What is SSC Exam all about?
SSC (Staff Selection Commission) is the top leading Govt. organization that provides employment to lakhs of students in India. A great opportunity lies ahead for all the SSC aspirants. The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Exam for recruitment to various subordinate services Like:
- Assistants in Ministries/Departments, Attached and Subordinate office of the Govt. of India.
- Inspectors of Central Excise & Customs.
- Inspectors of Income Tax.
- Preventive Officers in Customs.
- Examiner in Customs.
- Sub-Inspectors in Central Bureau of Narcotics & CBI.
- Assistant Enforcement Officer in Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue.
- Divisional Accountant, Jr. Accountant, Auditor & UDCs in various offices of Govt. of India.
- Auditor Offices under C&AG, CGDA, CGA & others.
- Accountant/ Junior Accountant
- Tax Assistant in CBDT and CBEC
- Compiler in Registrar General of India.
A candidate must have attained the age of 18 years and must not have attained the age of 27 years as on 01-08-2018. *There are relaxations for various categories such as Defence Personnel, SC/ST, etc
SSC (CGL) 2018 Exam Pattern:
The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) every year in four levels for various posts. Exam Pattern – The Examination will be conducted in four tiers as indicated below Table:
|I||Objective Multiple Choice||Computer Based (online)|
|II||Objective Multiple Choice||Computer Based (online)|
|III||Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi||Pen and Paper mode|
|IV||Skill Test/Computer Proficiency Test||Wherever Applicable|
SSC (CGL) Syllabus 2018:
The major sections asked in SSC CGL 2018 Preliminary Exam are General Awareness, Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language. Table Chat Here:
|General Intelligence and Reasoning||General Awareness||Quantitative Aptitude||English Comprehension|
|Classification||Static General Knowledge (Indian History, Culture etc.)||Simplification||Reading Comprehension|
|Analogy||Science||Interest||Fill in the Blanks|
|Word Formation||Sports||Percentage||Phrases and Idioms|
|Matrix||Books and Authors||Ratio and Proportion||One word Substitution|
|Important Schemes||Problem on Ages||Sentence Correction|
How can you crack the ssc exam?
- Manage your time efficiently. Make a schedule for your preparation and stick by it
- Get the right books for preparation.
- Read newspapers every day, it will help you in your English & General Knowledge. My choice for the newspaper is The Indian Express or The Telegraph
- Take care of your health. Try to exercise, play or meditate every day. This will definitely boost your productivity
- Revise NCERT books 7-10. All the books are available online
- Keep some time off for leisure. Sometimes this can boost your focus and concentration, as stress management is important.
SSC CGL 2018 Exam Preparation:
SSC CGL exam preparation must be done in a systematic manner, with latest exam pattern in mind. Since the syllabus covers a lot of topics, it is important to choose the right study material so that you can understand the concepts and practice a wide variety of questions as well. Apart from self study you can join any Coaching and Online Test Series for better exam preparation.
Some Recommended Books For SSC Exam:
- For Maths Section – Quantitative Aptitude by R.S. Aggarwal
- For English Section – Objective General English by S P Bakshi (Arihant)
- For Reasoning – Analytical Reasoning by M K Pandey
- For General Awareness – Manorama Yearbook 2015 (English)
- Solved Papers – Kiran’s SSC CGL combined Graduate Level Exams Question Bank 1999-2014