SSC CGL Answer Key 2018
Anangsha Patra, 30 Aug 2018, #SSC CGL

SSC CGL Answer Key 2018 – The answer key of SSC CGL Tier 1 along with the candidate’s response sheet will be made available by Staff Selection Commission (SSC) after completion of the exam. SSC CGL answer key and response sheet will be made available online. Candidates to download SSC CGL answer key 2018 and response sheet have to log in with their roll number, date of birth and exam dates. SSC will release the answer key for all sets of online test booklet (A, B, C, D) as well as different sessions of the exam.

Besides SSC, coaching institutes like Career Launcher, Paramount Coaching, Mother’s Education Hub, Sankalp Classes etc also releases their own SSC CGL answer key based on memory within few hours after completion of the test. SSC CGL answer key 2018 will help candidates to calculate their probable score of the exam based on their correct and incorrect responses. Candidates also have the facility to raise objections against the answers provided in the answer key. The online objection tracker to submit representations will be provided by SSC along with SSC CGL answer key. After reviewing the representations submitted by candidates, the final answer key will be released if there are any changes in the same. SSC also releases the answer key of SSC CGL Tier 2. For more details on SSC CGL answer key 2018, read this article below.  

SSC CGL 2018 Answer Key Dates

Events 

Dates 

SSC CGL Tier 1 exam

September to October 2018

Release of SSC CGL Tier 1 answer key

November 2018  

Representations against SSC CGL answer key

November 2018

SSC CGL Final answer key for Tier 1

December 2018

SSC CGL Tier 2 exam

February 2019

SSC CGL Tier 2 answer key 2018

March 2019

Representations against SSC CGL 2018 answer key

March 2019

Final SSC CGL Tier 2 Answer key

May 2019

How to download SSC CGL Answer Key 2018 and response sheet?

SSC CGL answer key and response sheet will be available online. Candidates have to login to their respective accounts to download the answer key. The steps to download the answer key and response sheet are given below:

Steps to download SSC CGL 2018 Answer Key and Response Sheet

Step 1: Click on the link ‘SSC CGL answer key 2018 and response sheet’ to be provided here.

Step 2: Candidates have to enter their roll number, password (DOB) and choose exam dates.

Step 3: Click on the ‘Submit’ button to enter the details.

Step 4: SSC CGL answer key and response sheet will appear on the screen.

Step 5: Download and save the answer key and response sheet to match the correct answers.

The snapshot of SSC CGL 2018 answer key login page is given below: 

 

To download SSC CGL Tier 1 answer key and response sheet – Click Here (Link will be activated once it is released)

SSC CGL Answer Key 2018 Tier 1

The answer key of SSC CGL Tier 1 will be released after exam. SSC CGL Tier 1 answer key will carry the correct answers of all 100 questions asked from General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude and English Comprehension. Total marks allotted to Tier 1 exam is 200. The exam is held for 60 minutes and carries objective type questions. On the basis of correct answers and cutoff, candidates will be selected for Tier 2 exam. The final SSC CGL Tier 1 answer key will be released in October, 2018.

SSC CGL Answer Key 2018 Tier 2

SSC will release the answer key for Tier 2 in March. The computer-based exam of Tier 2 is scheduled to be conducted from November 27 to 30, 2018. As per SSC CGL exam pattern 2018, There are four papers in Tier 2 – Paper 1 Quantitative Abilities, Paper 2 English Language and Comprehension, Paper 3 Statistics and Paper 4 General Studies (Finance and Economics). The Paper 1 and 2 are compulsory for all the posts while Paper 3 and 4 is for the posts of Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) and Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer. The question paper carries 500 questions. Candidates will be able to check correct answers to all the questions in SSC CGL Tier 2 answer key. Total marks allotted to this tier are 800. Candidates based on their score of Tier 2 will be shortlisted for Tier 3.

SSC CGL Final Answer Key 2018

The final answer key is released by SSC after examining the representations. The final CGL answer key is published along with the result. The representations submitted by candidates against answer key are examined by experts. If the representations are found to be correct, the commission makes the necessary changes and publishes final answer key. The evaluation of papers is then done according to the modified answer keys. The final SSC CGL answer key 2018 for Tier 1 will be released in October, 2018. The SSC CGL final answer key 2018 for Tier 2 will be released in June, 2019. 

How to challenge SSC CGL Answer Key 2018?

Candidates have to submit representations against answer key online. The window to raise objections against any wrong question or answer key will be made available along with the answer key. The representations for SSC CGL answer key 2018 are to be submitted by the candidates within stipulated time frame. Any objections submitted after the prescribed date will not be entertained by SSC. To challenge answer key, candidates have to pay Rs 100 for per answer. The fee will be refunded if the challenges are accepted. The decision of SSC regarding the answer key will be final and no request for re-checking will be entertained by the authority. The ways to challenge SSC CGL 2018 answer key 2018 is given below.

Ways to challenge SSC CGL Answer Key 2018

  • Click on the link ‘SSC CGL answer key representation’ to be provided here.

  • Enter roll number, password and question booklet code to login.

  • Mark the questions or answers which candidates want to challenge.

  • Pay the requisite fees and submit the challenges. 

How to calculate SSC CGL 2018 score?

The marking scheme of SSC CGL Tier 1 and 2 is given below:

SSC CGL Marking Scheme – Tier 1

Marks for correct answer

2

Marks for incorrect answer

0.50

Formula

Total score = Number of correct answers x 2 – Number of incorrect answer x 0.50

SSC CGL Marking Scheme – Tier 2

Papers

No. of questions (Each question is of 2 marks)

Marking Scheme

Marks Obtained out of 200

Paper I - Quantitative Ability

 

Total questions 100

Total Marks 200 = 100 X 2

Correct Answer: + 2 marks

Incorrect Answer: - 0.50 mark

 

2 X number of correct answer – 0.50 X number of wrong answer

 

Paper II - English Language and Comprehension

Total questions 200

Total Marks 200 = 200 X 2

Correct Answer: + 1 mark

Incorrect Answer: - 0.25 mark

 

1 X number of correct answer – 0.25 X number of wrong answer

 

Paper III - Statistics

Total questions 100

Total Marks 200 = 100 X 2

Correct Answer: + 2 marks

Incorrect Answer: - 0.50 mark

 

2 X number of correct answer – 0.50 X number of wrong answer

 

 

Paper IV - Economics, Governance, Finance and Accounts

 

Total questions 100

Total Marks 200 = 100 X 2

Correct Answer: + 2 marks

For each incorrect Answer: - 0.50 mark

 

2 X number of correct answer – 0.50 X number of wrong answer

 

SSC CGL Cutoff 2018

The cutoff is the minimum qualifying marks that candidates have to secure to qualify the exam and become eligible for next round of selection process. SSC CGL cutoff  for Tier 1 will be released in October. Only those candidates who secures SSC CGL cutoff in Tier 1 are eligible to appear for Tier II. SSC CGL cutoff is released as per category and posts. Candidates can check previous year's cutoff of SSC CGL exam from the table given below.

SSC CGL Cutoff 2017 of Tier 1 

List-I: Candidates qualified in Tier-I for appearing in Tier-II (Paper-I, Paper-II, Paper-IV (General Studies (Finance & Accounts) and Tier-III

Category 

SSC CGL Cutoff 

SC

125.50

ST

119.00

OBC

135.50

OH

111.50

HH

75.00

UR

148.00

List-II: Candidates qualified in Tier-I for appearing in Tier-II (Paper-I, Paper-II, Paper-III (Statistics)) and Tier-III

Category 

SSC CGL Cutoff 

SC

123.50

ST

114.50

OBC

135.50

OH

102.00

HH

61.00

VH

116.00

UR

146.50

List- III: Candidates qualified in Tier-I for appearing in Tier-II (Paper-I and Paper-II) and Tier-III

Category 

SSC CGL Cutoff 

SC

98.00

ST

88.50

OBC

110.00

Ex.S.

69.00

OH

84.50

HH

38.00

VH

89.50

UR

126.50

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