SSC CGL Recruitment 2021: Apply Online, Download Combined Graduate Level Exam Notification, Check Eligibility, Salary & Updates Here

SSC CGL 2020-21 Notification : Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has published the recruitment notification for the Combined Graduate Level Posts (CGL)Online applications are invited for SSC CGL 2021 on SSC official website  i.e. ssc.nic.in. The last date for SSC CGL Registration is 25 January 2021 and he last date for submitting SSC CGL Fee through online mode is 02 February 2021.

Candidates will be required to fill their Basic Details, Additional & Contact Detail and upload 3 Photo and Signature in the asked columns.

SSC CGL selection will be done on the basis of SSC CGL Exam 2021 (Tier-I) followed by Tier 2, Tier 3 & Tier 4 Exam. SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam is scheduled to be held from 29 May to 07 June 2021 in online (computer-based) mode.

Job Summary

NotificationSSC CGL 2020-21 Recruitment Notification to Release on 21 Dec @ssc.nic.in, Check Important Dates, Eligibility, Selection Process, Salary, Exam Pattern
Last Date of SubmissionJan 25, 2021
CityNew Delhi
OrganizationStaff Selection Commission (SSC)
Education QualGraduate
FunctionalOther Funtional Area

As the name suggests, candidates with Bachelor’s Degree are eligible to apply for SSC CGL 2020-21. The recruitment will be done for filling up Group ‘B’ and Group ‘C’ posts in various Ministries/ Departments/ Organization in various Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations.

Candidates can check other details SSC CGL 2021 such as age limit, selection process application process etc. by scrolling down.

SSC CGL 2020-21 Important dates

Starting Date of SSC CGL 2020 Registration29 December 2020
Last Date of SSC CGL 2020 Registration31 January 2021
Last date for making online fee payment02 February 2021
Last date for generation of offline Challan04 February 2021
Last date for payment through Challan (during working hours of Bank)06 February 2021
SSC CGL Tier 1 Date 202129 May to 07 June 2021
SSC CGL Tier 1 Result Date 2021to be released
SSC CGL Tier 2 Date 2021to be released
SSC CGL Tier 3 Date 2021to be released
SSC CGL Tier 4 Date 2021to be released

SSC CGL 2020-21 Vacancy, Age- Limit and Salary Details:

Name of DepartmentName of PostAge limitPay Level
Indian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AGAssistant Audit Officer Group ‘B’ Gazetted (Non Ministerial)Not exceeding 30 yearsLevel 8 (47600 – 151100)
Indian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AGAssistant Accounts Officer    Group ‘B’ Gazetted (Non Ministerial)Not exceeding 30 yearsLevel 8 (47600-151100)
Central Secretariat Service (DOPT)Assistant Section Officer20-30 yearsLevel 7 (44900-142400)
Intelligence BureauAssistant Section OfficerNot exceeding 30 yearsLevel 7 (44900-142400)
Ministry of RailwaysAssistant Section Officer20-30 yearsLevel 7 (44900-142400)
Ministry of External AffairsAssistant Section Officer20-30 yearsLevel 7 (44900-142400)
AFHQ (Ministry of Defence)Assistant Section Officer20-30 yearsLevel 7 (44900-142400)
1. Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology 2. Ministry of Parliamentary AffairsAssistant18-30 yearsLevel 7 (44900-142400)
Other Ministry/DepartmentsAssistant20-30 yearsLevel 7 (44900-142400)
1. Central Administrative Tribunal 2. Central Vigilance Commission 3. Election CommissionAssistant Section OfficerNot exceeding 30 yearsLevel 7 (44900-142400)
Central Board of Direct Taxes (Department of Revenue)Inspector Of Income TaxNot exceeding 30 yearsLevel 7 (44900-142400)
Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs(CBIC)Inspector, (Central Excise)Not exceeding 30 yearsLevel 7 (44900-142400)
Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs(CBIC)Inspector (Preventive Officer)Not exceeding 30 yearsLevel 7 (44900-142400)
Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs(CBIC)Inspector  (Examiner)Not exceeding 30 yearsLevel 7 (44900-142400)
Enforcement Directorate (Deptt. of Revenue)Asstt. Enforcement Officerupto 30 yearsLevel 7 (44900-142400)
Central Bureau of InvestigationSub Inspectors20-30 yearsLevel 7 (44900-142400)
Ministry of Communications (Department of Posts- SPN)Inspector  Post18-30
Level 7 (44900-142400)
Central Bureau of  NarcoticsInspectorNot exceeding 30 yearsLevel 7 (44900-142400)
1. Bureau of Police Research  & Development 2. Coast Guard Headquarters 3. Enforcement Directorate (Deptt. of Revenue) 4. Ministry of External Affairs (Central Passport Offices) 5. Ministry of Textiles 6. Narcotics Control BureauAssistantNot exceeding 30 yearsLevel 6 (35400-112400)
Ministry of MinesAssistant/SuperintendentNot exceeding 30 yearsLevel 6 (35400-112400)
Comptroller & Auditor General of IndiaDivisional AccountantNot exceeding 30 yearsLevel 6 (35400-112400)
National Investigation AgencySub-Inspectorupto 30 yearsLevel 6 (35400-112400)
M/O Statistics & Programme ImplementationJunior Statistical Officerupto 32 yearsLevel 6 (35400-112400)
Registrar General of IndiaStatistical Investigator Gr. IINot exceeding 30 yearsLevel 6 (35400-112400)
Offices under Comptroller & Auditor General of IndiaAuditor18-27 yearsLevel 5 (29200-92300)
Other Ministry/DepartmentsAuditor18-27 yearsLevel 5 (29200-92300)
Offices under Controller General of Defence AccountsAuditor18-27 yearsLevel 5 (29200-92300)
Offices under Controller & Auditor General of IndiaAccountant18-27 yearsLevel 5 (29200-92300)
1. Controller General of Accounts 2. Ministry of Communications (Department of Posts-Admn.)Accountant/Junior Accountant18-27 yearsLevel 5 (29200-92300)
1. Ministry of Textiles 2. Directorate General of Defence Estates (Ministry of Defence) 3. Central Bureau of  NarcoticsSenior Secretariat Assistant/Upper Division Clerk18-27 yearsLevel 4 (25500-81100)
Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT)Tax Assistant18-27 yearsLevel 4 (25500-81100)
Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs(CBIC)Tax Assistant18-27 yearsLevel 4 (25500-81100)
Central Bureau of  NarcoticsSub-Inspector(Narcotics)
18-27 yearsLevel 4 (25500-81100)

SSC CGL 2020-21 Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification:

  • Assistant Audit Officer Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University/ Desirable Qualification: CA/CS/MBA/Cost & Management Accountant/ M.Com/ Masters in Business Studies
  • Statistical Investigator Grade-II – Bachelor’s Degree in any subject with Statistics as one of the subjects. The candidates must have studied Statistics as a subject in all the three years of the graduation course
  • 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 or Bachelor’s Degree in any subject with Statistics as one of the subjects at degree level.
  • All other Posts – Bachelor’s Degree from a  recognized University or equivalent. The candidates  appearing  in  the final  year  of  their  graduation  can also apply


A candidate must be either:

  • a citizen of India, or
  • a subject of Nepal, or
  • a subject of Bhutan, or
  • a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January,1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India, or a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania(Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar),Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

SSC CGL Selection Process 2020-21 (Based on Previous Year)

The selection will be done on the basis of:

  1. SSC CGL Tier-I: Computer Based Examination
  2. SSC CGL Tier-II: Computer Based Examination
  3. SSC CGL Tier-III: Pen and Paper Mode (Descriptive paper)
  4. SSC CGL Tier-IV: Computer Proficiency Test/ Data Entry Skill Test (wherever applicable) and Document Verification

Merit list will be prepared on the basis of overall performance of candidates in Tier-I, Tier-II and Tier-III Examinations. Final selection of candidates, in each category, will be made on the basis of aggregate marks scored by them in „Tier-I, Tier-II and Tier-III examinations‟ and „preference of posts‟ exercised by them.

SSC CGL Exam Pattern Tier 1

SSC CGL Tier 1 – Candidates whose applications accepted will be called for an online objective type  and there will be 100 questions of 2 marks each from the subjects:

SectionNo. of QuestionsMarksTime
General Intelligence & Reasoning255060 minutes (Total)
General Awareness2550
Quantitative Aptitude2550
English Language and Comprehension2550

There is negative marking in SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam as 0.5 marks will be deducted for each wrong in all the sections.

SSC CGL Syllabus

  • General Intelligence and Reasoning – Classification, Analogy, Coding-Decoding, Puzzle, Matrix, Word Formation, Venn Diagram, Direction and Distance, Blood Relations, Series, Verbal reasoning, Non-Verbal Reasoning, Critical Thinking, Emotional & Social Intelligence
  • General Awareness – Static General Knowledge (Indian History, Culture, etc.), Science, Current Affairs, Sports, Books and Authors,Important Schemes, Portfolios, People in News, Computers, Awards and their importance, Geography, Economy, Polity,Population Census
  • Quantitative Aptitude – Simplification, Interest, Averages, Percentage, Ratio and Proportion, Problem on Ages, Speed, Distance and Time,Number System, Mensuration,Data Interpretation, Time and Work, Algebra, Trigonometry, Geometry
  • English  Language & Comprehension – Reading Comprehension, Fill in the Blanks, Spellings, Phrases and Idioms,One word Substitution, Sentence Correction, Error Spotting, Synonyms, Antonyms, Idioms & Phrases

SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Pattern:

Candidates who would qualify in the Tier 2 will be called for SSC CGL Tier 2 which is also a Computer Based Examination

SubjectNo. of QuestionsMax MarksTime
Quantitative Abilities1002002 Hours
English Language and Comprehension2002002 Hours
Statistics (For Junior Statistical Officer – JSO)1002002 Hours
General Studies (Finance & Economics) (For Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer.)1002002 Hours

There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer  for English Language and Comprehension and of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer for other subjects.

SSC CGL Tier 3 – It is a descriptive type of paper and will be conducted on Pen and Paper Mode (Descriptive paper). Candidates will be asked to write Essays/Precis/Letter/Applications writing etc. on English /Hindi in 1 hour. The marks of the paper are 100.  This test is qualifying in nature.

SSC CGL Tier 4 – Final Candidates will be given Computer Proficiency Test or Skill Test (wherever applicable) or Document Verification.

Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) will be conducted for the post of Assistant Section Officer of Central Secretariat Service (CSS), Assistant Section Officer (MEA), Assistant in Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) under the Ministry of Corporate Affairs and Assistant (GSI) in the Ministry of Mines. There will be 3 modules:

  • Word Processing,
  • Spread Sheet and
  • Generation of Slides

Data Entry Speed Test (DEST) will be conducted for the post of Tax Assistants (Central Excise & Income Tax). 8,000 Key Depression per hour on Computer is required.

SSC CGL Admit  Card 2021

The adnit cards will be uploaded by the Regional/ Sub-Regional Offices of the Commission for appearing in the Computer Based Examination and other stages of the Examination before 3 to 7 days of the conduct of the exam. 

SSC CGL Answer Key 2021

Tentative Answer Keys will be placed on the Commission‟s website after the Examination. Candidates may go through the Answer Keys and submit representations, if any, on payment of Rs 100/- per question within the time limit
given by the Commission through on-line modality only.

SSC CGL Result 2021

The results shall be uploaded the on the official website of SSC i.e. ssc.nic.in


All the candidates qualified for Document Verification are required to appear for Document Verification along with the photocopies and original documents

SSC Exam Centres 2021

Examination Centers and
Center Code
SSC Region and
States/ UTs under
the jurisdiction of
the Region
Address of the Regional
Offices/ Website
Agra(3001), Allahabad(3003),
Bareilly(3005), Gorakhpur(3007) ,
Kanpur(3009), Lucknow(3010),
Meerut(3011), Varanasi(3013),
Bhagalpur(3201), Muzaffarpur(3205),Patna(3206)
Central Region (CR)/
Bihar and Uttar
Regional Director (CR),
Staff Selection
21-23, Lowther Road,
Uttar Pradesh-211002.
Gangtok(4001), Ranchi(4205),
Barasat(4402), Berhampore
(WB)(4403), Chinsurah (4405),
Jalpaiguri(4408), Kolkata(4410),
Malda(4412), Midnapur(4413),
Siliguri(4415), Berhampore(Odisha)
(4602), Bhubaneshwar(4604),
Cuttack(4605), Keonjhargarh(4606),
Sambalpur(4609), Port Blair (4802)
Eastern Region (ER)/
Andaman &
The Nicobar Islands,
Jharkhand, Odisha,
Sikkim and West
Regional Director (ER),
Staff Selection
1st MSO Building,(8th
Floor), 234/4,
Acharya Jagadish
Chandra Bose
Road, Kolkata,
West Bengal-700020
Bangalore(9001), Dharwar(9004),
Gulbarga(9005), Mangalore(9008),
Mysore(9009), Kochi(9204),
Thiruvananthapuram(9211), Thrissur(9212)
Karnataka, Kerala
Region (KKR)/
Karnataka and
Regional Director (KKR),
Staff Selection
The commission, 1st Floor,
“E” Wing, Kendriya
Sadan, Koramangala,
Bhopal(6001), Chindwara(6003),
Guna(6004), Gwalior(6005),
Indore(6006), Jabalpur(6007),
Khandwa(6009), Ratlam(6011),
Satna(6014), Sagar(6015),
Ambikapur(6201), Bilaspur(6202)
Jagdalpur(6203), Raipur(6204),
Madhya Pradesh
Sub-Region (MPR)/
Chhattisgarh and
Madhya Pradesh
Dy. Director (MPR),
Staff Selection
J-5, Anupam Nagar,
Almora(2001), Dehradun(2002),
Haldwani(2003), Srinagar
Haridwar(2005), Delhi(2201),
Ajmer(2401), Alwar(2402),
Bharatpur(2403), Bikaner(2404),
Jaipur(2405), Jodhpur(2406),
Kota(2407), Sriganganagar(2408),
Northern Region (NR)/
NCT of Delhi,
Rajasthan and
Regional Director (NR),
Staff Selection Commission,
Block No. 12,
CGO Complex, Lodhi
Road, New Delhi-110003
Anantnag(1001), Baramula(1002),
Jammu(1004), Leh(1005),
Srinagar(J&K)(1007), Kargil(1008),
Dodda (1009), Hamirpur(1202),
Shimla(1203), Bathinda (1401),
Jalandhar(1402), Patiala(1403),
Amritsar(1404), Chandigarh(1601)
North Western
Sub-Region (NWR)/
Haryana, Himachal
Pradesh, Jammu
and Kashmir and
Dy. Director (NWR),
Staff Selection
Block No. 3, Ground
Floor, Kendriya Sadan,
Sector-9, Chandigarh160009
Guntur(8001), Kurnool(8003),
Rajahmundry(8004), Tirupati(8006),
Vijaywada(8008), Chennai(8201),
Coimbatore(8202), Madurai(8204),
Tiruchirapalli(8206), Tirunelveli(8207),
Puducherry(8401), Hyderabad(8601),
Nizamabad(8602), Warangal(8603)
Southern Region (SR)/
Andhra Pradesh,
Puducherry, Tamil
Nadu and
Regional Director (SR),
Staff Selection
Commission, 2nd Floor, EVK
Sampath Building,
DPI Campus,
College Road, Chennai,
Tamil Nadu-600006
Vadodara(7002), Rajkot(7006),
Surat(7007), Bhavnagar(7009),
Kutch(7010), Amravati(7201),
Kolhapur(7203), Mumbai(7204),
Nagpur(7205), Nanded (7206),
Nashik(7207), Pune(7208),
Thane(7210), Bhandara(7211),
Chandrapur(7212), Akola(7213),
Jalgaon(7214), Ahmednagar(7215),
Alibaug(7216), Panaji(7801)
Western Region
Dadra and Nagar
Haveli, Daman and
Diu, Goa, Gujarat
and Maharashtra
Regional Director (WR),
Staff Selection
Commission,1st Floor,
South Wing,
Pratishtha Bhawan,
101, Maharshi Karve
Road, Mumbai,
Itanagar(5001), Dibrugarh(5102),
Jorhat(5107), Silchar(5111),
Kohima(5302), Shillong(5401),
Ukhrul(5503), Agartala(5601),
North Eastern
Region (NER)/
Arunachal Pradesh,
Assam, Manipur,
Mizoram, Nagaland
and Tripura.
Regional Director (NER),
Staff Selection
Housed Complex,
Last Gate-Basistha
Road, P. O. Assam
Sachivalaya, Dispur,
Guwahati, Assam781006

How to Apply for SSC CGL Recruitment 2020-21 ?

Eligible and Interested can apply for the SSC CGL Exam 2021 through online mode on SSC website from 29 December 2020 to 25 January 2021.

Application Fee:

Rs. 100/-

SSC CGL Notification Download 2020-21 PDF

SSC CGL Online Application Link


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