# SSC CGL Books and Syllabus - Tier I and II

SSC CGL 2014 notification is out. As many readers asked about syllabus and study material of this exam, I am posting detailed syllabus of both Tier I and II. In case of any query, post comments.

## SSC CGL 2014 tier-I Exam Pattern

 Section Subject Total Questions Marks Time Allotted A General Intelligence & Reasoning 50 50 120 Minutes B General Awareness 50 50 C Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 D English Comprehension 50 50

## SSC CGL Tier I Syllabus

### General Intelligence And Reasoning

• Syllogism
• Mirror images
• Series
• Odd man out
• Sitting arrangements
• Puzzles

### Quantitative Aptitude

• Time and work
• Number system
• Time and distance
• Number system
• Probability
• Geometry
• Permutation & Combinations
• Trigonometry
• Ratio and proportions
• Alligations
• Boats and streams
• Pipes and cisterns
• Linear equations
• Co-ordinate geometry
• Data sufficiency
• Data interpretation

### English Comprehension

• Sentence completion
• Fill in the blanks
• Vocabulary
• Synonyms
• Antonyms
• Verbal reasoning
• Active passive voice
• Para jumbles
• Spot errors
• Find Grammar mistakes

### General Awareness

• Current affairs
• Indian Politics
• Environmental sciences
• Economics (Both macro and micro)

## SSC CGL Tier I Books

Quantitative Aptitude by RS AggarwalQuantitative AptitudeGet links of books here
Verbal and non-verbal reasoning By RS Aggarwal General Intelligence and Reasoning

India Book 2013 By Govt. of IndiaGeneral Awareness

Objective English by Hari Mohan PrasadEnglish Comprehension

## SSC CGL Tier II Exam Pattern

 Paper Subject Questions Marks Time Allotted 1 Arithmetic Ability 100 200 120 Minutes 2 English Language 200 200 120 Minutes 3 Statistics (Optional) 100 200 160 Minutes

## SSC CGLTier II Syllabus

Syllabus for English comprehension and Quantitative Aptitude is same for both Tier I and II.
• Statistics Syllabus
• Statistics basics
• Collecting, classification, tabulation, presentation and analysis of data
• Measure of central tendency
• Measure of diversion
• Correlation
• Regression
• Sampling theory
• Index numbers
• Variance analysis
• Time series analysis

## SSC CGL Tier II Books

For Quantitative aptitude, Reasoning and General awareness, syllabus is almost same so the books are also same. For Statistics, I recommend :-