SSC CGL 2017 Tier 1 Syllabus and Exam Pattern

By | September 26, 2016

Know here updated SSC CGL 2017 Tier 1 Syllabus and Exam Pattern for General Intelligence & Reasoning, English Language & Comprehension, General Awareness and Quantitative Aptitude

SSC CGL 2017 Tier 1 Syllabus and Exam Pattern: Staff Selection Commission will conducts common graduates level in near Feb-Mar 2017. All the candidates who are preparing for SSC CGL 2017 must start their preparation according to the syllabus and exam pattern. The candidates should be ready according to SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam pattern and Syllabus given here for better preparation. we have also discussed TIER 2 syllabus and exam pattern followed by TIER 3 and TIER 4. So, without further ado, let’s talk about SSC CGL 2017 Tier 1 Syllabus and Exam Pattern.

SSC CGL 2017 Tier 1 Syllabus and Exam Pattern

SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Pattern

Subject  Total Questions Total Marks
General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 50
General Awareness 25 50
Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
English Language 25 50
Total 100 200

Note:- Total time provided for the Tier 1 Exam is 75 minutes. Please note that for PH/VH category persons will be given 100 minutes  for TIER 1 Exam.

Negative Marking: There will be a deduction of 0.5 marks in the Tier 1 exam for each wrong answer.

Now lets move on to the SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Syllabus detailed description.

SSC CGL 2017 Eligibility Criteria, Age Limit, Education Qualification

Detailed SSC CGL 2017 Exam Syllabus for Tier 1

In above section we have discussed exam pattern part of SSC CGL 2017 Tier 1 Syllabus and Exam Pattern and now moving for SSC CGL Tier 1 syllabus. In Common Graduate level TIER 1 exam, there are total 4 subjects consisting of General Intelligence & reasoning, English Language & comprehension, General Awareness and quantitative aptitude. Lets discuss the syllabus.

English Language & Comprehension syllabus for CGL Tier 1 

English Language & Comprehension

S.No Topic Number of Questions
I. Reading Comprehension 5 (1 passage)
II. Fill in the Blanks 0-5
Spellings 0-2
III. Phrase or Idiom Meaning 0-2
Synonyms and Antonyms 0-2
One Word Substitution 3-5
IV. Phrase Replacement/ Sentence Correction 5
Error Spotting 3-5

General Awareness syllabus for CGL Tier 1 

General Awareness

Topic Sub-Topic Number of Question
Static Culture 1-2
Indian History 2-3
Geography (Indian + World) 2-3
Environment 1-2
Economy 2-3
Polity 2-3
Science Biology 1-2
Chemistry 1-2
Computer and Mobile Technology 1-2
Physics + Space Science 1-2
Nutrition 1-2
Diseases, pollution 1-2
Others Current Affairs 0-1
Misc. GK- Sports, People In News, Books 0-1
Dates, Portfolios, Schemes 0-1

SSC CGL 2017 Syllabus and Exam Pattern TIER 2

Quantitative Aptitude syllabus for CGL Tier 1 

Quantitative Aptitude

Chapter (Number of Question) Topics
Simplification(1-2) BODMAS Rule, Fractions, Surds and Indices etc.
Interest(1-2) Simple, Compound Interests and Installments
Percentage(0-1) Calculation oriented basic Percentage
Ratio and Proportion(1-2) Simple, Compound Ratios and Direct/Indirect Proportion
Average(0-1) Average Weight/Height/Marks etc.
Problems on Ages(0-1) Problems on Ages
Speed Time And Distance(1-2) Average/Relative speeds, Boats, Trains
Profit and Loss(1-2) Profit/Loss, Dishonest/Successive dealings, Partnerships
Number Series(0-1) Completing the series, Finding Missing/Wrong Term
Number System(1-2) LCM and HCF, Irrational or Rational Numbers etc
Mensuration() Square, Rectangle, Circles, Cone, Cylinder
Data Interpretation(0-3) Bar/Line Graphs, Pie Charts, Tables
Time and Work(1-2) Work efficiency, Wages and Pipes
Mixture problems(0-1) To Make A Mixture From Two Or More Entities/Mixtures
Algebra(2-3) Linear Equations, Quadratic and Algebraic eqn
Geometry(3-4) Triangles,Circle, tangent theorems, Co-ordinate geometry
Trigonometry(2-3) Trigonometric ratios and Identities, Height and Distance

SSC CGL 2017 Syllabus and Exam Pattern TIER 3

General Intelligence & Reasoning syllabus for CGL Tier 1

General Intelligence & Reasoning

Chapter (Number of Questions) Details and type of questions
Classification(2-3) Number, Letter and Meaningful Words
Analogy(2-3) Number, Letter and Meaningful Words
Coding Decoding(2-3) Coding by Analogy, Coding and decoding by letter shifting
Puzzle(2-3) Number based, word based puzzles
Matrix(0-1) 1 or 2 Matrix of letters
Word formation(1-2) given option words can be formed or not etc
words arrangement(1-2) doing a certain task, or following a certain rule.
Venn diagram(0-2) Problems based on Venn Diagram
Directions & Distances(0-1) problems on Directions and distances
Blood Relations(0-1) Family Tree or General Blood Relation Problems.
Missing Number(1-2) Find the missing number type
Series(2-3) questions on Number & Alphabet series.
Non Verbal Reasoning(3-4) pattern, Assemble, Mirror image etc 
Verbal Reasoning(0-2) Statements, Conclusions, Assumptions etc

NOTE:- Apart from keeping into consideration what’s mentioned above, you should take at least a couple of full-length mock tests every week. This will help you pinned your weaknesses and understand how to maximize your overall score. We hope with this article you must got a clarity related to SSC CGL 2017 Tier 1 Syllabus and Exam Pattern .

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