Tips & Tricks to prepare SSC CGL Exams without any coaching
Staff Selection Commission has released a new calendar for CGL exams. As per the new calendar, the Tier I exam will take place from 4th June 2019 to 19th June 2019. It is important to prepare for the exam effectively as you don’t have much time left. Here, we bring to you preparation guide for the SSC CGL Exams. How to manage time and what topics should be given the priority? Here is all you need to know
The Tier I exam consists of four subjects as follows:
- General Knowledge
25 Questions are asked from all the subjects and each subject carries the weight age of 50 marks which mean a total of 200 marks. The total time you get solving the paper is 60 minutes. It is very important to divide your time wisely. Also, for every wrong answer, your negative marketing is done. Keep that too in your mind.
How to prepare effectively?
Reasoning could be tricky until or unless you haven’t practiced it extensively. In addition to solving question papers, it is very important to practice 25 questions daily so that you can devise tricks of your own to solve the questions.
You can refer to test papers at Owntv.in Start with the basics questions and then move to a higher level. Analogy, coding, decoding, series are important but do not forget topics like image assembling. These are time –consuming but you should not ignore them.
General Awareness or General Knowledge
The best way to prepare this exam to stay updated with all the current happenings. Still, there are some tips & tricks that you need to follow to score good marks in this subject.
Science = Polity = History =Economy= Geography =Miscellaneous. Do not cram things because there are chances that you will forget. It’s better to make notes and pen down the causes, effect, and chronology of the event in History. Take GK quiz from time to time. Download the current Affairs app to stay updated.
A lot of times the questions in this section get repeated. So, if you have practiced well then this section could be wrapped in just 15 minutes. Few tricks that you can use :
While solving comprehension read the questions before reading the comprehension. This will save you time and you will be able to solve it quickly.
The second most important part is Grammar and Vocabulary. Trust us, both will enhance when you will read a lot. The topics that you need to practice more are Error Spotting, Phrase Replacement. Dedicate 30 minutes daily to practice grammar. Also, do not forget to solve the practice and model test papers available online.
Start with the topics in which you can score good marks with less practice. The topics are Simplification, Simple Interest, Compound Interest, Percentage, Ratio Proportion, and Age Problems. These topics will consume 0less time when you will solve them. Topics like Profit and Loss, Number System, Number series, Speed and Distance. But these topics take more time. Solve previous year question papers as much as you can. Keep a check on your speed and do not get to solve a particular system.