How to prepare for General Awareness section of SSC Delhi Police ConstablesVinay Kumar | March 1, 2017 at 1:06 pm
Staff selection commission (SSC) has announced recruitment process for selection of temporary Constables (executive) – male and female in Delhi Police. Last date for online application submission was closed in the month of October, 2016. Only candidates qualifying in Physical Endurance and Measurement Test will be called for the Computer based Written Examination, scheduled to be held on 04.03.2017 onwards.
We have discussed a detailed strategy to score well in the General Awareness section of SSC Constables Delhi Police which includes below topics:
- SSC Constables Delhi Police Exam Format and Expected Cut off
- Trend Analysis
- Exam Strategy for General Awareness Section
- Study plan and Important Topic
- Points to Keep in Mind
SSC Delhi Police Constables Exam Pattern and Expected Cut off
SSC Constables Delhi Police will be an online Computer Based Test (CBT) consisting of 3 Subjects mentioned below-
S no Subject No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration 1 Reasoning 35 35 90 Minutes 2 General Knowledge/ Current Affairs 50 50 3 Numerical Ability 15 15 Total 100 100
Also refer to the detailed exam pattern for SSC Delhi Police Constables .
- Overall Category-wise cut off for SSC Constables Delhi Police is discussed below:
Male Female Post Vacancy Cut Off Vacancy Cut Off General (UR) 1557 71 815 70 OBC 847 68 443 65 SC 473 60 250 62 ST 238 65 46 55 Total 3115 1554
As the expected cut off is very high so it is advisable to the candidates that they must start preparing today in a well planned manner so that they can meet this high cut off. In subsequent sections, you will get an exam strategy for online exam of SSC Constables Delhi Police along with a study plan to clear the cut off.
SSC Constables Delhi Police General Awareness Section
Questions are designed to test the General Awareness of the environment around you and its application to society, to test knowledge of current events and experience in their scientific aspect. The test also includes questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General policy and scientific research.
It is important to analyse the trends of questions from previous year based on which expected paper trend can be predicted. Below trends are prepared after careful analysis of questions from previous year papers of SSC Delhi Police Constables .
Units Topics No. of Questions 2012 Expected Current Affairs National Affairs 3 15 Domestic Economy 2 Games & Sports 2 National Personalities 2 New Developments in Science & Technology 2 Major International Organizations 1 Awards & Honours in India 1 National Politics 1 Daily Awareness Food and Beverages: Production and Preparation 2 7 Human Physiology 2 Plants – function and parts 2 How things change / react with one another 1 Deficiency and Disorders 1 General Awareness Health & Environment 2 7 International Awareness 2 National Awareness 2 Finance & Economics 1 World Geography Earth movements & Major land forms 2 6 Solar System 2 Physical Geography 1 Political Geography 1 General Science Computer Science 2 6 Chemistry 2 Physics 1 Biology 1 Indian History Major Battles & Wars 1 3 Major Dynasties & Religions 1 Works of Science & Art 1 Indian Polity Parliament, Bodies and Functions 1 3 Constitution of India 1 Duties, Functions & Appointments 1 Indian Geography Indian States & Union Territories 2 3 Physical Geography 1 Total 50 50
Above table provides a detailed idea of the different topics from which questions are asked frequently based on the SSC Delhi police Constables syllabus. We expect the trend will also hold in SSC Costables Delhi Police General Awareness paper.
Exam Strategy for General Awareness Section
The more you read, the quicker you will solve a question which will also enhance your accuracy. To stand a good score in General Awareness, follow the below given exam strategy to attempt most of the questions.
- Time limits: You have total 90 minutes for 100 questions, which gives you 54 seconds per question.
- First Target: Set your first target to solve at-least 40 questions taking 45 seconds per question which gives you 30 minutes for complete General Awareness section. If you attempt this section with 90% accuracy you will get about 36 marks from this section.
- Score High: After attempting 40 questions try to solve remaining questions taking time you are left with. If you attempt the complete General Awareness section of SSC Constables Delhi Police even with 85% accuracy you will be able to fetch about 42 marks which is considered to be a very good score.
- It is suggested before you start, you should take SSC Delhi Police Constable Online Practie Test which will help you to point out your strongest and weakest points so that you can work on them.
Study plan and Important Topics
Based on analysis of previous year papers of SSC Delhi Police Constable , we have prepared a detailed study plan which will help you to point out important topics and types of questions asked from them.
S. No Units Topics Remarks 1 Current Affairs(Expected Questions: 15) National Affairs and Politics, Awards & Honours in India Questions are based on topics from current affairs. To answer these questions you need to be familiar with the current affairs of at- least the last 6 months. There are about 30% questions from current affair topics. So keep an eye on national and International events taking place around you and make a note of them so that you can revise them before exam. Games & Sports New Developments in Science & Technology National Personalities Major International Organizations 2 Daily Awareness 7 Food and Beverages: Production and Preparation Questions are based on production and preparation of food and food products. Basic questions about human physiology are asked which include its Physical and mental factors, various deficiencies and disorders. Questions are also based on basic functioning and parts of plants. 1 question is also based on how things react or change. Human Physiology Plants – function and parts How things change / react with one another Deficiency and Disorders 2 General Awareness (Expected Questions: 7) Health & Environment This is static part of General awareness. It consist of questions from both National and international topics. There is 1 question from finance and economics. Also about Envionment around you as 2 questions are asked frequently from this. International Awareness National Awareness Finance & Economics 3 World Geography (Expected Questions: 6) Earth movements & Major land forms Questions based on Physical geography of the globe, coordinate systems, Solar System and planets are asked frequently. 2 questions are also based on natural calamities and Interiors of Earth. Solar System Physical and Political Geography 4 General Science (Expected Questions: 6) Computer Science 2 questions are based on basics of computers, hardwares and softwares. Questions from Physics, Chemistry and Biology are based on things/ concepts that you observe in your daily activities, their functioning and working. Chemistry Physics Biology 5 Indian History (Expected Questions: 3) Major Battles & Wars Questions are based on Major Dynasties, Rulers, Social reformers from ancient Indian history. Questions are also based on major battles, freedom fighters and their slogans , new initiatives or Science & Art works like music or various monuments. Major Dynasties & Religions Modern and Medivial India Works of Science & Art 7 Indian Polity(Expected Questions: 3) Parliament, Bodies and Functions 3 Questions are based on History and Making of Indian constitution, Important Ammendments and articles duties, functions & Appointments of Officers and Ministers. Constitution of India Duties, Functions & Appointments 6 Indian Geography(Expected Questions: 3) Indian States & Union Territories 2 questions are based on topics from capital, language, art and culture of Indian States & Union Territories. 1 question is based on Physical Geography of India for example: Mountain Ranges, Rivers etc Physical Geography
Above study plan is based on trends analysis of previous years papers of General Awareness section of SSC Constables Delhi Police. You should refer detailed study materials for preparation of SSC Constables Delhi Police and also take online mock tests for SSC Constables Delhi Police to test your understanding with the subject.
Points to Keep in Mind
Remember that clearing the cut off for Online exam can take you a step ahead towards your goal of becoming constable in SSC Delhi Police. After that there will be only Medical examination and Police Verification roiund. So put your best efforts in a right direction. Also practice and study Reasoning and Numerical Aptitude sections.
The above detailed study plan is designed to give you a clear idea of the exam strategy so that you can complete the syllabus on time so that you can put your efforts to take some full length mock tests for SSC Constables Delhi Police. For taking online mock test now, logon to www.eclonline.com where you will also get free study materials, Performance analysis, exam tricks and tips all in one place.
Also keep yourself mentally and physically fit as once you clear this mental ability test, you have to be ready for final rounds which are medical examination and Police Verification.