SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam, Pattern, Syllabus

[divider]Exam Name– SSC CGL Tier 2

Conducting Authority– SSC

Who Can Apply– SSC CGL Tier 1 qualified candidates


Candidates who have cleared the SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam should ready to prepare for the next challenge that is SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam. The SSC Combined Graduate Level (CGL) exam comprises of three papers, paper 1 is based on Quantitative Abilities, Paper 2 is based on English Comprehension and paper 3 is based on Statistics. All the questions in these three papers are of objective type, with negative marking for wrong answers.

Syllabus & Pattern of  SSC CGL Tier 2

The SSC CGL tier 2 exam pattern consists of two or three papers depending upon the different posts. SSC CGL tier 2 exam syllabus comprises of objective type multiple choice questions (MCQ’s) from Reasoning, Aptitude, English Comprehension. Paper-I and paper-II are compulsory for all the posts. Paper-III is only for Compiler/ Statistical/ Investigators posts. Each paper consists of 100 questions and each paper is of 200 marks, hence 2 marks for every question.

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Paper 1- Quantitative Ability

The paper 1 of SSC CGL tier 2 tests the quantitative ability of the candidate. For this paper candidate must have practiced well to crack this paper. This paper consists of 100 questions each question is of 2 marks. This paper is a total of 200 marks. There will be a negative marking for each wrong answer i.e. ¼ marks will be deduced for each wrong answer.

Paper 2 – English Language and Comprehension

The paper 2 of SSC CGL tier 2 is for testing the English understanding of candidate. Candidates must have a good command over English comprehension, vocabulary, grammar, spellings, etc. You need to practice very well for clearing this paper. This paper consist of 200 questions each question carrying 1 mark. For each wrong answer 0.25 marks will be deduced from your total marks.

Paper 3 – Statistics

The paper 3 of SSC CGL tier 2 is only for Compiler/ Statistical/ Investigators posts. Candidates who are applying for these posts have to clear paper 1 & paper 2 along with this paper. Candidates should start their preparation as early as possible. You can buy good study material from market or can also buy the same online. A lot of good study materials are available for statistics paper which can clear your basic concepts and help you to crack the exam.

Hence, we wish best of luck to the candidates appearing for SSC CGL tier 2 2016. If you like this information please share it among others.

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