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How to Prepare for English Comprehension in SSC CGL 2016

This is one of the most desired examinations conducted by SSC every year. If you are looking forward to SSC CGL 2016 exam then, it is essential to focus on its every section especially on the English Comprehension in CGL exam 2016.

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CGLE Tier-I Exam 2016 will consist of English Comprehension as one of its major sections. The below given table highlight major aspects of English Comprehension in SSC CGL 2016.


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English Comprehension



CGLE Tier-II Exam 2016 will also consist of English Comprehension as one of its major sections.



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English Language and comprehension



Although English Comprehension in SSC CGL 2016 is considered to be an easy section as compared to other sections but it is important to prepare it well. Your preparation must be flawless and to the point.

How to prepare for English Comprehension in SSC CGL 2016?

  • Practice and learn things related to English language.

  • Get a hold on really long unseen passages and paragraphs.

  • Practice from online sample papers, mock drills, test series and previous year question papers. Fix your Sunday as practice day.

  • Work on your vocabulary through newspapers, magazines and online sources. Make your own vocabulary scrapbook. Keep adding new words and meanings in it.

  • Enhance English Grammar by getting a grip on rules and techniques. Solve grammar based sample papers.

  • Solve full SSC CGL 2016 English Comprehension sample paper within strict timings and know about your weak areas.

  • Make a separate time table for the weak spots and practice accordingly.

  • Note your speed and time you spend while solving this section. If required, focus on solving maximum questions correctly in minimum time.

  • You can even purchase paid online sample papers/test series/mock drills to prepare English Comprehension in SSC CGL 2016. Learn all the tricks and techniques from there.

  • Thoroughly prepare topics such as:

  • Error spotting

  • Sentence making

  • Inferences

  • Jumbled word/sentences

  • Antonyms/Synonyms

  • Idioms and phrases

  • Fill ups etc

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