In SSC CGL exam, General Awareness is the most scoring section but still there is no reliable source that can help students prepare expansively for all the topics in detail. It’s a common suggestion and advice to read daily newspaper and list down all the latest current affairs information and then revise it daily. To crack any competitive exam, it is recommended to first prioritize important topics from examination point of view. Thereafter, you are supposed to study and examine latest syllabus and exam pattern.
The section of General Awareness can be categorically divided into General Science, Static GK, Current Affairs and Miscellaneous topics. The topics relating to General Science and Static GK are of great importance as they comprise around 40 percent of questions each in this section. It is for this reason that these topics should be prepared thoroughly to score well. Thereafter, you should lay focus on Current Affairs and Miscellaneous topics that carries around 10 percent of questions each.
The most important topics covered in General Science are from Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Daily Science, etc. In Static GK, the significant topics are Indian Politics, History and Culture, Economy, Geography, etc. While preparing Current Affairs section, you should keep a record of recent development in important events and achievements, people, facts and figures in all type of Sports, types of Awards, Politics, Finance and Banking sector, International happening, etc. In miscellaneous topics, the questions are generally asked from freshly launched National Schemes, mobiles and computers, Book Names and Authors, Logical Analysis, Important Days, etc. Against all odds, the candidates should note watchfully that there is also negative marking in this exam and therefore avoid guess working in the exam.
Let us discuss the strategy that can improve your score in General Awareness section of SSC CGL exam 2019 Notification.
1. Enhance your Knowledge Power
As you know, General Awareness section is knowledge based section and so you should have good grasping power to learn important facts, figures and details by heart. It will be your good mental awareness and observation that will work wonders for you. Do read important articles from daily newspapers concerning Current Affairs and visiting informative website to collect more information. Nowadays, every good English newspaper is having Android Apps and so you can download it and learn it at your comfort. This strategy will enhance your knowledge power to the desired extent.
2. Consult Standard Books for Static GK
You should note that questions related to Static GK are the most scoring of the entire lot. Therefore, you should refer to renowned GK standard books of latest edition which can provide you accurate knowledge with correct facts and figures. Do not buy too many books to confuse yourself. The questions from Static GK will be most probably from topics like Indian and World Culture, History, Geography (India + World), Environment, Economy and Polity.
3. Do make notes regularly and revise them
For any human brain, it is impossible to remember a stack of information in a day, especially on the exam day. Hence, it is highly advisable to develop a habit of making notes of all the attained knowledge topic-wise on daily basis. In this way, you will remember all the studied concepts in the final stages of your preparation. In addition, the regular revision recurrently will be working like a catalyst in making you memorize acquired knowledge for a long time.
4. Do practice previous year papers to understand exam pattern
If you want to crack SSC CGL exam then you have to study previous year papers to understand the exam pattern. It is because the syllabus of General Awareness Section is too widespread and it’s not possible to cover each and every aspect of every topic. So, you should study previous year papers to understand the exam pattern, format of questions, difficulty level of questions and distribution of marks topic-wise. The exam pattern is changing rapidly every year and so you should be ready for any big surprises. (Take Help Of BEST SSC CGL ONLINE TEST SERIES )
5. Prepare an organized study time-table
To cover elaborate syllabus of General Awareness Section, you should prepare an organized study time-table. It should be prepared to suit you and should cover all the important topics. Do not study randomly but divide the topics day-wise. It will help you in completing the entire syllabus in time.
To conclude, General Awareness Section of SSC CGL exam can be very scoring for you if you have prepared it well. Do maintain regularity and consistency in your studying hours and try to deliver your best efforts on the exam day.
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