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# SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1- Exam Analysis (2nd and 3rd shift) - 30th August 2016

"It does not matter how slowly you go, so long as you do not stop." –Confucius.

The SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1 examination has successfully conducted its second shift of the examination conducted on 30th of August 2016. The examination is receiving overwhelming response from all the aspirants across the nation.

In this article, we provide you an in- depth analysis of the 2nd and 3rd shifts of the SSC CGL Tier 1 examination conducted on 30th of August 2016. This analysis will give you an idea of the types of questions asked, the topics from which questions are frequently asked etc. So, you will be back at the exam square again on 31st August 2016 and this article will help you getting an idea of today’s examination pattern which, in turn, will help you to analyze the pattern in the upcoming exam slots as well.

The Second shift of the SSC CGL Tier 1 examination was held in the afternoon between 1:15 pm to 2:30 pm. As per the feedback of the students, the level of the questions was “easy to moderate”.

Before going on to the analysis part, let us take a look at the pattern of the SSC CGL 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 the analysis of different shifts:

SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1: Analysis of 1st Shift

General Intelligence and Reasoning:

The questions from this section were of easy level. The topics asked in the examination are as follows:

 Topics Number of questions Level Number Series/ Alphabet series 5- 8 Easy Picture Diagram 2 Matrix 1 Classification 3 Miscellaneous 4 Picture Diagram 2 Non\- verbal reasoning 5

Good attempt for this: 20- 22 questions out of 25 questions

General Awareness:

The questions from this section were of easy- moderate level. The topics asked are given in the following table.

 Topics Number of questions Level History 4-6 Easy- Moderate Polity 3 Geography 1-3 Economics 3 Current affairs 4-5 General Science (Physics, Chemistry and Biology) 3-4

Good attempt for this: 12-15 questions out of 25 questions

Quantitative Aptitude:  The questions asked in this section were of easy to moderate level. The topics asked:

 Topics Number of questions Level Number Series 2 Easy- Moderate Averages 2 Speed and Distance 3 Bar Chart 5 Geometry 4 Trigonometry 3 Miscellaneous many

Good attempt for this: 18-20 questions out of 25 questions

English Comprehension: The questions asked in this section were of easy to moderate level. The topics asked:

 Topics Number of questions Level Reading Comprehension 5 Easy- Moderate Antonyms and Synonyms 3 Idioms and Phrases 3 Spelling correction 1 Sentence Improvement 3 One word substitution 3 Error detection 3 Fill in the blanks (Gap fillers) 3

SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1: Analysis of 2nd Shift

Now, let us take a look at the analysis of the 2nd shift:

General Intelligence and Reasoning:

The questions asked in this section were of easy level. The following table shows you the topics from which questions were asked:

 Topics Number of questions Level Number Series/ Alphabet series 5- 8 Easy Water Image/ Mirror image 2 Easy Picture Diagram 2 Easy Matrix 1 Easy Paper cutting 1 Easy Classification 3 Easy Miscellaneous 4 Easy

Good Attempt for this section: 20- 22 questions out of 25 questions

General Awareness: The general awareness section comprised of questions of moderate level. Some of the questions asked from this section are:

1. First woman president of Congress

2. What is Silica gel?

3. If no atmosphere than what is the colour of the sky?

4. The partition of congress was done in which session

5. Ozone layer protects earth from which rays

6. Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) submit his reports to whom?

7. Shiva Thapa is associated with which sports?

Good Attempt for this section: 12- 15 questions out of 25 questions

Quantitative Aptitude: The quantitative aptitude section had questions of easy- moderate level.

 Topics Number of questions Level Number Series 2 Easy Bar Chart 5 Easy Geometry 4 Moderate Trigonometry 3 Moderate Miscellaneous many Easy- Moderate

Good Attempt for this section: 18- 20 questions out of 25 questions

English Comprehension: The questions from this section were of easy- moderate level. The following table gives you the topics from which questions were asked:

 Topics Number of questions Level Reading Comprehension 5 Easy Antonyms and Synonyms 3-4 Easy Idioms and Phrases 3 Moderate Spelling correction 1 Moderate Sentence Improvement 3 Easy One word substitution 3 Moderate Error detection 3 Easy Fill in the blanks (Gap fillers) 3 Easy

Good Attempt for this section: 18- 20 questions out of 25 questions

SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1: Analysis of 3rd Shift: The third shift of the SSSC CGL Tier 1 examination held on 30th August 2016 has come to an end. The timings of the third shift will be from 4: 15 pm to 5: 30 pm.

We are giving you a brief insight about the third shift and the questions asked in each of the sections:

General Intelligence and Reasoning: The questions asked in the section were of easy level. The topics asked are:

 Topics Number of questions Level Number Series/ Alphabet series 5- 8 Easy Water Image/ Mirror image 2 Easy Picture Diagram 2 Easy Matrix 1 Easy Analogy 2 Easy Paper cutting 1 Easy Classification 3 Easy Miscellaneous 4 Easy

Good Attempt for this section: 20-22 questions out of 25 questions

General Awareness: The general awareness section comprised of questions of moderate level. Here are some of the questions asked from this section:

1. SEBI is –

2. Council of ministers can be sacked by President on the recommendation of?

3. Cleanest form of energy

4. Vikram Shila University established by

5. Author of Meghdoot

6. Sharda Act related to

7. First, battle of Panipat fought between Babar &

Good Attempt for this section: 12- 15 questions out of 25 questions

Quantitative Aptitude: The questions were of easy- moderate level.

 Topics Number of questions Level Number Series 2 Easy Bar Chart 5 Easy Geometry 4 Easy- Moderate Trigonometry 3 Moderate Miscellaneous many Easy- Moderate

Good Attempt for this section: 18- 20 questions out of 25 questions

English Comprehension: The questions from this section were of easy- moderate level. The questions were asked from the topics given below:

 Topics Number of questions Level Reading Comprehension 5 Easy Antonyms and Synonyms 3-4 Easy Idioms and Phrases 3 Moderate Spelling correction 1 Moderate Sentence Improvement 3 Easy One word substitution 3 Moderate Error detection 3 Easy Fill in the blanks (Gap fillers) 3 Easy

Good Attempt for this section: 18- 20 questions out of 25 questions

We hope this article will help you thrive in the next phases of SSC CGL Tier 1 examination which will held on 1st September 2016. Till then, stay tuned for more updates. Keep calm and prepare well.

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MAMTA 1 Months ago
Where us ananlysis of 30th august 1st shift paper?
Santosh Ralabandi 1 Months ago
30th second shift 1.radioactive elements-uranium 2. with out earth atmosphere looks -black 3.silver tarnished by-hydrogen sulfide 4.fiber optical filter 5.strong natural fiber: jute,cotton,silk, 6.founder of satvahan dynasty:simukh 7.western ghat and eastern ghat meeting place : 8.mahila mahakosh 9.shiv thapa :boxing 10.rhinoceroses :kaziranga national park 11.Residex :land and real estate related index 12.CAG SUBMIT Report to : President 13.higher coastline :AP(AP,Kelra,Tm,Krnatak) 14.Palk strait and mannar strait divide to countries :indian and shrilanka 15.ozone provide security from :ultra violet sun rays 16.country vote for leave the eu 17birju maharaj :kathak 18.first buddhist ceremony:rajgruha 19.silica gel 20.inc split into 2 group:Surat
Harman 1 Months ago
Device used in data link layer -- malala and kailash satyarthi won which prize together-- best way to treat non biodegradable waste-- car while taking a turn experiences which force--
Thanks Harman for the info!
Harman 1 Months ago
Other questions gk 30th aug 3rd shift - 1st woman of indian origin to go on space - plant in social forestry -