SSC GD : Tips For Scoring Marks In General Knowledge

SAFALTA ACADEMICS Published by: suzan poudel Updated Mon, 17 May 2021 11:47 PM IST


The question that this article will address is  "How to  prepare General Knowledge for  SSC GD exam"

SSC GD is one of the most  popular exam in the  country. The question that this article will address is "How to  prepare General Knowledge for  SSC GD exam"  .The answer to this question depends on a lot of things including the hardwork and perseverance put in by the aspirant.. Oftentimes candidates tend to be very scared of this section . But to clear SSC GD Exam, candidates must prepare well for this section as this will fetch you good marks  Irrespective of  whether candidates find it difficult or easy, candidates should practice this subject on a daily basis to ace the exam. 

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Distribution Of Marks For Computer-Based Test (CBT):
General Knowledge and General Awareness 25 25

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Syllabus For Computer-Based Test (CBT):

General Knowledge and General Awareness-Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidates’ general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of every day observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person.

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The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research
  • Indian Constitution
  • Culture
  • History
  • Economic Scene
  • General Polity
  • Geography
  • Scientific Research
  • Sports
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Newspaper Reading Habit: Candidates are suggested to read the newspaper daily. It helps a lot with keepimg you informed about the occurances worldwide.Reading the newspaper every day would help you to improve your general knowledge. It's a good idea to keep an eagle's eye on what's going on in and  around you and stay informed. 

Prepare Notes: Keep short and precise notes while studying and discovering new facts related to the general knowledge section . This will help you to have a quick look and revise whenever necessary and making notes to study is always a sincere move .

Choose Best Books/ Online Websites For Preparation: Choose only  the best books or online websites to prepare . As the market offers various options candidates might get puzzled on what to prefer . You should choose what's best for you and try to stick with that . Shifting to too many books or websites will put you in a confusing situation

Practice As Many Mock Tests As You Can:

Practising as many mock tests as you can is one of the oldest tricks that works wonders for almost every entrance examination.It will help you in identifying important and scoring topics. Regular practice will help you with efficient time management skills and help in achieving high score in the exam. This way you'll not only have a clear hold of the type of questions asked but also ensure that you stay relatively calm and confident on the day the actual exam .

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Practise Previous Year Question Paper:

This will help the candidates to get an actual idea of the exam pattern. Practicing previous years’ question papers will help you to get idea of  the types of questions asked in the exam and familiarise you with the exam pattern. This way you'll be confident while attempting the paper.

Effective Management Of Time : 

Effectively managing time in terms of Speed and accuracy are the  important elements you need to get a hold on to ace any competitive exam.Don’t spend too much time on a particular  question . Certain  sections requires most amount of time in the exam. So  candidates  who are a bit slow with calculation techniques are advised to attempt such sections  at the end, to avoid  incompletion of the paper. Practice is the key .

Revise:Revision  is one of the key elements of this section. Keep revising what you have learnt within short intervals . This will help you to keep in touch with what you have studied so far and make you less prone on forgetting all that you  studied .

The important points for students to keep in mind are :

1.Take care of your health as SSC GD holds physical tests for candidates so you need to stay fit and healthy .
2. Practice as many mock tests and previous year papers as you can 
3. Revise everything you've learnt 
5. Focus on areas where you lack and divert your attention on them 
6. Try to engage in effective management of time 
7. Above all give your best and be confident in yourself 


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