ECGC PO Shift 1 Exam Analysis 14th March 2021: Today's 1st Shift Review, Questions Asked

By Sheetal Goyal|Updated : March 14th, 2021

ECGC PO Shift 1 Exam Analysis 14th March 2021: The first shift of the ECGC PO exam is finally concluded. We hope students who have appeared in the 1st shift of the ECGC PO Exam have given their best. To help the aspirants who are waiting to appear in the upcoming second shift we are sharing the detailed section-wise ECGC PO Shift 1 exam analysis 2021. Check the topic-wise distribution of Reasoning, English, Quant, Computer, and GA sections. A total of 140 minutes (sectional timer) was allowed to complete the paper. We hope students have managed to attempt maximum questions with accuracy.

In this article we are providing you with the ECGC PO Shift 1 Exam review, section-wise level of difficulty, types of questions asked, changes introduced, if any. We have gathered the information from the real exam takers to give you an accurate ECGC PO exam analysis. Check section-wise topics asked, number of questions, and their difficulty level. Also, check the section-wise good attempts and overall good attempts. 

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Timing of ECGC PO Exam 2021

ShiftReporting TimeStarting of examDuration
Shift-18:00 AM9: 00 AM2 hours 20 Minutes  (9:00 AM to 11:20 AM)
Shift-21:00 PM2:00 PM2 Hours 20 Minutes  (2:00 PM to 4:20 PM)

Major Highlights of ECGC PO 2021

  1. The order of the exam was Reas > Eng > Computer > GA > Quant > descriptive
  2. The reasoning was the trickest section among all
  3. The computer was the easiest and doable section.
  4. students managed to attempt 120+ questions
  5. No changes in this shift were observed.
  6. The overall level of the exam was .Moderate
  7. Overall good attempts of ECGC PO exam, shift-1 120+

ECGC PO Exam 14th March 2021 Centre Guidelines

  1. Candidates are allowed to carry a personal transparent water bottle, personal hand sanitiser (50 ml), gloves & a simple pen inside the ECGC PO Exam centre.
  2. At the exam centre, the registration of the applicants will be done with the help of photo capture. 
  3. In the exam hall, two separate dropbox will be provided for the rough sheets and call letters. Students are required to drop these in their designated boxes. 
  4. Aspirants must have installed Arogya-Setu app on their smartphone and that app should show his/her COVID 19 risk profile.
  5. Aspirants appearing in the ECGC PO exam are required to wear a mask during the examination. 

ECGC PO Shift 1 Exam Analysis 14th March 2021: Overall Difficulty Level

SubjectDifficulty Level
English Language Easy to Moderate
Quantitative Aptitude Moderate 
Reasoning Ability  Moderate and Lengthy
General Awareness Moderate
Computer Knowledge Easy to Moderate
Overall Difficulty Level Moderate

ECGC PO Shift 1 Exam Analysis 14th March 2021: Good Attempts

SubjectGood Attempts
English language  28-32
Quantitative Aptitude 30-34
Reasoning Ability  30-32
General Awareness  18-20
Computer Knowledge 12-15
Overall Good Attempt 120+

ECGC PO Shift 1 Exam Review 14th March 2021 (Section-Wise)

1. ECGC PO Shift 1 Analysis 2021: Quantitative Aptitude

The topic-wise breakup of the questions asked - 

Overall level: Moderate

 Topics Asked 

 Number of Questions and Topic Details

Data Interpretation

Tabular DI

Pie Chart: 5 Ques

Line Graph: 5 Ques

Caselet DI: 5 Ques

Total ques: 20

Level: Moderate

This part was calculative


Total ques: 5

Level: Easy to moderate

Based on the BODMAS rule

Quadratic Equation

Total ques: 5

Level: Easy to Moderate


 Total ques: 15

There were no ques on probability and Permutation and combination

Level: Moderate

Number Series

Total ques: 5

Missing Number series was asked

Level: Moderate

2. ECGC PO Shift 1 Analysis 2021: Reasoning Ability 

Total No. of questions: 

Overall Level- Moderate

The topic-wise breakup of the questions asked -

 Topics Asked 

Number of Questions and Topic Details


Puzzles were tricky and lengthy.

Linear Arrangement: 2 ques

Scheduling puzzle (Day based): 5 ques

Box based puzzle: 5 ques

Colour based, circular arrangement: 5 ques

Circular puzzle(facing inward and outward): 1 ques

Circular Arrangement: it was easy and doable.

total question: 20-24  ques approx


Total ques: 5

Level: Easy to Moderate

Based on only and a few patterns

4 statements and 3 conclusion

Blood Relation

Total ques: 3

It was paragraph based. Questions on 3 generations were there.

Level: Moderate

Logical Reasoning

 Total ques: 6

Level: Moderate

Questions on the course of action, decision making, inference-based questions.

Machine Input-output

 Total Ques: 5

Level: Moderate

It was letter-based.

Data Sufficiency

 Total ques: 5

Level: Moderate


Total ques: 2

Pairing based ques-1 ques

Meaningful word-1 ques

3. ECGC PO Shift 1 Analysis 2021: English Language

Overall Level: Easy to Moderate

No of the questions asked -

 Topics Asked 

 Number of Questions & details of topics

Reading Comprehension

Total RC 3

Total ques 18(5+5+8)

One was based on science and technology- 5 ques

Questions based on Vocab were also there.

Cloze Test

Total ques: 5

Level: Moderate

both words and phrases based.

Sentence Connectors

Total ques: 2

Level: Easy

Sentence Rearrangement

Total ques:4

Level: Moderate

idiom and phrases correct usage

Total Ques: 5

level: moderate

Match the Column

 Total ques: 3

Level: Moderate

Phrase Replacement

Total ques: 3

Level: easy to Moderate

English Descriptive Writing

Essay (150 words)

There were 2 essays

1. Mental health awareness

2. Covid Impact on Aviation Industry

Precis (100 words)

There were two ques on precis out of which candidates had to attempt only one.

1. impact of covid

2. Demerits Binge-Watching

4. ECGC PO Shift 1 Analysis 2021: General Awareness

Most of the questions were asked from Current affairs. Most of the questions were asked from the last 6-7 months of current affairs. Ques on the latest current affairs in March 2021 were also there.

There was 1-2 questions on ECGC. GA Section was moderate

The static part was difficult in ECGC PO Exam.

1. Ques on National Youth Day

2. Old name of SBI

3. Ques on CAG

4. Questions on books and author

5. ECGC PO Shift 1 Analysis 2021: Computer Knowledge

A basic question from this section was asked. Questions on

MS Word, System, Input-output device was there.

IP Address related Question

Excel Formula related Sum(A+B)

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  • The ECGC PO exam will be conducted in two shifts.

  • The shift 1 analysis has been released just after the ECGC PO exam by collecting the information from students.

  • Yes. All shifts have section-wise analysis.

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