SSC CGL Tier-I 2017 Exam Analysis : 18th 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 AwarenessModerate-Difficult15-20
OverallModerate73-77

General Intelligence

In SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam 2017 the questions of General Intelligence(Reasoning) were quite easy. 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-Decoding1-2Difficult
Calendar (birthday date)1Easy-Moderate
Missing Term3-4Moderate
Matrix1Easy
Direction1Easy
Non-Verbal (Image)3-4Easy
Odd one out2Easy-Moderate
cube1Easy-Moderate
Analogy2Moderate
Series4Moderate
Miscellaneous6Easy-Moderate
Total25Easy

 

English Language

English Language section again surprised candidates with 5 questions from Cloze Test instead of RC. 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.

One word Substitution:
The use of irony to mock or convey contempt

Idioms:

  • Coming up a cloud
  • If a body float on the water surface-cadaver

Synonym:

  • Obliterate
  • Litter

Antonym:

  • Guzzle

Spelling Check: consensus

Topic of Cloze Test: Bird Lovers(Comaprision eastern & western region)

TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
Active/Passive Voice1Moderate
Narration1Moderate
Sentence Improvement (Fillers)2Easy
Error Detection3Moderate
Idioms/Phrases2Difficult
Parajumbles2Easy-Moderate
Antonym/ Synonym4Difficult
One word substitution2Difficult
Spelling check2Easy
Cloze Test5Easy-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 Tabular 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:- Tabular

Some questions from exam:

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:-

  • When someone directly approach supreme court instead of High court then which jurisdiction applied?
  • What is the another name of platelets?
  • Who got 62 Filmfare award 2017?
  • Match the following : (Book & Author Name)
  • In 1912 Mangol  invade  on which region?
  • Painting become famous during the period of which Mughal Emperor?
  • One question from Economy[Input & Output related].
  • Central Plant Economy in which country?
  • When any metal reacts with NaOH, then what is the product?
  • What is known as the time taken by Pendulum to cover one round?
  • If nutrients increase in water then which algae formed?
TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
History4-5Moderate
Geography3Easy-Moderate
Polity4-5Easy
Economics2Moderate
Science7-8Easy-Moderate
Current Affairs3-4Moderate
Total25Moderate-difficult

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