SSC CGL Slot 1 Analysis 2020: The Staff Selection Commission is conducting the second stage of examination from November 15-18, 2020, in online mode. As the exam is conducted in two shifts here is the SSC CGL Shift 1 Exam Analysis 2020. 

The first shift is conducted from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Check the SSC CGL Expected Cut off to know your chances of getting qualified for the next stage. 

SSC CGL Shift 1 Exam Analysis 2020

By receiving the feedback from students, we provide the live exam analysis for SSC CGL Tier 2 2020 here. The SSC CGL Shift 1 Analysis will help candidates to know the difficulty level of the paper and the number of questions appearing from each section.

Date of Exam Difficulty Level Good Attempts
November 15th (Quant) Moderate 65-70
November 16th (Quant) Easy-Moderate 74-78
November 17, 2020
November 18, 2020

SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Analysis for Shift 1 - November 16

Here is the detailed SSC CGL Exam Analysis for shift 1 conducted on November 15, 2020

  • Today the question paper was slightly moderate compared to yesterday.
Section No. of Questions/Marks Good Attempts Difficulty Level
Quantitative Aptitude 100/ 200 74-78 Easy-Moderate

SSC CGL Tier 2 Quantitative Analysis 2020 - 16th November

  • In DI, one tabular and one pie chart was asked.
  • Number System - 2 questions from Division, 2 from HCF & LCM
Topics Number Of Questions Level of difficulty
Number System/HCF/LCM 4-5 Easy
Percentage, Average 4-5 Easy
Time & Work, Pipe & Cistern 6 Easy-moderate
Profit & Loss, Discount 7-8 Easy
Ratio & Proportion 3-4 Moderate
Mixture & Allegation 1-2 Easy
Time Speed Distance, Boat & Stream Trains 3-4 Easy-moderate
Partnership 2 Easy
Interest (CI & SI) 4 moderate
Geometry 10 moderate
Mensuration 10-12 Easy
Trigonometry, Height & Distance 10-12 moderate
DI 5 moderate
Algebra 8-10 Moderate
Co-ordinate Geometry 2 Easy
Surds & Indices, Simplification 3-4 easy
Misc. 4-5 moderate
Total 100 Questions Easy-Moderate

SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Analysis for Shift 1 - November 15

Here is the detailed SSC CGL Exam Analysis for shift 1 conducted on November 15, 2020

  • In quantitative aptitude, formula-based questions were difficult. 
  • The question paper was similar to the 2018 type.
  • The Quant question paper was calculative and time-consuming. 
Section No. of Questions/Marks Good Attempts Difficulty Level
Quantitative Aptitude 100/ 200 65-70 Moderate

SSC CGL Tier 2 Quantitative Analysis 2020 - 15th November

Topics Number Of Questions Level of difficulty
Number System/HCF/LCM 7 Easy
Percentage, Average 10 Easy
Time & Work , Pipe & Cistern 6 Easy-moderate
Profit & Loss , Discount 10 Easy
Ratio, Mixture & Allegation 6 Easy
Time Speed Distance, Boat & Stream Trains 4 Easy-moderate
Interest (CI & SI) 4 moderate
Geometry 18 moderate
Mensuration 11 Easy
Trigonometry, Height & Distance 6-7 moderate
DI 5 moderate
Algebra 7 Easy-moderate
Surds & Indices, Simplification 2 easy
Misc. 4-5 moderate
Total 100 Questions Moderate
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SSC CGL Shift 1 Paper Analysis 2020 for Tier 1

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

SSC CGL Shift 1 Questions Asked PDF (3rd March) SSC CGL Shift 1 Questions Asked PDF (4th March) SSC CGL Shift 1 Questions Asked PDF (5th March)
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  • All the sections were doable and questions were repeated from previous shifts. 
  • Current Affairs were asked from November to February month.
  • On 4th March, most of the questions were repeating with slight changes in the numbers
  • Maths section was calculative but all questions were doable
  • English section was quite difficult
Date of Exam Quantitative Aptitude General Awareness English Reasoning Total
3rd March 2020 Difficulty Level Easy to Moderate Easy  Moderate Easy Easy to Moderate
No. of Good Attempts 17-19 18-20 14-18 19-21 78-82
4th march 2020 Difficulty Level Easy to Moderate Easy to Moderate Easy to Moderate Easy to Moderate Easy to Moderate
No. of Good Attempts 18-21 16-19 17-19 18-20 77-83
5th March 2020 Difficulty Level Moderate Easy to Moderate Easy Easy to Moderate Easy to Moderate
No. of Good Attempts 15-18 18-20 19-21 17-18 75-80
6th March 2020 Difficulty Level Easy to Moderate Easy to Moderate Easy Easy to Moderate Easy to Moderate
No. of Good Attempts 17-19 16-18 19-22 18-21 78-82
7th March 2020 Difficulty Level Easy to Moderate Easy  Easy Easy to Moderate Easy to Moderate
No. of Good Attempts 17-19 19-21 19-21 17-19 78-82
9th March 2020 Difficulty Level Moderate Easy Easy Easy to Moderate Easy to Moderate
No. of Good Attempts 15-17 19-21 19-21 17-19 77-81

SSC CGL Shift 1 Exam Analysis 2020 - Quantitative Aptitude

The below table explains the number of questions asked from each topic and its difficulty level.

  • Maths section was easy but it was calculative
  • On 5th March, Maths section was lengthy and calculative
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 2-3 1 2 1 - 1
Advance - 5 - - - 5
Average - - - 1 1 -
Number System - - - - - 1
Simplification 2 1 2 2 1 2
Time & Work 1 1 1 1 1 1
Time, Speed & Distance - - 1 1 1 1
S.I. & C.I. 1 1 - 1 1
Profit & Loss 2-3 1 1 1 1 1
Coordinate Geometry - - - - - -
Geometry 2 2 3-4 4 2 2-3
Mensuration 2 2 - - 2 2
Trigonometry 2 2 3-4 4 3 3-4
Percentage 1 - - - - -
Algebra 1-2 2 2 2 2 2
DI (Tabular) - - 1 1 1 3
Total Questions 25 25 25 25 25 25

SSC CGL Shift 1 Paper Analysis 2020 - English Language

We have tabulated the number of questions asked from each topic in the SSC CGL Shift 1 Exam. Go through the Questions Asked in SSC CGL 2020 Tier 1 Exam.

  • Find the synonym of "Quotient"
  • Idiom of "Hard nut to crack"
  • Cloze test was based on "Importance of Education"
  • Antonym of "Exodus"
  • Idiom & Phrase of "Front Leave"
  • Antonym of Liberty
  • Idiom of Dead Heat
  • Fillers were based on Preposition
  • Cloze test was based on human flaws
  • Idiom of "A Close Fisted Men"
  • He tried to ______ my ring
  • I like tea and coffee but prefer _______
  • Synonym of "Divide"
  • Synonym of "Dexeterty"
  • Idiom of "Bed of Roses"
  • Antonym of "Weary", "Sacred"
  • One Word Substitution - Oen who cannot be satisfied
  • Idiom of "Keep abreast off"
  • Synonym of "Native"
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
Rearrangement 2 1 - - - 1
Reading Comprehension 5 - - - - -
Fillers (single) 5 1 2 3 4 3-4
Error Detection - 2 2 2 2 2
Idioms and Phrases 2 2 2 2 2 2
Synonyms 2 2 2 2 2 2
Antonyms 2 2 2 2 2 2
Active Passive 2 - - 1 1 1
One word substitution 3 - 1 1 1 2
Sentence Improvement - - 2 1 1 1
Narration 2 - - - -
Cloze test 3 5 5 5 5 5
Misspelt - - 2 2 2 1
Total Questions 25 25 25 25 25 25

SSC CGL Shift 1 Analysis 2020 - General Awareness

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

  • Sri Lanka's PM?
  • Hampi is in which state?
  • Who is the CM of Chattisgarh?
  • Thomas Row appeared in which Darbar?
  • Find the bone which is not of human's
  • The chemical name of Solid CO2
  • Who will decide the repo rate?
  • Where are the headquarters of WHO?
  • Who is the hero of the Mission Mangal movie?
  • Who is the writer of "Era of Darkness"
  • Who is the newly appointed Army Chief?
  • which Article describes the Sexual Discrimination between males and females in the Indian constitution?
  • Mahabalipuram was built in which year?
  • What happens on the 4th day after Pongal?
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 2 3 2 2 2 2
Polity - 2 - - - -
Geography 3 1 1 2 2 2
Economics - 1 1 - - -
Static Awareness 5 2 3 - - 3
Biology - 1 1 1 2 2
Chemistry 2 1 2 1 2 2
Physics 1 - 2 2 2 2
Computer - - - - - -
Current Affairs 10 12-13 10 12 10-12 10
Total Questions 25 25 25 25 25 25

SSC CGL Shift 1 Exam Review - Reasoning

Check the below table for knowing the number of questions asked and their difficulty level.

  • Reasoning section was very easy and all questions were doable
  • one number based Analogy and one word-based analogy
  • Honey: Bee :: _____ : ____
  • On 5th March, Reasoning section was calculative
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
Syllogism 1 1 1 1
Odd One Out 1 1 - - -
Alphabet Series 5 2 2 2 2
Statement & Conclusions - 1 2 1 1
Non-Verbal Reasoning 4-5 4-5 3 3
Analogy 2 2 2 2 2
Calendar 1 - - -
Coding-Decoding 2 2 2 2 2 2
Mathematical Operations - - - -
Matrix 1 - - -
Blood Relation 1 1 2 2 2
Mirror Image 1 1 1 1 1 1
Venn Diagram 1 1 1 1
Paper Folding Image 1 1 1 1 1 1
Missing Term - 1 - - -
Hidden Figure - 1 1 1 1
Dice - - 3 2 1 1
Counting Figure - 1 1 1 1
Clock Questions - 1 - -
Misc. 10 - -
Total Questions 25 25 25 25 25 25

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SSC CGL Previous Year Shift 1 Exam Analysis

SSC CGL 2018 has been conducted successfully for Shift 1 on June 11, 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
  • Maths section was of Moderate Level Difficulty. 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 was easy for most students.
  • GK was relatively easy in this shift. Candidates could attempt most of the questions, however, current affairs continue to dominate this section.
  • The overall good attempts for this shift 77-83.

Given below is the section-wise exam analysis for SSC CGL Tier 1 2018:

Section Subject No of Questions Good Attempts
1 General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 21-23
2 General Awareness 25 20-22
3 Quantitative Aptitude 25 19-20
4 English Comprehension 25 20-21
Total 100 77-83

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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 1 Timings?

The SSC CGL Shift 1 is conducted from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM. 

What is the reporting time for SSC CGL Shift 1 Exam 2020?

The reporting time for SSC CGL Shift 1 is 09:00 AM.

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