SSC CGL Answer key 2017

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SSC CGL Answer keySSC CGL Answer key 2017– The Answer Key of SSC CGL will be released in two phases – Tier I and Tier II. Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will release SSC CGL Answer Key 2017 and OMR sheet of Computer Based Tier I exam in the month of August 2017. However, the answer key of SSC CGL Tier II exam will be made available in October 2017. Candidates can download the SSC CGL 2017 Answer Key and OMR sheet of all sessions by entering roll number and password (DOB). SSC will release the SSC CGL Answer Key of all sets of online question booklets provided to the candidates during the exam. However, candidates will be able to download answer key of only those sets provided to them during the online test. The answer key of SSC CGL 2017 will be available in online mode only. Candidates based on the number of correct and incorrect reponses can calculate the estimated score of the exam. Candidates can submit representations,if any, with regard to the answers in the SSC CGL Answer Key 2017 by logging with their registered accounts.

 

The respresentations will be accepted in online mode only by paying Rs 100/- per answers. The answer key of SSC CGL released officially by SSC will only be used for evaluation process for determining the eligiblity of the candidates in further rounds of recruitment process.
As per the marking scheme, the Tier I exam of SSC CGL will be conducted for 200 marks with each question carrying 2 marks. The Tier I exam will comprise of four parts (i) General Intelligence & Reasoning (ii) General Awareness (iii) Quantitative Aptitude (iv) English Comprehension. The Tier II exam of SSC CGL 2017 will comprise of total four papers. Paper-I and Paper-II will be common for all the candidates. However, Paper III (Statistics) is only for those who will apply for the post of Statistical Investigator and Paper IV ( Finance and Accounts and Economics and Governance) is for the post of Assistant Audit Officer (AAO) in C&AG. In Paper-I, each question will be for 2 marks and each question in Paper II will be of 1 mark. Both the papers will be conducted for 200 marks. Each question in Paper III & Paper IV will be for 2 marks. Candidates can check below for details related to SSC CGL Answer Key, marking scheme, important dates, cutoff etc.

SSC CGL Answer Key 2017 Dates

Candidates can check the table below for important dates related to SSC CGL Answer Key 2017.

SSC CGL Answer Key 2017 events SSC CGL Answer Key 2017 important dates
SSC CGL Tier I exam dates June 19 to July 2, 2017
Release of SSC CGL Tier I Answer Key August 2017
SSC CGL Tier II exam dates September 5 to 8, 2017
Release of SSC CGL Tier II Answer Key October 2017
Submission of representations related to SSC CGL Answer Key Tier I To be notified later
Submission of representations related to SSC CGL Answer Key Tier II To be notified later

How to download SSC Answer Key 2017?

The procedure to download the SSC CGL Answer Key 2017 has been explained below:

  • Step 1: Candidates can download the SSC CGL Answer Key and OMR Sheet through the link or online window given below.
  • Step 2: Enter roll number and password (DOB) in the designated column.
  • Step 3: Click on the ‘Submit’ button after entering all details.
  • Step 4: The SSC CGL 2017 Answer Key will appear on the screen.
  • Step 5: Download the OMR sheet and answer key for matching the reponses.

Why will you need SSC CGL Answer Key 2017?

The uses of SSC CGL Answer Key 2017 has been provided below:

  • Candidates can use the SSC CGL 2017 Answer Key to match recorded responses provided during the exam with that of the actual answers.
  • The answer key will help the candidates to analyse their performance in the exam.
  • The candidates through the answer key of SSC CGL can get an idea of their scores well before the declaration of SSC CGL result.
  • Candidates by knowing the scores can ascertain their chances of selection for the further rounds.

SSC CGL Answer Key 2017 – Calculation of Scores of SSC CGL

Candidates after checking the answer key of SSC CGL can calculate their score adopting the following method.

SSC CGL 2017 Tier I exam calculation of scores

Sections Total number of questions Total marks Marking scheme Marks obtained out of 200
General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 50 Correct answer – +2 Wrong answer – (-) 0.50 2x number of correct responses – 0.50 x number of incorrect responses
General Awareness 25 50 Correct answer – +2 Wrong answer – (-) 0.50 2x number of correct responses – 0.50 x number of incorrect responses
Quantitative Aptitude 25 50 Correct answer – +2 Wrong answer – (-) 0.50 2x number of correct responses – 0.50 x number of incorrect responses
English Comprehension 25 50 Correct answer – +2 Wrong answer – (-) 0.50 2x number of correct responses – 0.50 x number of incorrect responses

SSC CGL 2017 Tier II exam calculation of scores

Papers Total number of questions Total marks Marking scheme Marks obtained out of 200
Paper I Quantitative Ability 100 200 Correct answer – + 2Incorrect answer = – 0.50 marks. 2x number of correct responses – 0.50 x number of incorrect responses
Paper II English Language 200 200 Each question would carry 1 mark0.25 marks would be deducted for each wrong answer 1 x number of correct responses – 0.25 x number of incorrect responses
Paper III Statistics(Post of Statistical Investigator) 100 200 Each question would carry two marks. 0.50 marks would be deducted for each wrong answer. 2 x number of correct responses – 0.50 x number of incorrect responses
Paper IV (Assistant Audit Officer (AAO) in C&AG Post) 100 200 Correct answer =+ 2Incorrect answer = – 0.50 2 x number of correct responses – 0.50 x number of incorrect responses

Candidates on the basis of their marks in the Tier I and Tier II of SSC CGL 2017 will be shortlisted for Tier III and Tier IV. Final selection of candidates to the Group B and C posts will be made on the basis of Tier I, Tier II & Tier III.

SSC CGL 2017 Cutoff

SSC decides the cutoff of SSC CGL to delimit candidates for next level of recruitment process. Candidates who will secure the SSC CGL 2017 Cutoff will be shortlisted for next level of recruitment process. SSC will fix the cutoff score of SSC CGL depending on the number of vacancies, total number of candidates appearing for the exam, previous year cutoffs, level of difficulty etc. Candidates can check below for the previous year cutoffs of SSC CGL.

SSC CGL Tier I Cutoff 2016

Category Cut off Marks
General 137
OBC 125.5
SC 114
ST 103
EX.S 92
OH 97
HH 20
VH 68

SSC CGL Tier II Cutoff 2015 for Interview Posts

Category Year 2015 Year 2014 Year 2013 Year 2012 Year 2011
SC 373 365.5 359.25 284 281.25
ST 359.25 349.75 345.75 282 295.75
OBC 411 398.75 395.75 319 323.75
Ex.S 358 361 345 308 293
OH 344.75 340 345 274 246
HH 253 231 228 191 200
VH 332 359 315.25 261 246
General 430.75 426 424.5 349 354.75

SSC CGL Tier II Cutoff 2015 for Non- Interview Posts

Category Year 2015 Year 2014 Year 2013 Year 2012 Year 2011
SC 345 331.5 334 251 247.25
ST 327.5 308.5 314 242 251.75
OBC 387 365 368.5 281.5 283.75
Ex.S 255 288 226 211 180
OH 323.5 307 305.75 227 208
HH 210.5 182 201.5 123 150
VH 259 307 300.25 225 150
General 410.25 397.25 401 313 315.25

SSC CGL Tier 2 Cutoff marks for Statistical Investigator or Compiler Posts

Category Year 2015 Year 2014 Year 2013 Year 2012 Year 2011
SC 468.25 448.5 409.75 269 261.25
ST 406.25 358.5 255 250
OBC 523 496 451.75 305 299.5
Ex.S  
OH  
HH  
VH  
General 554.75 532.75 481.75 333 335.5
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