5 SSC CGL Exam Tips You Need to Learn Now- SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Preparation

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Staff selection commission is all set to conduct the SSC CGL tier 1 Exam from 2 March 2020 to 11 March 2020. The combined graduate level (CGL) exam conducted annually by staff selection commission (SSC). SSC CGL exam gives opportunities to students to get a central government job, that includes a job in income tax departments, excise, customs and in the ministry of external affairs.

SSC CGL Selection Process 

Before discussing SSC CGl tier 1 exam preparation tips lets go through the selection process of the exam.
In the SSC CGL selection process you will have to go through 4 phases and each phase needs to be cleared as per the requirement of different posts.

  • Tier-I: Computer-based written exam in MCQ format
  • Tier-II: Computer-based written exam in MCQ format
  • Tier-III: Written examination (Descriptive test/ Essay writing)
  • Tier-IV: Computer Proficiency Test (CPT)/ Data Entry Test wherever applicable and document verification. The final selection of candidates is based on the overall performance in Tier-I, Tier-II & Tier-III. The Tier-IV is qualifying in nature.

5 important Tips to Crack SSC CGL 2019-20 Exam

Now let’s look up some tips through which you will be able to crack the SSC CGL tier 1 exam.

Know SSC CGL Exam Pattern & Syllabus:

Before starting preparation for the exam, it is advisable to know the complete exam pattern and syllabus. Tier 1 exam is a computer-based test (CBT) exam which has 4 sections (General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, English Comprehension) and the total number of questions are 100 which accounts for a total of 200 marks. Each section has 25 questions. There is a negative marking of .5 marks for every wrong answer and the duration of the exam is 80 minutes.

Aspirants must go through the previous year questions paper to know the pattern and type of questions asked in the exam. This will help you to come across some easy and repeated questions and important specific topics.

Build Proper Study Plan:

This is the most important part of the SSC all exam preparation. Aspirants need to make a proper study plan that will cover the whole syllabus. Your focus should not be only one section. Follow a proper strategy and a time table for all the sections of the question paper.

Time Management:  

Time management is key to success for any examination including SSC cgl. Students should allot time topic and subject wise. Give more time to subject and topic that you are stronger in. There is no sectional cut off or sectional time duration during the exam. So your job should be maximizing your score however you can.

Keep motivating yourself:

While preparing for SSC CGl exams sometimes you feel de-motivated due to various reasons like family issues, financial problem, facing difficulty in preparing for particular topic or section. You need to overcome this and focus on the study to keep you motivated. 

Practice SSC CGL Mock Test:

Mock tests are need of today. Aspirants should not ignore this in the preparation process. Mock Tests are helpful in many ways.

  • The mock test gives you a feel of the real exam.
  • It helps you manage time during the examination.
  • It provides you statics of exam i.e. right questions, wrong questions, time is taken, etc. 
  • Its helps you to improve your speed and accuracy.

Practice SSC CGL Mock Test

Remember, your practice, patience & perseverance will lead you to success. I hope these tips would help you all score better in the upcoming SSC CGL exam.

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