SSC CGL Syllabus 2017

SSC CGL Syllabus 2018 for Tier-1 & Tier-2 | Download here

SSC CGL Syllabus 2018- Details regarding CGL Syllabus for Tier-1, Tier-2 & Tier-3.

If you are aware of SSC Exams or have appeared in any of SSC Exam or in SSC CGL Exam then you definitely be aware of its craze. In the year of 2016 more than 35 Lakh of candidates were applied for this exam and It is expected that in the year of 2017 more than 40 Lakh of candidates may have to fill SSC CGL 2018 Application Form. Every Year the increasing number of candidates are attempting this exam which is the most competitive in India. Other Exams like Railway Exam (RRB) and IBPS Exam (Banking Exams) is other craziest exam in India. It is easy to judge the competitiveness of SSC CGL Exam by the fact of every passing year there is consistency increasing of Cutoffs. If you see last five year cut off of CGL Exam is an increase more than. Due to so much of competition, this is very common to raise some questions like How much of time it requires for Preparation and the answer is if you do the serious study for six months with proper study material of SSC CGL Exam than it is enough to crack this exam. But the most important thing during your Exam Preparation is understanding the whole SSC CGL Syllabus and choosing best book of SSC CGL Exam.

SSC CGL Syllabus

This year SSC has finally released the Notification for SSC CGL 2018 Exam in the month of May 2018, the tentative schedule for CGL 2018 Exam will be known as the SSC Exam 2018 Examination will be conducted. The tentative date for CGL Tier-1 2018 Exam will be held in the month of June or July 2017 so according to this, you all have to start your Preparation for CGL 2018 Exam. In the previous year if you appeared for CGL Exam then you all are aware of SSC CGL Changes. They made changes in Exam Pattern and Scheme of SSC CGL exam and these changes will continue for SSC CGL 2018 Exam. The best part of these changes are all the CGL Tiers exam will conduct through Online Mode (SSC CBT Pattern) and it also is known as CBT (Computer Based Test). Through this change there is more transparency and no chance for paper leakage and also candidates can get their result very quickly.

On this page, we are going to talk about the Detailed SSC CGL 2018 Syllabus for all Tiers like Tier-1, Tier-2, and Tier-3. With the topic wise weight of each and every section. So, through this, you can get an idea regarding all the important topics. On this page, we provide Study material for SSC CGL Exam so you can use it during your Exam Preparation. And also provide most famous books for Competitive Exam.

1. SSC CGL Reasoning Syllabus & General Intelligence

General Mental Ability Non-Verbal Reasoning
  • Alphabet Test
  • Paper Cutting & Folding
  • Analogy
  • Embedded Figures
  • Arithmetic Reasoning
  • Figure formation & Analysis
  • Blood Relation
  • Series
  • Classification
  • Cube & Dice
  • Coding Decoding
  • Mirror Image
  • Distance Direction Test
  • Water Image
  • Matrix
  • Pattern Completion
  • Logical Venn Diagram
  • Counting of figures
  • Missing Number

2. SSC CGL General Awareness Syllabus (Tier-1)

General Awareness Topics Sub Topics
Current Affairs
  • International Affairs
  • National Affairs
Economy and Finance
  • Economics
  • Features of Indian Economy
  • Geography of India
  • World Geography
  • Physical Geography
  • History of India
  • World History
Indian Polity & Constitution
  • Indian Polity & Constitution
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer
  • Discoveries & Inventions
  • Other Information
  • Physics
  • Space, Defence in India
Static GK
  • Honours & Awards
  • Important Dates
  • Miscellaneous
  • National & International Organizations
  • Other Information
  • Sports
  • Art & Culture
  • Books & Authors

3. SSC CGL Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus (Tier-1)

  • Arithmetic
  • Advance Maths
  • Average
  • Geometry
  • Boat & Stream
  • Mensuration
  • CI & SI
  • Data Interpretation
  • LCM & HCF
  • Trigonometry
  • Mixture & Alligation
  • Degree and Radian Measures, Histogram
  • Partnership
  • Standard Identities
  • Percentage
  • Complementary Angles
  • Pipes & Cistern
  • Heights and Distance
  • Problems on Ages
  • Histogram
  • Profit Loss & Discount
  • Frequency Polygon
  • Ratio Proportion
  • Bar Diagram & Pie Chart
  • Speed time and Work
  • Time Work & Wages

4. SSC CGL English Syllabus for Tier-1

  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Fill in the blanks
  • One Word Substitution
  • Passage
  • Error Spotting
  • Idoms & Phrases
  • Spelling Errors
  • Antonym/ Synonym

SSC CGL 2018 Tier-1 Syllabus

Candidates as you all know SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam is the first stage for all those candidates who have successfully submitted their Application form for CGL 2018 Exam, They all have to appear for Tier-1 Stage Exam.

  • Tier-1 Exam is conducted through online mode i.e (CBT) Computer Based Test
  • Total No. of questions for Tier-1 Exam is 100, Each and every question carrying 2 marks. Means Total No. of questions are 100 and total weightage of 200 marks and total time duration for Tier-1 Exam is 1 hrs.
  • Negative Marking is applicable of 0.50 Marks for each and every wrong answer.

SSC CGL Syllabus 2018

Syllabus for CGL 2018 Tier-1 Exam which comprises with a total of 100 questions with having 4 sections and each and every section contains 25 questions.




General Intelligence

25 Questions

50 Marks

Reasoning Section

25 Questions

50 Marks

English Section

25 Questions

50 Marks

General Awareness Section

25 Questions

50 Marks

Section Wise CGL 2018 Tier-1 Syllabus

In this section, we will discuss Part Wise or Section Wise syllabus for SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam, through this section you can get insights of topics that you need for preparing each and every section. A few days ago an applicant filed an RTI to the official of SSC regarding Syllabus for English Section and SSC Replied with Topic Wise, distribution of marks for English Section which you can see through image which is just below. Candidates for this above image for English Section. These are the topic which is mentioned in the reply of RTI.

SSC CGL Tier 1 examination is almost a month away, we are providing the latest test patterns and courses of SSC CGL with detailed study material in Hindi and English. This year, there is no change in the course along with the SSC CGL Exam Pattern, so you should get SSC CGL 2018 There is no need to change your study plan for preparation. Just go through the SSC CGL exam course and pattern descriptions by subject, and if you ask any questions about any topic, then tell us in the comments section.

Second is General Intelligence and Reasoning Section: In this section, you get all questions from Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning. The Best book for this section id RS Aggarwal. If you follow this book while preparing for General Intelligence and Reasoning you definitely get success in this section.

Quantitative Aptitude: This Section totally relates with Maths and Measuring Parameters and the level of this section is up to  10th (Metric) Standard & equivalent only. So, if you are good at maths than this section is very easy for you. All questions from this section belong or designated to check the arithmetic aptitude of candidates and their knowledge regarding Numbers and it’s computation.

आधिकारिक अधिसूचना के अनुसार एसएससी सीजीएल 2018 अधिसूचना जारी की गई है। एसएससी सीजीएल परीक्षा तिथियां जल्द ही जारी की जाएंगी। अभ्यर्थी आधिकारिक वेबसाइट से एसएससी सीजीएल आवेदन पत्र 2018 भरने के लिए ऑनलाइन आवेदन कर सकते हैं। कर्मचारियों के चयन आयोग से विभिन्न पदों की स्थिति में भर्ती करने के लिए आवेदकों के लिए एसएससी सीजीएल भर्ती 2018 द्वारा विभिन्न रिक्तियों को जारी करने की उम्मीद है। एसएससी सीजीएल 2018 परीक्षा और रिक्तियों के बारे में अधिक जानकारी के लिए नीचे दिए गए विवरणों को लाल करना होगा।

General Awareness : Candidates in this section is very mysterious and for this section, there is no any defined syllabus. Which means any question asked from anywhere. Generally, those questions which belong to Constitution, Polity, Current Affairs, General Science etc questions are asked in this section.

Now we are going to share those topics which are most common for this section.

  • Static GK: In this part, questions are asked from History, Indian Polity, Culture, Geography, Scientific Research, and Economics etc.
  • Science: In this part, questions are asked from General Science and its application which we using in our daily life. But most of the questions are asked from Physics, Chemistry, and Biology which is up to 10th level.
  • Crap: In this part, questions are asked from Current Events, Current Affairs, Person, Books and Authors, Places in News, Abbreviation etc.

The Detailed Syllabus for General Intelligence and Reasoning Section.

SSC CGL 2018 Tier-2 Syllabus

Candidates as you all know Tier-2 is the 2nd Phase for SSC CGL Exam which means hose candidates who have qualified their Tier-1 stage they all are shortlisted for CGL Tier-2 Exam. And Tier-2 is also an online mode exam (Computer Based Test).

Shortlisting criteria for CGL Tier-2 is comprises of scoring minimum marks according to Category wise cut off marks. and it is made by the officials of commission. Which means you need to score maximum marks in your SSC CGL Tier-1 cut off marks. SSC CGL Tier-2 Exam Pattern is comprising with 4 papers. And Paper-1 and Paper-2 is compulsory for all those candidates who get passed in their CGL Tier-1 Exam. And Paper-3 is for those candidates who have applied for Statistical Investigator Post and Paper-4 is for those candidates who have applied for C&AG and Asst. Audit Officer.

All 4 Papers have individual Duration of 2 hours.





Quantitative Abilities

It comprises with 100 questions and each and every question carrying 2 marks and the overall weightage for this paper is 200 Marks and there is 0.50 Marks of negative marking is applicable for each and every wrong answer


English & Comprehension

In this paper questions are asked from English Language and It comprises with 100 questions and each and every question carrying 2 marks and the overall weightage for this paper is 200 Marks and there is 0.25 Marks of negative marking is applicable for each and every wrong answer


Logical Reasoning

It comprises with Statistics question and for only those candidates who have applied for the post of Statistical Investigator Grade-II & Compiler. And total time duration for this paper is 2 hrs. And Comprises with 100 questions and carries 2 marks for each and every question. there are 0.50 Marks of negative marking is applied to each and every wrong answer.



It is like Paper-3 which means those applicants who have applied for C&AG and Asst. Audit Officer post they all have to appear for Paper-4 and This paper is comprises with 2 Parts.

  1. First Part is comprising with Finance and Accounts and carries 40 questions which carry 80 Marks (2 Marks for each and every question)
  2. And 2nd Part has 60 questions and questions are asked from Economics and Governance Section.

SSC CGL 2018 Tier-3 (Descriptive Paper) Syllabus

Those candidates who have passed their SSC CGL Tier-2 Stage they all will be called for Tier-3 Exam.

It is important to mention here that shortlisting criteria for Tier-3 is comprising marks which are obtained in Tier-1 and Tier-2. Those candidates who cross the mark of minimum qualifying marks in both Tiers and rank high in Merit List they all will be called for Tier-3 Exam. In Previous years there is no any Tier-3 in CGL Exam, Instead of Tier-3, there was the only Interview after Tier-2 Exam. But After government decision with Interview for Group B, C and D Posts. From Now SSC decides to abolish Interview for CGL Exams. Instead of Interview SSC added Descriptive Paper in English or Hindi to check the writing ability of candidates, from now which is must for all government jobs. In the year of 2016 SSC introduces the Descriptive Paper was introduced and conducted for SSC CGL 2017 Exam.

Exam Syllabus for Tier-3 Exam: This paper comprises with Essay Writing of 200 to 250 words and Letter or Application writing of 150 to 200 words.

  • The total time duration of Descriptive Paper is 1 hrs.
  • Candidates have to choose the language to write a paper which means Hindi or English.
  • Candidate can mix both languages if you do this you result may disqualification and Non-Evaluation of Paper.
  • Minimum Qualifying marks for this paper is 33% only.
  • Questions in Descriptive Paper will be on 12th Level.

Note: Tier-3 Exam is not on Computer Based Test it is Pen Paper Mode Exam.

Final Merit List for SSC CGL 2018 Exam

The Final Merit List for CGL 2018 Exam will be comprised of those marks which are obtained in Tier-1, Tier-2, and Tier-3 Exam and those candidates who are shortlisted in all three tiers they all will be called for 4th Tier.

SSC CGL 2018 Tier-4 Stage

Those candidates who get minimum qualifying marks which is decided by the Staff Selection Commission in all the three tiers and after that they all will be called for Tier-4.This tier is comprised of Data Entry Skill and (CPT) Computer Proficiency Test and those candidates who have applied for Tax Assistant Post they all have to appear for Skill Test (In Central Excise and Income Tax) and those candidates who have applied for Assistant Section officer post they all have to appear for Computer Proficiency Test. If you want more details about Skill Test and Proficiency test than the visit to the Regional Websites of SSC.


Candidates at present SSC Make no any changes neither in Exam Pattern and nor in SSC CGL 2017 Syllabus. If they do any changes whether in Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern of Syllabus than we update that change on the same page so keeps visiting. Candidate if officials of SSC releases any kind of Notification so we update that notification regarding SSC CGL 2018 Exam than we update on the same page. Check this page regularly for all updates on SSC CGL 2018 Exam Syllabus. Candidates if any query pop in your mind then ask frequently through the comment box which is mentioned below.

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61 thoughts on “SSC CGL Syllabus 2018 for Tier-1 & Tier-2 | Download here

  1. Sir my btech was supposed to end in July 2016 but bcoz of one subject i am giving that paper again in May 2017 . Result of that will come at end of sept…is it gonna create any prob ?
    Bcoz i heard only those candidates can apply whose degree should be clear before August.
    & My 4 year degree is now of 5 year degree bcoz of one subject rest all semesters & paper are clear on time…help ??

  2. 1. What is age Limit of ssc Exams?
    2. SSC exams are there for 10 + 2 ppl as in thoes who have done 12th but for some reason havent done Grads or unfinished Grad?
    3. Is there any SSC Exam for 12th passed with Diploma holders?

  3. Sir tier2 me kitne paper dene vote he t.e do to compulsari he but 3&4 se koi dena hota he Ki nahi pls tell me syllebus of tier2

  4. tier-2 ke syllabus me statics ka hai???????
    tier-3 and tier-4 ke baare me bhi explian kare ??????
    essay writng, and application writing,
    plz explian all this

  5. I have five years of experience as a group d staff in one of the Department of Govt.of India.Am I eligible for age relaxation…

  6. This year I will b going in 3rd year. And now i want to appear for ssc cgl which will b held in Aug tier-1 . M I eligible? How to prepare for this exam in 2 months?

  7. Mera 12ka result ane wala h to ssc k liye mujhe pehle kya krna cahiye mujhe sahi se ni pta ap plz mujhe samjha dijiye plzzzz

  8. sir i am also ssc coaching in 2020 sir i am coming in mukhrjee nagar new delhi.
    all students i am instruction with yu.
    10 & 12 science,maths,economics, english poetry, read preparly hard working.
    important thing dailyways english news paper reading okkk.
    good byy…………..

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