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How to Prepare General Intelligence for SSC CGL 2018 Exam?

How to prepare General Intelligence for SSC CGL?

Are you going to appear for SSC CGL 2018 exam? And thinking, how to start preparation for General intelligence section? Then you are on right page. In this page, you will get all preparation tips to prepare systematically for General Awareness section of SSC CGL. Firstly, you must know the pattern of questions. The syllabus of General Intelligence is really vast and so you have to cover most of the questions. Generally, the major part of this section is comprised of current affairs and general knowledge.

The Staff Selection Commission organize SSC CGL Combined Graduate Level Examination annually, for the recruitment of different Central Civil Posts like Inspector, Sn. Divisional Accountant, Statistical Officer, Auditor, Tax Assistant etc. In order to check candidate is suitable for the respective post, they introduced the general intelligence section in the exam.

In this editorial, we will guide SSC CGL candidates on how to prepare for General Intelligence Section in SSC Examination. Let us first, discuss the syllabus and Marking scheme for general intelligence section before directly jumping towards the tips.

SSC CGL General Intelligence Syllabus

This test is conducted to inspect general and logical mental abilities of the candidates. Using a coherent, organized series of steps, the questions under General Intelligence section are intended to bring out the best of the candidate. As this section needs a lot of practice and concentration, it is recommended to take up this section before the other sections, so that you can attempt more questions in less time and with more accuracy.

Serial .No Topics
1 Analogy Completing the Analogous Pairs based on Alphabet and/or number series.
2 Classification Choose the Vocabulary/ GK based odd word, Choose the odd Number, Odd man out, Choose the odd one on the basis of arrangement, Odd number series.
3 Coding-Decoding Symbol Coding and decoding, Message coding and decoding, Rule coding and decoding, Substitution.
4 Series Alphabet word series and number series.
5 Sequences Alphabet sequence, Logical sequence, Time series and Number Sequences and Rankings.
6 Basic Mathematical operations and Problems Operators, Problems based on Ages, or time and distance.
7 Blood Relations and Direction & Distance Family Members relations, Direction & Distance sense test.
8 Image Reasoning Cubes & Dices figures, Geometrical Figures, Individual Figures, and Series of Figures.
9 Syllogisms Syllogisms using 2 or 3 statements.
10 Puzzles Matrix Based on Reasoning, Multiple figures.
11 Current affairs

SSC CGL 2018 General Intelligence Preparation Tips

This is the section contains the uncertain question, there is no particular pattern decided. In this section, SSC has liberation to choose any topic and ask any type of questions related to General Awareness i.e. Science, History, Geography, Politics, Economy, Current Affairs and Current affairs. However some of the type of questions repeats every year, so you cannot fully avoid previous year questions.

  • STUDY PLAN: “Plan, prepare, and practice” you have to follow this rule to conquer success. It is essential to make a plan and follow accordingly. For SSC CGL General Intelligence section, Candidates have to research a lot and make daily affairs notes.
  • TARGETS: As there is no sectional cut off, so try to cover maximum question from this topic. During the preparation span, set your target for each topic lies in this section. You do not have to give your whole day only for this section. Prepare well other topics too.
  • TIME LIMIT: You have to set a time limit for this section, so you will not engage all the time in this only.
  • REVISION: You should revise all the topic daily, this will help you in memorizing the topics.
  • MOCK TESTS: Analyse your own ability by taking an online test.

The General Intelligence section is a scoring subject and needs a lot of research & practice. This is a very important subject from the scoring point of view, target the topics based on difficulty level and also maintain your speed & accuracy. As time management and accuracy are the determining factors for SSC CGL exam results. You can download study material for General Intelligence from the various online site. Take the mock test to analyze your preparation growth. Hope that we had provided you sufficient information for General Intelligence Preparation SSC CGL 2018. For further updates, stay tuned with us. Thank you!

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