Last Updated on Oct 31, 2020
SSC CGL Tier-3 focuses on writing skills of candidates. So, we have provided a complete post which helps you to write attractive Precis.
What is a Precis?
A Precis is a miniature summary of a passage in which you should retain essential points in your own words. The one aspect that you should keep in your mind is that you do not add any new information to it, but should retain the same opinions given by the author. As far as writing is concerned, one should write correct and effective points.
How to prepare for Precis Writing?
- Keep in mind that Precis should be 1/3rd in length as compared to original paragraph
- By covering the important points and leaving the unnecessary ones, you can write it in your own words
What should be the Structure of a Precis?
- Closely read the paragraph and identify the central idea of it. It is important to retain the central idea and write according to that
- Highlight the important points of the passage and make notes
- Give a suitable heading to your Precis
- Try to arrange important points in the same order in which they are given in the original paragraph
- Be aware of the word limit given in SSC CGL Tier 3 paper and count them by making a rough approximation
- Never express your thoughts and opinions in the Precis
- Do not use abbreviations and slangs
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