SSC CGL PATTERN : Staff Selection Commission has released Notification for CGL 2016. Tier 1 Exam will be organized in August, 2016. As Expected SSC has not made any change in Syllabus. But Interview component has been dispensed with. There will, therefore, be no interview. New Post of Assistant Audit Officer (Gazetted) has been introduced in CGL 2016.
SELECTION PROCESS: The Examination will be conducted in three tiers as indicated below :
 Tier I — Written Examination (Objective Multiple Choice Type)
 Tier II — Written Examination (Objective Multiple Choice Type)
 Tier III — Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test (wherever applicable)/ Document Verification
NOTE : The Commission reserves the right to make changes in the scheme of examination such as conduct of TierI and TierII examination in computer based mode, treating TierI examination as only qualifying etc.
SSC CGL 2016 TIER I PATTERN & SYLLABUS
SSC CGL Tier I 2016 Exam Date : In August, 2016
CGL Tier I Exam Pattern : It is an objective Type Exam. Interesting fact about CGL is that there is No sectional Cut Off…….Check Exam Pattern Below…….
PART

Subject

No. Of Questions

Maximum Marks

A  General Intelligence & Reasoning  50  50 
B  General Awareness  50  50 
C  Quantitative Aptitude  50  50 
D  English Comprehension  50  50 
So There are 200 questions consisting of 200 Marks. Means 1 Mark assign for 1 question.
 Time Duration is 120 minutes (2 Hour) for 200 questions.
 There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in TierI Exam.
SSC CGL Tier I Exam Syllabus :
General Intelligence & Reasoning : It would include questions of both verbal and nonverbal type. This component may include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, space visualization, spatial orientation, problem solving, analysis, judgement, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning and figurative classification, arithmetic number series, nonverbal series.
Coding and decoding, statement conclusion, syllogistic reasoning etc. The topics are, Semantic Analogy, Symbolic/Number Analogy, Figural Analogy, Semantic Classification, Symbolic/Number Classification, Figural Classification, Semantic Series, Number Series, Figural Series, Problem Solving, Word Building, Coding & decoding, Numerical Operations, symbolic Operations, Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization.
Venn Diagrams, Drawing inferences, Punched hole/pattern –folding & unfolding, Figural Pattern – folding and completion, Indexing, Address matching, Date & city matching, Classification of centre codes/roll numbers, Small & Capital letters/numbers coding, decoding and classification, Embedded Figures, Critical thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence, Other subtopics, if any.
General Awareness: Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidates general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of every day observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research.
Quantitative Aptitude: The questions will be designed to test the ability of appropriate use of numbers and number sense of the candidate. The scope of the test will be computation of whole numbers, decimals fractions and relationships between numbers, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Allegation, Time and distance, Time & Work, Basic algebraic identities of School.
Algebra & Elementary surds, Graphs of Linear Equations, Triangle and its various kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles, Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons , Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallel0piped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base, Trigonometric ratio, Degree and Radian Measures, Standard Identities, Complementary angles, Heights and Distances, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart.
English Comprehension: Candidates’ ability to understand correct English, his basic comprehension and writing ability, etc. would be tested. Questions will be based on will be based onspot the error, fill in the blanks, synonyms, antonyms, spelling/detecting misspelt words, idioms & phrases, one word substitution, improvement of sentences.
NOTE: TierI examination is used to screen the candidates for appearing in TierII exam for various papers which will be specifically required for different groups of posts. Marks of such screened candidates in TierI will be taken into account for final ranking of candidates for selecting them for the interview/skill test and also final selection.
SSC CGL 2016 TIER II PATTERN & SYLLABUS
SSC CGL Tier II 2016 Exam Date : Announced Later on
TIER II PATTERN: It will also be Objective Type Paper.
PAPER

Subject

No. Of Questions

Maximum Marks

IV  General Studies (Finance and Economics)  Notified Later on  200 
III  Statistics  100  200 
I  Quantitative Abilities  100  200 
II  English Language & Comprehension  200  200 
 Time Duration is 120 minutes (2 Hour) for Each of the Papers.
 There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks in PaperII and 0.50 marks in PaperI and PaperIII for each wrong answer.
NOTE: PaperI & II are compulsory for all the categories of posts. PaperIII is only for those candidates who apply for the post of Statistical Investigator Gr.II & Compiler & Paper IV is only for Assistant Audit Officer..
SSC CGL 2016 Tier II Syllabus:
PaperI ► Quantitative Ability : The questions will be designed to test the ability of appropriate use of numbers and number sense of the candidate. The scope of the test will be the computation of whole numbers, decimals ,fractions and relationships between numbers, Percentage. Ratio & Proportion,Square roots, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Alligation, Time and distance, Time & Work.
Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds, Graphs of Linear Equations, Triangle and its various kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles, Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons , Circle.
Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base, Trigonometric ratio, Degree and Radian Measures, Standard Identities, Complementary angles, Heights and Distances, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart
PaperII ► English Language & Comprehension: Questions in this components will be designed to test the candidate’s understanding and knowledge of English Language and will be based on spot the error, fill in the blanks, synonyms, antonyms, spelling/detecting misspelt words, idioms & phrases, one word substitution, improvement of sentences, active/passive voice of verbs, conversion into direct/indirect narration, shuffling of sentence parts, shuffling of sentences in a passage, cloze passage & comprehension passage.
PaperIII : Statistics for Investigator GradeII:
Collection Classification and Presentation of Statistical Data – Primary and Secondary data, Methods of data collection; Tabulation of data; Graphs and charts; Frequency distributions; Diagrammatic presentation of frequency distributions.
Measures of Central Tendency– Common measures of central tendency – mean median andmode; Partition values quartiles, deciles, percentiles.
Measures of Dispersion– Common measures dispersion – range, quartile deviations, mean deviation and standard deviation; Measures of relative dispersion.
Moments, Skewness and Kurtosis – Different types of moments and their relationship; meaning of skewness and kurtosis; different measures of skewness and kurtosis.
Correlation and Regression – Scatter diagram; simple correlation coefficient; simple regression lines; Spearman’s rank correlation; Measures of association of attributes; Multiple regression; Multiple and partial correlation (For three variables only).
Probability Theory – Meaning of probability; Different definitions of probability; Conditional probability; Compound probability; Independent events; Bayes’ theorem.
Random Variable and Probability Distributions – Random variable; Probability functions; Expectation and Variance of a random variable; Higher moments of a random variable; Binomial , Poisson, Normal and Exponential distributions; Joint distribution of two random variable (discrete).
Sampling Theory – Concept of population and sample; Parameter and statistic, Sampling and nonsampling errors; Probability and nonprobability sampling techniques(simple randomsampling, stratified sampling, multistage sampling, multiphase sampling, cluster sampling, systematic sampling, purposive sampling, convenience sampling and quota sampling); Sampling distribution(statement only); Sample size decisions.
Statistical Inference – Point estimation and interval estimation, Properties of a good estimator, Methods of estimation (Moments method, Maximum likelihood method, Least squares method), Testing of hypothesis, Basic concept of testing, Small sample and large sample tests, Tests based on Z, t, Chisquare and F statistic, Confidence intervals.
Analysis of Variance – Analysis of oneway classified data and twoway classified data.
Time Series Analysis – Components of time series, Determinations of trend component by different methods, Measurement of seasonal variation by different methods.
Index Numbers – Meaning of Index Numbers, Problems in the construction of index numbers, Types of index number, Different formulae, Base shifting and splicing of index numbers, Cost of living Index Numbers, Uses of Index Numbers.
Paper IV : General Studies (Finance and Economics) for the post of Assistant Audit Officer in Indian Audit & Accounts Department under CAG.
Part A: Finance and Accounts – (80 marks)
1. Fundamental principles and basic concept of Accounting. Financial Accounting: Nature and scope, Limitations of Financial Accounting, Basic concepts and Conventions, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
Basic concepts of accounting : Single and double entry, Books of original Entry, Bank Reconciliation, Journal, ledgers, Trial Balance, Rectification of Errors, Manufacturing, Trading, Profit & loss Appropriation Accounts, Balance Sheet Distinction between Capital and Revenue Expenditure, Depreciation Accounting, Valuation of Inventories, Nonprofit organisations Accounts, Receipts and Payments and Income & Expenditure Accounts, Bills of Exchange, Self Balancing Ledgers.
Part B: Economics and Governance – (120 marks)
2. Comptroller & Auditor General of India Constitutional provisions, Role and responsibility.
3. Finance CommissionRole and functions.
4. Basic Concept of Economics and introduction to Micro Economics Definition, scope and nature of Economics, Methods of economic study and Central problems of an economy and Production possibilities curve.
5. Theory of Demand and Supply Meaning and determinants of demand, Law of demand and Elasticity of demand, Price, income and cross elasticity; Theory of consumer’s behaviourMarshallian approach and Indifference curve approach, Meaning and determinants of supply, Law of supply and Elasticity of Supply.
6. Theory of Production and cost Meaning and Factors of production; Laws of production Law of variable proportions 22 and Laws of returns to scale.
7. Forms of Market and price determination in different markets Various forms of marketsPerfect Competition, Monopoly, Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly ad Price determination in these markets.
8. Indian Economy Nature of the Indian Economy Role of different sectorsRole of Agriculture, Industry and Servicestheir problems and growth; National Income of IndiaConcepts of national income, Different methods of measuring national income
Population Its size, rate of growth and its implication on economic growth Poverty and unemployment Absolute and relative poverty, types, causes and incidence of unemployment InfrastructureEnergy, Transportation, Communication.
9. Economic Reforms in India Economic reforms sice 1991; Liberalisation, Privatisation, Globalisation and Disinvestment.
10. Money and Banking Monetary/ Fiscal policy Role and functions of Reserve Bank of India; functions of commercial Banks/RRB/Payment Banks Budget and Fiscal deficits and Balance of payments Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act, 2003.
11. Role of Information Technology in Governance.
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