SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Analysis : 12th June 2019 1st Shift

SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Analysis : 12th June 2019 1st Shift

SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Analysis : 12th June 2019 1st Shift

SSC CGL Shift 1 Exam Analysis: SSC CGL 2018 has been successfully conducted in online mode for the first shift of Tier 1. The exam was of 60 minutes duration.
The morning shift was from 10 am to 11 am. The students claim the exam to be of moderate difficulty level.
SSC CGL Exam Analysis includes the type of questions asked and pattern of the exam. Tier 1 exam followed the similar exam pattern as followed previously for the exam.

Exam Highlights: SSC CGL Tier 1 12th June 2019 1st Shift

SSC CGL Given below the students review about the SSC CGL 2018 Tier 1 exam.
  • The examination consisted of 100 questions bearing 2 marks and a negative marking of 0.50 marks. The section was arranged in the ascending order beginning with Reasoning and ended with English.
  • The questions in General Sciences are expected from Acid, Bases and Salts, Allotropes and Metals, Non-metals and Metalloids.
  • Quantitative Aptitude/Maths section was tricky and calculative.
  • Reasoning section and GK were predictable this time as they followed the similar question type as in the previous shifts.
  • English section had questions majorly from Vocabulary, Antonyms and Synonyms and Phrasal Verbs.
  • Level of difficulty was in the order- Maths> GK> Reasoning > English.
  • Overall the examination fell in the range of 'Moderate .'

SSC CGL 2018-19 Tier 1 Good Attempts

Let’s look at the exam pattern of SSC CGL 2018-19 Tier 1 and the good attempts that can give you a rough idea of the ideal score for SSC CGL tier 1.
The subject-wise details are given below:
Section Subject No of Questions Good Attempts
1 General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 21-22
2 General Awareness 25 14-16
3 Quantitative Aptitude 25 16-18
4 English Comprehension 25 20-22
Total 100 71-80

SSC CGL Exam Analysis: 12th June (1st Shift)

SSC CGL Exam Analysis: General Intelligence & Reasoning

The General Intelligence and Reasoning section is said to be the easiest and most scoring section of SSC CGL tier 1. However, questions asked in today’s 1st Shift were easy level.
  • Odd one out 24, 15, 35, 50
  • Economics: Social science:: Chemistry:??
The topic wise distribution of questions is given in the below table:
S.No. Topics No. Of Questions asked Level Of Exam
1 Analogy 3 Easy
2 Odd One Out 3 Easy
3 Series 3 Easy-Moderate
4 Statement & Conclusions 1 Easy
5 Directions 1
6 Sequence (Acc. to Dictionary) 1 Easy
7 Word Formation
8 Coding-Decoding 3 Easy
9 Mathematical Operations 1 Easy
10 Matrix
11 Blood Relation 1 Difficult
12 Mirror Image 1 Easy
13 Venn Diagram Easy
14 Paper Folding Image 1 Easy
15 Missing Term
16 Hidden Figure 1 Easy
17 Dice 1 Easy
18 Counting Figure 1 Easy
19 Complete Figure Easy
20 Misc. 3 Easy
Total Questions 25 Easy

SSC CGL Exam Analysis: English Language

The English Language section can be a tough call for aspirants who are weak in this subject. But In today’s SSC CGL 2018 1st Shift Exam, English language section was easy. 
  • Idiom – Out of the woods?
  • Spell Correction – Proportion & Accelerate
You can refer the below table to check the level of this section with the topic wise distribution of questions:
S.No. Topics No. Of Questions asked Level Of Exam
1 Fill in the Blanks 2 Easy
2 Sentence Improvement 2 Easy-Moderate
3 Error Detection 2 Easy-Moderate
4 Sentence Rearrangement 2 Easy-Moderate
5 Idioms and Phrases 2 Easy
6 Synonyms 2 Easy
7 Antonyms 2 Easy
8 Active Passive 2 Easy-Moderate
9 One word substitution 2 Easy-Moderate
10 Word Correction in a sentence (bold word)
11 Spelling Correction 2 Easy
12 Cloze test 5 Easy-Moderate
Total Questions 25 Easy

SSC CGL Exam Analysis: Quantitative Aptitude

Quantitative Aptitude can be a challenging section in SSC CGL Tier 1. The advance maths covers most of the questions and arithmetic maths is generally considered easy by many aspirants. Maths was calculative.
  • Two articles are sold on the same price, one at 18% profit other at 18 % loss , find the overall gain or loss %?
Check the below table which depicts topic wise analysis of quantitative aptitude section:
S.No. Topics No. Of Questions asked Level of Exam
1 Ratio 1 Easy-Moderate
2 Average 1 Easy-Moderate
3 Number System 1 Easy
4 Simplification 1 Easy-Moderate
5 Time & Work 1 Moderate
6 Time, Speed & Distance 1 Easy-Moderate
7 S.I. & C.I. 1 Easy-Moderate
8 Profit & Loss & Discount 3 Easy
9 Co-ordinate Geometry
10 Geometry 3-4 Easy-Moderate
11 Mensuration 2 Easy-Moderate
12 Trigonometry 3 Easy
12 Percentage 1
12 Algebra 2 Easy-Moderate
13 DI (Tabular) 4 Easy-Moderate
Total Questions 25 Moderate 

SSC CGL Exam Analysis: General Awareness

General Awareness covers a vast range of topics that can be asked in the exam. It usually comes up with surprises in SSC CGL tier-1. Current affairs have been a favorite topic since previous years and in today’s exam too, there was a fair share of CA questions. 
  1. During the Second World War, The Battle of Kohima and Nagaland was fought in which year?
  2. What does Detergent Contain?
  3. In Happiness Index India’s rank?
  4. Question-based on Dolphin?
  5. Question-based on Litmus Paper?
  6. There shall be a Governor for each state, is given in which article?
  7. After the death of which King of Gujarat’s Baghel Dynasty, Allauddin Khilji Started ruling?
Refer to the below table to check which topic was asked the most.
S.No. Topics No. Of Questions asked Level Of Exam
1 History 3 Easy-Moderate
2 Polity 1 Easy
3 Geography 1 Easy-Moderate
4 Economics 2 Easy-Moderate
5 Static Awareness 5 Easy-Moderate
6 Biology 2 Easy
7 Chemistry 2-3 Easy-Moderate
8 Physics 2 Easy-Moderate
9 Computer
10 Current Affairs 7-9 Easy
Total Questions 25 Moderate

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