SSC selection post phase 8 2020: The Staff Selection Commission to hold the SSC selection post phase 8 exam from November 6 onward. SSC has already published the selection post phase 8 admit cards for the national level exam slated to be conducted in November and December.
As per reports, SSC would fill up 1,355 vacancies through the post phase 8 recruitment including posts for DEO, clerk, junior engineer, scientific assistant, and others.
Unlike several institutions that switched to online proctored methods of conducting exams this time amid Covid-19 pandemic, the SSC selection post phase 8 exam is slated to be held as a computer-based test in centres across various regions of the country.
Check preparation tips to crack exam here-
With the question paper including of 200 MCQ type questions, thus, candidates can take the help of the previous year question papers of SSC selection post phase 8. Although doing so, candidates are advised to analyse the pattern of questions including the sections that are of a typically high scoring type.
Sections such as English and general awareness which carry 50 marks each are typically high scoring sections in the exam.
Some of the most important topics from the general awareness section include questions about sports, history, geography, and culture of India and its neighbouring countries.
Specifically, for revisions of the quantitative aptitude section, candidates need to practice class 10 level topics from mathematics. Some of the tricky topics are number systems, profit and loss, mensuration and time and work. So, students can refer to NCERT text books for relevant exercises as well as dedicated books for preparing for SSC exams.
Therefore, one of the most important elements candidates must consider during last-minute preparations is working on time management.
According to the official exam pattern, candidates have to answer 100 MCQ type questions in a duration of 60 minutes. Importantly, the higher the number of good attempts, the greater are the chances of getting shortlisted in the final merit lists of the SSC selection post phase 8 exam.
Candidates are advised to set a timer of one hour and attempt to solve mock tests and sample papers to improve speed and accuracy in the actual test.
During a few days before the exam, it is not recommended to attempt to cover any new topic. Instead, candidates must concentrate on revising what they have already covered.
Candidates can refer to the trusted Wren and Martin High School English grammar book to clear out concepts of English grammar and practice relevant exercises. Also, the general intelligence section is based on 10 + 2 level which includes questions on semantic analogy and series, embedded figures, space orientation, emotional intelligence, coding-decoding etc.
Candidates must revise important topics during the last few days since the type and pattern of questions can be diverse.
Moreover, there is another unconventional, yet useful strategy that candidates must refer to the previous year answer keys. In case of any confusion in typical questions such as from English grammar, general awareness, general intelligence and quantitative aptitude sections, candidates can easily check the correct answers from the answer keys.