Know the importance of English in SSC CPO 2019 Exam

By Neha Uppal|Updated : October 2nd, 2019

SSC CPO 2019 Preliminary exam is going to be conducted from 11th Dec to 13th Dec 2019 which means you have sufficient time to prepare for SSC CPO English Section. In SSC CPO Exam, English plays an important role both in both Tier I and Tier II Exam. Before starting with the preparation, you should have the entire syllabus of English with you.

It is also important to enlist the topics in a proper sequence from most important to least important. In SSC CPO 2019 Preliminary exam there are four sections (G.K, Reasoning, English, Quantitative) asked which carry a total of 200 marks (50 marks for each section). This makes all four sections important. In this article, we will understand and discuss as to why students should focus more on English to crack this important exam. 

Why English is important for SSC CPO/Delhi Police 2019 Exam?

English plays a vital role in most of the examinations as it tests the intelligence quotient (IQ) of the aspirant. If we discuss tier I and tier II of the  SSC CPO examination then it will come to our realization that it carries a weight of around 250 marks out of 400 marks i.e., 62.5% of the examination is based solely on English language and comprehension. Therefore, it is important to shift your main focus on the English Section without neglecting the other sections of course. 

How to prepare English for SSC CPO 2019 Exam?

In order to prepare the English section for SSC CPO 2019 exam, you need to work hard from today itself. Here are some pointers that may act as a guideposts 

  • Go through the SSC CPO Previous Years' Question Papers.
  • Read newspapers and informative magazines to boost your vocabulary. In order to practise 2000+ vocab words, click here
  • For the Grammar section, follow a book that clears your basic concepts such as the one by S.P. Bakshi.
  • Practice as many quizzes and mock tests as you can.
  • Read English novels such as autobiographies of eminent personalities. Reading such novels not only motivates you to work harder but also enhance your word power. 
  • Make flashcards and use them often to revise the words learnt and their usage. 
  • Idioms & Phrases are the most tricky part of this section. However, you can improve this section by noting down a list of important idioms & Phrases in your notebook and going through them on a daily basis. To remember it for long, take numerous quizzes and include them in your day to day conversation.

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