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SSC CGL 1st December 2022: Paper Analysis, Student Reviews, Difficulty Level

Diksha Sharma
Diksha SharmaUpdated On: December 01, 2022 07:19 pm IST
SSC CGL 2022 Tier 1 Day 1 exam is being conducted on December 1, 2022. The exam is being conducted in 4 shifts. We have listed here the detailed paper analysis, reaction of the students, memory-based question papers, and answer key.
SSC CGL 1st December 2022 Paper Analysis

SSC CGL 2022 1st December 2022 exam marked the beginning of the tier 1 exam. The exam is being conducted online mode. The total duration of the exam is 1 hour (60 minutes). The question paper consists of multiple sections including General Intelligence and Reasoning; General Awareness; Quantitative Aptitude; and English Comprehension. The total score for the SSC CGL 1st December 2022 exam is 200 marks for 100 questions. For each section, there are 25 questions for 50 marks. As per SSC CGL 2022 marking scheme, 2 marks will be awarded for each correct answer and 0.50 marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer.

The students can check on this page SSC CGL 1st December 2022 paper analysis along with reviews from the students, difficulty level, and more.

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Major Highlights of SSC CGL 1st December 2022 Shift 1 Analysis - First Reaction

Here are the major highlights of Shift 1 SSC CGL 1st December 2022 analysis basis of the first reactions of students.
  • As per the reaction of students, the SSC CGL Shift 1 exam paper was easy to moderate

  • The pattern of the paper was slightly different from the previous year

  • The section on General Knowledge (Current Affairs) had the majority of the questions from historical events, autobiography, temples and festivals, Articles and Acts

  • While the Reasoning section was easy in nature, some students found the GS section a bit tricky

  • The Static GK part covered 4-5 questions

  • The Current Affairs section had 6-7 questions, of which the majority were based on Polices

  • Very few questions, approximately 3-4, were covered from History

  • The English section covered questions based on Class 10 level topics

  • The Arithmetic section was easy to attempt featuring questions from Percentage, Algebra, Geometry and Mensuration, Time & Work

  • 5 questions were asked from the Data Interpretation part

Detailed SSC CGL 1st December 2022 Shift 1 Paper Analysis

Some of the major highlights related to SSC CGL 1st December 2022 Paper Analysis have been given in the table below:

Aspects

Analysis

Overall Difficulty Level

Easy to moderate

Expected Good Attempts (Average)

75-85

Difficulty Level of Shift 1

Easy to moderate

Difficulty Level of Shift 2

Easy to moderate

Difficulty Level of Shift 3

Easy to moderate

Difficulty Level of Shift 4Easy to moderate

Was the Paper Time Consuming?

No 

SSC CGL 1st December 2022 Shift 1 Paper Analysis

The below table overview the paper analysis for SSC CGL 1st December 2022 shift 1 exam:

Sections

Difficulty Level

Good Attempts

Highest Weightage Topics

English Language and Comprehension

Easy

19-21

Narration - 2 questions
Voice - 2 questions
Error Detection
Spelling Errors (Rebellion)
Cloze Test (Digital India)
Synonym-Antonym
Idioms & Phrases

Quantitative Aptitude

Easy

20-23

DI - 5 questions
Geometry - 2 questions
Mensuration - 1-2 questions
SI & CI - 1-2 questions
Time & Work - 1 question
Algebra - 1 question
Trigonometry - 1 question

General Intelligence and Reasoning

Easy

19-22

Missing Numbers
Example-based 
Blood Relations
Syllogism
Coding-Decoding
Directions
Mirror Image
Next Figure
Venn Diagram
Figure Counting
Triangle Counting

General Knowledge

Easy to moderate

16-18

Current Affairs - 7-8 questions
Science - 2 questions
Static GK - 4-6 questions
Modern Indian History - 4 questions
World Geography - 1-2 questions
Polity - 3-4 questions

Overall

Easy to moderate

75-80

TBA

Major Highlights of SSC CGL 1st December 2022 Shift 2 Analysis - First Reaction

Here are the major highlights of Shift 2 SSC CGL 1st December 2022 analysis basis of the first reactions of students.

  • The overall difficulty level of the SSC CGL Shift 2 exam 2022 was easy to moderate. 

  • Some students stated that the Shift 2 paper was relatively easier than the first shift except for the Quantitative and Reasoning portions. 

  • The Reasoning section was of moderate level. The questions were mostly calculative in nature.

  • The Quantitative Aptitude section was calculative and time-consuming in nature.

  • Vocabulary section was very easy to attempt. Questions were based on Synonyms, Idioms and Phrases. 

  • No questions were asked on Historical Events in Shift 2.

  • The Static GK section covered more questions than the Current Affairs section. 

SSC CGL 1st December 2022 Shift 2 Paper Analysis

The below table overview the paper analysis for SSC CGL 1st December 2022 shift 2 exam:

Sections

Difficulty Level

Good Attempts

Highest Weightage Topics

English Language and Comprehension

Very easy

TBA

Para Jumple- 3 questions
Spelling Error (Pierce) - 1 question
Active & Passive - 2 questions
Synoym (Purview, Diligent, Announce, Callous)
Idioms & Phrases
Cloze Test (Environment)

Quantitative Aptitude

Moderate to difficult

TBA

Profit & Loss - 3 questions
Number System - 2-3 questions
SI & CI - 1 question
Trigonometry - 2 questions
DI - 3-4 questions
Geometry - 2 questions
Mensuration

General Intelligence and Reasoning

Moderate to difficult

TBA

Blood Relations (Coded) - 2 questions
Analogy - 3 questions
Classification - 3 questions
Coding-Decoding - 2 questions
Open Dice - 1 question
Clock - 1 question
Figure Counting (Triangle) - 1 question
Calendar-based - 1 question
Seating Arrangement - 2 questions
Paper Cutting & Folding - 2 questions
Alphabet & Number Series 

General Knowledge

Easy to moderate

TBA

Current Affairs - 5 questions
Static GK Based on festivals, awards & recognitions, books and authors, NASA, 
sports, music, fundamental rights, and politics

Overall

Easy to moderate

70-80

TBA

Major Highlights of SSC CGL 1st December 2022 Shift 3 Analysis - First Reaction

Here are the major highlights of Shift 3 SSC CGL 1st December 2022 analysis basis of the first reactions of students.

  • The difficulty level of the Shift 3 paper was easy to moderate.

  • The paper pattern was the same as the previous two shifts.

  • The majority of the questions asked were basic and direct. No tricky questions were asked. 

  • Students found the Quantitative Aptitude section easy to moderate

  • 2-3 questions were asked on Current Affairs in the General Knowledge section.

  • Questions covered in the Mathematics part were very basic. Most of the questions were asked from Number System, Profit & Loss, SI & CI that are formula-based. 

  • For the Shift 3 paper, the average number of questions attempted (good attempts) by students is 70-80

  • Candidates found the GS portion easy to attempt.

  • The English section was very easy to attempt. Most of the questions were based on previous year's question papers. 

  • Questions in Shift 3 were asked from Advance Mathematics while the first two shifts had questions on Arithmetic.

  • Questions based on Rivers were asked in the Shift 3 paper. The earlier two shifts had no questions on the topic.


SSC CGL 1st December 2022 Shift 3 Paper Analysis

The below table overview the paper analysis for SSC CGL 1st December 2022 shift 3 exam:

Sections

Difficulty Level

Good Attempts

Highest Weightage Topics

English Language and Comprehension

Very easy

TBA

Active & Passive Voice - 2 questions
Grammar & Vocabulary - 6-7 questions 
Synonyms-Antonyms
Para Jumbles 

Quantitative Aptitude

Easy to moderate

TBA

Profit & Loss
Pipes & Cistern
Number System
SI & CI
Number System
Algebra
Height & Distance
Trigonometry - 3 questions
Geometry - 2 questions
Time & Work

General Intelligence and Reasoning

Easy to moderate

TBA

Blood Relations - 2 questions
Alphabetic Series
Calendar-based

General Knowledge

Easy to moderate

TBA

Current Affairs
Static GK Based on rivers, currency, national parks, Bermuda Triangle
Modern History
Polity (Amendment)

Overall

Easy to moderate

70-80

TBA


Major Highlights of SSC CGL 1st December 2022 Shift 4 Analysis - First Reaction

Here are the major highlights of Shift 4 SSC CGL 1st December 2022 analysis basis of the first reactions of students.

  • The difficulty level of the SSC CGL 2022 Shift 4 exam was easy to moderate.

  • The overall exam paper was relatively easy than the first three shifts.

  • All the questions and topics asked were from the syllabus.

  • Some of the topics that were not covered in the earlier shifts were asked in the Shift 3 paper.

  • The Reasoning portion was easy to attempt as most of the questions were straightforward. Topics that were covered were Blood Relations and Syllogism, Mirror Image and Paper Cutting etc. 

  • The Quantitative Aptitude section featured a good number of questions from Trigonometry and Arithmetic.

  • The majority of the questions asked in the GK section were based on Current Affairs. Fewer questions were covered from Polity and Static GK.

  • The easiest of the four sections was the English Language & Comprehension part featuring a good number of questions on Cloze Test, Para Jumbles, Active and Passive Voice etc.

  • The average good attempts by candidates in Shift 3 were comparatively higher than in the earlier shifts. Students stated attempting 80+ questions overall. 

SSC CGL 1st December 2022 Shift 4 Paper Analysis

The below table overview the paper analysis for SSC CGL 1st December 2022 shift 4 exam:

Sections

Difficulty Level

Good Attempts

Highest Weightage Topics

English Language and Comprehension

EasyTBAIdioms & Phrases - 2 questions
Active & Passive Voice - 3-4 questions
Direct & Indirect Speech - 2 questions
Cloze Test (Rome horse riding) - 5 questions
Synonym-Antonym
Para Jumbles - 2 questions
Spelling Error - 1 question
Error Detection
One-word Substitution - 2 questions 

Quantitative Aptitude

Easy to moderateTBAProfit & Loss - 1 question
SI & CI - 1 question
Geometry - 2 questions
Trigonometry - 3 questions
Algebra - 2 questions
Speed & Distance 
Time & Work
Simplification - 1 question
DI - 3 questions

General Intelligence and Reasoning

Easy TBAMirror Image - 1 question
Paper Cutting - 1 question
Analogy
Blood Relations - 3-4 questions 
Syllogism - 3-4 questions
Classification - 1 question 
Dictionary - 1 question
Statement & Conclusion 

General Knowledge

ModerateTBACurrent Affairs based on Festivals, Asian Games, Personalities, Science
Polity (Article 20, 21), Socialist Party

Overall

Easy to moderate70-80TBA



SSC CGL 2022 1st December 2022 Unofficial Question Paper & Answer Key

The candidates can click on the link given below to download the SSC CGL 1st December 2022 Unofficial Question Paper & Answer Key:

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