SSC CGL Tier-3 Descriptive Paper Study Material PDF Download

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Updated on: September 25th, 2023

SSC CGL Tier-III Descriptive Paper Study Material PDF Download: The CGL (Combined Graduate Level) examination is conducted annually by the SSC which consists of four tiers i.e. Tier-I, Tier-II, Tier-III & Tier-IV exam. Every SSC CGL candidate knows that after qualifying Tier-I & Tier-II exam, he is eligible to appear for the Tier-III Exam which is a descriptive test. Descriptive Test is a pen-and-paper exam i.e. in offline mode where the candidates are asked to write an essay, letter, precis and sometimes applications.


The pen-and-paper exam aims to tests candidates ability to form opinions and arguments on certain topics. The SSC CGL Tier-III (Descriptive) exam also aims to evaluate your grammar and how you convey your ideas in a precise manner.

We got to know that students have difficulty in finding the relevant study material for SSC CGL Descriptive exam. So, in this article, we are providing you with all the important SSC CGL Tier-III Descriptive Paper Study Material along with the sources that will help you in boosting your CGL Tier-III preparation.

SSC CGL Tier-III Descriptive Paper Study Material PDF Download

Before diving into the study material first you should know about the topics that should be covered and source of your preparation for SSC Descriptive exam. Below are the important themes along with the generally asked topics in the SSC CGL Tier-III exam. 

Important Topics to be Covered

Here are the most asked topics for SSC CGL Tier-III Exam:

  • Social Issues like poverty, unemployment, child labour, women empowerment, education system, dowry system.
  • Natural Disasters like Earthquake, Tsunami, Landslide, avalanche, etc.
  • Financial & Economic Issues like GST, Demonetization, etc.
  • World Politics like SAARC, BREXIT, America-China Trade War, Sanctions on Iran, etc.
  • Environment issues like Pollution, Ozone Depletion, Paris Agreement, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, etc.
  • Science and Technology like Chandrayaan-2, Mangalyaan, etc.
  • Government Schemes like Jan Dhan Yojana, Jan-Dhan Account Yojna, Ayushman Bharat, Ujjawal Yojna, etc.

To cover these most-important topics for SSC CGL Tier-III Exam you should follow below-mentioned sources for your preparation and make your own SSC CGL Tier-III Descriptive Paper Study Material.

Source of Your Preparation

  • Read Newspaper Daily
  • Follow Magazines like Yojana
  • Refer to PIB Articles Daily & stay updated about new govt. schemes
  • Check Govt. Websites

We advise to read from these sources daily and make your own study material. This process will help you with better framing of your essay. 

Here we have compiled all the important Government Schemes launched under different ministries. We advise you to download these PDFs and learn everything about these Schemes.

SSC CGL Tier-III Descriptive Study Material PDF 

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