SSC CGL Recruitment Notification 2020-21 Out | 6506 Vacancies Released

SSC has released the SSC CGL Recruitment Notification 2020-21 on its official website ssc.nic.in. 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. The SSC Exams are conducted every year to give chance to aspirants to work for the Government of India.

In this blog, we are providing you with all the information you need to know like SSC CGL Exam Pattern, SSC CGL Examination Dates, Application Fees, Salary, Eligibility, etc. So, let us begin

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1. SSC CGL Recruitment Notification 2020-21 Overview

The recruitment process is held in 4 stages i.e Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 3 & Tier 4.

SSC CGL Admit cards or call letters for both Tier 1 & Tier 2 are released by the SSC 10 to 15 days before the exam date.

A candidate is informed about the Exam dates in the notification PDF itself at the time of the release of the recruitment notification. 

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SSC CGL Recruitment 2020-21: Highlights

SSC CGL is conducted to recruit candidates for various departments, Ministries, and offices under the Government of India. Here are the important highlights of SSC CGL 2020-21.

Name of the Exam Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level – SSC CGL
Conducting BodyStaff Selection Commission
Official Websitessc.nic.in
Exam TypeNational Level Exam
Exam DatesTier I – May 29th 2021 – June 7th 2021

Tier II – to be notified

Tier III – to be notified
Mode of SSC CGL ApplicationOnline
Mode of SSC CGL ExamOnline
CGL EligibilityIndian citizenship, and
Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline
Duration of CGL examTier I – 60 minutes

Tier II – 120 minutes

Tier III – 60 minutes

Tier IV – 45 minutes 
Sections in CGL examTier I – 4 Sections

Tier II – 4 Papers

2. SSC CGL Notification 2020-21 Exam Dates

Now let us have a look at the Important dates (tentative) related to SSC CGL Recruitment Notification 2020 -:

Activity Dates
Official Notification Release Date 29 December 2020 (new)
Online Application Start Date 29-12-2020 (new)
Online Application End Date 31-01-2021 (new)
SSC CGL Tier I Exam 29 May 2021 to 7 June 2021 (new)
Download of the admit card for Tier I To be released soon
Declaration of admit card for Tier I To be released soon
SSC CGL Tier-II Exam To be released soon
Download of the admit card for Tier II To be released soon
Declaration of the Result for Tier II To be released soon
SSC CGL Tier III Exam To be released soon

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3. How Many Vacancies Have Been Announced For SSC CGL Recruitment Notification 2020-21?

The Tentative vacancies released for the SSC CGL 2020-21 examination are: 6506 (Group ‘B’ Gazetted-250, Group ‘B’ Non-Gazetted-3513, Group ‘C’-2743).

Not: The complete details of the vacancies for various posts would be updated here once released by SSC. The same will be notified by SSC in due course.

3.1 SSC CGL 2019 Vacancies

Now let us have a look at the SSC CGL  2019 Vacancies:

CategoryVacancy
UR3674
SC1242
ST667
OBC2198
EWS801
Total8582

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4. SSC CGL Recruitment Notification 2020-21 – Eligibility

As per the SSC CGL Notification 2020-21 the Age Limit & Educational Qualification for different posts are as follows:

Age Limit (Post-wise)

PostsAge Limit
Assistant Audit Officer Not exceeding 30 years.
Assistant Accounts Officer Not exceeding 30 years.
Assistant Section Officer ( Central Secretariat Service ) Min Age: 20 years
Max Age: 30 years
Assistant Section Officer (Railway)Min Age: 20 years
Max Age: 30 years
Assistant Section Officer (IB)Not exceeding 30 years.
Assistant Section Officer (Ministry of External Affairs) 20-30 years
Assistant Section Officer (AFHQ) Min Age: 20 years
Max Age: 30 years
Assistant Section Officer (Other ministries)Not exceeding
30 years.
Assistant 18-30 years
20-30 years ( OA, OL, B, BL, OAL, LV & HH )
Assistant Enforcement Officer (Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue) Up to 30 years
Junior Statistical OfficerMin Age: —
Max Age: 32 years
NIA – Sub InspectorUp to 30 years
CBI – Sub InspectorMin Age: 20 years
Max Age: 30 years
Inspector (CBIC)Not exceeding 30 years
Inspector (Income Tax) CBDT Not exceeding
30 years
Inspector (Posts)18-30 years
Inspector (Central Bureau of Narcotics ) Not exceeding 30 years
All other postsMin Age: 18 years
Max Age: 27 years

Educational Qualification (Post-wise)

SSC CGL PostEducational Qualification
Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts OfficerBachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University.
OR
Desirable Qualification: CA/CS/MBA/Cost & Management Accountant/ Masters in Commerce/ Masters in Business Studies or Masters in Business Economics
Junior Statistical Officer Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University or Institute with at least 60% Marks in Mathematics at 12th standard level,
OR,
Bachelor’s Degree in any subject with Statistics as one of the subjects at
degree level.
All Other PostsBachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized University or equivalent, candidates appearing in the final year of graduation can also apply, however, they must possess the required educational documents by 01-01-2021

5. SSC CGL Recruitment Notification 2020-21 Cut-Off Marks

As per the SSC CGL 2020-21 Notification the Minimum qualifying marks in Tier-I, each Paper of Tier-II and Tier-III Examination are as follows:

  • UR: 30%
  • OBC/ EWS : 25%
  • Others: 20%

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6. SSC CGL Notification 2020-21 | Exam Pattern

The Examination will be conducted in four tiers as follows:

6.1 SSC CGL 2020-21 Tier I   – Computer Based Examination

SectionQuestionsMarksTime
General Intelligence Reasoning255060 Minutes
General Awareness2550
Quantitative Aptitude2550
English Comprehension2550
Total100200

*negative marking of 0.50 for each wrong answer

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6.2 SSC CGL 2020-21 Tier II  – Computer Based Examination

PaperSectionQuestionsMarksTime
IQuantitative Ability100200120 Minutes(For each paper)
IIEnglish Language Comprehension200200
IIIStatistics (Paper I & II as above)100200
IVGeneral Studies (Paper I & II as above) (Finance & Economics)100200
Total500800

Negative Marking:

  • 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-II
  • 0.50 Marks for each wrong answer Paper I, III & IV

6.3 SSC CGL 2020-21 Tier III – Pen and Paper Mode (Descriptive Paper)

  • Descriptive Paper of English/Hindi (Essay, Letter writing, Precise writing, etc.)
  • Time: 60 minutes
  • Mode: Pen-Paper

6.4 SSC CGL 2020-21 Tier IV – Data Entry / Computer Proficiency / Skill test

The tests in Tier 4 are of Qualifying in nature.

  • Data Entry Skill Test (DEST) – 2000 Key depressions in 15 minutes
  • Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) – Testing knowledge of Word, Spreed Sheet, and Presentation (Slides)

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7. SSC CGL Salary Post-Wise After 7th Pay Commission

SSC CGL has offered a total of 34 posts for SSC CGL 2020-21 recruitment. There is a total of 5 pay levels for different SSC CGL posts. Check out the total salary taken by the employees posted under Pay Level 8, Pay level 7, Pay level 6, pay level 5 & pay level 4 after the 7th Pay Commission.

SSC CGL Salary [In Hand & Postwise] After 7th Pay Commission

8. SSC CGL Syllabus 2020-21

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9. How To Apply Online For SSC CGL 2020-21?

Candidates need to visit the official website and fill out the application form for the online exam. The registration procedure follows these steps-

  • Step 1: To register online, the candidate needs to fill in basic details- name, address, age, contact number, and email id, etc. After the completion of the registration process, the candidate will be provided with a registration number and a password for future use.
  • Step 2: The next step involves uploading your scanned photograph and signature (as specified below).

Photograph: JPEG format, size 20-50KB, dimension 200×230

Signature: JPEG format, size 10-20KB, dimension 140×60

  • Step 3: Next, the candidate has to enter details regarding his/her educational background, qualifications, marks/grade (as per the mark sheet), and work experience (if any).
  • Step 4: The next step is to verify all the information/details uploaded in the form. The candidate can preview the application form to check for any error before the final submission of the same.
  • Step 5: The last and final step of online application is payment. The payment has to be made online through net banking/debit card/credit card. The application fee for General/OBC category is Rs.100. For SC/ST/PWD/Ex-Servicemen, no application fee is required to be paid. Your application form will be considered ‘submitted’ only after the payment of the application fee.

SSC CGL Notification 2020-21 | Application Fees

  • Fee payable: Rs 100/- (Rs one hundred only).
  • Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), Persons with Disabilities (PwD) and Ex-servicemen (ESM) eligible for reservation are exempted from payment of fee.
  • Fee can be paid online through BHIM UPI, Net Banking or by using Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, RuPay Credit or Debit cards or in cash at SBI Branches by generating SBI Challan.
  • Online fee can be paid by candidates up to 02-02-2021 (23:30 hours). However, candidates who wish to make cash payment through the challan of SBI, may make payment in cash at the Branches of SBI within the working hours of bank up to 06-02-2021 provided the challan has been generated by them before 04-02-2021 (23:30 hours).
  • Candidates who are not exempted from fee payment must ensure that their fee has been deposited with SSC. If the fee is not received by SSC, status of the Application Form is shown as ‘Incomplete’ and this information is printed on the top of the printout of online Application Form. Further, status of fee payment can be verified at the ‘Payment Status” link provided in the candidate’s login screen.
  • Such applications which remain incomplete due to non-receipt of fee will be SUMMARILY REJECTED and no request for consideration of such applications and fee payment after the period specified in the Notice of Examination shall be
    entertained.
  • Fee once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances nor will it be adjusted against any other examination or selection.

10. SSC CGL 2020-21 Result

After each phase of the exam, the SSC releases results and the scorecard for the candidates.

You can check your SSC CGL Result here.

11. SSC CGL 2020-21 Admit Card

Candidates will have to separately download the admit cards for Tier 1, Tier2, Tier 3 & Tier 4  from the official website.

To download the call letters from the official website, a candidate is required to fill in the following details:

  • Registration No/Roll No
  • Date of Birth/ Password

12. SSC CGL 2020-21 Recruitment Notification FAQs

When will SSC CGL 2020 Notification Release?

SSC CGL Recruitment Notification 2020 can be expected on 21st December 2020.

Is there any bond in SSC CGL 2020?

No, there is no bond

Is the SSC CGL Exam Bilingual?

Yes, SSC CGL 2019-20 Tier 1 & Tier 2 are bilingual. You can attempt the questions both in Hindi and English.

What is SSC CGL Application Fee ?

SSC CGL Application Fee is Rs. 100/-

When will SSC CGL 2020 be conducted?

The SSC CGL 2020 exam notification is not yet released but expected on 21 December 2020

How many attempts are there in SSC CGL?

No such number of attempts is specified anywhere for SSC CGL exam. There are certain age limit restrictions based on which the candidates as per the category they belong to can appear for the exam. Aspirants of SSC CGL must not be less than 18 years and cannot be more than 32 years of age (as on August 1, 2018). The age of candidates as present in the 10th and 12th certificates will be considered.

How many stages are there in CGL – Combined Graduate Level Exam?

Candidates willing to appear for SSC CGL exam have to undergo four stages. SSC CGL Tiet I (online exam), CGL Tier II (online exam), SSC CGL Tier III (offline exam) and SSC CGL Tier IV (Skill test/computer proficiency test/document verification).

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