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SSC CGL 2016 Exam Analysis: 7th September 2016

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SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Analysis, questions asked: 7th Sept 2016

SSC CGL examination is the ‘trend’ in the last few days and has thousands of hopes associated with it. It has come up with the best of responses among all other competitive examinations. The SSC CGL examination is held every year and is targeted to recruit candidates for different central civil posts. About 12 lakh candidates appeared the SSC CGL examination which rose to 14 lakh in the year 2014 and then it increased to 17 lakh in the year 2015. The number of candidates appearing for the examination are gradually increasing every year.

All the candidates must be extremely curious to go through the analysis of the SSC CGL examination. In this article, we bring you the complete analysis of the SSC CGL examination held on 7th September 2016.

Let us take a look at the pattern of SSC CGL examination:

SSC CGL Tier 1: Pattern

SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Pattern

Section

Number of questions

Maximum marks

Duration

1.General Intelligence and Reasoning

25

50

75 minutes

2.General Awareness

25

50

3. Quantitative Aptitude

25

50

4. English Comprehension

25

50

Total

100

200

Now, let us take a look at the section- wise analysis of SSC CGL Tier 2016 held on 7th September 2016:

SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1 on 7th September: Shift 1

General Intelligence and Reasoning:

Overall level of the questions: Easy

Topics

Number of questions

Level

Number Series/ Alphabet series

5- 8

Easy

Picture Diagram

2

Water image / Mirror image

1

Matrix

1

Paper Cutting

1

Analogy

2

Classification

3

Miscellaneous

4

Good attempt: 20- 22 questions out of 25 questions

General Awareness:

Overall level of the questions: Moderate

1. Pankaj Adwani related sport-

2. Pressure measured by which meter-

3. Bauxite used in which industry

4. Book written by Panini-

5. After corrosion weight of Iron-

6. Ntpc related to which field- 

Good attempt: 12-15 questions out of 25 questions

Quantitative Aptitude: 

Overall level of the questions: Moderate

Topics

Number of questions

Level

Number Series

2

Easy-Moderate

Pie Chart

5 (Based on people below poverty line)

Geometry

4

Trigonometry

3

Miscellaneous

many

Good attempt in this section: 18-20 questions out of 25 questions

English Comprehension:

Overall level of the questions: Easy-Moderate

Topics

Number of questions

Level

Reading Comprehension (Based on story of a magic tree where parrot comes to stay on)

5

Easy- Moderate

Antonyms and Synonyms

3-4

Idioms and Phrases

3

Spelling correction

1

Sentence Improvement

3

One word substitution

3

Error detection

3

Fill in the blanks (Gap fillers)

3

Good attempt in this section: 18-20 questions out of 25 questions

The overall level of the Shift 1 was easy. An attempt of 70 percent and above can be a good attempt.

SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1 on 7th September: Shift 2

General Intelligence and Reasoning:

Overall level of the questions: Easy

Topics

Number of questions

Level

Number Series/ Alphabet series

5- 8

Easy

Picture Diagram

2

Water image / Mirror image

1

Matrix

1

Paper Cutting

1

Analogy

2

Classification

3

Miscellaneous

4

Good attempt: 20- 22 questions out of 25 questions

General Awareness:

Overall level of the questions: Moderate

1. Who is known as Vatapicaonda, who defeated the Pulkeshin II?

2. Farming with having trees in a row-

3. Disease caused due to deficiency of vitamin B complex-

4. Prince of Wales cup associated with-

5. Heart speed increases due to-

Good attempt: 12-15 questions out of 25 questions

Quantitative Aptitude: 

Overall level of the questions: Moderate

Topics

Number of questions

Level

Number Series

2

Easy-Moderate

Bar Chart

5 (Based on students scored different marks in the exam)

Geometry

4

Trigonometry

3

Miscellaneous

many

Good attempt in this section: 18-20 questions out of 25 questions

English Comprehension:

Overall level of the questions: Easy-Moderate

Topics

Number of questions

Level

Reading Comprehension (Based on learning)

5

Easy- Moderate

Antonyms and Synonyms

3-4

Idioms and Phrases

3

Spelling correction

1

Sentence Improvement

3

One word substitution

3

Error detection

3

Fill in the blanks (Gap fillers)

3

Good attempt in this section: 18-20 questions out of 25 questions

SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1 on 7th September: Shift 3

General Intelligence and Reasoning:

Overall level of the questions: Easy

Topics

Number of questions

Level

Number Series/ Alphabet series

5- 8

Easy

Picture Diagram

2

Water image / Mirror image

1

Matrix

1

Paper Cutting

1

Analogy

2

Classification

3

Miscellaneous

4

Good attempt: 20- 22 questions out of 25 questions

General Awareness:

Overall level of the questions: Moderate

1. Asiatic society was found by-

2. Western education started by

3. Red book-

4. Amir Khusro is the court poet of –

5. Water soluble vitamin-

6. River in southern Peninsula with second longest tributary-

7. Film and Television institute at-

Good attempt: 12-15 questions out of 25 questions

Quantitative Aptitude: 

Overall level of the questions: Moderate

Topics

Number of questions

Level

Number Series

2

Easy-Moderate

Bar Chart

5 (Based on percentage of expenses on printing, compass etc.)

Geometry

4

Trigonometry

3

Miscellaneous

many

Good attempt in this section: 18-20 questions out of 25 questions

English Comprehension:

Overall level of the questions: Easy-Moderate

Topics

Number of questions

Level

Reading Comprehension (Based on benefits of breakfast in life)

5

Easy- Moderate

Antonyms and Synonyms

3-4

Idioms and Phrases

3

Spelling correction

1

Sentence Improvement

3

One word substitution

3

Error detection

3

Fill in the blanks (Gap fillers)

3

Good attempt in this section: 18-20 questions out of 25 questions

Stay connected for more updates on SSC CGL 2016 examination. We wish you good luck!

Alok Kumar 1 Months ago
Could you please provide the analysis for 4th Sep 2016

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