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SSC CHSL 2018 Exam 30 days Study Plan, Preparation Tips, Imp. Topics


SSC CHSL 2018 Exam 30 days Study Plan, Preparation Tips, Important Topics



Dear CHSL Aspirants!



“Do It Once, Do It Right. Get It Over With”


You all might be well acquainted with this maxim, enlightening the importance of hard work.


You can link it to your SSC CHSL preparations. If you want an answer to the question emerging in your brains regarding “how to crack SSC CHSL exam in the first attempt”, you should put your entire efforts in the correct manner without any misperception.


If you place your hard work in perfect planning, you will unquestionably crack SSC CHSL 2018 Exam in your initial attempt.


Here, we are delivering certain topic wise SSC CHSL preparation tips and tricks that will help you in planning the accurate strategy to clutch on your preparations.




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Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is presently conducting SSC CHSL Exam (Combined Higher Secondary Level Examination) 2018 across the country. The CHSL 2018 Exam phase will continue till 4th April 2018.


SSC 10+2 Exam is conducted to select candidates for the posts of Postal Assistants/ Sorting Assistants, Data Entry Operators (DEO), Lower Divisional Clerks (LDC), and Court Clerk, under various government organizations.


 SSC CHSL Notification 2018, Exam Date, Last date




How to crack SSC CHSL Exam 2018? Know the Detailed Study Schedule & Guide!



Before coming across to the important SSC CHSL Preparation tips let me explain you the updated SSC CHSL Exam Pattern for Tier 1 Paper with all the new deviations in it.



SSC CHSL Paper Pattern (Tier 1 – Online Test)



SubjectNo. of QuestionsMarks
Part-IGeneral Intelligence50



General Awareness5050
Part-IIIQuantitative Aptitude50



English Language5050




As stated above, SSC CHSL Exam will be having four sections for which we are conveying most important SSC CHSL Exam Tips & Tricks, which are as follows:


All sections of SSC CHSL Exam should be deliberately covered following the useful tips


1. SSC CHSL Tips & Tricks for General Intelligence

2. SSC CHSL Tips & Tricks for General Awareness

3. SSC CHSL Tips & Tricks for Quantitative Aptitude

4. SSC CHSL Tips & Tricks for English Language



SSC CHSL Tips & Tricks for General Intelligence



This section will test your mental ability and thinking capacity.


Talking in general terms, it is the section in which you can easily score good marks.



Important Topics in General Intelligence


AnalogyWord ArrangementOdd One OutNon-Verbal Reasoning
Number/Alphanumeric SeriesSyllogismCoding-DecodingDirection/Ranking

 Expected Questions from Each Topic



 Don’t Syllogismcram any formula as the question faced in General Intelligence will not be based on any individual formula.


 Be cautious while answering the questions.


 Solve Syllogism Question by making Venn Diagrams. Use logical assumption while solving the questions.


 LDirection Senseearn appropriate tricks for the important topics that could save your time.


 Read questions carefully, especially questions comprising prefixes like non, un etc.


 Understand directions i.e. West, North, East, and South.


 Remember numerical positions of alphabets.


 Practice questions related to paper folding and objects like dice to get mastery in non-verbal reasoning.




SSC CHSL Preparation Books for General Intelligence



Analytical-ReasoningAnalytical Reasoning (M K Pandey)
 Verbal-&-Non-Verbal-Reasoning-(R-S-Aggarwal)Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning (R S Aggarwal)
 Kiran's-Verbal-&-Non-Verbal-ReasoningVerbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning Hindi (Kiran Publication)
 A-New-Approach-to-Reasoning-Verbal-&-Non-Verbal-EnglishA New Approach to Reasoning Verbal & Non-Verbal English (B S Sijwali, Indu Sijwali)
 Logical-&-Analytical-ReasoningLogical & Analytical Reasoning – English (A K Gupta)


SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria, Age Limit & Relaxations 



SSC CHSL Tips & Tricks for General Awareness



You cannot lead in this section with minimum efforts. You can attempt the whole section in lesser time than any of the other sections.


So, this section can be termed as the most important section in SSC CHSL Exam.



Important Topics in General Awareness

General ScienceHistoryPolity
GeographyEconomicsCurrent Affairs

 Expected Question from Each Topic



History In General Science prepare topics from all the subjects i.e. Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.


In History read about Important Wars, Delhi Sultanate, Mughals, South India Temple and Features, Mosques, Tombs, Gates, Forts, Travelers, Religion, Entry of Europeans, Important Gov. Gen/ Viceroys, Revolts, Various Organizations and their Founders, Reformers, Education Reforms, Freedom Struggle, Acts etc.


Geography In Polity read about Important articles' numbers (appointment, powers, and removal of things (like President), budget, parliament), Fundamental Rights etc.


In Geography study topics like Major Soils of India, Rivers / Lakes / Waterfalls, CENSUS-2011, Culture, Trade and Transport, Universe, Layers of Atmosphere etc.


In Economics read about GDP/GNP/NNP/ Inflation, Budget Process, RBI Policies, Agricultural subsidies, Poverty Alleviation Programs, SEBI, IMF, World bank, Employment, Banking, Sensex, Expenditure, Central plans, etc.


While preparing Current Affairs, focus on Sports, Government Policies, Plans, Bills, Big Mega fests, ISRO launch, SARC, G8 summit, etc. You can take help from GK Eduwrap.




SSC CHSL Preparation Books for General Awareness



 Manorama Yearbook 2016Manorama Yearbook 2016 (English / Hindi)
 Lucent’s-General-KnowledgeLucent’s General Knowledge (English / Hindi)


SSC CHSL LDC Online Application Form 2018



SSC CHSL Tips & Tricks for Quantitative Aptitude



Scoring marks in this section will become easy if you learn and practice all the quick / short tricks for solving the questions.


The level of the questions will be easier as it is 10+2 level examination.



Important Topics in Quantitative Aptitude

AlgebraPercentageProfit & Loss
Data Interpretation

 Expected Question from Each Topic



Algebraic Expansions Study basics of sin θ, cos θ, tan θ, cot θ, sec θ, cosec θ and learn their table values at various degrees of angles.


Study the properties of Lines, Angles, Triangles, Quadrilateral, Polygon, Circles, Triplets, etc.


PracticeTrigonometric Table more on question related to Ratio, Percentages, and Averages.



Read about Algebraic Identities, Factorization & Simplification of Polynomials, and Simplification of Fractions.


Learn formulas, shorts tricks and techniques for approximation to answer questions in less time limit.


You must learn tables up to 20 (at least).


Practice question papers from this section on daily basis.



SSC CHSL Preparation Books for Quantitative Aptitude



 Quantitative-AptitudeQuantitative Aptitude by R.S. Agarwal
 Quicker-MathematicsQuicker Mathematics by M. Tyra
 Elementary-and-Advanced-MathematicsElementary and Advanced Mathematics by Kiran Prakashan


SSC CHSL Answer keys 2016 & Previous Question Papers



SSC CHSL Tips & Tricks for English Language



Alike General Awareness, this section also needs time to get mastery over it. You can perform well in this section, only if you give time to this section constantly.


Many students, who don’t have English as their educational background may sense it difficult to score good marks in this section. But this is not the truth! You can score well if you maintain a daily reading habit.



Important Topics in English Language

Reading ComprehensionCloze TestSpotting Error
Idioms/PhrasesOne Word SubstitutionSentence Correction

Expected Question from Each Topic



Subject Verb Agreement Make your concepts clear related to basic grammar; specially tenses, subject-verb agreement etc.


To answer a question, you should read the phase completely with concentration. (If you are a regular reader, you can detect the error in the line in just one read)


In fill in the blanks questions, choose a suitable word that makes the sentence complete and delivers a meaning.



You are advised to read English Newspapers on daily basis. If you don’t know meaning of any word, try to guess its meaning by understanding the aim of putting that word into that sentence.


Note down the new words that you read and Idiomslearn its meaning. It will help you in improving your vocabulary.


Learn Synonyms and Antonyms of the new words.


In cloze test, you have to relate every sentence with one another. If a given option is able to relate them, then mark that answer as the correct one.


While solving questions from passages, first go through the questions and then read the complete passage.


Practice as many passages as you can on daily basis to improve your speed of reading and understanding.




SSC CHSL Preparation Books for English Language



 Objective-English-for-Competitive-ExaminationsObjective English for Competitive Examinations by Tata McGraw Hill
 Competitive-General-EnglishCompetitive General English by Kiran Prakshan
 Objective-General-EnglishObjective General English by S P Bakshi
 Quick-learning-Objective-General-EnglishQuick learning Objective General English by RS Aggarwal & Vikas Aggarwal


Download SSC CHSL LDC Admit card / Hall Ticket 2018



SSC CHSL Exam 2018 - 30 Days’ / One Month Study Plan



To meet the cut off marks and score more in your SSC CHSL Exam Result, you must set some daily targets. You can take help from the following SSC CHSL 30 Days’ Study Schedule: -



Day General Intelligence [ 2 hour]General Awareness [ 1 hour]Quantitative Aptitude [ 4 hour]English Language [ 1 hour]Practice Mock Tests
1Coding-DecodingPolityTrigonometryGrammar Basics


2Coding-DecodingPolityTrigonometryGrammar Basics



Direction SensePolitySimplificationArticles-
4Direction SensePolityDivisibility & RemaindersArticles



Number SeriesEconomicsRoots, Square & CubesTenses-
6Number SeriesEconomicsIndicesTenses



AnalogyEconomicsHCF & LCMIdioms & PhrasesPractice Mock Tests (Minimum Two)
8AnalogyEconomicsHeights & DistanceIdioms & Phrases



Blood RelationsHistoryAlgebraActive - Passive-
10Blood RelationsHistoryAlgebraActive - Passive



Input-OutputHistoryAge ProblemDirect - Indirect-
12Input-OutputHistoryTime and DistanceDirect - Indirect



SyllogismGeographyAllegation & MixturesCloze Test-
14SyllogismGeographyAverageCloze Test

Practice Mock Tests (Minimum Two)


RankingGeographyRatio & ProportionPara Jumbles-
16RankingGeographyTime & WorkPara Jumbles



InequalitiesScienceBoat & StreamSpotting Errors-
18InequalitiesScienceProfit & LossSpotting Errors



Statements & ConclusionsSciencePercentagePassages-
20Statements & ConclusionsScienceSI & CIPassages



Assumptions & DirectionsCurrent AffairsPermutation and CombinationVocabularyPractice Mock Tests (Minimum Two)
22Assumptions & DirectionsCurrent AffairsPermutation and CombinationVocabulary



PuzzlesCurrent AffairsProbabilitySynonyms & Antonyms-
24PuzzlesCurrent AffairsGeometrySynonyms & Antonyms






RevisionRevisionData InterpretationRevision-

Practice Mock Tests (Minimum Two)


RevisionRevisionRevisionRevisionPractice Mock Tests (Minimum Two)

Practice Mock Tests (Minimum Two)




Note: You can utilize the Revision Time as your own choice. You can give more revision time to that section, in which you are weak.




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In this article, we have helped you with entire details of SSC CHSL Exam and required strategies. You can follow the schedule to cover all the important topics having more weightage from the syllabus.



Take help from the following: -



SSC CHSL (10+2), LDC 2017 Solved Sample Question Papers [Trick & Tips]


5 Expert Last Minute Tips to Crack SSC CHSL Exam! [Success Mantra]



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