SSC CGL Tier-I 2017 Exam Analysis : 19th 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-Difficult16-19
Quantitative AptitudeModerate18-21
General IntelligenceEasy-Moderate19-21
General AwarenessModerate-Difficult13-17
OverallModerate71-76

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.
Questions from series & missing term were quite difficult. No question asked from counting of figure in this shift.

TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
Coding-Decoding2-3Difficult
Calendar (birthday date)1Easy-Moderate
Missing Term2-3Moderate
Matrix1Easy
Direction2Easy
Non-Verbal (Image)4Easy
Odd one out2-3Easy-Moderate
cube (open dice)1Easy-Moderate
Analogy2Moderate
Series2Moderate
Miscellaneous5Easy-Moderate
Total25Easy-Moderate

 

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.

Idioms:

  • At your finger tips

Antonym:

  • Epidemic
  • Rampart

Topic of Cloze Test: Bird species

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 Bar Graph 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:- Bar graph(Two companies & their revenue)

TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
CI, Profit/Loss4-5Easy-Moderate
Mensuration2Easy-Moderate
Trigonometry2-3Easy-Moderate
Algebra2-3Moderate-Difficult
Time and Work3Moderate
Coordinate 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).

Some questions from exams are:-

  • Where was Rugby 2015 held?
  • Who got noble prize 2016 for chemistry?
  • match the following: (book & Author’s Name)
  • One questions related to fundamental rights.
  • When did AIADMK established?
TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
History4-5Moderate
Geography3Easy-Moderate
Polity4-5Easy
Economics2-3Moderate
Science7-8Easy-Moderate
Current Affairs4-5Moderate
Total25Moderate-difficult

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