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Analysis of SSC CHSL Examination 2015

Dec 18, 2015 09:55 IST
    Analysis of SSC CHSL Examination 2015
    Analysis of SSC CHSL Examination 2015

    Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has conducted this year’s Combine Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) written examination on 1, 15, 20 November and 6th December. The candidates who have undergone the examination have rated this year’s question to be Moderate. The CHSL Examination consists of 200 questions in four parts which carries consequently 200 marks. Each of the paper carried equal number of questions (50). The examination is conducted to recruit candidates into various post of personal/sorting assistant, Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC) and Data Entry Operator (DEO) in various department and Ministries of government.

    Examination Pattern:

    The CHSL examination 2015, as the name suggests contained questions from 10+2 standard. The examination contained four papers namely, General Intelligence, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and General Awareness. The questions asked were multiple choice objective ones with negative marks associated with each of the questions. The candidates need to score cut off marks in each of the papers as well as in the overall examination in order to move forward to the personal interview round, conducted by the authority.

    Analysis of the Examination:

    According to the candidates who have so far undergone the examination the questions were of moderate level. They reported that the most tough section was ‘quantitative aptitude’ while the easiest one was of ‘reasoning’. Rest of the papers, General Intelligence and General Awareness, were of moderate level and carried questions from the expected realms. This varied from candidates to candidates according to their preparation and approach towards the questions. Topic wise questions details for the SSC CHSL 2015 exam are tabulated below:

    Reasoning

    Type of Questions

    Number of Questions

    Find the odd number/letter/number pair

    8

    General Aptitude Type

    1

    Meaningful order of actions

    3

    Find the missing term

    4

    Complete the series

    2

    Time Distance and Speed Calculation

    4

    Blood Relation

    1

    Jumbling of letters to form words

    1

    Coding Decoding

    4

    Find the missing number

    3

    Statements inferences

    2

    Relations

    9

    Pattern Based

    8

     English Language

    Type of Questions

    Number of Questions

    Fill in the blanks

    5

    Opposite words

    5

    Synonyms

    5

    Idioms and Phrases

    5

    Sentence Improvement

    5

    One word/many word substitution

    5

    Correct Spelling

    5

    Fill in the blanks in paragraph

    10

    Error correction in sentences

    5

     Quantitative Aptitude

    Type of Questions

    Number of Questions

    Ratio and Proportion

    3

    Angles in Polygon

    1

    Perimeter, Area and Volume

    6

    Percentages and Profit, Loss and Discount

    6

    Word Problems/Algebra

    7

    Speed, Time and Distance

    2

    Interest – Simple and Compound

    1

    Circles, Triangles

    6

    Numbers

    3

    Series

    2

    Trigonometry

    4

    Charts and Graphs

    9

     General Awareness

    Type of Questions

    Number of Questions

    Civics/Economics

    13

    History

    3

    Arts

    1

    Verbal

    1

    Geography

    14

    Science

    18

    Expected Cut Off Marks:

    General Candidates can expect a cut off marks for LDC post ranging from 127-131 and those applied for DEO posts can expect this to range from 130-133.

    Category

    Expected Cutoff Marks (LDC / DEO)

     General

    127-133

    OBC

    125 – 130

    SC

    102-108

    ST

    92-97

    The candidates who would score the required cut off marks in both subject wise as well as in the total examination would go forward in the next round of selection.

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