04 Apr,2018


Every year (SSC) Staff Selection Commission make some changes in their exam pattern and syllabus. Similarly this year also following changes are made. Knowing latest SSC CGL exam pattern and syllabus help you to prepare for your exam in right direct and ultimately this would help you to crack CGL exam with good marks. Here is an important Combined exam pattern and syllabus notification from Rodha. The notification is to help you do your preparation more delightfully. You can’t crack an exam if you don’t follow the right way for that particular studies.  So here is some useful information for SSC CGL candidates. All candidates are requested to read once changed exam pattern and syllabus  for all the Tier-1, Tier-2 and Tier-3 which is given below.


Rodha's Contribution

As Rodha will be covering the exam pattern and syllabus, you will know in detail about the important topics of each subject, the types of questions asked in each topic, the level of questions, the weight of marks & most importantly help you prepare for the exam.


We will be rendering SSC online Coaching with videos created by Rodha and also practice questions are being made available to our candidates. Our aim and objective is to see our student pass all the exam and recommend us (Rodha) for others aspiring to take the exam. .


SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam Pattern

  • Objective Based Online exam – 60 minutes
  • Negative marks – 0.5 marks


Tier-1 English Syllabus

English Language:

  • Reading comprehension
  • Cloze test
  • Spotting errors/spellings
  • Synonyms, Homonyms & Antonyms
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • Active & Passive Voice
  • Direct & Indirect Speech
  • Para jumbles and Para completion
  • One word Substitution
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Miscellaneous

Tier-1 General Intelligence Syllabus

Includes both Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning

  • Non-Verbal Reasoning (figures)
  • Analogy
  • Alphanumeric series
  • Number Series
  • Critical Thinking
  • Coding and de-coding
  • Logical reasoning
  • Input-Output
  • Blood relations
  • Syllogisms
  • Tables
  • Directions/Ranking Test
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Coded Inequalities
  • Data Sufficiency


Tier-1 Quantitative Ability Syllabus

  • Sequence and Series
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Simplification
  • Number System
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Percentages
  • Averages
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Profit, loss and Discount
  • Partnership
  • Mixture and Allegation
  • Time, Distance and Work
  • Algebra (Equations, Surds, Indices, Graphs)
  • Geometry
  • Mensuration
  • Trigonometry
  • Data Interpretation

Tier-1 General Awareness Syllabus

  • History and Culture
  • Geography
  • Economics
  • General Policy
  • Books and Authors
  • Awards
  • General Policy
  • Scientific Research

SSC CGL Tier-2 Exam Pattern & syllabus

Candidates who qualify tier 1 would able to appear in this phase. Tier II is also an online mode exam in which tier 1 qualifiers have to answer 3 paper where the 3rd one is an option for everyone except the candidates who are applying for Statistical Investigator/Junior Statistical Officer posts. Paper 1 consists of English questions, paper 2 consists of quantitative abilities type questions and in paper 3 consists of statistical methods type questions.



SSC CGL Tier-3 Exam SSC CGL Tier-3 Exam Pattern & syllabus

All the candidates who have been successfully qualified above two tiers would able to appear in this tier. SSC introduce Tier III to check candidates writing skills. In this phase candidates have to answer Descriptive Paper either English or Hindi. This paper consist of 100 marks question in which applicants have to score minimum 33 percentage to qualify Tier III. Descriptive paper consist of 10+2 stranded question. This paper might be consist of essay/ Passage 250 words and letter/ Application writing of Approximately 150 words. Anyhow you can check out previous year question paper for more details.


Relevant Courses.

SSC CGL Verbal Preparation

  • 400.00 Monthly
  • 700.00Quaterly
  • 1800.00 Yearly