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Staff Selection Commission (SSC)
New Delhi

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has conducts Math/ Quantitative Aptitude Test for Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Examination. CGL is very high level competitive exam if number of candidates appearance are considered. Every years lacs of candidates appear in the exam and numbers are increasing each year.

Math or Quantitative Aptitude section of SSC exam covers up with 50 Multiple choice question with Negative marks of 0.25. Question in Math section are asked from various topics and it is explained in SSC Syllabus.

The various topics which are very important and question are asked generally every year are:

Topics No. Of Question Asked in 2010 No. Of Question Asked in 2011 No. Of Question Asked in 2012
Basic Maths 11 11 5
Number System 6 5 2
Algebra 6 1 5
Trigonometry none none 9
Geometry 3 5 12
Ratio and Averages 3 3 1
Time and Distance 6 5 2
Percentage / PL 6 14 5
Probability 3 0 1
DI 3 4 5
Others 3 2 3
Total 50 50 50

1. It is to noted that the questions are mainly asked from the Trigonometry and Geometry i.e. 21 Question from 50 around 42%. This is because these two topics were added from year 2012 in SSC syllabus. It is believed that the question will be asked from this section also in SSC CGL 2013. Around 70% question are from Geometry, Trigonometry, Percentage and Algebra combined. Try to put emphasis much on these topics.
2. Question from traditional maths are decreasing day by day. Try not to waste much time on these topics.
3. Practice as much as you can through practice SET.