General Awareness section can be quite complicated at times. For general awareness section, candidates need to give equal importance to each topic repeatedly. This section can fetch you good marks if it is prepared smartly.The SSC CHSL Syllabus is based on the topics covered in 10+2 standard.
The exam is scheduled from July 1 – 26, 2019. SSC CHSL Application Form 2019 is available on the official website from March 5, 2019.
Candidates knowledge about the current affairs, politics, static Gk is test in the general awareness section. Candidates must go through current affairs of 4-5 months prior to the exam date in order to excel in SSC CHSL 2019. Read further to know the important topics, pattern, marking scheme and preparation tips for General Awareness section.
By understanding what sort of topics and questions to expect while studying General Awareness, candidates can improve their accuracy in this section. Based on the previous years trend, this section can be roughly broken down into 3 subparts which are Static GK, Science and Miscellaneous. Let us now see what comes under these topics:
|Subject||Topic||No. of Questions||Total|
|Computer & Technology||0-1|
|Disease & Pollution||0-1|
|Dates, Portfolios, Schemes||1-2|
|Sports, People in News, Books||1-2|
Now that we know the number of questions asked from each subpart, let us see what are the important topics covered in these subparts:
|Gravity & Motion||Uses, Common Names and Composition of Various Chemicals||Parts of Plant & their Functions|
|Sound & Heat||Alloys||Parts of Human Body & their Functions|
|Work & Pressure||Definition Based Questions (Heat, Oxidation, Reduction etc.)||Basics of Animal Kingdom.|
|Electricity||SI units||Diseases, Prevention & Cure|
|Units of Measurement||Chemical Change & Physical Change||Nutrients & Deficiency Diseases|
|Indus Valley Civilization||Establishment & Expansion of the Delhi Sultanate||European Penetration & British Conquest of India|
|Buddhism & Jainism||Religious Movements in the Fifteenth & Sixteenth Centuries||Major Battles, Governor-Generals of India & Indian Princely States|
|The Mauryans||Mughal Dynasty||Social & Cultural Awakening in India|
|Post-Mauryan Kingdoms||Later Mughals||The Great Revolt of 1857 & Indian National Congress|
|The Gupta Period||The Maratha State||Nationalist Movement, 1905- 1918: Growth of Militant Nationalism|
|Movement Of Earth||Winds||Soils of India|
|Interior of Earth||Ocean & Currents||Agriculture in India|
|Latitude & Longitude||Volcanoes & Earthquakes||Transportation in India|
|Solar system||Habitat||Mineral Resources|
|Atmosphere||Rivers of India||Continents of the World|
|Framing Of The Constitution||President||Governor|
|Sources Of Indian Constitution||Vidhan Sabha||Vice President|
|Schedules & Parts Of Indian Constitution||Attorney General Of India||Vidhan Parishad|
|Chief Minsters||Comptroller Auditor General||Panchayats|
|Citizenship||Lok Sabha||Parliamentary Funds|
|Article 370||Rajya Sabha||Supreme Court|
|Emergency In India||Bills||High Court|
|Commissions||Prime Minister & Cabinet Ministers||Writs|
Some other topics which can be covered are as follows:
Must Read How to Prepare for SSC CHSL Tier 1
General awareness is a section which is not possible to master in a day. Preparation for this section requires consistency and focus. Give yourself time for revision, in this process focus more on the topics which you are weak at. Make a study plan, as the syllabus for GA is vast so proper study plan will help you cover most of the topics mentioned above. Stay Positive.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.