SSC CGL Tier 1 Syllabus 2017, CGL New Exam Pattern in PDF, CGL Study Material & Preparation Tips of Tier 1, 2, 3 Examination :

Here in this article we have covered some of the most valuable tips for SSC CGL examination and also SSC CGL syllabus in PDF file and exam pattern and changes in it so read whole article. Online application lines for combined graduate level examination have been recently disabled and now it is time for staff selection commission authorities to make arrangements to organize examination same as given schedule. CGL is the examination conducted by SSC in order to fill up vacancies of Group C & B in various ministries and departments of the central government.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Pattern:

Recently SSC has revised exam pattern and also make slight changes in syllabus and topics as well so it is necessary for all applicants to know that first. According to that change, earlier cgl examination was conducted offline and now both will be organized online instead. Similarly SSC officials have also reduced total time as well so now you have to finish it within 60 minutes which was earlier can be completed within 75 minutes.

Nature of the examination will be MCQ means it will have multiple choice questions and it is mandatory to first appear and crack tier 1 examination because you can only appear in tier 2 if you have passed in tier 1 examination. One of the major changes in CGL for this year is that there will no sectional cut off and final selection of the candidates will be done through a merit list which would be drawn from performance of the candidates in tier 1, 2, and 3 examination. For more details check out below table

SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Pattern 2017: (New Pattern):

Exam Paper   Part Subject Mode of Exam Max Mark/ Question  Total Duration (General Candidates) Total Duration
(Visually Handicapped and Cerebral Palsy)
Tier-I A General Intelligence & Reasoning (25 Questions) Computer Based 50 Marks 2 Hours
10.00 A.M To 12.00 Noon
2.00 PM to 4.00 PM
2 Hours 40 minutes
10.00 A.M To 12.40 PM Noon
2.00 PM To 4.40 PM
B General Awareness (25 Questions) 50 Marks
C Quantitative Aptitude (25 Questions) 50 Marks
D English Comprehension (25 Questions) 50 Marks

SSC CGL Tier 1 Syllabus 2017 In PDF Download:

We know that Syllabus is the most important subject in any examination because according to the topics stated in that, generally questions are taken and in CGL Tier 1 examination, total 100 questions are there which would be covered from some of the well-known subjects and topics. Check out below subject wise table for CGL tier 1 syllabus for more information with sub topics. Distribution of marks can be shown on table above in exam pattern.

1. SSC CGL Tier 1 Syllabus for Reasoning & General Intelligence

General Mental Ability Non-Verbal Reasoning
Alphabet Test Paper cutting & folding
Analogy Embedded figures.
Arithmetic Reasoning Figure formation & Analysis
Blood Relation Series
Classification Cube & Dice
Coding decoding Mirror Image
Distance direction test Water Image
Matrix Pattern Completion
Logical venn diagram  Counting of figures.
Missing Number


2. SSC CGL Tier 1 Syllabus for General Awareness

General Awareness Topics Sub Topics
Current Affairs International Affairs
National Affairs
Economy & Finance Economics
Features of Indian Economy
Geography Geography of India
World Geography
Physical Geography
History History of India
World History
Indian Polity & Constitution Indian Polity & Constitution
Science & Technology Biology
Discoveries & Inventions
Other Information
Space, Defence in India
Static GK Honours & Awards
Important Dates
National & International Organizations
Other Information
Art & Culture
Books & Authors


3. SSC CGL Tier 1 Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus

Arithmetic Advance Maths
Average Geometry
Boat & Stream Mensuration
CI & SI Data Interpretation
LCM & HCF Trigonometry
Mixture & Alligation   Degree and Radian Measures, Histogram
Partnership   Standard Identities
Percentages  Complementary angles
Pipes & Cistern   Heights and Distances
Problem on Ages  Histogram
Profit loss & Discount  Frequency polygon
Ration Proportion  Bar diagram & Pie chart
Speed time and work
Time work & wages

SSC CGL Tier 1 English Syllabus 2017

Grammar Vocabulary Reading Comprehension
Fill in the blanks One word substitution Passage
Error Spotting Idioms & Phrases
Spelling Errors


SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Tips:

At the time of end of application procedure, ssc issued notification that more than 3 million candidates have registered for this examination so you must prove your ability and eligibility by surpassing them in each stage of selection. You can also find advises given by the toppers from previous year online which will surely help you to arrange proper schedule for CGL preparation. Apart from this, it is known fact that you should only cover such topics and repeat it which are placed in IMP section.

Check :  SSC CGL Application Status 2017 | Download : SSC CGL Admit Card 2017 Tier 1 

SSC CGL Tier 1 Study Material:

There are tons of books are available prepared by the panel of experts but you should only choose between two of three because more numbers of books will surely put you in confusion which will ruin your CGL Tier 1 preparation plan. So find books which are recommended by the toppers and also look out for suggestions from your coaching centres as well. We know that competition gonna be tough so you must have to prepared yourself smartly in order to face it courage so throw out fear yourself. In final words we would like to wish you all the best for your future and hope you achieve all that you are dreaming of so kudos folks!!!


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