SSC CGL 2020 Notification: Check here details about SSC CGL Notification 2020

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newiconLatest Update: SSC has postponed  CGL Tier I 2020 Exam. Candidates can download the postponed notice through the link given below. 

Staff Selection Commission has issued the SSC CGL 2020-21 Notification. Staff Selection Commission conducts Combined Graduate Level Examination (SSC CGL) to recruit candidates for various “Group B” & “Group C” posts in the central government Ministries/Department.
This exam has 4 stages called Tier I, Tier II, Tier III and the last one is Tier IV. The first two Tier is of online mode while the remaining two are offline. Candidates must qualify for each stage to appear for the next.
SSC CGL exam is known for its high reputed posts in central government for which lakh of students apply every year thinking to get the job.
It’s a very good opportunity for students preparing for SSC CGL 2021. In this year also thousands of vacancies will be filled through this exam.

SSC CGL 2020 Exam Dates: Important Dates:

The notification has been released on 29 Dec 2020. Candidates can fill the form from 29 Dec 2020 to 31 Jan 2021.

Tier I Exam will be held from 29 May 2021 to 07 June 2021.

Notification released on 29 Dec 2020
Registration Start: 29/12/2020
Last Date of Registration: 31/01/2020
Online Fee Payment Last Date: 02/02/2020
Offline Fee Payment Last Date: 06/02/2020
Tier I Exam Date: 29 May – 07 June 2021
Tier-II Exam Date: To be Notified Soon
Tier III, IV Exam Date: To be Notified Soon

SSC CGL 2020 Vacancy:

For 2020 SSC has not declared the number of vacancies. But after some time will have to be declared. Previous year there was 8582 vacancy in Notification in which 3674 vacancy was for General category. While in the year 2018 Total 11271 vacancy was to be filled.

By checking you can easily observe the difference in the number of vacancies for different years.

SSC CGL 2019 Vacancy 

Total: 8582

Gen: 3674,  OBC: 2198

SC: 1242,     ST: 667

SSC CGL 2018 Vacancy 

Total:

Gen: 5770,  OBC: 2933

SC: 1723,     ST: 845

SSC CGL 2017 Vacancy 

Total: 9276

Gen: 4238,  OBC: 1916

SC: 1318,     ST: 653

Application Fee: 

  • Gen and OBC Candidates have to pay Rs. 100.
  • No application fee is required for Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, Physical Handicapped, and Female of any category.
  • Pay the exam fee through Debit card, Credit card, NetBanking, UPI, or by generating an SBI challan.
  • Online payment facility will be active till 02 Feb 2021 while offline cash payment through SBI challan up to 06 Feb 2021. 
  • Candidates are advised to pay the exam fee and complete the application form without waiting for the last date to avoid delay.
Gen, OBC Candidates: 100/-
SC, ST Candidates: 0/-
Female (All Category): 0/-

SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria: 

SSC CGL has many posts. Different posts have different eligibility. For most of the posts, the minimum Basis Qualification is Graduation. So candidates are advised to go through the details mentioned below and take an idea of each post’s qualification.

Department Post Name Age Limit
Indian Audit &
Accounts
Department under
C&AG
Assistant Audit Officer

“Group B”

Max 30 yrs.
Indian Audit &
Accounts
Department under
C&AG
Assistant Accounts Officer

“Group B”

Max 30 yrs.
Intelligence Bureau Assistant Section Officer

“Group B”

Max 30 yrs.
Central Secretariat
Service
Section Officer

“Group B”

20-30 years
Ministry of Railway Assistant Section Officer

“Group B”

20-30 years
Ministry of External Affairs Assistant Section Officer

“Group B”

20-30 years
AFHQ Assistant Section Officer

“Group B”

20-30 yrs
Other Ministries/

Departments/Organization

Assistant

“Group B”

20 – 30 yrs
Other Ministries/

Departments/Organization

Assistant

“Group B”

18 – 30 yrs
Other Ministries/

Departments/Organization

Assistant Section Officer

“Group B”

Max 30 yrs
CBIC Inspector (Preventive Officer)

“Group B”

Max 30 yrs
Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue Assistant Enforcement Officer

“Group B”

Max 30 yrs
Central Bureau of Investigation Sub Inspector

“Group B”

20 – 30 yrs
Department of Post Inspector Post

“Group B”

18 – 30 yrs
Central Bureau of Investigation Inspector

“Group B”

Max 30 yrs
Other Ministries/

Departments/Organizations

Assistant

“Group B”

Max 30 yrs
Other Ministries/

Departments/Organizations

Assistant Superintendent

“Group B”

Max 30 yrs
Offices under C&AG Divisional Accountant 

“Group B”

Max 30 yrs
National Investigation Agency

(NIA)

Sub Inspector

“Group B”

Max 30 yrs
M/o Statistics & Programme Implementation Junior Statistical Officer

“Group B”

Max 30 yrs
CBDT Inspector of Income Tax

“Group C”

Max 30 yrs
Offices under C&AG Auditor

“Group C”

18 – 27 yrs
Oher Ministry/Departments Auditor

“Group C”

18 – 27 yrs
Offices under CGDA Auditor

“Group C”

18 – 27 yrs
Offices under C&AG Accountant

“Group C”

18 – 27 yrs
Other Ministry/Departments Accountant/Junior Accountant

“Group C”

18 – 27 yrs
Central Govt. Offices/Ministries other than CSCS cadres Senior Secretariat Assistant/Upper Division Clerks

“Group C”

18 – 27 yrs
CBDT Tax Assistant

“Group C”

18 – 27 yrs
CBIC Tax Assistant

“Group C”

18 – 27 yrs
Central Bureau of Narcotics Sub Inspector

“Group C”

18 – 27 yrs

Educational Qualification:

SSC CGL has many posts. Different posts have different eligibility. For most of the posts, the minimum Basis Qualification is Graduation. So candidates are advised to go through the details mentioned below and take an idea of each post’s qualification.

Post Name Qualification
Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer Candidates have a Graduation Degree from a recognized university/Institute.

Chartered Accountant/Cost & Management Accountant/Company Secretary

Or

Master Degree in Commerce/Business Studies/Business Economics/Business Administration (Finance)

Junior Statistical Officer Candidates have a Graduation Degree from any recognized university/Institute with at least 60% marks in Mathematics in 12th (Intermediate).

Or

Graduation Degree in any stream with Statistics as one of the subjects at degree level.

All Other Post Candidates have a Graduation Degree in any Stream from a recognized university/Institute.

SSC CGL Exam Pattern and Selection Process:

SSC CGL exam is conducted in four phases which are given below.

Tier I Online multiple choice Objective
Tier II Online multiple choice Objective
Tier III Descriptive in Nature (Pen and Paper Mode)
Tier IV Skill Test/Computer Proficiency Test (According to Post selected) and Document Verification

Selection is based on 4 stages. Tier I pass student appears for Tier II and so on for the next stage.

SSC CGL Exam Pattern: 

Tier I Exam Pattern and Overview: Four subjects will be asked in Tier I.  Subjects are mentioned below. Candidates are advised to go through the data given.

  • A total of 100 Questions are asked.
  • Each question is of 2 marks and 1/2 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.
  • Candidates have to attempt questions of four subjects in 60 minutes.
Tier I Exam Overview
Subject Total Questions Total Marks Time
General Awareness 25 50 60 Min
General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 50
Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
English Comprehension 25 50
Grand Total: 100 200

Tier-II Exam Pattern and Overview: After qualified in Tier I, candidates have to appear in the Tier-II exam.

  • Tier II comprises four papers. A total of 200 marks are allotted for each paper.
  • 1/2 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer in Paper I, III, and IV.
  • While 1/4 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer in Paper-II.
  • Paper 1 and Paper 2 are compulsory for all the posts.
  • Only those candidates will be eligible to appear in Paper 3 of Tier II who have applied for  Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) and shortlisted in Tier-II for this post.
  • Only those candidates will be eligible to appear in Paper 4 of Tier II who have applied for  Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer and shortlisted in Tier-II for this post.
Tier-II Exam Overview
Subjects Total Questions Total Marks Time
Paper I

Quantitative Abilities

100 200 120 Min 
Paper 2

English Language & Comprehension

200 200 120 Min 
Paper 3

Statistics

100 200 120 Min 
Paper 4

General Studies (Finance & Economics)

100 200 120 Min 
Grand Total: 500 800

 

Tier III Exam pattern and Overview: 

  • This stage is descriptive in nature and has to be done using pen and paper.
  • The exam will be conducted in both Hindi and English Language.
  • Candidates can write in any language in which they are comfortable.
  • The main of this exam is to evaluate writing ability related to grammar, vocabulary knowledge, and language proficiency.
Tier III Exam Overview
Subject Scheme Total Marks Time
Essay/Precis/Letter/Application Descriptive in Nature 100 60 Min

Tier IV Exam Pattern: 

Tier III pass students will be eligible for Tier IV. In this stage, qualified students have to perform skill tests comprising the Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) and Data Entry Speed Test (DPST). This test is performed for certain posts.

Note:

  • “Data Entry Speed Test” is for those candidates who opted for the Tax Assistants post (Central Excise & Income Tax) while filling the form and fulfill all the eligibility criteria.
  • Under the “Computer Proficiency Test”, Candidates have to generate slides as per instructions which is a part of the Tier IV Exam.
  • This slide generation is performed by candidates who opted for Assistant Section Officer in CSS, MEA & AFHQ, Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) under the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Assistant (GSI) in Ministry of Mines, Inspector (Central Excise), Inspector (Preventive Officer), Inspector (Examiner) in CBIC.

SSC CGL Tier I Syllabus:

General Awareness History, Geography, Culture, Economic, General Policy, Scientific Research. Current Affairs etc. General Knowledge related to India and the World.
General Intelligence & Reasoning Verbal and Non-Verbal, Relationship, Number Analogy, Series, Number coding, Decoding, Calendar, Decision making, Problem-solving, Syllogism, Venn diagram, Pattern folding.
Quantitative  Aptitude Number System, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion, Time and Distance, Mixture and Alligation, Average, Profit & Loss, Interest, Compound Interest, Time and Work, Algebra, Trignometry, Data Analysis.
English Comprehension Error Detection, Synonym, Antonym, Fill in the blank, Direct/Indirect speech, One-word substitution, Idiom Phrases, Comprehension test, Cloze Test.

Tier-II Syllabus:

Quantitative Aptitude Number System, Square Roots, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion, Time and Distance, Mixture and Alligation, Discount, Partnership, Average, Profit & Loss, Interest, Compound Interest, Time and Distance, Time and Work, Algebra, Trignometry, Height and Distance, Histogram, Data Analysis, Bar diagram, and Pie chart.
English Language & Comprehension Error Detection, Synonym, Antonym, Fill in the blank, Direct/Indirect speech, One-word substitution, Idiom Phrases, Comprehension test, Cloze Test.
Statistics Moments of Dispersion, Skewness, Kurtosis, Correlation, and Regression, Probability, Random Variable, Sampling Theory, Statistical Inference, Time Series Analysis, Index Numbers.
General Studies – Finance and Economics Finance and Accounts, Basic Concept of Accounting, Comptroller and Auditor General of India, Finance Commission, Economics and Governance, Theory of Demand and Supply, Theory of Production and Cost, Indian Economy, Economic reforms in India, Money and Banking, Role of Information Technology in Governance.

Tier IV Syllabus:

Candidates can go through the Tier IV syllabus.

Test Name Test Details Eligible Post
Data Entry Speed Test

(DEST)

8000 key depression per hour on the computer Tax Assistant

(Central and Excise)

A passage of about 2000 key depressions for a duration of 15 minutes.
Computer Proficiency Test

(CPT)

Wordprocessing

Spreadsheet

Generation of Slides

Assistant Section Officer in CSS, MEA & AFHQ, Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) under the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Assistant (GSI) in Ministry of Mines, Inspector (Central Excise), Inspector (Preventive Officer), Inspector (Examiner) in CBIC.

 

Some Important links
newiconExam Postponed Notice Click Here
Apply Online (Registration) Click Here
Candidate Login Click Here
Pay Exam Fee Click Here
Download Notification Click Here
Official Website Click Here

FAQ: Related to SSC CGL 2020-21

Q 1: Will SSC conduct CGL 2020?

Ans: Yes. Staff Selection Commission released the SSC CGL Notification 2020.

Q 2: What is SSC CGL salary?

Ans: SSC salary varies for different posts. SSC fills “Group B” and “Group C” posts that’s why salary varies from  Rs. 18000 to 250000/month.

Q: 3 How can I apply for SSC CGL 2021?

Ans: SSC has invited the online application form. Candidates can apply on the Official site @ ssc.nic.in

Q: 4 Does SSC CGL have an interview?

Ans: No. As per the latest updates, there is no interview required for SSC CGL Exam. SSC conducted CGL interview before but now no interview will be conducted.

Q: 5 Is SSC CGL tough?

Ans: SSC conducts exams at the national level. Students from all part of India 

Q: 6 Which post has the highest salary in SSC CGL?

Ans: Highest salary post in SSC CGL is Assistant Audit Officer.

 


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