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SSC (CGL Tier II)- 2013 Exam Analysis

Staff Selection Commission (Combined Graduate Level) Tier-II Examination, 29th September-2013
SSC CGL- Tier || Examination for 2013 was easier than previous years. 

Paper – I (Quantitative Abilities)
The paper comprised questions from a variety of areas. A major part of the paper was Arithmetic, which had questions from  Ratio/Alligation, Profit & Loss, Averages, Time-Speed-Distance, Time & Work and Percentages. Also, a lot of questions were from Number System, Algebra, Geometry, Mensuration and Trigonometry.

 The details of the paper are as given below-

Topic Number of Questions Level of Difficulty
Number System 9 Easy-Moderate
Percentage 2 Easy-Moderate
Time & Work 6 Easy-Moderate
Profit, Loss & Discount 11 Easy
Ratio/Mixture/Alligation 7 Easy
Average 5 Easy-Moderate
Time, Speed & Distance 5 Easy-Moderate
SI & CI 4 Easy-Moderate
Algebra 11 Easy-Moderate
Mensuration 15 Easy-Moderate
Geometry 13 Moderate-High
Trigonometry 7 Easy-Moderate
Statistics 1 Easy
DI (Singlet) 4 Easy

Paper – II (English Language & Comprehension)
The paper was dominated by Grammar and Vocabulary. In Vocabulary, there were questions on Antonyms, Synonyms, One word for many, Idioms and Fill in the blanks. In Grammar, there were questions of Sentence Correction, Spot the Error and Fill in the Blanks, Voice, Narration and Reading Comprehension.

The details of the paper are as given below-
Topic Number of Questions Level of Difficulty
Finding Errors 20 Easy-Moderate
Fill in the Blanks 5 Easy-Moderate
Synonyms/Antonyms 6 Easy
Wrongly Spelt Words 3 Easy
Idioms & Phrases 10 Easy-Moderate
Para Jumbles 20 Easy
One word Substitution 12 Easy
Active & Passive Voice 20 Easy
Sentence Improvement 22 Easy
Direct Indirect Narration 27 Easy
Cloze Test 25 Easy
Reading Comprehension 30 Easy

Possible Attempts and Scores
Paper Total Questions Level of difficulty Possible Attempts Possible Score
Quantitative Abilities 100 Easy-Moderate 65-70 125 - 130
English Language & Comprehension 200 Easy-Moderate 140-150 130 – 140

Expected Cutoff( Tier I + Tier II)
For Tax Assistants 320 - 325
For Non Interview Posts 340 - 345
For Interview Posts 365 - 370

All The Best
Team CL

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