SSC CGL Tier-2 Exam Analysis 2018-19: 11th Sep 2019|Difficulty Level & Good Attempts of Paper 1&2

SSC CGL Tier-2 2018-19 Exam has been started from 11th September 2019 to 13th September 2019. SSC CGL 2018-19 Tier-2 Exam is an objective exam which will be conducted online. The exam comprises of four Papers:

SSC CGL Tier-2 2018-19 Exam Pattern

Paper

Subject

No. of Questions

Max Marks

Exam Duration

1

Quantitative Abilities

(Compulsory for all posts)

100

200

2 Hours

2

English Language and Comprehension

(Compulsory for all posts)

200

200

2 Hours

3

Statistics

(Only for Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) Post)

100

200

2 Hours

4

General Studies (Finance & Economics)

(Only for Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer)

100

200

2 Hours

Total 1,74,136 Candidates were shortlisted for SSC CGL Tier-2 2018-19 Exam. Details are given below in the table:

SSC CGL Tier-2 2018-19 paper

No. of Candidates Shortlisted

Paper 1 & 2

150396

Paper 1, 2 & 3

(For Junior Statistical Officer Post)

8578

Paper 1, 2 & 4

(For Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer)

15162

Total

1,74,136

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So, let’s look at the type of questions asked in this exam for Paper 1 & 2:

SSC CGL Tier-2 2018-19 Exam Analysis (Paper-1): Quantitative Abilities

Paper 1- Quantitative Abilities of SSC CGL Tier-2 2018-19 Exam is compulsory for all the posts. The exam has been conducted in online mode consisting of 100 Objective Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) of total 200 Marks. The Exam duration for SSC CGL Tier-2 2019 Quantitative Abilities Paper-1 is 2 Hours and there is negative marking 0.50 marks for wrong answers. The questions asked in the Paper-1 of SSC CGL Tier-2 Exam are of Matriculation Level. The exam duration is 2 hours and 40 minutes for candidates who are visually handicapped. So let’s take a look at the questions asked in SSC CGL Tier-2 2018-19 Paper-1 held on 11th September 2019:

SSC CGL Tier-2 2018-19 Exam Analysis held on 11th September 2019 (10 AM- 12 PM)

Paper-1

Topics

Difficulty Level

(Good Attempts)

Quantitative Abilities (100 Questions of 200 Marks)

Number System/HCF/LCM, Percentage, Average, Time & Work, Pipe & Cistern

Profit & Loss, Discount, Mixture & Alligation, Time Speed Distance, Boat & Stream, Trains, Interest (CI & SI), Geometry, Mensuration, Trigonometry, Height & Distance, Height & Distance, Data Interpretation, Algebra, Partnership, Simplification, Coordinate Geometry

Moderate

(60 to 70)

 

SSC CGL Tier-2 Paper-1 2018-19 Topicwise Analysis

Topic

Number of questions

Level of Exam

Number System/HCF/LCM

7-8

Easy

Percentage

4-5

Easy

Average

4-5

Easy

Time & Work, Pipe & Cistern

4-5

Moderate

Profit & Loss, Discount

7-8

Easy

Mixture & Alligation

4-5

Moderate

Time Speed Distance, Boat & Stream Trains

4-5

Moderate

Interest (CI & SI)

5-6

Moderate

Geometry

10-15

Moderate to Difficult

Mensuration

10-12

Moderate to Difficult

Trigonometry, Height & Distance

10-12

Moderate to Difficult

Data Interpretation (Bar Graph & Pie Chart)

10

Easy-Moderate

Algebra

9-10

Easy-Moderate

Partnership

2-3

Easy

Simplification

4-5

Easy

Others

4-5

Easy to Moderate

Total Questions

100

Moderate

Note: The topic-wise distribution given in the above table is only indicative and there may be some variations in the actual question papers.

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SSC CGL Tier-2 2018-19 Exam Analysis (Paper-2): English Language & Comprehension

Paper 2- English Language & Comprehension of SSC CGL Tier-2 2018-19 Exam is compulsory for all the posts. The exam will be conducted in online mode consisting of 200 Objective Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) of total 200 Marks. The Exam duration for SSC CGL Tier-2 2019 English Language & Comprehension Paper-2 is 2 Hours and there will be negative marking 0.25 marks for wrong answers. The questions asked in the Paper-2 of SSC CGL Tier-2 Exam will be of 10+2 Level. The exam duration is 2 hours and 40 minutes for candidates who are visually handicapped. So let’s take a look at the questions asked in SSC CGL Tier-2 2018-19 Paper-2 held on 11th September 2019:

SSC CGL Tier-2 2018-19 Exam Analysis held on 11th September 2019 (3 PM - 5 PM)

Paper-1

Topics

Difficulty Level

(Good Attempts)

English Language & Comprehension (200 Questions of 200 Marks)

Spotting the error, Fill in the blanks, Synonyms, Antonyms, Spelling/detecting miss-spelt words, Idioms & phrases, One word substitution, Improvement of sentences, Active/Passive Voice of verbs, Direct/Indirect Speech, Sentence Rearrangement, Close passage, Comprehension passage

Easy to Moderate

(160-170)

 

SSC CGL Tier-2 Paper-2 2018-19 Topicwise Analysis

Topic

No of questions

Level of questions

Spotting the error

20

Easy to Moderate

Fill In The Blanks

15-20

Easy to Moderate

Synonyms

4-5

Easy to Moderate

Antonyms

3-4

Easy to Moderate

Spelling/detecting mis-spelt words

4-5

Easy to Moderate

Idioms & Phrases

10

Easy to Moderate

One word substitution

12

Easy to Moderate

Improvement of sentences

20

Easy to Moderate

Active/Passive Voice of verbs

20-22

Moderate

Conversion into Direct/Indirect Speech

22-24

Moderate

Jumbled Paragraph / Sentence Rearrangement

20

Moderate

3 Cloze passage

15

Easy

4 Comprehension Passage

20

Easy to Moderate

Total

200

Easy to Moderate

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Highlights of SSC CGL Tier-2 2018-19 Exam

  • The paper was conducted in Online Mode across different cities.
  • All the questions were compulsory and were in Objective Type MCQ Format.
  • Paper-1 and Paper-2 are compulsory for all posts.
  • Paper-3 will be for only those candidates who apply for the post of Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) and who are shortlisted in Tier-I for this Post/Paper.

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  • Paper-4 will be for only those candidates who are shortlisted in Tier-I for Paper-4, i.e., for the posts of Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer.

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  • There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-2 (English Language and Comprehension) and of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-1, Paper-3 and Paper-4.
  • Questions in Paper-1 will be of Matriculation Level, Paper-2 of 10+2 Level and in Paper-3 and Paper-4 of Graduation Level.
  • The exam duration is 2 hours and 40 minutes for candidates who are visually handicapped..
  • It is compulsory to carry Admit Card with affixed Photograph on it and Original Photo ID proof alongwith its photocopy as well. Candidates are required to bring one ball point pen also.

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The above analysis will help you to assess your rank among the lakhs of candidates, who have appeared for the SSC CGL Tier-2 2018-19 Exam held on 11th September 2019.

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