SSC CGL Notification Released For 2019- 2020 Exam

The SSC Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Exam is conducted every year by the Staff Election Commission for recruiting candidates into various departments, Ministries and offices under the Government of India.

The official SSC CGL 2019 Notification has been released by the Staff Selection Commission on 22nd October 2019 for which the exams will be conducted in the year 2020.

The SSC Exams are conducted every year to give chance to aspirants to work for the Government of India.

Candidates can check our Government Exams page to know the details of all the upcoming govt exams.

The SSC CGL is conducted in 4 stages-

  1. Tier I
  2. Tier II
  3. Tier III
  4. Tier IV

SSC CGL Notification 2019:- Download PDF Here

For more details on the complete SSC Notification for other exams, refer to the linked article.

The SSC CGL Exam notification gives the following details:

  1. SSC CGL Exam Date & Details
  2. SSC CGL Eligibility
  3. SSC CGL Exam Pattern
  4. SSC CGL Syllabus

For the Syllabus and Eligibility details, candidates can check the linked articles.

In this article, candidates will get the latest SSC CGL notification related details including SSC CGL Apply Online about the Combined Graduate Level Exam 2019 for various posts under the Government of India.

SSC CGL 2019-2020 Exam Date & details

The table below gives a complete idea about the SSC CGL 2019 Exam:

Name of the Recruitment Exam SSC CGL Exam 2019 -2020
Recruiting board Staff Selection Commission
SSC CGL Notification Released on 22nd October 2019
SSC CGL Vacancies More than 9200(Tentative)
Online Application Submission 22nd October 2019 to 25th November 2019
SSC CGL Admit Card To be released
Tier I exam March 2, 2020, to March 11, 2020
Tier II exam 22nd June 2020 to 25th June 2020
Tier III exam 22nd June 2020 to 25th June 2020
Tier IV exam To be announced

Aspirants can refer our SSC CGL Preparation page for important tips, a list of best books and study material.

SSC CGL Exam Related links:

Aspirants can see the dates and details of SSC CGL Notification 2018 below:

Name of the Recruitment Exam SSC CGL Exam 2018
Recruiting board Staff Selection Commission
SSC CGL 2018 Notification Released on 5th May 2018
SSC CGL Vacancies More than 9000
SSC CGL Apply Online Date 5th May 2018 to 5th June 2018
SSC CGL Admit Card May 2019
Tier I exam 04th June 2019 to 19th June 2019
Tier II exam 11th September 2019 to 13th September 2019
Tier III exam 29th December 2019 ( Morning)
Tier IV exam To be announced

SSC CGL Vacancies – Recruitment & Salary

As per the SSC CGL Notification 2019, the tentative SSC CGL vacancies for the 2020 exam are more than 9000. It has been mentioned in the recently published SSC CGL official notification that the exact number of vacancies will be updated on the official website in due course.

There are other SSC Exams which also have a large number of vacancies. Candidates can check the respective exam details for getting more information on the same.

As mentioned in the SSC CGL Notification, post 7th pay commission, candidates can expect a handsome increment in the salary for the gazetted posts in Group B. The salary for the group C posts is comparatively lesser than other Groups.

The SSC CGL salary for the year 2019-2020 has been updated in the recently published official SSC CGL Notification 2019.

Let’s have a brief look at the SSC CGL salary scale for the previous year exam.

The SSC CGL 2019 salary details are given below:

SSC CGL Salary 2019 -1

SSC CGL Salary 2019 - 2

For complete details on the 2019 salary details, refer to the official SSC CGL 2019 Notification.

The SSC CGL salary for 2018 is as follows:

Group B

SSC CGL Posts SSC CGL Salary(Gross INR)
Assistant Audit Officer

(Indian Audit & Accounts Department under CAG)

Rs 47600 to 151100
Assistant Section Officer (Central Secretariat Service)

Assistant (Central Vigilance Commission)

Assistant (Ministry of Railway)

Assistant (Intelligence Bureau)

Assistant (Ministry of External Affairs)

Inspector (Central Excise)-CBEC

Inspector (Preventive Officer)-CBEC

Rs 41,003 – 46,183
Assistant (Other Ministries/ Departments)

Sub Inspector (Central Bureau of Investigation)

Inspector of Posts (Department of Post)

Sub Inspector -National Investigation Agency (NIA)

Statistical Investigator Gr.II

(Ministry of Statistics & Prog. Implementation)

Rs 32,667 – 37,119

Group C

SSC CGL Posts SSC CGL Salary(Gross INR)
Inspector (Income Tax)


Rs 41,003 – 46,183
Auditor (Offices under CAG)

Auditor (Offices under CGDA)

Auditor (Offices under CGA & others)

Accountant /Junior Accountant (Offices under CGA)

Rs 27,766 – 31,790
Sr. Secretariat Assistant (Central Govt. Offices/Ministries other than CSCS cadres.)

Tax Assistant (CBDT)

Tax Assistant (CBEC)

Compiler (Registrar General of India)

Rs 24,446 – 28,180


For candidates appearing for the upcoming SSC CGL exam, can refer to the SSC CGL cut off (Tier I) 2018. This will help candidates apprehend an expected cut off for the SSC CGL exam to be conducted for the upcoming years. The past record has shown that there has been an increase in the cut-off each year, with the increasing number of applicants.

SSC CGL Cut Off 2018 (Tier I)

SSC CGL Exam 2018 – Cut Off
Category Cut Off Cut Off (JSO) Cut Off (AAO)
SC 111.10 140.11 148.97
ST 103.22 129.56 132.90
OBC 131.18 162.35 165.00
UR 137.07 165.96 170.00
OH 95.55 112.48 132.90
HH 40.00 51.99 102.45
Other PwD 40.00 40.00 62.19

SSC CGL Apply Online

The online application form for the SSC CGL Exam has already been available from 22nd October 2019. Interested candidates can apply for SSC CGL 2020 exam online through the official website.

Important information related to the online application process for SSC CGL 2019-2020:

  • Any candidate having a bachelor’s degree in any stream can apply online for the SSC CGL 2019 exam
  • Application fee for males (general category) is Rs 100/-
  • Candidates belonging to all other categories are exempted from application fee payment
  • Keep all the scanned copies of documents ready before filling the online application form

Candidates willing to apply for the SSC CGL exam can visit the SSC CGL mock test page and get free mock tests based on the latest exam pattern.

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SSC CGL Registration Process

  • Step 1- Go to the Official website of SSC.
  • Step 2- Select the SSC CGL from the dropdown menu and click on the Apply button.
  • Step 3- You will be redirected to a new window where you need to click on the New registration application window and on the register button.
  • Step 4- Provide your basic details like Name Date of Birth, Mobile Number, etc.
  • Step 5- Click on the submit button to complete the 1st registration process.
  • Step 6- You will be provided with a Registration ID. You need to log in using this registration ID, Password and date of Birth to complete the next steps.
  • Step 7- Candidates need to upload their recent passport size photograph and a scanned copy of the signature.
  • Note- The photograph should be of the dimensions asked for and it should be a recent one. The signature must be done using a white/black ink on a white sheet
  • Step 8- Re-Login with your Registration ID, password to complete the remaining steps.
  • Step 9- Candidates need to check the final application form for any mistakes.
  • Step 10- Candidates need to submit the form by clicking on the submit button.
  • Step 11- Candidates can now proceed to make the payment through online or offline mode and complete the registration process.

SSC CGL Notification 2019:- Download PDF Here

SSC CGL Official Notification 2018:-Download PDF Here

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