SSC CGL Study Plan 2017 One Month Preparation Strategies Tier I Examination Complete Guide

SSC CGL Study Plan

Complete Guide for SSC CGL Exam!! Candidates who want to appear in Staff Selection Commissions CGL Exam they can get here proper SSC CGL Study Plan. When candidates thinking to start preparation for SSC CGL mainly these questions arises in your mind that is “How to Prepare?”, “How to study?” or “How to plan exam strategy?” etc So, here we are providing one month preparation strategy. Aspirants are informed that the SSC CGL Tier-I Examination is going to be held on scheduled date. So, you need to start your preparation now. 

At least 1 month preparation is necessary to crack SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam, so it is the right time to start the studies. To qualify SSC Examination within remaining days that is just one month, we are providing complete guide for one month preparation. If you will go through SSC CGL Study Plan 2017, we assure that you can easily qualify this exam. But, you have to start your preparation now.

As we know that SSC CGL is one of the most popular exams among those job seeker who are graduates. Along with being popular, it is also one of the toughest exams. But it is not impossible to crack the exam. If you will follow SSC Exam Study Plan you can get your dream job easily.

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SSC CGL Study Plan

If you want to crack Staff Selection Commission CGL Exam in one month preparation then you can follow the mentioned below strategy which is given according to days.

SSC CGL Study Plan according to Days:

Day 1-15:

Day 16–30:

Weekly SSC CGL Study Plan:

Candidates who are searching for exam strategy according to weeks they can go through the one month strategy:

Weeks Quantitative Aptitude Reasoning English General Awareness
Week-1 Airthmetics (Number System, Percentage and It’s Application, Ration and Proportion) + Data Interpretation (Bar Graph and Line Graph) Analogy, Classification, Series Fundamentals of Grammar + Reading Comprehension+ Vocabulary Test Indian Polity + Indian Economics + Current Affairs Test
Week-2 Trigonometry+ Arithmetics (Time and Work, Time Distance and Speed, Equations) Logical Games+ Blood Relation+ Sequencing+ Ranking Reading Comprehension + Cloze Tests+ Vocabulary Test Physics + Indian Physical Geography+ Chemistry + Current Affairs
Week-3 Geometry+ Airthmetics (Inequalities + Surds and Indices) Non-Verbal Series, Figure Completion, Embedded Figures, Figure Formation Sentence Correction/ Improvement + Fill in the Blanks + Vocabulary Test Biology + Economics + Indian Polity + Current Affairs Test
Week-4 Coordinate Geometry + Trigonometry + Geometry Word Formation + Arithmetic + Reasoning + Coding and Decoding Jumbled Para + Idioms and Phrases + Vocabulary Test Medieval and Modern Indian History+ Indian Political Geography + Current Affairs Test

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SSC CGL Selection Procedure:

As you all know that Staff Selection Commission conducts the SSC CGL Exam every year for the recruitment of different Central Civil posts under various reputed government organization. In this concern, the commission conducts the exam in four tiers as mentioned below:

Tier –I  Written Examination (Computer Based)
Tier –II  Written Examination (Computer Based)
Tier –III  Descriptive Test (Pen and Paper Mode)
Tier –IV  Data Entry Skill Test(DEST)/Computer Proficiency Test(CPT) (wherever applicable)/ Document Verification

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Commence your preparation using SSC CGL Exam Pattern:

Aspirants who want to score good marks in Combined Graduate Level Exam they need to start your exam preparation according to Tier wise exam pattern.

SSC CGL Tier I Exam Pattern:

Mode of Examination Subject Name Maximum Marks Time
Computer based General Intelligence & Reasoning (25 Questions) 50 75 Minutes (Total)


2 hours

For VH and candidates suffering from Cerebral Palsy: 100 Minutes

General Awareness(25 Questions) 50
Quantitative Aptitude(25 Questions) 50
English Comprehension(25 Questions) 50
Total 200

 Tier-II Exam Pattern:

Mode of Examination Subject Name Number of Questions Total Marks
Computer based Quantitative Abilities 100 200
English Language & Comprehension 200 200
Mathematics/ Statistics/ Economics/ Commerce 100 200
Total 400 600

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Tier-III Exam Pattern:

Mode of Examination Scheme of Examination Total Marks Time
Pen and Paper mode Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi (writing of Essay/Precis/Letter /Application Writing etc. Total marks 100 60 minutes

For VH and candidates suffering from Cerebral Palsy: 80 Minutes

 SSC CGL One Month Preparation Strategies:

SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam contains 4 sections which include Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, General English and General Awareness. It is very important to make a preparation strategy for the exam. It is required to prepare mainly Maths and English because these are the two main important section of this exam. The questions will be asked from General Knowledge and Reasoning only in Tier-1 exam. You can go through the mentioned below tips to crack the exam easily.

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Tips to crack SSC CGL Exam in one month preparation:

  • Candidates are advised to solve a mock question paper. You need to practice at least one mock paper every day.
  • After you solve a mock test, review it in and out. Analyze your errors, time taken, accuracy and approach.
  • Analyze every mock test you appear for and see the improvements in terms of Time as well as accuracy. This will help you getting a fair number of attempts that you can make in the real examination.
  • Before make your SSC CGL Study Plan, you must have knowledge about the exam pattern, syllabus and also have best material for preparation.
  • You should divide preparation time section-wise.
  • For better preparation aspirants need to do topic wise preparation. Take one topic at one time & practice more questions on that topic.
  • You need to manage time and speed while solving the questions.
  • Aspirants are required to complete syllabus timely and then revise all important topics for the exam.
  • For scoring good marks, you should make strong grip on that topics which contains high weightage.
  • Pay less attention to Topic you well prepared.
  • Before filling your options on OMR sheets, take final look on questions & recheck your Answers.
  • You just have to give as many mock test as you can on daily basis.
  • Strategize your time as per the sections as SSC CGL Tier I score has been the key factor in the final selection. So, you need to make SSC CGL Study Plan which helps you to score good marks.

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SSC CGL Preparation Books:

You can never plan your exam strategy without best study material. So, for your ease we are also providing the list of SSC CGL Best Books according to subjects. You can buy these books from market or you can read it via Internet.

Name of book Author Publisher


A Modern Approach To Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning Revised Edition R. S. Aggarwal S. Chand Publishing
A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal and Non-Verbal 1st Edition BS Sijwali, InduSijwal Arihant Publications (2011)
The Hand on Guide to Analytical Reasoning and Logical Reasoning Peeyush Bhardwaj Arihant

Quantitative Aptitude

Quantitative Aptitude For Competitive Examinations 17th Edition R. S. Aggarwal S. Chand Publishing
Magical Book On Quicker Maths 3 Edition M Tyra BSC Publishing
Quantitative Aptitude Test N. K. Singh Upkar Prakashan

General Awareness

SSC Combined Graduate Level Success Series (Set of 6 Books) Sachchida Nand Jha Kalinjar Publication
Lucent’s General Knowledge 3rd Edition Vinay Karna, Manwendra Mukul Lucent Publication

General English

Objective English for Competitive Examinations Hari Mohan Prasad, Uma Rani Sinha Tata McGraw – Hill Education (2009)
Objective General English 22nd Edition R. S. Aggarwal, Vikas Aggarwal S. Chand Publisher (2011)
Objective English 4 Edition Edgar Thorpe Pearson (2011)
SSC Combined Graduate Level English Language & Comprehension Tier-II & CPO Exam (Objective Type) Kiran Prakashan Kiran Prakashan (2013)


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