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SC CGL General Awareness Syllabus Important Topics Score Well

This is one of the most scoring section in SSC CGL Exam Preparation. This section takes very less to solve as compare to other sections. But on the other hand, you must be very carefully at the time of preparation because this section is quite vast and require lots of time for the preparation.

This section exhaust you because you have other three section to prepare for. The best time to prepare for this is to SSC CGL previous year question paper.

SC CGL General Awareness Syllabus Important Topics Score WellSSC CGL Complete Syllabus:

General Science: Chemistry

  • SI Units
  • Surface chemistry
  • Properties of gasses
  • Chemical properties of substance and their uses
  • Chemical name of important substance
  • Chemical change and physical change
  • Chemistry in everyday life

General Science: Biology

  • Nutrition in animals and plant
  • Important inventions and their inventor
  • Important and interesting facts about the human body part
  • Last four chapter of NCERT of class 12th in environment
  • Disease and their causes

General Science: Physics

  • SI Units
  • Motion
  • Sound
  • Light
  • Wave
  • Energy
  • Electricity
  • Important inventions and their inventor


  • Development of computers
  • Input and output devices
  • Memory


  • Vedic culture
  • Facts about Harappan Civilization
  • Medieval Indian Chronology and their important system
  • Name of kings who built important ancient temples and institution
  • India’s freedom movement and its leaders


  • Budget and its terminology
  • Importance of the five-year plan
  • Famous people in economy
  • Institutions and their importance like RBI, SEBI


  • Fundamental duties
  • State legislature
  • Official languages
  • Supreme Court
  • Parliament
  • National political parties and their symbols
  • Emergency provisions
  • Governor and his functions


  • Rivers and their tributaries
  • Mountain and their important peaks of India & world
  • Important cities on the banks of river in the India and the world
  • Interior of earth
  • Basics about Indian climate
  • Indian states and their boundaries
  • Location of national parks and sanctuaries
  • Important volcanoes and their locations
  • Important island of world
  • Important seas in the world
  • Minerals found in India and the world


  • Major sea ports and their location
  • Famous airports and their location
  • Important Indian institution and their location
  • Famous global institution and their location
  • Awards
  • Nobel prize winning scientist
  • Population census
  • Famous books and their writers

SSC CGL General Awareness Books:

  • Lucent’s General Knowledge
  • Kiran Chapter wise GK previous Year Question

Topic wise expected weightage of SSC CGL Tier 1 General Awareness:


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Hope this information will help to understand the Syllabus of SSC Examination.

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