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Success mantra for SSC CGL 2017 Tier 1 examination: GK and Current Affairs

“Success doesn’t come to you, YOU GO TO IT”- Marva Collins. SSC CGL Tier I examination is all set to hit in the month of August and all the aspirants are all set to crack it. The SSC CGL Tier I examination was initially scheduled but later it was notified to be held in the month of August. The SSC will recruit for various posts like Income Tax Inspector, Assistant, Statistical Inspector, Assistant Audit officer etc. by conducting this examination.


 

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The SSC CGL 2016 Tier I examination will serve as a “gateway” to appear the Tier 2 examination. The marks obtained in both the examinations will be taken into consideration in regard of counting the total.


 

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As of now, SSC CGL Tier I preparation should be your utmost priority. But before starting the preparation, you should be aware of the important topics from each section which will help you intensify your preparation level. But the “concern of the hour” is the section which has the vast syllabus among all and the topics asked are uncertain and unpredictable i.e. General Knowledge and Current Affairs. You must be definitely worried about your preparation of general knowledge and current affairs. If so, don’t worry as we are here to help you out.


 

You can check for important topics asked from the “General Knowledge and Current Affairs” section in the pdf:

Before going to the tips of preparation, let us take a look at the pattern of SSC CGL 2016 Tier I examination:

SSC CGL 2017 Tier I: Pattern

Subject

Questions

Marks

Time

General Intelligence & Reasoning

25

50

75 minutes (Total)

For VH & Candidates
suffering from
Cerebral Palsy:
100 minutes

General Awareness

25

50

Quantitative Aptitude

25

50

English Language

25

50

TOTAL

100

200


 

Please note that there will be a negative marking of 0.5 marks for every wrong answer in the SSC CGL 2017 Tier I examination.

SSC CGL Tier I: Important dates

Following are some of the important dates of the SSC CGL Tier 1 examination:

Events associated with SSC CGL Tier 1

Significance

SSC CGL 2017 application starts

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SSC CGL 2017 application ends

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SSC CGL 2017 Admit Card for Tier 1

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SSC CGL 2017 Tier 1 exam

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SSC CGL 2017 Result for Tier 1

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After taking a look at some relevant details i.e. pattern and important dates of SSC CGL Tier 1 examination, let us take a look at a detailed syllabus of the “General Knowledge and current affairs “section with some of the important topics:

Chapters

Topics

Weightage

Total Weightage of Chapter

Static

Culture

1-2

14

Indian History

2-3

Geography (Indian + World)

2-3

Environment

1-2

Economy

2-3

Polity

2-3

Science

Biology

1-2

9

Chemistry

1-2

Physics + Space Science

1-2

Computer and Mobile Technology

1-2

Diseases, pollution

1-2

Nutrition

1-2

Others

Current Affairs

0-1

2

Misc. GK- Sports, People In News, Books

0-1

Dates, Portfolios, Schemes

0-1



 

SSC CGL Tier I: Preparation tips

  • There is no order of priority for general knowledge questions. The candidate has to attempt the test in the order of the questions given.
  • Practice in the order of top to bottom in the table given below.
  • Distribute your preparation for SSC CGL tier 1  into two levels: in level 1 distribute the time duration in accordance with the weightage and in level 2 distribute time in accordance with the order in which the topics are listed.
  • Try to go through all the important events and events by keeping yourself updated. Go through daily news and articles on a daily basis.

We hope that this article helps you to get some necessary perquisites for the SSC CGL 2017 Tier 1 examination. Stay tuned for more updates. We wish you good luck!

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