SSC CGL Group A Syllabus 2019 & Group B, D Exam Pattern, Previous Papers

SSC CGL Group A, B, D Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2019 – Staff Selection Commission CGL has recently announced the Group A, B and D Vacancy posts. Candidates can download the SSC Group A, B and D syllabus & Exam Pattern. Staff Selection Commission exam dates and exam centers announced soon at online. The SSC CGL written exam will be conducted in four stages Tier I, Tier ii, Tier iii and Tier iv.  Download for pdf in previous year papers and old question papers available here. More detailed information about the SSC Combined Graduate Level Group A, B and D examination check their syllabus, exam pattern, eligibility, selection process, previous papers, document verification, model papers, answer key, cut off, merit list, etc.

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Official Notification – Check Here

Staff Selection Commission CGL Important Details

Organization – Staff Selection Commission
 Group A – Name of the Departments & Posts Name
 Department Name – India Audit & Accounts Department under C&AG
Post Name: Assistant Audit Officer Group B Gazetted (Non-Ministerial) – 600 vacancy
Department Name – Central Secretariat Service
Post Name – Assistant Section Officer – 371 vacancy
Department Name: Intelligence Bureau
Post name – Assistant Section Officer – 51 vacancy
Department Name: Ministry of Railways
Post Name – Assistant Section Officer – 27 Vacancy
Department Name: Ministry of External Affairs
Post Name – Assistant Section Officer – 120 vacancy
Department Name: CBDT
Post Name – Inspector Of Income Tax – 261 vacancy
Department Name: CBEC
Post Name – Inspector, (Central Exice) – 1311 vacancy
Department Name: Central Bureau of Investigation
Post Name – Sub Inspectors – 52 vacancy
Department Name:  Department of Post
Post Name – Inspector post – 96 vacancy
Group B – Name of the Departments & Posts Name
Department Name: Central Administrative Tribunal
Post Name – Assistant – 09 vacancy
Department Name: Ministry of Mines
Post Name – Assistant/Superintendent – 86 vacancy
Group D – Name of the Departments & Posts Name
Department Name: Controller general of account
Post Name – Accountant / Junior Accountant – 430 vacancy
Department Name: Ministry of Communication (Department of Post)
Post Name – Accountant / Junior Accountant – 449 vacancy
SSC CGL syllabus

Selection Process

  • Written test
  • Interview process
  • Document verification

Eligibility Criteria

Educational qualification

Assistant Audit Officer / Assistant Accounts Officer

Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or Institute.
Desirable – Chartered Accountant or cost & Management Accountant or Company Secretary or master’s in commerce or master’s in business studies or master’s in business administration (Finance) or Masters in Business Economics.

Junior Statistical Officer

Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University or Institute with at least 60% Marks in Mathematics at 12th standard level OR Bachelor’s Degree in any subject with Statistics as one of the subjects at degree level.

All Other Posts

Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or Institute.

Age Limit

Group A Posts – Not Exceeding 30 years
Group B Posts – 20 to 30 years
Group D Posts –  18 to 27 years

Exam Pattern For SSC CGL -Tier 1

SSC Combined Graduate Level exam will be conducted in online comprising of four sections with about 100 ques in total and with max marks of 200. There is a negative marking of 0.50 Marks for each wrong answer. We are detailed given below.

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Sections No of Ques Marks Duration
English Comprehension 25 50  
General Intelligence and reasoning 25 50  
Quantitative Aptitude 25 50 60 mins
General Awareness 25 50  
Total 100 100  

Tier 2 Exam Pattern

SSC CGL tier 2 exam will be conducted in online comprising of four sections with about 100 ques in each section and with max marks of 200. There is a negative marking of 0.50 Marks for each wrong answer

Sections No of ques Marks Duration
English Language and comprehension 200 200 2 hrs
Quantitative ability 100 100 2 hrs
Statistics 100 200 2 hrs
General studies 100 200 2 hrs

Tier 3 Exam Pattern

SSC CGL Tier 3 exam will be a descriptive test. The paper will be in English / Hindi and it consists of 100 marks.

Subject Marks Duration
Descriptive paper in English/ Hindi ( essay, precis, letter, etc.) 100 1 hr

SSC Combined Graduate Level Tier 4 Exam Pattern

SSC CGL Tier-4 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.

Syllabus for SSC CGL

Tier I
General Intelligence and Reasoning General Awareness Quantitative Aptitude English Comprehension
Classification Static General Knowledge (Indian History, Culture etc.) Simplification Reading Comprehension
Analogy Science Interest Fill in the Blanks
Coding-Decoding Current Affairs Averages Spellings
Puzzle Sports Percentage Phrases and Idioms
Matrix Books and Authors Ratio and Proportion Oneword Substitution
Word Formation Important Schemes Problem on Ages Sentence Correction
Venn Diagram Portfolios Speed, Distance and Time Error Spotting
Direction and Distance People in News Number System
Blood Relations Mensuration
Series Data Interpretation
Verbal reasoning Time and Work
Non-Verbal Reasoning Algebra
Trigonometry
Geometry

 Tier II

Quantitative Aptitude English Language Statistics General Awareness
Simplification Reading Comprehension Collection and Representation of Data Finance and Accounting
Interest Spelling Measure of Dispersion Fundamental Principles
Averages Fill in the Blanks Measure of Central Tendency Financial Accounting
Percentage Phrases and Idioms Moments, Skewness and Kurtosis Basic Concepts of Accounting
Ratio and Proportion One Word Substitution Correlation and Regression Self-Balancing Ledger
Speed, Distance and Time Sentence Correction Random Variables Error Spotting and Correction
Number System Error Spotting Random Variables
Mensuration Cloze Test Sampling Theory Economics and Governance
Data Interpretation Para Jumbles Analysis and Variance Comptroller and Auditor General of India
Time and Work Synonyms-Antonyms Time Series Analysis Finance Commission
Algebra Active-Passive Voice Index Number Theory of Demand and Supply
Trigonometry
Geometry
Data Sufficiency

Tier III

SSC introduced this new concept in the year 2016 in which Tier 3 examination has a main focus on the writing skills of candidates. So, the candidate can choose the language himself/herself from Hindi/English. Hence, no other language option is there.
It is to be considered that the minimum qualifying marks for the Tier 3 exam are 33%. So, the SSC CGL Syllabus for Tier 3 is a Descriptive Exam which will take place in an offline mode and consists of:

  • Letter Writing
  • Essay Writing
  • Application Writing
  • Precis Writing

Tier IV

The SSC CGL Merit list is always based on Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3 exam. Similarly, the candidates who have qualified in all four Tiers will be asked to sit in the exam for Tier 4 of SSC CGL . Tier 4 is a Skill Test involving two tests.

  • Data Entry Skill Test (DEST)
  • Computer Proficiency Test (CPT)

Only those candidates will sit in DEST who have opted the Tax Assistant Posts in Central Excise & Income Tax. Hence, DEST will be tested at 2000 depressions per hour.
CPT is for those applicants who have applied for Assistant Section Officer Post in CSS only. Hence, candidates are supposed to appear for the Computer Proficiency Test to approve the selection and display their reassurance and comfort of computer usage.

Previous Papers

candidates can download the SSC Group A, B, & D old/model question papers for taking a practice test. Everyone can download by just clicking the given link to open a PDF file and download. Aspirants follow the given below links to get the reference regarding the written test. it is very useful for the SSC CGL  written examination.

SSC Group A, Group B & Group D Result 2019, Cut Off Marks & Merit List – Check Here

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SSC Group A, Group B & Group D Result 2019, Cut Off Marks & Merit List – Check Here
SSC Group A, B, D Answer Key 2019 Assistant Audit Officer, Assistant Section Officer, Inspector – Check Here