SSC CGL Exam Analysis 2018
Anangsha Patra, 14 Jul 2018, #SSC CGL

SSC CGL Exam Analysis 2018 – The exam analysis of SSC CGL of Tier 1 will be released after completion of each slot of exam. SSC CGL Tier 1 is scheduled to be conducted in computer based mode from July 25 to August 20, 2018. SSC CGL exam analysis 2018 will provide candidates details regarding the section-wise and overall difficulty, weightage of topics, distribution of questions and expected cutoff. Candidates can check CGL 2018 exam analysis of all slots here to analyze their performance in the exam. The exam analysis will be prepared based on the feedback provided by the candidates. In 2017, the paper of SSC CGL Tier 1 was easy to moderate in terms of difficulty level. Questions asked in the exam were direct and formula based. Let’s have a look at the detailed section-wise and overall SSC CGL exam analysis of Tier 1.

 

SSC CGL 2018 Overall Analysis 

The previous year’s overall analysis of SSC CGL is provided below. This will give candidates idea regarding the overall level of difficulty and number of good attempts.

 

Overall Analysis of SSC CGL

Section

Level

Good Attempts

English Language

Moderate

16-18

Quantitative Aptitude

Moderate

19-20

General Intelligence

Easy

21-22

General Awareness

Easy-Moderate

14-15

Overall

Moderate

73-78

SSC CGL Exam Analysis 2018 of Quantitative Aptitude Last year, the Quantitative Aptitude paper was moderate. Questions were formula based which demanded calculations. Questions in this section will be asked from Algebra, SI, CI, Trigonometry and Geometry. Check below the topics, number of questions and difficulty level of each topic. Exam Analysis of SSC CGL Quantitative Aptitude

Topic

No of Questions

Level

S.I, CI, Profit/Loss

6

Easy-Moderate

Mensuration

1

Difficult

Trigonometry

2-3

Moderate-Difficult

Algebra

2-3

Difficult

Time and Work/ Pipe & Cistern

2-3

Moderate

Geometry

2

Moderate

Speed and Distance

1

Easy-Moderate

Average & Percentage

1

Moderate

DI

5

Easy-Moderate

SSC CGL Exam Analysis 2018 General Intelligence and Reasoning The General Intelligence and Reasoning section of SSC CGL Tier 1 was easy. Questions from Non-Verbal Reasoning and Series were easy. This section carries questions from Syllogism, Blood Relation, Series, Analogy, Coding-Decoding etc.  Exam Analysis of SSC CGL General Intelligence and Reasoning

Topic

No of Questions

Level

Syllogism

1

Moderate

Matrix

1

Easy

Blood Relation

1

Easy

Non-Verbal (Image)

1

Easy

Odd one out

2-3

Easy-Moderate

Coding-Decoding

4-5

Easy-Moderate

Direction Sense Test

1

Easy-Moderate

Analogy

4

Moderate

Series

6

Easy-Moderate

Miscellaneous

9

Easy-Moderate

SSC CGL Exam Analysis 2018 of English Language According to SSC CGL 2017 exam analysis, the English Language was moderate. There were no questions on Reading Comprehension. Questions on spelling check were not easy.Exam Analysis of SSC CGL of English Language

Topic

No of Questions

Level

Sentence Improvement

3

Easy

Error Detection

3-4

Moderate

Idioms/Phrases

3

Difficult

Antonym/ Synonym

3

Difficult

One word substitution

2

Difficult

Spelling check

2

Easy

Para-jumbles

2

Easy-Moderate

Cloze test

5

Moderate

SSC CGL Exam Analysis 2018 of General Awareness The paper of General Awareness was easy to moderate. Questions in this section was basically asked from sports and awards and honors. More weightage was given to Science. Exam Analysis of SSC CGL General Awareness

Topic

No of Questions

Level

History

5-6

Moderate

Geography

2

Easy-Moderate

Polity

5-6

Difficult

Economics

2

Moderate

Science

7-8

Easy-Moderate

Current Affairs

3-4

Moderate

SSC CGL Cutoff 2018 The cutoff of SSC CGL is the minimum qualifying marks that candidates have to secure to qualify the exam and become eligible for next round of selection process. SSC CGL cutoff is released separately for each stage of the recruitment process – Tier 1, 2, 3, 4. The cutoff for Tier 1 will be released along with SSC CGL result in October 2018. On the basis of SSC CGL cutoff of Tier 1, candidates will be selected for Tier 2. Coaching institutes also release the expected cutoff along with the exam analysis. The expected cutoff is prepared based on the exam difficulty, the number of candidates appearing for the exam and number of vacancies. The previous years’ SSC CGL cutoff are given below. 

 

List-I: Candidates qualified in Tier 1 for appearing in Tier 2 (Paper-I, Paper-II, Paper-IV) (General Studies) (Finance & Accounts) and Tier 3

Category

cutoff

SC

125.50

ST

119.00

OBC

135.50

OH

111.50

HH

75.00

UR

148.00

List-II: Candidates qualified in Tier 1 for appearing in Tier 2 (Paper-I, Paper-II, Paper-III) (Statistics) and Tier-III

Category

SSC CGL cutoff

SC

123.50

ST

114.50

OBC

135.50

OH

102.00

HH

61.00

VH

116.00

UR

146.50

List–III: Candidates qualified in Tier 1 for appearing in Tier 2 (Paper-I and Paper-II) and Tier-III

Category

cutoff

SC

98.00

ST

88.50

OBC

110.00

Ex.S.

69.00

OH

84.50

HH

38.00

VH

89.50

UR

126.50

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