The Staff Selection Commission is conducting the preliminary stage of CPO from November 23-26, 2020. As the exam is scheduled in 2 shifts, here is the detailed review for the second shift. Go through the SSC CPO Shift 2 Analysis 2020 in this post. 

SSC CPO Shift 2 Analysis 2020

With the help of SSC CPO Exam Analysis, candidates can know the difficulty level of the exam and good attempts. Based on the feedback received from students, we have curated the SSC CPO Shift 2 Paper Analysis here.

Exam Date Difficulty Level Good Attempts
23rd November 2020 Moderate 140-150
24th November 2020 Moderate 150-160
25th November 2020
26th November 2020
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SSC CPO Shift 2 Exam Review 2020 - 24th November 

Check the analysis to know the complete review of the exam. Also, candidates must know that scoring above the SSC CPO Cut Off marks will result in getting shortlisted for the next stage. 

Sections Difficulty Level Good Attempts
Reasoning Moderate 35-40
General Awareness Easy to Moderate 38-42
English Language Easy to Moderate 36-40
Quantitative Aptitude Moderate 35-40

SSC CPO Shift 2 Analysis for Reasoning - 24th November

Topic Number of questions
Paper Cutting & Folding 3-4
Figure Counting 2
Embedded Figures 3-4
Mirror Image 2
Arithmetic Reasoning 3-4
Venn diagram & Syllogism 2-3
Statement-conclusion/Syllogism 2-3
Direction & Distance 1-2
Wrong Number Series 3-4
Coding-decoding 3-4
Word Formation 2
Mathematical Operations 1
Figure Series 2-3
Distance Direction Test 2
Classification 2-3
Blood Relation 1
Total 50

SSC CPO Slot 2 Analysis for General Awareness - 24th November

Topic Number of Questions
Polity 4-5
Biology 3-4
Chemistry 2-3
Physics 3-4
Economics 1-2
Geography 5-6
History 4-5
Current Affairs 5-6
Static GK 7-8
Total 50

SSC CPO Shift 2 Exam Review for English - 24th November

Topic Number of Questions
Reading Comprehension 5
Cloze Test (Story Based) 1
Spelling 4-5
Sentence Improvement 2-3
Spot the error 4-5
Fill in the Blanks 4-5
One-word substitution 4-5
Synonyms and Antonyms 8-9
Idiom/Phrases 2
Total 50

SSC CPO Shift 2 Exam Analysis for Quantitative Aptitude - 24th November

Topic Number of Questions
Data Interpretation 8-9
Work & Time 2-3
Geometry 3-4
Mensuration 2-3
Trigonometry 3-4
Heights & Distance 1
Algebra 4-5
Number System 4-5
Percentage 2
Partnership 2
Time, Speed, and Distance 2-3
Profit, Loss, and Discount 4-5
SI/CI 2-3
LCM/HCF 1-2
Ratio and Proportion 1-2
Mixture & Allegation 1
Average 2-3
Total 50

SSC CPO Shift 2 Exam Review 2020 - 23rd November 

Here is the overall analysis for the 23rd November 2nd shift. Check the analysis to know the complete review of the exam. Also, candidates must know that scoring above the SSC CPO Cut Off marks will result in getting shortlisted for the next stage. 

  • Overall, the difficulty level of the exam was a moderate level.
  • The questions from the maths section were quite easy compared to the previous year.
  • Most of the questions asked in the reasoning section were time-consuming.
Sections Difficulty Level Good Attempts
Reasoning Moderate 35-40
General Awareness Moderate-Difficult 20-25
English Language Easy-Moderate 38-40
Quantitative Aptitude Moderate 35-40

SSC CPO Shift 2 Analysis for Reasoning - 23rd November

Topic Number of questions
Analogy 4-5
Figure Counting 3-4
Blood Relation 2
Mirror Image 2-3
Directions 2
Venn diagram 1-2
Statement-conclusion/Syllogism 2-3
Word formation
Wrong Number Series 7-8
Coding-decoding 5-6
Miscellaneous
Mathematical Operations 2-3
Alphabetical Series
Distance Direction Test 2
Dice 1-2
Total 50

SSC CPO Slot 2 Analysis for General Awareness - 23rd November

Topic Number of Questions
Polity 4-5
Biology 3-4
Chemistry 1-2
Physics 3-4
Economics 1-2
Geography 5-6
History 4-5
Current Affairs 15-20
Total 50

SSC CPO Shift 2 Exam Review for English - 23rd November

Topic Number of Questions
Reading Comprehension 5
Cloze Test (Story Based) 5-6
Spelling 4-5
Sentence Improvement 2-3
Spot the error 5-6
One-word substitution 4-5
Synonyms and Antonyms 10
Idiom/Phrases 5-6
Total 50

SSC CPO Shift 2 Exam Analysis for Quantitative Aptitude - 23rd November

Topic Number of Questions
Data Interpretation 6-7
Work & Time, Pipes & Cisterns 5-6
Geometry 3-4
Mensuration 2-3
Trigonometry 5-6
Algebra 4-5
Percentage 2-3
Time, Speed, and Distance 3
Profit, Loss, and Discount 3-4
SI/CI 2
Ratio and Proportion 2-3
Mixture & Allegation 1
Average 2-3
Total 50
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SSC CPO Exam Analysis Shift 2 2019

  • The students also claimed that the question paper's difficulty range varied from easy to moderate.
  • The students said that a good attempt by the students is 137+ for this exam The candidates have nothing to worry about the exam. Candidates can go through the Expected SSC CPO Cut Off for the reference.
  • The exam followed the old pattern and old questions were repeated from the previous year question papers.
  • As per the previous year question paper, the reasoning section was long. On the other hand, the maths section was tough. Go through the SSC CPO Exam Analysis section-wise 2018-19 in the article.

SSC CPO Shift 2 Good Attempts 2019

Here in the table, candidates can take the reference of the previous year to score well in the exam.

Section  Total Questions Level of difficulty Good Attempts Good Score Approximate time is taken (in Minutes)
General Intelligence & Reasoning 50 Easy to Moderate 34-42 33-39 35
General Knowledge & General Awareness 50 Moderate-Difficult 33-41 30-36 20
Quantitative Aptitude 50 Moderate-Difficult 30-38 31-35 40
English Comprehension 50 Easy 26-37 31-38 25
Total 200  Moderate-Difficult 132-153 121-143 120

SSC CPO Exam Analysis Shift 2 for SI and ASI for Reasoning Ability

The Reasoning section of the SSC CPO Exam was very easy. Because of the low difficulty level, it was the least time-consuming as well. The students informed, that a lot of questions came from the previous years' question papers.

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

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SSC CPO Shift 2 Exam Analysis for SI and ASI for General Awareness

As per the previous year exam, the difficulty level of the section General Awareness was quite moderate. The questions of slight difficulty only came from the Current Affairs topic.

Topic Number of Questions Difficulty Level
Polity 7 Easy-Moderate
Biology 4-6 Easy-Moderate
Chemistry 7 Easy-Moderate
Physics 6-7 Moderate
Economics 7-8 Moderate
Geography 6 Easy-Moderate
History 7 Moderate
Current Affairs 9-13 Moderate-Difficult

SSC CPO Shift 2 Exam Analysis for SI and ASI for Quantitative Aptitude

The SSC CPO Numerical section was easy to moderate as claimed by the candidates. The candidates also said that this section was somewhat calculative but questions were formed on the direct formulas. The candidates can check the SSC CPO  Previous Year Question Paper for Quantitative Aptitude Exam Analysis in the following table:

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

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SSC CPO Exam Analysis Shift 2 for SI and ASI for the English Language

The SSC CPO Previous Year English section was extremely easy. The candidates told that most difficult questions came from One-word substitution and Synonyms/Antonyms. Check the level of the questions asked and the number of questions from each topic of previous year exam analysis below in the table-

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

FAQ's

In how many shifts is SSC CPO Paper 1 Exam conducted?

There are a total of 2 Shifts- Morning Shift and Evening Shift. The exam will be conducted from November 23-26, 2020 in 2 shifts.

How can I prepare for Reasoning for SSC CPO?

Candidates must know the complete SSC CPO Reasoning Syllabus to prepare for the exam. Also, candidates can take the help of the SSC CPO Mock Test Series for the preparation and know the tips and tricks to crack the exam.

What is SSC CPO Exam Analysis?

With the help of SSC CPO Exam Analysis, you will get the complete detail about the Good Attempts, Difficulty Level of the exam, and the Topics asked in the exam from each section with the number of questions. There are 4 sections in the exam- English Language, Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, and General Awareness. Click Here to get the SSC CPO Exam Analysis for all shifts.

What is the advantage of SSC CPO Analysis?

By going through SSC CPO Analysis, candidates can 

  • know the difficulty level of the exam
  • know the number of good attempts
  • also know which type of questions can be asked.

What is the Selection Process for SSC CPO Exam?

Candidates who applied for the SSC CPO Exam have to clear the 4 stages to be a part of various SSC Armed Force- Paper 1, Physical Standard Test (PST)/ Physical Endurance Test (PET), Paper 2, and Medical Exam.

Is SSC CPO Exam Tough?

Yes, as per the previous year's question paper the exam will be tough. Although, the exam is not impossible to crack if the preparation is well and good. Click Here to do practice with the help of the SSC CPO Free Mock Test Series.

What is the Expected SSC CPO Cut Off?

The cut off is calculated on the basis of the number of candidates applied for the exam, the number of vacancies, the performance of the candidates, and the difficulty level of the exam. The cut off will release for both Male and females separately. Go through the SSC CPO Expected Cut Off 2020 below-

Category 2019 Cut-off Marks
Male Female
General 89.75 83.50
OBC 77.00 69.50
SC 67.75 60.25
ST 67.25 58.25
Ex-Servicemen 30.00

When will SSC CPO Paper 1 2020 be conducted?

As per the official website, the exam for SSC CPO Tier 1 will be held from 23-26 November 2020.

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