SSC CGL 2017 Tier 1: SSC denies paper leak, CGL 2017 Tier I to end 24 August | cutoff go to higher, check all analysis here
The Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Examination, 2017 (Tier-I) will end today and a total of 14,02,331 candidates have appeared till August 21. As per a notification on the official website of the Staff Selection Commission, “so far the examination has been conducted without any major untoward incident.”
This comment comes at a time when a Jaipur local newspaper reported on the paper leak. However, SSC denies any leak and said they have registered criminal cases against three candidates indulging in exam related malpractices viz. two cases of impersonation and one case of cheating.
SSC CGL Tier 1: Commission issues notification, check it here
Latest News – (23/08/2017) The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) on Tuesday issued a notification regarding the conduct of Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Tier 1 examination, 2017 on its official website.
The commission said that the CGL Tier 1 examination is being held for 30,26,599 registered candidates between August 5 and Aug 23, 2017. Till August 21, the commission has conducted the exam for 37 out of 43 batches, in which 14,02,331 out of 26,63,073 registered candidates appeared, which is an average attendance of 52.66%.
Criminal Cases Registered Against 3 Candidates For Malpractices
However, the SSC has said criminal cases were registered against three candidates indulging in malpractices during the examination. The three cases include–two cases of impersonation and one case of cheating. The commission also clarified that the leakage of paper as reported by one local newspaper in Jaipur was false. It said that strict action will be taken against those three candidates. All the 43 batches will conclude their exams by August 23, 2017.
LAST UPDATE: – (11/08/2017)
IMPORTANT NOTICE : (SSC CGL 2017 Tier 1 Exam) The Commission Is Seized Of The Matter That With Regard To The Examination Conducted On 10th August
The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) issued a notification on the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Tier 1 examination, 2017. SSC informed that it is aware that ‘in the examination conducted on August 10 (Batch-II) (13.15 Hrs to 14.15 Hrs), the candidates faced problem in viewing one quantitative aptitude question, wherein a part of the question was not visible.’
Therefore, the commission has assured that they would take “appropriate action” on this specific issue to ensure that no candidate is put to any disadvantage on this account.’
Paper Simple, QA and GA sections of moderate difficulty.
SSC CGL tier 1 exam analysis 2017: While the quantitative aptitude and the general awareness sections were of moderate difficulty, the logical reason and the english comprehension sections were found to be easier.
“The exam was very easy and simple. It was scoring and all the questions were easy to crack,” Mahima Sharma told India Today Education.
Another SSC aspirant said that the time was not sufficient enough to complete the exam. The exam was of moderate level but I left many questions. Also, there were some technical glitch during the exam.
The Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level (SSC CGL) tier 1 examinations 2017 have started today there are more than 3 lakh candidates appearing for the exam. The morning session of the exam which was conducted from 10 am to 11 am today was found to be simple.
The tier 1 exam is computer-based and contains 25 questions each for reasoning, general awareness, quantitative aptitude and English comprehension. Each section carries a weightage of 50 marks and there will be a negative marking of 0.5 marks for every wrong answer.
According to experts, students were able to attempt the paper without much difficulty. The exam consisted of four sections— English comprehension, reasoning, quantitative aptitude and general awareness. While the quantitative aptitude and the general awareness sections were of moderate difficulty, the logical reason and the english comprehension sections were found to be easier.
“The cut off might go higher than previous years,” says Gradeup community manager Puneet Bansal. There are three examinations being conducted on Saturday and the SSC CGL exams will carry on till August 24, 2017. Those who clear the tier 1 exam will be required to appear for further rounds (tier 2, tier 3 and tier 4) to be considered eligible for selection.
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Watch: Here’s how students reacted to SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam 2017
Source – IndiaToday
Here is an analysis of the first shift of the examination. In 2016, the duration of the exam was 75 minutes but it was 60 minutes this year.
The English Language section of SSC CGL Tier 1 exam 2017, surprised many candidates with its twisted questions and arduous language. There was not a single question from reading comprehension and it shocked many students. There was a cloze test question (cloze tests were not seen in CGL exams in last 2-3 years). Para Jumble was a new introduction this year.
The questions in the Quantitative Aptitude section of the examination was of moderate level. Questions from Tabular DI were asked and there were six questions of simple interest and compound interest and profit and loss. There were 2-3 questions from trigonometry and 2-3 from algebra.
There were 1 DI in the exam:-
The questions of General Intelligence (Reasoning) were quite easy. Many questions were from series and analogy. There were no questions from mathematical operations and one question from blood relation.
General Awareness (GA) questions were from all aspects of the syllabus, and especially from science section. Anyone having the basic knowledge of science will have advantage in this section. There were 3-4 questions from current affairs. Maximum questions were from history (5-6), polity (5-6) and science (7-8 questions). The level was easy-moderate.
Table Source – HT