SSC CGL Application Form – How to Fill? Step-wise Guide

SSC CGL Application Form: The staff selection commission has released the dates of SSC CGL application form 2020 on their official website Candidates can fill the SSC CGL application form as soon as the links for the same gets activated on their official website. With the release of the SSC CGL application form 2020 and their exam dates, candidates should start their preparation as early as possible so they can complete their preparation on time. Also, note that the application form can be submitted only in the online mode. 

Candidates possessing a bachelor’s degree are eligible to apply for SSC CGL 2020. You can check out the eligibility criteria in detail. SSC CGL Application Form Fees is INR 100, however, women, SC, ST, PWD, and Ex-servicemen are exempted from fee payment. The registration fees can be paid in online mode via BHIM UPI, Debit/ Credit Card, and Netbanking.

Every year the SSC releases the notification for the recruitment of candidates in various Group ‘B’ and Group ‘C’ posts under various Government Ministries. Lakhs of aspirants eagerly wait for the SSC CGL application form to release year, however this year the release of the SSC CGL application form has been delayed to the pandemic. 

In this article, we will discuss how you can fill the SSC CGL application form.

SSC CGL 2020 Exam Important Dates

SSC CGL Notification 2020 Release date 21-12-2020
SSC CGL Application form 2020 Start date  21-12-2020
Last date to pay the Fees for SSC CGL Application form 2020 25-01-2021
SSC CGL Application form 2020 End date 25-01-2021
SSC CGL 2020 Tier -1 Admit card date 10 Days Prior to Exam
SSC CGL 2020 Exam dates 29-05-2021 to 07-06-2021

Prerequisites before filling SSC CGL Application Form

  • Active mobile number
  • Active email id
  • Any valid photo ID card
  • Class 10th mark sheet
  • Class 12th mark sheet
  • Graduation mark sheet and certificate
  • Scanned image of coloured passport size photograph
  • Scanned image of candidates signature.
  • PwD Certificate, if applicable
  •  If paying online – Debit/Credit Card details/Net banking

Specification for Photograph and Signature

Candidates should check out the below-mentioned specifications before uploading their scanned photograph and signature in the SSC CGL application form. 

Scanned Image Size Dimension Format
Photograph 20-50 Kb 3.5 cm X 4.5 cm .jpeg/.jpg/.png
Signature 10-20Kb 4 cm X 3 cm .jpeg/.jpg/.png
SSC CGL Apply Online Link

Steps to fill SSC CGL application form 2020

The whole process of SSC CGL Online form to apply online can be divided into 4 steps:-

Step 1: Registration 

Step 2: Uploading the scanned documents

Step 3: Filling the required details such as educational qualification, address details, choice of exam centres etc. 

Step 4: Fee payment

1. Registration

The candidates first need to register to the official SSC website by clicking on the new “New User? Register Now” option.

In the next window the candidates will have to fill in the following details:

  • Aadhaar details
  • Name
  • Father’s Name
  • Mother’s Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Matriculation (10th Class) Examination details
  • Education Board
  • Roll Number
  • Year of Passing
  • Gender
  • Level of Educational Qualification
  • Mobile Number
  • Verify Mobile Number
  • Email ID
  • Verify Email ID
  • State / UT of Permanent Address

Now, Enter the OTPs received on your Mobile Number and Email ID and click on Submit.

Your registration number and Password will be sent to you as SMS and through email.

2. Uploading Of Scanned Documents

SSC CGL Application Form

  • Now, Log in with the registration id and password or date of birth
  • Candidates will need to upload photo and signature of the dimensions specified above.
  • Click on Choose File and upload the photo and signature. 
  • Verify if both the scanned images are clearly visible.
  • Click on next.

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3. Filling of Details in the SSC CGL Online Form

In the third step, candidates have to fill in other important details in the SSC CGL Online form. The details to be entered are as follows:

  • Personal details
  • Academic details
  • Address details
  • Filling of SSC CGL exam centre preferences
  • Any other details as required in the SSC CGL Application form

Note:- If the candidates are opting for the post of Statistical Investigator, they should choose ‘Yes’ when they are asked for the same under the SSC Post Preferences and also choose the applicable option (Yes/No) when asked if they have the education qualification for the post of Statistical Investigator.

Similarly, those candidates who are applying for the post of AAO should select ‘Yes’ when asked for the same and select the applicable option (Yes/No) when asked if they have any educational qualifications for AAO.

Also, Candidates can have any degree to apply for the post of AAO.

4. Payment of Fees for the SSC CGL Application form

  • The last step in the application process is to pay the SSC CGL Application fee. 

The application fees are as follow:-

Category Application Fee
For General/OBC Male 100/-
For others Zero

The SSC CGL Application form fees can be paid in both online and offline mode:-

  • For offline mode: Candidates have to generate offline challan from the website and pay the fees in cash at any SBI Bank branch along with the challan.
  • For Online Mode: Candidates have to choose the payment mode amongst BHIM UPI, Netbanking, Debit card or Credit Card and enter the banking details in the payment gateway to pay the fees.

After the payment of fees, the candidates can take a printout of the SSC CGL application form.

SSC CGL Application Form Correction

Candidates cannot edit the application form once the SSC CGL application form has been finally submitted. So, you should be very careful while filling the SSC CGL Online form. However, the candidates can make modifications only in the one-time registration data or in the photograph/signature, etc. Other details that can be edited are name, father’s name, mother’s name, date of birth, gender and matriculation roll number only once.

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FAQs

Q1. When will the SSC CGL notification release?

Ans. The SSC CGL 2020 notification will be released on 21-12-2020 on the official website of SSC.

Q2.  Is SSC CGL Exam conducted in offline mode?

Ans. No, the SSC CGL Exam is conducted in online mode only expect for the descriptive paper of Tier-III

Q3. Are SSC CGL Online form and exam dates going to release this year?

Ans. Yes, SSC has already declared the dates for the SSC CGL 2020 Exam. 

Q4. What is application fees for SSC CGL Online form?

Ans. 

Category Application Fee
For General/OBC Male 100/-
For others Zero

Q5. Are there any fees for General female candidates?

Ans. No, there are no fees for female candidates of any category.

Q6. Can I pay the fees in offline mode?

Ans. For offline mode, candidates have to generate offline challan from the website and pay the fees in cash at any SBI Bank branch along with the challan.

Q7. What is the minimum qualification for applying through SSC CGL?

Ans. A minimum of graduation degree is required to apply through SSC CGL examination.

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