SSC CGL Reasoning Syllabus 2023, Check Syllabus And Exam Pattern Here!

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SSC CGL Reasoning Syllabus: The Staff Selection Commission conducts the SSC CGL Exam to recruit eligible and interested candidates for various posts. All those aspiring to appear for this exam must know the complete syllabus and exam pattern before starting their preparation for the exam. Reasoning is a very important subject for the SSC CGL Exam. A total of 25 questions are asked on this subject in the exam. Read this article to know the complete SSC CGL reasoning syllabus and other details. 

Candidates can check the SSC Exam Calendar here.

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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.

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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
Also read :
SSC CGL Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus  SSC CGL English Syllabus SSC CGL Syllabus - Revised 
 
 

SSC CGL Reasoning Syllabus: Topic-wise Weightage

Here we have provided the topic-wise break up of questions asked in the Reasoning section in the 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


  
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How to Prepare Reasoning for SSC CGL Exam

Candidates can follow the below-mentioned tips to prepare for this section for SSC CGL Exam:
  1. Be thorough with the syllabus.
  2. Focus on topics which have higher weightage and those you feel you are weak in.
  3. Practice questions on a daily basis.
  4. Learn tricks to solve questions faster.
  5. Have conceptual clarity.
  6. Attempt as many mock tests as possible.
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The revised SSC CGL exam pattern is as follows:

SSC CGL Exam Pattern Tier 1

Sections No. of Questions 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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How Many Candidates Appeared for SSC CGL Exam in Last Three Years?: Know Here

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

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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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