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How to Score 150+ in Quant for SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam?

SSC CGL Tier I Examination was successfully conducted from 13th to 24th August 2021 in the Computer Based Mode. As the Tier-I Computer Based Examination was conducted in multiple shifts, marks scored by the candidates have been normalized as per the formula published by the Commission on its website. And SSC has also released examination dates for SSC CGL Tier 2 i.e. 28th & 29th January 2022. Only 8 days are left for the Tier 2 examination and scoring high marks in the Quantitative Aptitude section is crucial to beat the high cut-off marks.

Life is all about challenges. What makes difference is the attitude towards the hitches faced by one. One’s adamant and determined mindset with flawless practice sessions is the only key to make you win instead of succumbing. And this is exactly what you need to own when it comes to crack SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam that comprises Quantitative Aptitude and English Language Section. You must score 150+ marks in the quant section to get a chance and appear for the next stage.

How to score 150+ in Quant for SSC CGL Tier 2?

In order to score 150+ marks in Quantitative Aptitude for SSC CGL Tier 2, you must follow the tips that will help you prepare the section with complete focus.

1. Go through the topic wise previous year paper pattern

To score high marks in Quant for SSC CGL Tier 2, go through the questions asked in the previous years. Check out the distribution of questions given below. You must target the topics carrying maximum marks. More than 45+ questions from Advance Maths containing topics like geometry, algebra, mensuration, and trigonometry are asked in SSC CGL Tier 2. Hence, you should focus on clearing your basic concepts for these topics and practice more questions.

SSC CGL Tier 2: Topic Wise Distribution Of Questions in the Quantitative Aptitude
S.No Topic 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017-18
Number System/HCF/LCM
7 8 7 7 10 11
Percentage, Average
10 8 10 9 10 8
Time & Work, Pipe & Cistern
6 6 6 5 6 4
Profit & Loss, Discount
10 11 11 10 10 9
Ratio, Mixture & Allegation
6 6 4 4 7 10
Time Speed Distance, Boat & Stream Trains
4 5 6 8 4 4
Interest (CI & SI)
4 4 5 4 3 4
18 14 15 13 15 11
11 15 11 13 10 14
Trigonometry, Height & Distance
9 7 10 9 10 10
5 4 5 5 5 5
7 8 10 11 10 9
Surds & Indices , Simplification
2 4 0 2 0 2
Total 100 Questions

SSC CGL Tier 2 Study Plan For Qaunt Section; Attempt Topic Wise Daily Quizzes

2. Attempt previous years papers

Go through the previous year’s papers of SSC CGL Tier 2 Quantitative Aptitude. In the Quantitative section, some of the questions are based on previous year’s questions. Try to attempt mock tests containing previous year’s questions as it will help you get comfortable with the exam-like pattern.

3. Try to score full marks in your stronger topics

Your stronger topics must not lose their importance as they will help you get the maximum marks. Make sure you practice the stronger topics enough that you don’t miss even a single mark in it. Topics such as Ratio & Proportion, Simple Interest, Compound Interest, Percentage, Profit & Loss and DI are comparatively easier to score and you must try to get full marks in these sections.

4. Analyzation of Mock Tests

One must appear for mock tests on a daily basis to practice thoroughly. You must analyze the mock as well after attempting it. Note down your mistakes and weaker topics. Try to grasp and learn from your mistakes as it will help you to boost your marks.

5. Improving your Weaker Areas

In order to score 150+ marks, you can not neglect even a single topic. Solve topic-wise quizzes on a daily basis to strengthen your weaker topics. Try to memorize formulas, theorems, and basic concepts by heart to score in Advance Maths questions. Do not let your weakness come in your way of success.

6. Management of Time

Although you have 2 hours to complete the paper, time is generally not a constraint. But sometimes, calculative questions can take more time than required. To make sure you are able to complete the paper on time, learn to manage the topics. Prepare a strategy on which topics to attempt first in the exam.

7. Accuracy

Your accuracy must be top-notch if you are willing to score 150+ marks. Do not do any guesswork in the paper as there is a negative marking of 0.50 marks for every wrong question. Try to remain accurate in the questions answered and you can easily score 150+ marks in the exam.

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