**SSC CGL Syllabus 2022 :** Staff Selection Commission conducts the CGL (Combined Graduate Level) Exam every year. The SSC CGL Syllabus for Tier I, II, III & IV Exam has been released in official PDF format by the commission. Interested Candidates can get the SSC CGL syllabus 2022 from our website. The SSC CGL Exam Dates for 2022 has also been released. Check the complete details of SSC CGL Syllabus on this page.

## SSC CGL Syllabus 2022: Overview

Article Name | SSC CGL Syllabus 2022 |

Category | SSC Syllabus |

Exam Name | SSC CGL 2022 |

SSC CGL Full Form | Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level |

Exam Authority | Staff Selection Commission |

Exam Type | National Level Exam |

Mode of Application | Online |

Mode of Exam | Online |

Eligibility | Indian citizenship & Graduate (Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline) |

Exam Duration | Tier 1 – 60 minutes Tier 2 – 120 minutes |

Official Website | ssc.nic.in |

SSC CGL Apply Link | Click Here |

## SSC CGL Syllabus 2022 – Tiers I and II

The SSC CGL exam syllabus is divided into two phases which are commonly known as Tier – I and Tier- II. Tier 1 and Tier 2 of the SSC CGL 2022 are conducted online. **SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2022** is explained in the table below:

Tier | Type | Mode |

Tier – I | Objective Multiple Choice | Computer-Based (online) |

Tier – II (Paper I, II, III) | Paper I (Compulsory for all posts), Paper II for candidates who apply for the posts of Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) in the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation and Paper III for candidates who apply for the posts of Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer. Objective Type, Multiple choice questions, except for Module-II of Section-III of Paper-I | Computer-Based (online) |

## SSC CGL Syllabus 2022 for Tier 1

SSC CGL 2022 Tier 1 exam comprises 100 questions in total with a maximum mark of 200. The duration of SSC CGL Tier 1 is of 60 minutes. SSC CGL Tier I is divided into four sections with 25 questions each and maximum marks of 50.

The sections asked in the SSC CGL syllabus Tier I Exam are:

- General Knowledge
- Quantitative Aptitude
- General Reasoning
- English Comprehension

The **Topic-wise Syllabus of Tier 1** is given in Table below:

### Quantitative Aptitude

There are a lot of topics from basic and advanced mathematics that are covered in the Quantitative aptitude section of the SSC CGL syllabus.

- Computation of whole numbers
- Decimals
- Fractions
- Relationships between numbers
- Profit and Loss
- Discount
- Partnership Business
- Mixture and Allegation
- Time and distance
- 10.Time & Work
- 11.Percentage
- 12.Ratio & Proportion
- 13.Square roots
- 14.Averages
- 15.Interest
- 16.Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds
- 17.Graphs of Linear Equations
- 18.Triangle and its various kinds of centres
- 19.Congruence and similarity of triangles
- 20.Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles
- 21.Triangle
- 22.Quadrilaterals
- 23.Regular Polygons
- 24.Right Prism
- 25.Right Circular Cone
- 26.Right Circular Cylinder
- 27.Sphere
- 28.Heights and Distances
- 29.Histogram
- 30.Frequency polygon
- 31.Bar diagram & Pie chart
- 32.Hemispheres
- 33.Rectangular Parallelepiped
- 34.Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base
- 35.Trigonometric ratio
- 36.Degree and Radian Measures
- 37.Standard Identities
- 38.Complementary angles

### General Intelligence and Reasoning

**SSC CGL Reasoning syllabus** includes both verbal and non-verbal reasoning. In this section, there are a total of 25 questions carrying 50 marks in total

- Analogies
- Similarities and differences
- Space visualization
- Spatial orientation
- Problem-solving
- Analysis
- Judgment
- Blood Relations
- Decision making
- 10.Visual memory
- 11.Discrimination
- 12.Observation
- 13.Relationship concepts
- 14.Arithmetical reasoning
- 15.Figural classification
- 16.Arithmetic number series
- 17.Non-verbal series
- 18.Coding and decoding
- 19.Statement conclusion
- 20.Syllogistic reasoning

### English Language

The **SSC CGL syllabus of Tier 1 English** will contain 25 questions carrying 50 marks in total. Out of all the sections in the Tier 1 exam, this section is only going to be in English only.

- Phrases and Idioms
- One word Substitution
- Sentence Correction
- Error Spotting
- Fill in the Blanks
- Spellings Correction
- Reading Comprehension
- Synonyms-Antonyms
- Active Passive
- 10.Sentence Rearrangement
- 11.Sentence Improvement
- 12.Cloze test

### General Awareness

The **syllabus of SSC CGL General Awareness** is not something that can be mastered in a day but from an exam point of view, if consistently spend time, candidate can perform well in relatively less time then Quantitative aptitude.

- India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research
- Science
- Current Affairs
- Books and Authors
- Sports
- Important Schemes
- Important Days
- Portfolio
- People in News

## SSC CGL Syllabus 2022 For Tier 2

SSC CGL Tier 2 exam will be conducted online comprising 3 papers-

Paper I (Compulsory for all posts),

Paper II for candidates who apply for the pofosts of Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) in the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation and

Paper III for candidates who apply for the posts of Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer.

Objective Type, Multiple choice questions, except for Module-II of Section-III of Paper-I

### Module-I of Session-I of Paper-I (Mathematical Abilities):

- Computation of whole numbers
- Decimals
- Fractions
- Relationships between numbers
- Percentage
- Ratio & Proportion
- Square roots
- Averages
- Interest
- 10.Profit and Loss
- 11.Discount
- 12.Partnership Business
- 13.Mixture and Alligation
- 14.Time and distance
- 15.Time & Work
- 16.Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds
- 17.Graphs of Linear Equations
- 18.Triangle and its various kinds of centres
- 19.Congruence and similarity of triangles
- 20.Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles
- 21.Triangle
- 22.Quadrilaterals
- 23.Regular Polygons
- 24.Right Prism
- 25.Right Circular Cone
- 26.Right Circular Cylinder
- 27.Sphere
- 28.Hemispheres
- 29.Rectangular Parallelepiped
- 30.Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base
- 31.Trigonometric ratio
- 32.Degree and Radian Measures
- 33.Standard Identities
- 34.Complementary angles
- 35.Mensuration
- 36.Heights and Distances
- 37.Histogram
- 38.Frequency polygon
- 39.Bar diagram
- 40.Pie chart

### Module-II of Session-I of Paper-I (Reasoning and General

Intelligence)

- Questions of both verbal and non-verbal types.
- Semantic Analogy
- Symbolic operations
- Symbolic/Number Analogy
- Trends
- Figural Analogy
- Space Orientation

Semantic Classification - Venn Diagrams
- Symbolic/ Number Classification
- 10.Drawing inferences
- 11.Figural Classification
- 12.Punched hole/ pattern-folding & unfolding
- 13.Semantic Series
- 14.Figural Patternfolding and completion
- 15.Number Series
- 16.Embedded figures
- 17.Figural Series
- 18.Critical Thinking
- 19.Problem Solving
- 20.Emotional Intelligence
- 21.Word Building
- 22.Social Intelligence
- 23.Coding and de-coding
- 24.Numerical operations

### Module-I of Section-II of Paper-I (English Language And

Comprehension):

- Spot the error
- Fill in the blanks
- Synonyms
- Antonyms
- Spelling/ detecting misspelt words
- Idioms & phrases
- One word substitution
- Improvement of sentences
- Active/ passive voice of verbs
- 10.Conversion into Direct/Indirect narration
- 11.Shuffling of sentence parts
- 12.Shuffling of sentences in a passage
- 13.Cloze passage
- 14.Comprehension passage

To test comprehension, three or more paragraphs will be given and questions based on those will be asked. At least one paragraph should be a simple one based on a book or a story and the other two paragraphs should be on current affairs, based on a report or an editorial.

### Module-II of Section-II of Paper-I (General Awareness)

- India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research
- Science
- Current Affairs
- Books and Authors
- Sports
- Important Schemes
- Important Days
- Portfolio
- People in News

### Module-I of Section-III of Paper-I (Computer Proficiency)

**Computer Basics:**Organization of a computer, Central Processing Unit (CPU), input/ output devices, computer memory, memory organization, back- up devices, PORTs, Windows Explorer. Keyboard shortcuts.**Software**: Windows Operating system including basics of Microsoft Office like MS word, MS Excel and Power Point etc.**Working with Internet and e-mails:**Web Browsing & Searching, Downloading & Uploading, Managing an E-mail Account, e-Banking**Basics of networking and cyber security:**Networking devices and protocols, Network and information security threats (like hacking, virus, worms, Trojan etc.) and preventive measures.

**Paper-II (Statistics)**

**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 variable (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 component 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-

**Part A: Finance and Accounts-(80 marks):**

**1.1 Financial Accounting**

- Nature and scope
- Limitations of Financial Accounting
- Basic concepts and Conventions
- Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

**1.2 Basic concepts of accounting**

- Single and double entry
- Books of Original Entry
- Bank Reconciliation
- Journal, ledgers
- Trial Balance
- Rectification of Errors
- Manufacturing
- Trading
- Profit & Loss Appropriation Accounts
- 10.Balance Sheet
- 11.Distinction between Capital and Revenue Expenditure
- 12.Depreciation Accounting
- 13.Valuation of Inventories
- 14.Non-profit organizations Accounts
- 15.Receipts and Payments and Income & Expenditure Accounts
- 16.Bills of Exchange
- 17.Self Balancing Ledgers

**Part B: Economics and Governance-(120 marks):**

- 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 Micro Economics**

- Definition
- Scope and nature of Economics
- Methods of economic study
- Central problems of an economy
- Production possibilities curve

**2.4 Theory of Demand and Supply**

- Meaning and determinants of demand
- Law of demand and Elasticity of demand
- Price
- Income and cross elasticity
- Theory of consumer’s behavior
- Marshallian approach and Indifference curve approach
- Meaning and determinants of supply
- Law of supply
- The elasticity of Supply

**2.5 Theory of Production and cost**

- Meaning and Factors of production
- Laws of production- Law of variable proportions and Laws of returns to scale.

**2.6 Forms of Market and price determination in different markets**

- Various forms of markets-Perfect Competition
- Monopoly
- Monopolistic Competition
- Oligopoly
- Price determination in these 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**

- Economic reforms since 1991
- Liberalisation
- Privatisation
- Globalisation
- Disinvestment

**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 of 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 Skill Test will be provided by the Regional Offices of the Commission.

Candidates are required to type **2000 words in 15 minutes on a computer in English.** This test is conducted to check a candidate’s typing skills. Candidates are given an **article in English **which they 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 the typing speed of the candidate.

## SSC CGL Syllabus 2022 FAQs

**Q 1. How many tiers are there for SSC CGL Exam 2022?**

**Ans.** There are two tiers in SSC CGL Exam 2022.

**Q 2. What topics or subjects are asked in SSC CGL Exam?**

**Ans.** Questions from Reasoning Ability, Verbal Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, and General Awareness are asked in SSC CGL Exam.

**Q 3. Is there a negative marking in SSC CGL Exam?**

**Ans.** Yes, there is a negative marking of 0.50 mark in Tier I and in Tier II there is a negative marking of 1 marks (Paper 1 except Module 2 of Section 3) and 0.50 marks for paper 2 & 3 of SSC CGL.

**Q4. How can I get the revised SSC CGL Syllabus 2022?**

Ans. The SSC SGL Syllabus 2022 (revised) is described in the article.