SSC CGL Tier-II Exam Analysis 2018: Day 5 Review

Dear students, Today is the FIFTH day and second paper of SSC CGL Tier-II Exam. The Exam will be conducted by SSC from 17th February to 22nd February 2018. We are providing Exam analysis of SSC CGL Tier-II Paper-II (English), so that all other aspirants can get an overall and clear idea about exam pattern and difficulty level. The SSC CGL Tier-II is being held in online mode. So dear students, without much ado, let’s get straight to the detailed  Exam analysis.

The timing for SSC CGL Tier-II Exam:

17.02.2018 To 21.02.2018:- 

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


  • P-III -10:30 AM to 12:30 PM &
  • P-IV – 03:15 PM to 5:15 PM
Section Level Good Attempts
English Language easy-moderate 158-173
Quantitative Aptitude Difficult 62-73

SSC CGL Tier-II Quant [12:30 AM to 2:30 PM]

Today’s Quant exam was conducted from 12:30 to 2:30pm. In SSC CGL Tier-II Exam, Quantitative Aptitude was of difficult level. Most of the questions were very lengthy or very calculated and time demanding. Questions from trigonometry were conceptual based. Questions from Height & Distance were very calculative. Geometry & Mensuration are the game changer in SSC CGL Tier-II Exam.

Questions from Profit & Loss and Height & Distance are of easy level.

There were 1 DI in the Exam:-

  1. Tabular 
Some questions from exam:

we will update more questions soon…
Topics No. Of Questions Level Of Difficulty
1 Number System/HCF/LCM 8-9 moderate
2 Percentage 4-5 easy
2  Average 4-5 easy-moderate
3 Time & Work 7-8 easy-moderate
4 Profit & Loss , Discount 11-12 easy-moderate
5 Ratio 5 easy-moderate
6 Time Speed Distance  4-5 easy
7 Interest (CI & SI) 4-5 easy-moderate
8 Geometry 9 Difficult
9 Mensuration 12-13 Difficult (very calculative)
10 Trigonometry 9-10 moderate 
10 Height & Distance  3 easy
11 DI 5 calculative
12 Algebra 10-11 moderate-difficult
13 Mixture & Alligation 3-4 moderate
Total 100 Questions Difficult

SSC CGL Tier-II English Language [04:15 PM to 6.15 PM]

In SSC CGL Tier-II Exam, English language section was of easy to moderate level. questions from Sentence arrangement was moderate to difficult. 1 passage from Reading Comprehension (RC) was of difficult level. Questions from error detection was lengthy(contains 2-3 lines). 1 close test was of difficult level.
Some questions from English exam:
Idioms and phrases
To gird up the lions
One word substitution:

  • One who studies election trend by means of opinion polls
  • One who removed from the electoral league
  • fear of pain
Synonyms of Abettor
Synonyms of Jaded
We will update questions soon…

Topics No. Of Questions Level Of Difficulty
1 Spot the error 19-20 moderate
2 Fill In the Blanks 5-6 moderate
3 Synonyms 3 moderate
4 Antonyms 3 moderate
5 Spelling/detecting mis-spelt words 5-6 moderate
6 Idioms & Phrases 10-11 moderate
7 One word substitution 9-10 easy
8 Improvement of sentences 18-19 easy-moderate
9 Active/Passive voice of verbs 20 easy-moderate
10 Conversion into direct/indirect narration 20 easy-moderate
11 Sentence Rearrangement 25 moderate
12 Cloze Test 22 easy-moderate
13 Comprehension Passage 30 easy-moderate
Total 200 Questions moderate

Practice Mocks For English Exam:-

Download below provided Mock Tests with solutions to be invincible in the final exam.
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English Mock Test-1
English Mock Test-2
English Mock Test-3
English Mock Test-4
English Grammar Rules 1
English Grammar Rules 2
English Grammar Rules 3
English Grammar Rules 4
English Grammar Rules 5

Practice Mocks For Quant Exam:-

Download below provided Mock Tests with solutions to be invincible in the final exam.
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Quant Mock Test-1
Quant Mock Test-2
Quant Mock Test-3
Quant Mock Test-4
Quant Mock Test-5


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