SSC CGL Tier II English Paper Exam Analysis: 19 February 2018

By Rahul Chadha|Updated : February 19th, 2018

The Day-3 of SSC CGL Tier 2 is over with the culmination of English Paper. Now, it is the time for detailed SSC CGL Tier II English Paper Exam Analysis: 19 February 2018. As usual, we will start with the highlights of today's paper and then move towards the overall & topic-wise difficulty level & the questions asked in the exam. In the end, we will also write the good no. of attempts needed to be on the safer side.


SSC CGL Tier II English Paper Exam Analysis (19 February)

The overall level of the exam was found to be Easy-Moderate. Let us now look into the overall key points which will help you understand the nature of the questions:

  • With the help of Keywords, Reading Comprehension questions were found to be doable. Topics were Mahatma Gandhi, Under 19 World Cup, Embroidery, Photography, True Love etc
  • Although students found spotting error, Para jumbles questions a bit confusing, other topics were easy and doable which made the overall level easy-moderate.
  • Questions were randomly asked in the exam. The paper consisted of mixed questions on the different topics.
  • Some of the Idiom & Phrases questions were repeated from Previous Year exams.

Some of the questions asked in today's exam:byjusexamprep

Let us now shift our analysis on the topic-wise number of questions asked in the exam:

Name of the TopicNumber of Questions Asked
Reading Comprehension30 (6x5) 
Synonyms/ Antonyms6 (3+3) 
Idiom & Phrases8-10
Parajumbles20-22 (PQRS) 
Error Spotting18-19 
Sentence Improvement20-22 
Active Passive18-20 
Direct/ Indirect Speech18-20
Fill in the Blanks 5-6
One Word Substitution 5-7
Correct Spelling
Cloze Test25

Good Attempts

According to the level of the exam, 154-156 will be considered as good attempts. You can get a good lead if you are able to score 155+ in this section.

Note: Eastern Region candidates are requested to reprint their admit cards because some candidates have informed us that their ticket numbers were not the same as per the sheet available with invigilator. When they checked the admit card at SSC's website, they found that new ticket numbers were issued. This information is only for the eastern region candidates.

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