SSC CGL Answer Key

SSC CGL Answer Key 2019 is out. Answer key of SSC CGL is available for tier 1. Staff Selection Commission released official SSC CGL Answer Key on June 26, 2019, at Candidates can log in with roll number and password in order to view question paper, answer key, responses. Challenges against the same can be submitted with Rs 100 per question fee until June 30, 2019. Result of SSC CGL 2018-2019 shall be as per final answers of Combined Graduate Level. After conducting tier-2 in September, answer key of same will also be available. Read on to get complete details of SSC CGL Answer Key 2019.

Latest: Staff Selection Commission has released official answer key of SSC CGL 2019 tier 1. Scroll down to get it.

SSC CGL Answer Key 2019

Staff Selection Commission has released the Combined Graduate Level tier 1 answer key exactly one week after exam. Candidates have 5 days window to login and check their question paper with answer key and recorded responses, as well as challenge the CGL answer key. Get them date wise from links below.

Day Date Get SSC CGL Answer Key 2019
1 04 Jun 2019 Click Here – Official answer key released
2 06 Jun 2019 Click Here – Official answer key released
3 07 Jun 2019 Click Here – Official answer key released
4 10 Jun 2019 Click Here – Official answer key released
5 11 Jun 2019 Click Here – Official answer key released
6 12 Jun 2019 Click Here – Official answer key released
7 13 Jun 2019 Click Here – Official answer key released

Check Here: Click here to check official answer key of SSC CGL 2019.

SSC CGL Answer Key 2018-2019 PDF has also been made available separately at AglaSem, so that candidates can refer the question papers with answers even after window for it has closed. However, you cannot submit challenges after the deadline.

After checking answer key, you can know about declaration of SSC CGL Result 2019 here.

How To Check SSC CGL Answer Key 2019?

All candidates who have appeared in exam can login to check the SSC CGL answer key. Here is the step by step guide to check answer key from

Step 1: Go to There you will see the notification for answer key issuance. Click it.

Step 2: The notification PDF file opens. Read it to know relevant dates and scroll down to click on link available.

Step 3: Now you have reached the SSC answer key module page. Click on the link to go to login.

Step 4: This takes you to the SSC CGL Answer Key 2018-2019 login. Enter your roll number, same as in admit card of SSC CGL, and password. Submit them to login.

Step 5: As soon as you login, instructions for answer key pop up. Read it all and scroll down to click on close button.

Step 6: You see two tabs. First is for question paper and answer key. Click it and then click on generate link that appears on page.

Step 7: Immediately, the question paper with answers and responses open. The questions appear section wise. Correct option is marked with green tick. Towards right top corner of every question, you can see status of your answer and answer marked.

Once you go through all questions, you can note down the question IDs of those questions that you wish to challenge. Which brings us to the next step, challenging it.

How to challenge SSC CGL Answer Key 2019?

So first of all, you will have to be logged in. If you are not logged in, follow steps 1 to 5 above. Then go through these steps.

Step 1 to challenge: Once you close the instructions sheet, you see two tabs. Click on the objection view tab.

Step 2 to challenge: Then click on link for raising objections.

Step 3 to challenge: Now you will come to the login form for challenges. Your roll number will already be pre-filled. Select your exam date and shift. Then enter the question ID.

Step 4 to challenge: This leads you to payment gateway where you have to pay Rs 100 per challenge. Then submit your challenge.

Important instructions regarding raising objections

  1. The correct answer is marked in the question paper in green color.
  2. If you find answer to be incorrect, and you have valid proof of it, then you should raise objection.
  3. You can enter objections in English only.
  4. You should clearly write the reason for objection in space provided for it.
  5. SSC has instructed that candidates cannot not use Wikipedia, Yahoo answers,, private websites, blogs as sources.
  6. However, you can use websites of government bodies, universities, educational bodies, and websites that end with .edu, .org.
  7. For questions of literature, grammar, verbal or non verbal communication, candidates should provide clear and unambiguous explanations.
  8. For mathematics and such calculation based questions, complete solution should be provided.

SSC CGL Answer Key 2019 Tier 1

All candidates who had applied for the SSC CGL 2018-2019 in May-June 2018, were issued admit cards for CGL tier-1 in May-June 2019. Thereafter the first stage of the CGL exam, tier-1 was successfully conducted in June 2019.

  • Overall 25.97 lakh candidates had registered.
  • 8,34,746 candidates appeared in exam
  • 27% was the attendance percentage
  • Exam took place in 22 shifts
  • There were 362 exam centers
  • SSC held the CGL 2018-2019 tier-1 in 131 cities
  • Exam was held at 33 states/UTs

Then after the exam was held, CGL tier-1 answer key was released with the following notice.

SSC CGL Answer Key 2019

SSC CGL Answer Key 2019 Important Dates

Candidates can note the important dates relevant for SSC CGL Answer Key from following schedule. By noting all dates, you will not miss any important event.

SSC CGL 2018-2019 Important Dates
Conduct of tier-1 exam 4, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 13, 19 Jun 2019
Availability of unofficial SSC CGL Answer Key 4, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 13, 19 Jun 2019
Issuance of official answer key 26 Jun 2019
Last date to challenge official answer key 30 Jun 2019 (5 PM)
Conduct of tier-2 exam 11-13 Sep 2019
Availability of unofficial SSC CGL Answer Key 11-13 Sep 2019
Issuance of official answer key (expected) 20 Sep 2019

SSC CGL 2018-2019 Question Papers

SSC Combined Graduate Level Exam Tier 1 and 2 are both computer based tests. Thus, scanned copies of them are not available just after exam. However, memory based question papers are available just after exam as PDF file. Thereafter PDF file of officially provided question papers are published. Candidates who appear in SSC CGL 2018-2019 as well as future aspirants can use question papers.

Click here for all SSC CGL Question Papers.

How to calculate marks using SSC CGL Answer Key?

Candidates primarily use SSC CGL answer key for the purpose of calculating marks. One wishes to do it in order to assuage tension after exam. After all, knowing exactly which questions are correct and which are not makes matters clearer and one can go ahead from there. Therefore knowing marking scheme and being able to calculate marks using answer key of SSC CGL is explained below.

  1. Open answer key of that day and shift in which you appeared.
  2. First, check your response of question 1. In response sheet, your answer is indicated as candidate answer.
  3. Then check correct answer of it. This is given as correct answer.
  4. If your answer matches correct answer, then mark it as correct. Otherwise mark it as incorrect. However if no answer was selected, mark as unattempted.
  5. Thereafter repeat steps 2 to 4 for all 100 questions.
  6. Then calculate total number of correct answers, total incorrect ones.
  7. Then use formula below to calculate score.

Marks in SSC CGL Tier 1 = Number of correct answers * 2 – Number of incorrect answers * 0.5.

Marks in SSC CGL Tier 2 = Paper-1 score + Paper-2 score + Paper-3 score (for Junior Statistical Officer) + Paper-4 score (for Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts

Paper-1 score = (Number of correct answers * 2) – (Number of incorrect answers * 0.5)

Paper-2 score = (Number of correct answers * 1) – (Number of incorrect answers * 0.25)

Paper-3 score = (Number of correct answers * 2) – (Number of incorrect answers * 0.5)

Paper-4 score = (Number of correct answers * 2) – (Number of incorrect answers * 0.5)

Significance of SSC CGL Answer Key 2019

2.5 Million candidates look for SSC CGL answer key 2019 right after exam. And an equal number seek it throughout the year. What makes answer key of SSC CGL 2019 so important, is explained in points below.

  • First of all, all those who appear in exam are eager to find out how well they performed. To do so, they need SSC CGL 2019 Answer Key.
  • Candidates can thus check correct answers and use marking scheme to calculate their score even before result is out.
  • Even though there is a fixed syllabus for SSC CGL, there is no fixed set of study material to use. Therefore to get answers, one needs answer keys.
  • Then comes the point of having a fair and transparent examination. SSC achieves this by issuing answer keys.
  • Moreover, candidates are able to submit objections to answer key of SSC CGL 2019. Therefore this ensures that candidates get a say in course of events. Also, ultimately all answers become correct so that no one loses marks due to error in key.
  • SSC CGL 2019 Answer Key is equally important for future SSC CGL aspirants. They can use it with question paper in order to prepare for exam.

SSC CGL Answer Key 2019 Tier 2

All candidates who qualify as per result of tier-1 can appear in tier-2 and can check its answer key. Since it is a computer based test, therefore memory based question paper with answer key was published just after exam. Thereafter, official answer key has been released.

Official SSC CGL Answer Key 2019 tier-2:- To begin with, Staff Selection Commission released a notice announcing date of issuance of CGL Answer Key. Then it published login link to check tier 1 answer key at as per that notice.

Official SSC CGL Answer Key 2019 tier-2 release date:- AglaSem had correctly predicted date of issuance of SSC CGL 2019 Tier 1 Official Answer Key to be around 27th June. SSC CGL tier 1 was held from 4th to 13th June, and tentative answer key has been released on 26th June. Date of issuance of tier-2 answer key will be available after exam.

SSC CGL Result 2019

Staff Selection Commission publishes result of CGL exam at Result write ups as well as result containing details of qualified candidates are published after Tier 1, 2, 3, 4. Cut off for SSC CGL is decided as per vacancies, difficulty level of paper, minimum expectations of Commission, and other factors.

Normalization in SSC exams

SSC CGL takes place on different days, in different shifts. As per instructions of the Commission there is now normalization in multi shifts exams. Candidates may therefore note normalization formula below.

SSC CGL Answer Key 2019 Frequently Asked Questions

Qs 1. Does Staff Selection Commission release CGL answer key?

Ans 1. Yes, SSC releases CGL exam answer key for Tier 1 and Tier 2. They are published at

Qs 2. Do we get answer key for CGL exam before result?

Ans 2. Yes, CGL answer key comes out before result. Please check schedule to see dates of answer key issuance.

Qs 3. If I think any question or answer is wrong in SSC CGL Answer Key, can I convey that to SSC?

Ans 3. Yes, you can submit representation or challenges. However please note that you can do it only in a limited timeframe. Also, please note that fee per question challenge is applicable.

Qs 4. Should I prepare for Tier 2 / 3 if my score is less as per answer key?

Ans 4. When SSC releases CGL exam answer key, it is usually a tentative one. Several candidates then submit their objections. Thereafter SSC changes few questions and answers. Thus, your score as per tentative answer key does not remain constant. Also, SSC implements normalization. Therefore your actual SSC score will be different. Another thing to note is that that you may feel your score is too less by comparing it past year cut off. However SSC CGL 2019 Cut Off will only be revealed after result, so you still have chances of clearing exam! In conclusion, you can start preparing for Tier 2 / 3 even if your score is less as per answer key.

Qs 5. Can I get SSC CGL Answer Key after link to login is deactivated?

Ans 5. Officially, you can access answer key of SSC CGL 2019 only during that time when login link is available. However, many online portals and coaching centres shall, in all probability, download question papers and answers so that future aspirants can refer them. Therefore, you can find them as SSC CGL question papers repository.

If you have any queries regarding SSC CGL Answer Key 2019, then please ask in comments below.

SSC CGL 2018-2019

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  1. if tier 1 result is on September 19th 2019, how tier 2 exam can be conduct on September 13th-19th, which is before the result of tier1 ? how does it work? how can we start preparing for tier 2 without any confirmation on previous exam result

  2. As per a notification released today, SSC CGL result will be announced on 20th August 2019.

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