How to Prepare for SSC CHSL Tier 1 GK Section: Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts Combined Higher Secondary Level (10+2) recruitment exam every year. This year, there are around 3259 vacancies for the post of LDC, DEO, and Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant.
The SSC CHSL 2017 Tier I Examination will be conducted in the month of March. Most of the students have started their preparation for SSC CHSL 2017 examination. Over here, we will try to lessen their burden by elaborating our article- How to Prepare for SSC CHSL General Awareness.
SSC CHSL Exam Pattern and Structure 2017
SSC CHSL Exam Pattern is necessary to prepare for SSC CHSL 2017 examination. Candidates need to go through the revised SSC CHSL Exam pattern and prepare accordingly. SSC CHSL General Awareness section constitutes 25% of the total score in SSC CHSL Tier 1 Examination.
|Name of the Section||Questions||Marks|
|Reasoning and General Intelligence||25||50|
Every section carries equal weightage and is of equal importance. Hence, you need to lay an equal amount of focus in this section.
How to Prepare for SSC CHSL General Awareness
For SSC CHSL Examination, the General Awareness Section plays a very important role, mostly due to the fact that it is very scoring. For a well prepared SSC candidate, it will take less than 2 seconds to answer the questions in the written examination.
SSC CHSL General Awareness Section is very different from Banking and Insurance General Awareness Sections. Banking and Insurance General Awareness Sections are more focused on Current Affairs whereas, in the case of SSC CHSL, most of the questions will be based on basic Static General Knowledge. Hence, a candidate needs to prepare accordingly.
In SSC CHSL 2017, there will be 25 questions of 2 marks each. SSC CHSL General Awareness important topics include-
- Indian History
- Indian Polity
- Indian Economy
- Science (Physics, Chemistry, and Biology)
SSC CHSL General Awareness section includes atleast 2-3 questions from each topic. Among all these topics, General Science is expected to have 8-9 questions, with Biology being central.
History Questions in SSC CHSL 2017
Understanding History Topics is very important for any examination be it SSC CHSL or other exam as it is the backbone of every subject. It is very rare that questions from World History have been asked, so there is no need to waste time on World History. Instead, concentrate on Indian History only.
Geography Questions in SSC CHSL 2017
Indian Geography and Physical Geography are the two parts of Geography from where the questions are asked. For covering basics, school level NCERT Books will be sufficient.
If you wish to cover more ground, we suggest you attempt a few mock tests and question banks to know the type of questions asked in SSC CHSL Tier I Exams.
Polity Questions in SSC CHSL 2017
Again, Read NCERT Books of Class VIII to X for Polity, as it will cover most of the topics asked under the banner of Polity.
Economy Questions in SSC CHSL 2017
The economy also contains 2 parts – Indian Economy and Economics. Indian Economy is the study of Indian Economics system and Economics Further comprises two topics which include: Macroeconomics and Microeconomics. There is a few ambiguous topic which one should only prepare from trusted sources. Candidates need not to study these topics in detail.
Miscellaneous Questions in SSC CHSL 2017
The Miscellaneous Section may contain various topics like Current affairs, Computer Knowledge, Technology, Books and Authors, Sports, Persons and Places in News, Abbreviations, etc. Candidates need not study these topics in detail. Introductory or basic preparation of these topics is sufficient according to the level of SSC CHSL (10+2) examination.
Current Affairs topic mostly holds a limited set of questions. So, try not to dedicate a major portion of your time for it. Are you able to make out how to prepare for SSC CHSL General Awareness 2017? If Yes, proceed to the final section of this article.
SSC CHSL General Awareness Preparation Tips
We can expect a lot of candidates to be confused right now regarding where to start, what to read and how to prepare. As a result, candidates develop ample of questions in their mind when it comes to exam preparation.
Finally, let us now highlight some tips for SSC CHSL General Awareness subject questions. While you prepare for the upcoming SSC CHSL General Awareness Section, here are a few important points to keep in mind.
- Read at least one newspaper daily, as it will help in both GK and English Sectional Preparation.
- Solve the Previous Year’s Question Paper of SSC CHSL as it helps one to know the type of questions asked and their difficulty level.
- Follow at least one site for Daily Updates on GK and Current affairs. Subscribe Now.
- Unlike SSC CGL Exam, the questions asked in SSC CHSL are a bit easy and direct. So, even with a rudimentary understanding of the basics, you can score good marks.
- It has been always observed that the same previous year questions have been asked in different types. Hence, solving previous years question paper would prove beneficial.
- Try to dedicate some time for revising what you’ve learned. It is the most crucial tip anyone can give.
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