SSC CGL Tier 1 Answer Key 2016 and Exam Review | 27 August Solutions

By | Aug 27, 2016

SSC CGL Tier 1 Answer Key 2016- The aspirants who took the test today of Staff selection Commission CGL are waiting to check the answer keys 2016. To get the solved question papers, they are seeking for SSC CGL 2016 Answer Key or SSC CGL Tier 1 Answer Key 2016 or SSC CGL Answer Key 2016, etc. The students can check the answer keys of all the sets of the exam i.e A, B, C, and D. Students will be able to download the OMR sheet as well.

You May Also Like:

SSC CGL Tier 1 Answer Key 2016 and Exam Review:

The first phase i.e the Tier-1 of the SSC Combined Graduate level was successfully completed on 27th August. Millions of students took the exam.  This nationalized is very important and popular because all are looking for government jobs. One needs to clear the first tier in order to move to the next round. SSC CGL Tier 1 Answer key 2016 will be out soon on the official website of the SSC CGL,

There were two one in the morning and one in evening of the Tier-1 test on 27th August, both are complete now and hence students looking for the answer keys so that they can predict their and analyse with the previous year cut off. By doing so they will have an idea of their results.

SSC CGL tier 1 Exam Analysis:- SSC CGL Tier-1/ Answer keys/ Cut off

According to the most of the candidate the exam was easy as compared to the previous years, however some of the sections were tough. This analysis will students an idea about the cut off, as it is understood that if the exam was easy then the cut off will surely be on the higher side. The issue that most of the students faced was the slow server, as it was loading very slowly.

The exam was divided into four parts:-

  • General Knowledge
  • English Language
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Reasoning

All four sections had 25 questions totaling to 50 Marks. So the total is 100 questions and the total marks will be 200.

Some of the candidates felt that the GK section was a bit tough. Few told that most of the questions were reapeted but not in the English section.

This was the first time when the paper was conducted online, in previous years it was a paper and pen exam.  

Section wise analysis of SSC CGL 2016


Topic No of Questions
Syllogism 1
Matrix 1
Non Verbal (water Image) 2
Odd one out 2
Direction Sense Test 1
Analogy 1
Series (Number/Alpha Numeric) 8-10
Blood Relation 2
Puzzle /Statement Conclusion 3-5


Quantitative Aptitude

Topic No of Questions
S.I, CI, Profit/Loss and Percentage 4-5
Mensuration 1-2
Trigonometry 1-2
Algebra 2-4
Time and Work 1-2
Geometry 3-4
Speed and Distance 3
Average 1
DI  1 set


English Language

Opic No of Questions
Sentence Improvement 3
Error Detection 3
Idioms/Phrases 3
Reading Comprehension 5
Antonym/ Synonym 3-4
One-word substitution 3
Spelling check 1
Fillers 2-3

General Knowledge

Topic No of Questions
History 4-6
Geography 1-3
Polity 3
Economics 3
General Science  3-6
Current Affairs 4 – 5

SSC CGL Tier 1 Expected Cut off 2016


As now the exam of the first tier is over, so we can now anticipate the score and cut off as well. We have tried to get you the real picture.

 Candidate Expected Cutoff Marks
 UR  110-117
 OBC  97- 106
 SC  82-88
 ST  77-85


Section  Good Attempts
Reasoning Ability 23
English Language 15
General Awareness 13
Quantitative Aptitude 17
Overall 68-70

For the sectional cut off please refer to our previous blog for section wise cut off list.

Answers Keys SSC CGL 2016/ Tier-1/ Morning and Evening

Steps to download-:  Answer Keys SSC CGL 2016

Go the website

  • Click on the results tabs.
  • Go to SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1 answer key.
  • Download
Please follow and like us:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *