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SSC CGL 2016 TIER II: How to Prepare For Statistics

SSC CGL 2016 TIER II: How to Prepare For Statistics

SSC CGL Exam tier II comprises of three sections namely English (Paper 1), Quantitative Aptitude (Paper 2) followed by an optional paper. For Paper 3, you have to choose from either Statistics or General Studies (Finance and Economics).

In this article, we are discussing about the tips to prepare for Statistics section. This section comprises of 100 questions which needs to be solved in 2 hours.

Syllabus for SSC CGL Tier 2 Statistics:

Collection Classification and Presentation of Statistical Data:

  • Measures of Central Tendency
  • Measures of Dispersion
  • Moments, Skewness and Kurtosis
  • Correlation and Regression
  • Probability Theory
  • Random Variable and Probability Distributions
  • Sampling Theory
  • Statistical Inference
  • Analysis of Variance
  • Time Series Analysis
  • Index Numbers

The Statistics paper is compulsory for those who have applied for Statistical grade and Compiler posts.

Preparation Tips for Statistics

Statistics is an extension of Maths and the preparation of Quantitative section will help you in this section as well. Handling the Primary and Secondary data, methods of data collection, sorting the data, Tabulation of data, Graphs, Charts, Mean, Median, Mode, Common measures of Dispersion etc.

This section can also be started by taking up the school level maths book and solving the statistics section of Class 10, 11 and 12th.

Statistics involves a lot of tabulation of data, accuracy and formulas. So besides practice, you need to put efforts in memorizing the formulas as well.

Note down all the important formulas. The best method to ensure a high score in Statistics section is practice. Take practice questions of each topic. Solve the questions asked in the previous year's paper. Also, take some practice mock test papers which will help you clear all your doubts and increase speed.

Ensure that you attempt around 60-65 questions with good accuracy to clear the cut off marks easily.

Some recommended books for SSC CGL Tier-2 Statistics Preparation:

  • SSC Combined Graduate Level Tier II Exam Paper III Statistics Practice Sets by Vidya Editorial Board
  • SSC CGL Tier-2 Statistics Practice Work Book (Kiran Publications)
  • SSC: Combined Graduate Level Tier -2 Statistics Paper by R Gupta 
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SSC CGL Results 2016 Tier I Declared Today (8th Nov 2016)

SSC CGL Results 2016 Tier I Declared Today (8th Nov 2016)

Dear Candidates,

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released notifications of SSC CGL 2016 Tier I results. The SSC CGL Tier I examinations has been the at the top of the most popular competitive examinations with cut throat competition everywhere. The results of SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam has been declared today on 8th of November 2016. Below are the important links to download your result and cut off.

SSC CGL Tier I 2016 Results: Important Dates

Sl. No.




SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam Result

8th November 2016


SSC CGL Tier-2 Exam Result

December 2016 (End of the Month)

SSC CGL Tier I 2016 Results: Highlights

  • The candidates who will be able to qualify in the CGL Tier I examination will be qualified for Tier 2 examination of SSC CGL 2016.
  • SSC will release the results online. The candidates need to visit the official website of SSC.

SSC CGL Tier I 2016 Results: Procedure to check results

In order to check the SSC CGL Tier I 2016 results, the candidates need to follow the following steps:

  • Visit the official website of SSC. Go the menu which reads “Results”. Click on the link which displays “SSC CGL Tier I 2016 results”
  • Enter the details like application number, roll number and Date of Birth wherever required.
  • You will get your results in a PDF format. Download the PDF and keep it up for future reference.
  • You are ready to check your results and confirm it.

SSC CGL Tier I: Expected Cut- off Marks


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We hope that you will clear the SSC CGL Tier I examination with great scores. Follow our website for more significant updates. Till then, keep your fingers crossed and hope for the best!

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Easy tricks to score 350+ marks in SSC CGL Tier II 2016 examination

Easy tricks to score 350+ marks in SSC CGL Tier II 2016 examination

Hello Aspirants,

SSC CGL is back again on the field! The tier I examination has come to an end with lots of surprises and now the SSC CGL Tier II examination is round the corner. SSC jobs are one of the jobs in demand almost everywhere throughout the country. Every year, almost 20 lakh students appear for SSC jobs. When you look from the economic point of view, SSC CGL becomes one of the lucrative jobs in India.

Let us take a look at the pattern of SSC CGL Tier II examinations:



Max. Marks

Number of Questions

Time Duration (For normal candidates)

Time Duration normal candidates (For VH and Cerebral Palsy candidates)


Quantitative Aptitude



2 Hours
10.00 AM to 12.00 Noon

2 Hours. and 40 Min.
10.00 AM to 12.40 PM


English Language & Comprehension



2 Hours
2.00 PM to 4.00 PM

2 Hours. and 40 Min. 2.00 PM to 4.40 PM





2 Hours
10.00 AM to 12.00 Noon

2 Hours and 40 Min.
2.00 PM to 4.40 PM


General Studies (Finance and Economics)


To be notified later.

2 Hours
10.00 AM to 12.00 Noon

2 Hours. and 40 Min.
10.00 AM to 12.40 PM

Section wise preparation tips:

Preparation tips for Quant and Statistics:

  • Make a list of topics in which you are strong at. Practice as many questions as you can from those topics and make them your strongest points.
  • Make a list of topics in which you are weak at. Practice those topics in detail which will make you score good in these topics as well.
  • In the examination, pick up topics which are your strength and will take less time for you to solve. After you are done with your strong areas, start with your weak areas.
  • Practice some short cut tricks and approaches which will help you to solve the questions in a faster way and will, in turn, save much of your time.
  • In case of quant, focus on topics like Geometry, Algebra, Percentage, Mensuration, Trigonometry, Profit and Loss etc.
  • In case of statistics, focus on topics like Skewness and Kurtosis, Correlation and Regression, Probability Theory, Time Series Analysis, Sampling Theory, Statistical Interference etc.

Preparation tips for English:

  • Strengthen your grammar and vocabulary by going through different standard grammar books.  
  • Go through different newspapers and articles. This practice will make your grammar and vocabulary strong and in turn will make your reading skills better.
  • For sentence correction and arrangement, there is no specific rule. You need to identify the link between two sentences and if the sentence link makes sense. You need to try different arrangements and check if the arrangements make sense.
  • Prepare a list of new words and learn them. Find out the meanings of the words and list them. This habit will make you remember so many new words.
  • Start with the basics of grammar (parts of speech, active and passive voice, direct and indirect speech etc.)
  • Relax before your exam. Relaxation will make you prepare well before the examination. It will keep you stress free and will keep your mind free to grasp the concepts in a better way.

Preparation tips for General Studies (Finance and Economics):

  • General Studies needs utmost attention. This section is the most unpredictable section from which different types of questions can be asked.
  • The important topics for this section will be updated in the further updates that we bring along. As of now, the topics asked from this section are not fixed. You can check the check here to view the official notification to go through the syllabus.  

Smart preparation tips (For all sections):

  • Prepare a time table and strictly adhere to the time table. The time table will make you go through various topics.
  • Go through the topics which you take less time to solve and the topics which you find easy. Solve them thoroughly and make them your scoring areas.
  • Pick up the topics which you find tough to solve. These topics can be weak areas so work hard on these topics.
  • Solve previous year papers and mock tests. This practice will give you confidence to solve the exam paper without any hesitation.
  • Attempt only those questions which you are sure about. If you are not sure about any question, then don’t answer the question which will adversely affect your score.
  • Be confident about your preparation. Confidence is the ultimate key to happiness. Have a positive attitude towards hard work.

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SSC CGL Re- Examination 2016: Admit Cards for North Eastern Region (NER) Released: Download Now!

SSC CGL Re-exam

Attention all SSC CGL Aspirants! We have an important update for you. The SSC CGL Re- Examination 2016 admit Cards for the North Eastern region have been released! There are all total of 4874 number of posts in several departments and candidates appearing for the examination will have a tough competition.

Candidates are advised to download their respective admit cards from the official website of SSC i.e.

Schedule of SSC CGL Re- Examination: 27th October 2017

The re- examination is being conducted for the Batch- II of August 2016. This delay was due to some reasons related to the administration.

Date of SSC CGL Tier I result declaration: 8th November 2016

Let us take a look at the procedure of the downloading the SSC CGL Tier I admit cards for re- examination for North- Eastern Region:

Procedure to download the Admit card:

  • Please log into the official website which is-
  • Please go the Under recent updates section,
  • Please click on the section which reads 'e-Admit Card for Combined Graduate Level Exam 2016 (TIER-I) Re-exam'
  • Enter the necessary details like registration number and roll number in the required places.
  • Go for submitting it by clicking on the submit button.
  • You can see the admit card displayed on the screen.
  • Download the admit card and take a printout for further reference. Do carry it with you to the examination hall without fail.

SSC CGL & Highlights

  • The examination was conducted in all total of 44 batches in 99 cities across the whole country.
  • The dates of conduction of the exam were 27th of August and 11th of September. Srinagar one was an exception because the date of exam there was 25th of September 2016.
  • The candidates those who manage to successfully clear the SSC CGL Tier 1 examination will have to appear SSC CGL Tier II which is scheduled in November. 

We hope that this article helps you in getting information about the SSC CGL Re- examination. We will be back with more number of updates. Stay connected with us. Happy Learning!

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SSC Combined Graduate Level Examination(CGL) – 2017

SSC Combined Graduate Level Examination(CGL) –   2017

SSC(Staff Selection Commission) 2017 ha released notification for the application of Combined Graduate Level Examination –   2017 . Eligible candidates may apply online before 15th April 2017.

Vacancy Details:

Name of the Post: Officers in Upper Grade

Total No. of Vacancies: To be notified later

Examination Date:

CGL Tier-1: 16th June 2017 to 02nd July 2017(Tentatively) 

CGL Tier-2: 5th September to 8th September 2017(Tentatively)

CGL Tier-3: 12 November 2017(Tentatively)

CGL Tier-4: December 2017(Tentatively)

Eligibility Criteria:

Minimum Educational Qualification:  Graduation in any Discipline from a recognized Board/University. 

Age Limits : 18 to 32 years

Application Fee: 


Mode of Selection: CGL Tier-1 + CGL Tier-2 + CGL Tier-3 + CGL Tier-4 

Important Timelines : 

• Opening Date of Online Registration of Application: 11th March 2017

• Closing Date of Online Registration of  Application: 15th April 2017

Salary(per month): 


Job Location: All India

How to Apply:

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SSC CGL Tier 2 Examination Official Dates Released : Check here

SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam date released

SSC CGL Tier 1 had come along with so many surprises. SSC CGL Tier II is about to arrive and students expect lots of surprises from it too. Positive attitude and hard work are the essentials for success in SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam 2016.

Before moving on to the exam dates, let us take a look at the pattern of     SSC CGL Tier II 2016:

The exam pattern refers to the structure of the question paper and this will give an idea to the students of how to prepare for the examination. The examination will be divided into three papers:

  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • English Language and comprehension


  • The paper will be objective (multiple choice)
  • You will be given 2 hours to solve each paper which signifies that all total of 6 hours will be granted for all papers.
  • There will be a negative marking of 0.50 marks for paper 1 and 3 and a negative marking of 0.25 marks for paper 2

SSC CGL Tier II 2016- Exam Dates:



Admit card release

To be notified

Exam dates

13th August and 14th August 2016


To be notified

SSC CGL Tier II - Syllabus

  • Paper-1100 Questions on Quantitative Aptitude (200 Marks). Each Question will be of 2 marks, and the time duration will be of 2 hours. There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer.
  • Paper -IIWill consist of English Language and Comprehension. There will be 200 Questions carrying 200 marks, and each question, have weightage of 1 mark. The negative marking will be (for Paper-II) is 0.25 mark. The duration of the examination is 2 hours.
  • Paper-III is meant for the candidates who applied for the post of Statistical Investigator (Otherwise known as Junior Statistical Officer). It will consist of 100 Questions on Statistics (of 200 Marks) each question carrying 2 marks. For every wrong answer, 0.50 marks will be deducted.
  • Paper IV is for those candidates who applied for the post of Assistant Audit officer in CAG. This Paper will have 40 Questions (80 Marks) on Accounts and Finance and 60 Questions (120 Marks) on Economics and Governance. All in all, there will be 100 Questions carrying 200 Marks with 2 marks per Question. The total duration of this paper is 2 hours and negative marking for every wrong answer is 0.50 marks.

SSC CGL Tier II Results- Important points

  • The credentials required for a candidate to check his / her result is roll number and date of birth
  • The mode of result declaration will be online.
  • The score cards will be released later for the candidates who have qualified. The dispatch of the score cards to the candidates will be on individual basis.

Check here :SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Analysis

S.NO Exam Dates Exam Analysis
1 28 August 2016
2 29 August 2016
3 30 August 2016
4 31 September 2016
5 1 September 2016
6 2 September 2016
7 3 September 2016
8 6 September 2016
9 7 September 2016
10 8 September 2016
11 9 September 2016
12 11 September 2016

We hope that this article is helpful. Hope to see you soon here. We will be back with some more updates. Happy learning!

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SSC CGL tier 1 result 2016 expected to be declared on first week of November

CGL result will be published today or tomorrow soon

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released the result of SSC CGL Tier 1 exam 2016. The exam was held between August 27, 2016 to September 11, 2016 at various time slots.The exam was conducted online and this year the question paper had four parts-- Quantitative Aptitude, General Intelligence, General Awareness and English Language. Each section carried 25 questions, each question carried two marks and for each wrong answer, 0.50 mark was to be deducted. The time limit of the examination is 75 minutes.

SSC CGL Result 2016: Important dates





SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam Result - Expected

 8th November 2016


SSC CGL Tier-2 Exam Result

End of December 2016

SSC CGL Result 2016: Details

Following are some details of SSC CGL Result 2016 Tier 1 Exam:

  • SSC will release CGL results online; results can be check at the official website of SSC
  • We will update the result as it happens
  • Those candidates who qualify the CGL Tier 1 exam will be eligible for CGL Tier 2 exam.

How to Check SSC CGL Result 2016

Candidates can follow the below instructions to check their SSC CGL Exam Result 2016:

  • Log on to official SSC website –
  • Fill  the required details like application number, roll number and Date of Birth.
  • the result will be displayed on your screen in the “PDF” format.
  • Download the PDF file and check your roll number.

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SSC CGL Tier-1 2016: Official Answer Key Released for Srinagar, Check here

The written examination for SSC CGL Tier 1 2016 was conducted on 25 September at Srinagar. The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has uploaded the answer keys on the official website on October 1, 2016.

SSC CGL Answer Keys - Srinagar

Click here for Direct link to the Answer Key

Candidates may go through the answer keys corresponding to their Test Form and submit representations, if any, by 5.00 pm on 04.10.2016. Representations will only be allowed through on-line method and on a payment of Rs. 100/- per answer. Representations received after the due date will not be considered by the Commission.

Steps to check the Answer Keys :

  •  Log on to the official SSC website -

  • Click on the PDF file named 'Answer key key for candidates' in the latest notifications

  • Click on the Representations link available in the PDF

  •  Submit your Roll number and Name as per your hall ticket of SSC CGL Tier-1 2016 

Click here direct link to Challenge Answer

The result for SSC CGL Tier-1 2016 is expected to be announced in the first week of October. SSC would announce the exact date for CGL tier-2 exam after the announcement of the tier-1 exam results. As per reports, the tier-3 exam would tentatively be conducted in January 2017, while the final result will be declared in April 2017.

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SSC CGL 2016 TIER II: How To Prepare For Quantitative Aptitude

SSC Combined Graduate Level exam is one of the most renowned exams which is conducted on national level to place candidates at various government job posts. If you are looking very forward for this examination then, here are the preparation tips for CGL Tier 2 Quantitative Aptitude test.

SSC CGL Quant preparation

CGL Quantitative Aptitude Section asked in Tier 2 exam comprises questions from various topics such as Heights and distance, numbers, trigonometry, Geometry, probability, surds, differentiation and integration.

The questions asked vary from medium to difficult level so it is important to focus on advance level questions.

How to Prepare for CGL Tier 2 Quantitative Aptitude test

It is important to prepare this section laboriously so that you do not mess up in SSC CGL Exam Tier 2 Exam. Here are the indispensible tips and tricks to prepare and crack Quantitative Aptitude in SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam.

Time Management is a must.

You get limited time to solve the quantitative questions in SSC CGL Teri 2 section. Solve questions speedily. Do not ponder on just one question. In case, you get stuck on only one question then switch to the next one immediately. Do not waste your own time.

Practice through NCERT and other offline study material.

Practice from NCERT books and e-material. The other study material can brush your basic concepts and techniques. You just have to give proper time to each section.

Online practice will make you an expert.  

Yes, it is absolutely mandatory to practice daily through online sample papers/test series/mock drills and questionnaires.

You can even buy good online practice material as well.

Do not start from advance questions. This can lower your morale. Start with the basic mathematical concepts and techniques.

You must make your own formulas and tricks book/scrap book. This will become handy when you will start your revision for the CGL Tier 2 Quantitative Aptitude test.

Devise your own shortcuts and techniques to save time. You must sharpen your mind through this activity.

You can subscribe to our website to get all the amazing Preparation tips for SSC CGL Tier 2 Quantitative Aptitude test. Stay connected for more updates. We wish you good luck!

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SSC CGL 2016 TIER II: How To Prepare For English Language

One of the most desired examinations conducted by SSC every year is CGL. If you are looking forward to SSC CGL exam then, it is essential to focus on its every section especially on the English Comprehension asked in CGL Tier 2 exam.

It is very important to qualify CGL Tier 2 English Language test in order to finally qualify in SSC CGL Exam.

SSC CGL English Language test

SSC CGL Tier-2 Exam English Language test

CGLE Tier-II Exam 2016 consists of English Comprehension as one of its major sections. The Table show the highlights of this section.

Paper Subject Total Questions Marks
ii English Language and comprehension 200 200

Although English Comprehension in SSC CGL 2016 is considered to be an easy section as compared to other sections but it is important to prepare it well. Your preparation must be flawless and to the point.  

Preparation tips for CGL Tier 2 English Language test 

  • Practice and learn topics and questions based on English language.
  • Get a good hold on really long unseen passages and paragraphs.
  • Practice from online sample papers, mock drills, test series and previous year question papers.
  • Fix your Sunday as practice day and take up full English Sample papers. Also solve grammar based sample papers.
  • Work on your vocabulary through newspapers, magazines and online sources. 
  • Make your own vocabulary scrapbook; add new words and meanings to it.
  • Enhance English Grammar by getting a grip on rules and techniques.
  • Solve full SSC CGL English Comprehension sample paper within strict timings and know about your weak areas.
  • Make a separate time table for the weak spots and practice accordingly.
  • Focus on solving maximum questions correctly in minimum time.
  • You can even purchase paid online sample papers/test series/mock drills to prepare CGL Tier 2 English Language test. Learn all the tricks and techniques from there.
  • Thoroughly prepare topics such as:

              (a) Error spotting
              (b) Sentence making Jumbled word/sentences

              (c) Idioms and phrases
              (d)  Fill ups etc

Subscribe to our website for the latest English Comprehension in SSC CGL mock tests/drills and papers.

Stay connected for more updates. We wish you good luck!

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