SSC CGL Shift 1 Analysis 16 August 2021: Review, Question Asked, Difficulty level, Attempt

By Ashwini Shivhare|Updated : August 16th, 2021

SSC CGL Analysis 16 August 2021 Shift 1: SSC board is in its full swing of conducting the CGL exam at all India level. Today, was the second day of this most sought-after exam. This Tier 1 exam is being conducted in three shifts which are Shift 1 from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM, Shift 2 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM and Shift 3 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM, respectively.
All candidates who are going to appear in the upcoming shifts must read this blog till the end so that they have a fair idea about the type of question that is being put up, difficulty level of the exam, and good attempts of the shift.

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SSC CGL Analysis 16 August (Shift 1): SSC board is in its full swing of conducting the CGL exam at all India level. Today, was the second day of this most sought-after exam. This Tier 1 exam is being conducted in three shifts which are Shift 1 from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM, Shift 2 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM and Shift 3 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM, respectively.
All candidates who are going to appear in the upcoming shifts must read this blog till the end so that they have a fair idea about the type of question that is being put up, difficulty level of the exam, and good attempts of the shift.

SSC CGL 16 August 2021 Analysis for Shift 1 - Highlights

As per the candidates who appeared in the exam held on 16th August in various shifts, the overall difficulty level was in the range of Easy to Moderate. We have stated a few highlights of the exam conducted in Shift 1 of 16th August 2021:

  • Difficulty order of section: Quant > General Awareness> Reasoning > Engllish 
  • Good number of attempt: 76 - 84
  • Maths was calculative.
  • Questions from DI, SI, Time and work were calculative.
  • English was easy and no change in question pattern observed.
  • Cloze test in english was on importance of education
  • Reasoning was moderate. Few questions were time consuming.
  • Candidates took more time solving missing term and series questions
  • General Awareness was moderate. From current affairs 4 - 5 question were there which were majorly from Dec - January.

SSC CGL 2021 Exam Analysis 16th August 2021 (Shift 1): Difficulty Level

Section

Difficulty Level of Questions (Shift 1)

English Language and Comprehension

Easy 

Quantitative Aptitude

Moderate (Calculative)

General Intelligence and Reasoning

Moderate (Time consuming)

General Knowledge

Moderate 

Overall

Moderate 

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SSC CGL 2021 Exam Analysis 16th August 2021: Exam Timing

Number of Shift

Reporting Timing

Gate Closing Timing

Starting of Examination

Shift 1

 7:30 AM

 8:30 AM

 9:00 AM

Shift 2

 10:30 AM

 11:30 AM

 12:00 PM

Shift 3

 1:30 PM

 2:30 PM

3:00 PM

 

SSC CGL 2021 Exam Analysis 16th August 2021 (Shift 1): Section-wise

The table mentioned below provides the complete section-wise exam analysis of all the shifts of SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam:

 

SSC CGL 2021 Exam Analysis 16th August 2021 (Shift 1) : Quantitative Aptitude Section

Topics

Number of Questions (Shift 1)

Percentage

 1

Profit and Loss

 1

Mixture and Alligation

0

Ratio and Proportion

 1

Trigonometry

 3

Speed, Distance and Time

 1

Average

 0 - 1

Time and Work

 1

Simplification

1

Geometry

3 - 4

Mensuration

 1 (Circle inside Square)

Data Interpretation

4 (Based on 2 tables)

SI & CI

 3

Algebra

 3

SSC CGL 2021 Exam Analysis 16th August 2021 (Shift 1): Reasoning Section

Topics

Number of Questions (Shift 1)

Papercutting and folding

 1

Missing Number

2

Logical Arrangement

 1 - 2

Embedded Figures

1

Counting of Figures

 2 (Triangle)

Analogy

1 (Calculative)

Odd one out

 2 - 3

Arithmetic Reasoning

1 - 2

Alphanumeric Series

2 - 3

Classification

 1 - 2

Clock and Calendar

1 (Day on 17 April 2014)

Coding and Decoding

Fillers

 0 - 1

Mirror Image

Logical Venn Diagram

Miscellaneous

 2 - 3

SSC CGL 2021 Exam Analysis 16th August 2021 (Shift 1): English section

Topics

Number of Questions (Shift 1)

One-word substitution

2

Idioms and Phrases

 2

Cloze Test

3 - 4 (Importance of Education)

Synonym and Antonym

Spellings Check

Spot the Error

 1 - 2

Sentence Improvement

1 - 2 

Para-jumbled sentences

Fill in the blanks

 -

Direct and Indirect speech

Active/ Passive voice

1

SSC CGL 2021 Exam Analysis 16th August 2021 (Shift 1): General Awareness Section

 

Topics

Number of Questions (Shift 1)

History

3 - 4

Polity

2

Sports

1 -  2

Geography

 0 - 1

Economy

0 - 1

Biology

1 - 2

Physics

0 - 1

Computer

 1 - 2

Chemistry

 0 - 1

Art and Culture

 -

Static GK (First and Superlatives)

 1 - 2

Current Affairs

4 - 5

Miscellaneous (Environment, Book, Awards, Rivers, Organisations, Sports Cup, etc.)

 1 - 2

SSC CGL 2021 Exam Analysis 16th August 2021 (Shift 1): Number of Good Attempts

Section

Good Attempts (Shift 1)

Quantitative Aptitude (Maths)

18 - 20

General Intelligence (Reasoning)

19 - 21

General Awareness (GA)

18 - 20

English Language and Comprehension

21 - 23

Overall

76 - 84

SSC CGL 2021 Exam Analysis 16th August 2021 (Shift 1): Questions Asked

Here are a few questions according to the candidates who have appeared in the shifts of exam conducted on 16th August 2021:

General Awareness Questions

  • GST council come under which Article___
    Ans: Article 279 A
  • Mata Prasad who died recently was a former governor of which state?
    Ans: Arunachal Pradesh
  • When is national girl child day celebrated in India?
    Ans: 24 January
  • Who was the nizam of Hyderabad 1947?
    Ans: Mir osman ali khan
  • Which is the book written by Krishnadevaraya?
    Ans: Amuktamalyada
  • Which of the following is a water soluble vitamin ?
    Ans: Vitamin- C And Vitamin B

  • Rickets is related to which parts of the body?
    Ans. Bones

  • Which of the following diseases is caused by parasites?
    Ans: MalariaWho gave the 3 laws of planetary motion

English Questions

1. Idiom - Spill the beans
2. Cloze test - Vocab based - if youngsters will be more educated.  
3. Incorrect spelling - arbitrary
4. Sentence improvement - underlined part was (too much noisy).

Reasoning Questions

  • Number Series:- 10, 22, 35, 39, 54, 70, ? Ans - 87
  • Which day was on 17 April 2014 ? Ans - Thursday
  • Odd one out - Letter based. A logic of +2/+3 was followed in the options.
  • Missing number - column based
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Bhavani NAug 16, 2021

Mam is there any questions related to Olympics
Manisha

ManishaAug 16, 2021

What about Aug 14 all shift questions Mam??
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Baas BabuAug 16, 2021

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Mam arbitrary ki yahi spelling given thi option me...
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FAQs

  • SSC CGL Exam conducted in the shift 1 on 16 August 2021 was of moderate level. Quant was a bit calculative.

  • Number of good attempts for SSC CGL Exam conducted in the shift 1 on 16 August 2021 is expected to be around 76 - 84

  • English has been the easiest section  in SSC CGL Exam 2021.

  • The candidate must be graduate from any stream from a recognized University or Institute

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