SSC CPO 2017 Exam Analysis, Overall Paper Review: 6th July 2017

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SSC CPO 2017 Exam Analysis, Overall Paper Review: The Staff Selection Commission holds responsibility for conducting SI/ AI Examination. Continuing the recruitment process, SSC has moved to Day VI i.e 6th July Exam Shifts.

Owing to the user based reviews and our authentic sources, we are going to review SSC CPO 6th July Exam. The ending part of this article will also contain SSC CPO 6th July Good Attempts based upon various exam factors.


SSC CPO 2017 Exam Analysis, Overall Paper Review: 6th July 2017

Let us revisit SSC CPO 2017 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.

For a complete in-depth analysis of SSC CPO paper held today, we have mentioned the SSC CPO Exam analysis for each section.

Quantitative Aptitude

A large part of the paper was from  Data Interpretation. Questions were also asked from topics like DI, Number System, Mensuration,Ratio and Proportion, Profit Loss and Discoun, Percentage etc . Any candidate with a good grasp on the subject could have score well in the section.The topic-wise breakdown is as follows:

Topic Number of Questions
Time and Work 2-3
Percentages  3-4
Profit Loss and Discount 2-3
Number System 2-3
Compound Interest & Simple Interest 5- 6
Average 3-4
Speed Time and Distance 3-4
Mensuration 7- 8
Partnership 1-2
Ratio and Proportion 3-4
Bar Chart  10

Candidates who appeared for SSC CPO Exam describe the difficulty level of Quantitative Aptitude to be moderate.

English Language

An equal number of questions were asked from each topic. 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

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

Overall, SSC CPO English Section was of moderate level.

General Awareness

The bulk part of SSC CPO General Awareness Section was covered by the topics like Science, Social Science and miscellaneous. Special focus was given to static portion but some National current affairs were also there in the paper. Prominent topics were as follows:

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

Candidates who appeared for SSC CPO Exam describe the difficulty level of General Awareness Section in the range of easy to moderate level.

General Intelligence

SSC CPO General Awareness section contained 50 questions in total. Let us elaborate SSC CPO Reasoning Section by dividing number of questions topic wise.

Topic Number of Questions
Analogy 4-5
Classification 2-3
Ordering/Ranking 1-2
Series 2-3
Statements and Conclusions 1-2
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

Overall, the difficulty level of General Intelligence Section was found to be easy.

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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