SSC CGL Exam preparation: 3 months study plan

For implementing the following study plan, you are required to study 8 hours in a day and for this, you are free to choose any time slot of the day. You can either study continuously for 8 hours (if possible) or in various time slots as per your convenience. In addition to this, we advise you to follow the given plan delicately to foresee the improvement in your preparation. Please find the monthly study plan in the below article-

*Week Schedule: For each month, one day of a week must be dedicated to solve the previous year papers and online mock tests. This strategy will definitely help you in sharpening your gained knowledge and boost your confidence for the study done in the rest 6 days. This practice day can be chosen as per your ease. Hence, the entire weekly preparation can be divided in the following way-

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Module 1 –Topics for the first 3 days of a week will be covered in this module.

Module 2 – Topics for the rest 3 days of the week will be covered in this module.

Practice day- It is the remaining day of a week in which you have to practice the previous year papers of the topics covered in the module-1 & 2.

Before heading to the preparation plan, let us look at the snapshot of the SSC CGL exam pattern.

Month – 1

The study plan given below for the first month is prepared on the weekly basis and the study is planned in modules as discussed above under the ‘week schedule’ step. Please go through the SSC CGL preparation plan described in the following table-

WeekModuleSubject NameTopics
Week 1Module -1Quantitative AptitudeNumber system
General KnowledgeHistory
Module – 2General Intelligence & ReasoningAnalogy
English Language & ComprehensionSpotting Errors
Week 2Module -1Quantitative AptitudePercentages
General KnowledgeGeography
Module – 2General Intelligence & Reasoning• Mathematical Operations

• Completion of incomplete pattern

English Language & ComprehensionFill in the Blanks
Week 3Module -1Quantitative AptitudeRatio, Proportion, and Mixture
General Knowledge• Indian Culture

• Current Affairs

Module – 2General Intelligence & ReasoningClassification
English Language & ComprehensionAntonyms
Week 4Module -1Quantitative Aptitude• Averages

• Trigonometry

General Knowledge• Indian Environment

• Current Affairs

Module – 2General Intelligence & Reasoning• Series

• Inserting the missing character

English Language & ComprehensionSynonyms

** Do not forget to attempt the previous year papers on the practice day.

Month – 2

Please find the SSC CGL preparation plan for the second month described in the following table-

WeekModuleSubject NameTopics
Week 1Module -1Quantitative Aptitude• Simple and Compound Interest

• Mensuration

General KnowledgeEconomics
Module – 2General Intelligence & Reasoning• Odd one out

• Venn Diagrams

English Language & ComprehensionSpelling Errors
Week 2Module -1Quantitative AptitudeProfit, Loss, and Discount
General KnowledgeIndian Politics
Module – 2General Intelligence & ReasoningStatement and conclusions
English Language & ComprehensionIdioms and Phrases
Week 3Module -1Quantitative AptitudeMixture and Allegation
General Knowledge• Physics

• Current Affairs

Module – 2General Intelligence & Reasoning• Direction sense test

• Paper Cutting & Folding

English Language & ComprehensionOne Word Substitution
Week 4Module -1Quantitative AptitudeTime and Distance
General Knowledge• Chemistry

• Current Affairs

Module – 2General Intelligence & Reasoning• Logic sequence of words

• Puzzle test

English Language & ComprehensionSentence Improvement

** Do not forget to attempt the previous year papers on the practice day

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Month – 3

Please find the SSC CGL preparation plan for third month described in the following table-

WeekModuleSubject NameTopics
Week 1Module -1Quantitative AptitudeTime and Work
General KnowledgeBiology
Module – 2General Intelligence & ReasoningCoding-Decoding
English Language & ComprehensionActive and Passive
Week 2Module -1Quantitative AptitudePartnership
General KnowledgeComputer
Module – 2General Intelligence & Reasoning• Matrix

• Embedded figure

English Language & ComprehensionDirect and Indirect Speech
Week 3Module -1Quantitative Aptitude• Algebra

• Data Interpretation

General Knowledge• Important dates and others

• Current Affairs

Module – 2General Intelligence & ReasoningBlood Relations
English Language & ComprehensionCloze Test
Week 4Module -1Quantitative AptitudeGeometry
General Knowledge• Sports

• Current Affairs

Module – 2General Intelligence & Reasoning• Mirror Image

o Paper Folding & Cutting

English Language & ComprehensionReading comprehension

In the above plan, complete syllabus of the SSC CGL exam is covered and you can swap the topics as per your convenience or ease of study. If you have followed the above-stated plan, then we can assure you that there will be no topic, which is not covered by you. Please do not forget to solve the previous year papers & online mock tests on the practice days as per the discussed strategy.

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