SSC CGL Tier-1 2019-20 | Tentative Answer Key Released!!

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Hello Candidates,

Did you appeared in the SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam 2020?? If yes, then this article is for you. The commission has now released the SSC CGL Tier-1 Answer Key along with the response sheet of the candidates. Get more details below-

SSC CGL Tier 1 Answer Key 2020 - Released

The Staff Selection Commission conducted the Combined Graduate Level Tier-I Computer Based Examination 2019 at different centres all across the country from 3rd to 9th March 2020. The tentative answer key for the same has been released along with the Response Sheet of the candidates to ensure greater transparency in the examination system

The candidates, who had appeared in the SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam 2020, can now download the  Answer Key from the commission’s website. To check all the important dates regarding the recruitment, you can refer to the tabular data given below -

Notification Release

22nd October 2019

Online Application

22nd October to 25th November 2019 

Tier-1 Exam Date

3rd to 9th March 2020

Tier 1 Result 

April-May 2020

Tier 1 Answer Key Released

16th March 2020

Tier-2 & Tier-3 Exam Date

22nd to 25th June 2020

Tier-4 Exam Date

To Be Announced Later

How to Check the Answer Key??

Having trouble checking the answer key?? Well, you can check the stepwise procedure below for the same -

  • Visit the website of SSC i.e.
  • Now, go to the ‘Answer Key’ icon and click on the link given there for ‘Combined Graduate Level Examination 2019 (Tier I) – Uploading of Final Answer Keys along with Response Sheet’.
  • There will be a link given on the bottommost part of the notification, click on it.
  • Enter your login id and password and press ‘Submit’.
  • Your question paper will open up along with the answer key. You can cross-check your response with the help of it.

For better planning and preparation for the examination, you can check out the How to Prepare for SSC CGL Exam- Revealed by Toppers.

SSC CGL Previous Year Cut Off Marks 

Cut-off marks are the threshold marks that one must acquire in order to ensure that he/she has qualified the examination. The list of cut-off marks is prepared on the basis of various factors such as the difficulty level of the question paper, the number of candidates appeared in the examination, etc. 

Cut off marks list for the SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam 2018 has been released by the commission. Here, we have provided the overall category wise cut off marks-


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Expected Cut Off Marks- SSC CGL Tier-1

After going through previous years' cut off marks and taking a full survey of this year's exam pattern and difficulty level of the questions asked in the tier-1 examination, our team of experts prepared a list for category-wise SSC CGL Tier-1 Expected Cut-off Marks as given below. Candidates can speculate their result after checking out the answer key and this list-


 Expected Cut Off







ST 120-125
OH 124.90
HH 105.45
PWD 61.10

SSC CGL Answer Key Objection Form

If any candidate does not find him/herself satisfied with an answer choice or find any kind of inconsistency or discrepancy, he/she can apply for the objection form in reference to that particular question. 

  • The fee amount to raise such an objection per question/answer is INR 100/-
  • Last date to apply the objection form is 21st March 2020.
  • The forms will be submitted in online mode only.

In case the date is extended, we'll let you know.

Important Links:

SSC CGL Notification Click Here
Answer Key Notice PDF Check Here
SSC CGL Tier-1 Answer Key & Response Sheet Click Here
Official Website

Bottom Line:

After evaluating all the answer objections and considering them, the commission will then release a final answer key along with the question paper. A few days after that, the result for the same will be announced. Now is the high time for you guys as the Tier-2 and Tier-3 Exams are approaching fast and you have to be prepared for them. Stay connected with us for latest notifications.

If you have got any queries regarding the SSC CGL Tier-1 Answer Key 2020, do comment us in the commenting section. We'll assist you in the best way possible.  

All the Best!!

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