SSC GD Syllabus

SSC GD 2020 : New Syllabus 

The syllabus for the Examination will be as follows:

General Intelligence & Reasoning Section

Analytical aptitude and ability to observe and distinguish patterns will be tested through questions principally of non-verbal type. This component may include questions on

S. NO. Topics
1 Analogies
2 Similarities and differences
3 Spatial visualization
4 Spatial orientation
5 Visual memory
6 Discrimination
7 Observation
8 Relationship concepts
9 Arithmetical reasoning and figural classification
10 Arithmetic number series
11 Non- verbal series
12 Coding and decoding


General Knowledge and General Awareness Section

Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of every day observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to:

S. No. Topics
1 Sports
2 History
3 Culture
4 Geography
5 Economic scene
6 General polity
7 Indian constitution
8 Scientific research

These Questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.

Elementary Mathematics Section

This paper will include questions on problems relating to:

S. No. Topics
1 Number Systems
2 Computation of Whole Numbers
3 Decimals and Fractions and relationship between Numbers
4 Fundamental arithmetical operations
5 Percentages
6 Ratio and Proportion
7 Averages
8 Interest
9 Profit and Loss
10 Discount
11 Mensuration
12 Time and Distance
13 Ratio and Time
14 Time and Work


English/ Hindi Section

Candidates’ ability to understand basic English/ Hindi and his basic comprehension would be tested.

English Hindi
Spot the Error वर्तनी की सामान्य अशुद्धियाँ तथा शब्दों के शब्द  रूप
Fill in the Blanks शब्दों के बहुवचन
Synonyms/Homonyms किसी वाक्य को अन्य लिंग में परिवर्तन
Antonyms मुहावरा व उनका अर्थ
Spellings/Detecting Mis-spelt words अशुद्ध वाक्यों के शुद्ध रूप
Idioms & Phrases विलोमार्थी शब्द
One Word Substitution समानार्थी व पर्यायवाची शब्द
Improvement of Sentences अनेक शब्दों के लिए एक शब्द
Active/Passive Voice कहावतें व लोकोक्तियां के अर्थ
Direct/Indirect Speech संधि विच्छेद
Parajumbles क्रिया से भाववाचक संज्ञा बनाना
Cloze Passage रचना एवं रचयिता
Reading Comprehension  

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