SSC CGL Exam 2018 Pattern & Syllabus Tier-1, Tier-2, Tier-3 and Tier-4

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SSC CGL Exam 2018 Pattern & Syllabus Tier-1, Tier-2, Tier-3 and Tier-4. SSC(Staff Selection Commission) CGL Detailed Syllabus, Pattern paper-1, 2, 3, 4 2018. This post provide Detailed and Updated Syllabus and Exam Pattern SSC CGL Tier-1, Tier-2, Tier-3 And Tier-4 Also free pdf download 2018. 
SSC CGL SYLLABUS, SSC CGL PATTERN 2018
SSC CGL Exam 2018 Pattern & Syllabus Tier-1, Tier-2, Tier-3 and Tier-4

Please note all candidate who are applying for SSC CGL 2018 exams here Tier-I and Tier-II exam is compulsory for all posts mentioned in the SSC CGL 2018 Notification of while Tier-III is specifically for candidates applying for the post of Statistical Investigator Grade-II and Compiler. Similarly, Tier-IV exam is taken by candidates applying specifically for TA, CSS, MEA and Inspector. See below detail information SSC CGL Detailed Syllabus, Pattern 2018.

Exam Pattern & Syllabus SSC CGL Tier-1, Tier-2, Tier-3 and Tier-4 Exams 2018
SSC CGL Tier I Exam Pattern 2018
SSC CGL Tier-1 exam compulsory for all posts and its marks are added next level of SSC CGL exams. if you do not clear cut-off of SSC CGL Tier-1 exam then you will not be eligible for tier-2 exam. Below table show you detail information about this exam.
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SSC CGL TIER-I (Objective) Type: it’s an online CBT mode exam. This exams examination having 4 sections four subjects, (i) General Intelligence Reasoning (ii) General Awareness (iii) Quantitative Aptitude (IV) English Language. See detail below table.
Duration & timing exam: 60 minutes (Total) For VH & Candidates suffering from Cerebral Palsy: 80 minutes

Exam Pattern SSC CGL Tier-1 2018
Subjects
Questions
Marks
General Intelligence Reasoning
25
50
General Awareness
25
50
Quantitative Aptitude
25
50
English Language
25
50
Total
100
200

Negative Marking: There shall be negative marking for incorrect answers. Attempting a wrong answer to a question will lead to deduction of 0.5 marks in Tier – I, III and IV while that of 0.25 marks in Tier-II.
SSC CGL Tier I Exam Syllabus 2018
(i) General Intelligence & Reasoning:
The Syllabus for General Intelligence It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. This component may include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, space visualization, spatial orientation, problem solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning and figural classification, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series, coding and decoding, statement conclusion, syllogistic reasoning etc. The topics are, Semantic Analogy, Symbolic/ Number Analogy, Figural Analogy, Semantic Classification, Symbolic/ Number Classification, Figural Classification, Semantic Series, Number Series, Figural Series, Problem Solving, Word Building, Coding & de-coding, Numerical Operations, symbolic Operations, Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization, Venn Diagrams, Drawing inferences, Punched hole/ pattern- folding & un-folding, Figural Pattern- folding and completion, Indexing, Address matching, Date & city matching, Classification of centre codes/ roll numbers, Small & Capital letters/ numbers coding, decoding and classification, Embedded Figures, Critical thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence, Other sub-topics, if any.
(ii) General Awareness:
Questions will be aimed at testing the candidates general awareness of the environment around him/her and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating Static General Knowledge (Indian History, Culture etc.), Science, Current Affairs, Sports, Books and Authors, Important Schemes, Portfolios, People in News.
(iii) Quantitative Aptitude:
The Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude questions will be designed to test the ability of appropriate use of numbers and number sense of the candidate. The scope of the test will be computation of whole numbers, decimals, fractions and relationships between numbers, Percentage. Ratio & Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Alligation, Time and distance, Time & Work, Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds, Graphs of Linear Equations, Triangle and its various kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles, Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons, Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base, Trigonometric ratio, Degree and Radian Measures, Standard Identities, Complementary angles, Heights and Distances, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart.
(IV) English Language:
The Syllabus for English Language would include questions Reading, Comprehension, Fill in the Blanks, Spellings, Phrases and Idioms, One word Substitution, Sentence Correction, Error Spotting.


SSC CGL 2018 Exam Pattern of Tier II Exam
SSC CGL Tier-2 and SSC CGL Tier-1 syllabus are same but the difficulty and toughness level of TIER-2 exam very higher. The questions asked in Tier-2 exams very tough can’t find any question which is formula based. So my friends keep practice more and more tough question it will increase to chance selection in SSC CGL 2018.
SSC CGL TIER-I (Objective) Type: it’s an online CBT mode exam. This exams examination having 4 sections four subjects, (i) Quantitative Ability (ii) English Language and Comprehension (iii) Statistics (IV) General Studies (Finance and Economics). See detail below table.
Duration & timing exam: 120 Minutes (for each Paper) For VH/ OH (afflicted with Cerebral Palsy/ deformity in writing hand- Pl. See para-5.10 of Notice): 160 Minutes.
Exam Pattern SSC CGL Tier-2 2018
Subjects
Questions
Marks
Quantitative Ability
100
200
English Language and Comprehension
200
200
Statistics
100
200
General Studies (Finance and Economics)
100
200
Total
500
800

Negative Marking: There shall be negative marking for incorrect answers. Attempting a wrong answer to a question will lead to deduction of 0.5 marks in Tier – I, III and IV while that of 0.25 marks in Tier-II.
SSC CGL Tier-2 Exam Syllabus 2018
(i) Quantitative Aptitude:
The Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude questions will be designed to test the ability of appropriate use of numbers and number sense of the candidate. The scope of the test will be the computation of whole numbers, decimals, fractions and relationships between numbers, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Allegation, Time and distance, Time & Work, Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds, Graphs of Linear Equations, Triangle and its various kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles, Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons, Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base, Trigonometric ratio, Degree and Radian Measures, Standard Identities, Complementary angles, Heights and Distances, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart.
(ii) English Language:
The Syllabus for English Language Questions in this component will be designed to test the candidate’s understanding and knowledge of English Language and will be based on spot the error, fill in the blanks, synonyms, antonyms, spelling/ detecting misspelled words, idioms & phrases, one word substitution, improvement of sentences, active/ passive voice of verbs, conversion into direct/ indirect narration, shuffling of sentence parts, shuffling of sentences in a passage, cloze passage & comprehension passage.
(iii) Statistics:
The Syllabus for Statistics Collection, Classification and Presentation of Statistical Data – Primary and Secondary data, Methods of data collection; Tabulation of data; Graphs and charts; Frequency distributions; Diagrammatic presentation of frequency distributions.
Measures of Central Tendency- Common measures of central tendency – mean median and mode; Partition values- quartiles, deciles, percentiles.
Measures of Dispersion- Common measures dispersion – range, quartile deviations, mean deviation and standard deviation; Measures of relative dispersion.
Moments, Skewness and Kurtosis – Different types of moments and their relationship; meaning of skewness and kurtosis; different measures of skewness and kurtosis.
Correlation and Regression – Scatter diagram; simple correlation coefficient; simple regression lines; Spearman’s rank correlation; Measures of association of attributes; Multiple regression; Multiple and partial correlation (For three variables only).
Probability Theory – Meaning of probability; Different definitions of probability; Conditional probability; Compound probability; Independent events; Bayes’ theorem.
Random Variable and Probability Distributions – Random variable; Probability functions; Expectation and Variance of a random variable; Higher moments of a random variable; Binomial, Poisson, Normal and Exponential distributions; Joint distribution of two random variable (discrete).
Sampling Theory – Concept of population and sample; Parameter and statistic, Sampling and non-sampling errors; Probability and non-probability sampling techniques (simple random sampling, stratified sampling, multistage sampling, multiphase sampling, cluster sampling, systematic sampling, purposive sampling, convenience sampling and quota sampling); Sampling distribution (statement only); Sample size decisions.
Statistical Inference - Point estimation and interval estimation, Properties of a good estimator, Methods of estimation (Moments method, Maximum likelihood method, Least squares method), Testing of hypothesis, Basic concept of testing, Small sample and large sample tests, Tests based on Z, t, Chi-square and F statistic, Confidence intervals.
Analysis of Variance - Analysis of one-way classified data and two-way classified data.
Time Series Analysis - Components of time series, Determinations of trend component by different methods, Measurement of seasonal variation by different methods.
Index Numbers - Meaning of Index Numbers, Problems in the construction of index numbers, Types of index number, Different formulae, Base shifting and splicing of index numbers, Cost of living Index Numbers, Uses of Index Numbers.
(IV) General Studies (Finance and Economics):
Part A: Finance and Accounts - (80 marks):
1. Fundamental principles and basic concept of Accounting.
Financial Accounting: Nature and scope, Limitations of Financial Accounting, Basic concepts and Conventions, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
Basic concepts of accounting: Single and double entry, Books of original Entry, Bank Reconciliation, Journal, ledgers, Trial Balance, Rectification of Errors, Manufacturing, Trading, Profit & loss Appropriation Accounts, Balance Sheet Distinction between Capital and Revenue Expenditure, Depreciation Accounting, Valuation of Inventories, Non-profit organisations Accounts, Receipts and Payments and Income & Expenditure Accounts, Bills of Exchange, Self Balancing Ledgers. 21

Part B: Economics and Governance - (120 marks)
2. Comptroller & Auditor General of India- Constitutional provisions, Role and responsibility
3. Finance Commission-Role and functions
4. Basic Concept of Economics and introduction to Micro Economics
Definition, scope and nature of Economics, Methods of economic study and Central problems of an economy and Production possibilities curve
5. Theory of Demand and Supply
Meaning and determinants of demand, Law of demand and Elasticity of demand, Price, income and cross elasticity; Theory of consumer’s behaviour - Marshallian approach and Indifference curve approach, Meaning and determinants of supply, Law of supply and Elasticity of Supply.
6. Theory of Production and cost
Meaning and Factors of production; Laws of production- Law of variable proportions and Laws of returns to scale.
7. Forms of Market and price determination in different markets
Various forms of markets - Perfect Competition, Monopoly, Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly ad Price determination in these markets
8. Indian Economy
Nature of the Indian Economy Role of different sectors - Role of Agriculture, Industry and Services-their problems and growth;
National Income of India - Concepts of national income, Different methods of measuring national income
Population - Its size, rate of growth and its implication on economic growth
Poverty and unemployment - Absolute and relative poverty, types, causes and incidence of unemployment
Infrastructure - Energy, Transportation, Communication
9. Economic Reforms in India
Economic reforms since 1991; Liberalisation, Privatisation, Globalisation and Disinvestment
10. Money and Banking
Monetary/ Fiscal policy - Role and functions of Reserve Bank of India; functions of commercial Banks/ RRB/ Payment Banks 22

Budget and Fiscal deficits and Balance of payments
Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act, 2003
11. Role of Information Technology in Governance
Note: Questions in Paper-I will be of Matriculation Level, Paper-II of 10+2 Level and in Paper-III and Paper-IV of Graduation Level.


SSC CGL 2018 Exam Pattern of Tier-3 Exam
SSC CGL Tier-3 only for those candidate who apply for the post of Assistant Audit Officer. SSC CGL Tier-3 exam is very different from previous SSC CGL Tier-1 and Tier-2 exams. SSC CGL Tier-3 Exam is Pen and Paper mode exam mean offline written exam. Tier-III of SSC CGL 2018 exam is a Descriptive exam to test the written skills of the candidates in English/Hindi.
Duration & timing exam: 60 Minutes For VH/ OH (afflicted with Cerebral Palsy/ deformity in writing hand- Pl. See para-5.10 of Notice): 80 Minutes
Exam Pattern SSC CGL Tier-3 2018
Scheme of Examination
Maximum Marks
Descriptive Paper in English or Hindi (Writing of Essay/ Precis/ Letter/ Application etc.)
100
Total
100

Negative Marking: There shall be negative marking for incorrect answers. Attempting a wrong answer to a question will lead to deduction of 0.5 marks in Tier – I, III and IV while that of 0.25 marks in Tier-II.
SSC CGL Tier-3 Exam Syllabus 2018
The mode of examination is offline and students are required to write essays, précis, application, letter etc
SSC CGL Tier-4 Exam Syllabus 2018
Tier-IV examination comprises of couple of skill sets required for certain Government Posts all over the country.
·         DEST (Data Entry Speed Test): For the post of Tax Assistant (Central Excise and Income Tax),DEST Exam through SSC CGL 2018 exam is conducted to check the typing speed of the candidate. The candidates are given an article in English which they have to type on Computer. A candidate is required to type 2000 words in 15 minutes.
·         CPT (Computer Proficiency Test): Word Processing, Spread Sheets and Generation of slides are the three modules that are important for this exam and the commission demands a candidate to be proficient in it for the post of CSS, MEA, Inspector (Central Excise), Inspector (Preventive Officer), Inspector (Examiner).
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