SSC CHSL 2016 Topper Interview: Abhijeet Saxena - “Practise and mock tests are key to success”
SSC CHSL 2016 Topper Interview: Abhijeet Saxena - It is strenuous to clear all stages of SSC CHSL exam as roughly 65 lakh candidates apply for the exam each year, which means for every seat nearly 1700 candidates battle in the exam. The official statistics reflect that around 27 lakh candidates take the first stage of the exam. This in itself is a very large number, therefore, even qualifying the first stage of the exam proves to be an arduous task.
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So, what does it take to crack SSC CHSL exam? It is hard work, practice and mock tests which ensure your success believe Abhijeet Saxena, who had cleared SSC CHSL 2016 by securing 143.50 and 53 marks in Tier I and Tier II, respectively. With an All India Rank of 1983, the topper shares tips and tricks to crack the recruitment examination.
Read the Complete Interview to Know How Topper Abhijeet Saxena Cleared SSC CHSL 2016
1. Tell us about your childhood and schooling. How many people are there in your family and what are their professions?
Ans: I am living with my maternal grandparents since childhood. My schooling was done at Red Rose school. Both my grandfathers retired as Headmaster of Govt. Schools and my mother was a senior operator in semi-government electronics manufacturing company.
2. What was your All India Rank (AIR), score/marks in SSC CHSL? In which year did you qualify the exam? Where are you working currently?
Ans: I qualified SSC CHSL 2016 with AIR-1983 with 143.50 and 53 marks in Tier I and Tier II respectively. I could crack the exam in my first attempt only. I am currently working with Reserve Bank of India.
3. What made you think that SSC CHSL is the career you want to pursue? What other competitive exams did you appear in and which are the ones you been able to crack?
Ans: Being an undergraduate, I was looking for a government job, so I chose SSC CHSL exam. After graduation, I plan to appear for SSC CGL exam.
4. How much time did you prepare for the SSC CHSL?
Ans: I started preparing for the exam in April 2016 and took the exam on January 17, 2017.
Also Read: How to Prepare for SSC CHSL
5. How should one prepare for the examination? Tell us the strategy you had applied for preparing.
Ans: I would say to practice more frequently, and take mock tests regularly - preferably one test per day.
6. Is coaching important for cracking the exam? If yes, then how much and can you suggest some good coaching institutes from where one must pursue coaching?
Ans: I think nowadays we all have access to high-speed internet connection, and everything related to this exam is available on the internet, so there’s no need to join any coaching institute.
7. In case of self-study, how much is the probability of cracking the exam? What should be the preparation strategy for self-study?
Ans: It depends on the hard work you put in. For the strategy part, I would say give 90% of your time to Quantitative Aptitude and English.
Also read: SSC CHSL Syllabus
8. Can you refer some good books with Author names for all the sections of SSC CHSL exam?
Ans: Complete NCERT books up to class 10 with more emphasis on Class 9 and 10 Mathematics books.
Also read: Best Books to Prepare for SSC CHSL
9. While preparing for the Tier I, Tier II and the typing/skill test, what different strategies should one make? Which part one needs to focus more on and why for all the three tiers?
Ans: In my view, we must concentrate on the closest exam. In preparation, most of the focus initially is required for the Tier I exam only. Once you qualify Tier I exam, start working on the essay and letter writing for Tier II.
10. Any online test series you suggest for CHSL exam?
Ans: You should pick the test series which has more participants so that you can track your AIR more accurately, and plan accordingly.
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Questions related to SSC CHSL
sir I have applied SSC chsl 2019 exam. can I know 17 18 19 March Ko kisne exam Diya hai because us samay mere collage exam the
There is no information on who all wrote the said exam. But I can give you the details regarding SSC CHSL 2020:
- Exam Dates: 12 October to 21st October 2020
- Syllabus:English Language, General Comprehension, Quantitative Aptitude and General Awareness
- Link: https://competition.careers360.com/exams/ssc-chsl
All the best
sir my DOB is 14 02 2003 can i appear in ssc chsl 2020-21
The age eligibility criteria for SSC CHSL 2020 is that a candidate must not born before January 2, 1993 and not later than January 1, 2002. Age must be in between 18-23 years and relaxation is give for upper age limit for reserved candidates.According to the eligibility criteria you are not eligible to appear in the year 2020. But you can appear in the year 2021.
ssc chsl k prepration k liye konsi book achi h
Best books for sss CHSL preparation are
1) objective general English by S.P. Bakshi
2) Quick learning objective general English
By R. S. Aggarwal and Vikad Aggarwal
3) word power made easy by Norman Lewis
4) Plinth to Paramount by Neetu Singh
The above mentioned books will help you prepare well.
sir ji ssc chsl ki vacancy kb niklegi
As per the latest notice released by Staff Selection Comission, there are 4983 vacancies for 2020 exam.
For the LDC/JSA Post there are 1269 vacancies
For the PA/SA post there are 3598 vacancies
And finally for DEO Post there are 26 vacancies
Hope this information helps you.
I m so confused to choose a right career n involved in two options a.i should do btech or b.i should do Bsc and with that ssc chsl and many more govt jobs??? so I dont have to waste time.....what is right??
If you want to go for ssc cgl exam and want government job then go for bsc you have enough time to prepare for ssc cgl
If you go for btech then you have to prepare for jee main or CET entrance exam too much burden kindly go fluently with bsc and prepare for government examination through SSC cgl