SSC CGL - Answer Key

Staff Selection Commission - Combined Graduate Level Examination

Result: 31 Dec 2021

Result: 31 Dec 2021

SSC CGL 2021 Answer Key(Released): How to Download, Calculate score, Challenge

Updated On - September 07 2021 by Anusha Pachauri

SSC CGL 2021 Answer Key has been released on 02 September 2021 for the Tier-1 exam by Staff Selection Commission (SSC). The answer key will include the correct answers to the questions to be asked in the entrance exam. The answer key for other tiers i.e Tier-2, Tier-3, and Tier-4 will be released within one or two weeks after the exam will be conducted. CGL answer key will be published separately for all tiers in the pdf format. Candidates will be able to download their answer key by entering their details such as mobile number, enrollment number, login id, and password. Read this complete article to get more information about SSC CGL 2021 Answer Key.
Latest Updates:
  • SSC CGL 2020 Provisional Answer Key has been released on 02 September 2021. Candidates can make objections here--- Challenge Answer Key.

SSC CGL 2021 Important Dates

Important dates of SSC CGL 2021 are mentioned in the given below table.

Events and Dates of SSC CGL 2021
SSC CGL Tier 1 exam date13-25 August 2021
Tier-1 Answer key release date02 September 2021
Result date of Tier-1 examSeptember 2021
SSC CGL Tier- 2 and 3 exam dateLast week of June 2021
Tier-2 and 3 answer keyThe first week of May 2021
Result date of Tier-2 and 3 examLast week of May 2021
SSC CGL Tier-4 exam dateJuly 2021

If any changes will be made in the examination schedule, then it will be updated here as well. Till then stay connected to the entrance zone,

How to Download SSC CGL 2021 Answer Key?

To download SSC CGL 2021 answer key, there are the steps mentioned below that candidates must follow.
Step 1. Visit the official website of State Selection Commission (SSC).
Step 2. Search here for "SSC CGL 2021 Answer key link" and click on that.
Step 3. Candidates will be asked to enter their details such as enrollment number, registered mobile number, and name mentioned in the admit card.
Step 4. After entering the details, click on the "submit" button.
Step 5. Select the tier for which they want to download the answer key.
Step 6. A new page of the answer key will be open on the desktop screen.
Step 7. Candidates can check their score from the answer key.
Step 8. Candidates are advised to download the answer key in the pdf format for future reference.
Details mentioned in SSC CGL 2021 Answer Key

Following are the details that will be mentioned on SSC CGL 2021 answer key

  • Candidate's name
  • Father's name
  • Enrollment number
  • Exam name
  • Tier number
  • Enrollment number
  • Correct answers to all questions

How to calculate a score from SSC CGL 2021 Answer Key?

To calculate the score from SSC CGL 2021 answer key, candidates have to follow the marking scheme.

  • Total number of questions: 100
  • For every right answer, candidates will be rewarded with +2 marks.
  • For every wrong answer, -0.5 mark will be deducted.
Marks Obtained= (Total number of right answers X 2)-(Total number of the wrong answersX0.5)

The maximum mark that a candidate can score is 200 marks.

How to Challenge SSC CGL 2021 Answer Key?

If any candidate finds any objection in the answer key, then he/she can raise objections against the answer key.

  • Candidates can fill objections by visiting the official website of the Staff Selection Commission.
  • Candidates will be able to opt for this facility only if there is any incorrect answer in the SSC CGL answer key.
  • To object the official answer key, candidates have to fill the objection form available on the official website.
  • With this form, candidates have to pay Rs.100/-to to fill objection per question.

SSC CGL 2021 Results

SSC CGL 2021 results will be declared by the State Selection Commission(SSC). The result of SSC CGL 2021 Tier-1 will be announced soon. Candidates can check their results by logging into the official website. Candidates have to enter their details such as roll number or registration number, to log in. The result will be published online in the form of a merit list. After the declaration of Tier-1 results, selected candidates will be called for the examination of Tier-2. Similarly, candidates will be shortlisted for further next round based on their marks scored by them in the examination.

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