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About SSC CGL:

SSC CGL is considered to be one of the largest examinations conducted for graduate students in India. SSC conducts CGL every year for the recruitment of staff for various posts in various Ministries and Departments of Government of India and its subordinate offices. The Staff Selection Commission has been the most preferred body for government examinations in India. It conducts Joint Graduate Level - SSC CGL Examination every year for recruitment for Non-Technical Group ‘B’ and Group ‘C’ Non-Gazetted posts in various Ministries / Departments / Institutions of Government of India.

SSC is a national level examination by the CGL Staff Selection Commission (SSC) for shortlisted candidates for Group-B and C posts in various Ministries / Departments / Institutions of the Government of India. Each year, about 30 lakh candidates fill up the SSC CGL application form and about 15 lakh candidates sit for the examination.

The Staff Selection Commission conducts examinations in four stages called Tiers. The first two stages of the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) exam are conducted online. The next two tiers of the exam are held in offline flight mode. Check the SSC CGL exam pattern.

Every year thousands of posts in government departments are filled by SSC. Government jobs are the most sought after career choice in India. In addition, the government is focusing on providing better facilities and services in every aspect of our lives. The government is focusing on the development of our country and to create millions of jobs in the coming years.

SSC is the lead government. An organization that employs millions of students in India. Ahead of all SSC candidates.

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Highlights of SSC CGL Exam:

 

Exam Name

SSC CGL (Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level) 2020

Conducting Body

Staff Selection Commission (SSC)

Exam Level

National

Exam Frequency

Once a year

Exam Mode

Online & offline

Exam Duration

Tier-I: 60 minutes

Tier-II: 120 minutes for each paper

Tier-III: 60 minutes

Exam Purpose

Selection of candidates for Group B and C posts in ministries/departments/organizations of the Government of India

Exam Language

English and Hindi

Exam Helpdesk No.

011-69999845

Official Website

http://ssc.nic.in/

 

Eligibility for SSC CGL:

 

The selection criteria for the SSC CGL vary depending on the position applied by the candidate. However, the following are the main criteria that candidates must meet to meet the SSC CGL requirements:

 

  • Nationality / Citizenship: Applicant must be an Indian citizen, a person of Indian descent, a Nepal / Bhutanese national, or a Tibetan refugee.
  • Age limit: Applicant must be between 18 and 32 years old.
  • Educational qualifications: The candidate must complete a bachelor's degree from a recognized university or institute.

 

Important Dates for SSC CGL 2019 -20 Exams:

 

The SSC CGL 2019 Notice was released on October 22, 2019. The SSC CGL tier-II 2019-20 exam is currently scheduled to take place from 2-5 November 2020. Check out all the important dates and events related to the SSC CGL 2019 notification -2020 exam below:

 

SSC CGL Exam Events

SSC CGL Exam Date

Salient Features

Release of SSC CGL notification

22-Oct-2019

SSC CGL 2019 notification was released on the official website on October 22, 2019.

Release of application forms

22-Oct-2019 to 25-Nov-2019

Application forms could be filled on the official website from October 22 to November 25, 2019.

Last date for online fee payment

27-Nov-2019 (till 5:00 PM)

The last date for paying the SSC CGL application fee of Rs 100 in online mode was November 27, 2019.

Last date for generation of offline Challan

27-Nov-2019 (till 5:00 PM)

The last date for generating an offline challan for making application fee payment was November 27, 2019.

Last date for payment through challan

29-Nov-2019 (during working hours)

The last date for making application fee payment through challan was November 29, 2019.

Admit card

20-Feb-2020 onwards

SSC CGL 2019-20 admit card for all regions started releasing from February 20 onwards.

Tier-I exam

03-Mar-2020 to 09-Mar-2020

The tier-I exam was conducted from March 3-9, 2020.

Tier-I answer key (provisional)

15-Mar-2020

The provisional answer key for the SSC CGL tier-I exam was released on March 15.

Objections against the tier-I provisional answer key

16-Mar-2020 to 21-Mar-2020

Objections against the provisional tier-I answer key could be made on the official website latest by March 21.

Tier-I result and cutoff

01-Jul-2020

SSC CGL tier-I 2020 result and cutoff was declared on July 1.

Tier-I final answer key

07-Jul-2020 to 06-Aug-2020

SSC CGL tier-I final answer key was released on the official website on July 7, 2020. The answer key will be available for download till August 6, 2020.

Tier-I marks

07-Jul-2020

SSC CGL 2020 marks of candidates were released on the official website on July 7, 2020.

Tier-II application status

03-Nov-2020 onwards

SSC CGL tier-II application status has started releasing for different regions from November 3 onwards.

Tier-II admit card

06-Nov-2020 onwards

SSC CGL tier-II admits card 2020 is being released by the commission for different regions from November 6 onwards.

Tier-II exam

15-Nov-2020 to 18-Nov-2020

SSC CGL Tier-II exam date 2020 has been revised again. The exam will now be held from November 15-18.

Tier-III exam

22-Nov-2020

Revised SSC CGL Tier-III 2019-20 SSC CGL exam date is out. The paper will be held on November 22, 2020.

Tier-II answer key

27-Nov-2020

Provisional SSC CGL answer key 2020 has been released on November 27 on the official website.

 

How to fill in the SSC CGL 2020-21 application form?

 

Applicants can complete the SSC CGL 2020-21 application form on the Commission's official website in two parts: registration and application. Candidates follow the quick steps mentioned below:

 

  • Step 1: Visit the SSC Official Website:ssc.nic.in.
  • Step 2: Click "New User? Link Register Now.
  • Step 3: Fill in the SSC CGL registration form.
  • Step 4: Log into the registered account using the registration number (generated during registration) and password (set during registration).
  • Step 5: Complete all required details on the CGL SSC Application Form.
  • Step 6: Upload scanned images of your photo, signature, and other important documents, if applicable.
  • Step 7. Carefully review the online SSC form and click the "Final Submission" button.
  • Step 8: Pay Rs 100 SSC CGL registration fee online or offline.

 

The recruitment process at SSC CGL 2020:

 

The recruitment process at SSC CGL 2020 includes the following steps/levels:

 

  • SSC CGL Application Form: First, applicants need to complete the SSC CGL Application Form online at the Commission's official website. The SSC CGL registration fee is Rs 100.
  • SSC CGL Level I Exam Admission Card: All applicants whose applications are accepted by the recruiting panel can then download their SSC CGL Level I Exam Admissions Card from the panel's official regional websites according to the established schedule.
  • SSC CGL Tier-I Exam: The SSC CGL tier-I exam is a computer-based exam that contains 200 point objective multiple-choice questions (MCQ).
  • SSC CGL Level I Result: The SSC CGL Result is announced by the Recruitment Commission on its official website. The result contains the names and/or numbers of the candidates corresponding to the SSC CGL Tier I result. Candidates who pass the first level exam are invited to the second level exam.
  • Level II SSC CGL Admit Card: All eligible candidates can download their Level II SSC CGL Admit Card from the official regional sites. The admission card is usually issued about a week before the exam.
  • SSC CGL Tier-II exam: The SSC CGL tier-II exam is again a computerized exam, which is divided into four parts. Each article contains 100 MCQs of 200 stamps.
  • SSC CGL Level II Result: The SSC CGL Level II Result is announced on the Commission's official website as a Merit List. Candidates who successfully pass the Level II exam are invited to take the Level III exam.
  • Level III SSC CGL Eligibility Card: All eligible applicants will again need to download their eligible CGL card from the regional SSC websites according to the established schedule.
  • SSC CGL Tier-III Exam: The SSC CGL Tier-III exam is a written exam that is descriptive in nature.
  • Level III SSC CGL Score: Similar to Level I and II scores, candidates can check the Level III SSC CGL score also online on the official website. Candidates who pass the Level III exam must report to the final stage - Level IV.
  • Level IV SSC CGL Clearance Card: As with the Level IV CGL Clearance Card, the Level IV SSC CGL Clearance Card is also available for download on the Regional Recruitment Commission websites.
  • SSC CGL Level IV Exam: At Level IV, the SSC conducts either a Computer Proficiency Test, a Skills Test, or a Document Review in accordance with the position claimed by the candidate. SSC CGL tier-IV is a qualifying clause only. This means that the marks given by candidates at Level IV do not count towards the announcement of the final SSC CGL result.
  • SSC CGL Final Score: The SSC CGL Final Score is announced based on the candidate's score in Level I, Level II, and Level III exams. All eligible candidates are then assigned to Group-B and -C positions in various ministries/departments/organizations of the Government of India.

 

SSC CGL 2020 Exam Pattern:

 

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) organizes Combined Graduate Level (CGL) every year in four levels for various SSC CGL posts. The examination will be conducted at four levels as given below:

 

Tier

Type

Mode

Tier – I

Objective Multiple Choice

Computer-Based (online)

Tier – II

Objective Multiple Choice

Computer-Based (online)

Tier – III

Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi

Pen and Paper mode

Tier – IV

Skill Test/Computer Proficiency Test

Wherever Applicable

 

 

SSC CGL Preparation 2020:

 

Preparation for the SSC CGL exam requires a lot of hard work as well as smart work. As preparation for effective SSC CGL is the most important step for 2020-21, candidates should be well versed in the syllabus and pattern of the exam.

After this, it is important to set the correct set of SSC CGL books to get a clear and complete understanding of the topics and topics covered in the SSC CGL syllabus. It is also important to try SSC CGL's mock tests and practice the previous year's question papers to gain the required confidence and improve time management skills. Examine the full SSC CGL preparation strategy and tips.

 

SSC CGL 2020 Syllabus:

 

In the main sections of SSC CGL 2020, the main sections are Awareness, Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, and English Language.

 

General Intelligence and Reasoning

General Awareness

Quantitative Aptitude

English Comprehension

Classification

Static General Knowledge (Indian History, Culture, etc.)

Simplification

Reading Comprehension

Analogy

Science

Interest

Fill in the Blanks

Coding-Decoding

Current Affairs

Averages

Spellings

Word Formation

Sports

Percentage

Phrases and Idioms

Matrix

Books and Authors

Ratio and Proportion

One word Substitution

 

Important Schemes

Problem on Ages

Sentence Correction

 

SSC CGL Vacancies 2020:

 

A vacant list of SSC CGL is issued every year by the Staff Selection Commission. Vacancies of SSC CGL 2020-21 have not been released by the Commission yet. However, for SSC CGL 2019-20, a total of 9,488 posts have been released. Of these, 8,582 posts are for the major 34 Group-B and CC posts.

 

Examine the posts of SSC CGL posts are usually issued by the Staff Selection Commission:

 

SSC CGL Group-B Posts

Post: Assistant Audit Officer

Department: Indian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AG

Post: Inspector (Examiner)

Department: CBIC

Post: Assistant Accounts Officer

Department: Indian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AG

Post: Assistant Enforcement Officer

Department: Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue

Post: Assistant Section Officer

Department: Central Secretariat Service

Post: Sub Inspector

Department: Central Bureau of Investigation

Post: Assistant Section Officer

Department: Intelligence Bureau

Post: Inspector Posts

Department: Department of Post

Post: Assistant Section Officer

Department: Ministry of Railway

Post: Inspector 

Department: Central Bureau of Narcotics

Post: Assistant Section Officer

Department: Ministry of External Affairs

Post: Assistant

Department: Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations

Post: Assistant Section Officer

Department: AFHQ

Post: Assistant Superintendent

Department: Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations

Post: Assistant

Department: Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations

Post: Divisional Accountant

Department: Offices under C&AG 

Post: Assistant

Department: Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations

Post: Sub Inspector 

Department: National Investigation Agency (NIA)

Post: Assistant Section Officer

Department: Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations

Post: Junior Statistical Officer

Department: M/o Statistics & Programme Implementation

Post: Inspector (Central Excise)

Department: CBIC

Post: Statistical Investigator Grade-II

Department: Registrar General of India

Post: Inspector (Preventive Officer)

Department: CBIC

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SSC CGL Group-C Posts

 

Post: Inspector of Income Tax

Department: CBDT

Post: Senior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper Division Clerks

Department: Central Govt. Offices/ Ministries other than CSCS cadres

Post: Auditor

Department: Offices under C&AG

Post: Tax Assistant

Department: CBDT

Post: Auditor

Department: Other Ministry/ Departments

Post: Tax Assistant

Department: CBIC

Post: Auditor

Department: Offices under CGDA

Post: Sub Inspector

Department: Central Bureau of Narcotics

Post: Accountant

Department: Offices under CGDA

Post: Upper Divisions Clerk

Department: Date. Gen Border Road Organisation (MoD)

(Post is only for male candidates with higher physical and medical standards given at Annexure-XVI)

Post: Accountant/ Junior Accountant

Department: Other Ministry/ Departments

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Frequently asked questions Related to SSC CGL:

 

Question: Will SSC CGL Recruitment 2020 be postponed due to COVID-19?

Answer: The recruitment process for SSC CGL 2020 was scheduled to begin on September 15th but has been postponed due to the current CODID-19 situation. Revised dates for SSC CGL Notification 2020-21 have now been posted. SSC CGL Notice 2020-21 will be released on December 21st.

 

Question: What is the application fee for the SSC CGL exam?

Answer: The SSC CGL application fee is Rs 100. However, women candidates of all categories and candidates for the reserved categories are exempted from the application fee.

 

Question: When is the SSC CGL 2020-21 exam?

Answer: SSC CGL Notice 2020-21 will be issued on December 21, 2020. The SSC CGL 2021 Level I exam will run from May 29 to June 7.

 

Question: Are students in their final year also eligible for the SSC CGL?

Answer: No. You cannot apply for the SSC CGL exam if he/she has not passed the exam in the last year. All positions offered in the SSC CGL exam require a graduate.

 

Question: What are the age criteria to apply for the SSC CGL?

Answer: The minimum age to apply for the SSC CGL Written Exam is 18 and the maximum age is 32.

 

Question: Will the exam be conducted online or offline?

Answer: The SSC CGL Written Exam will be conducted online. Tier-III only, the descriptive paper will be conducted offline - in manual and paper mode.

 

Question: For which jobs is the SSC CGL exam available?

Answer: The SSC CGL Exam is being held for different positions of Group-B and -C available in different ministries/departments/organizations of the Government of India.

 

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