How to Crack SSC CGL - Tier 2 (Mains) Exam?
SSC CGL consists of four tiers of examination. Tier 1 & Tier 2 are online based objective type exams. Tier 3 is descriptive type exam.
Syllabus for Tier 2 :
Tier 2 Consists of 4 papers in total which includes Quantitive Aptitude (paper 1), General English (paper 2) and for the post of Statistical Investigator and AAO candidates have to appear in paper 3 and paper 4 respectively.
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PAPER 1- Quantitative Aptitude:
It consists of 100 questions for a total of 200 marks. Every question carries a weightage of 2 marks and a negative mark of 0.50 for each wrong question.
Timing : 120 min
No. of .Questions
Ratio & Proportion
Profit & Loss
Simple Interest & Compound Interest
Time & Distance
PAPER 2 - General English:
It consists of 200 questions for a total of 200 marks. Every question carries a weightage of 1 mark and a negative mark of 0.25 for each wrong question.
Timing : 120 min
Spot the Errors
Idioms & Phrases
One word substitution
Synonyms & Antonyms
Fill in the Blanks
Change of Speech
Change of Voice
For the Post of Statistical Investigator candidates have to appear for paper 3 which is for 200 marks.
Syllabus for paper 3:
Collection & Representation of Data, Measures of Central Tendency, Measures of Dispersion, Moments, Skewness & Kurtosis, Correlation & Regression, Probability Theory, Random Variables & probability Distributions, Sampling Theory, Statistical Inference, Analysis of variance, Time Series analysis, Index numbers.
For the Post of AAO the candidates have to appear for paper 4 which is for 200 marks
Syllabus for paper 4:
It consists of two parts A & B.
Part A – Finance & Accounting
- Basic concepts of accounting
- Financial Accounting
Part B – Economics & Governance
- Comptroller & Auditor General of India – provisions, roles & responsibilities.
- Finance Commission roles and functions
- Demand & Supply theory
- Money & Banking
- Role of IT in Governance