SSC CGL 2017 Tier-1 Review and Analysis (05 August 2017)



SSC CGL 2017 Tier-1 Review and Analysis (05-08-2017)


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Today is first day of the highly competitive and most popular SSC CGL (2017) Examination. SSC CGL 2017 Tier-1 exam will be held from 5th August 2017 to 25th august 2017. In this post we are sharing SSC CGL 2017 Tier-1 Exam Review and analysis. This review is prepared based on the feedback received from the candidates appeared in CGL 2017 examination.

Exam Pattern : (SSC CGL 2017 Tier-1)
  • Exam duration is of 60 minutes (1 Hour).
  • The Total Number of Questions for the Exam is: 100
  • The Total Marks for the Exam is: 200
  • Negative Marking for every wrong answer : 0.50

REVIEW and ANALYSIS OF SSC CGL 2017 TIER-I (Shift-1) 05-08-2017

Timing and Punctuality: 

SSC was very strict about punctuality, the aspirants reached after 9:30 a.m. for morning shift (batch-1) were not allowed.


Server Speed:

The overall review regarding SSC Server was good. Server Speed was much better than previous years.

Review and Analysis of SSC CGL 2017 Tier-1 (General Intelligence and Reasoning)

Paper pattern and level of questions were same as previous years. Questions from Analogy and classification section were higher. An attempt of 20-22 questions with high accuracy will be considered good. No surprises in this section.


Review and Analysis of SSC CGL 2017 Tier-1 (General Awareness - GK)

Questions from Science portion were dominant in this section. As usual 3-4 current questions were also asked. An attempt of 14-16 questions with good accuracy will be considered good. 

Some of the Questions Asked:
  • Which dynasty came after Tughlak Dynasty ?
  • Who was Son of Chandragupta ?
  • Constituents of Smog
  • Minimum Age for Vice President
  • Unit of force?
  • One question on Demand curve
  • One question on cation
  • India stadium hosting it's 1st Test match in 2016
  • One question on Author of some Novel ?
We'll post a separate article after compiling all questions asked in this and future shifts.

Review and Analysis of SSC CGL 2017 Tier-1 (Quantitative Aptitude - Maths)

This year level of maths questions were easy-moderate. Although Questions were moderate, they were not as easy as asked on CGL 2016.  An attempt of 20-22 questions with high accuracy will be considered good. 

Review and Analysis of SSC CGL 2017 Tier-1 (English Comprehension)

This section has new surprises this CGL. There were 5 questions asked from Voice and naration. Cloze test and para-jumble questions were also asked. Vocabulary section repeated previous questions along with some new questions. No questions on reading Comprehension were asked.  An attempt of 18-20 questions with good accuracy will be considered good. 

SectionLevelGood Attempts
General Intelligence & ReasoningEasy-Moderate20-22
General AwarenessModerate14-16
Quantitative AptitudeModerate20-22
English LanguageModerate-Difficult18-20
OverallModerate72-80


We'll also upload questions asked in SSC CGL 2017 Tier-1, In Next Post.

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