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SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1 – Exam Analysis and Expected Cut - off (Shift 1, 2 and 3) – 31st August 2016

“We don’t grow when things are easy; we grow when we face challenges.”

The fifth day of the SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1 examination series has hit the examination centres today. It is high time for the candidates to persuade themselves to perform the best in the examination. The SSC CGL Tier 1 examination will be conducted in three different slots today. The curiosity of the aspirants to get the analysis of the examination must be at the top amongst all other things. We bring you the analysis of the first, second and third shifts of the SSC CGL Tier 1 examination conducted on 31st August 2016.

SSC Exam Question Asked and Analysis of 31st August 2016

The Staff Selection Commission has successfully managed to conduct all the three shifts: morning shift, afternoon shift and evening shifts. SSC is conducting these examinations in order to fill in 34000 vacancies released under the notification of “SSC CGL Recruitment 2016”. Sensing your curiosity to know about the examination analysis, we bring you a complete analysis of the SSC CGL Tier 1 examination held on 31st August 2016.

Before going on to the pattern of the examination. let us look at the pattern of the SSC CGL Tier 1 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

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

SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1: Analysis of 2nd  Shift

Now, let us begin with the analysis part of the 2nd shift.

General Intelligence and Reasoning:

This section had questions of easy level. The topics asked are:

Topics

Number of questions

Level

Number Series/ Alphabet series

5- 8

Easy

Picture Diagram

2

Water image / Mirror image

2

Matrix

1

Paper Cutting

1

Analogy

2

Classification

3

Miscellaneous

4

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

General Awareness:

The questions from this section were of moderate level. Some of the questions asked in the examination are:

1. Pellagra & Scurvy diseases caused due to deficiency of –

2. Indira Gandhi who got Jnanpith Award belongs to which state –

3. Longest islands –

4. Nitric acid doesn’t react with – (copper, iron, zinc or gold

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

Pie Chart

5

Geometry

4

Trigonometry

2

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

Overall attempt in the second section: The overall attempt can be of 70 percent as the overall paper was quite easy

SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1: Analysis of 3rd Shift

Now let us take a look at the analysis of the third shift.

General Intelligence and Reasoning:

This section had questions of easy level. Given below are the topics asked:

Topics

Number of questions

Level

Number Series/ Alphabet series

5- 8

Easy

Picture Diagram

2

Water image / Mirror image

2

Matrix

1

Paper Cutting

1

Analogy

2

Classification

3

Miscellaneous

4

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

General Awareness:

The questions from this section were of moderate level. Given below are some of the questions asked in the examination:

1. Formic acid produced by 

2. First french factory established in India at -Surat

3. Jawaharlal Nehru award in the field of –  

4. Virus in a program duplicates by the process-

5. Excess production of red blood cells leads to disease

6. Who issued silver coins –

7. Zubin Mehta related to which field –

8. Which city is called queen of Adriatic sea – 

9. 1st commonwealth games 1930 held in country – 

10. The term *tanka* introduced by which emperor – 

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. Given below are the topics asked:

Topics

Number of questions

Level

Number Series

2

Easy- Moderate

Pie Chart

5

Geometry

4

Trigonometry

2

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. Given below are the topics asked          

Topics

Number of questions

Level

Reading Comprehension

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 for this: 18-20 questions out of 25 questions

SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1: Expected cut- off

Categories

Marks (±7)

General

110

OBC

95

SC

85

ST

80

OH

75

VH

50

HH

50

Ex-S

70

We hope that this article helps you in getting an insight of all three shifts of the SSC CGL Tier 1 2016 and their patterns. Stay tuned for more updates. We wish you good luck!

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