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SSC CGL 2015 Tier 1 Analysis and Expected Cut OffsSSC CGL 2015 Tier 1 was conducted on 9 August 2015 and will also be held on 16 August 2015. Analysis and expected cut off of SSC CGL 2015 Tier 1 exam is given here for candidates who have appeared in morning or evening session on one of these dates. Staff Selection Commission shall select candidates for Tier 2 by announcing the SSC CGL 2015 Tier 1 Result at Combined Graduate Level exam cut offs (expected) along with analysis is given to help you estimate your chances of selection.

SSC CGL 2015 Answer Keys

SSC CGL 2015 Question Paper with Answer KeysGet here the answer keys of SSC Combined Graduate Level exam (morning and evening sessions).

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SSC CGL 2015 Tier 1 Exam Analysis

The following is given based on inidvidual assessment of the exam and inputs from various candidates. The analysis does not reflect final official cut offs, and is only for reference

Critical points in analysis of SSC Combined Graduate Level Tier 1.

  • There were four sections namely General intelligence and reasoning, General awareness, Quantitative aptitude, English comprehension.
  • There were 50 questions in each of the section from various topics related to the section.
  • General awareness was the toughest among the four sections. In each section, candidate must have attempted a good attempt of questions with high accuracy.
  • The average number of questions attempted by candidates was around 130 to 140. A score above 110 is expected to be a good score for the exam.

The paper had 50 questions in each section. Overall it was a moderately difficult paper. Section wise analysis of the Combined Graduate Level exam conducted by Staff Selection Commission is given here.

Please note that the analysis is based on various factors and inputs for the exam held on 9th August, 2015. This may be altered after the exam on 16th August. The cut offs are expected only, not final.

General Intelligence and Reasoning

As per most candidates who appeared for the test, this section was quite easy. You can see here the distribution of question types in the paper.

Topic Number of questions
Visual reasoning 7-9
Mathematics 6-8
Series 6-8
Analogy 5-7
Odd one out 5-7
Coding and decoding 2-4
Word formation 2-4
Venn diagram 2-4
Directions 1-3
Analytical reasoning 1-3
Statement and conclusion 1
Statement and inference 1

Difficulty level – Easy to moderate.

Good attempts – around 40.

Good score – around 35.

General Knowledge

SSC CGL 2015 Tier 1 exam had mostly static GK questions in this section. Some were on current affairs.

Topic Number of questions
Science 20-25
History 4-6
Polity 4-6
Economics 4-6
Geography 3-5
Current affairs 2-4

Difficulty level – Moderate.

Good attempts – around 25.

Good score – around 15.

Quantitative Aptitude

Arithmetics was the dominating topic in SSC CGL 2015 Tier 1 quant section. That, and Geometry made the major chunk of this section.

Topic Number of questions
Arithmetic 13-16
Geometry 12-14
Algebra 6-8
Trigonometry 6-8
Data interpretation 4-6
Number system 1-3

Difficulty level – Easy to moderate.

Good attempts – around 35.

Good score – around 30.

English comprehension

If your vocabulary and grammar is strong, you could have well scored here. Questions were asked on antonyms, synonyms, idioms, one word, fill in the blanks.

Topic Number of questions
Vocabulary, idioms and phrases 20-22
Grammar 12-18
Reading comprehension 9-11
Spelling 2-6

Difficulty level – Easy.

Good attempts – around 39.

Good score – around 36.

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