# SSC CGL Syllabus 2019

## SSC CGL 2019 Syllabus

Indicative Syllabus for SSC CGL Tier-II Examination as per the notification released by SSC is as found below:

 Paper Syllabus Paper I: Quantitative Abilities[Questions in Paper-I will be of Matriculation Level] The 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: 1] Number System: Computation of whole numbers, decimals, fractions Relationships between numbers Square Roots Elementary Surds 2] Percentage and Ratios Ratio and Proportion Averages Interest Profit and Loss Discount Partnership Business Mixture and Alligation Time & Work 3] Speed, Time and Distance 4] Algebra Basic Algebraic identities of School Algebra Graphs of Linear Equations Standard Identities 5] Geometry Complementary angles Heights and Distances Degree and Radian Measures 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 6] Trignometry Basic Trigonometric Ratio 7] Data Interpretation Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart Paper-II English Language and Comprehension[Questions in Paper-II will be of 10+2 Level] Questions in this component will be designed to test the candidate’s understanding and knowledge of English Language. Question Types: 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 Paper-III Statistics[For JSO Post Only][Questions in Paper-III will be of Graduation Level] 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 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. 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, Chi-square and F statistic, Confidence intervals. 10] Analysis of Variance Analysis of one-way classified data and two-way 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 index number Different formulae Base shifting and splicing of index numbers Cost of living Index Numbers Uses of Index Numbers. Paper-IV General Studies-Finance and Economics[For Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer Post Only][Questions in Paper-IV will be of Graduation Level] 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. Part B: Economics and Governance – (120 marks) 1] Comptroller & Auditor General of India- Constitutional provisions, Role and responsibility 2] Finance Commission-Role and functions 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 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 behaviour – Marshallian approach and Indifference curve approach Meaning and determinants of supply Law of supply and Elasticity of Supply 5] Theory of Production and Cost Meaning and Factors of production Laws of production- Law of variable proportions and Laws of returns to scale. 6] Forms of Market and Price determination in Different Markets Various forms of markets – Perfect Competition, Monopoly, Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly Price determination in these markets 7] 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 8] Economic Reforms in India Economic reforms since 1991; Liberalisation, Privatisation, Globalisation and Disinvestment 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 Balance of payments Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act, 2003 10] Role of Information Technology in Governance

## SSC CGL – Mode of Selection

Qualification to Appear in Tier-II Examination

• Based on the marks scored in Tier-I Computer Based Examination, candidates will be shortlisted, category-wise, to appear in Tier-II Examination.
• The Commission shall have the discretion to fix minimum qualifying marks in each component of the Tier-I Examination.
• The Commission may fix separate cut-offs for Paper-III (i.e. for the post of JSO), PaperIV (i.e. for the posts of Assistant Audit Officer and Assistant Accounts Officer) and for Paper-I+Paper-II (all other posts).

Qualification to Appear in Tier-III Examination

• Based on the aggregate performance in Tier-I and Tier-II Examinations, candidates will be shortlisted to appear in Tier-III (Descriptive Paper).
• The Commission may fix minimum qualifying marks in each Paper of Tier-II. 1

Qualification to Appear in Tier-IV Process

• The candidates who score minimum qualifying marks, as fixed by the Commission, in Tier-III Examination will be eligible to appear in Skill Tests and Document Verification.
• Based on the aggregate performance in Tier-I, Tier-II and Tier-III Examinations, candidates will be shortlisted to appear in Document Verification and Skill Tests i.e. Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) and Data Entry Skill Test (DEST).
• Skill Tests are qualifying in nature.
• If a candidate does not appear in Skill Test or fails to qualify the Skill Test, he/ she will not be eligible for the posts where CPT/ DEST are required.

Final Selection

• Merit list will be prepared on the basis of overall performance of candidates in Tier-I, Tier-II and Tier-III Examinations.
• Final selection of candidates, in each category, will be made on the basis of aggregate marks scored by them in Tier-I, Tier-II and Tier-III examinations and preference of posts exercised by them.