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

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

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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