The SSC GD exam is conducted by the Staff Selection Commission to recruit eligible candidates for the posts of Constable (General Duty) in-
- Border Security Force (BSF),
- Central Industrial Security Force (CISF),
- Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP),
- Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB),
- Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF),
- Secretariat Security Force (SSF),
- National Investigation Agency (NIA), and
- Rifleman (General Duty) in Assam Rifles.
Candidates need a 10th standard pass certificate in order to apply for various posts under the GD exam. Being a government job, The exam of SSC General Duty Constable offers lucrative salary, perks and benefits and encounters intense competition as well.
The Staff Selection Commission was supposed to release SSC GD General Duty Exam notification by March 25th 2021 but due to a surge in COVID-19 cases across the country the commission has postponed the release of notification.
The major goal of every aspirant must be cracking the exam in the first attempt. To achieve this, it is imperative to have a strategic approach for preparation. Hence through this article, we provide the Section-wise tips for SSC GD Exam.
Section-Wise Prep Tips for General Duty Constable Exam
The examination of SSC GD comprises four sections, General knowledge and Awareness, General Intelligence and Reasoning, Elementary Mathematics and English/Hindi Language.
To start with Constable GD preparation, it is important for the aspirants to be thorough with the SSC GD Syllabus. Candidates are advised to follow the given preparation tips and strategize their plan accordingly.
Preparation tips for General Reasoning and Intelligence
The Reasoning section is always uncompromising be it any competitive exam. It is vast and covers a number of topics, so it requires adequate time for preparation in the study plan. The only way candidates can excel in this section is by regular practice and enhancing in-depth knowledge of topics. Identify more important and less important topics, Also, learn the area of weakness and devote more time. Reasoning can be strengthened by solving various types of puzzles and playing tricky games. One can always improve their skills in reasoning and logic with the right techniques.
Preparation Tips for English or Hindi Language
To ace this section it is imperative for candidates to have command over vocabulary and grammar hence, candidates must focus on improving these. Reading newspapers regularly, learning new words and making use of it in daily conversation can help candidates hone their language skills.
Preparation tips for General Knowledge and Awareness
This is the most scoring section in any competitive exam. Candidates are assessed for general knowledge skills. Maximum questions in the GK section are on current affairs topics related to Sports & Culture, Science & Technology, Economics & Politics, Personalities, etc. The only thing that candidates can do to prepare for this section is keeping themselves up to date regarding the recent events and happenings, in and around the world. Candidates should read newspapers, watch current affairs videos, make notes of important events and news, and give them a frequent revision to retain for a longer period of time.
Preparation tips for Elementary Mathematics
Mathematics is another section that can help grab more marks in the examination. To master this section, aspirants just need to by heart the shortcut tricks of solving questions. Understanding the basics is equally important. The tables, square roots, cube roots, formulas, etc should be on their fingertips. Maths is something to be practised daily, hence, free online mock tests should be attempted regularly for evaluation, analysis and revision for the exam. Identify weak points and work on them by spending a few extra minutes, but don’t neglect the strong topics.
At the end it is very important to do revision and practice until you feel confident enough. It is impossible for a human to recollect every topic with all its fine details, accurately in the examination hall, if one does not carry out regular revisions. Also, keep yourself motivated throughout the preparation time and in the examination hall.
All The Best!