SSC CHSL Exam Analysis, Tier 1 Prelims Review: 9 January 2017

SSC CHSL Exam Analysis 9 January 2017

SSC CHSL Exam Analysis: The Staff Selection Commission has initiated the written exams for SSC Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) Tier 1 from 7th Jan 2017 onwards. The Recruitment Examination will be conducted in multiple shifts and the candidate who are able to crack CHSL Preliminary Examination will be called for the Mains Paper.

This article will provide the overall paper review on SSC CHSL Exam Analysis for all shifts of 9th January 2017 with section-wise difficulty level, types of questions and number of good attempts to qualify for the next level.


SSC CHSL Exam Analysis: 9 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. Now, let us talk about the level of the examination conducted on 9th January 2017.

The paper had an overall Moderate Difficulty Level, which was quite obvious owing to the new exam pattern for SSC CHSL Preliminary examination. The section-wise SSC CHSL Exam Analysis has been mentioned in the section below.

SSC CHSL Exam Analysis for Quantitative Aptitude Section

Beginning our paper review for SSC Examination, we will talk about the quant section. Similar to the previous 2 days, a significant portion was from Arithmetic.

Topic Name Number of Questions
Arithmetic 15-16
Geometry 3-4
Trigonometry 2-3
DI and Analysis 2-3
Volume and Surface Area 3-4

Most candidates rated the section Moderate to Hard. Questions were also asked from topics like DI, Number System, Algebra, Geometry, Mensuration and Trigonometry.

SSC CHSL Exam Analysis for English Language Section

Moving next in our list, we will talk about the English section. It was clearly seen that the paper was dominated by 2 sections – Grammar and Vocabulary.

Topic Name Number of Questions
 Direct Indirect and One Word Substitution  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

Although, SSC CHSL English Section was Easy, the questions need to hand picked while solving. 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.

SSC CHSL Exam Analysis for General Intelligence Section

The third part of our analysis will be SSC CHSL General Awareness Section. 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 on 9th January 2017 described the difficulty level of General Intelligence Section to be of moderate level.

SSC CHSL Exam Analysis for General Awareness Section

The final part of our SSC CHSL Exam Analysis is GK section. The bulk part of SSC CHSL General Awareness Section was covered by the topics like Science, Social Science and miscellaneous.

Topic Name 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. But we recommend absolutely no guess work in this section.

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SSC CHSL Tier-I Exam 2016: Good Attempts

After analysing 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 Name  Good Attempts
 Quantitative Aptitude 19-21
 English Language 19-20
 General Intelligence 21-22
 General Awareness  16-17
 Total  75-80

A total number of safest and good attempts in SSC CHSL 2016 will be in 75-80 range with 90% accuracyHere we conclude our article on SSC CHSL Exam Analysis for the exam paper conducted on 9th January 2017. To read our previous days’ SSC CHSL Exam Analysis, click in the section below.

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