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  • Default Asked on March 12, 2019 in SSC.

    Cracking any competitive exam including SSC CGL, is possible with time management and a little planning.

    Combined Graduate Level (CGL exam) is conducted every year by Staff Selection Board.  There are four tiers and you are required to clear all the four tiers

    1st and 2nd tier are both contain Objective type Multiple choice questions – which you have to take online

    For the 3rd tier, you need to write a descriptive paper in English or Hindi offline.

    In the 4th tier depending on the post you have applied you should take a Data Entry Speed Test (DET) or Computer Proficiency Test (CPT)

    Planning Tier 1

    In the 1st tier, you have to answer 100 questions under sections Quantitative Aptitude, English language, General Intelligence and General awareness in 1 hour.

    • For this brush up basic concepts of Math, concentrating on arithmetic parts more. Learn short cuts to conserve time and do extra problems.
    • English papers usually give more importance to Vocabulary followed by Grammar and comprehension. Plan your strategy accordingly.
    • For General Intelligence paper practice logical questions more. Practice series, arrangements, Analogy, Decoding and coding, classification, mirror image, dice, triangle, figure formation and statement conclusion questions.
    • General Awareness has more questions from General Science –Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. Next, brush up on your grasp of current affairs, Indian politics, History, geography, Finance, banking, International affairs, names of authors important days etc.  Read as many newspapers, books, magazine as possible.  Make notes, share notes with friends or attend coaching classes if required.

    Overall you should –

    • Make a study plan and timetable for all sections
    • Practice, Practice, Practice – more books, mock tests, model papers, old exam papers
    • Try out different strategies and find which one works out for you.
    • Spotlight on weak areas for improvement
    • Plan time for each section
    • During the exam read your question more than one time
    • Avoid guessing but use the rule of elimination to answer some questions
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  • Default Asked on March 12, 2019 in 12th.

    Best course/career option for science and Math students after 12th


    There are a plethora of options to choose from if you have chosen Math/Science in 12th class.

    1. Engineering

    You can pursue Engineering from IITs – (Indian Institute of Technology) or other reputed Universities across India such as:

    B.Tech in Computer science and Engineering/Information Technology /Aerospace/Automobile Engineering/Aerospace/Data Sciences/Avionics/Mechanical Engineering/Chemical Engineer/Electrical Engineering/Civil Engineering/Environmental Engineering and many more

    Duration: 4 years 

    1. Medicine

    If you are partial to science, especially Biology, tag the MBBS line (Medicine).  There is tough competition though.

    Duration: 5 and ½ years

    1. Pharmacy

    You can also do a B.Pharm course (4 years) or a diploma in Pharmacy if you are interested in the Chemistry part of Science

    1. Architecture

    This is an interesting option which trains students to plan design and construct physical structures.   The duration of B.Arch.  course is 5 years.

    1. Geology

    Geology is a study of Earth.  It can be pursued by opting for B.Sc. or PG diploma in Environmental or Engineering Geology.

    1. Nursing

    If Nursing is your calling then enroll for Diploma in Nursing or Degree in nursing.

    1. Commercial Pilot

    If you want to fly high, take up Commercial Pilot training course – BSc.in Aviation from the best Aviation Institutes in India.

    1. Teaching

    If you want to choose a noble profession like Teaching, then obtain a Bachelor’s degree in Arts or Science streams and later pursue B.Ed course which is for 2 years.

    1. Merchant Navy

    To join Merchant Navy as Deck Cadets PCM is enough.  For Senior posts, you need to do an engineering course in Marine Engineering.

    1. Humanities

    One thing, a plus over Arts and Commerce graduates, is that is you can choose both sciences as well as non-Science options at this level.

    Choose from the Hospitality industry, Journalism, Animation, Fine Arts, MBA. Psychology, Textile Design, Fashion Design and more….

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