SSC CGL Tier I Syllabus
The Tier I exams of Staff Selection Commission/SSC conducted Combined Graduate Level (CGL) 2014 were to be held on 27th April and 4th May 2014, however date has been changed not once but twice due to General Elections in India. The Tier I exam is must for all SSC CGL applicants. While waiting for the new exam date to be declared you can use that extra time for preparation! Here we share with you the syllabus for the SSC CGL Tier I exam Syllabus 2014 as given by SSC.
The Tier I written examination comprises of objective multiple choice questions.
Total Marks - 200
Each wrong answers 0.25 marks deduct.
Only 2 hours you will get to finish your exam, paper divided into four sections:
1. General Intelligence and Reasoning - 50 marks
2. General Awareness - 50 marks
3. Quantitative Aptitude - 50 marks
4. English Comprehension - 50 marks
Covering points in SCC CGL Syllabus Tier I
1. General Intelligence and Reasoning: It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. This component may include questions likely:
- Symbolic/Number Analogy
- Number Series
- Figural Series
- Critical Thinking
- Problem Solving
- Semantic Analogy
- Embedded figures
- Symbolic operations
2. General Awareness: Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidate’s 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 neighboring countries.
- Especially pertaining History
- Culture Geography
- Economic Scene
- General policy
- Scientific research
3. Quantitative Aptitude: The questions will be designed to test the ability of appropriate use of numbers and number sense of the candidate.
- Time and distance
- Time and work
- Simple and Compound Interest
- Partnership Business
- Profit and Loss
- Basic algebraic identities
- Heights and Distances
- Degree and Radian Measures
4. English Comprehension: It is not simple for the Candidates, important things need to focus ability to understand correct English, his/her basic comprehension and writing ability, etc. would be tested.
About CGL Examination
The Combined Graduate Level Examination (CGL) 2014 is conducted by the SSC (Staff Selection Commission) for recruitment to various posts in different government departments for those who completing their Graduation from a recognized University. The recruitment of Ssc CGL is conducted in three rounds that highlights below:-
- Tier I written exam, followed with
- Tier II written exams (who successfully passed tier one exam)
- Computer Proficiency Test/Interview/Skill Test as applicable for that he/she applied for.