SSC CGL Notification 2020-21 Exam

SSC CGL NotificationThe commission has released the SSC CGL Notification 2020-21 on December 29th 2020 to fill up 6506 CGL Vacancies. The Last date to fill the application form for Combined Graduate Level Exam Notification 2020 is January 31st 2021.

Aspirants of CGL exam can go through the detailed SSC CGL Notification PDF 2020-21 below-

SSC CGL 2020-21 Notification PDF Download PDF Here

The SSC CGL Recruitment is conducted every year by the Staff Election Commission for recruiting candidates into various departments, Ministries and offices under the Government of India. Candidates can check SSC CGL page for further details.

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

SSC CGL Notification Latest Updates

  • The Staff Selection Commission has released the SSC CGL Notification 2020 on December 29th to conduct the Tier I Exam from May 29th 2021 onwards.
  • SSC has deferred the release of SSC CGL Notification 2020-21 which was scheduled to be out on December 21st 2020. The Commission has now scheduled the release of SSC Combined Graduate Level Notification 2020-21 on December 29th 2020.
  • SSC has again revised the date of SSC CGL Tier-II 2019 examination. On October 7th 2020, SSC CGL Notification was released by the commission stating that the Tier II exam which was scheduled from November 2nd is again postponed to a new date. SSC will now conduct the CGL Tier II 2019 exam from November 15th to 18th 2020. Candidates can go through the detailed CGL notification given below released by the commission-

(Revised Schedule) SSC CGL Notification PDF- Download PDF Here

  • The Staff Selection Commission has announced the exam date for SSC CGL Tier III on August 26th. The Tier III exam Combined Graduate Level 2019 is scheduled on November 22nd 2020. Check the detailed CGL notification as released by the commission below-

SSC CGL Tier III 2019 Exam Date PDF:- Download PDF Here

  • SSC announced the revised dates for SSC CGL Tier-II exam. The Tier II of SSC CGL exam is now scheduled from November 2nd to November 5th 2020. The SSC CGL Notification for the exam rescheduling was published on the official website on July 21st, 2020.
  • SSC has released the SSC CGL result of Tier I exam on July 1st 2020. The exam was conducted from March 3rd to March 9th 2020. Along with the result it has also published category-wise cut off marks. Candidates who appeared for SSC CGL 2019 Tier I exam can check the result and SSC CGL Cut Off marks in detail on the given links.
  • The Staff Selection Commission has released a notification on June 29th 2020 for revised SSC CGL Vacancy. Earlier the commission released 9389 vacancies of which 8582 vacancies were for the Group C and Group D Posts. Now, as per the latest notification, the revised SSC CGL Vacancy is 9488. Check the detailed revised SSC CGL Vacancy for 2019 examination below in the article.

(Revised) SSC CGL Vacancy 2019 PDF:-Download PDF Here

  • Earlier, SSC released new dates for the Tier II exam. As per the SSC CGL Notification on June 1st 2020, the exam for Tier II 2019 was scheduled from October 14th onwards which is now postponed to November 2020.

In this article, candidates will get the latest SSC CGL notification related details including SSC CGL Recruitment, Apply Online, Admit Card release dates of the Combined Graduate Level Exam 2020 for various posts under the Government of India.

SSC CGL Notification

The Staff Selection Commission has announced the commencement of SSC CGL recruitment 2020 with the release of CGL Notification on December 29th. As per the latest notification, the schedule of SSC CGL recruitment 2020-21 is as mentioned below:

SSC CGL Notification 2020-21 Dates

Name of the Recruitment Exam SSC CGL Exam 2020-21
Recruiting board Staff Selection Commission
SSC CGL Notification 2020 December 21st 2020 (postponed)

December 29th 2020 (Released)

SSC CGL Vacancies 6505 (Tentative)
SSC CGL Apply Online Date December 21st 2020 to 25th January 2021

December 29th 2020 to 31st January 2021 

SSC CGL Admit Card To be announced
Tier I exam 29th March 2021 to 7th June 2021
Tier II exam To be announced
Tier III exam To be announced
Tier IV exam To be announced

Staff Selection Commission has announced the CGL Notification dates for 2020 Recruitment through the annual SSC Exam Calendar 2020-2021. Candidates can check the detailed schedule on the given link.

SSC CGL Notification 2019

Currently, recruitment of SSC CGL 2019 notification is in the process. The official notification of SSC CGL recruitment 2019 has been released by the Staff Selection Commission on 22nd October 2019 for which the exams will be conducted in the year 2020.

Notification update-

  • The SSC CGL Admit Card 2019 Tier-I released on February 20th, 2020 to successfully conduct SSC CGL Tier I examination from March 3rd to 9th, 2020.
  • Staff Selection Commission has released the CGL application status for SSC CGL Exam 2019-2020 Posts.

The dates of SSC CGL Apply online started from October 22 to November 25, 2019. For more details on the complete SSC Notification for other exams, refer to the linked article.

SSC CGL Notification 2019:- Download PDF Here

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

SSC CGL Exam Date 2019-2020

The SSC CGL is conducted in 4 stages-

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

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 8582 (Tentative)
Online Application Submission 22nd October 2019 to 25th November 2019
SSC CGL Admit Card Tier I – February 20th, 2020

Tier II – to be released

Tier I exam March 2, 2020 to March 11, 2020
Tier II exam 22nd June 2020 to 25th June 2020 (postponed)

October 14 to October 17, 2020 (New dates)

November 2nd to November 5th 2020 (Revised dates)

Tier III exam November 22nd 2020
Tier IV exam To be announced

As the exams for SSC CGL 2019 Tier I are already conducted, candidates can refer to detailed SSC CGL Exam Analysis for better preparation.

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

The Staff Selection Commission announces the SSC CGL Vacancy along with the notification. The tentative SSC CGL vacancies as mentioned in the CGL Notification 2020 are 6506. For the Group ‘B’ Gazetted the number of vacancy are 250, for the Group ‘B’ Non-Gazetted it is 3513 and For Group ‘C’ the number of Vacancies are 2743.

Candidates will be notified once the final SSC CGL Vacancies are announced by the commission.

SSC CGL Vacancy 2019

SSC released the revised SSC CGL vacancy on June 29th 2020. The total number of vacancies from 9389 has been raised to 9488 as per the notification, but SSC CGL vacancies for Group B and Group C posts will remain the same i.e. 8582 as was released with the SSC CGL Notification 2019. Check the detailed SSC CGL vacancy below.

SSC CGL Vacancy (2019 – Revised) 
Post-Code & Name of Department Name of Post SSC CGL Vacancies
1 Indian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AG Assistant Audit Officer Group ‘B’ Gazetted (Non-Ministerial) 500
2 Indian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AG Assistant Accounts Officer Group ‘B’ Gazetted (Non-Ministerial)
3 Central Secretariat Service (DOPT) Assistant Section Officer 127
4 Intelligence Bureau Assistant Section Officer 6
5 Ministry of Railways Assistant Section Officer 42
6 Ministry of External Affairs Assistant Section Officer 77
7 AFHQ (Ministry of Defence) Assistant Section Officer 81
8  (1) Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology

(2) Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs

Assistant 9
9 Other Ministry/Departments Assistant
10 (1) Central Administrative Tribunal

     (2) Central Vigilance Commission

     (3) Election Commission

Assistant Section Officer 13
11 Central Board of Direct Taxes (Department of Revenue) Inspector Of Income Tax 208
12 Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs(CBIC) Inspector, (Central Excise) 2,159
13 Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs(CBIC) Inspector (Preventive Officer) 201
14 Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs(CBIC) Inspector (Examiner) 123
15 Enforcement Directorate (Deptt. of Revenue) Asstt. Enforcement Officer 70
16 Central Bureau of Investigation Sub Inspectors 57
17 Ministry of Communications (Department of Posts- SPN) Inspector Post 47
18 Central Bureau of Narcotics Inspector 31
19  (1) Bureau of Police Research & Development

(2) Coast Guard Headquarters

(3) Enforcement Directorate (Deptt. of Revenue)

(4) Ministry of External Affairs (Central Passport Offices)

(5) Ministry of Textiles

(6) Narcotics Control Bureau

Assistant 16
20 Ministry of Mines Assistant/Superintendent 16
21 Comptroller & Auditor General of India Divisional Accountant 400
22 National Investigation Agency Sub-Inspector
23 M/O Statistics & Programme Implementation Junior Statistical Officer 265
24 Registrar General of India Statistical Investigator Gr. II 840
25 Offices under Comptroller & Auditor General of India Auditor
26 Other Ministry/Departments Auditor
27 Offices under Controller General of Defence Accounts Auditor 509
28 Offices under Controller & Auditor General of India Accountant
29 (1) Controller General of Accounts

(2) Ministry of Communications (Department of Posts-Admn.)

Accountant/Junior Accountant 769
30 (1) Ministry of Textiles

(2) Directorate General of Defence Estates (Ministry of Defence)

(3) Central Bureau of Narcotics

Senior Secretariat

Assistant/Upper Division

Clerk

99
31 Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) Tax Assistant 1,456
32 Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs(CBIC) Tax Assistant 429
33 Central Bureau of Narcotics Sub-Inspector(Narcotics) -2400 32
34 DTE General Border Roads Organisation (MOD) – (Only for Male Candidates) Upper Division Clerk
Total (Group B & Group C Posts) 8,582
8 Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology Assistant 6
8 Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs Assistant 3
Total 9
10 Central Administrative Tribunal Assistant Section Officer 5
10 Central Vigilance Commission Assistant Section Officer 1
10 Election Commission Assistant Section Officer 7
Total 13
19 Bureau of Police Research & Development Assistant 1
19 Coast Guard Headquarters Assistant 2
19 Enforcement Directorate (Deptt. of Revenue) Assistant 4
19 Ministry of External Affairs (Central Passport Offices ) Assistant 5
19 M/O Textiles Assistant 2
19 Narcotics Control Bureau Assistant 2
Total 16
29 Controller General of Accounts Accountant/Junior Accountant 678
29 Ministry of Communications (Department of Posts-ADMN.) Accountant/Junior Accountant 91
Total 769
30 Ministry of Textiles Senior Secretariat Assistant/Upper Division Clerk 9
30 Directorate General of Defence Estates (Ministry of Defence) Senior Secretariat Assistant/Upper Division Clerk 45
30 Central Bureau of Narcotics Senior Secretariat Assistant/Upper Division Clerk 45
Total 99

Earlier, the Staff Selection Commission through an official notification has released the tentative vacancy for SSC CGL 2019 Exam. As per the notification released on March 19th, 2020. A total of 8582 vacancies is to be filled by group C and D posts through SSC CGL 2019 examination. Candidates can check the detailed post-wise vacancy for SSC CGL 2019 on the official website. Also, download SSC CGL Vacancy PDF given below.

SSC CGL Vacancy 2019 PDF:-Download PDF Here

SSC CGL Salary

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, Check SSC CGL salary Page or refer to the official SSC CGL 2019 Notification.

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SSC CGL Cut Off

For candidates appearing for the upcoming SSC CGL exam, can refer to the SSC CGL cut off 2020 for Tier I exam. Detailed expected Cut Off for the year 2019 and previous year cut of for 2018, 2017 and more are discussed.

Knowing the SSC CGL cut Off 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 SSC CGL Apply Online form for the SSC CGL 2020 is made available from December 29th 2020 to January 31st 2021.

Interested candidates can fill in the SSC CGL Apply Online form 2020 through the official website.

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

  • Any candidate having a bachelor’s degree in any stream can fill SSC CGL Online Application form 2020-21
  • Fee for SSC CGL Application Form for males (general category) is Rs 100/-
  • Candidates belonging to all other categories are exempted from paying the SSC CGL application form fee.
  • Keep all the scanned copies of documents ready before filling the SSC CGL online application form

Candidates willing to apply for the SSC CGL exam 2020 can visit the SSC CGL mock test page and get free mock tests based on the latest exam pattern.

SSC CGL Registration Process

To fill the SSC CGL Application Form 2020 candidates have to follow the below-mentioned steps:

  • Step 1- Go to the Official website of SSC.
  • Step 2- Select the SSC CGL application form 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 SSC CGL 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 step of the SSC CGL registration process.
  • 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 SSC CGL application form filled for any mistakes.
  • Step 10- Candidates need to submit the SSC CGL online application 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 SSC CGL registration process.

SSC CGL 2020-21 Notification PDF Download PDF Here

SSC CGL Recruitment Notification 2019:- Download PDF Here

SSC CGL Official Notification 2018:-Download PDF Here

Frequently Asked Questions-SSC CGL Recruitment 2020

Q.1. How many SSC CGL Vacancies are released for the year 2020?

Ans. The notification mentions the tentative number of SSC CGL vacancies which is 6506. The final vacancies are determined at the time of Document Verification. The document verification is done before one month of the declaration of the SSC CGL final results.

Q.2. When will the candidates get SSC CGL Admit Card for the year 2020?

Ans. The commission releases the admit card 15 days before the exam date. The expected release date of the SSC CGL Admit card is May 2021.

Q.3. What are SSC CGL Age Limit criteria for the CGL 2020?

Ans. Minimum Age to apply for SSC CGL 2020-21 written exam is 18 years and maximum age limit is 32 years. There is certain relaxation on age limit for candidates belonging to special categories.

Q.4. Is there an interview round in the SSC CGL selection process?

Ans. Under the SSC CGL Recruitment, there are no interviews for any of the posts. Para 9.2 of the official notification for SSC CGL Recruitment 2020 clearly states that – “9.2 Interview component has been dispensed with. There will, therefore, be no interview.”

Q 5. How many attempts are allowed in SSC CGL exam?

Ans. No such number of attempts is specified in the SSC CGL Official Notification 2020-21. There are certain age limit criteria along with some relaxations for special category candidates based on which the number of attempts is decided.

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