SSC JE Answer Key 2018

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SSC JE Answer KeySSC JE Answer Key 2018: The final answer key of SSC JE Paper 1 2018 along with the question papers has been released by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) on May 1. Candidates who appeared for the SSC JE 2018 Paper 1 exam from January 22 to January 29 can download SSC JE answer key of Paper 1 exam. The SSC JE answer key 2018 has been released online and candidates can access the answer key of SSC JE Paper 1 by entering their roll number, examination password and date of the exam. The SSC JE 2018 answer key is released in two stages - tentative and final. With the help of SSC JE answer key 2018, the candidates can know their score based on the correct and incorrect responses marked by them in SSC JE Paper 1 exam. In case of any discrepancy in the SSC JE answer key, candidates had the option to challenge the provisional answer key by paying Rs.100/- per answer with the help of an online objection form that had been released along with the answer key of SSC JE Paper 1. Subject experts from the commission reviewed the raised objections and final SSC JE answer key has been released after removing the discrepancies. The link to check and download the final answer key of SSC JE 2018 has been provided on this page. The decision of commission regarding the answer key to is final in all regards and no further objections will be entertained now. The result of SSC JE paper 1 has been declared on the basis of final answer key. Read the article below for complete details of SSC JE answer key 2018.

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SSC JE Answer Key 2018 Important Dates

The schedule for paper 1 of SSC JE had been announced by the commission. Based on the exam dates, the dates for availability of SSC JE answer key is mentioned below. Candidates can check the dates for SSC JE answer key in the table below.

SSC JE 2018 Answer Key Dates

S.No. SSC JE 2018 Answer Key Events Important dates
1 SSC JE (paper 1) exam date January 22 to January 29, 2018
2 SSC JE paper 1 answer key (Provisional) February 13, 2018
3 Dates to challenge SSC JE paper 1 answer key February 13 to February 19, 2018
4 SSC JE paper 1 answer key (Final) May 1, 2018


How to download SSC JE Answer Key 2018?

The candidates can check the step by step procedure to download the SSC JE answer key 2018 that has been explained below. 
Step 1: Candidates can download the SSC JE answer key through the link which is provided on this page. 
Step 2: Enter user id and password in the designated column. 
Step 3: Click on the ‘Submit’ button after entering all details. 
Step 4: The SSC JE 2018 answer key will appear on the screen. 
Step 5: Download the OMR sheet and answer key for matching the responses.

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SSC JE Answer Key 2018 – Details

As per the SSC JE exam pattern, Paper 1 is objective and Paper 2 is subjective. The final answer key for paper 1 has been released by the commission on May 1, 2018.

SSC JE Answer Key 2018 – Paper 1

The final answer key for paper 1 of SSC JE has been released online on May 1, 2018. The SSC JE 2018 paper 1 exam was held in computer based mode from January 22 to January 29, 2018. The exam had questions from General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness and Part –A General Engineering (Civil & Structural) or Part-B General Engineering (Electrical) or Part-C General Engineering (Mechanical). All the questions were multiple choices (MCQs). Each question in SSC JE 2018 Paper 1 had 4 options, candidates had selected an answer and mark the same in OMR sheet. The final answer key has released along with the SSC JE result. Candidates qualifying on the basis of their performance in paper 1 to be allowed to appear in SSC JE 2018 Paper 2.

SSC JE Answer Key 2018 – Paper 2

Paper 2 of SSC JE 2018 will be for 300 marks and the exam will consist of subjective questions on the discipline chosen by candidates. Since the exam will carry essay type questions, therefore, there are fewer chances that the examination authority will release the SSC JE Paper 2 answer key. However if the answer key is released, the same will be updated here on this page.

SSC JE Answer Key 2018 - Marking Scheme

The marking scheme SSC JE 2018 paper 1 is based on the paper pattern, whereas the marking scheme for paper 2 is not known as it is a descriptive paper. Candidates can check marking scheme for Paper 1 of SSC JE 2018 given in the table below. The marking scheme will help candidates calculate their probable score in the exam with the help of SSC JE answer key 2018.

Specifications SSC JE 2017 Marking Scheme
For correct answers 1 mark
Negative marks 0.25
Total marks number of correct answer x 1 – number of wrong answers x 0.25


Highlights of SSC JE Answer Key 2018

  • SSC has released the answer key for all sets of question booklets – A, B, C, D of SSC JE Paper 1.
  • The answer key contains the correct answers of all the questions asked in the exam.
  • The answer key helps candidates assess their performance in SSC JE exam.
  • Based on the number of correct and incorrect answers, the candidates can estimate their score.

How to challenge the SSC JE Answer Key 2018?

Candidates having any doubt with regard to the answers in the answer key can submit challenges online mode by paying Rs 100/- per answer. The challenges if any can be submitted from February 13 till February 19. The challenges against the SSC JE answer key will be referred to experts/committees constituted by the SSC for this purpose. The recommendations of the committees pertaining to answer key discrepancy will be final. If the complaint filled by candidates is found to be genuine, the fee will be refunded. Complaints received by e-mail will not be considered.

SSC JE 2018 OMR Sheet

SSC is also likely to release the OMR sheets of candidates in March, 2018 and it will contain the images of answers marked by candidates in the exam. Candidates will be able to download their OMR sheet through their user id and password and match answers with the SSC JE answer key and calculate their probable scores.

SSC JE Cutoff 2018

SSC will decide the cutoff for paper 1 and 2 of SSC JE 2018. Candidates who secure marks as per the SSC JE cutoff will be shortlisted for the next stage of recruitment process. SSC will fix the cutoff score of SSC JE 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 JE 2018.

SSC JE 2017 Civil Engineering Cutoff

Category Posts
SC 84.50
ST 85.50
OBC 92.50
OH 72.50
HH 44.00
UR 100.00


SSC JE 2017 Mechanical/Electrical Engineering Cutoff

Category Posts
SC 99.00
ST 94.50
OBC 109.50
OH 87.00
HH 54.00
UR 115.00

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