SSC CGL

Staff Selection Commission will hold Combined Graduate Level Examination, 2020 for filling up of various Group ‘B’ and Group ‘C’ posts in different Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations. “GOVERNMENT STRIVES TO HAVE A WORKFORCE WHICH REFLECTS GENDER BALANCE AND WOMEN CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY”

ELIGIBILITY

Graduation

SUBJECTS

General Intelligence

General Awareness

Quantitative Aptitude

English Language

Quantitative Abilities

Statistics

General Studies

PAPER PATTERN

Tier – I

General Intelligence -25

General Awareness -25

Quantitative Aptitude -25

English Language -25

Tier - II

Quantitative Abilities -100

English Language -200

Statistics -100

General Studies -100

SALARY

Pay Level-7 (Rs. 44900 to 142400)

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Overview

Staff Selection Commission - Combined Graduate Level Examination, often referred to as SSC CGL is an examination conducted to recruit staff to various posts in ministries, departments and organisations of the Government of India. It is conducted by the Staff Selection Commission for selecting staff for various Group B and Group C posts. The Staff Selection Commission was established in 1975.

Notification Details

Dates for submission of online applications: 29-12-2020 to 31-01-2021

Last date and time for receipt of online applications: 31-01-2021 (23:30)

Last date and time for making online fee payment: 02-02-2021 (23:30)

Last date and time for generation of offline Challan: 04-02-2021 (23:30)

Last date for payment through Challan (during working hours of Bank): 06-02-2021

Schedule of Computer Based Examination (Tier-I): 29-05-2021 to 07-06-2021

Date of Tier-II Examination (Descriptive Paper): To be notified later

Salary and Job Profile

Salary

The SSC CGL salary after the 7th Pay Commission varies from Pay Rs. 44900 to 142400 (including perks), based on different posts. ... SSC CGL exam in India is conducted by the Staff Selection Commission for 'Grade B' and 'Grade C' posts.

Job Profile

Candidates preparing for SSC Combined Graduate Level exam must know what will be their roles and responsibility on being selected for any SSC CGL Post. Hence, the table below highlights the SSC CGL Post-Wise Job Profiles.

SSC CGL Job Profile

SSC CGL Posts-SSC CGL Post-Wise Job Description

Assistant Audit Officer-Needs to assist audits in government/public sector organisations. Also needs to travel during an inspection.

Assistant Accounts Officer-Work includes data entry, processing, and recording transactions. Assisting with audits or fact-checking

Assistant Section Officer-It is a desk job and the lowest post in the Central Secretariat Services 

Assistant -Different clerical responsibilities in different departments. Compiling files, reports, keeping track of ongoing cases, etc.

Inspector of Income Tax-Assessing Income Tax payable by people or companies. Managing TDS and refund claim

Inspector (Central Excise)-Checking if there is any kind of invasion of excise duty, preventing smuggling & assisting raid teams

Assistant Enforcement Officer-Preventing forgery and money laundering

Sub Inspector-Main responsibility is to gather information and make enquiry and investigations

Inspector-Illegal manufacture and transport of opium

Junior Statistical Officer-Assisting the Statistical Officer in drafting documents, data entry and tabulation

Statistical Investigator Grade-II-Drafting Documents, preparing survey reports, editing and compiling existing data

Auditor-Audit expense details of the State Departments

Accountant/ Junior Accountant-Passing of various bills, salary allowances, office expenses, pension-related issues

Senior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper Division Clerks -Clerical level post. Requires employee to maintain files & data entry

Tax Assistant-Access, modify and verify tax of individual or business

Upper Division Clerks-Maintain files, financial documents and accounts

Syllabus and Exam Pattern

SSC CGL Tier 1 Syllabus 2020

SSC CGL Tier 1 comprises 100 questions in total with maximum marks of 200. SSC CGL Tier 1 is of 60 minutes. SSC CGL Tier I is divided into four sections with 25 questions each and maximum marks of 50.

The sections asked in SSC CGL Tier I Exam are:

General Knowledge

Quantitative Aptitude

General Reasoning

English Comprehension

English

- Reading Comprehension

- Cloze Test

- Spellings

- Phrases and Idioms

- One word Substitution

- Sentence Correction

- Error Spotting

- Fill in the Blanks

- Active/Passive

- Narrations

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

General Awareness

- Static General Knowledge

- Science

- Current Affairs

- Sports

- Books and Authors

- Important Schemes

- Portfolios

- People in the News

- History

- Geography

- Economic

- Awards and Honors

- Economic

General Intelligence and Reasoning

- Classification

- Analogy

- Coding-Decoding

- Paper Folding Method

- Matrix

- Word Formation

- Venn Diagram

- Direction and Distance

- Blood Relations

- Series

- Verbal reasoning

- Non-Verbal Reasoning

SSC CGL Tier 2 Syllabus 2020

SSC CGL Tier 2 exam will be conducted online comprising four exams with about 100 or 200 (English) questions in each section and with maximum marks of 200. Candidates have to complete each Exam in 2 hours.

The sections asked in SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam are:

Quantitative Ability.

Statistics.

General Studies (Finance & Economics).

English Language & Comprehension.

Quants

- Simplification

- Interest

- Averages

- Percentage

- Ratio and Proportion

- Speed, Distance and Time

- Number System

- Mensuration

- Data Interpretation

- Time and Work

- Algebra

- Trigonometry

- Geometry

- Data Sufficiency

English

- Reading Comprehension

- Spelling

- Fill in the Blanks

- Phrases and Idioms

- One Word Substitution

- Sentence Correction

- Error Spotting

- Cloze Test

- Para Jumbles

- Synonyms-Antonyms

- Active-Passive Voice

Statistics

- Collection and Representation of Data

- Measure of Dispersion

- Measure of Central Tendency

- Moments, Skewness and Kurtosis

- Correlation and Regression

- Random Variables

- Sampling Theory

- Analysis and Variance

- Time Series Analysis

- Index Number

General Awareness

- Finance and Accounting

- Fundamental Principles

- Financial Accounting

- Basic Concepts of Accounting

- Self-Balancing Ledger

- Error Spotting and Correction

- Economics and Governance

- Comptroller and Auditor General of India

- Finance Commission

- Theory of Demand and Supply

SSC CGL Tier 3 Syllabus 2020

SSC has decided to conduct a Descriptive Paper instead of an Interview in SSC CGL for all the candidates who qualify SSC CGL Tier 2 Examination. SSC CGL Tier 3 Descriptive Paper (Pen and Paper Mode) is introduced to test the writing skills of the candidates. The exam is conducted in offline mode (Pen and Paper Mode). The paper is in English/Hindi language and will consist of 100 marks. Candidates have to complete the entire paper in 60 minutes.

Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi

(Writing of Essay, Precis, Letter, Application etc.)-100 marks-1 hour or 60 minutes

(80 minutes for PWD catogery)

Note:- Candidates have to score 33 marks (33 per cent) to qualify the Descriptive Paper.

SSC CGL Tier 4 Syllabus 2020:

SSC CGL Tier 4 Exam is a Computer Skill Test. SSC CGL Tier 4 is conducted in two steps:

1. Skill Test in Data Entry (DEST) Test and

2. Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) Test.

DEST: Candidates are required to type 2000 words in 15 minutes on a computer in English. This test is conducted to check a candidate’s typing skills. Candidates are given an article in English which they have to type on Computer. For the post of Tax Assistant (Central Excise and Income Tax), DEST Exam through the SSC CGL 2020 exam is conducted to check the typing speed of the candidate.

CPT: This test is conducted to check a candidate’s proficiency in Word Processing, Spreadsheets and Generation of Slides are the three areas that are tested by the SSC for the post of CSS, MEA, Inspector (Central Excise), Inspector (Preventive Officer), Inspector (Examiner).

Note:- SSC CGL Tier 4 is qualifying in nature, no marks will be rewarded in SSC CGL Tier 4.

Candidates have to score well in all the Tiers i.e., Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3 and also qualify in Tier 4 of SSC CGL to get the desired post and location.

Eligibility Criteria

SSC CGL Eligibility mandates a candidate to hold a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university/ institution to become eligible for the exam. Eligibility criteria vary as per the post for SSC CGL. The aspirants are advised to go through the following content before filling the SSC CGL Application Form 2020 to know about the SSC CGL eligibility criteria 2020. The following article elaborates on details such as age, academic qualifications, and the number of attempts that are pre-requisites before applying for the examination.

SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria 2020: Highlights

If the aspirants are living outside of India, can also enroll their names to SSC CGL 2020 Exam

The minimum and maximum age limit of the general candidates are 18 years and 32 years respectively. However, the reserved category students get the age relaxation for applying for the exam.

To apply for the SSC CGL 2020 exam, the aspirants should have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline.

Factors Affect the SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria 2020

- Educational qualification.

- Age limit

- Physical standards

- Nationality

Qualification: Graduation

SSC CGL 2020 Age Limit

Aspirants applying for SSC CGL must not be less than 18 years and cannot be more than 32 years of age (as on January 01, 2021).

The lower and upper limit of age varies for each post.

The age of candidates as present in the 10th/12th certificates will be considered.

SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria- Age Relaxation

SSC offers a provision of age relaxation for candidates from all reserved categories. Candidates must keep in mind the SSC Age Limit before filling the application form. Relaxation of the upper age limit for the various categories is shown in the table below.

Category-Upper Limit Age relaxation

SC/ST-5 years

OBC-3 years

PH-10 years

PH + OBC-13 years

PH + SC/ST-15 years

Selection Process

Stages of SSC CGL 2020 Selection Process

Tier 1: Computer-based test

Tier 2: Computer-based test

Tier 3: Descriptive paper

Tier 4: Computer Proficiency Test (CPT)/Skill Test/ Document Verification (DV)

SSC CGL Selection Process 2020 - Tier 1

Candidates who successfully submit the SSC CGL application form have to appear for the tier 1 exam first. The Tier 1 exam of SSC CGL 2020 was conducted from March 2 to 11 in online mode at various centres. The test consists of four sections - English language, General Awareness, Reasoning and Quantitative aptitude. The total duration of the online exam is one hour. Candidates will be awarded 2 marks for every correct answer while 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer. As per the SSC CGL selection process 2020, candidates who clear the Tier 1 exam will be called for Tier 2 exam later.

SSC CGL 2020 Selection Process - Tier 2

SSC CGL Tier 2 exam consists of 4 papers. Paper 1 and paper 2 are compulsory for all candidates appearing in Tier 2 of SSC CGL. However paper 3 and paper 4 will be compulsory for candidates applied for Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) and Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer. As per the SSC CGL exam pattern 2020 for paper 1,3 & 4, 0.5 marks will be deducted for the wrong answer while 0.25 will be deducted for paper 2 as a penalty. The duration of all the papers will be 2 hours. As per the SSC CGL 2020 selection process, qualified candidates from the Tier 2 exam will be called for descriptive paper later.

SSC CGL Selection Process 2020 - Tier 3 (Descriptive Exam)

In this stage, candidates will have to write an essay, application and letter. The total duration allotted to this stage is one hour. The maximum marks allotted to the descriptive exam is 100. Qualified candidates from Tier 3 will be called for the Tier 4 exam/document verification stage of SSC CGL 2020 selection process.

SSC CGL 2020 Selection Process - Tier 4

After the Tier 3 exam, qualified candidates will be called for a skill test which is qualifying in nature. The skill test of SSC CGL comprises data entry skill test (DEST) /computer proficiency test (CPT). Candidates who will be selected for tier I and II will be eligible to appear for the Tier IV exam.

Mains Syllabus

SSC CGL Tier 2 Syllabus 2020

SSC CGL Tier 2 exam will be conducted online comprising four exams with about 100 or 200 (English) questions in each section and with maximum marks of 200. Candidates have to complete each Exam in 2 hours.

The sections asked in SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam are:

Quantitative Ability.

Statistics.

General Studies (Finance & Economics).

English Language & Comprehension.

Quants

- Simplification

- Interest

- Averages

- Percentage

- Ratio and Proportion

- Speed, Distance and Time

- Number System

- Mensuration

- Data Interpretation

- Time and Work

- Algebra

- Trigonometry

- Geometry

- Data Sufficiency

English

- Reading Comprehension

- Spelling

- Fill in the Blanks

- Phrases and Idioms

- One Word Substitution

- Sentence Correction

- Error Spotting

- Cloze Test

- Para Jumbles

- Synonyms-Antonyms

- Active-Passive Voice

Statistics

- Collection and Representation of Data

- Measure of Dispersion

- Measure of Central Tendency

- Moments, Skewness and Kurtosis

- Correlation and Regression

- Random Variables

- Sampling Theory

- Analysis and Variance

- Time Series Analysis

- Index Number

General Awareness

- Finance and Accounting

- Fundamental Principles

- Financial Accounting

- Basic Concepts of Accounting

- Self-Balancing Ledger

- Error Spotting and Correction

- Economics and Governance

- Comptroller and Auditor General of India

- Finance Commission

- Theory of Demand and Supply

SSC CGL Tier 3 Syllabus 2020

SSC has decided to conduct a Descriptive Paper instead of an Interview in SSC CGL for all the candidates who qualify SSC CGL Tier 2 Examination. SSC CGL Tier 3 Descriptive Paper (Pen and Paper Mode) is introduced to test the writing skills of the candidates. The exam is conducted in offline mode (Pen and Paper Mode). The paper is in English/Hindi language and will consist of 100 marks. Candidates have to complete the entire paper in 60 minutes.

Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi

(Writing of Essay, Precis, Letter, Application etc.)-100 marks-1 hour or 60 minutes

(80 minutes for PWD catogery)

Note:- Candidates have to score 33 marks (33 per cent) to qualify the Descriptive Paper.

SSC CGL Tier 4 Syllabus 2020:

SSC CGL Tier 4 Exam is a Computer Skill Test. SSC CGL Tier 4 is conducted in two steps:

1. Skill Test in Data Entry (DEST) Test and

2. Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) Test.

DEST: Candidates are required to type 2000 words in 15 minutes on a computer in English. This test is conducted to check a candidate’s typing skills. Candidates are given an article in English which they have to type on Computer. For the post of Tax Assistant (Central Excise and Income Tax), DEST Exam through the SSC CGL 2020 exam is conducted to check the typing speed of the candidate.

CPT: This test is conducted to check a candidate’s proficiency in Word Processing, Spreadsheets and Generation of Slides are the three areas that are tested by the SSC for the post of CSS, MEA, Inspector (Central Excise), Inspector (Preventive Officer), Inspector (Examiner).

Note:- SSC CGL Tier 4 is qualifying in nature, no marks will be rewarded in SSC CGL Tier 4.

Candidates have to score well in all the Tiers i.e., Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3 and also qualify in Tier 4 of SSC CGL to get the desired post and location.

How to Apply

Step 1: Click on the official link for SSC CGL Apply Online which is provided above on this page or Go to the official website of SSC (https://ssc.nic.in/).

Step 2: The registration link for SSC CGL 2020 will open up in the new window.

Step 3: Click on New User / Register Now link.

Step 4: To begin with the online registration for SSC CGL 2020, a candidate needs to provide basic details of themselves like name, parents name, date of birth, email id, mobile number etc.

Step 5: Click on the submit button to submit your online registration form of SSC CGL 2020. It is advised that candidates verify their details before submitting the form. All the candidates will be issued Registration ID for SSC CGL 2020 exam.

Candidates are required to login with the provided Registration ID, date of birth and password to complete registration for SSC CGL 2020.

Step 6: In the next step, candidates are required to upload photographs and signatures by following the requisites mentioned by Staff Selection Commission of India.

Photograph - The photograph of a candidate must be clicked in front of white colour or light coloured background. The size of photograph must be more than 4 kb and less than 12 kb in size. The resolution of the photograph must be 100*120 pixels in width and height.

Signature - The signature provided by the candidate must be in black or blue ink on white sheet. The scanned copy of signature that needs to be submitted must be in jpg format and it should be more than 1 kb and less than 12 kb in size. The resolution of the image should be 40*60 pixels in width and height.

Step 7: Login with registered ID and password to complete the Part-II of the application form of SSC CGL 2020.

Step 8: After filling out the application form, candidates must preview the entire application of SSC CGL 2020 once to look for any glitches in the form, if any as the application form once submitted cannot be edited again.

Step 9: Click on the Final Submit button after previewing the complete online SSC CGL 2020 application form.

It is advised that Candidates download and get print copies of submitted application form of SSC CGL 2020.

Lastly, candidates can proceed to submit the application fee for SSC CGL 2020 either via online mode (through BHIM UPI, Net Banking, by using Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, RuPay Credit or Debit cards) or offline mode (through cash in SBI Branches by generating SBI Challan). A candidate must pay Rs. 100/- as SSC CGL 2020 Online Application Fee. The category wise examination form fee details are given below:

Category                                                 Application Fee

General/ OBC                                         Rs. 100

Female, SC, ST, PwD, & Ex-Servicemen   Nil

Tips to Clear

How To Prepare For SSC CGL 2020?

- Make short notes for revision

- Attempt online mock test series

- Practice previous year papers

- Read newspaper daily for current affair preparations

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