SSC CHSL Exam Analysis 5 August 2021 (Shift 1, 2, 3): Review, Question Asked, Difficulty Level

By Ashwini Shivhare|Updated : August 5th, 2021

SSC CHSL 2021 Exam Analysis 5th August 2021: Today is the 2nd day of the SSC CHSL 2021 Exam for the remaining candidates and in this blog, we are sharing the complete details in regards to the analysis of SSC CHSL 2021 Tier 1 Exam. All candidates who have an exam in the upcoming shifts or will be appearing in the SSC CGL Exam must read the complete analysis as in this analysis we are providing the details including good attempts, topic-wise questions put up, exam difficulty level, and nature of the question asked.

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SSC CHSL 2021 Exam Analysis 5th August 2021: Today is the 2nd day of the SSC CHSL 2021 Exam for the remaining candidates and in this blog, we are sharing the complete details in regards to the analysis of SSC CHSL 2021 Tier 1 Exam. All candidates who have an exam in the upcoming shifts or will be appearing in the SSC CGL Exam must read the complete analysis as in this analysis we are providing the details including good attempts, topic-wise questions put up, exam difficulty level, and nature of the question asked.

Candidates who appeared in the exam shared that the overall difficulty level was in the range of Easy to Moderate. We have stated a few highlights regarding the questions that were asked in the shift 1 of SSC CHSL Exam on 5 August 2021:

  • Reasoning section was a bit difficult and time taking 
  • Quant Section was easy but a few questions were lengthy
  • English section was easy.
  • Vocab questions were easy to attempt.
  • Words asked in Antonyms and synonyms were easy 
  • In general awareness, there was equal weightage between current affairs and static portion
  • Questions were seen based on government schemes, sports and sportsperson etc.
  • Difficulty order of section was: Reasoning>Quant>General Awareness> English
  • Good Number of Attempts can be considered as 76 - 85 questions

Highlights of shift 2 of SSC CHSL Exam on 5 August 2021:

  • Maths Section was easy to solve
  • General Awareness was a difficult.
  • Current affairs questions were asked based on (Majority of questions July - December 2020)
  • English Was easy 
  • Cloze test was on Hydroelectric dam and turbines.
  • Reasoning was easy - moderate. Students could solve 18 - 20 Questions easily. Remaining 5 - 6 questions were a bit difficult
  • Difficulty order of section was: General Awareness> Reasoning>Quant>English
  • Good Number of Attempts can be considered as 75 - 83 questions

Highlights of shift 3 of SSC CHSL Exam on 5 August 2021:

  • Maths Section was easy to solve
  • General Awareness was easy-moderate. 
  • Around 5 - 6  questions Current affairs questions were asked.
  • English Was easy 
  • Cloze test was on Attitude of teachers
  • Reasoning was easy - moderate. 
  • Difficulty order of section was: General Awareness> Reasoning>Quant>English
  • Good Number of Attempts can be considered as 80 - 86 questions

Check SSC CHSL 2021 All shifts questions asked compilation (5 August) at 9 PM

SSC CHSL 2021 Exam Analysis 5th August 2021: Difficulty Level

The below table states the number of questions asked from each section and its difficulty level:

Section

Difficulty Level of Questions (Shift 1)

Difficulty Level of Questions (Shift 2)

Difficulty Level of Questions (Shift 3)

English Language and Comprehension

Easy

EasyEasy

Quantitative Aptitude

Moderate 

EasyEasy

General Intelligence and Reasoning

Moderate 

Easy - ModerateEasy - Moderate

General Knowledge

Easy - Moderate 

Moderate - DifficultModerate

Overall

Moderate 

ModerateEasy - Moderate

SSC CHSL 2021 Exam Analysis 5th August 2021: Exam Timings

The table below states the reporting timing, shift timing, gate closing timing and time of the beginning of the examination:

Number of Shift

Reporting Timing

Gate Closing Timing

Starting of Examination

Shift 1

7:30 AM 

8:30 AM 

 9:00 AM

Shift 2

 10:30 AM

 11:30 AM

12:00 PM 

Shift 3

1:30 PM 

2:30 PM 

3:00 PM 

SSC CHSL 2021 Exam Analysis 5th August 2021: Section-wise

Below we have stated a detailed section-wise exam analysis of all the shifts of SSC CHSL Tier 1 Exam: 

SSC CHSL 2021 Exam Analysis 5th August 2021: Quantitative Aptitude Section   

Shift 1 : Overall, The difficulty level was easy but a few questions were calculative which end up taking more time. The question weightage was similar to the previous shifts. Candidates of upcoming shifts must focus on the speed. A good number of attempt for shift 1 can be 18 - 21 

Shift 2: Quantitative Aptitude Section was easy in shift 2. Students had no problem attempting the questions. In Data Interpretation there were 2 questions based on bar graphs. Candidates specifically pointed about about the mensuration question being lengthy but easy to solve. A good number of attempts for this shift can be 20 - 22. 

Shift 3: Quant section was easy in shift 3. There were 3 - 4 question in DI based on bar graph and pie chart. There was no new change in the question paper in this shift. As expected, Algebra, trigonometry, geometry and mensuration had high weightage. Students could easily attempt 20 - 22 questions

Topics

Number of Questions (Shift 1)

Number of Questions (Shift 2)

Number of Questions (Shift 3)

Percentage

0 - 1

0 - 11

Profit and Loss

1 - 2 

0 - 1-

Ratio and Proportion

0 - 1 

1 - 21

Trigonometry

2 - 3 

1 - 22 - 3

Problem on Ages

 -

--

Speed, Distance and Time

1

0 - 1

Average

0 - 1 

1

1 - 2

Time and Work

1

1

Geometry

 2 - 3

3 - 4

3

Mensuration

1 - 2 

1 - 2 (Question lengthy answer simple)

2 - 3

Data Interpretation

4 - 5 (Bar graph based)

3 - 4 (Bar Graph, Pie Chart)

Simple Interest

1

1

Algebra

2 - 3 

 3 - 4

2 - 3

SSC CHSL 2021 Exam Analysis 5th August 2021: Reasoning Section

Shift 1: Following the pattern of previous shifts, the reasoning section was lengthy and a few questions were tricky. There were 3 - 4 questions on coding decoding. rest of the questions were evenly distributed. Students could solve around 18 - 20 questions

Shift 2: Reasoning was easy - moderate. Students could solve 18 - 20 Questions easily. Remaining 5 - 6 questions were a bit difficult. Counting figure questions was based on triangle. According to the response of candidates, a good number of attempts for this section can be taken as 18 - 20.

Shift 3: Reasoning was easy in this shift. Good number of attempts for this shift for reasoning section is expected to be 20 - 21.

Topics

Number of Questions (Shift 1)

Number of Questions (Shift 2)

Number of Questions (Shift 3)

Missing Number

1 - 2 

2 - 33

Logical Arrangement

2 -3 

1 - 2

Counting of Figures

1 - 2 

1 (Triangle)1 (Triangle)

Analogy

2 - 31 - 2

Odd one out

 1 - 2

0 - 12

Arithmetic Reasoning

0 - 1 

1 (Number and sign both change)1 (Number and sign both change)

Alphanumeric Series

1 - 2 

11 - 2

Coding and Decoding

3 - 4 

2 - 33

Blood Relation

-1

Mirror Image

1

1

Logical Venn Diagram

 1 - 2

 1- 2

2

Miscellaneous

2 - 3 

1 - 2

2 - 3

SSC CHSL 2021 Exam Analysis 5th August 2021: English section

Shift 1: As per the candidates, English section was easy and could be solve quickly. Vocabulary questions were easy and words asked were familiar. Cloze test was based on the theme of North-eastern states. Majority of students have solved as many as 21 - 23 questions.

Shift 2: There was no change in the question pattern of English Section. English was easy. Cloze test was on Hydroelectric dam and turbines. Around 20 - 22 is expected to be a good number of attempts.

Shift 3: English continues to be the favorite section of students  as it was easy to solve. Cloze test was based on the attitude of teachers. Rest of the pattern was similar to previous shifts. Around 21 - 22 can be considered as a decent attempts. 

Topics

Number of Questions (Shift 1)

Number of Questions (Shift 2)

Number of Questions (Shift 3)

One-word substitution

 1 - 2

02

Idioms and Phrases

1 - 2 

22

Cloze Test

2 - 3 (Based on North East States)

5 (Based on Hydroelectric dam and turbines)5 (Attitude of Teachers)

Synonym and Antonym

3 - 4 

3 - 44

Spellings Check

 1

-2

Spot the Error

2 - 3 

2 - 32 - 3

Sentence Improvement

1 - 2 

-

1 - 2

Para-jumbled sentences

22

Fill in the blanks

3 - 4 

2 - 32 - 3

Direct and Indirect speech

1 -  2  

11

Active/ Passive voice

 1 - 2

11

SSC CHSL 2021 Exam Analysis 5th August 2021: General Awareness Section

Shift 1: General Awareness was moderate and pattern was expected (based on the previous shifts). In general awareness, there was equal weightage between current affairs and static portion Questions were seen based on government schemes, sports and sportsperson etc. A good number of attempts for this section can be taken as 19 - 21.

Shift 2: General awareness was Moderate to difficult.  More questions were asked from current affairs. As many as 6 - 7 questions were asked from current affairs and majorly from (July - December 2020).  Questions were asked from wetlands and floating national park. History questions were asked from ancient and medieval history. Around 17 - 19 questions can be taken as a decent attempts.

Shift 3: General Awareness was Moderate. 5 - 6 questions were asked from current affairs. There was a question on Budget 2022 too. Geography questions were based on wildlife sanctuaries and national parks. In all the three shifts less of modern history questions were seen. Around 19 - 20 question can be taken as a good attempt.

Topics

Number of Questions (Shift 1)

Number of Questions (Shift 2)

Number of Questions (Shift 3)

History

1 - 2 

2 - 3 (Ancient, medieval)2 - 3

Polity

1 - 22

Sports

2 - 3 

1 - 21 - 2

Geography

2 - 3 

1 - 2 (Wetlands, National Park)1 -2

Economy

-  

-1- 2 (Budget 2021-22)

Biology

1 - 21 - 2

Physics

1-

Computer

2 - 3 

1 - 21 - 2

Chemistry

1 - 2 

11 - 2

Art and Culture

-  

--

Static GK

3 - 4 

2 - 32 - 3

Current Affairs

 4 - 5

6 - 7 (Majority July - Dec 2020)5 - 6

Miscellaneous (Environment, Book, Awards, Rivers, Organisations, Sports Cup, etc.)

 2 - 3

2 - 32 - 3

SSC CHSL 2021 Exam Analysis 5th August 2021: Number of Good Attempts

Here are the section-wise good attempts as per the inputs given the appeared candidates:

Section

Good Attempts (Shift 1)

Good Attempts (Shift 2)

Good Attempts (Shift 3)

Quantitative Aptitude (Maths)

18 - 21 

20 -  2220 - 22

General Intelligence (Reasoning)

18 - 20 

18 - 2020 - 21

General Awareness (GA)

19 - 21

17 - 1919 - 20

English Language and Comprehension

21 - 23  

20 - 2221 - 22

Overall

76 - 85

75 - 8380 - 86

SSC CHSL 2021 Exam Analysis 5th August 2021: Questions Asked

Here are a few questions according to the candidates who have appeared in the shifts of exam conducted on 5th August 2021:

Questions Asked in SHIFT - 1 on 5 August

General Awareness Questions:

  • Atal pension yojana is started in which year ?
    Ans: 9 May 2015
  • Which gland maintains the body temperature?
    Ans: Hypothalamus
  • How many Lok Sabha seats Mizoram Have?
    Ans:One 

  • Which of the following is the largest salt water lake?
    Ans:  Chilika Lake is the largest saltwater lake in India.

  • Article 148 is related to____.
    Ans: CAG

  • 2022 FIFA world cup in which country?
    Ans: It is scheduled to take place in Qatar from 21 November to 18 December 2022.

  • When was the state reorganisation commission set up?
    Ans: 1953

  • Who was the First RBI governor?
    Ans: Sir Osborne Smit

  • First surveyor general of India
    Ans: Colonel Colin Mackenzie

English Questions

  • Antonyms - justiciable
  • Idiom - At wit’s end
  • One Word Substitution - Venture
  • Cloze test - was on a north eastern state

Maths Questions

  • ABC is an isosceles triangle in which AB = BC and AD is perpendicular to BC. Find BC if AD= 12 cm and the perimeter of the triangle is 36 cm.
  • The marked price of an article is Rs 800, two equal successive discounts of x% each are given. Find the value of x, if the total discount is Rs 350.

Questions Asked in SHIFT - 2 on 5 August

General Awareness Questions

  • Which DRDO center has developed the country's first indigenous machine pistol ASMI ?
    Ans: Pune
  • Which dynasty has used elephants in war for the first time in India?
    Ans: Haryanka Dynasty
  • Who discovered blood circulation?
    Ans:William Harvey
  • Ebola is caused by __________ .
    Ans: Virus

Maths Questions

  • What is the interest on a sum of Rs 7200 at the rate of 20% per annum for 18 months if the interest is compounded half yearly.
  • In a triangle ABC, angle A = 66. If I is the incentre of the triangle then find the angle BIC

English Questions

  • Spelling error - Attractive 
  • Cloze test - was on hydroelectric dams
  • Idiom - butterfingers
  • Antonym - Naive

Reasoning Questions

  1. Venn diagram - Women, Mother, Sister
  2. Syllogism - Statement (i) Some buses are trucks (ii) Some cars are buses Ans: only conclusion 2 follows.
  3. Mirror image - Picture based (Star was given)
  4. Blood Relation - Direct family tree method, Jitendra’s Brother’s Sister is X, the relation of X with another person Y is Nephew/Niece

Questions Asked in SHIFT - 3 on 5 August

General Awareness Questions

  • What is the minimum age to vote in lok sabha elections?
    Ans: 18
  • How many medals India won in wrestling in the Olympics till Jan 2021?
    Ans:five
  • Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary is located in which of the following state
    Ans: Karnataka
  • The International Summit on Women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) was held in which city?
    Ans: New Delhi
  • When was the Tughlaq Dynasty established?
    Ans: Established in 1320 and ended in 1414.
    Founder- Ghiyas-ud-din Tughluq

Maths Questions

  • The circumradius and in-radius of a right angled triangle is 12.5 cm and 3 cm. Find the area of the triangle.
  • The external bisectors of angle B and angle C of a triangle ABC meet at point P. If angle A = 100 then find the value of angle BPC.

English Questions

  1. Neglect - Antonym 
  2. Cloze - Education
  3. Error spotting - Subject verb agreement
  4. Error spotting - neither nor
  5. Voice :- passive is given (wifi was set up by govt.)
  6. Syn - Adept

 

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There was a wrong question in shift 3 where we had to put+,-,/,* signs between 100,25,35,15,5 to get 190 which wasn't possible through given options!
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  • Shift 3 was the easiest shifts of all SSC CHSL 2021 exam which were conducted on 5 August 2021.

  • As per the students, Students struggle with General Awareness section in all the three shifts.

  • English was the most easy section to solve in SSC CHSL Tier 1 conducted on 5 August 2021

  •  SSC CHSL 2021 conducted on 5 August 2021 was moderate in difficulty level.

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