SSC CHSL Tier 1 Overall Exam Analysis: 1-8 February 2017

SSC CHSL Tier 1 Overall Exam Analysis: 1-8 February 2017

SSC CHSL Tier 1 Overall Exam Analysis:  The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) holds the responsibility to conduct Tier-I Examination for SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL). Over the past few days, SSC CHSL exam is being conducted in multiple shifts and a number of candidates submitted their queries online regarding how the paper. Today the Staff Selection Commission has completed the journey of SSC CHSL Recruitment process.

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Instead of Today’s analysis, we will be formulating SSC CHSL Tier 1 Overall Exam Analysis from the dates 1st to 8th feb, to understand what all the paper is offering in terms of level of difficulty and variation of questions. Apart from compiling an overall paper review, we will also formulate safer attempts in SSC CHSL Phase I.


SSC CHSL Tier 1 Overall Exam Analysis

Giving a quick read to the exam pattern, there were 4 sections in SSC CHSL Tier I examination namely General Intelligence, Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness and English Language.

Part  Subject  Maximum Marks
 I Quantitative Aptitude  50
 II English Language  50
 III General Intelligence  50
 IV General Awareness  50

There was negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer. The total time duration of the paper was 75 Minutes. Talking about the overall level of difficulty for the papers conducted in the entire schedule, it was relatively the same, being Moderate. Let us go deep into section wise analysis.

SSC CHSL Exam Analysis: Quantitative Aptitude 

A large part of the paper was from Arithmetic section. Questions were also asked from topics like DI, Number System, Algebra, Geometry, Mensuration and Trigonometry. Any candidate with a good grasp on the subject could have score well in the section.

Name of the Topic Number of Questions
Arithmetic 8-10
Geometry 2-3
Trigonometry 4-5
Miscellaneous 5
 Volume and Surface Area 2-3

Candidates who appeared for SSC CHSL Exam describe the difficulty level of Quantitative Aptitude to be ranging from easy to moderate.

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SSC CHSL Exam Analysis for General Intelligence Section

The second part of our analysis will be SSC CHSL General Awareness Section. As expected, this section was riddled with a lot of confusing questions.

Name of the Topic Number of Questions
 Series  4-5
 Puzzle Test  4-5
 Matrix  1-2
 Data Sufficiency Problems  3-4
 Blood Relationship Problems  1-2
 Coding Decoding   3-4
 Statement- Assumptions, Statement- Conclusion Statement-  Arguments, Statement- Courses of Action)   2-3
 Visual Reasoning   3
 Direction Sense Problems   2
 Ordering and Ranking   2

Candidates who appeared for SSC CHSL Exam described the overall difficulty level of General Intelligence Section to be of Easy level.

SSC CHSL Exam Analysis for English Language Section

For the English Section, the graph was a little shifty between major topics but overall, the questions were either based on vocabulary or grammar.

  • In Vocabulary, there were questions from topics like Synonyms/ Antonyms, Idioms and Phrases and spellings correction.
  • In Grammar section, there were questions on Sentence Improvement, Spot the Error and Sentence Completion.

The common topic trends through the week for English Section was as follows:

Topic Name Number of Questions
 Direct Indirect and One Word Substitution  5-6
 Fill in the blanks  4-5
 Spotting the Error  3-4
 Sentence Correction  3-4
 Para jumbles  4-5
 Antonyms/ Synonyms  4-5
 Idioms and Phrases  2-3

In Vocabulary section, the utmost questions were from topics like Synonyms/ Antonyms, sentence correction, spotting the error. Talking of Grammar section, Sentence Improvement, Spot the Error, Sentence Completion, Active-Passive and Direct and Indirect speech raised problems for the candidates. Overall SSC CHSL English Section was Easy to Moderate, provided candidate had practised these sub-sections the most.

SSC CHSL Tier 1 Overall Exam Analysis for GA Section

The bulk part of SSC CHSL General Awareness Section was covered by Static & Miscellaneous topics. For the ease of SSC CHSL Exam candidates, let us formulate our information into table pattern.

Name of the Topic Number of Questions
Current Affairs 2-3
Static Affairs 8-10
Subject Based (History, Geography, Polity, Economics) 10-12

Overall, SSC CHSL General Awareness Section was of moderate level. This was the usual trend during the exam days, 1st to 8th feb 2017.

Good Attempts for SSC CGL Tier-I Exam 2016

Due to revised pattern of SSC CHSL 2016, number of questions per section has been reduced to 25 from 50 questions. Let us formulate our good attempts according to the above mentioned exam analysis:

Section Name  Good Attempts
 Quantitative Aptitude 18-20
 English Language 18-20
 General Intelligence 20-22
 General Awareness 15-17
Total 71-75

Hence, the total number of safest and good attempts in SSC CHSL 2016 will be in 71-75 range with 90% accuracy.

Here, we conclude our article on SSC CHSL Tier 1 Overall Exam Analysis. To excel in SSC Examinations, download the Best SSC Exam Preparation App for free.

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