SSC CGL 2020

Exam TypeNational Level Exam
Mode of ExaminationOnline
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Duration Of ExamTier 1 – 60 minutes
Tier 2 – 120 minutes
Tier 3 – 60 minutes
Tier 4 – 45 minutes 

SSC CGL 2020:  CGL Application process will be started on 15th September 2020. SSC conducts CGL (Combined Graduate Level) examination to select eligible candidates for numerous posts in ministries, departments, and organizations. It is organized for filling up Group “B” and Group “C” posts in various Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations in the Government of India. The examination will be scheduled in 3 stages and every year many applicants take part in the examination.  The final selection would be according to the confirmed number of vacancies from the concerned Indenting Ministries/ Departments/ Offices/ Cadres before declaration of result.

SSC CGL 2020 Notification – Dates Released

SSC CGL 2020 Dates have been declared. The application process will be started on 15th September 2020. Check here for  SSC CGL Application Form

SSC CGL 2020 Important Dates

Starting of Online application15th September 2020
Submission of application ends on15th October 2020
Releasing of Admit Card for Tier-IUpdated Soon
Tier-I ExaminationTo be notified later
Tier-I Exam ResultUpdated Soon
Releasing of Admit Card for Tier-II
Tier-II ExaminationUpdated Soon
CGL Tier-III-Skill Test/Document VerificationUpdated Soon
Tier-II Result

SSC CGL 2020 Details

SSC CGL 2020 Overview

Important Dates (Tentative)Online Application Starts: 15th September 2020Application Ends: 15th October 2020Application FeesFor GEN Male/OBC Candidates: Rs. 100/-Female candidates and SC/ST/PH/Ex-servicemen: Rs. 0/- (Exempted)
Mode of ExaminationTier-I and Tier-II: Computer-Based TestTier III: Des.
Exam PatternMode of Examination: CBT (Computer Based Test)Tier 1 Time Duration: 60 Minutes (For VH & Candidates suffering from Cerebral Palsy:
80 minutes)
Tier-2 Time Duration: 120 Minutes  (For VH/ OH: 160 Minutes)Tier-3 Time Duration: 60 Minutes (For VH/ OH: 80 Minutes)Tier-4 Time Duration: 45 Minutes

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidate must be a citizen of India or a subject/citizen of Bhutan/Nepal.
  • The candidates appearing in the final year of the qualifying examination can also apply.

For Junior Statistical Officer:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University or Institute with at least 60% Marks in Mathematics at 12th standard level or
  • Bachelor’s Degree in any subject with Statistics as one of the subjects at degree level.

For Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or Institute will be the essential qualifications.
  • Chartered Accountant or cost & Management Accountant or Company Secretary or Masters in Commerce or Masters in Business Studies or Masters in Business Administration (Finance) or Masters in Business Economics will be the desirable qualifications.

For all other Posts:

Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or equivalent.

Age Criteria

  • The age of the candidate shall not be less than 18 years.
  • The maximum age should not be more than 32 years.
  • For reserved category candidates, age relaxation would be applicable as per the central government rules.


S.NoCategoryAge Relaxation
1OBC3 yrs
2ST/SC5 yrs
3Gen +PH10 yrs
4OBC+ PH13 yrs
5SC/ST+PH15 yrs
6Ex-Servicemen (Gen)3 yrs
7Ex-Servicemen (OBC)6 yrs
8Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST)8 yrs

SSC CGL 2020 Application Form

Candidates need to register by entering his/her e-mail ID, phone number and password. Use registration details to log in. Fill in the detailed application form with all the correct details. Upload scanned photograph and signature as per the dimensions mentioned in the JPEG format. The next step after successfully filling and uploading is to pay application fees. The application fee for unreserved male candidates is INR 100 while female and reserved category candidates are exempted from any fee. Candidates are advised to take a print of the filled application form.

Application Fee

  • To complete the registration process, applicants have to pay the application fee.
  • The application fee for General category candidates will be INR 100.
  • There will be no application fee for SC/ST/PH and Female all Category candidates.
  • The fee can be paid through SBI Challan/ SBI Net Banking or by using Visa, Mastercard or Maestro Credit or Debit card.
  • Application fee once paid will not be refunded in any case.

Selection Process

  • Selection will be done on the basis of written test (CBT) and followed by the Descriptive test, Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) and Skill Test.
  • The Final merit of selected candidates will be prepared through their performance in all the 4- tiers taken together.

Scheme of the Examination

  • First Tier – Computer Based Examination
  • Second Tier – Computer Based Examination
  • Third Tier – Pen and Paper Mode (Descriptive paper)
  • Forth Tier– Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test (wherever applicable)/ Document Verification

Exam Pattern

  • Tier I will be a written test comprising objective multiple choice type questions (Computer-based test).
  • The duration of the Tier I exam will be 60 Minutes (80 Minutes for disabled candidates).

Tier I Pattern

PartSubjectQuestionsMax. Marks
AGeneral Intelligence & Reasoning2550
BGeneral Awareness2550
CQuantitative Aptitude2550
DEnglish Comprehension2550

Tier II Pattern

  • Tier II will also be a written test comprising objective multiple choice type questions (Computer-based test).
  • The duration of the Tier II exam will be 120 Minutes (160 Minutes for disabled candidates).
PaperSubjectsMax. MarksQuestions
IQuantitative Ability200100
IIEnglish Language & Comprehension200200
IVGeneral Studies (Finance and Economics)200200

Tier III Pattern

  • Mode of Examination will be Pen and Paper mode.
  • There will be a Descriptive Paper in English or Hindi (Writing of Essay/ Precis/Letter/ Application etc.)
  • The Maximum Marks for this paper will be 100.

Cut Off (Previous Years)

List-I: Candidates qualified in Tier-I for appearing in Tier-II (Paper-I, Paper-II, Paper-IV (General Studies (Finance & Accounts) and Tier-III

CategoryRevised Cut OffCandidates Available

List-II: Candidates qualified in Tier-I for appearing in Tier-II (Paper-I, Paper-II, Paper-III (Statistics)) and Tier-III

CategoryRevised Cut OffCandidates Available

List – III: Candidates qualified in Tier-I for appearing in Tier-II (Paper-I and Paper-II) and Tier-III

CategoryRevised Cut OffCandidates Available

SSC CGL 2020 Result

The result will be released on the official website In order to check the results, candidates would be required to log in to the online portal. The results would be compiled in the post-wise and marks-wise manner with the candidate scoring highest marks overall being credited with All India Rank (AIR) 1. Job allotments would be done on the basis of AIR of the candidate.

Check here SSC CGL Official details:

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