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SSC CGL 2018 Exam – SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Analysis [All Shifts]

SSC CGL 2018 Tier 1 Exam Analysis - 4 June 2019

The Tier 1 of SSC CGL 2018 Exam is set to be conducted from 4th of June till 13th of June 2019. The Staff Selection Commission on 25th of January 2019 notified on its official website the Exam Dates for SSC CGL 2018 Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3 Exams. And here we are with the detailed section-wise analysis of the Tier 1 Paper. The analysis part will give SSC CGL aspirants a fair idea about the difficulty level of the paper and also understand the type of questions asked. Stay tuned to Oliveboard and keep watching this space for the updated analysis of all the shifts of SSC CGL 2018 Tier 1 Exam Analysis – 4 June 2019.

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SSC CGL 2018 Exam Pattern

The SSC CGL Exam will be conducted in 4 Tiers. The Exam Pattern of the Tier 1 is given below.

Tier I – Computer Based Examination

Section Questions Marks Time
General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 50 60 Minutes
General Awareness 25 50
Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
English Comprehension 25 50
Total 100 200

*Negative marking of 0.50 for each wrong answer

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SSC CGL 2018 Exam – Important Dates

  1. SSC Tier-I Exam Date: 4th June 2019 to 19th June 2019
  2. SSC Tier-II Exam Date: 11th Sept 2019 to 13th Sept 2019
  3. SSC Tier-III Exam Date: 29th December 2019
  4. Date of Tier-IV (Skill test)- To be notified later

SSC CGL 2018 Tier 1 Exam Analysis – Check the Day-wise Exam Analysis 

Exam Dates

4th June 6th June
7th June 8th June
9th June 10th June
11th June 12th June
13th June

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SSC CGL 2018 Tier 1 Exam Analysis – 4 June 2019

Shift 1

The difficulty level of the SSC CGL 2018 Tier 1 Shift 1 Exam was of moderate level. 

1. General Intelligence & Reasoning

Topic

No. of Questions

Analogy 3-4
Blood Relations 1
Coding-Decoding 3
Complete Figures 1
Counting Figures 1
Cubes 1
Hidden Figure 1
Mathematical Operations 1
Mirror Image 1
Number Series (Missing) 2
Odd One Out 2-3
Paper Folding & Cutting Images 1
Alphanumeric Series 2
Statement & Conclusion 1
Venn Diagram 1
Miscellaneous 1
Total Questions 25

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2. General Awareness

Maximum Questions were from current affairs. 

Topic

No. of Questions

Biology 3
Chemistry 4
Current Affairs 5-6
Economics 1
Geography 2
History 3
Physics 1
Polity 2
Static Awareness 2
Total Questions 25

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Some Memory Based Questions

  1. What is another name for Oceania? Australia
  2. Which is the largest river island? Majuli Island, Brahmaputra
  3. Founder of Indian Association Satyendra Nath Bannerjee
  4. Tributary of Brahmaputra
  5. Winner of the Boxing Championship in Finland
  6. Question on dry Ice
  7. Who attacked Somnath Temple?
  8. Who is the Founder of Facebook?
  9. A question on 1526 Battle
  10. Thoda Dance Belongs to which state? Himachal Pradesh 
  11. Who is the chief minister of Goa? Pramod Sawant
  12. First Chief Justice of a court to be impeached? 
  13. What is the currency of Bolivia? Bolivian boliviano
  14. Which is the World’s Largest Country? Russia
  15. Which game is introduced in Olympic 2022? 
  16. Malimath committee is related to what? Criminal Justice System

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3. Quantitative Aptitude

Topics

No. Of Questions 

Data Interpretation (Table Based) 4
Algebra 1-2
Geometry 2
Mensuration 3
Number System 2
Simplification 1
Trigonometry 3-4
Miscellaneous (Ratio & Proportions, Averages, Speed, Time& Distance, SI &CI, P&L, Percent) 8
Total Questions 25

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4. English Comprehension

Topics No. Of Questions 
Active Passive Voice 2
Antonyms 2
Cloze test 5
Error Detection 2
Fill in the Blanks 1
Idioms and Phrases 2
One-word substitution 2
Sentence/Word Improvement 2
Sentence Rearrangement 2
Spelling Correction 2
Synonyms  2
Word Correction in sentence 1
Total Questions 25

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SSC CGL 2018 Tier 1 Exam Analysis – 4 June 2019 

Shift 2

The difficulty level of the SSC CGL 2018 Tier 1 Shift 2 Exam was of moderate level. 

1. General Intelligence & Reasoning

Topics

No. Of Questions 

Analogy 3-4
Blood Relations 1
Coding-Decoding 3
Complete Figure,

Counting Figure,

Hidden Figure

3
Cube Based 1
Mirror Image 1
Missing Term 2
Find Odd One Out 2-3
Paper Folding Image 1
Alphanumeric Series 2
Statements & Conclusions 1
Venn Diagram 1
Miscellaneous 1
Total Questions 25

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2. General Awareness

Topics

No. Of Questions

Biology 3-4
Chemistry 4
Geography 2
History 2-3
Physics 2
Polity 2
Static Awareness 2
Current Affairs 5-6
Total Questions 25

Some Memory Based Questions

  1. From which of the following countries the residuary powers of parliament of India have been taken? Canada
  2. Where was Olympic 2018-19 ceremony held? South Korea
  3. Which acid tastes sweet?
  4. Which hormones control other hormones?
  5. Which of the following is an aldehyde?
  6. Which state won Ranjhi Trophy 2017? Vidharbha
  7. Which was the first Biodiversity plant approved by Government of India?
  8. Who founded by Chalukya dynasty? Pulakeshin I
  9. Who is the founder of Jainism? Vardhamana Jnatiputra
  10. Who was the first female General Secretary of SAARC countries?  Fathimath Dhiyana Saeed

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3. Quantitative Aptitude

Topics

No. Of Questions

Data Interpretation (Table Based) 4
Algebra 1
Geometry 2
Mensuration 3
Number System 2
Simplification 1
Trigonometry 3-4
Miscellaneous (Ratio & Proportions, Averages, Speed, Time& Distance, SI &CI, P&L, Percent) 8
Total Questions 25

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4. English Comprehension

Topics

No. Of Questions asked

Active Passive Voice 2
Synonyms & Antonyms 4
Cloze Test 5
Error Detection 2
Fill in the Blanks 1
Idioms & Phrases 2
One-word substitution 2
Sentence Improvement 2
Sentence Rearrangement 2
Spelling Correction 2
Word Correction in sentence 1
Total Questions 25


SSC CGL 2018 Tier 1 Exam Analysis – 4 June 2019 

Shift 3

The difficulty level of the SSC CGL 2018 Tier 1 Shift 3 Exam was of moderate level. 

1. General Intelligence & Reasoning

Topics

No. Of Questions

Analogy 2-3
Blood Relations 1
Coding-Decoding 3
Complete Figure, Counting Figure, Hidden Figure 3
Cube Based 1
Mathematical Operations 1
Mirror Image 1
Series (Missing Term) 1
Find Odd One Out 4
Paper Folding Image 1
Alphanumeric Series 2
Statements & Conclusions 2
Word Formation 1
Miscellaneous 1
Total Questions 25

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2. General Awareness

Topics

No. Of Questions

Biology 3-4
Chemistry 4
Geography 3
History 3-4
Physics 2
Polity 2
Static Awareness 2
Current Affairs 5-6
Total Questions 25

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3. Quantitative Aptitude

Topics

No. Of Questions

Data Interpretation (Table Based) 4
Algebra 3
Geometry 2
Mensuration 3
Number System 1
Simplification 1
Trigonometry 2-3
Miscellaneous (Ratio & Proportions, Averages, Speed, Time& Distance, SI &CI, P&L, Percent, Time & work) 9
Total Questions 25

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4. English Comprehension

Topics

No. Of Questions

Active Passive Voice 3
Error Detection 3
Fill in the Blanks 2
Idioms and Phrases 2
Sentence Improvement 2
Sentence Rearrangement 2
Spelling Correction 2
Synonyms & Antonyms 4
Reading Passage 5
Total Questions 25

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