# Syllabus for SSC CGL 2014 Tier-I

Posted by Jasleen Behl
SSC CGL 2014 tier-I syllabus has been divided into four following sections:
• General intelligence and Reasoning (50 marks)
• Quantitative Aptitude (50 marks)
• English Comprehension (50 marks)
• General Awareness (50 marks)
Total number of questions: 200
Time duration: 2 hours

## General intelligence and Reasoning

• Series: Odd words, Analogy, Missing letters, Ranking etc.
• Coding- Decoding
• Sitting arrangements
• Blood relation
• Venn diagrams
• Syllogism
• Clocks and calenders
• Age related problems
• Mirror images
• Sequence of figures
• Assumption, interference,conclusions etc
• Direction based questions
• Logic based questions

## Quantitative Aptitude

In quantitative aptitude section, questions are set to test the mathematical ability of the candidate.This section includes:
• Number System
• Simplification
• Ratio and Proportions
• Partnership
• Percentage
• Profit and loss
• Series
• Average
• Discount
• Simple interest and compound interest
• Mixtures and Allegation
• Time and work
• Time, speed and distance
• Trains
• Boats and streams
• Pipes and cisterns
• Permutation and Combination
• Probability
• Linear equations
• Mensuration (Area and volume)
• Co-ordinate geometry
• Geometry:  Triangles, Circle and its chords, Quadrilaterals, Polygons, Right prism, Right circular cone, Right circular cylinder Sphere, Hemisphere, Parallelopiped, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Complementary angles, Height and distances etc.
• Trigonometric Ratios
• Data interpretation

## English Comprehension

• Vocabulary: Antonym, Synonym, Blanks, Spelling, Idioms and phrases
• Grammar: Sentence correction, Active- passive, Sentence improvement, Direct- Indirect
• Sentence rearrangement

## General Awareness

• Indian Polity
• Indian History and culture
• Science
• Biodiversity
• Environment
• Economy
• Miscellaneous Gk including sports