Notification for the Combined Graduate Level Exam by the Staff Selection Commission for the year 2015 has been announced. This must have caused stir among the students who are preparing for the exam.
As per this SSC Notification, the CGL Tier I Exam shall take place on 14th and 21st of June 2015. Along with the joy, this news must have also caused concern among them.
But instead of showing concern, there is the time of contemplation and sincere efforts from the students’ part. Now they must focus on Tier I Exam which shall be the first litmus test for most of them.
CGL Tier I Pattern and Syllabus –
SSC CGL Tier I Exam will contain four Subjects viz Maths, Reasoning, General Knowledge and General English. The Test shall be of 200 Marks with all these topics will have 50 marks each. Here in this article we are focusing on English. English being the foreign language looks very tough to Indian Examinees. So this is our small attempt to remove that fear.
Tips for English Language for SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam
The topics of English Subject are – Grammar, Vocabulary, Comprehension.
How to Prepare Grammar –
In Grammar, the topics are – Voice, Narration, Preposition, Tense, Subject-verb Concord, Question Tags etc. Here our suggestion is that do these topics one by one with a lot of practice sets. There shouldn’t be more focus on one particular topics. The questions from these topics are very few and not straightforward. They come in the form of Common Error. So instead of laboring hard on each and every topic do the practice set paper.
How to do Vocabulary –
The Contents of this topic are – Synonyms, Antonyms, One Word Substitution, Idioms and Phrases etc. For the practice of this part, purchase a good book of vocabulary by a good publication. Prepare at least 10 words a day from one topic to another. After preparing 100 words of one topic, come to other topic. You will not get bored in this way. Read newspaper for enhancing the knowledge of the vocab.
How to do comprehension –
Read as much as possible. Especially the editorial from some good English Newspaper will help you a lot. Don’t try to get the word for word meaning. Just get the idea of the comprehension to understand what is being asked and how to answer.
Always remember that practice makes a man perfect and give maximum practice. We are sure you will certainly crack this SSC CGL Tier I 2015 Exam. Our Best Wishes are always with you. Best of luck.