SSC CGL Exam Analysis 2020 Tier 1: Check Shift 3 Detailed Exam Analysis; 3rd March

SSC CGL Exam Analysis Shift 3: The SSC CGL Tier 1 exam conducted on 3rd March in shift 3 is over now. The exam was conducted from 4 PM to 5 PM. If you are appearing for the upcoming shifts, then the SSC CGL exam analysis 2020 provided here will definitely help you to sail through the examination. Check out the exact review of the exam, questions asked in the exam along with the topic-wise distribution of questions, exam level, and good attempts.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Analysis 2020: Good Attempts 

As per the review obtained from students, the level of SSC CGL Tier 1, third shift exam was easy-moderate. A total of 100 questions were attempted by the students in 60 minutes. The good attempts for shift 3 lie in the range of 79-85.

Section Subject No of Questions Good Attempts
1 General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 22-23
2 General Awareness 25 17-19
3 Quantitative Aptitude 25 18-20
4 English Language 25 22-23
Total 100 79-85

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SSC CGL Exam Analysis 2020 Tier 1: General Intelligence and Reasoning

The reasoning section tests the thinking abilities of the candidates and comprises a total of 25 questions for 50 marks. The level of reasoning section was easy. The subject-wise distribution of questions asked along with the level has been provided below.

  • If DEPEND coded as EPHTJJ, the find the code of HUNGER?
  • If the sum of ages of Ramesh & Suresh on 1st January 2015. And if Suresh is 3 years older than Ramesh, then what is the age of Suresh in 2010?
  • Series -> difference of prime numbers
  • If A*B->  A is Father of B, A/B -> A mother of B, A-B -> A is a sister of B, A+B-> A is Son of B. H*L-Q+R-Y, So how L is related to Y?
S.No. Topics No. Of Questions asked Level Of Exam
1 Analogy 3-4 Easy
2 Odd One Out 2-3 Easy
3 Series 2 Easy-Moderate
4 Statement & Conclusions 1 Easy
5 Directions
6 Sequence (Acc. to Dictionary)
7 Word Formation
8 Coding-Decoding 3 Easy
9 Mathematical Operations 1 Easy
10 Matrix
11 Blood Relation 1 Moderate
12 Mirror Image 1 Easy
13 Venn Diagram 1 Easy
14 Paper Folding Image 1 Easy
15 Missing Term 2 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


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SSC CGL Exam Analysis 2020 Tier 1: English Language

The English Language section was easy. as per the review of students. You can check the English Language paper analysis with the topic-wise distribution of questions and levels given below.

Synonym-> Implode
Antonym-> Vigilant
Idioms & Phrases-> blow one’s own trumpet
Topic of cloze test-> will be updated

S.No. Topics No. Of Questions asked Level Of Exam
1 Fill in the Blanks 1 Easy
2 Sentence Improvement 2 Easy-Moderate
3 Error Detection 2 Easy
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
9 One word substitution 2 Easy
10 Narration 1 Moderate
11 Spelling Correction 2 Easy
12 Cloze test 5 Easy-Moderate
Total Questions 25 Easy


SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Analysis 2020: Quantitative Aptitude

The quantitative Aptitude section is generally lengthy comprising questions from arithmetic and advance maths. The level of this section in the exam was easy-moderate. The topic-wise distribution of questions has been provided below.

  • Average of 5 consecutive even numbers is m. If the next 5 consecutive even numbers is added. Then find its average?
  • Find the value of tan60+cosec60=?
  • In a triangle ABC, AB=AC, Angle A=40. Then find the value of B?
  • In a race A runs at 100m/min, B runs at 120m/min. B looses to A by 10 min, then find the total distance?
  • A can complete a work in 20 days, B can do it in 25 days. They both work for 5 days, then B left. In how will days A will complete the remaining work?
  • Each question has separate DI.
S.No. Topics No. Of Questions asked Level of Exam
1 Ratio 1-2 Moderate
2 Average 1-2 Easy-moderate
3 Number System 1-2 Easy-moderate
4 Simplification 1 Easy-moderate
5 Time & Work 2 moderate
6 Time, Speed & Distance 2 Easy-moderate
7 S.I. & C.I. 1 moderate
8 Profit & Loss 1 Easy-moderate
9 Co-ordinate Geometry no questions
10 Geometry 2 moderate
11 Mensuration 1 Easy-moderate
12 Trigonometry 2-3 moderate
12 Percentage 1 Easy-moderate
12 Algebra 2-3 Easy-moderate
13 DI (Tabular) 4-5 moderate
Total Questions 25 Easy-Moderate 


SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Analysis 2020: General Awareness

General awareness section generally gives a tough time to aspirants. Questions from Current affairs are mainly asked in the exam covering the majority of the portion. Check out the distribution and level of questions asked in this particular section:

  • Who was the most recognised ruler of Magadh Empire?
  • Who became the PM of Bhutan in November 2019?
  • Gupta Dynasty implied which tax on harvest?
  • Which of the following helps in maintaining equal pressure on our ear?
  • One question on the capitalistic economy.
  • Which Indian is conferred with First International Shooting Federation Blue Cross Award?

SSC is conducting the Tier 1 combined graduate level examination from 3rd March to 9th March for recruiting in Group B & C posts under the Central Government. We hope that this Exam analysis for SSC CGL Tier 1 helped you in providing detailed information about the questions asked in the first shift today. Candidates appearing for the exam in upcoming shifts must go through the Paper analysis in detail.

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