Get here SSC CGL Analysis 2017 of the Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level exam that is being held on the following dates: 05 Aug 2017, 06 Aug 2017, 08 Aug 2017, 09 Aug 2017, 10 Aug 2017, 11 Aug 2017, 12 Aug 2017, 16 Aug 2017, 17 Aug 2017, 18 Aug 2017, 19 Aug 2017, 20 Aug 2017, 21 Aug 2017, 22 Aug 2017, 23 Aug 2017, 24 Aug 2017.

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SSC CGL Tier I Exam Analysis Of Exam Conducted On 05 August 2017

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has conducted the Tier I Combined Graduate Level ( CGL) Examination on 05 August 2017. According to The Indian Express,  more than 3 Lakh candidates had appeared for the exam. The exam was held in 2 sessions:-Morning and Afternoon. Tier I Exam was a Computer Based Test that comprised of 100 questions.  25 questions each from General Awareness, Reasoning Ability,  Quantitative Aptitude and English Language. Each multiple question was worth 2 marks.  Therefore, candidates will be awarded marks out of 200 after applying negative marking of 0.5 marks.

As already explained that the exam was held in 2 shifts-Morning and Afternoon.  Therefore,  we will also divide the article into 2 sections.

SSC CGL Tier I Morning Session Analysis

The exam pattern remains the same in both the shifts,  therefore we are not going to discuss it again. The SSC CGL Tier I Morning Shift started from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Candidates had 1 hour to complete the task. All questions had to be attempted within the prescribed time.  Students explained to various journals that when they saw the question paper,  they did not face much difficulty in attempting questions. the level of difficulty section wise has been indicated below ranging from Easy to Moderate and Moderate to Difficult.

As you can see from the table,  that the level of difficulty was not much to worry about in Tier 1.  Candidates reported after the exam,  that questions from Quants section and G. K were of moderate level, while Reasoning Aptitude and English Language Comprehension were Easy to attempt. However,  one of the major concerns of the candidates in Tier I was complex and arduous language of English Comprehension section. With para jumble introduced from this year was surprisingly a hiccup.

SSC CGL Tier I Afternoon Session Analysis

The afternoon session of SSC CGL Tier I exam landed at a similar platform, if difficulty level is to be evaluated. The exam was held from 01.15 PM to 02.15 PM. Candidates had to attempt all the 100 questions in 60 minutes. There were 10 to 12 advanced mathematics questions in the paper. the Vocabulary and Mathematics section were a bit tricky. some people faced server issues.

Section Wise Distribution

The section wise distribution of the number of questions from the topics with minimum and maximum number of questions along with the level of difficulty have been mentioned as below.

English Language
Topic Number of questions Level
Error detection 3 Moderate
Sentence Improvement 3 Easy
Parajumbled 2 Easy- Moderate
Idioms/ Phrases 3 Difficult
One word substitution 1-2 Difficult
Spelling Check 2 Easy
cloze test 5 Moderate
Total 25 Moderate- Difficult
Quantitative Aptitude
Topic Number of questions Level
S.I, CI, Profit/ Loss 6 Easy-Moderate
Mensuration 1 Difficult
Algebra 2-3 Difficult
Trigonometry 2-3 Moderate- Difficult
Geometry 2 Moderate
Time and Work 2 Moderate
Average and Percentage 1 Moderate
Speed and Distance 1 Easy-Moderate
DI 5 Easy-Moderate
Total 25 Moderate
Reasoning Ability
Topic Number of questions Level
Syllogism 1 Moderate
Blood Relation 1 Easy
Matrix 1 Easy
Non-Verbal 1 Easy
odd one out 2-3 Easy- Moderate
Direction Sense Test 1 Moderate
Series 6 Easy- Moderate
Analogy 4 Moderate
Miscellaneous 9 Easy- Moderate
Total 25 Easy
General Awareness
Topic Number of questions Level
Geogrpahy 2 Easy- Moderate
Science 7-8 Easy- Moderate
History 5-6 Moderate
Economics 2 Moderate
Current Affairs 3-4 Moderate
Polity 5-6 Difficult
Total 25 Easy- Moderate

Overall Analysis

Now that the candidates have seen the analysis of both the shifts, we can finally conclude that the entrance exam was of moderate level. Each section had number of questions in which some sections were perplexing, while some were too easy. to give you an overlook of the entire paper, here is the table that summarises all sections.

Section Level Good attempts
English Language Moderate-Difficult 16-18
General Awareness Easy-Moderate 13-15
Reasoning Easy 20-22
Quantitative Aptitude Moderate 19-22
Overall Moderate 75-80

SSC CGL Tier I Exam Analysis Of Exam Conducted On 06 August 2017

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducted Combined Graduate Level Exam (CGL) Tier I exam. The SSC will be conducting CGL in four tiers i.e., Tier- I, Tier-II which are both computer based test; Tier III is descriptive based test and Tier IV will be Computer Proficiency Test (CPT)/ DEST/ Document Verification. The SSC CGL Tier – I exam will commence from August 5 to 24, 2017 (except August 7, 13, 14, 15, 2017). The examination will be conducted total in 3 shifts of which are Shift I (10-11 am), Shift II (1.15-2.15 pm) & Shift III (4.15-5.15 pm).

With the help of exam analysis you can predict the difficulty level of upcoming papers and prepare well for any sudden changes. So here we are providing you with complete SSC CGL Exam Analysis of the exam held on 6th August 2017 in detail.

SSC CGL 2017 Tier I Exam Pattern

Part Subject Number of Questions Max Marks No. of Shifts & Time
I General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 25 August 5-24, 2017
Shift I:
10:00 – 11:00 am
Shift II:
1:45 – 2:45 pm
Shift III:
4:45 – 5:45 pm
II General Knowledge 25 25
III Quantitative Aptitude 25 25
IV English Comprehension 25 25
Total 100 100 60 min

SSC CGL Tier I Analysis of Examination Pattern

Section Safe Attempts Difficulty Level
Reasoning 20 – 21 Easy
Quantitative Aptitude 18 – 20 Moderate
English Comprehension 20 – 21 Easy
General Awareness 18 – 20 Moderate

Difficulty Level

The difficulty level for each section has been described in color code.

Difficulty Level Color Code
Easy Green
Moderate Yellow

SSC CGL Detailed Section Wise Analysis

  • Quantitative Aptitude – In this section 18 – 20 are the number of safe attempts  and difficulty level of this section is MODERATE.

Topics asked were as follows:

Topic Difficulty level
Data Interpretation Easy
Algebra Moderate
Geometry Easy
Trigonometry Moderate
Miscellaneous (SI, CI, Profit & Loss, Speed & Distance, Percentage, Average, etc.) Moderate
  • Reasoning – in this section 20 – 21 are the number of safe attempts and the difficulty level of this section is Easy.

Topics asked were as follows:

Topic Difficulty level
Analogy, Classification Easy
Series, Embedded Figure Moderate
Coding – Decoding Easy
Missing Number, Word Formation Easy
Miscellaneous Moderate
  • English Comprehension – In this section 20 – 21 are the number of safe and the difficulty level of this section is said to be Easy.

Topics Asked were as follows:

Topic Difficulty level
Reading Comprehension Moderate
Antonym & Synonym Easy – Moderate
Idioms & Phrases Easy – Moderate
Spelling Correction Easy
Direct – Indirect Easy
One word Substitution Easy – Moderate
Para-jumble Easy
Misc Easy
  • General Awareness – In this section 18 – 20 are the number of safe attempts and the difficulty level of this section is Moderate. Only 1 questions was asked from Biology.

Topics asked were as follows:

Topic Level of Difficulty
History Easy
Geography Moderate
Polity Moderate
Economics Easy
Science (Biology, Chemistry & Physics) Moderate
Computer Easy
Ecology/Environment Easy
Miscellaneous GK /Current Affairs Moderate

Questions asked in SSC CGL Exam Analysis of exam held on 6th August 2017

English Comprehension

  • Cloze Test was asked.
  • Para Jumble was asked.
  • No Reading Comprehension this time as well.

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Tabular Data Interpretation.

General Intelligence & Reasoning

  • What is the name of River Ganges in Bangladesh? – Padma
  • Pacemaker is used for which organ in Human Body? – Heart
  • Who is the author of the book “My country my life”? – L.K. Advani
  • What is Separk Takraw? – Kick Volleyball (Sport in South East Asia)
  • Where do you find Masal Tribe? – Kenya
  • What does S in BRICS stand for? – South Africa
  • What is the name for Tsangpo River in India? – Brahmaputra

SSC CGL Tier I Exam Analysis Of Exam Conducted On 09 August 2017

The SSC CGL exam has been started from August 1, 2017. The examination is being conducted in three shifts.Candidates who have appeared in the examination or will appear in the examination must be searching the exam analysis of the SSC CGL paper. In this article, candidates will be able to know the exam analysis of all the shifts held on August 9, 2017. With the help of exam analysis, the candidate will be able to understand the difficulty level, pattern, nature of the questions in the paper in all the shifts.

Candidates who will further appear in the examination must check the analysis of August 9 examination to check the progress and preparation for the examination. The SSC CGL exam analysis of August 9 shall contain the shift wise analysis of the exam. The article will help you to predict the difficulty level, type of questions and weightage of each topic of the syllabus in next examination of SSC CGL 2017. Here is the exam pattern of SSC CGL on the basis of which the question paper is prepared.

Exam pattern of SSC CGL 2017 Tier I

Given below is the exam pattern of SSC CGL 2017. On the basis of the given exam pattern, the question paper is being prepared for all the shifts.

Subject No. of Questions Marks Time
General Intelligence Reasoning 25 50 60 Minutes

(For VH and Candidates suffering from Cerebral Palsy: 80 Minutes)

General Awareness 25 50
Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
English Comprehension 25 50
Total 100 200

If we analyse the good and difficulty level in all the shifts of SSC CGL August 9 examination, then we shall get the following result as mentioned below. Candidates must have a look at the good attempts of the examination. The analysis is given subject wise for all the shifts.

Part I – Reasoning– There were total 25 number of questions in the reasoning section. Easy questions were asked from this section in all the shifts. In shift I the good attempt was 20- 23 questions. In shift II 19-22 questions were counted as good attempts. Whereas in shift III the good attempt was 20- 23. Over all the reseasoning section was quite easy for the candidates who were appeared in the examination. Moderate questions were asked from analogy, paper cutting and folding, number series, missing numbers and dice.

Part II- General Knowledge– In general knowledge, there were total 25 questions. Easy questions from GK were asked In shift I and shift II. Whereas in shift III moderate questions were there from General Knowledge. Good attempts were in the range of 17 to 20 in shit I, II and III respectively. The moderate questions were asked from history, economics, current affairs in all the shifts.

Part III- Quant– Quant is one of the tricky part in the SSC CGL examination. Students find it difficult to tackle the questions in quantitative aptitude. In all the shifts moderate to difficult questions were asked from this section of the examination. The range of good attempts was 15 to 18 questions lin all the shifts. Most difficult questions were asked from Trigonometry followed by the number system, speed, distance and time, Compound interest, geometry, time and work and discount.

Part IV- English– All the 25 questions asked in this part (English) were moderate in all the shifts. In shift I good attempt was 17-19 questions. Whereas ion shift II it was 16- 20 and in shift III, 17- 21 questions respectively. Most difficult questions were asked from One-word submission and Synonyms and Antonyms topic in English session in all the shifts.

If we see an overall analysis of the SSC CGL August 9 examination, the paper in all the shifts is analysed to be moderate for the candidates who were appeared in the examination. An overall number of good attempts in all the three shifts was ranged between 75- 82 questions out of 100. We hope the analysis given above will help the students who shall further appear for the SSC CGL 2017 examination. For any queries and doubts regarding the exam analysis, comment below in the box.

SSC CGL Tier I Exam Analysis Of Exam Conducted On 10 August 2017

SSC CGL Exam has started from August 5, 2017 and will continue till August 24, 2017. This year onwards, there are going to be 3 shifts of the exam: Shift I will commence from 10-11 A.M, Shift II will start from 1:15 – 2:15 P.M and Shift III from 4:15 – 5:15 P.M. It is always good to read the exam analysis as it helps you to predict the difficulty level of upcoming papers and prepare well for any sudden changes.

So here we are providing you with complete SSC CGL Analysis 10th August 2017 in detail. Make sure to read the SSC CGL Exam Analysis 10th August 2017 for each shift carefully.

SSC CGL 2017 Exam Pattern

Part Subject Number of Questions Max Marks
I General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 25
II General Knowledge 25 25
III Quantitative Aptitude 25 25
IV English Comprehension 25 25
Total 4 Sections 100 100

Section wise SSC CGL Analysis 10th August 2017 (Shift 1)

  1. SSC CGL Analysis 10th August 2017 1st Shift – General Awareness
Topics Number of questions Level
Geography 3-4 Moderate
Polity 4-5 Easy
Economics 2 Moderate
Science 7-8 Easy-Moderate
Current Affairs 3-4 Moderate
  1. SSC CGL Analysis  10th August 2017 1st Shift – Quantitative Aptitude
Topic No of Questions Level
Interest 2 Easy
Mensuration 4 Easy-Moderate
Trigonometry 2-3 Difficult
Algebra 4-5 Moderate-Difficult
Time and Work 2 Moderate
Geometry 3 Easy – Moderate
Speed and Distance 2 Easy-Moderate
Average & Percentage 2 Moderate
Data Interpretation 5 Easy-Moderate
  1. SSC CGL Analysis 10th August 2017  1st Shift – General Intelligence & Reasoning
Topic No of Questions Level
Coding-Decoding 1 Difficult
Syllogism 1 Moderate
Matrix 1 Easy
Blood Relation & Ranking 1 Easy
Non-Verbal (Image) 3-4 Easy
Odd one out 3 Easy-Moderate
Analogy 2 Moderate
Series lengthy 5 Easy-Moderate
Miscellaneous 9 Easy-Moderate
  1. SSC CGL Analysis 10th August 2017 1st Shift – English
Topic Number of Questions Level
Active/Passive Voice 1 Moderate
Narration 1 Moderate
Sentence Improvement 3 Easy
Error Detection 3 Moderate
Idioms/Phrases 2 Difficult
Parajumbles 2 Easy-Moderate
Antonym/ Synonym 4 Difficult
One word substitution 2 Difficult
Spelling check 2 Easy
Cloze test 5 Moderate

SSC CGL Analysis 10th August 2017 (Shift 2)

  1. SSC CGL Analysis  10th August 2017 2nd Shift – General Awareness
Topics Number of questions Level
Geography 3-4 Moderate
Polity 4-5 Easy
Economics 2 Moderate
Science 7-8 Easy-Moderate
Current Affairs 3-4 Moderate
History 4-5 Moderate
  1. SSC CGL Analysis  10th August 2017 2nd Shift – Quantitative Aptitude
Topic No of Questions Level
Interest 2 Easy
Mensuration 4 Easy-Moderate
Trigonometry 2-3 Difficult
Algebra 2-3 Moderate
Time and Work 1 Easy
Geometry 3-4 Easy
Speed and Distance 1 Moderate
Average & Percentage 2 Moderate
Data Interpretation 5 Moderate
  1. SSC CGL Analysis  10th August 2017 2nd Shift – General Intelligence & Reasoning
Topic Number of Questions Level
Coding-Decoding 1 Difficult
Syllogism 1 Easy
Direction & Distance 1 Easy
Statements & Conclusion 1 Moderate
Matrix 1 Easy
Blood Relation & Ranking 1 Easy
Non-Verbal Reasoning 3 Moderate
Mirror Images 1 Easy
Odd one out 3 Moderate
Analogy 2 Moderate
Alphabetical & Number Series 3-4 Moderate
Miscellaneous 9 Easy-Moderate
  1. SSC CGL Analysis  10th August 2017 2nd Shift – English
Topic Number of Questions Level
Fill in the blanks 1 Easy
Narration 1 Moderate
Sentence Improvement 3 Easy
Error Detection 2-3 Easy
Idioms/Phrases 2 Moderate
Parajumbles 2 Easy-Moderate
Antonym/ Synonym 4 Moderate
One word substitution 2 Difficult
Spelling check 2 Moderate
Cloze test (based on “Science & Religion”) 5 Moderate

Section wise SSC CGL Analysis  10th August 2017 (Shift 3)

  1. SSC CGL Analysis  10th August 2017 3rd Shift – General Awareness
Topics Number of questions Level
Geography 3-4 Moderate
Polity 4-5 Easy
Economics 2 Moderate
Science 7-8 Easy-Moderate
Current Affairs 3-4 Moderate
History 4-5 Moderate
  1. SSC CGL Analysis  10th August 2017 2nd Shift – Quantitative Aptitude
Topic No of Questions Level
Simple Interest 2 Easy
Mensuration 2 Moderate
Trigonometry 2-3 Moderate
Algebra 2-3 Moderate – Difficult
Time and Work 1 Moderate
Geometry 2 Moderate
Speed and Distance 1 Moderate
Average & Percentage 1 Easy
Data Interpretation (based on Tabular Graph) 5 Moderate
  1. SSC CGL Analysis  10th August 2017 2nd Shift – General Intelligence & Reasoning
Topic Number of Questions Level
Alphabet Coding-Decoding 1 Easy
Syllogism 1 Easy
Venn Diagram 1 Easy
Direction & Distance 1 Easy
Statements & Conclusion 1 Easy
Matrix 1 Easy
Blood Relation & Ranking 1 Moderate
Non-Verbal Reasoning 4-5 Easy-Moderate
Mirror Images 1 Easy
Odd one out 3 Moderate
Embedded Figure 1 Moderate
Alphabetical & Number Series 2-3 Moderate
Counting Figure 1 Easy
  1. SSC CGL Analysis  10th August 2017 2nd Shift – English
Topic Number of Questions Level
Sentence Improvement 2 Moderate
Error Detection 2 Easy
Idioms/Phrases 2 Difficult
Parajumbles 2 Moderate
Antonym 2 Moderate
Synonym 2 Difficult
One word substitution 2 Moderate
Spelling check 2 Easy
Cloze test (based on “Corruption & Society”) 5 Moderate

Importance of Exam Analysis

With the help of exam analysis, candidates could have an abstract idea of SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Analysis & Paper Review for 10th August 2017. Through the analysis few things will be cleared out:

  • Difficulty level of paper
  • Questions asked
  • Expected cut off
  • Number of good attempts
  • Exam pattern asked

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