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SSC CHSL Tier I exam will happen again as all the aspirants will be knowing by now. The SSC CHSL Tier I exam has started in the month of March and few shifts also took place, however the authorities had to stop the examination in the middle due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic which is still prevailing in our country. This year the pandemic has created a havoc in the country and many major exams and results have been delayed due to this. Since the SSC CHSL Tier I had to stop in between, so it is now scheduled again, however fresh dates for the exam has already been announced. The revised tentative exam schedule of the SSC CHSL Tier I examination is mentioned below. In this article we are here to help the candidates with the most important tips to master the GK section for SSC CHSL Tier I 2020 examination.

Important Tips to Prepare for General Awareness for SSC CHSL Tier I 2020

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Revised SSC CHSL Tier I 2020 Exam Dates

S NosName of the ExaminationRevised schedule
1Combined Higher Secondary (10+2)
Level Examination (Tier-I), 2019 –
For left-over candidates.
12.10.2020 to 16.10.2020,
19.10.2020 to 21.10.2020 and

This exam will be held for aspirants those who have not been able to give the exam in March. With the exam dates of SSC CHSL further got postponed we advice the aspirants to not have a laid back attitude and keep on preparing as for them it is a kind of new opportunity to get through the SSC CHSL exam in the very first attempt. In this article we are giving few tips with the help of which a candidate can master the GK Section and can prepare well for the upcoming SSC CHSL Tier I exam. However, before moving onto that take a sneak peak at the SSC CHSL Tier I exam pattern.

SSC CHSL Tier I 2019 Exam Pattern

PartSubject (Not in sequence)No. of Questions/Maximum Marks
IEnglish Language (Basic Knowledge)25/ 50
IIGeneral Intelligence25/ 50
IIIQuantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill)25/ 50
IVGeneral Awareness25/ 50


  • ** Total time duration for all parts is 60 minutes (80 Minutes for candidates eligible for scribes).
  • ** In Tier I examination questions will be set both in English and Hindi for Part II, III & IV. Multiple Choice and Objective type questions only.
  • ** Negative marking of 0.50 marks is applicable for each wrong answer.

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SSC CHSL GK Section – What all to Study

As we all know that General Knowledge is quite vast and cannot be simply confined to few topics. From the exam point of view these questions are basically designed to test a candidate’s general awareness related to the environment etc. Few must important topics are:

  • Static GK with facts and information related to India and its neighbouring countries.
  • History, Geography, Economics and Culture etc.
  • Current events happening
  • General Awareness
  • Computer Basics and Basics of Science including Physics, Chemistry & Biology

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Current Events Happening

When we talk about current events an aspirant must stay focused on what all is happening on regular basis. Reading newspapers like The Hindu and Indian Express etc will surely help you in preparing for this section in a much better way. Keep making notes for everything related to both National and International importance. Creating notes on daily basis will make you not leave any important topic. We at PracticeMock daily publish Hindu Editorial articles. Also, as far as current affairs are concerned we regularly publish free weekly and monthly current affairs PDF for the aspirants to download.

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General Awareness

As we have mentioned above that GA is quiet vast and there is no set syllabus or pattern for the same to be followed. For General Awareness aspirants can download our general awareness PDFs and also download PracticeMock app for practicing current affairs quizzes on regular basis.

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Static Information/Facts

We regularly publish lot of Static GK PDFs. Other than general awareness and current affairs, it is quite an easy to master this as candidates simply have to memorize these facts and information as it does not get change. Candidates must focus on topics such as National Game, National Animal etc.

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History, Geography, Economics

These are quote an important topics from SSC CHSL’s exam point of view and reading NCERT from class 6 to 12 would serve the purpose of preparing for these particular topics. Aspirants must make their own notes and keep it handy for revision. Some of the important topics which aspirants must work on it are:

  • Freedom struggle in Modern History
  • Interior of Earth
  • Basic Economic Terms
  • Polity etc..

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Computer Basics & Science (Physics, Chemistry & Biology)

In order to catch hold of this particular section it is important to practice previous year SSC CHSL Tier I question papers. Practicing previous year question paper is important because there are chances that the General Awareness and such types of questions get repeated in the exam. Topics including Nutrition Animal and Plants in Physics, Diseases, Human Body etc are should be studied thoroughly.  

Check out these SSC CHSL Tier I- March 17, 18 & 19, 2020- Gen Awareness Questions Asked. Practice these and this will surely help you in winning this section.

Frequently Asked Questions for SSC CHSL GK Section

  1. Current Affairs of what all months should be covered while preparing for SSC CHS L Tier I?

    Current Affairs for past 6 to 7 months are to studied well. Topics including some major schemes, awards and new appointments etc should be covered well as these are important.

  2. Science portion is to be covered how for the SSC CHSL Tier I?

    Pick up NCERT book and start preparing from books of classes 6 to 12. Start making notes of these and it will be helpful.

  3. Priority order for preparation of GK section for SSC CHSL Tier I

    Science> Geography> Polity> History> Current Affairs Economy> Miscellaneous (Static facts)

  4. What all notes and PDFs to be covered for General Awareness section for SSC CHSL Tier I?

    For Static Facts – Lucent General Knowledge
    Bazooka – Monthly Current Affairs PDF – Free to Download
    Static PDFs by PracticeMock
    Weekly Current Affairs Free PDF
    Current Affairs PDFs
    PracticeMock app for current affairs quizzes

These are some of the important tips as how to master the GK section for the SSC CHSL Tier I 2020 examination.

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