State Selection Commission (SSC) issued notification for Combined Graduate Level (Tier-II) Examination, 2012. The examination is scheduled to be held on 15 September 2012 and 16 September 2012. Candidates who have qualified the CGLTier- I examination held in July 2012 are eligible for appearing in the CGL (Tier-II) Exam.
The Tier-II of the CGL Examination -2012 will be of Objective Type Multiple Choice. The Syllabus for the exam is:
Arithmetic Ability: The paper will be questions based on Number Systems, Computation of Whole Numbers, Decimals and Fractions. The paper would also help asses candidates knowledge on relationship between Numbers, Fundamental Arithmetical Operations, Percentage, Ratio and Proportion, Average, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Use of Table and Graphs, Mensuration, Time and Distance, Ratio and Time etc.
English Language & Comprehension: The Question paper will be designed to test the candidate’s understanding and knowledge of English Language and will be based on error recognition, filling blanks with appropriate verbs, preposition, articles etc. It will also test candidates Vocabulary, Spellings, Grammar, Sentence Structure, and Sentence Completion. The paper will also help assess candidates knowledge about Synonyms, Antonyms, Phrases and Idiomatic use of Words, etc. There will be a question on passages and Comprehension of passages also. (The questions will be of 10+2 level).
Commerce/Mathematics/Statistics/Economics (for Investigator Grade-II, for Ministry of Statistics & Program Implementation and Compiler for Registrar General of India, Ministry of Home Affairs)
COMMERCE : This paper will cover all the subjects of commerce ordinarily taught at the B.Com/degree level courses in Indian Universities. It includes Accountancy, Business Organisation, Management, micro-economics, Indian economics, Business Statistics, Business Law, Company Law, Cost Accounting, Auditing and Income Tax.
MATHEMATICS: The paper will consist of problems of Algebra, Algebra of Matrices, Statistics, Analytic Geometry, Differential Equation, and Differential and Integral Calculus.
STATISTICS: The paper will have questions based on Probability, Probability Distributions, Binomial, Poisson, Normal, Exponential. Compilation, classification, tabulation of Statistical Data, Graphical presentation of data. Measures of central tendency, measures of dispersion, measures of association and contingency, scatter diagram, correlation coefficient, rank correlation coefficient and linear regression analysis ( for two or more variables ) excluding partial correlation coefficients.
Besides it will also have problems related to Concept of Population, random sample, parameters, statistics, sampling distribution of x properties of estimators and estimation of confidence intervals. Principles of sampling, simple random sampling, stratified sampling, systematic sampling etc. Sampling and non-sampling errors, type-I and type-II errors.
Concepts of Hypothesis – Null and alternate, Test of hypothesis for large samples as well as small samples including Chi-square tests (Z, t, F, x2 tests).Index numbers. Time series analysis – components of variation and their estimation.
ECONOMICS: This paper will carry questions on both General Economics and Indian Economics and General Statistics.
Questions of General Economics would be based on Demand and Supply Analysis, Production Function and Laws of Returns, Commodity Pricing, Theory of Factor Pricing, Theory of Employment, Keynesian Theory of Employment , Nature and Functions of Money, Value of Money, Fluctuations in the value of Money, International Trade-Free Trade and Protection, Theories of International Trade, Foreign Exchange, Public Finance, Taxation, Deficit Financing and Fiscal Policy.
The Indian Economics and General Statistics would cover topics like Statistical Investigation, Collection of data and editing of data, Types of sampling, Schedule and questionnaire, Presentation of data, Measures of Central Tendency, National Income and Accounting, Agricultural sector, Industrial Policy and Industrial Development, Problems of Economic Development, Profile of Human Resources, New Economic Policy and Welfare Schemes, Indian Public Finance and Indian Banking and Currency system.
For detailed syllabus visit SSC’s official website
NOTE: In Numerical Aptitude paper for Visually Handicapped candidates of 40% and above visual disability and opting for scribe there will not be any component of Map/ Graphs/Statistical Data/Diagrams/Figures/Geometrical problems.