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Best Preparation Strategy for SSC CHSL Exam, 2018

Best Preparation Strategy for SSC CHSL Exam, 2018

The Staff Selection Commission conducts the Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) exam every year for recruitment to various departments of the Government of India. The exam is conducted for recruitment to posts like Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistants(PA/SA), Data Entry Operator (DEO), Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC), Court Clerk, etc. The SSC CHSL 2018 Tier-I exam is scheduled to be conducted between 1st July- 26th July 2019, and Tier-II exam is to be conducted on 29th September 2019. In order to crack any SSC online test, it is important to practice as many SSC mock tests as possible. The Glow & Lovely Careers (formerly known as Fair & Lovely Career Foundation)  provides online mock tests for the SSC CHSL exam that you can take for free.


The SSC CHSL exam is a very popular exam in India having lakhs of applicants every year as the minimum educational eligibility for this exam is passing class 12. With proper dedication and hard work, any aspirant can clear this exam. The SSC CHSL exam is conducted in a 3-tier procedure. While the first one is online the latter two are offline exams. 


Tier – I             Objective Multiple Choice      

Tier – II            Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi    

Tier – III           Skill Test/Computer Proficiency Test


As part of designing a preparation strategy for this exam, the first thing to know is the exam syllabus:


SSC CHSL Exam Syllabus 2018


This is one of the most important exams held by the Staff Selection Commission every year. It’s held in a 3-tier procedure. Tier-1 is a multiple choice question based online exam with 100 questions. Tier-2 is a descriptive exam in English/ Hindi.Tier-3 is a skill based/ Computer proficiency test. Practicing SSC online test papers on the Glow & Lovely Careers website will help you go a long way in the exam.


The following are the topics asked in these exams:


Tier -1 Exam:  General Awareness, General Intelligence, Quantitative Aptitude, and English Language.

Tier- 2 Exam: Essay of 200-250 words and Letter/Application writing of approximately 150-200 words.

Tier- 3 Exam: Date entry speed test


You can take the free SSC CHSL mock tests online on the Glow & Lovely Careers website to gain enough practice so that the actual exam can be easily cracked by you.


Best preparation strategy for SSC CHSL exam, 2018


Tips to ace the SSC CHSL Exam, 2018


The CHSL exam is very competitive However, by practicing enough SSC online mock tests you can assure success in the exam. The following points will help you in developing a good preparation strategy for this exam:



Quantitative Aptitude: This section is very important for the Tier-1 exam. Make sure you learn all mathematics formulas, pertaining to the topics coming under this section. Start with practicing a lot of SSC online tests along with your study so that you become aware of the question pattern. Some of the topics from which questions are frequently asked are geometry, trigonometry, algebra, bars, charts and graph, number system, time and distance, ratio/average, simple interest and compound interest. Also, learn a lot of speed-Math tricks so as to improve your speed and accuracy, as this is what matters the most in a competitive exam as this one.


General Intelligence: This section tests the ability of the candidate to think logically and solve problems quickly. The questions might not seem very difficult but could be tricky at times. One needs to really practice hard in order to solve these problems. Some of the topics often covered in this section are analogy, word arrangement, odd man out, alphanumeric series, Venn diagrams, coding-decoding, etc. The key to cracking this section is building speed. You need to solve many SSC mock exams online in order to ace this section.



English Language: This could be one section that can help you score a lot of marks overall, provided you practice well enough. Reading and practicing questions every day will help you gain speed. Important Topics that you must cover include sentence correction, para jumbles, comprehension reading, idioms/phrases, synonyms/antonyms, spotting errors, sentence formation.



General Awareness Questions in this section are asked mainly from these three topics: Statis GK, Science, and Miscellaneous. The topics under these three sections include Indian History, Geography, Chemistry, Physics, Current Affairs, Sports, etc. Reading regularly and keeping yourself updated on the various events happening under each of these fields can help you score well.


Rigorous practice is required to clear this exam. Keep solving SSC mock online exams to build awareness of questions and speed.