#SSC CGL Recruitment 2021 Notification – Apply Online for 6506 Posts in CGL Exam :-

SSC CGL Recruitment 2021 :- The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released the official notification for the SSC CGL 2020-2021 (SSC CGL 2020-21) on 29 December, and has also opened the online application window for the SSC CGL 2020-21 exam.

SSC CGL 2020-21 Tier 1 exam will be held from 29 May 2021 to 07 June 2021. The last date for submission of online application is 31 January 2021.

In this article, we will discuss some more important details about SSC CGL Exam (SSC CGL Exam 2020).

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) examination for the recruitment of grade “B” and “C” category posts in various government ministries, departments and offices.

The exam is conducted in 4 stages called tiers. The latter two are offline exams while the first two are online.

The entire process of registration and communication takes place online through the official website of SSC CGL. Before being finalized, candidates must qualify each stage of SSC CGL Exam to proceed to the next one.


SSC CGL is considered to be one of the largest examinations conducted for undergraduate students in India.

SSC conducts SSC CGL every year to recruit employees for various posts in various ministries and departments of the Government of India and in its subordinate offices.

SSC CGL 2021 will be a great opportunity for students looking forward to a position in prestigious organizations under the Central Government.

Every year thousands of vacancies are filled by SSC in government departments. While a government job helps build a stable career, it is also loaded with responsibilities.


#SSC CGL 2020-21 Notification Out on 29th December :-

(SSC CGL: Combined Graduate Level Examination (SSC CGL) or Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level Examination is an examination conducted for recruitment of employees to various posts in ministries, departments and organizations affiliated to the Government of India. 


  • Assistant in Ministries / Departments, Attached and Subordinate Offices of the Government of India.
  • Inspector of Central Excise and Customs.
  • Inspector of Income Tax.
  • Preventive Officer in Customs.
  • Examiner in Customs.
  • Sub-Inspector in Central Bureau of Narcotics and CBI.
  • Assistant Enforcement Officer in Enforcement Directorate, Revenue Department.
  • Divisional Accountants, Junior Accountants, Auditors and UDCs in various government offices. Of India.
  • Auditor’s office under C&AG, CGDA, CGA and others.
  • Accountant / Junior Accountant
  • Tax Assistant in CBDT and CBEC
  • Compiler in the Registrar General of India.


#SSC CGL Jobs 2021 – Details :-

Name of the Commission Staff Selection Commission (SSC)
Name of the Examination SSC Combined Graduation Level Examination 2021
Number of Vacancies 6506 Posts
Job Category SSC Jobs
Post Name  Assistant Section Officer,  Assistant Enforcement Officer, JSO, Sub Inspector & Others
Starting Date to apply 29th December 2020
Last Date to apply 31st January 2021
Application Mode Online
Job Location All over India
Medium of Examination English
Official Website www.ssc.nic.in or www.ssconline.nic.in


#SSC CGL Recruitment 2021 Notification Important Links :-

SSC CGL Notification 2021 Pdf SSC CGL Examination 2021
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Official Website Click Here


#SSC CGL 2021 Recruitment Exam Date:-

Advertisement Date 29th December 2020
Starting Date to apply 29th December 2020
Last Date to apply 31st January 2021
Last date for making online fee payment 02nd February 2021
Last date for generation of offline Challan 04th February 2021
Last date for payment through Challan (during working hours of Bank) 06th February 2021 
Dates of Tier-I Examination (CBE) 29-05-2021 to 07-06-2021


SSC CGL 2021 Notification :-

What is SSC CGL? Its full form is Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level exam ie Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level Examination,

it is a major examination to be conducted for graduate candidates through which tax assistants, inspectors, assistant audit officers in reputed ministries of government Recruitment is done on posts like auditor etc.

Lakhs of candidates register for this exam and in order to overcome stiff competition, appear in 4 levels of examinations and achieve the desired position.

The SSC CGL 2020 notification and all related information is given below.


#SSC CGL 2021 Online Form :-

The official notification for SSC CGL 2020 will be released by the Commission on 29 December 2020.

The application process for the 2019-20 notification has now ended. You can view and download the official notification by clicking on the link given below:


#SSC CGL 2021 Exam Summary :


Exam Name SSC CGL
SSC CGL Full Form Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level
Conducting Body Staff Selection Commission
Official Website ssc.nic.in
Exam Type National Level Exam
Exam Dates

Tier I: May 29 to June 7, 2021

Tier II: _____

Tier III: _____

Mode of Application Online
Mode of Exam Online
Eligibility Indian citizenship & Graduate (bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline)
Exam Duration

Tier 1 – 60 minutes

Tier 2 – 120 minutes

Tier 3 – 60 minutes

Tier 4 – 45 minutes 


Tier 1 – 4 Sections

Tier 2 – 4 Papers


#SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Date Announced :-

SSC CGL 2019-20 latest update: SSC CGL 2020 Tier 1 was held from 3-9 March 2020 and SSC CGL Answer Key was also released on 16 March 2020.

After the declaration of SSC CGL Tier 1 result, the candidates have been held for SSC CGL Tier 2 Examination from 15 to 18 November 2020.


SSC CGL Vacancy 2021 :-

SSC Combined Graduation Level Examination 2021 – 6506 Posts Available: Applicants looking for a government job can apply for this SSC CGL Jobs.

  • Group ‘B’ Gazetted – 250,
  • Group ‘B’ Non-Gazetted – 3513,
  • Group ‘C’-2743
  • Total – 6506


Department Posts
CSS  Assistant Section Officer
Intelligence Bureau  Assistant Section Officer
Directorate of Enforcement, Department   Assistant Enforcement Officer
 M/o of Statistics & Prog. Implementation  Junior Statistical Officer
 NIA  Sub Inspector
CBI   Sub Inspector
Narcotics   Sub Inspector
CBEC  Tax Assistants
 Other Departments All Other Vacancies


#SSC CGL 2021 Recruitment :-

The Staff Selection Commission has been one of the most desirable organizations for government examinations in India.

It conducts Joint Graduate Level – SSC CGL Exam every year for recruitment to non-technical Group ‘B’ and Group ‘A’ non-gazetted posts in various Ministries / Departments / Organizations of Government of India.

Every year thousands of vacancies are filled by SSC in government departments. Government. Jobs are the most sought after career choice in India.

In addition, the government is focusing on providing better facilities and services in every aspect of our lives.

The government is focusing on the development of our country and to do that millions of jobs will be created in the coming years. SSC is the leading government.

Organization that provides employment to millions of students in India. A great opportunity lies ahead for all SSC candidates.


#SSC CGL Selection Process :-

For appointment to your favorite posts of SSC CGL, you have to go through a 4-step selection process. The SSC CGL notification mentions 4 steps as given below:

  • Tier 1: Objective Computer Based (Online) Test (MCQs) consisting of 100 questions.
  • Tier 2: Objective Computer-Based (Online) Tests (MCQs) consisting of 2 compulsory papers and 2 other papers for specific posts.
  • Descriptive paper in English / Hindi (pen and paper based)
  • Skill Test / Computer Proficiency Test, where required


Before knowing the details about SSC CGL Exam Pattern and Syllabus, here are some points that you need to know about SSC CGL Selection Process:

Normalization:  If the examinations are conducted in multiple shifts, the marks obtained by the candidates in the Tier-I and Tier-2 examinations will be normalized.

The marks scored in this manner will be treated as final and will be used by the candidates for the next phase of the examination. To qualify and final qualification will be done.


SSC CGL 2020 Tier 1 and Tier 2 exam will be conducted in online mode.

  • The time duration of Tier-1 will be 60 minutes.
  • The time duration of Tier-2 will be 120 minutes. 60-60 minutes for English and Quant each.
  • Tier-3 will have to be done in 60 minutes in pen and paper mode which will be a descriptive paper of 100 marks.
  • There is no sectional cut off.
  • Skill test: Skill test will be qualifying.
  • Final Merit List: Merit will be prepared on the basis of overall performance in Tier-I, Tier-II and Tier-III. However, the candidate has to qualify separately at all levels ie Tier-I, Tier-II and Tier-III.
  • Minimum marks required for the descriptive examination: Only those candidates who have obtained the minimum qualifying marks of the written examination, which are decided by the Commission at their discretion, will be included in the SKILL TEST.


#SSC CGL 2021 Exam Pattern :-

Tier Type Mode
Tier I Objective Multiple Choice Computer Based (Online)
Tier II Objective Multiple Choice Computer Based (Online)
Tier III Descriptive Paper English/Hindi Pen and Paper Mode
Tier IV Skill Test/Computer Proficiency Test As per the Rules


  • Tier I – 60 Minutes
  • Tier II – 120 Minutes
  • Tier III – 60 Minutes
  • Tier IV – 45 Minutes


Tier I:

Sl. No Subject Number of Questions Maximum Marks Exam Duration
1. General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 50 60 Minutes
2. General Awareness 25 50
3. Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
4. English Comprehension 25 50
  Total 100 200

Tier II:

Sl. No Subject Number of Questions Maximum Marks Exam Duration
1. Quantitative Abilities 100 200 2 Hours
2. English Language and Comprehension 200 200 2 Hours
3. Statistics 100 200 2 Hours
4. General Studies (Finance & Economics) 100 200 2 Hours


Tier III:

  • SSCL CGL Tier III is descriptive which is said to be offline
  • Candidates need to write essay/letter/application/precise

Tier IV:

  • DEST (Data Entry Speed Test)
  • CPT (Computer Proficiency Test


#SSC CGL Cut Off 2021 :-

AAO Post Previous Cut Off  129.00  123.00  140.50 113.50  79.00  –  152.50  –
Revised Cut Off 125.50  125.50 135.50  111.50  75.00  148.00
JSO Post Previous Cut Off 127.50 127.50  140.00  104.50 62.00  116.00  151.00
Revised Cut Off  123.50 123.50 135.50 102.00 61.00   116.00  146.50
For Remaining Posts Previous Cut Off 103.00 103.00  115.50  87.00 40.00 89.50 131.00  73.50
Revised Cut Off 98.00  88.50 110.00 84.50  38.00 89.50 126.50 69.00


SSC CGL 2021 Syllabus :-

General Intelligence and Reasoning General Awareness Quantitative Aptitude English Comprehension
Classification Static General Knowledge (Indian History, Culture etc.) Simplification Reading Comprehension
Analogy Science Interest Fill in the Blanks
Coding-Decoding Current Affairs Averages Spellings
Word Formation Sports Percentage Phrases and Idioms
Matrix Books and Authors Ratio and Proportion One word Substitution
  Important Schemes Problem on Ages Sentence Correction


#SSC CGL 2021 Eligibility Criteria :-

There are four important criteria to be eligible in the SSC CGL 2021 notification, the person applying is required to fulfill it. Those 4 parameters are given below

1. Citizenship: All candidate should be a citizen of India.

2. Age Limit (As on 01-01-2021): Different age limits are prescribed for different posts in SSC CGL Exam 2021, which are given below:

Age group Name of post Department / Ministries Class Fiction Grade pay
18-27 years Auditor Officer under C&AG Group “C” 2800
Auditor Officer Under CGDA Group “C” 2800
Auditor Other Ministries/Dept. Group “C” 2800
Accountant Officer under C&AG Group “C” 2800
Accountant / Junior Accountant Other Ministry/ Dept. Group “C” 2800
Senior Secretariat Assistant / Upper Division clerks Central Govt. offices Ministries other than CSCS cadres Group “C” 2400
Tax Assistant CBDT Group “C” 2400
Sub-Inspector Central Bureau of Narcotics Group “C” 2400
Upper Division Clerk (UDC) Dte. General Border Road Organisation (MoD)
Only For Male Candidates
Group “C” 2400
18-30 years Inspector Posts Department of Post. Group “B” 4600
Assistant Other ministries / Dept. / Org. Group “B” 4600
20-27 years Tax Assistant CBEC Group “C” 2400
20-30 years Assistant Section officer Central Secretariat Service Group “B” 4600
Assistant Section officer Ministry of Railway Group “B” 4600
Assistant Section officer Ministry of External Affairs Group “B” 4600
Assistant Section officer AFHQ Group “B” 4600
Assistant Other Ministries / Dept. / Org. Group “B” 4600
Sub Inspector Central Bureau of Investigation Group “B” 4600
Not Exceeding 30 years Inspector, (Central Excise) CBEC Group “B” 4600
Inspector Central Bureau of Narcotics Group “B” 4600
Assistant Other ministries / Dept. / Org. Group “B” 4200
Inspector (Preventive officer) CBEC Group “B” 4600
Inspector (Examiner) CBEC Group “B” 4600
Assistant Audit Officer Indian Audit & Accounts Department Under CAG Group B Gazetted (Non-Ministerial) 4800
Assistant Audit Officer Indian Audit & Accounts Department under CAG Group B Gazetted (Non-Ministerial) 4800
Assistant Section Officer Intelligence Bureau Group “B” 4600
Assistant Section Officer Other Ministries / Departments/ Organisations. Group “B” 4600
Assistant / Superintendent Other Ministries / Departments/ Organisations Group “B” 4200
Inspector of Income Tax CBDT Group “C” 4600
Divisional Accountant Officer under CAG Group “B” 4200
Up to 30 years Assistant Enforcement Officer Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue Group “B” 4600
Sub Inspector National Investigation Agency (NIA) Group “B” 4200
Up to 32 years Junior Statistical Officer M/O statistics & Prog. Implementation Group “B” 4200


Age Relaxation:-

S.No Category Age Relaxation permissible beyond upper age limit
1 OBC 3 years
2 ST/SC 5 years
3 PH + Gen 10 years
4 PH + OBC 13 years
5 PH + SC/ST 15 years
6 Ex-Servicemen (Gen) 3 years
7 Ex-Servicemen (OBC) 6 years
8 Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST) 8 years


Education Qualification :-

SSC CGL Post Educational Qualification
Assistant Audit Officer Essential Qualifications: Candidates must have bachelor’s degree in any subject from a recognized university in india.

Desirable Qualification: Candidates shold have CA/CS/MBA/Cost &
Management Accountant/ Masters in Commerce/
Masters in Business Studies
Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) Candidates must have bachelor’s degree from any recognized university in india.
with minimum 60% in Mathematics in Class 12th
Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with Statistics as
one of the subjects in graduation
Compiler Posts Candidates should have bachelor’s degree from any recognized University with economics or statistics or mathematics as compulsory or Elective Subject
All Other Posts Candidates should have bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university or equivalent in india.


4. Physical Fitness Requirements :- 

Apart from the above, there are some essential physical standards which are Inspector (Central Excise / Examiner / Preventive Officer), Sub-Inspector in CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation) and Sub-Inspector in NIA (National Investigation Agency).


#SSC CGL 2021 Application Fee :-

  • The application fee to apply for SSC CGL is Rs 100.
  • Women, SC, ST, Divyang and Ex-servicemen candidates are exempted from paying the fee.
  • The application fee should be paid only through SBI either in the form of challan or through SBI Net Banking or any other bank credit / debit card. The challan form will be generated online.
  • To pay the cash fee, the candidate should take a printout of the online challan after the completion of Part-1 registration.
  • Submit the required fee in any branch of SBI and then register Part-2.
  • Candidates who wish to make online payment can directly go for Part-2 registration after completion of Part-1 registration.
  • To continue Part-2 registration, the candidate has to fill in the registration number and date of birth.


#SSC CGL Exam Centre :-

SSC CGL Exam Centres & Codes SSC Region and States/ UTs under the Jurisdiction of the Region Address of the Regional Offices/ Website
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) 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
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 Staff Selection Commission, Housefed Complex, Last  Gate, Beltola-Basistha Road, PO Assam Sachivalaya, Dispur, Guwahati, Assam-781006
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) 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, Chandigarh-160009
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) Central Region (CR)/ Bihar and Uttar Pradesh     Regional Director (CR), Staff Selection Commission, 34-A,    Mahatma    Gandhi Marg,  Civil lines, Kendriya Sadan, Prayagraj – 211001
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) Eastern Region (ER)/ Andaman & 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
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) Karnataka, Kerala Region (KKR)/ Lakshadweep, Karnataka and Kerala Regional Director (KKR), Staff Selection Commission, 1st Floor, “E” Wing, Kendriya Sadan,  Koramangala, Bengaluru, Karnataka-560034
Bhopal (6001), Gwalior (6005), Indore(6006), Jabalpur (6007), Satna (6014), Sagar (6015), Ujjain (6016), Bilaspur (6202), Raipur (6204), Durg-Bhilai (6205) Madhya Pradesh Sub-Region (MPR)/ Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh Dy. Director (MPR), Staff Selection Commission, J-5, Anupam Nagar, Raipur, Chhattisgarh-492007
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) 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
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) Western Region (WR)/ 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,  Maharashtra-400020


#SSC CGL 2021 Exam Preparation :-

The preparation of SSC CGL exam should be done keeping in mind the new exam pattern that has come up and in a systematic way.

Since the syllabus covers a lot of subjects, it is very important to choose the right study material for what you have to study and what not to study.

So that you can understand the concepts as well as practice different types of questions. Apart from self study, you can join any coaching and online test series for better exam preparation.


#SSC CGL Mock Tests and Online Test Series :-

There are many education portals available online which provide online test series for examinations of various posts like SSC CGL, SSC CHSL , IBPS ,Bank PO, Bank Clerk, SBI, RBI which research and closely simulate the exact exam pattern.


#SSC CGL Cut Off :-

The Staff Selection Commission issues the cutoff in four stages after completion of each year examination.

The candidates selected in the next round go ahead and those who do not pass can start preparing again. All the candidates can check the Tier Cutoff for SSC CGL Exam by clicking on the link given below.


#SSC CGL 2021: FAQs :-

Q. When will the SSC CGL 2021 notification be released?

Answer :- The official notification of CGL 2021 was released by the Staff Selection Commission on 29 December 2020.


Q. What are the posts available under SSC CGL recruitment for freshers?

Answer :- New candidates who want to apply can apply on the following posts

  • Assistant Audit Officer
  • Assistant Accounts Officer
  • Assistant
  • Assistant Section Officer
  • Assistant/ Superintendent
  • Inspector Of Income Tax
  • Inspector (Central Excise)
  • Inspector (Preventive Officer)
  • Inspector (Examiner)
  • Asst. Enforcement Officer
  • Sub Inspector
  • Inspector Posts
  • Divisional Accountant
  • Inspector
  • Junior Statistical Officer
  • Auditor
  • Accountant
  • Accountant/ Junior Accountant
  • Senior Secretariat Assistant/ UDC
  • Tax Assistant
  • Upper Division Clerk (UDC)


Q. How many vacancies are released for SSC CGL 2021 exam?

Answer :- A total of 6506 vacancies for SSC CGL 2021 exam have been released by SSC.


Q. Will the exam be conducted online or offline?

Answer :- Written test for SSC CGL will be conducted in online medium. Only Tier-III, descriptive paper will be conducted offline and in pen and paper mode.


Q. What is the age criteria to apply for SSC CGL?

Answer :- For applying online in SSC CGL 2021 notification, the minimum age of the candidate should be 18 years and maximum age is 32 years.


Q. Are students in final year of graduation also eligible for SSC CGL?

AnswerNo candidate can apply for the SSC CGL exam if he has not passed the final year exam, all the posts are issued for SSC CGL exam, you must be a graduate.


Q. May I know for which posts interviews are conducted as a part of selection procedure?

AnswerThere is no interview process for SSC CGL Recruitment 2021. SSC has made this clear in its official notification.


Q. Is negative marking applicable in SSC CGL?

AnswerThere will be negative marking of 0.5 for each wrong answer in Tier-1.Tier-II has a negative marking system of 0.25 for each wrong answer in Paper II for each incorrect answer in Paper II, Paper III and Paper IV.


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