Don’t Do These While Preparing GA in CGL Syllabus!

Don’t Do These While Preparing GA in CGL Syllabus!

The Staff Selection Commission announced the exam dates of SSC CGL Tier-II 2019 exam which is scheduled from October 14th 2020 onwards. At this point of time, it is important for candidates to prepare in such a manner that they can attempt the maximum number of questions accurately and can fetch more marks in the exam. 

Hence this article will talk about one such section which is the most scoring, less time taking and the chances of negative marking is also merged in this section. Yes, we are talking about the General Awareness section covered in SSC CGL Syllabus

General Knowledge or General Awareness section is considered to be one of the high scoring sections not only in SSC CGL exam but in any competitive examination. The aim of this section is to test candidates knowledge and awareness about the occurring or happenings in and around the world. Therefore it is imperative for candidates to prepare well for this section so as to come out with flying colours in SSC CGL exam. 

Keeping this in mind we have collated a list of Don’t Do’s in GA section preparation while dealing with the SSC CGL Syllabus.

  1. It is a general tendency of candidates to ignore the preparation of the general awareness section at the start of their exam preparation – Instead, candidates should start preparing notes for the GA section well in advance and move further parallelly to other sections.
  2. While starting with General Awareness preparation, candidates focus mainly on the current affairs section and the other parts of the general awareness section are left out – All parts should be given equal importance.
  3. Weightage to current affairs or Static GK is higher in SSC CGl exam – nothing as such all the parts of the General Awareness section i.e. Static GK, Current Affairs, General Science, and Miscellaneous that covers (Important Days National Schemes, Book Names and Authors, Computers, Logical Analysis,) etc. are important from exams point of view.
  4. Questions that are once asked in the general awareness section are not repeated in following years – it is advised that candidates should always go through previous year papers for reference because many times the questions are repeated in the examination.
  5. Watching news channels is time wasting when everything is given in newspapers and magazines – Things that you see stays in mind for a longer period of time than those you read. Also, a major chunk of updates are covered in a short span of time when you watch news channels than you do while reading.

General Awareness constitutes 25% of the total score in the SSC CGL Exam. There are 25 questions out of 100 for the general Knowledge section carrying 50 marks out of the total of 200 marks. Hence, to lock high scores in SSC CGL Result, stay up to date, prepare diligently and tackle the questions in the exam wisely. No need to remember any rules or formula to ace the General Awareness Section.