30th August

SSC CGL Tier I - Exam Review - Shift 1 - 27.08.2016


SSC CGL examination is being conducted online for the first time. In the exam There are four sections namely: Quantitative Aptitude, General Intelligence, General Awareness and English Language.  There are 25 question per section and each question carries 2 marks. Time limit for Online Examination is 75 minutes and for each wrong answer 0.50 mark will be deducted.

SSC CGL Tier I conducted first online exam on 27.08.2018. The exam will continue till 11.09.2016 in different shifts on different dates.

Given below is the snapshot of today's exam. The information provided below  is based on feedback received from students who had appeared in the exam. 

Review given is for the 1st Shift on 27.08.2016 -

Overall Analysis -

Section Level Good Attempts
English Language Easy-Moderate 18 to 20
Quantitative Aptitude Easy 18 to 20
General Intelligence Easy 20 to 22
General Awareness Moderate 14 to 16
Overall Moderate 70-80


English Analysis -

Topic No of Questions Level
Sentence Improvement 3 Easy
Error Detection 3 Moderate
Idioms/Phrases 3 Easy
Comprehension (Comparison of mothers in China and Fathers in India) 5 Moderate
Antonym/ Synonym 4 Easy
One-word substitution 3 Moderate
Spelling check 1 Easy
Fillers 3 Easy
Total 25 Easy


Quantitative Aptitude Analysis -

Topic No of Questions Level
S.I, CI, Profit/Loss and Percentage 4 Easy- Moderate
Mensuration 2 Moderate
Trigonometry 2 Moderate
Algebra 3 Easy
Time and Work 2 Easy
Geometry 3 Moderate
Speed and Distance 3 Easy
Average 1 Easy
DI (Pie Chart) 5 Easy
Total   25 Easy


General Intelligence and Reasoning -

Topic No of Questions Level
Syllogism 1 Easy
Matrix 1 Easy
Non Verbal (1Fig. was of water Image) 2 Easy
Odd one out 2 Easy-Moderate
Direction Sense Test 1 Easy-Moderate
Analogy 1 Easy-Moderate
Series (Number/Alpha Numeric) 10 Easy-Moderate
Miscellaneous 7 Easy
Total  25 Easy


General Awareness -

Topic No of Questions Level
History 6 Moderate  
Geography 3 Easy
Polity 3 Moderate
Economics 3 Moderate
General Science  6 Moderate
Current Affairs 4 Moderate
Total 25 Moderate


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