SSC CGL Recruitment

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SSC CGL Recruitment Notification 2021 Released!

SSC CGL Recruitment 2021: The staff selection commission has officially released the SSC CGL Recruitment Notification 2021. Applicants can apply from 29th December 2020 to 31st January 2021. SSC CGL Recruitment 2021 Notification has been released on 29th December 2020 and applicants will be able to Online application form submission will be started after a few hours of notification release. The SSC CGL Recruitment 2020 Online registration is opened till 29th December 2020. SSC CGL Tier-I exam is to be conducted from 29-05-2021 to 07-06-2021 and Tier-II exam will be held from August/ September 2021. SSC CGL Application Form 2020 has been released at The Staff Selection Commission is expected to release multiple vacancies by SSC CGL Recruitment 2021 for applicants to recruit them to the position of Inspector, Assistant, Sub Inspector, Tax Assistant, Auditor, and more. Must read the below-given details to know more information about SSC CGL 2021 Examination and vacancies.

Important Highlight: SSC CGL Recruitment

Examination Name SSC CGL Exam 2021
Organized by Staff Selection Commission
Exam Mode Online
Name of Posts Group ‘A’, ‘B’, ‘C’, ‘D’
Total Number of Vacancies 6505 (Tentative)
Apply Mode Online
Official Website

Important Dates For SSC CGL 2021

As per the latest notification of SSC CGL 2021, the schedule of the exam will be as follows: Kindly note down the significant dates linked to SSC CGL Exam 2021 and make sure to complete the process in time.

Activity Tentative Dates
Notification Release Date December 21st 2020 (postponed)December 29th 2020 (Released)
Online Application Process Duration December 21st 2020 to 25th January 2021December 29th 2020 to 31st January 2021 
SSC CGL Tier-I Application Status May 2021
SSC CGL Tier-I Admit Card May 2021
SSC CGL 2020 Tier-I Exam Date 29th March 2021 to 7th June 2021
SSC CGL Tier-I Result July 2021
SSC CGL 2020 Tier-II Exam Date Notified Soon
SSC CGL 2020 Tier-III Exam Date Notified Soon
SSC CGL Tier-IV Exam Date Notified Soon

SSC CGL Recruitment – Vacancies Detail

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will release the List of Vacancies that will be filled after this SSC CGL Recruitment Notification 2021.

 Name of the Post Name of the Department 
 Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer  Indian Audit & Accounts & CAG
 Assistant Section Officer CSS/MEA/Railway/IB/AFHQ or other Ministers
 ITI/Excise/Preventive Officer/Examiner/Assistant Enforcement Officer/Inspector posts CBDT/CBEC/Revenue Department/Department of Posts
 Assistant Enforcement Officer Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue
 Inspector  Narcotics
Assistant/Superintendent Other Ministries
Sub Inspector  NIA
Divisional Accountant CAG
 Assistant  Other Ministries
 Junior Statistical Officer M/O of Statistics & Completed Paper prog Implementation
 Tax Assistant CBEC
Tax Assistant  CBDT
 Auditor CAG/CGDA/Other Departments
 Sub Inspector  Narcotics

Official Notice SSC CGL Recruitment 2021

Download Here Official Notification as PDF

SSC CGL Recruitment – Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for SSC CGL 2021 has three important features these are

1. Essential Educational Qualification

2. Age Limit

3. Citizenship: Candidate must be a citizen of India

Post Name Age Limit Qualification
Assistant Audit Officer Not exceeding 30 years Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or equivalent
Assistant Accounts Officer Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or equivalent.
Assistant Section Officer 20-30 years
Assistant Section Officer Not exceeding 30 years
Assistant 18-30 years
Assistant 20-30 years Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or equivalent.
Inspector (Preventive Officer) Not exceeding 30 years
Inspector (Examiner)
Assistant Enforcement Officer Up to 30 years
Sub Inspector 20-30 years
Inspector Posts 18-30 years
Inspector Not exceeding 30 years
Assistant Not exceeding 30 years
Assistant/ Superintendent Not exceeding 30 years
Divisional Accountant Not exceeding 30 years
Sub Inspector Up to 30 years
Junior Statistical Officer Up to 32 years Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University or Institute with at least 60% Marks in Mathematics at 12th standard level
Statistical Investigator Grade-II Not exceeding 30 years Bachelor’s Degree in any subject with Statistics as one of the subjects from a recognized University or Institute. The candidates must have studied Statistics as a subject in all the three years of the graduation course
Group C
 Inspector of Income Tax Not exceeding 30 years Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or equivalent
Auditor 18-27 years
Accountant/ Junior Accountant Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or equivalent
Senior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper Division Clerks
Tax Assistant
Upper Division Clerk

Physical Fitness Requirements: Apart from the above, there are certain requisite Physical Standards for 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 Age Relaxation – SSC CGL Exam

S.No Category Age Relaxation
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

SSC CGL Recruitment – Salary Detail

Name of the Post Grade Pay
Junior Statistical Officer Rs.4200/-
Assistant Audit Officer Rs.4800/-
Assistant Accounts Officer Rs.4800/-
Assistant Sections Officer Rs.4600/-
Assistant Rs.4600/-
Assistant /Superintendent Rs.4200/-
Inspector Rs.4600/-
Assistant Enforcement Officer Rs.4600/-
Sub Inspector Rs.4600/-
Divisional Accountant Rs.4200/-
Auditor Rs.2800/-
Accountant Rs.2800/-
Accountant / Junior Accountant Rs.2800/-
Senior Secretariat Assistant / Upper Division Clerks Rs.2400/-
Upper Division Clerk Rs.2400/-
Tax Assistant Rs.2400/-

SSC CGL Recruitment 2021 – Selection Process

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) every year in four levels for various posts. Selection Process – The examination will be conducted in four tiers as indicated below:

Tier Type Mode
Tier – I Objective Multiple Choice Computer Based (online)
Tier – II Objective Multiple Choice Computer Based (online)
Tier – III Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi Pen and Paper mode
Tier – IV Skill Test/Computer Proficiency Test Wherever Applicable

This is good for preparing to make a note of the SSC CGL Exam Pattern & Syllabus, before starting the exam SSC CGL preparation. SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2021 for Tier 1 & 2 are given below:

  1. SSC CGL 2019 Tier 1 and Tier 2 exam will be held online.
  2. A descriptive paper is introduced which will be of 100 marks with a time limit of 60 minutes in pen and paper mode.
  3. The time limit for examination of Tier -I is reduced from 120 minutes to 75 minutes.
  4. Tier II will remain the same.
  5. There will be no sectional cut off.

SSC CGL Exam – Official Pattern & Prescribed Syllabus

Exam Pattern – SSC CGL Recruitment

The SSC CGL Exam pattern consists of 4 Stages as mentioned above:

Stage 1: SSC CGL Tier-1 – SSC CGL Recruitment

→ It is a computer-based online test of 200 marks in 60 minutes of time duration. There is a negative marking of 0.50 Marks for each wrong answer. There is no sectional cut off. 

Subjects Qs Marks Time
General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 50 60 minutes
For VH &
suffering from
Cerebral Palsy:
80 minutes)
General Awareness 25 50
Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
English Language 25 50
TOTAL 100 200

Stage 2: SSC CGL Tier-2 – SSC CGL Recruitment

→ This is an online based examination consisting of 4 papers as mentioned in the table. There is no sectional cut off. The negative marking for each wrong answer as follows:

Paper I, Paper III & Paper IV – 0.5 marks
Paper II – 0.25 marks

Paper Subjects Qs Marks Time
Paper I Quantitative Aptitude 100 200 2 Hours
Each Paper.
40 min extra
Paper 3&4)
Paper II English Language & Comprehension 200 200
Paper III Statistics (Paper I & II as above) 100 200
Paper IV General Studies (Finance & Economics, Paper I & II as above ) 100 200

Stage 3: SSC CGL Tier-3 – SSC CGL Recruitment

This is a descriptive type paper of 100 marks and will be conducted in Pen and Paper mode. It will be of total 60 minutes of time duration.

Stage 4: SSC CGL Tier-4 – SSC CGL Recruitment

→ Tier-IV of the SSC CGL Examination is Data Entry Skill Test (DEST)/Computer Proficiency Test (CPT). This test is of qualifying nature. The DEST test is for the Tax Assistant Post only.

The merit list will be prepared on overall performance of student in Tier-I, Tier-II and Tier-III but you have to qualify all the tiers (i.e Tier-I, Tier-II and Tier-III) separately. If you want to know the detailed SSC CGL exam pattern then go through the link given Here

SSC CGL Previous Year Papers with Answer keys for All days & Shifts!

How to Apply for SSC CGL Recruitment 2021

Interested and eligible applicants may apply online through SSC website – – from December 29th, 2020 to 31st January 2021.

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  1. Click on the given direct link provided above.
  2. Click on the new registration button & fill the necessary details.
  3. Enter all the required details in SSC Online Application Form.
  4. Upon completion of registration, you will receive a registration no. & password. Note it down for future use.
  5. Now complete the remaining registration process by entering your qualification details, uploading your photo & signature.
  6. Pay the Application Fee ( If Required).
  7. Scan & Upload all the required certificates along with Photograph (If Required).
  8. Finally, Click on Submit Button to Complete SSC Online Application Process.
  9. Take Printout of Application form for future use.

SSC CGL Post Descriptions and Preference Order

SSC CGL Recruitment 2021 – Application Fees

  • Rs.100/- for General Candidates
  • No Application Fee for SC/ST/Ex-Servicemen/Women Candidates

Application Fee must be paid through Debit Card/Credit Card/SBI Challan or SBI Net Banking

SSC CGL Recruitment 2021 – Important links

Apply Online Click Here
Official Notice Click Here
Official Website Click Here

Best books for SSC CGL Preparation

Best Books for SSC CGL Preparation: Tier 1 and Tier 2

Books Download Here
A Modern Approach To Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning by RS Aggarwal Buy Online
Quantitative Aptitude For Competitive Examinations by RS Aggarwal Buy Online
Magical Book On Quicker Maths by M Tyra Buy Online
Fast Track Objective Arithmetic by Rajesh Verma Buy Online
Objective General English by SP Bakshi Buy Online
General English for All Competitive Examinations by SC Gupta Buy Online
Lucent’s General Knowledge by Sanjeev Kumar, Renu Sinha, Binay Karna, Manwendra Mukul, RP Suman Buy Online

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SSC CGL Admit Card 2021

The candidates registering for SSC CGL Exam 2021 within the given time will be assigned an e-admit card/hall ticket/call letter which can be downloaded from the official website of SSC. The admit card for the CGL Tier-1 exam will be released first followed by the admit card of the CGL Tier-2 exam (administered to only those candidates who qualify for the Tier 1 exam).
For more information and the download link for the admit card will be available on this page immediately after the same is released by the official website.  All the aspirants are advised to keep a check on this page for the latest updates on the same.