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SSC CGL is one of the most crucial and difficult examinations in the Govt. sector. Those who can get through all four stages of the examination- Tier-I, Tier-II, Tier-III and Tier-IV- are recruited to different Govt. organizations, departments and ministries.
To get selected, the candidate has to pass each stage of the SSC CGL exam.
- SSC CGL Syllabus 2020
- List of SSC CGL Preparation Books
- Mission SSC CGL Course – An SSC CGL Online Preparation Course | Features
SSC CGL Syllabus 2020
The exam pattern and syllabus of SSC CGL 2020 exams are given below-
SSC CGL Tier 1 Syllabus
Tier-I of the SSC CGL syllabus 2020 comprises four sections- Reasoning Ability, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, and English Comprehension.
|Reasoning||General Awareness||Quantitative Aptitude||English Comprehension|
|The verbal and non-verbal reasoning||Static general knowledge||Simplification and number system||Fill in the blanks|
|Classification||Current affairs||Percentage and interest||Reading comprehension|
|Analogy||Important Govt. schemes||Average and age-related problem sums||Spellings, phrases and idioms|
|Coding-decoding||Indian History||Ratio and proportion||Sentence correction|
|Puzzles and series||Geography||Time, distance and speed||Spotting the error|
|Matrix||Environment||Time and work||One-word substitution|
|Word formation||Indian Polity||Algebra|
|Venn diagram||General Scirence||Mensuration|
|Distance and directions||Data interpretation|
|Blood relations||Geometry and trigonometry|
SSC CGL Tier 2 syllabus
Tier-II of the SSC CGL syllabus 2020 comprises of four sections- Quantitative Aptitude, English Language, Statistics, and General Awareness.
|Quantitative Aptitude||English Language||Statistics||General Awareness|
|Simplification and number system||Cloze test||Data collection and representation||Static GK|
|Percentage and interest||Para jumbles||Measure of central tendency||Basic principles of demand and supply|
|Average||Fill in the blanks||Measure of dispersion||Economics and governance|
|Ratio and proportion||Spellings, phrases and idioms||Moments, Skewness and Kurtosis||Indian History|
|Time, distance and speed||Reading comprehension||Random variables||Geography|
|Time and work||Spotting the error||Sampling theory||Science|
|Algebra||One-word substitution||Correlation and regression||Polity|
|Mensuration||Sentence correction||Index number||Environment|
|Data interpretation||Active and passive voice||Time series analysis|
|Geometry and trigonometry||Synonyms-antonyms||Analysis and variance|
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SSC CGL Tier 3 syllabus
The third stage of the exam is an offline, descriptive exam that tests the candidate’s written skills. You are required to write précis, essays, letter, or an application. The duration of the exam is 1 hour, and total marks allotted in the third stage are 60.
SSC CGL Tier 4 syllabus
This stage comprises a Data Entry Skill Set/Computer Proficiency Test to analyze the candidate’s computer knowledge and typing speed.
The SSC CGL 2020 exam is a tough one to crack and requires a lot of preparation. Now that you know about the detailed syllabus pattern, you can start looking for books. Here are some of the recommended books that will help you prepare for each stage of the exam-
List of SSC CGL Preparation Books
SSC CGL Preparation Books: Tier 1 books
SSC CGL Preparation Books: Tier 2 books
|Finance and Economics||
SSC CGL Preparation Books: Tier 3 books for Letter writing/Essay/Precis
- Descriptive English- S.P. Bakshi
- Handbook for Letter Writing- S.C. Gupta
- 151 Essays- S.C. Gupta
- Newspapers and journals (for contemporary essay topics)
SSC CGL Preparation Books: Tier 4 books
- Objective Computer Awareness- R. Pillai
- Objective Question Bank of Computer Awareness for General Competition- Arihant Experts
- Computer Knowledge- Shikha Agarwal
Apart from the books mentioned above, candidates can also refer to the online course Mission SSC CGL Course 2020-21 provided by Oliveboard.
Mission SSC CGL Course – An SSC CGL Online Preparation Course | Features
Helping anyone and everyone who wants to learn is the vision for us at Oliveboard, and we are following this vision adamantly. Our Online Mock Test series has already been on the row, and now we aim to make your Online Learning experience rich. Following are the details of the upcoming Mission SSC CGL Course on our platform:-
- 80 Live Classes of Quant, English, General Intelligence/Reasoning, and GS by highly experienced Faculties: In these live classes, India’s Top Faculties are going to help you understand advanced concepts, tips, tricks, new pattern question, shortcuts to solve tricky questions, etc.
- 18 Video Doubt Clearing Sessions With the Faculties: Yes, in this course you will get special attention. As a part of the course, you will be able to directly reach out to the faculty for addressing your queries in specified doubt clearing sessions.
- 22 Live Practice Tests for Topic Mastery: Get practice tests after every Concept clearing Video Lessons to master what you have studied. You can discuss it later with the Faculty during Live Sessions if you have any doubt.
- Special Exam Strategy Sessions: Just attempt the exam or attempt the exam with a plan, I am sure you will prefer that later. Our experts will guide you on how to go about the exam and few do’s and dont’s.
Do not forget to take up online mock tests.
The mock test papers are set in the same pattern in which the actual examination takes place.
SSC CGL Mock Test Series:
- 30 Mock Tests (in Hindi & English) in New Pattern with Detailed Solutions for SSC CGL Tier 1
- 20 Mock Tests (10 Quant, 10 English) with Detailed Solutions for SSC CGL Tier 2
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