How to Prepare for the SSC MTS General Awareness Exam?
SSC MTS Recruitment Process is conducted by Staff Selection Commission to hire eligible candidates for the post of Multi Tasking Staff in various departments/ministries/offices of the Government of India. The General Awareness Section is one of the highest-scoring sections of the MTS Exam. Candidates are advised to prepare well for this section to score maximum marks in less time. The SSC MTS General Awareness questions will be designed to assess the ability of the candidate’s general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be asked to test knowledge of the current events.
Candidates should keep their focus and determination intact as only that will help them in finding their name in the SSC MTS Result List. With this in mind, I will now share the most important tips that would help candidates in achieving the best result in the SSC MTS General Awareness section.
Know the Important Topics
Candidates should be familiar with the syllabus and its subtopics of the General Awareness section. Having the proper knowledge of the SSC MTS General Awareness syllabus could help the candidates in scoring maximum marks in this section. In order to excel in this section, it is essentials for the candidates to know the important topics of this section mentioned below:
National and International Events.
Scientific Research etc.
Read Newspaper and Magazines
One of the most important strategies of preparing for the SSC MTS General Awareness section is to inculcate the habit of daily reading newspapers & magazines to excel in this section. The Hindu is one of the most preferred newspapers among all the newspapers for the preparation of General Awareness. One of the best parts is that the newspaper is available both in prime and online. Candidates should read and note down all the important dates, events, appointments, etc from the newspaper and revise the notes regularly to retain all the important details till the completion of the exam.
Refer Online Portals
There are several online portals and youtube channels that prepare the students for the SSC MTS General Awareness section by providing daily, weekly, and monthly current affairs PDFs. Candidates should opt for the most recommended and reliable website or youtube channel for GA preparation. Many students find it difficult to read newspapers or follow news channels on a daily basis so they can download the daily current affairs in PDF format from one or two sources and prepare accordingly for the section. Candidates should also follow news websites on social networking sites to stay updated on the latest happening around the globe.
Participating in Current Affairs Quizzes
There are tons of websites that provide daily current affairs quizzes without any cost for the candidates preparing for the competitive exam. Candidates are advised to attempt at least 1-2 sets of current affairs quizzes on a daily basis from an authentic website to strengthen their preparation. While attempting the quizzes, they will also get familiar with more questions related to current affairs questions that they may not be aware of. Regular practice will improve their question attempting speed and accuracy that would be beneficial for them in the actual exam.
Solve Previous Year Papers
Solving SSC MTS Previous Year Papers is one of the most effective preparation strategies for the candidates. This approach will help the candidates in getting an insight into the exam pattern, types of questions asked previously, and the overall difficulty level of the section. It would help candidates in focusing on the areas from which most of the questions are asked every year and build the strategy to achieve maximum marks in this section.