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SSC CHSL Tier-I 2016-2017: Exam Analysis - 7 January 2017

Published on Saturday, January 07, 2017
Hi Readers!!
SSC CHSL Tier 1 Exam is over and as usual, we have are ready with the detailed exam analysis.
As this exam was conducted online for the first time with the exam pattern similar to previous year.
There were four sections in the exams and the table below comprises of the overall assessment of the exam.
Section Good Attempts Level
English Language 16-17 Moderate-Difficult
Quantitative Aptitude 19-21 Easy-Moderate
General Intelligence 21-23 Easy
General Awareness 15-17 Easy-Moderate
Overall 79-82 Easy-Moderate

English Language

This section had the moderate questions with 4-5 reading comprehension passages. Students find error spotting test quite easy.
Topic No of Questions Level
Sentence Improvement 2-3 Moderate
Error Detection 2-3 Moderate
Idioms/Phrases 4-5 Easy-Moderate
Reading Comprehension  4-5 Moderate
Antonym/ Synonym 4 Easy-Moderate
One-word substitution 2-3 Easy-Moderate
Spelling check 2 easy
Fillers 5 Easy-Moderate
Total 25 Moderate-Difficult

Quantitative Aptitude

 This section had some easy and some difficult questions as well. Students with strengthened
 practice were not troubled but some students refrain themselves from solving some difficult questions because of the negative marking.
Topic No of Questions Level
S.I, Profit/Loss and Percentage 5 Easy
Mensuration 2-3 Easy- Moderate
Trigonometry 4-5 Easy-Moderate
Algebra 3 Easy-Moderate
Time and Work 2 Easy
Geometry 4-5 Moderate
Speed and Distance 1 Moderate
Average 1 Easy
DI  2 Easy
Total  25 Easy-moderate

General Intelligence

This section gave a relaxing feeling to the students because the questions were not too difficult and no question took more than 2 minutes to be solved.
Topic No of Questions Level
Logical 3-4 Easy
Matrix 1 Easy
Non-Verbal (water image/mirror image) 1 Easy
Odd one out 2-3 Easy-Moderate
Direction Sense Test 3 Easy-Moderate
Series (Number/Alpha Numeric) 10-12 Easy-Moderate
Miscellaneous 5 Moderate
Total  25 Easy

General Awareness

This section again was quite easy for the students and they were happy because this section is going to secure a lot of marks for them.
Topic No of Questions Level
History 2-3 Easy - Moderate
Geography 2-3 Moderate - Difficult
Polity 3 easy
Economics 3 Moderate - Difficult
General Science  5-6 Moderate - Difficult
Current Affairs 5-6 Easy - Moderate
Miscellaneous 5 Easy - Moderate
Total 25 Easy - Moderate
Overall the exam was not too tough and we wish all the aspirants a very good luck for the results.
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