SSC CHSL 2018 Exam – Section-wise Tips

The SSC Combined Higher Secondary (10+2) Level (SSC CHSL) is a nationwide exam conducted for the recruitment to the posts of Lower Division Clerk (LDC), Data Entry Operator (DEO), Postal Assistants / Sorting Assistants (PA / SA) in various central government departments and ministries. Here we bring section-wise tips for the upcoming exam. These tips are brought to you by Oliveboard, an online exam preparation platform for banking and government jobs.


Check the detailed syllabus here.

English Language

  • Tip 1: Read English Newspaper every day to improve your vocabulary
  • Tip 2: Play word games and word search puzzles
  • Tip 3: Go through all basics of grammar and maintain notes of grammar rules


Recommended Books:

  • High School English Grammar and Composition by Wren and Martin
  • Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis


General Intelligence

  • Tip 1: Practice different kinds of questions
  • Tip 2: Focus on high scoring topics
  • Tip 3: Practice 100s of puzzles


Recommended Books:

  • Analytical Reasoning by M.K. Pandey
  • A Modern Approach to Verbal and Non-verbal Reasoning by R. S. Aggarwal


Quantitative Aptitude

  • Tip 1: Memorize Multiplication tables up to 25
  • Tip 2: Remember the list of squares and cubes from 1 to 25
  • Tip 3: Learn the common percentages and their fractional & decimal equivalents


Recommended Books:

  • NCERT 7th to 10th Standard books
  • Fast Track Objective Arithmetic by Rajesh Verma


General Awareness

  • Tip 1: Analyze previous year question papers
  • Tip 2: Read newspapers regularly


Recommended Books:

  • Manorama Yearbook 2017
  • Lucent’s GK Book


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