SSC CGL 2016 Tier 2 Exam Review and Questions Asked 01-12-2016

SSC CGL 2016 Tier 2 (Mains) Exam Review and Questions Asked (Memory Based) 01-12-2016


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As we all know that today on 01-12-2016, SSC Conducted Tier-2 (Mains) of SSC CGL 2016 Exam. In this post we have given overall exam review and questions asked on SSC CGL 2016 Tier 2, based on Students Feedback.

Today also exam was cancelled in Many Centers .

Maths (Quantitative Aptitude) Questions asked in SSC CGL 2016 Tier-2 (01-12-2016)


Level of paper 1 (Maths) was Moderate. Paper seems to be tough as questions were calculative and lengthy .

Good attempt 70+ with 90% accuracy.




Advanced Maths:
  • Geometry: 10-12 Questions ( Difficult) 
  • Algebra:12 Questions 
  • Trigonometry: 8-10 Questions 
  • Mensuration is too calculative. there were no single question which could be solved direct. 
Arithmetic:
  • Time & Work: 7 Questions 
  • Profit & Loss: 10 -11 Questions 
  • Number System: 6 Questions 
  • DI on Pie Chart 
  • Time & Distance: 5 questions 
  • Mixture & Alligation: 3 - 4 Questions 
  • Average: 4 - 5 Question 
  • Ratio & Prop- 3 - 4 Questions 
  • Percentage - 6 - 8 Questions

Maths Questions asked in SSC CGL 2016 Tier 2 (30-11-2016)


  1. An isosceles triangle with side AB and AC 17 cm and BC 8 cm, find Circumcenter of the triangle.
  2. One question was asked on comparison of fractions
  3. AirPlane Speed based question on Height and Distance
  4. Concentric circle with chord AB and AC tangent to smaller Circle
  5. Width of path in rectangular ground; 3cm
  6. CI Question to find No of Years Amount, Principal, interest arte given
  7. A businessman has Rs 72000 at the end of five years. If the sum was in first year increases to 25% in second year decreased by 4% and alternately goes upto five years.(Qmaths)
  8. A business man sells two article at RS 20,000 each. On one article he gains 25% and on the other he losses 25%. Find his overall gain/loss
  9. A man spends 75% of his income, when his income is increased by 20%, he increases his expenditure by 10%. By how much per cent are his savings increased
  10. X^2 < X < root X
  11. a + 1/a = -2 find, a^1000 + a^-1000
  12. Ratio of ADE:BCDE in Trapezium
  13. 5 Questions on DI (Pie Chart Based)

We'll update this post with more questions as soon as we receive feedback from candidates.


English Questions asked in SSC CGL 2016 Tier-2 (30-11-2016)


  • Question paper pattern was similar to previous year questions.
  • Overall Level of English was moderate. 
  • Passage, Cloze test, Narrations were tricky.
  • Idioms were asked without sentences 

Good attempt 160-170 with 90% accuracy.


  • Reading Comprehension - 30 Questions (6 passages)-Moderate 
  • Active Passive Voice -  20 question  (Moderate)
  • Idioms / Phrases - 12 question (Moderate)
  • Synonyms / Antonyms - 6 -8 question each (Moderate)
  • Direct / Indirect Speech - 27 questions (Moderate)
  • One word Substitution - 10 question
  • Spelling Correction -  3 -4 question
  • Sentence Improvement - 20 question
  • Para-jumbles - 20 questions
  • Cloze Test - 25 (2 passages with 10- 10 Questions & 1 passage with 5 questions) - Difficult 

English Questions asked in SSC CGL 2016 Tier 2 (30-11-2016)

  1. Usurer One Word Substitution
  2. Prodigy One Word Substitution
  3. Sinecure One Word Substitution
  4. Ad Infinitum One Word Substitution
  5. Altruist One Word Substitution
  6. Obsolete One Word Substitution
  7. Epitaph One Word Substitution
  8. Monk Head One Word Substitution
  9. Palm Off (Idiom) (Qmaths)
  10. Throw in towel (Idiom)
  11. Will-o-the-wisp (Idiom)
  12. Evince Synonym
  13. Diffident Antonym
  14. Prescience (Spelling Test)
  15. Abstinence (Spelling Test)
  16. Exclamatory (Spelling Test)
  17. You better /consult a doctor/immediately/no error
We'll update this post with more questions as soon as we receive feedback from candidates.

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