Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is the most reputed organization to work under the Government of India. It conducts exams every year to recruit a huge number of candidates in various posts. SSC CHSL includes Lower Division Clerk, Junior Secretariat Assistant, Postal Assistant, Sorting Assistant, and Data Entry Operator posts.
The SSC CHSL TIER I exam has 4 sections for 200 marks. Nowadays competition is so high it’s vital for a candidate to organize uniquely to urge success. The English language is the most important part of the examination it contains 25 questions for 50 marks. For this section, revise all the grammar rules and skim daily for building your vocabulary strong, practice more and more of this section through the sectional tests and therefore the free quizzes which are available on our adda247 app.
Tips to score more in the English Language:
- Understand the Syllabus:
One of the most important things that should be kept in mind while preparing for any exam is topics and questions asked from English Section in the previous years. This will be helpful for the candidates to get an idea of the topics and plan their study according to them. These are some topics that are frequently asked in the SSC CHSL and previous year’s analysis.
|S.No.||Topics||No. Of Questions||Level|
|1||Fill in the Blanks||2||Easy|
|5||Idioms and Phrases||2||Easy|
|12||Cloze Test Passage||5||Easy-moderate|
2. Exam Strategy:
It is very important to calculate your preparation level. Always analyze your preparation on your own. While preparing attempt some mock tests, topic-wise, section-wise to increase your knowledge and confidence day by day. Make notes for all the important rules of grammar. Get all the grammar rules done properly. Focus on the important and scoring topics such as Error detection, fill in the blanks, Antonyms/ Synonyms/ Spellings, idioms and phrases, one-word substitutions, and Reading comprehensions. You should work on your weak areas and study accordingly.
3. Practice And Revise:
Now when the exam is at your doorstep, it is time to revise all the tips, and tricks of all the topics. Before going for the exam candidate must practice every topic. Solve previous year papers and check out to find out the pattern of questions asked. Practice will increase your speed and accuracy. This will give you the perfect idea of your preparation.
4. Increase your Vocabulary:
This section is very interesting because you can easily score maximum marks in the Vocab section. READ as much as you can. Be it from English Newspapers, magazines, articles written in standard English, or from fiction books. Read a good English newspaper such as The Times of India, this will increase your vocab and which will help you to understand new words, their meaning, their use. For scoring better in English the only key is practice, the more you practice more you will familiar with the new words and new phrases. Try to use those things in your daily life which will help you to remind those words during exams.
5. Learn Grammar Rules
Once you remember and understand all the important rules, this part can be cracked very easily. Again, revision is the key here also. Most of the grammatical part is made of Parts of speech. You need to once go through all the parts of the speech. Make notes for all the important rules of grammar. Get all the grammar rules done properly.
Now when the exam is at your doorstep, it is time to revise all the tips, and tricks of all the topics.
Start reading for pleasure. Get to understand what are you reading. Practice as much as RC’s you can. Give mock tests and make yourself comfortable in English so that you can read and understand it properly.
7.Increase your learning of words:
Always start reading from the simpler topics, find out the new words, their meaning and try to use those words in your daily routine. This will increase your knowledge of words and during exam time you will be there with a huge word bank in your mind.
8. Attempt Mocks Continuously:
Try to attempt mocks every second day of your preparation, Choose topics wise mock test, and then go for the full-length mock. Topic-wise mock will help you to understand what is making in the preparation and ultimately you will get the knowledge of your strength and weakness.
9. Always rely on One Source:
Always try to rely on only one source not more than that, this will lead to full and confident exam preparation. Too many sources will confuse you and in the end, you will have a mess in your mind.Ec=very one has their different tips and tricks of learning. This will confuse you, so use one source for your preparation.
10. Previous Year Paper:
Try to solve all the previous year’s question papers related to the exam. This will give you a brief idea of the exam pattern and syllabus. Also, you will get to know what is pattern is being followed by the paper setters and you can plan your strategy according to that.
We hope these tips will help you to score better in the English Section of the examination. All the Best!
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