SSC CGL Exam Analysis 2018
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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.

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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. Candidates can fill SSC CGL 2019 application form from October 22 in online mode.

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.

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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

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sir, i selected in ssc cgl application form others option for educationa qualification instead of graduation (bsc). Can i eligible for document verification. kindly notify me...

Ashish pal Student Expert 24th Nov, 2019

Hello dear aspirant.

If you are selected in SSC CGL application then you should go for document verification. You are always advised to check your application form while filling it . As you know it's matter of your own career. But as you have committed a mistake, now no other option to face it. Yes others is unspecified you go for document verification and tell them the situation sometimes matter gets solved by affidavit or sometime by some other ways . Hope you are getting me.

Good luck

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which grade should I select in ssc cgl if Im pursuing final year student

Aman Raj Student Expert 24th Nov, 2019

Hello Naveena

There are no Grade A jobs under SSC recruitment. All the Grade A officers for central govt. are recruited through UPSC. SSC recruits Grade B and Grade C officers. Though there is a Gazetted post (under SSC) like AAO, but it is also Grade B. For Grade A you must prepare for UPSC exams like civil services, defence exams (CDS, OTA, assistant commandant etc). I hope it helped you.

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i have been facing problem in selecting the Economically weaker section column in the ssc cgl application its not getting selected as yes or as no also

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 24th Nov, 2019

hi,

see if you are from general category then only you may choose for economically weaker section. if you already belongs to any other category like obc, st or sc etc than you can not choose ews category. if you are from general category and still facing the issues then try after some time and also checks the internet connection.

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Iam purusing my b.tech final year.Am I eligible for the SSC CGL 2020 exam??

rishabh5978@gmail.com 23rd Nov, 2019

Hello there. Hope you are doing good. I would like to tell you that yes you are eligible for SSC CGL 2020 exam. Students pursuing their graduation and are in their final year of study are eligible to appear for SSC CGL 2020 exam.

I am sharing a link with you. You can refer to this link and can apply for SSC CGL from here

https://ssc.nic.in/

I hope you found this answer helpful. Good luck for your future.

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I am filling SSC CGL form 2019. I see only two options . Post of Junior statistical officer and post of statistical investigator grade || .. what about other posts? does it mean if i fill no for both of these . rest all posts are open to me to choose later?

Rehan Alam Student Expert 23rd Nov, 2019

Dear Aspirant,

These are additional posts and required additional qualification on your part. For junior statistical officer your age must be between 30-32 and for statistical investigator grade II, you have to have statistics as a subject in your graduation.

If you comply with these qualification, fill them, otherwise, you are eligible for all the posts other than these two.

Hope this helps. Thank you.

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