1. Home
  2. |  
  3. SSC 2018 |  

SSC Combined Graduate Level Exam: General Awareness-Tips and Strategies

Feb 12, 2014 16:19 IST

    Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts graduate level exam for recruitment to various posts in central government departments/ministries. The whole examination process comprises three Tiers. While the Tier I and Tier II consist of written tests, the Tier III constitutes Personality Test cum Interview/Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test and Document Verification, as per posts requirement. The Tier I Exam Question Paper will include 200 multiple choice objective type questions. Each section will have 50 questions with negative marking of .25 marks for each wrong answer. Here are some tips and strategies related to English Language, which will help the students to score well in the examination.

    The general Awareness Section of SSC-CGL Exam Question Paper is aimed at testing the general awareness of the candidate about national and international affairs and matters that happens in everyday life. The questions from topics like History, Culture, Geography, Science, Economics, General Policy and Scientific Research would be asked in this section. Therefore, to prepare for this section, a candidate has to take into consideration all these topics and should try to ensure a fair amount of knowledge of the same.


    No of questions asked in 2013 Exam

    History and Culture


    Geography and Science




    General Policy and Scientific Research


    Current General Knowledge




     History and Culture

    • For preparation of history part, the candidates are required to go through historical events (Dates, Person involved, and places of happening, and final outcome)
    • Make a good notes of all the important events of pasts and try to learn them by heart

    Geography and Science

    • The preparation of geography and science involves continuous revision of the important concepts, facts, problems that you would have marked during book reading.
    • For this, the candidates should make notes for important discoveries, life processes, Cells, Environment, Biodiversity, Ecosystem, Nutrition, Atmosphere, Climate, Soil, Land and Resources
    • Thorough revision of all the topics will make the candidates more confident.


    • Economics is one the important section in General Awareness Section of the Question Paper.
    • The candidates should have good knowledge of Basic Economy, National income and aggregates, Demand, Supply, Foreign Exchange, Economic Development, Balance of Payment and National and International Financial Institutions etc.

    General Policy and Scientific Research

    • One should thoroughly learn and revise policies, programs, latest updating in economy to score well in exam
    • Latest Scientific researches with the name of researchers and its main implications should be properly prepared for CGL Tier 1 Exam.

    Current General Knowledge

    • Prepare notes of important banking news, economy news and corporate affairs and revise them meticulously to keep yourselves perfect in General Awareness
    • Keep an eye on latest happenings and read a daily newspaper to yourselves updated with latest news.

    SSC Combined Graduate Level Exam Question Paper (Morning session 21/04/2013)

    SSC Combined Graduate Level Exam Question Paper (Evening session 21/04/2013)

    SSC Combined Graduate Level Exam 2013 Question Paper (Afternoon Sessions 19 May 2013)


    Latest Videos

    Register to get FREE updates

      All Fields Mandatory
    • (Ex:9123456789)
    • Please Select Your Interest
    • Please specify

    • ajax-loader
    • A verifcation code has been sent to
      your mobile number

      Please enter the verification code below

    This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK

    Register to view Complete PDF