SSC Stenographer English Preparation Tips 2019

SSC Stenographer English Preparation Tips

Here is the detailed SSC Stenographer English Preparation Tips 2019 provided by experts. Enhance your English preparation for the upcoming SSC Steno Grade C & D Exam by following these tips.

  • If you are stenographer aspirant, then kickstart your preparation well in advance to complete studying all the topics.
  • SSC provides complete information in their SSC Stenographer Notification 2019 regarding the examination.
  • To help you crack the exam easily, we are providing SSC Stenographer English Preparation Tips in this post.
  • Apart from English preparation, go through the detailed overall SSC Stenographer Preparation Tips to know strategies & tricks by experts.

SSC Stenographer English Preparation Tips 2019

Stage 1 in SSC Stenographer Recruitment is a computer-based exam. In this article, we give important tips for preparing English for SSC Stenographer 2019. Candidates must understand that the level of difficulty of the English exam will be higher as knowledge of the English language will be a primary requirement for the exam.

SSC Stenographer English Section- Weightage of Topics

Before moving on to preparation tips for SSC Stenographer English section, let us take a look at the weightage of topics asked in this section:

Name of topics Weightage
Reading Comprehension 10-15
Para Jumbles 5-7
Cloze Test 5-10
Sentence Rearrangement 5-7
Error Spotting 5-7
Fill in the Blanks(Fillers) 3 – 5
Sentence Improvement 5-7
 Idioms & Phrases 5-7
Active & Passive Voice 4-5
Synonyms & Antonyms 4-5
Vocabulary Test 4-5
Check out SSC Stenographer Syllabus 2019

SSC Stenographer Preparation Tips for English (Topic-wise Tips)

Let us have a detailed outlook at the SSC Stenographer 2019 English Preparation Tips and Strategy topic wise-

Reading Comprehension

  • Identify the tone of the passage, it will help you answer quickly.
  • Read the Questions first, it will help you identify the answers while reading the passage.
  • Don’t skip the RC part. If you emphasize it, you will score much better in your exam.
  • Read more and more passages so that your reading skills are enhanced.

Error Spotting

  • Read the sentence very carefully. You will be able to detect the error in the first go itself.
  • While reading check the subject-verb agreement.
  • Read the individual part of the sentence, emphasize the sentence framing, vocabulary, grammar, punctuation, spelling, etc.

Fill in the Blanks

  • You need to use the elimination method i.e you need to check and see which option best suits the given sentence.
  • After checking the suitable option, you should read the sentence and see if it sounds right.

Idioms and Phrases/Word Replacement

  • There is no trick involved here. You need to learn a lot of Words, Idioms & Phrases to know the meaning of them. Sometime the options may give you the right meaning but you can’t count on it entirely.
  • Make sure you learn one Idiom or Phrase daily.

Synonyms & Antonyms

  • You need to learn the meaning one word each day for this. Write it somewhere and keep revising those words every 7 days so that you do not forget them.
  • Do not use your instincts or mark any answer your gut tells you is right. Remember there are 0.25 negative marks for the wrong answer.

General Tips for English Section in SSC Stenographer Exam

  • Keep an Oxford Dictionary with you and use it whenever you get stuck in a sentence. Learn new words each day.
  • Read good English Newspapers like The Hindu & Times of India for better vocabulary and reading skills.
  • Try to read more and more books, novels or any good post on the internet.
  • Put social media to good use. Read articles posted on some pages from educational websites on social media sites.

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