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SSC CGL Tier 1: Exam Analysis, paper review & Cut-off – 9th September 2016 (Shifts 1, 2 and 3)

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9th September asked questions, exam analysis, exam review

The SSC CGL examination has received an amazing response from the aspirants all over the country. Sensing the curiosity of the students, we have prepared an analysis for the SSC CGL Tier 1 examination 2016. Being one of the most competitive examinations, SSC CGL has a cut- throat competition with numerous students competing every year.

But before going to the analysis, 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 9th September 2016:

SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1 on 9th 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. Amar Sonar Bangla is written by-

2. Topmost layer of atmosphere-

3.  Bachao movement was started by

4. UEFA Euro 2016 runner up-

5. Leptospirosis caused by which microorganisms- 

6. First commercial Indian airlines-

7. Lachhu Maharaj who recently passed away was related to –

8. Which is not commercial source  of energy-

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 Graph

5 (Based on voting in election)

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 Alaska and Arctic ocean)

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 9th 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. President of constitutional committee-

2. Regional rural banks are governed by-

3. Cabinet mission led by-

4. Carbon particles are separated by-

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 no of literate people vs age group)

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 (About a dog and a prisoner)

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 9th 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. Babita kumari related to which sport-

2. Where is Bandhavgarh national park- 

3. Official language of Delhi sultanate-

4. Consumer price index forum is released by which department-

5. Heated substance releases which rays-

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 income)

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 (About Egyptian culture)

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

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