SSC CGL 2018 Exam Review

SSC CGL 2018 Exam Analysis and Review 6 June 2019 1st Shift

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SSC CGL 2018-19 Tier 1, has already commenced from 4th June with lakhs of aspirants appearing for the exam in various shifts to get the job of their dreams. We hope that the candidates who appeared for the exam have performed as per their knowledge. The exam analysis holds great importance for aspirants in the upcoming shifts as it gives a rough idea of the questions asked.

SSC CGL 2018 Exam Review and Questions Asked (06.06.2019 Day 2 Shift 1)

As you all know that from 04.06.2019 onwards SSC CGL 2018 exam has been started. Today (06.06.2019) many Candidates appeared for this exam and many more will appear in it on coming days. In this post, we have given overall exam review and questions asked on SSC CGL 2018, based on Students Feedback.
The exam consists of 4 sections, namely General Intelligence (Reasoning), General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, and English Language and Comprehension total 100 questions with 2 marks for each question and negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer.

  1. General Intelligence (Reasoning): 25 Questions (50 Marks)
  2. General Awareness: 25 Questions (50 Marks)
  3. Quantitative Aptitude: 25 Questions (50 Marks)
  4. English Language and Comprehension: 25 Questions (50 Marks)

Exam duration is of 60 minutes (1 Hour).
SSC CGL 2018 Exam Time:
10:00-11:00 am
1:00-2:00 pm
4:00-5:00 pm
The overall review regarding SSC Server was good. Server Speed was quite improved and better than in previous years, but a few centers faced server issues.
Exam Interface:
The Questions were properly ordered as asked in previous years. There was no mixed/jumbled question pattern. There was watermark at the background of the computer screen which was displaying candidates roll no. so, if any screenshot comes, the roll no will also be public. Hence no screenshots are expected to be leaked.

SSC CGL 2018 Exam Analysis / Review

  1. General Intelligence (Reasoning): This section was of easy to moderate level and easier than Day 1 questions. A few Questions were Tricky and time-consuming.


  1. General Awareness: This part was of moderate level. There were 6-8 questions on current affairs. This indicates that students should focus more on Current Affairs to score high, Current Affairs.


  1. Quantitative Aptitude: This section was a little time consuming and tricky plus calculative and more lengthy than previous year questions. Speed and Faster Calculation help significantly to handle this section.


  1. English Language and Comprehension: This section was easiest, questions were repeated from previous years. There was a higher number of questions from vocabulary, mostly previously asked questions were repeated (Revise Black Book). There was one Cloze test with 5 Questions plus Questions on PQRS, Voice & Narration, Error detection, sentence improvements, etc.

Overall the exam was moderate level.
GK Questions asked in SSC CGL 2018   SHIFT-I  (06th June 2019)
Where is Bandipur national park situated? Karnataka
The 22 March is observed as?  Water day
What was the theme of International forest day 2019? Forests and Education
Who was the slave of Md. Gauri whom the entrusted to rule Indian territory? Qutubuddin Aibak (Founder of Slave Dynasty)
Who was the Chairman of ISRO at the time of Mars Mission? G. Madhavan Nair
India won how many Gold medals in the Makran Cup in Chabahar, Iran.? One
Who won Gold medals in the Makran Cup in Chabahar, Iran for India? Deepak Singh ((Indian boxer)
First Muslim dynasty to rule up to south India?  Mughal Dynasty
Who won Nobel peace prize for India after Mother Teresa? Kailash Satyarthi
Which pass between Sikkim and China recently opened for trade? Nath

SSC CGL Exam Analysis and Review 6 June 2019 1st Shift

Let’s look at the exam pattern of SSC CGL 2018-19 Tier 1 and the good attempts that can give you a rough idea of the ideal score for SSC CGL tier 1.The subject-wise details are given below:

SectionSubjectNo of QuestionsGood Attempts
1General Intelligence and Reasoning2521-23
2General Awareness2514-17
3Quantitative Aptitude2515-18
4English Comprehension2518-20


  • There is a negative marking of 0.5 marks in all sections.
  • The duration of the exam is 80 minutes for candidates who are visually handicapped.

Subject Wise Analysis of SSC CGL Tier 1 
SSC CGL Exam Analysis: General Intelligence & Reasoning
The General Intelligence and Reasoning section is said to be the easiest and most scoring section of SSC CGL tier 1. However, questions asked in today’s 1st Shift were easy level.

  • Reasoning 10:101::11:??? [120, 121, 130, 100]
  • Computer is coded as ocrepmtu then find daughter
  • Cab is 6 bed is 40 then find had

वह छोटी से छोटी संख्या क्या होगी जिसमें 7,9,11 का भाग देने पर क्रमशः शेषफल 1, 2 3 आयेगा।

SSC CGL Exam Analysis and Review 6 June 2019

The topic wise distribution of questions is given in the below table:

S.No.TopicsNo. Of Questions askedLevel Of Exam
2Odd One Out2-3Easy
4Statement & Conclusions1Easy
6Sequence (Acc. to Dictionary)
7Word Formation
9Mathematical Operations
11Blood Relation1Difficult
12Mirror Image1Easy
13Venn Diagram1Easy
14Paper Folding Image1Easy
15Missing Term2Easy
16Hidden Figure1Easy
18Counting Figure1Easy
19Complete Figure1Easy
Total Questions25Easy

SSC CGL Exam Analysis: English Language

The English Language section can be a tough call for aspirants who are weak in this subject. But In today’s SSC CGL 2018 1st Shift Exam, English language section was easy- moderate. No tough Vocabulary bothered the candidates. 

You can refer the below table to check the level of this section with the topic wise distribution of questions:

S.No.TopicsNo. Of Questions askedLevel Of Exam
1Fill in the Blanks1Easy
2Sentence Improvement2Easy-Moderate
3Error Detection2Easy-Moderate
4Sentence Rearrangement2Easy-Moderate
5Idioms and Phrases2Easy
8Active Passive2Easy-Moderate
9One word substitution2Easy-Moderate
10Word Correction in sentence (bold word)1Moderate
11Spelling Correction2Easy
12Cloze test5Easy-Moderate
Total Questions25Easy-Moderate

SSC CGL Exam Analysis: Quantitative Aptitude

Quantitative Aptitude can be a challenging section in SSC CGL Tier 1. The advance maths covers most of the questions and arithmetic maths is generally considered easy by many aspirants. Maths was lengthy.

  • Math lengthy trapezium rhombus property based.
  • Principal 15000 r 16% find the difference between 2year and 3year of CI
  • After completion 50% of work A alone,B joins him and the work was completed 4 days earlier.If B alone can do50% in 15 days,find (A+B) together time
  • A+b+c can do work 15 days,they start together.when 1/3 work is done a leave now the work will complete 4 days more.when 2/3 work done b leave now the work completed 2 days more.c alone can do??

Check the below table which depicts topic wise analysis of quantitative aptitude section:

S.No.TopicsNo. Of Questions askedLevel of Exam
3Number System2Easy
5Time & Work
6Time, Speed & Distance1Easy-Moderate
7S.I. & C.I.1Easy-Moderate
8Profit & Loss1Easy
9Co-ordinate Geometry
13DI (Pie Chart)4Easy-Moderate
Total Questions25Moderate 


SSC CGL Exam Analysis: General Awareness

General Awareness covers a vast range of topics that can be asked in the exam. It usually comes up with surprises in SSC CGL tier1. Current affairs have been a favorite topic since previous years and in today’s exam too, there was a fair share of CA questions. Questions were of direct approach from History, General Science and other parts.

  • Who is the CM of Maharashtra?
  • What is the scientific name of Banyan Tree?
  • Which Person attended 3 round table conference?
  • White phosphorus is?
  • Homeostasis is ?
  • What is the National game of China?
  • President rule comes under which article?
  • Which river flows in thar desert?
  • Battle of Buxar was held between?
  • Which of the following is the Tribe of West bengal?
  • Which is the Highest point in Andaman?
  • Bandipur wildlife sanctuary is situated in?
  • One question on Ottam Thulal Folk dance?
  • One question on Book: A prisoner’s scrap book
  • When was Battle of Plassey held?
  • Who won Abel Prize 2019?
  • Earth Day is celebrated in which year?
  • What is mentioned in Article 61 of indian constitution?
  • Dhaman folk dance belongs to which state?
  • Mid Day Meal scheme was launched in which year?
  • Who build Grant Trunk Road?
  • Who is the brand ambassador of red bus?
  • 1Who extended empire almost in the south?
  • Who won Irani Cup 2019?
  • Under which act has lok Adalat come into the force ?
  • Who invented electromagnetic theory?
  • On which day Water day is celebrated?

Refer to the below table to check which topic was asked the most.

S.No.TopicsNo. Of Questions askedLevel Of Exam
5Static Awareness2Easy-Moderate
10Current Affairs5-6Easy
Total Questions25Moderate


No.-19. नमवावरवा चोटी भारत को किस राज्य में है?

(A) अरुणाचल प्रदेश

(B) हिमाचल प्रदेश

(C) उत्तराखंड

(D) जम्मू-कश्मीर

Ans :    (A) अरुणाचल प्रदेश


No.-20, पंचमड़ी पर्यटक स्थल किरा पहाड़ी पर स्थित है?

(A) नीलगिरि

(B) सह्याद्रि

(C) सतपुड़ा

(D) अन्नामलाई

Ans :    (C) सतपुड़ा

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