SSC CGL Exam Analysis 2020 Tier 1 : Check Shift 2 Detailed Exam Analysis, 6th March

SSC CGL Exam Analysis Shift 2: The SSC CGL Tier 1 exam conducted by the Staff Selection Commission on 6th March in 2nd Shift is over now. SSC CGL exam analysis is a crucial aspect that aspirants look for after the exam. Many candidates are looking for the SSC CGL exam analysis for shift 2 as it gives an idea of the questions asked in the second shift of the exam. Check out the subject wise detailed SSC CGL paper analysis for the exam conducted today in 2nd Shift.

SSC CGL Exam Analysis 2020 Tier 1: Good Attempts on 3rd March, Shift 2

The overall level of SSC CGL Tier 1 exam held in the second shift was easy-moderate. A total of 100 questions were attempted by the students in 60 minutes. The good attempts for shift 1 are mentioned below:

Section Subject No of Questions Good Attempts
1 General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 17-20
2 General Awareness 25 14-17
3 Quantitative Aptitude 25 21-24
4 English Language 25 21-24
Total 100 70-82

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

The reasoning section testing the thinking abilities of the candidate comprises a total of 25 questions for 50 marks. The level of reasoning section in the second shift was easy. The subject-wise distribution of questions asked along with the level has been provided below.

S.No. Topics No. Of Questions asked Level Of Exam
1 Analogy 2-3 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)
7 Word Formation
8 Coding-Decoding 2-3 Easy
9 Mathematical Operations
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 3-4 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 in the second shift 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.

  • Idiom-> See eye to eye, Pull a fast one
  • Antonym-> Haste
  • Synonym-> Subtle, Disheartened, Fickle
  • Close test based on Taj Mahal marble
  • Narration- Manoj said to Rita “don’t play outside”
  • Spelling correction -> omission
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 1 Easy
9 One word substitution 2 Easy
10 Direct-Indirect 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

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.

  • X+1/x =2 , find x3+1/x3
  • find the value of (sin 30.sin 60)/(cos60.cos30) – tan45
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 Exam Analysis 2020 Tier 1: 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:

  • Which article is related to Amendment in the constitution
  • Battle of Chausa is fought between?
  • Archana Kamath is related to which game
  • Who is the CEO of Flipkart?
  • When was NABARD established?
  • C K Naidu award is related to which field?
  • Which state share boundary with Bhutan
  • one question related to the British crown
  • one question related to river
  • one question related to Ozone layer
  • one question related to Chouth tax
  • Mou for all India radio with which country

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

SSC CGL Tier -1: Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. What is the schedule of SSC CGL tier 1 2019-20?
SSC CGL tier 1 2019 will be conducted from 3rd March 2020 – 9th March 2020.

Q2. How many shifts are there for SSC CGL tier 1 2019-20?
There are 3 shifts in SSC CGL tier 1 2019-20.

Q3. How many questions are there in the exam?
25 questions will be asked from each section. Namely: English, General Awareness, Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude.

Q4. Is there any negative marking in the exam?
Yes! there is a provision of negative marking. 0.50 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Q5. How much time will be given to attempt the paper?
Candidates will be given 60 minutes for the exam.

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