SSC CGL Tier-I 2017 Exam Analysis Shift-1

  1. SSC CGL Tier-I 2017 Exam Analysis Shift-1

Dear students, Today is the first day and first shift of SSC CGL 2017 Exam. The Exam will be conducted by SSC from 5th August to 24th August 2017.We are providing Exam analysis of SSC CGL Tier-1 2017 Shift-1, so that all other aspirants can get an overall and clear idea about exam pattern and difficulty level. The SSC CGL Tier-1 2017 is being held in online mode. So dear students, without much ado, let’s get straight to the detailed  Exam analysis.

Last year the Exam duration was 75 minutes but this time the Exam duration is 60 minutes. 

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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-Difficult16-18
Quantitative AptitudeModerate19-20
General IntelligenceEasy21-22
General AwarenessEasy-Moderate13-15

Do watch LIVE Analysis of SSC CGL Tier-I 2017 Exam 

English Language

In SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam 2017, English language section was Moderate-Difficult, this time there were no RC(Reading Comprehension) instead there were 1 Cloze Test with 5 questions based on it and questions from it were of moderate level. Spelling check questions were not that easy although the words are very common. Parajumbled questions were also asked. 


TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
Sentence Improvement3Easy
Error Detection3Moderate
Antonym/ Synonym3Difficult
One word substitution1-2Difficult
Spelling check2Easy
Cloze test5Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude

In SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam 2017, Quantitative Aptitude was of Moderate Level. Most of the questions were based directly on Formulas and some were calculative.

There were 1 DI in the Exam:-

  1. Tabular


TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
S.I, CI, Profit/Loss6Easy-Moderate
Time and Work2Moderate
Speed and Distance1Easy-Moderate
Average & Percentage1Moderate

General Intelligence

In SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam 2017, General Intelligence(Reasoning) questions were of Easy level. There were only 1 questions from image.


TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
Blood Relation1Easy
Non-Verbal (Image)1Easy
Odd one out2-3Easy-Moderate
Direction Sense Test1Easy-Moderate

General Awareness

In SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam 2017, General Awareness questions were asked from all aspects of GA, especially from Science section, if you have basic knowledge of Science, then you can easily score good marks in GA Section. In Current Affairs, 3-4 questions were asked.


TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
Current Affairs3-4Moderate


All the Best for 2nd Shift

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