Careers360 Logo
SSC CGL Exam Analysis 2024 - Difficulty level, Section-wise Questions, Previous Year Paper Analysis

SSC CGL Exam Analysis 2024 - Difficulty level, Section-wise Questions, Previous Year Paper Analysis

Edited By Vishnukumar | Updated on Jan 10, 2024 05:09 PM IST | #SSC CGL

Candidates will be able to check the SSC CGL exam analysis 2024 now. With the help of SSC CGL paper analysis 2024, candidates will be able to get an idea about the difficulty level of the exam, types of questions asked, sections, subjects, and expected cut-off.

Latest: Download e-book to know How to crack SSC CGL 2024?

In this article, we will share the SSC CGL 2024 exam analysis for tier 1, overall as well as subject-wise. As a part of the SSC CGL exam analysis 2024, we will also share some memory-based questions as well for the SSC CGL exam. Read the article to know more about SSC CGL exam analysis 2024.

SSC CGL Exam Analysis 2024

In this article on SSC CGL exam analysis, candidates can know the following things -

  • The difficulty level of the SSC CGL Exam 2024

  • Types of questions asked in the exam

  • Number of good attempts

  • SSC CGL cut-off marks

Previous Years' Exam Analysis For SSC CGL Tier 1 & 2

From the following table, candidates can check the previous years' exam analysis of SSC CGL. The SSC CGL Tier 1 exam was conducted last year. Given below is the day-wise exam analysis of SSC CGL tier 1 and tier 2.

SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Analysis 2023 (October 26, 2023)

As per the SSC CGL tier 2 paper analysis, the overall difficulty level of the paper was easy to moderate. The paper standard was not too high and the questions were quite normal, some new questions were also seen. A hard copy of the question paper was not openly available after the exam so the questions below are based on user submissions.

GK and GS- Easy to Moderate (20 questions)

  • Supreme court- fundamental rights- (1215 - King John, Magna Carta) specified in Part 3 Article 12-35

  • Article 226 -Writ issuing power of the high court.

  • Article 32- Right to Constitutional Remedies

  • A question about President (which of the following 4 options is incorrect)

  • GDP and GNP

  • Musical Instruments and dance forms

  • Which war took place in 1191 (War between Prithviraj Chauhan and Md. Ghori)

  • Battle of Panipat -1520

    • Babur vs Ibrahim Lodi

    • Akbar vs Hemu

    • Ahmed Shah Abdali vs Marathas (Sadashivrao Bhau)

  • Which two places does AGHIL pass connect (Xinjiang province in China to Ladakh in India)

  • 1857 revolt (Barrackpore) (Meerut Cantonment)

  • Latest amendments in the constitution

    • 106 Constitutional Amendment Act- 2023- Women’s reservation

    • 105 Constitutional Amendment Act- 2022- States gaining the power to grant OBC status

    • 104 Constitutional Amendment Act- 2020- Removing Anglo-Indian seats

    • 105 Constitutional Amendment Act- 2019- Reservation for EWS Category

    • 102 Constitutional Amendment Act- 2018- National Commission for Backward Classes

    • 101Constitutional Amendment Act- 2016- GST

  • Who was the 2nd Vice President of India

  • Which of the following is a genetic disease

  • Match the following for alcohols and ethers.

Maths - Easy

  • 2 questions- Time and Work

  • 1 question, Simple Interest and Compound Interest

  • 1 question about Mixtures

Computers - The questions were twisted and relatively tough

  • OSI- ISO - Which device works with Data Link Layer

  • Cache Memory - 2 questions

  • Gmail

    • GUI Based OS

    • Operating system

  • Hardware- printer

  • Network Security questions- Trojan Horse

  • Network storage questions

  • What is the use of print preview

  • Num lock+: shortcut key

  • Which storage device is used for taking a long time to restore data

  • Fastest memory- cache memory

  • Who provides linkage between modem and internet

  • When the sender and receiver are on the same device, how many agents and users are required?

  • Under which tab can we find the Dialog Box form in MS Word? (Fonts)

SSC CGL Complete Guide
Candidates can download this ebook to know all about SSC CGL.
Download EBook

English - Easy to Moderate (45 questions)

  • Questions 35- 40 are comprehension-related (Title of the passage, tone of the passage and Anto & syno)

  • 4-5 questions- cloze test (these were difficult)

  • Error questions- tense

  • Sentence improvement- “Than”

  • One word substitution

    • One who can speak fluently- articulate

    • Place where grains are stored- granary

  • Idioms and phrases-

    • bite the bullet

    • Bury the hatchet

  • Antonyms and synonyms

SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Analysis 2023 (Shift 3)- July 14, 2023

For shift 3 of SSC CGL exam analysis tier 1, as per students, the paper was of easy to moderate level. In the English SSC CGL section, the good number of attempts is 21-23 questions. The Quantitative section in shift 3 of SSC CGL 2023 Tier 1 was also easy to moderate, and candidates could attempt questions ranging from 18-23 questions. For the GA part, the number of attempts depends on the preparation of the current affairs. However, the language of the GA questions was easy and straight. The overall good attempt is 73 questions for shift 3.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Analysis 2023 (Shift 2)- July 14, 2023

The overall difficulty level of the shift 2 SSC CGL 2023 exam was easy to moderate. Check out the details of SSC CGL tier 1 2023 analysis from the table below:

Section

Level

Good Attempts

English Comprehension

Easy-Moderate

17-19


Quantitative Aptitude

Easy-Moderate

19-21


Reasoning Ability

Easy

18-20

General Awareness

Easy-Moderate

17-19

Overall

Easy-Moderate

71-79

SSC CGL 2023 Tier 1 Exam Analysis (Shift 1)- July 14, 2023

The level of the SSC CGL exam was Easy-Moderate for shift 1 as per the aspirants. Quantitative Aptitude was not that calculative and time-consuming. The English and Reasoning section was comparatively easy. The General Awareness section was moderate. Candidates can check the SSC CGL tier 1 2023 analysis below.

Sections

Number of questions

Good attempt

Difficulty level

General Intelligence and Reasoning

25

19-22

Moderate

General Awareness

25

17-20

Easy to moderate

Quantitative Aptitude

25

16-19

Moderate to difficult

English Comprehension

25

18-23

Easy

Total

100

65-70

Moderate

SSC CGL 2022 Tier 2 Exam Analysis (March 2, 2023)

Subjects

Good Attempts

Memory-Based Questions

Difficulty Level

Mathematical Abilities

22-24

  • Rectangle

  • Square

  • Mensuration

Easy to Moderate

Reasoning and General Intelligence

21-23

  • Seating arrangement

  • 3 questions statement based

  • Syllogisms

  • Odd one out

  • Number series

  • Non-Verbal reasoning- 3 questions

  • Data Sufficiency

Easy to Moderate

English Language and Comprehension

35-37

  • Three passages questions

  • Close test

  • para jumbles

Easy

General Awareness

15-17

  • Benzene formula

  • Aurangzeb death

  • CCFL full form

  • "Fearless book" author name

  • Playing to Win author name

  • Argentina Capital

  • Monetary Protocol

  • Right to Property

  • Bones in face and legs

  • GDP

  • Satellite

  • Atal Pension Yojna

  • Flagship program

Easy

Computer Knowledge Test

12-15

  • Virus full form

  • Hard disk

  • full form of PDF, DVD, CRT & LCD

  • HTML questions

  • Cache memory

  • peripheral devices

  • RAM

  • Hyperlink shortcut

Easy to Moderate

Overall

105-116


Easy to Moderate

SSC CGL 2022 Tier 1 exam analysis for December 13

Candidates can check shift-wise SSC CGL 2022 paper analysis and difficulty level of the exam given in the tables below. SSC CGL Tier 1 2022 question paper comprises 100 questions of 200 marks in the Objective-type pattern. Let’s look at shift-wise paper analysis below to analyse the difficulty level of the exam and good attempts.

SSC CGL paper analysis 2022 for Shift 1

Section

Level

Good Attempts

Quantitative Aptitude

Easy to Moderate

15-16

English Comprehension

Easy to Moderate

18-21

General Intelligence

Easy

16-20

General Awareness

Easy to Moderate

17-22

Overall

Easy to Moderate

66-89

SSC CGL 2022 paper analysis for Shift 2

Section

Level

Good Attempts

Quantitative Aptitude

Moderate

17-19

English Comprehension

Easy to Moderate

19-22

General Intelligence

Easy

17-20

General Awareness

Easy to Moderate

16-19

Overall

Easy to Moderate

69-78

SSC CGL 2022 exam analysis for Shift 3

Section

Level

Good Attempts

Quantitative Aptitude

Moderate

15-18

English Comprehension

Easy

19-23

General Intelligence

Easy to Moderate

17-21

General Awareness

Easy to Moderate

19-23

Overall

Easy to Moderate

70-85

SSC CGL exam analysis 2022 for Shift 4

Section

Level

Good Attempts

Quantitative Aptitude

Easy to Moderate

17-23

English Comprehension

Easy to Moderate

18-22

General Intelligence

Easy

17-21

General Awareness

Easy to Moderate

15-19

Overall

Easy to Moderate

67-85

SSC CGL Tier 1 exam analysis 2022 (December 5)

As per the SSC CGL paper analysis 2022 for tier 1, the difficulty level was moderate as expected. Candidates can check the detailed overall SSC CGL 2022 exam analysis section-wise for all shifts from the tables below.

SSC CGL paper analysis 2022 (All shifts)

Section

Level

Good attempts

Quantitative Aptitude

Moderate

17-18

English Comprehension

Easy to Moderate

19-20

General Intelligence

Moderate

19-23

General Awareness

Easy to Moderate

17-19

Overall

Moderate

72-80

SSC CGL exam analysis 2022 - Question asked (Topic-wise)

Section

Questions asked (topic-wise)

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Mensuration - 2 Questions

  • Time & Work - 1 Question

  • SI CI - 1 Questions

  • Profit & Loss - 2 Question

  • Percentage - 1 Question

  • Percentage - 1 Question

  • Trigonometry - 3 Question

  • Number System - 2 Question

  • Unit Digit - 1 Question

  • Ratio - 2 Questions

English Language

  • One Word Substitution - 1 Question

  • Voice 1 - Question

  • Active & Passive - 2 Questions

  • Antonyms - 2 Questions

  • Idioms & Phrases - 2 Questions

  • Cloze test - 5 Questions

  • Error - 4 Questions

Reasoning Ability

  • Series - 2 to 3 Questions

  • Mirror Image - 1 Question

  • Coding-Decoding - 4 Questions

  • Blood Relation - 3 Questions

  • Syllogism - 1 Question

  • Coding-Decoding - 1 Question

  • Mirror Image - 2 Questions

  • Matrix - 1 Question

  • Odd one Out - 1 Question

  • Paper Folding - 1 Question

  • Venn Diagram - 1 Question

General Awareness

  • East India Company - 1 Question

  • Autobiography

  • Classical Dance- 2 Questions

  • Supreme Court- 1 Question

  • Ribosome - 1 Question

  • Padma Vibhushan (Dance)

  • Bharatnatyam related ques (Rukamnidevi Arundale)

  • What is the use of Photography?

  • Article 143

  • East India Company-related ques (Charter Act)

  • Delhi Sultanate related ques

  • Borax Chemical

  • New CDS of India

  • Article - 1 Question

  • Dance related - 1 Question

  • Which of the following is a non-metal group in the periodic table?

  • Carboxylic Group

SSC CGL exam analysis 2022 for tier 1 (December 1)

The level of the exam was easy to moderate as expected. Let’s look at the section-wise and shift-wise SSC CGL 2022 Tier 1 exam’s difficulty level and good attempts mentioned below.

SSC CGL paper analysis 2022 for Shift 1

Section

Level

Good Attempts

Quantitative Aptitude

Easy to Moderate

17-18

English Comprehension

Easy to Moderate

19-20

General Intelligence

Easy

19-23

General Awareness

Easy to Moderate

15-19

Overall

Easy to Moderate

78-82


SSC CGL 2022 paper analysis for Shift 2

Section

Level

Good Attempts

Quantitative Aptitude

Moderate

15-18

English Comprehension

Easy to Moderate

18-22

General Intelligence

Easy

16-20

General Awareness

Easy to Moderate

14-19

Overall

Easy to Moderate

74-79

SSC CGL 2022 exam analysis for Shift 3

Section

Level

Good Attempts

Quantitative Aptitude

Moderate

15-19

English Comprehension

Easy

16-21

General Intelligence

Easy to Moderate

17-22

General Awareness

Easy to Moderate

18-24

Overall

Easy to Moderate

77-84

SSC CGL exam analysis 2022 for Shift 4

Section

Level

Good Attempts

Quantitative Aptitude

Easy to Moderate

16-20

English Comprehension

Easy to Moderate

17-21

General Intelligence

Easy

18-23

General Awareness

Easy to Moderate

19-22

Overall

Easy to Moderate

79-85

Quick links:

What’s next after SSC CGL Tier I?

Candidates who qualify in the SSC CGL tier 1 exam will have to appear for the tier 2 exam. The SSC CGL tier 2 exam was held in online mode. The tier 2 consists of three paper. Those who will get shortlisted in the SSC CGL tier 2 exam will be called for document verification.

Quick links:

SSC CGL Cut off 2024

SSC will release the official SSC CGL 2024 cut off along with the declaration of the result. The cut off SSC CGL 2024 will be released in PDF format and is different for various categories. Candidates must score the minimum cut off marks to get shortlisted in the next stage of the SSC CGL selection process.

More articles related to the SSC CGL exam

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

1. What is the salary of SSC CGL?

The approximate SSC CGL salary at pay level 6 is Rs 46,050-53,514.

2. Should I prepare SSC CGL 2024?

It depends upon your interests, ability etc. The SSC CGL is one of the most competitive exams in India and the posts are of Group B level. So, if this attracts you, you must definitely prepare.

3. Is 2 months enough for SSC CGL?

Yes, but only if you have prepared well in advance, with coaching assistance, you are well aware about the syllabus and SSC CGL exam pattern. The exam is quite difficult and at least 6 months are required to crack that the exam with rigorous preparations.

4. Is SSC CGL tougher than cat?

Both the exams are of different difficulty levels, objectives and exam pattern. There is no straight comparison between the same.

5. Is SSC CGL Exam easy?

Some sections of the exam are of moderate to difficult level. However, if candidates have prepared for the exam well in advance, they can qualify it easily.

6. Is the SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam conducted in online or offline?

The SSC CGL Tier 1 exam is conducted in computer based online mode.

7. How many questions are there in SSC CGL Tier 1 2024 Exam?

In SSC CGL Tier 1 exam, there are a total of 100 questions and the exam is conducted in online, computer based mode.

8. How many stages are there in SSC CGL?

There are 3 stages in the SSC CGL exam and qualifying in each stage is mandatory for candidates to get finally recruited.

9. Is there negative marking in the SSC CGL?

Yes, there is negative marking in the first 2 tiers of the SSC CGL exam as these two tiers are conducted in online mode and the question paper is objective type in nature.

10. Why is referring to SSC CGL Exam Analysis helpful?

By referring the SSC CGL exam analysis candidates can get an idea about the SSC CGL difficulty level, topics asked, good attempts of the question paper. Also, they can predict their expected scores.

11. Is SSC CGL exam easy to pass?

Yes, but it depends upon their preparation level.

Articles

Certifications By Top Providers

Access to Justice
Via National Law University, New Delhi
Fundamentals of Citizen Centric Governance
Via Chaudhary Devi Lal University, Sirsa
Media Law
Via New York University, New York
Sr.Secondary Introduction to Laws 338
Via National Institute of Open Schooling
Public Relations
Via Saylor Academy
Swayam
 185 courses
Edx
 181 courses
Futurelearn
 84 courses
Coursera
 68 courses
Udemy
 63 courses

Explore Top Universities Across Globe

University of Essex, Colchester
 Wivenhoe Park Colchester CO4 3SQ
University College London, London
 Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT
The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh
 Old College, South Bridge, Edinburgh, Post Code EH8 9YL
University of Bristol, Bristol
 Beacon House, Queens Road, Bristol, BS8 1QU
University of Nottingham, Nottingham
 University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD
Lancaster University, Lancaster
 Bailrigg, Lancaster LA1 4YW

Questions related to SSC CGL

Have a question related to SSC CGL ?

Hello,

1 Understand the Syllabus: Know what topics are covered in the exams you're targeting.

2 Study Material: Gather quality resources for mathematics and reasoning.

3 Build Concepts: Start with basics and gradually move to complex topics.

4 Practice Regularly: Solve a variety of problems to improve skills

5 Time Management: Practice solving problems within time limits.

6Review and Improve: Analyze mistakes and revise regularly.

7 Seek Guidance: Get help when needed from teachers or online resources.

Hope this helps you,

Thank you

Hi,

With your BTech degree percentage of 84 and a GATE score of 301, along with your SC category, you have a chance to secure admission in MTech programs at some IITs, but it may not be assured in the top-ranking ones due to intense competition.

However, admissions also depend on various factors such as the number of seats available, the specific department and program you're applying to, and the preferences of the particular IIT you're interested in. Some IITs may consider your application favorably based on your category and GATE score.

Considering your GATE score of 301 and SC category, here are a few IITs and MTech courses where you might have a chance of admission:

  1. IIT Delhi:

    • MTech in Electrical Engineering
    • MTech in Mechanical Engineering
    • MTech in Civil Engineering

  2. IIT Bombay:

    • MTech in Computer Science and Engineering
    • MTech in Electrical Engineering

  3. IIT Madras:

    • MTech in Aerospace Engineering
    • MTech in Chemical Engineering
    • MTech in Biotechnology

  4. IIT Kanpur:

    • MTech in Aerospace Engineering
    • MTech in Materials Science and Engineering

It's advisable to check the respective IITs' official websites for detailed information on MTech admissions, including eligibility criteria, seat matrix, and admission procedure.

Consider using the GATE College Predictor tool provided below to get more specific information.

GATE College Predictor

https://engineering.careers360.com/gate-college-predictor?utm_source=qna&utm_medium=ini-gate_cp


Regarding SSC JE (Staff Selection Commission Junior Engineer) and SSC CGL (Combined Graduate Level) examinations:

SSC JE is conducted for recruitment to the posts of Junior Engineers in various government departments, whereas SSC CGL is conducted for recruitment to Group B and C posts in various ministries, departments, and organizations of the Government of India.

For both examinations, eligibility criteria vary depending on the specific posts and departments. Generally, a bachelor's degree in engineering is required for SSC JE, while for SSC CGL, a bachelor's degree in any discipline from a recognized university is required.

As an SC candidate, you may have certain relaxations in terms of age limits and qualifying marks in these examinations.

For detailed information on eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, and application procedures, you should refer to the official websites of SSC (Staff Selection Commission).


Thank You

Hello Aspirant

If you're planning for SSC CGL, there's no such issue going to be held in future. As per the SSC CGL guidelines, you only need to get eligible for the exam you can give the attempt in your last year of your graduation and after graduation.

Hope you find this helpfull.

Dear aspirant !

Hope you are doing well !

It depends on person to person . It Depends on your level of preparation and your catching ability . Don't follow the topper time table .make your own time table and stick to that only . daily at least 6 to 8 hours are required for non-working candidates and up to 4 hours for working candidates ..

Hope it helps you !

Thanking you

Dear aspirant !

Hope you are doing good !

At least mention the name of the college for which you are asking these details . Only then we will be able to give you the most accurate details. You can do the same in the comment section of this question. Your query will be resolved as soon as possible.

Hope it helps you !

Thanking you

View All
Back to top