SSC CPO 2017 Exam Analysis, Overall Paper Review: 1st July 2017

SSC CPO Exam Analysis 2017

SSC CPO Exam Analysis 2017: Today, the initial CPO examination i.e Tier I for recruiting SI/ ASI was successfully conducted. A large number of aspirants applied and appeared for the said examination which was held at various examination centers in multiple slots.

This article will outline the overall detailed analysis of all slots of SSC CPO 2017 Examination held today. 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 Exam Analysis 2017: Section-Wise Difficulty Level

As explained above, there were 4 sections in SSC CPO Examination.


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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 Exam Analysis 2017 along with detailed review & good attempts will help you to know the difficulty level & nature of today’s exam.

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