How to Prepare for SSC CGL Tier 1 exam | Download PDF

This article will give you preparation guidelines for SSC CGL 2017 Exam along with time management tips that how much time you should devote to each section while preparing for SSC CGL Tier I. We all know that the inspiration and the effort required to crack SSC CGL Tier I exam is something which is already present in you. What is needed is just some perseverance and hard work to push yourself to do your best. So here are guidelines to Prepare for SSC CGL Tier 1 exam.

Building yourself up and improving on your mistakes while avoiding others’ mistakes will take you to newer heights and help you in clearing the examination. 

 

Exam Pattern for SSC CGL Tier 1:

 

Serial No.

Sections

No. of Questions

Total Marks

1.

General Intelligence and Reasoning

25

50

2.

General Awareness

25

50

3.

Quantitative Aptitude

25

50

4.

English Comprehension

25

50

Total

100

200

 

We are providing you SSC CGL Study Plan which is prepared by keeping in mind the 60 minutes exam pattern. This SSC CGL Study Schedule, will enhance your preparations and ensure you score high.

 

 

Things to Keep in Mind while you prepare for SSC CGL Exam:

 

  • Read English newspapers daily as it will help you in different aspects. Firstly, you will be aware of the daily current affairs. Secondly, your vocabulary and reading speed will improve.
  • Start taking Mock Tests to analyze your performance, once your basics are clear. Practice on the topics in which you are weak.
  • Scoring less in mock tests is okay. Your main goal of attending the mock tests should be learning from your mistakes. So that you can improve your performance.
  • Work up a schedule to focus on the important things and devote yourself to the plan.
  • Time management is another important aspect over which you should need to gain mastery. Not only will this help you in managing your time effectively during the exam, this will also help you in not overwhelming yourself with all the work. 

 

SSC CGL Study Plan Tier I 2017:

 

Sub

English

Quantitative

Reasoning

General  Awareness

Days/
Time

1 Hr.

1 Hr.

1 Hr.

1 Hr.

1

Basics Grammar: Verbs, Noun

Simplification: Quick Calculation Practice +
Average & Percentage,
Number Series

Analogy:  Letter, Number

Ancient History: Harappa
Civilization, Basic idea –
Gupta Dynasty, Cholas,
Pallavas, Rasthrakutas

2

Basics  Grammar:  Preposition, Adjective

Analogy: G.K, Meaning & Figure based

Modern History:
Revolt of 1857,
Later Mughals,
Titles given to
Moderates & Extremist

3

Basics  Grammar:  Tenses, Articles, Conjunctions

Average & Percentage

Classification:
Letter, Number,

Polity: Indian Constitution
(Ideas were taken from Constitution
of different Countries
E.g. US, Canada, UK)

4

Revise the above topics studied till now

Algebra: Linear Equations (Word Problems)

Classification G.K, Meaning,
Figure based

Polity: Powers of President, Vice President, Rights & Powers
of Supreme Court & High Court (Habeas Corpus), CAG,
Financial Emergencies,
Lists of Union concurrent

5

Basics  Grammar:  Degrees of Comparison, Adverbs

Algebra:
Quadratic Equations, Polynomials,
Identities

Series: Number, Mixed series

Geography: Solar System,
Volcanoes, Deserts, Trees,
Soils (Fertility, Names,
Crops, Area)

6

Revise the above topics studied till now

Series: Alphabet & Word series

Economics: Organisations,
Currency, National Income,
GDP (Base Year), NNP, NDP,
Basic responsibilities of SEBI
& RBI, Recent Government
Schemes & Policies, GST, etc.

7

Basics of Phrase Idiom Meaning, One Word Substitution, Spelling

Coding Decoding

Basic Current Affairs
(3-4 months – Sports,
Award, Science & Technology, Appointments, National & International events, Recent competitions) & Revision of
previous 6 days

8

Reading Comprehension:
Easy topics on Business, Travel, History, Moral Story

Ratio & Proportion

Direction & Distance

Physics: SI Units, Scalar &
Vector Quantities, Inventions

9

Interest: SI, CI,
SI & CI Combined, Instalments

Forces: Basics – Gravitational,
Centripetal, Friction, etc.
(Refer to previous years
papers), Viscosity, Cohesion,
Surface Area (Basics)

10

Profit & Loss:
1. Successive Selling
2. Discount & MP
3. Dishonest Dealings
4. Partnership
5. Mixture Problems
6. Sales Tax

Blood Relations: Basics

Chemistry: Atomic
Structure, Models,
Noble Gases, Solutions
& types (Homogeneous, Heterogeneous), Metalloids, Ph. Indicators,
*Vander Waals, etc.

11

Blood Relations:
Family Tree

Chemistry: Metals, Non-Metals
& Ores, Alloys & their uses,
Metallurgy, Galvanization

12

Vocabulary: Homonyms

Order & Ranking

Chemistry: Carbon & its
Compounds, Iron, types
& its Commercial forms, Vulcanization, Salts,
Nuclear Fusion & Fission.

13

Synonyms & Antonyms

Mensuration:
1. Area, Perimeter
2. Surface Area, Volume
3. 2D & 3D
Combined

Logical & Dictionary Order

Biology: Human body,
DNA, RNA, Glands
(Largest, smallest), Veins, Artery (Pulmonary),
Ear Bones, Thorax
(basics), Facts
related to Human Anatomy

14

Vocabulary: Use of Verb with Prepositions

Word Formation

Basic Current Affairs
(last 3-4 months – Sports, Award, Science & Technology, Appointments, National & International events, Recent
Competitions)

15

Vocabulary: Completing Phrase & Idioms

Jumble Word

Diseases: Caused by Bacteria, Virus,
etc. (Cholera, Malaria
& their vaccines-founders)
& Nutrients,
Deficiencies, Vitamins
(E.g. Night Blindness,
Berri-Berri, Rickets,
Kwashiorkor)

16

Miscellaneous: Grammar

Geometry: Triangles congruency, Similarity theorems, Circle chords & tangent theorems, Co-ordinate geometry

Matrix

Plants, Reproduction, Pollination,  Tissue, Roots,
Cells (Subsidiary, Guard Cells, Companion Cells, Stomata)
& their functions

17

Practice Error Spotting

Venn Diagram Problem

Physics: Electric Components
(Resistance, Ammeter,
Voltmeter, etc.) + Optics
(Lens, Eye diseases, Reflection
& Refraction) + Latent
Heat, Freezing &
boiling points +
Uses of Radar & Sonar, Satellites

18

Cloze Test

Logical Venn Diagram

Medieval History:
Battle of Tarain, Delhi Sultan,
Lodhi Dynasty, etc.

19

Trigonometry: Trigonometric Ratios and Identities, Height and Distance

Syllogism

Fundamental Rights, Duties, Panchayat Raj System
(Committee), Preambles,
Constitution Amendments

20

Practice Reading Comprehension

Puzzles: Logical, Quant Based

Important Rivers, Cities on River Banks, Indian State, Capitals, Folk Dances, Wildlife Centuries, National Parks, Oceans, Important Line
Boundaries, National Highway

21

Data Interpretation:
1. Bar Graph
2. Line Graph
3. Pie Chart
4. Table

Seating Arrangement

Basic Current Affairs
(last 3-4 months) focusing on
Sports, Award, Science &
Technology, Appointments,
National & International
events, Recent Competitions

22

Revise Common Phrase Idiom meanings and One-word Substitution.

Non-Verbal: Mirror & Hidden Image

Atmosphere Layers, Earth’s
composition, Longitudes & Latitudes, Tectonic
Theories, IST

23

Speed time Distance
1. Average Speed
2. Relative Speed
3. Partial Speed
4. Problems on Trains
5. Boat & River

Non-Verbal: Pattern Completion, Paper Cutting & Folding

Sound, Thermodynamics,
Escape Velocity,
Kepler’s Law, Work,
Energy, Power

24

Revise all the grammar Rules & Practice Questions on each topics

Non-Verbal: Dice & Cubes, Counting Figure, Missing Figure

Plant Kingdom

25

Time & Work
1. Work & Efficiency, Wages
2. Pipes & Cisterns

Practice Questions from each topics

The Animal Kingdom

26

Economics:
Economic Survey,
Monetary Policy, Balance of Payment Taxes, Previous
years Paper Questions

27

Number System(LCM & HCF, Divisibility, Remainder) &
Algebra Identities

Sound, Thermodynamics,
Escape Velocity, Kepler’s
Law, Work, Energy, Power

28

Practice Cloze Test

Mixtures & Allegations

Basic Current Affair
(last 3-4 months)
focusing on Sports,
Award, Science & Technology, Appointments, National & International Events, Recent competitions

 

Revise all the topics & Attempt Full Mock Test

SSC CGL 2017 Tier I Mock Tests

After completing the full SSC CGL Study Plan, your aim should to attempt a full mock test & make your own strategy to attempt the paper in which you could score more. Try to manage the time in a proper way.

 

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