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SSC CGL 2016 Exam Analysis: 7th September 2016

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SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Analysis, questions asked: 7th Sept 2016

SSC CGL examination is the ‘trend’ in the last few days and has thousands of hopes associated with it. It has come up with the best of responses among all other competitive examinations. The SSC CGL examination is held every year and is targeted to recruit candidates for different central civil posts. About 12 lakh candidates appeared the SSC CGL examination which rose to 14 lakh in the year 2014 and then it increased to 17 lakh in the year 2015. The number of candidates appearing for the examination are gradually increasing every year.

All the candidates must be extremely curious to go through the analysis of the SSC CGL examination. In this article, we bring you the complete analysis of the SSC CGL examination held on 7th September 2016.

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 7th September 2016:

SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1 on 7th 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. Pankaj Adwani related sport-

2. Pressure measured by which meter-

3. Bauxite used in which industry

4. Book written by Panini-

5. After corrosion weight of Iron-

6. Ntpc related to which field- 

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

Pie Chart

5 (Based on people below poverty line)

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 story of a magic tree where parrot comes to stay on)

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 7th 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. Who is known as Vatapicaonda, who defeated the Pulkeshin II?

2. Farming with having trees in a row-

3. Disease caused due to deficiency of vitamin B complex-

4. Prince of Wales cup associated with-

5. Heart speed increases due to-

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 students scored different marks in the exam)

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 learning)

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 7th 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. Asiatic society was found by-

2. Western education started by

3. Red book-

4. Amir Khusro is the court poet of –

5. Water soluble vitamin-

6. River in southern Peninsula with second longest tributary-

7. Film and Television institute at-

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 percentage of expenses on printing, compass etc.)

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 benefits of breakfast in life)

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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SSC CGL 2016 Exam Analysis: 6th September 2016

“Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural consequence of consistently applying basic fundamentals.”- Jim Rohn.

Analysis: A term which lets you make your own observations and estimations about an event and its future scope. Moreover, it gives you an idea of the area on which you should have more focus on and the areas to which you give less attention. This helps you to master in our attempt without any flaw.

The SSC examination has successfully completed the examination scheduled on 6th of September 2016 in three shifts and has received intense responses everywhere. The SSC CGL examination, being one of the most competitive examinations, has managed to trap every single attention. It is the right attitude which helps you to crack SSC CGL examination rather than just being perfect in aptitude.

We bring you the complete analysis of the SSC CGL examination which will help you to master in the upcoming slots of SSC CGL 2016 examination.

Before going to the analysis part let us take a look at the pattern of SSC CGL 2016:

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 analysis of SSC CGL Tier 2016 held on 6th September 2016:

SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1 on 6th September: Shift 1

General Intelligence and Reasoning:

The questions from this section were of easy level.

Topics

Number of questions

Level

Number Series/ Alphabet series

5- 8

Easy

Picture Diagram

2

Water image / Mirror image

1

Matrix (To write code of beat)

1

Paper Cutting

1

Analogy

2

Classification

3

Miscellaneous

4

Good attempt: 20- 22 questions out of 25 questions

General Awareness:

The questions were of moderate level. Given below are some of the general awareness questions asked in the shift 1:

1. Vice chairman of NITI Aayog-

2Deepika kumari related to which field- 

3. Liquid allotrope of non-metal-

4. Aids virus destroy which blood cells- 

5. Absolute zero temperature-

Good attempt:12-15 questions out of 25 questions

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

Topics

Number of questions

Level

Number Series

2

Easy- Moderate

Pie Chart

5 (Based on percentage of players in different sports)

Geometry

4

Trigonometry

3

Miscellaneous

many

Good attempt in this section: 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 (Based on benefits of breakfast in life)

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 6th September: Shift 2

General Intelligence and Reasoning:

The questions from this section were of easy level.

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:

The questions were of moderate level. Given below are some of the general awareness questions asked in the shift 1:

1. First governor of free India-

2. Which has the least frequency?

3. Gandhiji’s first Satyagraha started at

4. Which state has least literacy rate?

5. Davis cup related to which sport-

6. Which one of the following book was written by Kautilya?

Good attempt: 12-15 questions out of 25 questions

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

Topics

Number of questions

Level

Number Series

2

Easy- Moderate

Pie Chart

5 (Based on Mr. Rao’s monthly income spent in various sectors like education, medicine etc.)

Geometry

4

Trigonometry

3

Miscellaneous

many

Good attempt in this section: 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 (Based on enhancement of core values of an individual)

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 6th September: Shift 3

General Intelligence and Reasoning:

The questions from this section were of easy level.

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:

The questions were of moderate level. Given below are some of the general awareness questions asked in the shift 1:

1. Blood group discovered by-

2. Left-hand thumb rule for- 

3. Brhadisvara-

4. What is repo rate?

5. Uber cup related to which sports-

6. Who give the slogan Inkalab- Zindabad?

7. Who control the Loksabha?

Good attempt: 12-15 questions out of 25 questions

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

Topics

Number of questions

Level

Number Series

2

Easy- Moderate

Pie Chart

5 (Based on female and male population)

Geometry

4

Trigonometry

3

Miscellaneous

many

Good attempt in this section: 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 (Based on benefit of breakfast in life)

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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SSC CGL 2016 – Tier I Exam Analysis 3rd September ( Shift 1, 2 and 3)

Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” - Arthur Ashe

SSC CGL exam Tier 1 exam will be conducted on 3rd September 2016 in three shifts i.e 10 am to 11:15 am(Morning Shift), 1:15 pm to 2.30 pm(Afternoo Shift) and 4:15 pm to 5:30 pm (Evening Shift) respectively.

SSC CGL Tier 1 exam Asked Questions answer key, SSC CGL Exam Analysis, Decent Attempts & Expected Cutoff of 3rd september

The SSC CGL Exam consists of the following features:

  • The exam is of Objective type i.e., it contains Multiple Choice Questions.

  • The Exam consists of 4 sections i.e., General Intelligence, General Awareness, Quantitative Ability, English, etc. ,

  • Each section carries a maximum of 50 marks.

  • Duration of the exam is 2 Hours.

  • The exam is conducted for a total of 200 marks.

  • The exam consists of 200 Questions.

  • There is a negative marking of 0.5 for each wrong answer.

Now we will proceed to section wise analysis of all the shifts of SSC CGL tier 1 exam held today.


 

SSC CGL Exam Analysis of 3 September 2016 (Shifts: 1, 2 & 3rd)


 

SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1 on 3rd September: Shift 1 (Morning Shift)

General Intelligence and Reasoning :

This section was easy one. The questions asked were relatively straighforward.

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 in this section: 20- 22 questions out of 25 questions


 

General Awareness:

The questions from this section were of moderate level. Have a look at some of the general awareness questions asked in the shift 1:


1.Forward bloc was formed by-

2. bioremediation is-

3.First Indian women to climb mount Everest-

4. 0 kelvin equal to -

5.Who is the father of green revolution

6.Who saidd din-e- elahi as something folly rather than wisdom

7.Bible of socialism

8.Speaker submits resignation to-

9. Swar Jyanti Shahri rozgarYojan related to -

Good attempt in this section: 12-15 questions out of 25 questions

Quantitative Aptitude:

The questions asked in Quant section of tier 1exam today were of easy to moderate level.

Topics

Number of questions

Level

Number Series

2

Easy- Moderate

Pie Chart-

Data Interpretation

5 (showing % wise distribution 0f various field )

Geometry

4

Trigonometry

3

Miscellaneous

Quest. on SI & CI, Profit & loss, Percentage, Speed & Distance, Average etc

Good attempt in this section: 18-20 questions out of 25 questions


 

English Comprehension:

The questions in English section was easy to moderate level as expected. Find the topics asked and number of questions below:

Topics

Number of questions

Level

Reading Comprehension

Passaage Title: Work pressure on the youth of India and comparison with Japan.

5

Easy- Moderate

Antonyms and Synonyms

3-4

Idioms and Phrases

(Meaning of : To give a cold feet,beside the mark, tenterhooks)

3

Spelling correction

1

Sentence Improvement

3

One word substitution

3

Error detection

3

Fill in the blanks

3

Good attempt in this section: 18-20 questions out of 25 questions

We can say that shift 1 of the exam was easy level and overall if you attempt more than 70 questions with a good accuracy rate, you can expect to clear cut off easily.

SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1 on 3rd September: Shift 2 (Afternoon Shift)

General Intelligence and Reasoning :

The reasoning section was easy  and  high scoring one.

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 in this section: 20- 22 questions out of 25 questions


 

General Awareness:

The questions from this section were of moderate level. Here we present some of the questions asked in GK section:

1.Gandhi didn’t favour –

2.Bubble in blood, how will it affects the blood flow in body-

3.What is bank rate-

4.Who was not associated with Gadar party-

5.Tenure of governor-

6. Who can remove the president from his post-

7.weight is maximum at-

8.Aryabhatta and Kalidas in which emperor’s court-

Good attempt in this section: 12-15 questions out of 25 questions

Quantitative Aptitude:

Quant section of tier 1exam for afternoon shift was of easy to moderate level.

Topics

Number of questions

Level

Number Series

2

Easy- Moderate

Tabluar

Data Interpretation

5 (Production of cycle)

Geometry

4

Trigonometry

2

Miscellaneous

Quest. on SI & CI, Profit & loss, Percentage, Speed & Distance, Average etc

Good attempt in this section: 18-20 questions out of 25 questions


English Comprehension:

The difficulty of this section was moderate level.

Topics

Number of questions

Level

Reading Comprehension

Passaage Title: Because of liberalization young people can earn a lot of money even more than their parents.some of them spends it and some of them save in different schemes.

5

Easy- Moderate

Antonyms and Synonyms

Abortive, Irascible

3-4

Idioms and Phrases

(Meaning of : cuckoo in the nest)

3

Spelling correction

1

Sentence Improvement

3

One word substitution

3

Error detection

3

Fill in the blanks

3

Good attempt in this section: 18-20 questions out of 25 questions

Overall Good attempt : 70-75


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SSC CGL 2016 (Tier-I) – Exam Analysis & Expected Cut Off (Shift 1, 2 and 3) – 3rd September 2016

Nothing ever comes to one, that is worth having, except as a result of hard work.”

- Booker T. Washington

SSC will conduct its 8th day of SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam on 3 September, 2016 .The exam will be held in three shifts as follows:

First Batch: 10 am to 11:15 am( Morning Shift),

Second Batch: 1:15 pm to 2.30 pm (Afternoon Shift)

Thirs Batch : 4:15 pm to 5:30 pm( Evening Shift)

SSC CGL Exam Analysis

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This is for the first time that the Paper is being conducted in Computer Based Mode. Many candidates reported of Server error in the exam. The Computer Based Test consisted of 100 questions and the total marks allotted for test is 200.


Before moving to the SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Analysis, let’s have a look at the Exam Pattern.

Tier

Mode of Examination

Scheme of Examination

Marks

Time

I

Computer based

General Intelligence & Reasoning (25 Questions)

50

75 Minutes (Total) For VH and candidates suffering from Cerebral Palsy: 100 Minutes

General Awareness (25 Questions)

50

Quantitative Aptitude (25 Questions)

50

English Comprehension (25 Questions)

50

Total

200

Marking Scheme under SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1 exam

  • There are four sections, namely, General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude and English Comprehension consisting of 25 questions each.

  • All sections, except the English Comprehension section are available bilingual i.e. in both Hindi and English medium.

  • Every correct answer will fetch 2 marks and 0.50 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

  • No marks will be deducted for unanswered questions.

SSC CGL Exam Analysis of 3 September 2016 (Shifts: 1, 2 & 3rd)

03rd Sept SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Analysis of Shift 1 Coming Soon...


Sectional Analysis of SSC CGL Tier 1 2016 - 3rd September 2016

SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam started on 27th August 2016 and the last date of tier 1 exam is 11th September. It should be noted that no exam will be conducted on 5th September 2016.


General Intelligence and Reasoning :

This average difficulty level of this section Easy.


We will update the questions asked for each shift. The expected topics are:

  • Number Series/ Alphabet series

  • Matrix

  • Puzzle

  • Analogy

  • Non Verbal

  • Paper Cutting/ Arrangement

General Awareness :

This average difficulty level of this section Moderate to difficult.

We will update the questions asked for each shift. The expected topics are:

  • Current Affairs

  • History

  • Geography

  • Polity

  • Economic Science

  • General Science

  • Sports


English Comprehension :

This average difficulty level of this section Easy to Moderate

We will update the questions asked for each shift. The expected topics are:


 

  • Error detection

  • Sentence Improvement

  • Idioms/ Phrases

  • Reading Comprehension

  • Antonym/Synonym

  • Spelling Check

  • Fill in the Blanks

Quantitative Aptitude :

This average difficulty level of this section Moderate

We will update the questions asked for each shift. The expected topics are:

SI & CI, Profit/ Loss and Percentage

Bar Chart

Trigonometry

Number Series

Geometry

Time, Work and Distance

Average

Area/ Volume


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SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1- Exam Analysis (Shift 1, 2 and 3) – 2nd September 2016

“Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but they don’t quit.”

SSC CGL examination has completed its 7th day with a roaring response from all across the country! The SSC CGL examination, leading the hit list of the most competitive examinations, have been in the ‘lime light” due to its distinguished level among all other examinations

SSC CGL Tier 1 exam Asked Questions answer key, SSC CGL Exam Analysis, Decent Attempts & Expected Cutoff of today

How would you feel when you step out of the examination hall and when anyone asks you “How was your exam?” and you come up with a response “Very nice”? It would be a dream come true when you crackSSC CGL examination with distinction.  

Keeping in mind the curiosity of the candidates for the SSC CGL Tier 1 2016 conducted on 2nd September 2016, we present you the in- depth analysis of the SSC CGL Tier 1 2016 held on September 2, 2016.

 Before going through the analysis part, let us have a glance at the examination 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

Now let us move on to the analysis of SSC CGL Tier 2016 held on 2nd September 2016 i.e. today:

SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1 on 2nd September: Shift 1

General Intelligence and Reasoning:

The questions from this section were of easy level.

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 in this section: 20- 22 questions out of 25 questions

General Awareness:

The questions from this section were of moderate level. Here are some of the general awareness questions asked in the shift 1:

1. Manchester of South India- 

2. Who was the flag-bearer of India at Rio Olympics?

3. Who scored 1000 runs in an Innings?

4. The largest irrigation plant in India-

Good attempt in this section: 12-15 questions out of 25 questions

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

Topics

Number of questions

Level

Number Series

2

Easy- Moderate

Bar Chart

5 (Based on 6 neighbour countries which also includes India)

Geometry

4

Trigonometry

3

Miscellaneous

many

Good attempt in this section: 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 (Based on skills in reading and writing)

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 stated as a good attempt.

SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1 on 2nd September: Shift 2

General Intelligence and Reasoning:

The questions from this section were of easy level.

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 in this section: 20- 22 questions out of 25 questions

General Awareness:

The questions from this section were of moderate level. Here are some of the general awareness questions asked in the shift 1:

1. Who is known as frontier Gandhi?

2. Paper publish by Gandhi in Africa –

3. Smell of iodex balm is due to-

4. Group of interconnected islands-

6. Lines joining the same slope on earth- 

7. Where is sun temple?

8. Vinegar is known as- 

Good attempt in this section: 12-15 questions out of 25 questions

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

Topics

Number of questions

Level

Number Series

2

Easy- Moderate

Bar Chart

5 (Based on exports and imports)

Geometry

4

Trigonometry

2

Miscellaneous

many

Good attempt in this section: 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 (Based on story of a shopkeeper on a railway platform)

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 2nd September: Shift 2

General Intelligence and Reasoning:

The questions from this section were of easy level.

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 in this section: 20- 22 questions out of 25 questions

General Awareness:

The questions from this section were of moderate level. Here are some of the general awareness questions asked in the shift 2:

1. Encryption on Ashoka pillars written in – 

2. Seventh Olympics  of which tennis player – 

3. Rings in Olympic flag- 

4. Potassium permanganate is used as- 

5. Not an official language of UNO- 

6.When are Kharif crops harvested?

Good attempt in this section: 12-15 questions out of 25 questions

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

Topics

Number of questions

Level

Number Series

2

Easy- Moderate

Pie Chart

5 (Based on expenditure of family having salary 32000 )

Geometry

4

Trigonometry

2

Miscellaneous

many

Good attempt in this section: 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 (Based on importance of English in European union)

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 2nd September: Shift 3

General Intelligence and Reasoning:

The questions from this section were of easy level.

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 in this section: 20- 22 questions out of 25 questions

General Awareness:

The questions from this section were of moderate level. Here are some of the general awareness questions asked in the shift 2:

1.Encryption on Ashoka pillars written in  – 

2. seventh Olympics  of which tennis player – 

3. Rings in Olympic flag- 

4.Potassium permanganate is used as - 

5. Not an official language of UNO- 

6.When Kharif  crop is harvested- 

7. Where skill India is launched- 

8. Type of good whose demand increases with income- 

9.Equality and  fraternity  taken from the-

10.Major Energy generation in India is from – 

11.Same atomic number different mass numbers- 

Good attempt in this section: 12-15 questions out of 25 questions

Quantitative Aptitude: 

The Level of questions in this section was easy to moderate level.

Topics

Number of questions

Level

Number Series

2

Easy- Moderate

Pie Chart

5

Geometry

4

Trigonometry

2

Miscellaneous

Ques on SI & CI, Profit & loss, Percentage, Speed & Distance, Average, etc

Good attempt in this section: 18-20 questions out of 25 questions

English Comprehension:

The English section of shift 3 was of moderate level.

Topics

Number of questions

Level

Reading Comprehension

Passage Topic: Importance of English in European union

5

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 safe number of attempts for clearing cut off can be expected to be 70+.

We hope that this article helps you in getting an insight of the analysis of SSC CGL Tier 1 held on 2nd September, 2016. Stay tuned for more updates. Way to go!

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SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1- Exam Analysis (Shift 1, 2 and 3) - 1st September 2016

“The starting point of an achievement is desire.” – Napoleon Hill.

SSC CGL examination has successfully completed its 6th day! The first, second and the third shift of the examination was successfully conducted by SSC. All the three shifts of the examination received an overwhelming response from the SSC aspirants’ from all over the country.

asked questions in ssc cgl exam 1 september 2016 - SSC Exam analysis, Shift 1, 2 & 3

When you visit a doctor and tell him about the health problems, he diagnoses it and analyses with the help of the symptoms. Analysis is all about observations and making inferences from those observations.

Sensing the curiosity of the candidates for getting the analysis of the SSC CGL Tier 1 2016 conducted on 1st September 2016, we bring you the detailed analysis of the SSC CGL Tier 1 2016 held on September 1, 2016.

 Before moving to the analysis part, let us take a look at the examination 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

It’s time for the analysis of SSC CGL Tier 2016 held on 1st September 2016 i.e. today:

SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1 on 1st September: Shift 1

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

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 easy- moderate level. Some of the questions asked are:

1. Which gas is used as a coolant in refrigerator?

2. Rio Summit is done for-

3. Which gas is responsible for the ozone depletion?

4. Transistor is used for –

5. Talikota war in which empire- 

6. Largest island of world-

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 (Based on Expenses of a company in %)

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. Given below are the topics asked:

Topics

Number of questions

Level

Reading Comprehension (Based on Stone Age People)

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

The overall level of the Shift 1 was easy. 70 percent and above can be considered as a good attempt in this shift.

SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1 on 1st September: Shift 2

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

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 are:

1. Dwarf planet – 

2. Glittering of soap bubbles due to which phenomenon –

3. Andaman and Nicobar is separated by which degree channel- 

4. Vinegar another name- 

5. Rajya Sabha Member are elected by-

6. Suicidal bags are – 

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

Bar Graph

5 (About the number of accidents in 6 months)

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 (Robin and little John challenging each other in archery competition)

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 on 1st September: Shift 3

General Intelligence and Reasoning:

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

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 are:

1. Heaviest metal – 

2. Why sun appears to be red during sunset and sunrise?

3. Why japan is called the rising sun-

4. Dakshin Ganga- 

5. First British to Jahangir darbar- 

6. Who founded the Arya Samaj?

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 (Four crops production)

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 (Based on various languages such as mandarin)

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

Keep calm and rock the examination. Stay tuned for more updates. We wish you good luck!

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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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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.

SSC CGL Exam Analysis 30th August 2016

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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SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1: Exam Analysis: 29th August 2016

“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work learning from failure.” -General Colin Powell.

Analysis: A term which helps to concentrate on the minute details of an event which will give you an idea of the further proceedings and possibilities associated with the event. In your school, have you ever dissected a lizard? Have you done it for the sake of just cutting it? It would be an act of absolute brutality if it would have been so. But, that was done by you as per the instructions of the biology tutor to make you analyse its body construction and how it works. Analysis is more of examination and is beyond mere description. In this article, we bring you a complete analysis of the SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1 conducted on 29th August 2016.

SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1 Analysis and Expected cut off - 29 August

The third day of SSC CGL Tier has come to an end and the hopes of the candidates are all high. The SSC CGL examination has been conducted in online mode for the very first time. In this article, we will provide you an insight of the analysis of SSC CGL Tier 1 examination conducted on 29thAugust 2016.

Before going on to the analysis, let us take a look at the pattern of SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1 examination:

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

The paper consisted of a total number of 100 objective type questions which was, in turn, divided into four sections. The entire paper becomes of 200 marks total.

Quantitative Aptitude:

The questions asked from this section were of easy- moderate level. The questions asked from the sections “Geometry” and “Trigonometry” were tricky. Candidates with adequate practice can easily attempt about 16 questions from this section. The topics from which maximum of the questions were asked are:

Topic

No. of Questions

S.I, CI, Profit/Loss and Percentage

4-5

Mensuration

1-2

Trigonometry

1-2

Algebra

2-4

Time and Work

1-2

Geometry

3-4

Speed and Distance

3

Average

1

DI

1 set

English Language:

The questions asked in this section were of easy- moderate level. A good attempt in this section can be 14- 16 questions. The grammar section dominated all other sections in the questions asked. Vocabulary also occupied a major part of the paper. The topics from which questions were asked are as follows:

Topic

Number of questions

Sentence Improvement

3

Error Detection

3

Idioms/ Phrases

3

Reading Comprehension

5

Antonym/ Synonym

3-4

One word substitution

3

Spelling check

1

Gap fillers

2-3

General Awareness: The questions of the general awareness were moderate to tough. A good attempt can be 14 to 16 questions from this section. Static GK was dominant in this section. The topics which were asked are as follows:

Topic

No. of Questions

History

4-6

Geography

1-3

Political Science

3

Economics

3

General Science

3-6

Current Affairs

4-5

General Intelligence and Reasoning:

The questions asked in the reasoning section were of easy- moderate level. Some of the questions were asked from ‘High Reasoning’ as well. Candidates with proper practice and good skills in reasoning can easily attempt 20 questions from this section. The topics from which maximum number of questions were asked are:

Topic

No. of Questions

Syllogism

1

Matrix

1

Non Verbal (water Image)

2

Odd one out

2

Direction Sense Test

1

Analogy

1

Series (Number/Alpha Numeric)

8-10

Blood Relation

2

Puzzle /Statement Conclusion

3-5

SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1: 29th August- Overall Analysis

Section Name

Questions

Level of Difficulty

Number of Good Attempts

Reasoning Ability

25

Moderate

20-22

English Language

25

Moderate

16-18

General Awareness

25

Difficult

12-14

Quantitative Aptitude

25

Moderate

16-18

Overall

100

Moderate

64-72

We hope that this analysis will help you to get an idea of the pattern and help you perform in an outstanding manner in the upcoming dates and shifts of the examination. Stay tuned for more updates. Best of luck!

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SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1- Exam Analysis: 28th August (1st and 2nd shifts)

“Exams test your memory, life tests your learning; others will test your patience.”- Fennel Hudson.

The Staff Selection Commission has successfully conducted the SSC CGL Tier 1 examination on 28th August 2016 in two phases. The SSC CGL examination has once again proved to be the most competitive examinations. In this article, we bring you the analysis of the first and second shift of the examination. The first shift of the examination was conducted from 10 am to 11: 15 am and the second shift was conducted from 4pm to 5: 15 pm. As per the review by one of the students, the level of the questions in both the shifts were relatively easy.

Before going on the analysis of the shift 1 of the SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1 conducted on 28th August 2016, let us take a quick look at the pattern of the 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 at the analysis of the SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1 1st and 2nd shifts conducted on 28th August 2016.

SSC CGL 2016 Tier I: Exam Analysis- 28th August (Shift 1)

Let us take a look at the analysis of the first shift of the SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1

General Intelligence and Reasoning (Shift I):

Topics

Number of questions

Level

Number Series

5

Easy

Alphabet series

5

Easy

Water Image

2

Easy

Picture Diagram

2

Easy

Mirror image

2

Easy

Matrix

1

Easy

Paper cutting

2

Easy

Analogy

1

Easy

Miscellaneous

5

Easy

The good attempt in the reasoning section is 20- 22 OUT OF 25.

General Awareness (Shift I):

The questions of general knowledge section were relatively easy as per the feedback of the students who had appeared for the exam. Some questions which were asked in the examination are:

1. What is the main cause of the revolt of 1857 in India?

2. Who named Mahatma Gandhi as Father of Nation for the 1st time? 

3. Which region is suitable for cotton?

The good attempt in the general awareness section is 12/ 15 out of 25.

Quantitative Aptitude (Shift I):

Topics

Number of questions

Level

Number Series

2

Moderate

Pie Chart

5

Easy

Geometry

4

Moderate

Trigonometry

3

Moderate

Miscellaneous

many

Easy- Moderate

The good attempt in the general awareness section is 18-20 out of 25.

English Comprehension (Shift I):

Topics

Number of questions

Level

Reading Comprehension

5

Easy

Antonyms and Synonyms

4

Easy

Idioms and Phrases

3

Moderate

Spelling correction

1

Moderate

Sentence Improvement

3

Easy

One word substitution

3

Moderate

Error detection

3

Easy

Gap fillers

3

Easy

The good attempt in the general awareness section is 18-20 out of 25.

SSC CGL 2016 Tier I: Exam Analysis- 28th August (Shift I1)

Let us take a look at the analysis of the second shift of the SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1 exam

General Intelligence and Reasoning (Shift I1):

Topics

Number of questions

Level

Number Series

5

Easy

Alphabet series

5

Easy

Water Image

2

Easy

Picture Diagram

2

Easy

Mirror image

2

Easy

Matrix

1

Easy

Paper cutting

2

Easy

Analogy

1

Easy

Miscellaneous

5

Easy

The good attempt in the general intelligence and reasoning section is 20-22 out of 25.

General Awareness (Shift II):

Some of the questions asked in the second shift of the examination are:

1. Mahabalipuram Temple is famous for?

2. Winner of Wimbledon Women’s single Title 2016 – Serena Williams

3. Commercial bank give loan to which sector – 

The good attempt in the general awareness section is 12-15 out of 25.

Quantitative Aptitude (Shift II):

Topics

Number of questions

Level

Number Series

2

Moderate

Bar Chart

5

Easy

Geometry

4

Moderate

Trigonometry

3

Moderate

Miscellaneous

many

Easy- Moderate

The good attempt in the quantitative aptitude section is 18-20 out of 25.

English Comprehension (Shift II):

Topics

Number of questions

Level

Reading Comprehension

5

Easy

Antonyms and Synonyms

4

Easy

Idioms and Phrases

3

Moderate

Spelling correction

1

Moderate

Sentence Improvement

3

Easy

One word substitution

3

Moderate

Error detection

3

Easy

Gap fillers

3

Easy

The good attempt in the English comprehension section is 18-20 out of 25.

We hope that this article helps you to get an idea of “Exam Analysis of SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1 examination” conducted on 28th of August 2016. Stay tuned with us for more updates. All the best!

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