SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Analysis 2016: Today, on 18th Feb 2018, The Staff Selection Commission has successfully conducted the SSC CGL (Tier-II) Examination-2017.
Following our series of paper review and analysis, this article focuses on detailed SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Analysis for English Language Paper. We will dive in various topics related to the paper like topic-wise marks distribution, level of difficulty of each section and the expected number of good attempts to Crack Tier-II Examination.
SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Analysis 2017 for Paper 2 English Language
Revisiting the exam pattern for SSC CGL Tier-II English Paper, these are the most essential points to ponder upon.
- There were a total number of 200 questions.
- The total marks for English Paper was 200 Marks.
- Time allotted for solving was 2 hours (120 minutes)
- Each Question carried 1 mark. 0.25 negative mark for every incorrect answer.
Lets to straight to SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Analysis of English Language Paper held today i.e. 18th Feb 2018. The overall level of the english paper was Easy. We further elaborate by charting out the distribution of marks among various topics.
Topic-Wise Marks Distribution in SSC CGL Tier-II English Paper
For SSC CGL Tier 2 Examination for Paper-II i.e. English Language conducted today i.e. 1st December 2016, the topic-wise marks distribution was as follows:
|Name of the Topic||Number of Questions||Level of Difficulty|
|Spotting the Errors||18-20||Moderate – Difficult|
|Vocabulary (Synonyms/ Antonyms)||6||Easy|
|Idioms & Phrases||10-12||Moderate-Difficult|
|One word substitution||8-10||Easy – Moderate|
|Active & Passive Voice||18-20||Easy- Moderate|
|Direct – Indirect Speech||18-20||Easy-Moderate|
From the table above, we can clearly see that questions based on Grammar Portion cover around 60% of the Question Paper. While most candidates the paper to be doable, some questions were just plain confusing.
Overall Number of Good Attempts in SSC CGL Tier-II English Paper
Based on the difficulty level of the paper and the competition among candidates, we expect an overall number of good attempts in Tier 2 English Paper to be between 165 to 170 questions with 90% accuracy.
This is our conclusion for SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Analysis for Paper 1 i.e. English language for the 2nd day (18th Feb 2018). We will be updating the analysis for Paper II i.e. English Language soon.
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