SSC CGL Tier 2 Analysis 3 March 2023: Today Analysis, Good Attempts, Questions

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: September 25th, 2023

SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Analysis 3 March 2023 has been conducted and students have started coming out of the exam hall. In this article, we are providing you with a detailed overview of the difficulty level of the questions from Reasoning, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and General awareness subjects. In addition, candidates can check the overall and section-wise good number of attempts, section-wise weightage, and Questions asked in shift 1 of the SSC CGL Tier 2 exam conducted on day-2. 

Check SSC CGL Tier 2 today exam analysis to gain insights into one of the most prestigious exams in the country. We have provided an analysis after taking candidates and expert feedback into consideration. Check SSC CGL tier 2 analysis for 3 March 2023 below.

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SSC CGL Tier 2 Analysis 3 March 2023 

Those who have taken the SSC CGL tier 2 exam or who intend to take it in the subsequent shifts should make sure to read the SSC CGL Tier 2 analysis since it will provide them with a general idea of how they should approach the exam. It is even more crucial to pay attention to the analysis because this is the first tier 2 exam that will be administered following the new SSC CGL exam pattern that the SSC introduced in the year 2022. This article will give you a thorough breakdown of question distribution, the degree of difficulty, and the questions presented in the SSC CGL Tier 2 exam analysis 3 March 2023

SSC CGL Today Exam Analysis: Highlights

  • Difficulty Level of the examination: Easy-Moderate
  • The number of Good Attempts: 119 – 130
  • The computer section was difficult
  • If we compare the difficulty level of SSC CGL Tier 2 questions 2023 from particular subjects, the most difficult can be taken as General Awareness and the easiest was Maths. Difficulty order of subjects is as follows: General awareness > Computer > English and Reasoning > Maths
  • There were a few questions asked from Statistics and probability in the quant section.
  • The maths section was comparatively easy than most of the sections where most of the questions were one-liners.
  • There were 4-5 current affairs asked from Oct-Nov 2022 and Jan to Feb 2023 both.
  • The science section was moderate-difficult.
  • There were a few questions that were calculative in the maths and Reasoning section.
  • There were 3 Reading comprehension based on Rabi Crop and Grandmother.
  • There was 1 question related to the cloze test.

SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Analysis 3 March 2023: Section-wise 

SSC CGL tier 2 2023 paper 1 exam is conducted in 2 sessions, out of which session 1 included Sections 1, 2 and Module 1 of Section-3 and session 2 includes Module 2 of the section 3. SSC CGL Tier 2 exam comprises questions from 5 subjects: Reasoning, English language and comprehension, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, and Computer. Let us check the section-wise SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Analysis conducted on 3 March 2023.

SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Analysis: Section 1

SSC CGL Tier 2 section 1 comprises Quantitative Aptitude and General Intelligence and Reasoning subjects. Total 30 questions will be asked from each subject and each question accounts for 3 marks and 1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer. Let us check SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Analysis for section 1.

SSC CGL Analysis 3rd March 2023: Reasoning

As per the feedback received from the candidates who took the exam, the reasoning was easy-moderate. Out of the 30 questions, around 20 questions were easily doable. Questions were majorly asked about seating arrangement and statements.

Topics Asked No. of Questions
Counting of Figures   –
Seating Arrangement 3-4
Data Sufficiency 3-4
Analogy 2-3
Classification 1-2
Numerical operations 1-2
Punched hole/ pattern-folding & unfolding
Coding -Decoding 2-3
Logical Venn diagram 1-2
Figural Series 1-2
Word Building 1-2
Embedded Figure
Number Series  1-2
Arrangement of Words 1-2
Mathematical operator 1-2
Syllogism 3-4
Clock & Calendar
Blood Relation  1
Miscellaneous 2-3
Total 30

SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Analysis 3 March 2023: Quantitative Aptitude

Quantitative Aptitude continues to be the favorite subject of the candidates who took the SSC CGL Tier 2 exam 2023 on day-2. Out of the 30 questions, major questions were asked from arithmetic and around 20 questions could easily be solved with the application of formulae in 2 steps. Good number of attempts for maths can be taken as 24-27.

Name of the Topic

Number of Questions Asked

Number Systems  1-2
Fundamental arithmetical operations 1-2
Profit & Loss  2
Partnership 1-2
Time and Work 1-2
Speed Time & Distance
CI & SI 1-2
Algebra 2-3
Geometry 2-3
Mensuration  2-3
Trigonometry 2-3
Statistics 2-3
Probability 1-2
Total  30

SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Analysis: Section 2

SSC CGL Tier 2 section 2 consists of General awareness and English language and reading comprehension subjects. A total of 45 questions will be asked in English and 25 questions from general awareness. Each question accounts for 3 marks each and 1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer. Let us check SSC CGL Exam Analysis for section 1.

SSC CGL Exam Analysis General Awareness

As per the SSC CGL Tier 2 analysis today, general awareness gave a hard time to the exam takers. Around 4-5 current affairs questions were asked based on government schemes and recent changes. Most of the questions were asked in statements form and the difficulty level was moderate. 

Topics Asked No. of Questions



Indian Polity










Static GK





4 – 5



SSC CGL Exam Analysis 3 March 2023: English

This section contains 45 questions for a total of 135 marks. The questions ranged from Easy to Moderate in difficulty. Vocabulary questions were easy to attempt. There were 3 passages and 1 cloze test and 4 questions were asked from each of them. There were around 5-6 parajumble questions which were confusing. The number of questions asked from this section is tabulated below: 

Name of the Topic

Number of Questions Asked

Reading Comprehension


Synonyms/ Antonyms


Idiom & Phrases


Para jumbles


Error Spotting


Sentence Improvement


Active Passive Voice


Direct/ Indirect Speech


Fill in the Blanks


One Word Substitution


Correct Spelling 


Cloze Test




SSC CGL Exam Analysis Computer Proficiency

As you must be aware of the fact that the computer is part of module 1 of section 3 under session 1 of the SSC CGL Tier 2 paper 1 and it is qualifying in nature. Computer questions were difficult for students to attempt. There were questions such as hyperlink shortcut key, etc. Let us check the topic-wise weightage.  

Name of the Topic

Number of Questions Asked

Computer Basics 5-6
Software 2-3
Working with the Internet and e-mails 5-6 (Internet)
Basics of networking and cyber security 2-3
Total 20

SSC CGL Analysis 03 March: Good Attempts

A good number of attempts signifies the safe attempts that are required in order to qualify the exam. A good number of attempts is calculated taking 90% accuracy into consideration. Let us check the overall and subject-wise good number of attempts.

Section Good Attempts
Quantitative Aptitude 24 – 26
General Intelligence and Reasoning 19 – 21
General Awareness 22 – 24
English Language & Comprehension 40 – 43
Computer Proficiency 14 – 16
Overall 119 – 130

SSC CGL Analysis 03 March 2023: Difficulty Level

As per the feedback from the candidates who took the exam, Maths was the easiest of all subjects and General awareness was the most difficult subject. The overall difficulty level of the SSC CGL Tier 2 exam 3 March 2023 was moderate

Section Difficulty Level
Quantitative Aptitude Easy-Moderate 
General Awareness Moderate – Difficult
Reasoning Easy-Moderate
English Easy
Computer Proficiency Moderate – Difficult
Total Moderate

SSC CGL Tier 2 Analysis 3rd March 2023: Questions Asked

Here we will provide you with all the questions asked by the commission for SSC CGL Tier 2 exam, held on 03 March 2023. So, stay tuned with us!

SSC CGL Tier 2 General Awareness Questions 

  • What is the distance between Mumbai to thane, where the first train was run?
    Ans: The first passenger train in India ran from Mumbai (Bori Bunder) to Thane on April 16, 1853, and covered a distance of 34 km.
  • Zafar khan was the military general of -?
  • Doppler effect was discovered in – ?
  • Highest fertility rate in which state according to 2011 census?
    Ans: Bihar
  • Which article is related to the use of restaurants and public places?
    Ans: Ar. 15
  • Article 226 high court issue writs
  • Famous book written by author Pliny the elder
  • -OH is part of which chemical structure – options: alcohol, ketone, etc.
    Ans: Alcohol

SSC CGL Tier 2 English Questions 

  • Spelling error – grandeur
  • OWS – Introvert
  • OWS – paparazzi
  • Idiom – Catch 22
  • Error: Tense Based & Comparative Degree
  • Anty: Revolting (In passage)
  • Narration Present to past
  • Error spotting – “Should be”

SSC CGL Tier 2 Maths Questions 

  • A speaks 5/7 times truth, B speaks 8/9 times truth. Find the probability of their contradicting each other.
  • What is the equivalent discount to 12% 18% and 25%.
    Ans: 45.88%
  • The area of two similar triangles ABC and DEF is 196 and 625, what is the ratio of AB and DE.
    Ans: 14:2
  • If Z – 1/z = 3 then find the value of z6+1/z6+11.
  • The angle of elevation from a point at 40 m away from the pole is 60. Find the height of the pole.
    Ans: 403 m

SSC CGL Tier 2 Reasoning Questions 

  • Sitting Arrangement – 2 Questions – 6 people inside facing, 2 parallel rows 8 person – 4 north, 4 south
  • Statements and Conclusion – 2 Question
  • Statement – Due to drought in the village, people have migrated to the city.
  • Data Sufficiency – 2 Questions, 2 Statements – Based on sitting arrangement.
  • Inequality – 1 Question
  • Mathematical operators – 2 Question – Sign and Number interchange., sign insert

SSC CGL Tier 2 Computer Questions

  • Transistors were used in which generation
  • Oldest type of CPU – single core
  • Shortcut to bookmark a webpage in Chrome
    Ans: Ctrl + D
  • Which of the following is a Visual Display Unit? Ans: Monitor

SSC CGL Tier 2 Shift Timings

We have tabulated below the SSC CGL Tier 2 schedule of the examination and shift timings of various days on which the exam is going to be conducted. Candidates must take care of the reporting time and gate closing time as no students will be permitted after the gates are closed. Check the table provided below to get all the timing details.

Exam dates



Reporting Time

Gate Closing Time

Exam Timing

2nd, 3rd, 6th & 7th March 2023

Paper-I (Section-I,  II and Module-I of Section-III)


7:45 AM

8:30 AM

09:00 AM to 11:15 AM

Paper-I (Module II of Section III)


12:45 PM

1:30 PM

02:00 PM to 02:40 PM


4th March 2023



7:45 AM

8:30 AM

09:00 AM to 11:00 AM



12:45 PM

1:30 PM

02:00 PM to 04:00 PM

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