How to prepare for English – SSC CGL 2016

English Section in SSC CGL examination Tier I specially judges your ability to understand English and proper usage of grammar. For understanding better English, read newspapers daily and books on English grammar.

SSC CGL examination comprises of Three Papers – Tier I, Tier II and Tier III. The Tier I is an online test paper of 100 multiple-choice questions i.e. General Knowledge, Quantitative Aptitude, General Intelligence and English, 25 questions are asked from each section. In tier II there are mainly two papers that are compulsory. First is Quantitative Aptitude of 100 questions, and the other one is of English containing 200 questions.

 

First, you need to know the grammar rules. However, you do not need to know all grammar rules after solving previous year papers and with a daily practice, you can easily understand what kind of question SSC is framing. English Section in SSC CGL examination Tier I specially judges your ability to understand English and proper usage of grammar. For understanding better English, read newspapers daily and books on English grammar. You need to develop a habit to learn new words daily from newspaper, news channels, books etc. It will help you build your own vocabulary. Revision will play a vital role in improving your score in SSC CGL English Language Section. 

 

It is very important to know your weak areas so that you can pay special attention to them. Give more time to the subject or topic that you are having difficulty with. Maintain a plan for each day to practice topics essential to SSC CGL English Language Section and try to devote at least three hours for English exercise daily. Keep class notes in a summarized form. Time Management is the most important factor for every competitive examination, and therefore, you need to work on your speed. For solving questions at a faster pace, you need to keep a tab on your performance by taking mock tests after a certain interval.


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