SSC CGL 2021: The Staff Selection Commission conducts the Combined Graduate Level Exam, which is understood because the SSC CGL. SSC CGL 2021 is that hotspot where candidates with good intellect and potential applications in large numbers. As employment in SSC CGL offers a lucrative pay scale, job security with decent career growth prospects it’s one among the foremost sought-after graduate exams. Through SSC CGL the chosen candidate is placed within the non-technical Group ‘B’ and Group ‘C’ non gazetted posts in various Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations of the govt of India.
Update: The ssc released the notification of the SSC CGL 2021 exam. The online application are available from December 29 2020 to January 31 2021.
The official notification of SSC CGL 2021 is officially released on 29th December 2020, it was supposed to release on 21st December 2020. The Online Application is available from December 29, 2020, to January 31, 2021, open for one month from the date of the start date of the online application.
|Exam Name||SSC CGL 2020-21 (Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level)|
|Exam Name||SSC CGL 2020-21 (Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level)|
|Conducting Body||Staff Selection Commission|
|Exam Level||National Level|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Exam Mode||Online (Computer- Based Test)|
|Posts offered||Group B and C officers under central Government|
The exam dates for SSC CGL 2021 has been released by SSC along with its official notification. Check SSC CGL 2021 exam date & other important dates below:
SSC CGL Exam 2021
|SSC CGL Notification Date||29-Dec-20|
|Online Form submission Start||29-Dec-20|
|Last Date to Submit Application||31-Jan-21|
|Last Date to Submit Online Fee||31-Jan-21|
|Last Date to Submit Offline Fee||6-Feb-21|
|SSC CGL 2021 Exam Date: Tier 1||29th May to 07th June 2021|
|SSC CGL Tier-1 Answer Key Date||Jun-21|
|SSC CGL Tier 1 Result Date||July/August 2021|
|SSC CGL 2021 Exam Date: Tier 2||To be Notified Later|
|SSC CGL Tier 2 Answer Key Date||To Be Notified Later|
|SSC CGL Tier 2 Result Date||To Be Notified Later|
|SSC CGL 2021 Exam Date: Tier 3||To be Notified Later|
|SSC CGL Tier 3 Result Date||To be Notified Later|
|SSC CGL 2021 Exam Date: Tier 4||To be Notified Later|
|SSC CGL Final Result Date||To be Notified Later|
The official SSC CGL Notification for 2021 was released by the Commission on 29th December 2020. Check all the important information of SSC CGL 2021 in the table below.
|Exam Name||SSC CGL 2021|
|Exam Name||SSC CGL 2021|
|SSC CGL Full Form||Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level|
|Conducting Body||Staff Selection Commission (SSC)|
|Exam Level||National Level Exam|
|SSC CGL Exam Dates|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Mode of Exam||Online|
The vacancies are not released with the notification. You can check the previous year’s vacancies from the table below. The Vacancy for SSC CGL 2019-20 exam has been released. For 2019-20, there are a total of 8582 Vacancies out of which 3674 vacancies are for the General category of candidates. There has been a decrease in the no. of vacancies as compared to SSC CGL 2018-19. Check the SSC CGL Vacancy Comparision Year wise to get an idea of the trend in the vacancy.
|SSC CGL Vacancy 2019-20||B||C||D||E||F|
|SSC CGL Vacancy 2019-20||UR- 3674||SC- 1242||ST-667||OBC-2198||Total–8582|
|SSC CGL Vacancy 2018-19||UR- 5770||SC- 1723||ST-845||OBC-2933||Total–11271|
|SSC CGL Vacancy 2017||UR- 4238||SC- 1318||ST-653||OBC-1916||Total–9276|
All the aspiring candidates of SSC CGL 2021 have to abide by all the Eligibility Criteria Decided by the Commission.
|SSC CGL 2021 Post||Educational Qualification|
|Assistant Audit Officer||Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University OR Desirable Qualification: CA/CS/MBA/Cost & Management Accountant/ Masters in Commerce/ Masters in Business Studies|
|Statistical Investigator Grade-II Post||Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University with a minimum of 60% in Mathematics in Class 12th OR Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with Statistics as one of the subjects in graduation|
|Compiler Posts||Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University with Economics or Statistics or Mathematics as compulsory or Elective Subject|
|All Other Posts||Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized University or equivalent|
The age limit for the SSC CGL 2021 as per the post is given below.
|CSS||20-30 years||Assistant Section Officer|
|Intelligence Bureau||Not exceeding 30 Years||Assistant Section Officer|
|Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue||Up to 30 years||Assistant Enforcement Officer|
|M/o of Statistics & Prog. Implementation||Up to 32 years||Junior Statistical Officer|
|NIA||Up to 30 years||Sub Inspector|
|CBI||20-30 years||Sub Inspector|
|Narcotics||18-25 years||Sub Inspector|
|CBEC||20-27 years||Tax Assistant|
|Department of Post||18-30 years||Inspector|
|Other Ministries/Departments/ Organizations||18-30 years||Assistant|
|Other departments||18-27 years||All other posts|
SSC CGL 2021 Age Relaxation: As per government guidelines age relaxation in SSC CGL is given in the table below:
|PH + OBC||13 years|
|PH + SC/ST||15 years|
|Ex-Servicemen (Gen)||3 years|
|Ex-Servicemen (OBC)||6 years|
|Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST)||8 years|
SSC CGL 2021 Application Fee: The Application Fee in SSC CGL Notification as per the categories is given below:
Important things which you should keep with you while filling the Application Form:
Eligible and interested candidates may apply online for SSC CGL Recruitment 2021. The link for the online registration is active from 21st December 2021:
The SSC CGL Exam is conducted in four stages: || Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 3, and Tier 4. ||
The candidates who secure the SSC CGL Cut-off in Tier I will be able to appear for the Tier II Exam.
SSC CGL Exam Patternis explained in the tables below. SSC CGL 2021 comprises four Tiers. Tier-I is mainly screening and scoring exams. Tier-II is the merit deciding Tier.
|Tier||Type of Examination||Mode of examination|
|Tier-I||Objective Multiple Choice||CBT (Online)|
|Tier-II||Objective Multiple Choice||CBT (Online)|
|Tier-III||Descriptive Paper in Hindi/ English||Pen and Paper Mode|
|Tier-IV||Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test||Wherever Applicable|
The elaborated Exam Pattern of Tier I and Tier II of SSC CGL Recruitment 2021 are given in the table below. Candidates need to know every bit of exam pattern to prepare well for every section of the examination.
|Tier||Subject||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks||Time allowed|
|I||General Intelligence and Reasoning||25||50||60 Minutes (Total)|
|I||General Awareness||25||50||60 Minutes (Total)|
|I||Quantitative Aptitude||25||50||60 Minutes (Total)|
|I||English Comprehension||25||50||60 Minutes (Total)|
|II||Paper-I: Quantitative Abilities||100||200||120 Minutes (for each Paper)|
|II||Paper-II: English Language and Comprehension||200||200||120 Minutes (for each Paper)|
|II||Paper-III: Statistics||100||200||120 Minutes (for each Paper)|
|II||Paper-IV: General Studies (Finance and Economics)||100||200||120 Minutes (for each Paper)|
After qualifying Tier-I of SSC CGL Examination. Candidates have to appear for Tier-II & Tier-III after these qualified candidates will appear for Tier-IV. The Exam Pattern of SSC CGL Tier-III and Tier IV are explained in the table below.
|Tier||Mode of Examination||Scheme of Examination||Maximum Marks||Time Allowed|
|III||Pen and Paper Mode||Descriptive Paper in English or Hindi (Writing of Essay/ Precis/ Letter/ Application etc.)||100||60 minutes|
|IV||Computer Proficiency/ Skill Test||Proficiency in Word Processing, Spreadsheets and Generation of Slides and Typing Test||No Marks||Not mentioned|
Students must note down that Tier III is scoring and qualifying in nature while Tier IV is only qualifying in nature. You have to do well in all the Tiers of the SSC CGL Examination. Candidates can check the detailed exam pattern and Syllabus on our website by clicking on the link provided below.
Normalization: Marks scored by candidates in Tier-I and Tier-II examinations, if conducted in multiple shifts, will be normalized and such normalized scores will be treated as final and will be used for qualifying the candidates to the next stage of examination and to determine final merit.
All the candidates qualified for Document Verification are required to come for Document Verification. Those who fail to do so will not be considered for any post at the time of final selection. Candidates will have to submit copies of various documents like Matriculation Certificate, educational qualification, caste certificate, relevant document, if any relaxation is taken, etc. Candidates will be required to produce all documents in original for verification at the time of document verification. Information about the required documents will be provided while calling candidates for DV. Detailed options for posts will be taken either online or at the time of document verification.
SSC CGL 2021 Paper-1 comprises four Sections/Subjects that are mentioned below:
Let’s have a look at the detailed syllabus of all these 4 sections:
|General Reasoning||General Knowledge||Quantitative Aptitude||English Comprehension|
|Verbal Reasoning||Current Affairs||Percentage||Reading Comprehension|
|Syllogism||Awards and Honours||Number Series||Grammar|
|Circular Seating Arrangement||Books and Authors||Data Interpretation||Vocabulary|
|Linear Seating Arrangement||Sports||Mensuration and Geometry||Verbal Ability|
|Double Lineup||Entertainment||Quadratic Equation||Synonyms-Antonyms|
|Scheduling||Obituaries||Interest||Active and Passive Voice|
|Input-Output||Important Dates||Problems of Ages||Para Jumbles|
|Blood Relations||Scientific Research||Profit and Loss||Fill in the Blanks|
|Directions and Distances||Static General Knowledge (History, Geography, etc.)||Ratio and Proportions & Mixture and Alligation||Error Correction|
|Ordering and Ranking||Portfolios||Speed, Distance, and Time||Cloze Test|
|Data Sufficiency||Persons in News||Time and Work|
|Coding and Decoding||Important Schemes||Number System|
|Code Inequalities||Data Sufficiency|
SSC is going to release the Admit Card of SSC CGL 2021 in May 2021. The Admit Card For SSC CGL Tier II 2021 will be released 4-5 days before the exam.
A candidate must indicate the Center(s) in the online Application Form in which he/ she desires to take the examination. Details about the Examination Centers and Regional Offices under whose jurisdiction these Examination Centers are located are as follows:
|Examination Centers & 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 Pradesh||Regional Director (CR), Staff Selection Commission, 21-23, Lowther Road, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh-211002. (http://www.ssc-cr.org)|
|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 Bengal||Regional Director (ER), Staff Selection Commission, 1st MSO Building,(8th Floor), 234/4, Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Road, Kolkata, West Bengal-700020 (www.sscer.org)|
|Bangalore(9001), Dharwar(9004), Gulbarga(9005), Mangalore(9008), Mysore(9009), Kochi(9204), Kozhikode(Calicut)(9206), Thiruvananthapuram(9211), Thrissur(9212)||Karnataka, Kerala Region (KKR)/ Lakshadweep, Karnataka and Kerala||Regional Director (KKR), Staff Selection The commission, 1st Floor, “E” Wing, Kendriya Sadan, Koramangala, Bengaluru, Karnataka-560034 (www.ssc.kar.nic.in)|
|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), Durg(6205)||Madhya Pradesh Sub-Region (MPR)/ Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh||Dy. Director (MPR), Staff Selection Commission, J-5, Anupam Nagar, Raipur, Chhattisgarh-492007 (www.sscmpr.org)|
|Almora(2001), Dehradun(2002), Haldwani(2003), Srinagar (Uttarakhand)(2004), Haridwar(2005), Delhi(2201), Ajmer(2401), Alwar(2402), Bharatpur(2403), Bikaner(2404), Jaipur(2405), Jodhpur(2406), Kota(2407), Sriganganagar(2408), Udaipur(2409)||Northern Region (NR)/ NCT of Delhi, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand||Regional Director (NR), Staff Selection Commission, Block No. 12, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003 (www.sscnr.net.in)|
|Anantnag(1001), Baramula(1002), Jammu(1004), Leh(1005), Rajouri(1006), 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)/ Chandigarh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab||Dy. Director (NWR), Staff Selection Commission, Block No. 3, Ground Floor, Kendriya Sadan, Sector-9, Chandigarh160009 (www.sscnwr.org)|
|Guntur(8001), Kurnool(8003), Rajahmundry(8004), Tirupati(8006), Vishakhapatnam(8007), 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 Telangana.||Regional Director (SR), Staff Selection Commission, 2nd Floor, EVK Sampath Building, DPI Campus, College Road, Chennai, Tamil Nadu-600006 (www.sscsr.gov.in)|
|Ahmedabad(7001), Vadodara(7002), Rajkot(7006), Surat(7007), Bhavnagar(7009), Kutch(7010), Amravati(7201), Aurangabad(7202), 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 (WR)/ Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Goa, Gujarat and Maharashtra||Regional Director (WR), Staff Selection The commission,1st Floor, South Wing, Pratishtha Bhawan, 101, Maharshi Karve Road, Mumbai, Maharashtra-400020 (www.sscwr.net)|
|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)||North Eastern Region (NER)/ Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura.||Regional Director (NER), Staff Selection Commission, Housed Complex, Last Gate-Basistha Road, P. O. Assam Sachivalaya, Dispur, Guwahati, Assam781006 (www.sscner.org.in)|
In the event of a tie in scores of candidates in Tier-I+Teir-II+Tier-III examinations, merit will be decided by applying the following criteria, one after another, till the tie is resolved:
|Educational Qualification Code||Code|
|AMIE (Part A & Part B)||15|
|Graduation issued by Defence (Indian Army, Air Force, Navy)||19|
|M. Sc. (Engg.)||32|
Q. What is SSC CGL?
Ans: SSC CGL or Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level Exam, is conducted to select eligible graduates for multiple non-gazetted posts offered by the Government of India.
Q. What are the posts offered through SSC CGL 2021?
Ans: SSC conducts the SSC CGL Exam to recruit candidates for various Non-Gazetted Posts. Following are the posts under SSC CGL
Q. What is the total number of vacancies for SSC CGL 2021?
Ans: Currently, the number of vacancies for SSC CGL 2021 is not announced. SSC CGL 2021 Vacancy will be announced at the time of Document Verification.
Q. What is the minimum percentage required by a candidate to apply for SSC CGL?
Ans: No percentage criteria to apply for SSC CGL Exam. But for the post of Statistical Investigator Grade-II Post, a candidate must have secured a minimum of 60% and above in Mathematics during his Bachelor’s if he/she did not have statistics as the main subject.
Q. Can a candidate apply for more than one post?
Ans: Yes! A candidate may apply for more than one post at a time if you fulfill the eligibility conditions criteria of the other post too.
Q. Do we have to choose all the groups of posts while applying for SSC CGL?
Ans: Yes! It is advised that you select all the groups of posts while applying for SSC CGL Exam because it increases the chance of getting a position through the SSC CGL Exam.
Q. I hold a Diploma Degree. Can I apply for SSC CGL?
Ans: The answer is No! Only those candidates who hold a Bachelor’s degree are allowed to apply for SSC CGL Exam who holds a Bachelor’s Degree. No other degree is acceptable.
Q. Will Tier-I Exam Marks will be considered for final selection?
Ans: Yes! A consolidated score of all the four levels/tiers of the SSC CGL 2021 Exam are will be taken into consideration for the final merit list.
Q. What posts require a Computer Proficiency Test?
Ans: The following posts require a Computer Proficiency Test:
Q. What posts require DEST?
Ans: The post of Tax Assistant (Central Excise & Income Tax) requires DEST and requires a candidate to be proficient in Data Entry.
Q. Will, I get posting at my preferred location after clearing SSC CGL Exam?
Ans: If you have secured sufficient marks, you will likely be posted in a location of your choice. However, there is a possibility that your posting location can be other than the ones you selected. The posting also depends on the cut-off of that particular location for the post you have applied for.
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