SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam
SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Analysis

SSC CGL Tier 2 exam has begun today September 11, 2019. The SSC CGL Paper 1 and Paper 2 of tier 2 took place in two shifts. Both the papers are compulsory to appear, for all the posts of SSC CGL (Combined Graduate Level) exam.

Around 1.5 lakh candidates will appear for the exam of SSC CGL Tier 2 exam 2018-2019. After interacting with the candidates, it is concluded that the difficulty of the paper 1 and paper 2 was Easy to Moderate.

The complete analysis of the SSC CGL Tier 2 exam has been done of day 1 based on the feedback given by the candidates. The analysis will help the candidates in getting an idea about the types of questions asked and also the difficulty level of the exam.

SSC CGL Tier 2 Sectional analysis:

Name Number of questions Difficulty level
Paper 1 quantitative aptitude 100 Moderate
Paper 2 English 200 Easy-moderate

SSC CGL Tier 2 Quantitative Aptitude analysis:

Topics Number of questions
Number system 3-5
Simplification 5-6
Algebra 8-10
Average 1-2
Speed, Distance, and Time 4-5
Percentage 8-10
Profit and loss 5-6
Ratio and proportion 3-4
Time and work 4-5
SI and CI 5-6
Mensuration 5-6
Geometry 14-15
Data interpretation 7-8
Trigonometry 10-12
Height and distance 2-3
Miscellaneous 10-15
Total 100

SSC CGL Tier 2 English:

Topics Number of questions
Reading comprehension 18(3)
Para jumbles 15
Error spotting 20
Direct and indirect 20-25
Synonyms and Antonyms 8-10
Active and passive 25
Idioms and phrases 4-5
Sentence improvement 20
Fill in the blanks 4-5
Cloze test 10-15
One word substitution 8-10
Correct spelling 3
Miscellaneous 9-10
Total 200


The exam was conducted in two shifts. Paper 1 in the first shift from 10 am to 12 pm and paper 2 in the second shift from 3 pm to 5 pm. Both shifts were of 2 hours each. In paper 1 and paper 2 test, every incorrect answer will result in 0.5 negative markings.

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