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SSC CHSL Tier-1 Exam Analysis & Review 2018-2019: 1st to 11th July (All Shifts)

Get the detailed exam analysis of SSC CHSL Tier-1 2018-19 CBE Exam held from 1st July till 11th July 2019 (All Shifts). The paper was conducted online in the Objective type MCQ format. So, let’s look at the type of questions asked in this exam, difficulty level and number of good attempts.

Jul 13, 2019 17:52 IST

In this article we are going to share the detailed Exam Analysis of SSC CHSL Tier-1 2018-19 Exam conducted online on 1st July till 11th July 2019 (9 Days). SSC conducted CHSL 2018-19 Tier-1 Computer Based Exam (CBE) for the recruitment of posts like Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)/ Junior Secretariat Assistant (JSA), Data Entry Operators (DEO) and Postal Assistant (PA)/ Sorting Assistant (SA). Let's look at some important details of the exam:

Important SSC CHSL Tier-1 2018-19 Points

Remarks

Total number of registered candidates

29.68 lakh

Number of Candidates appeared in the Examination

13.17 lakh

Overall Percentage of attendance

44.37%

Number of shifts

25

Number of examination venues

361

Number of Cities in which examination conducted

146

Number of States/ UT's in which examination was conducted

33

Tentative date for declaration of result

11th September 2019

SSC CHSL Tier-1 (CBE) 2018-19 Exam Analysis – 1st July till 11th July 2019

SSC CHSL Tier-1 (CBE) 2018-19 Subject-wise Exam Analysis

Exam Date

Quantitative Aptitude

(Basic Arithmetic Skills)

General Intelligence and Reasoning

General Awareness

English Language

(Basic Knowledge)

Day 9:

11th July 2019

(Easy to Moderate)

Questions asked were of moderate level. Averages, ratio, percentages, simplification question are easier Lot of brain teasers questions were asked. Sports, Science and current affairs questions were asked Basic English Grammar Knowledge is being Tested

Day 8:

10th July 2019

(Easy to Moderate)

Trigonometry, Mensuration and Geometry questions were tough to attempt Questions were of easy to moderate level and little bit tricky Last 4 to 6 motnths current affairs questions were asked Direct & Indirect Speech & Active & Passive Voice Questions were little tricky

Day 7:

9th July 2019

(Easy to Moderate)

Lot of Easy questions are coming from topics Average, Percentage, Ration & proportion. Difficult ones are Trigonometry, Mensuration & Geometry. Candidates need to attempt all the easy questions first to score high marks. This is one of the highest scoring section of the exam as lots of easy questions are coming in this section. Candidates are advised to solve quickly reasoning questions but with accuracy to score high marks. Past 4 to 6 months current affairs are being covered. Candidates are advised to brush up sports, history, Indian constitution, Awards topic properly. Questions are easy as you need to have understanding of basic english grammar and vocabulary.

Day 6:

8th July 2019

(Easy to Moderate)

Trigonometry, Geometry & Mensuration Questions were tough and time taking. Rest of the questions were of easy to moderate level.

Some questions are tricky to solve. Read the question completely to avoid any silly mistakes and acheive accuracy to score high marks.

Questions are of easy to moderate level. Candidates are advised not to make guess work to avoid negative marking.

Questions are of easy to moderate level. Dont make guesses if you dont know the answers to avoid negative marking.

Day 5:

5th July 2019

(Moderate)

Try to attempt the easy question within 1 min. Don get stuck in difficult questions as there are lots of easy questions are there from topics like Ratio & Proportion, Averages, Percentages, Problem on Ages, Time Speed & Distance, etc.

Most of the questions are quite easy and can be attempted within a minute. Puzzles are tricky and you need to read the complete questions carefully.

Revise last 4 to 6 months Current Affairs questions. GK questions are from History, Indian Constitution, Science, Awards and Books & Authors.

Basic of understanding of English Grammar and Vocabulary will help you in getting high marks in this section.

Day 4:

4th July 2019

(Moderate)

Some questions from the topics, Trignometry, Probability, Mensuration & Geometry are time taking. So candidates are advised not to get stuck in such questions and attempt all the easier questions first.

Questions on Direction Sense, puzzles, Analogy, Coding & Decoding and Word Formation are easir to attempt. Try to cover maximum questions from this section with accuracy.

From GK Section, questions from the subject - History, Polity, Science, Indian Freedom Struggle, World Cup 2019 are coming. Candidates should practice previous year questions for this section.

Candidates can attempt maximum question from this section in minimum time with accuracy, if they are good at basic English Grammar Skills.

Day 3:

3rd July 2019

(Moderate)

Many questions were tricky and might take a lot of time to get solved. Candidates are advised not to spend more than 1 minute on any question Questions are mainly brain teasers and puzzles and can be solved quickly. This can be the highest scoring sections for the candidates. Many questions were from previous year papers and Current affairs questions were from sports, cost of living survey, awards etc. Candidates are advised to practice previous year papers for scoring high marks in GK questions The difficulty level is not very high in this section. Synonyms, Antonyms and cloze test questions can be attempted easily.

Day 2:

2nd July 2019

(Easy to Moderate)

Difficulty level of the questions ranged from easy to moderate. Try to attempt all the easy questions first to achieve accuracy and high score.

Puzzles and series questions are quite easy and are taking less time in solving. Some questions were tricky like coding-decoding. Do not get stuck in these questions and attempt rest of the questions with ease.

Practice previous year paper for GK Section as the questions are being taken from past year SSC CGL Exam. Current Affairs questions are from sports, Important Days & Theme and Recent Appointments  

Synonyms, Antonyms, Spelling Test and Cloze Test questions are quite easy to attempt. Use rule of elimination for the words which are tough to understand. Avoid making guess work.

Day 1:

1st July 2019

(Easy to Moderate)

Formula based questions are coming in the exam and some of them are exactly based on the previous year questions format. Candidates are advised to practice previous year papers for scoring high marks in Quant Section.

Questions can be solved with ease without using any formula. Candidates are advised to attempt maximum questions in this section to score high marks

Candidates are advised to practice previous year papers for scoring high marks in GK section as questions asked previously are coming in the exam. Last 4 to 6 months current affairs questions were asked.

Basic understanding of English Grammar and Vocabulary can help in scoring high marks in this section

Click here to know Last 7 Minute Tips to Score High in SSC CHSL 2018-19 Exam

SSC CHSL Tier-1 2018-19 Computer Based Exam (CBE) consisted of total 100 questions for 200 marks in the Objective MCQ Format. Questions asked in the exam were of ‘easy to moderate’ level in different subjects. Also, there was negative marking of 0.5 marks for wrong answers. So let’s take a look at the questions asked in this SSC CHSL Tier-1 2018-19 Exam held on 1st July till 11th July 2019:

SSC CHSL Tier-1 2018-19 CBE held from 1st July till 11th July 2019

Category

(Number of Questions/Marks)

Topics

Difficulty Level

(Good Attempts)

Quantitative Aptitude

(25/50)

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Basic Arithmetic Skills: Number Systems, Computation of Whole Numbers, Decimals and Fractions, Fundamental arithmetical operations, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Mensuration, Time and Distance, Ratio and Time, Time and Work, etc.

Moderate

(15 to 20)

 

English Language

(25/50)

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Basic English Grammar Knowledge: Spot the Error, Fill in the Blanks, Synonyms/ Antonyms, Mis-spelt words, Idioms & Phrases, One Word Substitution, Improvement of Sentences, Active/Passive Voice, Direct/Indirect Speech, senetence Rearrangement, Cloze Passage

Easy to Moderate

(18 to 22)

 

General Intelligence and Reasoning

(25/50)

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Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning: Analogies, Classification, Analogy, Coding-Decoding, Puzzle, Matrix, Word Formation, Venn Diagram, Direction and Distance, Blood Relations, Series, Non-Verbal Reasoning (Paper-folding, Mirror Image)

Easy to Moderate

(20 to 22)

General Awareness

(25/50)

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Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic scene, General Polity, Awards, Indian Constitution, and Scientific research etc.

Easy to Moderate

(18 to 20)

Total 100 Objective MCQs

Easy to Moderate

(70 to 80)

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SSC CHSL Tier-1 (CBE) 2018-19 Exam Pattern (Compulsory for all Posts)

SSC CHSL 2018 Tier-1 exam is an objective exam which will be conducted online. The exam comprises of four sections having 100 questions (25 questions in each section) which will account for a total of 200 marks (maximum 50 marks in each section). There will be negative marking of 0.5 marks for wrong answers. The time duration of Tier-1 exam will be 60 minutes.

Section

Questions

Marks

Time

Quantitative Aptitude

25

50

60 minutes (80 minutes for PwD Candidates)

English Language

25

50

General Intelligence & Reasoning

25

50

General Awareness

25

50

TOTAL

100

200

SSC CHSL Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2018-19: Tier I, II and III (LDC/ DEO)

Highlights of SSC CHSL Tier-1 (CBE) 2018-19 Exam

  • The paper was conducted in Online Mode across different cities.
  • All the questions were compulsory and were in Objective Type MCQ Format.
  • Each question was of 2 marks.
  • All the sections were in English and Hindi Language except English Language and Comprehension section.
  • There was negative marking of 0.5 Marks for wrong answers.
  • SSC will decide the minimum qualifying marks of the online exam through normalization method.

Click here to know how SSC will calculate qualifying marks through Normalization Method

  • It is compulsory to carry Admit Card with affixed Photograph on it and Original ID proof alongwith its photocopy as well.
  • Candidates were not allowed to leave the examination hall/room before the test was concluded.

SSC CHSL LDC/DEO 2019: Salary after 7th Pay Commission, Job Profile and Promotion Policy

Important Points to Remember after SSC CHSL Tier-I (CBE) 2018-19 Exam

  • SSC CHSL Tier-II: SSC CHSL 2018-19 Tier-II will be a Descriptive Paper of 100 Marks in Pen and Paper Mode. The duration of the Descriptive Paper would be for one hour (20 minutes compensatory time will also be provided to the candidates eligible for scribes). The Paper would comprise writing of an Essay of 200-250 words and a Letter/ Application of approximately 150-200 words.
  • SSC CHSL Tier-III: Skill Test is mandatory for Data Entry Operators and Typing Test for LDC/ JSA and Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant
  • Document Verification and Final Selection: The last step to the final selection would be Document Verification. Candidates will have to submit copies of various documents like Matriculation Certificate, educational qualification, caste certificate, relevant document, if any relaxation is taken, etc. Candidates will be required to produce all documents in original for verification at the time of document verification.

Click here to know the SSC CHSL Eligibility Criteria LDC/ DEO 2018-19

The above analysis will help you to assess your rank among the thousands of candidates, who have appeared for the SSC CHSL Tier-1 2018-19 Online Exam held from 1st July 2019 till 11th July 2019.

Some questions from the topics, Trignometry, Probability, Mensuration & Geometry are time taking. So candidates are advised not to get stuck in such questions and attempt all the easir questions first.