30th August

SSC CGL Tier I - Exam Review - Shift 1 - 28.08.2016

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 28.08.2016 -

Reasoning Aptitude -

Topic No. of Questions Difficulty Level
Syllogism 1 Easy
Matrix 1 Easy
Non Verbal (water Image) 2 Moderate
Odd one out 2 Easy
Direction Sense Test 1 Easy
Analogy 1 Easy
Series (Number/Alpha Numeric) 10 Moderate
Blood Relation 2 Easy
Puzzle /Statement Conclusion 5 Moderate
Total 25 Easy


Quantitative Aptitude -

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


English -

Topic No. of Questions Difficulty Level
Sentence Improvement 3 Easy
Error Detection 3 Moderate
Idioms/Phrases 3 Easy
Reading Comprehension 5 Moderate
Antonym/ Synonym 4 Moderate
One-word substitution 3 Easy
Spelling check 1 Easy
Fillers 3 Easy
Total 25 Easy


General Awareness -

Topic No. of Questions Difficulty Level
History 6 Moderate
Geography 3 Moderate
Polity 3 Moderate
Economics 3 Moderate
General Science 5 Moderate
Current Affairs 5 Moderate
Total 25 Moderate


Overall Analysis -

Section Name Questions Level of Difficulty Number of Good Attempts
Reasoning Ability 25 Easy 20-22
English Language 25 Moderate 16-18
General Awareness 25 Easy 14-15
Quantitative Aptitude 25 Moderate 16-18
Overall 100 Moderate 66-73


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