SSC CGL Tier-II Exam Analysis – Day 2

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The much-awaited SSC CGL Tier 2 exam has been finally conducted successfully after getting delayed for two times. Today is the second day and second paper of SSC CGL Tier-II Exam. The Exam will be conducted by SSC from 17th February to 22nd February 2018. 

All the students who are curious to know how the exam went can go through the exam analysis of SSC CGL Tier-II , in order to get an overall and clear idea about exam pattern and difficulty level. The exam is held in online mode.


The timing for SSC CGL Tier-II Exam:

17.02.2018 To 21.02.2018:- 

  • Paper-I 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM  &
  • Paper-II 03:15 PM to 5:15 PM



  • Paper-III -10:30 AM to 12:30 PM &
  • Paper-IV – 03:15 PM to 5:15 PM



Section Level Good Attempts
Quantitative Aptitude Difficult 67-72
English Language Easy-Moderate 156-172

SSC CGL Tier-II Quantitative Aptitude [10:30 AM To 12:30 PM]

This section was of difficult level. Most of the questions were very lengthy or very calculative and time consuming. Difficulty level of Quantitative Aptitude was unexpected unlike previous years which is surely going to affect score gained by the candidates. Its direct impact is on the attempt of the number of questions and morale of the candidates which seem to be very down comparatively. Now, one must need to be precociously cautious regarding English Language Section.
There was only 1 DI (Tabular) profit and loss in the paper.


The detailed breakup of paper I is as follows:


TopicsNo. Of QuestionsLevel Of Difficulty
Mensuration 10-12 Calculative
Geometry 7-8 Difficult
Profit & Loss , Discount 9-10 easy-moderate
Number System/HCF/LCM 4 easy
Percentage 3-4 moderate
Average 3-4 moderate
Time & Work 5 easy
Ratio 4-5 easy-moderate
Time Speed Distance 4 easy
Interest (CI & SI) 4-5 moderate
Trigonometry , Height & Distance 6-7 easy-moderate
Height & Distance 3 easy-moderate
DI 5 Calculative
Mixture & Alligation 3 easy
Algebra 10-11 moderate-difficult
Total 100 Questions Difficult


SSC CGL Tier-II English Language [03.:15 PM To 5.15 PM]

This section was of easy to moderate level which brought a relief to the CGL aspirants to compensate for the loss in Quant section. Some questions were lengthy in sentence rearrangement. Out of the reading comprehensions, 3 RC’s were of easy level but 2 RC contained lengthy questions.

The detailed breakup of paper II is as follows:

Topics No. Of QuestionsLevel Of Difficulty
Spot the error 20 easy-moderate
Fill In the Blanks 5 easy-moderate
Synonyms 3 easy-moderate
Antonyms 3 easy-moderate
Spelling/detecting mis-spelt words 3 easy-moderate
Idioms & Phrases 11-12 moderate
One word substitution 9-10 easy
Improvement of sentences 22-23 easy-moderate
Active/Passive voice of verbs 20 easy-moderate
Conversion into direct/indirect narration 20 easy-moderate
Sentence Rearrangement 25 moderate(Lengthy)
Cloze Test 24 easy-moderate
Comprehension Passage 30 easy-moderate
Total 200 Questions easy-moderate


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