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SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1- Exam Analysis: 28th August (1st and 2nd shifts)

“Exams test your memory, life tests your learning; others will test your patience.”- Fennel Hudson.

The Staff Selection Commission has successfully conducted the SSC CGL Tier 1 examination on 28th August 2016 in two phases. The SSC CGL examination has once again proved to be the most competitive examinations. In this article, we bring you the analysis of the first and second shift of the examination. The first shift of the examination was conducted from 10 am to 11: 15 am and the second shift was conducted from 4pm to 5: 15 pm. As per the review by one of the students, the level of the questions in both the shifts were relatively easy.

Before going on the analysis of the shift 1 of the SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1 conducted on 28th August 2016, let us take a quick look at the pattern of the examination.
 

SSC CGL 2016 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

Let us now take a look at the analysis of the SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1 1st and 2nd shifts conducted on 28th August 2016.

SSC CGL 2016 Tier I: Exam Analysis- 28th August (Shift 1)

Let us take a look at the analysis of the first shift of the SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1

General Intelligence and Reasoning (Shift I):

Topics

Number of questions

Level

Number Series

5

Easy

Alphabet series

5

Easy

Water Image

2

Easy

Picture Diagram

2

Easy

Mirror image

2

Easy

Matrix

1

Easy

Paper cutting

2

Easy

Analogy

1

Easy

Miscellaneous

5

Easy

The good attempt in the reasoning section is 20- 22 OUT OF 25.

General Awareness (Shift I):

The questions of general knowledge section were relatively easy as per the feedback of the students who had appeared for the exam. Some questions which were asked in the examination are:

1. What is the main cause of the revolt of 1857 in India?

2. Who named Mahatma Gandhi as Father of Nation for the 1st time? 

3. Which region is suitable for cotton?

The good attempt in the general awareness section is 12/ 15 out of 25.

Quantitative Aptitude (Shift I):

Topics

Number of questions

Level

Number Series

2

Moderate

Pie Chart

5

Easy

Geometry

4

Moderate

Trigonometry

3

Moderate

Miscellaneous

many

Easy- Moderate

The good attempt in the general awareness section is 18-20 out of 25.

English Comprehension (Shift I):

Topics

Number of questions

Level

Reading Comprehension

5

Easy

Antonyms and Synonyms

4

Easy

Idioms and Phrases

3

Moderate

Spelling correction

1

Moderate

Sentence Improvement

3

Easy

One word substitution

3

Moderate

Error detection

3

Easy

Gap fillers

3

Easy

The good attempt in the general awareness section is 18-20 out of 25.

SSC CGL 2016 Tier I: Exam Analysis- 28th August (Shift I1)

Let us take a look at the analysis of the second shift of the SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1 exam

General Intelligence and Reasoning (Shift I1):

Topics

Number of questions

Level

Number Series

5

Easy

Alphabet series

5

Easy

Water Image

2

Easy

Picture Diagram

2

Easy

Mirror image

2

Easy

Matrix

1

Easy

Paper cutting

2

Easy

Analogy

1

Easy

Miscellaneous

5

Easy

The good attempt in the general intelligence and reasoning section is 20-22 out of 25.

General Awareness (Shift II):

Some of the questions asked in the second shift of the examination are:

1. Mahabalipuram Temple is famous for?

2. Winner of Wimbledon Women’s single Title 2016 – Serena Williams

3. Commercial bank give loan to which sector – 

The good attempt in the general awareness section is 12-15 out of 25.

Quantitative Aptitude (Shift II):

Topics

Number of questions

Level

Number Series

2

Moderate

Bar Chart

5

Easy

Geometry

4

Moderate

Trigonometry

3

Moderate

Miscellaneous

many

Easy- Moderate

The good attempt in the quantitative aptitude section is 18-20 out of 25.

English Comprehension (Shift II):

Topics

Number of questions

Level

Reading Comprehension

5

Easy

Antonyms and Synonyms

4

Easy

Idioms and Phrases

3

Moderate

Spelling correction

1

Moderate

Sentence Improvement

3

Easy

One word substitution

3

Moderate

Error detection

3

Easy

Gap fillers

3

Easy

The good attempt in the English comprehension section is 18-20 out of 25.

We hope that this article helps you to get an idea of “Exam Analysis of SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1 examination” conducted on 28th of August 2016. Stay tuned with us for more updates. All the best!

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