SSC CGL is one of the most sought after exam in India that is conducted by SSC and is immensely famous amongst the aspirants across the nation due to attractive SSC CGL salary structure. This makes it tougher than other competitive exams as the competition is fierce and minimum criteria of graduation makes it a mix of students from every stream to fight for their dream job.
SSC CGL Exam 2018 is approaching and it is the right time to fasten your seat belts. This is a very crucial time for every candidate who is going to appear for this Exam. We hope you qualify the SSC CGL eligibility criteria and are preparing for the exam. We are sure you would be looking for useful advice for your preparation
- Tier – I Exam
- Tier – II Exam
The weight age of Tier – I and Tier – II exams is 200 Marks and 400 Marks respectively so plan for the exam is according to the pattern & syllabus of SSC. Remember that there is no Section wise Cut Off in this Exam.
Today we are going to discuss Tier – I Exam which includes four sections i.e.
|Section||Subject||No of Question||Max Mark||Exam Duration|
|1||General Intelligence and Reasoning||25||50||60 minutes|
- There is a negative marking of 0.5 marks in all sections.
- The duration of exam is 80 minutes for candidates who are visually handicapped.
- Normalization: Marks scored by candidates in Tier-I and Tier-II examinations, if conducted in multiple shifts, will be normalized and such normalized scores will be treated as final and will be used for qualifying the candidates to next stage of examination and to determine final merit.
A minimum of 10 hours should be put in daily for the preparation of the SSC CGL Tier I Exam.
Daily Section-wise Allocation:
|English Language||2 Hours|
|General Awareness||2 Hours|
|Total Time||10 Hours|
The only way to prepare well for this section is practice. A daily and dedicated practice of problems relevant to the topics is the only key here. You can also expect problems related to non-verbal reasoning.
For this section, you will need to focus on Algebra, Geometry, Coordinate Geometry, Trigonometry, and Mensuration.
For the English Language section, you will need to really brush up on your knowledge of English Grammar. Fluency in Spoken English will be of little importance for this exam, as compared to knowledge in English Grammar.
To prepare for this section, develop the habit of reading a lot. Read English newspapers daily, and some good English works, magazines, editorials, etc. Reading regularly will improve your vocabulary, your reading speed, your ability to grasp & understand the language, and your grammar. You should also read as many SSC CGL previous year question paper to know the pattern of the exam.
Like mentioned already, for this section, keep your focus on important topics, and not on the entire subjects or areas.
Area wise time allocation –
|Area||Total Number Of Days|
|Current Affairs||5 Days|
|Total Number Of Days||45 Days|
Area wise important topics
|Indus Valley Civilization||Delhi Sultanate||Major Battles|
|Buddhism & Jainism||Religious Movements in 15th & 16th Centuries||European Penetration & British Conquest in India|
|Mauryans||Mughal Dynasty||India – Cultural & Social Awakening|
|Post Mauryans Kingdoms||Later Mughals||The Great Revolt of 1857|
|Gupta Period||Maratha State||Indian National Congress|
|Struggle of Swaraj|
|India – Governor Generals|
|Latitude & Longitude||World Facts – Continents||Oceans & Ocean Current|
|The Solar System||India – River||India – Physical Features|
|India – Agriculture||India – Soils||Indian Forests|
|India – Transportation||India – Mineral Resources|
|The Indian Constitution – Framing, Sources, Part & Schedules||Supreme Court & Hight Court||Vidhan Sabha & Vidhan Parishad|
|Citizenship||Attorney Genral of India||Lok Sabha & Rajya Sabha|
|President||Comptroller Auditor General||Governer|
|Vice President||Prime Minister||Parliamentary Funds|
|Emergency in India||Commissions||Bills|
Here are the 45 Days Plan, we will provide quizzes and notes follow this study plan and remain updated with daily provided quizzes & notes. Study Accordingly.
|10 June||Problems on Interest||Previous Year Questions||Idioms & Phrases,Vocab||Biology – Cell|
|11 June||Percentage||Previous Year Questions||Fill ups,Vocab||Biology- Botany|
|12 June||Ratio And Proportion||Analogy||Spelling Correction, vocab||Biology-Respiratory system|
|13 June||Average||Alphabetical Series,||One word Substitution||Biology- Digestive System, Diseases|
|14 June||Allegation and mixture||Pattern completion||Synonyms, Vocab||Biology- Circulatory System|
|15 June||Profit and loss||Ranking||Cloze Test, vocab||Biology-Excretory System, Diseases|
|16 June||Revision Or clear the back logs||Revision Or clear the back logs||Revision Or clear the back logs||Revision Or clear the back logs|
|17 June||Time, Distance and Speed||Syllogism||Error Detection, vocab||Biology-Human blood, minerals and vitamins|
|18 June||Number System||Ranking||Spelling Correction, Tips For Vocab||Chemistry-Matter, Pure Substance|
|19 June||Simplification||Sequence (Acc. to Dictionary)||Sentence Rearrangement,vocab||Chemistry-Atoms and Molecules|
|20 June||Simplification||Misc. Quiz||Misc. Quiz||Chemistry-Radio activity|
|21 June||Trains And Streams||Blood relations||One word Substitutions,Vocab||Chemistry-Acid and Base|
|22 June||Time & work, work and wages||Directions Sense||Synonyms, vocab||Chemistry-Periodic table|
|23 June||Revision Or clear the back logs||Revision Or clear the back logs||Revision Or clear the back logs||Revision Or clear the back logs|
|24 June||Pipes and cistern||Alphanumeric Series||Idioms & Phrases||Physics- Physical Quantities|
|25 June||Data Interpretation||Coding Decoding||Direct Indirect, vocab||Physics-Motion|
|26 June||Data Interpretation||Mirror And water image||Spelling Correction, vocab||Physics-Work And Energy|
|27 June||Ages||Non-Verbal||Misc. Quiz||Physics-Electromagnetism, Electricity|
|28 June||Quadratic Equation||Odd One Out||Cloze Test,vocab||Physics-Magnetism, Gravitation|
|29 June||Algebraic Identities||Non-Verbal||Antonyms||Physics-Optics|
|30 June||Revision Or clear the back logs||Revision Or clear the back logs||Revision Or clear the back logs||Revision Or clear the back logs|
|1 July||Co-ordinate Geometry||Mathematical Calculations||Error Detection||Physics- Heat|
|2 July||Practice||Odd One Out)||Idioms & Phrases||Polity-History and making of constitution|
|3 July||Practice||Misc. Quiz||Active Passive||Polity-Preamble and features of constitution|
|4 July||Geometry Properties of triangle||Statement & Conclusions||Phrase Substitution||Polity- Union Territories and citizenship|
|5 July||Geometry Centers Of Triangle||Venn Diagram||Synonyms||Polity-Fundamental Right and Duties|
|6 July||Geometry Concurrency of triangle||Previous Year Questions||Previous Year Questions, vocab||Polity-The state executive and legislature|
|7 July||Revision Or clear the back logs||Revision Or clear the back logs||Revision Or clear the back logs||Revision Or clear the back logs|
|8 July||Geometry Similar triangles||Syllogism||Sentence Improvement||Geography|
|9 July||Geometry Chords and circles||Number Series||Direct Indirect||Geography|
|10 July||Geometry Tangent theorem||Misc. Quiz||Misc. Quiz||Geography|
|11 July||Trigonometry Trigonometric Identities 1 Trigonometry Questions||Blood relations||Idioms & Phrases||Geography|
|12 July||Trigonometry Trigonometric Identities 2||Alphanumeric Series||Error Detection||History-Ancient History|
|13 July||Trigonometry Difficult Questions||Previous Year Questions||Previous Year Questions||History-Ancient History|
|14 July||Revision Or clear the back logs||Revision Or clear the back logs||Revision Or clear the back logs||Revision Or clear the back logs|
|15 July||Geometry Properties of Quadrilaterals||Ranking||One word Substitutions||History-Ancient History|
|16 July||Geometry Difficult Questions||Analogy||Spelling Correction||History-Medieval India|
|17 July||Geometry Polygon Difficult Questions||Non-Verbal||Sentence Improvement||History-Medieval India|
|18 July||Mensuration Area of Quadrilaterals 1 + Questions||Directions Sense||Fill Ups||History-Medieval India|
|19 July||Mensuration Difficult Questions||Mathematical Calculations||Synonyms||History-Modern India|
|20 July||Mensuration Area of Quadrilaterals 2 + Questions||Previous Year Questions||Previous Year Questions||History-Modern India|
|21 July||Revision Or clear the back logs||Revision Or clear the back logs||Revision Or clear the back logs||Revision Or clear the back logs|
|22 July||Mensuration 3D + Questions||Odd One Out||Sentence Rearrangemen||History-Modern India|
|23 July||Mensuration Difficult Questions||Matrix||Antonyms||Economy|
|24 July||Revision||Misc. Quiz||Misc. Quiz||Economy|
Important Note: SSC repeats its questions!
Having done the inspection of previous year SSC CGL Examination, the chances of repetition of questions in almost all sections are lucid. It is, therefore, necessary to solve Previous Year Papers. This exam demands exhaustive preparation with complete dedication. Let’s be together to work out on your dreams.