SSC CGL Tier 2 2016: Exam Analysis for paper on December 1, 2016

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) held the Paper I of Combined Graduate Level Exam (CGL) Tier 2, today, December 1, 2016. SSC conducted the CGL Tier 2 2016 exam through the online mode for 1,49,319 candidates in various centers across the country. After widespread mismanagement which was reported for yesterday’s papers at many centers, there was a stricter vigil today. A center at Mira Road, Mumbai did not allow late comers to  appear for the exam.  

Umesh a candidate from Mumbai said, “Difficulty level of quantitative paper was easy to moderate. More questions were asked on Mensuration. Other topics which were emphasized are compound interest and trigonometry.”

Alok Tomar, another candidate from New Delhi said, “The paper was lengthy though the difficulty level was moderate.”

When asked about the confusion that happened yesterday, Alok said, “I am happy that I did not face any technical problems while attempting the paper.”

Below is an exam analysis for the Quantitative Aptitude paper for SSC CGL Tier 2, 2016 exam conducted on December 1, 2016.

Level- Difficult

Questions- 100

Marks- 200

Negative Marking – 1/4th

  • Geometry 10
  • Profit/Loss 10
  • Simple Interest/Compound 3-5
  • Time, Speed & Distance 3-5
  • Ratio/ Mixture 5-7
  • Time & Work 5-7
  • Average 5-7
  • Data Interpretation 5
  • Percentage 3
  • Algebra 10-12
  • Volume/ Surface Area 15
  • Trigonometry 8-10
  • Number System 7-9

 SSC  CGL 2016 is conducting the exam for vacancies in the ranks of Assistant Audit Officer, Inspector (Examiner) (CBEC), Income Tax Inspector (CBDT), Assistant (MEA), Compiler (Registrar General of India), Senior Secretariat Assistant, Accountant (Offices under C&AG, CGA & others), Tax Assistant (CBEC & CBDT), Statistical Investigator and Sub-Inspector (Central Bureau of Narcotics) among others.

Inputs by Megha Mehta and Priyank Pamkar