SSC CGL Answer Key 2017- Download CGL Answer Key

SSC CGL Answer Key 2017- Download CGL Answer Key

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is an organization under Government of India recruit staff for various posts like in the various Ministries and Departments of the Government of India and in Subordinate Offices. IT is having its headquarters located at New Delhi. It has seven Regional offices at Allahabad, Mumbai, Kolkata, Guwahati, Chennai, Bangalore at present. Also, it has 2 Sub- Regional offices at Raipur and Chandigarh each of them is headed by a Regional Director and each Sub-Regional office is headed by a Deputy Director.

Every year, lots of candidates apply for the CGL exam for the recruitment of Grade “B” and “C” categories posts in various Government Ministries, Departments, and Offices. SSC CGL notification 2017 will be released soon.

Important Dates


Tier I exam datesJune 19 to July 2, 2017
Release of SSC CGL Tier I Answer KeyAug 2017
Tier II exam datesSep 5 to 8, 2017
Release of SSC CGL Tier II Answer KeyOct 2017
Submission of representations related to Answer Key Tier ITo be notified later
Submission of representations related to Answer Key Tier IITo be notified later

SSC CGL Answer Key 2017

  • Candidates can check their performances in the exam with the help of CGL answer key.
  • The Commission will upload the CGL answer keys after the exam on its official website.
  • SSC releases an answer key every year for the candidates to verify their responses in the CGL examination.

Steps to download SSC Answer Key 2017

  • Candidates can download the SSC CGL Answer Key and OMR Sheet through the link or online window given below.
  • Enter roll number and password (DOB) in the designated column.
  • Click on the ‘Submit’ button after entering all details.
  • The SSC CGL 2017 Answer Key will appear on the screen.
  • Download the OMR sheet and answer key for matching the responses.

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Calculation of Scores of SSC CGL

After checking the answer key of SSC CGL calculate the score adopting the following method

Tier I exam calculation of scores

SectionsTotal number of questionsTotal marksMarks obtained out of 200Marking scheme
General Intelligence & Reasoning25502x number of correct responses – 0.50 x number of incorrect responsesCorrect answer – +2 Wrong answer – (-) 0.50
Quantitative Aptitude25502x number of correct responses – 0.50 x number of incorrect responsesCorrect answer – +2 Wrong answer – (-) 0.50
General Awareness25502x number of correct responses – 0.50 x number of incorrect responsesCorrect answer – +2 Wrong answer – (-) 0.50
English Comprehension25502x number of correct responses – 0.50 x number of incorrect responsesCorrect answer – +2 Wrong answer – (-) 0.50

Tier II exam calculation of scores

PapersTotal number of questionsTotal marksMarks obtained out of 200Marking scheme
Quantitative Ability1002002x number of correct responses – 0.50 x number of incorrect responsesCorrect answer – + 2Incorrect answer = – 0.50 marks.
English Language2002001 x number of correct responses – 0.25 x number of incorrect responsesEach question would carry 1 mark0.25 marks would be deducted for each wrong answer
Statistics(Post of Statistical Investigator)1002002 x number of correct responses – 0.50 x number of incorrect responsesEach question would carry two marks. 0.50 marks would be deducted for each wrong answer.
Assistant Audit Officer (AAO) in C&AG Post1002002 x number of correct responses – 0.50 x number of incorrect responsesCorrect answer =+ 2Incorrect answer = – 0.50
  • Every candidate is required to score the marks equal or more than the minimum qualifying marks, which is also known as the “Cut off”.
  • Cut off marks will be available for all the categories.
  • Cut off marks will be different for all categories.

SSC CGL Tier I Cutoff 2016

CategoryCut off Marks
General137
OBC125.5
SC114
ST103
OH97
EX.S92
VH68
HH20

SSC CGL Tier II Cutoff 2015 for Interview Posts

CategoryYear 2015Year 2014Year 2013Year 2012Year 2011
General430.75426424.5349354.75
OBC411398.75395.75319323.75
SC373365.5359.25284281.25
ST359.25349.75345.75282295.75
Ex.S358361345308293
OH344.75340345274246
VH332359315.25261246
HH253231228191200

SSC CGL Tier II Cutoff 2015 for Non- Interview Posts

CategoryYear 2015Year 2014Year 2013Year 2012Year 2011
General410.25397.25401313315.25
OBC387365368.5281.5283.75
OH323.5307305.75227208
Ex.S255288226211180
SC345331.5334251247.25
ST327.5308.5314242251.75
HH210.5182201.5123150
VH259307300.25225

150