SSC CGL Tier 2 exam analysis(HT File)
SSC CGL Tier 2 exam analysis(HT File)

SSC CGL Tier 2 exam analysis: Several questions repeated

SSC CGL Tier 2 exam concluded on September 11. Check exam analysis and expert comment here.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2019 03:31 PM IST

SSC CGL Exam Tier 2 concluded today.

The Staff Selection Commission - Combined Graduate Level (SSC CGL) Examination 2018 Tier 2 examination kick started today for recruitment of staff to various posts in ministries, departments and organisations of the Government of India. The examination is scheduled to be conducted by TCS from Sept 11th, 2019 to Sept 14th 2019 in 2 shifts. The first shift will cover Maths, while the second shift will be of English. Each shift will be of two hours.

The CGL Tier 1 exam was held from June 4th to June 13th 2019. Approx. 1.5 lakh students have qualified for the Tier 2 exam and will be appearing across these four days.

In the morning Maths shift, the overall level of the examination was easy to moderate but time-consuming. The Advanced Maths section was easy to moderate in comparison to the Arithmetic section. The Data Interpretation section consisted of Radian based Pie-charts & Bar graphs based on sales of cars during 2014-19. There were no questions from Maxima & Minima. In the Arithmetic section questions on Profit & loss and Average were the toughest. A number of questions from the previous years were repeated.

Looking at the difficulty level of the paper, we can say that one can easily attempt 70-72 questions. In order to take a lead, one needs to attempt around 75-80 questions for good attempts.

All those who are yet to appear in the SSC CGL examination are advised to work on their calculation speed. You are suggested to pick the questions wisely. For instance, do not attempt a question that takes too much of your time. It is better that you skip that question and attempt 2-3 moderate questions in the same time. Remember to maximize the attempts. Do not forget to revise formulas and theorems as certain questions that do not require a pen to be raised were asked in the examination. We suggest to pay more stress on revision and avoid getting confused by learning new things in the last moment.

(The exam analysis shared above is purely prepared on the basis of the feedback shared by the SSC CGL aspirants).

(The author is Quasif Ansari ,VP and Academic Head, SSC at Gradeup, an exam preparation platform providing Live Classes through best teachers)

SHARE THIS ARTICLE ON
Close
IIT Madras has been ranked 30th in the world for Petroleum Engineering, IIT Bombay has been ranked 41st and IIT Kharagpur has been ranked 44th in the world for Minerals and Mining Engineering, and University of Delhi has been ranked 50th in the world for Development Studies.(PTI File)
IIT Madras has been ranked 30th in the world for Petroleum Engineering, IIT Bombay has been ranked 41st and IIT Kharagpur has been ranked 44th in the world for Minerals and Mining Engineering, and University of Delhi has been ranked 50th in the world for Development Studies.(PTI File)

QS Subject Rankings 2021: 12 Indian institutions secure position in top 100

Edited by Nilesh Mathur
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2021 08:42 PM IST
  • Union Education Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ on Thursday congratulated 12 Indian Institutions on securing position in top 100 in the QS Subject Rankings for the year 2021.
Close
Naukri JobSpeak Index for February witnessed an uptick of over 22 per cent in hiring activity at 2,356 job listings as compared to January at 1,925.(File photo for representation)
Naukri JobSpeak Index for February witnessed an uptick of over 22 per cent in hiring activity at 2,356 job listings as compared to January at 1,925.(File photo for representation)

Hiring activities spike in February: Report

PTI
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2021 08:04 PM IST
Digitisation and automation have resulted in a record sequential growth of 33 per cent in hiring activities in February, according to a report.
Close
The Vice President said the dream could be realised only if the education system was improved.
The Vice President said the dream could be realised only if the education system was improved.

IITs represent face of new resurgent, aspirational India: Vice President

PTI
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2021 07:47 PM IST
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said the country has to regain its past glory as 'Viswa Guru' and become a knowledge and education hub once again.
Close
IIT Kharagpur has surpassed its top subject rank in 2021 with the highest worldwide subject rank at 44 in comparison to 46 in 2020 and 47 in 2019, the statement issued by the institute said. (Mint file)
IIT Kharagpur has surpassed its top subject rank in 2021 with the highest worldwide subject rank at 44 in comparison to 46 in 2020 and 47 in 2019, the statement issued by the institute said. (Mint file)

QS Subject Ranking 2021: IIT Kharagpur features among Top 50

PTI
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2021 06:13 PM IST
IIT Kharagpur has been ranked among the top 50 in the prestigious QS Subject Ranking in Mineral and Mining Engineering sector while emerging as India's top-ranking institution in the field of Agriculture and Forestry, an official statement said.
Close
Qualified Candidates can download their Bihar Police PET Admit Card from the official website of Bihar Police Subordinate Services Commission at bpssc.bih.nic.in..(HT File)
Qualified Candidates can download their Bihar Police PET Admit Card from the official website of Bihar Police Subordinate Services Commission at bpssc.bih.nic.in..(HT File)

Bihar Police PET admit card for SI, Sergeant and ASJ released at bpssc.bih.nic

Edited by Nilesh Mathur
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2021 05:04 PM IST
  • The Bihar Police Subordinate Services Commission (BPSSC) on Wednesday released the Admit Cards for candidates appearing in Physical Efficiency Test (PET) for recruitment to the post of Police sub inspector, Police Sergeant and Assistant Superintendent Jail.
Close
The education minister had said in January that the state government had already reduced the syllabus by 25 per cent so as to reduce the burden on students.(HT file photo)
The education minister had said in January that the state government had already reduced the syllabus by 25 per cent so as to reduce the burden on students.(HT file photo)

Board exams in Maha will be held as scheduled: Minister amid surging Covid cases

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Harshit Sabarwal, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2021 04:08 PM IST
A Maharashtra education board official had told news agency PTI on February 27 that exams for both these classes will be held between April 23 and May 21 after they had been postponed from the usual schedule (between February and March) due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Close
Bihar schools, coaching institutions to reopen from January 4
Bihar schools, coaching institutions to reopen from January 4

Bihar minister promises focus on teaching in mother tongue and learning outcomes

By Arun Kumar | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Patna
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2021 03:06 PM IST
  • The minister was replying to the debate on his department’s budgetary demand of 38,035 crore, which was passed by the Bihar Vidhan Sabha
Close
 While applying to a university abroad, don't get carried away by their attractive advertisements. Getty Images/iStockphoto
While applying to a university abroad, don't get carried away by their attractive advertisements. Getty Images/iStockphoto

Want to study abroad? Here are 8 smart strategies for you

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2021 02:14 PM IST
Making it to a top global university requires a lot of planning. Here is all you need to do while planning to study abroad.
Close
UPSC civil services prelims 2021: Here are some important points from the notification, which candidates must read before applying.(HT File)
UPSC civil services prelims 2021: Here are some important points from the notification, which candidates must read before applying.(HT File)

UPSC CSE Prelims 2021 notification: Important instructions in 12 simple points

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Nilesh Mathur
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2021 02:10 PM IST
  • The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the official notification for the civil services preliminary examination 2021.
Close
UPSC Civil Services main exam admit card 2020 out
UPSC Civil Services main exam admit card 2020 out

UPSC civil services prelims 2021 notification released, direct link to apply

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Nilesh Mathur
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2021 02:33 PM IST
  • The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Thursday, March 4 released the official notification for the civil services preliminary examination 2021.
Close
Managing time efficiently during preparation and in the examination hall are as important as the last minute suggestions. Arun Mondhe/HT File Photo
Managing time efficiently during preparation and in the examination hall are as important as the last minute suggestions. Arun Mondhe/HT File Photo

CBSE exams 2021: Best time management tips for students

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2021 11:45 AM IST
With CBSE exams knocking at the door, students need to learn smart time management tricks to complete their syllabus and finish their papers with a few minutes at hand for revision.
Close
This is the first time that transgender persons have been inducted into the state police force, a senior government official claimed.(cgpolice.gov.in)
This is the first time that transgender persons have been inducted into the state police force, a senior government official claimed.(cgpolice.gov.in)

Chhattisgarh Police recruit 13 transgenders as constables

PTI
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2021 11:08 AM IST
Chhattisgarh Police have recruited 13 transgender persons as constables, in an effort to boost the confidence of people from the community and change the society's perception towards them.
Close
Bihar schools, coaching institutions to reopen from January 4
Bihar schools, coaching institutions to reopen from January 4

Regional languages to be medium of instruction in Bihar's elementary schools

PTI
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2021 10:47 AM IST
Regional languages like Bhojpuri, Magahi, Maithili will be the medium of instruction in elementary schools of Bihar in future, state Education Minister Vijay Kumar Choudhary said in the assembly on Wednesday.
Close
The Shiv Nadar University, the first private varsity to be legislated in Tamil Nadu in nine decades, has been set up near Chennai.(Handout)
The Shiv Nadar University, the first private varsity to be legislated in Tamil Nadu in nine decades, has been set up near Chennai.(Handout)

Shiv Nadar University Chennai appoints Sriman Kumar Bhattacharyya as VC

PTI
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2021 08:52 AM IST
Shiv Nadar University Chennai has announced the appointment of Sriman Kumar Bhattacharyya as its Founding Vice Chancellor.
Close
The HPSSC Medical Laboratory Technician Grade II examination for 162 posts was held on November 29, 2020.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The HPSSC Medical Laboratory Technician Grade II examination for 162 posts was held on November 29, 2020.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

HPSSC MLT Grade II Result declared for Post code 776 exam, final key out too

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Nilesh Mathur
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2021 09:58 PM IST
  • Himachal Pradesh Staff Selection Commission (HPSSC) on Wednesday, March 3 declared the result of written objective type screening test for recruitment of Medical Laboratory Technician (Grade-II)
Close
SHARE
Story Saved
OPEN APP