SSC CHSL Tier-I 2016-2017: Exam Analysis – 9th January, 1st Shift

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The third Day of SSC CHSL Tier-I Online Exam, Here we bring you the exam analysis of SSC CHSL 9th January. Students having their SSC CHSL exam in other shift/days can get an accumulated idea of the examination as the pattern this year has some major changes.

SSC CHSL examination for the first time is being conducted online. There are four sections in SSC CHSL Examination namely: Quantitative Aptitude, General Intelligence, General Awareness and English Language. 

Now there are 25 question per section and each question carries 2 marks. Time limit for Online Examination is 75 minutes and for each wrong answer 0.50 mark will be deducted.


Section Good Attempts Level
English Language 15-16 Moderate
Quantitative Aptitude 20-22 Easy-Moderate
General Intelligence 21-22 Easy
General Awareness 15-16 Moderate-Difficult
Overall 77-80 Easy-Moderate


The analysis is based on the review given by various students across the country. And here is the section wise review:


The paper was of moderate level. There were 4-5 questions from Error Detection that too of moderate level. Questions from error detection were of moderate level.

Topic No of Questions Level
Direct/Indirect 2 Moderate
Error Detection 4 Moderate
Idioms/Phrases 4-5 Easy-Moderate
Cloze Test  3-4 Moderate
Antonym/ Synonym 4 Easy-Moderate
One-word substitution 3-4 Easy-Moderate
Spelling check 1 easy
Fillers 4 Easy-Moderate
Total 25 Moderate



Quantitative aptitude was easy to moderate and a scoring section. With good practice students will definitely score well in quant. Be aware of negative marking and refrain from taking chances as this way you might loose hard earned marks.

Topic No of Questions Level
S.I, Profit/Loss and Percentage 4 Easy
Mensuration 4-5 Easy- Moderate
Trigonometry 3-4 Easy-Moderate
Algebra 4-5 Easy-Moderate
Time and Work 2 Easy
Geometry 3-4 Moderate
Speed and Distance 2 Moderate
Average 1 Easy
DI  2 Easy
Total  25 Easy-moderate


This section was easy and the most scoring subject for all students.

Topic No of Questions Level
Logical 2-5 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) 10-11 Easy-Moderate
Miscellaneous 6 Moderate
Total  25 Easy



Topic No of Questions Level
History 3 Easy – Moderate
Geography 2-3 Moderate – Difficult
Polity 2-3 easy
Economics 3 Moderate – Difficult
General Science   5-7  Moderate – Difficult
Current Affairs 4-5 Easy – Moderate
Miscellaneous 7 Easy – Moderate
Total 25 Moderate

All the best for upcoming exam.

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