SSC CGL 2021: Apply Online Grade B,C Posts, Check Syllabus, Exam Dates

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The Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Exam is organized by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) for the selection of candidates for Grade ‘B’ and Grade ‘C’ category posts at different ministries of Government, departments, and offices. The process of Selection in SSC CGL has four-tier, where the first two Tier are computer-based, whereas, in Tier-III and Tier-IV, the candidates are required to go for a Descriptive test and a computer proficiency test or skill test. The recruitment for the Combined Graduate Level of Staff Selection Commission is always highlighted. As the tier-I is already conducted, this might be the high time for aspirants to follow the procedure and cover all the syllabus in time. The procedure of registration, important dates & notification will be discussed in this article.

SSC CGL 2021

SSC CGL 2021

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) holds the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Exam for recruitment to various services like:

  • Inspector of Central Excise and Customs.
  • Preventive Officers in Customs.
  • Examiner in Customs
  • Inspector of Income Tax.
  • Sub-inspector in Central Bureau of Narcotics & CBI.
  • Assistant Enforcement Officer in Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue.
  • Divisional Accountant, Jr. Accountant, Auditor and UDC’s.
  • Auditor Offices under C&AG, CGDA, CGA & Others.
  • Tax Assistant in CBDT and CBEC.
  • Compiler in Registrar General of India.

Key Details of Recruitment

Name of the organizationStaff Selection Commission
PositionsGroup B & C
No of postsVarious
Hiring procedureTest
CategoryGovt. Job
Mode of applicationOnline

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As per the latest notification of SSC CGL, the schedule of the exam is given below. Mark the Significant dates linked to SSC CGL 2021.

Activity  Date
Notification Release Date29 December 2020
Application Start Date29 December 2020
Application End Date31 January 2021
Application Fee Submission Ends02 February 2021
Last date and time for generation of Offline Challan04 February 2021
Last date for payment through Challan (during working hours of Bank)06 February 2021
SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE) Exam Date29 May 2021 to 6 June, 2021
SSC CGL Tier-II (CBE) Exam DateTo be notified later
SSC CGL Tier-III Exam DateTo be notified later
SSC CGL Tier-IV Exam DateTo be notified later
CGL Notification

SSC CGL 2021 Eligibility Criteria

  • All the aspirants of SSC CGL 2020 has to abide by all the Eligibility Criteria Decided by the Commission.

Criteria for Citizenship

Candidate of SSC CGL must be Citizen of India or Nepal or Bhutan. If the candidate is from Nepal or Bhutan Shall have a Certificate of Eligibility by the Government of India in favour of him/her. 

Educational Qualification

  SSC CGL Post  Educational Qualification
  Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer  Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University.
Qualification: CA/CS/MBA/Cost &
Management Accountant/ Masters of Commerce/ Business Studies
  Junior StatisticalOfficer  Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University
60% Marks in Mathematics in senior secondary
Bachelor’s Degree in any subject with Statistics as one of the subjects.
  Statistical Investigator Grade-II Post  Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University
with a minimum of 60% in Mathematics in Class 12th
Bachelor’s Degree in any Stream with Statistics as one of the subjects in graduation
  All Other Posts  Bachelor’s Degree in any Stream from a
recognized University or any equivalent degree.

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Age Limit

  • The minimum age limit of candidate is 18 years and the maximum age limit is 32 yearsas on 1st Jan 2021.

Relaxation in Age-Limit Category-Wise

  Category  Relaxation in Age limit
  OBC3 years
  SC/ST5 years
  PH + Gen10 years
  PH+ OBC  13 years
  PH+SC/ST  15 years
Ex-Servicemen (Gen)3 years
Ex-Servicemen (OBC)6 years
Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST)8 years

Documents Required

For online application formScanned image (not older than 3 months with photo taken date printed on it)Scanned signatureSC/ST/OBC caste certificate
For Document verificationAadhaar Card/ Printout of E-Aadhaar.Voter ID Card.PAN Card.Passport.Driving License.Government School/ College ID Card.Employer ID (Govt./ PSU).Matriculation/ Secondary Certificate.Educational Qualification Certificate.Caste/ Category Certificate, if belongs to reserved categories.Persons with Disabilities Certificate in the required format, if applicable.  

Application Fee

         Category  Fees
         General/OBC  100/
        SC/ST  Nil
     Female Candidates  Nil

Pay band

  • Aspirants will get pay as per the pay band Rs.47600-151100 along with all admissible allowances.

Selection procedure

  • Staff Selection Commission organise Combined Graduate Level in Four phase for the recruitment of different posts.
  • TIER-I: Computer Based Examination(CBE)
  • TIER-II: Computer Based Examination(CBE)
  • TIER-III:Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi
  • TIER-IV: Skill Test/Computer Proficiency Test

SSC CGL 2021 Tier-I Exam Pattern

There are four section in Tier-I as:

  Subject  No. of Questions  Max. Marks  Exam Duration
General Intelligence and Reasoning       2550  60 minutes (1 hour)
General Awareness       2550 
  Quantitative Aptitude       2550 
  English Comprehension       2550 
  Total  100200 

Important Note

  • Tier I Exam will have negative marking. One wrong answer to a question will deduct 1/4 marks from the total of all sections.
  • For visually handicapped candidates the exam duration is 80 minutes.

SSC CGL 2021 Tier-II Exam Pattern

There are four section in Tier-II as:

  Subject  No. of Questions  Max. Marks  Exam Duration
  Quantitative Abilities  100  200  2 hours
  English Language and Comprehension  200  200  2 hours
  Statistics  100  200  2 hours
  General Studies (Finance and Economics)  100  200  2 hours
  Total  500       800  2 hours
  • For visually handicapped candidates the exam duration is 2 hours 40 minutes.
  • In Tier-II, there will be a negative marking of 1/4 for each wrong answer in every section.
  • In Tier-II, Paper-I and Paper-II are compulsory for all the posts.
  • Paper-III of Tier-II will be for only those candidates who apply for the posts of Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) in the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation and Statistical Investigator Grade-II in the office of Registrar General, India (M/o Home Affairs) and who are shortlisted in Tier-I for these posts.
  • In Tier-II, Paper-IV will be for only those candidates who are shortlisted in Tier-I for Paper-IV i.e. for the posts of Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer.

TIER-III Exam Pattern

Mode of examinationScheme of examinationMaximum marksTime allowed
Pen and Paper
Descriptive Paper in English or Hindi (Writing of Essay/ Precis/
Letter/ Application etc.)
10060 minutes. (1 hour and 20 minutes for PWD)

Online Application Procedure For SSC CGL 2021

  • Register as a New User at the website which can be created by using a valid email ID and phone number. You will get the OTP of the required ID you want to generate for the SSC portal.
  • After you click on the Apply button, you will get the application form, fill it online.
  • You need to have the scanned copies of the recent passport size photograph, signature, and thumb impression to fill the application.
  • You can pay the application fee online or through a Challan which will be generated after you have filled in the required application of Exam.
  • After registration click on the Apply button to get the application submitted to the portal.
  • Then click on the Submit button after cross-checking the details or else you will not be able to make any changes afterwards.
  • Download the duly filled-in application form.
  • Take the print-out for future references.

Download Syllabus

  • Visit the official website of the SSC.
  • The homepage of the website will appear on the screen.
  • Select the Syllabus option from the homepage.
  • Click on the SSC CGL Option.
  • The syllabus will be downloaded to your device.

Admit Card Download

  • Admit card for the above exams has not been scheduled by the authority. However, a general process to download the admit card is described below.
  • To download the Admit Card, applicants are required to visit the Official Website of the SSC.
  • Select the Download Admit Card option from the homepage of the website.
  • Log in by entering the details asked in the newly opened application form.
  • Download the Admit Card.

Check Result

  • Go to the Official Website of the SSC.
  • The homepage of the website will appear on the screen.
  • Select the Results option from the screen.
  • Enter the details asked in the application form.
  • Click on the option Check Result.

See Sample OMR Sheet

  • Go to the Official Website of the SSC.
  • The homepage of the website will appear on the screen.
  • Select the Sample OMR Sheet option under the student’s section.
  • The sample OMR sheet will open on the screen.
  • you can download the sheet for practice purpose.

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