SSC CGL Apply Online

As per the SSC Calendar 2020-21, the SSC CGL apply online process for the CGL 2020 exam is expected to start from September 15, 2020. In this article, candidates will find all the necessary information related to the online application process for the SSC CGL exam with reference to SSC CGL 2019 apply online procedure.

The SSC CGL Apply Online procedure for the 2019-20 recruitment started on October 22, 2019. The SSC CGL online application is now complete and the computer-based Tier I examination is scheduled to be conducted between March 2nd to 11th, 2020.

The Staff Selection Commission is the conducting body for the SSC CGL exam and the exam dates, exam pattern, eligibility, selection process, etc. are managed by the conducting body itself.

SSC CGL has released the application status for the 2019-20 recruitment. Candidates can check the application status at the official website of SSC. Candidates can zone-wise check whether their application has been accepted or rejected for the SSC CGL exam.   

To know more about other SSC exams candidates can visit the linked article.

Government Exam 2020

The important dates regarding the SSC CGL exam 2020 and 2019 are given below:

SSC CGL Exam 2020 & 2019 Dates
Events SSC CGL 2019-20  SSC CGL 2020-21
SSC CGL Apply Online Starts October 22, 2019 September 15, 2020
Last date for SSC CGL Apply Online November 25, 2019 October 15, 2020

Candidates can know more about the upcoming SSC Exam Dates at the linked article.

SSC CGL Online Application 2020

The SSC CGL online application process requires candidates to fill in an application form with all the relevant details regarding the educational qualifications, applicant’s information and also, upload a few documents.

Given below are the steps to apply online for the SSC CGL exam 2020:

  • Visit the official website of SSC (
  • Select the “Apply” tab and then click on “CGL Examination”

SSC CGL Apply Online 2019-2020

  • Fill in all the required fields such as Name, Date of Birth, Mobile Number and Email ID.
  • Candidate’s registration number and password is generated. They have to log in to their accounts using their registration ID and password provided.
  • Candidates are then required to fill in their personal information and educational qualification
  • Candidates are then required to select any three exam centres from the same region.
SSC CGL Application Form 2019

SSC CGL Application Form 2019

  • Upload a passport size photograph and signature.
  • Once the form has been completely filled, candidates must make sure that they recheck the information as no changes are allowed once the final submission for the form is done
  • Pay the SSC CGL application fee and the online application process is complete. Candidates can pay through both online and offline modes of payment

To know more about the SSC CGL exam candidates can visit the linked article.

SSC CGL Application Fee

Candidates willing to fill the SSC CGL Online Application Form are required to pay  SSC CGL application fee in order to successfully complete their registration.  The SSC CGL application fee for different categories are as mentioned below :

SSC CGL Application Fee
Category Application Fee
General/OBC Rs.100
Female/SC/ST/PwD/ESM Exempted

The application process is only complete once the application fee has been paid by the candidate. Given below are the online & offline modes of payment for the candidates to pay the application fee:

Online Payment: The SSC CGL online application fee can be paid through BHIM, UPI, Credit/Debit Card or Net Banking 

Offline Payment: Payment can be made offline at SBI Branches by generating SBI Challan

Candidates willing to apply for the upcoming SSC CGL exam can check the detailed SSC CGL syllabus at the linked article.

Prerequisites for SSC CGL Application Process

Aspirants must note that SSC releases the official notification for the SSC CGL exam which clearly states the eligibility criteria which candidates need to fulfil in order to apply for the exam.

There are certain things that candidates must keep handy while applying for the SSC CGL exam. Given below is a list of prerequisites that a candidate needs while the SSC CGL apply online procedure:

  1. Candidate’s scanned Photograph
  2. Candidate’s scanned Signature
  3. Adhaar Number
  4. Valid phone number/ Email Id
  5. Class 10th Roll number, marks and year of passing
  6. PwD certificate if applicable

SSC CGL Contact Details

In case a candidate has any query related to SSC CGL exam or SSC CGL online application form, candidates can refer to the below mentioned region-wise contact details:

SSC CGL Region-wise Contact Details
Region Email Id Helpline Number Website
North 011-69999845

Central 0532-2460511

East 9477461228



South 044-28251139

North West 0172-2744366
Karnataka – Kerala 080-25502520

North East 9085015252

MPR 0771-2423678

HQ 011-24368090

For more details, candidates can visit the SSC CGL Notification page.

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Frequently Asked Questions on SSC CGL Apply Online

Q 1. Is there an offline mode of payment for the SSC CGL Apply Online procedure?

Ans. Yes, candidates can pay the SC CGL application fee through offline mode. They can pay at any SBI Branch by generating a Challan.

Q 2. How to check the application status for the SSC CGL exam?

Ans. Candidates can check the application status for SSC CGL exam by visiting the official website of SSC and logging in through the registered roll number and password.

Q 3. Can a candidate awaiting his/her Graduation marks apply for the SSC CGL exam?

Ans. Yes, the SSC CGL apply online process is open for candidates waiting for their graduation result. They can apply under the “result awaited” category.

Q 4. Is there an age limit criteria to apply for the SSC CGL exam?

Ans. The upper and lower age limit is different for candidates applying for different posts. The official notification released by SSC clearly states the age limit criteria for candidates to apply online for SSC CGL exam.

Q 5. What is the SSC CGL salary?

Ans. The basic pay for SSC CGL varies from Rs. 24,446 to Rs. 61,424, depending upon the post of the candidate. Candidates can know the detailed SSC CGL salary structure at the linked article.

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