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Reasoning, Computer and General Awareness Introduced in SSC CGL Tier 2

The most awaited SSC CGL 2022 Notification was released late at night by the Staff Selection Commission on the official website i.e. ssc.nic.in. This is a great opportunity for all graduates who are looking for a stable and high-paying job in the government sector as there are 20,000 vacancies announced for SSC CGL 2022-23.

Staff Selection Commission has come up with many surprises with the release of the SSC CGL 2022 Notification. The major change this year is in the Selection Process of SSC CGL 2022. Earlier the SSC CGL 2022 was conducted in 4 stages or Tiers which is now revised and as per the revised exam pattern, the SSC CGL 2022 Exam will be conducted in two stages: Tier-1 and Tier-2. Other changes are done in the SSC CGL Tier II Exam Pattern 2022. The SSC CGL Tier 2 Paper 1 Exam Pattern 2022 is now modified with the introduction of three subjects: Reasoning, Computer Knowledge and General Awareness. Read this article till the end to get all the information regarding the revised SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2022.

SSC CGL 2022- Scheme of Examination 

The step-wise selection process for the SSC CGL Exam 2022 is given here.

Stages of SSC CGL 2022
Tier-I: Computer-Based Examination
Tier-II: Computer-Based Examination

SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2022

The revised SSC CGL 2022 Exam Pattern now comprises of 2 Tiers i.e. Tier 1 & Tier 2. The Tier 1 and Tier 2 exams will be conducted in online mode. The SSC CGL 2022 Tier-1 exam will be conducted online comprising of 4 sections with maximum marks of 200. The SSC CGL Tier-2 exam will be conducted in 3 phases- Paper 1, Paper 2, and Paper 3. Candidates must go through the Tier-wise exam pattern mentioned below.

SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam Pattern

SSC CGL 2022 Tier-1 exam will be conducted online comprising of 4 sections, with 100 questions that account for a total of 200 marks. The time duration for the entire exam is 60 minutes. There is a negative marking of 0.50 Marks for each wrong answer.

The sections asked in SSC CGL Tier-I Exam are:

  1. General Intelligence & Reasoning
  2. General Awareness
  3. Quantitative Aptitude
  4. English Comprehension

SSC CGL Tier-2 Exam Pattern 2022 (Revised)

SSC CGL Tier-2 exam will be conducted in 3 phases- Paper 1, Paper 2, and Paper 3. Paper I is compulsory for all posts, Paper II will be for the candidates who will apply for the posts of Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) in the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation and Paper III will be the for candidates who apply for the posts of Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer.

SSC CGL Tier 2 Paper 1 Exam Pattern
Sections Module Subject No. of Questions Marks Duration
Section I Module-I Mathematical Abilities 30 90 1 hour
Module-II Reasoning and General Intelligence 30 90
Section II Module-I English Language and Comprehension 45 135 1 hour
Module-II General Awareness 25 75
Section III Module-I Computer Knowledge Test 20 60 15 minutes
Module-II Data Entry Speed Test One Data Entry Task 15 minutes

Reasoning, Computer and General Awareness Introduced in SSC CGL Tier 2 In Hindi

Module-II of Section-I of Paper-I (Reasoning and General Intelligence) Syllabus

This section includes questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. These will include questions on

  1. Semantic Analogy
  2. Symbolic operations, Symbolic/ Number Analogy, Trends
  3. Figural Analogy
  4. Space Orientation
  5. Semantic Classification
  6. Venn Diagrams
  7. Symbolic/ Number
  8. Classification
  9. Drawing inferences
  10. Figural Classification
  11. Punched hole/ pattern-folding & unfolding
  12. Semantic Series
  13. Figural Patternfolding and completion
  14. Number Series
  15. Embedded figures
  16. Figural Series
  17. Critical Thinking
  18. Problem Solving
  19. Emotional Intelligence
  20. Word Building
  21. Social Intelligence
  22. Coding and de-coding
  23. Numerical operations
  24. Other sub-topics, if any.

Module-II of Section-II of Paper-I (General Awareness) Syllabus

Questions in this module are designed to test the candidates’ general awareness of the environment around them and its application to society. Questions are also designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating

  1. India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research
  2. Science
  3. Current Affairs
  4. Books and Authors
  5. Sports
  6. Important Schemes
  7. Important Days & Dates
  8. Portfolio
  9. People in News

Module-I of Section-III of Paper-I (Computer Proficiency) Syllabus

The candidates must have knowledge of the following topics that can be asked in the SSC CGL Tier 2 exam. The detailed syllabus is as follows:

  • Computer Basics: Organization of a computer, Central Processing Unit (CPU), input/ output devices, computer memory, memory organization, back- up devices, PORTs, Windows Explorer. Keyboard shortcuts.
    Software: Windows Operating system including basics of Microsoft Office like MS word, MS Excel and PowerPoint, etc.
    Working with Internet and e-mails: Web Browsing & Searching, Downloading & Uploading, Managing an E-mail Account, e-Banking
  • Basics of networking and cyber security: Networking devices and protocols, Network and information security threats (like hacking, virus, worms, Trojan, etc.), and preventive measures.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is the number of questions asked in the Reasoning and General Intelligence Section in Tier 2?

Ans: The total number of questions asked is 30 for 90 marks.

Q. What is the number of questions asked in the General Awareness Section in Tier 2?

Ans: The total number of questions asked is 25 for 75 marks.

Q. What is the number of questions asked in the Computer Knowledge Test?

Ans: The total number of questions asked is 60 for 20 marks.

Q. Is Computer Knowledge Test introduced in SSC CGL Tier 1?

Ans: No. The Computer Knowledge Test is introduced in the SSC CGL Tier 2.

Q. What is the time allotted for the Computer Knowledge Test in SSC CGL Tier 2?

Ans: The total time for the Computer Knowledge Test will be only 15 minutes.

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