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**SSC CGL Maths Exam Pattern **

Subject name | Quantitative Aptitude |

Number of questions | 25 |

Total number of marks | 50 |

Negative marking | 0.5 marks for each wrong answer |

**SSC CGL Maths Syllabus for Tier 1:**

Simplification: 1-2 Qs |

Questions on BODMAS Rule, Fractions, Surds and Indices etc. |

Interest: 1-2 Qs |

Problems on Simple, Compound Interests and Installments |

Percentage: 0-1 Qs |

Calculation oriented basic Percentage Problems |

Ratio and Proportion: 1-2 Qs |

Problems on Simple, Compound Ratios and Direct/Indirect Proportions |

Average: 0-1 Qs |

Problems on Average, Weight/Height/Marks etc. |

Problems on Ages: 0-1 Qs |

Basic Problems on Ages |

Speed Time and Distance: 1-2 Qs |

Problems on Average/Relative speeds, Boats, Trains etc. |

Profit and Loss: 1-2 Qs |

Problems on Profit/Loss, Dishonest/Successive dealings, Partnerships etc. |

Number Series: 0-1 Qs |

Moderate to difficult problems on completing the series, Finding Missing/Wrong Term |

Number System: 1-2 Qs |

Moderate problems on LCM & HCF, Irrational or Rational Numbers, Proper steps should be followed to solve irrational to rational numbers |

Mensuration: 2-3 Qs |

Problems on Plane Figures such as Square, Rectangle, Circles, Cone, Cylinder etc. |

Data Interpretation: 0-3 Qs |

Problems on Bar/Line Graphs, Pie Charts, Tables etc. |

Time and Work: 1-2 Qs |

Problems on Work efficiency, Wages and Pipes etc. |

Mixture problems: 0-1 Qs |

To Make A Mixture from Two or More Entities/Mixtures |

Algebra: 2-3 Qs |

Basic Linear Equations in one or two variables, Quadratic & Algebraic Identities are important. Remember all the identities |

Geometry: 3-4 Qs |

Problems related to Triangles congruency, Similarity theorems, Circle chords & tangent theorems, Co-ordinate geometry etc. Remember all the theorems. |

Trigonometry: 2-3 Qs |

Problems based on Trigonometric ratios and Identities, Height and Distance etc. |

**SSC CGL Maths Syllabus for Tier II:**

Simplification: 3-6 Questions |

BODMAS Rule, Approximation, Decimals, Fractions, Surds & Indices, Percentages etc. |

Number Series: 0-2 Questions |

Complete the Series, Find the Missing Term, Find the Wrong Term etc. |

Number System: 6-8 Questions |

Divisibility & Remainder, Multiples & Factors, Integers, LCM & HCF. |

Algebra: 5-9 Questions |

Questions on Identities and Functions, Linear Equations in One and Two or more Variables. |

Averages: 5-6 Questions |

Average Weight/ Height/Age/Marks, Average Money Expenditure, Average Temperature etc. But the concept remains simple. We have to use a single formula i.e. Average = Sum of Quantities/Number of Quantities |

Percentages: 1-4 Questions |

Calculation-oriented basic percentage. |

Ratio & Proportion: 1-6 Questions |

Simple Ratios, Compound Ratios, Componendo and Dividendo, Direct & Indirect Proportions. |

Interest: 4-5 Questions |

Simple Interest, Compound Interest, Mixed Interest, Installments. |

Profit & Loss: 9-14 Questions |

Successive Selling type questions, Partnerships, Discount & MP, Dishonest Dealings, Sales Tax, Mixture Problems. |

Time & Work: 6-7 Questions |

Work Efficiency, Work & Wages, Pipes & Cisterns, etc. |

Time, Speed & Distance: 4-6 Questions |

Relative Speed, Average Speed, Problems on Train, Boat & Stream. |

Mensuration: 10-13 Questions |

Area/Volume of Square, Rectangle, Trapezium, Parallelogram, Rhombus, Circle, Semicircle, Triangle, Cone, Cylinder, Cube, Cuboid. Also, Moulding from one shape to another etc. |

Geometry: 12-18 Questions |

Lines and Angles, Triangles (Centres, Congruence, Similarity), Circles (Chords, Tangents, Segments), Quadrilaterals, Coordinate Geometry (Graphical representation of straight lines and Applications based on Coordinate Systems) |

Trigonometry: 7-10 Questions |

Trigonometric Ratios and Identities, Maximum and Minimum Values of Trigonometric functions, Circular Measures of Angles, Heights and Distances |

Data Interpretation: 5-7 Questions |

Line Graphs, Bar Graphs, Pie Charts, Tables, Miscellaneous Infographics, Missing Data Type Caselets. |

Mixtures & Alligations: 1-4 Questions |

Mixture of two or more entities/ mixtures, dishonest dealings. |

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