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Friday, 23 September 2016

SSC CGL 2017 Tier 2 Syllabus and Exam Date

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Qualified the SSC CGL 2017 Tier-1 Exam and looking for Tier-2 Details ? Here is the Complete CGL 2017 Tier-2 Syllabus and Tentative Exam date


If, you are reading this page, then chances are that either have Qualified the SSC CGL 2017 Tier-1 Exam OR you are sure that, you will qualify the Tier-1 Exam OR you simply want information on CGL Tier 2 Exam.

If, you are aware of the SSC CGL Exam Pattern , that, may be aware that SSC CGL Tier-2 exam is only for those, who qualify the Tier-1 Exam. Infact, at this level, you need some serious study, as the Exam structure and Pattern of Tier-2 Exam is quite different from that of Tier-1 exam and that is why it is said that Tier-2 is the real kingmaker of CGL Exam. Though Tier-1 carries equal importance, but weightage wise, Tier-2 ranks much higher.

Infact, SSC CGL Tier-2 Exam, has double weightage, as compared to Tier-1 stage. While Tier-1 is of 200 Marks, Tier-2 carries 400 Marks and this is the reason those, who do well in Tier-2 stage, often find their name in the Selection Lists.

So, all we can say that, Tier-2 is the real test in CGL Exam.


Brief Summary of What happened Till Date


The Notification for SSC CGL 2017 was announced in Feb and after that SSC had opened the Link for submitting the SSC CGL 2017 Online Application form, thereafter the Tier-1 Exam was held in May / June 2017 in which lakhs of candidates have appeared. 

The Tier-1 Results were announced in the month of July 2017 and now everyone is waiting for the announcement of CGL 2017 Tier-2 Exam Dates and Release of Admit Cards.

In this post, we will share each and everything, you need to know about CGL Tier-2 Exam. We will discuss the Possible Tier-2 Exam Dates, Syllabus, Exam Pattern and downloading of Admit cards.


SSC CGL 2017 Tier-2 Exam


The 2nd stage or 2nd round in the CGL Exam in known as Tier-2 Exam. Unlike, Tier 1 exam, where, you need wide extensive study approach, here you need selective intensive study ie you need to study, as per the already defined Syllabus. 

Applicants must note that the Syllabus for CGL Tier-1 Exam is very much different from Tier-2 Syllabus. So, you must go through the Tier-2 Syllabus, before you choose the Books for the exam.

Questions in Tier-2 Exam, are asked as per the prescribed syllabus only.

It is worth mentioning here, that from 2016 , mode of Tier 2 exam is changed to online mode. Earlier the exam was conducted through Pen Paper mode, but in 2016 SSC decided to conduct the exam through online mode only.

Moreover, with in the creation of a new post of Assistant Audit Office in CAG, a new paper of Finance and Economics is introduced in Tier-2 stage, but is compulsory for only those, who have applied for that post.


When in SSC CGL 2017 Tier-2 Exam ?


As per the Official Notification, SSC CGL 2017 Tier-2 Exam is tentatively scheduled to be held in August, 2017 and most possibly, at least one month after the announcement of CGL 2017 Tier-1 Results.

As the Tier-1 Exam in held in May / June, 2017 and results are expected by or before mid of July. So, we expect that Tier-2 Exam, will be held by the Last week of August. However, exact Tier-2 Exam dates, will be known, only after there is official Notification by SSC in this regard.

But, even if you are sure of that you did well in Tier-1 Exam, start you preparation right now

Once there is any update on the announcement of Tier-1 results or Tier-2 Exam date, we will update the same on this page.


  • Tentative CGL Tier-2 Exam Date : August, 2017

  • Download of CGL Tier-2 Admit Card : First week of August


Syllabus for SSC CGL Tier-2 Exam


In this section, we will discuss the content of Syllabus for CGL 2017 Tier-2 Exam.

Good, news is that SSC did not make any changes in the CGL 2017 Tier-2 Syllabus and Exam pattern, things, will go like, as we have for previous years, this is really helpful, for those, who have been preparing and appearing in CGL Exam from the last few years,

As per the Official Notification here is the Pattern of CGL Tier 2 Exam

In CGL Tier-2 Exam, there, will be 4 Papers of 200 marks each and 2 hours duration. While Paper-1 and Paper-2 is compulsory for everyone , Paper-3 is for those, who have applied for Statistical Investigator post and Paper-4 is for those, who applied for Assistant Audit Office post



CGL Tier-2 Paper 1 (Syllabus and Exam Pattern)


Paper -1 of Tier-2 Exam comprises of Quantitative aptitude. The Syllabus of this Paper is different than of Tier-1 Quant Paper Or we can say that, this is the advanced Mathematics Paper, while the standard of Questions is of Matric (10th Standard) Level.


Paper-1 : Quantitative Aptitude
  • No. of Questions : 100 (2 marks per Question)
  • Total Marks : 200 
  • Duration of Exam : 2 Hours
  • Penalty : 0.50 / Wrong answer

Here is the Detailed Syllabus of Quantitative Aptitude





CGL Tier-2 Paper 2 (Syllabus and Exam Pattern)

The second paper in Tier-2 stage is of English Language and Comprehension. The Syllabus here is Quite advanced and different than that of Tier-1 English Paper. Here the standard of Question for this section is of 10+2 Level (12th standard).


Paper-2 : English Language and Comprehension


  • No. of Questions : 200 (1 mark per Question)
  • Total Marks : 200 
  • Duration of Exam : 2 Hours
  • Penalty : 0.25 / Wrong answer
Here is the Detailed Syllabus for Paper-2 (English)


Paper-3 Syllabus and Exam Pattern


As we have mentioned above, this paper is only for those, who have applied for the post of Jr. Statistical Officer. The Level of Questions in this paper is of degree level. 

Question is this paper will asked from "Statistics" subject and as such it is a subjective Paper of objective mode. 

 Paper-3 : Statistics
  • No. of Questions : 100 (2 marks per Question)
  • Total Marks : 200 
  • Duration of Exam : 2 Hours
  • Penalty : 0.50 / Wrong answer
Note : For Detailed Syllabus of Statistics Paper, applicants are advised to check the SSC CGL 2017 Notification



Paper-4 Syllabus and Exam Pattern

Paper-4 is for those, who have applied for the post of Assistant Audit Officer a post created in 2016 exam. Here the Questions are asked on Finance, Accounts, Economics, and Governance. Here is the Pattern of Paper-4

Paper-4 : Accounts, Finance and Economics
  • No. of Questions : 200 (2 marks per Question)
  • Total Marks : 200 
  • Duration of Exam : 2 Hours
  • Penalty : 0.50 / Wrong answer
Note : For Detailed Syllabus of Paper-IV applicants are advised to check the Official SSC CGL 2017 Notification.

Updates ?


We will update this page, once, there will be official confirmation, regarding the announcement of CGL Tier-2 Exam Dates. and Moreover, in our upcoming posts, we will share the Study Material and Books for SSC CGL Tier-2 Exam. 

It is worth mentioning here that, you need to buy separate Books for Tier-2 exam as Books of SSC Tier-1 Exam 2017, have limited material only and won't help much, as the Syllabus for Tier-2 stage is quite different from that of Tier-1

If, you are a fresher and won't know, much about CGL Exam, then you are advised to read our Detailed and Explanatory post on SSC CGL 2017 Exam

1 comment:

  1. kya cgl k 2nd xam k liy 3rd or 4th ppr krna jruri ni h ???

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