SSC CGL 2018 Exam Pattern
Staff Selection Commission of India will be conducting SSC CGL 2018 Exam in four stages: Tier-1, Tier-2, Tier-3 & Tier-4 exam. While Tier-I & Tier-II exam will be conducted online, Tier-III will be a Descriptive exam and Tier-IV will be a computer skill test. Let’s have a look at the exam pattern for all these stages of SC CGL 2018 Recruitment process one by one.
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Candidates must note that the score for SSC CGL Tier-I & Tier-II Exam will be normalised if it is conducted in multiple shifts. The normalisation score will be decided by SSC and it will be considered final for selecting candiidates for the further rounds (Tier-III & Tier-IV) of SSC CGL 2018 Exam.
SSC CGL 2018 Tier-1 Exam Pattern
SSC CGL Tier-1 will be conducted tentatively from 25th July to 20th Aug 2018. The exam will be conducted online comprising of 4 sections with about a 100 questions in total and with maximum marks of 200. The entire exam is needed to be completed in a time span of 60 minutes.
The sections asked in SSC CGL Tier-I Exam are:
- General Intelligence & Reasoning
- General Awareness
- Quantitative Aptitude
- English Comprehension
|Serial No.||Sections||No. of Questions||Total Marks||Time Allotted|
|1||General Intelligence and Reasoning||25||50||A cumulative time of 60 minutes|
Penalty of Wrong Answer: There is a negative marking of 0.50 Marks for each wrong answer. There is no sectional cut off. No point will be deducted if the question is left blank or unattempted by a candidate.
SSC CGL 2018 Tier-2 Exam Pattern
SSC CGL Tier-2 will be conducted tentatively from 27th November 2018 to 30th November 2018. The exam will be conducted online comprising of 4 sections with about a 100 questions in each section and with maximum marks of 200.
The sections asked in SSC CGL Tier-I Exam are:
- Quantitative Ability
- General Studies (Finance & Economics)
- English Language & Comprehension
|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|
Penalty of Wrong Answer: There is a negative marking of 0.25 Marks for each wrong answer. There is no sectional cut off. No point will be deducted if the question is left blank or unattempted by a candidate.
SSC CGL 2018 Tier-3 Exam Pattern
Tier-3 of SSC CGL 2018 will be a descriptive test. The paper will be in English/Hindi and will constitute of 100 marks. The entire paper needs to be completed in 60 minutes.
|Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi (Writing of Essay, Precis, Letter, Application etc.)||100 marks||1 hour or 60 minutes|
SSC CGL 2018 Tier-4 Exam Pattern
SSC CGL Tier-4 Exam is a Computer Skill Test. It will be conducted in two steps: DEST Test & CPT Test.
DEST: Candidates are required to type 2000 words in 15 minutes on a computer in English. This test is conducted to check a candidate’s writing skills.
CPT: This test is conducted to check a candidate’s proficiency in Word Processing, Spreadsheets and Generation of Slides.
How to Prepare for SSC CGL 2018 Exam?
Strategy to Crack the SSC CGL 2018
SSC CGL, the most awaited paper conducted by an organization (SSC) entrusted with recruiting people for government jobs at subordinate levels. Every year lakhs of students appearing for this entrance, therefore a proper strategy is needed to crack the competition mainly because of INCREASE IN COMPETITION.
In today’s world we can’t simply study and work hard and get what we want because not just Hard Work but Smart work Leads you to the Success Cut-throat competition.
Our purpose to share number of candidates is that to make you aware with the competition of SSC CGL exam.
We all know about the pattern of the Tier 1 exam as it includes 4 sections:
- General Awareness
- The strategy for SSC is very different from Bank Entrances mainly because of the syllabus and importance of Mathematics & English in SSC Entrances.
- SSC Tier 1 & 2 Entrances have Mathematics & English as important sections and therefore maximum time allocation is given to these sections.
- The TIER 1 exam also has REASONING & GENERAL AWARENESS sections which are very important to get a good score in TIER 1.
- Remember guys, you can’t score even 100 marks in SSC Tier I with just English and Maths, so you must be prepared to attempt GS and ENGLISH also.
- The study plan for SSC is very different as we don’t want the students to go through every subject daily. We want him to focus on important topics which are repeatedly coming in the SSC Entrance.
EK ZAROORI SOOCHNA:
Agar aap SSC ke GS mein 50 mein se 50 ka target rakhte hai to aapne sooch ko thoda sa badlo!!!
Kyunki yeh IMPOSSIBLE hai…..
Target– 35-40 ka hona chahie…
(Yeh De-Motivation nai par AWARENESS hai.)
Just focus on TOPIC-WISE preparation for General Awareness not subject wise, matlab CIVICS ke important topic padho poori CIVICS mat padho. Same for other subject also.
Time Allocation to study for SSC- 8-10 hours daily
Karna hi padega warna… SSC toh har saal aata hai par kya aap log har saal dena chahoge ya Selection paana chahte ho..
Faisla aapka… Future aapka..
Par concern hamara…
Isliye follow this path & yaad rakhna yeh bhi AGNIपथ jitna hi mushkil hai ..…
Kuch important nuske!
- Focusing on Important topics.
- Revision is the Most Important.
- Test Yourself & Analysis.
- Guesstimate Not Work Always
- Time Management is the key to success.
Remember guys, to crack the CGL you have to focus on time management as only 60 minutes for 100 questions.
PROPER PLANNING + SHORTCUTS + PRACTICE –> CGL mein selection
Make a time map of which section you are going to solve 1st then 2nd 3rd 4th according to their time table. Emphasize more on a section you are more comfortable with and solve it first.
Subject Wise Time Allocation
(When in a day all subjects need to be covered)
|GENERAL AWARENESS||2 Hrs.|
(When in a day 3 subjects need to be covered)
|MATHEMATICS||4 Hrs.||4 Hrs.||4 Hrs.|
|RESONING||3 Hrs.||–||3 Hrs.|
|ENGLISH||3 Hrs.||3 Hrs.||–|
|GENERAL AWARENESS||–||3 Hrs.||3 Hrs.|
To get good score in this section, we can follow:
GeAT CoM Strategy, matlab
Ge – Geometry
A – Algebra & Aptitude
T – Trigonometry
Co – Coordinate Geometry
M – Mensuration
These are the most important chapter for the exam, as the maximum questions are coming from them.
Never focus on Conversational English (means Spoken or Behavioral) as it is not related to Competitive English, here you are supposed to have typical knowledge of Grammar.
Just follow these tips for this section:
- Read Newspaper on daily basis: don’t be afraid guys, you just need to read First Page and National Page. This will help you a lot in Preparing for SSC Tier I and Tier II, as many ERROR detection questions are generally made on the basis of Grammar that is used in Newspaper.
- While Attempting English Section, Maintain your speed, don’t get slow as normally it takes just 30-35 minutes to attempt all 50 questions of English Section in Tier I.
- Read more and More Passages, this will improve your speed in reading and understanding English.
- Improve your vocabulary by knowing 10 new words everyday along with its Synonyms and Antonyms.
Reasoning is a test of observing our mental and problem solving ability. Reasoning is not like numerical skill where you learn some formula and solve question by applying that formula. You have to be very careful while answering these questions. Therefore for this section you all have to practice, practice & practice the topics. Also,in this section there are few questions from Non-verbal reasoning also.
|S.no||SUBJECT||TIME (in Days)|
For GS, the strategy is important topics not the whole subjects. Here are the important topics of each & every subject:
These days we have seen many questions from Current Affairs Also so you must go through the current affairs of last 6 months.
Units of measurement
|Uses, common names and composition of various chemicals.|
Definition based questions. (heat, oxidation, reduction etc)
|Parts of plant and their functions|
Parts of body, their functions
Basics of animal kingdom.
- FRAMING OF THE CONSTITUTION
- SOURCES OF INDIAN CONSTITUTION
- PARTS OF INDIAN CONSTITUTION
- SCHEDULES IN INDIAN CONSTITUTION
- VICE PRESIDENT
- ATTORNEY GENERAL OF INDIA
- COMTROLLER AUTITOR GENERAL
- LOK SABHA
- RAJ SABHA
- PRIME MINISTER
- EMERGENCY IN INDIA
- VIDHAN SABHA
- VIDHAN PARISHAD
- PARLIAMENTARY FUNDS
- SUPREME COURT
- HIGH COURT
- ARTICLE 370
- INDUS VALLEY CIVILIZATION
- BUDDHISM AND JAINISM
- THE MAURYANS
- POST MAURYAN KINGDOMS
- THE GUPTA PERIOD
- Establishment and Expansion of the Delhi Sultanate
- Religious Movements in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries
- Mughal Dynasty
- Later Mughals
- The Maratha State
- European Penetration and British Conquest of India
- Major Battles
- Social and Cultural Awakening in India
- The Great Revolt of 1857
- Indian National Congress
- Nationalist Movement, 1905-1918: Growth of Militant Nationalism
- Struggle for Swaraj – I, 1919 – 1927
- Struggle for Swaraj – II, 1927-1947
- Governor-Generals of India
- Indian Princely States
- Movement Of Earth
- Interior Of Earth
- Latitude & Longitude
- Solar System
- Ocean & Ocean Currents
- Physical Features Of India
- Rivers In India
- Soils In India
- Agriculture In India
- Transportation In India
- Mineral Resources In India
- Forests In India
- World Geo. Facts I.E. Continents in the World.
Below are 60 steps Daily Cover two steps .
|1.||Trigonometry (T-1)||–||Basic Grammar such as sentence, subject and predicate, phase, clauses and Nouns.(T-1)||Civics|
|2.||Trigonometry||–||Basic Grammar such as sentence, subject and predicate, phase, clauses and Nouns.||Civics|
|4.||Height & Distances|
|5.||Height & Distances||–||Adjective, types of adjective and using suitable forms of adjectives. (T-2)||Civics|
|6.||Divisibility & Remainders (T-3)||Directions Sense|
|7.||LCM And HCF (T-4)||Directions Sense||–|
|9.||Surds And Indices (T-6)||Missing Series||RCs/Pronouns|
|10.||Roots, Squares & Cubes (T-7)||Analogy Test(T-4)||–||Economics|
|12.||Algebra||–||RCs /Idioms & Phrases(T-5)|
|13.||Algebra||Blood relations(T-5)||RCs /Idioms & Phrases||History|
|14.||Problem on Numbers & Ages||Blood relations||–||History|
|15.||Allegation & Mixture|
|17.||Ratio, Proportion &Partnership (T-11)||Syllogism||–||History|
|18.||Problem On Trains|
|Input-Output(T-7)Analysis||Active and Passive voice|
|19.||Problem On Boat & Stream (T-13)||Input-Output Analysis||Active and Passive voice||History|
|20.||Time And Work (T-14)||Inequalities(T-8)||Active and Passive voice||History|
|21.||Pipes And Cisterns|
|22.||Percentage (T-16)||Number Ranking|
|23.||Profit & Loss (T-17)||Number Ranking||–|
|24.||Si & Ci (T-18)||Statement and Conclusions (T-10)||Direct & Indirect Speech(T-9)||Geography|
|25.||Permutation & Combination (T-19)||–||Direct & Indirect Speech||Geography|
|26.||Permutation & Combination||Statement and Conclusions||–||Geography|
|28.||Probability||Assumptions and Directions (T-11)||Auxiliary and Modals(T-10)||Geography|
|30.||Geometry||Assumptions and Directions||–||Geography|
|31.||Geometry||–||Adverbs and its types and usage(T-11)||Geography|
|32.||Geometry||–||Prepositions, Conjunctions and Interjection|
|–||Revise the whole grammar topics & start errors.||Science|
|42.||Revision: T- 1,2||Puzzles||Errors||Science|
|43.||Revision: T- 3,4,5,6,7||Revision: T- 1,2||–||Science|
|44.||Revision: T- 8||Revision: T- 3,5||Vocab||Science|
|45.||Revision: T- 9,10||Revision: T- 4||Vocab|
|46.||Revision: T- 11,17||Revision: T- 6||Vocab|
|47.||Revision: T- 12,13||Revision: T- 7||Antonyms & Synonyms||Current Affairs|
|48.||Revision: T- 14,15||Revision: T- 8,9||Antonyms & Synonyms||Current Affairs|
|49.||Revision: T- 16,18||Revision: T- 10,11||Cloze Test||Current Affairs|
|50.||Revision: T- 19,20||Revision: T- 10,11||Cloze Test||Current Affairs|
|51.||Revision: T- 21||Revision: T- 10,11||Revision: T- 7||Revision|
|52.||Revision: T- 22||Revision: T- 12||Revision: T- 9||Revision|
|53.||Revision: T- 23||Revision: T- 12||Revision: T- 10||Revision|
|54.||Revision: T- 24||Revision: T- 12||Revision: T- 15||Revision|
|55.||MOCK TEST 1|
|56.||MOCK TEST 2|
|57.||MOCK TEST 3|
|58.||MOCK TEST 4|
|59.||MOCK TEST 5|
|60.||MOCK TEST 6|
We really hope that you follow this strategy because we know this that if you follow this “PATH” you can clear the SSCपथ easily…
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