The SSC has recently unveiled the SSC CGL Syllabus 2024, alongside a comprehensive notification. Under the revised SSC CGL exam pattern, distinct syllabus are delineated for both Tier 1 and Tier 2. The questions within each phase will cover topics outlined in the updated SSC CGL Syllabus 2024. Candidates preparing for the SSC CGL 2024 examination must familiarize themselves with the revised exam pattern and revised SSC CGL Syllabus to optimize their preparation. Mastery of the revised SSC CGL Syllabus 2024 is pivotal for effective exam readiness.

It's imperative for candidates to grasp the subject-wise SSC CGL syllabus 2024 for Tier 1 and Tier 2 to successfully navigate the recruitment assessment. This article aims to furnish comprehensive insights into the revised SSC CGL Syllabus 2024.

The SSC CGL syllabus 2024 for Tier 1 will encompass four sections: General Intelligence Reasoning, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, and English Comprehension. Conversely, the SSC CGL Syllabus 2024 for Tier 2 will feature topics including Mathematical Abilities, Reasoning and General Intelligence, English Language and Comprehension, General Awareness, Computer Knowledge Test, Data Entry Speed Test, Statistics, and General Studies (Finance and Economics).

In accordance with the updated SSC CGL 2024 exam pattern, the descriptive paper previously conducted will be excluded. Additionally, the Data Entry Skill Test (DEST) is now integrated into Paper 1 of Tier 2 and is mandatory for all candidates participating in the examination.

Now, Let’s discuss the SSC CGL Exam Syllabus based to latest updates

SSC CGL Syllabus 2024: Tier 1

In tier 1 there are 4 sections:- General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude and English Comprehension. Table below shows the topic covered from each section respectively :-

Quantitative Aptitude Computation of whole numbers, Triangle, Graphs of Linear Equations, Discount, Right Prism, Time and distance, Time & Work, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, Quadrilaterals, Histogram, Regular Polygons, Degree and Radian Measures, Right Circular Cylinder, Standard Identities, Profit and Loss, Trigonometric ratio, Mixture and Alligation, Fractions, Heights and Distances, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds, Percentage, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Averages, Sphere, Bar diagram & Pie chart, Relationships between numbers, Interest, Decimals, Right Circular Cone, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base, Ratio & Proportion, Hemispheres, Frequency polygon, Triangle and its various kinds of centers, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles, Partnership Business, Square roots, Complementary angles.
General Awareness India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research, Important Schemes, Books and Authors, People in News, Science, Important Days, Current Affairs, Sports, Static GK, Portfolio.
Generall Intelligence and reasoning Decision making, Visual memory, Figural classification, Relationship concepts, Coding and decoding, Space visualization, Similarities and differences, Arithmetic number series, Judgment, Blood Relations, Arithmetical reasoning, Problem-solving, Non-verbal series, Statement conclusion, Discrimination, Spatial orientation, Analysis, Syllogistic reasoning, Observation, Analogies.
English Language Error Spotting, Synonyms-Antonyms, Sentence Rearrangement, One word Substitution, Fill in the Blanks, Active Passive, Cloze test, Sentence Correction, Idioms and Phrases, Spellings Correction, Reading Comprehension, Sentence Improvement.

SSC CGL Syllabus 2024 for Tier 2

In Tier-2 there are total 3 papers. Let’s discuss the syllabus of each paper respectively

SSC CGL Syllabus 2024: Tier 2 Paper 1

SSC CGL Tier 2 Paper 1 comprises three sections, each covering two subjects. Section 1 includes questions on Mathematical Abilities & Reasoning and General Intelligence. Section 2 encompasses English Language and Comprehension & General Awareness. Section 3 contains two tests: Computer Knowledge test and Data Entry test. The table below displays the topics covered in each subject.

Mathematical Abilities Number Systems, Fundamental Arithmetical Operations,Algebra, Geometry, Mensuration, Trignometry and Statastics Probability
Reasoning & General Intelligence Social Intelligence, Figural Pattern folding and completion, Space Orientation, Figural Series, Critical Thinking, Drawing inferences, Symbolic operations, Problem-Solving, Punched hole/ pattern-folding & unfolding, Semantic Series, Emotional Intelligence, Word Building, Symbolic/ Number Analogy, Number Series, Venn Diagrams, Semantic Classification, Symbolic/ Number Classification, Embedded figures, Figural Classification, Coding and de-coding, Trends, Numerical operations, Figural Analogy.
English Language & Comprehension Shuffling of Sentence parts, Fill in the Blanks, Spellings/ Detecting miss spelt words, Comprehension Passage, Synonyms/Homonyms, Spot the Error, Active/ Passive Voice of Verbs, Conversion into Direct/ Indirect narration, English Grammar, Vocabulary, Shuffling of Sentences in a passage, Sentence structure, Idioms & Phrases, Cloze Passage, Improvement of Sentences, Antonyms, One word substitution.
General Awareness Books and Authors, Science, Important Days & Dates, Important Schemes, Current Affairs, People in News, Sports, Portfolio, India and its neighboring countries (especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research).
Computer Proficiency
  • 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 PowerPoint etc..
  • Working with the Internet and emails: Web Browsing & Searching, Downloading & Uploading, Managing an Email Account, e-Banking.
  • Basics of networking and cyber security: Networking devices and protocols, Network and information security threats (like hacking, virus, worms, Trojans etc.) and preventive measures.
DEST:
  • 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 PowerPoint etc.. Working with the Internet and emails: Web Browsing & Searching, Downloading & Uploading, Managing an Email Account, e-Banking. Basics of networking and cyber security: Networking devices and protocols, Network and information security threats (like hacking, virus, worms, Trojans etc.) and preventive measures. DEST: The candidates will be given a passage of nearly 2,000 key depressions for which they will have 15 minutes to demonstrate their skills in data entry.
  • The SSC CGL DEST will be mandatory for all the posts. However, the exam will be qualifying in nature. The detailed instructions regarding the Skill Test will be provided by the Regional Offices of the Commission.
  • Candidates participating in the SSC CGL 2024 with OH category will be exempted from attempting DEST. PwBD candidates who are eligible for scribes will be given an additional 5 minutes for the skill test.

SSC CGL Syllabus 2024: Tier 2 Paper 2

SSC CGL syllabus Tier 2 Paper 2 focuses on statistics, which may present a challenging task requiring thorough comprehension. To achieve high marks, it is advisable to clarify your understanding and engage in regular revision. The subjects covered include:-

Collection, Classification & Presentation of Statistical Data Measures of Central Tendency
Measures of Dispersion Moments, Skewness and Kurtosis
Correlation and Regression Probability Theory
Random Variable & Probability Distributions Sampling Theory
Statistical Inference Analysis of Variance
Time Series Analysis Index Numbers

SSC CGL Syllabus 2024: Tier 2 Paper 3

SSC CGL syllabus Tier 2 Paper 3 consists of two sections: Part 1 covers Finance & Accounts with a total of 80 marks, while Part 2 covers Economics & Governance with a total of 120 marks. The table below details the topics covered in each respective subject.

Finance & Accounts Financial Accounting: Nature and scope Limitations of Financial Accounting Basic concepts and Conventions Generally Accepted Accounting Principles Basic concepts of accounting: Valuation of Inventories, Receipts and Payments and Income & Expenditure Accounts, Profit & Loss Appropriation Accounts, Manufacturing, Trial Balance, Bank Reconciliation, Non-profit organisations Accounts, Distinction between Capital and Revenue Expenditure, Self Balancing Ledgers, Bills of Exchange, Single and double entry, Books of Original Entry, Balance Sheet, Rectification of Errors, Journal, ledgers, Trading.
Economics & Governance Comptroller & Auditor General of India- Constitutional provisions, Role and responsibility, Finance Commission-Role and functions, Basic Concept of Economics and introduction to Micro Economics, Theory of Demand and Supply, Theory of Production and cost, Forms of Market and price determination in different markets, Indian Economy, Economic Reforms in Indi

FAQ

According to the revised SSC CGL examination pattern for 2024, the Tier 3 Descriptive examination has been removed from the examination process. Consequently, there will be no essay or letter writing included in the SSC CGL Syllabus 2024.

There is no limit on the maximum number of attempts for the SSC CGL exam. Candidates can apply until they reach the maximum age limit specified.

The SSC CGL Syllabus for Tier 2 comprises three sections: Papers 1, 2, and 3. SSC CGL Tier 2 Paper 1 covers topics such as English language and comprehension, quantitative ability, reasoning, general awareness, computer knowledge test, and DEST. On the other hand, Paper 2 and 3 focus on 100 questions related to statistics and general studies (Finance and Economics).

The SSC CGL Tier 1 curriculum for 2024 encompasses English, Reasoning, General Knowledge, and Quantitative Aptitude.

The SSC CGL English Syllabus, inquiries commonly revolve around various themes such as phrases and idioms, substitution, correction, error detection, synonyms and antonyms, active-passive voice, cloze test, and more. Both Tiers (1 and 2) of the SSC CGL exam feature a section dedicated to English language proficiency, assessing candidates' grasp of English grammar and comprehension skills.

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