SSC CGL 2022  Latest Syllabus and Exam Pattern!
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Do you know? SSC CGL Syllabus 2022 is changed now.
On 17th September 2022, the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) announced an SSC CGL Recruitment 2022 for filling up approx 20000 for Group' B' and Group' C' posts by issuing the latest notification.
Furthermore, SSC has made a big change in its SSC CGL syllabus while releasing the SSC CGL notification 2022 this year. SSC CGL Tier 1 exam is scheduled to be conducted in December 2022. Candidates planning to prepare for the SSC CGL Exam 2022 must first go through the latest SSC CGL syllabus and exam pattern.
In the SSC CGL Latest Syllabus, Tier 1 and Tier 2 are compulsorily included. We have discussed the exam pattern and syllabus for each SSC CGL Stage for your convenience in this article.
Based on the new pattern, let's understand the SSC CGL Syllabus 2022 for Tier I & II exams.
SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2022
Candidates can notice the new SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Pattern and Syllabus same as the Old SSC CGL syllabus . Tier 2 can create some confusion in your mind, therefore we will try to explain it perfectly here. Check out the complete details about all the tier1 & 2 exams below.
For Tier 1 Exam 
 SSC CGL Tier1 Exam will be qualifying in nature.
 The question asked in the question paper are of MultipleChoice Type. Candidates need to choose the correct answer out of the given four options.
 There is a negative marking of 0.5 marks for each wrong answer in the SSC CGL Tier1 exam.
S.No. 
Subject 
No. of Questions 
Marks 
Time 
1 
General Intelligence 
25 
50 
60 Minutes (For VH and Suffering from cerebral palsy: 80 Minutes) 
2. 
General Awareness 
25 
50  
3. 
Quantitative Aptitude 
25 
50  
4. 
English comprehension 
25 
50 
For Tier 2 Exam 
After completing the preliminary exam, it will be necessary to undergo Tier2 of the SSC CGL 2022 Exam. Except for ModuleII (Data Entry Speed Test) of SectionIII of PaperI, the Mains Exam is an objective multiplechoice online exam.
 PaperI will be conducted in two sessions  Session I & Session II, on the same day.
 SessionI will include conducting Section I, Section II, and Section III (ModuleI).
 Session II will include conducting Module II of Section III. It will be mandatory for the candidates to qualify for all the sections of PaperI.
Paper  Session  Section  No. of question  Maximum
Marks 
Duration 
Paper I  Session I (2 hours 15 Minutes)

Section I:
Module I: Mathematical Module I: Reasoning and General Intelligence 
30 30 Total= 60 
60*3= 180  1 hour
(for each section) (1 hours and 20 minutes for the candidates eligible for scribe) 
Section II:
Module I: English Language and Comprehension Module II: General Awareness 
45 25 Total =70 
70* 3= 210  
Section III:
Module I: Computer Knowledge Module 
20 
20*3 =60  15 Minutes (for each module) (20 minutes for the candidates eligible for scribe)  
Session II (15 Minutes)  Section III:
Module II: Data Entry Speed Test Module 
One Data
Entry Task 
—  
Paper II  Statistics  100  100*2= 200  2 hours (2 hours and 40 minutes for the candidates eligible for scribe)  
Paper III  General Studies (Finance and Economics)  100  100*2= 200  2 hours (2 hours and 40 minutes for the candidates eligible for scribe) 
Don't forget to practice with the help of SSC CGL Test Series 2022 for Tier I & II.
ModuleII of SectionIII of PaperI i.e.Data Entry Speed Test (DEST) 
 ModuleII of SectionIII of PaperI will include conducting of a Data Entry Speed Test (DEST) for a duration of 15 minutes in SessionII on the same day.
 The “Data Entry Speed Test” (DEST) Skill Test will be conducted for a passage of about 2000 (two thousand) key depressions for 15 (fifteen) minutes.
 Detailed instructions regarding Skill Test will be provided by the Regional Offices of the Commission. Information about the evaluation of the Typing Test/ DEST is available on the Commission’s website https://ssc.nic.in (Candidate’s Corner).
 DEST will be mandatory for all the posts; however it will be qualifying in nature.
Document Verification/Physical Tests and Medical Standards:
According to the instructions of the selection process by the Commission, candidates will need to participate in the document verification. Also, physical testing and medical standards will also be valid for passing some posts such as Inspector (Central Excise)CBIC, Inspector (Examiner)CBIC, Inspector (Preventive Officer)CBIC, InspectorCBN, SubInspectorCBN, Ministry of Finance, more.
SSC CGL Syllabus 2022
The SSC CGL syllabus is split into two phases, commonly known as Tier – I and Tier II. Tier 1 and Tier 2 of the SSC CGL 2022 are conducted online. The SSC CGL Tier 1 exam is qualifying, whereas the final selection is based on the SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam. The detailed Latest SSC CGL syllabus is explained below:
CGL Tier 1 Syllabus 
SSC CGL Tier 1 has four sections in the prescribed syllabus. The exam sections are Quantitative Aptitude, General Intelligence and Reasoning, English, and General Awareness. You will learn the precise SSC CGL Tier 1 exam syllabus here.
Quantitative Aptitude 
 Computation of whole numbers
 Decimals
 Fractions
 Relationships between numbers
 Profit and Loss
 Discount
 Partnership Business
 Mixture and Allegation
 Time and distance
 Time & Work
 Percentage
 Ratio & Proportion
 Square roots
 Averages
 Interest
 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
 Right Prism
 Right Circular Cone
 Right Circular Cylinder
 Sphere
 Heights and Distances
 Histogram
 Frequency polygon
 Bar diagram & Pie chart
 Hemispheres
 Rectangular Parallelepiped
 Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base
 Trigonometric ratio
 Degree and Radian Measures
 Standard Identities
 Complementary angles
General Intelligence and Reasoning 
 Analogies
 Similarities and differences
 Space visualization
 Spatial orientation
 Problemsolving
 Analysis
 Judgment
 Blood Relations
 Decision making
 Visual memory
 Discrimination
 Observation
 Relationship concepts
 Arithmetical reasoning
 Figural classification
 Arithmetic number series
 Nonverbal series
 Coding and decoding
 Statement conclusion
 Syllogistic reasoning
English Language 
 Phrases and Idioms
 One word Substitution
 Sentence Correction
 Error Spotting
 Fill in the Blanks
 Spellings Correction
 Reading Comprehension
 SynonymsAntonyms
 Active Passive
 Sentence Rearrangement
 Sentence Improvement
 Cloze test
General Awareness 
 India and its neighboring countries especially about History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research
 Science
 Current Affairs
 Books and Authors
 Sports
 Important Schemes
 Important Days
 Portfolio
 People in News
CGL Tier 2 Syllabus 
The SSC CGL Tier 2 is divided into three sections: Paper 1, Paper 2 & Paper 3. In Paper 1, there will be 4 subjects: Quantitative Ability, General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness, and English Language & Comprehension.
Those who have applied for Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) and Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer will be eligible to appear for Paper 2 & 3, respectively. Scroll down ↴
ModuleI of SessionI of PaperI (Mathematical Abilities)
 Computation of whole numbers
 Decimals
 Fractions
 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
 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
 Mensuration
 Heights and Distances
 Histogram
 Frequency polygon
 Bar diagram
 Pie chart
ModuleII of SectionI of PaperI (Reasoning and General
Intelligence)
 Questions of both verbal and nonverbal types.
 Semantic Analogy
 Symbolic operations
 Symbolic/Number Analogy
 Trends
 Figural Analogy
 Space Orientation
Semantic Classification  Venn Diagrams
 Symbolic/ Number Classification
 Drawing inferences
 Figural Classification
 Punched hole/ patternfolding & unfolding
 Semantic Series
 Figural Patternfolding and completion
 Number Series
 Embedded figures
 Figural Series
 Critical Thinking
 Problem Solving
 Emotional Intelligence
 Word Building
 Social Intelligence
 Coding and decoding
 Numerical operations
ModuleI of SectionII of PaperI (English Language And
Comprehension)
 Spot the error
 Fill in the blanks
 Synonyms
 Antonyms
 Spelling/ detecting misspelt 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
To test comprehension, three or more paragraphs will be given and questions based on those will be asked. At least one paragraph should be a simple one based on a book or a story and the other two paragraphs should be on current affairs, based on a report or an editorial.
ModuleII of SectionII of PaperI (General Awareness)
 India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research
 Science
 Current Affairs
 Books and Authors
 Sports
 Important Schemes
 Important Days
 Portfolio
 People in News
ModuleI of SectionIII of PaperI (Computer Proficiency)
Computer Basics: Organization of a computer, Central Processing Unit (CPU), Input/ Output devices, computer memory, memory organization, back up devices, PORTs, Windows Explorer. Keyboard shortcuts.
Software: Windows Operating system including basics of Microsoft Office like MS word, MS Excel and Power Point etc.
Working with Internet and emails: Web Browsing & Searching, Downloading & Uploading, Managing an Email Account, eBanking
Basics of networking and cyber security: Networking devices and protocols, Network and information security threats (like hacking, virus, worms, Trojan etc.) and preventive measures.
PaperII (Statistics)
1. 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.
2. Measures of Central Tendency – Common measures of central tendency – mean median and mode; Partition values quartiles, deciles, percentiles.
3. Measures of Dispersion Common measures dispersion – range, quartile deviations, mean deviation and standard deviation; Measures of relative dispersion.
4. Moments, Skewness and Kurtosis – Different types of moments and their relationship; meaning of skewness and kurtosis; different measures of skewness and kurtosis.
5. 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).
6. Probability Theory – Meaning of probability; Different definitions of probability; Conditional probability; Compound probability; Independent events; Bayes‟ theorem.
7. 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).
8. Sampling Theory – Concept of population and sample; Parameter and statistic, Sampling and nonsampling errors; Probability and nonprobability 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.
9. 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, Chisquare and F statistic, Confidence intervals.
10. Analysis of Variance – Analysis of oneway classified data and twoway classified data.
11. Time Series Analysis – Components of time series, Determinations of trend component by different methods, Measurement of seasonal variation by different methods.
12. Index Numbers – Meaning of Index Numbers, Problems in the construction of index numbers, Types of an index number, Different formulae, Base shifting and splicing of index numbers, Cost of living Index Numbers, Uses of Index Numbers.
PaperIII (General StudiesFinance and Economics)
This section of the SSC CGL Tier 2 Syllabus is divided into 2 parts Finance & Accounts and Economics & Governance for which the subtopics are detailed below
Part A: Finance and Accounts(80 marks):
1.1 Financial Accounting
 Nature and scope
 Limitations of Financial Accounting
 Basic concepts and Conventions
 Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
1.2 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
 Nonprofit organizations Accounts
 Receipts and Payments and Income & Expenditure Accounts
 Bills of Exchange
 Self Balancing Ledgers
Part B: Economics and Governance(120 marks):
2.1 Comptroller & Auditor General of India Constitutional provisions, Role and responsibility.
2.2 Finance CommissionRole and functions.
2.3 Basic Concept of Economics and introduction to Micro Economics
 Definition
 Scope and nature of Economics
 Methods of economic study
 Central problems of an economy
 Production possibilities curve
2.4 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 behavior
 Marshallian approach and Indifference curve approach
 Meaning and determinants of supply
 Law of supply
 The elasticity of Supply
2.5 Theory of Production and cost
 Meaning and Factors of production
 Laws of production Law of variable proportions and Laws of returns to scale.
2.6 Forms of Market and price determination in different markets
 Various forms of marketsPerfect Competition
 Monopoly
 Monopolistic Competition
 Oligopoly
 Price determination in these markets.
2.7 Indian Economy:
 Nature of the Indian Economy Role of different sectors, Role of Agriculture, Industry and Servicestheir problems and growth.
 National Income of IndiaConcepts of national income, Different methods of measuring national income.
 PopulationIts size, rate of growth and its implication on economic growth.
 Poverty and unemployment Absolute and relative poverty, types, causes and incidence of unemployment.
 InfrastructureEnergy, Transportation, Communication.
2.8 Economic Reforms in India
 Economic reforms since 1991
 Liberalisation
 Privatisation
 Globalisation
 Disinvestment
2.9 Money and Banking:
 Monetary/ Fiscal policy Role and functions of Reserve Bank of India; functions of commercial Banks/RRB/Payment Banks.
 Budget and Fiscal deficits and Balance of payments.
 Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act, 2003.
2.10 Role of Information Technology in Governance.
Note: Questions in ModuleI of Section I of PaperI (Mathematical Abilities) will be of Matriculation Level, in ModuleI of Section II of PaperI (English Language and Comprehension) of 10+2 Level and in PaperII and PaperIII of Graduation Level.
SSC CGL Syllabus 2022: FAQs
Q. What is the last date of SSC CGL Recruitment 2022?
Ans. Aspirants can apply online for SSC CGL Recruitment 2022 till 09 October 2022.
Q. Does the SSC CGL Syllabus change every year by SSC?
Ans. No, SSC CGL syllabus does not change very often. This year, the commission has changed the SSC CGL exam pattern a bit, but the subjects of SSC CGL Syllabus are yet same.
Q. Is there a negative marking in SSC CGL Exam?
Ans. Yes, there is a negative marking of 0.50 mark in Tier I and in Tier II.
Q. How can I prepare the SSC CGL syllabus in 2 Months?
Ans. It will be difficult. But being a student; you must try by following this  How to Prepare for Competitive Exam in 2 Months – Weekly Study Plan!
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