Previous Year SSC CGL Exam Analysis



SSC CGL Exam Pattern 

Dear Aspirants,

In order to appear for a govt job, being familiarize not only with the detailed pattern and syllabus but also keeping updates of Exam Analysis of every year is a pensive and sumptuous effort in itself by any which adorns your devotion meeting the demands success asks for. Taking into consideration the same, we have already provided previous years SSC CGL Exam Pattern Analyses and now this post by ADDA247 and team is all set to unravel even the minute but worth knowing changes, differences and level of SSC CGL Exam Paper Sets in last 2 years. 

SSC CGL Tier-I (Objective type)

Section
Subject
No of Questions
Max Marks
Exam Duration
2016
2017
1 General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 50 75 minutes 60 minutes
2 General Awareness 25 50
3 Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
4 English Comprehension 25 50
Total 100 200

  • There is negative marking in SSC CGL 2017 Tier 1 Exam. Giving a wrong answer to a question will lead to a penalty of 0.5 marks in all sections.

General Intelligence For SSC CGL 2018:

For your convenience we are providing exact number of questions asked from respective topics in Previous Year SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam.
With this exam analysis, it is transparent to notice that there was no major difference in the number of questions from respective topics. Only Coding Decoding Section begged 1 additional question for itself. And a little change in number of questions from sections like Series, Coding Decoding, Analogy is expected in SSC CGL Tier 1 2018 as well.

S.No. Topics No. Of Questions asked in SSC CGL 2016 No. Of Questions asked in SSC CGL 2017
1 Analogy 3 3
2 Odd One Out 3 3
3 Series 2 2
4 Statement & Conclusions 1 1
5 Directions 1 -
6 Sequence (Acc. to Dictionary) 1 1
7 Word Formation 1 1
8 Coding-Decoding 2 3
9 Mathematical Operations 1 1
10 Matrix 1 1
11 Blood Relation (Age calculation) 1 1
12 Mirror Image 1 1
13 Venn Diagram 1 1
14 Paper Folding Image 1 1
15 Missing Term 1 1
16 Calendar 1 -
17 Cube - 1
18 Counting Figure 1 1
19 Complete Figure 1 1
20 Hidden Figure 1 1
Total Questions 25 25



English Language For SSC CGL 2018:

Go through the below table accurately summing up the number of questions from the central topics in previous year SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam.

It is easy to observe that number of questions from particular sections like Fill In The Blanks, Sentence Improvement, Idioms and Phrases, Error Detection reduced by one 2-3 while questions from Synonyms, Antonyms, Spelling Correction increased by one and simultaneously Active Passive, Direct Indirect and Phrase Substitution questions were introduced. This analysis makes this contemplation stronger that same distribution of questions from respective sections is also expected in SSC CGL Tier 1 2018 Exam.

S.No. Topics No. Of Questions asked in SSC CGL 2016 No. Of Questions asked in SSC CGL 2017
1 Fill in the Blanks 3 2
2 Sentence Improvement 5 2
3 Error Detection 3 2
4 Sentence Rearrangement - 2
5 Idioms and Phrases 6 2
6 Synonyms 1 2
7 Antonyms 12
8 Active Passive - 1
9 Direct Indirect - 1
10 Phrase Substitution - 2
11 Spelling Correction 1 2
12Passage Reading Comprehension (5) Cloze Test (5)

Total Questions 25 25



Quantitative Aptitude For SSC CGL 2018: 

For your convenience we are providing exact number of questions asked from respective topics in Previous Year SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam.

In Quantitative Aptitude, the last 2 year exam analysis for this section reveals an increase in number of questions in Topics like Trigonometry and DI dispensing with the reduce in number of questions in Geometry and Mensuration. However this minuscule rise and fall in number of questions from particular topics is acceptable in this year SSC CGL Tier 1 Paper Set as well. So be prepared in advance and practice each section equivalently. 

S.No. Topics No. Of Questions asked in SSC CGL 2016 No. Of Questions asked in SSC CGL 2017
1 Ratio 1 1
2 Average 1 1
3 Number System 1 1
4 Simplification - -
5 Time & Work - 1
6 Time, Speed & Distance 1 1
7 S.I. & C.I. 1 1
8 Profit & Loss 2 2
9 Co-ordinate Geometry - -
10 Geometry 5 4
11 Mensuration 2 1
12 Trigonometry 2 3
12 Percentage 1 1
12 Algebra 4 4
13 DI 4 4
Total Questions 25 25


General Awareness For SSC CGL 2018: 

Below we have provided number of questions from the relevant topics in previous year exam of SSC CGL To let you remove your doubts regarding the weightage of particular topics.

General Awareness Section has always been the biggest surprising element for aspirants. The last 2 year exam analysis ascribes major introduction of questions in particular sections. Current Affair Section demanded more number of questions previous year. Similarly, number of questions were added in Physics and Geography Sections as well with the reduction in Sections of Biology and Economics. 
At the same time, General Awareness can't be bounded and it can surprise you each and every year with amorphous distribution in any section. Hence, studying it thoroughly and covering almost every section to a wider extent is creditable in exam preparation.

S.No. Topics No. Of Questions asked in SSC CGL 2016 No. Of Questions asked in SSC CGL 2017
1 History 3 2
2 Polity 3 3
3 Geography 1 3
4 Economics 4 2
5 Static Awareness 3 2
6 Biology 4 1
7 Chemistry 3 3
8 Phyiscs 2 4
9 Computer 1 1
10 Current Affairs 1 4
Total Questions 25 25


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