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SSC CHSL 2021 Exam Paper Analysis for Tier I (Out) and Tier II Exam

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May 3, 2021

SSC CHSL exam 2020-21 conducted on April 12, 13, 14, 15, 2021. Due to the rising of COVID 19 cases across the country, hence, the SSC CHSL exam was held only at the selected exam centres. This year, the SSC CHSL exam was commenced from 9 AM to 10 AM (morning shift) instead of 9.30 AM to 10.30 AM. Check SSC 2021 Revised Examination Calendar

The rest of the SSC CHSL exam 2020-21 will be conducted at the scheduled time and it will be held till January 27, 2021. Except for those aspirants, who had opted for the West Bengal Exam Centre. Due to the West Bengal election, the exam has been scheduled for May 21 – 22, 2021. However, the exam after April 20, 2021 has been postponed. Follow up on SSC CHSL latest news and updates

The Tier-I exam is conducted in the online mode whereas the Tier-II is descriptive. On the other hand, the SSC CHSL Tier III exam is the skill test/ typing test. To start preparing for the SSC CHSL Tier-I exam 2020-21, the first step should be knowing the SSC CHSL Exam Pattern and Syllabus in detail.

Also, Check the upcoming SSC Exam Dates 2021, read the news here

SSC CHSL Paper Analysis will help all the candidates to know important facts of the examination like difficulty level, division of questions, weightage given to particular sections, etc. The exam paper analysis has been extracted by analyzing the previous year’s question paper. Here is a link to SSC CHSL Previous years papers.

Sub-wise Analysis

SSC CHSL Exam Analysis 2020-21 Subject Wise (Tier I)

SSC CHSL Tier I 2020-21 computer-based test (CBT) comprises a total of 100 questions for 200 marks in the Objective MCQ Format. In case of a wrong answer, the aspirants will get a negative marking of 0.5 marks. The exam has been conducted in three shifts:

SSC CHSL 2021 Exam Shifts Timings
Shift-1 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM (Reporting at 7:30 AM)
Shift-2 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (Reporting at 10:30 AM)
Shift-3 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM (Reporting at 1:30 PM)

Go through the following important links to find out the shift wise exam analysis of the SSC CHSL 2020-21 exam:

Tier I Analysis

SSC CHSL Tier-I Paper Analysis

There are 4 sections in the Tier-I exam such as General Intelligence, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, and General Awareness. Here is the exam paper analysis of each section:

SSC CHSL Tier-I General Reasoning - Topic-wise Weightage

Among all the topics included in the exam, the most frequently asked topics are coding-decoding, odd one out, series and analogy. Here are the average number of questions asked from each topic:

SSC CHSL Reasoning Topics Average Number Of Questions Difficulty Level
Analogy 2-3 Easy
Odd One Out 2-3 Easy
Series 2-3 Easy
Statement & Conclusions 1 Easy-Moderate
Directions no question
Sequence 3 Easy
Coding-Decoding 2-3 Easy
Mathematical Operations 1 Easy
Dice 1
Blood Relation 1 Easy
Mirror Image 1 Easy
Venn Diagram & Syllogism 1 Easy
Paper Folding Image 1 Easy
Syllogism 1 Easy
Miscellaneous Ques 3-4 Easy
Total 25 Easy
Tier I GA

SSC CHSL Tier-I General Awareness - Topic-wise Weightage

The SSC CHSL Tier-I General Awareness section is easy to moderate level. For the general knowledge section, the conducting body emphasizes mostly History, Polity, Static Awareness, and Geography. Here are the average number of questions asked from each topic:

SSC CHSL General Awareness Topics No. of Questions Difficulty Level
History 4 Easy-Moderate
Polity 2 Easy
Geography 3 Easy-Moderate
Economics 1 Easy-Moderate
Static Awareness 2-3 Easy-Moderate
Science 3 Easy
Current Affairs 10 Moderate
Total Questions 25 Easy-Moderate

SSC CHSL Tier-I Quantitative Aptitude

The maximum number of questions asked from the topics are Algebra, Arithmetic, Trigonometry, and Profit & Loss. There were two Data interpretation questions one tabular and the other one was the graph in last year exam. Here is the exam paper analysis of the past few years:

SSC CHSL Quantitative Aptitude Topics Average Number Of Questions Difficulty Level
Profit, Loss & Discount 1-2 Easy
Percentage 1-2 Easy
Number System 1 Easy-moderate
Ration & Proportion 1-2 Easy
Mixture Allegation 1 Easy-moderate
Time & Work 1 Easy-Moderate
Boat & Stream 1 Easy-Moderate
Average 1 Easy-Moderate
Speed, Time & Distance 1-2 Easy-Moderate
S.I. & C.I. 1 Easy-Moderate
Mensuration 2 Easy-Moderate
Problem on Ages 1 Easy-Moderate
Trigonometry 2 Easy-Moderate
Profit & Loss 1-2 Easy
Data Interpretation 2-3 Easy
Pipe & Cistern 1 Easy-Moderate
Algebra 1 Easy-Moderate
Geometry 1 Easy
Total Number Of Questions 25

SSC CHSL Tier-I English Language

The English Language section is usually easy to moderate level. The topics having the high-frequency are Active passive, Sentence arrangements, Cloze Tests, Synonym- Antonym, etc. The detailed exam paper analysis is elaborate here:

Topics Average No. Of Questions Level
Fill in the Blanks 2 - 3 Easy
Sentence Improvement 1-2 Easy-moderate
Error Detection 2 - 3 Easy
Sentence Rearrangement 2 - 3 Easy-moderate
Idioms and Phrases 2 -3 Easy
Synonyms 2 -3 Easy
Antonyms 2 -3 Easy
Active Passive 1- 2 Easy
Direct Indirect 1-3 Easy
Phrase Substitution 1-3 Easy-moderate
Spelling Correction 2 -3 Easy
Cloze Test Passage 4 -6 Easy-moderate
Total 25 Easy
Tier II Analysis

SSC CHSL Tier-II Exam Analysis 2019: Essay and Letter Topics

The SSC CHSL Exam Tier-II 2019 was commenced on February 14, 2019, across the nation. The SSC CHSL 2021 Tier II is a descriptive test, which comprises essay writing and letter/application writing skills.

The SSC CHSL Exam Tier II was conducted across the designated exam centres. The aspirants had the flexibility to complete their writing either in English or in Hindi.

For letter writing, candidates were given the addresses of sender and receiver (due to UFM guidelines). Hence, this year the candidates only would have to write the provided names and addresses. *UFM - Unfair Means

Download the SSC CHSL Previous years Question papers here free of cost

Tier II Essay

SSC CHSL Tier II 2019- Essay Topic

There are two sections - letter and essay writing. Each section contains 50 marks. The total duration of the exam is 2 hours. Read the SSC CHSL Exam Pattern carefully.

In the SSC CHSL Tier II exam 2019-20, the following essay topics were asked:

Freedom of Speech in India- Constitutional Provisions and Public Debates (250 words)

The aspirants should highlight the constitutional provisions and public debates. The candidates need to write the Article numbers and the brief of the articles, especially related to the freedom of speech.

In the second part of the essay, the aspirants can continue their write up with a proper example of the Supreme Court Decision, which is connected to the freedom of speech. The essay was related to the Indian Polity domain and for most of the aspirants, the essay topic was easy to write.

The topic of the essay was all about the understanding of Constitutional provisions and the interpretation of the Supreme Court of India on this verdict and how an average person reacts to freedom of speech.

Since the word count was limited to 250 words and hence, most of the aspirants were capable of writing efficiently on the given topic.

To prepare for Tier I, read SSC CHSL Paper Analysis Tier I 2019

SSC CHSL Tier II 2019: Letter Topic

The aspirant was asked to assume that he is Suresh Seema, a resident of Dev Nagar, New Delhi. The aspirants needed to imagine that he or she was an activist for the Tribal community.

They had to write a formal letter to the district level authority SDM, Bastar District, Chhattisgarh for readdressing the problem faced by society.

To complete the letter, the aspirants were provided with the complete address with pin code and the aspirants had to use the address to their write up. The aspirants also had to follow the given pin code to write the letter. If the aspirants follow the format and complete their writing, they can score good marks in formal letter writing.

The candidates would be provided with the Answer writing copy containing 12 sheets. Among them, 10 sheets will be available for writing purposes. There would be 8 sheets, which would have 14 rows and 4 columns.

A total of 56 (14X4) boxes would be provided to the candidates to write one word in each box. On the other hand, one sheet would have 11 rows and 4 columns consisting of 44 boxes (11X4) and one sheet containing 10 rows and 4 columns with a total of 40 boxes (10x4).

3 Months Crash Course

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

Comments


4 Comments
P
pradeepraje
I am preparing for the SSC CHSL Tier-I exam, can you tell me the paper analysis of General Reasoning?
J
jaya garg

Hi. Among all the topics that is a part of SSC CHSL syllabus, the most frequently asked topics include coding-decoding, odd one out, series and analogy. Almost 2-3 comes from Analogy and Odd One Out section and they are easy to attempt.

T
tanishka shah
Is Sentence Improvement important in English and how many questions can I expect?
J
jaya garg

Hi. Yes, Sentence Improvement is an important part in the English section and you can expect at least 2-3 questions. Some other topics that are important include Active passive, Sentence arrangements, Cloze Tests, etc.

S
sandesh kumar
What is the difficulty level of SSC CHSL Tier-I General Awareness section?
J
jaya garg

Hi. The SSC CHSL Tier-I General Awareness section is quite easy to moderate level. For the general knowledge section, the conducting body lay more focus on Indian History, Polity, Static Awareness, and Geography.

A
ananya pandey
Is SSC CHSL Paper Analysis important?
J
jaya garg

Hi. Yes, SSC CHSL Paper Analysis help candidates in knowing important facts of the examination like difficulty level, division of questions, weightage given to particular sections, etc. The exam paper analysis is prepared by the experts and has been extracted by analyzing the previous year’s question paper.