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SSC CGL Syllabus Tier I

 As per the SSC CGL exam pattern, the CGL Tier 1 exam is an online, multiple-choice based exam. The exam consists of 4 sections having 100 questions in total. The total marks assigned for Tier I exam is 200. The duration for the Tier I exam is 60 minutes (80 minutes for differently-abled candidates).

The SSC CGL Syllabus – Tier I comprises four sections:

  1. General Intelligence & Reasoning
  2. General Awareness
  3. Quantitative Aptitude &
  4. SSC CGL English Syllabus covers English Comprehension skills.

The SSC CGL Tier I  syllabus is given in detail in the table below:

General Intelligence & ReasoningGeneral AwarenessQuantitative AptitudeEnglish Comprehension skills
Symbolic/Number AnalogyHistory- Harappa Civilization, Vedic culture, Medieval India and their important systems; India’s freedom movement and their leadersNumber System Problems,


Ratio & Proportion,

Square roots,



Synonyms &

Antonyms, One Word Substitution, grammar skills, spelling error, comprehension passages

Semantic Classification,

Symbolic/Number Classification

Geography- about countries and their geographical details, Famous Seaport and Airport and their location.Profit and Loss,



Figural Classification,

Semantic Series,

Number Series,

Figural Series

Polity- Administrative, Legislative and judiciary of our Country, Election, Important constitution bodies like CAG, Symbols of political parties, duties & responsibilities of the major persons in the ParliamentTime and distance,

Time & Work,

Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds,

Graphs of Linear Equations,

Problem Solving,

Word Building,

Coding & decoding

Economy-Budget related information and terminologies, Important persons involved in Economy of the Country and monetary institutionsTriangle and its various kinds of centres,

Congruence and similarity of triangles,


Space Visualization,

Venn Diagrams,

Drawing inferences

Physics- Laws, major Inventions and Discoveries.Regular Polygons,

Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder,

Sphere, Hemispheres,

Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base,


Address matching, Date & city matching,

Classification of centre codes/roll numbers

Chemistry- Characteristics of gases, atoms, molecules

Chemistry in everyday life.

Complementary angles,

Heights and Distances,


Data Analysis

Critical thinking,

Emotional Intelligence,

Social Intelligence

Biology-Important discoveries, Interesting facts about human body parts, Nutrition in Animals and Plants, Diseases and their causes.
General Knowledge, Current Affairs

SSC CGL Exam pattern – Important pointers:

  • Candidates should be careful while attempting any question as there is negative marking for wrong attempts.
  • As per the SSC CGL exam pattern, candidates can expect a deduction of 0.5 marks for each incorrect answer.
  • Candidates should be thorough with all the papers and practise a lot of question papers from the previous years.
  • Candidates should cover all important topics given in the SSC CGL syllabus for Tier 1.
  • The SSC CGL reasoning syllabus should be understood in-depth as it covers a vast number of topics.
  • Candidates should be very careful while going through the SSC CGL exam pattern as it is subjected to changes from time to time.
  • Candidates should take free mock tests based on the latest SSC CGL pattern. Solving mock tests will help candidates analyze their preparation for the upcoming SSC exams.
  • The SSC CGL syllabus for general awareness has a significant overlap with the UPSC Syllabus. Candidates can go through the link for reference.

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