SSC CGL 2017 Tier-2 English Review (17.02.2018)

SSC CGL 2017 Tier-2 English Exam Review (17th Feb 2018)

Hello Friends,

As we all know that today (17-02-2018) onwards SSC CGL 2017 Tier-2 exam is getting started. Many Candidates appeared for this exam on day 1 and many more will appear in it on coming days. In this post we have given overall exam review and questions asked on SSC CGL 2017 Tier 2, based on Students Feedback.

Exam Pattern : (SSC CGL 2017 Tier-2 Paper-2)
  • Exam duration is of 120 minutes (2 Hour).
  • The Total Number of Questions for the Exam is: 200
  • The Total Marks for the Exam is: 200
  • Negative Marking for every wrong answer: -0.25

Timing and Punctuality: 
  • Maths : 10:30 to 12:30
  • English : 3:15 to 5:15 (PM)

SSC is very strict about punctuality, the aspirants reached after 2:45 p.m. (for ENGLISH) were not allowed.

Server and Center Management:

The overall review regarding SSC Server was good. Server Speed was quite improved and better than previous years.

Cheating and other irregularities: 

This time SSC took it very sincerely. There were multiple frisking and it was done properly.  Lab assistants were also active in most centers.


  • Level of paper 2 (English) was Easy to Moderate
  • Surprise: Questions were jumbled and it caused little confusion and uncomfort to candidates.
  • Most of Vocabs were New,  and a few were repeated.
  • Some of PQRS questions had initial and final lines/words marks as 1/6, while some were not.
  • Difficulty level was similar to qmaths recent mocks.

Ideal attempt 175-185 with 85% accuracy.

Topic wise Questions Distribution

Topic (Qmaths) #Questions
Error Correction 20
Fill in The Blanks 5
Synonyms 3
Antonym 3
Spelling 3
Idioms 10
One word Substitution 12
Active - Passive 20
Sentence Improvement 22
Direct Indirect 27
Close test 25
Passage 30

Questions Asked in SSC CGL 2017 Tier-2 English (QMaths)
  1. Antonyms: Tempertuous
  2. Antonyms: Swindle
  3. Antonyms: Vista
  4. Synonyms: Guzzle
  5. Synonyms: Hound
  6. Synonyms: Embargo
  7. One word Substitutions: Lack of Civic mindedness or of patriotism
  8. One word Substitutions: Preferring or attracted to Sunlight
  9. One word Substitutions: Mutual Discourse .qmaths.
  10. One word Substitutions: love for dogs
  11. One word Substitutions: Killer of prophet
  12. One word Substitutions: A person who preserves the skin of animals
  13. One word Substitutions: Obsession of wine
  14. One word Substitutions: Killing of Birds
  15. One word Substitutions: Study of snakes
  16. One word Substitutions: Eating mud
  17. One word Substitutions: A Govt. by military class
  18. Idioms and Phrases: Reap the whirlwind
  19. Idioms and Phrases: Wild and woolly
  20. Idioms and Phrases: Wheather the storm
  21. Idioms and Phrases: Whoop it up
  22. Idioms and Phrases: with the vengeance
  23. Idioms and Phrases: Spin your wheels
  24. Idioms and Phrases: Give it a whirl
  25. Idioms and Phrases: Up against the wall
  26. Idioms and Phrases: Wear the green willow
  27. Idioms and Phrases: Of the first water

Click Here to Read SSC CGL 2017 Tier-2 Maths Review and Questions asked on paper. (17.02.2018)

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

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