As per the latest notification released by Staff Selection Commission (SSC), SSC CPO Paper-I exam which was scheduled to be conducted from 4th June to 10th June 2018, has been postponed due to administrative reasons. New exam dates for SSC CPO 2018 Tier-I exam will be released soon. So, the time has come to gear up the speed of preparation for SSC CPO 2018 exam.
This year total 1223 vacancies (tentative) have been announced by SSC for Central Police Organisation (CPO) Recruitment. Under this recruitment process, you can apply for the posts of Sub-Inspector (Executive) in Delhi Police, Sub-Inspector (GD) in Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF), and ASI (Assistant Sub Inspector) in CISF (Central Industrial Security Force).
SSC CPO 2018 Examination will consist of Paper-I, Physical Standard Test (PST)/ Physical Endurance Test (PET), Paper-II and Detailed Medical Examination (DME). All these stages of the examination are mandatory. The written examination consists of two papers namely, Paper I and Paper II.
Paper-I is an online based Objective Multiple Choice Type examination comprising of four sections having 200 questions (50 questions in each section) which will account for a total of 200 marks (maximum 50 marks in each section). The time duration for this exam will be 2 hours and negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.
Paper-II is an online based Objective Multiple Choice Type examination consisting of 200 marks in 2 hour of time duration. This exam will test your English Language & Comprehension skills. There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-II. Paper II of SSC CPO is for those who have cleared Paper I and PET/PST.
On the basis of their performance in Paper-I and Paper-II, candidates will be shortlisted for appearing in Medical Examination. Candidates, who are successful in Medical Examination, will be called for detailed Document Verification. So, let’s look at some ways through which you will be able to ace the SSC CPO 2018 Exam:
Both papers I and II contain English Language and Comprehension. Therefore, you should have good command over English Grammar Rules and Vocabulary Usage alongwith good Comprehension Skills. Read newspapers and magazines to improve your reading habits. Reading comprehension skills cannot be build overnight but it could be developed inherently through a course of time. Learn at least 10 new English words and meanings daily. The knowledge of Grammar and its applications is another major aspect in this paper. So, must work on improving their grammar skills.
Here are the topics which came previously in English Comprehension Section of SSC CPO Paper-I Exam:
Those candidates who fear mathematics need to get back to the basics and start afresh during their preparation. The candidates must be aware of the basic mathematical operations and formulae read in the secondary and senior secondary level. They should also learn shortcuts, tricks and formulae from various online and offline sources to answer the questions within given time. Remember, when you are beginning your preparation, don’t look for shortcuts first. Try to learn basics of all the topics and gain in-depth knowledge. Once you have developed a command over these topics, then you can switch to shortcuts or tricks for quick calculations.
Here are the topics which came previously in Quantitative Aptitude Section of SSC CPO Paper-I Exam:
Candidates need to read the latest news of national and international importance. They should note down topics from the varied field related to History, Culture, Geography, Economy and Polity. This would help candidates to solve General Awareness section of the paper. The candidates should develop a regular habit of newspaper reading and scroll through online resources to collect information about the world. Jotting down the news events and revising them would help candidates in memorizing the GA/GK facts resulting in high score in the examination.
Here are the topics which came previously in General Knowledge and General Awareness Section of SSC CPO Paper-I Exam:
Practice is the key for General Intelligence and Reasoning paper. The candidates need to answer questions related from both Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning topics in this exam. It requires candidates to be logically sharp and have decision making power. The candidates must develop these skills through constant practice from the previous year question papers and undergoing mock tests regularly.
Here are the topics which came previously in General Intelligence & Reasoning Section of SSC CPO Paper-I Exam:
The final selection will be based on the candidate’s performance in all the four phases of SSC CPO Exam, i.e., Paper-I, Physical Standard Test (PST)/ Physical Endurance Test (PET), Paper-II and Detailed Medical Examination (DME). Therefore, one cannot get selected for the post of Sub-Inspector in CAPF & Delhi Police or Assistant Sub-Inspector in CISF, if the candidate is not physically and medically fit. So, it is advisable for the candidates to not only study hard for the exams but also keep themselves physically and mentally fit through physical exercises to clear the physical and medical tests.
Maintain your weight as per the standards specified by the commission in accordance with your height. Prepare for the running segment of the test by walking or jogging first, especially if you need to increase your endurance. Also, begin working out several weeks or even several months before you are scheduled to take the physical fitness test. Do not wait until the last minute to start preparing.
If you want to score high in the SSC CPO 2018 Exam, then plan strategically and follow the below 10 basic tips:
So, time has come to buck up your speed of preparation for the Paper-I SSC CPO 2018 Exam. Focus on the topic-wise analysis mentioned above and build a study plan keeping in mind the structure of the SSC CPO 2018 Exam.
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