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SSC CGL Tier 1 Answer Key Released

Staff Selection Commission has released the final answer keys for the first stage of the SSC CGL Exam. Check the complete article to know about the complete details about SSC CGL Answer Key 2020 for Tier 1, get the direct download link, know how to download the answer key PDF, know how to submit objections, and more.

Latest News: As per the SSC CGL Latest News, the commission released the final answer key on 7th July 2020 on their official website. Candidates can check their responses along with the question paper from the below direct link. 

  • The answer key for SSC CGL can be downloaded from the official website of SSC.
  • Registration Number & Password are required to download the SSC CGL Answer Key 2020 PDF Download.
  • SSC has released the final SSC CGL Tier 1 Answer Key on its official website to ensure transparency in the examination and also in the interest of candidates.
  • Candidates who have qualified the Tier 1 can go through the SSC CGL Tier 2 Preparation Tips to enhance preparations for the second stage and clear the exam in one attempt.

SSC CGL Answer Key 2020 Tier 1

This is the final answer key released by SSC for the first stage of CGL conducted from 3rd March to 9th March 2020. Previously SSC had released the tentative answer key and now after the results, the final answer key ahs been released.

  • Through this SSC CGL 2020 Answer Key candidates can check their responses along with the question paper.
  • It must be noted that scores above the SSC CGL Cut Off will only result in getting shortlisted for the next stage.

SSC CGL Answer Key 2020 Date

The SSC CGL 2019 Answer Key was released on 15 March 2020 on the official website. The students shall check out the following SSC CGL Exam Dates in the following table:

SSC CGL 2020 Important Dates
SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Date March 2-11, 2020
Release of Official SSC CGL Tier 1 Answer Key March 15, 2020
The last date to login to view the answer key and raise objections March 16 - 21, 2020
SSC CGL Tier 1 Result Declaration July 01, 2020
SSC CGL Final Answer Key for Tier 1 July 07, 2020
SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Date October 12-15, 2020
Release of Official Answer Key for Tier 2 The first week of November 2020 (Tentatively)

How To Download the SSC CGL Answer Key 2020?

The Answer key is a PDF document that has the correct answers for candidates to check. Candidates who had appeared for the SSC CGL Exam will be able to download this answer key and check their responses. Candidates can follow the steps given below in order to download the SSC CGL Tier 1 Answer Key:

  • Visit the official website of SSC
  • Click on the official link related to the update on Tier 1 Answer Key and official SSC CGL Answer Key PDF opens.
  • Click on the link below for the candidate's response sheet, answer key, and challenge submission.
  • Click on "Click Here" on the redirected page.
  • Submit your login credentials to login and check the SSC CGL 2020 answer key.
  • Check the response sheet and Tier 1 answer key to evaluate your performance.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Answer Key 2020:Submit Objections

Kindly follow the steps given below in order to submit the Challenge/Objection.

  • Log in with your credentials and find challenges link on the top-right corner
  • Check fee per challenge/objection submission (INR 100) and click on Proceed
  • You are redirected to the online payment page.
  • Make the payment for the number of questions you wish to raise objections for.
  • Post payment, you are redirected to the challenge form page.
  • Enter the name, mobile number, question number, correct option according to yourself after verifying your roll number on the form.
  • Mention the reason in 300 characters for every objection.
  • Click submit.

Details mentioned on the SSC CGL Answer Key 2020 Tier 1

The following details are mentioned on the SSC CGL response sheet:

  • Candidates' Name
  • Registered Number
  • Exam Name
  • Tier Number
  • All the questions of the paper
  • Correct answer options of all the questions

Calculate Scores With SSC CGL Answer Key 2020

Candidates basically use SSC CGL answer key PDF in order to evaluate marks. The candidates evaluate their marks and match with the answer key in order to see where they stand in the competition and to get an idea about how many scores will they achieve in the respective exam. The students can check how to calculate scores with the help of the answer key as follows:

  • Open the Answer Key Page
  • Now, check the response of question number 1
  • In response sheet, the candidate's given answer is mentioned as 'Candidate's Answer'
  • Once the student checks their answer, they should proceed to see which actually is the right answer
  • If the answer matches the actual answer, mark it as correct and vice versa
  • If the candidate has not attempted the question, mark it as un-attempted.
  • Similarly, the candidate should repeat the steps from 2 to 4 for all the given 100 questions
  • Then, add all the scores of correct answers as well as incorrect ones

After that, use the formula below to evaluate the score: SSC CGL Tier 1 Marks= Total Correct Answers * 2 – Total Incorrect Answers * 0.5 SSC CGL Tier 2 Marks = Paper-1 Marks + Paper-2 Marks + Paper-3 Marks (Junior Statistical Officer) + Paper-4 Marks (Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer) Paper-1 Marks = (Total Correct Answers * 2) – (Total Incorrect answers * 0.5) Paper-2 Marks = (Total Correct Answers * 1) – (Total Incorrect answers * 0.25) Paper-3 Marks = (Total Correct Answers * 2) – (Total Incorrect answers * 0.5) Paper-4 Marks = (Total Correct Answers * 2) – (Total Incorrect answer

SSC CGL Answer Key Overview

Staff Selection Commission releases the Answer Keys for Tier 1 & Tier 2 only as they are Online Objective Papers.No Answer Key is released for the Tier 3 exam as it is an offline paper. Tier 3 examination has a descriptive section in English/Hindi (writing of Essay/Letter/Application Writing/Precis) hence no Answer Key can be released. Tier 4 is a Computer Proficiency Test/Skill Test hence no Answer Key is released for this section either.

What After SSC CGL Answer Key?

The final answer key will be released by the commission after evaluating all the challenges or objections received. The Final Answer Key along with Question Papers uploaded on the official website by the Staff Selection Commission

  • The normalization process is used at the time of preparation of the result of the SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam.
  • Candidates can take a print out for the respective Question Papers along with the Final Answer Keys.
  • The commission uses the normalization formula to take into account any variation in the difficulty level of the question papers across various shifts.
  • The candidates can take the help of the SSC CGL Previous Year Papers to prepare for the next stage of the exam as most of the questions are asked as per the previous year’s exam analysis.

SSC CGL Result 2020

SSC released the result for the Tier 1 examination. SSC CGL Result on the official website on July 1st 2020.

  • The SSC CGL Tier 1 results can be checked only on the official website.
  • The Result will be released in PDF format for all the stages.
  • By logging into the SSC portal using the login credentials candidates can check and download their results.

SSC CGL Cut Off 2020

The table below shows the Expected SSC CGL Tier-1 Cut off 2020 for different categories:-

SSC CGL Tier 1 Expected Cut Off
Section Cut Off (Out Of 200)
General 143-152
OBC 130-138
SC 120-130
ST 110-118
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SSC CGL Answer Key (Tier 1 ) Released

SSC has released the official SSC CGL Tier 1 Answer Key exam conducted from June 04- June 13, 2019. The official SSC CGL answer key also includes the response sheets for the re-scheduled exam conducted on June 19, 2019.

  • SSC CGL Answer key and response sheet can be checked on the official website of SSC
  • To raise objections on any of the answers, candidates need to pay an application fee of INR 100.
  • Raise objections on the SSC CGL Answer Key until June 30, 2019.
  • Candidates can, however, predict their result from this official answer key to start their preparation for the next stage of SSC CGL.
  • Candidates can download the Answer Key by filling in their Registration Number & Password.
  • Candidates who qualify as per the expected SSC CGL Cut off shall start their preparation for Tier 2 exam.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Answer Key Dates 2019

The students shall check out the following SSC CGL Exam Dates in the following table:

SSC CGL 2019 Important Dates
SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Date June 04-13, 2019
Release of Official SSC CGL Answer Key (Tier 1) June 26, 2019
The last date to login to view the answer key and raise objections June 30, 2019
SSC CGL Tier 1 Result Declaration August 20, 2019
SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Date Sep 11-13, 2019
Release of Official Answer Key for Tier 2 (expected) Sep/Oct 2019

How To Download the SSC CGL Answer Key?

Candidates can follow the steps given below in order to download the SSC CGL Tier 1 Answer Key: SSC CGL Answer Key 2018

  • Visit the official website of SSC
  • Click on the official link related to the update on SSC CGL Answer Key.
  • An official SSC CGL Answer Key PDF opens.
  • Click on the link below for candidate's response sheet, answer key and challenge submission.
  • Click on "Click Here" on the redirected page.
  • Submit your login credentials to login and check the answer key.
  • Check the response sheet and Tier 1 answer key to evaluate your performance.

How To Submit Challenge (Objections) on the SSC CGL Answer Key?

Kindly follow the steps given below in order to submit the Challenge/Objection.

  • Post login using your credentials, find challenges link on the top-right corner.
  • Check fee per challenge (INR 100) and click Proceed
  • You are redirected to the online payment page.
  • Make the payment for the number of questions you wish to raise objections for.
  • Post payment, you are redirected to the challenge form page.
  • Enter the name, mobile number, question number, correct option according to yourself after verifying your roll number on the form.
  • Mention the reason in 300 characters for every objection.
  • Click submit.

How To Calculate Your Score With SSC CGL Answer Key?

Candidates basically use SSC CGL Tier 1 answer key in order to evaluate marks. The candidates evaluate their marks and match with the answer key in order to see where they stand in the competition and to get an idea about how many scores will they achieve in the respective exam. The students can check how to calculate scores with the help of the answer key as follows:

  • Open the Answer Key Page
  • Now, check the response of question number 1
  • In response sheet, the candidate's given answer is mentioned as 'Candidate's Answer'
  • Once the student checks their answer, they should proceed to see which actually is the right answer
  • If the answer matches the actual answer, mark it as correct and vice versa
  • If the candidate has not attempted the question, mark it as un-attempted.
  • Similarly, the candidate should repeat the steps from 2 to 4 for all the given 100 questions
  • Then, add all the scores of correct answers as well as incorrect ones

After that, use the formula below to evaluate the score: SSC CGL Tier 1 Marks= Total Correct Answers * 2 – Total Incorrect Answers * 0.5 SSC CGL Tier 2 Marks = Paper-1 Marks + Paper-2 Marks + Paper-3 Marks (Junior Statistical Officer) + Paper-4 Marks (Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer) Paper-1 Marks = (Total Correct Answers * 2) – (Total Incorrect answers * 0.5) Paper-2 Marks = (Total Correct Answers * 1) – (Total Incorrect answers * 0.25) Paper-3 Marks = (Total Correct Answers * 2) – (Total Incorrect answers * 0.5) Paper-4 Marks = (Total Correct Answers * 2) – (Total Incorrect answers * 0.5)

SSC CGL Tier 1 Answer Key Overview

  • Staff Selection Commission releases the Answer Keys for Tier 1 & Tier 2 only as they are Online Objective Papers.
  • No Answer Key is released for the Tier 3 exam as it is an offline paper.
  • Tier 3 examination has a descriptive section in English/Hindi (writing of Essay/Letter/Application Writing/Precis) hence no Answer Key can be released.
  • Tier 4 is a Computer Proficiency Test/Skill Test hence no Answer Key is released for this section either.

SSC CGL Result

SSC has announced an official date to release the result for the Tier 1 examination. SSC CGL Result will be announced on the official website on August 20, 2019. The SSC CGL Tier 1 answer key released can help the candidates evaluate their performance in the exam and also, predict their result.

Expected SSC CGL Cut Off Tier 1 2018-19

The table below shows the Expected SSC CGL Tier-1 Cut off 2018-2019 for different categories:-

SSC CGL Tier 1 Expected Cut Off
Section Cut Offs (Out Of 200)
General 143-152
OBC 130-138
SC 120-130
ST 110-118

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