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SSC CGL Tier-I Exam Analysis (Shift II) – 30 August 2016

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SSC CGL Tier- I has started. This is the first time that the exam took place in online mode. SSC also changed the pattern of exam from this year with total 100 questions and negative marking of 0.50 marks per wrong question. The overall exam was moderate as Shift 1. 


Here we are sharing the review of same.

Here we are posting the complete exam review section wise.

EXAM REVIEW

Section Total Ques. Max. Marks Level of Difficulty Good Attempts
Quant 25 50 Easy 18-20
Reasoning 25 50 Easy 20-22
English 25 50 Moderate 18-20
GA 25 50 Moderate 14-16

Quant Section

Quant section was easy to moderate carrying good questions. The number of questions being 25. The topics were

  • Time & Work – 2 questions
  • Geometry – 4 questions
  • Trigonometry – 3 questions
  • Mensuration – 2 question
  • Data Interpretation (Pie chart) – 1 set (5 questions)
  • Algebra – 3 questions
  • Questions from other topics including SI/CI, Averages, Profit/Loss, Time,speed and Distance – 6 questions (easy to moderate)

Reasoning Section

This section was also very easy. Only some practice was required.

  • Odd one out – 2 questions
  • Matrix – 1 question
  • Syllogism – 1 question
  • Non verbal (image based) – 2 questions
  • Water image – 2 questions
  • Paper Cutting – 2 questions
  • Series (number/alphabetical) – 10 questions
  • Analogy– 1 question
  • Miscellaneous (Blood relation, direction sense, etc) – 4 questions

English Section

English section was easy to moderate.

  • Reading Comprehension – 1 passage (5 questions)
  • Idioms– 3 questions
  • Error spotting – 3 questions
  • Fillers – 2 questions
  • Synonym/Antonym – 4 questions
  • Sentence Improvement – 4 questions
  • One word substitution – 3 questions
  • Spelling Check – 1 question

General Awareness Section

This section was easy to moderate.

  • Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) – 5 questions
  • Polity– 5 questions
  • History – 6 questions
  • Geography – 3 questions
  • Economics – 2 questions
  • Current Affairs – 4 questions

We will soon post the questions asked in exam