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SSC CPO Exam Analysis 2023, 3rd October Shift 1 Exam Review

SSC CPO Exam Analysis 2023

SSC CPO Exam Analysis 2023: The Staff Selection Commission has successfully conducted Shift 1 and Shift 2 of the SSC CPO Exam scheduled to be held on 03rd October 2023. The examination to recruit candidates for the posts of Sub-Inspector (GD) in CAPFs and Sub-Inspector (Executive) in Delhi Police will be held in multiple shifts. Candidates participating in the examination can read the article below to get detailed SSC CPO Exam Analysis 2023. Aspirants must bookmark this page for the SSC CPO Tier 1 Exam Analysis 2023 which we will be updating shift-wise.

SSC CPO Exam Analysis 2023: Difficulty Level

The table below provides you with the section-wise and overall difficulty level of the SSC CPO Exam 2023.

Subject Difficulty Level (Shift 1) Difficulty Level (Shift 2)
General Intelligence &Reasoning Easy Easy
General Knowledge & General Awareness  Moderate  Moderate
Quantitative Aptitude Moderate Easy To Moderate
English Comprehension Easy To Moderate Easy To Moderate
Overall Moderate Easy To Moderate

SSC CPO Exam Analysis 2023: Good Attempts

Subject Good Attempts
General Intelligence &Reasoning 32-34
General Knowledge & General Awareness 27-28
Quantitative Aptitude 29-30
English Comprehension 35-37
Overall 123-129

SSC CPO Exam Analysis 2023: Section-Wise

The SSC CPO Paper I exam is structured into four sections namely: General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Knowledge & General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, and English Comprehension.

SSC CPO Exam Analysis For General Intelligence &Reasoning (Shift 2)

  • Counting Figure
  • Embedded Figure
  • Seating Arrangement 2 (Circular)
  • Syllogism: 2 to 3 Questions
  • Coding/Decoding
  • Blood Relation: 2 to 3 Questions
  • Dice: 2 to 3 Questions
  • Direction and Distance: 2 to 3 Questions
  • Vein Diagram
  • Mathematical Operations
  • Number/Alphabetical Series

SSC CPO Exam Analysis For General Intelligence &Reasoning (Shift 1)

Topics  No. of questions
Mathematical Operations 4-5
Simplification 2
Blood Relation 2 (Statement related)
Vein Diagram 2
Coding Decoding 6-7
Missing term 3
Analogy 4
Syllogism 4
Direction 2
Seating Arrangement 1 (Circular)
Seating Arrangement 1 (Linear)
Mirror Image 2-3
Missing Image 1
Embedded Figure 1
Dice 3
Misc 9-10

SSC CPO Exam Analysis For General Awareness (Shift 2)

  • Book and Authors (Race of my life)
  • Birju Maharaj is related to which art
  • Name of the first vaccine
  • Tenure of Governor
  • Classical Dance:  4 to 5 Questions
  • Which committee was formed for DPSP?

SSC CPO Exam Analysis For General Awareness (Shift 1)

  • Kelucharan Mohapatra- related to which dance
  • S block, P block element related ques – 2 statements were given
  • Question-Related To Oceanic Crust
  • Raut Nach – belongs to which state
  • Where is Mallamapuram temple?
  • In which part of the Indian Constitution Fundamental rights are given?
  • Statement Question related to fundamental duties
  • Question-related to Ajmer fort
  • Question-related GDP
  • Question-related Fiscal deficit
  • Which king had Tansen in his court?

SSC CPO Exam Analysis For English Comprehension (Shift 2)

  • Idiom (Call It A Day)
  • Antonym
  • Synonym (Modest)
  • Para Jumble: 5 Questions
  • Error Detection
  • Reading Comprehension: 5 Questions
  • Cloze Test: 5 Questions
  • One Word Substitution: 4 to 5 Questions
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Sentence Improvement: 2 to 3 Questions

SSC CPO Exam Analysis For English Comprehension (Shift 1)

Cloze Test Topic-> Forest Related
Passage-> passage on an experiment related to how some people are able to do the work more efficiently than a normal person best of both worlds.
Antonym-> Efficient
One word substitution-> Calligraphy, Astronaut

Topics No. of questions
Cloze Test 5
Passage 5
Synonyms/Antonyms 10
Error Detection 3
One Word Substitution 5 to 6
Sentence Improvement 7-8
Fillers 7-8
Idioms & phrases 7-8

SSC CPO Exam Analysis For Quantitive Aptitude (Shift 2)

  • Trigonometry: 5 to 6 Questions
  • Simple Interest
  • Compound Interest
  • Percentage: 2 Questions
  • Profit and Loss: 2 Questions
  • Discount: 1 Question
  • Time and Work: 3 Questions
  • DI: 5 Questions
  • Algebra Identity-Based Questions

SSC CPO Exam Pattern 2023

The exam pattern of the SSC CPO Tier 1 exam is discussed below.

  • The questions in this paper will be of Objective Multiple Choice Type. A deduction of 0.25 marks will be made for each incorrect answer marked.
S. NO. Subject Number of Questions/ Maximum Marks Time Duration
I General Intelligence &Reasoning 50/ 50   2 Hours
II General Knowledge & General Awareness 50/ 50
III Quantitative Aptitude 50/ 50
IV English Comprehension 50/ 50
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When is the SSC CPO 2023 exam scheduled?.

The SSC CPO 2023 exam for Tier 1 exam will be held from October 3 to 6, 2023,

Is there a negative marking in the SSC CPO exam ?

Yes, a deduction of 0.25 marks will be made for each incorrect answer marked.