# SSC CGL 2018 – Time Management Tips

Time management is one of the most important factors in Competitive exams. Most of the times it happens that a candidate fails to attempt the questions for which he/she knows the answer because of lack of time. Competitive Exams like SSC CGL 2018 test’s every candidate’s time management skills by asking them to attempt more questions in less time. To give you an edge in your SSC CGL preparation, we have brought few Time Management tips which could prove very useful at the time of the SSC CGL 2018 Examination.

#### SSC CGL Preparation: Tier -I Exam Pattern

 Section Questions Marks Time General Intelligence Reasoning 25 50 60 Minutes General Awareness 25 50 Quantitative Aptitude 25 50 English Comprehension 25 50 Total 100 200

(0.50 negative marks for every wrong answer)

#### SSC CGL 2018: General Time Management tips

• Decide beforehand on the section that you are going to attempt first in the exam; pick your forte first and try out the easiest questions
• Leave a question that you do not know; spending extra minutes on a difficult question will do no help
• General awareness and English are considered the easiest and less time consuming; try attempting these sections first
• Do not hesitate to skip lengthy and time-consuming questions; the goal is to attempt the maximum questions in the given time
• Plan more time for reasoning and quant as both these sections consume more time
• Attempt as many as possible; this will improve your knowledge as well as the speed of problem-solving

#### SSC CGL 2018: Section wise Time Management tips

Time Management tips for General Awareness Section of SSC CGL 2018

• Pick this as one of the first sections to attempt in the SSC CGL exam as it is less time consuming

Time Management tips for English Section of SSC CGL 2018

• If you are confident in English, answer this section in the beginning
• Attempt error detection, synonym, antonym etc. first
• Pick one comprehension first, read and understand carefully and only then move to the next

Time Management Tips for Reasoning Section of SSC CGL 2018 Exam

• Solve the easiest ones first like inequalities, data sufficiency, blood relations, number series etc.
• On an average, plan 30 minutes for this section

Time Management Tips for Quantitative Aptitude Section of SSC CGL 2018 Exam

• As this section is time-consuming, plan at least 30 minutes for this section
• Attempt the more confident questions first and then move to tricky ones
• Spending more time on one question is a complete NO!!