SSC CPO 2017 Tier-1 Exam Analysis and Advice



SSC CPO 2017 Tier-1 Exam Analysis and Advice


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In this post we are sharing Exam analysis of SSC CPO 2017 Tier-1 Examination. This analysis is combined analysis of first 2 days exam. In this analysis we- have discussed Exam Pattern, server, Types of questions, Good attempts, advise and Questions asked.



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SSC CPO 2017 Tier-1 Exam Pattern :

1)  General Intelligence and Reasoning : 50 (Questions / Marks)
2)  General Awareness : 50 (Questions / Marks)
3)  Quantitative Aptitude : 50 (Questions / Marks)
4)  English Comprehension : 50 (Questions / Marks)



SSC CPO 2017 Tier-1 Exam Analysis: Reasoning Section

Questions were asked from the following topics:
  • Ordering and Ranking – 2 QUES
  • Odd One Out – 2-3 QUES
  • Analogy – 3-4 QUES
  • Series – 4-5 QUES
  • Blood Relations – 1 QUES
  • Direction & Distance – 4 QUES
  • Dictionary Order – 1 QUES
  • Venn Diagram Problem – 2-4 QUES, 
  • Matrix – 2 QUES
  • Word Formation – 1 QUES
  • Coding Decoding – 2-3 QUES
  • Mirror Image – 2 QUES
  • Paper Cutting and Folding – 2 QUES
  • Hidden/Embedded Image – 1 QUES
  • Dice Problem – 1 QUES
  • Counting Figures – 2 QUES
  • Statement and Conclusion – 2 QUES
  • Missing Numbers –  2 QUES

Advice : Most of the questions were similar to previous questions, but a couple of questions were tricky/wrong. Team Qmaths advise you not to spend more time on any particular question, if its doubtful, skip it and move on to next questions and return later if time is available.


SSC CPO 2017 Tier-1 Exam Analysis: General Awareness Section

Questions were asked from the following topics:
  • Current Affairs - (3-4)QUES
  • Biology - (3-4)QUES
  • Chemistry - (4-5) QUES
  • Physics - (3-4)QUES
  • Geography - (5-6)QUES 
  • Indian Polity - (7-8)QUES
  • History - (4-6)QUES
  • Computer - (3-4)QUES
  • Ecology - (2-3)QUES
  • Economy - (3-4)QUES

Advice : Some of the static GK questions were asked from previous year repeated questions, if you have revised all SSC previous year Questions, this section will be booster in your marks.


SSC CPO 2017 Tier-1 Exam Analysis:: Quantitative Aptitude Section

Questions were asked from the following topics:


  • Algebra 
  • Time and work 
  • Profit and loss 
  • Percentages
  • SI and CI
  • Ration and proportion
  • Time and distance
  • Number system
  • Geometry 
  • Trigonometry 
  • Mensuration
  • Data Interpretation 

Advice : Questions were of similar standard as seen in previous years.

SSC CPO 2017 Tier-1 Exam Analysis: English Language and Comprehension

Questions were asked from the following topics:


  • Error Spotting - 5
  • Fill in the Blanks -5
  • Sentence Improvement -5
  • Idiom Phrases -5  
  • One Word Substitution -5 
  • Antonym -5
  • Synonym -5
  • Spelling Errors -5
  • Reading Comprehension -5 
  • Cloze Test - 5 

Advice : This section was seen bit confusing than other sections. Although Vocabulary portion was mostly from previous years. Questions were not properly ordered which caused confusion to many aspirants.

SSC CPO 2017 Tier-1 Exam Good Attempt Analysis: 

1)  General Intelligence and Reasoning : 42-45 (Difficulty Level : Easy - Moderate)
2)  General Awareness : 25-30 (Difficulty Level : Moderate)
3)  Quantitative Aptitude : 38-45 (Difficulty Level : Easy - Moderate)
4)  English Comprehension : 35-40 (Difficulty Level : Moderate)

Overall Good Attempts: 140-150 (Moderate)


Compilation of GK / GA Questions Asked in SSC CPO 2017 Tier-1 Examination (Based on Memory)

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