Alexander Graham Bell once said. “The only difference between success and failure is the ability to take action.”
For the aspirants of SSC CHSL, only a month is left, following which the Tier 1 examination will be conducted from 4th to 12th August 2021. There is an immense gap between the number of applicants and the vacancies, and it is further increasing every year. Tier 1 examination consists of four sections that carry an equal weightage of 50 marks each, where you get 60 minutes for solving the computer-based test.
Fierce competition and limited time warrant a strategy to improve your performance and still leave time for revision. Here are a few general tips and tricks that will help you achieve this.
- Understand the syllabus and examination pattern for both Tier-I & II.
- Segregate the topics based on what you have already prepared and what remains untouched.
- Since the examination is conducted in online mode, you should practice accordingly.
- List down the important topics for each section, so that you can practice for them with a little more emphasis than the rest.
- Practice the short-tricks for the crucial topics to save time, and attempt more questions.
- As there is negative marking in the examination, you should focus on attempting the questions quickly with accuracy, and totally avoid guesswork.
- Do not spend too much time on the questions that you find a bit challenging during the test.
- To build confidence in your strategy, practice solving previous year question papers as well as online mock tests.
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- SSC CHSL examination is a race against time, therefore pace yourself while solving sample papers, and try to complete them before the time runs out.
- Evaluate your mock tests afterward to understand your weak areas, and pay more attention to them while studying.
- Try to develop a clear understanding of the concepts, as it will help you remember them during the examination, and you will be able to sail through the questions quickly with their help.
- Current events and important news play a significant role in improving general knowledge. Reading an English newspaper on daily basis will not only help you with staying updated but also brush up your English.
- Make a schedule for studies based on your most productive time of the day and assign adequate time for each section.
- Taking short breaks in-between the studying is equally important so that you don’t feel overburdened.
- Also, you should take care of your health by eating well, staying hydrated, and getting proper sleep.
With these tips and tricks up your sleeve, you can commence the preparation. Focus on time management and remember to maintain a positive attitude. All the best!