SSC CGL Result 2016

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Oct 25, 2016

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Shivani Tiwari

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SSC CGL Result (Combined Graduate Level) for Tier 1 will tentatively declare on November 8, 2016. SSC CGL result is declared separately for all the tiers and is published on the official website of SSC. The final result of SSC CGL exam, is declared after the Tier 4 exam is successfully conducted.

SSC CGL final merit list is published after the declaration of result. Ranking of candidates in SSC CGL merit list is based upon the total scores secured by them in all the tiers and preferences exercised by them at the time of SSC CGL Registration Process.

SSC also releases SSC CGL answer key and it helps candidates in evaluating their estimated scores. Answer key is likely to be released in first week of November, 2016. Post release of answer key, SSC CGL results are declared. Candidates can check their SSC CGL results by visiting the official website and typing their roll number in the PDF file.

Important Dates for SSC CGL Result 2016

Important dates regarding the SSC CGL 2016 results are represented in the following table

Event Date
SSC CGL Tier I Re-exam (August 27, 2016, Batch 2) October 27, 2016
Declaration of SSC CGL Result 2016 (Tier I) November 8, 2016 (Tentative)
Exam Date of Tier II November 30 to December 2, 2016
SSC CGL Result 2016 (Tier II) December, 2016
Exam Date of Tier III January 15, 2017
SSC CGL Result 2016 (Tier III) To be notified later
Exam Date of Tier IV (CPT/ DEST) January 17 to February 17, 2017
Declaration of Final SSC CGL Result April 1, 2017

SSC CGL Answer Key

The official answer key for SSC CGL 2016 will be released in November 2016. It allows the candidates to check and calculate their estimated score. Candidates can check the answer key for SSC CGL on the official website of SSC.

To check the SSC CGL answer key, follow the below mentioned simple steps:

  • Visit the SSC website.
  • Click on the tab Answer Key.
  • Now candidates are required to enter Test Form Number for login.
  • Click on Submit.
  • SSC CGL answer key will be displayed on your screen.
  • Download it and you may take out its print.

Steps to Check SSC CGL Results 2016

SSC CGL result for Tier 1 is expected to be declared on November 8, 2016. Candidates who appeared for SSC CGL Tier 1 can check their result on the SSC website. Mentioned below are the steps for checking SSC CGL Result.

There is no fix date scheduled for SSC CGL 2016. But mostly they are declared within three months of the examination held.

Since the SSC CGL exam is held in three tiers, so result is also declared separately. But after the SSC CGL 2016 results for tier I,II and III are out, they are compiled together to form a combined single result. This final result forms the basis for SSC CGL 2016 merit list.

  • Visit the official website of SSC
  • Go to the Results tab
  • Click on the notified link- Combined Graduate Level Examination Result
  • The PDF file of results will be displayed
  • Type your roll number to check your SSC CGL Result
  • If the list contains your name, that means you are qualified and can appear in SSC CGL 2016 Tier II

SSC CGL Merit List 2016

After the declaration of SSC CGL results for all the Tiers, the final merit list is published. SSC CGL final merit list is prepared on the basis of the marks scored by the candidates in all the tiers of SSC CGL examination.

How to Check Your SSC CGL Merit Score? 

  • Visit the official website
  • Search the notice, Marks of candidates who appeared in CGL and click over it
  • The PDF file of merit list will be displayed
  • Type your roll number to check your SSC CGL merit score

SSC CGL Cut Off 2016

SSC CGL cut off is separately announced for each tier. Candidates need to score minimum marks as decided the Commission in Tier 1 to get qualified for Tier 2. Given below is the SSC CGL cut off for Tier I and Tier II of last year. Candidates can go through it to get an idea for SSC CGL 2016 Cut Off.

SSC CGL Cut Off Marks 2015- Tier 1

Category Cut Off Marks
General 102.25
OBC 89.50
SC 80.25
ST 74.25

SSC CGL Cut Off Marks 2015- Tier 2

Category Cut off marks (Tier I + tier II) For all Interview Posts other than Statistical Investigator/ Compiler Statistical Investigator/ Compiler Non Interview Post
SC 373.00 373 468.25 345
ST 359.25 359.25 No Vacancy Reported 327
OBC 411.00 411 523 387
UR 430.75 430.75 554.75 410.25

Resolution of Tie Cases in SSC CGL 2016

There may be some cases when 2 or more than 2 candidates score same marks and it results in ambiguity while ranking the candidates. The tie cases can be resolved by applying the following steps one after another, until the tie breaks

  • Total marks in the written examination
  • Total marks of Tier II Examination
  • Total marks in Tier I Examination
  • Date of Birth, with older candidate is placed higher
  • Candidate’s name in alphabetical order is placed higher

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.