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SSC Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Tier II Exam 2014: Topic Wise Analysis of English Language

Oct 9, 2015 09:33 IST

    Staff Selection Commission is going to conduct SSC CGL Tier II Exam 2015 tentatively in the last week of October. The candidates successful in Combined Graduate Level Tier I Exam are eligible to appear for Tier II Exam.

    The SSC CGL Tier II Exam will be segregated in Paper I (Quantitative Abilities), Paper II (English Comprehension) and Paper III (Statistics). Here, the expert team of Jagranjsoh.com has brought Topic-Wise Analysis of English Language and Comprehension held in April 2015.

    This analysis will ease the candidates in knowing the topics from which the questions are being framed.

    Serial No

    Topics

    Number of Questions asked in SSC CGL 2013 Question Paper asked

    1

    Spotting Error

    20

    2

    Synonyms

    05

    3

    Antonyms

    05

    4

    Fill in the blanks

    05

    5

    Idioms and Phrases

    10

    6

    Miss-Spelt/Correctly Spelt Words

    03

    7

    Sentence Improvement

    20

    8

    Sentence arrangements

    20

    9

    One Word Substitution

    10

    10

    Active/Passive Voice

    20

    11

    Direct/Indirect Speech

    25

    12

    Cloze Test

    25

    13

    Comprehension Test

    30

    The expert team of Jagranjosh.com has carried with it some of the tips to help the candidates to prepare well with the English Language.

    Go through the questions- It is very important for candidates to go through the question that are asked at the end of the paragraph. This will help you to develop an idea about the paragraph and you can fetch the exact answers once you start reading it.

    Read with concentration- While going through the paragraph try to read every single detail of it. Read the entire paragraph with concentration and try to understand every single word associated with it. This will help you to answer the questions to the point without taking much time in finding it.

    Prepare notes while reading- Students who face difficulty to understand the parts of a paragraph should take time to understand it. Once you have understood the paragraph, try to make easier notes of it so that it can later help you while answering the questions.

    Get the central idea of paragraph- You should read the comprehension until you have understood it completely. It is important to understand every line of the passage and to clear all the confusions before answering the questions that are asked. Reading again and again can help you to answer the questions of antonym and the synonym as well

    Here are some tips that will help candidates to improve the grammatical part and build a strong base over the subject with ease.

    Firm knowledge over Basics- The first thing that should be done for improving your performance in the English language section is to know the basics of the subject. Having firm knowledge over the subject can help you attempt the questions in a better way. As most of the questions are asked from the topics related with secondary and higher secondary level, so brushing up your memory can help you to understand the paper fully. Make it a point to practice the model question papers on everyday basis to enhance your speed.

    Get hold of good Books - Take the help of good books of English Language that will help you to get a clear knowledge of the subject. It will help you to know more about the subject and your performance will be well driven. Good knowledge of English will not only help you at the time of written examination, but will it will also make a mark during the interview session as well.

    Reading and writing- Keep in mind to be a rigorous reader and writer.  Reading the language more and more will develop a grip over the subject and the result will be visible on the writing part during the exams. Knowledge over grammar can be enhanced when you have the ability to judge between right and wrong.

    Develop interest for the subject- If you want to gain good score in this section, you should develop interest for the subject. Reading and learning can be fun once you develop a kind of interest for the subject.

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