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# SSC CGL 2018-19 Tier 1 Exam Analysis : 10th June 1st Shift

Dear Aspirants,

SSC CGL 2018-19 Tier 1, has already commenced from 4th June with lakhs of aspirants appearing for the exam in various shifts to get the job of their dreams. We hope that the candidates who appeared for the exam have performed as per their knowledge. The exam analysis holds great importance for aspirants in the upcoming shifts as it gives a rough idea of the questions asked. This post will provide you all the  information regarding the detailed topic wise exam analysis of SSC CGL Tier 1.  The exam can be said to be of moderate level.

## 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 21-23
2 General Awareness 25 15-17
3 Quantitative Aptitude 25 15-17
4 English Comprehension 25 20-21
Total 100 71-77

Note:

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

## SSC CGL Exam Analysis: General Intelligence & Reasoning (Easy)

The General Intelligence and Reasoning section is said to be the easiest and most scoring section of SSC CGL tier 1. However, questions asked in today’s 1st Shift were easy level.

The topic wise distribution of questions is given in the below table:

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

## SSC CGL Exam Analysis: English Language (Easy)

The English Language section can be a tough call for aspirants who are weak in this subject. But In today’s SSC CGL 2018 1st Shift Exam, English language section was easy- moderate. No tough Vocabulary bothered the candidates.

You can refer the below table to check the level of this section with the topic wise distribution of questions:

S.No. Topics No. Of Questions asked Level Of Exam
1 Fill in the Blanks 2 Easy
2 Sentence Improvement 2 Easy-Moderate
3 Error Detection 2 Easy-Moderate
4 Sentence Rearrangement 2 Easy-Moderate
5 Idioms and Phrases 2 Easy
6 Synonyms 2 Easy
7 Antonyms 2 Easy
8 Active Passive 2 Easy-Moderate
9 One word substitution 2 Easy-Moderate
10 Word Correction in sentence (bold word)
11 Spelling Correction 2 Easy
12 Cloze test 5 Easy-Moderate
Total Questions 25 Easy

## SSC CGL Exam Analysis: Quantitative Aptitude (Moderate)

Quantitative Aptitude can be a challenging section in SSC CGL Tier 1. The advance maths covers most of the questions and arithmetic maths is generally considered easy by many aspirants. Maths was calculative.

If x+y+z=0, then x^2+y^2+z^2-xy=?
x+y = 34, xy= 140 , then x-y=?

Check the below table which depicts topic wise analysis of quantitative aptitude section:

S.No. Topics No. Of Questions asked Level of Exam
1 Ratio 2 Easy-Moderate
2 Average 1 Easy-Moderate
3 Number System 2 Easy
4 Simplification 1 Easy-Moderate
5 Time & Work 1 Moderate
6 Time, Speed & Distance 1 Easy-Moderate
7 S.I. & C.I. 1 Easy-Moderate
8 Profit & Loss 1 Easy
9 Co-ordinate Geometry
10 Geometry 2 Easy-Moderate
11 Mensuration 3 Easy-Moderate
12 Trigonometry 4 Easy
12 Percentage 1 Easy-Moderate
12 Algebra 1 Easy
13 DI (Tabular) 4 Easy-Moderate
Total Questions 25 Moderate

## SSC CGL Exam Analysis: General Awareness (Easy-Moderate)

General Awareness covers a vast range of topics that can be asked in the exam. It usually comes up with surprises in SSC CGL tier-1. 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 of direct approach from History, General Science and other parts.

• One question on House of Parliament.
• Which Mughal Emperor named “Noorjaha”?
• 2 questions from periodic table.
• Which King died in Agra 1606?
• One question from Book.
• Which Mughal Emperor had the largest empire (area wise) ?
• What is the duration of Special Olympic Game?
• Who is the First Indian Flight Engineer Lady?
• Which News reporter was killed in 2017 in Karnataka? Gauri Lankesh
• Who is the CM of Chattisgarh?
• Who wrote Akbarnama?
• Who was the First Women Wrestler?
• Theory of Relativity was invented in which year?

Refer to the below table to check which topic was asked the most.

S.No. Topics No. Of Questions asked Level Of Exam
1 History 3-4 Easy-Moderate
2 Polity 2 Easy
3 Geography 2 Easy-Moderate
4 Economics 1-2 Easy-Moderate
5 Static Awareness 2 Easy-Moderate
6 Biology 3 Easy
7 Chemistry 4 Easy-Moderate
8 Physics 2 Easy-Moderate
9 Computer
10 Current Affairs (From 2014 & 2015) 5-6 Easy
Total Questions 25 Easy-Moderate