Saturday, February 3, 2018

2/03/2018 12:49:00 AM

Combined Graduation Level exam of Staff Selection Commission, or SSC CGL is amongst the most popular government exams in the country. Around 3 million candidates apply for the exam every year, while vacancies are around 5 to 10 thousand only. In such a huge competition, candidates need to be well prepared for the exam to crack it.

There are a number of ways to prepare for the exam, but one of the best ways is to prepare online. Online preparation can be done anytime, anywhere and candidates’ own pace. Also, online studying is much more affordable than offline coaching, and the content can be used any number of times. In online preparation, mobile apps are an essential part. The ease of using apps makes them the most preferred online tool for preparation. Not only the ease and comfort but also the features offered by the apps, which includes, a paper pattern of SSC CGL exam, syllabus, important topics, thousands of questions with their solutions and expert guides.

So today, we bring you 3 most trusted apps for preparation of SSC CGL. Take a look at these apps and their features, and you will get to know why they are the best.

Adda247 App


Adda247 App

Rating: - 4.6 / 5

Adda247 is one app that you must have on your phone if preparing for SSC CGL. The app is a platform created by Bankers Adda and SSC Adda, to provide all the necessary features on the mobile phones of students. With more than 10 lakh downloads, this app has been trusted by a lot of SSC CGL Aspirants.

Key features of the app

Available in Hindi as well: - The app not only covers the needs of the students studying in English but is also useful for candidates opting Hindi medium as well. Adda247 has this brilliant functionality of supporting both the languages, which makes it a very handy app for all kind of aspirants.

Works without internet: - The option of studying online is always available on the app, but you can also study when you do not have access to the internet as well.  Once you download any content, you can open and access it any number of times, even without internet.

Daily GK: - The app the gives you timely notifications about the current affairs happening in the country and the world, and thus keeps you ready for the current affairs section of SSC CGL. Also, there are articles on static GK as well, which is a very important part of SSC exams.

Quizzes: - Adda247 app has time-based quizzes for all subjects of SSC CGL exam, be it Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, English or GK. These quizzes help you prepare for the actual exam day in a better manner, and are very useful during the final days of your preparation.

Bankers Adda magazine: - The app also gives you access to the highly popular yearly magazine by Bankers Adda – Competition Power Magazine. You can also bookmark any page of the magazine for later reference.

GradeUp App


GradeUp App

Rating: - 4.7 / 5

GradeUp is the most popular and best rated SSC CGL app on Google Play Store. The app has more the 10 lakh downloads, close to 3 lakh reviews and has a rating of 4.7, as we have mentioned earlier as well. Such great public response is evidence of the fact that this app is really a very useful one.
Key features of the app

Clear doubts: - The app has a network of more than 2 million students and teachers, which help you clear your doubts. You can post any questions from any book/material that you have and it will get resolved in minutes. This feature is very handy for people who have just started preparing for SSC CGL.

Daily test: - GradeUp provides daily tests that you can take to strengthen your performance. There are some full-length mocks and topic wise shorter tests on the app, which are based on the most important questions from previous year papers, along with some regular questions.

Covers all subjects: - This app covers all the sections and subjects of SSC CGL, whether it is English, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, General Intelligence or Reasoning. The comprehensive nature of the app has made it a big hit amongst SSC aspirants.

Notifications: - GradeUp app makes sure that you don’t miss any important update regarding the exam. It sends notification about all the government and banking exams, as soon as any update arrives about them.

Testbook App



Rating: - 4.5 / 5

Mock tests are an essential part of a preparation for SSC CGL and Testbook app makes it easy for you to take mocks. Tesbook is amongst the most reliable test series provider for SSC CGL and other government exams. The app provides other types of practice material as well and has been downloaded more than 10 lakh times on Google Play Store.

Key features of the app

Huge question bank: - Testbook app has more than 40000 questions on its app, which have been created by experts. The app also features previous year questions, which are important for an exam. Each of the questions is followed by a detailed explanation of it.

Module based learning: - The app features modules for subjects and chapters, which makes it easy to complete the syllabus. You can select any chapter or topic, and start learning it at your own pace. This allows you to devote more time to topics you are not comfortable with.

All India Ranks: - Testbook’s test series are highly trusted and taken by thousands of candidates across the country. So, when you take a test, you can be sure of a very accurate test of your preparation level, as you will be given All India Ranks.

Detailed analysis: - This app has powerful analytics inbuilt in it, which lets you analyze your performance very well. You can know your weak areas, strong areas, mistakes, time consumption and everything that you need to know about the mock test.

Affordability: - The test series’ available on Testbook are very affordable. Most of these have prices ranging from INR 200 to 500, which makes it possible for almost anyone to access these. Time to time, Testbook keeps on posting offers which makes it, even more, cheaper to get the tests. Recently, they offered unlimited tests for a month in only INR 99. A similar offer for a year cost INR 599.  

Apart from these 3, there are many other apps like ‘SSC CGL English Offline 2017 by Praveen Yuva’, ‘SSC CGL Exams by Sana Edutech’, ‘Affairscloud App’ and ‘Testbook GK’ which are very useful for SSC CGL preparation. When you download an app, take the responsibility to utilize properly, because if this source is used in an optimum manner, it can make a huge difference in your preparation.