How to Prepare for SSC CGL Tier-II

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How to Prepare for SSC CGL Tier-II-2017

Here are some important strategies of “How to Prepare for SSC CGL Tier-II”

Hello friends as we all know the session of SSC CGL Tier-1 ends on 11 September, 2016. The Candidates should gear up their preparations for CGL Tier-II now. Firstly, we need to know the pattern of Tier-II examination. So the following is the pattern of examination-



Paper                                                               Subject                  No. of QuestionsMaximum marksDuration                 
IEnglish language2002002 hrs
IIArithmetic Ability1002002 hrs
Only for Investigator Grade-II, for Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation & Compiler for RGI)
1002002 hrs


How to Prepare for SSC CGL Tier-II-Strategy for Maths.

Maths or Arithmetic ability is another name for Practice. Well this is the section in which 200 out 200 is also possible to a greater extent. So please ponder the points given below.

1. Firstly go through the previous years papers.

In order to understand the nature and pattern of exams better previous years questions are must. Furthermore, the type of questions asked are also repeated periodically in the exam.

2. Do implement short tricks and methods.

Practicing questions from conventional method may prove time taking step. So its necessary to involve short tricks and methods. Also, immense practice is required with short ticks otherwise these won’t help in exams.

3.Target topics with high weightage.

Topics like data interpretation, geometry,trigonometry, mensuration carry high weightage in SSC exams.

4. Know the the level of questions first.

During examination you must the know the difficulty level of the question. So practice accordingly so that it helps in time management also.


How to Prepare for SSC CGL Tier-II-Strategy for English language

Well, English is not everybody’s cup of tea but English can be really a scoring subject for ssc cgl exam. Comprehension skills is must to have an edge over the subject. Here are some important points to be implemented to increase score in English Subject.

1. Develop a habit of reading newspaper daily.

Reading Newspaper not only improves reading and comprehension skills but also acts as supplement to current affairs and general awareness. It acts like catalyst towards preparation as it do no take direct participation in preparation but enhances the rate of preparation.

2. Any language comes with practice only.

Sometimes to change the mode of  comprehension, switch to novels and news (only English).

3. Analyze previous years question papers.

Go through the previous years papers to observe and analyze the pattern of english  section. This will help you to know the nature of exam.

4. Vocabulary and grammar are two pillars to master over English.

These two parts require daily revision with consistent practice.  Try to take help from tricks and mnemonics to learn important words. Follow a good grammar book to build grammatical concepts (Wren & martin recommended)

5. Reading Comprehension 

This Section is very scoring. All we need to implement is few tricks followed by regular practice. This section also carries highest weightage, so please prepare this section well.

6. Error Detection

It is the most important section as it becomes decisive sometimes. It requires good grammatical background followed by practicing using suitable tricks.

7.  At the end of the day, it is the practice which makes a real difference. So please Practice Practice Practise!!!

Best of Luck for Exams!

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