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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.

TopicsNo. of QuestionsDifficulty Level
Number System6Moderate
Percentage6-8Moderate to Difficult
Profit & Loss10-11Easy
SI & CI3-4Easy
Mixture and Allegation3-4Easy
Ratio & Proportion3-4Moderate
Time/Speed/Distance5Easy to Moderate
Time & Work7Moderate to Difficult
Geometry10-12Moderate to Difficult
Mensuration10-12 Moderate (too calculative)
Trigonometry8-10Moderate to Difficult
Date Interpretation
(Pie Chart)
5Easy to Moderate
  • Overall Good Attempt: 70 to 80
  • Overall Difficulty Level: Moderate to Difficult.

2. English Language

Name of the TopicNumber of QuestionsLevel of Difficulty
Spotting the Errors18-20Moderate – Difficult
Sentence Completion3-5Easy
Vocabulary (Synonyms/ Antonyms)5-7Easy
Idioms & Phrases8-10Moderate-Difficult
Para Jumbles15-17Moderate-Difficult
One word substitution12-14Easy – Moderate
Active & Passive Voice16-18Easy- Moderate
Sentence Correction18-20Moderate
Direct – Indirect Speech23-25Easy-Moderate
Cloze Test23-25Easy-Moderate
Reading Comprehension (6 Passage)28-30Easy-Moderate


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