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SSC CGL Preparation tips Tier 1 exam

SSC CGL exam is conducted every year so that qualified job seekers are recruited for vacant seats in various departments. However, everyone is aware that preparation for at least 2 months in needed in order to crack SSC CGL for Tier 1 exam. Thus, this is definitely the right time for starting your studies. If proper planning is done for the exam, this exam can be cracked in the 1st attempt itself. However, the preparation needs to be started right away!

Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level (SSC CGL) Exam conducts every year for the recruitment of qualified job seekers to fill up vacant seats under different departments.As we all know that at least 2 months preparation is necessary for cracking SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam, so it is the right time to start the studies now. Normally, we have seen that aspirants are in different state of minds about how to make strategies to prepare for each section in the SSC CGL Exam, about the exam pattern and which are the important topics to be prepared first. If you plan well for the exam, we assure that you can crack this exam in your first attempt. But, you have to start your preparation from today itself.

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SSC CGL Tier 1 preparation tips

SSC CGL Preparation tips

This exam consists of four sections that include General Awareness, General English, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning. Making a good strategy for this exam is extremely important. English and Maths are very essential sections and hence, equal preparation is needed for the same. 25 to 30 percent of time can be given in Tier 1 Exam and 15 percent of the time can be given to GK. Time needs to be managed mainly in essential sections like Maths and English.

SSC CGL preparation tips for Reasoning

Here, this test is conducted to observe problem solving ability. It doesn’t involve numerical skills wherein some formula is learned and some questions are solved with that formula. Proper care needs to be taken while answering the questions. Essential questions include coding and decoding, directions, blood relations, series problems, classification, assumptions and directions and data sufficiency. It deals with mirror images and problem figures.

SSC CGL preparation tips for Quantitative aptitude

It includes basic maths questions. Before you exercise these questions, some shortcut cuts and formulae must be learnt so that questions can be solved in less time. In this section, questions are calculation instruments. You can score a lot in this section if you rightly understand this problem. Most important questions include Probability, Pie chart, Bar graph, Time and distance, Simple interest and compound interest, profit and loss, Time and Work, Ratio and Proportion, Fractions and Number systems.

SSC CGL preparation tips for General English

Here, aspirants won’t be able to score much. The best way of scoring here is watching English movies, chatting with friends in English and reading English books. The most important questions here and synonyms and antonyms, vocabulary, error correction, comprehension and grammar. Given below are few more tips:

  • English newspapers should be read daily
  • The vocabulary can be improved by knowing 10 new words daily along with antonyms and synonyms
  • Good English news channels can be watched
  • ‘Wren n Martin’ book can be referred

SSC CGL preparation tips for General awareness

This is a very important section of the exam. This section is important because it is very scoring and can be quickly attempted. Some most important questions include topics like Abbreviations, Award Winners, Important Days and Basic General knowledge. Some general tips include:

  • National news must be listened and read on daily basis
  • General awareness books must be read like Pratiyogita Darpan, Competition Success Review and Competition Master.
  • The last budget that the Central Government passed must be studied
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