SSC CGL Preparation
CGL full form is combined graduate level exam. It consisit of all the graduate level exam jobs.
You will get everything you need to know before starting this preparation. I will answer all your question in this way.
Q.1) what is SSC CGL ?
Ans 1. SSC is Staff Selection Commission who conducts the CGL exam i.e combined graduate level exam and the exam is under TCS i.e tata consultancy services which sets the question in the paper.
Q.2) What is the minimum requirment to start the Preparation of SSC CGL?
Ans. 2) To apply for the SSC CGL Exam, the candidate must be a Graduate from a recognised University/ Institution. Bachelor's Degree in any subject from a recognized University. And, Candidates must have studied either Economics/Statistics/Mathematics as a compulsory or as an elective subject.
Q.3) Does CGL exam happens every year?
Ans.) Yes, SSC conducts this exam every year and this year it will the SSC CGL 2022.
Q.4) Posts we get under this exam?
Ans.4)
SSC CGL Posts  
SSC CGL Post  Department/Ministry  Classification of Post 
Assistant Audit Officer  Indian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AG  Group “B” Gazetted (NonMinisterial) 
Assistant Accounts Officer  Indian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AG  Group “B” Gazetted (NonMinisterial) 
Assistant Section Officer  Central Secretariat Service, Intelligence Bureau, Ministry of Railway, Ministry of External Affairs, AFHQ  Group “B” 
Assistant  Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations  Group “B” 
Inspector of Income Tax  CBDT  Group “C” 
Inspector (Central Excise)  CBIC  Group “B” 
Assistant Enforcement Officer  Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue  Group “B” 
Sub Inspector  Central Bureau of Investigation  Group “B” 
Inspector  Central Bureau of Narcotics  Group “B” 
Junior Statistical Officer  M/o Statistics & Programme Implementation  Group “B” 
Statistical Investigator GradeII  Registrar General of India  Group “B” 
Auditor  Offices under C&AG, CGDA  Group “C” 
Accountant/ Junior Accountant  Other Ministry/ Departments  Group “C” 
Senior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper Division Clerks  Central Govt. Offices/ Ministries other than CSCS cadres  Group “C” 
Tax Assistant  CBDT/ CBIC  Group “C” 
Upper Division Clerks  Government Departments  Group “C” 
Q.5) Salary according to the posts?
Ans.)
SSC CGL Posts – Salary  
Pay Level 8 (Rs 47600 to 151100)  
Assistant Audit Officer  Assistant Accounts Officer  
Pay Level7 (Rs 44900 to 142400)  
Assistant Section Officer  Assistant  Inspector of Income Tax  Inspector, (Central Excise) 
Inspector (Preventive Officer)  Inspector (Examiner)  Assistant Enforcement Officer  Sub Inspector 
Inspector Posts  
Pay Level6 (Rs 35400 to 112400)  
Assistant/ Superintendent  Divisional Accountant  Sub Inspector(NIA)  Junior Statistical Officer 
Statistical Investigator GradeII  
Pay Level5 (Rs 29200 to 92300)  
Auditor  Accountant  Accountant/ Junior Accountant  
Pay Level4 (Rs 25500 to 81100)  
Senior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper Division Clerks  Tax Assistant  SubInspector (Central Bureau of Narcotics)  Upper Division Clerks 
Q.6) Exam pattern for SSC CGL?
Ans.)
SSC CGL 2022 Tier1 exam will be conducted online comprising of 4 sections with about a 100 questions in total and with maximum marks of 200. The entire exam is needed to be completed in a time span of 60 minutes.
The sections asked in SSC CGL TierI Exam are:
 General Intelligence & Reasoning
 General Awareness
 Quantitative Aptitude
 English Comprehension
Serial No.  Sections  No. of Questions  Total Marks  Time Allotted 

1  General Intelligence and Reasoning  25  50  A cumulative time of 60 minutes 
2  General Awareness  25  50  
3  Quantitative Aptitude  25  50  
4  English Comprehension  25  50  
Total  100  200 
Penalty of Wrong Answer: There is a negative marking of 0.50 Marks for each wrong answer. There is no sectional cut off. No point will be deducted if the question is left blank or unattempted by a candidate.
SSC CGL Tier2 Exam Pattern
SSC CGL Tier2 exam will be conducted online comprising of 4 papers with about a 100 questions in Quantitative Ability, Statistics, General Studies (Finance and Economics) & 200 questions in English Language and Comprehension Papers and with maximum marks of 200 for reach papers.
The papers asked in SSC CGL TierII Exam are:
 Quantitative Ability
 Statistics
 General Studies (Finance & Economics)
 English Language & Comprehension
S. No.  Papers  No. of Questions  Total Marks  Time Allotted 

1  PaperI: Quantitative Ability  100  200  2 hours 
2  PaperII: English Language and Comprehension  200  200  2 hours 
3  PaperIII: Statistics  100  200  2 hours 
4  PaperIV: General Studies (Finance and Economics)  100  200  2 hours 
Penalty of Wrong Answer: There is a negative marking of 0.25 for each wrong answer in PaperII (English Language and Comprehension) and of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer in PaperI, PaperIII and PaperIV.
SSC CGL Tier3 Exam Pattern
Tier3 of SSC CGL will be a descriptive test. The paper will be in English/Hindi and will constitute of 100 marks. The entire paper needs to be completed in 60 minutes.
Subject  Marks  Time 

Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi (Writing of Essay, Precis, Letter, Application etc.)  100 marks  1 hour or 60 minutes 
SSC CGL Tier4 Exam Pattern
SSC CGL Tier4 Exam is a Computer Skill Test. It will be conducted in two steps: DEST Test & CPT Test.
DEST: Candidates are required to type 2000 words in 15 minutes on a computer in English. This test is conducted to check a candidate's writing skills.
CPT: This test is conducted to check a candidate's proficiency in Word Processing, Spreadsheets and Generation of Slides.
Q.7) Exam syllabus?
Ans.)
To begin with the preparation for any exam, the candidates must be aware of the complete & accurate exam pattern along with a detailed SSC CGL syllabus to plan a fullproof strategy to score good marks in the particular exam. The exam pattern & syllabus for each SSC CGL Phase has been discussed in this article. Staff Selection Commission selects candidates for Combined Graduate Level posts through a FourTier recruitment process. The selection process begins with Tier1 & Tier2 which are MCQ Online Test followed with Tier3 Descriptive and Tier4 Skill Test. The mode of all stages of the SSC CGL Exam is as follows
Tier  Type  Mode 
Tier–I  Objective Multiple Choice  Computer Based Test (online) 
Tier II  Objective Multiple Choice  ComputerBased Test (online) 
Tier–III  Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi  Pen and Paper Mode (Letter/Application Writing, Essay Writing) 
Tier–IV  Skill Test/Computer Proficiency Test  Wherever Applicable (Speed Typing Test) 
SSC CGL TierI Syllabus Quantitative Aptitude
In SSC CGL Tier1 Exam, the Quantitative Aptitude Questions focus on analysing the candidate's ability of appropriate use of numbers and number sense. This section is common in Tier1 & Tier2 and some of the topics are repetitive, so do prepare well to save time during your next stage preparation for the same chapters. The topics for SSC CGL Quantitative Aptitude as set by the commission are as follows
 Computation of whole numbers
 Decimals
 Fractions
 Relationships between numbers
 Profit and Loss
 Discount
 Partnership Business
 Mixture and Alligation
 Time and distance
 Time & Work
 Percentage
 Ratio & Proportion
 Square roots
 Averages
 Interest
 Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds
 Graphs of Linear Equations
 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
 Triangle
 Quadrilaterals
 Regular Polygons
 Right Prism
 Right Circular Cone
 Right Circular Cylinder
 Sphere
 Heights and Distances
 Histogram
 Frequency polygon
 Bar diagram & Pie chart
 Hemispheres
 Rectangular Parallelepiped
 Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base
 Trigonometric ratio
 Degree and Radian Measures
 Standard Identities
Complementary angles
SSC CGL TierI Syllabus General Intelligence and Reasoning
The SSC CGL Syllabus for General Intelligence and Reasoning consists of both verbal and nonverbal types of topics. This section will be a key to examining the candidate's activeness and sharpness in any situation. The topics to be covered under SSC CGL Syllabus for General Intelligence and Reasoning are enlisted below
 Analogies
 Similarities and differences
 Space visualization
 Spatial orientation
 Problemsolving
 Analysis
 Judgment
 Blood Relations
 Decision making
 Visual memory
 Discrimination
 Observation
 Relationship concepts
 Arithmetical reasoning
 Figural classification
 Arithmetic number series
 Nonverbal series
 Coding and decoding
 Statement conclusion
 Syllogistic reasoning
SSC CGL TierI Syllabus English Language
Of all the sections in SSC CGL Tier1, the English section will be only in the English language. The candidates have to solve the questions asked in the exam which would analyse their understandability of the subject and their basic comprehension and writing ability would also be tested. Good command over the following topics would help the candidates to excel good score in this section.
 Phrases and Idioms
 One word Substitution
 Sentence Correction
 Error Spotting
 Fill in the Blanks
 Spellings Correction
 Reading Comprehension
 SynonymsAntonyms
 Active Passive
 Sentence Rearrangement
 Sentence Improvement
 Cloze test
SSC CGL TierI General Awareness Syllabus
This section would be helpful for testing the candidate's awareness about General Knowledge and General Science and their application to society. Though the syllabus of this section is vast in terms of the following topics.
 India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research
 Science
 Current Affairs
 Books and Authors
 Sports
 Important Schemes
 Important Days
 Portfolio
 People in News
SSC CGL Syllabus 2022 for Tier 2
After the preliminary exam has been conducted, it will be necessary to gear up for the Tier2 Exam of the SSC CGL 2022 Exam. The Mains Exam will be conducted online and is an objective multiplechoice exam. This year, the TierII & TierIII exam will be conducted on same day. The major sections asked in SSC CGL Tier2 Exam are Quantitative Aptitude, English Language and Comprehension, Statistics, General Studies (Finance and Economics). Let’s have a look at the SSC CGL Syllabus 2022 Tier2 Exam Pattern & Syllabus.
SSC CGL TierII Exam Pattern
There are 4 sections in SSC CGL Tier2 Paper namely Quantitative Ability, English Language and Comprehension, Statistics, and General Studies (Finance and Economics) for which the pattern has been discussed below.
S No.  Sections  No. of Questions  Total Marks  Time Allotted 

1  Quantitative Ability  100  200  2 hours 
2  English Language and Comprehension  200  200  2 hours 
3  Statistics  100  200  2 hours 
4  General Studies (Finance and Economics)  100  200  2 hours 
Total  500  600  8 hours 
SSC CGL Tier 2 Syllabus Quantitative Ability
The main focus of this section is to check the candidate's knowledge in terms f the appropriate use of numbers and number sense of the candidate. Though the section is also asked in the Tier1 Exam, however, the level and type of questions will be designed differently and slightly moderate than the 1st stage. So candidate's must buckle up their reparation with the topics listed below
 Computation of whole numbers
 Decimals
 Fractions
 Relationships between numbers
 Percentage
 Ratio & Proportion
 Square roots
 Averages
 Interest
 Profit and Loss
 Discount
 Partnership Business
 Mixture and Alligation
 Time and distance
 Time & Work
 Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds
 Graphs of Linear Equations
 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
 Triangle
 Quadrilaterals
 Regular Polygons
 Right Prism
 Right Circular Cone
 Right Circular Cylinder
 Sphere
 Hemispheres
 Rectangular Parallelepiped
 Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base
 Trigonometric ratio
 Degree and Radian Measures
 Standard Identities
 Complementary angles
 Heights and Distances
 Histogram
 Frequency polygon
 Bar diagram
 Pie chart
SSC CGL Tier 2 Syllabus English Language and Comprehension
The fluency in the English Language will be tested on the basis of this section of the SSC CGL Tier2 Syllabus. The basic knowledge about the English language in terms of the following topics is necessary to get good marks in this section of the Tier2 Exam. The syllabus for reading comprehension is not specific and is added in the syllabus to check candidates' quick responses to the situations.
 Spot the error
 Fill in the blanks
 Synonyms
 Antonyms
 Spelling/ detecting misspelt 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
SSC CGL Tier 2 Syllabus Statistics
For some candidate's this section might be tough & difficult to understand. The basic tip is to get the concept clear and repetitive revision of the concepts would be beneficial to grab good marks in this section too. The SSC CGL Tier2 Syllabus for Statistic is described as follows
1. 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.
2. Measures of Central Tendency  Common measures of central tendency – mean median and mode; Partition values quartiles, deciles, percentiles.
3. Measures of Dispersion Common measures dispersion – range, quartile deviations, mean deviation and standard deviation; Measures of relative dispersion.
4. Moments, Skewness and Kurtosis – Different types of moments and their relationship; meaning of skewness and kurtosis; different measures of skewness and kurtosis.
5. 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).
6. Probability Theory – Meaning of probability; Different definitions of probability; Conditional probability; Compound probability; Independent events; Bayes? theorem.
7. 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).
8. Sampling Theory – Concept of population and sample; Parameter and statistic, Sampling and nonsampling 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.
9. 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, Chisquare and F statistic, Confidence intervals.
10. Analysis of Variance  Analysis of oneway classified data and twoway classified data.
11. Time Series Analysis  Components of time series, Determinations of trend component by different methods, Measurement of seasonal variation by different methods.
12. Index Numbers  Meaning of Index Numbers, Problems in the construction of index numbers, Types of index number, Different formulae, Base shifting and splicing of index numbers, Cost of living Index Numbers, Uses of Index Numbers.
SSC CGL Tier 2 Syllabus General StudiesFinance and Economics
This section of the SSC CGL Tier 2 Syllabus is divided into 2 parts Finance & Accounts and Economics & Governance for which the subtopics are detailed below
Part A: Finance and Accounts(80 marks):
1.1 Financial Accounting
 Nature and scope
 Limitations of Financial Accounting
 Basic concepts and Conventions
 Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

1.2 Basic concepts of accounting
 Single and double entry
 Books of Original Entry
 Bank Reconciliation
 Journal, ledgers
 Trial Balance
 Rectification of Errors
 Manufacturing
 Trading
 Profit & Loss Appropriation Accounts
 Balance Sheet
 Distinction between Capital and Revenue Expenditure
 Depreciation Accounting
 Valuation of Inventories
 Nonprofit organisations Accounts
 Receipts and Payments and Income & Expenditure Accounts
 Bills of Exchange
 Self Balancing Ledgers

Part B: Economics and Governance(120 marks):
2.1 Comptroller & Auditor General of India Constitutional provisions, Role and responsibility.
2.2 Finance CommissionRole and functions.
2.3 Basic Concept of Economics and introduction to Micro Economics
 Definition
 Scope and nature of Economics
 Methods of economic study
 Central problems of an economy
 Production possibilities curve

2.4 Theory of Demand and Supply
 Meaning and determinants of demand
 Law of demand and Elasticity of demand
 Price
 Income and cross elasticity
 Theory of consumer?s behaviour
 Marshallian approach and Indifference curve approach
 Meaning and determinants of supply
 Law of supply
 The elasticity of Supply

2.5 Theory of Production and cost
 Meaning and Factors of production
 Laws of production Law of variable proportions and Laws of returns to scale.

2.6 Forms of Market and price determination in different markets
 Various forms of marketsPerfect Competition
 Monopoly
 Monopolistic Competition
 Oligopoly
 Price determination in these markets.

2.7 Indian Economy:
2.7.1 Nature of the Indian Economy Role of different sectors, Role of Agriculture, Industry and Servicestheir problems and growth.
2.7.2 National Income of IndiaConcepts of national income, Different methods of measuring national income.
2.7.3 PopulationIts size, rate of growth and its implication on economic growth.
2.7.4 Poverty and unemployment Absolute and relative poverty, types, causes and incidence of unemployment.
2.7.5 InfrastructureEnergy, Transportation, Communication.
2.8 Economic Reforms in India
 Economic reforms since 1991
 Liberalisation
 Privatisation
 Globalisation
 Disinvestment

2.9 Money and Banking:
2.9.1 Monetary/ Fiscal policy Role and functions of Reserve Bank of India; functions of commercial Banks/RRB/Payment Banks.
2.9.2 Budget and Fiscal deficits and Balance of payments.
2.9.3 Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act, 2003.
2.10 Role of Information Technology in Governance.
SSC CGL TierIII Syllabus 2022
TierIII of SSC CGL 2022 exam is a descriptive exam to test the written skills of the candidates in English/Hindi. The mode of examination is offline (Pen and Paper mode) and students are required to write essays, précis, application, letter etc. in this exam. The exam carries 100 marks and the time allotted for the same is 60 minutes. The time allotted for candidates belonging to PWD category is increased to 80 minutes. TierIII paper is given by specific candidates who are interested only for the post of “Statistical Investigator GradeII” & “Compiler”.
SSC CGL TierIII Exam Pattern
Subject Marks Time Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi (Writing of Essay, Precis, Letter, Application etc.) 100 marks 1 hour or 60 minutes SSC CGL TierIV Syllabus 2022 (Skill Test)
TierIV examination comprises of a couple of skill sets required for certain Government Posts all over the country. SSC CGL Tier4 is also known as the Data Entry Skill Test that is used for assessing the typing speed of the candidate who qualify in Stage 1, 2, and 3.
DEST (Data Entry Speed Test): For the post of Tax Assistant (Central Excise and Income Tax), DEST Exam through SSC CGL 2022 exam is conducted to check the typing speed of the candidate. The candidates are given an article in English which they have to type on Computer. A candidate is required to type 2000 words in 15 minutes.
CPT (Computer Proficiency Test): Word Processing, Spread Sheets and Generation of slides are the three modules that are important for this exam and the commission demands a candidate to be proficient in it for the post of CSS, MEA, Inspector (Central Excise), Inspector (Preventive Officer), Inspector (Examiner).
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