SSC CGL 2016 English Syllabus Important Topics

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) Combined Graduate Level  (CGL) Tier-1 2016 exam is going to hold soon, those candidates who applied application for CGI Tier 1 exam and going to attend and to do well in the exam and to score good marks must know the exam pattern and syllabus.  Below given the details regarding SSC CGL Tier exam syllabus and important topics from which questions may come in the SSC CGL Tier I exam. Candidates should know the syllabus for every subject to obtained good score, So that candidate should focus  on each and every subject to gain good marks and get qualified for the exam.

SSC CGL English Syllabus Topics

SSC CGL English Syllabus Topics

SSC CGL 2016 English Syllabus Important Topics

SSC CGL Tier 1 English Syllabus

SSC CGL Tier I written exam paper comprises of  the objective type questions

  • 100 questions with multiple choice
  • Each question holds two mark
  • 50 marks will be reduced for negative answer
  • 25 questions are from English
  • Remaining questions from other subjects.

General Awareness for SSC Tier I, Maths / quantitative aptitude for Tier I and II and Reasoning / general intelligence for Tier I

In SSC CGL Exam English at two levels

SSC CGS Stage No. of questions Time period
Tier I paper I (prelims) 25 questions 75 min
Tier II Paper II (mains exam) 200 questions 2 hours

For both Tier, I and Tier II there is negative marking for wrong answer

SSC CGL English consists the following topics they are

Vocabulary, Grammar, and Comprehension

Topic-wise questions for SSC-English (tier I and II)

Vocabulary

Tier I Tier II
2010 2011 2012 2010 2011 2012
Synonym/Substitution 10 5 10 10 10 15
Antonym 5 5 5 5 5 3
Fill In Blanks 0 15 5 30 20 10
Spelling 5 5 5 5 5 3
Idioms 0 5 5 5 5 10
Vocabulary Subtotal 20 35 30 55 45 41

Grammar

Tier I Tier II
2010 2011 2012 2010 2011 2012
Sentence Improvement 5 5 5 20 20 22
Sentence Correction 5 5 5 20 20 20
Grammar Subtotal 20 15 10 85 85 89
Active-Passive 5 0 0 20 20 20
Direct-Indirect 5 5 0 25 25 27

Sentence Arrangement plus Comprehension

Tier I Exam Tier II Exam
Topic 2010 2011 2012 2010 2011 2012
Comprehension 5 0 10 50 50 50
Sentence Arrangement 5 0 0 10 20 20
Subtotal 10 0 10 60 70 70

SSC-English  (Tier 1 and II)

Topics Tier I Exam Tier II Exam
Topics 2010 2011 2012 2010 2011 2012
Comprehension ComprehensionSentence Arrangement 10 0 10 60 70 70
Grammar Sentence improvement sentence correction

Active-passive

Direct-indirect

20 15 10 85 85 89
Vocabulary SynonymsAntonyms

Fill up the blanks (in a single line)

Fill up the blank (vast paragraph)

Spelling mistake

Idioms and phrases

One word substitution

20 35 30 55 45 41
Total 50 50 50 200 200 200
  • In SSC Tier I exams usually from English questions will come in multiple of five such as five questions based on synonyms then next five from antonyms and vice versa.
  • In SSC Tier II 10 questions in the form of fill in the blanks, then 20 questions based on active passive and so on.
  • Candidates take English as easy but it is not so and not gives look at English but it is not right to score good marks candidates should also focus on English.
  • If you take a look on last year SSC CGL Exam paper of English then you come to know that English is not so easy to leave it or grant it in the exam it ask a meaning of those words which we do not use in our daily life.

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