SSC CGL: Important topics in Geometry chapter with preparation tips

In this article, we have prepared a list of topic wise questions put in ssc cgl under qunatitative aptitude and suggest the essential efforts to be made in this direction. read the full story.

Updated: Feb 23, 2018 11:55 IST
ssc geometry preparation
ssc geometry preparation

SSC CGL is the most prominent exam for the government job aspirants. Students are also become very active after the new updated schedule of SSC CGL. According to this, aspirants will be able to fill the online form within thw month only from 21thApril, 2018. Between 21thApril, 2018 to exam date 25th July, 2018; students must start countdown to prepare for their exam as this is the crucial time period.

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You must be focused that what should you have to do in this period. If we talk about technical background students, most of them are strong in quantitative Aptitude. So, they must strengthen their skills in that so as to gain good marks.

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If we talk about SSC Quant pattern, it is like this:

Topics under Quant Section


No. of questions

Geometry / Mensuration


Data Interpretation








Number System


Here you can see that major number of questions is coming from the Geometry Section. So, you must look into this topic strictly. Here is the list of question type coming under this topic:

  1. Basics of Geometry
  2. Polygons
  3. Triangle
  4. Circle
  5. Quadrilateral
  6. Miscellaneous (Covering Mensuration)

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Above mentioned topics are easy only if you have understood their basics. You must have their deep understanding so that you can solve their questions in a better manner. Almost questions will be figure based. Learn all theorems and rules. You must have command over all the geometrical figure logics. Like, information about angles, lines, chords, tangents, types of triangles, etc. must be on your tips.

Basic Preparation

First step of preparing for these exams is to know about the basics. Basic concepts are necessary to encounter difficult problems. You must be well versed with the each topic`s laws, rules, theorem’s, etc. to perform questions well in a short span of time.

Special Preparation Handouts

While you were learning basics, note down every crucial point of that particular topic and make proper handouts. These handouts will help you revising the complete study material summary just before the exam. Also make a note of all the short tricks.

Practice Questions topic wise

Make a complete schedule of practicing each topic daily. Attempt variety of questions of all the topics so that you can attempt such questions in short span of time in exam. Also, Practicing is an important tool of preparation.

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Attempt Complete Sets of Quantitative Aptitude Section

Make a timeline of attempting quant section in your complete time span of 1 hour. Then attempt quant sets only in decided timeline. This will help you in upgrading your capabilities in Quant section.

Go for complete mock test and previous year papers

As per the repetition of questions in SSC CGL, attempting previous year question papers can give you an extra edge in results. Analyze your performance in tests and work on weak areas.

Things to remember

  1. Don’t attempt the questions before reading it completely.
  2. Don’t guess answers in maths. Without solving, It can cut out your marks as negative marking is there.
  3. Don’t spend extra time as per decided time. It will make suffer other exams.

Attempt all the quizzes provided by different websites and update yourself with new content.

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Here is a list of some famous books for practice. Choose any one of them and grasp it. For practice, you can try others too.

  1. SSC Advance Maths by Platform
  2. Quantitative Aptitude -R S Aggarwal
  3. Lucent SSC Higher Mathematics by Rishikesh Kumar
  4. Quicker Maths by M Tyra

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