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SSC CGL Syllabus Exam & Exam Pattern 2023

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) Has Invited Online Application Form For Combined Graduate Level Examination 2023 For Various Group B and C Posts in Different Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations. Before Apply Online Read The Full Advertisement.
Candidates are informed that the Notice of CGL Examination 2023 is Released.

Staff Selection Commission

SSC Combined Graduate Level Examination 2023

Important Dates

Application Fee

  • Application Starts From : 03-04-2023
  • Application Last Date : 03-05-2023
  • Pay Fee Last Date : 04-05-2023
  • Form Correction Date : 07-08 May 2023
  • CBT (Tier-I) : July 2023
  • UR/ OBC/ EWS : Rs. 100/-
  • SC/ ST/ PH/ Female : Nill
  • Pay Fee Via Online/ E-Challan Mode.

Age Limit

Total Post

  • Age As On : 01-08-2023
  • See Below
  • ( For Age Relaxation See Notification )

7500

Full Eligibility Details

  • Qualification :- Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or Institute.
  • Desirable Qualifications :- Chartered Accountant or Cost & Management Accountant or Company Secretary or Masters in Commerce or Masters in Business Studies or Masters in Business Administration (Finance) or Masters in Business Economics.
  • Junior Statistical Officer :- Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University or Institute with at least 60% Marks in Mathematics at 12th standard level; OR Bachelor’s Degree in any subject with Statistics as one of the subjects at degree level.
  • For All Other Posts :- Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or equivalent.

Category Wise Vacancy Details

Category

Vacancies

UR
SC
ST
OBC
EWS

Post Wise Vacancy Details

Post/ Vacancies

Ministry/ Dept./ Cadre

Age Limit

Assistant Audit Officer () Indian Audit & Accounts
Dept. under C&AG
30
Assistant Accounts Officer ()
Assistant Section Officer () Central Secretariat Service 20-30
Assistant Section Officer () Intelligence Bureau 30
Assistant Section Officer () Ministry of Railway 20-30
Assistant Section Officer () Ministry of External Affairs
Assistant Section Officer () AFHQ
Assistant () Other Ministries/ Departments/
Organizations
18-30
Assistant () 20-30
Assistant Section Officer () 30
Inspector of Income Tax () CBDT 30
Inspector, (Central Excise) () CBIC 30
Inspector (Preventive Officer) ()
Inspector (Examiner) ()
Assistant Enforcement Officer () Directorate of Enforcement,
Department of Revenue
30
Sub Inspector () Central Bureau of Investigation 20-30
Inspector Posts () Department of Post 18-30
Inspector () Central Bureau of Narcotics 30
Assistant () Other Ministries/
Departments/ Organizations
30
Assistant/ Superintendent ()
Divisional Accountant Offices under C&AG 30
Sub Inspector () National Investigation Agency (NIA) 30
Junior Statistical Officer () M/o Statistics & Programme
Implementation
32
Auditor () Offices under C&AG 18-27
Auditor () Other Ministry/ Departments
Auditor () Offices under CGDA
Accountant () Offices under C&AG 18-27
Accountant/ Junior Accountant () Other Ministry/ Departments 18-27
Tax Assistant () CBDT 18-27
Tax Assistant () CBIC
Sub- Inspector () Central Bureau of Narcotics 18-27
Upper Division Clerks () Dte. Gen Border Road Organisation (MoD)
(Post is only for male Candidates with higher physical and medical standards given at Annexure- XVIII)
18-27
Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant () Department of Post, Ministry of Communication 18-27
Senior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper Division Clerks () Central Govt. Offices/ Ministries other than CSCS cadres. 18-27
Senior Administrative Assistant () Military Engineering Services, Ministry of Defence 18-27

How To Apply

  1. Applications must be submitted only in online mode at the official website of SSC Headquarter i.e. https://ssc.nic.in. For detailed instructions, please refer to Annexure-III and Annexure-IV (See Official Notification). Sample proforma of One-time Registration and online Application Form are attached as Annexure-IIIA and Annexure-IVA (See Official Notification) respectively.
  2. In the online Application Form, candidates are required to upload the scanned colour passport size photograph in JPEG format (20 KB to 50 KB). The photograph should not be more than three months old from the date of publication of the Notice of Examination, and, the date on which the photograph has been taken should be clearly printed on the photograph. Applications without such date printed on the photograph will be rejected. Image dimension of the photograph should be about 3.5 cm (width) x 4.5 cm (height). The photograph should be without cap, spectacles and both ears should be visible.
  3. Before submission of the online application, candidates must check that they have filled correct details in each field of the form. After submission of the online application form, no change/ correction/ modification will be allowed under any circumstances. Requests received in this regard in any form like Post, Fax, Email, by hand, etc. shall not be entertained.

Syllabus

Tier I Exam (Duration: 1 Hour)

Subject

No. Of Questions

Max. Marks

General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 50
General Awareness 25 50
Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
English Comprehension 25 50

Tier II Exam

Paper

Session

Subject

Ques.

Marks

Time allowed

Paper-I: Session-I (2 hours & 15 minutes) Section-I:

Module-I: Mathematical Abilities

Module-II: 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 as per Para-7.1 and 7.2)

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 as per Para-7.1 and 7.2)

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 (for each Paper)

(2 hours and 40 minutes for the candidates eligible for scribe as per Para-7.1 and 7.2)

Paper-III General Studies (Finance and Economics) 100 100×2

=200

Mode Of Selection

On the basis of written examination, Skill Test & Document Verification.

Tier I Examination Details

1. General Intelligence and Reasoning (Total Question- 25, Total marks- 50) :- Analogies, Similarities and Differences , Space Visualization, Spatial Orientation, Problem Solving, Analysis, Judgment, 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, Number Series, Semantic Series , Problem Solving, Word Building, Coding Decoding, Numerical Operations, Symbolic Operations ,Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization, Venn Diagrams, Drawing Inferences, Punched Hole/Pattern folding and unfolding, Figure Pattern – folding and completion, Indexing Address Matching, Date and City Matching, Classification of Centre Codes and Roll Numbers, Small & Capital Letters & Number Coding,  Embedded Figures, Critical Thinking, Emotional Intelligence, , Social Intelligence,

2. General Awareness (Total Question- 25, Total marks- 50) :- Current Events, Everyday Observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected from an educated person, India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy and Indian Constitution Scientific Research

3. Quantitative Aptitude (Total Question- 25, Total marks- 50) :- Number System: Whole Number, Decimal and Fraction, Relationship between numbers, Percentages, Ratio & Proportion, Square Roots, Averages, Interest , Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture & Allegation, Time and Distance , Time and Work, Basic algebraic identities of School algebra and elementary surds (simple problems) and Graphs of Linear Equations , Triangle and Various kinds of Centres , Congruence ad Similarities of Triangles, Circle and Its Chords, Tangents, Angels subtended by a Chord of a circle, Common Tangent to two or more circles, Triangles , Quadrilateral, Regular Polygons, Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemisphere, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with Triangular or Square Based, Trigonometric Ratio, Degree and Radian Measure, Standard Identities, Complementary Angles, Height and Distances, Histogram, Frequency Polygon, Bar Diagram and Pie Chart

4. English Comprehension (Total Question- 25, Total marks- 50):- Candidates ability to understand correct English, His /Her basic comprehension and writing ability would be tested.

Tier II Examination Details

The Paper I and Paper II of Tier II Examination will compulsory for all posts. However, the Paper III will be only for candidates applying for the Junior Statistical Officer and Paper IV will be only for candidates applying for the Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer

Paper I Quantitative Aptitude  (Question No- 100, Total Marks-200)- Number System: Whole Number, Decimal and Fraction, Relationship between numbers, Percentages, Ratio & Proportion, Square Roots, Averages, Interest , Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture & Allegation, Time and Distance , Time and Work, Basic algebraic identities of School algebra and elementary surds (simple problems) and Graphs of Linear Equations , Triangle and Various kinds of Centres , Congruence ad Similarities of Triangles, Circle and Its Chords, Tangents, Angels subtended by a Chord of a circle, Common Tangent to two or more circles, Triangles , Quadrilateral, Regular Polygons, Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemisphere, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with Triangular or Square Based, Trigonometric Ratio, Degree and Radian Measure, Standard Identities, Complementary Angles, Height and Distances, Histogram, Frequency Polygon, Bar Diagram and Pie Chart

Paper II English Language and Comprehension ( Question No- 200, Total Marks-200) –  Candidate’s understanding and knowledge of English Language and will be based on spot the error, fill in the blanks, synonyms, antonyms, spelling/ detecting misspelled word, idioms and phrases, one word substitution, improvement of sentence, active/ passive voice of verbs, conversion into  direct /indirect narration    , Shuffling of sentences in a passage, cloze passages and comprehension passage

Paper III Statistics (Question No- 100, Total Marks-200)-  Collection, Classification and Presentation of Data, Measures of Central  Tendency, Measures of Dispersion, Moments, Skewness and kurtosis, Correlation and Regression, probability Theory, Random Variable and Probability Distributions,  Sampling Theory, Statistical Interference , Analysis of Variance, Time Series Analysis, Index Number

Paper IV General Studies Finance and Economics (Question No- 100, Total Marks-200)- 

Part A: Topics from Fundamental and Basic Concepts of Accounting

Part B: Topics from Economics and Governance under which questions from Comptroller and Auditor General of India – Constitutional Provisions, Role and Responsibility, Finance Commission – Roll and Functions, Basic Concept of Economics and Introduction to Micro Economics, Theory of Demand and Supply, Theory production and Cost, Forms of  Market and Price Determination,  Indian Economy, Economic Reforms in India, Money and Banking , Roll of Information Technology in Governance  will be asked

Tier III Examination Details

The Tier III will be descriptive and Pen and Paper mode either in English or Hindi. The maximum marks will be 100 and the time limit is 60 minute.

Tier IV Examination Details

Data Entry Speed Test (DEST) will be conducted for the posts of Tax Assistant at 8000 key/depression per hour on Computer for a duration of 15 minutes. This test is qualifying test

Computer Proficiency Test (CPT), will be comprised in three modules  i) Word processing , ii) Spread Sheets, iii) Generation of Slides. This test is qualifying test
Mode of Selection for SSC CGL 2023 Application Form – Selection will be based on Tier-I, Tier 2, Tier 3 & Tier 4 exam.

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