Syllabus for SSC Tier I & Tier II Exams

Comparative Syllabus for Tier 1 and Tier 2

SubjectsTier 1Tier 2Post
Quantitative AptitudeAll categories of post
General Awareness All categories of post
English Comprehension All categories of post
General intelligence and reasoning All categories of post
English Language & Comprehension All categories of post
Statistics Statistical Investigator Gr II & Compiler
General Studies (Finance and Economics) Assisstant Audit Officer

Comparative English Syllabus for SSC Tier 1 & Tier 2 papers
These papers are conducted to test candidate's ability to understand correct English and writing ability. An analysis of syllabus based on previous year's papers is provided below:

EnglishTier 1Tier 2
Filling blanks with appropriate verbs
On spot error, error recognition
Synonyms & antonyms
Spelling/detecting mis-spelt words
Idioms & phrases
One word substitution, improvement of sentences
Sentence Structure and Sentence Completion etc 
Conversion into direct/indirect narration 
Shuffling of sentence parts, shuffling of sentences in a passage 
Cloze passage & comprehension passage 

Note: The given comparative syllabus is indicative and not exhaustive.

SSC CGL Tier II 2016 Syllabus

Paper-I : Quantitative Ability
1) Computation of whole numbers12) Partnership BusinessGeometry:
2) Decimals13) Averages1) Degree and Radian Measures
3) Fractions and relationships between numbers14) Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds2) tangents & common tangents to two or more circles
4) Percentage15) Heights and Distances3) Circle & angles subtended by chords of a circle
5) Ratio & Proportion16) Discount4) Triangle & Triangle and its various kinds of centres
6) Graphs of Linear Equations17) Trigonometric ratio5) ongruence and similarity of triangles Quadrilaterals
7) Time & Work18) Standard Identities6) Regular Polygons & Right Prism
8) Time and distance19) Interest7) Right Circular Cone & Right Circular Cylinder
9) Mixture and Alligation20) Complementary angles8) Sphere & Hemispheres
10) Profit and Loss21) Frequency polygon9) Rectangular Parallelepiped
11) Square roots22) Bar diagram & Pie chart, Histogram10) Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base

Paper-II : English Language & Comprehension
1) Fill in the blanks4) Synonyms, Antonyms7) Shuffling of sentences in a passage
2) Conversion into direct/indirect narration5) Spelling/detecting mis-spelt words8) Active/passive voice of verbs
3) Shuffling of sentence parts, improvement of sentences6) Idioms & phrases, One word substitution9) Cloze passage & comprehension passage

General Intelligence & Reasoning
Verbal and Non-verbal:- Analogies, similarities and differences, space visualization, spatial orientation, problem solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning and figural classification, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series, coding and decoding, statement conclusion, syllogistic reasoning etc.
- Semantic Series, Number Series, Figural Series, Problem Solving, Word Building, Coding & de-coding.
- Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization, Semantic Analogy, Symbolic/Number Analogy, Figural Analogy, Classification, Symbolic/Number Classification.
- Figural Classification - Venn Diagrams, Drawing inferences, Embedded Figures, Figural Pattern – folding and completion, Punched hole/pattern –folding & un- folding.
- Indexing, Address matching, Date & city matching, decoding and classification, Numerical Operations, symbolic Operations, Small & Capital letters/numbers coding.
- Critical thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence, Other sub-topics, etc.

Note: The given comparative syllabus is indicative and not exhaustive.