2 Month Study Plan for SSC CGL 2017

Tier-I of Combined Graduate Level Exam (SSC CGL) is going to be conducted from 1st August to 20th August 2017. Hardly two months are left in the commencement of the examination. It is really necessary to chalk out a preparation plan to score high in this paper. Dedicate you entire time an energy in the effective preparation for this exam. SSC exams come with a completely different pattern and syllabus, thus clearing this exam is not an easy cup of tea. Still with a proper planning and preparation you can ace SSC CGL 2017 examination. Follow this article drafted especially for you under the guidance of our expert faculty. This article contains a detailed preparatory plan for SSC CGL 2017 Exam.

Pattern of SSC CGL 2017 Exam

Before starting your preparation, it is really necessary to get acquainted with the recent pattern of SSC CGL 2017 Exam. SSC CGL is conducted in four stages: Tier I test, Tier-II test, Tier-III test and finally a Computer Proficiency Test.

Tier-I Exam: Total time allotted is 60 minutes, Maximum Marks is 200 and Total Number of Questions asked is 100.

Serial No. Sections No. of Questions Total Marks Time Allotted
1 General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 50 A cumulative time of 60 minutes
2 General Awareness 25 50
3 Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
4 English Comprehension 25 50
Total 100 200

Tier-II Exam: A total of 100 questions is asked in each section with 200 questions being asked in English Language. A total of 120 minutes is provided to complete each section.

Serial No. Sections No. of Questions Total Marks Time Allotted
1 Quantitative Ability 100 200 2 hours
2 English Language and Comprehension 200 200 2 hours
3 Statistics 100 200 2 hours
4 General Studies (Finance and Economics) 100 200 2 hours

Tier-III Exam: It is a descriptive Test in English/Hindi

Tier-IV Exam: DEST and CPT Test

Now that we have discussed the Exam Pattern for SSC CGL 2017 Examination, let’s look at how to prepare judiciously in the given 2 months for this exam:

Section Wise Preparatory Tips

Reasoning/General Intelligence: This section is used to test the candidate on his/her ability to think and check his/her problem solving skills. The questions asked in this question can be really tricky. Therefore, you need be really careful while answering to every question in this section. Frequently asked topics in this section are:

Analogy, Word Arrangement, Odd Man Out,Alphanumeric Series, Venn Diagrams, Coding-Decoding, Miscellaneous.

Quantitative Aptitude: There is just one way to ace this section: rigorous practice. You can only score in this section if you have in-depth knowledge of all the formulas and the pattern of question asked. This section is important in both Tier-I and Tier-II level of SSC CGL 2017 Exam. Important topics to focus on are:

Geometry, Trigonometry, Algebra, Bars, Charts and Graph, Number System, Time and Distance, Ratio/Average, Simple Interest and Compound Interest.

English Language: This is one scoring section of SSC CGL 2017 Exam. Questions asked are really direct and easy. It is asked in both Tier-I and Tier-II Exam and hence preparation must be done accordingly to score really well in this section.Important Topics that you must cover include:

Sentence Correction, Para Jumbles, Comprehension Reading, Idioms/Phrases, Synonyms/Antonyms, Spotting Errors, Sentence Formation

General Studies: It is a really important section of SSC CGL 2017 Exam. You can score high marks in this section in a less amount of time. This section is quite vast as questions are asked from almost every area namely Biology, Chemistry, Polity, Economy etc. You need to be really careful while answering to questions in this section. Questions asked in this section cover the areas such as:

  • Biology: Important Inventions and their inventor, Important and Interesting facts about human body parts, Nutrition in Animals and Plants, Diseases and their causes like Bacteria, Viruses and Protozoa, Last four chapter of NCERT of Class 12th for environment
  • Polity: Supreme Court, Meaning of Write, Election of President and his functions, Important constitution bodies like CAG, Facts about parliament, Fundamental Duties, Governor and his functions, State legislature, Major Constitutional amendments and their importance, Official Language, Emergency Provisions, National political parties and their symbols
  • Chemistry: Chemical Properties of Substance and their uses, SI units, Chemical Name of Important substances like Plaster of Paris etc., Chemical Change and Physical Change, Properties of Gases, Surface Chemistry, Chemistry in Everyday life
  • Physics: Important inventions and their inventor, S.I. units, Motion, Sound, light, Wave, Energy, Electricity
  • Economy: Terminology of Budget (like National Income, GDP, Fiscal Deficit and many more), Five Year Plan and its importance, Famous persons in economy, Institutions and their importance like RBI, SEBI etc.
  • History: Facts about Harappa Civilization, Vedic culture, Name of the Kings who built important ancient Temples and Institutions like Nalanda, Chronology of Medieval India and their important systems, India’s freedom Movement and their leaders
  • Computer: Development of computers, Input and output devices, Memory
  • Miscellaneous: Population Census, Important books and their writers, First happen in sport for India and world like first Olympic, first Asian Game etc., Famous Sea port and Airport and their location, State Animals and Symbols, Important institution of world and India and their locations like BRICS, World Bank, IMF and RBI etc., Awards and their importance, Name of the Scientist who got Noble prize for important discoveries.

Schedule to follow every day for 2 months for SSC CGL 2017 Exam

We are listing here the complete study schedule that you must follow if you want to score really well in SSC CGL Exam 2107. As a handful of days are left in the commencement of exam, it is really necessary to prepare really well for this exam following the schedule strictly. Divide your day accordingly as per your availability as the time available for every applicant may be different.

Day Mathematics Reasoning English General Studies
Time allocation 3 Hours 1 Hours 2 Hours 2 hours
1 Number System Number Series Previous Year Questions Science/Polity /Hist./Eco./Geo.
2 LCM And HCF Alphabetical Series Previous Year Questions Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
3 Miscellaneous (Day1 & Day2) Miscellaneous (Day1 & Day2) Previous Year Questions Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
4 Trigonometry Coding Decoding Previous Year Questions Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
5 Height & Distances Alphabetical Sequence/Pairs Previous Year Questions Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
6 Miscellaneous (Day4 & Day5) Miscellaneous (Day4 & Day5) Previous Year Questions Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
7 Percentage Analogy Previous Year Questions Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
8 Profit & Loss Odd one Out Previous Year Questions Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
9 Miscellaneous (Day7 & Day8) Miscellaneous (Day7 & Day8) Previous Year Questions Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
10 Algebra Syllogism Previous Year Questions Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
11 Ration & Proportion Directions Sense Idioms Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
12 Partnership Ranking One word Substitutions Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
13 Miscellaneous (Day10, Day11 & Day12) Miscellaneous (Day10, Day11 & Day12) Fill in the blanks Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
14 Problems on Triangles Mirror Image Sentence improvements Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
15 Problems on centres of Triangles Paper Folding & Cutting Reading Comprehension Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
16 Miscellaneous (Day14 & Day15) Embedded or Complete the Image Previous Year Questions Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
17 Time & Work Counting Figure Error detection Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
18 Work & Wages Miscellaneous (Day14, Day15, Day16 & Day 17) Error detection Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
19 Pipes & Cistern Blood relations Error detection Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
20 Miscellaneous (Day17, Day18 & Day19) Matrix Error detection Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
21 Averages Miscellaneous (Day19 & Day20) Ant./Syn./Spelling Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
22 Mixture &Alligation Mathematical Calculations Previous Year Questions Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
23 Miscellaneous (Day21 & Day22) Words order according to dictionary Previous Year Questions Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
24 Quadrilaterals Miscellaneous (Day22 & Day23) Previous Year Questions Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
25 Circle Coding Decoding Ant./Syn./Spelling Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
26 Miscellaneous (Day24 & Day25) Alphabetical Sequence/Pairs Idioms Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
27 Time, Speed & Distance(TSD) Miscellaneous (Day25 & Day26) Idioms Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
28 Problems on Trains Blood relations One word Substitutions Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
29 Boats & Stream Syllogism Fill in the blanks Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
30 Miscellaneous (Day27, Day28 & Day29) Miscellaneous (Day28 & Day29) Sentence improvements Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
31 Simple Interest Number Series Reading Comprehension Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
32 Compound Interest Coding Decoding Previous Year Questions Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
33 Miscellaneous (Day22 & Day23) Miscellaneous (Day30 & Day31) Previous Year Questions Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
34 Mensuration 2-D Alphabetical Sequence/Pairs Previous Year Questions Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
35 Mensuration 3-D Paper Folding & Cutting Previous Year Questions Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
36 Miscellaneous(Day34 & Day35) Miscellaneous (Day34 & Day35) Previous Year Questions Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
37 Problem on Ages Ranking Sentence Improvements Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
38 Surds & Indices Analogy Error detection Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
39 Miscellaneous(Day37 & Day38) Miscellaneous(Day37 & Day38) Error detection Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
40 Coordinate Geometry Directions Sense Error detection Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
41 Data Interpretation Mathematical Calculations Ant./Syn./Spelling Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
42 Miscellaneous(Day40 & Day41) Miscellaneous(Day40 & Day41) Previous Year Questions Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
43 Trigonometry Analogy Antonyms & Synonyms Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
44 Algebra Odd One Out One Word Substitution Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
45 Miscellaneous (Day43 & Day44) Miscellaneous (Day43 & Day44) Idioms Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
46 Time & Work Previous Year Questions Antonyms & Synonyms Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
47 Time, Speed & Distance(TSD) Previous Year Questions Previous Year Questions Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
48 Miscellaneous(Day46 & Day47) Previous Year Questions Previous Year Questions Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
49 Problems on Triangles Previous Year Questions Previous Year Questions Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
50 Problems on centres of Triangles Previous Year Questions Previous Year Questions Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
51 Miscellaneous(Day49 & Day50) Previous Year Questions Previous Year Questions Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
52 Mensuration 2-D Previous Year Questions Previous Year Questions Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
53 Mensuration 3-D Previous Year Questions Previous Year Questions Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
54 Miscellaneous(Day52 & Day53) Previous Year Questions Previous Year Questions Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
55 Revision Revision Previous Year Questions Science/Polity/ Hist./Eco./Geo.
56 Mock Test
57 Mock Test
58 Mock Test
59 Mock Test
60 Mock Test

Make a time map of the section you are planning on solving to solve 1st then 2nd, 3rd and 4th and follow the time table strictly. Emphasize more on section you are more comfortable with and solve it first. Master all the key points by writing it down and solving as many questions as you can.

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