The Staff Selection commission (New Delhi) conducted SSC CGL tier 1 on August 9, 2015 successfully. Large number of candidate appeared for the exam. The exam was conducted in two session viz. Morning and evening session. Paper was quite moderate.
It was objective type paper and of 200 marks in total. There were 4 different sessions i.e. Arithmetic, Reasoning, General Awareness and English.
It is analyzed that Arithmetic paper was bit tough as always, reasoning section was easy, general awareness paper and English was moderate. This analysis is for both the shifts. This analysis is average analysis.
General Intelligence and Reasoning: This section was easy as compared to other sections. Candidates took approx 35-40 minutes to do this section. The good score is considered as 35-38 and good attempts are 40-42. Most of the question were from analogy, series, odd one out, statement conclusion, statement inference, visual reasoning, Maths based questions, Coding-Decoding, Directions, Analytical reasoning, word formation, venn diagrams, matrix based.
General awareness: this section was moderate as analysed by analyst. Approximately candidates took 15 minutes to solve this section. According to the analyst, there were 13-15 good attempts and it is also assuming that aspirants should score for at least 8-10 questions. Most of the question asked in this section was based on science and technology.
Quantitative Aptitude: this section is also analysed as moderate. Candidate took approximately 40-50 minutes to do this section. 35-38 questions are considered as good attempt and candidates should score for at least 32 questions in this section. 15 questions were based on Arithmetic and around 12-13 questions were based on geometry.
English Comprehension: This section is also analysed moderate. Though this section is the most ignoring section in the exams as a results candidate fails to score good. 21 questions were based on Vocabulary/Idioms/Phrases. Vocabulary, idioms, phrases, reading comprehension and spellings concepts were easy where as grammar section, from which total 17 questions asked, were analysed as moderate. Aspirant should score between 32-35 marks in this section.