SSC CGL 2018-19 Tier 1 Exam Analysis : 13th June 2nd Shift

Dear Aspirants,

The most awaited exam of the year, SSC CGL 2018-19 Tier 1, has kickstarted from 4th June with lakhs of aspirants appearing for the exam in various shifts. The exam process will continue over a period of 9-10 days and needless to say, sscadda will keep an eye on this exam from the very first day itself. Through this post, we are providing the detailed topic wise analysis of SSC CGL Tier 1 that will help the candidates appearing for the exam in the upcoming days. The exam is of easy-moderate level. 

SSC CGL 2018-19 Tier 1 13th June [2nd Shift] 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 14-16
3 Quantitative Aptitude 25 16-18
4 English Comprehension 25 20-21
Total 100 72-78


SSC CGL Tier-1 (13th June 2nd Shift ) Exam Analysis 2018-19 | Asked Questions | 3:00 PM

Subject Wise Analysis of SSC CGL Tier 1 

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 2nd Shift were easy to moderate level. 3-4 Questions were a bit time consuming.

  • Blood : Heart :: Kidney : ?

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 Easy
3 Series 3 Easy-Moderate
4 Statement & Conclusions
5 Syllogism 1 Easy
6 Sequence 2 Easy
7 Word Formation
8 Coding-Decoding 2 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 1 Easy
16 Hidden Figure 1 Easy
17 Cube 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.

Antonym- public
One word substitution-
Spelling correction-mention,Scissor
Idioms & phrases- 
Black & white, under the nose

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 1 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 the sentence (bold word) 2 Moderate
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. This section was lengthy. Quantitative Aptitude Section gave a tough time to the candidates with its 5-6 time consuming questions. 

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

  • √x+1/√x = 6, then find the Value of X^2+1/x^2= ?
S.No. Topics No. Of Questions asked Level of Exam
1 Ratio 1 Easy-Moderate
2 Average 1 Easy-Moderate
3 Number System 2 Easy
4 Simplification 1 Easy-Moderate
5 Time & Work 1 Easy
6 Time, Speed & Distance 1 Easy-Moderate
7 S.I. & C.I. 1 Easy-Moderate
8 Profit & Loss 2 Easy
9 Co-ordinate Geometry
10 Geometry 3-4 Easy-Moderate
11 Mensuration 1 Easy-Moderate
12 Trigonometry 2 Easy
13 Percentage
14 Algebra 2 Easy
15 DI (Tabular) 4 Easy-Moderate
Total Questions 25 Moderate


SSC CGL Exam Analysis: General Awareness [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 tier1. Questions were asked from Bangladesh, Chile

Questions from today’s questions:

  • What is the National Sport of Bangladesh?
  • Russia’s 1st President to visit India?
  • Highest Peak of Srilanka.
  • Longest serving CM of India.
  • Longest serving Governor of India.
  • Chepu is the cultural name of which country?
  • One question on Buddha & his Dharma.
  • Loksabha’s session occurs in an year.
  • Saragadhi Battle was held in which year?
  • Byoh tribe related to which state?
  • One question on eye disease
  • Which part in brain is responsible for maintaining Porture & balance?
  • Who was the last ruler of Awadh?
  • Bleeding is related to which sport.
  • One question on scheme which was launched by telecom department.
  • Study of insects

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 2-3 Easy-Moderate
2 Polity 2 Easy
3 Geography 3-4 Easy-Moderate
4 Economics 2 Easy
5 Static Awareness 1 Easy-Moderate
6 Biology 2-3 Easy
7 Chemistry 3-4 Easy-Moderate
8 Physics 2 Easy-Moderate
9 Computer
10 Current Affairs 6-7 Easy
Total Questions 25 Easy-Moderate



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