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SSC CGL 2017
Combined Graduate Level (CGL) exam for the year 2017. Through it, the SSC will recruit for various posts such as Income Tax Inspector, Assistant Audit Officer, Assistant, Sub Inspector, Statistical Investigator, Auditor etc.
The written exam will be conducted in four parts – Tier I will be a preliminary examination which you need to qualify to be eligible for Tier 2 examination.
The marks of both papers count towards the final total. Both these exams will be MCQs and will be conducted ONLINE.
Tier III is a Descriptive English/Hindi Language paper that will be conducted on pen and paper.
The Tier IV will be a Data Entry Skill Test or a Computer Proficiency Test for certain posts.
SSC CGL Tier I Exam Pattern
Subject  Questions  Marks  Time 
General Intelligence & Reasoning  25  50  75 minutes (Total)
For VH & Candidates 
General Awareness  25  50  
Quantitative Aptitude  25  50  
English Language  25  50  
TOTAL  100  200 
Negative Marking: There will be negative marking of 0.5 marks for each wrong answer in the Tier I exam.
SSC CGL Syllabus for Tier – I:
General Intelligence & Reasoning. verbal and nonverbal type.  



General Awareness  



English Language  



Quantitative Aptitude  



Detailed Exam Pattern for SSC CGL 2017 Tier2 Exam:
Tier2 paper of SSC CGL will follow the following pattern:
Tier2 exam will also be an Online exam.
TierII of the examination consists of 4 papers in total.
Duration of each paper is 2 hours.
Out of these four papers, only two papers i.e. PaperI and PaperII are compulsory for all candidates.
Detailed Exam Pattern for SSC CGL Tier2 – Paper1:
PaperI would test your Quantitative Ability. It will have a total of 100 Questions and will be of 200 marks. Therefore, each question would carry two marks. Also, for each wrong answer, the candidate will lose 0.50 marks. As per the SSC Notification, this paper would be of 10th Standard level.
Detailed Exam Pattern for SSC CGL Tier2 – Paper2:
PaperII aims to test your English Language and Comprehension skills. The paper worth 200 marks will consist of 200 Questions. Therefore, each question would carry one mark. And 0.25 marks would be deducted for each wrong answer. The questions asked in this paper would be of 10+2 level.
Detailed Exam Pattern for SSC CGL Tier2 – Paper3:
The PaperIII of SSC CGL Tier2 exam will be on Statistics. Consequently, only those applicants who have applied for the post of Statistical Investigator (now known as Junior Statistical Officer) have to appear for PaperIII. The exam will carry 200 marks and comprise 100 questions. Each question would carry two marks and 0.50 marks would be deducted for each wrong answer. This paper would be based on graduation level questions.
Detailed Exam Pattern for SSC CGL Tier2 – Paper4:
The Paper4 SSC CGL Tier2 exam will be for those candidates who have applied for the post of Assistant Audit Officer (AAO) in C&AG. The paper would comprise two parts i.e. Finance and Accounts and Economics and Governance.
Therefore, the test will have 100 questions carrying 200 Marks in total. Consequently, each question will be of 2 marks. And, 0.50 marks would be deducted for each wrong answer. This paper will be of graduate level.
SSC CGL Syllabus for Tier – II:
Paper – I  Paper – II 
Quantitative Ability:  English Language & Comprehension: 


Paper III:
Statistics for Investigator GradeII, Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation & Compiler in RGI.
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 and mode; 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 random sampling, 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 21 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
SSC CGL Syllabus for Tier – III:
Only those competitors who qualify in all the papers as well as in the aggregate would be eligible to be considered for being called for Tier – III as Data Entry Skill Test/Computer Proficiency Test/Document Verification (as per the requirement of position applied for).
 Data Entry Skill Test:
The “Data Entry Speed” Skill Test at 2000 (two thousand) key depressions for a duration of 15 (fifteen) minutes will be of qualifying nature.
 Computer Proficiency Test:
In this step Computer Proficiency Test ( CPT ) will be organized, comprising of three modules Word Processing, Spread Sheet and Generation of Slides, for applicants (According to the Post).
 Document Verification:
In this step all candidates are required to come for document verification and who will be failed to provide same will not be considered for final selection.
Course Features
 Lectures 1
 Quizzes 1
 Duration 2 hours
 Skill level All level
 Language English/Hindi
 Students 51
 Assessments Self

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