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SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam

SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam 2022: SSC CGL is one of the reputed organizations to be conducted for graduate candidates in India. SSC CGL Tier I has been conducted by Staff Selection Commission from 11th to 21st April 2022. The SSC CGL Answer Key has been released on 04th July 2022. The Staff Selection Commission has also released the exam dates for the Tier-II examination. The dates are available on the official website. The Tier-II examination is 120 minutes exam. The candidates who have cleared the SSC CGL Tier 1 Cut Off must start preparing themselves for the SSC CGL Tier-II examination.

SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Dates-> 8th & 10th August 2022

We are going to provide you the knowledge about “how to prepare for SSC CGL TIER-II 2022 Exam? Through this recruitment process, SSC is going to recruit eligible candidates for various posts. This is a great opportunity for the candidates who are going to appear for the SSC CGL Tier-II examination.

SSC CGL 2022 Exam Pattern For Tier 2

This is a CBE (computer-based examination). There are 4 sections in the Tier 2 exam of SSC CGL 2020, with 100 questions that account for a total of 200 marks. The subject-wise details are given below:

Paper Subject No of Questions Max Marks Exam Duration
1 Quantitative Abilities 100 200 2 Hours
2 English Language and Comprehension 200 200 2 Hours
3 Statistics 100 200 2 Hours
4 General Studies (Finance & Economics) 100 200 2 Hours


  • Paper-1 and Paper-2 are compulsory for all posts.
  • Paper-3 is only for the post of “Statistical Investigator Gr. II” & “Compiler”.
  • Paper-4 is only for the post of “Assistant Audit Officer”.
  • Giving a wrong answer to a question will lead to a penalty of 0.5 marks in Paper-1,3,4 and 0.25 marks in Paper-2.
  • Questions in Paper-I will be of 10th standard level, Paper-2 of 10+2 level, and Paper-3 & 4 of graduation level.
  • The computer will be provided by the Commission at the Centre/venue notified for the purpose. Candidates shall not be allowed to bring their Keyboard.
  • The exam duration is 2 hours and 40 Minutes for candidates who are visually handicapped.

How to Prepare for SSC CGL Tier-II 2022 Exam?

While preparing candidates must keep in mind that there will be a negative marking of 0.25 for each wrong answer in Paper-II (English Language and Comprehension) and of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-I, Paper-III, and Paper-IV. SSC CGL is an objective type of exam conducted online.  The time duration of the Tier-2 exam will be 120 minutes. We always try to give you something better and appropriate data that can help you with your preparation. Here are some tips on “How to prepare for SSC CGL TIER-II ?”

  • Know the Exam Pattern

When you start preparation exam pattern is the first step for any exam preparation. Exam pattern guides you with the number of questions, marks, duration of the exam and how many sections, which sections are going to come in the exam.

SSC CGL Exam Pattern: Check CGL Tier 1, 2, 3, And 4 Exam Pattern

  • Choose proper study material

Don’t get confused about the source of the study. Don’t use too many sources this will confuse you and everyone has their different tricks. We recommend you to use ADDA247 study material this will give you vast coverage of all the syllabus.

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  • Plan According to Syllabus

See what are the sections, which is your favorite. On which section you have command and topics which are more important. Try to cover daily every topic, this will help you to cover the whole syllabus and you will practice.

SSC CGL Syllabus 2022: Detailed SSC CGL Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 3, And Tier 4 Syllabus

  • Attempt Mock Test

Try to attempt mocks every second day of your preparation, Choose topics wise mock test, and then go for the full-length mock. Topic-wise mock will help you to understand what is making in the preparation and ultimately you will get the knowledge of your strength and weakness.


  • Previous Year Question Paper

This will help the candidates to give an actual idea of the exam pattern. Practicing previous years’ question papers will help you to get all the types of questions.

SSC CGL Previous Year Papers With Solutions: Download Free PDFs

  • Concepts for the Short Tricks

The short tricks for solving Quant and other tricks to solve the questions with proper knowledge and less time period is very important. Candidates must follow only one source for this so that they can not get confused.

  • Time Management

As per the exam pattern, you all know it will consist of 100 questions for 200 marks, in 2 hours. You have to plan your strategy according to that and make your calculation part too strong. To score good marks time management is the key.

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