SSC has completed the 2019 CGL Tier 2 exam programme in November 2018. The Combined Graduate Level Examination (CGL) will fill up 39 Group “B” and Group “C” posts in different Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations. So far the commission has updated 8582 vacant posts against the 2019 recruitment notification. The candidates who will qualify this Tier-2 exam will appear for the Tier 3 which will be held in pen-and-paper mode. Now the commission successfully conducted the stage-2 of the recruitment process. Across India, nearly 1.5 lakh candidates have been shortlisted to attempt the SSC CGL Tier 2 exams. The Tier-2 tests were conducted from November 15, 2020, onwards till November 18 across the country in various shifts. Since the exams are over let’s discuss the questions and difficulty level for the SSC CGL Tier-2, 2020 last exam of November 18.
SSC CGL Tier-2 Exam Analysis: November 18, 2020
The commission has shortlisted more than 1.5 lakh candidates from its preliminary stage exam for the Stage-II test.
|SSC CGL Tier 2 Paper||Number of Available Candidates|
|Paper 1 & 2||125279|
|Paper 1, 2 & 3
(For Junior Statistical Officer Post)
|Paper 1, 2 & 4
(For Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer)
Let’s check the exam pattern before checking the analysis for the same. The SSC CGL Tier-2 2020 exam pattern is:
|SL No||Subject/ Topic||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks||Exam Duration|
|1||English Language and Comprehension||200||200||02 hours|
|2||Quantitative Aptitude||100||200||02 hours|
|3||Finance and Economics||100||200||02 hours|
- Statistics – Only for Junior Statistical Officer Posts.
- Finance and Economics – Only for Assistant Auditor and Accountant Posts.
SSC CGL 2020 Exam Analysis: Tier 2 Day 4
The last day for the SSC CGL Tier-2 was moderate and follows the previous day’s format. Even the number of questions asked from some topics were similar to its prior day. There were no visible surprises in the exam pattern or in the difficulty level. As usual, for the majority of the aspirants, the quantitative aptitude section was moderate while the English paper was much easier.
|SL No||Topics||Number Of Questions||Level of difficulty|
|1||Number System/ HCF and LCM||8||Easy|
|3||Time and Work||8||Easy-Moderate|
|4||Profit and Loss, Discount||8||Easy|
|5||Ratio, Proportions, Mixture and Allegation||6||Easy|
|6||Time Speed Distance, Boat and Stream Trains||8||Easy to Moderate|
|7||Compound Intrest and Simple Interest||6||Moderate|
|8||Geometry||15 to 18||Moderate to Difficult|
|10||Trigonometry, Height and Distance||9||Moderate|
|14||Miscellaneous||10||Easy to Moderate|
|Good Attempt||78||Easy to Moderate|
Some of the questions asked from this particular section are:
- If a man sells a thing for a 2 % loss and then he sells the same thing at 20% profit he gets Rs. 44 extra, then what will be the Cost Price of the product?
- If the two rollers have the radius in the ratio of 3:4, and height’s in the ratio of 5:8 then the ratio of the volume of the two rollers is:
CGL Tier-2 Analysis November 18: English language
|SL NO||Topic||Number of Questions||Difficulty Level|
|1||Direct/ Indirect Conversion||25||Easy to Moderate|
|2||Reading Comprehension||10||Easy to Moderate|
|3||Active Voice and Passive voice||15||Easy|
|5||Error Spotting||10||Easy to Moderate|
|6||Cloze Test (4 passage)||40||Easy to Moderate|
|7||Fill In The Blanks||10 to 14||Easy|
|8||One Word Substitution||12||Moderate|
|9||Para Jumbles||20||Easy to Moderate|
|10||Idioms and Phrases||10-12||Moderate|
|11||Synonyms – Antonyms||8 and 15||Easy to Moderate|
|Good Attempt||176||Easy to Moderate|
Some of the questions asked in the CGL English language section on November 17, 2020, are:
- Synonym- Devote, Manifest
- Antonym- Scrulious, Spurious
- One-word Substitution – A person who is excessively concerned with minor details and rules or with displaying academic learning (Ans: Pedant), Study of Sounds (Ans: Acoustics)
- Correct spelling – Batallion
Previous Year Cut-off Score
The SSC CGL 2018 cut-off scores for the Tier-2 exam is:
|Category||Assistant Audit Officer (AAO)||Junior Statistical Officer (Grade-II)||Remaining Posts|
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