Saturday, 1 July 2017

SSC CPO 2017 Tier-1 Exam Analysis, Review & Expected Cut Offs



Dear students, Staff Selection Commission is conducting CPO 2017 Exam from 1st July to 7th July 2017. Today is the first day of SSC CPO Exam Tier-1 2017. We are providing Exam analysis of SSC CPO Tier-1 2017 so that all other aspirants can get an overall and clear idea about exam pattern and difficulty level. SSC issued notification for the much awaited CPO Exam 2017 on 22 April 2017. The SSC CPO Exam will be held in online mode. So dear students, without much ado, let's get straight to the detailed  Exam analysis: 
The important dates for Computer Based SSC CPO Examination 2017 are: 
Notification Released - 22 April 2017

  • Paper-I: 01-07-2017 to 07-07-2017
  • Paper-II: 08-10-2017

Section Level Good Attempts
English Language Difficult 23-29
Quantitative Aptitude Moderate-Difficult 28-32
General Intelligence Easy 39-43
General Awareness Moderate-Difficult 22-26
Overall Moderate-Difficult 107-118


English Language

English language section was Moderate to Difficult, there were 2 RC(Reading Comprehension) with 5 questions each.

RC Topic:
Foreign Policy in 1965
Cloze Test Topic: 
Animal Story

Topic No of Questions Level
Sentence Improvement 10-12 Moderate-Difficult
Error Detection 4-5 Moderate
Idioms/Phrases 6 Easy-Moderate
Comprehension 10 Moderate-Difficult
Antonym/ Synonym 6 Difficult
One-word substitution 3-4 Difficult
Spelling check 5 Easy
Cloze test 5 Moderate
Total 50 Moderate-Difficult

Quantitative Aptitude

Quantitative Aptitude was of Moderate Level, some questions were calculative and some were directly based on formulas.


Topic No of Questions Level
S.I, CI, Profit/Loss  7-8 Easy-Moderate
Mensuration 4-5 Difficult
Trigonometry 5 Moderate-Difficult
Algebra 3-4 Moderate-Difficult
Time and Work/ Pipe & Cistern 5 Moderate-Difficult
Geometry 5 Easy-Moderate
Speed and Distance 4-5 Easy-Moderate
Average & Percentage 7-8 Moderate
DI 10 Easy-Moderate
Total 50 Moderate

General Intelligence

General Intelligence(Reasoning) questions were of very level, non-verbal questions were easy.


Topic No of Questions Level
Syllogism 3 Easy
Matrix 2 Easy
Non-Verbal (Mirror Image) 6-7 Easy
Odd one out 5-6 Easy-Moderate
Coding-Decoding 8-9 Easy-Moderate
Direction Sense Test 3-4 Easy-Moderate
Analogy 5 Easy
Series  4 Easy
Miscellaneous 11 Easy-Moderate
Total 50 Easy

General Awareness

General Awareness questions mainly from Science section, if you have some knowledge about Science then it would be easy for you. And in from History more questions were asked from Vedic history.


Topic No of Questions Level
History 5-7 Moderate
Geography 6-7 Easy-Moderate
Polity 5 Moderate
Economics 6-7 Moderate
Chemistry 5 Easy-Moderate
Physics 4-5Moderate
Biology 8-9 Easy-Moderate
Current Affairs 10 Easy
Total 50 Moderate-Difficult

All the best for upcoming shifts.


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