SSC CGL Tier 2 2018 (February 18) Answer Key, Question Paper & Analysis

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Feb 19, 2018

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SSC CGL Tier 2 was successfully conducted today. According to the feedback, the overall exam seemed to be moderate according to the level of questions. Amongst all, General Awareness was the most difficult section while Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning were comparatively easier. English section was moderate with respect to other three sections. Check SSC CGL Cut off (Tier 2)

SSC CGL Tier 2 Answer Key

The answer key is expected to be released 15-20 days after the exam, so we can expect the key for SSC CGL Tier 2 to be released by the month of March 2018. Key comprises of the correct answers to the exam questions. For every set of question paper, a corresponding answer key is provided.  Candidates can check their approximate total. With the approximate cut off and approximate marks, candidates can find the tentative total of the exam.

You can find the answer key for the exam over the official website of SSC. Below are the given steps to access the answer key for the given exam:

  • The official SSC CGL Tier 2 Answer Key 2018 will be published on the website of SSC i.e. within the month of March.
  • Look for ‘SSC CGL Tier 2 Solution Key 2018’ link on the website.
  • Click on link and enter the registration details like number, password etc.
  • After filling in all details click on ‘Submit’ button to download the answer key.

SSC CGL 2018 Analysis Tier 2

1 Quantitative Aptitude

The overall difficulty level seemed to be similar to last year. Most parts of the question paper was dedicated to arithmetic questions from the topics like- Profit & Loss, Percentages, Time-Speed-Distance and more.

2 Reasoning

Difficulty level of Reasoning was easy to moderate. Matrix, Coding-Decoding, Blood Relations were quite easy while Odd One Out, Analogy seemed to be difficult in front of the previous topics.

3 General Awareness

This section was compared to be moderate too but difficult in few areas History and Politics. Other areas were moderate with Science and Economics creating a balance between difficult and moderate. General Awareness is generally unpredictable.


This section seemed to be moderate as per the feedback. Topics like Idioms, One Word Substitution or Antonyms-Synonyms, were quite unpredictable and fell into the difficult category. Rest tried to maintain the balance, it depends on the candidate to finally decide well.

SSC CGL 2018 Cut off

Category List - I List - II List - III List – IV
SC 457 378 441 372
ST 412 366 402 338
OBC 473 430 477 407
OH 401 373 371 332
HH 257 257 237 219
VH - 367 278 360
UR 590 478 512 444

List-I: Candidates who qualified for Tier-III for the post of Assistant Audit Officer

List-II: Candidates who qualified for Tier-III/CPT for the post of Assistant Section Officer in CSS and Assistant in MEA

List-III: Candidates who qualified for Tier-III for the post of Junior Statistical Officer (Grade-II)

List-IV: Candidates who qualified for Tier-III/DEST for all the posts (except AAO, ASO/Assistant (in MEA and CSS) and Junior Statistical Officer (Grade-II))

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*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.