SSC CGL Exam Info

Topic-wise Breakup

The topic wise break up of questions of various topics that is given below is based on the study of previous original papers of last 3 – 4 years

Topic 2016 2015 2014 2013
Number and letter series 1 – 3 1 – 3 3 – 4 2
Analogies (No, Letter, Verbal) 3 5 – 7 6 6
Odd Man Out 3 5 – 7 5 – 6 5 – 6
Coding Decoding 2 4 – 5 3 – 4 4
Symbols & Notations 2 0 0 0
Blood Relations 1 – 2 0 – 1 0 – 1 1
Dictionary Order, Sequence, Similar sets, Logical order, Ranking, Word/digit formation 1- 4 3 – 11 6 7 – 8
Clocks & Calendar 1 0 0
Critical Reasoning 0 0 – 2 1 – 2 1 – 3
Missing numbers in figures, Coun ting triangles, Venn Diagrams, Cubes / Dice 1- 4 8 – 11 8 8
Deductions (Syllogisms) 1 0 – 2 1 1
Analytical Puzzles 1 – 2 0 – 1 1 – 2 0 – 1
Non Verbal Reasoning – Series, Anolog, OMO 5 – 6 5 – 7 0 1 – 2
Non Verbal Reasoning – Figure Completion, Embedded figures, Images, Paper cutting/folding 6 5 – 7
Direction Sense 1 1 1 – 2 2
Topic 2016 2015 2014 2013
Profit & Loss, Partnership 1 - 2 4 – 5 3 – 4 2 – 4
Algebraic Expressions 3 -4 4 – 7 5 – 6 2
Numbers (LCM,HCF, Square & cube roots, Divisibility) 0 - 1 0 – 2 1 – 2 1 – 3
Indices & Surds 0 - 2 1 – 3 0 – 1 1
Simple & Compound Interest 0 - 1 1 1 – 2 1 – 2
Geometry 3 - 5 6 – 9 10 10
Mensuration 0 - 2 3 – 5 1 – 3 2 – 3
Time & Work 0 - 1 1 – 3 3 3 – 4
Time & Distance 0 - 1 2 2 – 3 3 – 4
Averages, Mixtures & Alligation 1 - 2 1 -3 1 – 3 2 – 3
Progressions 0 0 – 1 0 0
Simplifications 0 0 0 – 1 0 – 2
Data Interpretation 4 7 5 – 8 7
Trigonometry 2 - 4 7 – 8 7 6 – 7
Coordinate Geometry 0 - 4 0 – 2 0 – 1 0 – 4
Topic 2016 2015 2014 2013
Synonyms/ Antonyms 2 6 6 6
Idioms 3 5 5 5
One word Substitute 3 7 7 7
Spelling 1 2 2 2
Fill in the blanks 3 5 5 5
Error Identification 3 5 5 5
Best Replacement 5 10 10 10
Reading Comprehension 5 10 10 10
Topic 2016 2015 2014 2013
Banking 0 – 2 0 – 1 0 – 6 0 – 1
Biology 0 – 2 2 – 7 6 – 8 5 – 9
Physics 1 – 5 0 – 6 2 – 5 4 – 6
Chemistry 0 – 3 3 – 7 4 – 6 4 – 6
Civics / Polity / Constitution 1 – 4 2 – 7 3 – 6 3 – 6
Computers 1 2 2 1 – 2
Current Affairs 1 – 3 0 – 1 1 – 6 1 – 3
Indian Economy 0 – 3 2 – 8 2 – 6 5 – 7
Geography 2 – 4 2 – 8 4 – 7 2 – 4
History 0 – 5 3 – 7 5 – 9 4 – 7
Environment 1 – 3 3 – 6 1 – 4 3 – 4
Agriculture 0 0 – 3 0 – 1 0 – 2
Sports/Science & Tech/Literature/Medicine/International Organisations/ Misc 3 – 12 4 – 13 3 – 6 7 – 11