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SSC CGL Tier-I 2017 Exam Analysis Shift-1


Dear students, Today is the 3rd day and first shift of SSC CGL 2017 Exam. The Exam will be conducted by SSC from 5th August to 24th August 2017.We are providing Exam analysis of SSC CGL Tier-1 2017 Shift-1, so that all other aspirants can get an overall and clear idea about exam pattern and difficulty level. The SSC CGL Tier-1 2017 is being held in online mode. So dear students, without much ado, let's get straight to the detailed  Exam analysis.


Last year the Exam duration was 75 minutes but this time the Exam duration is 60 minutes. 

The important dates for SSC CGL 2017 are: 
  • SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam: 5th Aug to 24th Aug 2017 
  • SSC CGL Tier-2 Exam :      10th-11th November 2017
  • SSC CGL Tier-3 Exam: 21st January 2018
  • Skill Test/Computer Skill Test:      February 2018
SectionLevelGood Attempts
English LanguageModerate-Difficult15-18
Quantitative AptitudeModerate17-21
General IntelligenceEasy21-23
General AwarenessEasy-Moderate15-19
OverallModerate76-79

LIVE Analysis of SSC CGL Tier-I 2017 Exam: 8th August Shift 1


General Intelligence

In SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam 2017 the questions of General Intelligence(Reasoning) were quite easy as usual. But some questions were difficult which were asked from ages, coding-decoding and figure counting.Students can have a fair idea of what SSC had been upto in terms of these questions. As per the inputs shared by students, this was the easiest among all the other sections. 

TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
Coding-Decoding2Difficult
Syllogism1Moderate
Matrix1Easy
Blood Relation1Easy
Non-Verbal (Image)1Easy
Odd one out1-2Easy-Moderate
Direction Sense Test1Easy-Moderate
Analogy3Moderate
Series 5Easy-Moderate
Miscellaneous8Easy-Moderate
Total25Easy

English Language

English Language section again surprised candidates with 1 question from Active/Passive Voice and 1 question from narration. There was no reading comprehension and this was a major shocker for students. This year in this shift there was a cloze test (cloze tests were not seen in CGL Tier I exams in last 2-3 years). Para Jumble was a new introduction in this year's exam. Questions from Antonyms & Synonyms were quite difficult.

One word substitution:
Somnambulist

Idioms:
  • The alpha and omega 
  • Throw the sponge
Topic of Cloze Test:
Job Performance Parameters

Topic
No of Questions
Level
Active/Passive Voice
1
Moderate
Narration
1
Moderate
Sentence Improvement
3
Easy
Error Detection
3
Moderate
Idioms/Phrases
2
Difficult 
Parajumbled 
2
Easy-Moderate
Antonym/ Synonym
4
Difficult
One word substitution
2-3
Difficult
Spelling check
2
Easy
Cloze test
5
Moderate
Total
25
Moderate-Difficult

Quantitative Aptitude

Quant in CGL 2017 exam was of moderate level. Questions from Pie Chart DI were asked and there were 6 questions of SI & CI and Profit and Loss. There were 3 from trigonometry which are not of basic level. Questions from algebra were quite easy. Geometry questions are not that easy. Difficult questions are asked from trains.

There were 1 DI in the Exam:-
  1. Pie Chart
TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
S.I, CI, Profit/Loss 6Easy-Moderate
Mensuration2Easy-Moderate
Trigonometry3Moderate-Difficult
Algebra2Moderate-Difficult
Time and Work2Moderate
Geometry2Moderate
Speed and Distance1Easy-Moderate
Average & Percentage1Moderate
DI5Easy-Moderate
Total25Moderate


General Awareness

In SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam 2017, General Awareness questions were asked from all aspects of GA. Maximum questions were from History (4-5), Polity (4-5) and Science (7-8 questions). The level was easy-moderate. In geography 1 question asked from river.

Some Questions are:
  • Citizen and society book
  • Oscar best film
  • One question form opium.
  • Ant sting contain which acid?
  • No of writs
  • Cholera was discovered by?
  • Different women players of cricket hockey

TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
History4-5Moderate
Geography3Easy-Moderate
Polity4-5Easy
Economics2Moderate
Science7-8Easy-Moderate
Current Affairs3-4Moderate 
Total25Easy-Moderate





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