SSC CPO 2017 Exam Analysis, Overall Paper Review: 7th July 2017

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SSC CPO 2017 Exam Analysis, Overall Paper Review: 7th July 2017

SSC CPO 2017 Exam Analysis, Overall Paper Review: Over the past few days, SSC CPO 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 CPO Tier I Exam process.

This article will emphasize on SSC CPO 2017 Exam Analysis. In a mid way, we will also go through the section-wise difficulty level as well as the nature of questions asked in SSC CPO 2017 Tier 1 Examination 2017.

 

SSC CPO 2017 Exam Analysis, Overall Paper Review: 7th July 2017

Let us start by introducing the exam pattern, The Paper I of SSC CPO consisted of objective type questions carrying a total of 200 marks. The mode of examination was computer based. The total time duration of the paper was 2 hours. There was negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer. Only those candidates who are able to qualify Paper I will be eligible to appear for Paper II.

The overall difficulty level was Moderate, with the majority of questions being a bit of a task to solve. But, there were a few easy ones too. Let us elaborate further by analyzing each section of SSC CPO Paper I 2017.

General Intelligence & Reasoning

Beginning our section-wise review of the paper with the reasoning section, the level of Reasoning was Easy. The topic-wise breakdown is as follows:

Topic Number of Questions
Analogy 3-4
Classification 1-2
Ordering/Ranking  2-3
Series 2-3
Statements and Conclusions 2-3
Arithmetic Operations 2-3
Word formation 1-2
Mirror & Water Image 1-2
Matrix 2-3
Embedded Figure 1-2
Coding – Decoding  2-3
Pattern Completion 1-2
Direction 4-5
Missing Number 2-3
Logical Venn Diagram 2-3
Paper Cutting and Folding 1-2
Counting of figures 2-3

Candidates found it extremely scoring and the most simple one. Let’s move it to the next section i.e General Knowledge & General Awareness.

General Knowledge & General Awareness

Talking about the General Awareness Section, the difficulty level of this section was Easy-Moderate. Special focus was given to static portion but some National current affairs were also there in the paper. Questions asked are as follows:

  • History
  • Polity
  • Geography
  • General Science
  • Static GK
  • Current Affairs

Let’s move to the next section i.e Quantitative Aptitude

Quantitative Aptitude

Moving to Quantitative Aptitude, the difficulty level of this section in all the slots was Moderate. The topic-wise breakdown is as follows:

Topic Number of Questions
Time and Work 2-3
Percentages  4
Profit Loss and Discount 3
Number System 3
Compound Interest & Simple Interest  6
Average 4
Speed Time and Distance 4
Mensuration  8
Partnership 1
Ratio and Proportion 4
Bar Chart  10

10 questions were asked in the form of data interpretation topic, candidates found it very easy to solve. Let’s move to the final section i.e English Language.

English Langauge

The final part of our SSC CPO Exam Analysis 2017 section-wise review of the paper is English. The level of difficulty of this section was Moderate too. The topic-wise breakdown is as follows:

Topic Number of Questions
Error Spotting  5
Fill in the Blanks  5
Sentence Improvement  5
Idiom Phrases  5
One Word Substitution  5
Antonym  5
Synonym  5
Spelling Errors  5
Reading Comprehension  5
Cloze Test 5

The Reading Comprehension was a bit difficult. Here we conclude the section-wise difficulty level of SSC CPO Examination. Let us move ahead to our next section, which is, the number of good attempts in SSC CPO Exam Tier I.

 

SSC CPO Exam Analysis 2017: Number of Good Attempts

Let us now try to calculate the safest attempts. Below mentioned is the no. of good attempts of SSC CPO Tier I Exam 2017. These good attempts are based on various factors like Section-wise & Overall Difficulty level, Previous year CPO Tier I exam cut off etc:

Name of Section Good Attempts
General Intelligence & Reasoning  40-43
General Knowledge & General Awareness  34-36
English Language 37-39
Quantitative Aptitude  30-32

That’s all from our side. Hope this SSC CPO 2017 Exam Analysis along with detailed review & good attempts will help you to know the difficulty level & nature of today’s exam.

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