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SSC CGL 2020-21 Notification Details

As per the latest instructions, SSC CGL Application window was closed on 31 Jan 2021, so now we can know how many candidates applied for SSC CGL 2020 – Total candidates applied for ssc cgl 2020 is – 2189791. check below the category-wise applications of candidates in SSC CGL 2020.

  • Total Candidates – 2189791
  • SC – 433297
  • ST – 169466
  • OBC – 823967
  • EWS – 88917
  • UR – 674144

Staff Selection Commission has released the official SSC CGL 2020-21 notification for Combined Graduate Level Examination, (2020 SSC CGL 2020-2021) on 29th December 2020 for various Group ‘B’ and Group ‘C’ posts in different Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations. SSC CGL 2021 Tier -1 Exam will be conducted from 29 May 2021 to 7 June 2021.

  • Group ‘B’ ,Group ‘C’.
  • Asst. in different departments/Ministries – Group ‘B’
  • Assistant Section Officer(IB, CS, AFHQ, MHA, MEA, Railways)- Group ‘B’
  • Inspector Level posts( Income Tax, CBI SI, Excise,) – Group ‘C’
  • Clerk level post – Group ‘C’.

But this time the vacancies are very less, which is only 6,506 for all the posts in SSC CGL examination 2020,

The Online Application Process for SSC CGL 2020-21 will start from 29 Dec 2020 and the last date to complete the application will be 31 Jan 2021. So, Candidates are advised to complete their online application form and payment of fees timely to avoid a last-minute rush.

SSC CGL 2020-21 : Important Dates

Students are advised to adhere to important dates of SSC CGL 2020-21 official notification to avoid any confusion thereafter.

SSC CGL Exam 2020 EventsSSC CGL Imp Dates
CGL Notification out 29 Dec 2020
SSC CGL Online Application Starts29 Dec 2020
Last date for Online Applications31 Jan 2021
Last Date for payment of application fee in (online mode)2 February 2021
Last date for payment of fees through (offline challan )4 February 2021
Tier – 1(Pre) CGL Exam Date29 May 2021- 07 June 2021
Tier – II (Mains) CGL Exam dateto be notified later….
Tier – III (Desc) CGL Exam dateto be notified later….
Tier – IV (Skill Test) CGL Exam dateto be notified later….
SSC CGL 2020-21 Final Result to be notified later….

How to Apply for SSC CGL 2021 : Online Application Process

As the official notification of SSC CGL 2020-21 is released on 29 December 2020, now interested candidates can apply for the same from the official website of the Staff Selection Commission(SSC). In order to be eligible for the recruitment process of SSC CGL 2020-21 examination candidate must follow these steps to Apply online for SSC CGL 2020 Exam :

  • Redirect to the Official website of SSC – https://ssc.nic.in/.
  • If you are a new user then click on New User and create your account and save your username and password for future references. while the Existing user can log in with their username and password.
  • Under the latest Notifications Tab check for Combined Graduate Level Examination(CGLE), 2020, and click on Apply.
  • Fill in the necessary details like Personal Information, Educational Qualification, Upload Photo and Signature, fill other details and finally proceed with Fee payment (where applicable).
  • then. you can print your online Application Form for SSC CGL 2020-21.

NOTE : In the online Application Form, candidates are required to upload the scanned colour passport size photograph in JPEG format (20 KB to 50 KB). The photograph should not be more than three months old from the date of publication of the Notice of Examination, and, the date on which the photograph has been taken should be clearly printed on the photograph. Applications without such a date printed on the photograph will be rejected. Image dimension of the photograph should be about 3.5 cm (width) x 4.5 cm (height). The photograph should be without a cap, spectacles and both ears should be visible.

SSC CGL Various Posts And Pay Level

Details of the Posts which are likely to be filled up through SSC CGL 2020 21 Notification Examination:

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
years
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)
-2400
18-27 yearsLevel 4 (25500-81100)
DTE General Border Roads Organisation (MOD)
–  (Only for Male Candidates)
Upper Division Clerk18-27 yearsv
Name of DepartmentName of PostAge limitGP
Ministry of Electronics & Information TechnologyAssistantupto 30 yearsLevel 7 (44900-142400)
Ministry of Parliamentary AffairsAssistant20-30 yearsLevel 7 (44900-142400)
Central Administrative TribunalAssistant Section Officer18-30 yearsLevel 7 (44900-142400)
Central Vigilance CommissionAssistant Section Officer20-30 yearsLevel 7 (44900-142400)
Election CommissionAssistant Section Officerupto 30 yearsLevel 7 (44900-142400)
Bureau of Police Research & DevelopmentAssistantupto 30 yearsLevel 6 (35400-112400)
Coast Guard HeadquartersAssistantupto 30 yearsLevel 6 (35400-112400)
Enforcement Directorate (Deptt. of Revenue)Assistantupto 30 yearsLevel 6 (35400-112400)
Ministry of External Affairs  (Central Passport Offices )AssistantNot exceeding 30 yearsLevel 6 (35400-112400)
M/O TextilesAssistantNot exceeding 30 yearsLevel 6 (35400-112400)
Narcotics Control BureauAssistantupto 30 yearsLevel 6 (35400-112400)
Controller General of AccountsAccountant/Junior Accountant18-27 yearsLevel 5 (29200-92300)
Ministry of Communications (Department of Posts-ADMN.)Accountant/Junior Accountant18-27 yearsLevel 5 (29200-92300)
Ministry of TextilesSenior Secretariat Assistant/Upper Division Clerk18-27 yearsLevel 4 (25500-81100)
Directorate General of Defence Estates (Ministry of Defence)Senior Secretariat Assistant/Upper Division Clerk18-27 yearsLevel 4 (25500-81100)
Central Bureau of  NarcoticsSenior Secretariat Assistant/Upper Division Clerk18-27 yearsLevel 4 (25500-81100)

SSC CGL 2020-21 Vacancy

This year the tentative vacancies for the SSC CGL 2020 examination are:

Total Vacancies – 6506

  • Group ‘B’ Gazetted– 250
  • Group ‘B’ Non-Gazetted– 3513
  • Group ‘C’– 2743

SSC CGL 2020-21 : Age Limit

Requirement of age for various posts in SSC CGL Exam 2020 is as follows:

S NoAge LimitRemarks
1For the posts for which age limit is
18-27 years
Candidate must have been born not earlier than 02-01-1994 and not later than 01-01-2003.
2For the posts for which age limit is
20-27 years
Candidate must have been born not earlier than 02-01-1994 and not later than 01-01-2001.
3For the posts for which age limit is
20-30 years
Candidate must have been born not earlier than 02-01-1991 and not later than 01-01-2001.
4For the posts for which age limit is
up to 30 years
Candidate must have been born not earlier than 02-01-1991 and not later than 01-01-2003.
5For the post for which age limit is
upto 32 years
Candidate must have been born not earlier than 02-01-1989 and not later than 01-01-2003.

Permissible relaxation in upper age limit and category-codes for claiming age relaxation are as follows:

Code
No
Age LimitAge-relaxation permissible
beyond upper age limit
01SC/ST5 years
02OBC3 years
03PwD (Unreserved)10 years.
04PwD (OBC)13 years
05PwD (SC/ST)15 years
06Ex-Servicemen (ESM)3 years after deduction of the
military service rendered from
the actual age as on the
closing date.
08Defence Personnel disabled in operation during
hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof
3 years
09Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (SC/ST)8 years

Permissible relaxation in upper age limit for Group ‘C’ posts only

Code
No
Age LimitAge-relaxation permissible
beyond upper age limit
10Central Govt. Civilian Employees who have
rendered not less than 3 years regular and
continuous service as on closing date for receipt of
application.
Up to 40 years of age
11Central 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 years of age
12Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially
separated and who are not remarried.
Up to 35 years of age
13Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially
separated and who are not remarried (SC/ST).
Up to 40 years of age

SSC CGL 2020: Essential Educational Qualifications (as on 01-01-2021):

PostsEssential QualificationsDesirable Qualifications
Assistant Audit Officer/
Assistant Accounts Officer
Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University
or Institute.
Chartered Accountant or Cost & Management
Accountant or Company Secretary or Masters in Commerce or Masters in
Business Studies or Masters in Business Administration (Finance) or
Masters in Business Economics.
Junior Statistical OfficerBachelor’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 PostsBachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or equivalent.
The candidates appearing in the final year of their graduation can also apply,
however they must possess Essential qualification on or before 01-01-2021.
———-

SSC CGL 2020-21 Exam Pattern

Before you begin your preparation for SSC Exams, it is very important to know the exam pattern of SSC CGL exam. Majorly, this exam is conducted in four different stages Tier-1 and Tier -2 are Computer based examinations in which Objective Type Questions are asked, whereas Tier-3 is Descriptive paper in which candidate has to write Essay/Letter/Application/Precis Writing, and last Tier-4 is Skill Test/ Computer Proficiency Test which is compulsory for some posts only. Now Lets discuss all the tiers one by one.

SSC CGL 2020 : Application fee

  • Applicants belonging from General/OBC Category are liable to pay Rs 100/-
  • whereas No fee is required to be paid by female, SC, ST, Physically Handicapped, and Ex-Servicemen candidates as they are exempted under reservation from paying the fee.
  • Fees can be paid through online mode by UPI, credit or debit card,or through offline mode by generating an SBI challan online.
  • Last date to Pay Online Fees is 2 Feb 2021, and from offline mode is 4 Feb 2021.

Some Useful Links

Apply OnlineClick here
Login to Complete FormClick here
Download NotificationClick here
Official WebsiteClick here

Q. How many candidates applied for SSC CGL 2020 ?

The total number of candidates that applied for SSC CGL 2020 is 2189791, and category-wise applications are : SC – 433297, ST 169466, OBC- 823967
EWS- 88917, UR- 674144

Q. When is the last date to apply for SSC CGL 2020 ?

31 January 2021

Q. SSC CGL 2020-2021 Tier- 1 Exam Date ?

29-May-2021 to 07-Jun-2021

Q. How many candidates applied for SSC CGL 2020 ?

21,89,791

Manish Aggarwal
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