SSC CGL Recruitment 2018 exam syllabus and pattern


Staff Selection Commission has released the official notification for SSC CGL 2018 on May 5. The online application for SSC CGL 2018 exam has started from May 5, 2018. The last date to apply online for SSC CGL 2018 Exam is June 4, 2018. Tier-I exam of SSC CGL 2018 will be conducted from July 25 to Aug 20, 2018. SSC CGL 2018 Tier-II exam will be conducted in November 2018. SSC CGL 2018 syllabus is here.

Here is a post on SSC CGL 2018 syllabus. You can check all the syllabus you need to study for SSC CGL in the below post. You can apply online for the SSC CGL from the last post. you can also check eligibility criteria and vacancy details from that post. The link to the post is here SSC CGL Post.

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SSC CGL 2018 syllabus and pattern

SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam Pattern

  • General Intelligence & Reasoning
  • General Awareness
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • English Comprehension


Subject Questions Marks Time
General Intelligence
& Reasoning
25 50 60 minutes (Total)For VH & Candidates
suffering from
Cerebral Palsy:
80 minutes
General Awareness 25 50
Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
English Language 25 50
TOTAL 100 200

SSC CGL Tier-2 Exam Pattern

  • Quantitative Ability
  • Statistics
  • General Studies (Finance & Economics)
  • English Language & Comprehension
Serial No. Sections No. of Questions Total Marks Time Allotted
1 Quantitative Ability 100 200 2 hours
2 English Language and Comprehension 200 200 2 hours
3 Statistics 100 200 2 hours
4 General Studies (Finance and Economics) 100 200 2 hours

SSC CGL Tier-3 Exam Pattern

Subject Marks Time
Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi (Writing of Essay, Precis, Letter, Application etc.) 100 marks 1 hour or 60 minutes


SSC CGL Tier-4 Exam Pattern

SSC CGL Tier-4 Exam is a Computer Skill Test. It will be conducted in two steps: DEST Test & CPT Test.

DEST: Candidates are required to type 2000 words in 15 minutes on a computer in English. This test is conducted to check a candidate’s writing skills.

CPT: This test is conducted to check a candidate’s proficiency in Word Processing, Spreadsheets and Generation of Slides. 

The above guide will help you to know about the SSC CGL 2018 syllabus that you need to prepare for this 2018 SSC CGL examination.


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