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How to Prepare SSC Interview
- With the release of SSC Exam Calendar 2018, we are sure you all must be geared up for your preparations of SSC CGL Exam 2018. 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. Let us now focus on understanding the SSC CGL 2018 Tier I exam give our preparation a fresh start.Don’t be disheartened if you couldn’t clear the exam in your previous attempts, nor should you lose heart if you are a first time aspirant.What you need now is to gain perspective on what you should do for the upcoming exam. Perhaps the change in pattern affected you, perhaps the different mode of examination threw you off, or maybe, something remained amiss in your preparation.Learning from the past experiences, is ever more important for those who haven’t yet succeeded, and equally important is to gain from other’s experience, for the fresh aspirants. 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.So this article shall focus on how to prepare for SSC CGL Tier I & II successfully. Along the way, we will also try to address all the possible queries you might have for the examination. Let’s start-
What is SSC Exam?
SSC CGL is Combined Graduate Level exam, which is conducted by Staff Selection Commission. It is held for various posts under SSC CGL Exam for the Grade B and Grade C posts such as that of officers, along with inspectors, auditors, examiners and assistants among many others. Each post comes with its own perks and benefits, and each of the candidate is supposed to measure which post is the most suitable for him/her, enumerating the priority of the posts in the application form. This year the notification for the same shall be released, tentatively on 11th March 2018.One must go through one’s preferences to gain insights about which posts shall be most suitable and preferable over others. The choice although not evidently clear, is not something which should take up a lot of effort on your part. Though the priority needs to be sorted well, what must also be the concern, is the level of preparation and the seriousness in the efforts you put in towards achieving the goal.
About SSC Tier I
Before moving onto the syllabus, we first talk about the scheme. SSC CGL 2018 notification will be released on 16th May 2018. This examination is scheduled to happen in three tiers or levels. The first two tiers remain common for the eligible candidates and the third depends on the types of posts one has applied for.
The Examination will be conducted in four tiers as indicated below:
Tier -I — Written Examination (Objective Multiple Choice Type)
Tier -II — Written Examination (Objective Multiple Choice Type)
Tier -III —Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi (writing of Essay/Precis/Letter /Application Writing
Tier -IV –COMPUTER Proficiency Test/ Skill Test (wherever applicable)/ Document Verification
You can go through here the details of exam pattern & syllabus of SSC CGL Exam 2018.
SSC Tier I Preparation Tips
SSC Tier I Exam
The SSC CGL Tier I of the exam, which will be conducted in an online mode, is scheduled to take place from 1st August 2018 to 20th October 2018. The pattern of SSC CGL exam was changed last year i.e. there has been a shift in the mode of exam and number of questions asked in the exam has also changed. A total of 100 questions are now asked in the first tier with a composite time of 75 minutes, with 2 marks being awarded for each correctly answered question and a penalty of 0.5 marks for every incorrect one.
With an observable decrease in the level of the difficulty for the questions being asked in tier one, the cut off for the 2017-2018 session soared up to 137 for the unreserved, this is nothing short of a testament to the level of competition that has been ever on the rise.
The four fundamental topics of SSC are-
- General English
- General Awareness
- Quantitative Aptitude
Things you should keep in mind while Preparing for SSC
- The first and foremost step is to start putting in the efforts now. To know the syllabus and to then schedule your time to tackle the subsections is the next step. Start early and start better.
- Smart work is the key to success for this exam. It is also imperative that you learn to recognize the pattern that SSC follows.
- Keep in mind that most of the questions put forth during the examinations, will be recycled from the past questions only. Fortify your preparation by practicing the previous questions. Not only would this help you in getting aware of the type and level of the questions being asked, it would also help you gain an understanding and an assessment over your own skill set.
- Imperative is the need of being aware of the level of questions being asked in the paper. It simply won’t do, if you aim your preparatory goals with too high or too low a standard.
- Tackle each of the sections with equal focus. To put in all your efforts in one or two of the topics, and leaving out the rest of them, will leave you at a disadvantage over others.
- Work up a schedule to focus on the important things and devote yourself to the plan.
- We will here provide you with ample test resources and study notes to aid you in your studies and in your preparation for SSC CGL 2018. What is required from your part is dedication and a will to succeed.
- The regular practice sessions will help you in assessing yourself. Be aware of your strengths and weaknesses. Gather resources to gain opportunities in those weaker sections and put in your efforts to rectify those.
- 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. Remember a blunt axe can only do so much. Sharpen your skills but not at the expense of your own self.