SSC CGL Tier II Analysis 1st December 2016- All Slots

The Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level (SSC CGL) Tier II Examination has started from 30 November. 1st December is the 2nd day of the examination. The exam is scheduled to take place on 2nd December 2016.

The exams took place separately for each subject. The Quantitative Ability exam was of 2 hours and took place from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. The English exam was of 2 hours from 2:00-4:00 PM. Here is the SSC CGL Tier II Analysis 1st December 2016 for both Quants & English.

Here is a Detailed analysis for the Examination:

1. Quantitative Ability

The difficulty level of paper was similar to 1st December”s exam.

Topics No. of Questions Difficulty Level
Number System 6 Moderate
Simplification 2 Easy
Percentage 6-8 Moderate to Difficult
Profit & Loss 10-11 Easy
SI & CI 3-4 Easy
Average 4-5 Moderate
Mixture and Allegation 3-4 Easy
Ratio & Proportion 3-4 Moderate
Time/Speed/Distance 5 Easy to Moderate
Time & Work 7 Moderate to Difficult
Geometry 10-12 Moderate to Difficult
Algebra 12 Moderate
Mensuration 10-12  Moderate (too calculative)
Trigonometry 8-10 Moderate to Difficult
Date Interpretation
(Pie Chart)
5 Easy to Moderate
  • Overall Good Attempt: 70 to 80
  • Overall Difficulty Level: Moderate to Difficult.

2. English Language

Name of the Topic Number of Questions Level of Difficulty
Spotting the Errors 18-20 Moderate – Difficult
Sentence Completion 3-5 Easy
Vocabulary (Synonyms/ Antonyms) 5-7 Easy
Spellings 3-5 Easy
Idioms & Phrases 8-10 Moderate-Difficult
Para Jumbles 15-17 Moderate-Difficult
One word substitution 12-14 Easy – Moderate
Active & Passive Voice 16-18 Easy- Moderate
Sentence Correction 18-20 Moderate
Direct – Indirect Speech 23-25 Easy-Moderate
Cloze Test 23-25 Easy-Moderate
Reading Comprehension (6 Passage) 28-30 Easy-Moderate


  • Overall Good Attempt:  165-170
  • Overall Difficulty Level: Moderate .



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