SSC CGL Tier I exam paper analysis: Easy to moderate exam, check expected cut-off here
 
SSC CGL Tier I exam paper analysis: Easy to moderate exam, check expected cut-off here
 

SSC CGL Exam 2019: The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducted the CGL Tier-I 2018-19 exam today, June 4. The exam was conducted in three time slots. It is a Computer based Test (CBT) containing 100 objective type questions to be answered in 60 minutes.

There are four sections, namely, General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude and English Comprehension consisting of 25 questions each. All sections, except the English Comprehension section are available bilingual i.e. in both Hindi and English medium. Every correct answer will fetch 2 marks and 0.50 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer. No marks will be deducted for unanswered questions.

 

 

The detailed break-up of SSC CGL Tier I Exam 2018 is as follows:

 

Expected Tier I Cut-offs (Out of 200 Marks):

For all posts:

UR (General)

OBC

SC

ST

VH

129 - 133

113 - 117

101 105

91 - 95

88.5 91.5

General Intelligence and Reasoning:

The level of difficulty of this section was easy. The questions in this section were similar to last year and the options could easily be eliminated to reach the correct answer.

 

General Awareness:

The level of difficulty of this section was easy to moderate. Overall, the paper was on the same pattern as last year. The paper was dominated by Science and Current Affairs questions.

Topic

Number of Questions

Level of Difficulty

History

3

Easy-Moderate

Geography

2

Easy-Moderate

Polity

2

Easy

Economics

1

Easy-Moderate

General Awareness Static based

2

Easy-Moderate

Science (Chemistry based)

4

Easy-Moderate

Science (Physics based)

1

Easy-Moderate

Science (Biology based)

3

Easy-Moderate

Miscellaneous GK /Current Affairs

7

Easy

 

Quantitative Aptitude:

The level of difficulty of this section was easy to moderate. The section comprised questions from a variety of topics, Arithmetic, Algebra, Trigonometry and DI.

Topic

Number of Questions

Level of Difficulty

Time, Speed and Distance

1

Easy

Time and work

1

Easy

Geometry

2

Moderate

Mensuration

2

Moderate

Trigonometry

4

Moderate

Profit, Loss and Discount

2

Moderate

Percentages

1

Easy

Algebra

1

Easy

Ratio and Proportion

2

Easy

Average

1

Easy-Moderate

Ages

1

Easy

Simplification

1

Easy

Simple Interest/Compound Interest

1

Moderate

Number System

1

Easy

Data Interpretation (Table) Five car brands A, B, C, D and E were given. Their production was given from 2011 to 2016.

4

Easy

English Comprehension:

A majority of the questions in this section can be categorised under Vocabulary and Grammar. There was no reading comprehension passage this year. Overall, the level of difficulty of this year’s paper was easy to moderate.

Topic

Number of Questions

Level of Difficulty

Synonyms

2

Easy

Antonyms

2

Easy

One Word Substitution

2

Easy - Moderate

Spot the Error

4

Easy - Moderate

Sentence Improvement

2

Easy

Active/Passive

2

Easy

Idiom/Phrase Replacement

2

Easy

Para jumble/Sentence Rearrangement

2

Easy-Moderate

Spellings

2

Easy

Cloze Test

5

Easy

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