Being familiar with the syllabus for any exam is the first step of preparation. In the case of SSC CGL, it is very important for a candidate to know the syllabus in depth so as to prepare better by covering all topics well for different CGL tiers. SSC CGL Syllabus 2017 will most probably incorporate all the changes that were made last year. There is a lot of overlap across the different tiers. The detailed SSC CGL 2017 Syllabus for each tier is mentioned here. Do keep in mind, typically the difficulty level of questions is higher in SSC CGL Tier-2 compared to Tier-1. There is no reason to expect that the syllabus of the exam would change this year.
Note: It is quite possible that the test makers introduce new ways of testing your knowledge within the syllabus. So, conceptual knowledge is very important so that you are able to tackle questions posed in different forms from these topics.
SSC CGL Tier 1 Syllabus & SSC CGL Tier 2 Syllabus- As both tiers have similar subjects and topics like SSC CGL General Awareness & SSC CGL Quantitative Ability they have been clubbed together.
The shortlisting criteria for Tier-3 which is a descriptive examination takes into consideration marks scored in both Tier 1 and Tier 2 of SSC CGL examination. Candidates who make it to the merit list qualify for Tier 3 exam. The minimum qualifying marks for the Tier-III paper is 33% only. It is a written paper out of 100 marks consisting of
Candidates who score minimum qualifying marks, as decided by the commission in all the three tiers are called for Tier 4 exam. The examination consists of Data Entry Skill test and Computer Proficiency test. The Skill test is for those, who have applied for Post of Tax Assistants (In Central Excise and Income Tax) and Computer Proficiency test for those who have applied for Assistant Section Officer posts in CSS.
2017 SSC CGL Exam Pattern
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