SSC CGL Tier 1 Previous Year Papers

SSC CGL exam is a standardized test for securing jobs in government organizations.

It is conducted once in a year.

Through SSC CGL exam, a candidate is selected for various Group-‘B’ and Group-‘C’ posts under several ministries, departments, and organizations of the Government of India.  

It is one of the most awaited exams among graduates & post-graduates.

It is estimated that there are 1.5 million annual test takers including graduates & post-graduates from various disciplines. Now, you can image the level of competition.

Hence, SSC CGL preparation requires a detailed study and sufficient time to practice all the relevant subjects.  The examination has four tiers conducted on different days with results posted after each tier.

The detail of four tiers for the SSC CGL exam is given below

Tier-I (Preliminary Exam): The Tier-I exam comprised of 4 sections namely- General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness, English Language & Comprehension, and Quantitative Aptitude. In this test, all questions will be asked in MCQ format and the exam will be conducted in online mode. In this tier, General Awareness section will have 25 questions for 50 marks.

Tier-II (Mains Exam): In this tier, exam will be conducted in online mode comprising the following subjects-

  • Quantitative Aptitude

  • English Language & Comprehension

  • Statistics – It is only JSO post.

  • General Studies (Finance & Accounting and Economics & Governance) – It is only for the candidates, who have opted for the post of Assistant Audit Officer.

– Tier-III (Descriptive Exam): This is a pen-paper mode exam in which you are asked to do writing in the form of essay writing, letter writing, and application writing.

Tier-IV (Data Entry Test / Computer Proficiency test)

From the above information, you can see that GA questions will be asked only in Tier-I exam. GA section is very important part of this exam and contains easy questions. If you know the answers, then you can gain very good marks without any doubt and without wasting time in the SSC CGL Tier-I exam.

In this article, we will discuss the various preparation tips for GA section in detail. Candidates, who are going to appear in the SSC CGL exam, must go through these tips and remember them during their whole preparation phase.

SSC CGL exam preparation tips: General Awareness

Before studying the GA section, a candidate must know the subjects and the syllabus of SSC CGL GA section out of which questions are generally asked. DOWNLOAD PREVIOUS YEAR QUESTION PAPERS by clicking the following link-

SSC CGL TIER 1 (held on) 31 August 2016

SSC CGL TIER 1 (held on) 1 September 2016

SSC CGL TIER 1 (held on) 2 September 2016

SSC CGL TIER 1 (held on) 3 September 2016

SSC CGL TIER 1 (held on) 8 August 2017

SSC CGL TIER 1 (held on) 9 August 2017

SSC CGL TIER 1 (held on) 10 August 2017


SSC CGL Tier GENERAL AWARENESS (GA) – Previous Year Papers

Tips to Prepare General Awareness for SSC CGL 2019

  1. Polity: NCERT of Democratic Polity and best book on this topic is Indian Polity by M. Laxmikanth. …

  2. History: NCERTs  textbooks of class 11 and 12. …

  3. Geography: NCERT Textbooks for Social Science Class 7 to 10 and for Geography Class 11, 12.

  4. NCERT : Economy of 6th to 10th . Also need to read Economic Times / Business standard for clearing concepts.

  5. Science : Read and Solve NCERT texts of class 6th to 10th.

  6. Miscellaneous : Apart from above content – LUCENT GK is best Book for Revision as it contains one liners.

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