SSC CGL exam notification 2021: SSC CGL 2021 recruitment notification has been released today (29th December) by the Staff Selection Commission officially on their website. to recruit candidates in various Ministries/ Departments/ Offices of the Government of India.
Interested and eligible candidates who want to apply for the SSC CGL 2021 exam can submit an online application form once notification out. It is advised to check the SSC CGL Exam Date 2021 and submit the application one week before the last date due to too much heavy load on the SSC server last week.
For more details about eligibility criteria, education qualification, important SSC CGL exam date 2021, and online application process please read this post.
Update (29th December 2020): SSC has released the official notification for the 2021 exam. Download the pdf from the link at the end of this post. ((Notice Combined Graduate Level Examination, 2020, Staff Selection Commission, Oct. 9, 2020. Accessed on: Oct. 10, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://ssc.nic.in/SSCFileServer/PortalManagement/UploadedFiles/notice_CGLE_29122020.pdf)).
Update (9th October 2020): Following the previous update on 1st October 2020, Staff Selection Commission will conduct the Skill Test for the SSC CGL 2018 exam on 18th and 19th December 2020 ((F.No.8/2 /2020-CII Government of India Staff Selection Commission Important Notice Skill Test – Combined Graduate Level Examination (CGLE)-2018, Staff Selection Commission, Oct. 9, 2020. Accessed on: Oct. 10, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://ssc.nic.in/SSCFileServer/PortalManagement/UploadedFiles/ImportantNotice_09102020.PDF)).
Update (7th October 2020): Candidates can check their CGL Tier-3 exam marks on the official website. Click here ((No.18/2/2018 – C-1/1 Staff Selection Commission Confidential-1/1 Section Uploading of marks of Combined Graduate Level (Tier-III) Examination, 2018, Staff Selection Commission, Oct. 7, 2020. Accessed on: Oct. 09, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://ssc.nic.in/SSCFileServer/PortalManagement/UploadedFiles/marks_cgle2018_tier3_07102020.pdf)) to check the notice and your marks.
Update (1st October 2020): Staff Selection Commission has issued a notification about the Skill Test for SSC CGL 2018 exam. The commission will conduct the SSC CGL 2018 exam Skill Test in December 2020. The exact date will be notified soon by the SSC ((Skill Test – combined Higher Secondary Level (10 + 2) Examination (CHSLE) 2018 & Combined Graduate Level Examination (CGLE) – 2018, Staff Selection Commission, Oct. 1, 2020. Accessed on: Oct. 1, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://ssc.nic.in/SSCFileServer/PortalManagement/UploadedFiles/notice_skilltest_01102020.pdf)).
Update (26th September 2020): As per the latest notification by SSC, Candidates can change their examination center for CGL 2019 Tier-2 and Tier-3 exam from 26 Sep to 29 Sep 2020 ((F. No. 3-6/2019-P&P-1 (Vol.1), Staff Selection Commission Important Notice regarding change of Examination Centres, Staff Selection Commission, Sep 25, 2020. Accessed on: Sep 26, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://ssc.nic.in/SSCFileServer/PortalManagement/UploadedFiles/Change_of_Examination_Centres_25092020.pdf)).
Update (22nd September 2020): As per the latest revised dates notification from Staff Selection Commission SSC on 22nd September 2020, SSC CGL 2020 Tier-1 exam will be held from 29th May 2021 to 7th June 2021. The official notification for the SSC CGL 2020 exam will be made available on 21st December 2020 ((Staff Selection Commission Tentative Calendar of Examinations to be held during the period (01-10-2020 to 31-08-2021), Staff Selection Commission, Sep 22, 2020. Accessed on: Sep 24, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://ssc.nic.in/SSCFileServer/PortalManagement/UploadedFiles/calender2019_25012019.pdf)).
Update (26th August 2020): As per the latest notification from Staff Selection Commission SSC CGL 2019 Tier-3 exam will be tentatively conducted on 22nd November 2020. All the qualified candidates in the Tier-1 exam are eligible for the Tier-2 and Tier-3 exam. Please check the below notice.
Update (21st July 2020): SSC once again revised the exam schedule on 21st July 2020. As per the revised schedule, SSC CGL 2019 Tier-2 exam will be conducted from 02nd November 2020 to 05th November 2020.
What is SSC CGL? CGL full form?
Staff Selection Commission – Combined Graduate Level Examination is commonly known as SSC CGL is a national level competitive exam conducted each year by SSC to recruit staff for Group “B” and Group “C” posts in various ministries, departments and organizations of the Government of India.
It’s a dream job of graduates who are looking to make a career in reputed Indian Government organizations through a Sarkari Exam and require consistent study for at least 6 months to crack the exam due to a large number of applications.
SSC CGL 2021 notification
Finally, the Staff Selection Commission has released the much awaited SSC CGL 2021 notification pdf on the official website. Previously SSC CGL 2021 notification pdf was scheduled to be released on 21st December 2021 but it was delayed due to the Covid-19 crises. Now after the release of the official SSC CGL 2021 notification candidates can start submitting the online applications. The last date to submit the online applications is 31st January 2021.
Please check all important details related to the SSC CGL 2021 notification on this page. Candidates can also download the SSC CGL 2021 official notification from this page. The link is given at the end of this post.
SSC CGL 2020 Posts:
Please find the list of posts in the below table that may be filled in the SSC CGL 2020 exam. Candidates can easily check SSC CGL posts and salary details.
SSC CGL Pay Scale:
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SSC CGL Exam date 2021
Check all important SSC CGL Exam date 2021 at the linked article.
Candidates must check the complete eligibility criteria before proceeding for the online application.
A candidate must be either:
Please check the age limit in table 1. Age requirement for various posts is as follows:
|Sr. No.||Age Limit||Comments|
|(i)||For the posts for which the age limit is 18-27 years||The candidate must have been born not earlier than 02-01-1994 and not later than 01-01-2003.|
|(ii)||For the posts for which age limit is 20-27 years||The candidate must have been born not earlier than 02-01-1994 and not later than 01-01-2001.|
|(iii)||For the posts for which age limit is 20-30 years||The candidate must have been born not earlier than 02-01-1991 and not later than 01-01-2001.|
|(iv)||For the posts for which age limit is up to 30 years||The candidate must have been born not earlier than 02-01-1991 and not later than 01-01-2003.|
|(v)||For the post for which age limit is upto 32 years||The candidate must have been born not earlier than 02-01-1989 and not later than 01-01-2003.|
Candidates who are looking Age relaxation according to reservation category in SSC CGL 2020 Exam can find details in the below table.
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SSC CGL Educational Qualification:
The candidates appearing in the final year of their graduation can also apply, however they must possess Essential qualification on or before 01-01-2020.
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The SSC CGL 2020 exam will consist of the below steps:
- Computer-Based Examination (Tier-I)
- Computer-Based Examination (Tier-II)
- Descriptive Paper (Tier-III)
- Data Entry Test/Computer Proficiency Test/ Typing Test (Tier-IV)
- Document Verification
1- SSC CGL Tier-I (Computer Based Examination):
|Sr. No.||Subject||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks||Time|
|1||General Intelligence and Reasoning||25||50|
2-SSC CGL Tier-2 (Computer Based Examination):
|Sr. No.||Subject||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks||Time|
|1||Paper-I: Quantitative Abilities||100||200||120 minutes|
|2||Paper-II: English Language and Comprehension||200||200||120 minutes|
|3||Paper-III: Statistics||100||200||120 minutes|
|4||Paper-IV: General Studies (Finance and Economics)||100||200||120 minutes|
- SSC CGL Tier-1 and Tier-2 Examination will consist of objective type of questions and question paper will be available both in Hindi and English language except for English comprehension.
- There will be a negative marking of 0.50 marks in the Tier-1 exam and 0.25 for each incorrect answer.
- In the SSC CGL Tier-2 Exam, there will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks in English Language and Comprehension and a negative marking of 0.50 marks for Quantitative Abilities, Statistics, and General Studies (Finance and Economics) paper.
- The answer key will be updated later on SSC official website.
- In the Tier-2 exam, Paper-I and Paper-II are compulsory for all the posts.
- Paper-III of Tier-2 will be for only those candidates who apply for the posts of Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) in the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation and Statistical Investigator Grade-II in the office of Registrar General, India (M/o Home Affairs).
- In the SSC CGL Tier-2, Paper-IV will be for only those candidates who are shortlisted in Tier-I for Paper-IV i.e. for the posts of Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer.
SSC CGL Tier-3 (Descriptive Paper):
- In the Tier-3 Exam, candidates can write answers either in Hindi or English for all papers.
- Candidates are advised to write the correct Roll Number and affix signature and Left-hand Thumb Impression in the relevant columns in the Answer Book.
SSC CGL Tier-4 (Skill Test):
In the Tier-4 exam, Computer Proficiency Test and Data Entry Skill Test will be conducted.
SSC CGL Syllabus 2021 pdf download:
Please find below the SSC CGL syllabus for 2021. You can check the syllabus of SSC CGL 2021 for all exams.
We have mentioned syllabus of all Tiers mentioned below in the pdf.
- SSC CGL Tier 1 syllabus:
- SSC CGL Tier 2 Syllabus
- SSC CGL Tier 3 Syllabus
- SSC CGL Tier 4 Syllabus
Please download the complete SSC CGL syllabus 2021 from the below link:
How to Apply for SSC CGL 2021 Exam:
Two step application process is required for the SSC CGL 2020 Exam. Click on the below link to check the complete online application process.
SSC CGL Answer Key
SSC Combined Graduate Level Examination – 2019 (Tier-1) Answer Key has been uploaded on the portal by the examination authority. Candidates can check their Answer Key by login on to the website.
How to check Answer Key? Please find below steps:
- Visit the official SSC website at ssc.nic.in
- Click on the Answer Key link on the top menu
- Now click on SSC Combined Graduate Level Examination – 2019 (Tier-I) Answer Keys link
- Now click on the link given in the notice
- Enter your registration information
- Answer Key will be displayed on the computer screen.
Candidates can check their answers and can send their challenge-response to the exam authority for correction by paying Rs 100 fee per question.
SSC CGL Cut Off
Staff Selection Commission has released the SSC CGL cut off for the 2019 Tier-1 exam. Candidates can check the cut off at the linked article. We have also included previous years cut off as well. Please check.
Important Links for SSC CGL 2021 Exam:
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Official website: Click Here
Source: Official Notification
SSC CGL 2021 notification pdf download
Download the SSC CGL 2021 official notification pdf from the below given link.
Frequently asked questions
Is SSC CGL tough?
SSC CGL exam is not that easy. You need to do a proper and well-planned study of at least 8 hours a day for at least 6 months. You may also take the help of any professional coaching centers.
Is there any medical test for SSC CGL 2021?
For some posts like Inspector (Central Excise)/Inspector (Preventive Officer)/Inspector (Examiner) physical test is mandatory.
What is SSC CGL salary 2021?
SSC CGL salary is different for different posts and varies from Pay Band 4 to Pay Band 8. You can expect a minimum salary of 30000 in hand per month.
What is SSC CGL post 2021?
Some of the SSC CGL posts are mentioned below.
Assistant Audit Officer
Assistant Enforcement Officer
Inspector (Central Excise)
Inspector of Income Tax
Inspector (Preventive Officer)
Assistant (Ministry of External Affairs)
Who is eligible for SSC CGL 2021 Exam?
As per the official eligibility criteria, any graduate can apply for SSC CGL.
What are the subjects in SSC CGL exam?
General English, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, and General Awareness are common subjects in SSC CGL.
What is the minimum percentage required in graduation for SSC CGL 2021 Exam?
There are no minimum percentage criteria for SSC CGL except for Statistical officer 60% marks in graduation.
Which newspaper is best for SSC CGL Exam?
You can read any newspaper listed below to prepare for SSC CGL 2021 Exam.
The Times of India (English Daily)
Hindustan Times (English Daily)
The Hindu (English Daily)
Amar Ujala (Hindi Daily)
Nav Bharat Times (Hindi Daily)
Dainik Jagran (Hindi Daily)
Hindustan (Hindi Daily)
Is there interview in SSC CGL 2021 Exam?
There is no interview in the SSC CGL 2021 exam. The tier-3 exam is introduced to replace the interview.
Can I apply for multiple posts?
Yes, you can apply for multiple posts in SSC CGL 2021 Exam. You can give your preference for the posts while applying for the SSC CGL exam.
What are the benefits of SSC CGL Exam?
There are many benefits in SSC CGL Exam like a handsome salary package, paid and unpaid leaves, traveling, and medical allowances. On-time salary, Pension, Less work stress, and most important job security.
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