SSC CGL 2020-21 Notification Date Online Application, Admit Card,Exams

Good News For SSC CGL Aspirants!! Staff Selection Commission(SSC) has finally announced the official SSC CGL Notification Calendar for various posts of SSC CGL. SSC CGL Notification is released on 29th Dec 2020.  It is now published. SSC is expected to announce various vacancies (tentative) for SSC CGL Recruitment 2020 to be fill by the liable and suitable candidates for the post of Inspector, Assistant, Sub Inspector, Tax Assistant, Auditor etc.

SSC CGL Online Registration Start Date : 29th Dec 2020
Last Date to Submit SSC CGL Online Application :31st Jan 2021

SSC CGL is the most popular government job exam in India. Around 30 to 40 Lakhs eligible candidates submit the application form and almost 15 to 20 Lakhs candidates give this exam every year. At last, final selected candidates get this chance to work in ministry and various central government departments.

SSC CGL 2020 Notification – Important Date

Event Date
Organisation Department SSC CGL
Exam Mode Online
Apply Mode Online
Official Website
Name of the Posts Group ‘A’, ‘B’, ‘C’, ‘D’
Total Vacancies 6506 (Group ‘B’ Gazetted-250, Group ‘B’ Non-Gazetted-3513, Group C’-2743).
SSC CGL Notification 2021 Release Date 29th Dec 2020
SSC CGL Notification 2020 Start Date 29th Dec 2020
SSC CGL Notification 2020 End Date 31st Jan 2021
SSC CGL Tier-1 Admit Card 2020 Out Date May 2021
SSC CGL Tier-1 2021 Exam Date 29th May – 07th Jun 2021
SSC CGL Tier-1 Result Date Updated Soon
SSC CGL Tier-2 Admit Card 2021 Out Date July 2021
SSC CGL Tier-2 Exam Date Aug 2021
SSC CGL Tier-2 Result Updated Soon
SSc CGL Tier-3 Admit Card Updated Soon
SSC CGL Tier-3 Exam Date Updated Soon
SSC CGL Tier-4 Skill Test Updated Soon

SSC CGL Vacancy 2020-21

How many vacancies are released for SSC CGL 2020? – Tentative number of vacancies 6506 are declared by the Staff Selection Commission.

SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria

Below is the the eligibility criteria given that a candidate should meet before applying the online application form.

A. SSC CGL Age Limit

Age limit will be considered as on 1st of January 2021. Requirement of age for various posts is as follows:

S. No. Age Limit Remarks
(i) For the posts for which age limit is 18-27 years. 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 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 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 30 years Candidate must have been born not earlier than 02-01-1991 and not later than 01-01-2003
(v) For the posts for which age limit is 32 years Candidate must have been born not earlier than 02-01-1989 and not later than 01-01-2003

Note : Date of Birth given in your Matriculation/ Secondary Examination Certificate only will be accepted.

SSC CGL Date of Birth – OBC Date Recoginition

A Candidate who has been filling OBC Category, he/she has to make sure that he/she possesses the caste/ community certificate and does not fall in creamy layer on the important date. The important date for this purpose will be the closing date for the receipt of applications i.e. on 31st Jan 2021. Your candidature will remain provisional till the truthfulness and accuracy of the concerned document is verified. Candidates may be debarred from the examinations conducted by the commission in the case of fraudulently claim SC/ST/ OBC/ ExS/ PwD status.

Age Relaxation

Category Years
OBC 3 Years
SC/ST 5 Years
Physically Handicapped (PH) 10 Years
PH + OBC 13 Years
PH + SC/ST 15 Years

(B). Educational Qualifications

Education of Candidate will be taken into consideration as on 1st of January 2021.

(i) Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer

(a) Essential Qualifications : Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or Institute

(b) Desirable Qualifications : Chartered Accountant or cost & Management Accountant or Company Secretary or Masters in Commerce or Master in Business Studies or Master in Business Administration (Finance) or Masters in Business Economics.

Note 1 : During the period of probation, direct recruits shall have to qualify the “Subordinate Audit Service Examination” in respected branches for confirmation and regular appointment as Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Account Officer.

(ii) Junior Statistical Officer 

Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognised University or Institute with at least 60% Marks in Mathematics at 12th standard level


Bachelor’s Degree in any subject with Statistics as one of the subjects at degree level.

(iii) All other Posts

Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised University or equivalent.

(iv) Final Year Student

The candidates appearing in the final year of their graduation can also apply, however they must posses Essential qualification on or before 1st of January 2021.

For the posts of Assistant Section Officer (CSS), Assistant Section Officer (MEA), Assistant in Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) under M/o Corporate Affairs, Assistant (GSI) in M/o Mines, Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) has been prescribed as an Essential Qualification.

Note : Final year candidates are eligible provided they produce Certificate of Graduation in original as proof of having acquired the minimum educational qualification on or before the 1st of January 2020, failing which the candidature of such candidates will be cancelled by the Staff Selection Commission.

SSC CGL Application Fee & Mode of Payment

Category Fee
Gen/ OBC 100/-
women/ PH/ SC/ ST 0
  • SSC CGL Online Application Submission (Registration) including payment of fee will be available only from 21st Dec 2020 to  25th Jan 2020 (5.00 PM)
  • Candidates can pay the fee through SBI Challan/ SBI Net Banking or by using Visa, Mastercard or Maestro Credit or Debit Card.

Direct Link To Apply For SSC CGL 2020

Below is the direct link to apply online.

Direct Link To Apply Online For SSC CGL

How to apply for SSC CGL

Step 1 : Click on above given direct link.

Step 2 : If you have not given previously any exam of SSC, then create new registration and fill out your details carefully.

Step 3 : Registration Id and 4-digit password will be sent your mobile number and then login with that.

Step 4 : Upload your photo and signatures as well.

Step 5 : Make the payment online through net  banking or credit/debit cards or challan.

Step 6 : Keep the submitted application form as well as Registration Id & Password for further SSC Application registration.

Step 7 : Visit to the official website of SSC.

Step 8: See the SSC CGL Notification on Home Page to read it . But Click on ‘APPLY’ Tab given above on home page of SSC CGL for registration. You will see as below given screenshot.

Step 9 : Click on it and apply it online.

Step 10 : Follow steps 2 to 8.

Fill the application as soon as possible because official website of SSC may not open in last 4 to 5 days due to server overload.

SSC CGL Exam Pattern

SSC has not made any changes this time into the Examination Pattern.

As we all know that SSC CGL Examination is usually conducted in four tiers, so there has not been any changes in any of the tier. Exam Pattern is same as well as the syllabus is also same.

  1. SSC CGL Tier 1 – Computer Based Examination
  2. SSC CGL Tier 2 – Computer Based Examination
  3. SSC CGL Tier 3 – Pen and Paper Based (Descriptive Paper)
  4. SSC CGL Tier 4 – Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test (wherever necessary)/ Document Verification.

SSC Commission has still the right to make changes in the scheme or pattern of the examination.

SSC CGL Tier-1 , Tier-2, Tier-3 Exam Schemes

The scheme or the section for the SSC CGL Tier-1, Tier-2, Tier-3 has been given below.

SSC CGL Tier-1 , Tier-2, Tier-3 Exam Schemes - AffairsGuru

  • Merit list of the candidates will be made ready based on the overall performance in Tier-1, Tier-2 and Tier-3.
  • Candidates have to qualify all the tier i.e. Tier-1, Tier-2 and Tier-3 separately.
  • There will be no sectional cut off for exams
  • SSC has full authority to fix separate minimum qualifying marks in each paper of Tier-2 and in the aggregate of all the papers separately for each category of candidates (viz. SC/ST/OBC/PH/Ex-S/General (UR)).

SSC CGL Skill Test 

For the post of Tax Assistants (Central Excise & Income Tax) : Data Entry Speed Test (DEST) at 8,000 (eight thousand) Key Depression per hour on Computer.

Skill Test will be conducted for a passage of about 2000 key depressions for a duration of 15 minutes. This test will be of qualifying nature only.

SSC CGL 2020 Syllabus

SSC CGL 2018 Syllabus will be remain same as of the previous year. For syllabus visit on below links.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Syllabus With Full Details

SSC CGL TIER 2 Syllabus With Full Details | Syllabus For TIER II Exam

SSC CGL Tier-3 Syllabus And Pattern – Descriptive Paper

SSC CGL Tier 4 Syllabus and Pattern – CGL CEPT/DEST for CSS/MEA


SSC CGL Physical Standards

11 (a). Physical standard Test (PST) is necessary for the post of Inspector (Central Excise/ Examiner/ Preventive Officer), Inspector & Sub-Inspector in CBN.

PST For Inspector (Central Excise, Examiner,Preventive Officer), Inspector And Sub-Inspector in CBN

11 (b). Physical standard Test (PST) for the Post of Sub- Inspector in Central Bureau of Investigation:

PST In Sub- Inspector in CBI

SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam 2017-18 Analysis

Candidates can also check the previous paper analysis of SSC CGL Tier-1 by opening below link.

SSC CGL Tier 2 Analysis 21 February 2018 : Review & Questions Asked

SSC CGL Tier 2 Paper 3 and 4 Analysis : 22 February 2018

SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Analysis 16th November 2020 Detailed Review

SSC CGL Tier 1 Analysis 9th March 2020

SSC CGL Official Cut Off – Previous Years

Check the previous year cut off of SSC CGL.

SSC CGL Cut Off 2017 Tier 1

Category SSC CGL Cut Off 2017 Tier 1
General 131
OBC 115
SC 103
ST 93

SSC CGL Cut Off 2016 Tier 1

Category SSC CGL Cut Off 2016 Tier 1
General 137
OBC 125
SC 114
ST 103

SSC CGL Cut Off 2015 Tier 1

Category SSC CGL Cut Off 2015 Tier 1
General 102.25
OBC 89.50
SC 80.25
ST 74.25

SSC CGL Cut Off 2014 Tier 1

Category SSC CGL Cut Off 2014 Tier 1
General 96.25
OBC 82
SC 77
ST 69.50

SSC CGL 2020 Official Notification PDF

See the official notification of SSC CGL by clicking on the below link.

Check or Download SSC CGL Official Notification

If above link is not working, please click it.

SSC CGL Posts Amendment 2020

Commission has done some changes in the posts criteria. Please check in the below link.


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  1. = admit card when is comming

    1. Hi Dear, It is coming in next month – July

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