SSC CGL Exam Analysis 2018-19 Tier I: All Shifts

SSC CGL Exam Analysis & Review
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SSC CGL 2018-19 exam is all set to be conducted from 4th June 2019 and SSCADDA is all set to be the first one to provide you the detailed exam analysis including the questions asked in the exam. The exam analysis will help the aspirants appearing in the upcoming days to get a fair idea of the exam. Stay tuned and watch this space for the exact analysis of the SSC CGL 2018-19 exam.

SSC CGL Exam Date- 4th-13th June 2019

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4th June 10:00-11:00 am
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6th June 10:00-11:00 am
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Day 1 [4th June] Easy-Moderate
General Intelligence & Reasoning This section was easy as usual, but 2-3 questions were quite time consuming.
General Awareness GA questions were of moderate level. It usually comes up with surprises in SSC CGL tier-1. Current affairs have been a favorite topic since previous years and in 4th June exam too.
Quantitative Aptitude This section was of moderate level. Most of the questions were lengthy. This Section gave a tough time to the candidates with its 5-6 time-consuming questions.
English Comprehension This section was easy-moderate. No tough Vocabulary bothered the candidates.
Day 2 [6th June] Easy-Moderate
General Intelligence & Reasoning The questions asked were of easy level and 2-3 questions were little tricky.
General Awareness GA questions were of moderate level. Straight forward Questions were not asked. 5-6 questions were asked from Current affairs section.
Quantitative Aptitude The quantitative aptitude section was of moderate level. Quantitative Aptitude Section gave a tough fight to the candidates.
English Comprehension This section was easy-moderate, and if one has good command over the subject, he/she can score well in this section.
Day 3 [7th June] Easy-Moderate
General Intelligence & Reasoning Most of the questions were doable.
General Awareness The level of questions was moderate. Questions are covered from the same topics as asked in previous shifts.
Quantitative Aptitude Maths was too lengthy. The number of attempts decreased as compare to previous years.
English Comprehension This section was easy-moderate.
Day 4 [10th June] Easy-Moderate
General Intelligence & Reasoning Most of the questions were doable. But 1-2 questions were little tricky.
General Awareness The level of questions was moderate. Questions are covered from the same topics as asked in previous shifts.
Quantitative Aptitude In 3rd shift maths was little bit easy as compared with previous shifts. The number of attempts decreased as compare to previous years.
English Comprehension This section was easy. Idioms & phrases were asked from previous shifts.

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 22-23
2 General Awareness 25 15-17
3 Quantitative Aptitude 25 16-18
4 English Comprehension 25 21-22
Total 100 74-80

Important Takeaways from the SSC CGL 2018-19 Tier 1 Analysis:

  • The Level of exam was Moderate level as per the aspirants appeared for today’s exam.
  • Quantitative Aptitude was calculative and time-consuming.
  • English and Reasoning section was comparatively easy.
  • General Awareness was tougher than expectations and a bit tricky.
  • Current affairs questions prior to 2019 were asked.
  • Accuracy and time management can be the deciding factors for the exam.
  • Overall good attempts can be said to be between 74 to 80 questions.
  • The questions are not bilingual. Candidates will be required to change the language to view the questions in hindi.

SSC CGL Exam Analysis: General Intelligence & Reasoning

The Reasoning section is said to be the easiest and most scoring section of SSC CGL tier 1. But questions asked in today’s 1st Shift were easy level. 3-4 Questions were a bit time-consuming. Most of the questions were doable.

SSC CGL Exam Analysis: English Language

English language section was easy-moderate. No tough Vocabulary bothered the candidates.

SSC CGL Exam Analysis: Quantitative Aptitude

Quantitative Aptitude can be a challenging section in SSC CGL Tier 1. The quantitative aptitude section was of moderate level. The advance maths covers most of the questions. Quantitative Aptitude Section gave a tough time to the candidates with its 5-6 time-consuming questions. 16-18 attempts with accuracy can save your boat in this section.

SSC CGL Exam Analysis: General Awareness

General Awareness covers a vast range of topics that can be asked in the exam. GA questions were of moderate level. It usually comes up with surprises in SSC CGL tier1. Current affairs have been a favorite topic since previous years and in today’s exam too, there was a fair share of CA questions. Questions were a bit tricky from History, General Science and other parts.

SSC CGL Tier-I (Objective type)

This is CBE (computer based examination). There are 4 sections in the Tier 1 exam of SSC CGL 2018, with 100 questions which account for a total of 200 marks. The subject-wise details are given below:

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

Note:

  • There is a negative marking of 0.5 marks in all sections.
  • The duration of exam is 80 minutes for candidates who are visually handicapped

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