How to Prepare for SSC CHSL (10+2) Exam

How to Prepare for SSC CHSL (10+2) Exam : –

How to Prepare for SSC CHSL (10+2) Exam : – 

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) every year organizes Combined Higher Secondary Level Examination (CHSL) 10+2 Exam for Posts of Lower Division Clerk (LDC) & Data Entry Operator (DEO) and Postal Assistants/ Sorting Assistants Exam. The examination is scheduled to be conducted in the month of December or January in Three Parts. This Year High Court Clerks are also recruited through SSC CHSL Exam. Last year, more than 70 Lakh Students appeared for SSC CHSL Exam. The Overall difficulty level of the paper is that of 12th level, however, due to high competition and limited seats. SSC CHSL Exam has become a very difficult exam to crack. So in this Article we discuss how to prepare for SSC LDC & DEO exam, what topics to focus more, which topics should given less time.

How to Prepare for SSC CHSL (10+2) Exam : – 

Exam Process: –   SSC LDC & DEO Exam Selection Process in Quite Simple. SSC CHSL Exam is a three tier Process.

  1. Tier – I: – Written Exam (200 Marks) – Online Mode
  2. Tier – II: Written Exam – Descriptive Type (100 Marks) – Offline Mode
  3. Tier – III: Skill Test – Typing Test (Candidates who qualify the tier – II Exam will be called for Skill Test/ Typing Test)

SSC CHSL Tier – I Exam: –   Tier – I Exam is consists of 200 Marks & Total Time Duration for this exam in 75 Minutes.

  • There will be 25 Questions each from the topics (Total 100): – (i) General Intelligence & Reasoning (ii) English Language (iii) Quantitative Aptitude (iv) General Awareness. Every Question is of 2 Marks.
  • 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 0.50 Marks in this Exam. So plan for exam is according to the pattern & Syllabus of SSC.
  • Please Note that there is No Sectional Cut Off for CHSL 2016 Exam.

Candidates have to make Strategy Regarding Time Management according to their Strength. Attempt those section first which are well prepared. Marks for Tier – I will be added to Final Merit so try to attempt more questions with good Accuracy. One should follow the given Strategy for Tier – I Exam.

  • Reasoning: 20 Minutes
  • English: 15 Minutes
  • General Awareness: 10 Minutes
  • Quantitative Aptitude: 30 Minutes

Candidates need to save time for English & GK, as much question you attempt in Maths that will be beneficial for you. Accuracy & Speed will be the Key for Getting Good Marks in Tier – I Exam as per New Exam Scheme.

How to Prepare for SSC CHSL (10+2) Exam : – 

General Intelligence & Reasoning: –    General Intelligence & Reasoning part is a very important aspect of this exam.

  • This section is very scoring so candidates need to focus more on this part.
  • Reasoning questions are less time taking than Aptitude Questions in SSC Exams.
  • This section needs concentration. With Proper guidance & Ample practicing candidates can get full marks.
  • This part plays a crucial role in deciding merit of candidates. A mark of candidates also depends on this section. So SSC Aspirants, Make General Intelligence & Reasoning you main weapon in the exam for Crack SSC Exam.

Topics to Focus More: –   Semantic Analogy, Symbolic/ Number Analogy, Semantic Classification, Venn Diagrams, Symbolic/ Number Classification, Semantic Series, Figurative Pattern – folding and completion, Number Series, Coding and de-coding, Problem Solving.

English Language: –   Another important & scoring part of SSC exam is General English.

  • In this section candidates needs to focus more on selected topics like Errors, Comprehension, Cloze Test.
  • It is often seen that candidates seems this part tough & less scoring. But this part is easy to score & less time taking.
  • In this part on mere focusing on 5 & 6 sections candidates can easily score above 40.
  • Candidates are advised to don’t leave English part less prepared as it is very useful in scoring marks in Written Exam.

Topics to Focus More: –    Spot the Error, Fill in the Blanks, Spellings/ Detecting Mis-Splet words, Idioms & Phrases, One word Substitution, Cloze Passage, Comprehension Passage.

Quantitative Aptitude: –     Aptitude is the section which play final role in the marks & Merit List of candidates. Candidates who scores in the section have fare chances to score beyond 130 marks out of 200.

  • Candidates need to save time in the written exam for solve this section. Candidates are advised to save time from Reasoning, English & General Awareness as this part takes more time to solve the problems.
  • To answer these part candidates needs to practice more on selected topics.
  • Candidates set your target to No. of questions to be solve with giving proper attention to all other sections because it is not practically possible to solve all 50 Questions in the 2 hours time. Topic oriented Scheme is useful for problem solving.
  • Candidates are advised to not solve time taking question. The habit of recognize nature of questions by mere seeing it can come only after practicing more & more Questions.

Topics to Focus More: –    Decimal and Fractions. Relationship between numbers, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest (Simple and Compound), Profit and Loss, Time and Distance, Time and Work, Trigonometry, Geometry, Use of Tables and Graphs, Histogram, Frequency Polygon, Bar-Diagram, Pie-Chart.

General Awareness: –       This is the section which is always in region of uncertainty. In this section paper section SSC have liberty to choose any topic and ask any type of questions related to topics because General Awareness covered vast syllabus.

  • In recent time SSC ask number of questions from General Science Section. So Candidates can focus more study of General Science.
  • Candidates can cover syllabus according to their strength as in this sections questions are to be ask from History, Geography, Polity, Economy, Current Affairs.
  • In SSC exams candidates can have relaxation on topics related to Current Affairs because in this exam less questions are to asked from Current Affairs.
  • Candidates are advised to select questions on which you have full confidence. Wrong Answer weaken your chances of scoring more.

Typing Test: –    Candidates have to focus on their typing speed with preparation of written exam because it is not an one day affair to get 35 w.p.m or 8000 Key depression per hour. Candidates have to practice regularly to attain typing speed. Only qualifying written exam doesn’t work, you have to pass in Typing Test also. Candidate need to give Regular 1 Hour for Typing of English/ Hindi.

Strategy to Crack SSC CHSL Exam : –      Candidates need to follow following Strategy to Crack SSC Exam: –

  • Focus on your Goal, Regular Reading & Selection Oriented Preparation only helps you to crack this exam.
  • Study Topic wise. Take one topic at one time & Practice more questions on that topic to make it your strength in Exam.
  • After Reading all syllabus. Take yourself time to revise important topics related to exam. In Revision Process focus more on the Topic which are your weakness. Pay less attention to Topic you well prepared.
  • Mock Tests: – After you complete Syllabus, give Mock Test with Honesty & Time duration of 75 Minutes. It helps you to guide towards you weak points. In last five days focus on your weak points.
  • In the Examination Hall make Strategy according to your preparation. Take that section which is your strength & Less time taking. Pay attention toward time during solving questions.

We hope we have provided you all with enough points to get through this tough task in a smooth manner.

“Perfect planning and proper execution is the key to success in any competitive Exam”.

Apart from keeping into consideration what’s mentioned above, take at least a couple of fullength mock tests every week. This will help you locate you weaknesses and understand how to maximize your overall score.