SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Analysis 2017, Expected Cutoff: 8 August

SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Analysis 2017, Expected Cutoff: 8 August

SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Analysis 2017 (8 August): The third day of SSC Combined Graduate Level Tier 1 examination received an overwhelming amount of candidates. The said exam lasted for 60 Minutes and the students are now coming out of their respective exam centers.

Please remember that the candidates who are able to crack SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam will be called for the Mains round. Hence, scoring well in the mains paper is the biggest hurdle at the current stage. Coming back to the topic, this article will emphasize on SSC CGL Tier I Exam Analysis along with the cut off to be expected.


SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Analysis 2017: 8 August

We will initiate our article introducing the exam structure of SSC CGL paper. SSC CGL Tier I Examination consisted of Objective Tests for 200 marks. All sections consisted of 25 Questions each. There was a 0.5 negative marking for every wrong attempt. The total time to solve the entire paper was 60 minutes.

 Name of the Section  Questions  Marks
 Reasoning and General Intelligence  25  50
 General Awareness  25  50
 Numerical Aptitude  25  50
 English Comprehension  25  50
 Total 100  200

The paper had a Moderate Difficulty Levelwhich can be expected, being the 1st stage level. The section-wise Exam Analysis has been mentioned in the section below.


Section-Wise SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Analysis 2017

As explained above, there were 4 sections in SSC Combined Graduate Level Examination (Tier-I). The overall difficulty level was Moderate, with the majority of questions asked were a bit of a task to solve. But, there were a few easy ones too. Let us elaborate further by analyzing each section of SSC CGL Tier-I 2017.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Analysis 2017: Quantitative Aptitude

A large part of the paper was from Data Interpretation. Questions were also asked from topics like S.I, CI, Profit/Loss and Percentage. Any candidate with a good grasp on the subject could have scored well in the section. Overall, the difficulty level of Maths section was moderate.

Topic No. of Questions
S.I, CI, Profit/Loss and Percentage 5-6
Mensuration 1-2
Trigonometry 1-2
Algebra 2-4
Time and Work 1-2
Geometry 3-4
Speed and Distance 1
Average 1
DI          5 (1 set)

The questions based on Arithmetic were easy to solve but the level of Geometry and Trigonometry based questions ranged from Moderate to ChallengingCandidates having a good arithmetic knowledge and practice can attempt 17-19 questions easily.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Analysis 2017: English Language

Moving to the English Section, the difficulty level was Moderate, just like Quant Section. A number of Vocabulary based questions were asked. Grammar also took a major portion of the paper.  The topic wise distribution is as follows:

Topic No. of Questions
Sentence Improvement 3
Error Detection 3
Idioms/Phrases 3
Parajumbled 2
Antonym/ Synonym 3-4
One-word substitution 1-2
Spelling check 1
Cloze test 5

Since the topics like Antonym/ Synonym & Cloze Test were not on the easier side, we expect an attempt of 15-17 questions with good accuracy as an adequate score in this section.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Analysis 2017: General Intelligence/ Reasoning Aptitude

The Reasoning section contained 25 questions in total. The board asked the questions from this section to check the hypothetical thinking of the candidates. Candidates who appeared for Exam describe the difficulty level of Reasoning Section to be in the range of easy to moderate level. 

A major chunk of Reasoning was from Series & Miscellaneous. Questions were also asked from topics like Odd one out, Blood relations etc.

Topic No. of Questions
Syllogism 1
Matrix 1
Non-Verbal (water Image) 1
Odd one out 2-3
Direction Sense Test 1
Analogy 1
Series 5-6
Blood Relation 1-2
Miscellaneous 8-9

Candidates having a good aptitude knowledge and practice can attempt 20-22 questions easily.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Analysis 2017: General Awareness

The bulk part of General Awareness Section was covered by the History & General Science topics. Any candidate who was in touch with the news stories (Current Affairs) also attempted well in this section. Candidates who appeared for Exam describe the difficulty level of GK Section to be moderate.

A total number of safest attempts in General Awareness section will be in 16-18 range with accuracy.

Topic No. of Questions
History 4-6
Geography 1-3
Polity 3
Economics 3
General Science 3-6
Current Affairs 4-5

This was our sectional analysis. Let us compile all the data and see what sort of a paper SSC CGL of 8 August really was.


SSC CGL Tier-I 2017: Overall Analysis of Paper

Based on the level of difficulty of each section asked in SSC CGL Tier 1 Examination on 8 August 2017, here are the number of attempts which are considered good in order to crack SSC CGL Tier 1 Examination.

Section Name Questions Level of Difficulty Number of Good Attempts
Reasoning Ability 25 Easy to Moderate 20-22
English Language 25 Moderate 15-17
General Awareness 25 Moderate 16-18
Quantitative Aptitude 25 Moderate 17-19
Overall 100 Moderate 68-76

Note: Only recommendation for aspirants who are yet to attempt SSC CGL Tier-1 in the upcoming days/shifts would be – “AVOID NEGATIVE MARKING”. This is our complete SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Analysis.

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Refer to the section below to know what can the expected cutoff be for SSC CGL Examination this year.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Expected Cutoff 2017

Depending on the level of the paper, the number of applicants appearing for SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam and the total vacancies, the expected cutoff for SSC Combined Graduate Level Examination is as follows.

 Candidate Expected Cutoff Marks
 UR  127-132
 OBC  117- 122
 SC  104-109
 ST  93-98

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