How to Prepare for SSC CGL 2018

Deepika Narwal Updated On: 20 Aug, 2018 16:57 IST

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How to Prepare for SSC CGL 2018

With less than a month left for the commencement of SSC CGL examination 2018, it is time for the candidates to pull up their socks and begin their preparation for the exam day. The SSC CGL - Tier 1 exam is going to be held from 25th July to 20th August 2018. More than 15 to 20 lakh aspirants take the SSC CGL exam every year.

The competition level for this exam is extremely high and therefore it is important for candidates to pay proper attention to their preparation to achieve the best results. For those who want to know how to prepare for SSC CGL 2018 exam, here's a guide to the important topics for the exam, highly recommended books, section-wise weightage of topics, section-wise tips and tricks, the importance of taking mock tests regularly, etc.

The following tips and tricks will aid candidates in their preparation for SSC CGL 2018:

Knowledge of Exam Pattern & Syllabus:

Before starting your exam preparation for SSC CGL 2018, you must have a detailed knowledge of SSC CGL 2018 exam pattern and syllabus. Knowing exam pattern and syllabus will not only give you a fair idea about how the actual exam is going to be, but will also help you know what all topics you should cover while studying for such an important entrance exam. Exam pattern of SSC CGL 2018 gives an insight into marks distribution, exam duration, and overall paper format.

Prepare from Best Books:

In order to crack SSC CGL 2018, you should study from the best books and the highly recommended ones. Choosing the right books will help you prepare well for the entrance exam.

Solve Online Test Series or Mock Tests:

You must try to solve as many test series or mock tests as possible. Taking mocks on a daily basis will help you understand the structure and format of SSC CGL. Online mock tests give you a real feel of the exam, which is indeed important to boost your overall confidence.

Solve Previous Years' Question Papers:

You must solve the previous years' question papers after completing the syllabus. Solving previous year question papers will let you know your level of preparation in each subject, and will also let you know about the kind of questions that will be asked in the exam. Additionally, practicing with the help of previous years papers and sample papers will increase your speed of solving the paper on the actual exam day.

SSC CGL 2018 Recommended Books for Preparation

Here is the list of books that can help you prepare for SSC CGL 2018.

Arihant’s Fast Track Objective Arithmetic

Quick Learning Objective General English by RS Aggarwal & Vikas Aggarwal

Advance Maths for General Competitions by Paramount Reader Publications

Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis

Kiran’s SSC CGL Combined Graduate Level Exams Question Bank (49 Solved Papers Of Previous Year Exams) – Hindi

Quantitative Aptitude by R.S. Agarwal

English Grammar by Wren and Martin

Analytical Reasoning by M K Pandey

Manorama Year Book

40 Sets SSC Graduate Level Exams Solved Papers (SSC CGL TIER I & II, SSC CPO SI PAPER I & II)

Logical and Analytical Reasoning (English) 1st Edition by A.K Gupta

India by Ministry of Information (The book covers the progress of India in different fields like economics, sports, mass communication, science and technology, art and culture, health and defence.)

Kiran’s SSC CGL Question Bank 48 Solved Papers Of Previous Year Exams

Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by R S Aggarwal

Competition Success Review Year Book (Hindi or Hindi)

Solved Papers SSC CGL Combined Graduate Level Pre. Examination Tier-I

30 Practice Sets SSC Combined Graduate Level Pre. Examination

Lucent’s General Knowledge (Hindi or English)

A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal and Non-Verbal (English) 1st Edition by B S Sijwali, Indu Sijwali

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