SSC CGL Tier-I 2017 Exam Analysis : 17th August Shift-1

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-Difficult17-19
Quantitative AptitudeModerate18-21
General IntelligenceEasy21-23
General AwarenessModerate15-20
OverallModerate75-79

General Intelligence

In SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam 2017 the questions of General Intelligence(Reasoning) were quite easy. But some questions were difficult which were asked from figure counting and coding-decoding. 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-Decoding1Difficult
Syllogism1Moderate
Matrix1Easy
Blood Relation & Ranking1Easy
Non-Verbal (Image)5Easy
Odd one out3Easy-Moderate
Cube1Easy-Moderate
Analogy2Moderate
Series4-5Moderate
Miscellaneous6Easy-Moderate
Total25Easy

 

English Language

English Language section again surprised candidates with 5 questions from RC (Reading Comprehension) instead of Cloze Test. 1 question aksed from Active/Passive Voice and 1 question from narration. Para Jumble was a new introduction in this year’s exam and it is time consuming. Questions from Antonyms & Synonyms were quite difficult.

Idiom: To make up ones mind

Synonym:

  • Travesty
  • Yearn

Antonym: Diffident

Spelling Check: Perverted

Topic of RC (Reading Comprehension): Probiotic diet

TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
Active/Passive Voice1Moderate
Narration1Moderate
Sentence Improvement2Easy
Error Detection3Moderate
Idioms/Phrases2Difficult
Parajumbles2Easy-Moderate
Antonym/ Synonym3-4Difficult
One word substitution3Difficult
Spelling check2Easy
RC (Reading Comprehension)5Easy-Moderate
Total25Moderate-Difficult

Quantitative Aptitude

Quant in CGL 2017 exam was of moderate level. In this shift, Questions were asked from Co-ordinate geometry. Quant questions were very calculative. 5 Questions from DI were asked. There were 5 questions of SI & CI and Profit and Loss. Geometry questions are not that easy.Questions from Trigonometry & algebra were of moderate level.

There were 1 DI in the Exam:- 

Some questions from exam:

  • If a+b=4, ab=3 , then a³ + b³?
  • One question asked from intercept form.
  • In a triangl ABC ryt angle at B, perpendicular drawn on AC at point D, AD=16, CD=9, then find BD?
  • In the class of 50 student, 27 was boys and their average weight is 72, avrg weight of the class is 55.44. Find the average weight of girls [Options=30,36,44,48]
TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
S.I, CI, Profit/Loss3-4Easy-Moderate
Mensuration3-4Easy-Moderate
Trigonometry3Easy-Moderate
Algebra4Moderate-Difficult
Time and Work1-2Moderate
Co-ordinate Geometry / Geometry5-6Moderate
Speed and Distance1Easy-Moderate
Average & Percentage1Moderate
DI5Easy-Moderate
Total25Moderate

General Awareness

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

Some questions from exams are:-

  • Sound is generated from which of the following?
  • Runners up in previous Kabaddi world cup?
  • High court judges retirement age 62 yrs made in which amendment?
  • Didda empresses ruled during which period?
  • Convert 1001001 binary into decimal.
  • Who discovered sodium?
  • Jama masjid build in which century? 
  • Xylem first produces in which part?


TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
History4-5Moderate
Geography3Easy-Moderate
Polity4-5Easy
Economics2Moderate
Science7-8Easy-Moderate
Current Affairs3-4Moderate
Total25Moderate

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