The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) exam Tier 1 to fill up various Government posts. Face the exam with confidence by following the below practical tips that give you guaranteed results in the exam.
- Know the syllabus and exam pattern: Understanding the complete structure and scheme of SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam helps you to prepare intelligently and face the exam confidently. You will prepare according to the syllabus and take no additional stress. Check eAbhyasa site for SSC CHSL syllabus for Tier 1 exam. In this exam, you have to answer four sections: English, Mathematics, GK and General Aptitude.
- Mode of exam: Online
- Time limit: One hour fifteen minutes
- of questions: 100
- Maximum marks: 200
- Marking: 2 marks for every correct answer and ½ mark deducted for each wrong answer
- Sections: 1)English Language – 25 Qs each 2 marks 2) General Intelligence – 25 Qs each 2 marks 3) Quantitative Aptitude – 25 Qs each 2 marks 4) General Awareness – 25 Qs each 2 marks
- Prepare intelligently: Plan your study keeping in mind the exam pattern and the syllabus. Read a few good books for reference, rather than a large number of books which would only confuse you. Check eAbhyasa site for the list of reference books. Make a study time-table to cover all topics section-wise and study accordingly. Allocate time for revision after completing every topic.
For General Intelligence and reasoning, practice logical and reasoning tests of eAbhyasa. It helps you to clarify a lot of topics under this section. For Quantitative Aptitude, note down mathematics formulae and memorise them well. Be thorough in basics for all sections of the exam. Take a number of practice tests of eAbhyasa to improve your speed, accuracy and practice more number of moderately difficult questions. You can score maximum marks in General Awareness if you have regular and thorough practice. eAbhyasa tests are a must for your preparation. For English preparation, focus on English grammar rules, the correct usage of words and the elimination technique. Again, take eAbhyasa English tests to know your level of preparation and improve.
- Manage your time well: As you have to complete the exam in the allotted time, time-management becomes very important during exam. As soon as you receive the question paper, give a quick glance and decide which ones to attempt first. For Reasoning, first solve standalone questions then short passages with 2-3 questions and then do the puzzles in the end. In Quantitative aptitude prioritize Simplification, Algebra, Number series, P&L, Ratio & Proportion and Quadratic equations. Apply tricks to save time and solve questions quickly. In English, test the suitability of words while answering reading comprehension, error spotting or phrase replacement. Do para jumbles in the end. For General Awareness, first answer those questions that need minimum thinking and those which you can answer correctly within 30 seconds.
If you run out of time, skip time-consuming questions and attempt the next ones. Do not guess unnecessarily. You may end up in getting negative marks.
- Take mock tests and improvise: Take the full eAbhyasa mock tests to know the difficulty level of the question paper and tune yourself to the exam environment. Take feedback from the experts of eAbhyasa to understand where you stand, your strengths and weaknesses. Then improvise on your preparation and again take up mock tests and analyse your progress.
- Stay healthy and keep calm: You will be able to write well if you stay fit and relaxed on the day of exam. Keep hydrated, eat healthy food, avoid junk and do light to moderate exercises to feel healthy. Be away from negativity. Have positive attitude and celebrate in creative ways for achieving your daily targets. Enjoy your preparation. It boosts up your confidence and you’ll be cheerful to face the real exam.
Step up your preparation with eAbhyasa and success becomes inevitable to you. All the best!