SSC CGL Answer key 2017

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SSC CGL Answer keySSC CGL Answer Key 2017: The answer key of SSC CGL 2017 is likely to be released in first week of March, 2018. The candidates who had qualified Tier I exam are now appearing for SSC CGL 2017 Tier 2 exam being held from February 17 to February 22. The provisional/ tentative answer key of SSC CGL Tier 2 exam along with question papers will be released online. Candidates who appear for SSC CGL Tier 2 exam will be able to access the tentative answer key and question papers through their user id and password. After the provisional SSC CGL answer key is released for Tier 2 exam, candidates will be able to submit representations if any regarding the descrepancies in the answer key. The commission will check all the representations and final answer key of SSC CGL Tier 2 will also be released. Decision of SSC in this regard will be final and no further objections from candidates will be accepted. The final answer key of SSC CGL Tier II will help candidates calculate their probable score by knowing the correct and incorrect answers. The revised final answer key of SSC CGL Tier 1 was released by the commission on January 24. The revised result of Tier 1 exam had been declared on the basis of the revised answer key. Check all the important details about SSC CGL answer key 2017 as given below.

Latest: SSC CGL Tier 1 Final Answer key 2017 Released- Check Here

SSC CGL 2017 Answer Key Important Dates

SSC had released the exam schedule for SSC CGL Tier 1 and Tier 2 exam. SSC CGL Tier 1 exam was conducted from August 5 to August 23, 2017 and the revised final answer key had been made available on January 24, 2018. SSC CGL 2017 Tier 2 exam is being held from February 17 to February 22, 2018. Candidates can check all the SSC CGL important dates from the table below.

SSC CGL Answer key 2017 dates

SSC CGL Answer Key 2017 events
Important dates
SSC CGL Tier I exam dates
August 5 to 23, 2017
SSC CGL Tier I Answer Key (Provisional)
September 7, 2017
SSC CGL Tier I Answer Key (Final) - Revised
January 24, 2017
Submission of representations related to SSC CGL Answer Key Tier I
September 7 to 12, 2017
SSC CGL Tier II exam dates
February 17 to February 22, 2018
SSC CGL Tier II Answer Key (Provisional)
March, 2018 (tentative)
SSC CGL Tier II Answer Key (Final)
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 Question Papers through the link given on this page.
  • 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 responses. 

SSC CGL Answer Key

 

SSC CGL Answer Key 2017 – How to submit challenge?

SSC will open the window to submit online representation against the provisional answer key of SSC CGL tier 2 as in when the answer key is released. Tentative answer key of SSC CGL Tier 2 exam is expected to be released in first week of March. Candidates who have doubt regarding any of the answer given in the SSC CGL answer key will be able to challenge the same through the online objection portal. To raise objections, candidates will have to login using their user ID and password as provided during online registration. The challenges should be submitted by candidates online and they need to pay Rs 100 for per answers. Candidates can check below the procedure to submit challenges.

  • Click the link ‘SSC CGL Tier 2 Online Objection Portal – Check Here’ provided on this page.
  • The link will redirect the candidates to a new page for the login in user portal.
  • Enter User ID and password correctly to login.
  • Mark the questions for which candidates want to submit the challenge.
  • Pay the requisite fee and submit.

Highlights of SSC CGL Answer Key 2017

The SSC CGL answer key 2017 will be released for only Tier 1 and Tier 2 exam. Candidates can read the details of SSC CGL 2017 answer key of both the tiers below.

SSC CGL Answer Key of Tier 1

SSC had released the revised final answer key of SSC CGL Tier 1 on January 24, 2018. The SSC CGL answer key for tier 1 displayed the correct answers to all questions asked in General Intelligence Reasoning, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude and English Comprehension. The commission had released the answer keys for all sets A,B,C,D of all the days. Question booklet of SSC CGL tier 1 consisted 100 questions and each question carried 2 marks. The total marks allotted for the exam were 200 and the exam was held online (CBT). As per the marking scheme, each question in SSC CGL Tier 1 exam was of 2 marks and 0.50 marks were deducted for wrong questions. Candidates qualifying the Tier 1 exam will now appear for Tier 2. The final SSC CGL Tier 1 result was declared on January 11, 2018.

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

After checking the answer key of SSC CGL, candidates 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 Answer Key of Tier 2

The answer key of SSC CGL Tier 2 is likely to be released in first week of March. The Tier 2 exam of SSC CGL 2017 is being conducted by SSC from February 17 to 22. The SSC CGL exam will comprise of Quantitative Ability, English Language & Comprehension, Statistics and General Studies (Finance and Economics). The Paper III is only for the post of Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) and Paper IV is for the candidates who have applied for the post of Assistant Audit Officer (AAO)/Assistant Accounts Officer (AAO). The SSC CGL answer key of Tier 2 will contain correct answers to all the 100 questions of Quantitative Ability, 200 questions of English Language & Comprehension and 100 questions each from Statistics & General Studies. Each section will be of 200 marks. On the basis of marks obtained in Tier II, candidates will be selected for Tier 3 of SSC CGL 2017. The SSC CGL result of Tier 2 will be declared tentatively in March 2018.

SSC CGL 2017 Tier II exam calculation of scores

Candidates can check below for the marking scheme of SSC CGL Tier II exam.

Papers Total number of questions Total marks Marking scheme Marks obtained out of 200
Paper I Quantitative Ability 100 200 Correct answer – + 2 Incorrect 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 mark 0.25 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 =+2 Incorrect answer = – 0.50 2 x number of correct responses – 0.50 x number of incorrect responses

 

SSC CGL 2017 OMR Sheet

The commission also releases the OMR sheet of candidates with the provisional answer key of SSC CGL. This process helps in maintaining transparency in the examination system and also allow the candidates to analyse their exam performance. The SSC CGL 2017 OMR Sheet will be made available for both the tiers and it will contain the images of answers as marked by candidates in the exam. Candidates will be able to download their OMR sheet through their user id and password and match answers from the SSC CGL answer key.

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 18
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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