The recruitment process consists of four steps, Online computer-based examination, Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Physical Standards Test (PST), and finally a Medical Test. The date of the CBT will soon be announced, and it is now time to look into the exam pattern and syllabus and start preparing.
SSC GD constable exam pattern
The examination will be online and computer-based. The SSC GD Paper Pattern for written exam is as follows:[table id=106 /]
- Each question carries 1 mark.
- All questions will be objective in nature.
- There will be negative marking and 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer.
SSC GD constable exam syllabus
The first step towards your SSC GD preparation is to understand the SSC GD Constable Syllabus completely. You must have a clear knowledge of SSC GD Constable Syllabus for each of the sections before they start their preparation.
The topic-wise syllabus for the examination is as follows.[table id=107 /]
How to prepare SSC GD constable exam?
The competition in these exams are really cutthroat and only those who choose a strategic and well-framed study plan taste success in the end. Let’s look into each subject separately.
General Intelligence & Reasoning
This questions in this section are less time consuming compared to Aptitude and thus can save much of your time in the exam. Attempt it first so that you have ample time for other sections. Even though it is less time consuming, a lot of practice is required to solve the questions. Practice maximum questions of different types to have the advantage of finding similar questions in the exam.
Key topics to focus on:
- Coding & Decoding
- Blood Relations
- Similarities and Differences
- Number Series/ Arithmetic Reasoning
Questions will be direct formulae and tricks based. So before getting into practicing questions, understand all the basic concepts and memorize all important formulae. Grab as many problems as you can and practice until you can perform at least half the calculations mentally.
Read the question very carefully. Do not rush into solving the question before understanding the question first.
Key topics to focus on:
- Number System
- Ratio & Proportion
- Simple & Compound Interest
- Profit & Loss
- Speed, Time and Distance
- Time and Work
General Knowledge/General Awareness
Instead of trying to mug up all GK Syllabus, learn important topics which carry the maximum possibility of being asked in the exam. Refer previous question papers to get the idea of frequently asked areas in GK.
Read newspapers regularly and be updated with current events of national and international importance. Reading newspapers will also help you in tackling the English language section as it will improve your reading speed and vocabulary.
Key Topics to focus on:
- General Polity
- Indian Constitution
You need to have a thorough knowledge of the basics of grammar and vocabulary in both Hindi and English languages. Try to learn more and more words each day. Also, read books, articles, editorials, and stories on a daily basis to improve vocabulary in the language test.
General Tips and Tricks to Prepare for SSC Constable GD Exam 2018
- Prepare a study plan according to the weightage of each subject and your weak subjects.
- Strictly follow the study plan and continuously assess your progress by taking SSD GD Constable 2018 Mock tests.
- Go through previous question papers and be familiar with the question pattern and type of questions asked every year. Solve as many previous year papers as you can since there are many questions which are repeated.
- Do not forget to revise the topics you covered every week.
- Stay focused and prepare well for the exam
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