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Your SSC CGL Tier II Exam 2016 is approaching fast. Hopefully, you’re well into your SSC CGL Exam Preparation. Take mock tests to keep yourself at par with your competition. At the same time, work on self-improvement. You can use several articles, such as this one on Expected Pattern and 7 Previous Years Papers Topic Distribution for SSC CGL Tier II to help you crack SSC CGL Tier II Examination.

Use this a marks guide and analysis of 7 Previous Years Papers Topic Distribution for SSC CGL Tier II. This will help you better understand the Exam Pattern and Detailed Syllabus. The Expected Pattern will also help you build a better Study Plan to accommodate the best of all your exam preparation strategies. Understanding the topic-wise question breakup of questions in these Previous Years’ Papers Topic Distribution for SSC CGL Tier II, will help you understand how to allocate your time in preparing in the run-up to the exam. It will help you fit the neglected but important chapters into your Study Schedule.

SSC CGL Tier II Exam Pattern

This year on, SSC CGL exam has gone online. And the pattern changed. Remember that, according to the new pattern, for most posts the SSC CGL Tier II paper is comprised of two papers. Quantitative Aptitude (100 questions – 200 marks – 2 hours) and English Language (200 questions – 200 marks – 2 hours). A negative marking scheme of 1/4th marks assigned to the question applies. The third and fourth papers are for specific posts (Statistics and Finance & Economics). This article deals specifically with Papers I and II.

This is the most in-depth, comprehensive Previous Years’ Papers Topic Wise Distribution for SSC CGL Tier II examination! Let us look at the Quant and English sections individually.

English Language: 7 Previous Years Papers Topic Distribution for SSC CGL Tier II

The papers we have analyzed are from the dates mentioned below. Follow the paper codes.

  • 25th October 2015 (A)
  • 12th April 2015 (B)
  • 21st September 2014 (C)
  • 29th September 2013 (D)
  • 16th September 2012 (E)
  • 4th September 2011 (F)
  • 1st August 2010 (G).
Topic Expected Pattern A B C D E F G
Reading
Comprehension
30 30 30 30 30 30 50 30
Direct &
Indirect Speech
25 27 27 27 27 27 25 25
Active &
Passive Voice
20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20
Cloze Test 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25
Para Jumbles 20 20 0 20 10 15 5 20
Sentence Jumbles 0 20 0 10 5 15 0
Error Spotting
(Grammar)
20 20 20 20 20 20 10 20
Phrase Replacement
(Grammar)
20 13 12 17 15 16 14 6
Phrase Replacement
(Vocabulary)
9 10 5 7 6 6 14
One Word
Substitution
15 12 12 12 12 12 5 10
Phrase or Idiom
Meaning
10 10 10 10 10 10 5 10
Synonyms or
Antonyms
5 6 6 6 6 6 10 10
Spellings 5 3 3 3 3 3 5 5
Fill in the Blanks
(Vocabulary)
5 4 5 2 3 0 1 3
Fill in the Blanks
(Grammar)
1 0 3 2 5 4 2
TOTAL 200 200 200 200 200 200 200 200

Quantitative Aptitude: 6 Previous Years Papers Topic Distribution for SSC CGL Tier II

The papers we have analyzed are from the dates mentioned below. Follow the paper codes.

  • 25th October 2015 (A)
  • 12th April 2015 (B)
  • 12th April 2015 [Kolkata Region] (X)
  • 21st September 2014 (C)
  • 29th September 2013 (D)
  • 16th September 2012 (E)
Topic Expected Pattern A B X C D E
Geometry 15 12 18 12 17 15 15
Mensuration 10 12 13 12 10 13 13
Trigonometry 10 10 8 10 10 7 10
Data Interpretation 5 5 5 5 5 4 5
Algebra 7 7 6 7 8 8 4
Number Systems 5 7 4 7 8 7 8
Simplification 3 5 6 5 3 4 3
Averages 5 5 6 5 6 5 6
Ratio & Proportion 5 6 4 6 1 6 5
Mixtures & Allegations 3 4 1 4 2 0 1
Time & Work 6 6 7 6 6 6 6
Time, Speed & Distance 6 5 4 5 6 5 4
Profit & Loss 11 9 13 9 11 11 11
Interest
(Simple & Compound)
5 4 4 4 5 4 4
Percentages 3 3 1 3 2 3 4
Number Series 1 0 0 0 0 1 1
TOTAL 100 100 100 100 100 100 100