare for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension – By Arun Sharma
  • Objective General English by SP Bakshi by Arihant
  • Wren & Martin – High School English Grammar and Composition
  • Plinth to Paramount
  • MB publication previous Year papers

Frequently Asked Questions – SSC CGL Tier 1 Syllabus

We have slated few frequently asked questions related to SSC CGL Tier I Syllabus here.

Qs. How many subjects are there in SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam?

Answer:- There will be 4 subjects in SSC CGL Tier 1 examination.

  • General Awareness
  • Reasoning
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • English Language

Qs. Will there be Negative Marking in SSC CGL Tier 1 examination?

Answer:- Yes, SSC CGL Tier 1 will have negative marking. For every wrong answer, 0.5 marks will be deducted from the total marks earned.

Qs. Is there any Sectional Cut Off in SSC CGL Tier 1 examination?

Answer:- As per the latest notification, there is no sectional Cut Off in SSC cGL Tier I examination.

Qs. How many questions are there in SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam?

Answer:- SSC CGL Tier will comprise of 4 subjects. Each subject will have 25 questions for 50 Marks

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