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SSC CGL Tier 1 Syllabus 2016

Download the CGL tier 1 Exam pattern & Syllabus 2016. Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) examination every year. Interested candidates can check the SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam pattern 2016. Candidates who want to apply for this recruitment can download the SSC CGL tier 1 syllabus 2016.

Latest Updates on 02/07/2016:

SSC Changed the Tier 1 exam pattern and declared the exam date as 27 August 2016

CGL tier 1 Exam Pattern & Syllabus

Staff Selection commission (SSC) is the central government authorized organization, to conduct the competitive examination for the recruitment and direct recruitment for the vacancies under the departments, organizations or ministries of government. SSC recruits the eligible and capable aspirants for the group B and Group C non technical vacancies. SSC conducts the CGL Exam, CHSL exam, Constable GD exam, Junior Engineer, Senior Engineer and Non technical staff exam every year.  Combined Graduate Level (CGL) notification will be released in March 2016. The examination will be conducted in the month of June or July 2016 for CGL tier 1 exam. Combined Graduate Level examination consists of three tiers, i.e. tier 1, tier 2 and tier 3. Candidates can download the SSC CGL Tier 1 Syllabus 2016 from the below. Candidates who are interested to apply for these posts can check the SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam pattern 2016.

Vacancies through SSC Combined Graduate Level Exam 2016

The various posts (Group B & Group C) offered through this Combined Graduate Level examination are Inspector of Income Tax, Inspector of Central Excise, Inspector (Preventive Office), Inspector (Examiner), Inspector of Posts, Assistant Enforcement Officer, Inspector (CBN) Compiler, Divisional Accountant, Auditors, UDCs, Tax Assistants, Junior Accountant & Accountant, Sub Inspector (CBN), Statistical Investigator Gr.II and Assistant or Sub Inspector in CBI.

Staff Selection commission CGL Exam Pattern 2016

Candidates who will qualify in the Tier 1 exam are only eligible for Tier 2 exam. Candidate will be selected based on the final selection process of tier 3 as personal interview. Tier 1 and tier 2 examination are objective type multiple choice questions. Candidates who are searching for latest govt jobs, SSC is the best choice to build their career in government sector. We have given the SSC tier 1 syllabus and exam pattern along with CGL tier 2 exam patterns and syllabus in our site. Download the SSC Tier 1 exam pattern 2016 and start your preparation now onwards as per the SSC CGL tier 1 syllabus 2016. We know that, without qualifying in written examination or competition examination, candidates has no chance to get the job. So, practice the previous year papers and model papers regularly.

 SSC CGL Tier 1 exam pattern 2016

The Examination is objective type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs). The exam paper consists of four sections with 50 questions each for 200 marks. The four sections are General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude and English Comprehension. Each question carries equal marks i.e. 1 mark.

SSC Combined graduate Level Tier-I exam pattern (New Pattern)
PartSubjectsQuestions MarksDuration
Part AGeneral Intelligence & Reasoning2550 75 Minutes (100 minutes for VH candidates)
Part BGeneral Awareness2550
Part CQuantitative Aptitude2550
Part DEnglish Comprehension2550


Tier-1 will be used to screen the candidates for appearing in tier II for various papers which will be specifically required for different groups of posts. The marks obtained in tier-I examination are also counted along with tier-II marks and marks secured in Interview for final merit of the candidates.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Syllabus 2016

General Intelligence & Reasoning Syllabus:

The topics are, Semantic Analogy, Symbolic/Number Analogy, Figural Analogy, Semantic Classification, Symbolic/Number Classification, Figural Classification, Semantic Series, Number Series, Figural Series, Problem Solving, Word Building, Coding & de-coding, Numerical Operations, symbolic Operations, Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization, Venn Diagrams, Drawing inferences, Punched hole/pattern –folding & un-folding, Figural Pattern – folding and completion, Indexing, Address matching, Date & city matching, Classification of centre codes/roll numbers, Small & Capital letters/numbers coding, decoding and classification, Embedded Figures, Critical thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence, Other sub-topics, if any.

General Awareness Syllabus:

Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidates general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. 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 especially pertaining History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research.

Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus:

The scope of the test will be computation of whole numbers, decimals , fractions and relationships between numbers, Percentage. Ratio & Proportions, square roots, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Allegation, Time and distance, Time & Work, Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds, Graphs of Linear Equations, Triangle and its various kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles, Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons , Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base, Trigonometric ratio, Degree and Radian Measures, Standard Identities, Complementary angles, Heights and Distances, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart

English Comprehension Syllabus:

Candidates’ ability to understand correct English, his basic comprehension and writing ability, etc. would be tested.