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CGLE Tier-I Exam Syllabus

Cmbined Graduate Level Examination (CGLE) Tier-I Syllabus

The questions in all the components A,B & D are of graduation level and questions in component C are of 10+2 level.

A. General Intelligence & Reasoning:

  • Analogies
  • Similarities and differences
  • Space visualization
  • Spatial orientation
  • Problem solving
  • Analysis
  • Judgement
  • Decision making
  • Visual memory
  • Discrimination
  • Observation
  • Relationship concepts
  • Arithmetical reasoning and figural classification
  • Arithmetic number series
  • Non-verbal series
  • Coding and decoding
  • Statement conclusion
  • Syllogistic reasoning

The topics are:

  • Semantic Analogy
  • Symbolic/Number Analogy
  • Figural Analogy
  • Semantic Classification
  • Symbolic/Number Classification
  • Figural Classification
  • Semantic Series
  • Number Series
  • Figural Series
  • Problem Solving
  • Word Building
  • Coding & de-coding
  • Numerical Operations
  • Symbolic Operations
  • Trends
  • Space Orientation
  • Space Visualization
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Drawing inferences
  • Punched hole/pattern –folding & un-folding
  • Figural Pattern – folding and completion
  • Indexing
  • Address matching
  • Date & city matching
  • Classification of centre codes/roll numbers
  • Small & Capital letters/numbers coding
  • Decoding and classification
  • Embedded Figures
  • Critical thinking
  • Emotional Intelligence

Social Intelligence and some other sub-topics.

 

B. General Awareness:

Questions in this component are aimed for testing the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him/her and its application to society. Questions are also designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of every day observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test also includes questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining:

  • History
  • Culture
  • Geography
  • Economic Scene
  • General Policy

Scientific Research

 

C. Numerical Aptitude:

The questions are designed to test the ability of appropriate use of numbers and number sense of the candidate. The scope of the test is for computation of:

  • Whole numbers
  • Decimals
  • Fractions and relationships between numbers
  • Percentage
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Square roots
  • Averages
  • Interest
  • Profit and Loss
  • Discount
  • Partnership Business
  • Mixture and Allegation
  • Time and distance
  • Time & Work
  • Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds
  • Graphs of Linear Equations
  • Triangle and its various kinds of centres
  • Congruence and similarity of triangles
  • Circle and its chords
  • Tangents
  • Angles subtended by chords of a circle
  • Common tangents to two or more circles
  • Triangle
  • Quadrilaterals
  • Regular Polygons
  • Circle
  • Right Prism
  • Right Circular Cone
  • Right Circular Cylinder
  • Sphere
  • Hemispheres
  • Rectangular Parallelepiped
  • Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base
  • Trigonometric ratio
  • Degree and Radian Measures
  • Standard Identities
  • Complementary angles
  • Heights and Distances
  • Histogram
  • Frequency polygon
  • Bar diagram & Pie chart.

 

D. English Comprehension:

Candidates‘ability to understand correct English, his basic comprehension and writing ability, etc. would be tested.