SSC CGL Tier 2 syllabus and Exam Pattern

SSC CGL Tier 2 syllabus and Exam Pattern

Every candidate first wants to know about SSC CGL Tier 2 syllabus and Exam Pattern before filling or applying for SSC CGL Exam. As per Aspirants demand we came up with a great post SSC CGL Tier 2 syllabus and Exam Pattern. With the help of this article/post you will get to know about basic structure of exam syllabus which one needs to cover Before appearing in SSC CGL Mains Exam. we will provide you with an idea about both  the exams (English & Maths) conducted during CGL Mains. This article /post will tell you about latest exam pattern which SSC is currently following. This (SSC CGL Tier 2 syllabus and Exam Patter) will make the question paper user friendly for candidates.

This analysis will tell you out in understanding that from where the questions are to be asked and this will help you out in your coming SSC CGL Exams.

 Brief information about SSC:-

The SSC (Staff Selection Commission) is headed by a Chairman with 2 Members & a Secretary-cum-Controller of Examinations. The Staff Selection Commission is a body which carry out recruitment to Group C (non-technical) & Group B (non-gazetted- both technical & non-technical) posts in various departments of Government of India, its attached & subordinate offices. The Staff Selection Commission is a body which doesn’t carry out recruitment made by the Railway Recruitment Boards & Industrial Establishments. SSC every year conducts common graduate exam  to fill up vacant seats under different departments(Group B & C).

SSC (Staff Selection Commission) also conducts Departmental Examinations like:-

  • For promotion from Group D to LDC Grade.
  • For promotion from LDC to UDC Grade.
  • For Promotion from Stenographers Grade D to C.

SSC CGL Tier 2 syllabus and Exam Pattern

SSC CGL Tier 2 comprises three Exams. Three papers conducted in SSC CGL MAINS Exam are given below:-

  • Paper 1 (Quantitative Abilities = 100 questions)

In paper 1 each question carries 2 marks and 0.5 negative marking.

  • Paper 2 (English Language & Comprehension = 200 Questions)

In paper 2 each question carry 1 mark and 0.25 negative marking.

  • Paper 3 (Statistics = 100 Questions)

In paper 2 each question carry 2 marks and 0.50 negative marking.

SSC CGL Tier 2 syllabus:- 

Paper 1 (Quantitative Abilities)

In SSC CGL Mains Paper 1 is of quantitative Abilities. In mains there are many chapters. This section contain 100 questions and each question carry 2 marks and 0.50 negative marking.  Chapter wise information for paper 1 is not given in every book. Too many questions are asked from Geometry , Algebra & Trigonometry. About 40 to 45 questions are asked from these 3 topics.

Chapters which are covered in Paper 1 are given below:-

  • Number Systems
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Time & Work
  • Percentage
  • Profit & Loss
  • Partnership
  • Simple Interest & Compound Interest
  • Average
  • Allegation and mixture
  • Time & Distance
  • Algebra
  • Linear equations
  • Triangles and  its various kinds of centers.
  • Congruence and similarity of triangles
  • Circle and its chords,
  • Tangents &  Angles subtended by chords of circles
  • Mensuration
  • Trigonometry (Whole )
  • Height and Distance
  • Bar graph & Pie-chart

Paper 2 (English Language & Comprehension)

In this questions are asked to check/test your understanding and knowledge of English Language. This sections contains various things. This section contains 200 questions each carry 1 mark and 0.25 negative marking.

In English Language and Comprehension questions are asked from following topics given below:-

  • Sentence Error
  • Blanks (Related to Prepositions, grammar , etc)
  • Idioms and phrases
  • One word Substitution
  • Active Passive
  • Direct Indirect
  • Close test
  • Comprehension passage
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Spelling error detection
  • Jumble sentences
  • Sentence Improvement


Paper 3 (Statics)

This paper is conducted for For investigator Grade-II post. Only those candidates give this exam who opted for this post. This section have 100 Questions carrying 2 marks for each question and 0.50 negative marking for every wrong answer.

Topics covered in this exam/paper 3 are given below:-

  • Collection Classification and Presentation of Statistical 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 Inference
  • Analysis of Variance
  • Time Series Analysis
  • Index Numbers


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