# SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Analysis – 18th November 2020

Today is the last day of the SSC CGL Tier II examination and is been conducted in various parts of the country. The exam series started on 15th November 2020 and will continue till November 18, 2020. In this article, we’ll be going through the SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Analysis dated 15th 16th,17th  and 18th November 2020 in detail. We’ll be analysing both the slots (Quantitative Aptitude and English Language) along with their difficulty level. This analysis is very helpful for the aspirants appearing for the exams in the upcoming days of SSC CGL Tier 2.

## SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Analysis – 18th November 2020

### SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Analysis – Quantitative Aptitude

• The overall difficulty level: Easy to Moderate
• Total Questions – 100
• Total Marks – 200
• The Exam duration for SSC CGL Tier-2 2019 Quantitative Abilities Paper-1 –  2 Hours
• Negative marking – 0.50 marks for wrong answers

A larger section of this paper was moderate. A smart choice would have been to go for easy questions initially and then the moderates ones. There were 2 DI in this paper with 2 set of questions. The pape was a bit calculatie. Once again percentage, average and number system constituted a higher share of questions. Aspirants found this the easiest of all three days and 95 attempts will be ideal.

Let’s have a look at the no. of questions asked for each topic.

 Chapters No of Questions asked Trigonometry 8-9 Algebra 8-9 Geometry (Normal & Co-ordinated) 13-15 DI 8-9 Mensuration (2D & 3D) 10-11 Number System, HCL, HCF 7-8 Simplification 4-5 Profit & Loss, Discount, 10-12 Percentages and Average 6-7 Time & work 5 SI/CI 5-6 Time, Speed & Distance, Boats & Streams, Trains 5-6 Ratio & proportion 2-3 Partnerships 1 to 2 Mixture – Alligation, Partnership, Ratio 3-4 Miscellaneous 2 Total 100

### SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Analysis – English Language

Total Questions- 200
Overall Difficulty – Easy to Moderate
The Exam duration for SSC CGL Tier-2 2019 English Language Paper-1 –  2 Hours
Negative marking – 0.25 marks for wrong answers

Exam is yet to be conducted. This section will be updated as soon as the exam concludes.

## SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Analysis – 17 November 2020

### SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Analysis – Quantitative Aptitude

• The overall difficulty level: Easy to Moderate
• Total Questions – 100
• Total Marks – 200
• The Exam duration for SSC CGL Tier-2 2019 Quantitative Abilities Paper-1 –  2 Hours
• Negative marking – 0.50 marks for wrong answers

A larger section of this paper was moderate. A smart choice would have been to go for easy questions initially and then the moderates ones. The DI was less in this paper with only one set of questions. Algebra section features some of the most common quadratic and higher power equations. Once again percentage, average and number system constituted a higher share of questions.

Let’s have a look at the no. of questions asked for each topic.

 Chapters No of Questions asked Trigonometry 7-8 Algebra 7-8 Geometry (Normal & Co-ordinated) 13-14 Pie Chart DI 5 Mensuration (2D & 3D) 11-12 Number System, HCL, HCF 7 Simplification 4 Profit & Loss, Discount 12-13 Percentages and Average 10-11 Time & work 5 to 6 Age Problems NA Time, Speed & Distance, Boats & Streams, Trains 4-5 Ratio & proportion 3 to 4 Partnerships 1 to 2 Mixture – Alligation, Partnership, Ratio 6 Miscellaneous 2 Total 100

### SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Analysis – English Language

Total Questions- 200
Overall Difficulty – Easy to Moderate
The Exam duration for SSC CGL Tier-2 2019 English Language Paper-1 –  2 Hours
Negative marking – 0.25 marks for wrong answers

## SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Analysis – 16 November 2020

### SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Analysis – Quantitative Aptitude

• The overall difficulty level: Easy to Moderate
• Total Questions – 100
• Total Marks – 200
• The Exam duration for SSC CGL Tier-2 2019 Quantitative Abilities Paper-1 –  2 Hours
• Negative marking – 0.50 marks for wrong answers

The DI questions were based on Bar graph and Pie Chart. Pie Chart questions calculations were were tricky because of decimal values. Trigonometry questions were easy and could easily be solved by value putting. Lets have a look at the no. of questions asked for each topic.

 Chapters No of Questions asked Trigonometry 10 to 12 Algebra 10 Geometry (Normal & Co-ordinated) 10 to 12 Bar Graph DI 5 Pie Chart DI 5 Mensuration (2D & 3D) 10 to 12 Number System 4 to 6 Simplification 4 to 5 Profit & Loss 4 to 5 Percentages 2 to 3 Time & work 4 to 5 Age Problems NA Time, Speed & Distance 3 to 4 Ratio & proportion 3 to 4 Partnerships 1 to 2 Mixture – alligation 1 to 2 Boats & Streams, Pipes & cisterns, Average, Height & distance & other miscellaneous 7 to 8 Total 100

### SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Analysis – English Language

Total Questions- 200
Overall Difficulty – Easy to Moderate
The Exam duration for SSC CGL Tier-2 2019 English Language Paper-1 –  2 Hours
Negative marking – 0.25 marks for wrong answers

 Chapters No of Questions asked Direct-Indirect Speech 20 to 25 Cloze Test 30 (3 set) PQRS Questions 15 to 20 Active-Passive Voice 25 Reading Comprehension 30 (3 passages) Sentence Improvement 15 to 20 Error Spotting 15 to 20 Synonyms Antonyms 7 to 8 Idioms Phrases 10 One Word Substitution 10 Correct Spelling 05 Fill in the blanks 8 Total 200

## SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Analysis – 15 November 2020

### SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Analysis – Quantitative Aptitude

• The overall difficulty level: Easy to Moderate (Very Close to 2018 SSC CGL Tier 2 Quant Paper)
• Total Questions – 100
• Total Marks – 200
• The Exam duration for SSC CGL Tier-2 2019 Quantitative Abilities Paper-1 –  2 Hours
• Negative marking – 0.50 marks for wrong answers

The overall difficulty level of Paper-I of SSC CGL Tier-II 2019 was similar to 2018 paper and more of a mix of Arithmetic and Advanced Mathematics.

There were 3 Data Interpretation sets based on Bar Graph and Pie Chart. Questions from Arithmetic were basically based on Algebra, Partnerships, Percentage, SI/CI,  Profit, Loss & Discount, Time, Speed & Distance, Time & Work etc. and the paper was calculative. A smart approach to the paper may result in a good attempt of nearly 75-80 questions.

The questions in Quantitative Aptitude for SSC CGL Tier II (15 Nov 2020) were distributed as follows –

 Chapters No of Questions asked Partnership 2 Mensuration 2 Coordinate Geometry + 3D Geometry 10-12 Algebra 10 (Moderate & Time Taking) Trigonometry 8-10 Boat and Stream 2 Percentage 7 Profit and loss 4 Simple Interest and Compound Interest 3 Number Systems 8 Time and Work 3 Speed, Time and Distance 3 Mixture and allegations 2 Data Interpretation 12 Ratio & proportion 3 Miscellaneous 10-12 Average 1 Simplification 5 Total 100

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### SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Analysis – English Language

Total Questions- 200
Overall Difficulty – Easy to Moderate (Based on 2018 pattern and ease)
The Exam duration for SSC CGL Tier-2 2019 English Language Paper-1 –  2 Hours
Negative marking – 0.25 marks for wrong answers

As per our analysis, questions in English Language were again based on SSC CGL Tier 2 exam paper of 2018. Aspirants termed this paper easy. Reading comprehension consisted of 2 short passages (5 questions each) and 1 long passage with 10 questions. Cloze test was based on 3 passages and 15 questions were formed out of them. Additionally, a major portion of the paper was based on Direct/Indirect Tenses and Active/Passive voices, with a combined total of 50 questions. Close to 40 questions were asked from Error Spotting and Sentence improvement as well.

Question distribution in English Language observed in SSC CGL Tier II – 15th Nov 2020 was as follows.

 Topic No. of Questions Direct/Indirect Conversion 23-25 Reading Comprehension (2 short, 1 long and time-consuming) 20 Active/Passive voice 23-25 Sentence Improvement 20 Error Spotting 20 Cloze Test (3 passage) 15 Fill In The Blanks 15-20 One Word Substitution 10-12 Para Jumbles 20 Idioms & Phrases 10-12 Synonyms – Antonyms 8 Incorrect Spellings 5

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## SSC CGL Tier II Previous Year Exam Analysis

### SSC CGL Tier 2 mains Exam Analysis – 13 September 2019

#### SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Analysis – Quantitative Aptitude

The overall difficulty level:  Moderate (Calculative)

Total Questions – 100

 Chapters No of Questions asked Partnership 3-4 Mensuration 9 Geometry 11 – 12 Algebra 6-7 Trigonometry 9-10 Boat and Stream 2 Percentage 2-3 Profit and loss 8-9 Simple Interest and Compound Interest 2-3 Number Systems 3-6 Time and Work 3-4 Speed, Time and Distance 3-4 Mixture and allegations 2-3 Data Interpretation 6 Ratio & proportion 3-7 Miscellaneous 8-10 Average 2-3 Pipes and Cistern 3 Problem on ages 2

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#### SSC CGL Tier 2 mains Exam Analysis – English Language

Total Questions- 200

Overall Difficulty – Easy to Moderate

Questions distribution –

 Topic No. of Questions Direct/indirect Conversion 20 to 25 Reading Comprehension 18 to 20 Active/Passive voice 18 to 20 Sentence Improvement 18 to 20 Error Spotting 15 to 18 Cloze Test 15 to 20 Fill In The Blanks 12 to 15 Sentence Rearrangement 10 to 12 One Word Substitution 10 to 12 Para Jumbles 10 to 12 Idioms & Phrases 8 to 10 Synonyms – Antonyms 10 Incorrect Spellings 4 to 5

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