Exam Preparation Tips for SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1/Tier 2 | How to Crack SSC CGL 2016
SSC CGL is most popular examination conducted by the Staff Selection Commission . This SSC CGL examination is conducted to recruit candidates for the B Grade post. This year SSC will also conduct the examination of SSC CGL 2016 . The Candidate consider SSC CGL most toughest examination . The may be lots of question arises in the candidate’s mind that How to Prepare for SSC CGL Tier 1 2016? Which books are more beneficial to Crack SSC CGL 2016? How to manage time for SSC CGL Tier 1 ,So that candidate can attempt maximum questions in only 2Hrs .So we will provide exam preparation tips so that student can easily crack the SSC CGL Tier 1 2016 .SSC Tips & Strategies Tips & Tricks to Crack SSC CGL 2016 How to Crack SSC Combined Graduate Level Tier-I Exam How to Prepare for SSC CGL Exam in 30 Days SSC CGL 2016 study Plan What topics to prepare for SSC Exam SSC CGL 2016 exam process Short Cut Tricks. There are few tips given below to prepare for SSC CGL tier 1 2016.
About SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1 Exam:-
Staff Selection Commission every year organize SSC Combined Graduate Level exam for Various Posts. The candidates who had passed the Graduation degree from any recognized university are eligible for taking part in this exam. This exam is conducted in two phases Tier 1 and Tier 2 . The candidate who will clear the Tier 1 exam are allow to site in Tier 2 examination of SSC CGL. In today’s world competition gets tougher & tougher. It is not an one day affair to prepare for SSC CGL exam, one have to do regular study & smart study. No more time is left in SSC CGL 2016 Tier-I Exam . So we had given few preparation tips through which candidate can easily Crack the exam .
SSC CGL 2016 exam is scheduled to be held on 08 May, 2016 & 22 May, 2016.
Examination Process:- SSC CGL 2016 exam will be conducted in three phases ,the candidate will have to get passing/Cut off marks in every phase.
Exam Process of SSC CGL is as follows:-
- Tier -I — Written Examination (Objective Multiple Choice Type)
- Tier -II — Written Examination (Objective Multiple Choice Type)
- Tier -III — Personality Test cum Interview/Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test (wherever applicable)/Document Verification.
SSC CGL 2016 TIER I PATTERN & SYLLABUS
SSC CGL Tier I 2016 Exam Date : 08.05.2016 & 22.05.2016
CGL Tier I Exam Pattern :- It is an objective Type Exam. Interesting fact about CGL is that there is No sectional Cut Off…….Check Exam Pattern Below…….
No. Of Questions
|A||General Intelligence & Reasoning||50||50|
- Every Question is of 1 Mark.
- Time Duration is 120 minutes (2 Hour) for 200 questions.
- Each part is of equal importance so candidates have to focus on each & every part of this exam.
- It should be noted by candidates is that there is Negative Marking of 0.25 Marks in this Exam. So plan for exam is according to the pattern & syllabus of SSC.
SSC CGL Tier I Exam Syllabus :-
General Intelligence & Reasoning :
This is the first section of SSC CGL . It will consists of 50 questions .It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. This component may include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, space visualization, spatial orientation, problem solving, analysis, judgement, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning and figural classification, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series.
Coding and decoding, statement conclusion, syllogistic reasoning etc. The topics are, Semantic Analogy, Symbolic/Number Analogy, Figural Analogy, Semantic Classification, Symbolic/Number Classification, Figural Classification, Semantic Series, Number Series, Figural Series, Problem Solving, Word Building, Coding & de-coding, Numerical Operations, symbolic Operations, Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization.
Venn Diagrams, Drawing inferences, Punched hole/pattern –folding & unfolding, Figural Pattern – folding and completion, Indexing, Address matching, Date & city matching, Classification of centre codes/roll numbers, Small & Capital letters/numbers coding, decoding and classification, Embedded Figures, Critical thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence, Other sub-topics, if any.
This section will be used to check the General Knowledge of the candidate . The examiner wants to know how often the candidate read the newspaper or touch with the current affairs in india. Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidates general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of every day observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research.
This selection is used to check the mental ability and mathematics skills of candidates . This will focus on how fast you solve your problem.The scope of the test will be computation of whole numbers, decimals ,fractions and relationships between numbers, Percentage. Ratio & Proportion,Square roots, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Alligation, Time and distance, Time & Work, Basic algebraic identities of School.
Algebra & Elementary surds, Graphs of Linear Equations, Triangle and its various kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles, Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons , Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base, Trigonometric ratio, Degree and Radian Measures, Standard Identities, Complementary angles, Heights and Distances, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart.
This section will check the general grammar of candidates or english language knowledge. Candidates’ ability to understand correct English, his basic comprehension and writing ability, etc. would be tested. Questions will be based on will be based on spott the error, fill in the blanks, synonyms, antonyms, spelling/detecting mis-spelt words, idioms & phrases, one word substitution, improvement of sentences.
SSC CGL 2016 Tier II Syllabus:-
Paper-I :- Quantitative Ability : The questions will be designed to test the ability of appropriate use of numbers and number sense of the candidate. The scope of the test will be the computation of whole numbers, decimals ,fractions and relationships between numbers, Percentage. Ratio & Proportion,Square roots, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Alligation, Time and distance, Time & Work.
Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds, Graphs of Linear Equations, Triangle and its various kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles, Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons , Circle.
Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base, Trigonometric ratio, Degree and Radian Measures, Standard Identities, Complementary angles, Heights and Distances, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart
Paper-II :- English Language & Comprehension: Questions in this components will be designed to test the candidate’s understanding and knowledge of English Language and will be based on spot the error, fill in the blanks, synonyms, antonyms, spelling/detecting mis-spelt words, idioms & phrases, one word substitution, improvement of sentences, active/passive voice of verbs, conversion into direct/indirect narration, shuffling of sentence parts, shuffling of sentences in a passage, cloze passage & comprehension passage.
Paper-III : Statistics for Investigator Grade-II:
Collection Classification and Presentation of Statistical Data – Primary and Secondary data, Methods of data collection; Tabulation of data; Graphs and charts; Frequency distributions; Diagrammatic presentation of frequency distributions.
Measures of Central Tendency– Common measures of central tendency – mean median andmode; Partition values- quartiles, deciles, percentiles.
Measures of Dispersion– Common measures dispersion – range, quartile deviations, mean deviation and standard deviation; Measures of relative dispersion.
Moments, Skewness and Kurtosis – Different types of moments and their relationship;
meaning of skewness and kurtosis; different measures of skewness and kurtosis.
Correlation and Regression – Scatter diagram; simple correlation coefficient; simple
regression lines; Spearman’s rank correlation; Measures of association of attributes; Multiple regression; Multiple and partial correlation (For three variables only).
Probability Theory – Meaning of probability; Different definitions of probability; Conditional probability; Compound probability; Independent events; Bayes’ theorem.
Random Variable and Probability Distributions – Random variable; Probability functions; Expectation and Variance of a random variable; Higher moments of a random variable; Binomial , Poisson, Normal and Exponential distributions; Joint distribution of two random variable (discrete).
Sampling Theory – Concept of population and sample; Parameter and statistic, Sampling
and non-sampling errors; Probability and non-probability sampling techniques(simple randomsampling, stratified sampling, multistage sampling, multiphase sampling, cluster sampling, systematic sampling, purposive sampling, convenience sampling and quota sampling); Sampling distribution(statement only); Sample size decisions.
Statistical Inference – Point estimation and interval estimation, Properties of a good
estimator, Methods of estimation (Moments method, Maximum likelihood method, Least squares method), Testing of hypothesis, Basic concept of testing, Small sample and large
sample tests, Tests based on Z, t, Chi-square and F statistic, Confidence intervals.
Analysis of Variance – Analysis of one-way classified data and two-way classified data.
Time Series Analysis – Components of time series, Determinations of trend component by different methods, Measurement of seasonal variation by different methods.
Index Numbers – Meaning of Index Numbers, Problems in the construction of index numbers, Types of index number, Different formulae, Base shifting and splicing of index numbers, Cost of living Index Numbers, Uses of Index Numbers.
Tips to Crack SSC CGL Tier-I 2016 Exam:-
Candidates need to follow following Tips to crack SSC exam:-
- Focus on goal , Regular reading newspaper magazines will help you to crack exam.
- Make a timetable of your study and follow it regularly.
- Start your study practice at least 3 months before the ssc cgl 2016.
- Refer Good books and Previous Year Papers also , few books are given below
- Study Topic wise. Take one topic at one time & practice more questions on that topic to make it your strength in exam.
- Pay attention towards time during solving questions.
- Before 3 days of the exam, revise as much as you can.
- Daily solve a previous year paper or a model test paper and try to do all 200 questions correctly within 2 hrs.
- Generate or find or learn new shortcuts methods of solving numerical problem and memorize them.
- Make a time management of your question paper. Decide how much time you are going to give to each question and each section.
- Try to solve easy section first.
- Give mock test regularly , it will help you to increase you solving speed.
HERE ARE SOME OF THE BEST BOOKS FOR PREPARATION OF SSC CGL 2016
There are few important books given below , which will help you to Crack exam easily. you can buy them from flipkart , snapdeal or any other online marketing store.Candidates can refer these books for SSC CGL 2016 examination. Few books are:-
- SSC Combined Graduate Level Pre.Examination by arihant Experts
- SSC CGL PRE practice sets-30 contains 30 practice sets
- Ultimate Guide to SSC CGL by Disha Publication
- SSC Combined Graduate Level Examination For Tier I & II 1st Edition by Upkar Prakashan
Best Books for preparation of Quantitative Aptitude for SSC CGL 2016
- Quantitative Aptitude – by R.S. Aggarwal(English)
- Quantitative Aptitude – by R.S. Aggarwal(Hindi)
- Quicker Maths – by M. Tyra
- Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning – by R.S.Aggarwal