SSC CGL Exam 1st Shift Analysis 9th March 2020: Review & Questions Asked

By Sachin Awasthi|Updated : March 9th, 2020

SSC CGL Exam 1st Shift Analysis 9th March 2020. Today is the last day of the SSC CGL Exam and the First Shift of SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam has been successfully concluded on 9th March 2020. Now, this is the time to share the exam analysis 1st Shift SSC CGL exam. The candidates who are going to take the SSC CGL Tier 1 exam in the upcoming shifts are very curious to know about the detailed exam analysis of the 1st Shift held today.

Here, we are sharing the topic-wise SSC CGL exam review 2020 of Tier 1 held in 1st shift on 9th March 2020. Along with the review, you can check the difficulty level, good attempts, subject-wise analysis, and memory-based questions asked in SSC CGL Exam. It will definitely prove to be helpful to boost your confidence further.

SSC CGL Today Exam Analysis 2nd Shift 9th March 2020

Candidates are strictly advised to go through the 1st Shift analysis of 9th March 2020 till the end so that you can get maximum benefits and score high marks in SSC CGL Tier 1 exam 2019-20.

SSC CGL Exam 1st Shift Analysis 9th March 2020: Key Highlights

  • The duration of the exam was of 1 hour (10 AM to 11 AM)
  • The question paper of SSC CGL Tier 1 2019 exam arranged in this order: Reasoning -> General Knowledge(GK) -> Maths(Quants) -> English language & Comprehension
  • Let's have a look of subjectwise difficulty level: Reasoning & General Intelligence>Quantitaive Aptitude>General Awareness>English Language & Comprehension
  • There were 3-4 calculative questions asked in the Reasoning section which were a bit tricky
  • Current Affairs dominated the General Awareness section
  • 3-4 Questions were asked from Science
  • Maths Section was easy to moderate as most of the questions were simply formula-based and a few were calculative
  • In the English Language Section, most of the questions were from previous years' papers
  • The overall difficulty level of the questions paper lies in between Easy to Moderate

SSC CGL Exam Analysis 9th March 2020 (Shift 1): Difficulty Level

In this table, we have segregated overall subject-wise difficulty level:

SectionNo. of questionsQuestion Asked level
General Knowledge & Current Affairs25Easy-Moderate
English Language & Comprehension25Easy
General Intelligence & Reasoning25Easy

SSC CGL 1st Shift Exam Review 9th March 2020 (Section-wise)

SSC CGL Shift 1 Exam Review 9th March 2020: Quantitative Aptitude (Easy)

Topics AskedNo. of Questions
Boat & Stream0
Data Interpretation3-4
Heights and Distances-
CI & SI1
Mixture & Alligation-
Pipes & Cistern-
Profit loss & Discount1
Number System1
Ratio & Proportion1
Time & Work1
Speed, Time and Distance1

SSC CGL Shift 1 Exam Review 9th March 2020: General Intelligence & Reasoning |(Easy-Moderate)

Topics AskedNo. of Questions
Paper folding1
Embedded figures1
Counting of Figures1(Triangle)
Arithmetic Reasoning1
Alphanumeric Series1
Distance Direction test-
Figure series1
Mirror Image1
Mathematical operator1
Missing Number series1
Logical Venn diagram2

SSC CGL Shift 1 Exam Review 9th March 2020: English Section | (Easy)

Topics AskedNo. of Questions

One Word Substitution


Idioms & Phrases


Filling in the blanks


(Synonyms & Antonyms) Vocabulary




Para jumbles


Error Recognition


Cloze test

5 (Bad effect of construction on the environment)


2 (1 from both topics)

Sentence Completion


SSC CGL Shift 1 Exam Review 9th March 2020: General Awareness | (Moderate)

Topics No. of Questions

Indian & World History


Indian Polity




Economy (Basic)








Static GK


Current Affairs


SSC CGL Shift 1 Exam Analysis 9th March 2020: Good Attempts

SectionGood Attempts
General Awareness17-19
Quantitative Aptitude18-19
English Language22-23
General Intelligence and Reasoning18-20
Overall Attempts75-85

Memory Based Questions Asked in SSC CGL 1st Shift Exam: 9th March 2020

We are sharing with you some of the exact questions that appeared in the SSC CGL Tier I 9th March Shift I examination today:

1. What is the meaning of Mandamus?

2. Citric acid is found in which of the following? Lemon, Orange

3.who wrote Ain-i-Akbari? Abul Fazal

4. In which year Portuguese invaded Goa? 1510

5.who made the logo of Lokpal? Prashant Misha (Allahbad)

6.which organelle is known as the powerhouse of the cell? Mitochondria


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1. Protium, deuterium, tritium are the isotopes of?
2. First ocar by ?
3. Flower inside yellow material ? Pollen
4. 4 year ban by wolrd doping agency on which country ? Russia
5. Inflation targeting framework is based on which act ?
6. Indian Meterological dept celebrated its ___ anniversary
7. Saraswathi veena made up of which wood ? Jack fruit wood
8. Which indian state got its logo recently for state assembly?
9. Night blindess caused by ? Vitamin A deficiency
10. Portuguese invaded goa ? 1510Ad
11. Fatehbad named after ?
12. Mandamus - we command
13.Logo of lokpal designed by ?
14. Acid in lemon ?
15. Ain i akbari written by?
16.Power house of cell ?
17. Firt round table conference held in ? 1930
18. Niligiris pass at south end ? Palghat pass
19. Jainprakash narayan museum ?
20. Muslim actress died recently (..)
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22. GNP full form ?
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What was the answer for compound interest question.. Anyone remember?
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Adi SinghMar 10, 2020

Sprawling or stretching?
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Adi SinghMar 11, 2020

Sentence improvement questions?

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