SSC CGL 2016 Changed Exam pattern and Syllabus

 

SSC Combined Graduate Level (CGL) 2016 – Changed (NEW) Exam Pattern and Syllabus

Recently SSC CGL had made major changes in its exam pattern. For the first time SSC exams will be conducted online. As you know SSC CGL exam will be conducted on 17 August 2016. So take a deep go through in SSC CGL Changed exam pattern.

 

Staff Selection Commission conducts CGL for government jobs of Central Civil government jobs such as Tax Assistant, Statistical Officer, Inspector, Divisional Accountant, SI, Compiler and many more government jobs for which the candidate should have passed at least graduation from a recognized Institute or University with minimum passing marks.

Changes in SSC CGL exam pattern 2016

  • The examination will take place in 3 Tier’s and in 4 tires for TAX ASSISTANT and Assistant Section Officer of CSS
  • The 1st Tier and 2nd Tier will consist of Objective type paper and 3rd Tier will consist of Descriptive type Questions and 4th Tier will consist of Skill test as applicable according to the government jobs.
  • In 1st Tier the total questions would be 100 of 200 marks.
  • In 2nd Tier the total questions would be as per the post the candidate has applied.
  • In 3rd Tier the questions will be Descriptive type
  • In 4th Tier the Data Entry Skill test (DEST) and Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) will occur only for TAX ASSISTANT and Assistant Section Officer of CSS

EXAM PATTERN OF TIER I:

  • The mode of examination is Computer Based
  • The subjects will be General Intelligence and Reasoning – 25 questions of 50 marks.
  • General awareness – 25 questions of 50 marks.
  • Quantitative aptitude- 25 questions of 50 marks.
  • English Comprehension-25 questions of 50 marks.
  • The total time allotted for this examination is 75 minutes ( additional time for VH candidates)
ICOMPUTER BASED (OBJECTIVE TYPE QUESTIONS)GENERAL INTELLIGENCE AND REASONING ( 25 QUESTIONS) 

 

50

75 MINUTES

( FOR VH – 100 MINUTES)

GENERAL AWARENESS (25 QUESTIONS)50
QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE ( 25 QUESTIONS)50
ENGLISH COMPREHENSION50
   

TOTAL-100

 

TOTAL-200

 

 

 

 

SSC GGL SYLLABUS OF TIER I:

SSC CGL Syllabus for GENERAL INTELLIGENCE AND REASONING: This section will consist questions based on verbal and non – verbal type.

  • Syllogistic reasoning
  • Analogies
  • Spatial visualization
  • Relationship concepts
  • Spatial orientation
  • Non-verbal series
  • Statement conclusion
  • Similarities and differences
  • Problem solving
  • Visual memory
  • Arithmetical reasoning and figural classification
  • Non-verbal series
  • Judgment
  • Analysis
  • Coding and decoding
  • Decision making
  • Discrimination
  • Observation

 

SSC CGL Syllabus for GENERAL AWARENESS: The questions are aimed at testing the applicant’s general awareness about the environment and his surroundings and their applications to the society. The questions are framed in such a way that they don’t require any specific knowledge; just follow the current affair journals.

  • India and its neighboring countries
  • Sports
  • History
  • Culture
  • Geography
  • Economic Scene,
  • General Politics
  • Indian Constitution
  • Scientific Research
  • Current Affairs

 

SSC CGL Syllabus for QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE: The questions will be designed to test the ability of the candidate’s ability to use appropriate numbers. The questions will be based on Arithmetical concepts. The questions will be formed from 10+2 Level.

  • Computation of whole numbers
  • Decimals
  • Fractions
  • Relationships between numbers
  • Order of magnitude
  • Prediction of the outcome of computation
  • Selection of an appropriate operation for the solution of real life problems

SSC CGL Syllabus for ENGLISH COMPREHENSION: The candidate’s basic ability to write English and to test the command of the candidate in English language. The questions will be based on basic level.

  • Vocabulary
  • Unseen passage
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Writing ability

 

SSC CGL EXAM PATTERN OF TIER II FOR VARIOUS government jobs

  • The TIER II will be conducted over 2 days during weekends
  • The paper will consist of 3 subjects depending upon the government jobs.
  • The pattern will be Objective type.

 

FOR THE POST OF STATISTICAL INVESTIGATORS GR II & COMPILERS, THE EXAMINATION WILL CONSIST OF 3 PARTS:

PAPER NUMBERSUBJECT NAME

 

MAXIMUM   MARKS TIME DURATION FOR GENERALTIME DURATION FOR VH
IARITHMETICAL ABILITY ( 100 QUESTIONS)2002 HOURS

10:00-12:00

2 HOURS & 40 MINUTES

10:00-10:40

IIENGLISH LANGUGAGE AND COMPREHENSION (200 QUESTIONS)2002 HOURS

2:00 – 4:00

2 HOURS & 40 MINUTES

2:00-4:40

IIICOMMERCE/MATHEMATICS STATISTICS /ECONOMICS( 200 QUESTIONS)2002 HOURS

2:00 – 4:00

2 HOURS & 40 MINUTES

2:00-4:40

 

FOR THE POST OF SUB INSPECTOR IN CENTRAL POLICE ORGANIZATION

PAPER NUMBERSUBJECT / NO. OF   QUESTIONSMAXIMUM MARKS AND QUESTIONSTIME DURATION
         IENGLISH LANGUAGE AND COMPREHENSION 

200 ( 200)

2 HOURS

2:00 TO 4:00

 

FOR THE POST OF ASSISTANTS, INSPECTOR OF INCOME TAX/INSPECTOR

PAPER SUBJECT MAXIMUM MARKS/QUESTIONSTIME DURATION FOR GENERALTIME DURATION FOR VH
     IARITHMETICAL ABILITY200( 100)2 HOURS

10:00-12:00

2 HOURS & 40 MINUTES

10:00-10:40

     IIENGLISH LANGUAGE / CCOMPREHENSION2002 HOURS

2:00 – 4:00

2 HOURS & 40 MINUTES

2:00-4:40

 

SSC CGL EXAM SYLLABUS FOR ARITHMETIC ABILITY:

  • Number Systems
  • Computation of Whole Numbers
  • Decimals and Fractions
  • Relationship between Numbers
  • Fundamental Arithmetical Operations
  • Percentage
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Average
  • Interest
  • Profit and Loss
  • Discount
  • Use of Table and Graphs
  • Mensuration
  • Time and Distance
  • Ratio and Time

SSC CGL EXAM SYLLABUS FOR ENGLISH COMPREHENSION

  • Error recognition
  • Fill in the blanks (using verbs, preposition, articles etc)
  • Vocabulary
  • Spellings
  • Grammar
  • Sentence Structure
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Sentence Completion
  • Phrases and Idiomatic use of Words
  • Passages and comprehension of passages

SSC CGL EXAM SYLLABUS FOR STATISTICS:

  • Probability
  • Probability Distributions
  • Binomial
  • Poisson
  • Norma
  • Exponential
  • Compilation
  • Classification &tabulation of Statistical Data
  • Graphical presentation of data.
  • Measures of central tendency
  • Measures of dispersion
  • Measures of association
  • Contingency
  • Scatter diagram
  • correlation coefficient
  • rank correlation coefficient and linear regression analysis ( for two or more variables ) excluding partial correlation coefficients
  • Concept of Population
  • Random sample parameters
  • Statistics
  • Sampling distribution of x properties of estimators and estimation of confidence intervals
  • Principles of sampling
  • Simple random sampling
  • Stratified sampling
  • Systematic sampling and non-sampling errors
  • Type-I and type-II errors
  • Concepts of Hypothesis – Null and alternate
  • Testing of hypothesis for large samples as well as small samples including Chi-square tests ( Z, T, F test)

SSC CGL EXAM SYLLABUS FOR ECONOMICS GENERAL ECONOMICS

  • Demand and Supply Analysis, including Laws and Interaction of Demand and Supply
  • Production Function and Laws of Returns
  • Commodity Pricing – Characteristics of various Market Forms and Price Determination under such Market Forms.
  • Theory of Factor Pricing – Rent, Wage, Interest and Profit.
  • Theory of Employment – Classical and Neo-classical Approach.
  • Keynesian Theory of Employment – Principles of Effective Demand.
  • Meaning and Importance of Investment
  • Relation between saving and Investment
  • Multiplier Effect and the process of Income Generation
  • Post Keynesian Development.
  • Nature and Functions of Money
  • Value of Money
  • Fluctuations in the value of Money
  • Inflation and Deflation
  • Monetary Policy
  • Index Number
  • International Trade-Free Trade and Protection
  • Theories of International Trade.
  • Foreign Exchange – Determination of the rate of Exchange
  • Purchasing Power Parity theory and Balance of Payment Theory.
  • Public Finance – Nature. Scope and importance of Public Finance.
  • Taxation – Meaning, Classification and Principles of Taxation
  • Incidence of Taxation.
  • Deficit Financing
  • Fiscal Policy.

SSC CGL EXAM SYLLABUS FOR INDIAN ECONOMICS AND GENERAL STATISTICS

  • Statistical Investigation – Meaning and Planning of Investigation
  • Collection of data and editing of data.
  • Types of sampling.
  • Schedule and questionnaire.
  • Presentation of data – classification, tabulation
  • Measures of Central Tendency
  • National Income and Accounting
  • Estimation of National Income
  • Trends in National Income
  • Structural changes in the Indian Economy as seen in National Income Data
  • Agricultural sector – Agricultural Development during Plan Period, Rural Credit, Agricultural Price Policy, Rural Development Co-operation and Panchayati Raj.
  • Industrial Policy and Industrial Development
  • Problems of Economic Development
  • Indian Planning – Objectives, Techniques and its evolution
  • Five Year Plans and Role of National Development Council
  • Profile of Human Resources – Population and Economic Development
  • Demographic Profile of India
  • Nature of Population Problem
  • Poverty, Inequality, Unemployment Problem
  • New Economic Policy and Welfare Schemes
  • Public Finance – Indian Revenue, Foreign Aid.
  • Indian Banking and Currency system

 

SSC CGL EXAM SYLLABUS FOR MATHEMATICS

  • Algebra: Algebra of sets
  • Relations and functions
  • Inverse of a function
  • Equivalence relation
  • The system of complex numbers
  • De Moivere’s Theorem and its simple applications
  • Relation between roots and coefficients of a polynomial equation
  • Evaluation of symmetric function of roots of cubic and biquadratic equation.
  • Algebra of Matrices
  • Determinants
  • Simple properties of determinants
  • Multiplication of determinants of orders two and three
  • Singular and non-singular matrices
  • Inverse of a matrix
  • Rank of a matrix and application of matrices to the solution of linear equations ( in three unknowns )
  • Convergence of sequences
  • Series
  • Tests of convergence of series with positive terms
  • Ratio
  • Root and Gauss tests
  • Analytic Geometry: Straight lines, Circles, System of circles
  • Parabola
  • Ellipse and hyperbola in standard form and their elementary properties
  • Classification of curves second degree
  • Differential Equation: First order differential equation
  • Solution of Second and higher order linear differential equations with constant coefficients and simple applications
  • Differential and Integral Calculus: Limit, continuity and differentiability of functions
  • Successive differentiation
  • Derivatives of standard functions, Rolle’s and Mean-value Theorems,
  • Maclaurins and Taylor’s series ( without proof) and their applications
  • Maxima and Minima of functions of one and two variables
  • Tangents and Normals
  • Curvature
  • Partial differentiation
  • Euler’s theorem for homogeneous function
  • Tracing of curves
  • Standard methods of integration
  • Riemann’s definition of definite integral
  • Fundamental theorem of integral calculus
  • Quadrature
  • Rectification
  • Volumes and surface area of solids of revolution
  • Statistics: Frequency distributions
  • Measures of central tendency
  • Measures of dispersion
  • Skewness and Kurtosis
  • Random variables and distribution function
  • Discrete distributions
  • Binomial and Poisson distribution
  • Continuous distributions
  • Rectangular, Normal and Exponential distributions
  • Principles of least squares
  • Correlation and regression
  • Random Sampling
  • Random numbers
  • Sampling of attributes
  • Large Sample tests for mean and proportion
  • Tests of significance based on t, F and Chi-square distributions

SSC CGL EXAM SYLLABUS FOR COMMERCE:

  • Accountancy: Conceptual framework
  • Income measurement
  • Final accounts,
  • Accounting for partnership firms
  • Hire-purchase accounting
  • Corporate accounting (Issue, forfeiture and re-issue of shares)
  • Business Organization
  • Business objectives
  • Business environment
  • Business entrepreneurship ( including location, choice of form of business and growth strategies )
  • Business operations including finance, production, marketing and human resource development
  • Management: Concept of management
  • Planning
  • Organizing
  • Leading and Controlling
  • Micro-economics: Price-mechanism
  • Theory of consumer behavior
  • Elasticity of demand
  • Production function
  • Theory of costs
  • Market structures
  • Price-determination under perfect competition and monopoly
  • Indian Economics: Issues involved in planning for economic development
  • Sectoral analysis of Indian economy including agriculture, industry and foreign trade
  • Business Statistics: Analysis of Univariate data involving measurement of Central tendency and dispersion
  • Correlation and regression analysis
  • Index numbers
  • Analysis of time-series
  • Theory of probability
  • Business Law: Indian Contract Act, 1872
  • Sale of Goods Act, 1930
  • Partnership Act, 1932 and Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881
  • Company Law: Kinds of companies
  • Matters involving incorporation of company
  • Shares and share capital and matters relating to issue and transfers of shares
  • Members of a company
  • Management of a company
  • Meetings and resolutions
  • Winding up of a company
  • Cost accounting: Procedures involved in cost accounting
  • Marginal costing cost-volume profit analysis
  • Budgetary control
  • Standard costing
  • Auditing: Meaning and objects of auditing
  • Types of audit
  • Audit process. Income Tax: Basic concepts
  • Residence and tax liability
  • Heads of income

SSC CGL EXAM PATTERN FOR TIER III AND IV:

TIERMODE OF EXAMINATIONPATTERN OF EXAMINATION     MARKS     TIME DURATION
   IIIPEN AND PAPER MODE ( WRITTEN TEST)WRITING OF ENGLISH AND HINDI PASSAGE/ESSAY/LETTER WRITING OR APPLICATION WRITING10060 MINUTES

FOR VH 80 MINUTES

   IVDEST/CPTMENTIONED BELOWQUALIFYING MARKS15 MINUTES

 

SSC CGL EXAM SYLLABUS FOR TIER III:

  • This will be descriptive in nature.
  • The question will be based on Essays on a particular topic in HINDI and ENGLISH
  • The questions will be framed in such a manner that will check the knowledge of candidate’s sentence formation ability
  • Questions will also come from Unseen Passage, Application writing, Letter writing.
  • The maximum marks will be 100

EXAM PATTERN FOR TIER IV

  • For the post of TAX ASSISTANT, DATA ENTRY SPEED TEST (DEST) at 8,000 (eight thousand) Key Depression per hour on Computer
  • “DES” Skill Test of 2000 words key depressions for 15 minutes will be considered as qualifying
  • Computer will be provided at the centers.
  • Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) will be held for the post of Assistant Section Officer of CSS
  • It will consist of 3 steps: Spread Sheet ,Generation of Slides and Word Processing
  • CPT will also be of qualifying nature.

 

SSC CGL PREVIOUS YEAR QUESTION PAPER:

Find Below SSC CGL previous year question papers with answer keys and Practice papers.

 

 

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