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How can i crack SSC CGL in first attempt?


If you want to crack SSC CGL Exam then you must need to hard work and prepare with proper planning.

Don’t think about air 1 only focus on your study and give 100% with hard work.

Make your own strategy with the help of these below points.

SSC CGL Recruitment Tier 1 exam is divided into four subjects.

  1. General Intelligence and Reasoning checks the candidates’ intelligence ability and mental alertness.
  2. Quantitative aptitude checks the candidates’ ability in number and numeric sense.
  3. General Awareness checks the candidates around him/ her and its application to the society.
  4. English Comprehension checks the candidates’ ability in correct English, writing & comprehension English.

Important tips are given below to prepare the tier 1 exam.

  • Candidates must divide equal time for all subjects and make a time table.
  • Online test is better option for SSC CGL Exam Preparation, so the candidates must solve at least one mock test daily.
  • Candidates should try to learn short tricks, method, and mathematical formula to solve the question.
  • Candidates must solve the previous year question papers to increase their solving speed.
  • Candidates must read daily news papers like The Hindu, The Indian Express, Economic Times etc. (For those who are opting English Medium) and Dainik Tribune, Dainik Bhaskar, Dainik Jagran, Navabharat (for Hindi Medium candidates), watching the news and have the knowledge of History, Geography, Art & Culture, Indian polity & Constitution, Economy & Finance, Science & Technology and so on.
  • Candidates must have the knowledge of English grammar and practice them.
  • Candidates should be focused on only one exam so that they easily clear the exam.
  • Candidates should make short notes to revise the all topic of SSC CGL Maths Note before the exam.

Hope It will help you.

Best of Luck.

Thank You!!


  • This is your first attempt. Well, first attempt is the best attempt to crack an exam like SSC CGL. In your first attempt , you are filled with energy and a zeal to perform. And let me tell you SSC CGL can easily be cracked in first attempt itself. I did it in my attempt. Let me share some of the insights :

    1. Hard work pays : You have to work hard , no matter what. The competition is really very tough now. You are competing with Engineers , MBAs, Other graduates, postgraduates and even CAs and CSs nowadays. Don’t leave a gap in your preparation. Remember you just have to study for a few months and that’s it.
    2. Syllabus: Cover whole syllabus and do not leave anything for granted. In maths, make short notes for following two topics 1. Sets 2. Basic Statistics . Aspirants tend to ignore these easy topics and get bank when a simple question appears in exam.
    3. English can be done in a fun manner: Utilize your time wisely. You can complete English by reading newspapers, novels. You can read and learn vocabulary while commuting or doing some other work. In this manner , you can do half of your English.
    4. English has rules: There are some 50–60 rules in English which you can read everyday(takes 40–50 min of reading). It will make your rank as most of the mistakes are being done in this area.
    5. Make notes : Be it formulas of Maths or rules in English or GK , making notes always help. You can read them anytime and anywhere. They are so handy and I just love reading notes while commuting. Believe me, it makes a difference.
    6. A good test series save your day : Buy a good online test series and start attempting tests. Start asap. Don’t get disheartened if you get 110/200 in first attempt. You can improve drastically and can feature among toppers.
    7. Regular practice : This is paramount if you want to get your dream post. You will get so many questions on your fingertips if you practice everyday . You can write a method of solving question which you found difficult and revise it 5–6 times (takes 2 min) . I used to do that and it helped me a lot. Got 2–3 tricky questions in 2015 tier 2 but i knew the exact steps and shortcuts. So bang !! :-)
    8. Look for free All India level tests online : You will get many. Attempt all of them and you will get to know where you stand.
    9. I hope you have books with you. Don’t buy multiple books for a topic or subject. Rather redo a book 2–3 times and feel the difference in your speed.
    10. Remember : SSC CGL is a game of speed and speed primarily. If I give you a CGL paper to solve with no time limit. You can easily do 85–90 % questions correctly (Tier 2, as tier 1 has GK).

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