SSC CGL Tier-2 Previous Year Exam Analysis

SSC CGL Tier-2 Exam Analysis

Are you looking for the SSC CGL Tier-2 previous years exam analysis? SSC CGL Exam, one of the most awaited exams of the year has reached its next stage i.e. Tier 2. SSC CGL Tier 2 exam will be held from 14th to 17th October 2020. Candidates qualified in Tier 1 will appear in Tier-2 exam that consists of 2 major papers namely Quantitative Aptitude and English Language of 200 marks each. This post will provide you with all the details regarding SSC CGL Tier-2 previous years exam analysis. Here you will get the exact review of the exam, level of difficulty, cut off and exact questions asked in Tier-2 exam. Previously, the exam was held in 3 days consisting of varied questions each day. Here is an estimation of the type of questions asked on an average basis.

SSC CGL Tier-2 Previous years Exam Analysis: Tier 2 Cut Off

Before appearing in the Tier 2 exam, you must know the exact cut off marks and analysis of the previous years to score good marks in Tier 2. Check out the previous year cut off for SSC CGL Tier 2.

SSC CGL Cut Off Marks For 2018 {Tier 1 + Tier 2}
Category Cut Off MarksTier I + Tier II(Paper I+II+IV)For AAO Posts Cut Off MarksTier I + Tier II(Paper I+II+III)For JSO Posts Cut Off MarksTier I + Tier II(Paper I+II)For all posts except AAO & JSO
UR 572.51 535.86 433
OBC 510.92 517.76 400.33
SC 463.15 433.95 354.74
ST 460.21 403.95 327.05
OH 409.26 348.50 302.50
HH 347.35 223.46 165.73

 

SSC CGL Cut Off Comparison with Previous Years

SSC CGL Tier-II Exam Analysis 2019: Check Detailed Analysis Here [12th September 2019]

SSC CGL Tier-II Exam Analysis 2019: Check Detailed Analysis Here [13th September 2019]

SSC CGL Tier-II Exam Analysis 2019: Check Detailed Analysis Here [14th September 2019]

SSC CGL Tier-2 Exam Analysis: English Language

The English Language section is all about your reading skills and ability to attempt 200 questions in 2 hours. The English Language section is all about your reading skills and ability to attempt 200 questions in 2 hours. The overall level of English Language section was of easy level. Candidates with strong concepts can easily attempt a majority of questions.

Click Here To Questions asked in SSC CGL Tier-II Exam

  • Many questions were asked from the basic grammar rules.
  • Reading comprehension is generally easy with basic questions being asked from the passage.
  • Idioms & Phrases were asked from various sources
  • Synonym and antonym are low scoring topics as only 5-6 questions are asked.
S.No Topic No of questions Level of questions
1 Spot the error 20 Easy-Moderate
2 Fill In The Blanks 15-20 Easy
3 Synonyms 3-4 Easy
4 Antonyms 2-3 Easy
5 Spelling/detecting misspelt words 4-5 Easy
6 Idioms & Phrases 10 Easy
7 One word substitution 12 Easy
8 Improvement of sentences 20 Easy-Moderate
9 Active/Passive voice of verbs 20 Easy
10 Conversion into Direct /indirect narration 22-24 Easy
11 Jumbled Paragraph / Sentence Rearrangement 20 Easy
12 4 Cloze passage 25 Easy
13 4 Comprehension Passage 25 Easy
Total 200 Easy

 

Some of the questions asked in SSC CGL Tier 2 previous exam (English):

One word substitution

  • Person who is good at classical music
  • What is fear of water called
  • Catastrophic

Synonyms:-

  • Stoic,
  • Serendipity,
  • Philanthropist
  • Impoverished

Antonym- Flourishing

Topics Of 4 Reading Comprehension –

  • Tiger Reserve,
  • American Study on Exercise,
  • Standup Comedian

3 cloze test – [15 questions]

Idioms & phrases

  • Eye to eye
  • Nip in the bud
  • One in a blue moon
  • Put the best foot forward
  • Green fingers – good at gardening

Miss spelt Words-

  • Prophecy
  • Illiterate
  • Aesthetic

Click here to check SSC CGL Syllabus

SSC CGL Tier-2 Exam Analysis: Quantitative Abilities 

The Quantitative section in the SSC CGL Tier-2 Exam consists of Arithmetic and advanced maths. As per the reviews of many aspirants, the exam was seen to be of easy to moderate level. The topic-wise distribution of questions asked in the exam is given in the below table.

S.No Topic Number of questions Level of Exam
1 Number System/HCF/LCM 7-9 Easy
2 Percentage 3-4 Easy
3 Average 4-5 Easy
4 Time & Work, Pipe & Cistern 5 Easy
5 Profit & Loss, Discount 8-9 Easy
6 Mixture & Alligation 4-5 Easy
7 Time Speed Distance, Boat & Stream Trains 3-4 Easy
8 Interest (CI & SI) 5 Easy
9 Geometry 10-15 Easy-Moderate
10 Mensuration 10-12 Moderate
11 Trigonometry, Height & Distance 10-12 Easy-Moderate
12 DI [2] 10 Easy-Moderate
13 Algebra 9-10 Easy-Moderate
14 Partnership 2-3 Easy
15 Simplification 3 Easy
16 Coordinate Geometry 3 Easy
17 Misc. 2-3 Easy
Total Questions 100 Easy-Moderate

 

Some of the questions asked in SSC CGL Tier 2 previous exam (Quantitative Aptitude):

Click Here To Questions asked in SSC CGL Tier-II Exam

  • The radius of height & radius of the cone was given and CSA was given. Then find the volume of a cone?
  • A number was given with 2 digits (x and y) missing, if digit number is divisible by 72. Then find the possible value of X & Y.
  • In a hollow hemisphere, inner radius & thickness was given, then find its TSA?
  • 5 root 5 x^3 + 2 root 2 y^3 = [ax + 2y] [bx^2 + 2y^2 + cx^y], find a^2+b^2-c^2=?
  • In a triangle, PQR S is the incentre and value of angle PSR=125 degree, then find angle P?
  • Cylinder radius increased by 12%. Find the % decrease in height.

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