SSC CGL Reasoning Syllabus 2022, Check detailed syllabus and exam pattern here

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SSC CGL Reasoning Syllabus 2022, Check detailed syllabus and exam pattern here

Reasoning is one of the most important sections of SSC CGL Exam. Questions from General Intelligence and Reasoning are asked in Tier 1 and Paper 1 of Tier 2 Exam. A total of 25 questions will be asked from this section in Tier 1 and 30 questions in Tier 2. All those who are applying for SSC CGL Exam should have complete clarity about SSC CGL Reasoning syllabus. Knowing the syllabus will help you stick to the topics which are important for SSC CGL Exam. Read this article to know SSC CGL reasoning syllabus. You can now prepare for the SSC exam with us-SSC Champion Batch 2022 : Enroll in Live class by Safalta Now!


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SSC CGL Reasoning Syllabus

This section is more application-based, but the concepts that play an important role must be learned. This section too has a weightage of 25% but the questions asked are easy to moderate level. Candidates can easily score very good marks in this section. The SSC syllabus for the reasoning section is as follows:
  • Analogies
  • Similarities and differences
  • Space visualization
  • Spatial orientation
  • Problem-solving
  • Analysis
  • Judgment
  • Blood Relations
  • Decision making
  • Visual memory
  • Discrimination
  • Observation
  • Relationship concepts
  • Arithmetical reasoning
  • Figural classification
  • Arithmetic number series
  • Non-verbal series
  • Coding and decoding
  • Statement conclusion
  • Syllogistic reasoning
 

SSC CGL Reasoning Syllabus: Topic-wise Weightage

Here we have provided the topic-wise break up of questions asked in Reasoning section in SSC CGL Exam. The topic-wise weightage is as follows:

Year

2020

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

Analogy

4-5

3-4

3-4

2-3

2-3

05

04

08

09

09

08

Blood Relations

1

1

1

1-2

1-2

02

00

01

00

02

01

Symbols and Notations

1

0

0

1-2

1-2

03

02

00

02

01

03

Direction and Distance

1-2

0

0

0

1

04

02

04

02

04

02

Clock and Calendar

0-1

0

0

1

02

00

00

01

01

01

Coding-Decoding

2-3

2-3

2-3

2-3

2-3

03

03

03

04

02

02

Syllogism

2-3

1

1

1-2

1

03

05

02

02

01

02

Seating Arrangements

1

0-1

1

1-2

1-2

02

00

01

02

02

02

Cubes and Dices

1-2

1

1

1-2

0-1

02

00

02

00

00

01

Venn Diagram

1

1

1

2-3

1-2

02

02

02

01

01

02

Miscellaneous

2-3

0-1

1-2

2-3

2-3

02

03

02

02

02

02

Alphabetical Arrangements

1-2

1

0-1

1-2

1-2

03

03

01

01

02

02

Mirror and Water Image

1

1

1

1-2

1

01

01

01

01

01

01

Paper Cutting and Folding

1

1

1

1-2

1

01

01

01

01

01

01

Figure Problems (Completion, Embedded, Deviation)

2-3

1

1

1-2

3

05

06

03

02

02

01

Classification

2-3

2-3

3

3-4

2

03

06

06

07

06

06

Series/ Missing Number

1-2

3-4

2-3

2-3

1-2

02

04

05

05

05

08

Arithmetic Operations

1

1

1-2

2-3

1-2

02

05

06

05

06

02

Word Formation

-

0

0

2-3

1

02

02

02

03

02

01

 

How to Prepare Reasoning for SSC CGL Exam

Candidates can follow the below mentioned tips to prepare this section for SSC CGL Exam:
Be thorough with the syllabus.
Focus on topics which have higher weightage and those you feel you are weak in.
Practice questions on a daily basis.
Learn tricks to solve questions faster.
Have conceptual clarity.
Attemtpt as many mock tests as possible.

The revised SSC CGL exam pattern is as follows:

SSC CGL Exam Pattern Tier 1

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Total Marks Time Allotted
General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 50  60 minutes
(1 hour)
General Awareness 25 50
Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
English Comprehension 25 50
Total 100 200

SSC CGL Exam Pattern Tier 2: Paper 1

Sections Module Subject No. of Questions Marks Weightage Duration
Section I Module-I Mathematical Abilities 30 90 23% 1 hour
Module-II Reasoning and General Intelligence 30 90 23%
Section II Module-I English Language and Comprehension 45 135 35% 1 hour
Module-II General Awareness 25 75 19%
Section III Module-I Computer Knowledge Test 20 60 Qualifying 15 minutes
Module-II Data Entry Speed Test One Data Entry Task Qualifying 15 minutes

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SSC CGL Exam Pattern Tier 2: Paper 2 and Paper 3

Paper Section No. of question Maximum Marks Duration
Paper II Statistics 100 200 2 hours
Paper III General Studies (Finance and Economics) 100 200 2 hours

How many stages are there in SSC CGL revised exam pattern?

There are two stages in SSC CGL exam as per the revised exam pattern- Tier 1 and Tier 2.

Is there negative marking in SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam?

Yes, there is negative marking in SSC CGL Tier 1 exam. 0.5 marks are deducted for every incorrect answer.

How many questions are asked from reasoning in SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam?

A total of 25 questions are asked from Reasoning in SSC CGL Tier 1 exam.

How many questions are asked from reasoning in SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam?

A total of 30 questions are asked from Reasoning in SSC CGL Tier 2 Paper 1.

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