The Staff Selection Commission is the conducting body for SSC Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Exam and every year lakhs of candidates appear for this exam that has led to increased competition and pressure for the aspirants.
SSC has scheduled to conduct the SSC Combined Graduate Level exam from May 29th to June 7th 2021. Candidates appearing for the exam can check all the details regarding SSC CGL Admit Card on the linked page. A well planned approach and good preparation strategy can help candidates make it to the SSC CGL final stage. Therefore, for assistance in preparation we have collated workable pointers that can help candidates score good marks and flair in the SSC CGL.
Before hovering over the tips on CGL preparation, let’s take a look at the examination pattern of SSC CGL given below –
The SSC CGL Exam pattern is as follows:
|Tier||SSC CGL Exam Pattern|
|Tier 1||Online Multiple choice questions|
|Tier 2||Online Multiple choice-based|
|Tier 3||Offline Subjective|
|Tier 4||Skill Test|
Tips to Score More in SSC CGL Exam
Candidates before starting with the preparation must ensure that they are up to date with the detailed syllabus and have the best study material to refer to. With this, let’s check out subject-wise tips and tricks for the CGL exam.
Tips for Quantitative Aptitude – candidates need to deligintely prepare this section as it requires a lot of attention. First of all, divide the topics into easy to difficult so that you get a point from where to initiate. Always do easy topics first and then move on to the difficult one this way you will gain confidence and motivation to learn more. Learn and make separate notes for formulas, table, square roots and cube roots and practice them regularly. As you move onto the next topic keep practicing questions from the previous ones so that you gain expertise with regular practice. Remember, the basic concept should be clear so do not rush to shortcut tricks right at the start. It is important to take mock tests as much as possible for revision and preparation analysis.
Tips for General Intelligence And Reasoning – If prepared well, the reasoning section can help you fetch good marks. To gain expertise it is important to understand the pattern of each question on various topics. You should be able to understand the concept behind each topic. Starting with easy and moving to the complex ones later is a better approach to deal with reasoning questions. The importance of drafting notes cannot be ignored in this section for quick revision. Also, it is always said the more you practice, the more expert you become, hence go through previous years questions papers and solve mock tests regularly.
Tips for General Awareness – The most easy and scoring section but the most vast and comprehensive. All the knowledge that you can collect is insufficient for this section but still if you are a regular follower of newspapers, yearbooks, magazines and important news channels you can definitely flair well in the section. Solve a lot of Gk quizzes, download apps for daily current affairs, to understand the type of questions asked and go through the past year question papers. Keep up to date with topics such as politics, sports, finance, books, awards, authors, economy, science and technology, etc.
Tips for English Language – This is the most scoring section provided candidates have good command over vocabulary and english skills. To hone these skills one is required to go through english newspapers daily. Regularly learning new english words from the newspaper or novels and making note of it with the meaning will help make a collection of good new words. Also, one can get hold of flash cards for new words. Candidates must also try solving at least one reading comprehension everyday to get accustomed to it.
Down the lane, the thing that matters is securing good marks no matter what preparation strategy you follow but the above-mentioned tips for SSC CGL examination preparation will definitely prove worthy and can help you score more marks. Candidates can know in detail about the SSC CGL examination on the linked page