Student’s review on SSC CHSL Tier 1 Answer Key

The staff selection commission scheduled the SSC CHSL Exam 2020 from October 12-26, 2020, in online mode. SSC conducts this exam for the recruitment of various posts of group C and D level, with lakhs of candidates appearing for the examination. The tier 1 exam is conducted in multiple shifts all over India. Recently the answer key for SSC CHSL Tier 1 was released by the SSC. Let us look at the students’ reviews on SSC CHSL l Tier 1 Exam’s Answer Key and about their respective scores. Candidates can also click on the official link given below to check their answer key in case they haven’t checked it yet.

SSC CHSL Tier 1 Answer Key: Click Here To Download

Staff selection commission on 5 November 2020, has released the SSC CHSL Answer key. The candidates, who appeared in a combined higher secondary exam on 17, 18, and 19 March 2020 and from 12 October to 26 October 2020 can download this answer key from the official website of the commission-

Many aspirants left their reviews and suggestions in the comment box let us have a look at what the aspirants have to say about the released answer key of SSC CHSL Tier 1 Exam 2020.

Students Review on SSC CHSL Tier-1 Answer Key

  • Many students mentioned that the questions were repeated from the previous year’s exam. Especially sections like English and current affairs questions were similar to previous years’ papers.
  • Many students dropped comments on our comment box after calculating their respective scores that they analyze themselves looking at the answer keys. It was seen that most of these students scored between 125-165.
  • Students in the comment box also dropped their questions and doubts that they had and out of them the most common question was regarding normalization and how it works. We will be now be discussing normalization to clear the aspirants’ doubts.

Note: Candidates can submit representations against any question/answer from 05.11.2020 (6:00 PM) to 10.11.2020 (6:00 PM) on payment of Rs. 100/- per question/answer challenged. Representations received after 6:00 PM on 10.11.2020 will not be entertained under any circumstances

What is Normalisation and how it works?

In the above images, you can clearly see the doubts that the candidates have about how their respective scores will be calculated after normalization.

The commission has released a notice regarding the normalization formula which they will use to calculate the final score of candidates in the multi-shift examination. The question that the candidates had was why normalization is needed? Nowadays, a number of exams are being conducted in multiple shifts and it is not possible to set the same difficulty level for the exam. Due to which the marks scored by the candidates in different shifts very. Now the challenge is how to elucidate this problem, the answer to this question is Normalisation. Normalization is just a process to adjust values measured on different scales to a notionally common scale.

Candidates can check the official notification regarding the normalization of marks and the formula that the commission will be used by clicking on the link below:

Check SSC Notification Normalization Method For Examinations


SSC CHSL Expected Cut-Off

Another question that was most commonly asked by the candidates after calculating their respective results was about the expected cut-off for SSC CHSL this year. After analyzing the question paper, The answer key and the previous years cut-offs are experts have Said the following cut-offs to be the expected cut off of this year’s exam. 

Category Cut off
General 204
OBC 196
SC 185.5
ST 175.5

As per the reviews of candidates who appeared in the exam can be said to be between 137-143.

Frequently Asked Questions-FAQs

Q. I don’t have my roll number and password then how shall I check the answer key?

And: Password is your DOB and you will find your password in your email from SSC that u received at the time of registration.

Q.I got a 161 Score in UR. Will normalization decrease my score?

Ans: Normalisation depends on the shift and the difficulty of the exam that you attempted. There are very less chances that your score will be decreased. It will either remain the same or increase.

Q. From where can I check the answer key?

Ans: The link to download the answer key is mentioned in the article above.


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