SSC CPO Answer Key 2022: Download Final Answer Key PDF

SSC CPO Answer Key 2022: Download Final Answer Key PDF

ByNeha Uppal  |  Updated on: Feb 3, 2022
SSC CPO Answer Key 2022: SSC has released the answer key 2022 for SSC CPO Paper 2 after the conduction of exam. Check the official download link here for all the shifts.
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SSC CPO 2022 Answer Key has been released by the conducting bodies (SSC) for SSC Tier 2 exam. The candidates can check the SSC CPO tier 2 final answer key 2020-21 through the direct link that is mentioned in this post. Candidates who had appeared in the SSC CPO 2022 exam can download the answer key from the official website of the Staff Selection Commission. With the help of the SSC CPO Answer key, candidates will be able to predict their scores and assume their chances to qualify for the examination. SSC will separately release the answer keys for both Paper-1 and Paper-2.

Here we will inform you how to download SSC CPO 2022 answer and how to raise the objection against it in case the candidates are not satisfied with the correctness of the answer key.

SSC CPO Answer Key: Important Dates 

Candidates can check all the important dates related to SSC CPO 2022 Answer key from the table below which will be updated at the earliest if any related notification is provided on the official website.

SSC CPO 2020-21 Answer Key Dates 

The answer key release dates for SSC CPO Tier 1 and Tier 2 are mentioned below:

Events

Dates

SSC CPO Answer Key Tier 1

18 November 2021

SSC CPO Tier 2 Exam Date 

8 November 2021

SSC CPO Final Answer key Release Date for Tier 2

3 February 2022

Steps to Check SSC CPO 2022 Answer Key 

SSC CPO Answer Key will be released on the official website of Staff Selection Commission. Aspirants should follow the below-mentioned steps to check their SSC CPO Answer Key:

Step 1: Click on the answer key link provided above

Step 2: Enter your roll number/ user id and password

Step 3: Your answer key details will be visible on the screen. Take a hard copy of the answer key for future reference

SSC CPO Answer Key 2022 : Marks Calculation

Once the answer key is released, candidates can calculate their marks by following the below-mentioned steps:

Step 1: The answer key sheet displays the number of correct answers and wrong answers marked by the candidate

Step 2: Evaluate the number of correct answers and the number of wrong answers

Step 3: The number of correct answers should be multiplied by two, and the number of incorrect answers should be multiplied by -0.5

Step 4: Calculate the total marks by subtracting the marks of wrong answers from correct answers. For example: if the candidate marks 72 correct answers and 25 incorrect answers, then his/ her correct answer marks will be 144 and wrong answer marks will be 12.5. The final score will be 131.5 marks after deduction.

How to Challenge SSC CPO Answer Key?

Candidates who are not satisfied with their given scores can raise objections through the challenge answer key; such candidates have to pay the challenge application fee of Rs 100 per question. The final SSC CPO answer key is released after the review of challenged questions & answers by the expert team appointed by the board. The links for the challenge answer key will be available for a limited time; therefore, candidates must apply within the stipulated time.

Step 1: In the answer key page, candidates will also find a link to challenge the answer key. Candidates must note that the challenge answer key link will be open for a limited time 

Step 2: List down the number of questions to be applied as a challenge. Candidates have to pay a challenge answer key fee of Rs 100 per question

Step 3: The challenge answer key will be released online as per the date specified by the SSC board

SSC CPO Answer Key Type - Provisional & Final Answer Key

There are two types of answer keys, namely provisional answer key and final answer key. The SSC board first releases the Provisional answer key. Candidates can challenge the provisional answer key if they have any doubt or objection with the question and answer. The challenge answer key is reviewed by the team of experts appointed by the board. If the objections raised by the candidate are found to be correct, then the examination authority corrects the scorecard of the candidate and publishes it through the final answer key.

The final answer key is released by the SSC board after examining the objections raised up by the candidates. Candidates must note that the final answer key released by the board is considered to be final and the candidate cannot raise any further query.

Get all information about the SSC CPO answer key here and other details for SSC CPO.

SSC CPO Answer Key FAQs

  • The answer key for SSC CPO Exam is released by Staff Selection Commission board after the conduction of the respective tier exam. 

  • The candidate needs to pay an application fee of Rs 100 per question to challenge the answer key. 

  • Candidates can view his/ her response sheet available along with the answer key of SSC CPO Exam. 

  • Candidates to get the answer key have to first visit the official website and then enter their roll number/ user id and password. Once the answer key appears, download the PDF and save it for future reference.

  • No, candidates cannot challenge the answer key through offline mode. 

  • No, answer key released initially by SSC board is provisional, candidates can challenge the provisional answer key if they have any doubt or objection with the question and answer.

  • Candidates can calculate their probable marks by first counting the number of correct answers and wrong answers. Multiply the correct answers and wrong answers by 2 and -0.5, respectively. Lastly, subtract the marks of wrong answers from correct answers to get the probable score/ marks. Candidates must note that the marks calculated will further be normalized for the final score. 

  • Yes, since the SSC CPO Exam is conducted in different shifts; therefore, the marks are normalized.

  • The answer key for SSC CPO 2022 Tier 1 exam is expected to be available in the month of December 2022 and January 2023. 

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