SSC CHSL Exam Analysis: 7 January 2017 (All Shifts)

SSC CHSL Exam Analysis: 7 January 2017 (All Shifts)

SSC CHSL Exam Analysis: Staff Selection Commission has commenced the Combined Higher Secondary Level examination process by conducting the first exam shifts today i.e January 7, 2017. The SSC CHSL Skill/ Typing Test will be the final hurdle in this recruitment session, after which, the merit list will be prepared.

Coming back to the topic, SSC has successfully conducted all the SSC CHSL Exam shifts for the day. This article will emphasize on SSC CHSL Exam Analysis: 7 Jan 2017. In the mid way, we will also go through the section-wise difficulty level as well as the nature of questions asked in SSC CHSL Tier I Exam 2016-17.


SSC CHSL Exam Analysis: 7 January 2017

Let us start by introducing the exam pattern of SSC CHSL (10+2) recruitment examination. The SSC CHSL Paper had a new exam pattern this year, with separate marks for each section.

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.

Lets begin by talking about the overall level of difficulty.

The paper had a Moderate Difficulty Level, which can be expected, being the new patterned exam. The section-wise SSC CHSL Exam Analysis has been mentioned in the section below:

SSC CHSL Exam Analysis: Quantitative Aptitude (Moderate to Difficult level)

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 10-12
Geometry 3-4
Trigonometry 2-3
Miscellaneous 5
 Volume and Surface Area 3-4

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

SSC CHSL Exam Analysis: English Language (Moderate level)

Grammar and Vocabulary dominated English Section. 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, Sentence Completion, Active-Passive and Direct and Indirect speech.

Name of the Topic Number of Questions
English Miscellaneous  5-7
Fill in the blanks  5-7
 Spotting the Error  3-5
 Sentence Correction  3-5
 Para jumbles  3-5
 Antonyms/ Synonyms  3-5
Idioms and Phrases 2-3

Overall, SSC CHSL English Section was of moderate level.

SSC CHSL Exam Analysis: General Intelligence (Moderate level)

SSC CHSL General Awareness section contained 25 questions in total. Also, Odd one out topic covered the most number of questions. Let us elaborate SSC CHSL Reasoning Section by dividing number of questions topic wise.

Name of the Topic Number of Questions
Sitting Arrangement (Circular/Linear)  4-5
Puzzle Test  4-5
 Syllogism  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 describe the difficulty level of General Intelligence Section to be of easy level.

SSC CHSL Exam Analysis: General Awareness (Moderate level)

The bulk part of SSC CHSL General Awareness Section was covered by the topics like Science, Social Science and miscellaneous. 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 3
Static Affairs 10
 Subject Based (History, Geography, Polity, Economics) 12

Overall, SSC CHSL General Awareness Section was of moderate level.


SSC CHSL Exam Analysis 2016: Good Attempts

After analyzing previous year SSC CHSL Cut off and SSC CHSL level of examination, we have come to conclusion that overall SSC CHSL 2016 paper was of moderate level.

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  Good Attempts
 Quantitative Aptitude 17-19
 English Language 16-18
 General Intelligence 19-21
 General Awareness  16-17
 Total  68-76

A total number of safest and good attempts in SSC CHSL 2016 will be in 68-76 range with accuracy. Here we conclude our article on SSC CHSL Exam Analysis 2016.

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