SSC CGL Exam Analysis & Reviews for Tier 1 – Expert Strategies & Tips!

SSC CGL Exam Analysis & Reviews for Tier 1 - Expert Strategies & Tips!




Greetings Aspirants!


As now, the SSC CGL Tier 1 2017 Exam is being conducted successfully, which started on 5th August 2017 and will end on 24th August 2017. You all must be curious to know about the overall SSC CGL Reviews and Analysis suggestions by the Experts.


To quench your curiosity, Eduncle has come up with the complete SSC CGL Exam Analysis & Reviews for 2017 Tier 1 Exam.


Read the full blog, to get an adequate knowledge about the difficulty level of the SSC CGL Exam, your winning chances through expected cutoffs and the correct strategies that you should follow to score more.



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As per the SSC CGL Tier – I Exam Pattern, the paper is of the objective type, which consists of four sections – General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, and English Comprehension.


The candidates need to attempt all the questions in 60 Minutes. The highest scoring marks for this paper is 200. The time limit was 75 minutes in the 2016 exam.


We had interviews with many of the aspirants who appeared in the Tier-I Exam and SSC CGL Experts! Based on their combined Feedbacks and Reviews, we would like to share a few points with you. Kindly check the SSC CGL Exam Analysis & Reviews Question & Answers below. 




Ques 1: How many questions were asked in the SSC CGL Tier 1 2017 Exam Paper?


Answer: There were total 100 questions to be solved in the given time limit i.e. 60 mins.




Ques 2: Which type of questions were there in SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam? Can you name the topics?


Answer: The topics having more weightage in SSC CGL 2017 Tier 1 Exam for all the sections are as follows: –


General Intelligence & Reasoning Topics:




 Figure Counting


General Awareness Topics:






Quantitative Aptitude Topics:


 Data Interpretation

 Simple Interest & Compound Interest

 Profit & Loss



English Comprehension Topics:


 Active/Passive Voice

 Para Jumbles

 Cloze Test

 One Word Substitutions

 Idioms & Phrases




Ques 3: How would you rate the difficulty level of the SSC CGL Tier – I Exam 2017? Kindly Share your SSC CGL Exam Analysis with us.


Answer: The Tier 1 paper of SSC CGL 2017 remained moderate. The difficulty level for all sections are as given below:


The candidates must get some confidence to see the analysis and can plan for their selections like I’m doing!


Section Difficulty Level Good Attempts
General Intelligence & Reasoning Section Easy 20-23
General Knowledge Section Easy 16-20
Quantitative Aptitude Section Difficult 16-19
English Comprehension Section Moderate 17-20



Let’s wait for the CGL 2017 Results now! 




Ques 4: Were you able to attempt the questions within the given time limit?


Answer: No, you cannot attempt all the questions that are asked in the exam. The reason is all the sections are important and some of the questions are time consuming. We should not spend our complete time on solving the lengthy questions.


We should also take care about the negative marking. So, please attempt only those questions in which you are 100% sure about the accuracy.



You may refer to – SSC CGL Time Management Tricks!




Ques 5: What Strategy you followed to answer the questions in the correct manner?


Answer: Well, I followed the strategies shared on – SSC CGL Study Plan


It taught me how to attempt the paper and helped me in enhancing my speed and accuracy.


I practiced each day with the SSC CGL Mock Tests to boost up my speed.


The best way to prepare for SSC CGL Exam is to practice as much as you can. Learn the Shortcut Mantras and be quick while answering them.


See what study material you should prefer to prepare for SSC CGL Exam! Please Read – How to Prepare for SSC CGL Exam | Books and Study Material.




Ques 6: As per your experience, can you predict the cutoff marks for CGL Tier-1 Exam 2017?


Answer: Cutoffs will be decided by the exam convener body i.e. SSC but as per my SSC CGL 2017 analysis and reviews, I am providing you the expected cut offs for SSC CGL 2017 Tier 1 Paper –


S. No. Category Expected Cut offs
1. General 120-145
2. OBC 115-130
3. SC 105-120
4. ST 98-110



To know more about the cutoff marks, keep visiting – SSC CGL Cutoff Marks.




Dear Aspirants!


Based on the Students’ and Experts Feedback, we have shared the utmost knowledge regarding the SSC CGL Exam Reviews & Analysis. If you want to share more reviews & suggestions with us, please feel free to contact us! Kindly drop your queries and messages in the comment box below and let us know about your SSC CGL Exam Experience. 


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