SSC CGL 2016 Response Sheet and Answer Key for Tier-1

By | July 22, 2015

SSC CGL 2016 Tier-1 Official Answer Keys and Candidates Response Sheet in Announced. Check before 26th September, 2016 and make representations to challenge answer keys.

Update: SSC had activated the link to check your CGL Tier-1 answers with Official answer key. You can also challenge the answer keys by sending online representation at a fee of Rs 100 / Answer

Staff Selection Commission had successfully conducted the CGL Tier-1 Exams from 27th August to 11th September, 2016. This time, the exams were conducted through online mode. Infact, this is for the First time, CGL Exams were held through computer based test. It is estimated that more than 20 lakh candidates have appeared in CGL Online test.

After the exams, are over, aspirants are looking for the announcement of SSC CGL 2016 Answer Keys. Unlike, previous years, when exams were conducted through OMR sheets, SSC releases answer keys, with respect to the particular test paper. But this year, exams were held through online mode, and hence SSC had released the Entire Response Sheet, so that candidates can download it and check them for their satisfaction

So, if you are a SSC CGL 2016 aspirant and looking for the announcement of CGL 2016 answer keys OR CGL Tier-1 Response Sheet, then you are on right website. This is a excursive website made only for CGL 2016 aspirants. We will share each and every details regarding the CGL 2016 Examination.

In this post, we are going to share the exact process for obtaining the Official SSC CGL answer keys 2016 for Tier-1 Exam. So read this post till end and Download the answer keys

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Update (As on 21st Sept, 2016)

On 21st September, SSC had issued a Notification, regarding the CGL 2016 Tier-1 Answer Keys, Response sheet and submitting representation in case of any wrong answers.

As per the Notification, SSC had activated the Link, containing the Candidate’s Response sheet, that contains Answers Marked by the candidates along with Correct Answers. 

1) For Opening the Response sheet, applicants, will have to login using their Roll No and Password as given in the SSC CGL Admit Card

2) After that, you will your Response Sheet, which contains answers marked by you, along with Correct answer.

3) In the response sheet, there is a link to Save Or Print the Entire Answer Sheet.

4) In case, you feel that Official answer of any Question / Questions is wrong, then you can submit your representation by challenging the answer key.

5) For every single answer you challenge, you need to pay an application fee of Rs 100 per answer.

It is worth mentioning here that Representation, if any may be submitted before 26th September, 2016 before 5 Pm.

Here is the Direct Link for Opening the Response Sheet, Candidates Response and Representation.

Expected CGL Tier-1 Cut off

Now, the Official Answer keys are out, you have matched your responses with the official answers and subsequently, you have calculated, the marks you are getting. The next thing is comparing your marks with Previous years SSC CGL Cut off marks, but that won’t help much, as this time, Cut offs are expected to be at higher side.  
The reasons for higher cut off is
1) As per the reviews, shared the student’s, Paper is easy, as compared to previous years. 
2) As this time, the exam was held through online mode, it became easy for candidates to solve the paper, because, lengthy time consuming questions were omitted, that results in addition of 10-12 marks. as compared to previous years offline paper.
WE have analysed the marks of thousands of candidates and reached the conclusion, that, if you are getting above 130+ marks, then you are at safer side.
As far as expected SSC CGL 2016 Tier-1 Cut Off is concerned, it could be in between 112 to 122 marks. 

SSC CGL 2016 Answer Keys 

CGL 2016  Answer keys, will give you, your estimated score in the CGL Exam. SSC normally takes 2 months for result declaration, but with the help of answer keys, you get to know, your score and by comparing your score with previous SSC CGL cut off’s you will get a rough idea, whether you have to prepare for Tier-2 Exam and start afresh from the Next year’s CGL tier-1 Exam.

Moreover, it is expected that SSC CGL 2016 Tier-1 Result will be announced by 1st week of Oct. If this happens, then this will itself become a record, by SSC for announcing the results in less than a month, thanks to the Online mode of Examination.

How to Obtain SSC CGL 2016 Answer Keys ?

From this year, instead of answer keys, SSC is releasing the Entire response sheet, that contains, the Official Answer, as well and answers marks by the candidates. 

The answer keys and candidates Response sheet was announced on 21st September, 2016 and Link for sending the representation for answer keys, can be submitted upto 26th September, 2016 (Upto 5 PM)

However, there is also a way you can get the answer keys, instantly after the exam. and these are Non-Official answer keys, released by Coaching Institutes. These Non-Official answers keys are available in 2-3 Days after the exam. Moreover, you can also google your Questions to find the answers of the question.

How to use the CGL 2016 answer keys ?

To correctly calculate your expected score in the upcoming SSC CGL Exam 2016, you should keep in mind the below mentioned  details

1) The answer keys must be genuine and taken from the verified online source.

2) You should match the answer keys with your Test Form No. and your Examination Date & Shift

Note: With the online system of Exam for CGL Tier-1 Exam, you can download the entire answer sheet, without worrying about your Test Form No. etc


On 21st Sept, SSC had released the Official answer keys better known as Candidate’s Response sheet. If, you have checked, you answers, then kindly share the marks obtained by you in the CGL Tier-1 Exam.

If, you face any difficulty in obtaining the Response sheet, then, post your comments below. We will help you in obtaining your Response sheet

Moreover, there is another Big update on SSC CHSL Exam. SSC is likely to announce the Notification for SSC CHSL 2016 on 8th Oct. The information is given in reply to an RTI Query

135 thoughts on “SSC CGL 2016 Response Sheet and Answer Key for Tier-1

  1. Unknown

    I want to challene two questions but every time it says transaction failure.Although i have a good internet speed…
    Tell me how to challenge questions?
    Transaction is not getting done…

  2. Raj Ajay

    I want to challene two questions but every time it says transaction failure.Although i have a good internet speed…
    Tell me how to challenge questions?
    Transaction is not getting done…

  3. Anonymous

    The word "IMPOSSIBLE" is not in the dictionary of Mr.Roshan Kumar !!!


  4. Anonymous

    I am an Orthopaedically Handicapped (OH) candidate GENERAL Category.

    I am getting 90 Marks. Any chance ???


  5. Anonymous

    I have paid 100rs for representation through online page but didn't get redirect to any useful link. It showing null. What I should do now???

  6. Anonymous

    How to raise challenges..??

    Do we need to repeat the process 4 times for paying 100 Rs. each time?

  7. Anonymous

    if i don't know the roll number and password…then how could i see my marks…Please help!

  8. Anonymous

    What if one does not remember his/her roll number? all i know is my registration number.

  9. Anonymous

    You should be kind and give away 40-45 marks to some other poor soul. 🙂

  10. Nishant Deep

    sir in my ans sheet 7 question is wrong ans given by ssc wat shoul i do sir
    its to many fault by ssc
    i wonderd who chek my paper
    sir pls guide me wat should i do ………

  11. Unknown

    Payment ke baad website redirect nahi hui. SSC website asks us to make fresh attempts in that case, but didn't say HOW! By clicking on Challenges,I am redirected to payment portal. What do I have to do in this case? Please help.

  12. Anonymous

    where to download duplicate admit card? as i cant remember my roll no. The links to ssc seems to be not working.

  13. Unknown

    i would like to know my results but on clicking the link it shows unathorised access.. can anyone help me with this?

  14. Anonymous

    How to get access to response sheet as time is over and I have not seen it yet and now it is showing unauthorized access
    Plz rply

  15. Anonymous

    I was unable to check my response sheet,please is there any way that i could check and make representations.please respond

  16. Anonymous

    I am not able to check my answer key .Pls provide me direct link to check .

  17. Anonymous

    It shows answer key challenge time is over ,Is there any other link from where i can check my ssc cgl answer key.

  18. Anonymous

    Plzz help me aapne kaise check kiye kyuki mera unauthorized access as RHA h BT date to kal tak ki h 30 sept for hamara q nhi ho RHA h koi link ho to bata do plzz

  19. Anonymous

    i cant able to see the above site where responses and answer key are given. It is showing unauthorised access.

  20. Unknown

    all these marks are fake….dont be fool…link is not opening…i challenge to send link those who had scores above

  21. Unknown

    i want to check my results but on clicking the link it shows unathorised access.. can anyone help me with this?

  22. Unknown

    I am not able to get my answer key because the lin, is deactivated,is there any other way I can get my answer keys?

  23. rakesh r

    Ab tak zak Mar rahe the kya….last date was 30th Sept ( extended)….nw wait for result…till Oct end….or start preparation for tier 2.

  24. suchismita routray

    I m unable to find my answer sheet of tier 1 exams on 4th sept 2016 please help


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