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SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Analysis held on 1st December 2016


Topic-Wise Marks Distribution in SSC CGL Tier-II English Paper

For SSC CGL Tier 2 Examination for Paper-II i.e. English Language conducted on 1st December 2016, the topic-wise marks distribution was as follows:
Name of the TopicNumber of QuestionsLevel of Difficulty
Spotting the Errors18-20Moderate – Difficult
Sentence Completion3-5Easy
Vocabulary (Synonyms/ Antonyms)5-7Easy
Spellings3-5Easy
Idioms & Phrases8-10Moderate-Difficult
Para Jumbles15-17Moderate-Difficult
One word substitution12-14Easy – Moderate
Active & Passive Voice16-18Easy- Moderate
Sentence Correction18-20Moderate
Direct – Indirect Speech23-25Easy-Moderate
Cloze Test23-25Easy-Moderate
Reading Comprehension (6 Passage)28-30Easy-Moderate
From the table above, we can clearly see that questions based on Grammar Portion cover around 60% of the Question Paper. While most candidates the paper to be doable, some questions were just plain confusing.

Overall Number of Good Attempts in SSC CGL Tier-II English Paper

Based on the difficulty level of the paper and the competition among candidates, we expect an overall number of good attempts in Tier 2 English Paper to be between 165 to 170 questions with 90% accuracy. 
 SSC CGL Tier-II Paper 1 English Language
 Total Number of Questions/ Marks 200/ 200 Marks
 Level of Difficulty  Moderate
 Number of Good Attempts 165-170
 Expected Good Score 155-160

Topic-Wise Marks Distribution in SSC CGL Tier-II Quant Paper

For SSC CGL Tier 2 Examination for Paper-I i.e. Quantitative Aptitude conducted today i.e. 1st December 2016, the topic-wise marks distribution was as follows.
Name of the TopicNumber of QuestionsLevel of Difficulty
Number System7-9Easy – Moderate
Percentage3-5Easy
Profit, Loss & Discount10-12Easy – Moderate
SI & CI3-5Easy – Moderate
Ratio/ Mixture/ Allegation5-7Easy
Time, Speed & Distance3-5Easy
Time & Work5-7Moderate
Average5-7Easy – Moderate
Algebra10-12Moderate
Geometry10-12Moderate – Difficult
Volume/ Surface Area15-17Moderate
Trigonometry8-10Moderate – Difficult
Data Interpretation (1 set)5Moderate
From the table above, we can clearly see that questions based on Algebra, Geometry and Volume/ Surface Area constituted of maximum number of questions. While most candidates the paper to be doable, some questions were just plain confusing.

Overall Number of Good Attempts in SSC CGL Tier-II Quant (Paper 1)

Based on the difficulty level of the paper and the competition among candidates, we expect an overall number of good attempts in Tier 2 Quant Paper to be between 82 to 87 questions with 85-90% accuracy. 
 SSC CGL Tier-II Paper 1 Quantitative Aptitude
 Total Number of Questions/ Marks 100/ 200 Marks
 Level of Difficulty  Moderate
 Number of Good Attempts 82-87
 Expected Good Score 155-160
We also expect that a good candidate might score 155-160 marks, which will be considered good score for qualifying for the Next tier (Tier III- Descriptive Paper).

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