Staff selection commission has recently notified to conduct the SSC JHT Paper-I exam on 13-Jan-2019. The exam will be conducted in online mode. The candidates, who want to be a translator in government ministries & departments, have to appear in the SSC JHT online exam. Since the time is too short in the commencement of the SSC JHT exam 2018, you have to fasten your preparation to get succeed in the exam. As you know, the last days just before the examination are very important and poor utilization of this time can ruin your existing preparation.
Undoubtedly, this is the right time to brush up your existing knowledge and practice important topics rigorously. To cover the whole syllabus, it is imperative to allocate time for each subject appropriately and revise them effectively. With a few days left, you need to focus on managing the time and solidify your preparation by following some important tips as mentioned below-
SSC JHT exam 2018: Last minute tips
It is obvious that preparation during the last days of any exam is almost impossible but it is necessary. Skipping the revision & study of important topics in the last days may hamper your performance in the exam. Therefore, we advise you to follow certain essential tips as stated in the following article-
Review the syllabus
As we have told you that practically, it is not possible to cover the syllabus in the last days of the exam but you can go through the SSC JHT syllabus and identify those topics to which you are not familiar with. With this approach, you will get an idea of the topics that need improvement. Skipping such topics may leave you wondering in the examination hall. Hence, we advise you to prepare a list of such topics out of General Hindi and General English subject. Revision of these listed topics will be surely helpful in improving your score in the exam.
Go through the previous year papers
Previous year papers are always important for the preparation of government job examinations. Going through the SSC JHT previous year papers, you can easily understand the overall difficulty level of the exam, the types of asked questions, and question’s distribution. This information will truly guide you in preparing the relevant topics only. We advise you to go through the question papers at least of last 5 years. It is often observed that SSC used to ask the similar type of questions repeatedly in the upcoming SSC exams. Hence, practicing previous year’s question papers will definitely reduce your preparation efforts and boost your confidence as well.
Beyond preparing the difficult/unfamiliar topics, it is also very important to revise the learned topics as well. It is seen that lots of candidates get messed up in preparing the unfamiliar topics and leaving the revision of learned topics that results in a lot of confusion during the exam. Hence, we recommend you to revise your pre-visited topics first and then go for the rest topics.
To revise the unfamiliar topics, you should understand what kind of questions is generally asked from such topics. Based on this analysis, you should start studying these topics and update the relevant information in your notes. Finally, these well-prepared notes will surely help you out in the last days of the exam. We advise you to keep this notebook with you until you reach the examination venue so that you can revise the related content until the last moment of the exam. Hence, preparing, updating, and revising the study notes is very important and necessary.
Online test series / Mock tests
To ensure success, you should practice the mock tests and online test series during the last days of the exam. Practicing online test series will boost your confidence and improve your question-solving speed for the online exam. There are lots of websites available on the internet that are offering mock tests at a very reasonable price or sometimes free of cost. You can choose any one of these as per your convenience. Keep in mind that skipping this step may hamper your performance in the exam. Therefore, take this step seriously.
SSC JHT exam: Time management tips
Besides the above tips, you need to learn how to manage your time in the last days before the exam. Time management skill is very important as it plays a very crucial role not only in competitive exams preparation but also in every aspects of life. Hence, you need to learn how to manage time for the study along with the other daily activities. By following time management tips as stated below, you can easily excel in the SSC JHT exam-
Follow a timetable
Before starting the revision of the pre-visited topics or studying the unfamiliar ones, you are advised to prepare an efficient timetable. A timetable must be prepared on the hourly basis. In timetable, you need to mention the name of topics to be studied with respect to their allotted time slots. You are required to study at least 8-10 hours a day. A timetable must be designed in such a way that it should not conflict with your other daily routine works. Do not make an attempt to overburden yourself in the timetable. Hence, an efficient timetable should reflect the following things at a glance-
- All the un-visited topics are allocated sufficient time.
- Time to revise the pre-visited topics must be included in the timetable.
- Sufficient time to sleeping and study-breaks must be included.
- The timetable should be aligned with your physical & mental capabilities so that you do not feel fatigue or tired during the study.
With preparing & following such timetable, we can assure you that you will leave no topics uncovered for the examination and you will ace the SSC JHT exam surely.
Attempt easy questions first
Time management is also necessary for the examination hall. There are lots of candidates, who had prepared well and left no topic unvisited but still they are not able to qualify in this exam. The remedy to this problem is to manage your time during the SSC JHT exam appropriately. We advise you to solve the easy questions first and mark the rest questions for review during the exam. It is observed that most of the candidates spend too much time solving some particular questions resulting in low attempt of questions. Always remember that SSC JHT exam is not set to test your problem-solving skills only. This test is primarily subjected to test your intelligence and management skills. SSC JHT exam is a competitive exam in which you have to attempt maximum questions correctly in the stipulated time.
Besides this, we also suggest you allocate at least 15-20 minutes for review those questions to which answer can be easily derived. Hence, Time management skill surely plays an important role not only in the preparation phase but also in the examination as well.
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