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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
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2 29 August 2016
3 30 August 2016
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4 31 September 2016
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5 1 September 2016
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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.

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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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How To Solve Spotting Errors Questions In English Language

The English section in the major government exams carries a lot of weightage of marks. There are numerous candidates that face a lot of difficulties in attempting this section well. This questions asked in this section comes from medium to difficult levels.

How to solve english spotting errors

In this article, we are providing you preparation tips and rules to Solve Spotting Errors Questions asked in English Section. Spotting errors is one of the most important and scoring subjects in English section. It is advisable to practice it well in order to achieve good score.

Rules to Solve Spotting Errors Questions

Most of the errors in spotting errors questions have common grammatical mistakes. For this, English Grammar must be very strong and clear.

To solve spotting errors questions effectively, you need to be aware of the basic grammar rules. If English Grammar is your weak spot then we must advise you to prepare it well.

Grab 6th till 10th English Grammar books and prepare from it.

Only basic concepts about English Grammar can help you in solving Spotting Errors Questions in English section well.

Let us explain Spotting Errors Questions pattern with certain examples,

  • Certain nouns possess a singular form but still represent plurality and thus, take a plural verb when used in a sentence.
  • The Police has come is an incorrect sentence.
  • The Police have come is correct sentence.
  • Certain nouns, especially of the collective category, are used as singular when they specify a unit.
  • The public were unanimous in their opinion is incorrect.
  • The public was unanimous in its opinion is correct.
  • There are some nouns which are always followed by singular verb.
  • Ethics are important is incorrect.
  • Ethics is important is correct.
  • Comparative adjectives are used to compare differences between the two.
  • He is superior to me in position is correct.
  • He is superior than me in position is incorrect.

The topics such as Nouns, Pronouns, Adjectives, adverbs etc must be known well. Major Spotting Errors Questions are asked from these topics in English Section.

We hope after going through this article you will be able to solve “Spotting Errors” questions easily. We wish you best of luck!

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How To Prepare For SSC CGL 2016 Tier II In 30 Days

SSC CGL Tier II: An examination with which thousands of hopes are associated and students are all set to crack it. A sound preparation plan, intact knowledge about SSC CGL exam Tier 2, regular practice of SSC CGL Tier 2 test series and mock tests, along with a positive attitude and robust time table will help you in cracking SSC CGL exam in just one month.

prepare for SSC CGL Tier 2 in 1 month

If you are a new candidate to take up this exam then, here is the entire guide for you on how to prepare for SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam in one month.

Detailed table about the preparatory technique that you must follow:



How to qualify in this section?

Logical Reasoning

This section is all about how you apply logics and your approach to solve questions in minimum time.

  1. Be very clear in your logics and basic concepts.
  2. Practice topics such as blood relations, odd one out, interpretations, analogy, Data interpretation, directions, directions, and Venn diagrams.

English Comprehension

This section test precision over English language.

  1. Learn things related to English language and its grammar.
  2. Get a command on important topics such as:
  • Unseen passages and paragraphs.
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Comprehensions
  • Sentence making
  • Error finding
  • Sentence making and correction
  • Spelling
  • Words and Meaning
  • Foreign Language words and their meanings

Quantitative Aptitude

This section tests mathematical logics and techniques. Practice mathematics from class 8th class to 10th class so that you are very sure on solving Maths problems.

General Awareness

This section is all about testing General knowledge and current affairs.

  1. Keep yourself updated with daily affairs that are based on topics like:
  • Indian laws and amendments
  • Awards
  • Personalities
  • Historical dates
  • Geography
  • Environmental issues and updates 
  1. Read newspapers and magazines such as The Hindu, India Today, and Economic Times that are based on GK.
  2. Keep updating your knowledge base with recent important international and national affairs. 

You need to give mentioned hours for each section thoroughly.


Hours/ Day

Quantitative apt questions

3 hours/day

Reasoning questions

2 hours/day

English grammar and comprehension

2 hours/day

General awareness

We hope that you will be able to prepare thoroughly for the SSC CGL Tier II with heights of confidence. We wish you good luck!

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SSC CGL 2016 Tier II- Amazing Tips To Score Maximum Marks

Every day do something that will inch you closer to a better tomorrow”

When an examination was on the top of my head, the first thing which I used to do is to figure out important things to prepare and short cut tricks to prepare which will enable me to easily get through. But then, appropriate resources were necessary in my “last minute preparation”. A smart approach will be more helpful in this case instead of hard core preparation.

The SSC or Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has completed the SSC CGL Tier 1 examination and is all set to hit the exam centres with Tier II level. Students aspiring for SSC CGL jobs have to set their goals for Tier II as its level II would be much more different and may be a bit tougher than Tier I. The SSC CGL Tier II examination will consist of the following papers:

Paper-I & II 

Compulsory for all categories. Paper I tests your Quantitative ability while Paper II tests your command over English language.


Only for those who have applied for Statistical Investigators Grade II and Compilers

Paper IV 

Only for those who have applied for Assistant Audit Officer

Let us take a look at the pattern of SSC CGL 2016 Tier II:



Maximum Marks

Number of Questions

Exam Duration and Timings


Quantitative Ability



2 Hours,

10 AM to 12 Noon


English Language & Comprehension



2 Hours,

2 PM to 4 PM





2 Hours,

2 PM to 4 PM


General Studies (Finance and Economics)


To be announced

2 Hours,

10 AM to 12 Noon

The schedule of conduction of the SSC CGL Tier II exam will be as follows:

1st day

Paper I and Paper II

2nd day

Paper III and Paper IV

The tier II examination is said to be conducted in the following tentative dates:

13th August 2016 (Saturday)

14th August 2016 (Sunday)

Let us discuss some of the tips and tricks which will help you score the maximum marks:

  • Performance Analysis: Take mock tests and make it a habit of your daily prepare regime. It will help you to analyse your performance and make a note of your weak areas, Groom your weak areas and you will be all set to rock!

  • Improve your speed: Speed is an extremely essential factor in every attempt. It will determine your performance graph. Try to increase your speed as it will make you solve questions faster and you will end up solving many questions.

  • Practice is the best of all instructions: Make it a habit of practising as many number of questions as you can. Practice will sharpen your skills and make you an expertise.

  • Keep calm and revise: Revise all the topics which are important thoroughly. Make sure you take breaks in between revision sessions as the breaks will revitalize you.

  • If you believe in yourself, everything is possible: Believe in yourself that you can achieve your goals and nothing can stop you from succeeding.

We hope that this article helps you to get an insight of “smart and effective preparation” for the SSC CGL Tier II examination. Hope to see you again. Stay tuned for more updates. We wish you good luck!

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Preparation tips for SSC CGL Tier 2 Assistant Audit Officer

Preparation Tips for SSC CGL Tier 2 Assistant Audit Officer

Assistant Audit Officer is a newly added post in SSC CGL and it is one of the highest grade pay as well. It has become one of the most sought job post under SSC CGL. Candidates are posted under The Indian Audit & Accounts department, the organization responsible for auditing the accounts of Central/State governments and Public sector companies.

Stages of Examination in SSC CGL AAO Exam

There will be Two Tier Written Objective Exam under the SSC CGL AAO Exam which is followed by Document Verification (and preferably an interview as well) in order to finally place a candidate in a respective department.

SSC CGL Tier 2 Assistant Audit Officer Exam

The Competition gets intense at this level. It is mandatory to prepare yourself accordingly. You must prepare efficiently to qualify the same.

  • An aspiring candidate needs to attempt 3 Papers within the span of two days under SSC CGL Tier 2 Assistant Audit Officer Exam.

  • The Papers will be based on Arithmetical Ability, English Language and General Studies.

Preparation tips for SSC CGL Tier 2 Assistant Audit Officer

How to prepare Arithmetical Ability Section?

  • Practice a lot for this section. You need to make your calculations faster and accurate within minimal time possible.

  • Learn all the techniques and formulas as per the topics.

  • Practice from NCERT books and magazines.

  • Work on your tricks and shortcuts.

How to prepare English Language Section?

  • Practice long unseen passages and comprehensions.

  • Practice English Grammar based questions and topics

  • Practice topics such as Jumbled words, Sentences formation, error spotting, words-meanings etc.

How to prepare General Studies Section?

  • Refer GK based magazine daily.

  • Write down all the current and international news date wise on a scrapbook.

  • Practice GK based question online and offline.

Apart from this, other important Preparation tips for SSC CGL Tier 2 Assistant Audit Officer are:

  • Work on your speed regularly.

  • Spot your weak topics and subjects. Schedule and work on a plan efficiently.

  • Read and apply good time management principles and suggestions.

You can also refer to our website for all the latest updates on SSC CGL Tier 2 Assistant Audit Officer Exam.

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Last Minute Preparation Tips for SSC CGL Tier - 2 Exam 2016

CGL or, Combined Graduate Level exam tests lakhs of applicants every year. SSC CGL Exam is a written examination that has two main tiers:

  • 1st tier is an objective type multiple choice examination.

  • 2nd Tier examination is also a multiple choice based question paper.

Last Minute Preparation Tips for SSC CGL tier 2

It is important to qualify both the exams to get placed.

Quick/Last minute preparation tips for CGL tier 2

Last minute preparation must be effective. It must prepare you towards you aim. So, we have jotted down crucial preparation tips for SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam in the form of a table as given below. These definitely will help you in scoring high marks in SSC CGL Tier 2 Examination.

Practice with a watch

You get limited time to solve your question paper so it is necessary to practice or prepare with a stop watch. This will let you know you are lagging and where you need to improve.

Make a strategy or time table for weak topics

If you know about your weak areas and topics then develop a strong strategy. Stick to it and practice a lot.

Develop your own shortcuts and techniques

You must devise your own techniques and shortcuts especially for the sections such as Quantitative aptitude and reasoning sections.

Do not miss previous year question/ sample papers

Always go through and solve previous year sample/question papers. This will definitely gives you an idea about the type of paper that you can expect or questions you must prepare.

Revision is an important key

You must revise your syllabus in small batches. Do not try to do it at once. Revise it thoroughly. Take up 3-4 topics daily.

Online practice is necessary

Practicing through online sample papers/mock tests/drills/questionnaires is important. You get a good hold on your speed, accuracy and time.

You can buy online material as well to practice efficiently.

We are sure that these Last minutes tips for SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam will take you forward towards your aim.

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