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.
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|
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|
|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:
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:
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.
|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.|
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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