As you all know that Staff Selection Commission is going to conduct the SSC CGL Exam from 5th August to 24th August 2017 for the recruitment of different Central Civil Posts under various reputed government organization.
Therefore you have to make a proper study plan for SSC CGL Exam preparation keeping in mind the limited time provided to attempt all the questions that will be asked in the SSC CGL 2017 Exam.
SSC CGL Recruitment Exam is the most famous exam among the crowd of Indian graduates. Just because there is no limitation of stream backgrounds, anybody from any stream can go for this exam. This makes the competition very difficult.
How to Prepare SSC CGL 2017 in 2 months?
When you get the SSC CGL Notification 2017 and start thinking about preparing for SSC CGL, the question that arises in your mind is “How to prepare for SSC CGL exam” or “How to study for SSC CGL” You must be curious to get proper study plan.
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SSC CGL is one of the most popular exams among graduates in India. Along with being popular, SSC CGL is one of the most difficult exams. A large number of aspirants appear for the exam seeking it as their dream job, which makes the exam very difficult to crack.
As SSC CGL is approaching, now you all have the right time to get ready for the smart SSC CGL Exam preparation. Here we are helping you with the strategy to complete your preparation for the examination within the remaining days that is just approximately two months. Make sure you follow the advice seriously, as you don’t have time to waste.
Given below is the two-month study plan to prepare SSC CGL 2017 Exam: –
I. Know all about the Syllabus & Pattern
Before you start making any strategy for the exam, it is a must that you are well aware of syllabus and pattern of the exam. It will give you a wise perception of the paper that you are appearing for and to decide study plan for the exam.
Because only after knowing the entire syllabus, you will look for SSC CGL book or study material for SSC CGL.
Here, we will discuss the pattern for all the Tiers/Stages of SSC CGL Exam.
The SSC CGL Syllabus mainly include SSC CGL GK, SSC CGL English, SSC CGL Maths, General Knowledge for SSC CGL, SSC CGL Statistics, and SSC CGL General Studies (Finance and Economics).
The Exam Pattern of the SSC CGL 2017 Exam can be understood as follows: –
SSC CGL Exam will be consisting 4 Tiers.
SSC CGL Tier 1 and Tier 2 will be conducted in online mode. You can choose the medium as Hindi or English.
Tier 1 will be having objective type 100 questions of 2 marks each.
Tier 2 will be having of two compulsory papers and two optional papers.
The questions in tier 2 exam will also be of objective type.
Tier 3 will be a descriptive type exam and the mode of the exam will be offline.
Tier 4 will be the Data Entry Skill Test (DEST) /Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) and will be of qualifying in Nature.
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II. Analyze and make study plan
After getting all the details about the Exam, you should analyze the topics in which you are strong or weak. The topics in which you are weak needs more attention and time for preparation.
Section Time to spend daily
Quantitative Ability 4 hours
Reasoning Ability 2 hours
English Language 2 hours
General Awareness 2 hours
Total Time 10 hours
Important Note: -
If you have applied for the post of Statistical Investigator Gr. II & Compiler, then you must appear for Paper III in Tier 2 Exam that is of Statistics.
And if you have applied for the post of Assistant Audit Officer, then you must appear for Paper IV of Tier 2 exam that is of General Studies (Finance and Economics).
In these above-mentioned cases, you must allocate 2 hours in your daily SSC CGL timetable for the respected papers/ subjects.
We will help you with section wise preparation strategy and study plan with important points and topics to make your preparations easy.
1. Quantitative Ability:
This section is the most difficult section and also very important. Preparing SSC CGL Maths needs a lot of concentration as well as more time.
You should practice all variety of questions.
Learn more tables. It will help you in solving questions with a good speed.
While preparing, use short tricks to solve the questions.
Most important topics that you need to focus more are:
Trigonometry and Mensuration
2. Reasoning Ability:
You all know that Reasoning Test is conducted to examine the candidate’s mental ability. This section will consume more time and needs a lot of practice.
No exact formulas are there to solve the questions, all you need to do is, solve them with patience with logical thinking.
Simply use your common sense to solve the puzzles.
Make your own formulas to solve questions.
While answering the questions related to statement and assumptions, try to solve them imagining you as a mature person.
You should focus more on topics like:
Odd man out
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3. English Language:
The English language section is the most scoring section in your paper. This section is not only important but also very difficult for aspirants to crack. You have to do a lot of smart work to score well in English for SSC CGL.
You should work on improving your Grammar Part, as the paper is all based on English Grammar.
You should practice reading a lot.
Make reading your Daily habit.
Read newspapers, magazines, good articles on daily basis.
Apart from reading, you have to solve mock test papers.
Topics to give more focus on are:
4. General Awareness:
General Awareness for SSC CGL 2017 is the most important section in the SSC CGL Exam. The SSC CGL GK section is also very lengthy in which if you prepare well, will result in good score consuming lesser time. You may get confusing options to select the correct answers.
You have to answer confidently. Make sure you answer only when you are 100% sure, as chances of negative marking are more in this section. Follow the tips given below to prepare GK for SSC CGL.
Make it a habit to know what is happening in the world around you.
Solve previous year papers.
Stay updated with the daily news events and current affairs. You can take help from GK Eduwrap for this.
Grab the complete knowledge of all the fields given below:
SSC CGL Statistics can be considered as a protracted version of Quant Section. Thus, your preparation for SSC CGL Quantitative Aptitude will also work here.
You have to appear for the section only if you have applied for the posts of Statistical Investigator Gr. II & Compiler Statistics.
You should start preparing with the help of 10th, 11th, and 12th class level books of Statistics.
You should solve questions that are based on tabulation of data, accuracy, and formulas.
You must write down all the important formulas and learn them.
Practice as many questions as you can from each topic.
Practice previous year papers and mock test series to improve your speed.
You must prepare the following topics:
Collection and Representation of Data
Measures of Central Tendency
Measures of Dispersion
Analysis of Variance
Time Series Analysis
6. General Studies (Finance and Economics):
This section is recently introduced in the SSC CGL tier 2 paper pattern. It will test your knowledge related to Finance and Economics. The paper is divided into two parts: 1. Finance and Accounts, and 2. Economics and Governance.
You have to appear in this paper only if you have applied for the post of Assistant Audit Officer.
You should take help from the NCERT books of 10th, 11th, and 12th class.
Make reading newspapers and magazines like Times of India, Economic Times, The Economics, Outlook Money, etc.
Write down the theory and facts that are important from the economic point of view.
Please practice solved papers, mock test series for better preparation.
The topics that should be focused more on:
Accounts and Finance -
Fundamental principles and basic concept of Accounting
Basic concepts of accounting
Economics and Governance -
Comptroller & Auditor General of India
Theory of Demand and Supply
Theory of Production
Forms of Market and price determination
Economic Reforms in India since 1991
Role of Information Technology
III. Manage Time
Time management is the key to getting success in SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam.
You should learn to manage your time while solving previous papers. Keep in mind that you:
Set time before you start solving any paper.
Analyze what time you have consumed for solving it.
Make sure you solve it by keeping in mind the concept of negative marking.
While solving follow the strategy given below: -
Start with General Awareness section. Give 10 minutes for solving it. Don’t invest more than half minute on the same question. Because it’s GA and if you know the answer, you will select the correct answer in just one second.
Then solve the English Language Section. Give it 10 minutes.
Now you should solve Reasoning Ability Section. This section can consume 15 minutes. But not more than that.
Now the last section is Quantitative Ability. You can allot 15 minutes to this section too.
Now you are remaining with last 10 minutes. You can now check your answers in the remaining time.
IV. Revise what you have studied
If you are done with your preparation, then it’s just not all enough. You have to do the revision of all the topics you have studied.
Usually, students don’t get much time to revise, but this is the big mistake that usually students make. So for this, when you make study plan do the following things: –
Set some days in the last for revising the topics and subject matters.
Write down the important things that you need to revise, once you are done.
Make short notes.
Write important short tricks and formulas.
Write the important events you should remember.
V. Don’t lose confidence or oppress yourself
The last thing you should be clear with is that:
In any case, there is no need to take the burden upon you.
While preparation it is very necessary that you are free in your mind.
You have to be happy and relaxed while preparation.
Because it will affect your memory status, your focus, and concentration to studies.
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So stay relaxed and feel free.
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