# SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Analysis, Quant Paper: 18th Feb 2018

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SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Analysis 2017: The Staff Selection Commission has successfully conducted the SSC CGL (Tier-II) Examination-2017 today i.e 18th Feb 2018.

Following our series of paper review and analysis, this article focuses on detailed SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Analysis for Quantitative Aptitude 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 Quantitative Aptitude Paper

Revisiting the exam pattern for SSC CGL Tier-II Quant Paper, these are the most essential points to ponder upon.

• There were a total number of 100 questions.
• The total marks for Quant Paper was 200 Marks.
• Time allotted for solving was 2 hours (120 minutes)
• Each Question carried 2 marks. 0.5 negative mark for every incorrect answer.

Lets to straight to SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Analysis of Quantitative Aptitude Paper held today i.e. 18th Feb 2018. The overall level of the quant paper was Moderate. There was a mix of easy going questions and a few challenging ones. We further elaborate by charting out the distribution of marks among various topics.

### Topic-Wise Marks Distribution in SSC CGL Tier-II Quant Paper

For SSC CGL Tier 2 Examination for Paper-I i.e. Quantitative Aptitude conducted today i.e. 18th Feb 2018, the topic-wise marks distribution was as follows.

 Name of the Topic Number of Questions Level of Difficulty Number System 3-4 Easy – Moderate Percentage 4 Easy Profit, Loss & Discount 8-10 Easy – Moderate SI & CI 3-5 Easy – Moderate Ratio/ Mixture/ Allegation 8 Easy Time, Speed & Distance 3-4 Easy Time & Work 5 Moderate Average 3-4 Easy – Moderate Algebra 10-12 Moderate Geometry 6-8 Moderate – Difficult Volume/ Surface Area 10-12 Moderate Trigonometry 5-7 Moderate – Difficult Data Interpretation (1 set) 5 Moderate

From the table above, we can clearly see that questions based on Algebra, Geometry and Volume/ Surface Area constituted of maximum number of questions. While most candidates the paper to be doable, some questions were just plain confusing.

### Overall Number of Good Attempts in SSC CGL Tier-II Quant (Paper 1)

Based on the difficulty level of the paper and the competition among candidates, we expect an overall number of good attempts in Tier 2 Quant Paper to be between 70 to 72 questions with 80% accuracy.

This is our conclusion for SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Analysis for Paper 1 i.e. Quantitative Aptitude 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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