SSC GD Preparation 2023: The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will release the notification for General Duty Constable soon on the official website – ssc.nic.in. This exam is the gateway into the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) for applicants who want to begin a uniformed career in early life. Candidates who want to pass the examination with flying colours must prepare thoroughly and leave no stone unturned.
**Steps to attempt the free mock test series are mentioned below.
To get good grades, candidates must create a long-term preparation strategy and adhere to it. To save applicants time, we have provided the best tips and strategies on this page. However, they must check the latest exam pattern and syllabus before starting the preparation. Scroll down to get useful preparation tips.
SSC General Duty Preparation Tips 2023
An effective study strategy will help aspirants achieve higher scores in SSC GD Constable 2023. Candidates should consider the following tips as they prepare for the exam:
Be thorough with the syllabus: The first thing candidates need to do is go through the latest SSC GD syllabus and see what all topics are included under each section of the Computer Based Exam (CBE). Then they have to find out which topics are easy and which are difficult.
Create a timetable: The next step in the SSC GD Preparation is to create a proper, realistic timetable. Aspirants should allocate separate time slots for each of the sections. More time should be spent on the section that they find difficult and less time on the strong sections. Keep in mind the needs and convenience, daily routine, etc. while creating the timetable.
Develop reading habits and clear the basic concepts: Candidates need to understand what each of the concepts means. In the English/Hindi Language section, they need to understand the application and usage of grammatical rules and improve their vocabulary. However, for the General Knowledge and Awareness section, they need to have information about a wide range of topics at their fingertips. All these things can be achieved with regular reading.
Memorize the various rules and steps to solve the problems: The Elementary Mathematics section needs one to remember a large number of formulas. For General Intelligence and Reasoning section, you need to understand the theory and then remember the various rules and steps to solve problems.
Take mock tests and work on the weaknesses: Once candidates have finished the whole syllabus, attempt the SSC GD mock tests. Analyze how they have performed and find out what mistakes they have made. Their strategy should be such that they finish the paper on time with maximum accuracy and minimum negative marking.
Scroll down to know how to prepare for each of the sections.
How To Attempt Embibe’s Free SSC GD Constable Mock Tests?
Know the steps to take the free SSC GD Constable mock test series below:
1st Step: Visit Embibe’s official website, i.e., embibe.com.
2nd Step: Use the mobile number/email to log in.
3rd Step: Click on the menu bar “Getting a Government Job”.
4th Step: Select the Goal “SSC” from the Dropdown and click on “Next”.
5th Step: Search and Select “SSC GD Constable” on the search bar and click on “Next”.
6th Step: Select the preferred language and click on “Done”.
7th Step: Click “Test” from the Header Section.
8th Step: Scroll down to the “Subjects” section.
9th Step: Click on any SSC GD Constable subjects.
10th Step: Scroll down to click on the chapters from the selected subject to begin the test.
SSC GD General Intelligence and Reasoning Study Tips
This section tests the analytical and reasoning ability of the candidates. The SSC GD preparation tips for this section should be as follows:
Start off with easy topics such as Analogies, Similarities and Differences, Distance and Directions, Blood Relations, etc. which need just common sense. But these topics need a lot of practice.
Once candidates feel confident about the easy topics, move on to topics that are difficult, like Arithmetical Reasoning, Number Series, Alphabet Series, Syllogism, Statement-based Problems, Non-Verbal Series, etc. Understand the theory behind the concept and then go through example problems to understand the steps to solve questions.
Solve a sufficient number of questions with increasing difficulty levels for every topic, especially for the difficult topics which need logical thinking and a critical approach to solve.
For topics like Spatial Visualisation, Spatial Orientation, Visual Memory, Figural Classification, etc. which need a lot of visualisation, make diagrams and practice.
SSC GD General Knowledge and General Awareness Study Tips
This section tests the candidate’s general knowledge and understanding of current affairs. Prepare for this section in the following manner:
Read newspapers on a regular basis, especially the pages for Polity, Business, Economy, Science & Technology, and International Affairs. Make notes of important points to read and memorise them easily.
Refer to some magazines or the latest yearbook and get updated on issues and events of national and international importance for the last six months.
Brush up the General Knowledge. Refer to Class 10 level textbooks and read about Indian History, Indian Geography, Indian Constitution, Culture, etc.
SSC GD Elementary Mathematics Study Tips
Knowledge of basic school-level Mathematics and calculation skills are tested in this section. Prepare for this section in the following manner:
Start off with the easy topics which mostly need application formulas, like Average, Percentage, Profit and Loss, Simple and Compound Interest, Ratio and Proportion, etc. Brush up the concepts and then memorise the formulas.
Solve as many questions as possible to master the application.
Topics like Time and Work, Time, Speed and Distance, Boats and Cisterns, Problems on Ages, etc. sometimes need a logical and analytical approach. Spend more time on them and practice sufficiently. Also, try to visualise as study and practice.
Revise the formulas on a regular basis.
SSC GD English/Hindi Language Study Tips
This section tests basic knowledge of the language, the grammatical rules, comprehension ability and vocabulary. Study for this section in the following manner:
Brush up on the various rules of grammar and go through examples to understand their application and usage. Also, read English/Hindi books and newspapers for better comprehension.
Practice questions that are related to grammar and its application, like Error Spotting, Fill In The Blanks, etc.
Practice questions for testing the hold over the language in general, like Para Jumbles, Cloze Test, and Comprehension Test (both Story-Based and Fact-Based).
Learn the meaning and usage of new words you come across while reading books/newspapers.