SSC CGL

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) holds the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Exam for the appointment of candidates in Grade “B” and “C” category posts at various Government Ministries, Departments, and Offices. The exam is conducted in 4 stages called Tiers. The first two tiers will be conducted online and the next two will be offline exams. The entire process of registration and communication will be online through the official website of SSC CGL. Aspirants must qualify each phase of the SSC CGL exam to go on to the next one, before being finally selected.

  • There are various Posts in SSC CGL 2020. While opting a job in CGL, you have to consider multiple factors, which are:
               – Job Profile
              – Salary
              – Job Location
              – Work Pressure     
    JobProfile
    Assistant Section Officer (CSS)Clerical work such as completing files & making reports
    Assistant (Central Vigilance Commission)Desk job
    Assistant Section Officer (Central Vigilance Commission)Clerical work
    Assistant Section Officer (Railway Ministry)Clerical work but the position is above UDC
    Assistant Section Officer (External Affairs)Responsible work, a lot to learn and understand Indian diplomacy and how nations take up matters
    Assistant Audit Officer (Under C & AG)To perform the audit
    Assistant Section Officer (AFHQ)To assist the section officer (Indoor Job)
    Assistant (Other Ministries)File work
    Inspector of Income Tax (CBDT)Evaluating, documenting, processing IT records
    Inspector (Central Excise) CBECInspect, verify, process and maintain the taxes/returns filed by companies
    Inspector (Preventive Officer) CBECDocumentation and inspecting imported and exported goods
    Inspector (Examiner) CBECChecking & verifying whether appropriate taxes are paid
    Assistant Enforcement Officer (Department Of Revenue)Investigating, preventing & arresting the frauds
    Sub-Inspector (CBI)Investigate anti­-corruption
    Inspector of Post (Dept. of Post)Procuring & promoting business growth for post offices
    Divisional Accountant (Under C & AG)Chief accountant or financial advisor
    Junior Statistical Officer (Statistics)Data Collection, Data Compilation, Data Processing
Post codeName of DepartmentName of PostURSCSTOBCTotal
FCAGAssistant Audit Officer Group ‘B’ Gazetted (Non Ministerial)2027538135500
$CAGAssistant Accounts Officer Group ‘B’ Gazetted (Non Ministerial)00000
ADOPT (CSS)Assistant Section Officer57191034127
CINTELLIGENCE BUREAUAssistant Section Officer31106
DMINISTRY OF RAILWAYAssistant Section Officer1775942
EMINISTRY OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRSAssistant Section Officer54401177
GAFHQAssistant Section Officer341152381
HCentral Administrative TribunalAssistant52029
HElection CommissionAssistant20024
HMinistry of Parliamentry AffairsAssistant30003
HNational Informatics CentreAssistant20013
HVICE PRESIDENT’s SECTT.Assistant10001
Other Ministry/DepartmentsAssistant00000
Other Ministry/DepartmentsAssistant00000
IIndian Coast GuardAssistant20002
IDirectorate of Enforcement (Deptt.Assistant20024
IM/O ENVIRONMENT , FORESTS & CLIMATE CHANGEAssistant10001
IMinistry of TextileAssistant61019
INARCOTICS CONTROL BUREAUAssistant11002
INATIONAL TECHNICAL RESEARCH ORGANISATIONAssistant31015
&Ministry of Corporate AffairsAssistant50016
&Ministry of MinesAssistant58641886
JCBDTInspector Of Income Tax83141664208
KCBECInspector, (Central Exice)8933351685532159
LCBECInspector (Preventive Officer)84221163201
MCBECInspector (Examiner)5522827123
NDirectorate of Enforcement (Deptt. Revenue)Asstt. Enforcement Officer31752070
OCentral Bureau of InvestigationSub Inspectors321231057
PDepartment of PostInspector Post2872647
QCAGDivisional Accountant1626030108400
SCENTRAL BUREAU OF NARCOTICSInspector772831
%National Investigation AgencySub-Inspector00000
RM/O Statical & Prog. ImplementationJunior Statistical Officer70453455265
TC&AGAuditor00000
UOffices under CGDAAuditor00000
VOther Ministry/DepartmentsAuditor00000
WCAGAccountant/Junior Accountant4009149190769
XController General of AccountAccountant/Junior Accountant1799537119430
XMinistry of Communication (Department of Post)Accountant/Junior Accountant2136936133451
YCustoms Excise & Service Tax Appellate TribunalUpper Division Clerk00011
YDTE. GENERAL DEFENCE EATATES(M/O DEFENCE)Upper Division Clerk84251345167
YM/O COALUpper Division Clerk710210
YMinistry of Housing & Urban AffairsUpper Division Clerk31015
YM/O WATER RESOURCESUpper Division Clerk04105
YM/O TEXTILEUpper Division Clerk23711041
YOffice Of Development Commissioner (MSME)Upper Division Clerk20013
ZCBDTTax Assistant8632171155191714
@CBECTax Assistant48714498234963
#CENTRAL BUREAU OF NARCOTICSSub-Inspector(Narcotics) – 240010001
  • Salary Structure of SSC CGL 2020 is based on the Seventh Central Pay Commission and applicable to Central Government Departments. Pay scale according to the latest pay band for each post which will be given through SSC CGL recruitment exam is given below:  
    SSC CGL Post Preference Group D
    Post CodePost NameGrade PayAge Limit
    TAuditor280018-27 years
    UAuditor280018-27 years
    VAuditor280018-27 years
    WAccountant280018-27 years
    XAccountant/ Junior Accountant280018-27 years
    YSenior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper Division240018-27 years
    ZTax Assistant CBDT240018-27 years
    @Tax Assistant CBEC240020-27 years
    #SI Central Bureau of Narcotics240018-27 years
       
    POSTCLASSIFICATIONPAY ScaleGrade Pay
    Assistant/ Assistant Section OfficerGroup-BRs 9300-348004600
    Assistant (various ministries)Group-BRs 9300-348004200
    Inspector/ Enforcement Officer (various ministries)Group-B & Group-CRs 9300-348004600
    Accountant/ Sub-Inspector/ InvestigatorGroup-B/ Group-CRs 9300-348004200
    Assistant Audit Officer (gazetted)Group-BRs 9300-348004800
    Auditor/ Accountant/ Junior AccountantGroup-CRs 5200-202002800
    Senior Secretariat AssistantGroup-CRs 5200-202002400
    Tax Assistant/ Compiler/ Sub-InspectorGroup-CRs 5200-202002400
SSC CGL 2020 Exam Dates
SSC CGL 2020 Notification Stating Date12th December 2020
Last Date to apply for SSC CGL 202012th December 2020
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 2019 Exam DateTo be notified later
SSC CGL Tier-IV 2019 Exam DateTo be notified later
  • SSC CGL 2020 Application form will be made available in December 2020 and would continue till November 2019. Candidates can fill the form in online mode only by visiting the official portal (different for different regions) of SSC.

                  – Candidates need to register by entering his/her e-mail ID, phone number and password.
                  – A registration number will be issued.
                  – Use this registration number and password to login.
                  – Fill the detailed application form and upload scanned photograph and signature as per the dimensions mentioned in the JPEG format.
                 –  After successfully filling and uploading, you are required to pay application fees.
                 –  SSC CGL application fee 2019 for unreserved male candidates is INR 100 while female and reserved category candidates are exempted from any fee.

  • SSC CGL exam is divided into 4 stages i.e. Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 3 and finally Tier 4.
                     – Candidates who qualify in Tier 1, will be eligible to appear in Tier 2.
                     – Candidates who qualify in Tier 2, will be eligible to appear in both Tier 3 and Tier 4.
                     – Final Merit of SSC CGL will be based on cumulative marks of Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3.
                     – Tier 4 is of qualifying nature and mandatory for CSS / MEA / Tax Assistant Posts
  • Tier – I — Online Examination (Objective Multiple Choice Type)
  • Tier – II — Online Examination (Objective Multiple Choice Type) 
  • Tier – III — Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi (writing of Essay/Precis/Letter /Application Writing) 
  • Tier – IV — Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test (wherever applicable)/ Document Verification
  • SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam Pattern :
    PartSubjectMax. MarksQuestionsTime Allotted
    AGeneral Intelligence & Reasoning502560 Minutes (Total)
    80 Minutes (for disabled candidates)
    BGeneral Awareness5025
    CQuantitative Aptitude5025
    DEnglish Comprehension5025
      Note: In Tier-I, there will be negative marking of 0.50 for each wrong answer.
  • SSC CGL Tier-II Exam Pattern:
    PaperSubjectNo of QuestionsMax MarksExam Duration
    1Quantitative Abilities1002002 Hours
    2English Language and Comprehension2002002 Hours
    3Statistics1002002 Hours
    4General Studies (Finance & Economics)1002002 Hours

            Note: 1. In Tier-II, there will be negative marking of 0.25 for each wrong answer in Paper-II (English Language and Comprehension)
                             and of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-I, Paper-III and Paper-IV.
                        2. In Tier-II, Paper-I and Paper-II are compulsory for all the posts.
                        3. In Tier-II, Paper-III will be for only those candidates who apply for the post of Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) and who are
                             shortlisted in Tier-I for this Post/ Paper.
                        4. In Tier-II, Paper-IV will be for only those candidates who are shortlisted in Tier-I for Paper-IV i.e. for the posts of Assistant
                            Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer.

  • SSC CGL Tier-III Exam Pattern :
    SSC Tier IIIMaximum MarksTime Duration
    Descriptive Paper in English /Hindi1001 Hour
  • SSC CGL Tier-III Exam Pattern :
    SSC Tier IVTime DurationSyllabus
    Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) for post of Assistant Section Officer in CSS & MEA only45 MinutesWord/Excel/ Power Point
  • According to the analysis of the previous year results of SSC CGL exams cut –off a list is prepared for your guidance. 
    CATEGORYCUT OFF MARKSCANDIDATES AVAILABLE
    SC156.731576
    ST151.45780
    OBC172.762904
    OH147.08149
    HH117.49141
    UR180.12074+
  • List-II: Candidates qualified in Tier-I for appearing in Tier-II (Paper-I, Paper-II, Paper-III Statistics) & Tier III 
    CATEGORYCUT OFF MARKSCANDIDATES AVAILABLE
    SC130.763647
    ST119.992020
    OBC15.876032
    OH130.86166
    HH86.44181
    VH110.67204
    UR165.773716+
  • List – III : Candidates qualified in Tier-I for appearing in Tier-II (Paper-I and Paper-II) and Tier-I 
    CATEGORYCUT OFF MARKSCANDIDATES AVAILABLE
    SC115.3522965
    ST104.9111737
    OBC135.9538714
    Ex.S697201
    OH98.422196
    HH40.001761
    VH110.41664
    UR147.7825876
General Intelligence and ReasoningGeneral AwarenessQuantitative AptitudeEnglish Comprehension
ClassificationStatic General Knowledge (Indian History, Culture etc.)SimplificationReading Comprehension
AnalogyScienceInterestFill in the Blanks
Coding-DecodingCurrent AffairsAveragesSpellings
Paper Folding MethodSportsPercentagePhrases and Idioms
MatrixBooks and AuthorsRatio and ProportionOne word Substitution
Word FormationImportant SchemesProblem on AgesSentence Correction
Venn DiagramPortfoliosSpeed, Distance and TimeError Spotting
Direction and DistancePeople in NewsNumber System
Blood RelationsMensuration
SeriesData Interpretation
Verbal reasoningTime and Work
Non-Verbal ReasoningAlgebra
Trigonometry
Geometry

The Tier 4 of SSC CGL Exam 2019 comprises DEST/CPT. These are required for certain government posts.

1. DEST (Data Entry Speed Test): For the post of Tax Assistant (Central Excise and Income Tax).Any Candidate who takes CPT does not require to appear for DEST as the part 1 of CPT (Typing) will be considered for DEST evaluation.
                     – Requirement: 8000 key depression per hour, that is 2000 key depression per 15 minutes.
                     – Relaxation: VH Candidates will be allowed 20 minutes.
2. CPT (Computer Proficiency Test):
                     – CSS(Assistant),
                     – MEA(Assistant),
                     – Inspector (Central Excise) [CBEC]
                     – Inspector (Preventive officer)[CBEC]
                     – Inspector (Examiner)[CBEC]
The Commission will provide the Computer for the test. The Skill test in Computer Proficiency is a qualifying test only. It will consist of three Modules in the following manner:
  (I) Word Processing Test: 2000 Key Depressions
 (II) Test in spread Sheets on Microsoft Excel: 15 Minutes
(III) Test in PowerPoint (Microsoft Power Point): 15 Minutes