SSC CGL Syllabus 2023 | Check Out the Subject Wise Syllabus and Exam Pattern For Combined Graduate Leven Exam

SSC CGL Syllabus 2023: The Recruitment Board of Staff Selection Commission has released the Combined Graduate Level Exam Syllabus so that the Candidates can prepare well for the exam. SSC conducts recruitment examinations each year to select Eligible Candidates for different posts in various departments, organizations, and offices under the Govt. of India. This is very important to know that, SSC Exam Syllabus continues to change after a few years. So, the Candidates must keep themselves updated with the changing Syllabus.

  • Being updated with the latest exam patterns and syllabus in mind is very important while preparing for an SSC exam, as this is a very challenging exam. To keep in mind in today’s post, we are going to share the Complete information about the latest SSC Syllabus 2023.

SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2023:

The SSC Combined Graduate Level (CGL) exam pattern is given in the table below:

Stages Tier- I Tier- II Tier- III Tier- IV
Mode of Exam: Online Online Offline Offline
Number of Sections: 4 4 10 2
Name of Sections:
  1. General Intelligence and Reasoning
  2. General Awareness
  3. Quantitative Aptitude
  4. English Comprehension
  1. Quantitative Ability
  2. Statistics
  3. General Studies
  4. English Language and Comprehension
Essay, Precis, and Letter Application.
  1. Data Entry Skill Test (DEST)
  2. Computer Proficiency Test (CPT)
Questions in each section: 25
  1. Quantitative Ability and Statistics- 100 each
  2. General Studies and English Language and Comprehension- 200  marks for each subject.
  • DEST- 2000 words
  • CPT- Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and Power point
Duration of the examination: 60 minutes 2 hours for each section 60 minutes 15 mins each
Maximum number of questions: 100 500 2 None
Type of Questions: Objective-Based Objective-Based Descriptive Skill- Based
Maximum number of marks for each question: 1
  1. Quantitative Ability- 2 marks
  2. Statistics- 1 mark
  3. General Studies- 2 marks
  4. English Language and Comprehension- 2 marks
50 None
Marking Scheme:
  • 2 marks for each correct answer
  • Negative marking- 0.50 marks
  1. Quantitative Ability- 0.50 marks
  2. Statistics- 0.25 marks
  3. General Studies- 0.50 marks
  4. English Language and Comprehension- 0.50 marks
Based on the writing skills. None
Language of the test: Hindi and English Hindi and English Hindi and English English

Name of the Subjects

Name of the Topics

General Knowledge and Awareness:

  • Current Affairs (National and International)
  • Indian Geography
  • Politics and the Indian Parliament
  • Sports
  • Zoology and Botany
  • History of the Indian Financial System
  • History of India including Medieval and Modern
  • Important Days and dates
  • Recent and Popular Monetary policies and regulations
  • Indian polity, constitution, and economy
  • Indian Environment
  • Renowned Authors and books
  • Developments in the field of Science and Technology
  • Information Communication and Technology

General Intelligence and Logical Reasoning:

  • Analogies
  • Alphabetical and Number Series
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Mathematical Operations
  • Relationships
  • Puzzles
  • Statement and Conclusion
  • Syllogism
  • Visual Memory
  • Discrimination
  • Letter and Symbol Series
  • Family Relationships
  • Making Judgements
  • Venn Diagrams and set theory
  • Data Interpretation and Sufficiency
  • Similarities and Differences
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Cause and Effect
  • Directions
  • Reason and Assertion
  • True and False
  • Statement-Arguments and Assumptions

Mathematics or, Quantitative Aptitude:

  • Number Systems
  • Decimals
  • Fractions
  • Pipes and Cisterns
  • Upstream and Downstream
  • Train and Bridge distance
  • Races and Games
  • Probability
  • Square and Cube Roots
  • Linear and Quadratic Equations
  • LCM and HCF
  • Ratio and Proportions
  • Percentage
  • Line charts, Tables, and Graphs
  • Mensuration System
  • Time and Work
  • Time and Distance
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Profit and Loss
  • Algebra

English Comprehension:

  • Antonyms, Homonyms, and synonyms
  • Direct and Indirect speech
  • Active and passive voice
  • Sentence correction and reconstruction
  • Theme Detection
  • Vocabulary and Spelling Test
  • Spotting errors
  • Word Substitution
  • Phrases and idioms
  • Deriving conclusions from sentences
  • Sentence completion
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Types of sentences
  • Prepositions, Conjunctions, and Linkers
  • Paragraph Completion
  • Passage correction
  • Comprehension

General Studies:

  • Indian Culture and History
  • Modern History of India
  • Current Affairs (National and International)
  • Statistics- Mean, Mode, Median, and Derivation
  • Graphs- Line, Bar, and Pie charts
  • Indian Politics
  • State Politics
  • Indian Geography
  • The Indian constitution, and economy
  • Developments in the field of Science and Technology


  • Collection, classification, and presentation of statistical data
  • Measures of central tendency
  • Deviations, Means, and standard deviation
  • Moments, skewness, and Kurtosis
  • Correlation and Regression
  • Probability theory
  • Sampling theory
  • Random variable and Probability distributions
  • Statistical inference
  • Analysis of Variance
  • Index Numbers


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