SSC CGL Tier-2 Exam Analysis & Review 2018-19

SSC CGL Tier-2 Exam Analysis & Review 2018-19:

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has conducted SSC CGL Tier-II exam 2018-19 from 11th September to 14th September across Pan India. Candidates who have appeared in SSC CGL Tier 2 exam  eagerly waiting for Exam Analysis and Review 2018-19. So, here we came out with the Detailed SSC CGL Tier II Exam analysis and Review 2018-19. SSC CGL Tier 2 consists 2 major papers namely Quantitative Aptitude and English Language of 200 marks each.

SSC CGL Tier-II Exam Analysis: Exam Pattern & Good Attempts

Section No. of Questions Total marks Level of exam Good Attempts
English Language 200 200 Easy 177-185
Quantitative Aptitude 100 200 Moderate 70-76
Total 300 400

SSC CGL Tier-II Exam Analysis: Quantitative Aptitude

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.

  • Paper was very Calculative
  • more questions were asked from CI
  • Pipe & Cistern-2
  • Formula Based Questions asked.
  • 2 DI were asked[Bar Graph & Pie Chart]
  • 6 digit number was given with 2 digits missing, then find the possible value of X & Y, if 6 digit number is divisible by 72.
  • 3-4 questions were asked from discount.
  • In SSC CGL Tier-II Quant Questions pattern were same as SSC CGL Tier-I

Topic

Number of questions Level of Exam
Number System/HCF/LCM 7-9

Easy

Percentage

3-4 Easy
Average 4-5

Easy

Time & Work, Pipe & Cistern

5 Easy
Profit & Loss, Discount 8-9

Easy

Mixture & Alligation

4-5 Easy
Time Speed Distance, Boat & Stream Trains 3-4

Easy

Interest (CI & SI)

5 Easy
Geometry 10-15

Easy-Moderate

Mensuration

10-12 Moderate
Trigonometry, Height & Distance 10-12

Easy-Moderate

DI [2]

10 Easy-Moderate
Algebra 9-10

Easy-Moderate

Partnership

2-3 Easy
Simplification 3

Easy

Coordinate Geometry

3 Easy
Misc. 2-3

Easy

Total Questions

100

Easy-Moderate

The Quantitative section in the SSC CGL Tier-II Exam consists of Arithmetic and advanced maths.

SSC CGL Tier-II Exam Analysis: English Language

  • 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.

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

Topic

No of questions Level of questions
Spot the error 20

Easy-Moderate

Fill In The Blanks

15-20 Easy
Synonyms 3-4

Easy

Antonyms

2-3 Easy
Spelling/detecting mis-spelt words 4-5

Easy

Idioms & Phrases

10 Easy
One word substitution 12

Easy

Improvement of sentences

20 Easy-Moderate
Active/Passive voice of verbs 20

Easy

Conversion into direct /indirect narration

22-24 Easy
Jumbled Paragraph / Sentence Rearrangement 20

Easy

4 Cloze passage

25 Easy
4 Comprehension Passage 25

Easy

Total

200

Easy

All the best!

Questions Asked in SSC CGL Tier-2 2018-19 : Memory Based Paper 11th September 2019

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