How To Prepare English For SSC CGL Exam? Check strategy and tips to prepare English for SSC CGL Exam here

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The Staff Selection Commission conducts SSC CGL Exam to recruit eligible and interested candidates for various posts under different Ministeries and Departments of Government of India. There are questions from English, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning and General Awareness asked in SSC CGL Exam. English is a very important section of SSC CGL Exam and candidates should ensure that they prepare this section thoroughly to score well in the exam. Here we have provided strategy and tips to help you boost your score in SSC CGL Exam. Read this article to know how to prepare English for SSC CGL Exam and other details. You can now prepare for the SSC exam with us-SSC Champion BatchYou also check out the SSC CGL Syllabus, Eligibility and SSC CGL Mock Test to kick start your preparation on a high note.
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Distribution of Marks :
Subject  No.


of Questions
Maximum Marks
English Comprehension(Tier-1) 25 50
Paper-II: English Language and
Comprehension (Tier-2)
200 200

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The syllabus for English Language & Comprehension is as follows:
English Language and
understanding and knowledge of the English Language and will be based on spotting the error, filling in 21 the blanks, synonyms, antonyms, spelling/ detecting misspelled words, idioms & phrases, one-word substitution, improvement of sentences, active/ passive voice of verbs, conversion into direct/ indirect narration, shuffling of sentence parts, shuffling of sentences in a passage, cloze passage & comprehension passage.


How To Prepare English For SSC CGL Exam :

By looking at the exam pattern for the English Section of the SSC CGL Exam, one can figure out that the candidates will have to solve a good number of questions within a limited amount of time and. Hence candidates must prepare very well for this section in order to ace SSC CGL Exam 2021. Candidates can follow the following tips to score well in this section:


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Improve your vocabulary:

Candidates should focus on improving their vocabulary as it will help them in fetching marks in topics like antonyms and synonyms, cloze tests,s, etc. To improve vocabulary, candidates should read the newspaper on a daily basis and makes notes of the words that they do not know the meaning of. Candidates should note down the meaning of those words, their synonyms, antonyms, etc, and keep revising them.

2. Brush up your English Grammar:

Good command of English Grammar will help candidates score well in the exam. This will help candidates solve questions from topics like error detection, fill in the blanks, sentence correction, cloze test, etc. Candidates should brush up on the basic grammar rules related to topics such as Parts of Speech, Voice, Tenses, Narration, Subject Verb Agreement etc. Candidates should try and understand the concepts behind all the rules of English grammar.

3. Work on improving your Reading Skills:

To do this, candidates should develop reading skills and try to read from various resources and understand the logic behind each statement. This will also help candidates improve their reading speed which will again help them in solving Comprehension related questions.

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4. Solve Past Year Papers:

Candidates should necessarily solve the previous year's questions and understand the questions as well as the answers. For the questions that you are not able to solve, candidates should note down those questions, and make notes on those questions and the topics to which those questions are related.

5. Practice as many Mock Tests as you can:

Candidates should attempt as many mock tests as possible to make a strategy so as to how they should attempt the paper to score the maximum within the given time. Attempting mock tests will be good practice for candidates. Candidates should also analyze the mock tests and note down their mistakes and rectify them.
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6. Revise

Candidates should keep revising all the topics and be thorough with them
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