SSC CGL 2018: Preparation Guide for Quantitative Aptitude

SSC CGL 2018 notification is now out. The SSC CGL 2018 preparation should be going at full speed by now. SSC CGL Preparation should cover all the topics of the SSC CGL syllabus. To give you a further advantage we bring to you – “SSC CGL Preparation: Tips for Quantitative Aptitude”. This post is brought to you by Oliveboard, an online exam preparation platform for government, banking and MBA exams.

SSC CGL Recruitment 2018: Important Dates

(Tentative Dates Based on SSC 2018 Exam Calendar)
·         Online Registration Starts: 05.05.2018
·         Online Registration Ends: 04.06.2018
·         Date of Computer Based Examination (Tier-I): 25.07.2018-20.08.2018
·         Date of Tier-II: To be notified later
·         Date of Tier-III (Descriptive): To be notified later
·         Date of Tier-IV (Skill test)- To be notified later

SSC CGL Preparation: Tier -I Exam Pattern

 Section Questions Marks Time General Intelligence Reasoning 25 50 60 Minutes General Awareness 25 50 Quantitative Aptitude 25 50 English Comprehension 25 50 Total 100 200
(0.50 negative marks for every wrong answer)

SSC CGL Preparation: Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus

 Ratio & Proportion Time and distance Right Circular Cone & Cylinder Square roots Time & Work Sphere and Hemispheres Averages Basic algebra Rectangular Parallelepiped Interest Surds Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base Profit and Loss Graphs of Linear Equations Trigonometric ratio Discount Triangles, Circles Degree and Radian Measures Partnership Business Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons Standard Identities Mixture and Alligation Circle & Right Prism Complementary angles Heights and Distances Histogram Frequency polygon Bar diagram & Pie chart

SSC CGL Preparation: Previous year’s paper analysis of Quantitative Aptitude section

 Topic No of Questions Level Partnership 5 Easy Speed, Time and Distance 3 Difficult Mixture and Allegation 2 Easy Ratio and Proportion 2 Moderate Compound Interest and Simple Interest 2 Moderate Average 2 Moderate Number System 2 Easy Mensuration 2 Moderate Percentage 2 Easy Profit, Loss and Discount 1 Easy Time and Work 1 Easy Bar Chart 1 Easy Overall 25 Easy

SSC CGL Preparation: Books for Quantitative Aptitude

SSC CGL Books for Quantitative Aptitude:
·         Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive exams by R.S. Agarwal
·         Platform Publication books
·         RD Sharma and NCERTs (Some part)
·         Quantum CAT by Sarvesh K Verma
·         SSC Mathematics by Kiran Publication for Previous Year Papers
·         SectionalTests for Quantitative Aptitude on Oliveboard

SSC CGL Preparation: Tips for Quantitative Aptitude
·         Prepare for Quant topics based on trends of previous years question papers.
·         Solve previous 5 year’s question papers
·         SSC CGL preparation for Quant section should be based on practice, practice and practice.
·         Master the basic formulas of Maths in your SSC CGL preparation
·         Once Basics are good, then practice the Shortcut tricks for Maths
·         Give as many mock tests as possible – SSC CGL 2018 Tier I Mock Tests
·         Identify your weak zones as quickly as possible and work extra hard on them during your SSC-CGL Preparation.
·         Do not be afraid of Maths. Practice during your SSC CGL preparation will help you master the subject easily.
·         Most importantly, do not take Maths for granted. Even if you are good with it, you need to practice during your SSC CGL preparation. Otherwise, during exam time, you would fail to perform under pressure.

We hope the Above information is helpful in your SSC CGL preparation for Quantitative Aptitude. We will continue to assist your SSC CGL preparation through our blogs.
All the best for SSC CGL 2018 Exam!!

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