SSC CGL Answer Key 2019
Anangsha Patra, 09 Jan 2019, #SSC CGL

SSC CGL Answer Key 2019 – Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will release the answer key of SSC CGL for Tier 1 in April 2019 for all sets of online test booklet as well as different sessions of the exam. Along with SSC CGL answer key, the examination authority will release the response sheet of candidates. Candidates can download SSC CGL 2019 answer key and response sheet online by logging with their roll number, date of birth and exam dates. Using the answer key, candidates will be able to check the correct answers to the questions asked in the exam. 


By comparing the responses marked in the exam with SSC CGL answer key, candidates will be able to calculate their probable score based on the number of correct and incorrect answers. Candidates can even challenge SSC CGL answer key 2019 if they find any answer or question to be incorrect through an online objection tracker. The facility to raise objection will be made available along with the answer key. Candidates can raise objection within specified time-frame by paying Rs 100 for per answer. The Tier 1 exam of SSC CGL is likely to be held in March 2019.  Read below for more details on SSC CGL answer key including how to download, important dates and calculation of score. 


SSC CGL Answer Key 2019 Dates 

The dates related to the release of SSC CGL answer key are given below. 

SSC CGL Answer Key Dates 

Events 

Dates 

SSC CGL Tier 1 exam 

March 2019 

Release of answer key of Tier 1

April 2019 

Tier 2 exam 

August 2019 

SSC CGL answer key of Tier 2

September 2019 

How to download SSC CGL Answer Key 2019?

The answer key of SSC CGL will be available at https://ssc.nic.in/ . Candidates can follow the steps given below to download SSC CGL answer key. 

Steps to download SSC CGL Answer Key 2019 

Click on the link ‘SSC CGL Answer Key 2019’ to be provided on this page



In the login page, candidates will have to enter roll number, date of birth and exam dates. 


SSC CGL answer key will appear on the screen


Download the answer key and save the file 

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 2019 – Various Stages 

The answer key of SSC CGL will be released separately for Tier 1 and 2. The details of each stage of answer key are explained below. 


SSC CGL Answer Key 2019 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. 

How to calculate SSC CGL Score of Tier 1?

The total score of candidates will be calculated based on the number of correct  and incorrect answers. To calculate the score, candidates will have to follow the marking scheme prescribed by the examination authority. The marking scheme of Tier 1 is given below. 

  • For correct answer, candidates will score 2 marks. 

  • For incorrect answer, 0.50 marks will be deducted. 

The formula to calculate the total score is given below. 

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


SSC CGL Answer Key 2019 Tier 2

SSC will release the answer key for Tier 2 in September 2019. The computer-based exam of Tier 2 is likely to be conducted in August 2019. As per SSC CGL exam pattern 2019, 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.

How to calculate score of SSC CGL Tier 2?

The marking scheme of SSC CGL Tier 2 exam is given below. 


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



Types of SSC CGL Answer Key 2019

SSC releases two types of answer key-provisional and final. First, the examination authority will release the provisional answer key followed by the release of final answer key. 

SSC CGL 2019 Provisional Answer Key: The examination authority first releases the provisional answer key so that candidates having any doubt with regard to the answers and questions can raise objections against the same. 

SSC CGL 2019 Final Answer Key: The final answer key is released after reviewing the objections submitted by candidates. The objections will be reviewed by subject-matter experts. If the objections are found to true the examination authority will correct the answers and publish the final answer key. The marks of candidates will be evaluated as per the final answer key. 


How to challenge SSC CGL Answer Key 2019?

The window to raise objection against SSC CGL answer key will be released along with the answer key. Candidates will have to submit their objection online. The representations for SSC CGL answer key 2019 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 is given below.

Ways to challenge SSC CGL Answer Key 2019

  • 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.


Benefits of using SSC CGL Answer Key 2019

  • The answer key will help candidates to check the correct answers of questions asked in the exam. 

  • SSC CGL answer key will help candidates to calculate the probable score based on the number of correct and incorrect answers 

  • Knowing the probable score, candidates can predict their chances of selection for the next round of selection


SSC CGL Cutoff 2019

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 May/June 2019. Only those candidates who will secure SSC CGL cutoff in Tier 1 will be eligible to appear in Tier 2. 


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