SSC CGL Tier-I 2017 Exam Analysis : 10th August Shift-2

The important dates for SSC CGL 2017 are:

  • SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam: 5th Aug to 24th Aug 2017 
  • SSC CGL Tier-2 Exam: 10th-11th November 2017
  • SSC CGL Tier-3 Exam: 21st January 2018
  • Skill Test/Computer Skill Test: February 2018
SectionLevelGood Attempts
English LanguageModerate-Difficult18-19
Quantitative AptitudeModerate16-21
General IntelligenceEasy22-23
General AwarenessEasy-Moderate16-20
OverallModerate77-81

General Intelligence

In SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam 2017 the questions of General Intelligence(Reasoning) were quite easy as usual. But some questions from series were difficult to solve. Students can have a fair idea of what SSC had been upto in terms of these questions. As per the inputs shared by students, this was the easiest among all the other sections.

TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
Coding-Decoding2-3Difficult
Syllogism1Easy
Matrix1Easy
Blood Relation & Ranking1Easy
Non-Verbal (Image)3-4Easy
Odd one out2-3Easy-Moderate
Direction Sense Test1Easy-Moderate
Analogy2Moderate
Series lengthy5Easy-Moderate
Miscellaneous9Easy-Moderate
Total25Easy

 

English Language

English Language section again surprised candidates with Para Jumble was a new introduction in this year’s exam and it is time consuming. 1 question from Active/Passive Voice and 1 question from narration. There was no reading comprehension and this was a major shocker for students. This year in this shift there was a cloze test (cloze tests were not seen in CGL Tier I exams in last 2-3 years). Questions from Antonyms & Synonyms were quite difficult.

Idioms: Chicken hurted
Loquacious
One word substitution : Extempore
Topic of Cloze Test: Science & Religious Based

TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
Active/Passive Voice2Moderate
Narration1Moderate
Sentence Improvement3Easy
Error Detection3Moderate
Idioms/Phrases2Difficult
Parajumbles2Easy-Moderate
Antonym/ Synonym4Difficult
One word substitution2Difficult
Spelling check2Easy
Cloze test5Moderate
Total25Moderate-Difficult

Quantitative Aptitude

Quant in CGL 2017 exam was of moderate level. 5 Questions from tabular DI were asked and were very calculative. There were 4-5 questions of SI & CI and Profit and Loss. There were 2-3 from trigonometry which are not of basic level. Questions from algebra were quite easy. Geometry questions are not that easy.

There were 1 DI in the Exam:-Tabular
(Note: DI was not visible completely so student coundn’t attempt it at  one of the SSC centre)

TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
S.I, CI, Profit/Loss5Easy-Moderate
Mensuration2Easy-Moderate
Trigonometry2-3Easy-Moderate
Algebra3Moderate-Difficult
Time and Work2Moderate
Geometry2-3Moderate
Speed and Distance2Easy-Moderate
Average & Percentage2Moderate
DI5Easy-Moderate
Total25Moderate

General Awareness

In SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam 2017, General Awareness questions were asked from all aspects of GA. Maximum questions were from History (4-5), Polity (4-5) and Science (7-8 questions). The level was easy-moderate.

Some Questions are:

  • Who won US open men’s Final?
  • Recently who got noble prize for peace?
  • With which country India will open crude oil?
TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
History4-5Moderate
Geography3Easy-Moderate
Polity4-5Easy
Economics2Moderate
Science7-8Easy-Moderate
Current Affairs3-4Moderate
Total25Easy-Moderate

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