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How to prepare English for SSC CGL Mains: How to score 190+

How to prepare English for SSC CGL tier 2: English for SSC CGL tier 2/SSC CGL mains

How to prepare English for SSC CGL tier 2: English for SSC CGL tier 2

Have you ever thought of scoring 190+ marks in the English section of SSC CGL tier 2? Or you think that it’s not possible to score that high?
You might agree with the latter, but let me tell you that with the right strategy, you can score very good marks, even 190+ in English with the right strategy.

What is the best strategy to prepare English for SSC CGL TIER 2? 

Let’s discuss..

As we know English plays a great role when it comes to SSC CGL exam.
It takes a deep knowledge of English Grammar rules and good command of Vocabulary to score brilliantly in SSC CGL English. So prepare strategically and follow the tips and tricks provided in this article to score high in English Section easily. 
English has a lot of weightage in SSC CGL paper. And, with the right strategy, very good marks can be scored in this section easily in lesser time.

 

How to Prepare English for SSC CGL TIER 2 /Mains

Section Wise Analysis

The English section for the SSC CGL exam can be broadly divided into 4 parts:

1) VOCABULARY

2) GRAMMAR

3)READING COMPREHENSION

4) VERBAL ABILITY 

VOCABULARY
🔸 Synonyms & Antonyms
🔸 Spelling correction
🔸 Idioms and Phrases, Phrasal Verbs
🔸One-word substitution

How to ace this section? 

🔸Tip 1 – Take a look at previous years compilations and try to memorize them (provided below) as we know how important role previous years’ questions play when it comes to SSC CGL exam. Also, EK team has provided some crisp but useful compilations for your last minute revision. Links to download these compilations have been given right below.

🔸Tip 2 – Follow English HotSpot (monthly e-magazine). It contains compilation of The Hindu editorials based RC, Cloze test, Error spotting, Para jumbles, Vocab and other grammar questions along with the complete editorials.

It also contains a monthly compilation of The grammar rules used in the editorial sentences. So basically it’s a panacea that helps you score high marks in the English section.

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(Rest assured that just a few bucks of monthly investment can make you score high marks in the English section) (It’s proven and recommended by Toppers)

Some free useful compilations for your exam. 

Synonyms & Antonyms
All antonyms asked in SSC from 1997 to 2020 PDF download link: Click Here

 

All synonyms asked in SSC from 1997 to 2020 pdf download link: Click Here

Click here to download the pdf of 400 Most important previous years’ VOCABULARY (asked in SSC CGL, CHSL, CPO exams) (with syno, anto, Hindi meaning)

 

Idioms and Phrases, Phrasal Verbs

All idioms and phrases asked in SSC from 1997 to 2020 pdf download link: Click Here

320 THE HINDU IDIOMS and PHRASES PDF LINK:  Click Here

Click here to download the pdf of 120 Most Important Previous years’ Phrasal Verbs(asked in SSC CGL  CHSL  CPO exams) 

Click here for the compilation most important phrasal verbs for SSC

One-word substitution

600 Most important(repeated) ONE WORD SUBSTITUTIONS asked in SSC CGL CHSL PDF download link: Click Here

All ONE WORD SUBSTITUTIONS asked in SSC from 1997 to 2020 pdf download link : Click Here

Spellings
SSC previous year spelling error/spelling correction PDF link: Click Here

 

GRAMMAR

🔸Error Detection
🔸Fill in the blanks
🔸Sentence Improvement/ Phrase Replacement
🔸Active-Passive Voice
🔸Direct-indirect Speech

How to ace this section? 


🔸Tip 1 – The Englishkendra team has compiled all the grammar rules(along with previous years’ questions) which are frequently asked in SSC Exams.

💯Click here for the compilation of frequently asked GRAMMAR RULES in SSC EXAMS 
Also, take a look at “100 Golden Grammar Rules of English”(with correct and incorrect forms of sentences)(prepared by experts) pdf link : Click Here

🔸Tip 2 – Attempt previous years topic wise  compilations (provided below) (as we all know how important role previous years’ questions play when it comes to SSC CGL exam) (Links to download the pdf of previous year questions are given below)


🔸Tip 3 – Try to cover last 3-4 months English HotSpot in order to score 180+ marks.

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(Rest assured that just a few bucks of monthly investment can make you score high marks in the English section) (It’s proven and recommended by Toppers)

 

Error Detection,Sentence Improvement,Fillers

100 Most Important Error Spotting asked in SSC CGL CHSL pdf link : Click Here

100 Most Important Sentence Improvement asked in SSC CGL CHSL pdf link: Click Here

Click here for the compilation of all sentence improvement questions asked in SSC exams 2018-2019 (based on TCS PATTERN) 


Click here for the compilation of all ERROR DETECTION QUESTIONS  asked in SSC exams 2018-2019 (based on TCS PATTERN)

Click here for the compilation of all FILLERS asked in SSC exams 2018-2019 (based on TCS PATTERN) 

 

Click here for the compilation of important questions from ACTIVE-PASSIVE VOICE (with detailed solution) (practice set on Active-passive Voice) 

Direct-indirect Speech

Click here for the compilation of important rules associated with DIRECT-INDIRECT SPEECH (with questions and detailed solution)(practice set on DIRECT – INDIRECT SPEECH) 

READING COMPREHENSION 

🔸Tip  – Follow English HotSpot (monthly e-magazine). It contains compilation of The Hindu editorials based RC, Cloze test, Error spotting, Para jumbles, Vocab and other grammar questions along with the complete editorials (with detailed solutions).

It also contains a monthly compilation of the grammar rules used in the editorial sentences. So basically it’s a panacea that helps you score high marks in the English section.

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(Rest assured that just a few bucks of monthly investment can make you score high marks in the English section) (It’s proven and recommended by Toppers)

Click here to attempt Reading comprehension / passages asked in SSC CGL CPO exams (with detailed solution) 

Click here to practise Reading comprehension (with detailed solution and handy tips) 
Note :- The passages/Reading comprehension available on EnglishKendra, have been prepared from recent articles of newspapers (The Hindu, The Indian Express etc) , magazines and books. So, chances of similar passages being asked in different SSC (CGL, CPO, CHSL) exams are quite high. We have provided an excellent explanation as well,to help you understand better.

Cloze test 

🔸Tip  – Follow English HotSpot (monthly e-magazine). It contains compilation of The Hindu editorials based RC, Cloze test, Error spotting, Para jumbles, Vocab and other grammar questions along with the complete editorials (with detailed solutions).

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Click here to attempt Cloze tests (with detailed solution) asked in SSC CGL exam


Click here to practise CLOZE  TESTS  (with detailed solution and handy tips)(in this post,the best approach to solve a cloze test in least possible time, has been described along with the detailed solution of the given cloze tests)
Note :- The cloze/Closet tests available on EnglishKendra, have been prepared from recent articles of newspapers(The Hindu, The Indian Express etc) , magazines and books. So, chances of similar cloze tests being asked in different SSC (CGL, CPO, CHSL) exams are quite high.

We have provided an excellent explanation as well,to help you understand better.

VERBAL ABILITY 

Para Jumbles

🔸Tip  – Follow English HotSpot (monthly e-magazine). It contains compilation of The Hindu editorials based RC, Cloze test, Error spotting, Para jumbles, Vocab and other grammar questions along with the complete editorials (with detailed solutions).

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SSC previous year sentence rearrangement/para jumbles PDF link: Click Here

We have compiled all the Para jumbles asked in SSC exams, practising those after understanding the best approach to solve it in no time at all, will be more than enough. 

Click here to understand how to solve para jumbles in no time at all

 

TOPIC WISE STUDY NOTES AND PRACTICE SETS

Click here for the compilation of important rules associated with CONDITIONAL SENTENCES (with examples)


CLICK HERE FOR THE IMPORTANT ERROR DETECTION QUESTIONS FROM NOUN (with detailed solution)(Practice set on NOUN) 



Click here for the compilation of important rules associated with NOUN (with examples) (study notes on NOUN) 

 

CLICK HERE FOR THE IMPORTANT  ERROR DETECTION QUESTIONS FROM ADJECTIVE (with detailed solution)  (Practice set on ADJECTIVE) 

Click here for the compilation of important rules associated with ADJECTIVE  (with examples)(study notes on ADJECTIVE) 

CLICK HERE FOR THE IMPORTANT ERROR SPOTTING, ERROR DETECTION QUESTIONS FROM ADVERB (with detailed solution)
 (Practice set on ADVERB) 


Click here for the compilation of important rules associated with ADVERB (with examples)(study notes on ADVERB) 



CLICK HERE FOR THE MOST IMPORTANT ERROR SPOTTING QUESTIONS FROM PREPOSITION (with detailed  solution)
(Practice set on PREPOSITION) 

 

Click here for the compilation of important rules associated with QUESTION TAG (with examples and handy tips ) 



Hope the post serves you! Best of luck!! Have a great time ahead!! 

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