SSC CGL Tier-II exam 2016 for Paper III (Statistics) was conducted on December 02. This year the exam was conducted in a Computer Based Test format.
Detailed Analysis of SSC CGL Tier-II Exam 2016 Paper III (Statistics)
Paper - III (Statistics)
The overall difficulty level and pattern of paper-III of SSC CGL Tier-II 2016 was almost similar to that of the previous year. The paper consists of questions based on definitions, logic and formulae. The questions from Statistical Inference were difficult in nature. However, the questions from descriptive statistics were mostly based on formulae and definitions.
A smart approach to the paper could have resulted in good attempt of nearly 65-70 questions. The overall difficulty level of the paper was moderate.
The detailed break-up of Paper-III (Statistics) of SSC CGL Tier-II Exam 2016 is as follows:
Topic |
Number of Questions (Approx.) |
Level of Difficulty |
Measure of Central Tendency & Dispersion |
21 |
Easy-Moderate |
Moments, Skewness and Kurtosis |
10 |
Easy-Moderate |
Correlation and Regression |
6 |
Moderate |
Probability Theory |
6 |
Moderate-Difficult |
Random Variable |
9 |
Moderate-Difficult |
Sampling Theory |
7 |
Moderate |
Statistical Inference |
15 |
Moderate-Difficult |
Analysis of Variance |
6 |
Moderate |
Time-Series Analysis |
5 |
Easy-Moderate |
Index Numbers |
7 |
Moderate |
Theory of Attributes |
8 |
Moderate |
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