SSC CGL 2020-2021 Notification Out, Exam Dates – Download PDF & Apply online link

SSC CGL 2020 Notification pdf
SSC CGL 2020 Notification pdf

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Staff Selection Commission released the official notification for the SSC CGL exam today (29th December 2020).

Post: Various Group-B & Group-C posts in different Ministries / Departments / Organizations.

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Please download the notification for SSC CGL exam to be conducted in 2021 using the link below.

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SSC CGL 2020 Important Dates:

Event  Date
Advertisement Date 29th December 2020
Application closing Date 31st January 2021 (Upto 23:30)
Exam payment last date (Online) 02nd February 2021 (Upto 23:30)
Exam payment last date (Online) 06th February 2021 (During Banking Hours)
SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam Date 29th May to 07th June 2021
SSC CGL Tier-2 Exam Date To Be Notified Later
SSC CGL Tier-3 Exam 2020 To Be Notified Later
SSC CGL Tier-4 Exam 2020 (Skill Test) To Be Notified Later


SSC CGL 2020 Exam Pattern:

SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam Pattern:

  • Objective Based Online exam – 60 minutes
  • Negative marks – 0.5 marks
  • No Sectional Cutoff
No. of Questions
Max. Marks
English Comprehension
General Intelligence
Quantitative Aptitude
General Awareness

SSC CGL Tier-2 Exam Pattern:

Name of Paper
No of questions
Negative Marking
Paper-1 Quantitative Aptitude
0.50 Marks
Paper-2 English Language
025 Marks

Paper-3 Statistics

(Only for the post of Statistical Assistant)
0.50 Marks

Paper-4 General Studies (Finance & Economics)

(Only for Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer)
0.50 Marks


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SSC CGL Tier-3 Exam Pattern:

  • Graduate-level (Difficulty)
  • Descriptive Paper – 100 marks (Pen and Paper)
  • You can write whole paper either in English or Hindi but not both
  • Exam Duration one hour
  • Essay Writing (200-250 Words)
  • Letter Writing (150-200 Words)
  • Qualifying marks in Tier-II exam (33% of total marks)

SSC CGL Tier-4 Exam Pattern:

Skill Test/Typing Test

Skill Test for some Posts which requires the knowledge of Typing:

  • English Typing and exam duration will be 15 minutes
  • Qualifying exam

SSC CGL Application fees:

For General/OBC: Rs. 100

SC/ST/PH/Ex-Servicemen: No fees

For Female: No fees

Note: Fee can be paid online through BHIM UPI, Net Banking or by using Visa card, Mastercard, Maestro card, Rupay Credit or Debit Cards or in cash at SBI branches by generating SBI Challan.

SSC CGL 2020 Vacancies:

The total number of Tentative Vacancies for SSC CGL is 6,506 (Group “B” Gazetted – 250, Group “B” Non – Gazetted – 3513 and Group “C” – 2743)

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SSC CGL 2020 Eligibility Criteria:

SSC CGL Educational Qualification

The Candidate should possess a Bachelor’s Degree from a Recognised University.

For specific posts, you may need to fulfil the required conditions.

Post Educational Qualification
Assistant Audit Officer / Assistant Accounts Officer

Essential Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree from a Recognized University or Institute

Desirable Qualification: Chartered Accountant or Cost & Management Accountant or Company Secretary or Masters in Commerce or Masters in Business Studies or Masters in Business Administration (Finance) 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.


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

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SSC Age Limit:

As on 1st January 2021

SSC CGL Group-B:

Minimum: 20 Years

Maximum: 30 years

SSC CGL Group-C:

Minimum: 18 Years

Maximum: 27 years

Category  Age relaxation
SC/ST 5 Years
OBC 3 Years
PwD (Unreserved) 10 Years
PwD (SC/ST) 15 Years
PwD (OBC) 13 Years
Ex-Servicemen (General) 3 Years
Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST) 8 Years
Divorced Woman (General Category) Upto 35 Years
Divorced Woman (SC/ST) Upto 40Years

It depends on the posts, See notification for further details.

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SSC CGL 2020 Salary:

Group “B” Gazetted (Non-Ministerial): Rs. 47,600/- to Rs. 1,51,100/- (Pay Level – 8)

Group “B”: Rs. 44,900/- to Rs. 1,42,400/- (Pay Level – 7) & for some posts Rs. 35,400/- to Rs. 1,12,400/- (Pay Level – 6)

Group “C”: Rs. 29,200/- to Rs. 92,300/- (Pay Level – 5) & for some posts Rs. 25,500/- to Rs. 81,100/- (Pay Level – 4).

Please go through the official notification for more details on Pay Scale.

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