The Staff Selection Commission is conducting the first stage of examination from March 3-9, 2020, in online mode. As the exam is conducted in three shifts here is the SSC CGL Shift 3 Exam Analysis 2020. Candidates appearing in the 3rd shift of SSC CGL Exam 2020 can go through the detailed review here.

  • The third shift is conducted from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM. Hence, candidates are advised to check the SSC CGL Shift Timings and be aware of their exam time.
  • The prelims exam is held only for one hour and that includes 100 questions. 
  • Through SSC CGL Recruitment, various posts under different departments, Ministries, and Government Organizations across India will be filled.
  • Candidates are advised to be well prepared for the exam and score above the SSC CGL Cut Off Marks.

SSC CGL Shift 3 Exam Analysis 2020

After receiving the feedback from students, we provide the live exam analysis for SSC CGL Tier 1 2020 here. Candidates having their examination in the next shifts can go through the analysis and be exam ready. The SSC CGL Shift 3 Analysis will help candidates to know the difficulty level of the paper and the number of questions appearing from each section.

  • To enhance your last-minute preparation, candidates can take up SSC CGL FREE Mock Tests that are designed as per the latest exam pattern.
  • We have provided a subject-wise analysis below. Check the SSC CGL Expected Cut off and gear up your preparation to score more in the Tier 1 Exam.
  • Also, know the number of good attempts for each section tabulated below.

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SSC CGL Shift 3 Exam Review 2020

The below table provides the detailed analysis for the Shift 3 exam of SSC CGL Tier 1. Go through the table and know about the level of difficulty.

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  • Quant section is slightly difficult compared to the previous day
  • However, English and General Awareness are the same as other shifts and doable.
  • On 4th March, Reasoning was a little difficult.
  • Compared to the previous shift, the SSC CGL 3rd Shift was a little easier. 
Date of Exam Quantitative Aptitude General Awareness English Reasoning Total
3rd March 2020 Difficulty Level Easy to Moderate Easy Easy Easy to Moderate Easy to Moderate
No. of Good Attempts 15-18 20-22 19-21 16-18 79-83
4th march 2020 Difficulty Level Moderate Easy to Moderate Easy Easy to Moderate Easy to Moderate
No. of Good Attempts 16-19 19-21 17-20 18-21 78-82
5th March 2020 Difficulty Level Moderate Moderate Easy Easy to Moderate Moderate
No. of Good Attempts 15-17 15-17 18-22 17-20 75-79
6th March 2020 Difficulty Level Moderate Easy to Moderate Easy Easy to Moderate Easy to Moderate
No. of Good Attempts 16-18 16-18 19-22 17-19 77-80
7th March 2020 Difficulty Level Moderate Easy Easy Moderate Easy-Moderate
No. of Good Attempts 15-18 17-21 18-22 16-19 76-81
9th March 2020 Difficulty Level
No. of Good Attempts

SSC CGL Tier 1 Quantitative Aptitude Analysis 2020

The below table explains the number of questions asked from each topic and its difficulty level in the SSC CGL Shift 3 Exam. Check the Questions Asked in SSC CGL 2020 below

  • Given a Semicircle and radius, find its curve surface
  • 6 machines were purchased for Rs 6300/-. Find how much does it cost for selling 8 machines with 15% profit
  • Given the 7cm Hemisphere. Find the curved surface area
Date of Exam 3rd March 4th March 5th March 6th March 7th March 9th March
Topics No. Of Questions No. Of Questions No. Of Questions No. Of Questions No. Of Questions No. Of Questions
Ratio 1 1 1 1 1
Average - - - - -
Number Series 4 3 3 2 1
Simplification 2 2 1 1 2
Time & Work 1 1 1 1 1
Time, Speed & Distance1 1 1 1 1 1
LCM & HCF 1 1 - - -
Profit & Loss 1 2 2 2 2
Coordinate Geometry - - - - -
Geometry 4-5 4 4-5 4 4
Mensuration 1 2 1 2 2
Trigonometry 3 2 3 3-4 3
Percentage 1 1 1 1 1
Algebra 1 2 2 2 2
DI (Tabular) 5 3 3 2 5
Total Questions 25 25 25 25 25

SSC CGL Tier 1 English Language Analysis 2020

We have tabulated the number of questions asked from each topic in the SSC CGL Shift 3 Exam. 

  • Antonym of "Flexible"
  • Misspelled words "Partner" & "Necessary"
  • Antonym of "Vigilant"
  • Idiom & Phrase of "Spale the Beans"
  • Cloze test was based on Watermelon 
  • Synonym of "Furious"
  • Idiom of "Hold the Water"
  • Synonym of "Exempted"
  • Synonym of "Criticise"
  • Synonym of "Solidarity"
  • Misspelt - Commemorate
  • Idiom of "Fuel to fire"
  • Cloze Test was based on corruption
  • Synonym of "Recuperation", "Stringent". "Juvenile"
  • Misspelt - Renaissance, Souverinity
  • Cloze Test was based on Environmental Pollution
Date of Exam 3rd March 4th March 5th March 6th march 7th March 9th March
Topics No. Of Questions No. Of Questions No. Of Questions No. Of Questions No. Of Questions No. Of Questions
Fill in the Blanks 2 4 4 4 4
Sentence Improvement 2 1 1 1 1
Error Detection 2 2 2 2 2
Sentence Rearrangement 1 1 - - -
Idioms and Phrases 2 1 2 2 1
Synonyms 1 2 2 3 2
Antonyms 1 2 2 2 2
Active Passive 2 - 1 1 -
One word substitution 1 2 2 1 -
Word Correction in the sentence (bold word) - - - - -
RC - - - - -
Cloze test 5 5 5 5 5
Misspelt - - - 2 6
Narration 1 - 1 2 2
Total Questions 25 25 25 25 25

SSC CGL Tier 1 General Awareness Analysis 2020

Go through the number of questions asked from each topic and its difficulty level.

  • Name of Thailand's Prime Minister
  • Which is the largest city in Sri Lanka
  • Yangtze River is in which city of China?
  • Last Ruler of Gupta Dynasty
  • PM of Bhutan
  • The formula of Calcium Sulfate Dihydrate
  • When is Nurse Day celebrated?
  • Who received Nobel Prize consecutively?
  • Question on Raman Effect
  • Vijaywada is situated beside which river?
  • Who wrote the book "Saint of God"
  • Bhavayei and Kalvalia is which state dance form?
  • Who is the Governor of Kerala?
  • Father of "Bangladesh Renaissance"
  • Chemical Formula of "Epsom Salt"
  • Chemical Formula of "Ferrous Sulphate"
  • Who was Viceroy of the 1843 Draught situation in India?
  • Harbhajan Singh is the Brand Ambassador of which brand?
  • Where is Jhansi ki Rani Samadhi located?
  • When was Congress Socialist Party established?
  • In which state was the first KVIC appointment done?
  • When was the Election Commission formed?
  • Who was the Governor during the 3rd Anglo War?
  • "Yasho Dance" is linked with which State?
  • Question related to "Jin" Philosophy of Jainism?
  • Abbreviation Question- In "Udaan" word word "A" represents?
  • Who is the writer of "Great Indian Novel"?
  • Kaliyaari Pattu Dance Is from which state?
  • MP surrounded by which states?
  • Tell the number of Carbon and Hydrogen in Propane?
  • Unit of Velocity of Sound?
  • Torr is the SI Unit of?
  • Where is "Jagoda Rock"?
  • Lt. Governor of J&K?
  • The angle of the Benzene Molecule
  • Ramsar conference is related to?
  • Which monument is not opened by Narendra Modi in West Bengal's visit?
  • "Ribosm" Presents in-?
  • Question from Hunger Index
  • Who appoints the Attorney General of India?
Date of Exam 3rd March 4th March 5th March 6th March 7th March 9th March
Topics No. Of Questions No. Of Questions No. Of Questions No. Of Questions No. Of Questions No. Of Questions
History 3 2 2 2 2
Polity 1 1 - - 1
Geography 1 2 2 2 2
Economics 1 - 1 1 3
Static Awareness 5 5 4 3 4
Biology 1 - 1 2 1
Chemistry 1 1 2 2 2
Physics - 1 2 2 2
Computer - - - - -
Current Affairs 10 10 12 12-13 10
Total Questions 25 25 25 25 25

SSC CGL Tier 1 Reasoning Analysis 2020

Check the below table for knowing the number of questions asked in SSC CGL Shift 3 and their difficulty level.

  • Coding and Decoding included both number and alphabet-based
Date of Exam 3rd March 4th March 5th March 6th March 7th March 9th March
Topics No. Of Questions No. Of Questions No. Of Questions No. Of Questions No. Of Questions No. Of Questions
Analogy 2 2 2 2 2
Odd One Out - - - - -
Series 1 2 2 2 2
Statement & Conclusions 1 1 1 1 1
Directions - - - - -
Syllogism 1 2 2 2 2
Word Formation - - - - -
Coding-Decoding 2 2 2 2 2
Mathematical Operations 1 - - - -
Matrix 1 - - - -
Blood Relation 1 2 2 2 2
Mirror Image 1 1 1 1 1
Venn Diagram - 1 1 1 1
Paper Folding Image 1 1 1 1 1
Dictionary Order 1 - - - -
Embedded Figure - 1 1 1 1
Dice 1 - 3 1 1
Cube - - 1 1 1
Calendar 1 - - - -
Counting Figure 1 - 1 1 1
Complete Figure - - - -
Misc. 5 5 5 3 3
Total Questions 25 25 25 25 25

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SSC CGL Overall Shift 3 Exam Analysis 2019 (Tier 1)

SSC CGL 2018 has been conducted successfully for Shift 1 on June 07, 2019. The exam followed a similar pattern with no change in the predicted question pattern.

  • There were 100 questions in the exam with a negative marking of 0.5 marks for every incorrect answer.
  • The sections in the exam followed a specific order: Reasoning > GK > Quant/Maths > English
  • The order of difficulty section-wise was GK >Quant/Maths > Reasoning >English 
  • Maths section was a bit difficult for students. They had to spend most of their time in this section since it was a bit calculative. Questions in this section were not based on direct formulae.
  • English was an easy section of this examination. Candidates who have practiced Vocab and Comprehension could crack this section.
  • The reasoning section was comparatively scoring and easy.
  • GK was difficult for the students. Candidates could not attempt most of the questions correctly.
  • The overall good attempts for this shift- 65-70

Given below is the section-wise exam analysis for SSC CGL 2018:

Section Subject No of Questions Good Attempts
1 General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 21-23
2 General Awareness 25 10-12
3 Quantitative Aptitude 25 15-17
4 English Comprehension 25 20-21
Total 100 65-70

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FAQ's

When is the SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam 2020 conducted?

The SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam 2020 is scheduled from March 2-11, 2020.

Is the SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam conducted in online or offline?

The SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam is conducted in online mode.

For how many marks is the SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam conducted?

The SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam is conducted for 200 Marks

How many questions are there in SSC CGL Tier 1 2020 Exam?

There are a total of 100 questions in SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam 2020. 

How many sections are there in SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam?

There are four sections in Tier 1 i.e., Numerical Ability, General Awareness, English, and Reasoning.

What is the total time duration for completing SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam?

The total time duration to complete SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam is 1 hour i.e., 60 minutes.

What is the SSC CGL Shift 3 Timings?

The SSC CGL Shift 3 is conducted from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM

What is the reporting time for SSC CGL Shift 3 Exam 2020?

The reporting time for SSC CGL Shift 3 is 03:00 PM.

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