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Along with the formal announcement of the SSC CGL 2022 exam, SSC also revealed the updated exam format and curriculum. The SSC CGL 2022 exam's Tier-1 Exam is scheduled to take place in December 2022. To properly study for this exam, you must have a basic understanding of the SSC CGL Syllabus and exam pattern for Tier-I and Tier-II Exams.
For your better understanding, EduRev has compiled this guide where the syllabus of all the subjects for Tier 1 and Tier 2 exams is given in easy language.
In order to formulate a foolproof strategy to perform well in the particular exam, you must be familiar with the entire & accurate exam pattern as well as a comprehensive SSC CGL syllabus before you begin the exam preparation. Through a two-tier recruitment process, the Staff Selection Commission will choose candidates for combined graduate-level positions. The SSC CGL Exam mode for each level is as follows:
Tier I of the exam has 4 Sections from which the questions are asked. The exam is held in online mode. The sections in SSC CGL Tier I exam are as follows:
The detailed Syllabus for Tier I is given below:
SSC CGL Syllabus: General Intelligence and Reasoning
This section is more application-based, but the concepts that play an important role must be learned. This section too has a weightage of 25% but the questions asked are easy to moderate level. You can easily score very good marks in this section. The SSC syllabus for the reasoning section is as follows:
SSC CGL Syllabus for General Awareness
This section has questions from Static GK and current affairs. If you prepare for this section well, you can get a good rank in the examination.
SSC CGL Syllabus: Quantitative Aptitude
In the prelims of the SSC CGL Exam, a total of 25 questions are asked from Quantitative Aptitude which you have to solve within the total 1 hour allotted for the entire exam, and in the mains exam, a total of 100 questions are asked which must be solved within the total 2 hours allotted for the entire exam. This section is common in Tier-1 & Tier-2 and some of the topics are repetitive. The topics from which questions are asked in Quantitative Aptitude are as follows:
SSC CGL Syllabus For English
The English section is generally the most scoring section in SSC CGL Examination. This section generally focuses on the fundamentals of the English language. The questions are framed in such a manner that they test your basic understanding. The list of important topics is as follows:
The syllabus of Tier I is the same for all the posts. The syllabus varies in Tier-II for some specific posts which are covered below:
Module-I of Session-I of Paper-I (Mathematical Abilities):
Module-II of Section-I of Paper-I (Reasoning and General Intelligence)
Module-I of Section-II of Paper-I (English Language And Comprehension):
Module-II of Section-II of Paper-I (General Awareness)
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 variables (discrete).
8. Sampling Theory – Concept of population and sample; Parameter and statistic, Sampling and non-sampling 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, Chi-square and F statistic, Confidence intervals.
10. Analysis of Variance – Analysis of one-way classified data and two-way classified data.
11. Time Series Analysis – Components of time series, Determinations of trend components 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 an index number, Different formulae, Base shifting and splicing of index numbers, Cost of living Index Numbers, Uses of Index Numbers.
Paper-III (General Studies-Finance and Economics)
This section of the SSC CGL Tier 2 Syllabus is divided into 2 parts Finance & Accounts and Economics & Governance for which the sub-topics are detailed below:
1.1 Financial Accounting
1.2 Basic concepts of accounting
2.1 Comptroller & Auditor General of India- Constitutional provisions, Role and responsibility.
2.2 Finance Commission-Role and functions.
2.3 Basic Concept of Economics and introduction to Microeconomics
2.4 Theory of Demand and Supply
2.5 Theory of Production and cost
2.6 Forms of Market and price determination in different markets
2.7 Indian Economy:
2.7.1 Nature of the Indian Economy Role of different sectors, Role of Agriculture, Industry and Services-their problems and growth.
2.7.2 National Income of India-Concepts of national income, Different methods of measuring national income.
2.7.3 Population-Its 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 Infrastructure-Energy, Transportation, Communication.
2.8 Economic Reforms in India
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.
Note: Questions in Module-I of Section- I of Paper-I (Mathematical Abilities) will be of Matriculation Level, in Module-I of Section- II of Paper-I (English Language and Comprehension) of 10+2 Level and in Paper-II and Paper-III of Graduation Level.
Module-II of Section-III of Paper-I (Computer Proficiency)
DEST – Module-II of Section-III of Paper-I will include conducting a Data Entry Speed Test (DEST) for a duration of 15 minutes in Session-II on the same day.
The “Data Entry Speed Test” (DEST) Skill Test will be conducted for a passage of about 2000 (two thousand) key depressions for a duration of 15 (fifteen) minutes. Detailed instructions regarding the Skill Test will be provided by the Regional Offices of the Commission.
You are required to type 2000 words in 15 minutes on a computer in English. This test is conducted to check your typing skills. You are given an article in English which you have to type on Computer. For the post of Tax Assistant (Central Excise and Income Tax), DEST Exam through the SSC CGL 2022 exam is conducted to check your typing speed.
DEST will be mandatory for all posts. However, it will be qualifying in nature.