How to score good marks in SSC CGL English?

English is an important part of SSC CGL Exam. English is a scoring & time saving section. Candidate can score high in SSC CGL Exam if he / She prepared for English in a proper manner & can improve his/her overall score in SSC CGL exam. According to the SSC CGL exam date notifications, exam will start from 27th august.Exam pattern has changed & Now English section has only 25 questions, each carries two marks.

The admit card is going to release on 10th August, check all the details about admit card here — SSC CGL Hall Ticket

SSC CGL English has the following topics to cover –

1. Vocabulary

2. Grammar

3. Comprehension

How to score high in SSC CGL Vocabulary section?

In SSC CGL Exam, you have to face vocabulary in following subtopics

1. Antonyms

2. Synonyms

3. Idioms

4. Spelling

5. Fill in the blanks

Vocabulary is the important factor of SSC CGL Exam –

1. There are direct questions are asked from the antonyms & synonyms.

2. You can read the passage faster if your vocabulary is good.

3. In comprehension passage questions are in format “What is the meaning of “ABC” sentence?

The best book we are going to suggest you is “World made power easy “. This book language is easy to understand or friendly. This book is divided in about 40 sessions, try to finish 3–4 sessions daily & Read the appendix 3–4 times which have all the meaning of the session you are reading.

How to score high in SSC CGL Grammar section?

In SSC CGL Exam, you have to face English grammar in following subtopics.

1. Sentence Improvement

2. Active & Passive

3. Direct & Indirect speech

4. Sentence Correction

1. Sentence Improvement & Sentence correction: For these two subtopics, you should have knowledge of the following topics

Grammar rules — Read only basic grammar rules which we are studying from the childhood because in every competitive exam, only specific mistakes are asked. Grammar rules are universal.

Phrasal verbs — It is a different game. You need to memorize correctly one need to know when to use to or of with the verb. For Example, “Disposed of or “Disposed to”.

English has a lot of Phrasal verb but you should know at least top 200.Revising the list again & again is your task.

2. Active Passive Voice & Indirect Speech

These two topics works on the simple rules

->You should know the rules thoroughly

->Note down the odd & special rules with examples.

Suggested book for Grammar -Objective General English book by S.P. Bakshi ( Arihant Publication)

How to score high in SSC CGL Comprehension?

It includes Compression & Sentence arrangement

  1. The single thing I can suggest you for this — Practice

2. Solve SSC CGL previous year question paper as many as you can.

So We have described the whole thing you should prepare for scoring high in SSC CGL Exam. SSC CGL has very few time so it is the to prepare hard for the exam. If you need further assistance, then ask in comment section.

All the best!!!