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# SSC CGL Syllabus, SSC Combined Graduate Level Exam Syllabus Tier 1, 2, 3, 4 PDF

The SSC CGL (Combined Graduate Level) examination is a highly competitive examination conducted by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) for recruitment to various Group B and Group C posts in the government. The examination consists of four tiers, and each tier has a specific syllabus. Here’s a detailed syllabus for each tier of the SSC CGL examination:

## SSC CGL Syllabus, SSC Combined Graduate Level Exam Syllabus Tier 1, 2, 3, 4 PDF

### Tier 1 Computer-Based Examination (Objective Type)

1. General Intelligence & Reasoning:
• Analogies
• Similarities and Differences
• Space Visualization
• Spatial Orientation
• Problem Solving
• Analysis
• Judgment
• Decision Making
• Visual Memory
• Discrimination
• Observation
• Relationship Concepts
• Arithmetical Reasoning and Figural Classification
• Arithmetic Number Series
• Non-Verbal Series
• Coding and Decoding
• Statement Conclusion
• Syllogistic Reasoning
• Semantic Analogy
• Symbolic/Number Analogy
• Figural Analogy
• Semantic Classification
• Symbolic/Number Classification
• Figural Classification
• Semantic Series
• Number Series
• Figural Series
• Problem Solving of 3-D Space
• Venn Diagrams
• Paper Cutting and Folding
• Critical Thinking
• Emotional Intelligence
• Social Intelligence
• Other sub-topics, if any
2. General Awareness:
• Current Affairs
• Indian History
• Indian Culture
• Geography of India
• Indian Polity
• Indian Economy
• Indian Constitution
• Scientific Research
• Awards and Honors
• Books and Authors
• Sports
• Important Dates
• Persons in News
• Games and Sports
• National and International Organizations
3. Quantitative Aptitude:
• Number Systems
• Computation of Whole Numbers
• Decimals and Fractions
• Fundamental Arithmetical Operations
• Percentages
• Ratio and Proportion
• Averages
• Interest (Simple and Compound)
• Profit and Loss
• Discount
• Time and Distance
• Time and Work
• Basic Algebraic Identities
• Algebra and Geometry
• Mensuration
• Trigonometry
• Statistical Charts (Bar Graphs, Pie Charts, etc.)
• Data Interpretation
4. English Comprehension:
• Spot the Error
• Fill in the Blanks
• Synonyms/Homonyms
• Antonyms
• Spellings/Detecting Misspelled 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

### Tier 2 Computer-Based Examination (Objective Type)

1. Paper-I: Quantitative Abilities:
• Same as Tier-I Quantitative Aptitude
2. Paper-II: English Language & Comprehension:
• Same as Tier-I English Comprehension
3. Paper-III: Statistics (For Statistical Investigator Gr. II & Compiler):
• Collection and Representation of Data
• Measures of Central Tendency
• Measures of Dispersion
• Moments, Skewness, and Kurtosis
• Correlation and Regression
• Probability Theory
• Random Variable and Probability Distributions
• Sampling Theory
• Statistical Inference
• Analysis of Variance
• Time Series Analysis
• Index Numbers
4. Paper-IV: General Studies (Finance and Economics) (For Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer):
• Finance and Accounting
• Economics and Governance

### Tier 3 Descriptive Paper

The Tier-III examination is a descriptive paper in English or Hindi. Candidates are required to write essays, précis, application letters, and more.

### Tier 4 Skill Test/Computer Proficiency Test

1. Data Entry Speed Test (DEST): Candidates are required to have a Data Entry Speed of 8,000 key depressions per hour on the computer. The test is conducted for the post of Tax Assistant (Central Excise & Income Tax).
2. Computer Proficiency Test (CPT): This test assesses the proficiency of candidates in using Microsoft Office tools. It is applicable for the posts of Assistant Section Officer (CSS) and Assistant Section Officer (MEA).

Note: The SSC CGL syllabus may have some variations from year to year, so it’s advisable to refer to the official SSC CGL notification and syllabus provided by the Staff Selection Commission for the most up-to-date information and specific details related to the examination.