SSC: A Quick Glance
Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is an official recruitment agency of Union Government that carries out recruitment exercises for various Group B and Group C posts (both technical and non technical) for various departments of central government. The recruitment exercises are conducted in the form of open competitive examinations on an all-India basis. The subjects on which questions are generally designed are Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, English Language and General Awareness though for technical recruitment, the concerned professional knowledge paper is also there.
Decoding SSC Papers: Looking Back Sincerely
An examination we have taken so far is based on a particular syllabus as well as pattern and the best way to know that is the question papers of that examination from the previous years. SSC Examination being an annual and regular affair, the pattern and difficulty level of the papers can be well anticipated from the previous papers. Here are some reasons why research is worth giving time for SSC Aspirants:
Understanding the Pattern
This is the most important aspect of question paper analysis for SSC Examinations. Every examination has a pattern and SSC is no different. Going through the papers of previous years gives an idea regarding the preparation one has to do in order to crack the examination
SSC repeats similar questions
It is prevalent truth that SSC tends to repeat questions in all sections so if candidate solve at least last 10 previous papers of SSC, there are better chances of scoring higher marks.
Getting an idea of the Difficulty Level
Before starting preparation for an examination, you must be well versed with the difficulty level of the questions asked in that particular examination. Previous years papers are the best source to get an idea regarding that since they are the most authentic source available,
Familiarising with the pattern
Practice is an important aspect of getting success in SSC Examinations. Preparation is never complete without practice and the previous year papers are the best material to practice since these are questions asked in the examination and it also gives an idea regarding the knowledge expected from an aspirant vying for the concerned job,
Understanding the Exam Pattern
Question Papers are the best ways to understand the minds of the question setters. Before any exam, it is imperative to understand what is actually required for that job because without understanding that, one cannot start preparing. Previous years papers give an exact idea regarding the psychology of the examiner and this helps in preparing effectively for future examinations,
Getting to know what is important and not important
The syllabus of any competitive examination is as vast as sea. By going through the papers of previous years one can understand on which areas he or she has to focus much since that is certainly going to be asked in the examination. This makes preparation easier for an aspirant.