SSC CGL Exam Analysis & Review 2018-2019 (Tier-1) Subjectwise: 13th to 4th June (Easy to Moderate)

SSC CGL 2018-19 Tier-1 Exam was held from 4th June till 13th June at 362 venues in 132 cities across India. Candidates can check the detailed subject-wise analysis of SSC CGL 2018-19 Tier-1 held on 13th, 12th, 11th, 10th, 7th June, 6th June and 4th June 2019 (All Shifts - 7 Days) including the important topics covered in the exam, difficulty level of the questions and number of good attempts to clear the cut-off marks. The salient features of the examination are given in the table below:

S.No.

Particulars

Remarks

1

Total number of registered candidates

25.97 lakh

2

Number of Candidates appeared in the Examination

8.37 lakh

3

Overall Percentage of attendance

32.23%

4

Number of shifts

21

5

Number of examination venues

362

6

Number of cities in which examination conducted

131

 

7

Number of States/UT's in which examination was conducted

33

8

Tentative date for declaration of result

20th September 2019

At limited venues, problem of slow server was reported in some shifts on 06.06.2019 in the aforesaid examination. After due diligence, the Commission has decided to conduct re-examination of the affected venues/ shifts on 19.06.2019. In this article, we have shared the detailed SSC CGL Tier-1 2018-19 Exam Analysis & Review covering the four sections: Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness, General Intelligence & Reasoning and English Language & Comprehension. SSC is conducting this exam after 1 year of postponement at Pan India Level for the posts of Inspector/ Sub-Inspector, Senior Secretariat Assistant / Upper Division clerks, Auditor, Assistant Section officer, Accountant / Junior Accountant, Tax Assistant, Junior Statistical Officer, etc.

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SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE) 2018-19 Exam Analysis – 13th, 12th, 11th, 10th, 7th, 6th & 4th June 2019 (All Shifts)

SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE) 2018-19 Subject-wise Exam Analysis

Exam Date

Quantitative Aptitude

General Intelligence & Reasoning

General Awareness

English Language & Comprehension

Day 1:

4th June 2019

(Easy to Moderate)

Many questions were tricky and might take a lot of time to get solved. Candidates are advised not to spend more than 1 minute on any question

Questions are mainly brain teasers and puzzles and can be solved quickly. This can be the highest scoring sections for the candidates.

Many questions were from previous year papers and Current affairs questions were from sports, cost of living survey, awards etc. Candidates are advised to practice previous year papers for scoring high marks in GK questions

The difficulty level is not very high in this section. Synonyms, Antonyms and cloze test questions can be attempted easily.

Day 2:

6th June 2019

(Easy to Moderate)

Formula based questions are coming in the exam and some of them are exactly based on the previous year questions format. Candidates are advised to practice previous year papers for scoring high marks in Quant Section.

Questions can be solved with ease without using any formula. Candidates are advised to attempt maximum questions in this section to score high marks

Candidates are advised to practice previous year papers for scoring high marks in GK section as questions asked previously are coming in the exam. Last 4 to 6 months current affairs questions were asked.

Basic understanding of English Grammar and Vocabulary can help in scoring high marks in this section

Day 3:

7th June 2019

(Easy to Moderate)

Difficulty level of the questions ranged from easy to moderate. Try to attempt all the easy questions first to achieve accuracy and high score.

Puzzles and series questions are quite easy and are taking less time in solving. Some questions were tricky like coding-decoding. Do not get stuck in these questions and attempt rest of the questions with ease.

Practice previous year paper for GK Section as the questions are being taken from past year SSC CGL Exam. Current Affairs questions are from sports, Important Days & Theme and Recent Appointments   

Synonyms, Antonyms, Spelling Test and Cloze Test questions are quite easy to attempt. Use rule of elimination for the words which are tough to understand. Avoid making guess work.

Day 4:

10th June 2019

(Easy to Moderate)

Lot of Easy questions are coming from topics Average, Percentage, Ration & proportion. Difficult ones are Trigonometry, Mensuration & Geometry. Candidates need to attempt all the easy questions first to score high marks

This is one of the highest scoring section of the exam as lots of easy questions are coming in this section. Candidates are advised to solve quickly reasoning questions but with accuracy to score high marks.

Past 4 to 6 months current affairs are being covered. Candidates are advised to brush up sports, history, Indian constitution, Awards topic properly.

Questions are easy as you need to have understanding of basic english grammar and vocabulary.

Day 5:

11th June 2019

(Easy to Moderate)

Some questions from the topics, Trignometry, Probability, Mensuration & Geometry are time taking. So candidates are advised not to get stuck in such questions and attempt all the easir questions first.

Questions on Direction Sense, puzzles, Analogy, Coding & Decoding and Word Formation are easir to attempt. Try to cover maximum questions from this section with accuracy.

From GK Section, questions from the subject - History, Polity, Science, Indian Freedom Struggle, Parliament of Different Countries, Books & Authors are coming. Candidates should practice previous year questions for this section.

Candidates can attempt maximum question from this section in minimum time with accuracy, if they are good at basic English Grammar Skills.

Day 6:

12th June 2019

(Easy to Moderate)

Try to attempt the easy question within 1 min. Don get stuck in difficult questions as there are lots of easy questions are there from topics like Ratio & Proportion, Averages, Percentages, Problem on Ages, Time Speed & Distance, etc.

Most of the questions are quite easy and can be attempted within a minute. Puzzles are tricky and you need to read the complete questions carefully.

Revise last 4 to 6 months Current Affairs questions. GK questions are from History, Indian Constitution, Science, Awards and Books & Authors.

Basic of understanding of English Grammar and Vocabulary will help you in getting high marks in this section.

Day 7:

13th June 2019

(Easy to Moderate)

Trigonometry, Geometry & Mensuration Questions were tough and time taking. Rest of the questions were of easy to moderate level.

Some questions are tricky to solve. Read the question completely to avoid any silly mistakes and acheive accuracy to score high marks.

Questions are of easy to moderate level. Candidates are advised not to make guess work to avoid negative marking.

Questions are of easy to moderate level. Dont make guesses if you dont know the answers to avoid negative marking.

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SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE) 2018-19 Important Topics, Difficulty Level & Good Attempts – 13th, 12th, 11th, 10th, 7th, 6th June & 4th June 2019 (All Shifts)

SSC CGL Tier-I 2018-19 Computer Based Exam (CBE) consisted of total 100 questions for 200 marks in the Objective MCQ Format. Questions asked in the exam were of ‘Easy to Moderate’ level in different subjects. Also, there was negative marking of 0.5 marks for wrong answers. So let’s take a look at the questions asked in this SSC CGL Tier-I 2018-19 Exam held on 11th, 10th, 7th June, 6th June & 4th June (All Shifts) 2019:

SSC CGL Tier-I 2018-19 Online Exam Analysis held on 13th, 12th, 11th, 10th, 7th, 6th June and 4th June 2019 (All Shifts)

Category

(Number of Questions/Marks)

Topics

Difficulty Level

(Good Attempts)

Quantitative Aptitude

(25/50)

Number Systems, Simplification, Algebra, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Averages, SI & CI, Profit and Loss, Discount, Mensuration, Geometry, Trigonometry, Time Speed & Distance, Time and Work, Data Interpretation (Tabular)

Moderate to Difficult

(16 to 18)

English Language

(25/50)

Spotting the Error, Fill in the Blanks, Synonyms/ Antonyms, Spelling Corrections, Idioms & Phrases, One Word Substitution, Sentence Improvement, Active/Passive Voice, Sentence Rearrangement, Cloze Test

Easy to Moderate

(18 to 20)

General Intelligence and Reasoning

(25/50)

Analogy, Classification, Coding-Decoding, Puzzle, Matrix, Word Formation, Venn Diagram, Direction and Distance, Blood Relations, Series (Identifying missing or wrong term), Statement & Conclusions, Non-Verbal Reasoning (Paper-folding, Mirror Image, Completion of Figure, Counting of Figure, Hidden Figure, Cube)

Easy to Moderate

(18 to 20)


General Awareness

(25/50)

Sports, History, Geography, General Polity, Awards, Indian Constitution, Indian Freedom Struggle, Science, Economy, Current Affairs – National & International (Last 4 to 6 months)

Moderate

(16 to 18)

Total 100 Objective MCQs

Easy to Moderate

(65 to 75)

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SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE) 2018-19 Exam Pattern (Compulsory for all Posts)

SSC CGL 2018 Tier-I exam is an objective exam which will be conducted online. The exam comprises of four sections having 100 questions (25 questions in each section) which will account for a total of 200 marks (maximum 50 marks in each section). There will be negative marking of 0.5 marks for wrong answers. The time duration of Tier-1 exam will be 60 minutes.

Section

Questions

Marks

Time

Quantitative Aptitude

25

50

60 minutes (80 minutes for PwD Candidates)

English Language and Comprehension

25

50

General Intelligence & Reasoning

25

50

General Awareness

25

50

TOTAL

100

200

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Highlights of SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE) 2018-19 Exam

  • The paper was conducted in Online Mode across different cities.
  • All the questions were compulsory and were in Objective Type MCQ Format.
  • Each question was of 2 marks.
  • All the sections were in English and Hindi Language except English Language and Comprehension section.
  • There was negative marking of 0.5 Marks for wrong answers.
  • SSC will decide the minimum qualifying marks of the online exam through normalization method.

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  • It is compulsory to carry Admit Card with affixed Photograph on it and Original ID proof alongwith its photocopy as well.
  • Candidates were not allowed to leave the examination hall/room before the test was concluded.
  • On Day-1 i.e. 4.6.2019, the examination was held in 351 venues in 129 cities across the country. As against a total of 4,24,665 scheduled candidates; 1,40,386 candidates actually appeared in the examination. The overall attendance was 33.06%. The examination was conducted successfully without any untoward incident at all 351 venues.
  • On Day-2, i.e. 6.6.2019, the examination was to be conducted at 339 venues in 129 cities across the country in which 4,00,828 scheduled candidates were to take the examination. The exam was successfully conducted at 335 venues out of 339 venues in which 1,33,796 candidates actually appeared in the examination and the overall average attendance was 33.38%.

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SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE) 2018-19 Exam Cancellation

At 4 venues in 9 shifts the examination was cancelled due to serious technical issues which could not be rectified on time. These venues and their shifts of examinations, which were cancelled, are detailed below:-

(i) Soni Computer Centre, Patna (all 3 shifts)

(ii) Skymoon IT Point Pvt. Ltd., Patna (all 3 shifts)

(iii) Maa Santoshi Computers Pvt. Ltd., Patna (2nd and 3rd shift)

(iv) Lahauri Kashi Institute of Information Technology, Varanasi (3rd shift)

The affected candidates will be intimated about the fresh dates of their examination by 10.06.2019.

Important Points to Remember after SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE) 2018-19 Exam

  • SSC CGL Tier-II: This Exam is an objective exam which will be conducted online. The exam comprises of four Papers - Quantitative Abilities, English Language and Comprehension, Statistics and General Studies (Finance & Economics). Paper-I and Paper-II are compulsory for all posts. Paper-III will be for only those candidates who apply for the post of Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) and who are shortlisted in Tier-I for this Post/Paper. Paper-IV will be for only those candidates who are shortlisted in Tier-I for Paper-IV, i.e., for the posts of Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer.
  • SSC CGL Tier-III: This Exam is a descriptive paper which will be taken offline via pen and paper mode. In this exam, candidates’ language proficiency, grammar knowledge, vocabulary usage and writing skills will be tested in English/Hindi.
  • SSC CGL Tier-IV: This exam comprises of a couple of skill tests which are required for certain government posts and document verification procedure: DEST (Data Entry Speed Test), CPT (Computer Proficiency Test) and Document Verification

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The above analysis will help you to assess your rank among the thousands of candidates, who have appeared for the SSC CGL Tier-I 2018-19 Online Exam held on 13th, 12th, 11th, 10th, 7th, 6th June and 4th June 2019.

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