SSC CGL Tier 2 Cut Off Marks 2016 [Expected]

SSC CGL Tier 2 Cut Off Marks 2016: Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducted exam for Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Tier 2 on 30th November, 2016 to 2nd December 2016. The exam was conducted at 356 venues in 57 cities in 2 shifts where a total of 1, 20, 993 candidates appeared. This year, Tier 1 Exam was comparatively easy and had a cut off higher than the previous year. The Tier 2 was moderate-difficult hence the CGL Tier 2 Cut off Marks 2016 will be almost similar to the cut off marks of the previous year. The overall cut off to qualify for the Tier 3, 2016-17 would be higher as compared to the previous year.

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SSC CGL Tier 2 Cut Off Marks 2016:

SSC CGL Tier1 was a computer based preliminary test with objective questions on Reasoning, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude and English Comprehension. A total of 200 questions were asked where each question carried 1 mark.

Tier 2 again was a computer based multiple choice questions from the Quantitative Ability and English Language & Comprehension. The test time for each section is 2 hours with a total of 100 questions carrying 200 marks in Quantitative Ability and 200 questions for 200 marks in English Language & Comprehension. The CGL Tier 2 Cut off Marks 2016 will be out of 400.

Tier 3 would be a post based exam and the selection would be based on the performance.

SSC CGL Tier 2 Analysis

SSC CGL Tier 2 had two compulsory sections to be undertaken by each and every candidate.

Quantitative Ability:

Advance Quant

Topics No. of Questions Level
Trigonometry 8-11 Moderate-Difficult
Measurement 10-13 Easy-Moderate
Geometry 12-13 Moderate-Difficult
D.I. (Bar Graph) 5 Easy-Moderate
Algebra 5 Moderate
Total Questions 40-45

It was learnt that in the question of Data Interpretation which was graph based had content missing in it.

Arithmetic Quant

Topics No. of Questions Level
Simplification 2 Easy
Number System 10 Moderate
Profit/Loss 8-9 Easy
Average 5-6 Moderate
Percentage 4-5 Moderate-Difficult
S.I./C.I. 3-4 Easy
Ratio & Proportion 2-4 Moderate
Time & Work 4-6 Moderate-Difficult
Speed, Time & Distance 4-6 Easy-Moderate
Mixture & Allegation 2-3 Easy
Total Question 50-55

English Language & Comprehension:

This section was found difficult by majority of the candidates.

Topic No. of Questions Level
Error Detection 20 Difficult
Fillers 20 Moderate-Difficult
Jumbled Paragraph 20-22 Difficult
Active/Passive Voice 20 Easy-Moderate
Direct/Indirect Speech 22 Moderate-Difficult
Idioms/Phrases 12 Easy-Moderate
One word Substitution 10 Easy
Vocabulary (Antonyms/Synonym/Spelling Check) 11 Easy-Moderate
Cloze Test 20 Moderate-Difficult
Reading Comprehension 25 Moderate
Sentence Improvements 20-22 Moderate-Difficult
Total 200

The paper of English was Difficult-Moderate and number of good attempts are165-170 Questions.

SSC CGL Expected Cut off Marks 2016

CGL Tier 2 Cut off Marks 2016 will almost be similar to the cut off marks of the previous year. The overall cut off would be higher as compared to the last year as the cut off for Tier 1 was high this year.

Let’s compare SSC CGL Tier 2 Cut off Marks for this year and the previous year:

Tier 1

     Category                       Cut off 2015 Cut off 2016
UR 102.5 137
OBC 89.5 125.5
Ex-Ser 67.75 92
SC 80.25 114
ST 74.25 103

Tier 2 and Overall Cut off

Category Cut off 2016 Tier 2 2015 Projection Overall
UR 137 308 445
OBC 125.5 297.5 423
Ex-Ser 92 187.25 279.25
SC 114 264.75 378.75
ST 103 253.25 356.25

The projection is calculated by adding the cut off of tier 1 2016 to the cut off of tier 2 2015. The cut off for tier 2 2015 is kept same because the level difficulty for both the years is almost same and the pattern has not changed.

Category Assumed Tier1 2016 Projection Overall Required 2016 Tier2
UR 170 445 275
OBC 160 423 263
Ex-Ser 120 279.25 159.25
SC 140 378.75 238.75
ST 130 356.25 226.25

Calculate the score of Tier 2, 2016 by subtracting your Tier 1 score from the overall projection

Note: Those appearing for re-examination will get a letter from the commission for their exam in January, 2017 and CGL Tier 2 Re Exam Cut off List will be available after that.

The category wise cut off list is here for you to calculate your score based on the answer keys available.

The result for SSC CGL Tier 2 will be released in January, 2017.

Good Luck for the results candidate…!!