SSC CPO 2017 Exam Analysis, Overall Paper Review: 2nd July 2017

SSC CPO 2017 Exam Analysis, Overall Paper Review: 2nd July 2017

SSC CPO 2017 Exam Analysis, Overall Paper Review: The Staff Selection Commission has successfully commenced Recruitment Examination for SI/ ASI yesterday in various slots. The same was conducted today and a large number of aspirants applied and appeared for the examination which was held at various examination centres in multiple slots.

This article will outline the overall detailed analysis of all slots of SSC CPO 2017 Examination held today i.e 2nd July. Our detailed Exam analysis will provide insights about the nature of questions asked in the paper.


SSC CPO Exam Pattern 2017

The Paper I of SSC CPO 2017 consisted of objective type questions carrying a total of 200 marks.

Name of the Section Number of Questions Marks
General Intelligence & Reasoning  50  50
General Knowledge & General Awareness  50  50
Quantitative Aptitude  50  50
English Comprehension  50  50

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.

Moving further in our SSC CPO  Exam Analysis, here is our detailed section-wise analysis of SSC CPO paper to understand how many questions were asked from each topic.


SSC CPO 2017 Exam Analysis: Section-Wise Difficulty Level

In a nutshell – the level of difficulty of SSC CPO Examination was Moderate.


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Now, let us dig deeper into Section-Wise Exam Review.

General Intelligence & Reasoning

Beginning our section-wise review of the paper with the reasoning section,The difficulty level of SSC CPO Reasoning Section was Easy. The topic-wise distribution of questions asked in reasoning section 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 English Language.

English Language

The next 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 . 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

Some of the most essential highlights of this section are as follows:

  • The Reading Comprehension was a bit difficult.
  • Spotting Errors, Sentence Improvement  based questions were  easy to solve

Let us move to the next section i.e 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.

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.


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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