SSC CGL consists of four level, the first two are conducted in online mode with mcq format, third level is descriptive test, fourth level is skill test of data entry and computer proficiency test. Interview doesn't feature anymore in this exam.
Now, coming to preparation part we can see that a large portion of syllabus is attributed to Maths and English, the reason being it's not only in Tier I but in Tier II as well both consists of 200 marks.
First step towrds preparation of any exam is being acquainted with its syllabus, so you can download the syllabus from SSC website and take a print out, and keep in your study table. This will help you to understand what to read and what to skip.
Make a timetable, SSC happens over four tier level and with compeition increasing day by day, the level of question too have gone up in recent times. Everyone has a different study style, not everybody can stretch over a longer period of time, so you've to decide accordingly, take breaks in between study. For instance, you can practice the mock papers in the weekends after five days of study, this way you can evaluate your progress as well.
SSC often repeats question, so going through previous year paper is must.
There are free mock papers available at various competitive exam sites, which you can use them to practice, it'll help you know your strength and the areas you require to improve.
Test series are highly important, as this exam is in online mode, unless an aspirant has good time management and has fair idea of what to attempt and what to skip, this will become a difficult task to handle.
You may refer the following books-
For the section of Quant, you can refer Quicker Maths by M Tyra/ Fast Track Arithmetic by Arihant Publications /Quantitative Aptitude by RS Agarwal
For section of the English, you can refer General English by SP Bakshi or Plinth to Paramount, Wren and Martin is the best book for grammar and Word Power Made Easy is great for vocabulary section.
For the section of Reasoning, you may refer RS Agarwal Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning,Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey
Coming to General Awareness, Lucent's GK is prefered by majority of aspirants for static portion and when it comes to dynamic part, it's best you read newspaper on a daily basis such as The Hindu or The Indian Express, going through this will help you acquaint with latest happening and you don't have to mug up everything at the last moment.
Staff Selection Commission (SSC) use to conduct the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) exmaination to recruit the candidates for Group B and C posts in various ministries/ departments/ organizations such as Indian Audit and Accounts Department under CAG, Intelligence Bureau, Ministry of Railway, Ministry of External Affairs, Central Bureau of Investigation, Central Bureau of Narcotics, National Investigation Agency (NIA), and so on.
For clearing this exam follow the enlisted preparation tips :-
- Plan Strategically for the preparation of exam.
- Revision is the key for success in an exam, so try to revise the things at regular intervals.
- Make a clear understanding of the basics.
- Solve previous years’ question papers as many as you can.
- Practice Mock Tests for better practice.
- Make a preference of sections so that you can easily determine which section you have to attempt ay first without wasting your time.
- Attempt easy questions first.
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I hope this information helps you.