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Important Subject Wise Topics For SSC CGL Exam 2020

SSC CGL Important Topics: Staff Selection Commission will be conducting the combined graduate level examination from 3rd March. Check out the list of important topics of all subjects useful for the Tier 1 exam.

| Updated On February 28th, 2020 at 06:27 pm

SSC CGL Important Topics 2020: Staff Selection Commission will be conducting the Tier 1 combined graduate level examination from 3rd March to recruit eligible graduates to various posts of Group B and C. What are the important topics that must be focused on before appearing for the Tier 1 exam? How should you revise the topics in the last few days? This post will highlight the important subject wise topics For SSC CGL Exam 2020.

The Tier 1 exam will test the knowledge of candidates in 4 subjects namely Quantitative Aptitude, English, Reasoning and General Awareness. Only those candidates having the complete subject-wise knowledge would surpass the cut off marks required to qualify for the Tier 2 examination. As the last 4 days are left for the exam, take a look at the topics that can help you with the last-minute preparation in SSC CGL 2020.

SSC CGL Important Topics For General Intelligence and Reasoning 

General Intelligence and Reasoning section can be the most scoring one among all sections. As per the trend seen over the years, an equal number of questions are asked from this section. In the remaining days, aspirants must focus on solving quizzes and practice questions specifically from topics such as Analogy, Coding-decoding, All type of series whether alphabetical or number series and Odd One Out.

S.No. Topics No. Of Questions asked in SSC CGL 2016 No. Of Questions asked in SSC CGL 2017 No. Of Questions asked in SSC CGL 2018-19
1 Analogy 3 3 3
2 Odd One Out 3 3 2
3 Series 2 2 2
4 Statement & Conclusions 1 1 1
5 Directions 1
6 Sequence (Acc. to Dictionary) 1 1 1
7 Word Formation 1 1 1
8 Coding-Decoding 2 3 3
9 Mathematical Operations 1 1 1
10 Matrix 1 1
11 Blood Relation (Age calculation) 1 1 1
12 Mirror Image 1 1 1
13 Venn Diagram 1 1 1
14 Paper Folding Image 1 1 1
15 Missing Term 1 1 2
16 Calendar 1 1
17 Cube 1 1
18 Counting Figure 1 1 1
19 Complete Figure 1 1 1
20 Hidden Figure 1 1 1
Total Questions 25 25 25

 

SSC CGL Important Topics For the English Language

For the remaining days, candidates must focus on reading the grammar rules and enhancing vocabulary. Try to learn as many words as you can and solve mock tests. Try to read English questions in the minimum time to save time for the remaining sections. Take a look at the distribution of questions asked from this section over the years based on an average of all shifts.

S.No. Topics No. Of Questions asked in SSC CGL 2016 No. Of Questions asked in SSC CGL 2017 No. Of Questions asked in SSC CGL 2018-19
1 Fill in the Blanks 3 2 2
2 Sentence Improvement 5 2 2
3 Error Detection 3 2 2
4 Sentence Rearrangement 2 2
5 Idioms and Phrases 6 2 2
6 Synonyms 1 2 2
7 Antonyms 1 2 2
8 Active Passive 1 2
9 Direct Indirect 1
10 One Word Substitution 2 2
11 Spelling Correction 1 2 2
12 Passage Reading Comprehension (5) Cloze Test (5) Cloze Test (5)
Total Questions 25 25 25

 

SSC CGL Important Topics For Quantitative Aptitude 

In Quantitative aptitude of SSC CGL exam, revise arithmetic maths as it might dominate the exam this year as well. Be quick with calculations as questions can be lengthy. Clear your concepts for topics such as Number system, Time & Work, Percentage, BODMAS etc 4-5 questions will surely be asked from the data interpretation section. Take a look at the topic-wise distribution of questions:

S.No. Topics No. Of Questions asked in SSC CGL 2016 No. Of Questions asked in SSC CGL 2017 No. Of Questions asked in SSC CGL 2018-19
1 Ratio 1 1 1
2 Average 1 1 2
3 Number System 1 1 3
4 Simplification 1
5 Time & Work 1 2
6 Time, Speed & Distance 1 1 1
7 S.I. & C.I. 1 1 1
8 Profit & Loss 2 2 1
9 Coordinate Geometry 2
10 Geometry 5 4 2
11 Mensuration 2 1 2
12 Trigonometry 2 3 2
12 Percentage 1 1 2
12 Algebra 4 2 1
13 DI 4 4 4
Total Questions 25 25 25

 

SSC CGL Important Topics For General Awareness

General Awareness is seen to be dominated by Current affairs with 7-8 questions being asked from it. Revise the important current affairs especially from the past 3 months. Do not forget to revise notes from history, geography and science. Questions from Modern and medieval history are on the rise. Make sure to revise dance forms, temples, heritage sites of states. In science, the majority of questions are asked from Biology.

S.No. Topics No. Of Questions asked in SSC CGL 2016 No. Of Questions asked in SSC CGL 2017 No. Of Questions asked in SSC CGL 2018-19
1 History 3 2 3
2 Polity 3 3 2
3 Geography 1 3 2
4 Economics 4 2 1
5 Static Awareness 3 2 2-3
6 Biology 4 1 2
7 Chemistry 3 3 3
8 Physics 2 4 2
9 Computer 1 1
10 Current Affairs 1 4 7-8
Total Questions 25 25 25

 

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