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Instructed by Dipti Nair
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Published    07-Feb-2017      Bilingual

SSC(CGL) recruits for various post like Income Tax Inspector, Assistant, Sub Inspector, Statistical Investigator, Auditor, etc. The written examination will be conducted in four parts. Tier-I will be preliminary examination which you need to qualify to enter Teir- II. Marks of both counts towards the end of final total.
In SSC TIER-I English has a weightage of 50 marks with 25 questions i.e., 2 marks for each and 0.5 deducts for each wrong answer.

Topics covered under this section are:

  1. Reading Comprehension- 5 questions from 1 passag
  2. Fill in the blank - 0 to 5 questions
  3. Spelling- 0 to 2 questions
  4. Phrase or Idiom Meaning- 0 to 2 questions
  5. Synonyms and Antonyms- 0 to 2 questions
  6. One word substitution- 3 to 5 questions
  7. Phrase replacement and sentence correction- 5 questions
  8. Error spotting - 3 to 5 questions

Section 1: SSC(CGL) SYLLABUS (English language exam for SSC(CGL) is the one which test grammatical skills and Reading Skills. A candidate has to give exam in both the stages i.e., TIER-I and TIER-II. On the first stage it will of 50 marks and on the second stage 200 questions each of 1 marks. In this section you will learn the syllabus and the exact way of preparing for the exams.)
Lecture 1 SSC(CGL) Syllabus (SSC(CGL) TIER-I is the schedule toughest exam while English is considered significant for all the competitive exams as it is the most scoring subject. As the exams are approaching, it is time for you to roll up your sleeves and start preparing for it. As English is a language, cannot be learnt overnight and so it need proper preparation time. In this lecture you will get the detailed syllabus of SSC(CGL) with the tips to on your preparation.
Here are some tips which help you improve your Score in SSC(CGL):
  1. Remember the grammar rules. Make use of those rules in your English. Do not go deep through the rules instead solve some previous year question paper and that's it. Question paper will give you enough idea on types of questions asked in SSC. Make habit of practicing a paper a day.
  2. As the exam judges your Grammatical skill and Reading skill, So it is important you work on both. To improve these skills you should now start with reading newspaper(The Hindu or Economic Times). Instead of reading entire newspaper focus on reading editorial section. Underline the new words, mark their meaning and use them. Most of the words are from these newspaper only. For improvement in Grammar you can read some grammar books.
  3. Revision pays an extremely vital role in improving your score. As you get through the exam pattern, read, re-read, reflect and learn from your mistakes.
  4. Try to make summary of everything you read, this will help you in precise writing. Pay special attention on your weak areas. Give more time to the subject in which you face difficulty with.
  5. Time Management is the more important factor of every competitive exam. Therefore you need to work on your speed. In order to  solve questions at faster pace, you need to test yourself daily on mock test. 

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Hi.I am Dipti Nair.I Love teaching with fun way.With StudyKhazana I will Prepare you all For Bank PO English. I will Provide you with doubt sessions and Practice sessions.Moreover your English will also improve with new way of learning vocabulary.


My highest qualification is B.Com LLB(H)


I have been teaching for 5 years.

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