SSC CGL Notification 2020-2021 Out: Total 7035 Vacancies Declared at

SSC CGL 2020-2021 Notification: The Staff Selection Commission has released the official notification regarding SSC CGL 2020-21 Exam on 29th December and also opened the Online Application Window for the same. The SSC CGL 2020-21 Tier 1 exam will be conducted from 29th May 2021 to 07th June 2021. The last date to submit the online application is 31st January 2021. In this article, we will be discussing some more important details about SSC CGL Exam 2020.

SSC CGL 2020 – 2021 Official Notification: Click here to check

SSC CGL Notification 2020-2021 Out: Total 7035 Vacancies Declared at

SSC CGL Vacancy: Comparison with the last 7 years 

SSC CGL tentative Vacancy for 2020 has already been released by the commission. We are providing you with a detailed analysis of vacancies released over the years from 2014. Check out the table given below for vacancies released in the last 7 years.

SSC CGL Notification 2020-2021 Out: Total 7035 Vacancies Declared at

SSC CGL 2020-2021: Staff Selection Commission conducts the SSC CGL exam every year for the recruitment to various Group B and Group C posts in various Departments under the Government of India.

What is SSC CGL? SSC CGL stands for the Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level exam, a major exam for the graduate candidates can apply to get a job in the prestigious ministries of the government for posts such as Tax Assistant, Inspector, Assistant Audit Officer, Auditor, etc.

Lakhs of aspirants register for this examination and appear every year for 4 Tiers of examinations overcoming the stiff competition and getting into the desired post. Know about all the details and get yourself informed about the SSC CGL 2020 Notification.

SSC CGL 2020-21 Notification

The official Notification for SSC CGL 2020 is released by the Commission on Now the application process for SSC CGL 2020 will start from 29th December 2020. You can check & download the official notification by clicking on the link given below:

While applying for any major examination, it is important to get yourself acquainted with the notification date and exam dates. The below table shows the dates for Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 3 and Tier 4 that candidates must be aware of.

SSC CGL 2020 Dates
SSC CGL 2020 Notification Release Date29th December 2020
Online Registration Start for SSC CGL 202029th December 2020
Last Date To Apply For SSC CGL 202031st January 2021
SSC CGL Tier-I 2020 Exam Date29-05-2021 to 07-06-2021
SSC CGL Tier-II 2020 Exam DateTo Be Notified Later
SSC CGL Tier- III 2020 Exam DateTo Be Notified Later
SSC CGL Tier-IV 2020 Exam Dateto be notified later

SSC CGL 2020 Eligibility Criteria Educational Qualifications

Wondering if your qualifications are up to the mark as required to apply for this exam? Know about the post wise educational qualifications required to apply online for SSC CGL exam:

SSC CGL PostSSC CGL 2020 Educational Qualifications
Assistant Audit OfficerBachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University
Desirable Qualification: CA/CS/MBA/Cost & Management Accountant/ Masters in Commerce/ Masters in Business Studies
Junior Statistical OfficerBachelor’s Degree from any recognized University with a minimum of 60% in Mathematics in Class 12th
Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with Statistics as one of the subjects at degree level
Statistical Investigator Grade-IIBachelor’s Degree in any subject with Statistics as one of the subjects from a recognized University or Institute. The candidates must have studied Statistics as a subject in all the three years of the graduation
All Other PostsBachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized University or equivalent

The eligibility criteria to apply for SSC CGL 2020 contains age limit, relaxation given to the reserved categories and other questions asked by the candidates. The age limit for all the posts has been provided in the table below. Candidates can check the age criteria with complete FAQs by clicking on the link given below:

Age groupName of postDepartment / MinistriesGroupGrade pay
18-27 years
AuditorOfficer Under CGDAGroup “C”2800
AuditorOther Ministries/Dept.Group “C”2800
AccountantOfficer under C&AGGroup “C”2800
Accountant / Junior AccountantOther Ministry/ Dept.Group “C”2800
Senior Secretariat Assistant / Upper Division clerksCentral Govt. offices Ministries other than CSCS cadresGroup “C”2400
Tax AssistantCBDTGroup “C”2400
Sub-InspectorCentral Bureau of NarcoticsGroup “C”2400
Upper Division Clerk (UDC)Date. General Border Road Organisation (MoD)
Only For Male Candidates
Group “C”2400
18-30 yearsInspector PostsDepartment of Post.Group “B”4600
AssistantOther ministries / Dept. / Org.Group “B”4600
20-27 yearsTax AssistantCBECGroup “C”2400
20-30 yearsAssistant Section officerCentral Secretariat ServiceGroup “B”4600
Assistant Section officerMinistry of RailwayGroup “B”4600
Assistant Section officerMinistry of External AffairsGroup “B”4600
Assistant Section officerAFHQGroup “B”4600
AssistantOther Ministries / Dept. / Org.Group “B”4600
Sub InspectorCentral Bureau of InvestigationGroup “B”4600
Not Exceeding 30 yearsInspector, (Central Excise)CBECGroup “B”4600
InspectorCentral Bureau of NarcoticsGroup “B”4600
AssistantOther ministries / Dept. / Org.Group “B”4200
Inspector (Preventive officer)CBECGroup “B”4600
Inspector (Examiner)CBECGroup “B”4600
Assistant Audit OfficerIndian Audit & Accounts Department under CAGGroup B Gazetted (Non-Ministerial)4800
Assistant Audit OfficerIndian Audit & Accounts Department under CAGGroup B Gazetted (Non-Ministerial)4800
Assistant Section OfficerIntelligence BureauGroup “B”4600
Assistant Section OfficerOther Ministries / Departments/ Organisations.Group “B”4600
Assistant / SuperintendentOther Ministries / Departments/ OrganisationsGroup “B”4200
Inspector of Income TaxCBDTGroup “C”4600
Divisional AccountantOfficer under CAGGroup “B”4200
Up to 30 yearsAssistant Enforcement OfficerDirectorate of Enforcement, Department of RevenueGroup “B”4600
Sub InspectorNational Investigation Agency (NIA)Group “B”4200
Up to 32 yearsJunior Statistical OfficerM/O statistics & Prog. ImplementationGroup “B”4200

SSC CGL Age Limit

The candidates must belong to the age group of 20 to 30 years to apply for SSC CGL, however, the age limits vary depending on the position applied. For instance, the rank for Inspector of Central Bureau of Narcotics earlier has an age measure from 18 to 27 years, however, that was extended to 30 years in September 2018. There is no restriction for the candidates with respect to caste, creed, colour, religion, sex and physical disabilities.

SSC CGL 2020 Age Relaxation

Some of the categories such as OBC, SC, ST, PH, etc are given relaxation in age to provide them an opportunity to apply for CGL. Know the details:

S.NoCategoryAge Relaxation
1OBC3 years
2ST/SC5 years 
3PH + Gen10 years 
4PH + OBC13 years
5PH + SC/ST15 years
6Ex-Servicemen (Gen)3 years
7Ex-Servicemen (OBC)6 years
8Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST)8 years

SSC CGL 2020 Vacancy 

The SSC CGL Vacancy for 2020 in the notification is 10000+ which are tentative, for which SSC will release notice in the due course. As per the data released over the years, the below table shows the total number of vacancies released in the SSC CGL exam in the past 6 years. Candidates can download the official notice for SSC CGL Vacancy to get an idea about the tentative vacancies for SSC CGL 2020.

SSC CGL 2020 Application Fee

  • The application fee to apply for SSC CGL is Rs. 100/-
  • Females, SC, ST, Physically Handicapped, and Ex-Servicemen candidates are exempted from paying the fee.
  • Applications fee should be paid only through SBI either in the form of challan or through SBI Net Banking or any other bank Credit/Debit Card. The Challan form will be generated online.
  • To pay the fee in cash, the candidate should take a printout of challan generated online after the completion of Part-1 registration. Deposit the requisite fee in any branch of SBI and then continue with the Part-2 registration.
  • Those candidates who want to pay online can go directly to part-2 registration after completion of part-1 registration. Candidate must fill the registration number and date of birth to continue to Part-2 registration.

SSC CGL 2020 Selection Process

The SSC CGL Selection Process will require you to pass through 4 stages in order to be eligible to get the appointment letter of desired posts. The SSC CGL notification has mentioned 4 tiers as given below:

  1. Tier 1: Objective Computer-Based (online) Test (MCQs) containing 100 questions
  2. Tier 2: Objective Computer-Based (online) Test (MCQs) with 2 compulsory papers and 2 other papers for specific posts
  3. Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi (Pen and Paper mode)
  4. Skill Test/Computer Proficiency Test as per the post applied.

Before knowing the details regarding SSC CGL exam pattern and syllabus, here are some of the points that you need to know about the SSC CGL selection process:

SSC CGL Notification 2021 FAQs

Q. When will the SSC CGL 2020 admit card be released?

Ans: Admit Card is going to release 15 days prior to the exam dates.

Q. Is SSC CGL Tier 3 compulsory for all?

Ans: Yes, SSC CGL Tier 3 is compulsory to appear for all.

 Q. Is there any negative marking in SSC CGL?

Ans:Yes, wrong answers will cost you negative marks in CGL.

Q. Which jobs come under SSC CGL?

Ans; Various Group B and Group C posts like Auditors, Accountant, Tax assistant, sub-inspectors, Assistant, Assistant section officers, Examiner, Assistant Audit Officer, etc in central govt departments.

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