SSC CHSL GK Preparation | Know Tips & Tricks for General Awareness
SSC CHSL GK Preparation:- Preparation for SSC CHSL General Awareness can be quite complicated at times. For GK section preparation, applicants must give equal importance to all the topics.
- While the GK section for SSC CHSL is always complicated, candidates can fetch good marks if prepared smartly.
- Applicants need to have good knowledge of current affairs, politics, Static GK etc.
- One must go through the current affairs of 4-5 months prior to the exam date.
- Applicants must know complete exam pattern and syllabus before starting preparation for SSC CHSL. To know complete exam pattern and syllabus, read our posts on SSC CHSL Exam Pattern & SSC CHSL Syllabus.
- Eligible candidates can fill their application till 5th April 2019. To know more, read our post on SSC CHSL Application Form
SSC CHSL GK Preparation
In order to start your SSC CHSL GK Preparation, one must know the exam pattern properly.
Let’s start by knowing SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam pattern;
|No. of Questions||Max. Marks||
|Reasoning Ability||25||50||60 Minutes|
- As per the Tier 1 exam pattern for SSC CHSL, questions will be asked from 4 sections; Reasoning Ability, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and General Awareness.
- Each section will carry 25 questions for 50 marks.
- Total time provided to complete the exam is 60 minutes.
- General Awareness section will carry 25 percent marks out of the total marks in SSC CHSL Tier 1 examination.
Topic-wise weightage of various topics – SSC CHSL GK Preparation
In the table below, we have mentioned Topic-wise SSC CHSL GK/ General Awareness Topics along with no. of questions asked;
|Topic||No. of Questions||
|Computer & Technology||0-1|
|Disease & Pollution||0-1|
|Dates, Portfolios, Schemes||1-2|
|Sports, People in News, Books||1-2|
Important Topics in General Awareness Section
Science – SSC CHSL GK Preparation
In the table below, we have mentioned important Topics asked in SSC CHSL GK/ General Awareness (Science)
|Gravity & Motion||Uses, Common Names, and Composition of Various Chemicals||Parts of Plant & their Functions|
|Sound & Heat||Alloys||Parts of Human Body & their Functions|
|Work & Pressure||Definition-Based Questions (Heat, Oxidation, Reduction etc.)||Basics of Animal Kingdom.|
|Electricity||SI units||Diseases, Prevention & Cure|
|Units of Measurement||Chemical Change & Physical Change||Nutrients & Deficiency Diseases|
History – SSC CHSL GK Preparation
In the table below, we have mentioned important Topics asked in SSC CHSL GK/ General Awareness (History)>
|Indus Valley Civilization||Establishment & Expansion of the Delhi Sultanate||European Penetration & British Conquest of India|
|Buddhism & Jainism||Religious Movements in the Fifteenth & Sixteenth Centuries||Major Battles, Governors-General of India & Indian Princely States|
|The Mauryans||Mughal Dynasty||Social & Cultural Awakening in India|
|Post-Mauryan Kingdoms||Later Mughals||The Great Revolt of 1857 & Indian National Congress|
|The Gupta Period||The Maratha State||Nationalist Movement, 1905- 1918: Growth of Militant Nationalism|
Geography – SSC CHSL GK Preparation
In the table below, we have mentioned important Topics asked in SSC CHSL GK/ General Awareness (Geography)>
|Movement Of Earth||Winds||Soils of India|
|Interior of Earth||Ocean & Currents||Agriculture in India|
|Latitude & Longitude||Volcanoes & Earthquakes||Transportation in India|
|Solar system||Habitat||Mineral Resources|
|Atmosphere||Rivers of India||Continents of the World|
Polity – SSC CHSL GK Preparation
In the table below, we have mentioned important Topics asked in SSC CHSL GK/ General Awareness (Polity)>
|Framing Of The Constitution||President||Governor|
|Sources Of Indian Constitution||Vidhan Sabha||Vice President|
|Schedules & Parts Of Indian Constitution||Attorney General Of India||Vidhan Parishad|
|Chief Ministers||Comptroller Auditor General||Panchayats|
|Citizenship||Lok Sabha||Parliamentary Funds|
|Article 370||Rajya Sabha||Supreme Court|
|Emergency In India||Bills||High Court|
|Commissions||Prime Minister & Cabinet Ministers||Writs|
Miscellaneous – SSC CHSL GK Preparation
Some other topics which can be covered are as follows:
- Population Census
- Union Budget, Demonetization, and Economic Survey
- Important Books & Writers
- Oscar Winners
- First in Sports for India and World like First Olympics, First Asian Games etc.
- Famous Sea Ports, Airports and their locations
- State Animals and Symbols
- Important Institutions of India and World & their locations (like BRICS, World Bank, IMF, and RBI etc.)
- Indian Art & Culture, Awards & their Significance
- Nobel Laureates & their Fields
Books for SSC CHSL GK Preparation
- NCERT Textbooks for Social Science Class 7 to 10
- NIOS study material and Lucent books.
- NCERT textbooks of Science from class 6 to 10
- Indian Polity by M. Laxmikanth.
- NCERT Textbooks for Economics class 9th & 11th
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