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SSC CGL Notification 2020: Complete Exam Details Here

SSC CGL Notification 2020 PDF: Staff Selection Commission(SSC) notification is soon to be released for the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) for the year 2020-21.

SSC CGL Notification – Recruitment 2020-21:

The Combined Graduate Level Examination is conducted for the recruitment of candidates for the posts of Group ‘B’ and Group ‘C’ in various Departments in the Government of India.
This article constitutes all the details of SSC CGL notification 2020-21 ranging from the number of vacancies, educational qualifications, syllabus, etc.

SSC CGL Notification -Important Dates

All important dates related to 2021-Recruitment would be released in SSc CGL Notification PDF. The details would be updated here accordingly:

  • Online Application Start Date: To be updated soon
  • Online Application End Date: To be updated soon
  • SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Date: To be updated soon
  • SSc CGL Tier 1 Exam: To be updated soon

SSC CGL Recruitment – Selection procedure

SSC CGL is conducted in four stages:

  • First Tier– Computer Based Test
  • Second Tier– Computer Based Test
  • Third Tier– Pen and Paper Mode Examination
  • Fourth Tier– Skill Test

SSC CGL Notification – Vacancies 2020

The selected candidates through the SSC CGL exam are most likely to be working on the following posts.
The table depicts the name of the posts with their grade, specific department, and age limit for the candidate:

SSC CGL Recruitment – List of available Posts:

  1. Pay Level-8 (Rs 47600 to 151100):

S.No.Name of the PostDepartmentGradeAge Limit
1.Assistant Audit OfficerIndian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AGGroup “B” Gazetted (Non-Ministerial)Max: 30 yrs
2.Assistant Accounts OfficerIndian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AGGroup “B” Gazetted (Non-Ministerial)Max: 30 yrs


2. Pay Level-7 (Rs 44900 to 142400):

S.No.Name of the PostDepartmentGradeAge Limit
1.Assistant Section Officer Central Secretariat ServiceGroup “B”20-30 yrs
2.Assistant Section Officer Intelligence BureauGroup “B” Max: 30 yrs
3.Assistant Section Officer Ministry of Railway Group “B” 20-30 yrs
4.Assistant Section Officer Ministry of External AffairsGroup “B” 20-30 yrs
5.Assistant Section Officer AFHQGroup “B”20-30 yrs
6.Assistant Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations Group “B” 18-30 yrs
7.Assistant Section Officer Other Ministries/ Departments/ OrganizationsGroup “B” Max: 30 yrs
8.Inspector of Income Tax CBDTGroup “C”Max: 30 yrs
9.Inspector, (Central Excise)CBICGroup “B”Max: 30 yrs
10.Inspector (Preventive Officer)CBICGroup “B”Max: 30 yrs
11.Inspector (Examiner)CBICGroup “B”Max: 30 yrs
12.Assistant Enforcement Officer Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue Group “B”Max: 30 yrs
13.Sub Inspector Central Bureau of Investigation Group “B”20-30 yrs
14.Inspector PostsDepartment of Post Group “B”18-30 yrs
15.Inspector Central Bureau of Narcotics Group “B”Max: 30 yrs


3. Pay Level-6  (Rs 35400 to 112400):

S.No.Name of the PostDepartmentGradeAge Limit
1.Assistant  Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations Group “B”Max: 30 yrs
2.Assistant/ Superintendent Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations Group “B” Max: 30 yrs
3.Divisional Accountant Offices under C&AG Group “B” Max: 30 yrs
4.Sub Inspector National Investigation Agency (NIA) Group “B” Max: 30 yrs
5.Junior Statistical Officer M/o Statistics & Program Implementation. Group “B” Max: 32 yrs
6.Statistical Investigator Grade-II Registrar General of India Group “B”Max: 30 yrs


4. Pay Level-5 (Rs 29200 to 92300):

S.No.Name of the PostDepartmentGradeAge Limit
1.Auditor Offices under C&AG Group “C” 18-27 yrs
2.Auditor Other Ministry/ Departments Group “C”18-27 yrs
3.Auditor Offices under CGDA Group “C”18-27 yrs
4.Accountant Offices under C&AG Group “C”18-27 yrs
5.Accountant/ Junior Accountant Other Ministry/ DepartmentsGroup “C”18-27 yrs


5. Pay Level-4 (Rs 25500 to 81100):

S.No.Name of the PostDepartmentGradeAge Limit
1.Senior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper Division Clerks Central Govt. Offices/ Ministries other than CSCS cadresGroup “C” 18-27 yrs
2.Tax Assistant CBDTGroup “C”18-27 yrs
3.Tax AssistantCBICGroup “C”18-27 yrs
4.Sub-InspectorCentral Bureau of NarcoticsGroup “C”18-27 yrs
5.Upper Division Clerks Gen Border Road Organisation (MoD) Group “C”18-27 yrs

SSC CGL Notification – Exam Pattern:

Get latest SSC CGL Exam pattern Here

1. SSC CGL 2020-21 Tier I – Computer Based Test

Phase       SubjectNumber of QuestionsMaximum  MarksDurationNegative Marks
Tier IGeneral Intelligence and Reasoning255060 Minutes0.50 Marks per the Wrong Answer
General Awareness2550
Quantitative Aptitude2550
English Comprehension2550


2. SSC CGL 2020-21 Tier II – Computer Based Test

Phase SubjectNumber of QuestionsMaximum MarksDurationNegative Marks Per the Wrong Answer
Tier IIPaper-I: Quantitative Abilities100200120 Minutes0.5
Paper-II: English Language and Comprehension1002000.25
Paper-III: Statistics (Only for Statistical Officer Post)1002000.5
Paper-IV: General Studies (Finance and Economics) (Only for Asst Audit Officer &Asst Accounts Officer Posts)1002000.5


3. SSC CGL 2020-21 Tier III Pen and Paper Mode Examination

PhaseSubjectMaximum MarksDuration
Tier IIIDescriptive Paper in English or Hindi(Letter/ essay writing)       10060 Minutes

SSC CGL Recruitment 2020-21 Eligibility Criteria:

Candidates who have graduated or are pursuing the final year of their graduation degree can apply for the SSC CGL examination. 

SSC CGL Age Limit:

Applicable age for various posts ranges from 18 to 32 years. The age specified to the posts is mentioned above.
The following table shows the age relaxation according to the government norms:

S.No.CategoryAge Relaxation
1SC/ST5 yrs
2OBC3 yrs
3Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (Unreserved)10 yrs
4Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (OBC)13 yrs
5Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (SC/ST)15 yrs
6Ex-servicemen3 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date. 
7Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989 5 yrs
8Defense Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof3 yrs
9Defense Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (SC/ ST)8 yrs


              Permissible relaxation in upper age limit for Group “C‟ posts only

S.No.CategoryAge Relaxation
1Central Govt. Non-military personnel Employees who have delivered at least 3 years standard and ceaseless help as on shutting date for receipt of useUp to 40 yrs
2Central Govt. Civilian Employees (SC/ST) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of application.Up to 45 yrs
3Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarriedUp to 35 yrs
4Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (SC/ ST). Up to 40 yrs

SSC CGL Exam Centres:

Exam centres are divided under the following nine regions:

S.No.   SSC Region                   Exam centre with code
1Central Region (CR)Agra(3001), Gorakhpur(3007) , Jhansi (3008), Kanpur(3009), Lucknow(3010), Meerut(3011), Prayagraj(3003), Varanasi(3013), Bhagalpur(3201), Darbhanga (3202), Muzaffarpur(3205), Patna(3206), Purnea (3209)
2Eastern Region (ER)Port Blair (4802), Ranchi(4205), Balasore(4601), Berhampore(Odisha) (4602), Bhubaneshwar(4604), Cuttack(4605), Dhenkenal(4611), Rourkela(4610), Sambalpur(4609), Gangtok(4001), Hooghly (4418), Kolkata(4410), Siliguri(4415)
3Karnataka, Kerala Region (KKR)Belagavi (9002), Bengaluru (9001), Hubballi (9011), Kalaburagi (Gulbarga) (9005), Mangaluru (9008),Mysuru (9009), Shivamogga (9010), Udupi (9012). Ernakulam (9213), Kannur (9202), Kollam (9210), Kottayam (9205), Kozhikode (9206), Thrissur (9212), Thiruvananthapuram (9211), Kavaratti (9401)
4Madhya Pradesh
Sub-Region (MPR)
Bhopal(6001), Gwalior(6005), Indore(6006), Jabalpur(6007), Satna(6014), Sagar(6015), Ujjain (6016), Bilaspur(6202), Raipur(6204), Durg-Bhilai(6205)
5North Eastern Region (NER)Itanagar(5001), Dibrugarh(5102), Guwahati(Dispur)(5105), Jorhat(5107), Silchar(5111), Kohima(5302), Shillong(5401), Imphal(5501), Churachandpur(5502), Ukhrul(5503), Agartala(5601), Aizwal(5701) 
6Northern Region (NR)Dehradun(2002), Haldwani(2003), Haridwar(2005), Roorkee(2006), Delhi(2201), Ajmer(2401), Alwar(2402), Bharatpur(2403), Bikaner(2404), Jaipur(2405), Jodhpur(2406), Kota(2407), Sriganganagar(2408), Udaipur(2409), Sikar(2411) 
7North Western Sub-Region (NWR)Chandigarh/Mohali(1601) Hamirpur(1202), Shimla(1203), Jammu(1004), Leh(1005), Samba (1010), Srinagar(J&K)(1007), Jalandhar(1402),Ludhiana(1405) Patiala(1403), Amritsar(1404)
8Southern Region (SR)Chirala(8011), Guntur(8001), Kakinada (8009), Kurnool(8003), Nellore (8010), Rajahmundry(8004), Tirupati(8006), Vizianagaram(8012), Vijaywada (8008), Vishakhapatnam(8007), Puducherry(8401), Chennai(8201), Coimbatore(8202), Madurai(8204), Salem(8205), Tiruchirapalli(8206), Tirunelveli(8207), Vellore (8208), Hyderabad(8601), Karimnagar (8604), Warangal(8603)
9Western Region (WR)Panaji(7801), Ahmedabad(7001), Anand(7011), Gandhinagar(7012), Mehsana(7013), Rajkot(7006), Surat(7007), Vadodara(7002), Amravati(7201), Aurangabad(7202), Jalgaon(7214), Kolhapur(7203), Mumbai(7204), Nagpur(7205), Nanded (7206), Nashik(7207), Pune(7208)

SSC CGL Salary 2020:

Following table shows the salary distribution for all the posts as per their grade:

CategoryPay Level – 8Pay Level – 7Pay Level – 6Pay Level – 5Pay Level – 4
Pay ScaleRs 47,600 to 1,51,100Rs 44,900 to 1,42,400Rs 35,400 to 1,12,400Rs 29,200 to 92,300Rs 25,500 to 81,100
Grade Pay48004600420028002400
Basic payRs 47,600Rs 44,900Rs 35,400Rs 29,200Rs 25,500
HRA (depending on the city)                        In Cities X (24%)
11,42410,7768,4967,0086,120
                         In Cities Y (16%)
7,6167,1845,6644,6724,080
                         In Cities Z (8%)
3,8083,5922,8322,8322,040
DA (Current- 17%)8,0927,6336,0184,9644,335
Travel AllowanceCities- 3600, Other Places- 1800
 

Gross Salary Range (Approx)

X Cities

70,71666,90953,51444,77239,555

Y Cities

66,90863,31750,68242,43637,515

Z Cities

63,10057,92546,05038,30033,675


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SSC CGL Notification – Application Fee:

Application Mode: Online
Payment Mode: Online Payment Gateway (Fee can be paid through BHIM UPI, Net Banking or by using Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, RuPay Credit or Debit card or in cash at SBI Branches by generating SBI Challan)
General/OBC/EWS: Rs. 100-
Fee Exempted: Women candidates, reserve category (SC, ST, Person with disability, and Ex-servicemen.

SSC CGL Recruitment – syllabus:

Click here for elaborated syllabus: This article shows the detailed structure of the SSC CGL syllabus divided per subject for different tiers.

SSC CGL Notification 2020-21: Important Links

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SSC CGL Recruitment FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

  1. How many vacancies will be announced in SSC CGL Notification 2020-21?

It is yet to be announced by the SSC. Last year the total number of vacancies was approximately 8,582.

2. Where can I get an SSC CGL online course?

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3. How many hours should I study for SSC CGL 2020-21?

A regular study of 6-8 hours per day is enough to clear the exam along with daily practice through mocks.
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4. Where can I apply for the SSC CGL Recruitment 2020-21?
SSC will soon release the notification and the application link will be activated on ssc.nic.in