SSC CGL Result 2020

By | June 13, 2020
SSC CGL Result

The results of tier-I have been postponed due to the outbreak of COVID-19 in the country. The authority has conducted the SSC CGL Tier-I Exam from 2 March to 9 March 2020, and the results are much awaited by the students. Candidates can check SSC CGL 2020 Marks by the given link below. The tentative result dates have come out along with the procedure to check and understand the results at various stages of this exam, that is Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 3, and Tier 4. Since this exam conducted in various stages, the results will be declared individually before the final combined Result of the SSC CGL exam.


SSC has been released the Notice regarding SSC CGL Result, Click Here to Check

SSC CGL Result 2020

The important dates regarding the results of SSC CGL have been tabulated below:

Events Dates
SSC CGL Tier-I Exam Date 3 to 9 March 2020
SSC CGL Tier-I Answer Key To be notified soon
SSC CGL Tier-I Result Date June 2020*
SSC CGL Tier-II Exam Date 14 October 2020 – 17 October 2020
SSC CGL Tier-II & Tier-III Result To be notified soon

After each Tier level exam, the results will be uploaded on the official website of SSC. To check the Result, one can click on the ‘Result’s’ link after they are uploaded on the official website. The Answer Keys will be uploaded before the announcement of SSC CGL Results. Apart from this, there will also be an SSC CGL Final Merit List, which will be uploaded at the end.

Amidst all this, the most important thing is to understand from the results whether a particular candidate has to qualify each Tier in order to write the next Tier exam as this is mandatory to qualify the overall SSC CGL exam.

How to download the Result?

The candidates can follow the steps given below to download the SSC CGL Result:

  1. Visit the official website of SSC.
  2. Go to the Result section
  3. Click on CGL tab
  4. Click on “Combined Graduate Level Examination 2020”
  5. Download the PDF file.
  6. The Result will be displayed on the screen.
  7. Search your roll number to check your qualification status

Details mentioned in the Result

The SSC CGL result is downloaded in the form of a PDF and consists of the following information:

Exam name Post names
Roll numbers of qualifying candidates Names of qualifying candidates
Category codes of qualifying candidates Category names

Merit List

The SSC CGL Final Merit List is prepared based on the combined four Tier exam results. This Result is usually available for download within two to three months of the last Tier exam. The list will contain certain details such as the Roll Number of the candidate, Name, Rank, and Overall marks. It is also important to know that overall marks of candidates will be displayed here irrespective of whether they have obtained the required cutoffs or not.

At times, there are also possibilities for a tie score between candidates in the final Merit list. In cases where more than two candidates obtain the same overall combined score, then priority will be given to one who has scored more in the written test, which is a Tier 2 exam.

If the situation still remains unresolved, then the marks of candidates in the Tier 1 or Tier 2 exam are considered in order to prepare the mark list accordingly.

However, when candidates perform and obtain similar marks in all the Tier exams, then their date of birth will be compared, and the older candidate will be given preference over the other. Further on, there is also a chance of candidates being of the same age in such a scenario. So, the SSC will then rank the candidates alphabetically wise while preparing the rank list.

Answer Key

The SSC CGL Answer Keys are usually released on the website before the results are declared. For the Tier 1 exam, it is released within 10-15 days after the exam.

The Answer Keys will be in a downloadable format and can be obtained by providing the required details such as Roll number from the particular Answer Key link on the official website. To confirm if it is the right answer key,  a candidate can verify it with the specific Test form number, exam date, and time. While checking the Answer Keys, candidates can also check their Response sheets of Tier 1 and Tier 2 exam (online mode) and compare their answers with the Answer Key accordingly. Any official answer to any question can be challenged here, for a fee of Rs. 100 per answer.

With the help of Answer Keys, candidates can easily calculate an estimate of their total marks and compare it with the required cut off’s. This helps to understand and be prepared either to write the next Tier exam or to not.

Cut off

The SSC CGL cut off score is basically a parameter to select those candidates with high ranks in the merit list for further rounds of selection processes. Hence, the candidates need to be score the required cut off for the Tier 1 exam in order to be shortlisted for Tier 2 and then for Tier 3 and Tier 4, subsequently.

Now, the SSC CGL cut off depends on a variety of factors such as the number of candidates, the difficulty level of exam, region wise vacancies, and previous years cutoffs of the SSC CGL exam. Some of the major posts for which candidates are recruited include Assistant Audit Officer or Assistant Account Officer, Compilers, Statistical Investigators Grade-II, Inspectors, Sub Inspectors (Group B) posts, etc.

Now, the cutoff score of Tier 2 is based on the marks obtained in Paper 1 and Paper 2.  However, for Statistical Investigator and Assistant Audit Officer (AAO) posts, the marks obtained in Paper 3 and 4 are considered.

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