Preparation Tips and Strategy for SSC CGL Exam

by Vidya Guru Coaching Institute
Conducted by Staff Selection Commission, SSC CGL or the Combined Graduate Level Exam is held for various posts under Grade B and Grade C. The posts under these grades include: officers, inspectors, auditors, assistants, examiners, etc. The posts as we all know come with perks and benefits and the aspirant who is going to appear for this exam must go through his or her preferences to know which post shall be most suitable for him/her or preferable over other. Even though the choice might not be that clear, but at the same time, it is not something that should take up a lot of time and effort. Nevertheless, the priority should be sorted, apart from this, the most important concern is the preparation and seriousness in the preparation the candidate puts in towards reaching his goal.

About the exam

The examination usually happens in levels or what is commonly known as ‘Tiers’ wherein the first two tiers i.e. Tier-I and Tier- II remain common for all the candidates eligible, while the third tier is post specific.
The examination pattern for all the tiers:

a) Tier- I – Written examination of 100 Multiple choice questions

b) Tier- II - Written examination of Multiple choice questions

c) Tier- III – Descriptive paper in either English or Hindi. This includes: essay writing, precis writing, letter writing, application writing, etc.

d) Tier – IV – Skill Test or the computer proficiency test (wherever applicable) and/or document verification.

The four important topics of the exam, which are fully covered in SSC Coaching in South Delhi include-

a) General English
b) General Awareness
c) Quantitative Aptitude
d) Reasoning

Pointers to achieving success in SSC CGL exam

a) It is important that you go through the GK questions for the current year.

b) Another important thing is to start with the preparation now. To get the detailed syllabus and then plan your time to manage subsections is the very next step. Starting early has its benefits.

c) Smart work is the way to reach the goal. SSC Coaching in South Delhi will help you in recognizing the pattern that this exam follows.

d) It is always advised to practice last year’s questions, not only would this help in getting aware of the level and type of the paper but it will help the candidate in assessing his own skill set.

e) It is important that you are aware of the level of the questions being asked in the SSC exam, as it won’t suffice the purpose if your preparation levels are too high or too low of the exam standards.

f) Understand that each exam section/topic is equally important and must be paid equal focus. Focusing majorly on one or two and leaving rest would leave you in disadvantage.

g) Make sure to have a schedule to focus on important topics and devote yourself to the schedule.

h) All the major coaching centers provide their students with ample study notes, test resources that help them in covering all the topics in detail. These coaching centers are fully equipped with good faculty, study material, information and updates, all that is required to bring success for their students.

i) Again, if you have enrolled yourself with a reputed coaching center, then the practice sessions here will help you in assessing your skills well. It is important to know your strengths and weaknesses and what better way to get this information from an experienced faculty. Gather the resources and work on your weaknesses.

j) Last but not the least, time management in any competitive exam is a sure to master skill. Learning to utilize your time will help you in not overwhelming with all the work. A Blunt axe can be dangerous, sharpen your skill without giving fatigue to your mind and body.

These were the quick guiding tips on what an aspirant who wants to appear and clear the SSC exam should focus on. For more information, Visit

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