SSC CGL 17 August 2021 Analysis for Shift 1,2 & 3: Review, Question Asked, Difficulty level, Attempt

By Ashwini Shivhare|Updated : August 17th, 2021

SSC CGL Analysis 17 August (Shift 1, 2 & 3): This article is regarding the analysis of SSC CGL exam 2021 conducted in the Shift 1, Shift 2 & Shift 3 of third day of the SSC CGL 2021 Tier 1 Exam, i.e. 17 August 2021. We would cover all the important aspects of the analysis like difficulty level overall and section wise, good number of attempts over all and section wise, questions asked in the shift 1 etc. Let us get started

SSC CGL Analysis 17 August (Shift 1, 2 & 3): This article is regarding the analysis of SSC CGL exam 2021 conducted in the Shift 1, Shift 2 & Shift 3 of third day of the SSC CGL 2021 Tier 1 Exam, i.e. 17 August 2021. We would cover all the important aspects of the analysis like difficulty level overall and section wise, good number of attempts over all and section wise, questions asked in the shift 1 etc. Let us get started

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SSC CGL 17 August 2021 Analysis for Shift 1, 2 & 3

Highlights of Shift 1

  • Difficulty order of section: Reasoning > Quant > General Awareness> > English 
  • Good number of attempt: 74-82
  • English Section was the easiest among all other sections.
  • Cloze Test was asked on "Earth"
  • Reasoning was the difficult. According to the students who appeared in the exam questions were quite tricky & calculative
  • Maths difficulty level can be considered as Moderate.

 Highlights of Shift 2

  • Overall difficulty level of the shift was Moderate - Hard.
  • Difficulty order of section: Reasoning > Quant > General Awareness> > English 
  • Good number of attempt: 72-80
  • Questions trend for English Section was same like previous shifts. It was the easiest among other subjects.
  • Cloze Test was asked on "on an archeologist"
  • Reasoning was the most difficult section.
  • Maths difficulty level was Moderate.

 Highlights of Shift 3

  • Overall difficulty level of 17th August 3rd Shift was Moderate.
  • Maths was moderate since some questions were quite calculative & time taking
  • English Comprehension section was easy like previous shifts.
  • Reasoning was moderate since few questions were tricky.
  • Difficulty level of General Awareness section was also moderate and current affairs are generally asked from Dec 2020 -Jan 2021.
  • Difficulty order of section: Reasoning > Quant > General Awareness> English 

SSC CGL 2021 Exam Analysis 17th August 2021 (Shift 1,2 & 3): Difficulty Level

Section

Difficulty Level of Questions (Shift 1)

Difficulty Level of Questions (Shift 2)

Difficulty Level of Questions (Shift 3)

English Language and Comprehension

Easy EasyEasy

Quantitative Aptitude

Moderate (Calculative)ModerateModerate (Calculative)

General Intelligence and Reasoning

Hard (Tricky, Time consuming)Moderate (Calculative)Moderate (Tricky Questions)

General Knowledge

Easy- ModerateModerateEasy - Moderate

Overall

Moderate Moderate - HardModerate 

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SSC CGL 2021 Exam Analysis 17th 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 17th August 2021 (Shift 1,2 & 3): 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 17th August 2021 (Shift 1,2 & 3) : Quantitative Aptitude Section

Topics

Number of Questions (Shift 1)

Number of Questions (Shift 2)

Number of Questions (Shift 3)

Percentage

 1

1-2

0-1

Profit and Loss

 1

1

2

Mixture and Alligation

0

1

0

Ratio and Proportion

 1

1

1

Trigonometry

 4 - 5

2-3

3-4

Speed, Distance and Time

 1

1

1

Boat and Stream

-

0

-

Average

 0 - 1

0

1

Time and Work

 1

1

1

Simplification

1

1

1

Geometry

 1 - 2

2

2-3

Mensuration

2 - 3

1

-

Data Interpretation

4 (Based on 4 different figures)

3

3 (2 Pie Chart & 1 Bar Graph)

SI & CI

 1 - 2

1

1

Algebra

 2 - 3

3

3

SSC CGL 2021 Exam Analysis 17th August 2021 (Shift 1,2 & 3): Reasoning Section

Topics

Number of Questions (Shift 1)

Number of Questions (Shift 2)

Number of Questions (Shift 3)

Papercutting and folding

 1

1

1

Missing Number

221

Logical Arrangement

 1 - 2

2

1

Embedded Figures

1

1

1

Counting of Figures

1

1

1 (Rectangle)

Analogy

1

2

1-2

Odd one out

 2 - 3

2

1-2

Arithmetic Reasoning

1 - 2

1

1

Alphanumeric Series

2 - 3

1-2

1

Classification

 1 - 2

2-3

2-3

Blood Relation 

1

1

1

Coding and Decoding

2

2

Fillers

 0 - 1

1

1 (pqrs)

Mirror Image

1

1

Logical Venn Diagram

2

1

Miscellaneous

 2 - 3

2-3

2-3

SSC CGL 2021 Exam Analysis 17th August 2021 (Shift 1,2 & 3): English section

Topics

Number of Questions (Shift 1)

Number of Questions (Shift 2)

Number of Questions (Shift 3)

One-word substitution

2

2

 

Idioms and Phrases

 2

2

 

Cloze Test

3 - 4  (Earth)

5

 

Synonym and Antonym

4

 

Spellings Check

2

 

Spot the Error

 1 - 2

2

 

Sentence Improvement

1 - 2 

2

 

Para-jumbled sentences

2

 

Fill in the blanks

 -

2

 

Direct and Indirect speech

1

 

Active/ Passive voice

1

1

 

SSC CGL 2021 Exam Analysis 17th August 2021 (Shift 1,2 & 3): General Awareness Section

Topics

Number of Questions (Shift 1)

Number of Questions (Shift 2)

Number of Questions (Shift 3)

History

3 - 4

2-3

3-4

Polity

2

0-1

0-1

Sports

2 -3

2

2-3

Geography

 0 - 1

1-22-3 (1 on River)

Economy

2 (Basic economy)

1

1

Biology

1 - 2

1

0

Physics

0 - 1

1

0

Computer

0 - 1

0-1

1-2

Chemistry

 2 (Periodic table)

0-1

-

Art and Culture

 1-2

1-2

2-3

Static GK (First and Superlatives)

 1 - 2

2

3-4

Current Affairs

4 - 5

6-7

5-7

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

 1 - 2

1-2

1-2

SSC CGL 2021 Exam Analysis 17th August 2021- Number of Good Attempts (Shift-wise)

Section

Good Attempts (Shift 1)

Good Attempts (Shift 2)

Good Attempts (Shift 3)

Quantitative Aptitude (Maths)

18 - 2017-1918-20

General Intelligence (Reasoning)

17-1917-1917-18

General Awareness (GA)

18 - 2018-2018-20

English Language and Comprehension

21 - 2322-2322-23

Overall

74 - 8272-8075-79

SSC CGL 2021 Exam Analysis 17th 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 17th August 2021:

General Awareness Questions

1. When Indian Association was founded_____
Ans:1876
2. Who was known as lakhbaksh?
Ans: Qutub-ud-din Aibak
3. Battle of tarain was fought in which year
Ans: 1191 (first) 1192( second)Muhammad Ghori and the Rajputs led by Prithviraj Chauhan
4. Hindi is official language come under which article
Ans: Article 343(1)
5. Who is the head of Asian cricket council
Ans: Jay Shah

English Questions

1. Antonym = Slur

(Slur- an act or expression showing scorn and usually intended to hurt others’ feelings)

Ans. Praise/Applause

2. Idiom - Pipe dream
Ans. an illusory or fantastic plan, hope, or story/ .

3. Cloze test - Earth

4. Error spotting - Article based

Reasoning Questions

1. Counting- Triangle options 28, 32, _, _
2. Venn diagram( entity)- Father, Brother, taxpayer
3. Mirror image
4. Paper cutting

5. Syllogism - statements
(i) - Some copies are printers
(ii) some copies are erasers
(iii) All erasers are compass

Maths Questions

 1. If a2+c2=2(a-8b-2b2) find the value of a3+b3+c3
2. To cover the distance of 160 km A takes 8hours more than B. If A doubles the speed then A takes 3 hours more than B . Find the the speed of B
3. An article sold at Rs640 and loss is 15% on selling price.what will be selling price on the 15% profit on CP
4. If 94x29y6 is divisible by 72, then what is the value of 2x+3y, if (x is not equal to y)
5. If (542x3+243y3)/(32x+23y)=Ax2+By2+cxy find the value of A2-(B2+C2)

SSC CGL 2021 Exam Analysis 17th August 2021 (Shift 2): Questions Asked

Here are a few questions according to the candidates who have appeared in the shifts of exam conducted on 17th August 2021:

General Awareness

  • Money Bill is given in which Article?
    Ans: Article 110
  • Who is the Chief of Army staff?
    Ans: General Manoj Mukund Naravane
  • According to  Niti Aayog's Export Preparedness Index 2020, which state is the top exporter?
    Ans: Gujarat
  • Who is the author of the book ‘The Light of Asia: The Poem that Defined the Buddha’?
    Ans: Jairam Ramesh in June 2021
  • Who translated upanishads?
    Ans: Dara Shikoh

English

1. Cloze test - on an archeologist

  1. Incorrect spelling - Imaginary
  2. Error spotting - ……….. Since 10 days. (ans. “For”)
  3. Voice - Imperative sentence.
  4. Please open the door. (Passive: You are requested to…)

Maths:

  • Marked price of an article is Rs 2720.A shopkeeper offers 25% discount on marked price and his loss percent is 15%. Find the Cost price
  • In triangle ABC angle B =62 and angle C = 36. From point A a perpendicular AD is drawn to side BC and AE is angle bisector of angle A then find angle DAE
  •  If x2-√11x+1 = 0, then x3+1/x3

Reasoning:

  1. Counting figure - Triangle - Ans: 26
  2. Venn diagram - Figure was given and the correct option depicting the image had to be found. Options - A. Intelligent, Girl, Boy B. River, Kaveri, Yamuna C. Stationery, Pencil, Stapler D. Woman, Vegetarian, Sister. 

SSC CGL 2021 Exam Analysis 17th August 2021 (Shift 3): Questions Asked

General Awareness:

  • Which is the first nuclear power plant of India?
    Ans: Tarapur Nuclear Power Plant, Maharashtra
  • What is the Scientific name of mango?
    Ans:Mangifera indica
  • One question about Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC).  
  • Which ministry received the Skoch challenger award?
    Ans:  Ministry of tribal affairs
  • Monoatomic among the options?
    Ans: Hydrogen

English:

  1. Antonym - Dividing
  2. Antonym - Segregate
  3. Idiom - Wild-goose chase
  4. Idiom - Pain in the back
  5. Spelling - Camouflage

Quantitative Aptitude:

  • Marked price of an article is Rs 420.A shopkeeper offers 18% discount on marked price and his profit percent is 23%. Find the Cost price.
  • The cost price and marked price of an article are Rs 720 and Rs 900. By giving x% discount on marked price there is a profit of 5x/3 % on cost price, find the value of x.

Reasoning:

1. Analogy - Number based - 30 : 672 : : ? : 396

2. Arithmetic Reasoning - Permutation and Combination, Handshake based. - In a party there were 24 people, each shook hand with each other. 6 people did not shake hand at all. How many total Handshakes took place?

3. Blood Relation - Direct question. Kavita had 4 children, 3 sons and 1 daughter.

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