Exam Review of SSC CGL 2016 Dt. 27th August 2016 Set 1


Exam Review of SSC CGL 2016

Dt. 27th August 2016 Set 1

Dear Friends

The 1st Exam of SSC CGL 2016 is over. The candidates coming out of the exam center have been calling the exam as moderate with English being the most difficult of all sections. The detailed exam review is as follows

  • Exam is coming section wise
  • All Questions were carrying equal marks. Total exam was consisting of 100 questions which need to be solved in 75 minutes. There were 4 setions in the paper equally consisiting of 25 marks.
  • English was the moderate to tough
  • Maths was Moderate
  • Reasoning was easy
  • General Awareness Questions were moderate to tough


TopicNo of Questions
Sentence Improvement/ rearrangement3-4Easy
Error Detection3-4Easy To moderate
Comprehension (Comparison of Mothers in China and Fathers In India on Emotional Ground)5Moderate To Difficult
Antonym/ Synonym4-5Difficult
Good Attempt15-18Moderate – Difficult

Quantitative Aptitude

TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
SI, CI, Profit and Loss4Moderate
Geometry3Easy – Moderate
Data Interpretation5Moderate
Time and Work3Easy to Moderate
Total Good Attempt16-18Easy to Moderate

General Intelligence

TopicNo Of QuestionsLevel
Non Verbal 2Easy
Odd one out2Easy – Moderate
Analogy1Easy – Moderate
Series10Easy to Moderate
Direction1Easy to Moderate
Total Good Attempt 18-20Easy to Moderate


General Awareness

TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
History (Mostly from Independence Movement)4Moderate to Difficult
Geography1Moderate – Difficult
Polity3Moderate – Difficult
Economics3Moderate – Difficult
Chemistry3Moderate – Difficult
Current Affairs3-4Moderate – Difficult
Good Attempt10-13Moderate – Difficult

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