SSC CGL Exam Analysis | Comparison With Last Year

SSC CGL Exam Analysis

SSC CGL is considered to be one of the biggest examinations to be conducted for graduate students in India. SSC conducts SSC CGL every year to recruit staff for various posts in the various Ministries and Departments of the Government of India and in its Subordinate Offices. As a job in SSC CGL offers a lucrative pay scale, job security with decent career growth prospects it is one of the most sought-after graduate exams. The SSC CGL 2021 exam is going to be held from 29th May to 7th  June 2021. The exam analysis will help the aspirants appearing in the upcoming days to get a fair idea of the exam.

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General Intelligence For SSC CGL 

For your convenience, we are providing an exact number of questions asked from respective topics in Previous Year SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam and in the SSC CGL 2020 Exam.

Changes to notice in Reasoning Section in SSC CGL 2019-20: No question was asked from Mathematical Operations, Word Formation, and Matrix topics while 1 question from Cube was asked. The exam level was easy to moderate for the Reasoning Section.

S.No. Topics No. Of Questions asked in SSC CGL 2016 No. Of Questions asked in SSC CGL 2017 No. Of Questions asked in SSC CGL 2018-19 No. Of Questions asked in SSC CGL 2019-20
1 Analogy 3 3 3-4 3
2 Odd One Out 3 3 2-3 2
3 Series 2 2 2 1
4 Statement & Conclusions 1 1 1 1
5 Directions 1
6 Sequence (Acc. to Dictionary) 1 1 1(Phenomena based sequence) 1
7 Word Formation 1 1
8 Coding-Decoding 2 3 3 4
9 Mathematical Operations 1 1 3
10 Matrix 1 1
11 Blood Relation (Age calculation) 1 1 1 1
12 Mirror Image 1 1 1 1
13 Venn Diagram 1 1 1 1
14 Paper Folding Image 1 1 1 1
15 Missing Term 1 1 2 2
16 Calendar 1 1
17 Cube 1 1 1
18 Counting Figure 1 1 1 1
19 Complete Figure 1 1 1 1
20 Hidden Figure 1 1 1 1
Total Questions 25 25 25 25

 

English Language For SSC CGL 

Go through the below table accurately summing up the number of questions from the central topics in the previous year’s SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam and SSC CGL 2018 Exam.

Changes to notice in English Language Section in SSC CGL 2018: In the English Language Section, the exam pattern is similar to that of the previous year exams for SSC CGL. However, this time Cloze Test has replaced the Reading Comprehension topic. Exam level is easy for English Language Section. No hard Vocabulary or grammar section is bothering the candidates. Simple Vocabulary is prevalent in SSC CGL 2019 so far.

S.No. Topics No. Of Questions asked in SSC CGL 2016 No. Of Questions asked in SSC CGL 2017 No. Of Questions asked in SSC CGL 2018-19 No. Of Questions asked in SSC CGL 2019-20
1 Fill in the Blanks 3 2 2 2
2 Sentence Improvement 5 2 2 2
3 Error Detection 3 2 2 2
4 Sentence Rearrangement 2 2 2
5 Idioms and Phrases 6 2 2 2
6 Synonyms 1 2 2 2
7 Antonyms 1 2 2 2
8 Active Passive 1 2 1
9 Direct Indirect/ Narration 1 1
10 One Word Substitution 2 2 2
11 Spelling Correction 1 2 2 2
12 Passage Reading Comprehension (5) Cloze Test (5) Cloze Test (5) Comprehension (5)
Total Questions 25 25 25 25

 

Quantitative Aptitude For SSC CGL

For your convenience, we are providing an exact number of questions asked from respective topics in the Previous Year SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam and SSC CGL 2020 Tier 1 Exam.

Changes to notice in Quantitative Aptitude Section in SSC CGL 2019-20: No question was asked from Coordinate Geometry. Surprisingly, ‘Time and Work’ questions were a part of some shifts while in other shifts, no ‘Time and Work’ topic-based question was included.

Question level is moderate to difficult as many questions asked in Quantitative Aptitude are a work of circumlocution. Time-taking calculation work might bother candidates to the extreme. Do work on your basics and calculation ability to perform well in this section.

S.No. Topics No. Of Questions asked in SSC CGL 2016 No. Of Questions asked in SSC CGL 2017 No. Of Questions asked in SSC CGL 2018-19 No. Of Questions asked in SSC CGL 2019-20
1 Ratio 1 1 2 1
2 Average 1 1 2
3 Number System 1 1 2 2
4 Simplification 1 1
5 Time & Work 1 1
6 Time, Speed & Distance 1 1 1 1
7 S.I. & C.I. 1 1 1 1
8 Profit & Loss 2 2 1 2
9 Coordinate Geometry
10 Geometry 5 4 2 2
11 Mensuration 2 1 3 3
12 Trigonometry 2 3 4 3
12 Percentage 1 1 1 1
12 Algebra 4 4 1 3
13 DI 4 4 4 4
Total Questions 25 25 25 25

 

General Awareness For SSC CGL 

Below we have provided a number of questions from the relevant topics in the previous year’s exam of SSC CGL and SSC CGL 2020 Exam To let you remove your doubts regarding the weightage of particular topics.

Changes to notice in General Awareness Section in SSC CGL 2019-20: The foremost thing to catch is that Current Affairs Questions are sharing a big part in GA. The last 6 months’ current affairs will help you to sail your boat. Questions are not as easy as expected from SSC. Reading questions carefully will help you to remove doubts to some extent as they are being asked in a tortuous manner.

S.No. Topics No. Of Questions asked in SSC CGL 2016 No. Of Questions asked in SSC CGL 2017 No. Of Questions asked in SSC CGL 2018-19 No. Of Questions asked in SSC CGL 2019-20
1 History 3 2 3 4
2 Polity 3 3 2
3 Geography 1 3 2 1
4 Economics 4 2 1
5 Static Awareness 3 2 2 5
6 Biology 4 1 3 3
7 Chemistry 3 3 4 1
8 Physics 2 4 1 1
9 Computer 1 1
10 Current Affairs 1 4 5-6 10
Total Questions 25 25 25 25

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