How to Crack SSC CGL 2016 in 30 Days
SSC Combined Graduate Level (CGL) is undoubtedly the most prestigious among all recruitment exams that Staff Selection Commission conducts every year. In 2015, about 17,86,047 candidates appeared in this exam. As the number of candidates is almost certain to increase, competition will most likely stiffen this year. We are sharing with you some preparation tips for Crack SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1.
With little over a month remaining in SSC CGL exam (tier-I), it is time interested candidates pull up their socks and do the best they can.
Know How to Pass the SSC CGL Exam 2016 in First Attempt without Coaching Institutes
SSC CGL Exam 2016 is approaching and it is the right time to fasten your seat belts. This is a very crucial time for every candidate who are going to appear this Exam. We are sure you would be looking for useful advice for your preparation.
Here we have a one month study plan for preparation of the SSC CGL 2016 Exam Tier I
First, let’s discuss the Pattern of SSC CGL Exam
SSC Graduate Level exam comprises Two stages:
- Tier – I Exam
- Tier – II Exam
The weight age of Tier – I and Tier – II exams is 200 Marks and 400 Marks respectively.
Today we are going to discuss about Tier – I Exam which includes four sections i.e.
- It should be noted by candidates is that there is Negative Marking of 0.25 Marks in this Exam. So plan for exam is according to the pattern & syllabus of SSC.
- Remember that there is no Section wise Cut Off in this Exam.
In these examinations, it must be noted that Mathematics and English Language sections are pretty important and should be paid special attention to. The other two sections, i.e. Reasoning and General Awareness are the scoring sections in the Tier I exam, and thereby should in no way be ignored.
- For all the sections, especially, the General Awareness section, it is important to focus on topics rather than subjects or areas.
- Do not compromise with your practice time.
- Revise and analyse your preparation.
- In the exam, attempt the section that you are comfortable and confident with first.
A minimum of 10 hours should be put in daily for the preparation of the SSC CGL Tier I Exam.
Daily Section-wise Allocation:
SSC CGL Tier I Section-wise Preparation Strategy
Reasoning – This section tests your problem solving skills and ability. Solving these problems require quick and logical thinking, and strategy making skills.
The only way to prepare well for this section is practice. Daily and dedicated practice of problems relevant to the topics is the only key here. You can also expect problems related to non-verbal reasoning.
Mathematics – For this section, you will need to focus on Algebra, Geometry, Coordinate Geometry, Trigonometry and Mensuration.
English Language – For the English Language section, you will need to really brush up on your knowledge of English Grammar. Fluency in Spoken English will be of little importance for this exam, as compared to knowledge in English Grammar.
To prepare for this section, develop the habit of reading a lot. Read English newspapers daily, and some good English works, magazines, editorials, etc. Reading regularly will improve your vocabulary, your reading speed, your ability to grasp & understand the language, and your grammar.
General Awareness – Like mentioned already, for this section, keep your focus on important topics, and not on the entire subjects or areas.
Area wise time allocation –
Area wise important topics:
30 Days Strategy to Crack SSC CGL 2016 Tier I Exam
SSC CGL Tier I One Month Study Plan
Day 1 – 15
Day 16 – 30
Important Points to remember
- Focus on Important Topics: List down Important Topics and make sure you study those topics and practice lot of questions.
- Work on your weak Areas: It is very easy to go along well with your strong areas, but it is the best to work on your weaker areas and give it your best shot. Practice on the weak areas so that it is easy in the examination to solve them more easily.
- Go Through Previous Year Question Papers:This will help candidates to have an idea of the examination pattern. Aspirants should practice the papers during the revision time so that they can know the time limit and can practice weak areas.
- Practice is the ultimate way to succeed: The Final thing you should do is practice more and more. The more you practice the more you develop the understanding. So practice the mock papers available at the official website, sample papers and the best source is the old year’s papers.
- Don’t Overburden Yourself: It is important not to overburden yourself while preparing for the examination. This is most important requirement for maintaining focus and concentration.
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