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Exam Syllabus of Tier 1 – SSC CGL 2014

Providing you exam syllabus of Tier I for SSC CGL 2014 examination for all subjects including general intelligence & reasoning, general awareness, Quant and English comprehension.

Exam Syllabus of Tier 1 – SSC CGL 2014

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.

List of Exam Center for SSC CGL 2014 Exam

  1. 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 observations 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 neighbouring countries especially pertaining History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research.


  1. 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 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.
  2. Age Relaxation in SSC CGL 2014

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

Exam Pattern for TIER I – SSC CGL 2014

Are you going to apply for the SSC CGL? then check the exam pattern of SSC CGL Tier 1 exam, which is not changed for the year 2014.

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

Date of Part Subject


Total Duration/

Total Duration/



Timing for General

Timing for visually




Handicapped and


Cerebral Palsy




  A. General Intelligence  

2 Hours

2 Hours 40 mins

    & Reasoning


        10.00 A.M. to  12.00

10.00 A.M. to 12.40 PM

27.04.2014 B. General Awareness   Noon    



C Quantitative


04.05.2014 Aptitude   2.00 P.M. to 4.00 P.M.

2.00 P.M. to  4.40 P.M.

  D English



The Commission also reserves the right to hold the examination in additional batches depending upon the number of candidates in each state/UT.

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