SSC - Syllabus

SSC - CGL (Tier - 1) Examination syllabus

Syllabus of the Written Examination:

General Intelligence and Reasoning

ANALOGY : Number Analogy, Figure Analogy

CLASSIFICATION : Semantic Classification, Symbolic Or Number Classification, Figural Classification

SERIES : Semantic Series, Number Series, Figural Series

Problem Solving, Word Building, Coding And Decoding, Numerical Operations, Symbolic Operations, Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization, Venn Diagrams, Drawing Inferences, Punched Hole / Pat-tern - Folding And Unfolding, Figural Pattern - Folding and Completion, Indexing, Address Matching, Date and City Matching, Classification of Centre Codes / Roll Numbers, Small and Capital Letters / Numbers Coding, Decoding and Classification, Embedded Figures, Critical Thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence


Numbers - Decimals, Fraction, Percentage, Ratio And Proportion, Interest, Averages, Profit And Loss Dis-count, Partnership Business, Mixture And Allegation, Time And Distance, Time And Work, Basic Algebraic Identities Of School Algebra And Elementary Surds, Graphs Of Linear Equations, Triangles Of Various Kinds Of Centers, Congruence And Similarity Of Triangles, Circle And Chords, Tangents, Angles Sub-tended By Chords Of A Circle, Common Tangents To Two Or More Circles , Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regu-lar Polygons, Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemi Sphere, Rec-tangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid With Triangular Or Square Base, Trigonometric Ration, Degree And Radian Measures, Standard Identities, Complementary Angles, Heights And Distances, Histo-gram, Frequency Polygon, Bar Diagram & Pie Chart.


  • Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of every day observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person.
  • The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries espe-cially pertaining History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research.

English comprehension

  • Passages
  • Common Errors
  • Cloze test
  • Antonyms and Synonyms.
  • You have to improve your vocabulary
  • Fill in the blanks
  • One word substitutions
  • Idioms
  • Sentence improvement