SSC CGL 2018-19 Tier 1 Exam Analysis 7th June 1st Shift

# SSC CGL 2018-19 Tier 1 Exam Analysis : 7th June (1st 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 pattern asked in this SSC CGL Tier-I 2018-19. Exam held on 7th 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 20-21 2 General Awareness 25 15-16 3 Quantitative Aptitude 25 16-17 4 English Comprehension 25 18-19 Total 100 69-74

Note:

• 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 section was easy. Students could attempt the section in expected time limit or as planned for this section.

S.No. Topics No. Of Questions asked Level Of Exam
1 Analogy 3-4 Easy
2 Odd One Out 2-3 Easy
3 Series 3 Easy-Moderate
4 Statement & Conclusions 1 Easy
5 Directions
6 Sequence (Acc. to Dictionary) 2 Easy
7 Word Formation
8 Coding-Decoding 3 Easy
9 Mathematical Operations 1 Easy
10 Matrix
11 Blood Relation 1 Difficult
12 Mirror Image 1 Easy
13 Venn Diagram 1 Easy
14 Paper Folding Image 1 Easy
15 Missing Term
16 Hidden Figure 1 Easy
17 Dice 1 Easy
18 Counting Figure 1 Easy
19 Complete Figure 1 Easy
20 Misc. 1 Easy
Total Questions 25 Easy

Quantitative Aptitude

Quantitative Aptitude can be a challenging section in SSC CGL Tier 1. The advance maths covers most of the questions and arithmetic maths is generally considered easy by many aspirants. Maths section was lengthy.

Check the below table which depicts topic wise analysis of quantitative aptitude section:

S.No. Topics No. Of Questions asked Level Of Exam
1
Ratio
2
Easy-Moderate
2
Average
1
Easy-Moderate
3
Number System
2
Easy
4
Simplification
1
Easy-Moderate
5
Time & Work
1
Moderate
6
Time, Speed & Distance
1
Easy-Moderate
7
S.I. & C.I.
1
Easy-Moderate
8
Profit & Loss
1
Easy
9
Co-ordinate Geometry

10
Geometry
2
Easy-Moderate
11
Mensuration
3
Easy-Moderate
12
Trigonometry
4
Easy
12
Percentage
1
Easy-Moderate
12
Algebra
1
Easy
13
DI (Tabular)
4
Easy-Moderate

Total Questions
25
Moderate

English

English language section was easy- moderate. No tough Vocabulary bothered the candidates.

S.No. Topics No. Of Questions asked Level Of Exam
1 Fill in the Blanks 2 Easy
2 Sentence Improvement 2 Easy-Moderate
3 Error Detection 2 Easy-Moderate
4 Sentence Rearrangement 2 Easy-Moderate
5 Idioms and Phrases 2 Easy
6 Synonyms 2 Easy
7 Antonyms 2 Easy
8 Active Passive 2 Easy-Moderate
9 One word substitution 2 Easy-Moderate
10 Word Correction in sentence (bold word)
11 Spelling Correction 2 Easy
12 Cloze test 5 Easy-Moderate
Total Questions 25 Easy-Moderate

General Awareness

Current affairs have been a favorite topic since previous years and in today’s exam too, there was a fair share of CA questions. Questions were of direct approach from History, General Science and other parts.

S.No. Topics No. Of Questions asked Level Of Exam
1 History 3 Easy-Moderate
2 Polity 2 Easy
3 Geography 2 Easy-Moderate
4 Economics 1 Easy-Moderate
5 Static Awareness 2 Easy-Moderate
6 Biology 3 Easy
7 Chemistry 4 Easy-Moderate
8 Physics 2 Easy-Moderate
9 Computer
10 Current Affairs 5-6 Easy
Total Questions 25 Moderate

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