SSC CGL Exam Analysis 2018
Team Careers, 04 Jun 2019, #SSC CGL

SSC CGL Exam Analysis 2018 – Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is conducting SSC CGL 2018 tier 1 exam from June 4 to 19, 2019. Tier 1 exam is being conducted in three different shifts - morning (10 to 1 pm), afternoon (1 - 2 pm) and evening (4 to 5 pm). SSC CGL exam analysis 2018 for June 7, 2019 Tier 1 is released after completion of each slot of the exam. The exam analysis of SSC CGL provides candidates details regarding the section-wise and overall difficulty, weightage of topics, distribution of questions and expected cutoff. Candidates can check SSC CGL tier 1 exam analysis of all slots here to analyze their performance in the exam. SSC CGL exam analysis 2018 is 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 tier 1 exam analysis below.

SSC CGL 2018 Overall Analysis

The overall analysis of SSC CGL is provided below. This gives candidates idea regarding the overall level of difficulty and number of good attempts.

Overall Analysis of SSC CGL

Section

Level

Good Attempts

English Language

Easy

18-20

Quantitative Aptitude

Difficult

17 -19

General Intelligence

Easy

21-23

General Awareness

Easy-Moderate

16-18

Overall

Moderate

72-79

SSC CGL Exam Analysis of Quantitative Aptitude Last year

The Quantitative Aptitude paper was moderate but time-consuming. Questions were formula based which demanded calculations. Questions in this section are asked from Algebra, SI, CI, Trigonometry and Geometry. Check below the topics, number of questions and difficulty level of each topic.

SSC CGL Exam Analysis for 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 General Intelligence and Reasoning

The General Intelligence and Reasoning section of SSC CGL Tier 1 was moderate. 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 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 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 of General Awareness

The paper of General Awareness was easy to moderate. Questions in this section was basically asked from sports and awards and honours. 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 Exam Pattern

According to the exam pattern provided by SSC, The tier 1 exam consists of four subjects - General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language. The exam is being conducted in computer-based mode carrying 100 questions against 200 marks.The total duration of tier 1 exam is 1 hour. 0.5 marks for each wrong answer.

Check the table provided below to know about SSC CGL tier 1 exam pattern.

Subject

Question

Marks

Duration







60 minutes

General Intelligence and Reasoning

25

50

General Awareness

25

50

Quantitative Aptitude

25

50

English Language

25

50

Total

100

200

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. 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

More like SSC CGL

Questions related to SSC CGL

Cgl details Yadi mera 12th me math me 59 number hai and maine ba me statitics nahi liya to kya mai cgl ki taiyari kar sakata hu

2 Days ago

Hello To apply for SSC CGL Exam, candidates just need the graduation and 10, 12th certificate. There is not required any percentage criteria for S...

Ssc cgl previous years question paper

12 Days ago

HelloOnly knowing the syllabus and preparing accordingly cannot lead you to succeed in the SSC CGL Exam, but you should also practice the SSC ...

Hey I will complete my bachelor degree from du in 2022 . If I m eligible or not to write the exam of upsc and ssc cgl in 2022?

1 Hour ago

HelloYes, you can appear in SSC CGL 2022. SSC and UPSC Exam required a bachelor's degree to apply for it. If you are in the final year then you can...

Which is best coaching center for ssc cgl in mumbai. Please help me.

15 Days ago

Hello Asraf ,Here I'm providing the list of best coaching centers in Mumbai for SSC CGL :- Success forum.The prayas india.IIKD.A.A Shah's IAS ...

Person employed in PSU BANK since 7 years can take relaxation of 5 years as in case of central govt civilian employee

20 Days ago

Hello, It depends on the policy of the company you work for. If you worked for 7 years then you can easily know what are the forums and policies. B...

Related E-books and Sample Papers

Top

Download the Careers360 App on your Android phone

Regular exam updates, QnA, Predictors, College Applications & E-books now on your Mobile

Careers360 App
150M+ Students
24,000+ Colleges
500+ Exams
1500+ E-books