This SSC CGL Study Plan covers the detailed syllabus of Tier I Exam & helps you crack the CGL 2017 exam in 1st Attempt. The study plan is prepared by Testbook experts based upon deep analysis of the syllabus & exam pattern. So check this SSC CGL Study Schedule to save your time & complete your preparation in 30 days.

Important Features of SSC CGL Study Plan

  • Topics here are arranged in an ascending order of the difficulty level. Thus, the topics which are easy to understand and carry basic concepts are at the top of the study plan. Furthermore, the topics become difficult and time-consuming as you move down the table.
  • The plan has been prepared by considering the average time a student takes to study a topic. Therefore, it is completely possible to finish a day’s schedule in the time you have.
  • Make Sure that after completing the topics of that day you have to attempt daily quizzes & Short Speed Test based on the syllabus that you have covered for each subjects.

Things to Keep in Mind while Following SSC CGL Study Plan

  • Read English-language newspapers everyday. This is helpful in two aspects. You will become aware of the daily current affairs. Simultaneously, your vocabulary and reading speed will also improve.
  • Once you are clear with the basics and covered some of the topics, start taking Full Mock Tests. Solve Mock Test to analyse your performance. Don’t feel bad if you score less marks. Practice on those topics which you are weak at.
  • Scoring less in mock tests is okay. This is because your goal of attending the mock tests should be learning from your mistakes. So that you can improve your performance.

Let us now take a look at the Study schedule for SSC CGL Tier I exam.

SSC CGL Study Plan Tier I 2017

Sub English Quant Reasoning General  Awareness
1 Hr 1 Hr 1 Hr 1 Hr
1 Basics Grammar: Verbs, Noun Simplification: Quick Calculation Practice +
Average & Percentage,
Number Series
Analogy:  Letter, Number Ancient History: Harappa
Civilization, Basic idea –
Gupta Dynasty, Cholas,
Pallavas, Rasthrakutas
2 Basics  Grammar:  Preposition, Adjective Analogy: G.K, Meaning & Figure based Modern History:
Revolt of 1857,
Later Mughals,
Titles given to
Moderates & Extremist
3 Basics  Grammar:  Tenses, Articles, Conjunctions Average & Percentage Classification:
Letter, Number,
Polity: Indian Constitution (Ideas taken from Constitution
of different Countries
E.g. US, Canada, UK)
4 Revise above topics studied till now Algebra: Linear Equations (Word Problems) Classification G.K, Meaning,
Figure based
Polity: Powers of President,Vice President, Rights & Powers
of Supreme Court & High Court (Habeas Corpus), CAG,
Financial Emergencies,
Lists of Union concurrent
5 Basics  Grammar:  Degrees of Comparison, Adverbs Algebra:
Quadratic Equations, Polynomials,
Series: Number, Mixed series Geography: Solar System,
Volcanoes, Deserts, Trees,
Soils (Fertility, Names,
Crops, Area)
6 Revise above topics studied till now Series: Alphabet & Word series Economics: Organisations,
Currency, National Income,
GDP (Base Year), NNP, NDP,
Basic responsibilities of SEBI
& RBI, Recent Government
Schemes & Policies, GST, etc.
7 Basics of Phrase Idiom Meaning, One Word Substitution, Spelling Coding Decoding Basic Current Affairs
(3-4 months – Sports,
Award, Science & Technology, Appointments, National & International events, Recent competitions) & Revision of
previous 6 days
8 Reading Comprehension:
Easy topics on Business, Travel, History, Moral Story
Ratio & Proportion Direction & Distance Physics: SI Units, Scalar &
Vector Quantities, Inventions
9 Interest: SI, CI,
SI & CI Combined, Installments
Forces: Basics – Gravitational,
Centripetal, Friction, etc.
(Refer to previous years
papers), Viscosity, Cohesion,
Surface Area (Basics)
10 Profit & Loss:
1. Successive Selling
2. Discount & MP
3. Dishonest Dealings
4. Partnership
5. Mixture Problems
6. Sales Tax
Blood Relations: Basics Chemistry: Atomic
Structure, Models,
Noble Gases, Solutions
& types (Homogeneous, Heterogeneous), Metalloids, Ph Indicators,
*Vanderwaals, etc.
11 Blood Relations:
Family Tree
Chemistry: Metals, Non-Metals
& Ores, Alloys & their uses,
Metallurgy, Galvanization
12 Vocabulary: Homonyms Order & Ranking Chemistry: Carbon & its
Compounds, Iron, types
& its Commercial forms, Vulcanization, Salts,
Nuclear Fusion & Fission.
13 Synonyms & Antonyms Mensuration:
1. Area, Perimeter
2. Surface Area, Volume
3. 2D & 3D
Logical & Dictionary Order Biology: Human body,
DNA, RNA, Glands
(Largest, smallest), Veins, Artery (Pulmonary),
Ear Bones, Thorax
(basics), Facts
related to Human Anatomy
14 Vocabulary: Use of Verb with Prepositions Word Formation Basic Current Affairs
(last 3-4 months – Sports, Award, Science & Technology, Appointments, National & International events, Recent
15 Vocabulary: Completing Phrase & Idioms Jumble Word Diseases: Caused by Bacteria, Virus,
etc. (Cholera, Malaria
& their vaccines-founders)
& Nutrients,
Deficiencies, Vitamins
(E.g. Night Blindness,
Berri-Berri, Rickets,
16 Miscellaneous: Grammar Geometry: Triangles congruency, Similarity theorems, Circle chords & tangent theorems, Co-ordinate geometry Matrix Plants, Reproduction, Pollination,  Tissue, Roots,
Cells (Subsidiary, Guard Cells, Companion Cells, Stomata)
& their functions
17 Practice Error Spotting Venn Diagram Problem Physics: Electric Components
(Resistance, Ammeter,
Voltmeter, etc.) + Optics
(Lens, Eye diseases, Reflection
& Refraction) + Latent
Heat, Freezing &
boiling points +
Uses of Radar & Sonar, Satellites
18 Cloze Test Logical Venn Diagram Medieval History:
Battle of Tarain, Delhi Sultan,
Lodhi Dynasty, etc.
19 Trigonometry: Trigonometric Ratios and Identities, Height and Distance Syllogism Fundamental Rights, Duties, Panchayat Raj System
(Committee), Preambles,
Constitution Amendments
20 Practice Reading Comprehension Puzzles: Logical, Quant Based Important Rivers, Cities on River Banks, Indian State, Capitals, Folk Dances, Wildlife Centuries, National Parks, Oceans, Important Line
Boundaries, National Highway
21 Data Interpretation:
1. Bar Graph
2. Line Graph
3. Pie Chart
4. Table
Seating Arrangement Basic Current Affairs
(last 3-4 months) focusing on
Sports, Award, Science &
Technology, Appointments,
National & International
events, Recent competitions
22 Revise Common Phrase Idiom meanings and One word Substitution. Non-Verbal: Mirror & Hidden Image Atmosphere Layers, Earth’s
composition, Longitudes & Latitudes, Tectonic
Theories, IST
23 Speed time Distance
1. Average Speed
2. Relative Speed
3. Partial Speed
4. Problems on Trains
5. Boat & River
Non-Verbal: Pattern Completion, Paper Cutting & Folding Sound, Thermodynamics,
Escape Velocity,
Kepler’s Law, Work,
Energy, Power
24 Revise all the grammar Rules & Practice Questions on each topics Non-Verbal: Dice & Cubes, Counting Figure, Missing Figure Plant Kingdom
25 Time & Work
1. Work & Efficiency, Wages
2. Pipes & Cisterns
Practice Questions from each topics The Animal Kingdom
26 Economics:
Economic Survey,
Monetary Policy, Balance of Payment Taxes, Previous
years Paper Questions
27 Number System(LCM & HCF, Divisibility, Remainder) &
Algebra Identities
Sound, Thermodynamics,
Escape Velocity, Kepler’s
Law, Work, Energy, Power
28 Practice Cloze Test Mixtures & Alligations Basic Current Affair
(last 3-4 months)
focusing on Sports,
Award, Science & Technology, Appointments, National & International Events, Recent competitions
29 Revise all the topics & Attempt Full Mock Test
The sections are colour coded as follows:
  • English Language: Green
  • Quantitative Aptitude: Pink
  • Reasoning: Yellow
  • General Awareness: Blue
  • Revise all the topics & Attempt Mock Test: Red
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