SSC CGL 2018-19 Tier - 1 Exam Analysis 6th June 2nd Shift


SSC CGL 2018-19 Tier 1 Exam Analysis : 6th June (2nd Shift)

SSC CGL Tier-I 2018-19 Computer Based Exam (CBE) consisted of total 100 questions for 200 marks in the Objective MCQ Format. Questions asked in the exam were of ‘easy to moderate’ level in different subjects. Also, there was negative marking of 0.5 marks for wrong answers. So let’s take a look at the questions asked in this SSC CGL Tier-I 2018-19. Exam held on 6th June 2019.

SSC CGL 2018-19 Tier 1 Good Attempts   

Let’s look at the exam pattern of SSC CGL 2018-19 Tier 1 and the good attempts that can give you a rough idea of the ideal score for SSC CGL tier 1.

Section Subject  No.of ques Good Attempts
1 General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 23-24
2 General Awareness 25 22-23
3 Quantitative Aptitude 25 15-16
4 English Comprehension 25 11-13
  Total 100 71-76


  • There is a negative marking of 0.5 marks in all sections.
  • The duration of the exam is 80 minutes for candidates who are visually handicapped.

SSC CGL 2018 Exam – Important Dates

SSC Tier-I Exam Date: 4th June 2019 to 19th June 2019
SSC Tier-II Exam Date: 11th Sept 2019 to 13th Sept 2019
SSC Tier-III Exam Date: 29th December 2019


Subject Wise Analysis of SSC CGL Tier 1 

General Intelligence & Reasoning

Reasoning was easy, however, students could manage to complete all the questions in the given time limit.

Given below is the detailed analysis for Reasoning section:-

Topics No. of ques Level of Exam
Analogy 3-4 Easy
Odd One Out 2-3 Easy
Series 2 Easy-Moderate
Statement & Conclusions 1 Easy
Sequence (Acc. to Dictionary)  
Word Formation  
Coding-Decoding 3 Easy
Mathematical Operations  
Blood Relation 1 Difficult
Mirror Image 1 Easy
Venn Diagram 1 Easy
Paper Folding Image 1 Easy
Missing Term 2 Easy
Hidden Figure 1 Easy
Cube 1 Easy
Counting Figure 1 Easy
Complete Figure 1 Easy
Misc. 1 Easy
Total Questions 25 Easy

Quantitative Aptitude 

This section was mentioned to be the most difficult due to which students attempted the least questions from this section.

Given below is the detailed topic-wise SSC CGL Shift 2 Exam Analysis for Quantitative section:-

Topics No. of ques Level of Exam
Ratio - -
Average 2 Easy-Moderate
Number System 2 Easy
Simplification 1 Easy-Moderate
Time & Work 1 Moderate-Difficult 
Time, Speed & Distance 2 Easy-Moderate
S.I. & C.I. 1 Easy-Moderate
Profit & Loss 1-2 Easy
Co-ordinate Geometry  
Geometry 4-5 Easy-Moderate
Mensuration 2 Easy-Moderate
Trigonometry 3 Easy
Percentage 3 Easy-Moderate
Algebra 3-4 Easy
DI (Tabular) 4 Easy-Moderate
Total Questions 25 Moderate 


English section was anyway the easiest section in the exam. The students spent the least time in this section to compensate for the time devoted to the Maths section.Vocab based questions or questions from the passage were easy to attempt and score.

Given below is the detailed topic-wise SSC CGL Shift 2 Exam Analysis for English section:-

Topics No. of ques Level of Exam
Fill in the Blanks 2-3 Easy
Sentence Improvement 2 Easy-Moderate
Error Detection 2-3 Easy-Moderate
Sentence Rearrangement 2 Easy-Moderate
Idioms and Phrases 2 Easy
Synonyms 1 Easy
Antonyms 1 Easy
Active Passive 2 Easy-Moderate
One word substitution 2 Easy-Moderate
Word Correction in sentence (bold word) 1 Moderate
Spelling Correction 1-2 Easy
Cloze test 5 Easy-Moderate
Total Questions 25 Easy-Moderate

General Awareness

This section was similar to the other shifts for SSC CGL 2018. The questions weren't asked from specific topics, they were diverse in nature.Preparing from the previous year question paper and also from the previous shift questions can give a rough idea about this section.There were 4-5 questions from Current Affairs.

Given below is the detailed topic-wise SSC CGL Shift 2 Exam Analysis for General Awareness section:-

Topics No. of ques Level of Exam
History 4 (Medevial) Easy-Moderate
Polity 2-3 Easy
Geography 2-3 Easy-Moderate
Economics 4 Easy-Moderate
Static Awareness 2-3 Easy
Biology - -
Chemistry 2-3 Easy-Moderate
Physics 2 Easy-Moderate
Computer 4-5 Easy-Moderate 
Current Affairs 4-5 Easy
Total Questions 25 Moderate

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