**Staff Selection Commission (SSC)** holds** Combined Graduate Level Examination (CGL)** for recruitment to different posts in Group B and Group C. The Examination will comprise of** two Tiers of Written Objective Type examination** followed by Computer Proficiency Test/Interview/Skill test, wherever applicable as per the Scheme of Examination and a descriptive/on-line test of qualifying nature for candidates shortlisted for interview/skill test/document verification. Posts have been placed in two groups, based on their Grade Pay and papers in Tier II examination/Interview.

Name of posts for which recruitment process of SSC CGL is conducted are-

– Inspector of Income Tax/ Inspector (Central Excise)/ Inspector (Preventive Officer)/ Inspector (Examiner)/ Inspector of Posts/ Assistant Enforcement Officer/Inspector (CBN) Compiler/ Divisional Accountant/ Auditors/ UDCs /Tax Assistants/ Junior Accountant & Accountant /Sub-Inspector (CBN)

– Statistical Investigator Gr.II

– Assistant/Sub Inspector in CBI

**SCHEME OF THE EXAMINATION FOR SSC COMBINED GRADUATE LEVEL EXAMINATION**: The Examination will be conducted in three tiers as indicated below:

**Tier-I** — Written Examination (Objective Multiple Choice Type)

**Tier-II **— Written Examination (Objective Multiple Choice Type)

**Tier-III** — Computer Proficiency Test/Skill Test(wherever applicable)/Document Verification.

** NOTE:** There will be no interview.

** SSC Combined Graduate Level Eligibility Criteria**: Candidates must fulfill following eligibility criteria to apply for SSC CGL posts-

**Age Limit:**Candidate must be between the age of 18 to 27 years at the time of applying.

**Education Qualification:**Candidate must minimum qualified as a graduate from a recognized University at the time of applying.

** SSC Combined Graduate Level (Tier-I) Examination Pattern**: Tier–I of the Combined Graduate level Examination will be common for all categories of posts.

Part | Subject | No.of Questions | Max. Marks | Time Allotted |

A | General Intelligence & Reasoning | 50 | 50 | 120 Minutes( 2hrs ) |

B | General Awareness | 50 | 50 | |

C | Quantitative Aptitude | 50 | 50 | |

D | English Comprehension | 50 | 50 |

**Note:**– The questions in Posts A,B & D will be of a level commensurate with the Essential Qualification viz graduation and questions in Part C will be of 10th standard level.

– Questions will be of Objective Type Multiple Choice, **set both in Hindi and English** in respect of Parts A, B and C.

** SSC Combined Graduate Level (Tier-II) Examination Pattern**: Tier-II of the Combined Graduate Level Examination-2013 will be of Objective Type Multiple Choice and will be conducted over a period of two days.

Paper | Subject | No.of Questions | Max. Marks | Time Allotted |

I | Quantitative Abilities | 100 | 200 | 2 Hours |

II | English Language & Comprehension | 200 | 200 | 2 Hours |

III | Statistics | 100 | 200 | 2 Hours |

**NOTE:** Paper-I & II are compulsory for all the categories of posts. **Paper-III is only **for those candidates who apply for the **post of Statistical Investigator Gr.II & Compiler**.

– Questions in Paper-I will be of 10th standard level, Paper-II of 10+2 level and Paper-III of graduation level.

** SSC Combined Graduate Level Computer Proficiency Test (CPT)**: Applicants for the post of Assistant Section Officer of CSS have to take Computer Proficiency Test (CPT), comprising of three modules- Word Processing, Spread Sheet and Generation of Slides. CPT will be of qualifying nature.

Some of the books which can help candidates to prepare for SSC Combined Graduate Level Exam (Tier 1 and 2) are suggested as below-

Books For **SSC CGL Examination Tier 1 and 2 ** Preparation :

For **SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Books ** you can buy subject wise **for Quantitative Abilities, English Language & Comprehension and Statistics**.

And for **SSC CGL Exam Solved Papers and practice set** you can buy :

These books consists of all the related topics at one place.

** SSC CGL (Tier-I) Examination Syllabus**:

**A. General Intelligence & Reasoning**: It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. This component may include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, space visualization, spatial orientation, problem solving, analysis, judgement, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning and figural classification, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series, coding and decoding, statement conclusion, syllogistic reasoning etc. The topics are, Semantic Analogy, Symbolic/Number

Analogy, Figural Analogy, Semantic Classification, Symbolic/Number Classification, Figural Classification, Semantic Series, Number Series, Figural Series, Problem Solving, Word Building, Coding & De-coding, Numerical Operations, symbolic Operations, Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization, Venn Diagrams, Drawing inferences, Punched hole/pattern–folding & un-folding, Figural Pattern– folding and completion, Indexing, Address matching, Date & city matching, Classification of centre codes/roll numbers, Small & Capital letters/numbers coding, decoding and classification, Embedded Figures, Critical thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence, Other sub-topics, if any.

**B. General Awareness:** Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidates general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of every day ob servations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, Gen

eral Policy & Scientific Research.

**C. Quantitative Aptitude :** 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 computation of whole numbers, decimals ,fractions and 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 acircle, 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, Trigonometric ratio, Degree and Radian Measures, Standard Identities, Complementary angles, Heights and Distances, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart.

**D. English Comprehension:** Candidates’ ability to understand correct English, his basic comprehension and writing ability, etc. would be tested.

** SSC CGL (Tier-II) Examination Syllabus**:

**Paper-I: Quantitative Ability:** 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 the computation of whole numbers, decimals ,fractions and 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 centers, 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, Trigonometric ratio, Degree and Radian Measures, Standard Identities,Complementary angles, Heights and Distances, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart.

**Paper-II: English Language & Compression:** Questions in this components will be designed to test the candidate’s understanding and knowledge of English Language and will be based on spot the error, fill in the blanks, synonyms, antonyms, spelling/detecting mis-spelt 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 Investigator Grade-II, Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation & Compiler in RGI.**

**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.

**Measures of Central Tendency- **Common measures of central tendency–mean median and mode; Partition values- quartiles, deciles, percentiles.

**Measures of Dispersion-** Common measures dispersion– range, quartile deviations, mean deviation and standard deviation; Measures of relative dispersion. Moments, Skewness and Kurtosis–Different types of moments and their relationship; meaning of skewness and kurtosis; different measures of skewness and kurtosis.

**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).

**Probability Theory–** Meaning of probability; Different definitions of probability; Conditional probability; Compound probability; Independent events; Bayes’ theorem.

**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).

**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.

**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.

**Analysis of Variance-** Analysis of one – way classified data and two-way classified data.

**Time Series Analysis-** Components of time series, Determinations of trend component by different methods, Measurement of seasonal variation by different methods.

**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.

We wish our candidates All The Best for the Upcoming Exams and wish them great future ahead!!

Leave a comment below for any further queries or suggestions.

Pls Sir, let me know about the best books for the preparation of SSC CGL examination…except than the books which are suggested in the website…so that it can help me with the preparation.

Thanks & Regards

Abhishek Kumar

sir, please suggest me what are the preferred books for cgl 2014 exam..i should crack it…

Hi,

All above stated books are good to refer. You can buy any of them according to your requirement (like for Quantitative, English, Statistics) for SSC CGL Tier I and Tier II 2014.

If you have still any doubt. Leave a comment below specifying your exact requirement.

Thanks,

hi, every books have many question papers but it is not solve of proper manner that student learn that book,

thanks,.

Hi Deepak,

You can refer SSC Solved Paper book. It contain solved question and answers for better understanding.

i ll try

please tell me best book for ssc cgl

Hi Mahesh,

You can choose any of the above stated book to prepare for SSC CGL 2014 exam.

hai sir…..

now i am persuing btech 4th year 2nd semister,

can i apply for ssc cgl 2014..at the time of examination my graduation will be completed…can u plz suggest me?

No, all degree requirements are “AS ON 1 Jan, 2014” basis. So, you must be a graduate on 1 Jan, 2014.

hi, sir.

l completed my BE in 2012.i had studied maths in four semesters. while applying ssc, i didn’t leave any posts in the preference column and i mentioned statistical investigator and compiler post too…so should i have to take paperIII exam also????…(i dont have any statistics paper in coll and school)…what should i do now?..plz help me sir..

nothing will be happened.just do not appear for the statistics paper. then you will be automatically rejected from the statistical investigator and compiler post.

Hello can anyone tell me one book which is the best for preparation of ssc cgl exam for both teir 1 and teir 2

Hi Divya,

You can refer Ultimate Guide to SSC : Combined Graduate Level Book. It is good for SSC CGL Tier I and Tier II exam preparation.

for english – dilip kushwaha’s book

for mathes – m. tyra’ book

please tell me best books collection for cgl tier 1 preparation

Hi Rohit,

You can refer Ultimate Guide to SSC : Combined Graduate Level Book. It is good for SSC CGL Tier I as well as Tier II exam preparation.

sir , plz tell me which book is good for jr. jee in dmrc exam

Hi Mahesh,

Refer this link- http://booksprep.com/psu/best-books-for-dmrc-delhi-metro-rail-junior-engineer-exam-preparation/ for DMRC exam pattern, best books to refer and syllabus.

Thanks,

Kiran publication will be best for preparing cgl..

Hello Sir, would you please refer me the best

book of General Awareness for SSC-CGL 2014 ???

Hi Ankit,

You can refer SSC General Awareness Chapterwise Solved Papers for SSC General Awareness section.

sir pls tell me that i also fill the preference of statical at last so i want to know that if i clear the tier 1 & 2 and not clear statical paper then in that case i will rejected or i will be shifted to ny lower preference ??

sir i n very much tensed about it pls clarify it

Hi Abhinandan,

Statistical paper is compulsory for the candidates who have applied for the post of Statistical Investigator Gr.II & Compiler. For other posts, statics paper is not at all compulsory.

sir

I ambul requsted

where is best coaching centers cgl tire1&2

please tell me sir

my G.K is too weak .and so far as CGL is concern my preparation is good but i always doubt in gk so give advice to prefer good books .

Hi Preetam,

I would suggest you to refer Manorama Year Book for GK section. It is a nice book and covers all the topics of SSC CGL general awareness section.

Best model test paper preparation SSC cgl exam 2014

sir section wise which are the best books to get started with ssc cgl preparation.. i checked many sites but different sites r providing different information

Sir. …

my geometry portions is not so good as compared to other .so please suggest me a best book for geometry portions specially for ssc cgl.

Sir please suggest me a best book specially for geometry and trigonometry portions for ssc cgl exams. ….

Hlo sir, plz suggest me book for both ssc and cat. i am trying to clear both the examination

Hlo sir, I done my 3yr diploma in mechanical engineering am I eligible for this test?

Thanks for sharing the useful information for SSC exam preparation in full detail.