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The much anticipated SSC CHSL Tier-1 2018 exam will be conducted on 4th March to 26th March 2018 in three shifts each day. Today was the ninth day of the exam. The paper overall in all shifts was of easy to moderate level.

This analysis will help all other aspirants to get an overall and clear idea about the exam pattern and difficulty level. It will also give you a detailed in depth knowledge about the questions that were asked, marks distribution, good attempts and weightage given to each chapter of every section.



Section Level Good Attempts(No. of questions))
Quantitative Aptitude Moderate 17-19
English Language Easy-Moderate 15-17
General Intelligence Easy 20-22
General Awareness Moderate 15-17
Overall Easy-Moderate 71-76

English Language

In SSC CHSL Tier-1 Exam 2018, English language section was of easy-moderate level. There were no questions on RC(Reading Comprehension). Instead there was 1 Cloze Test with 5 questions based on it and questions from it were of easy-moderate level.


Cloze test was based on Indian & American markets.

Topics No. Of QuestionsLevel Of Difficulty
Error Detection 3 moderate
Fill In the Blanks 2-3 easy-moderate
Synonyms 2 easy
Antonyms 2 easy
Spelling/detecting mis-spelt words 2 easy
Idioms & Phrases 3 Easy
One word substitution 1 easy
Improvement of sentences 3 easy-moderate
Active/Passive voice of verbs 3 moderate
Conversion into direct/indirect narration 1 easy
Sentence Rearrangement 2-3 moderate
Cloze Test 5 easy-moderate
Total 25 easy-moderate


Quantitative Aptitude

This section was of Moderate Level. Most of the questions were based directly on formulas and some were calculative.


There was 1 pie chart DI in the Exam.

TopicsNo. Of QuestionsLevel Of Difficulty
Mensuration 2 easy-moderate
Geometry/ co ordinate Geometry 3 easy-moderate
Profit & Loss , Discount 1 easy-moderate
Number System/HCF/LCM 1-2 easy
Trigonometry 2 easy-moderate
Average 2 easy-moderate
Simplification 2 easy
Ratio 1 easy
Time Speed Distance 1 easy
Interest (CI & SI) 1 moderate
DI 5 easy-moderate
Total 25 Questions easy-moderate


General Intelligence

General Intelligence(Reasoning) questions were of Easy level.

TopicsNo. Of Questions Level
Analogy 3-4 Easy
Odd One Out 2-3 Easy
Series 2-3 Easy- moderate
Statement & Conclusions 1 Easy
Directions 1 Easy
Sequence (Acc. to Dictionary) 1 Easy
Coding-Decoding 3-4 Easy
Mathematical Operations 2 Easy
Matrix 1 Easy
Blood Relation 1 Easy
Mirror Image 1 Easy
Venn Diagram & Syllogism 2 Easy
Paper Folding Image 1 Easy
Total 25 Questions Easy


General Awareness

General Awareness questions were asked from all aspects, especially from Science section. 3-4 questions were asked from Current Affairs. Questions were also asked from constitution in polity.

TopicsNo. Of Questions
History 1
Geography 1
Static Awareness 1
Polity 4
Economics 2-3
Biology 1-2
Chemistry 2-3
Physics 2-3
Computer 1
Current Affairs 4-5
Total 25 Questions


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