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SSC CPO Answer Key 2023: Check Paper 1, 2 Response Key


SSC CPO Answer Key 2023: The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) released the answer key for the SSC CPO 2023 Paper 1 on October 7, 2023, after the exam was conducted from October 3 to 6, 2023. Candidates who are looking forward to appearing for Sub Inspector in Delhi Police and CAPFs Examination (Paper-I) 2023 exam can check the SSC CPO answer key at ssc.nic.in. We have also added a link to download SSC CPO response keys for the Computer-based Test (CBT) conducted for 1,876 vacancies on this page.

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Latest Update:
— SSC issued CPO Paper 1 result on October 25, 2023. The SSC CPO result contains the names of roll numbers of those qualified for PST/PET. Only those who clear PST/PET will be called for Paper 2 of CPO.

Candidates need to log in using their Examination Roll Number and Password to check the answer key. They can cross-check their responses with the correct answers provided by the commission. The SSC CPO 2023 Paper I exam was held from October 3 to 6, 2023.

SSC CPO Answer Key 2023 (Out for Paper 1)

Before getting into details, let’s go through the important dates for the SSC CPO 2023 exam from the table below:

SSC CPO EventsSSC CPO Important Dates
SSC CPO 2023 Paper-I ExamOctober 3 to 6, 2023
Answer Key of Paper-IOctober 7, 2023
Raise Objection DatesOctober 9, 2023
Final Answer Key of Paper-ITo Be Announced
SSC CPO 2023 Paper-IIDecember 22, 2023
SSC CPO Paper-II Answer KeyTo Be Announced
Raise Objection DatesTo Be Announced
SSC CPO Paper-II Final Answer KeyTo Be Announced

How to Download SSC CPO Answer Key?

SSC releases the CPO final answer key through online mode. The steps to check your answer key are provided below:

  • Visit the official website – ssc.nic.in.
  • Click on the link ‘Answer Key’ present on the top right side of the page.
SSC Answer Key Notice
  • A new page will open. Click on the ‘Sub-inspector in Delhi Police and Central Armed Police Forces Examination Answer Key’ link from the list of links available on the page.
SSC Answer Key Links
  • The answer key notification will appear. Now click on the answer key download link provided at the bottom of the PDF.
  • A login page will appear. Then, enter your ‘User ID’ and ‘Password’.
SSC CPO Answer Key Login
  • Click on the ‘Login’ button.
  • The answer key will be displayed. Go through it and download the same for future reference.

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) published the final SSC CPO Answer Key 2023 on its official website on October 7, 2023. Candidates could only raise objections through the response sheet from the release of the answer key until October 9, 2023, up to 5:00 p.m. In case of dissatisfaction with the answer, candidates were allowed to raise their objection by paying Rs.100/- as prescribed by the officials.

Applicants can access the SSC CPO 2023 key for Tier-I by clicking the link provided below:

Direct Link to Download SSC CPO Paper I Response Key 2023 (Active)

How To Attempt SSC CPO Tier 2 Mock Test?

Access SSC CPO Tier 2 mock tests at Embibe by following the steps mentioned below:

  • 1st Step: Visit the official website – embibe.com.
  • 2nd Step: Use the mobile number/email to log in.
  • 3rd Step: Select the Goal as ‘SSC’ under the Government Job section.
  • 4th Step: Click Next and select ‘SSC CPO Tier II’.
  • 5th Step: Click Next and select the preferred language.
  • 6th Step: Click ‘Test’ from the Header Section.
  • 7th Step: Scroll down to the ‘Take Full Tests’ section.
  • 8th Step: Click on any of the SSC CPO Tier 2 mock tests.

How to Calculate SSC CPO 2023 Score?

To calculate the score, candidates must first be ready with the response sheets and answer key. Besides that, candidates must go through the SSC CPO marking scheme. The steps to calculate your score are as follows:

  • Calculate the number of correct and wrong attempts by comparing the response sheet and answer key.
  • Go through the SSC CPO exam pattern and marking scheme to check the section-wise marks awarded for every correct answer. Also, check the negative marking scheme of each section.
  • Now, use the score calculation formula to calculate the SSC CPO score.

How to Challenge SSC CPO 2023 Answer Key?

SSC released the provisional answer key and provided an opportunity for candidates to raise their objections. Check the points mentioned below to challenge the answer key:

  • Candidates will first have to go through the answer key thoroughly. Also, read all the instructions carefully before raising objections.
  • The period for which the objections are invited is decided by the SSC. Candidates will have to raise their objections within this time frame.
  • Candidates will have to make use of the ‘Question ID’ number for all references. This is mentioned on the right side of the question.
  • Candidates will have to log in and click on the link – ‘Click Here To Raise Objections’.
  • The objections can only be raised in the English Language.
  • Candidates will have to follow the process and submit valid supporting proofs.
  • For every question, candidates should pay some amount through online mode.
  • Also, objections, once submitted, cannot be edited later.

Significance of CPO Response Key

Check the points mentioned below to know the significance of the answer key:

  • With the help of response sheets and answer keys, candidates can calculate the probable score even before the declaration of the result.
  • In case of any error seen in the answer key, candidates can raise objections.
  • Candidates can calculate the score and compare it with the cutoff marks to check their possibility of selection.
  • Candidates can raise objections after the release of the tentative answer key. This makes the evaluation process transparent.

SSC CPO Exam Pattern for Paper-II (Mains)

The SSC CPO exam pattern for Mains is tabulated below:

SubjectNumber of Questions / Maximum Marks
English Language & Comprehension200/200

The total time for the SSC CPO Main exam is 2 hours.

  • There will be objective questions of Multiple Choice Type.
  • There is a penalty for wrong answers in the SSC CPO exam. 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer.

FAQs on SSC CPO Answer Key 2023

Some of the frequently asked questions and their answers are given below:

Q. When will the SSC CPO Answer key for Paper I be released?

A. SSC published the answer key of SSC CPO Paper 1 on October 7, 2023.

Q. Can I object to SSC CPO Paper 1 Answer Key 2023?

A. Yes. Candidates can file an objection to the SSC CPO Paper 1 Answer Key 2023 within the time frame specified by the SSC — which was from October 7 to 9, 2023.

Q. Where will the SSC CPO final answer key be available?

A. The SSC CPO 2023 final answer key is yet to be available on the official website, ssc.nic.in.

Q. What is the last date to challenge the SSC CPO 2023 response key?

A. The last date to challenge the SSC CPO 2023 Paper 1 response key was October 9, 2023, up to 5:00 p.m.

Q. How do you download the SSC CPO answer key 2023?

A. Candidates can download the answer keys by entering their Examination Roll Number and Password from the official website.

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We have now provided you with all the details on the SSC CPO 2023 answer key. Candidates must now focus on preparation. If you have any questions, feel to post them in the comment section below. We will get back to you as soon as possible.

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