SSC CGL Syllabus: Decoding syllabi for Quant & Reasoning

SSC CGL syllabus 2024 will be officially released by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) at The syllabus is released along with the official notification.

SSC CGL Syllabus 2024
SSC CGL syllabus 2024 covers Quant, Reasoning, English Language, and General Awareness.

SSC CGL Syllabus 2024: The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released the SSC Calendar 2024 at As per the calendar, the SSC CGL Tier 1 is scheduled to be conducted in Sep-Oct, 2024. The official dates will be released soon by the commission. Moreover, the registration for SSC CGL Tier 1 will start on June 11, 2024, and will end on July 10, 2024.

Candidates preparing for the SSC CGL exam 2024 must be aware of the syllabus and exam pattern. SSC CGL syllabus includes topics and subtopics from four subjects, namely, a) Quantitative Aptitude b) General Intelligence & Reasoning c) General English and d) General Awareness.

In this article, we will be decoding the syllabus for Quant and Reasoning, the most important sections of SSC CGL Tier 1. Both sections consist of 25 questions each in Multiple Choice format. It is important for students to cover each and every topic and subtopics included in the SSC CGL syllabus to maximise the chances of scoring maximum marks.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude

Students usually begin their preparation with quantitative aptitude, as it is the most important section. It is easy to score maximum marks in the Quant section once you are familiar with key concepts including short tricks for problem solving. Candidates must ensure the following chapters that must be covered by them while preparing for the exam:

Computation of whole numbersDiscountPercentageDegree and Radian MeasuresTriangle
Right Circular CylinderHemispheresDecimalsPartnership BusinessRatio & Proportion
Graphs of Linear EquationsQuadrilateralsSphereRectangular ParallelepipedProfit and Loss
Time & WorkInterestStandard IdentitiesRight Circular ConeFrequency polygon
Complementary anglesRelationships between numbersTime and distanceAveragesCongruence and similarity of triangles
Right PrismHistogramTrigonometric ratioFractionsMixture and Alligation
Square rootsRegular PolygonsCircle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circlesBasic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surdsRegular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base
SSC CGL Maths Syllabus

SSC CGL Tier 1 Syllabus for General Reasoning

SSC CGL reasoning syllabus includes topics from both verbal and non-verbal reasoning. Non-verbal reasoning refers to visuals and diagram-related problems. It assesses the student’s ability to interpret visual information. Candidates can check the detailed syllabus for General Reasoning in the table below:

AnalogiesSimilarities and differencesSpace visualization
Spatial orientationProblem-solvingAnalysis
JudgmentBlood RelationsDecision making
Visual memoryDiscriminationObservation
Relationship conceptsArithmetical reasoningFigural classification
Arithmetic number seriesNon-verbal seriesCoding and decoding
Statement conclusionSyllogistic reasoning 
SSC CGL Reasoning Syllabus