SSC CHSL Exam Analysis 2020 - Tier I CHSL Analysis

SSC CHSL Exam Analysis 2020 – Detailed SSC CHSL exam analysis Tier I and SSC CHSL exam analysis for previous year exams is imperative for aspirants willing to appear for the next recruitment of CHSL exam. The SSC CHSL 2020 exam process will start from November 6th 2020. To know more about SSC CHSL, refer to the linked article.

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The Commission has started with the examination process of SSC CHSL 2019 (postponed due to COVID-19 diseases). SSC CHSL Tier I is scheduled to be conducted from October 12th to 16th, October 19th to 21st and October 26th, 2020. The article aims to share the SSC CHSL exam analysis 2020 so that candidates can know about the type of questions, weightage of topics, number of good attempts and difficulty level which will help them in their preparation.

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The SSC CHSL exam analysis insight given in this article will be based on the following points:

  • Level of exam i.e. the difficulty level of the exam
  • Type of question. i.e. the portion of syllabus covered, the type of questions and the number of times it was asked. 
  • The number of good attempts i.e. the maximum number of correct answers marked by the candidates. This factor influences the cut off marks.

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SSC CHSL Exam Analysis – Tier I [From October 12th]

The examination comprises four sections the English language, General Intelligence, Quantitative Aptitude and General Awareness. The overall standard of questions in CHSL Tier I was moderate to difficult. 

SSC CHSL Exam Analysis 2020 – Tier I 
Sections Questions in each section Number of Good Attempts
General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 23-24
General Awareness 25 17-19
Quantitative Aptitude 25 21-23
English Comprehension 25 22-24
Total 100 76-81

SSC CHSL Tier I Exam Analysis – Highlights

  • The exam was controlled in a strict environment.
  • Candidates without mask were not allowed to enter the exam.
  • Admit card along with an original photo ID was compulsory.
  • Candidates were allowede to carry their own water bottles (transparent), hand sanitizers and gloves.

Section-Wise SSC CHSL Exam Analysis

Reasoning SSC CHSL Analysis

The SSC CHSL reasoning section was easy to moderate. Know the common topics and the average number of questions asked from each topic in the table mentioned below.

SSC CHSL Exam Analysis (General Reasoning)
SSC CHSL Reasoning Topics Difficulty Level Average Number  Of Questions
Analogy Easy 2-3
Odd One Out Easy  2-3
Series Easy  2-3
Statement & Conclusions Easy-Moderate 1
Directions no question
Sequence Easy 3
Coding-Decoding Easy 2-3
Mathematical Operations Easy 1
Dice 1
Blood Relation Easy  1
Mirror Image Easy  1
Venn Diagram & Syllogism Easy  1
Paper Folding Image Easy 1
Syllogism Easy 1
Miscellaneous Ques Easy 3-4
Total Easy 25

General Awareness SSC CHSL Analysis

General Awareness section of SSC CHSL tier I was Easy to Moderate level. The major focus this year for General Awareness Questions was in the field of Current Affairs, Static GK, History, States & President of different Organisations etc. 

The average number of question asked from different topics and the difficulty level is highlighted below: 

SSC CHSL Exam Analysis Tier I (General Awareness)
SSC CHSL General Awareness Topics Difficulty Level Number of Questions
History Easy-Moderate 4
Polity Easy 2
Geography Easy-Moderate 3
Economics Easy-Moderate 1
Static Awareness Easy-Moderate 2-3
Science Easy 3
Current Affairs Moderate 10
Total Questions Easy-Moderate 25

Quantitative Aptitude SSC CHSL Analysis

The SSC CHSL Tier I Quantitative Aptitude section was of moderate level but calculative. The topics from which the maximum number of questions were asked are Algebra, Arithmetic, Trigonometry, and Profit & Loss. There were two Data interpretation question one tabular and the other one was the graph.

The table is given below highlights the common topics and the average number of questions asked in the SSC CHSL Tier I Quantitative Aptitude section:

SSC CHSL Exam Analysis 2020 (Quantitative Aptitude)
SSC CHSL Quantitative Aptitude Topics Difficulty Level Average Number Of Questions
Profit, Loss & Discount Easy 1-2
Percentage Easy 1-2
Number System Easy-moderate 1
Ration & Proportion Easy 1-2
Mixture Allegation Easy-moderate 1
Time & Work Easy-Moderate 1
Boat & Stream Easy-Moderate 1
Average Easy-Moderate 1
Speed, Time & Distance  Easy-Moderate 1-2
S.I. & C.I. Easy-Moderate 1
Mensuration Easy-Moderate 2
Problem on Ages Easy-Moderate 1
Trigonometry Easy-Moderate 2
Profit & Loss Easy 1-2
Data Interpretation  Easy 2-3
Pipe & Cistern Easy-Moderate 1
Algebra Easy-Moderate 1
Geometry Easy 1
Total Number Of Questions 25

English Language SSC CHSL Analysis

The SSC CHSL English Language Section in Tier I was also easy to moderate level. It covered questions from Active passive, Sentences arrangements, Cloze Tests, Synonym- Antonym etc.

Given below are the common topics asked in SSC CHSL Tier I exam along with the average number of questions asked per topic.

SSC CHSL 2019 Exam Analysis (English Language)
SSC CHSL English Language Topics Difficulty Level Average Number Of Questions
Direct Indirect Easy 1
Sentence Improvement Easy-moderate 2
Fill in the Blanks Easy 2
Spelling Correction Easy 2
Error Detection Easy 2
Antonyms Easy 2
Active Passive Easy 1
Idioms and Phrases Easy 2
Synonyms Easy 2
Sentence Rearrangement Easy-moderate 2
Phrase Substitution/One-word Substitution Easy-moderate 2
Cloze Test Passage Easy-moderate 5
Total Number of Questions 25

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SSC CHSL Exam Analysis 2019 [March 17th]

In the SSC CHSL Tier I 2019, the level of the exam is considered to be Easy-Moderate level. The overall day-wise SSC CHSL Exam Analysis Tier I is given below: 

SSC CHSL Tier I Exam Analysis March 17, 2020

Over All SSC CHSL Exam Analysis 2019 Tier I, March 17th
Section Number of Good Attempts Difficulty Level
General Intelligence 22-24 Easy-Moderate
General Awareness 16-17 Easy-Moderate
English Comprehension 19-20 Easy
Quantitative Aptitude 19-21 Easy
Overall 79-81 Easy-Moderate

Knowing the SSC CHSL exam analysis will help get a fair idea of the type of questions in the upcoming shifts. 

The SSC CHSL Tier I exam analysis will also help in understanding the number of good attempts, important topics of the exam, difficulty level of each section, etc.

Section-Wise SSC CHSL Exam Analysis 2019 For Tier I

Reasoning SSC CHSL Analysis

The SSC CHSL reasoning section was easy to moderate. The section covered questions from Analogy, Coding-Decoding, Blood Relation, and Series questions.

Know the common topics and the average number of questions asked from each topic in the table mentioned below.

SSC CHSL 2019 Exam Analysis (General Reasoning)
SSC CHSL Reasoning Topics Difficulty Level Average Number  Of Questions
Statement & Conclusions Easy-Moderate 1
Mathematical Operations Easy 1
Dice Easy-Moderate 1
Blood Relation Easy  1
Venn Diagram & Syllogism Easy  1
Paper Folding Image Easy 1
Syllogism Easy 1
Analogy Easy 2
Mirror Image Easy  2
Series Easy  2-3
Coding-Decoding Easy 2-3
Odd One Out Easy  3
Sequence Easy 3
Miscellaneous Ques Easy 3-4
Directions
Total Number of Questions 25

General Awareness SSC CHSL Analysis

General Awareness section of SSC CHSL 2019 tier I was Easy to Moderate level. The major focus this year for General Awareness Questions was in the field of History, Defence, States & President of different Organisations etc. 

The average number of question asked from different topics and the difficulty level is highlighted below: 

SSC CHSL 2019 Exam Analysis (General Awareness)
SSC CHSL General Awareness Topics Difficulty Level  Average Number of Questions
Physics Easy-Moderate 1
Economics Easy-Moderate 1
Biology Easy 1
Polity Easy 2
Geography Easy-Moderate 2
History Easy-Moderate 3
Static Awareness Easy-Moderate 3-4
Chemistry Easy-Moderate 4
Current Affairs Moderate 6-7
Computer
Total Number Of Questions 25

Quantitative Aptitude SSC CHSL Analysis

The SSC CHSL Tier I Quantitative Aptitude section was easy to moderate level but calculative. The topics from which the maximum number of questions were asked are Mensuration, Trigonometry, Algebra and Profit & Loss. There were two Data interpretation question one tabular and the other one was the graph.

The table is given below highlights the common topics and the average number of questions asked in the SSC CHSL Tier I Quantitative Aptitude section:

SSC CHSL 2019 Exam Analysis (Quantitative Aptitude)
SSC CHSL Quantitative Aptitude Topics Difficulty Level Average Number Of Questions
Simplification Easy 1
Percentage Easy 1
Number System Easy-moderate 1
Time & Work Easy-Moderate 1
Average Easy-Moderate 1
Speed & Distance [Train] Easy-Moderate 1
S.I. & C.I. Easy-Moderate 1
Mensuration Easy-Moderate 2
Profit & Loss Easy 2
Data Interpretation (Bar Graph) Easy 2
Data Interpretation (Tabular) Easy-Moderate 3
Algebra Easy-Moderate 3
Geometry Easy 3
Total Number Of Questions 25

English Language SSC CHSL Analysis

The SSC CHSL English Language Se4ction in Tier I was also easy to moderate level. It covered questions from Active passive, Sentences arrangements, Cloze Tests, Synonym- Antonym etc. The question of the Cloze test was asked from Ajanta Ellora Caves.

Given below are the common topics asked in SSC CHSL Tier I exam along with the average number of questions asked per topic.

SSC CHSL 2019 Exam Analysis (English Language)
SSC CHSL English Language Topics Difficulty Level Average Number Of Questions
Direct Indirect Easy 1
Sentence Improvement Easy-moderate 1
Fill in the Blanks Easy 2
Spelling Correction Easy 2
Error Detection Easy 2
Antonyms Easy 2
Active Passive Easy 2
Idioms and Phrases Easy 2
Synonyms Easy 2
Sentence Rearrangement Easy-moderate 2
Phrase Substitution Easy-moderate 2
Cloze Test Passage Easy-moderate 5
Total Number of Questions 25

Aspirants can check the following links to prepare for the SSC CHSL next recruitment.

Highlights of SSC CHSL 2019 Tier I Exam

  • The SSC CHSL paper was conducted in Online Mode across different cities.
  • All the questions were in Objective Type MCQ Format and were compulsory.
  • The order of SSC CHSL exam questions was like:  Reasoning>General Awareness>Quantitative Aptitude>English.
  • Total 100 questions i.e. 25 questions in each section carrying 2 marks each.
  • A negative marking of 1/2 Marks for wrong answers.
  • Except for the English Language and Comprehension section, all the sections were in English and Hindi Language.
  • The minimum qualifying marks of the SSC online exam will be decided by the SSC through the normalization method.
  • It is compulsory to carry the SSC CHSL Admit Card with Photograph affixed on it and Original ID proof along with its photocopy as well.
  • Candidates were not allowed to leave the examination hall before the test was concluded.

The last SSC CHSL exam was conducted in the year 2018. Candidates who are willing to appear for the upcoming SSC exams can refer to the linked article.

 

Overall SSC CHSL Tier I Exam Analysis 2018

The SSC CHSL Tier I Exam 2018 was conducted from 1st July to 26th July.  SSC CHSL Tier I consists of four sections namely: English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, General Intelligence and General Awareness.

The table below gives information about the number of good attempts, the overall difficulty level of all fours sections in the SSC CHSL Tier I Exam 2018:

SSC CHSL Exam Analysis (1st July 2018 to 26th July 2018)
Sections Level of Difficulty Good Attempts
General Intelligence & Reasoning Easy to Moderate 22-23
General Knowledge & Awareness Moderate 14-16
Quantitative Aptitude Easy to Moderate 15-18
English Language Easy to Moderate 19-21
Overall Easy to Moderate 70-76

Therefore, the overall difficulty level for the exam was easy to moderate. Candidates who appeared for the SSC CHSL Tier I Exam can check the SSC CHSL Result from the linked page. 

SSC CHSL Section-wise Exam Analysis

SSC CHSL 2018 Tier I Exam was conducted online and consisted of a total of 100 questions for 200 marks. Each of the four sections consisted of 25 questions. 

This exam analysis will help the candidates to prepare for the upcoming SSC CHSL Exam. 

Given below is the exam analysis for the four different sections of SSC CHSL Tier I Exam along with the level of difficulty. 

SSC CHSL Exam Analysis – English Language

The overall level of the English language section in the SSC CHSL Tier I exam was easy to moderate and the number of questions that could be easily attempted was high.

The table below contains the list of topics from which questions were asked in the English language section along with the number of questions asked from the same topic in the SSC CHSL 2018 exam. 

SSC CHSL 2018 Exam Analysis (English Language)
Topics Number of Questions Difficulty Level
Synonyms 2 Easy
Antonyms 2 Easy
Sentence Rearrangement 2 Easy-moderate
Fill in the Blanks 2 Easy
Sentence Improvement 2 Easy-moderate
Error Detection 2 Easy
Cloze Test Passage 5 Easy-moderate
Spelling Correction 2 Easy
Phrase Substitution 2 Easy-moderate
Direct Indirect 1 Easy
Idioms and Phrases 2 Easy
Active Passive 1 Easy
Total 25 Easy-Moderate

SSC CHSL Exam Analysis – Quantitative Aptitude

The overall level of the Quantitative Aptitude section in the SSC CHSL Tier I exam was easy to moderate. The maximum number of questions were asked from Profit & Loss, Trigonometry, Mensuration and Algebra. 

The table below provides a topic-wise exam analysis of the Quantitative Aptitude section:

SSC CHSL 2018 Exam Analysis (Quantitative Aptitude)
Topics Number of Questions Difficulty Level
Profit & Loss 2 Easy
Geometry 2 Easy
Algebra 3 Easy-Moderate
Trigonometry 3 Easy-Moderate
Mensuration 3 Easy-Moderate
DI [Bar Graph] 5 Easy
Simple Interest & Compound Interest 1 Easy-Moderate
Speed & Distance 1 Easy-Moderate
Number System 1 Easy
Average 1 Easy-Moderate
Simplification 1 Easy
Time & Work 1 Easy-Moderate
Percentage 1 Easy
Total 25 Easy-Moderate

SSC CHSL Exam Analysis – General Intelligence & Reasoning

The Reasoning section of SSC CHSL Examination tests the logical thinking capability of the candidates. The overall difficulty level of the General Intelligence & Reasoning section of SSC CHSL Tier I 2018 exam was considered easy to moderate. 

The table below contains the topic-wise exam analysis along with the number of questions asked from the same topic in the SSC CHSL 2018 exam:

SSC CHSL 2018 Exam Analysis (General Intelligence & Reasoning)
Topics Number of Questions Difficulty Level
Analogy 2-3 Easy
Odd One Out 2-3 Easy
Venn Diagram & Syllogism 2-3 Easy
Coding-Decoding 3 Easy
Mathematical Operations 1 Easy
Statement & Conclusions 1 Easy-Moderate
Series 2 Easy
Blood Relation 1 Easy
Sequence 3 Easy
Mirror Image 2 Easy
Paper Folding Image 1 Easy
Total 25 Easy

 SSC CHSL Exam Analysis – General Awareness

The difficulty level for the General Awareness section of SSC CHSL Tier I 2018 paper was moderate. The maximum number of questions were asked from the areas of economics, current affairs, sports and science. A total of 25 questions were asked from the General Awareness section with the total number of good attempts being 14 to 16. 

The topic-wise breakup of the number of General Awareness questions asked in SSC CHSL Tier I Exam 2018 are mentioned below:

  • Polity: 2 Questions
  • Geography: 2-3 Questions
  • History: 2 Questions
  • Economics: 2-3 Questions
  • Science: 3-4 Questions
  • Current Affairs: 7-8 Questions
  • Others: 7 Questions

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern

SSC CHSL Examination is conducted in three phases namely: Tier I, Tier II and Tier III. The complete topic-wise breakdown of the CHSL exam pattern is given below:

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern
Phases of SSC CHSL Examination Mode of SSC CHSL Examination Topics
Tier I Computer-Based General Intelligence & Reasoning, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness
Tier II Descriptive Paper Letter or Essay Writing
Tier III Skill Test SpeedTest/Typing Test

To check the detailed SSC CHSL Syllabus, refer to the linked page. According to the 2019-2020 SSC CHSL Exam Pattern, there will be a negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer. The Tier III examination is of qualifying nature only and the marks obtained will not be counted towards the final merit list.

For candidates who are appearing for the upcoming SSC CHSL exams, can refer to the links given below for preparation:

The exam analysis of the upcoming SSC CHSL 2020 Examination will be updated once the recruitment starts in November 2020 and the exam is conducted successfully. Till then, the candidates are advised to refer to this article for their SSC CHSL Preparation.

The exam analysis given in this article shall help candidates who are planning to appear for the upcoming SSC CHSL exam. Candidates must note that similar questions may or may not be asked in the upcoming days of examination but the overall level of the exam shall remain similar.

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