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SSC CGL Tier 1 Re-Exam Answer Key Released

Last Updated - November 02, 2016

SSC CGL Tier 1 was re-examined on October 27, 2016 which was held at 4:15 PM – 5:30 PM (Shift II) on August 27, 2016 due to administration reasons. The Commission has released SSC CGL Tier I re-exam 2016 answer key on the official website of SSC.  

Candidates can login by using User ID and Password, used at the time of SSC CGL Registration Process for submitting representations. It should be noted that, representations can be from October 28, 2016, 5:00 PM onwards to October 31, 2016 (5:00 PM). Representations received after the defined date, will not be considered under any circumstances. INR 100 has to be paid per answer through online mode of payment only.

Official answer keys are used in evaluating the answer sheets of the candidates. SSC CGL Result is announced after compiling the marks secured by all the candidates. In the following table, dates related to SSC CGL 2016 important events are mentioned:

SSC CGL 2016 Important EventSSC CGL 2016 Dates
SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam begins onAugust 27, 2016
SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam ends onSeptember 11, 2016
Release of SSC CGL Tier 1 Answer KeySeptember 21, 2016
September 30, 2016 (Srinagar)
Candidates can submit representations against SSC CGL answer key tillSeptember 26, 2016 (5:00 PM)
SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1 Re-ExamOctober 27, 2016
Release of SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1 Re-Exam Answer KeyOctober 28, 2016
Submission of Representations Against Re-Exam Answer Key tillOctober 31, 2016 (5:00 PM)

There are two kinds of SSC CGL answer keys- official answer keys and unofficial answer keys. Official answer key refers to the answer key released by the Commission. It is released few days after the exam. Unofficial answer key is published by individual education experts. It is released generally a few hours after the exam. Both the answer keys may differ for some answers.

This year, SSC CGL 2016 Tier I is held in online mode and thus it made it quite difficult for individual education experts to release the answer key.

Details of SSC CGL 2016 Tier I Answer Key

Questions in SSC CGL Tier 1 are asked from the following sections

  • General Intelligence and Reasoning
  • General Awareness
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • English Comprehension

Each section has 25 questions and every question is marked 2 marks. Due to change in SSC CGL exam pattern and mode of exam (online), change in cut off will be observed.

Answer keys of all the slots have been released. Candidates can calculate the estimated marks by verifying the answers from the official SSC CGL answer key.

Candidates can calculate their approximate scores by following formula-

Total Marks = (Number of Correct Answers X 2) – (Number of Incorrect Answers X 0.5)

Approximate scores let the candidate know the chances of getting selected for the Tier 2.

SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1 Result

SSC CGL Result (Combined Graduate Level) for Tier 1 will tentatively declare on November 8, 2016. SSC CGL result is declared separately for all the tiers and is published on the official website of SSC. The final result of SSC CGL exam, is declared after the Tier 4 exam is successfully conducted. Post release of SSC CGL answer key, results are declared. Candidates can check their SSC CGL results by visiting the official website and typing their roll number in the PDF file.

After final submission of representation of answers, final answer key is released. Using final answer keys, commission will release SSC CGL Tier 1 Cut Off. Those candidates, who secure minimum qualifying marks are eligible to appear in Tier 2. Once SSC CGL Tier 1 Result is published on the official website, more details about SSC CGL tier 2 exam will be released





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