How to Score 40+ marks in General Awareness Section of SSC CGL Tier-1

Dear Aspirants,

SSC CGL 2019 Tier I exam is scheduled to be held from 2nd to 11th March 2020. The Tier I exam consists of 25 questions each from General Awareness, Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and English Section of 50 marks each. General Awareness section keeps the aspirants in a dilemma with its vast syllabus and unlimited current affairs. To put an end to all your queries and confusion, we are providing you tips on how to strategize, plan, and prepare for the General Awareness section in SSC CGL Tier I exam. You can easily score 40+ marks in this section. How? Check out the article below to get the answers.

SSC CGL Tier I 2019: Score 40+ Marks in General Awareness section

We have often seen the aspirants struggling to prepare this particular section as not excelling in this may prove as a hindrance in your selection. How to prepare for General Awareness section in SSC CGL Tier I? Here are some tips that can be useful for the aspirants to score 40+ marks in General Awareness section:

  1. Know the complete syllabus

Make sure to know the complete syllabus given by the SSC. Take a print out of the syllabus and note down the topics you are weaker in. Below is the list of topics asked in the General Awareness section of SSC CGL.

  • Static General Knowledge that includes History, Geography, Polity, Economics, of India and neighboring countries.
  • Science
  • Current Affairs
  • Sports
  • Books and Authors
  • Important Schemes
  • Portfolios
  • People in the News etc

2. Make Notes & Study daily

Make notes of the topics and start studying them daily. You should note down all the points at one place to make it easy for revision. Make a study plan and allot subject wise time each day. You can focus on one subject every day. SSCADDA is also providing capsules for General Awareness and General Science. Click on the links given below:

3. Learn from the books

You can buy the relevant books covering the SSC CGL syllabus in detail based on the latest pattern. You can write notes from different books and prepare your own study material accordingly. Try to write & Learn. Candidates can buy the Adda247 books that cover topic wise notes and hundreds of questions.

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4. Stay updated with the current affairs 

Current affairs are majorly asked in the SSC CGL Tier I Exam. Learn current affairs on a daily basis and then revise them weekly. In SSC CGL Exam, current affairs of last 6 months are majorly asked. Some questions can even be asked from past one year. It is really important to revise all the current affairs of India & International to score good marks in this section.

5. Practice mock tests

Practicing weekly mock tests will add to your preparations. You can attempt daily quizzes or weekly mock tests that will help you memorize. SSCADDA is providing free quizzes for SSC CGL Tier I GA section. You can attempt it on the Adda247 app and study from there.

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