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SSC CGL Tier II Exam 2nd December 2016: Some important points related to Paper III (Statistics)

Dear Aspirants,

The SSC CGL Tier II 2016 paper III (Statistics) was scheduled in between 10: 00 AM to 12: 00 PM on 2nd December 2016. The paper III (Statistics) received appreciable responses across all the centres. The paper III is not compulsory like Paper I and Paper II as it is an optional paper.

If you are appearing for SSC CGL Tier II 2016 Paper III (Statistics), we have some useful details for you.

The SSC CGL Tier II Paper III (Statistics) was of 200 marks. The paper III (Statistics) is for the posts of ‘Compilers/ Statistical Investigators’. The number of questions asked in this paper will be 100 and the time duration will be of 2 hours.

SSC CGL Tier II 2nd December 2016 Paper III (Statistics): Important topics

Some of the important topics in the SSC CGL Tier II 2016: Paper III (Statistics) are:

  • 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
  • Variance Analysis
  • Time Series Analysis
  • Index Numbers

SSC CGL Tier II 2nd December 2016 Paper III (Statistics): Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have any queries related to SSC CGL Paper III (Statistics) 2016? Here are some of the frequently asked queries and we have the answers for them:

Q: Is it compulsory to sit for SSC CGL Paper-III (Statistics) exam as I have my name in the list?
A: No, it is not mandatory. You name is in the list because of your preference for ‘Statistical Investigator’ during filling of application form.

Q: What if I don’t qualify in SSC CGL Paper-III (Statistics)?
A: In this case, SSC won’t consider you for the post of ‘Statistical Investigator’ but will consider you for other posts.
 

Q. If I pass in the paper III, Do I need to provide any documents in favour of statistics during interview session/ document verification session?

A: You have to provide your degree/ master level certificates/ mark sheet as an evidence that you have opted for statistics paper in your academics.

The detailed break-up of Paper-III (Statistics) of SSC CGL Tier-II Exam 2016 is as follows:

Topic

Number of Questions (Approx.)

Level of Difficulty

Measure of Central Tendency & Dispersion

21

Easy-Moderate

Moments, Skewness and Kurtosis

10

Easy-Moderate

Correlation and Regression

6

Moderate

Probability Theory

6

Moderate-Difficult

Random Variable

9

Moderate-Difficult

Sampling Theory

7

Moderate

Statistical Inference

15

Moderate-Difficult

Analysis of Variance

6

Moderate

Time-Series Analysis

5

Easy-Moderate

Index Numbers

7

Moderate

Theory of Attributes

8

Moderate

We hope that this article would be helpful. Stay tuned for more updates. Till then, we wish you good luck!

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