SSC CGL Cut Off 2016 after Tier 1 Answer Key Revision

SSC CGL Cut Off 2016

SSC CGL Cut Off 2016: The Staff Selection Commission has been the reason for a lot of commotion and stress this year. A lot has happened in the scenario of SSC Combined Graduate Level Examination Tier 1 since the announcement of online appliation. Since the declaration of SSC CGL Tier 1 Result is due any day, here is something for SSC CGL aspirants.

We are covering all the essential details related to Expected SSC CGL Cut Off 2016 and how it has changed compared to Previous Year SSC CGL Tier 1 Cutoff 2015 and more importantly, change in SSC CGL Cut off 2016 after the release of Tier 1 Answer Key and Revision of a few options. Let us go step and step and uncover the closest figure where the SSC CGL Cutoff 2016 might lie.


SSC CGL Cut Off 2016: Mapping Trends 

This year, SSC Combined Graduate Level Examination Tier 1 was held for almost 2 weeks, spread across examination dates from 27 August to 11 September 2016. The recruitment examination was conducted online for the very first time and a number of candidates were a bit tensed with the sudden introduction of a new exam pattern for SSC CGL Tier 1.

Our recommendation for completely understanding the SSC CGL Cut Off 2016 Expected Scores would be to read each section carefully in top to down manner.


Previous Year SSC CGL Tier 1 Cutoff 2015: Total candidates

There have been a significant number of changes in SSC Combined Graduate Level Examination scenario since last year. The Combined Graduate Level (Tier-I) Examination, 2015 was held on 9 August 2015 and 16 August 2015 & Re-exam on 30 August 2015. A total of 17,86,047 candidates appeared in this examination.

The cutoff marks for SSC CGL 2015 for total candidates was as follows.

 Candidate Category SSC CGL Cutoff Marks 2015 
 UR  102.25
 SC   80.25
 ST  74.25
 OBC  89.50
 Ex.S  67.75
 OH  69.00
 HH  20.00
 VH  51.00

* 26786- OBC, 4343-SC, 1454-ST, 453- Ex-servicemen, 235-OH, 23-HH, & 64-VH candidates are provisionally qualifying at UR Cut-off.

For SSC CGL Tier-I 2015, almost 1,44,871 candidates were selected for Paper 1 and Paper 2 for all the posts.


Previous Year SSC CGL Tier 1 Cutoff 2015: Only for the posts of Statistical Investigator/ Compiler

The post of Statistical Investigator has a limited number of vacancies every year and for the sessions 2015-16, over 22,000 candidates were shortlisted to appear for the examination.

 Candidate Category SSC CGL Cutoff Marks 2015 
 UR 102.25
 SC 80.25
 ST 74.25
 OBC 89.50
 Ex.S 67.75
 OH 69.00
 HH 20.00
 VH  51.00

The SSC CGL Cut Off 2015 has been mentioned above for all posts in Tier 1 Examination. The cutoff marks for SSC CGL Tier 1 was calculated on the basis of the following factors.

  • Number of total applicants
  • Number of total available vacancies
  • Level of Difficulty of Tier 1 Examination

Moving from the last year recruitment of SSC Combined Graduate Level Examination, let us focus on the scenario of SSC CGL 2016 and how the cutoff marks were affected with each new development.


SSC CGL Cut off 2016: Introduction of SSC CGL New Exam Pattern 2016 Tier-I & Tier-II

Around first week of July 2016, SSC published a new exam pattern with a number of updates on how the SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam will be conducted. The changes introduced by SSC CGL Tier 1 were as follows.

  • SSC CGL Tier I and Tier II will be conducted online.
  • A candidates needs to qualify in each and every Tier in order to move to the next one.
  • The Final Merit List will be prepared based on marks secured in Tier I, Tier II and Tier III.
  • SSC CGL Tier IV is qualifying in Nature.
  • There will be no sectional cutoff.

The exam pattern of SSC CGL Tier-I 2016 was changed with less number of questions in a more centralised timeline. Most candidates were expecting the exam to be difficult and the new online pattern was posing a lot of concern too. Hence, the SSC CGL Cut Off Marks for Tier 1 were being approximated to be lower this year, but that changed as soon as the online examination began.


SSC CGL Cut off Tier 1: Overall Exam Analysis from 27 August to 11 September 2016

The Tier 1 Examination for SSC Combined Graduate Level Examination 2016 was held from 27 August till the 11th of September and most candidates considered the examination to be easy to moderate.


Read: SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Analysis 2016

OnlineTyari provided in-depth exam review and analysis for each paper for all the exam days, which can be accessed from our previous article sections. Based on the questions, paper, number of vacancies and candidates, the SSC CGL Cutoff Marks 2016 for Tier 1 Examination were as follows.

 Candidate Expected SSC CGL Cutoff
 UR  108-115
 OBC  95- 105
 SC  82-87
 ST  77-82

In the section below, we get to know about the effect of SSC CGL Response Key in the expected SSC CGL Tier 1 Cutoff Marks 2016.

The Result of SSC CGL Tier 1 Examination was expected to be out by last week of September 2016 but was delayed due to a pending response sheet and objection raising session as well as delay in the release of SSC CGL Tier 1 Answer Key 2016.


SSC CGL Cut off Tier 1: Official Answer Key Released for Recruitment Examination 2016

SSC released the official Tier 1 Answer Key on September 21, 2016 and candidates rushed in to see whether the options marked by them were correct. In case on any discrepancies, an online window was open for objections.

Due to some technical delay, the window was extended and the final objection raising session ended on 4 October 2016 for Jammu & Kashmir. Now, based on the revised answer key, the final SSC CGL Cutoff 2016 for Tier 1 Examination can be calculated.


SSC CGL Expected Cut off for Tier 1 Examination after Answer Key Rectifications

Getting information from a number of reliable sources, we were able to deduce that even with a considerable number of changes in Tier 1 Answer Key, the SSC CGL Cut off for Tier 1 Examination remains the same as we have declared earlier.

 Candidate Expected SSC CGL Cut off 2016
 UR  108-115
 OBC  95- 105
 SC  82-87
 ST  77-82

Hence, as our final verdict on SSC CGL Cut Off 2016 for Tier 1 Examination, a score of 108 marks and higher will be safest zone for any aspirant.

We conclude our article on detailed mapping of SSC CGL Cut Off from last year to the current session. Be patient till the official SSC CGL Cut Off 2016 is declared alongwith the SSC CGL Tier 1 Result, hopefully in the next few days.

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  1. Sir am getting 170 how much shd I score in tier 2 to make sure of the 4 age 27 over post as I am above 27. Am of general category. Thanks

  2. Bhai m also in gen n getting 153,ur score is really gud,try to get 500+ out of 600 for securing a post n m also above 27 eligibile 4 few posts n u cn snd me ur mail id or no so dat we can prepare 4 tier 2

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