# SSC CGL Syllabus 2019 | SSC CGL Tier I Topicwise Questions Distributions

SSC CGL Syllabus
SSC CGL official notification will be released soon. The SSC CGL Exam is conducted each year to recruit candidates for Group B & Group C Posts. SSC CGL has been one of the most awaited exams of the year, hence, this is the right time for you to start your preparation for the SSC CGL Tier I 2019.

To aid your preparation for SSC CGL, we are providing you detailed subject-wise Exam Syllabus. Here’s the detailed SSC CGL syllabus which will give you a clear idea about the weightage (mark-distribution) of various topics, priority order, importance, different types of questions and number of questions you can expect from each topic.

SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2019
The Online SSC CGL Exam Tier I consists of 4 sections - General Awareness, General Intelligence and Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language. Each section carries 50 marks that is a total of 200 marks is allotted for this exam. Total time tenure for this exam is 60 minutes.
Detailed SSC CGL Syllabus Tier I Exam 2019
 General Intelligence & Reasoning Quantitative Aptitude General Awareness English Language Classification Simplification Static GK Reading Comprehension Puzzle Ratio and Proportion Geography Fill in the blanks Coding and Decoding Percentage Current Affairs Spellings Analogy Interest Science Phrase or idiom meaning Matrix Average Finance and Economy One word substitution Word formation Problems on Age Polity Phrase replacement/ Sentence correction Arranging words in Logical order or Dictionary order Time, Distance and Speed Error Spotting Venn Diagram Number Series Directions and Distance Profit and Loss Missing Number Number System Blood Relations Mensuration Non-Verbal Reasoning Time and Work Series Data Interpretation Verbal Reasoning Mixture Problems, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry

Negative Marking
: A negative marking of 0.5 marks is applicable for each wrong answer in the Tier I Exam.

Below we have explained the section-wise SSC CGL syllabus.
SSC CGL Syllabus - English
• Weightage :  5 Qs (1 passage)
• Types: Factual Passages.
• Level :  Easy
2. Fill in the Blanks
• Weightage:0-5 Qs
• Types: Grammar and vocabulary based questions.
• Level : Easy
3. Spellings
• Weightage: 0-2 Qs
• Types: Choosing the correctly spelt or misspelled word from different words.
• Level : Easy
4. One Word Substitution
• Weightage: 3-5 Qs
• Types: Substitute one word for the phrase given.
• Level: Moderate to High
5. Phrase Replacement or Sentence Correction
• Weightage: 5 Qs
• Types: Grammar and Vocabulary Based questions.
• Level : Moderate
6. Error Spotting
• Weightage: 3-5 Qs
• Types : Correct Part of Speech, Subject-Verb Agreement, Correct use of Prepositions, Parallelism, Phrasal Verbs, Degree of Comparison
• Level : Moderate
SSC CGL Syllabus - General Awareness
1. Static GK
• Weightage: 14 Qs
• Types : Culture, Environment, Geography (Indian + World), Economy, Polity, Indian History
2. Science
• Weightage: 9 Qs
• Types : Biology, Physics & Space Science, Pollution & Nutrition, Computer & Mobile Technology, Diseases, Chemistry,
3. Others
• Weightage: 2 Qs
• Types: Current Affairs, Books & Authors, Sports, Important Dates, Schemes, People in News, Portfolios.
SSC CGL Syllabus - Quantitative Aptitude
1. Simplification
• Weightage: 1-2 Qs
• Types: Questions on BODMAS Rule, Surds Fractions and Indices etc.
• Level : Easy
2. Interest
• Weightage: 1-2 Qs
• Types: Simple, Compound Interests and Installments.
• Level : Easy
3. Ratio and Proportion
• Weightage: 1-2 Qs
• Types : Simple, Direct/Indirect Proportions and Compound Ratios
• Level : Easy
4. Speed Time and Distance
• Weightage: 1-2 Qs
• Types: Average Speed, Relative Speed, Boats, Trains etc.
• Level : Easy
5. Profit and Loss
• Weightage: 1-2 Qs
• Types: Profit & Loss, Dishonest & Successive dealings, Partnerships etc.
• Level : Easy
6. Mensuration
• Weightage: 2-3 Qs
• Types : Problems on Plane Figures
• Level : Easy
7. Data Interpretation
• Weightage: 0-3 Qs
• Types: Problems on Pie Charts, Bar/Line Graphs, Tables etc.
• Level : Easy
8. Algebra
• Weightage: 2-3 Qs
• Types: Linear Equations in one/two variables, Quadratic & Algebraic Identities.
• Level : Moderate
9. Geometry
• Weightage: 3-4 Qs
• Types: Problems related to Similarity theorems, Circle chords, Triangles & tangent theorems, Coordinate geometry etc.
• Level : Moderate
10. Trigonometry
• Weightage: 2-3 Qs
• Types: Trigonometric ratios and Identities, Height and Distance etc.
• Level : Moderate
SSC CGL Syllabus - General Intelligence & Reasoning
1. Classification
• Weightage: 2-3 Qs
• Types: Number, Letter, GK and Meaningful Words.
• Level :  Easy
2. Analogy
• Weightage: 2-3 Qs
• Types: Letter, GK, Number, and Meaningful Words.
• Level :  Easy
3. Coding Decoding
• Weightage: 2-3 Qs
• Types: Coding and decoding by letter shifting, Coding by Analogy, & Coding Letters of a Word.
• Level :  Easy
4. Puzzle
• Weightage: 2-3 Qs
• Types: Number based puzzles, Quant based questions like on age, speed and distance or Seating arrangement questions.
• Level :  Easy
5. Venn diagram
• Weightage: 1-3 Qs
• Types : Venn Diagram QuestionS
• Level :  Easy
6. Series
• Weightage: 2-3 Qs
• Types: Number & Alphabet series.
• Level :  Easy to Moderate
7. Non Verbal Reasoning
• Weightage: 3-4 Qs
• Types: Complete the pattern, Mirror Image, Hidden Image, Assemble Image, Counting Figures. Figure based Analogy or Classification or Series or cube.
• Level :  Easy to Moderate, Visual imagination is required
8. Verbal Reasoning
• Weightage: 0-1 Qs
• Types: Statements and Conclusions, Statements and Assumptions, Statements and Inferences, Assertion and Reason.
• Level :  Easy to Moderate