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SSC CHSL 2020 Tier-1 Questions. Exam Analysis & Review for 12th October 2020 : 1st Shift

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Jan 4, 2021

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The first shift of the SSC CHSL Tier 1 exam was conducted from 10 a.m - 11 a.m. The exam was conducted on October 12, 2020. The last time for the candidates to enter the examination hall is 9:30 a.m and the exam began at 10 a.m. Candidates who need to know about the type of questions, weightage of topics, number of good attempts, and difficulty level of the question paper could read the following section.

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SSC CHSL Exam Highlights

Name of the Exam


Number of  tiers


Sections covered inTiers

Tier 1: CBE

Tier 2: Descriptive

Tier 3: Skill test

Types of question in Type

English Language, General Intelligence, Quantitative Aptitude, and General Awareness

Number of questions


Total marks

200 marks

 Also Read: Application Status for SSC CHSL Tier 1 2019 Examination Released

SSC CHSL Tier 1: Exam Analysis

The students who have completed the SSC CHSL Tier examination in the first shift informed that the difficulty level of the exam is of moderate to difficult. The students have also informed that there were 7 questions on current affairs and 3 questions on history.

The following tabulation gives the exam analysis of SSC CHSL Tier 1 analysis.


Number of questions

Good attempt

General Intelligence and Reasoning


22 – 23

General awareness


16 – 18

Quantitative Aptitude


20 – 22

English Comprehension


21 – 23



74 – 80

SSC CHSL Tier 1: Questions asked 

The following section gives some of the questions are asked in the SSC CHSL Tier 1 Shift 1 examination.

  • Who was given a crystal award?
  • Who was given the Daba Sahab Falke Award 2018?
  • Who was given the Sir Gary Sobers Field Player of the year award?
  •  A question related to the Doctrine of lapse Lord Dalhousie
  • Under which article the Loksabha speaker and Deputy speaker come?
  • One MCQ was on Glavanisation of Iron
  •  Which disease can be occurred due to the scarcity of insulin?
  • Deepti Sani Praniti belongs to which sports?
  • What is called the brain of the computer?
  • How many times Pankaj Advani has won the IBSF World Billiard Championship?
  •  Who founded the ISI in Kolkata?
  •  When is the constitution day celebrated?
  • Synonym of Jovial?

SSC CHSL 2020 Tier 1: Exam day Guidelines

The guidelines that were followed on exam day of SSC CHSL 2020 tier 1are mentioned below:

  • Candidates should carry the admit card on the day of the exam. They will not be permitted to attempt for the exam without the admit card
  • Candidates should also carry their original ID proof and latest photograph
  • Along with admit card, candidates should also carry a face mask and a small bottle of hand sanitizer as it is an important safety measure
  • A printout of the self-declaration form of COVID 19 should also be carried by the candidates on the day of examination.
  • If required, candidates can also carry a transparent water bottle to the exam hall.

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*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.