The Staff Selection Commission or SSC has begun the CHSL Tier 1 Exam 2020 today on the 12th of April. The Combined Higher Secondary Level Examination (Tier 1) is being held in two shifts- Morning and Evening sessions respectively following the social distancing and COVID-19 guidelines. Once the first shift examination is over, the candidates can check the paper analysis, responses, and views shared by the experts regarding the difficulty level of the examination right here
As per the reports, CHSL 12 April morning shift examination is reportedly held following the social distancing at the designated centres. As many as 100 questions were asked from the candidates to answer within a duration of 60 minutes (80 minutes for candidates eligible).
The examination is scheduled to be held from April 12 to 27 all over the country, and on May 21 and 22 for candidates in West Bengal only. Tier-I Examination will consist of Objective Type, Multiple choice questions only. The questions will be set both in English & Hindi for Part-II, III & IV.
Tentative Answer keys for the Computer Based Examination will be placed on the Commission‟s website www.ssc.nic.in after the Examination. Once the Tier I exam is over, the Commission releases the SSC CHSL Answer Key 2021 for the exam. The answer key will pave the way further to the declaration of result.
The Tier-I Examination consisted of Objective Type, Multiple choice questions only. The questions were set both in English & Hindi for Part-II, III & IV.
SSC CHSL April 12, Shift 1 Analysis:
English Language: Spot the Error, Fill in the Blanks, Synonyms/ Homonyms, Antonyms, Spellings/ Detecting misspelt words, Idioms & Phrases, One-word substitution, Improvement of Sentences, Active/ Passive Voice of Verbs, Shuffling of Sentence parts, Shuffling of Sentences in a passage, Cloze Passage, and Comprehension Passage.
Q- Antonym- Precious, Synonym of Prudent, Far Cry
Questions were asked from Semantic Analogy, Symbolic operations, Symbolic/ Number Analogy, Trends, Figural Analogy, Space Orientation, Semantic Classification, Venn Diagrams, Symbolic/ Number Classification, Drawing inferences, Figural Classification, Punched hole/ pattern folding & unfolding Semantic Series, etc.
Questions were from Number Systems, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Mensuration, Pie-chart, , Square roots, Averages, Interest (Simple and Compound), Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Allegation, Time and distance, Time and work.
The test also includes questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General policy and scientific research.
Q- Who remained the longest Captain in Test matches: Virat Kohli
Q- Who is Minister of Rural Development: Narendra Singh Tomar
As many as 60 Minutes (80 Minutes for candidates eligible) were allotted to the candidates to answer the CHSL Tier 1 Examination. There is a negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer.
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Candidates may go through the Answer Keys and submit representations, if any, on payment of Rs 100/- per question within the time limit given by the Commission through online modality only.