SSC CGL Tier 1 cutoff exam analysis of 1st shift 31st August 2016

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SSC CGL Tier 1 cutoff exam analysis  2016 exam Analysis  for 31 August 2016 Shift-1 


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SSC CGL Tier 1 -It has started from 27 august 2016 and will continue till 11th Sept 2016 and We know that this is the first time in which cgl is conducting online test. Exam Mode, pattern and marking scheme has also been changed. Although SSC CGL cutoff and analysis will be calculated after all exams but we will try to release cut off after every passing shift.

Exam Mode- Online Only

Exam Pattern- for Tier-I


SubjectsNumber of QuestionsMarksTime
Reasoning255075 minutes for all
General Awareness2550
Quantitative Aptitude 2550
English Comprehension2550
Total100200 marks


Exam Marking- Each question is of 2 marks and there is a negative marking of 0.50 for each questions which is 1/4 that means 1 wrong answer will make you loose 1.25 marks , so its better to leave if you do not know that will make you loose only 1 marks and you will save time for other questions as well.


we are sharing the review for the overall exam of 31 August 2016(Shift -I). The exam was easy to  moderate and anyone can easily attempt at least 55-65 questions. These reviews are on base of students who were expected to solve most of questions from best SSC coachings across India.  Few coachings whose students have taken part in this cut off analysis process are from list of best SSC coaching of Delhi


SubjectsNumber of QuestionsMarksLevel of DifficultyGood Attempts
General Awareness2550Moderate15-18
Quantitative Aptitude 2550Moderate18-20
English Comprehension2550Easy18-20
Total100200 marks Moderate55-65

Study material and Notes for SSC exam

Detailed Analysis-

Reasoning-This section was very easy and any student could attempt 20-22 questions easily.Here are the topics asked in exam-

  1. Matrix -1 question
  2. Water image-2 questions
  3. Series-5-8 questions
  4. Paper cutting-2 questions
  5. Analogy -2 question
  6. Classification -3 questions
  7. Picture diagram- 2 questions
  8. Miscellaneous-4 questions

Quantitative Aptitude- This section was moderate and any student could attempt 18-20 questions easily.Here are the topics asked in exam-




4)Data Interpretation pie chart-1 question of 5 marks

5)Profit and Loss/percentage1

6)Average- 1/2

7)Simple Interest and Compound Interest-1/2

8)Speed and Distance- 1/2

9) Number Series- 2 questions

Miscellaneous-Remaining questions

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SSC CGL Tier 1 cutoff exam analysis for General Awareness Section

This section was moderate and any student could attempt 15-18 questions

1)Indian Polity -5 questions

2)Geography- 3  questions

3)History-6  questions

4)Economics-2  questions

5)current affair-4  questions

6)Science-5  questions


English Section- This section was Moderate and any student could attempt 15-18 questions.

1)Idioms-3 questions

2)Reading Comprehension- 1 passage(5 questions)

3)Sentence improvement-3 questions

4)Antonym/Synonym-3/4 questions

5)Fillers-3 questions

6)Error spotting-3 questions

7)One word substitution-3 questions

8)Spelling check-1 question

So, Overall paper was moderate, students waiting for their exam can feel relaxed but prepare hard.

Best of Luck!


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