SSC CGL Maths

SSC CGL stands for STAFF SELECTION COMMISSION Combined graduate level exam. It is a national-level exam for recruitment under different Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations of the government of India.

It offers various reputed and prestigious posts like income tax inspector, Assistant audit officer, etc. This exam is popular among the youth of India who wants to serve the country. 

ROLE OF MATHEMATICS or QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE IN SSC CGL:

Mathematics or Quantitative aptitude plays a crucial role in every competitive exam in India. Quantitative aptitude is asked to test your natural ability of understanding. Especially, your problem-solving skills. Mathematics is a key subject when it comes to SSC CGL.

If you look at the SSC CGL exam, you will notice Maths will play a major role in securing a good place. Because in the maths section a student can achieve 100% accuracy. In addition, the tier 2 the weightage of maths is 90 marks!

In order to secure a good rank, make sure you have a good command of maths. With this in mind, have a look at the SSC CGL exam pattern.

SSC CGL NEW EXAM PATTERN:

As soon as the Staff selection commission published the notification of SSC CGL 2022, every student was surprised to see the change in the exam pattern. But if you observe the syllabus closely there is not much change in the syllabus of the exam. 

The Examination will be conducted in four tiers as indicated below:

  1. The Tier-I: Computer-Based Examination
  2. Tier-II: Computer-Based Examination

Scheme of Tier-I :

SSC CGL TIER 1

  • Tier-I will consist of Objective Type, Multiple choice questions. The
    questions will be set both in English & Hindi except for English
    Comprehension.
  • There will be a negative marking of 0.50 for each wrong answer.

Scheme of Tier 2:

ssc cgl tier 2

There will be a negative marking of 1 mark for each wrong answer in Section-I, Section-II and Module-I of Section-III of Paper-I and of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-II and Paper-III.

SSC CGL maths syllabus:

In the notification of SSC CGLE 2022, the syllabus of Quantitative aptitude is given separately. 

Following is the SSC CGL MATHS SYLLABUS OF TIER 1-

Arithmetic
  • Whole numbers
  •  Decimals.
  •  fractions and relationships between numbers
  •  Percentage,
  • Ratio & Proportion,
  •  Square roots,
  •  Averages
  • Interest,
  • Profit and Loss, Discount,
  •  Partnership Business
  •  Mixture and Alligation,
  • Time and distance,
  •  Time & Work
Algebra
  • Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds
  • Graphs of Linear Equations,

 

Trigonometry
  • Trigonometric ratio
  • Degree and Radian Measures
  • Standard Identities
  • Complementary angles
  • Heights and Distances
Mensuration and geometry
  • Triangle and its various kinds of centres
  • Congruence and similarity of triangles
  • Circle and its chords,
  • tangents,
  • angles subtended by chords of a circle,
  • common tangents to two or more circles,
  • Triangles
  • Quadrilaterals,
  • Regular Polygons,
  • Circle,
  • Right Prism,
  • Right Circular Cone,
  • The Right Circular Cylinder,
  • Sphere,
  • Hemispheres,
  • Rectangular Parallelepiped,
  • Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base
Statistics and data interpretation Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie

QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE/ MATHEMATICAL ABILITIES/SSC CGL MATHS SYLLABUS FOR TIER 2-

1) NUMBER SYSTEM:
  • Computation of whole numbers
  • Decimal and Fractions
  • Relationship between numbers.
2) FUNDAMENTAL ARITHMETIC OPERATIONS:
  • Percentages
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Square roots
  • Averages
  • Interest (Simple and Compound)
  • Profit and Loss, Discount
  • Partnership Business
  • Mixture and Alligation
  • Time and distance
  • Time and work.
3) ALGEBRA
  • Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds (simple problems)
  • Graphs of Linear Equations.
4) GEOMETRY
  • Familiarity with elementary geometric figures and facts
  • Triangle and its various kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of
    triangles
  • Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles.
5) MENSURATION
  • Triangle
  • Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons
  • Circle
  • Right Prism
  • Right Circular Cone
  • Right Circular Cylinder
  • Sphere
  • Hemispheres
  • Rectangular Parallelepiped
  • Regular Right Pyramid with
    triangular or square Base.
6) TRIGONOMETRY
  • Trigonometry
  • Trigonometric ratios
  • Complementary angles
  • Height and distances (simple problems only)
  • Standard Identities
7) STATISTICS AND PROBABILITY
  • Use of Tables and Graphs:
  • Histogram
  • Frequency polygon,
  • Bar-diagram,
  • Pie-chart
  • Measures of central tendency: mean, median, mode, standard deviation
  • Calculation of simple probabilities

Now that you have understood the importance of maths in ssc exam,let us discuss its preparation strategy. Click on the link below:
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