# SSC CGL Exam Analysis | Comparison With Last Year

## SSC CGL Exam Analysis

Dear aspirants,

As per the analysis of SSC CGL 2018 exam conducted on 4 June 2019 in three shifts, some minute changes are observable in all the 4 sections of SSC CGL Exam. Having insight of these changes is in much favor of candidates who still have to appear for SSC CGL 2018.Â Â The exam analysis will help the aspirants appearing in the upcoming days to get a fair idea of the exam. Stay tuned and watch this space for the exact analysis of the SSC CGL 2018-19 exam.

Previous Year SSC CGL Exam Analysis

General Intelligence For SSC CGL 2018

For your convenience we are providing exact number of questions asked from respective topics in Previous Year SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam and in SSC CGL 2018 Exam.

Changes to notice in Reasoning Section in SSC CGL 2018: No question was asked fromÂ Mathematical Operations, Word Formation and Matrix topics while 1 question from Cube was asked. Exam level was easy to moderate for 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
1 Analogy 3 3 3-4
2 Odd One Out 3 3 2-3
3 Series 2 2 2
4 Statement & Conclusions 1 1 1
5 Directions 1 â€“
6 Sequence (Acc. to Dictionary) 1 1 1(Phenomena based sequence)
7 Word Formation 1 1
8 Coding-Decoding 2 3 3
9 Mathematical Operations 1 1
10 Matrix 1 1
11 Blood Relation (Age calculation) 1 1 1
12 Mirror Image 1 1 1
13 Venn Diagram 1 1 1
14 Paper Folding Image 1 1 1
15 Missing Term 1 1 2
16 Calendar 1 â€“ 1
17 Cube â€“ 1 1
18 Counting Figure 1 1 1
19 Complete Figure 1 1 1
20 Hidden Figure 1 1 1
Total Questions 25 25 25

## English Language For SSC CGL 2018

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

Changes to notice in English Language Section in SSC CGL 2018:Â In English Language Section, exam pattern is similar to that of previous year exams for SSC CGL. However, this time Cloze Test has replaced 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 2018 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
1 Fill in the Blanks 3 2 2
2 Sentence Improvement 5 2 2
3 Error Detection 3 2 2
4 Sentence Rearrangement â€“ 2 2
5 Idioms and Phrases 6 2 2
6 Synonyms 1 2 2
7 Antonyms 1 2 2
8 Active Passive â€“ 1 2
9 Direct Indirect â€“ 1
10 One Word Substitution â€“ 2 2
11 Spelling Correction 1 2 2
12 Passage Reading Comprehension (5) Cloze Test (5) Cloze Test (5)
Total Questions 25 25 25

## Quantitative Aptitude For SSC CGL 2018:

For your convenience we are providing exact number of questions asked from respective topics in Previous Year SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam and SSC CGL 2018 Tier 1 Exam.

Changes to notice in Quantitative Aptitude Section in SSC CGL 2018: No question was asked from Coordinate Geometry. Surprisingly, ‘Time and Work’ questions were a part of some shifts while in other shift, 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 good 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
1 Ratio 1 1 2
2 Average 1 1 2
3 Number System 1 1 2
4 Simplification â€“ â€“ 1
5 Time & Work â€“ 1
6 Time, Speed & Distance 1 1 1
7 S.I. & C.I. 1 1 1
8 Profit & Loss 2 2 1
9 Co-ordinate Geometry â€“ â€“
10 Geometry 5 4 2
11 Mensuration 2 1 3
12 Trigonometry 2 3 4
12 Percentage 1 1 1
12 Algebra 4 4 1
13 DI 4 4 4
Total Questions 25 25 25

General Awareness For SSC CGL 2018

Below we have provided number of questions from the relevant topics in previous year exam of SSC CGL and SSC CGL 2018 Exam To let you remove your doubts regarding the weight ageÂ of particular topics.

Changes to notice in General Awareness Section in SSC CGL 2018: The foremost thing to catch is that Current Affairs Questions are sharing a big part in GA. Last 6 months current affairs will help you to sail your boat. Questions are not as easy as expectation from SSC. Reading questions carefully will help you to remove doubts to some extent as they are being asked in 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
1 History 3 2 3
2 Polity 3 3 2
3 Geography 1 3 2
4 Economics 4 2 1
5 Static Awareness 3 2 2
6 Biology 4 1 3
7 Chemistry 3 3 4
8 Phyiscs 2 4 1
9 Computer 1 1
10 Current Affairs 1 4 5-6
Total Questions 25 25 25