SSC CPO Answer Key 2021: Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released the SSC CPO answer key paper -2 on ssc.nic.in. Candidates can check here SSC CPO answer key for Paper-1 and Paper-2 from this article. The aspirants need User ID and password to download and view the answer key of their respective question paper. Candidates can also use the answer key to calculate the expected score in the exam. For every right answer, the candidate will get 1 mark each and for every wrong question, 0.25 marks will be deducted. Also, candidates can submit objections against the answers keys paying Rs. 100/- per question till December 24, 2020. To know more about SSC CPO answer key 2021, read the article till the end.
Latest: SSC CPO 2021 Paper 2 Answer Key is now available. Get the direct link below.
SSC CPO Answer Key 2021
The official answer key is used by SSC as a basis to evaluate the response sheets of all the candidates who appeared in the exam. Candidates can also object the official answer key for the SSC CPO of both papers. Below is the matrix of all the important dates related to the SSC CPO answer key 2021:
|Events||SSC CPO 2020|
|Date of Paper-1||23 Nov – 26 Nov 2020|
|Official answer key of Paper -1||20 Dec 2020|
|Objections against the answer key of paper -1||20 – 24 Dec 2020 ( up to 6:00 PM)|
|Releases of Final Answer key||06 Mar 2021|
|Date of paper-2|
|Answer key of Paper-2||18 Nov 2021|
|Objections against the answer key of paper -2||18 -21 Nov 2021|
Click here to check notice regarding Uploading of Tentative Answer Key(s) along with Candidates’ Response Sheets(s) for paper 2.
Click here to download the SSC CPO Final Answer Key Notice for paper 1.
Click here to check notice regarding Uploading of Tentative Answer Key(s) along with Candidates’ Response Sheets(s) for paper 1.
Note: The SSC CPO 2021 refers to event of the SSC CPO 2020 which is being held in the year 2021. The terms SSC CPO 2020 and SSC CPO 2021 are therefore used interchangeably on this page.
How to use the SSC CPO Answer Key to calculate the scores?
Candidates can utilise to the official answer key released by SSC for both the exams to estimate the scores. So, check from below the method of using the answer key to know the result:
- Download the question paper, answer key and response sheet from the official website.
- Compare the response sheet with the answer key downloaded.
- Calculate no. of right answers.
- Also, calculate the total of wrong answers.
- Allot 1 mark for every right answer
- Deduct 0.25 marks for every wrong attempt.
- There is no marking for the unattended questions.
- Below is the formula for calculating the total marks scored by the candidates:
Total Marks Scored = ( 1 x No. of Right Answers) – ( 0.25 x No. of the wrong answer)
|Section||No. of Questions||Total Marks|
|General Intelligence and Reasoning||50||50|
|General Knowledge and General Awareness||50||50|
|Section||No. of Question||Total Marks|
|English language & Comprehension||200||200|
How to Download the official SSC CPO Answer Key 2021?
The official answer key publishes on the official website in log in section. The direct SSC CPO answer key link is available below the dates table. Aspirants who took the exam can also download the answer key from the website. Check the steps below to download SSC CPO answer key:
1st step: Go to the official website ssc.nic.in.
2nd step: Click on the “Answer key” button on the upper right side on the page.
3rd step: Here click on the link given in front of the name of the exam and post.
4th step: A PDF appears on the screen. The link for the login page is given in the PDF. Read the notification carefully and then click on the link for the answer key.
5th step: The login screen appears. Fill the login details as per the SSC CPO application form.
6th step: Now, click on the submit button.
7th step: The dashboard appears. The answer key for SSC CPO, response sheet and the question paper is available here only. Click on the respective link and download the SSC CPO answer key, response sheet and question paper.
Objections Against SSC CPO Answer Key 2021
There can be instances when the candidates are not satisfied with the answers suggested in the official answer key. In such cases, candidates can object the official answer key by filling the objection form before the last date. Know more about submitting representations for SSC CPO answer key below:
- The objection fee per objection of answer key is Rs. 100.
- The candidates can object more than one question in one form only.
- The changes in the answer key are applicable for every candidate equally.
- The final answer key is released by the commission which includes all the changes.
- No candidate is personally intimidated about the answer key.
- Candidates can not object the final answer key prepared by the commission.
How to Submit Objections Against SSC CPO Answer Key 2021?
- Go to the official website or use the direct link available below the dates table.
- Hereafter, aspirants are directed to the SSC CPO Answer Key download Link.
- Enter the registration number and password.
- Now, select the question that has incorrect answer.
- Pay the requisite application fee and proceed to submit objections.
SSC CPO 2021 Response Sheet
Candidates can also download their respective question paper and response sheet for the exam. They can use the response sheet to calculate the marks that they may score. The response sheet includes all the answers given by the candidates in the exam. There is no provision for objecting the response sheet. However, the candidates can download and print the response sheet and question paper for future reference. The facility to download response sheet is provided in the login section only.
SSC CPO Cut Off
In order to clear the CBT exam candidates have to secure the minimum SSC CPO cut off marks. SSC has pre-defined the minimum qualifying marks for the SSC CPO Exam 2021. Check the table below to know the category wise SSC CPO Cut Off Marks.
What After the Release of SSC CPO Answer Key 2021?
The result for SSC CPO 2021 releases separately for every stage on the official website. The result is the merit list of all the candidates who qualified for the particular stage. It is released in PDF format only. The candidates do not need login details to check their result. However, they need their roll number to know whether their name is in the merit list or not. The final merit list of all the candidate who qualified the exam is released by the commission after the document verification.
About SSC CPO
The examination for CPO is conducted by Staff Selection Commission (SSC) each year. The posts that are advertised under SSC CPO 2021 are of Sub-Inspector (GD) in CAPFs, Sub Inspector (Executive) – (Male/ Female) in Delhi Police: and Assistant Sub-Inspector (Executive) in CISF. This year, SSC has advertised 132 vacancies for Sub Inspector (Male) Delhi Police, 79 for Sub Inspector (Female) Delhi Police and 2534 for Sub Inspector in CAPFs. Candidates have to appear for a five-stage selection procedure – Paper 1, PST/PET, Paper 2, Medical Exam and DV.
SSC CPO Day Wise Answer Key 2021
Check the day-wise SSC CPO Exam analysis, answer key below.
SSC CPO 2019 Answer Key
Candidates can check the answer key day wise from the table provided below:
- Click here to download the SSC CPO final answer key 2019 For Paper 1.
Official Notification regarding SSC CPO Answer Key 2019
The official notification regarding the release of answer key is given below:
- SSC CPO 2018 Paper 2 final answer key is now available. Click here to download. Also, check the official notice for the same.
Ans : No. Candidates can download the answer key for their respective question paper set only.
Ans : The candidates need their User ID and Password for downloading the answer key.
Ans : The candidates can follow the making scheme and know the probable score for the exam.
Ans : For every right answer, the candidate gets 1 mark each and for every wrong question, 0.25 marks are deducted.
Ans : Yes, candidates can object the official answer key by filling objection form and paying the objection fee of Rs. 100/- per question.