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Preparation Tips of Current Affairs for SSC CGL 2018 Exam

How to Prepare Current Affairs for SSC CGL Exam 2018, With lots of Study Material and Magazines for CGL 2018 Exam.

All the Candidates/Aspirants, firstly you all have to take a must note regarding CGL Notification, So, we have a huge news for those candidates who have been waiting for last three months, we are talking about the much awaited for the SSC CGL 2018 Notification. As we all know the CGL Notification 2018 is already delayed by more than 2 months and Right now we have the Exact Date of releasing of Notification Date for upcoming SSC CGL Exam. And in SSC CGL 2018 there will be an opening for a record number of vacancies, So, thanks to the Bumper hiring in Central Govt. Department and Ministries. In the year of 2018 their aim to provide 2.83 lakh of Government Jobs. So, candidates if you are seeking SSC Jobs and willing to know about the Department Wise or Ministry wise break up of Vacancies for current affairs for ssc cgl exam , then you must read our Previous posy regarding SSC CGL 2018 Vacancies.

current affairs for ssc cgl exam

On 11th May 2018 SSC releases a short notice regarding SSC CGL 2018 Notification. So, candidates for your kind information that the Notification for SSC CGL Exam is going to release on 16th May 2018. Tier – 1 Exam is going to held from 1st to 20th August 2018 which is totally based (CBT) Computer Based Test. But the whole detailed schedule and all Exact Exam dates will be known only after the releasing of SSC CGL Notification. There is some talk round the corner that Staff Selection Commission may revise it’s Exam Pattern for CGL 2018 Exam, rather than this talk the most talked point is making Tier-1 Exam as screening test means Marks Obtained in Tier-1 Exam will not going to use in the preparation of making Final Merit List. But candidates this is not the Exact and confirmed details these all things will be known after the releasing of CGL Notification.

If you are preparing for your SSC CGL Exam through the SSC CGL Syllabus, then start as soon as possible cause there is not so much time left for exam and in this year more than 40 Lakh candidates are likely to appear in SSC CGL Exam which makes this exam is one of the most competitive exams in India. Rather than SSC CGL Exam IBPS and other exams are also competitive exams of India which is conducted by Central Government.In our previous post we are discussed about various subjects of SSC CGL Exam, on that post we discussed the General Awareness Section for SSC CGL and now in this post, we are going to discuss Current Affairs for SSC CGL Exam. It is very important here to mention that Current Affairs is a Subsection of General Awareness.

Why is Current Affairs Section Important?

After reviewing last 10 years of SSC CGL Question Papers, we get that the Current Affairs is a considerable part of General Awareness Section. Averagely Current Affairs comprises with 8 to 10 Marks i.e. 4 to 5 questions are asked in the SSC CGL Exam.In SSC CGL 2016 Tier-1 Exam, we found that the Current Affairs are given considerable weight-age and the same trend is likely to continue for SSC CGL 2017 Exam.So, candidates if you are yet in preparation for CGL 2018 Exam, which includes current affairs too so you have to start reading newspaper and Current Affairs Magazines as well.

What is the Detailed Syllabus for Current Affairs in SSC CGL 2018 Exam?

Candidates If you think there is a detailed syllabus for Current Affairs Section So you all are totally wrong there is no detailed syllabus for Current Affairs Section. Which is already mentioned above that Current Affairs is a subsection in the General Awareness Section. Basically, questions for current affairs section is designed for Current events happening around the whole world. So, you just need to brush your mind with the latest news and events of India and World. When we talk about the Current Affairs Section, the first question came in mind is “What Should be the time span covering the Current Affairs Section” so we have the answer for this question from SSC Chairman Shri Kannan Raghupathy.

Here Mr. Dr. Kannan Suggest that you should cover One year’s Current Affairs and his words are taken in the form of Expert’s Advice.

But going by the trend of Last 5 year, Common Questions asked in the SSC CGL Exams are.

                     Current Affairs- Topics


Important Committees


Latest Who’s Who


Current Affairs Related to Sports


Persons, Places in News


Appointments, Resignations, and Deaths of Important Persons


Awards and Honours


Country/ Capital & Currency


Airports/ports in India


Books & Writers


National & International Relations


Science & Technology


Environment Related


Govt Schemes

Where to study for Current Affairs Section?

This is very must to know which books you need to study for the preparation of Current Affairs Section for CGL Exam. So, there are many books are available in the market, but you need to choose that books which is the complete package for Current Affairs.

These are some Recommended Books or Magazines for Current Affairs for SSC CGL 2018Exam.

  • Competition Success Review
  • Pratiyogita Darpan
  • General Knowledge Today
  • India Today’s

Newspapers Like -Times of India, The Hindu, Indian Express etc.

If you don’t want to buy Individual Books so we suggest buying the Special Current Affairs Issue of Pratiyogita Darpan which contains last 1 year of Current Affairs.So, Candidates for further updates regarding Tips of Current Affairs for SSC CGL 2018 Exam Keep in touch with or you can do one more thing by Pressing Control + D for Bookmark this page.

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