Cracking the Previous Year SSC GD Question Paper Code

After a long 3-year wait, you have finally been allotted your wish and will be appearing for this examination. All the excitement and hard work have paid off. It is now time to focus on preparation of previous year SSC GD question paper and settle into a daily routine that will lead up to your big day.

But wait! There is a small but crucial item on your to-do list that has been left untouched even though it is sitting right in front of you. You know, the one that will no doubt give you the edge you need over your peers: The old question paper of SSC GD 2011.

It’s a daunting task, isn’t it?

There are 15 questions from each subject in the paper and we are only allowed to choose eight out of those. That’s right, a measly eight. To add to this, the syllabus has changed drastically over the years. It is not so obvious which topics will be asked in the exam. So where do we begin?

That’s what this article is all about.

If you haven’t done the paper before, be aware that the code on the left-hand side of each question is already filled with a few letters. You will therefore need to crack it alongside your answer so that you can get both correct and only when you want.

The first thing we will do is study what the paper actually looks like. In order to explain what I mean, let me talk about how the paper has changed over the years.

As you continue to look at the previous year SSC GD question paper, you will notice that each section is filled with a number of different questions. Each question is labeled alphabetically. You will also see that there are five columns numbered 1 to 5 on the left-hand side of the question paper. These numbers correspond to certain mathematical formulas on the right-hand side of each question. For instance, a question asks you to find the square root of a number. In order to answer this, you need to fill in the formula on the right-hand side of the question. All you need is your answer and enough knowledge of mathematics to remember what each formula means and how it relates to your answer.

Now let’s look closer at those formulas.

They all relate to special triangles put together with certain numbers, which is what we need for our answers.

Another step to solving these questions is to crack their codes. Keeping the columns in mind, we can double-check that our answers are correct by using them to fill in the formulas. For your ease of use, I have already filled in the codes for you and written down what they stand for on a separate piece of paper. You can use this as a cheat sheet while you fill in the answers but make sure you are familiar with how they work. The more you practice this, the easier it will get. These codes will be crucial when you take the exam.

As we progress through this article, we shall study how each section in the question paper changed over the years. And what appears on the right-hand side of each question. Let’s start with History:

History section was asked in all Indian History exams: both SSC and IAS. The current year’s actual written exam is a little different from that of previous years but this section is almost the same.

Here is what History section in the question paper looks like:

Human Rights, Philosophy and Indian Politics were asked in all exams of Indian History IAS, SSC and sometime UPSC. It’s the one common section. GK is also similar but we will cover it in our next article.

Here is what Human Rights, Philosophy and Indian Politics section in the question paper looks like:

After taking this test for two years, I had finally cracked this with over 80% accuracy on my first attempt.

You can use these codes as a way to check if your answers are correct or not. You will find that you get the same results if you decide to attempt the code or not. By so doing, you can keep your sanity intact by knowing whether you are right or wrong without wasting time in challenging yourself with codes.

Indian History:

If you take the Human Rights, Philosophy, and Indian Politics paper as an example, take note of some key information from the question paper:

  1. The number of columns in the question paper
  2. The column that contains the formulas for each question
  3. The formula used to solve each question
Some Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Exam Pattern for SSC GD Constable 2021 Recruitment?

The exam pattern will be standardized across the country. The whole paper is exactly the same. So when you take this exam in any part of the country, you will see the paper with exactly the same format, except for some very minor modifications like different numbers or extra questions/formulas printed on paper. Please scroll down to see a visual representation of what comes out of your computer if you download this question paper in PDF format.

The test form will contain 2 Parts- The reading Comprehension part and the Reasoning Ability Part. The reading comprehension part consists of 100 questions. Each question has 4 options and each option carries marks. In the reasoning ability part, there is a total of 40 questions, each question carrying 1 mark. A subjective Type Question will have 2 options. And an objective type question will have 4 options out of which 1 is the correct one.

Will there be a negative marking in SSC GD Constable 2021 Exam CBE?

Yes, there will be negative marking in SSC GD Constable 2021 Exam CBE.

What are the sections in SSC GD Constable 2021 Exam CBE?

The sections of the exam are as follows: Reasoning Ability- 40 questions, General Knowledge- 100 questions, General Awareness- 100 questions, and finally Reading Comprehension- 100 questions.

To Conclude

SCC is an excellent application and will quickly help you improve your chances of success in the exam. It also saves you time in solving the questions. And gives you easy-to-remember codes that can be used to check whether your answers are correct or not. It also gives you an easy way to remember the formulas you will be asked to fill in. It is a must-have for anyone attempting the SSC GD Constable 2021 Exam CBE. Apart from SCCS, make sure you practice the previous year’s question paper along with the current years. You can find it on the Internet or you can buy a photocopy of it. The objective of this article was to help everyone pass the SSC GD Constable 2021 Exam. I hope all of you enjoy your exam and we wish you success!

Therefore, the points which I covered in this article will help all of those who are going to appear in SSC Constable CBT Exam.

Created on By Geetika Gautam

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1. Name the physicist who is credited with the discovery of the Neutron. This 1932 discovery led to his winning the Nobel Prize.

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2. What is the uniform GST rate that has been fixed up for lottery prizes by the GST Council?

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3. Name the author who won the Sahitya Akademi Award 2019 for his book - An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India

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4. The unit of measurement of noise is

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5. Name the gas used in preparation of bleaching powder

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Which one of the following figures represents the following relationship:
Birds, Parrots, Bats

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Which one set of letters when sequentially placed at the gaps inthe given letter series shall complete it?

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8. From the given alternative words, select the word which cannot beformed using the letters of the given word:


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9. If P is the brother of Q ;  Q is the sister of R ; R is the father of S , how S is related to P?

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10. A cyclist  covers a distance of 1500 m in 3 min. What is the speed in km/hr of the cyclist?

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11. Indian Government has recently decided to sell its stake in which company?

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12. Which two numbers should be interchanged to make  the given equation correct?

9 + 7 * 5 -18 / 2 = 3 * 4 - 10 + 45 / 5


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13. what is your name?

Your score is

The average score is 30%


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