SSC CGL Tier 2 – Weightage of English and Quant | Prepare with Oliveboard

SSC CGL Tier 2 – Weightage of English and Quant : SSC CGL Tier 2 will be conducted from August 8th – 10th 2022. As we inch closer to the Mains, it is time to boost your exam preparations and set clear targets in terms of topics you will target. The Mains exam is all about Speed and Accuracy and you need a clear overview of SSC CGL Tier 2 Weightage of English and Quant. To help you with that, we are here with an analysis of the number of questions asked in all topics asked in SSC CGL Tier – 2 exam over the last few years. To get a clear idea of the exam pattern, use the link below to take a free mock test.

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SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Pattern

In this phase, two exams are conducted on the same day, the details of the Tier-II exams are listed below :

PaperSubjectTotal QuestionsMaximum
Paper IQuantitative Aptitude1002002 Hours
Paper-IIGeneral English2002002 Hours
Paper IIIStatistics1002002 Hours
Paper IVGeneral Studies
(Finance & Economics)
1002002 Hours

SSC CGL Tier 2 Syllabus

Syllabus of SSC CGL Tier 2 is as follows :

English Language & ComprehensionQuantitative AptitudeGeneral Studies- Finance & EconomicsStatistics
Spot the ErrorSynonyms /AntonymsNumber System ProblemsPercentageFinance-Fundamentals of Finance & AccountingData distribution, diagrammatic representation of data calculation
Spelling, Idioms & PhrasesRatio & Proportion,Square roots,AveragesEconomics-Macro & Micro EconomicsMean, Mode and Median
One Word SubstitutionProfit and Loss, DiscountGrowth & Development, Deviation, Dispersion
Improvement of sentences,Time and distance, Time & Work, Basic algebraic identities of School AlgebraIndian Economy,Moments and relationships- skewness, kurtosis
The Active/ Passive voice of verbs,Triangles, Polygons, Cylinders, and Circles Money and banking,Correlation, regression
Conversion into Direct/ Indirect narrationBar graph, Histogram, Pie chartEconomic reformsProbability- theories, distribution
Shuffling of sentence parts in passages, Market analysis- production, demand, supplySampling theory, index numbers, time series analysis
Comprehension passage. Role of Technology in reforming the Economic domainVariance

SSC CGL Tier 2 Weightage of All Subjects

SSC CGL Tier 2 – Weightage of all subjects is given below :

English language contains 200 questions with a time limit of 2 hours.

TopicsNumber of questions
Direct to Indirect Speech25 – 27
Reading Comprehension25 – 30
Active and Passive Voice20
Error Spotting20
Cloze test25
Fillers5 – 11
One – Word Substitution12 – 14
Idioms10 – 12
Synonyms and Antonyms6 – 8
Spelling3 – 5

Quantitative Aptitude

TopicsNumber of questions
DI 7
Time and Work3 – 4
Time and distance3 – 4
Trigonometry10 – 11
Geometry12 – 15
Mensuration10 – 14
Percentage 3 – 7
Ratio and Proportion5 – 8
SI and CI4
Algebra4 – 8
Coordinate Geometry1 -2
Average2 – 3
Profit and Loss5 – 8
Simplification5 -7
Heights and Distance1
HCF and LCM0 – 2
Boats and Streams0 – 1
Pipes and Cisterns0 – 1
Age0 – 1

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