SSC CGL Tier 1 Preparation Time Table

Published on Sunday, February 21, 2016
SSC Tier-1 exam to be held on 8 May & 22 May 2016. You have 3 months for preparations..
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SSC Combined Graduate Level Tier 1 Exam Pattern

In the CGL Tier-1, there will be 200 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ's) to be asked from 4 Sections viz. English, Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and General Awareness. Each section has 50 Questions and Each Question carry 1 mark.

The Total Duration of Tier-1 Exam is 2 Hours.

Penalty: There will be deduction of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer.

Part Subject Max Marks/ Questions
A General Intelligence & Reasoning 50
B General Awareness 50
C Numerical Ability 50
D English 50

A. General Intelligence & Reasoning

This Section has 50 Questions in the Tier-1 Exam. The Questions in this sections are asked from the Topics given below:

Analogies, similarities and differences, spatial visualization, spatial orientation, problem-solving, analysis, judgement, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, Blood Relation, arithmetical reasoning and figural classification, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series, coding and decoding, Syllogism, Seating Arrangement, Directions, Coding-Decoding, Statement and Conclusions, Statement and Assumptions, Analogy, Ranking, Series Problems etc.

B. General Awareness

This is high scoring and Time Saving section in the CGL Tier-1 Exam. This section has 50 Questions and maximum time limit for this section is 20 mins.

1) Static GK Comprises of Questions from India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic, General Polity, Indian Constitution, scientific Research, Current Affairs, Current GK, Books and Authors, Persons and Place in News, Abbreviations etc.

2) In Science Section, the Questions are asked from Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Computer Section.

C. Numerical Aptitude

This is section with most weightage. In this section, 50 Questions will be asked in Tier-1 Exam. The Questions in this sections are asked from the Topics given below:

Whole numbers, decimals and fractions and relationships between numbers, Number Theory (LCM, HCF, Prime No.s etc), Basic Maths, Algebra and Geometry, Speed, Distance and Time, Ratio & Proportion, Percentages, Probability, square roots, average, SI& CI, time and work, Triangle and its various kind of centres, circle and its chords, Tangents, Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Right circular Cone & Cylinder, Sphere, Bar diagram, Pie chart,

(The standard of the questions will be of 10+2 level).

D. English Syllabus

We can say that this is easiest among all the sections. This section has 50 Marks in Tier-1. In this sections, questions are asked on these topics

Passage, Improving Sentences, Spotting Errors, Synonyms and Antonyms, Cloze test, Spelling test, Sentence completion, Idioms and phreses.

Preparation Time Table for SSC CGL Tier 1

Week Wise 6am-7am
Current affairs
Static GK
20-27 Feb Daily current affairs Ancient History Read newspaper Daily and solve comprehension Passage Basic Simplification & no. series, square roots Alphabet series, coding-decoding
28 Feb (Sunday) Revision of CA & read 1-15 January CA Modern History Practice comprehension passage Revise square roots
29 Feb-5 March Current affairs Indian & World Geography Grammar (Noun, Pronoun, Adjective, verb & Tenses) Percentage, average, Ration & Proportion, Ages. Seating arrangement, analogy and classification, New word formation
6 March
Revise Feb GK & Read 16-31 Jan CA Physical Geography --Revision-- Revise Questions on %, Avg, Ratio, ages
7-12 March CA Indian polity Grammar (Adverb, Preposition, Conjunctions, Interjection) Trigonometry Mathematical operation, Decision-Making, Calendar, Clock, Puzzle
13 March
Revise CA Revise Revise Revise formulas
14-19 March CA Indian Constitution Grammar (Voice, Narration, Modals) Time and work, pipes and cisterns, speed & Time Classification, missing characters, Venn diagram, syllogism
20 March (Sunday) Revise Feb & March CA General science Read Newspaper Revision
21-26 March Current Affairs Economics, Idioms and Phrases Trains, Probability, Permutation & Combination Inferences, Assumption, Cause and effect, Distance and Direction
27 March Revise CA & Read imp Books and author Name Computer section Articles Mensuration (Area)
28 March-2 April CA Chemistry Practice Grammatical Errors Mensuration (Surface Area, vol.) Blood Relationship, Ranking
Revise March CA Biology Practice Set Revise
4-9 April CA Physics & Sports Cloze Test Practice DI, Profit and loss, Boats and Stream Coded Inequalities, Fictious Symbols
10 April CA Revise Govt Schemes, UN HQ Practice Set Partnership, Revise
11 April-16 April CA Capital and Currency, Sentence Improvement Data Suffiency, DI Non verbal(Mirror & Water Image), Data Sufficiency
17-20 April CA General Knowledge (Mix topics) Rearrangement DI Revise

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