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Staff Selection Commission has concluded all three shifts of SSC CGL 2019 tier 1 exam on 6th June 2019. The first shift was conducted from 10 AM to 11 AM. Then second shift started at 2 PM and ended at 3 PM. Third and last shift took place from 4 PM to 5 PM. Here is the SSC CGL 6th June 2019 analysis cum review.

In each of the three shifts, papers were in moderate to difficult range of difficulty level. There were 25 questions in each of the four sections namely General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, and English Comprehension. Sections also appeared in this order.


SSC CGL Answer Key 2019 in form of memory based questions asked with answers are being published after exam. Candidates can check them for their concluded exam to estimate score, or for their upcoming exam to practice.

In terms of difficulty level, QA or Maths was toughest, followed by General awareness or GK, then Reasoning, and least difficult was English. Mathematics continued to be lengthy and tough to crack. Same trend was observed on day 1, that is on 4th June. Overall if a candidate has done 72-77 attempts, then it can be considered good.

Questions asked in Quantitative Aptitude section included 1 each on interest calculation, pipes and cisterns, speed-time-distance, profit and loss, work time. Then there were 2-3 questions each on averages, mensuration, LCM and HCF. 3-4 questions came from trigonometry, percentages, algebra. Around 4-5 questions were from geometry and data interpretation. Around 14-17 attempts can be considered good in QA.

General intelligence and reasoning section consisted of 1 question each on paper cutting and folding, embedded figures, figure counting, arithmetic reasoning, mirror images. Around 2 questions were asked on each of analogy, classification, coding-decoding. In reasoning, around 21-24 attempts are considered good.

In the section of English language and comprehension, there were 2 questions each on one word substitution, idioms, fill in the blanks, spellings, error recognition, sentence completion. Then there were 4-5 questions from each of vocabulary and cloze tests. Herein 21-25 attempts are good.

Coming to General Awareness section, it had 2-3 questions each from Indian polity, physical geography, physics, chemistry. Around 4 questions were asked from each of medieval history, economy, art and culture, current affairs. In GA, 10-14 attempts are good.

SSC CGL 2019 Tier 1 is being held on seven days that are 4th, 6th, 7th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th June 2019. There are three shifts on each day. Once exam is over, the Commission will release answer keys of all days and all shifts. Candidates will be able to download it from login and submit their challenges to SSC.

Thereafter result of SSC CGL 2019 Tier 1 will be announced to shortlist candidates for Tier 2. With result, cut off will also be revealed. Last time the cut off was 152.5 for UR, 129 for SC, 123 for ST, and 140.5 for OBC.

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