Tips to score high in SSC CGL Statistics Section

SSC CGL Exam is measured to be the most recognized exam among the Indian graduates. It is because it offers many satisfying jobs to them.

SSC CGL Exam is measured to be the most recognized exam among the Indian graduates. It is because it offers many satisfying jobs to them. While appearing in the exams, the nature of graduation degree possessed by the candidates does not matter. Therefore, graduates of all the streams struggle hard for the exams that make it one of the most spirited exams. Aspirants join leading SSC CGL Classes in Chandigarh or nearby their location to qualify the exam yet they need subject wise self study strategy to ace some complex sections.  

As compared to Tier I Exam, Tier II is considered to be more lengthy and challenging. The syllabus is same for Quantitative Ability and English Language and Comprehension but the difficulty level of question paper of Tier II Exam is higher than that of Tier I Exam.

Before starting preparations for Tier II Exams, the aspirants should know the exam pattern and syllabus of SSC CGL Tier II. 

Exam Pattern of SSC CGL Tier-II


Serial Number


Number of Questions

Total Marks

Time Allotted


Quantitative Ability



2 hours


English Language and Comprehension



2 hours





2 hours


General Studies (Finance and Economics)



2 hours


SSC CGL Tier II observes negative marking with 0.25 marks are deducted for every wrong question.

Out of these sections Statistics section has been recently included in the exam which needs more attention and guidance. Let us discuss some preparation tips for STATISTIC SECTION OF SSC CGL TIER II EXAM.

Detailed Syllabus of Statistics Section of SSC CGL Tier II

Topics of Statistics


  1. Collection and Representation of Data
  2. Measure of Dispersion
  3. Measure of Central Tendency
  4. Moments, Skewness and Kurtosis
  5. Correlation and Regression
  6. Random Variables
  7. Random Variables
  8. Sampling Theory
  9. Analysis and Variance
  10. Time Series Analysis
  11. Index Number


The topics of Statistics Section are from Advanced Mathematics. It’s a newly introduced section and so demands lot of attention and hard work. The aspirants should learn the basic concepts of each topic and learn them thoroughly.

The topics are mainly formulae based than concept-based, so these topics need rigorous practice. The more you practice the more will you learn formulae in no time. The formulae should be listed properly on a separate note book. It is advisable to revise them daily to attain accuracy in the exams.

Hope these tips will help you prepare effectively for the STATISTIC SECTION OF SSC CGL TIER II.

All the best!!!

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