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SSC CPO Tier 1 Exam Analysis – 13 March 2019

SSc CPO Tier 1 Exam analysis 13 march

Today is the second day of SSC CPO Tier I exam being conducted by Staff Selection Commission (SSC). The SSC CPO exam is scheduled to be held from 12th to 16th March 2019. The first shift of today’s exam is over and we are here with the detailed exam analysis. The SSC CPO Tier 1 Exam Analysis will help candidates in knowing the pattern followed this year i.e. what kind of questions were asked, their difficulty level, etc. The notification for SSC CPO 2018 exam was released last year for the recruitment of SI in CAPFs, ASI in CISF and SI in Delhi Police.

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SSC CPO Tier 1 Exam Analysis – 13 March 2019 | Shift 1

The overall difficulty level of All the four sections combined , i.e., English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, General Intelligence and General Awareness, was of easy to moderate level. Let’s look at it in detail:

SSC CPO Tier 1 Exam Analysis – English Language

The overall difficulty level of this section was moderate to difficult.

Topic No of Questions Level
Sentence Improvement 5 to 10 Moderate to Difficult
Cloze test 5 Moderate
Error spotting 3 to 4 Moderate
Synonyms/Antonyms 10 to 15 Moderate to Difficult
One word substitution 4 Moderate to Difficult
Reading Comprehension 5 Difficult
Idioms Phrases 5 to 6 Easy to Moderate
Spelling 5 Easy

 

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SSC CPO Tier Exam Analysis – General Awareness & GK

The Overall Difficult level of this section was Easy to Moderate.

Topic Number of Questions Difficulty Level
Current Affairs 9 Moderate
Biology 8 Moderate
History 7 Moderate
Economics 6 Moderate to Difficult
Geography 6 Easy to Moderate
Polity 5 Moderate
Chemistry 5 Easy to Moderate
Physics 4 Easy to Moderate

 

SSC CPO Tier 1 Exam Analysis – General Intelligence & Reasoning

The Overall Difficult level of this section was Easy to Moderate.

Topic Number of questions Level of difficulty
Analogy 6 Easy
Odd one out 6 Easy to Moderate
Visual Reasoning 6 Easy to Moderate
Series 4 Easy
Missing number 4 Moderate
Venn diagram 3 Easy
Directions 2 Easy to Moderate
Syllogism 2 Easy
Word formation 2 Easy to Moderate
Coding-decoding 2 Easy to Moderate
Matrix-based 2 Easy
Blood relation 1 Easy
Dictionary Order 1 Easy to Moderate
Miscellaneous 8 Easy to Moderate

 

SSC CPO Tier 1 Exam Analysis – Quantitative Aptitude

The Overall Difficult level of this section was Moderate to Difficult.

Topic Number of Questions Level of Difficulty
Work & Time, Pipes & Cisterns 5 Moderate to Difficult
Geometry 5 Easy to Moderate
Mensuration 5 Moderate
Trigonometry 5 Moderate to Difficult
Data Interpretation 4 to 5 Easy to Moderate
Algebra 4 Difficult
Time, Speed and Distance 4 Easy to Moderate
Profit, Loss and Discount 4 Moderate
Percentage 3 to 4 Easy to Moderate
SI/CI 2 to 3 Easy
Average 2 Easy to Moderate
Ratio and Proportion 1 Easy to Moderate
Mixture & Allegation 1 Easy to Moderate

 

SSC CPO Tier 1 Exam Analysis – 13 March 2019 | Shift 2

The overall difficulty level of All the four sections combined , i.e., English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, General Intelligence and General Awareness, was of easy to moderate level. Let’s look at it in detail:

SSC CPO Tier 1 Exam Analysis – English Language

The overall difficulty level of this section was Easy to moderate.

Topic Number of Questions Level of Difficulty
Synonyms and Antonyms 10 to 15 Moderate to Difficult
Sentence Improvement 5 to 10 Moderate
Idiom/Phrases 5 to 6 Easy-Moderate
Reading Comprehension 5 Moderate
Cloze Test (Story Based) 5 Easy to Moderate
Spelling 5 Moderate
One-word substitution 4 Difficult
Spot the error 3 to 4 Moderate

 

SSC CPO Tier Exam Analysis – General Awareness & GK

The Overall Difficult level of this section was Moderate.

Topic Number of Questions Difficulty Level
Current Affairs 9 to 10 Moderate
Biology 8 Easy to Moderate
History 7 Easy to Moderate
Economics 6 Moderate
Chemistry 5 Easy to Moderate
Polity 5 Moderate
Physics 4 Moderate
Geography 2 to 3 Easy to Moderate

 

SSC CPO Tier 1 Exam Analysis – General Intelligence & Reasoning

The Overall Difficult level of this section was Moderate.

Topic Number of questions Level of difficulty
Analogy 6 Easy to Moderate
Odd one out 6 Easy to Moderate
Visual Reasoning 5 to 6 Easy to Moderate
Missing number 4 Moderate
Series 4 Easy
Venn diagram 3 Easy
Directions 2 Moderate
Statement-conclusion/Syllogism 2 Easy to Moderate
Word formation 2 Easy
Coding-decoding 2 Easy
Matrix-based 2 Easy to Moderate
Blood relation 1 Easy
Meaningful order/Dictionary Order 1 Moderate
Miscellaneous 8 Easy-Moderate

 

SSC CPO Tier 1 Exam Analysis – Quantitative Aptitude

The Overall Difficult level of this section was Moderate to Difficult.

Topic Number of Questions Level of Difficulty
Geometry 5 to 6 Easy-Moderate
Trigonometry 5 to 6 Difficult
Work & Time, Pipes & Cisterns 5 Moderate
Mensuration 5 Moderate to Difficult
Data Interpretation 4 to 5 Easy to Moderate
Time, Speed and Distance 4 Easy to Moderate
Algebra 3 to 4 Moderate to Difficult
Percentage 3 to 4 Easy to Moderate
Profit, Loss, and Discount 3 to 4 Moderate
SI/CI 3 to 4 Easy to Moderate
Average 2 Moderate
Ratio and Proportion 1 to 2 Easy to Moderate
Mixture & Allegation 1 Moderate

 

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