3 Steps to Crack Any Preliminary Exam - Experience Shared

Updated: Sep 13, 2020

These days the competition for any Competitive exam is so high that it is not possible to succeed without proper preparation. One of the main reasons for this is that the growth rate of job seekers is much higher than the growth rate of jobs. If you want to prepare well, you need good coaching or a good guide which is not available to everyone.

Our effort is for those who cannot prepare for coaching due to financial reasons or other reasons or who do not have a specific guide. They can easily join us and learn about the competitive exam details, Syllabus, how to prepare, General Knowledge, General Awareness, and other important aspects.

Three methods of preparation that can bring you success in any Competitive Exam

1. Prepare Based on Common Combined Syllabus:

Many of us may not know that it is possible to get success in a preliminary test like SSC CGL, CHSL, RRB, IBPS CLERK, WBCS, PSC, MTS, GROUP D based on a single syllabus. If we take a good look, we can understand that the syllabus of all these exams is 70-75% the same and the remaining 25-30% are different according to the syllabus of the exam.

For example - if one is preparing for WBCS, one has to read and know the history and constitution of India as a 25-30% extra syllabus as well as the common 70-75% syllabus. Because 60-70 Number questions come from History and Constitution.

Again, if one is preparing for IBPS, one has to read less history geography and more computer and technology and economics as that 25-30% syllabus.

But one thing to note is that 70-75% of the syllabus is always the same. What is this Common Combined Syllabus? This is the basis of the syllabus of all competitive exams, so the stronger the foundation, the better the chances of passing any government job exam. If you are preparing for a particular exam, you still need to complete the common syllabus.

2. Try to Learn Answer of 6 Questions on Every Topic :

What, When, Who, Where, Why & How - It is very important to know the answers to these 6 questions on any topic to prepare for a competitive exam. Mathematics, General Intelligence requires its short-cut method and English requires its grammar based preparation but for the General Awareness section it is very necessary to adopt this method.

For General Knowledge & General Awareness, we usually buy a good book and just memorize the answers. But in most cases, success is not possible. Because maybe you memorized 1000 questions but the question number 1001 came up in the exam, If you prepare in this way, most of the time there is a possibility of not remembering the answer to the question. then, Memorizing the 1000 questions will go in vain.

For example - let's assume Ram and Shyam are both preparing for WBCS, and we all know that most of the questions in WBCS come from General Knowledge and General Awareness. So -

  • Ram, collected a GK question and answer book with answers to 1000 questions. But Shyam collected books on all subjects of GK and GA (History, Geography, Science, Economics, Constitution of India, and others).

  • Ram memorized the answers to the 1000 questions in the book. But Shyam read about 1000 topics and tried to remember the answer of 6 questions about each topic.

  • In this way, Ram got to know the answers to 1000 questions. But since Shyam knew the answers to 6 questions on each subject, he got to know the answers to 1000 x 6 = 6000 questions. Since Shyam has studied subject-based, he is able to easily remember the answers to any of his 1000 questions.

We ourselves understand that Shyam is 6 times more likely to succeed in any competitive exam than Ram.

3. Improve You Timing:

We who usually prepare ourselves for the competitive exam usually make this mistake. Most of the time we think that we can succeed only if we know the answer to the question, this idea is completely wrong. Most of the time it is not possible to answer all the questions in the given time. The questions that come up in all these preliminary tests are Math, General Intelligence, English, or General Awareness. In most cases, 90% of the questions come from the secondary level syllabus so if given enough time to solve the problem then 80% of the examinees are able to qualify. But actually only 3-4% of the candidates get qualified.

This is because if we are talking about a standard preliminary exam, it has 1 hour for 100 marks, which means that there are only 36 seconds to answer a question, including reading the question, determining the answer, and filling the OMR sheet. There are three things to do. This is possible only if practiced properly and in sufficient quantity.

Competitive Exams mean who can answer more questions in less time. Therefore, after completing the syllabus, it is necessary to emphasize on improving practice and timing. And practice means learning the short-cut method in math, GI, and using that method to determine the answer in 20-25 seconds. For English Learning all the rules and methods of grammar and comprehension, In the case of General Awareness, know the answers to 6 questions about any topic. That's not all, with the help of all these methods and techniques one should try to find out the answer to a question very quickly.

It is essential to complete the OMR sheet with a question paper when practicing. This means that the preparation is like a test hall so that there is no mistake or it does not take much time to fill the OMR sheet during the test.

Preparing by following these three methods greatly increases the chances of passing the preliminary test of most competitive exams.

All the very best to all Aspirant!!


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