Staff Selection Commission has released the answer key for SSC CGL tier 2 exam 2016. The CGL tier 2 exams were conducted by the commission from 30 November to 2 December and the re-exam was also conducted for some centers on 12 & 13 January. All the candidates who had taken the Tier 2 exam can access the answer key now.
SSC issued an official notice in this regard today. As per the notice, the CGL Tier 2 answer key was made available from 5.30 pm today and will remain available till 27 January, 5 pm. The candidates can access the answer key and also submit the objections after logging into the portal using their respective user id and password.
The objections/ challenges against the published answer keys can be made through online method only and the candidates will have to pay Rs. 100 per answer for challenging it. The objection submission facility will be closed at 5 pm on 27 January.
SSC had conducted CGL Tier 1 exam in a long schedule in August-September, wherein over 14.82 lakh candidates had appeared. Based on the performance in the Tier 1 exam, as much as 1,49,330 candidates were declared qualified to take the Tier 2 exam.
As per the official report, total 1,20,933 candidates appeared in CGL Tier 2 exam held from 30 November to 2 December. As the SSC decided to conduct re-examination for some test centers, another few thousand candidates took the exam this month.
The publication of SSC CGL Tier 2 answer key comes as a good news for CGL aspirants as this will speed up the result declaration process. According to the revision made by SSC in CGL examination process, the Tier 2 qualified candidates will have to take Tier 3 exam of 100 marks. Tier 3 exam will be taken on pen and paper mode and will consist of a descriptive paper in English/Hindi. Another Tier 4 exam (Data Entry Skill Test/ Computer Proficiency Test) will be there, however, it will be qualifying in nature as the final merit list will be based on the marks of Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3 exam.