SSC CGL Tier-I 2017 Exam Analysis : 20th 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-Difficult15-19
Quantitative AptitudeModerate18-21
General IntelligenceEasy -Moderate20-21
General AwarenessEasy- Moderate14-17
OverallModerate75-77

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

TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
Coding-Decoding2-3Moderate
Calendar (birthday date)1Easy-Moderate
Missing Term2-3Moderate
Matrix1Easy
Direction1Easy
Non-Verbal (Image)4Easy
Odd one out2-3Easy-Moderate
cube (open dice)1Moderate
Analogy2Moderate
Series2Moderate
Miscellaneous5Moderate
Total25Easy-Moderate

 

English Language

English Language section again surprised candidates with 5 questions from Cloze Test instead of RC. 1 question asked 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: Ball at your pocket
Antonym: Persistent
RC: Related to office

TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
Active/Passive Voice1Moderate
Narration1Moderate
Sentence Improvement (Fillers)4Easy
Error Detection2Moderate
Idioms/Phrases2Difficult
Parajumbles2Easy-Moderate
Antonym/ Synonym4Difficult
One word substitution2Difficult
Spelling check2Easy
Reading Comprehension5Easy-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 Line graph DI were asked. There were 5 questions of SI & CI and Profit and Loss. Geometry questions are not that easy.Questions from algebra were of moderate level. Trigonometry questions was very basic in level.

There were 1 DI in the Exam:- Bar Graph 

TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
CI, Profit/Loss2-3Easy-Moderate
Mensuration1Easy-Moderate
Trigonometry2Easy
Algebra2Easy – Moderate
Time and Work1Easy
Coordinate Geometry / Geometry5-6Moderate
Time Speed and Distance1Easy-Moderate
Number system & Percentage / Ratio5Moderate
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:-

  • Q1. 2014 FIFA final between?
  • Q2. river Ganga clean project
  • Q3. the female part of leaf called
  • Q4. When there is few sellers and products are distinct what is that situation called?
  • Q5. Who discovered Antarctica
  • Q6: 61st Filmfare best movie award
TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
History1-2Moderate
Geography3Easy-Moderate
Polity2Easy
Economics2-3Moderate
Science7-8Easy-Moderate
Current Affairs5-7Moderate
Total25Moderate-difficult

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