How to Prepare for SSC CGL Exam 2016


As you all know SSC CGL Examination 2016 is very near. All the candidates would be preparing for the examination well in advance. But a pinch of advice or tips can always give you a good head start. The registration for 2016 has already started and there are many candidates who have applied.

How are your preparations going on? Are you aware of the important topics should you focus for the Combined Graduate Level Examination? We will give you a few guidelines for you to make your preparation easier. You all might be familiar with the exam pattern of CGL. There are tier 1, tier 2 and tier 3 tests out of which the last one is a skill test.

Preparation Ideas for CGL Exam 2016

The four sections that come for the SSC CGL Examination are General Awareness, Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and English. Now we will give you preparation tips for each section so that you can focus well on every important topic.

General Awareness

You should constantly keep in mind that this is the section in which you will be able to groove well when compared to any other sections of CGL. The main thing you should do to crack this section is to read. Utilize the maximum materials that are available to you to increase your knowledge about current affairs, important persons, dates, award winners etc. You should know all the important general affairs in your country as well the whole world.


The ranking, classification, patterns, syllogism, series etc. will be the important topics of this section. You can always try a number of reasoning tests online to make you understand how it works.


In this section too, you will have to read a lot and try and understand comprehensions, essays etc. You should also go through the grammar section very well.

Quantitative Aptitude

Expect formulas, theorems, number system and more in this section. You should start learning from the basic level of quantitative aptitude test. Brush up what you have studied.  Practice daily to make you confident and quick in solving the problems.

Practice a number of previous years CGL question papers too. It can give you a precise idea on how the examination is conducted. Be prepared and do your best for the CGL Examination.