SSC CGL Answer Key 2020 - Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released SSC CGL 2020 answer key in online mode on their official website - ssc.nic.in. on March 16. Applicants can check the answer key of SSC CGL 2020 till March 21. Candidates have to log in using their User ID and password in order to check SSC CGL answer key 2020. The exam authorities has also released the candidates’ response sheets along with SSC CGL 2020 answer key of the provisional stage. Candidates who find an answer provided by the Commission to be incorrect will have to raise objections against the same while the objection window is open. The final answer key of SSC CGL 2020 will be released after taking into consideration the challenges made by the candidates. The result of the exam will be prepared on the basis of the final SSC CGL 2020 answer key. Know more about SSC CGL answer key 2020 in the article below.
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SSC CGL Answer Key 2020

There are three stages of the SSC CGL - Tier-I, Tier-II, and Tier-III. Candidates have to clear each stage in order to appear for the subsequent stage of the selection procedure. SSC CGL 2020 Tier-I exam was conducted from March 3 to 9. SSC CGL Tier-II and III will be conducted from June 22 to 25, 2020.

SSC CGL 2020 Answer Key - Important Dates

Candidates can check the important dates related to the answer key of SSC CGL 2020 from the table below. Tentative dates will be updated here as and when announced by the exam authorities.

Events

Dates

SSC CGL Tier 1 exam

March 2 to 11, 2020

Provisional Answer Key of SSC CGL Tier 1

March 16, 2020 (Released)

Dates to raise objections on CGL Tier 1 answer key

March 16 to 21, 2020

Final Answer Key

April 15, 2020 (Tentative)


SSC CGL 2020 Tier-II & III exam

June 22 to 25, 2020

Tentative SSC CGL answer key for Tier-II

July 2020

Dates to make challenges on Tier-II answer key

Will be announced later

Final answer key of SSC CGL 2020

September 2020

Stages of SSC CGL Answer Key

The exam authorities has released the answer key of SSC CGL for the computer based tests. For both exams, SSC CGL answer key 2020 is released twice - provisional and revised/ final. SSC CGL Tier-III is a descriptive test hence on answer key ios published for this stage of the exam. The stages in which the answer key will be released are listed below -

  1. Provisional answer key of SSC CGL Tier-I

  2. Final SSC CGL answer key for Tier-I

  3. Provisional SSC CGL Tier-II answer key

  4. Final answer key of SSC CGL Tier-II

How to Download SSC CGL Answer Key 2020?

Candidates can follow the steps provided below to check and download the answer key of SSC CGL 2020 -

Step 1: Go to the official website - ssc.nic.in.

Step 2: Click on the link to download SSC CGL answer key

Step 3: Enter your User ID and password in the login window that appears

Step 4: SSC CGL answer key will be displayed on the screen in PDF format. Candidates can also check their responses in the same file

Step 5: Download and save for future references

Sample Image of SSC CGL Answer Key Login Window


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Challenging SSC CGL 2020 Answer Key

The exam authorities have given the provision of making challenges on the tentative answer key if candidates find that the answers provided are incorrect. Candidates have to follow the procedure mentioned below to raise said objections.

Steps to Challenge SSC CGL Answer Key 2020

  • Go to the official website

  • Click on the answer key link

  • Now, click on ‘link for candidate’s response sheet, tentative answer keys and submission of representation’

  • Enter your login credentials - User ID and password

  • Select questions to raise objections on

  • Marks answers that you find correct

  • Upload documents in support of your claim

  • Pay the requisite fee (Rs. 100 per question) and submit

How to Calculate Score Using SSC CGL Answer Key 2020?

Candidates must know the marking scheme of the examination in order to calculate their marks using the answer key of SSC CGL 2020. In SSC CGL Tier-I, there are 100 questions each carrying 2 marks. There is also a negative marking of 0.5 marks applicable for each incorrect response that the candidates make. In Tier-II there are four papers. Paper 1 and 2 (Quantitative Ability and English Language) are compulsory for all posts of the exam. Paper 3 and 4 (Statistics and Finance & Economics) are for candidates who take the exam for the posts of Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) and Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer. Candidates can check the formulae to calculate the marks in both Tier-I and II exam in the tables below.

  1. Formula to calculate marks of Tier-I exam using SSC CGL answer key -


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


  1. Formulae to calculate the score of Tier-II papers using SSC CGL 2020 answer key -


Papers

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

Marking Scheme

Formulae

Paper I, III, IV - Quantitative Ability, Statistics & Economics, Governance, Finance and Accounts

Total questions 100

Total Marks 200 = 100 X 2

Correct Answer: + 2 marks

Incorrect Answer: - 0.50 mark


Marks obtained = 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 1

Correct Answer: + 1 mark

Incorrect Answer: - 0.25 mark


Marks obtained = 1 X number of correct answer – 0.25 X number of wrong answer



SSC CGL Result 2020

The exam authorities prepare the result of the exam using the final answer key of each stage of the exam. Candidates who are shortlisted in the result of one stage of the exam are eligible to appear for the subsequent stage. In order to check the result of SSC CGL, candidates will have to log in using their registration number and password. Candidates can check the total marks, marks obtained by them, and their qualifying status in the result of SSC CGL 2020.

SSC CGL Question Papers 2020

Along with SSC CGL answer key, the exam body also releases the questions. Candidates can find the questions asked along with all their options in the answer key. Candidates must save these files for future use. SSC CGL question papers are a great tool to prepare for future examinations. Solving the question papers of SSC CGL is beneficial since aspirants get to know the difficulty level of the exam. Candidates are suggested that they time themselves while solving the question papers so that they gain speed and accuracy. Candidates can also do a thorough analysis of the question papers they solve to figure out what are the topics that they find difficult.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - SSC CGL Answer Key 2020

Question: When will the answer key of SSC CGL 2020 Tier-I exam be released?

Answer:

The dates on which SSC CGL Tier-I answer key will be released have not been announced by any official sources. It is expected that the answer key for Tier-I will be released in the last week of March 2020.

Question: How can I check my response sheet of SSC CGL?

Answer:

Candidates’ response sheets are released along with the answer key. Candidates can find the answers they marked and the correct in the same pdf file after entering their login credentials in the answer key login window.

Question: What is the fee to challenge SSC CGL answer key?

Answer:

Candidates will have to pay Rs. 100 per question to be able to raise objections against the answer key.

Question: Where can I find the question papers of SSC CGL 2020?

Answer:

The question papers will be released along with SSC CGL answer key. Candidates can find complete questions and all their options in the answer key PDF. 

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