SSC CPO Exam Analysis (16th March 2019) for SI and ASI for Shift 1SSC CPO 2018-19 had taken place well for the Shift 1 on 16th March 2019. The exam was ended at 12 PM in the morning.

The exam included 200 questions. The students had to finish all the answers in 2 hours according to the SSC CPO exam pattern

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The questions had been separated into 4 sections namely General Intelligence, General Knowledge & General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude and English Comprehension

The sections in the exam, excluding the English section, were bilingual (both in English and Hindi). The exam had multiple choice questions with one correct answer for each question.

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The students claim that this exam was a little tough or difficult in comparison to the previous exams conducted for SSC CPO 2018-19.

  • The questions were properly spread in a sequence of the sections in the exam.
  • So, this clearly shows the exam was a sectional one
  • There were fewer questions from the SSC CPO Previous Year Question Paper
  • Due to normalization of marks by SSC, the SSC CPO Cut off may vary from the previous years
  • The English section was not difficult at all. Most of the questions appeared from the SSC CPO Previous Year Question Paper for English
  • Maths section was quite tricky though. Moreover, it was the most time consuming of all other sections due to its calculative nature
  • Students had to complete all the sections in a single time duration. They did not have a separate time for separate sections.

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SSC CPO Exam Analysis (16th March 2019) for SI and ASI: Overall Analysis for Shift 1

SSC CPO Exam, as the students mentioned it, had a great difficulty level as compared to the exams conducted in previous shifts. The following is given is the overall SSC CPO Exam Analysis 2018-19 Shift 1 (16th March 2019)

There were so many questions which had the essence and pattern of the previous year question papers and some also appeared from the SSC CPO Test Series offered on this platform.

The candidates who are looking forward to cracking the exam, the good attempt sums to 150 to 170 questions. The students must remember that SSC CPO also comprised of negative marking of 0.25 marks

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SSC CPO Exam Analysis (16th March 2019) for SI and ASI: General Intelligence and Reasoning Analysis for Shift 1

The questions that appeared in the Reasoning section were from the topics of Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning. This section was of a high difficulty level.

The students mentioned that GS was difficult. However, if the candidate has come in the exam with proper preparation and time management, the exam sure would have been easy for them.

Topic Number of questions Level of difficulty
Analogy 3-5 Easy
Series 5 Easy
Odd one out 5 Easy-Moderate
Visual Reasoning 7 Easy
Directions 3 Easy-Moderate
Venn diagram 5 Easy-Moderate
Statement-conclusion/Syllogism 4 Easy
Word formation 3 Easy
Missing number 4 Moderate-difficult
Coding-decoding 2 Easy
Blood relation 1 Easy
Matrix-based 3 Easy
Meaningful order/Dictionary Order 1 Easy-Moderate
Miscellaneous 9 Easy-Moderate

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SSC CPO Exam Analysis (16th March 2019) for SI and ASI: GK and General Awareness Analysis Shift 1

The question paper's difficulty level was moderate. The candidates found many new questions in the exam

8 to 9 questions appeared from the topic of Medieval History. From Current Affairs, the questions came from recent current affairs.

Prepare from the recent current affairs as well keep yourself updated about the Asian Games 2018. Each shift has questions from Asian Games.

There were questions from Nuclear Reactor in this exam along with Tamil Nadu temples.

Current Affairs hold the maximum weightage of 15-20 questions in this section. Given below is the detailed analysis for the GK section in SSC CPO:

Topic Number of Questions Difficulty Level
Polity 6-7 Easy-Moderate
Biology 6-8 Easy-Moderate
Chemistry 7 Easy-Moderate
Physics 5 Moderate
Economics 6 Moderate
Geography 7 Easy-Moderate
History 6 Moderate
Current Affairs 10-11 Moderate-Difficult

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SSC CPO Exam Analysis (16th March 2019) for SI and ASI: Quantitative Aptitude/ Maths Analysis for Shift 1

This difficulty level of this section was moderate. Many questions appeared from the previous year question papers of SSC CPO Exam.

There were no new questions on the exam. The same old pattern was followed. The questions were separated into Advanced and Basic Arithmetic sections

Due to the time-consuming nature of the exam, it was quite time-consuming. The candidates who had done proper preparation with great practising and who had attempted mock test series time-to-time can easily solve the questions.

Here is the detailed analysis for SSC CPO Maths section:

Topic Number of Questions Level of Difficulty
Data Interpretation 5 Easy-Moderate
Work & Time, Pipes & Cisterns 7 Moderate-Difficult
Geometry 7 Easy-Moderate
Mensuration 6 Moderate-Difficult
Trigonometry 4-6 Moderate-Difficult
Algebra 4-6 Moderate-Difficult
Percentage 4 Easy-Moderate
Time, Speed and Distance 5 Easy-Moderate
Profit, Loss and Discount 5 Easy-Moderate
SI/CI 2-3 Easy-Moderate
Ratio and Proportion 1 Easy-Moderate
Mixture & Allegation 1 Easy-Moderate
Average 2 Moderate

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SSC CPO Exam Analysis (16th March 2019) for SI and ASI: English Comprehension Analysis for Shift 1

The English section in the exam was quite easily done. The topic of synonyms and antonyms covered most questions in this section

There were a total number of 10 questions from sentence improvement and 7 questions from spelling.

The difficulty level of the comprehension passage in the exam was easy. The candidates should concentrate on the questions from the synonyms and antonyms topic. 

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Given below are the topic wise questions for English section:

Topic Number of Questions Level of Difficulty
Reading Comprehension 5 Moderate-Difficult
Cloze Test (Story Based) 7 Easy-Moderate
Spelling 7 Easy-Moderate
Sentence Improvement 8-10 Easy-Moderate
Spot the error 4-6 Moderate
One-word substitution 4-6 Difficult
Synonyms and Antonyms 10-13 Difficult
Idiom/Phrases 5-6 Easy-Moderate

SSC CPO Exam Analysis (15th March 2019) for SI and ASI for Shift 1SSC CPO 2018-19 had taken place well for the Shift 1 on 15th March 2019. The exam was ended at 12 PM in the morning.

The exam included 200 questions. The students had to finish all the answers in 2 hours according to the SSC CPO exam pattern

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The questions had been separated into 4 sections namely General Intelligence, General Knowledge & General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude and English Comprehension

The sections in the exam, excluding the English section, were bilingual (both in English and Hindi). The exam had multiple choice questions with one correct answer for each question.

Check SSC CPO Exam Analysis 2018-19 (March 15) Shift 2

What Applicants Had Said About SSC CPO 2018-19? | SSC CPO Exam Analysis 2018-19

The students claim that this exam was a little tough or difficult in comparison to the previous exams conducted for SSC CPO 2018-19.

  • The questions were properly spread in a sequence of the sections in the exam.
  • So, this clearly shows the exam was a sectional one
  • There were fewer questions from the SSC CPO Previous Year Question Paper
  • Due to normalization of marks by SSC, the SSC CPO Cut off may vary from the previous years
  • The English section was not difficult at all. Most of the questions appeared from the SSC CPO Previous Year Question Paper for English
  • Maths section was quite tricky though. Moreover, it was the most time consuming of all other sections due to its calculative nature
  • Students had to complete all the sections in a single time duration. They did not have a separate time for separate sections.

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SSC CPO Exam Analysis (15th March 2019) for SI and ASI: Overall Analysis for Shift 1

SSC CPO Exam, as the students mentioned it, had a great difficulty level as compared to the exams conducted in previous shifts. The following is given is the overall SSC CPO Exam Analysis 2018-19 Shift 1 (15th March 2019)

There were so many questions which had the essence and pattern of the previous year question papers and some also appeared from the SSC CPO Test Series offered on this platform.

The candidates who are looking forward to cracking the exam, the good attempt sums to 150 to 170 questions. The students must remember that SSC CPO also comprised of negative marking of 0.25 marks

Check SSC CPO Syllabus

SSC CPO Exam Analysis (15th March 2019) for SI and ASI: General Intelligence and Reasoning Analysis for Shift 1

The questions that appeared in the Reasoning section were from the topics of Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning. This section was of a high difficulty level.

The students mentioned that GS was difficult. However, if the candidate has come in the exam with proper preparation and time management, the exam sure would have been easy for them.

Topic Number of questions Level of difficulty
Analogy 3 Easy
Series 5 Easy
Odd one out 7 Easy-Moderate
Visual Reasoning 5-7 Easy
Directions 3 Easy-Moderate
Venn diagram 4 Easy-Moderate
Statement-conclusion/Syllogism 3 Easy
Word formation 3 Easy
Missing number 5 Moderate-difficult
Coding-decoding 3 Easy
Blood relation 2 Easy
Matrix-based 2 Easy
Meaningful order/Dictionary Order 1 Easy-Moderate
Miscellaneous 8 Easy-Moderate

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SSC CPO Exam Analysis (15th March 2019) for SI and ASI: GK and General Awareness Analysis Shift 1

The question paper's difficulty level was moderate. The candidates found many new questions in the exam

8 to 9 questions appeared from the topic of Medieval History. From Current Affairs, the questions came from recent current affairs.

Prepare from the recent current affairs as well keep yourself updated about the Asian Games 2018. Each shift has questions from Asian Games.

There were questions from Nuclear Reactor in this exam along with Tamil Nadu temples.

Current Affairs hold the maximum weightage of 15-20 questions in this section. Given below is the detailed analysis for the GK section in SSC CPO:

Topic Number of Questions Difficulty Level
Polity 6 Easy-Moderate
Biology 7 Easy-Moderate
Chemistry 6 Easy-Moderate
Physics 6 Moderate
Economics 7 Moderate
Geography 7 Easy-Moderate
History 8 Moderate
Current Affairs 15-20 Moderate-Difficult

Read Daily Current Affairs from January and December

SSC CPO Exam Analysis (15th March 2019) for SI and ASI: Quantitative Aptitude/ Maths Analysis for Shift 1

This difficulty level of this section was moderate. Many questions appeared from the previous year question papers of SSC CPO Exam.

There were no new questions on the exam. The same old pattern was followed. The questions were separated into Advanced and Basic Arithmetic sections

Due to the time-consuming nature of the exam, it was quite time-consuming. The candidates who had done proper preparation with great practising and who had attempted mock test series time-to-time can easily solve the questions.

Here is the detailed analysis for SSC CPO Maths section:

Topic Number of Questions Level of Difficulty
Data Interpretation 4 Easy-Moderate
Work & Time, Pipes & Cisterns 6 Moderate-Difficult
Geometry 6 Easy-Moderate
Mensuration 4 Moderate-Difficult
Trigonometry 6 Moderate-Difficult
Algebra 3 Moderate-Difficult
Percentage 3-4 Easy-Moderate
Time, Speed and Distance 5 Easy-Moderate
Profit, Loss and Discount 5 Easy-Moderate
SI/CI 2-3 Easy-Moderate
Ratio and Proportion 2 Easy-Moderate
Mixture & Allegation 1 Easy-Moderate
Average 2 Moderate

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SSC CPO Exam Analysis (15th March 2019) for SI and ASI: English Comprehension Analysis for Shift 1

The English section in the exam was quite easily done. The topic of synonyms and antonyms covered most questions in this section

There were a total number of 10 questions from sentence improvement and 7 questions from spelling.

The difficulty level of the comprehension passage in the exam was easy. The candidates should concentrate on the questions from the synonyms and antonyms topic. 

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Given below are the topic wise questions for English section:

Topic Number of Questions Level of Difficulty
Reading Comprehension 5 Moderate-Difficult
Cloze Test (Story Based) 5-6 Easy-Moderate
Spelling 5-7 Easy-Moderate
Sentence Improvement 8-10 Easy-Moderate
Spot the error 4-5 Moderate
One-word substitution 5 Difficult
Synonyms and Antonyms 14-15 Difficult
Idiom/Phrases 6 Easy-Moderate

SSC CPO Exam Analysis 2018-19 for March 14 (Shift 1)

SSC CPO Exam Analysis (March 14) for SI and ASI for Shift 1SSC CPO 2018-19 has been conducted successfully for the first day on March 12, 2019. The exam had 200 questions to be answered in 120 minutes as per the SSC CPO Exam Pattern.

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The questions were divided into 4 sections namely General Intelligence, General Knowledge & General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude and English Comprehension.

All the sections excluding the English section were bilingual (both in English and Hindi). The exam was objective type in nature.

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Students mention that the exam was of moderate difficulty level.

  • The questions were distributed in a proper sequence of the sections in the exam. This means the exam was sectional.
  • The questions were mostly similar to the SSC CPO Previous Year Question Paper
  • Due to normalization of marks by SSC, the SSC CPO Cut off may vary from the previous years.
  • English was easy. The questions were mostly similar from the SSC CPO Previous Year English Question Paper
  • Maths section in the exam was of moderate difficulty level. It was a calculative section and time consuming than other sections in the exam.
  • The time duration was not divided for each section separately. Candidates can take as much time as required for each section in SSC CPO Exam.

Students faced hardware issues in the online exam mode which might be resolved during the upcoming exams.

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SSC CPO Exam Analysis (March 14) for SI and ASI: Overall Analysis for Shift 1

SSC CPO Exam, as mentioned by the students, was of moderate difficulty level. Given below is the overall SSC CPO Exam Analysis 2018-19.

Most of the questions followed the previous year pattern and were from the SSC CPO Test Series and SSC CPO Previous Year Question Papers.

For candidates aspiring to clear the exam, the good attempt sums to 15 to 170 questions. Candidates must keep in mind that SSC CPO has a negative marking of 0.25 marks.

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Given below is the overall exam analysis for SSC CPO 2018-19 for SI/ASI:

Section Total Questions Level of difficulty Good Attempts Good Score Approximate time taken (in Minutes)
General Intelligence & Reasoning 50 Easy to Moderate 35-40 32-35 35
General Knowledge & General Awareness 50 Moderate-Difficult 35-42 30-36 20
Quantitative Aptitude 50 Moderate-Difficult 32-38 30-35 40
English Comprehension 50 Easy 38-40 35-38 25
Total 200   140-160 127-144 120

SSC CPO Exam Analysis (March 14) for SI and ASI: General Intelligence and Reasoning Analysis for Shift 1

The questions in the reasoning section were based on both Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning. This section was of a high difficulty level.

The students mentioned that GS was difficult. However, proper preparation and time management can make the exam easy.

The questions were based on Critical Reasoning. It includes questions based on statements.

  • There were questions from Calculative reasoning namely from Clock & Calendar (2 questions)
  • There were questions from Analogy, coding & Decoding, Image-based, Logical Reasoning and Syllogism.
  • There are questions from Figure counting (example: Count the number of triangles in the given figure)
  • There

Important Topics in Reasoning Section | SSC CPO Exam Analysis March 14 (Shift 1)

Given below are the important topics for Reasoning section in SSC CPO Exam 2018-19:

Paper cutting & folding Classification
Embedded figures. Coding decoding
 Counting of Triangles. Distance direction test
Analogy Mirror Image
Arithmetic Reasoning Logical Venn diagram
Series -

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SSC CPO Exam Analysis (March 14) for SI and ASI: GK and General Awareness Analysis for Shift 1

This section was of moderate difficulty level in the SSC CPO Exam. There were a lot of new questions in this section of the exam.

There were 8 to 9 questions from Current Affairs. They were based on Current Affairs from December and January. For static GS, there were questions from Books and basic general sciences.

Government and Constitutional Policies were asked from the current affairs. There were 2 questions asked from Asian Games.

There were 5 questions from Physics, 4 questions from Chemistry and 3 questions from Biology.

Given below are the questions asked in the exam from GK and GS section:

  • Who is the Chief Election Commissioner of India?
  • In which article are the constitutional amendments included?
  • Who was the first female Lok Sabha speaker?
  • Who is the Prime Minister of Belgium?

Important Topics in General Awareness Section | SSC CPO Exam Analysis March 14 (Shift 1)

Given below were the most asked and important topics to be prepared for the GK section in the SSC CPO Exam:

Modern History Biology
Medieval History Physics
Physical Geography Imp books, Awards, Days, Location Based
Economy (Basic) Art & Culture
Indian Polity Chemistry

Read Daily Current Affairs from January and December

SSC CPO Exam Analysis (March 14) for SI and ASI: Quantitative Aptitude/ Maths Analysis for Shift 1

This section was of moderate difficulty level. The questions were similar to the ones asked in the previous year SSC CPO Exam.

The exam had no new questions and they followed a similar pattern. The questions were divided into Advanced and Basic Arithmetic sections.

The section was calculative, thus, it was time-consuming. Candidates with great hand on the practising and attempting mock test series can easily solve the questions.

  • There were 2-3 questions from Profit and Loss in this section.
  • Geometry covered 5 question weightage from the total number of questions in the exam.
  • Algebra had 4 questions in all. 
  • Number system topic was covered with 2 questions in this section.
  • Syntax, Average and Ratio in all had 5-6 questions.
  • There were 4-5 questions from Miscellaneous.

Important Topics in Maths Section | SSC CPO Exam Analysis March 14 (Shift 1)

Given below are the important topics for Quant/ Maths section in SSC CPO Exam 2018-19:

Average Mixture & Allegation
Boat & Stream Partnership
Geometry Percentages
Mensuration Pipes & Cistern
Data Interpretation  Miscellaneous
Trigonometry Profit loss & Discount
Heights and Distances Ratio Proportion
CI & SI Speed time and work
LCM & HCF Algebra

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SSC CPO Exam Analysis (March 14) for SI and ASI: English Comprehension Analysis for Shift 1

English section in the CPO exam was easy. Vocabulary covers the maximum questions in the exam.

There were 5 questions from active and passive voice. There were 2 questions from Direct/Indirect speech.

The comprehension passage in the exam was of moderate difficulty. Candidates must focus on practising questions based on errors. This section included 10 questions this year.

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Important Topics in English Section | SSC CPO Exam Analysis March 14 (Shift 1)

This section was easy similar to the previous year questions. There were maximum questions from Synonyms and Antonyms again in this section.

The questions from Error detection and Vocabulary were easy to attempt. Given below were the most asked and important topics to be prepared for the English section in the SSC CPO Exam:

Error recognition Synonyms Antonyms
Filling in the blanks (using verbs, preposition, articles etc.) Sentence Completion
Vocabulary One Word Substitution
Spellings Idioms
Sentence Structure Comprehension (Egyptian King Tutankhamen)

SSC CPO Exam Analysis for March 13 (Shift 1)- Analysis for SI/ASI

SSC CPO Exam Analysis (March 13) for SI and ASI for Shift 2SSC CPO 2018-19 has been successfully conducted on March 13. It was a morning shift exam which ended at 12 PM.

SSC followed the mentioned SSC CPO Exam Pattern to frame the questions in the exam. This slot had a total of 200 questions.

The candidates were supposed to complete the exam in 2 hours. Most importantly, the Maths section took the most of the time of students since it was calculative despite direct formulae based questions.

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The questions came in 4 sections: General Intelligence, General Knowledge & General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude and English Comprehension.

All the sections excluding the English section were bilingual (both in English and Hindi). The exam was objective in type (MCQs)

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What Do Applicants say About SSC CPO 2018-19? | SSC CPO Exam Analysis 2018-19

All the candidates who appeared for the exam in the morning slot on March 13, 2019, have not faced any kind of unsolved difficulties in the exam.

They said that the exam was very easy for the ones who are well-prepared well for the exam However, taking into consideration the overall analysis for SSC CPO 2018- 2019, the difficulty level of the exam was moderate.

The questions did not appear in a distributed form. Hence, the exam had questions divided into proper sections.

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SSC CPO Exam Analysis 2018-19: Section-wise

Students mention that the exam was easy to moderate. The good attempt as claimed by the students is 145+ for this exam.

The students can go stress-free for the exam as it follows the old pattern and questions are repetitive from the previous year papers.

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The reasoning section was lengthy while maths was tricky. The table given below has the proper SSC CPO Exam Analysis section-wise 2018-19:

Section Total Questions Level of difficulty Good Attempts Good
Score
Approximate time took
(in Minutes)
General Intelligence & Reasoning 50 Easy 33-35 30-32 35
General Knowledge
& General Awareness
50 Moderate-Difficult 25-28 23-25 20
Quantitative Aptitude 50 Moderate-Difficult 30-32 28-30 40
English Comprehension 50 Difficult 28-32 25– 28 25
Total 200   124-132 106-115 120

SSC CPO Exam Analysis (March 13) for SI and ASI: General Intelligence and Reasoning Analysis for Shift 1

This section in the SSC CPO Exam was one of the easy and less time-consuming section. The questions were yet again from previous year question papers of SSC CPO.

If done with proper time management, applicants could reach up to 35+ attempts in this section. The maximum number of questions were Number based in this section which was not tricky at all.

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There were 2 questions from mirror topic. Given below is the detailed SSC CPO Exam Analysis for Reasoning for Shift 1 (March 13):

Topic Number of questions Level of difficulty
Analogy 6 Easy
Series 4 Easy
Odd one out 6 Easy-Moderate
Visual Reasoning 5-7 Easy
Directions 2 Easy-Moderate
Venn diagram 3 Easy-Moderate
Statement-conclusion/Syllogism 2 Easy
Word formation 2 Easy
Missing number 4 Moderate-difficult
Coding-decoding 2 Easy
Blood relation 1 Easy
Matrix-based 2 Easy
Meaningful order/Dictionary Order 1 Easy-Moderate
Miscellaneous 8 Easy-Moderate

SSC CPO Exam Analysis (March 13) for SI and ASI: GK and General Awareness Analysis for Shift 1

This section in the exam was the easiest of all the sections. The following table has information about how many questions appeared in the GK section of SSC CPO and the difficulty level of each of the section:

Topic Number of Questions Difficulty Level
Polity 5 Easy-Moderate
Biology 8 Easy-Moderate
Chemistry 5 Easy-Moderate
Physics 4 Moderate
Economics 6 Moderate
Geography 6 Easy-Moderate
History 7 Moderate
Current Affairs 9 Moderate-Difficult

Read Daily Current Affairs from January and December

SSC CPO Exam Analysis (March 13) for SI and ASI: Quantitative Aptitude/ Maths Analysis for Shift 1

The maths section in SSC CPO was the most tricky and difficult. The candidates can check the SSC CPO Quantitative Aptitude Exam Analysis in the following table:

Topic Number of Questions Level of Difficulty
Data Interpretation 4-5 Easy-Moderate
Work & Time, Pipes & Cisterns 5 Moderate-Difficult
Geometry 5 Easy-Moderate
Mensuration 5 Moderate-Difficult
Trigonometry 5 Moderate-Difficult
Algebra 4 Moderate-Difficult
Percentage 3-4 Easy-Moderate
Time, Speed and Distance 4 Easy-Moderate
Profit, Loss and Discount 4 Easy-Moderate
SI/CI 2-3 Easy-Moderate
Ratio and Proportion 1 Easy-Moderate
Mixture & Allegation 1 Easy-Moderate
Average 2 Moderate

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SSC CPO Exam Analysis (March 13) for SI and ASI: English Comprehension Analysis for Shift 1

This section was easy as mentioned by the students. the questions were randomly distributed in this section.

The maximum number of questions were from Synonyms and Antonyms in this slot. The table below has SSC CPO English Comprehension Exam Analysis:

Topic Number of Questions Level of Difficulty
Reading Comprehension 5 Moderate-Difficult
Cloze Test (Story Based) 5 Easy-Moderate
Spelling 5 Easy-Moderate
Sentence Improvement 5-10 Easy-Moderate
Spot the error 3-4 Moderate
One-word substitution 4 Difficult
Synonyms and Antonyms 10-15 Difficult
Idiom/Phrases 5-6 Easy-Moderate

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SSC CPO Exam Analysis (March 12) for Shift 1

SSC CPO Exam Analysis (March 12) for SI and ASI for Shift 1: SSC CPO 2018-19 has been conducted successfully for the first day on March 12, 2019. The exam had 200 questions to be answered in 120 minutes as per the SSC CPO Exam Pattern.

The questions were divided into 4 sections namely General Intelligence, General Knowledge & General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude and English Comprehension.

All the sections excluding the English section were bilingual (both in English and Hindi). The exam was objective type in nature.

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What Applicants Have to Say About SSC CPO 2018-19? | SSC CPO Exam Analysis 2018-19

Students mention that the exam was of moderate difficulty level.

  • The questions were distributed in a proper sequence of the sections in the exam. This means the exam was sectional.
  • The questions were mostly similar to the SSC CPO Previous Year Question Paper
  • Due to normalization of marks by SSC, the SSC CPO Cut off may vary from the previous years.
  • English was easy. The questions were mostly similar from the SSC CPO Previous Year English Question Paper
  • Maths section in the exam was of moderate difficulty level. It was a calculative section and time consuming than other sections in the exam.
  • The time duration was not divided for each section separately. Candidates can take as much time as required for each section in SSC CPO Exam.

Students faced hardware issues in the online exam mode which might be resolved during the upcoming exams.

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SSC CPO Exam Analysis (March 12) for SI and ASI: Overall Analysis for Shift 1

SSC CPO Exam, as mentioned by the students, was of moderate difficulty level. Given below is the overall SSC CPO Exam Analysis 2018-19.

Most of the questions followed the previous year pattern and were from the SSC CPO Test Series and SSC CPO Previous Year Question Papers.

For candidates aspiring to clear the exam, the good attempt sums to 15 to 170 questions. Candidates must keep in mind that SSC CPO has a negative marking of 0.25 marks.

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Given below is the overall exam analysis for SSC CPO 2018-19 for SI/ASI:

Section Total Questions Level of difficulty Good Attempts Good Score Approximate time taken (in Minutes)
General Intelligence & Reasoning 50 Easy to Moderate 35-40 32-35 35
General Knowledge & General Awareness 50 Moderate-Difficult 35-42 30-36 20
Quantitative Aptitude 50 Moderate-Difficult 32-38 30-35 40
English Comprehension 50 Easy 38-40 35-38 25
Total 200   140-160 127-144 120

SSC CPO Exam Analysis (March 12) for SI and ASI: General Intelligence and Reasoning Analysis for Shift 1

The questions in the reasoning section were based on both Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning. This section was of a high difficulty level.

The questions were based on Critical Reasoning. It includes questions based on statements.

  • There were questions from Calculative reasoning namely from Clock & Calendar (2 questions)

Important Topics in Reasoning Section | SSC CPO Exam Analysis March 12 (Shift 1)

Given below are the important topics for Reasoning section in SSC CPO Exam 2018-19:

Paper cutting & folding Classification
Embedded figures. Coding decoding
 Counting of Triangles. Distance direction test
Analogy Mirror Image
Arithmetic Reasoning Logical Venn diagram
Series -

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SSC CPO Exam Analysis (March 12) for SI and ASI: GK and General Awareness Analysis for Shift 1

This section was of moderate difficulty level in the SSC CPO Exam. There were a lot of new questions in this section of the exam.

There were 8 to 9 questions from Current Affairs. They were based on Current Affairs from December and January. For static GS, there were questions from Books and basic general sciences.

Government and Constitutional Policies were asked from the current affairs. There were 2 questions asked from Asian Games.

There were 5 questions from Physics, 4 questions from Chemistry and 3 questions from Biology.

Given below are the questions asked in the exam from GK and GS section:

  • Who is the Chief Election Commissioner of India?
  • In which article are the constitutional amendments included?
  • Who was the first female Lok Sabha speaker?
  • Who is the Prime Minister of Belgium?

Important Topics in General Awareness Section | SSC CPO Exam Analysis March 12 (Shift 1)

Given below were the most asked and important topics to be prepared for the GK section in the SSC CPO Exam:

Modern History Biology
Medieval History Physics
Physical Geography Imp books, Awards, Days, Location Based
Economy (Basic) Art & Culture
Indian Polity Chemistry

Read Daily Current Affairs from January and December

SSC CPO Exam Analysis (March 12) for SI and ASI: Quantitative Aptitude/ Maths Analysis for Shift 1

This section was of moderate difficulty level. The questions were similar to the ones asked in the previous year SSC CPO Exam.

The exam had no new questions and they followed a similar pattern. The questions were divided into Advanced and Basic Arithmetic sections.

The section was calculative, thus, it was time-consuming. Candidates with great hand on the practicing and attempting mock test series can easily solve the questions.

  • The questions were based on Similarity, 2 years and 3-year Simple Interest and Compound Interest ratio, HCF and LCM based.
  • There were 4 questions based on Trigonometry. Work & Time had 2 questions.
  • There were 15 questions in all for Geometry and Trigonometry.
  • Data Interpretation section included 5 questions.

Important Topics in Maths Section | SSC CPO Exam Analysis March 12 (Shift 1)

Given below are the important topics for Quant/ Maths section in SSC CPO Exam 2018-19:

Average Mixture & Allegation
Boat & Stream Partnership
Geometry Percentages
Mensuration Pipes & Cistern
Data Interpretation  Miscellaneous
Trigonometry Profit loss & Discount
Heights and Distances Ratio Proportion
CI & SI Speed time and work
LCM & HCF Algebra

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SSC CPO Exam Analysis (March 12) for SI and ASI: English Comprehension Analysis for Shift 1

English section in the CPO exam was easy. Vocabulary covers the maximum questions in the exam.

There were 5 questions from active and passive voice. There were 2 questions from Direct/Indirect speech.

The comprehension passage in the exam was of moderate difficulty. Candidates must focus on practicing questions based on errors. This section included 10 questions this year.

Important Topics in English Section | SSC CPO Exam Analysis March 12 (Shift 1)

Given below were the most asked and important topics to be prepared for the English section in the SSC CPO Exam:

Error recognition Synonyms Antonyms
Filling in the blanks (using verbs, preposition, articles etc.) Sentence Completion
Vocabulary One Word Substitution
Spellings Idioms
Sentence Structure Comprehension (Egyptian King Tutankhamen)

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