Should Books be Replaced by Study Notes PDFs and Online Mock Tests

By Parnab Mallick|Updated : June 7th, 2021

For many years, books have always played an integral part in the candidate’s preparation for government job exams. Candidates have been able to use books to explore, learn, discover, and use them as their ultimate guide for preparation. However, the time has changed now, and almost all exams are now conducted through online mode. And now, studying completely from books won’t be a wise choice.

Hence, to keep up with the exam level, you should also include online mock tests and PDFs as part of your preparation. In this article, we have stated some important facts on how online learning can benefit you in your preparation.

For many years, books have always played an integral part in the candidate’s preparation for government job exams. Candidates have been able to use books to explore, learn, discover, and use them as their ultimate guide for preparation. However, the time has changed now, and almost all exams are now conducted through online mode. And now, studying completely from books won’t be a wise choice. Hence, to keep up with the exam level, you should also include online mock tests and PDFs as part of your preparation. In this article, we have stated some important facts on how online learning can benefit you in your preparation.

Advantages of Online Learning Over Books

Here is the list of advantages of online learning through mock tests, PDFs over physical books:

Get Access to the Mock Test Designed as Per the Latest Pattern

Though the syllabus has been quite the same, however, there is a continuous change in the pattern is observed particulary for the SSC and Railway Exams. To stay updated according to the latest pattern of the exam, you should also give mock tests regularly.
Also, one of the biggest advantages of online learning is that you get access to the updated mock test designed as per the latest exam pattern.
On the other hand, the new edition of a book is published once in 2 to 3 years and is completely not at par with the latest pattern of the exam.

PDFs Provide the Most Accurate and Updated Information

Apart from the mock tests, the bi-weekly current affairs and monthly current affairs PDFs that are provided regularly are updated in real-time. Through these PDFs, you can get the most accurate and comprehensive information which will help you get an edge in your preparation.

Online Learning Gives You Similar Experience of that of Actual Exam

Online mock test helps you to get a real-time exam experience, as the interface of the online mock tests is designed in a way which is a replica of the actual exam. In addition to giving you the true exam experience, it also enables you to evaluate your score, track your progress, identify your strong and weak areas, manage time effectively, and ultimately improve your score steadily.

Online Learning Enables You to Track Your Progress

As mentioned earlier, online mock tests provide you with an efficient way to analyze your performance and track your progress. By analyzing your scores at the sectional level, you know where you have taken the maximum time, which section needs improvement and the section in which you have scored well. You can then keep a tab on the weak areas work on them accordingly.

Online Learning is Affordable

Another added advantage is that online mock tests are much cheaper compared to the amount you have to spend on the books. Even the study notes and current affairs PDFs which are available online are provided free of cost which otherwise when purchased in form of the magazine or capsule will cost you a certain amount.

Study As Per Your Convenience

With the study notes, PDFs, and mock tests available online you can study them anytime and anywhere as per convenience. Even these notes and PDFs do not require any physical storage, therefore, you can go uncluttered and also keep your study space quite organized.

Direct Link Monthly Current Affairs

Here is the link to the last six to seven months current affairs capsule which is provided in both Hindi and English language:

Month Name

Blog Link (In both English and Hindi)

May 2021

Direct link of May Current Affairs

April 2021

Direct link of April Current Affairs

March 2021

Direct link of March Current Affairs

February 2021

Direct link of February Current Affairs

January 2021

Direct link of January Current Affairs

December 2020

Direct link of December Current Affairs

November 2020

Direct link of November Current Affairs

Benefits of Gradeup’s SSC and Railway Mock Tests

The below table highlights the benefits of Gradeup’s online mock tests:

 

Exam Covered Under Gradeup Online Mock Test

Here is the list of all exams covered under the SSC & Railway Gradeup Green Card:

  • SSC CGL Exam – All Tiers
  • SSC CHSL Exam – Tier 1 and Tier 2
  • SSC MTS Exam – Tier 1
  • SSC Stenographer Grade C & D Exam – Tier 1
  • SSC GD Constable Exam – Tier 1
  • SSC CPO Exam – Paper/ Tier 1 & 2
  • Intelligence Bureau ACIO Exam – Tier 1 & Tier 2
  • Intelligence Bureau Security Assistant Exam – Tier 1
  • Delhi Police Constable Exam – Tier 1
  • Other State Exams such as DSSSB JSA/ LDC, NWDA, etc. 

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Parnab Mallick is an educator and mentor with an expertise in SSC and Railway exams. He tries to make students’ life easy by guiding them the right path and knowledge to cater to their dream govt. job. He lives with the notion ‘We all have equal opportunity to be unequal’
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Melnus Mathew
@Parnab Mallick  sir please include more pyq mock test for rrb ntpc and group d👍
Parnab Mallick
@Melnus Mathew Noted, will convey the same to our content team. Thank you for the feedback

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