SSC CGL 2020-21 Notification

SSC CGL 2020-21 Notification

The official notification of SSC CGL 2020-21 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.

SSC CGL Official Notification PDF

Exam NameSSC CGL 2020 (Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level 2020)
Conducting BodyStaff Selection Commission
Exam LevelNational Level
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Exam ModeOnline (Computer- Based Test)
Posts offeredGroup B and C officers under central Government

SSC CGL 2020: Important Dates

The exam dates for SSC CGL 2020-21 has been released by SSC along with its official notification. Check SSC CGL 2020 exam date & other important dates below:

SSC CGL Exam 2020-21
EventsTentative Dates
SSC CGL Notification DateDecember 29, 2020
Online Form submission StartDecember 29, 2020
Last Date to Submit ApplicationJanuary 31, 2021
Last Date to Submit Online FeeJanuary 31, 2021
Last Date to Submit Offline FeeFebruary 06, 2021
SSC CGL 2020 Exam Date: Tier 129th May to 07th June 2021
SSC CGL Tier-1 Answer Key DateJune 2021
SSC CGL Tier 1 Result DateJuly/August 2021
SSC CGL 2020 Exam Date: Tier 2To be Notified Later
SSC CGL Tier 2 Answer Key DateTo Be Notified Later
SSC CGL Tier 2 Result DateTo Be Notified Later
SSC CGL 2020 Exam Date: Tier 3To be Notified Later
SSC CGL Tier 3 Result DateTo be Notified Later
SSC CGL 2020 Exam Date: Tier 4To be Notified Later
SSC CGL Final Result DateTo be Notified Later

SSC CGL 2021 Highlight

The official SSC CGL Notification for 2021 was released by the Commission on 29th December 2020Check all the important information of SSC CGL 2021 in the table below.

Exam NameSSC CGL
SSC CGL Full FormStaff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level
Conducting BodyStaff Selection Commission (SSC)
Exam LevelNational Level Exam
SSC CGL Exam DatesTier I: 29th May to 07th June 2021Tier II (Descriptive Paper): Available Soon
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of ExamOnline
Exam DurationTier 1 – 60 minutesTier 2 – 120 minutesTier 3 – 60 minutesTier 4 – 45 minutes
SectionIn Tier 1: 4 SectionsIn Tier 2:4 Sections

SSC CGL 2020-21 Vacancy Details

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 2019-20UR- 3674SC- 1242ST-667OBC-2198Total8582
SSC CGL Vacancy 2018-19UR- 5770SC- 1723ST-845OBC-2933Total11271
SSC CGL Vacancy 2017UR- 4238SC- 1318ST-653OBC-1916Total9276

SSC CGL 2021 Post Details

The table shows the Posts which are likely to be filled up through the SSC CGL Exam.

Group of PostsName of PostMinistry/Department/Office/CadreClassification of PostsPay Level (PL)Nature of Physical Disabilities permissible for the postAge Limit
Audit Officer
Indian Audit &
under CAG
Group “B”
Gazetted (Non
Pay Level 8 (Rs 47600 to 151100)OH (OA, OL, BL) &
30 years.
Section Officer
Group “B”Pay Level-7 (Rs 44900 to 142400)OA, OL, B, BL,
20-30 years
30 years.
Ministry of
& HH
20-30 years
Ministry of
External Affairs
OA, OL, B, BL,
AssistantOther Ministries/
18-30 years
20-30 years
Section Officer
30 years.
AssistantPay Level-6 (Rs 35400 to 112400)
Inspector of
Income Tax
CBDTGroup “C”Pay Level-7 (Rs 44900 to 142400)OA, OL, BL, OAL,
CBECGroup ”B”Pay Level-7 (Rs 44900 to 142400)OA, OL, OAL, HH &
Directorate of
Department of
Posts not identified
suitable for PwD
Up to 30
Sub InspectorCentral Bureau
of Investigation
20-30 years
Department of
18-30 years
Offices under
Pay Level-6 (Rs 35400 to 112400)OL, PD, DNot
30 years
InspectorCentral Bureau
of Narcotics
Pay Level-7 (Rs 44900 to 142400)Posts not identified
suitable for PwD
18-27 years
Sub InspectorNational
Agency (NIA)
Pay Level-6 (Rs 35400 to 112400)Up to 30
M/o Statistics &
Pay Level-6 (Rs 35400 to 112400)
DAuditorOffices under C&AGGroup “C”Pay Level-5 (Rs 29200 to 92300)OA, OL, BL &
18-27 years
Offices under CGDA
Other Ministry/
AccountantOffices under C&AGOA, OL, OAL,
BL, B,
Other Ministry/
Central Govt. Offices/
Ministries other than
CSCS cadres.
Pay Level-4 (Rs 25500 to 81100)OA, OL, BL,
Tax AssistantCBDTBL, OL, PD,
D, PB, B, OA,
Tax AssistantCBECBL, OL, PD,
D, PB, B, OA
20-27 years
Sub-InspectorCentral Bureau of
Posts not
suitable for
18-27 years
Dte. Gen Border Road
Organization (MoD)
(Only for Male

Eligibility Criteria For SSC CGL 2020-21

All the aspiring candidates of SSC CGL 2021 have to abide by all the Eligibility Criteria Decided by the Commission.


  • Candidate of SSC CGL must be a Citizen of either India or Nepal or Bhutan. If a candidate is a citizen of Nepal or Bhutan shall have a Certificate of Eligibility issued by the Government of India in favor of him/her.

Educational Qualification (As of January 01 2021)

SSC CGL 2021 PostEducational Qualification
Assistant Audit OfficerBachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University
Desirable Qualification: CA/CS/MBA/Cost &
Management Accountant/ Masters in Commerce/
Masters in Business Studies
Statistical Investigator Grade-II PostBachelor’s Degree from any recognized University
with a minimum of 60% in Mathematics in Class 12th
Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with Statistics as
one of the subjects in graduation
Compiler PostsBachelor’s Degree from any recognized University
with Economics or Statistics or Mathematics as
compulsory or Elective Subject
All Other PostsBachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a
recognized University or equivalent

Age Limit (As on January 01 2021)

The age limit for the SSC CGL 2020-21 as per the post is given below.

DepartmentAge LimitPosts
CSS20-30 yearsAssistant Section Officer
Intelligence BureauNot exceeding 30 YearsAssistant Section Officer
Directorate of Enforcement,
Department of Revenue
Up to 30 yearsAssistant Enforcement Officer
M/o of Statistics & Prog.
Up to 32 yearsJunior Statistical Officer
NIAUp to 30 yearsSub Inspector
CBI20-30 yearsSub Inspector
Narcotics18-25 yearsSub Inspector
CBEC20-27 yearsTax Assistant
Department of Post18-30 yearsInspector
Other Ministries/Departments/
18-30 yearsAssistant
Other departments18-27 yearsAll other posts

SSC CGL 2021 Age Relaxation: As per government guidelines age relaxation in SSC CGL is given in the table below:

CategoryAge Relaxation
OBC3 years
ST/SC5 years
PH+Gen10 years
PH + OBC13 years
PH + SC/ST15 years
Ex-Servicemen (Gen)3 years
Ex-Servicemen (OBC)6 years
Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST)8 years

Application Fee For SSC CGL 2021

SSC CGL 2021 Application Fee: The Application Fee in SSC CGL Notification as per the categories is given below:

General/OBCRs 100/-
SC/ST/Ex-Serviceman/FemalesFee exempted

Prerequisites for SSC CGL 2021 Online Application Form

Important things which you should keep with you while filling the Application Form:

  • Scanned copy of your Signature ( 1kb < Size < 12 kb ) in JPG format.
  • Scanned copy of your Photo ( 4 kb < Size < 20kb ) in JPG format.
  • You should have a valid E-Mail I.D with you which can be used for registration purposes.
  • You should have valid Identity Proof with you.

SSC CGL 2021: Online 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:

Instructions to fill SSC CGL Application Form 2021

  • Click on the link mentioned above and you will be redirected to the SSC official site directly.
  • A page will be opened where you will get the registration and login form.
  • If you are already registered for SSC Exams, then fill in the login details to apply for SSC CGL. But if you are not registered, then first you need to fill the registration form.
  • After login, go to “Apply Now” and fill in all the required details i.e Name, Father’s Name, Mother’s Name, Education Qualification, Address, educational qualifications, and all the degrees you hold, etc.
  • After that Fill in your communication address and Upload your Photo and signature.
  • Before submitting the form, preview your details.
  • Once you submit the form, the next step is to pay your fee. The application fee is acceptable in online and offline modes.
  • Pay your fee through Debit/Credit card/Net Banking/E-Challan if applicable.
  • Click on submit and Your form will be submitted successfully.
  • Your Online SSC CGL 2021 application process is completed and you can take a print out of the application form for further use

SSC CGL 2021 Selection Process

The SSC CGL Exam is conducted in four stages: || Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 3, and Tier 4. ||

  • Tier-I: Computer Based Examination
  • Tier-II: Computer Based Examination
  • Tier-III: Pen and Paper Mode (Descriptive paper)
  • Computer Proficiency Test/ Data Entry Skill Test (wherever applicable)/ Document Verification

The candidates who secure the SSC CGL Cut-off in Tier I will be able to appear for the Tier II Exam.

  • Separate cut-offs will be fixed for Paper-III of Tier-II (i.e. for the post of JSO and Statistical Investigator Grade-II), Paper-IV of Tier-II (i.e. for the posts of Assistant Audit Officer and Assistant Accounts Officer), and for Paper-I + Paper-II of Tier-II (i.e. for all other posts).
  • Tier-II and Tier-III Examinations will be conducted for all the candidates qualified in Tier-I.
  • In Tier-II, all the candidates will be required to appear in Paper-I and Paper-II. However, only specific candidates shortlisted for the posts of JSO/ Statistical Investigator and Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer will be required to appear in Paper-III and Paper-IV respectively.

SSC CGL 2021 Exam Pattern

SSC CGL Exam Pattern is 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.

TierType of ExaminationMode of examination
Tier-IObjective Multiple ChoiceCBT (Online)
Tier-IIObjective Multiple ChoiceCBT (Online)
Tier-IIIDescriptive Paper in Hindi/ EnglishPen and Paper Mode
Tier-IVComputer Proficiency Test/ Skill TestWherever 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.

TierSubjectNumber of
Time allowed
IGeneral Intelligence and
255060 Minutes (Total)
General Awareness2550
Quantitative Aptitude2550
English Comprehension2550
IIPaper-I: Quantitative Abilities100200120 Minutes
(for each Paper)
Paper-II: English Language and
Paper-III: Statistics100200
Paper-IV: General Studies
(Finance and Economics)

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.

TierMode of ExaminationScheme of ExaminationMaximum MarksTime Allowed
IIIPen and Paper ModeDescriptive Paper in
English or Hindi
(Writing of Essay/ Precis/
Letter/ Application etc.)
10060 minutes
IVComputer Proficiency/
Skill Test
Proficiency in Word Processing,
Spreadsheets and
Generation of Slides and
Typing Test
No MarksNot mentioned

Marking Scheme For SSC CGL Exam

NormalizationMarks 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.

  • SSC CGL 2021 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 minutes each for English & Quants.
  • Tier-3 will be a descriptive paper of 100 marks within 60 minutes in pen and paper mode.
  • No Sectional Cut off
  • No Interviews: The interview component has been dispensed with. There will, therefore, be no interview
  • Skill Test: The Skill Test will be of qualifying nature
  • Final Merit List: The merit will be prepared on overall performance in Tier-I, Tier-II, and Tier-III.However, the candidate will need to qualify all the tiers i.e Tier-I, Tier-II, and Tier-III separately
  • Minimum Mark Required for Descriptive: Only those candidates who secure at least the minimum qualifying marks in the written examination as may be fixed by the Commission at its discretion will be eligible to appear in the SKILL TEST.
  • Minimum qualifying marks in Tier-I, each Paper of Tier-II and Tier-III Examination are as follows:
    UR: 30%
    OBC/ EWS: 25%
    Others: 20%

SSC CGL 2021 Document Verification

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 Syllabus

SSC CGL 2021 Paper-1 comprises four Sections/Subjects that are mentioned below:

  • General Knowledge
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • General Reasoning
  • English Comprehension

Let’s have a look at the detailed syllabus of all these 4 sections:

General ReasoningGeneral KnowledgeQuantitative AptitudeEnglish Comprehension
Verbal ReasoningCurrent AffairsPercentageReading Comprehension
SyllogismAwards and HonoursNumber SeriesGrammar
Circular Seating ArrangementBooks and AuthorsData InterpretationVocabulary
Linear Seating ArrangementSportsMensuration and GeometryVerbal Ability
Double LineupEntertainmentQuadratic EquationSynonyms-Antonyms
SchedulingObituariesInterestActive and Passive Voice
Input-OutputImportant DatesProblems of AgesPara Jumbles
Blood RelationsScientific ResearchProfit and LossFill in the Blanks
Directions and DistancesStatic General Knowledge
(History, Geography, etc.)
Ratio and Proportions &
Mixture and Alligation
Error Correction
Ordering and RankingPortfoliosSpeed, Distance, and TimeCloze Test
Data SufficiencyPersons in NewsTime and Work
Coding and DecodingImportant SchemesNumber System
Code InequalitiesData Sufficiency

SSC CGL 2021 Latest Changes

  1. Minimum qualifying marks in Tier-I, each Paper of Tier-II and Tier-III Examination are as follows:
    UR: 30%
    OBC/ EWS : 25%
    Others: 20%
  2. Tier-II and Tier-III Examinations will be conducted for all the candidates qualified in Tier-I.
  3. In Tier-II, all the candidates will be required to appear in Paper-I and Paper-II.
  4. However, only specific candidates shortlisted for the posts of JSO/ Statistical Investigator and Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer will be required to appear in Paper-III and Paper-IV respectively.
  5. The exam date for Tier 2 & Tier 3 will be available soon.
  6. Only for those candidates who had Qualified Tier II, Tier III sheet will be evaluated.
  7. Based on the aggregate performance of qualified candidates in Tier-I, Tier-II, and Tier-III Examinations, candidates will be shortlisted for Document Verification and Skill Tests i.e. Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) and Data Entry Skill Test (DEST).
  8. Skill Tests are mandatory but qualifying in nature. If a candidate does not appear in Skill Test or fails to qualify for the Skill Test, he/ she will not be eligible for the posts where CPT/ DEST is mandatory.
  9. Preference of posts will be taken from the candidates either online before DV or at the time of Document Verification.

SSC CGL 2021 Admit Card

SSC is going to release the Admit Card of SSC CGL 2020-21 in May 2021. The Admit Card For SSC CGL Tier II 2021 will be released 4-5 days before the exam.

SSC CGL Result 2021

  • SSC CGL Result has released the result of SSC CGL Tier 1 in June 2021.
  • Minimum qualifying marks in SSC CGL Tier I and Tier II are as follows:
    UR: 30%
     OBC/ EWS: 25%
    All other categories: 20%
  • Based on their performance in all the Tiers, candidates will be shortlisted for appearing in Medical Examination. Candidates, who are successful in Medical Examination, will be called for detailed Document Verification.
  • Marks scored by candidates in Computer Based Examination will be normalized and such normalized scores will be used to determine final merit and cut off marks.

SSC CGL Result 2021

SSC CGL 2021: Exam Centre

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
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
The 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

SSC CGL 2021 Resolution of Tie Cases

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:

  1. Total marks of the Tier-II Examination.
  2. Total marks in Tier-III Examination.
  3. Total marks in Tier-I Examination.
  4. Date of birth, with the older candidate, placed higher.
  5. Alphabetical order in which the first names of the candidates appear.

SSC CGL 2021: Educational Qualification Code

Educational Qualification CodeCode
BA (Hons.)06
B. Com.07
B.Com. (Hons.)08
B.Sc. (Hons.)10
B. Ed.11
B. Tech14
AMIE (Part A & Part B)15
B.Sc. (Engg.)16
Graduation issued by Defence
(Indian Army, Air Force, Navy)
B. Lib.20
B. Pharm.21
PG Diploma24
M. Sc.27
M. Tech.31
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

  • Assistant Audit Officer
  • Assistant Accounts Officer
  • Assistant Section Officer
  • Assistant
  • 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/ Junior Accountant
  • Accountant
  • Senior Secretariat Assistant/ UDC
  • Tax Assistant
  • Upper Division Clerk (UDC)

Q. What is the total number of vacancies for SSC CGL 2021?
Ans: Currently, the number of vacancies for SSC CGL 2020-21 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:

  • Assistant Section Officer (CSS)
  • Assistant Section Officer (MEA)
  • Assistant in Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO)
  • Assistant (GSI) in M/o Mines

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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