SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Date Announced

SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Date

SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Date Announced

SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Date

Staff Selection Commission has recently conducted SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam. Now the SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Date is out.


SSC CGL Tier 2 Pattern

Tier-II of the SSC Combined Graduate Level Examination -2016 will be of Objective Type Multiple Choice.

Paper Subject Max. Marks Number of Questions Duration & Timings for General candidates Duration & Timings for VH and Cerebral Palsy candidates
I Quantitative Abilities 200 100 2 Hours
10.00 AM to 12.00 Noon
2 Hours. and 40 Min.
10.00 AM to 12.40 PM
II English Language & Comprehension 200 200 2 Hours
2.00 PM to 4.00 PM
2 Hours. and 40 Min. 2.00 PM to 4.40 PM
III Statistics 200 100 2 Hours
10.00 AM to 12.00 Noon
2 Hours and 40 Min.
2.00 PM to 4.40 PM
IV General Studies (Finance and Economics) 200 To be notified later. 2 Hours
10.00 AM to 12.00 Noon
2 Hours. and 40 Min.
10.00 AM to 12.40 PM



Tips to Score More in SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam

1. Defeat Yourself

  • Create two instances of yourself, First is your present and the second one is your past.
  • Now play a game between your Present Score and your Past Score.
  • Keep only one thing in your mind that you have to defeat your past at any cost.
  • More than anything else, Your target should always be to simply do better than you have done before.

2. Don’t Purchase a Pile of  Books

  • Yes, we have seen a large number of aspirants that run behind a big chunk of heavyweight books.
  • They purchase so many books, but never get time to open them.
  • Remember one thing, taking more books will make you confused.
  • Instead purchase Previous Year Papers and solve them.
  • Take only 1-2 books per subject.

3. Improve your Weak Points

  • What are your weak points and how to make them strong? you should always have to keep this question in your mind while preparing for any exam.
  • Analyse your Mock Tests and take a deep look into your performance.
  • Find your mistakes, and make a list of them for each and every subject.
  • Go on a mission to scratch them to their depths and ask yourself that you will never repeat these mistakes in the Main exams too.

4. Time Management

  • Time Management is crucial both during the Preparation Days and Exam Day.
  • During Preparation Days, divide equal time of study with your subjects.
  • Study at least 7-8 hours a day.
  • If you are working professional, Study 2-4 hours  on weekdays and make it 10 to 12 hours on holidays like Sunday.
  • This feels like crazy, studying with such a madness, but the 75+ achievers did that and made it possible.

5. Don’t Underestimate English

  • Maths (Quants/ DI) blah blah, Dude do you remember, you have one more subject called English?
  • Not everyone takes English Section seriously and at the time of result, English becomes responsible for their name not coming in the List of Selected Candidates.

Suggested Reading for SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam


  • Praveen Kumar

    Wt will be the expected cut off for tier II for all categories?? It will be helpful to add here for those seeing in this section…..

    • Sure. I’ll do an analysis and then mention the expected cutoff for this year in a fresh article. Do keep track.

  • RA

    Most of the guys i met with are telling that they r getting 150 + , i dont know whether its true or not , in such case cut off for tier 1+2 will cross every limit, vacancy is also less this time . Any guess from ur side

    • See I’m expecting the cutoff for Tier 1 to be anywhere between 108-115. I insist, don’t let the assumptions of others bother you. Just prepare for Tier 2 now without any distractions. All the best.

  • Russel Peters

    Is it compulsory to take statistics paper ,as i filled auditor as my 1st preference coz i dont have the requisite qualification for the post?

    • If you’ve filled Auditor as your 1st preference , it is expected out of you to appear for Paper IV (Finance and Economics) not Paper III (Statistics).

      • Russel Peters

        Assistant Audit Officer: a) Essential Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or Institute
        b) Desirable Qualifications for the Post of Assistant Audit Officer: Chartered Accountant or cost & Management Accountant or Company Secretary or Masters in Commerce or Masters in Business Studies or Masters in Business Administration (Finance) or Masters in Business Economics.

        I Dont possess the qualifications mentioned in point ‘b’ but i filled it as my preference.So i am asking it is necessary for me take the paper IV or i can leave it and still be counted a candidate for other posts?

        • Coming to point ‘b’ – These are the desirable qualifications and not essential qualifications so you are very much eligible for the exam. As far as Paper IV is concerned, YES you are required to give that paper. Without that your candidature will not be counted for merit for the post of Assistant Audit Officer.

          I hope it’s clear now. All the best.

          • Russel Peters

            Thank you Mam

          • Best wishes.

  • RA

    Is it necessary to give paper 3 and paper 4 , will i be still eligible for other post on the basis of paper 1and 2 . Any idea about AAO , going through ncert of 12, 11th will work for me, totally a new thing .not getting any idea

    • Paper 1 and 2 are compulsory. Paper 3 & 4 are essential for specific posts. So in case you’ve filled those positions , yes you’re expected to give Paper 3 & 4 as the case may be.

      Go through the syllabus that is prescribed and make a proper preparation plan. All the best.