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SSC CGL Exam 2021: Notification, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Syllabus and Selection Process etc.

SSC CGL Exam 2021

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) is the one of the most desired organizations for Government exams in India. Every year thousands of vacancies are filled by SSC in Government departments. Govt. jobs are the most sought after career choice in India.
More so, the government is focusing on providing better facilities, services in every aspect of our lives and the development of our country and to do that millions of Jobs will be created in the coming years.
SSC is the leading Govt. organization that provides employment to students in India. A great opportunity lies ahead for all the SSC aspirants

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ssc cgl exam notification 2021 

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) holds the SSC CGL (Combined Graduate Level) Exam for the appointment of Grade “B” and “C” category posts at various Government establishments, Ministries, Departments, and Offices.

SSC Combined Graduate Level exam is a four-tier system exam system, out of  which tier I and tier II are computer-based exams, whereas for tier III and IV,  job applicants take up a descriptive paper and a computer proficiency test or skill test & document verification. The entire process of registration and communication will be online through the official website of SSC CGL. Aspirants must qualify each phase of the SSC CGL exam to go on to the next one, before being finally selected. 

SSC CGL 2021 Brief Summary

SSC Conducts Staff Selection Commission
Combined Graduate Level Exam every year for various subordinate
services. Check further details from the below table- 

Exam Name

SSC CGL 2021

Conducting Body

Staff Selection Commission

Official Website

ssc.nic.in

Exam Type

National Level Exam

Exam Date

Tier I: April 2022 (Check details below)

Tier II, III & IV- to be notified later

Mode of Application

Online

Online registration Dates

23rd December 2021 to 23rd January 2022

Mode of Exam

Online

Eligibility

Indian citizenship & Graduate
(bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline)

Detailed Eligibility criteria is give below

 Exam Duration for each tier

Tier 1 – 60 minutes

Tier 2 – 120 minutes

Tier 3 – 60 minutes

Tier 4 – 45 minutes 

 Elaborated details of notification is given below

ssc cgl 2020 exam date:

 Combined Graduate Level Examination-2021, Tier-1 examination is scheduled to be conducted online in Apr, 2022.

SSC CGL 2021 

SSC CGL is a great job opportunity for students looking forward for a position in the reputed organizations under the central government. Each year thousands of vacancies are filled by SSC in various Government departments for recruitment to various subordinate services like:

• Assistants in Ministries/Departments, Attached and Subordinate office of the Govt. of India.

• Inspectors of Central Excise & Customs.

• Inspectors of Income Tax.

• Preventive Officers in Customs.

• Examiner in Customs.

• Sub-Inspectors in Central Bureau of Narcotics & CBI.

• Assistant Enforcement Officer in Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue.

• Divisional Accountant, Jr. Accountant, Auditor & UDCs in various offices of Govt. of India.

• Auditor Offices under C&AG, CGDA, CGA & others.

• Accountant/ Junior Accountant

• Tax Assistant in CBDT and CBEC

• Compiler in Registrar General of India.

SSC CGL Notification 2021

SSC CGL 2021 Important dates 

SSC CGL 2021-22 Important Dates

Activity

SSC CGL 2022 Dates

Notification Release Date

23rd December 2021

Online Application Process Starts

23rd December 2021 (23:30)

Last Date to Apply Online

23rd January 2022 (23:30)

Last date for the generation of offline Challan

26th January 2022 (23:30)

Last date for payment through Challan

27th January 2022

The window for Application Form Correction

28th January to 01st February 2022 (23:30)

SSC CGL Tier-I Application Status

April 2022

SSC CGL Tier-I Admit Card 

April 2022

SSC CGL Exam Date 2021 Tier-I 

April 2022

SSC CGL Exam Date 2021 Tier-II

To be notified  later

ssc cgl exam notification 2021

SSC CGL Exam 2021 Eligibility

SSC CGL Exam 2021 Eligibility

1. Citizenship: The candidate must be a citizen of India.

2. Age Limit : There are different set of age limits for different posts in SSC CGL Exam 2021, which are tabulated below:

S.No

Age Limit

Remarks

1

For
the posts for which age limit is 18-27 years

Candidate
must have been born not earlier than 02-01-1994 and not later than
01-01-2003.

2

For
the posts for which age limit is 20-27 years

Candidate
must have been born not earlier than 02-01-1994 and not later than
01-01-2001.

3

For
the posts for which age limit is 20-30 years

Candidate
must have been born not earlier than 02-01-1991 and not later than
01-01-2001.

4

For
the posts for which age limit is up to 30 years

Candidate
must have been born not earlier than 02-01-1991 and not later than 01-01-2003

5

For
the post for which age limit is up to 32 years 

Candidate
must have been born not earlier than 02-01-1989 and not later than
01-01-2003.

Check age limit for each post here:

Age groupName of postDepartment / Ministries
18-27 yearsAuditorOfficer under C&AG
AuditorOfficer Under CGDA
AuditorOther Ministries/Dept.
AccountantOfficer under C&AG
Accountant / Junior AccountantOther Ministry/ Dept.
Senior Secretariat Assistant / Upper Division clerksCentral Govt. offices Ministries other than CSCS cadres
Tax AssistantCBDT
Sub-InspectorCentral Bureau of Narcotics
Upper Division Clerk (UDC)Dte. General Border Road Organisation (MoD)
Only For Male Candidates
18-30 yearsInspector PostsDepartment of Post.
AssistantOther ministries / Dept. / Org.
20-27 yearsTax AssistantCBEC
20-30 yearsAssistant Section officerCentral Secretariat Service
Assistant Section officerMinistry of Railway
Assistant Section officerMinistry of External Affairs
Assistant Section officerAFHQ
AssistantOther Ministries / Dept. / Org.
Sub InspectorCentral Bureau of Investigation
Not Exceeding 30 yearsInspector, (Central Excise)CBEC
InspectorCentral Bureau of Narcotics
AssistantOther ministries / Dept. / Org.
Inspector (Preventive officer)CBEC
Inspector (Examiner)CBEC
Assistant Audit OfficerIndian Audit & Accounts Department Under CAG
Assistant Audit OfficerIndian Audit & Accounts Department under CAG
Assistant Section OfficerIntelligence Bureau
Assistant Section OfficerOther Ministries / Departments/ Organisations.
Assistant / SuperintendentOther Ministries / Departments/ Organisations
Inspector of Income TaxCBDT
Divisional AccountantOfficer under CAG
Up to 30 yearsAssistant Enforcement OfficerDirectorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue
Sub InspectorNational Investigation Agency (NIA)
Up to 32 yearsJunior Statistical OfficerM/O statistics & Prog. Implementation

SSC CGL Vacancies 2021

The vacancy for SSC CGL 2021 exam will be released in due course of time on ssc.nic.in. The tentative number of vacancies for SSC CGL 2020-21 was 7035 in which 2891 vacancies were declared for the General category. Last year, a total of 8582 Vacancies were notified by SSC. The vacancies have seen a decrease as compared to previous years. Candidates can check SSC CGL Vacancy Comparision Year-wise by looking into the vacancy details of SSC CGL.

SSC CGL 2021

UR- 2891

SC- 1046

ST- 510

OBC- 1858

Total-7035

SSC CGL 2019-20

UR- 3674

SC- 1242

ST-667

OBC-2198

Total-8582

SSC CGL 2018-19

UR- 5770

SC- 1723

ST-845

OBC-2933

Total-11271

SSC CGL 2017

UR- 4238

SC- 1318

ST-653

OBC-1916

Total-9276

SSC CGL 2021 Age relaxation

Code No.

Category

Permissible age relaxation

01

SC/ ST

5 years

02

OBC

3 years

03

Persons with Disabilities (PwD)

10 years

04

PwD + OBC

13 years

05

PwD + SC/ ST

15 years

09

Ex-Servicemen

03 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date.`

Educational Qualification (as on 23/01/2022)

The minimum qualification for cgl exam is graduation. apart from this, there are certain posts that have some conditions that are given below. 

Basic Qualification: Any Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or Institute with at least 60% in Mathematics at Higher Secondary (12th or equivalent) level OR Any Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or Institute with Statistics as one of the subjects at the degree level.

Assistant Audit Officer

Basic Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or Institute Additional Qualification: Cost & Management Accountant / Chartered Accountant / Company Secretary /Masters in Commerce/Business Studies/Business Administration (Finance)/ Business Economics.

Compiler

Basic Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University or Institution. Additionally, candidates must have studied either Economics or Statistics or Mathematics as a compulsory or elective subject.

Assistant Section Officer (CSS)

Basic Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or Institute.

Additional Qualification: In addition to the basic Undergraduate Degree, candidates must also qualify in the Computer Proficiency Test

Statistical Investigator Grade II

Basic Qualification: Any Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or Institute with at least 60% in Mathematics at Higher Secondary (12th or equivalent) level OR Any Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or Institute with Statistics as one of the subjects at the degree level.

Assistant Audit Officer

Basic Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or Institute

Additional Qualification: Cost & Management Accountant / Chartered Accountant / Company Secretary /Masters in Commerce/Business Studies/Business Administration (Finance)/ Business Economics.

Junior Statistical Officer (JSO)

Basic Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University with minimum 60% in Mathematics in Class 12th

OR

Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with Statistics as one of the subjects in graduation

Additional Qualification: In addition to the basic Undergraduate Degree, candidates must also qualify in the Computer Proficiency Test.

SSC CGL 2021 Application Fee

  1. The required application fee is Rs. 100/-
  1. Exemption: No fee is required to be paid by female, SC, ST, Physically Handicapped, and Ex-Servicemen candidates
  1. Applications fee should be paid only through SBI either in the form of challan or through SBI Net Banking or any other bank Credit/Debit Card. Challan form will be generated online
  1. To pay a fee in cash, the candidate should take the printout of challan generated online after the completion of Part-1 registration. Deposit the requisite fee in any branch of SBI and then continue with the Part-2 registration
  1. Those candidates who want to pay online can go directly to part-2 registration after completion of part-1 registration. Candidate must supply registration number and date of birth to continue to Part-2 registration

SSC CGL 2021 Exam Pattern

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

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SSC CGL Syllabus

Tier 1 Syllabus

The major sections asked in SSC CGL 2021 Exam are General Awareness, Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language.

General Intelligence and Reasoning

General Awareness

Quantitative Aptitude

English Comprehension

Analogy, Classification, Word Formation

Static General Knowledge (Indian History, Culture, etc.)

Simplification, Averages

Reading Comprehension

Coding-Decoding, Distance and Direction

Science

Ratio and Proportion, LCM & HCF,

Fill in the Blanks

Blood Relations

Current Affairs

Percentage, Profit Loss, SI & CI

Spellings

Sitting Arrangement

Sports

Time & Distance, Time & work

Phrases and Idioms

Matrix

Books and Authors

Problem on Ages, Partnership

One word Substitution

Non verbal Reasoning

Important Schemes

Menstruation

Sentence Correction

Analytical reasoning

Indian Polity, Geography

Algebra, Trigonometry, Geometry,

Spotting of errors

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SSC CGL Exam Process

• All candidates who have applied successfully for SSC CGL 2021 exam, will be assigned Roll numbers and Admit Card for appearing in the Computer Based Examination (Tier-I).

• Based on the marks scored in Tier-I, candidates will be shortlisted, category-wise, to appear in Tier-II and Tier-III Examinations.

• Separate cut-offs will be fixed for Paper-III of Tier-II (i.e. for the post of Junior Statistical Officer (JSO), 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 Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) and Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer will be required to appear in Paper-III and Paper-IV respectively.

SSC CGL minimum qualifying marks

SSC has introduced minimum qualifying marks in SSC CGL 2021 Exam. Minimum qualifying marks in Tier-I, each Paper of Tier-II and Tier-III Examination are as follows:

1. UR : 30%
2. OBC/ EWS : 25%
3. Others : 20%

SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria of Ex-Servicemen for Reservation Advantages under ESM Category

  1. Under the Central Government group “C” and “D”, if the ex-servicemen have already received the reservation benefits for re-employment in civilian jobs, are not capable of ESM Category reservation. They will be eligible for this specific reservation only when they will need to submit the self-declaration to the concerned employer and should provide all the necessary details of prior job applications in civil employment.
  2. If you want to enjoy the benefits of the reservation being an ex-serviceman, then they need to acquire the ex-serviceman status or they should do it within thin a year of the last application receipt. You should support the fact by documentary evidence from the competent authority. To know more about the SSC CGL Reservation criteria.

SSC CGL Salary

Name of post

Department / Ministries

Classification

Grade pay

Auditor

Officer under C&AG

Group “C”

2800

Auditor

Officer Under CGDA

Group “C”

2800

Auditor

Other Ministries/Dept.

Group “C”

2800

Accountant

Officer under C&AG

Group “C”

2800

Accountant / Junior Accountant

Other Ministry/ Dept.

Group “C”

2800

Senior Secretariat Assistant / Upper Division clerks

Central Govt. offices Ministries other than CSCS cadres

Group “C”

2400

Tax Assistant

CBDT

Group “C”

2400

Sub-Inspector

Central Bureau of Narcotics

Group “C”

2400

Upper Division Clerk (UDC)

Dte. General Border Road Organisation (MoD)
Only For Male Candidates

Group “C”

2400

Inspector Posts

Department of Post.

Group “B”

4600

Assistant

Other ministries / Dept. / Org.

Group “B”

4600

Tax Assistant

CBEC

Group “C”

2400

Assistant Section officer

Central Secretariat Service

Group “B”

4600

Assistant Section officer

Ministry of Railway

Group “B”

4600

Assistant Section officer

Ministry of External Affairs

Group “B”

4600

Assistant Section officer

AFHQ

Group “B”

4600

Assistant

Other Ministries / Dept. / Org.

Group “B”

4600

Sub Inspector

Central Bureau of Investigation

Group “B”

4600

Inspector, (Central Excise)

CBEC

Group “B”

4600

Inspector

Central Bureau of Narcotics

Group “B”

4600

Assistant

Other ministries / Dept. / Org.

Group “B”

4200

Inspector (Preventive officer)

CBEC

Group “B”

4600

Inspector (Examiner)

CBEC

Group “B”

4600

Assistant Audit Officer

Indian Audit & Accounts Department Under CAG

Group B Gazetted (Non-Ministerial)

4800

Assistant Audit Officer

Indian Audit & Accounts Department under CAG

Group B Gazetted (Non-Ministerial)

4800

Assistant Section Officer

Intelligence Bureau

Group “B”

4600

Assistant Section Officer

Other Ministries / Departments/ Organisations.

Group “B”

4600

Assistant / Superintendent

Other Ministries / Departments/ Organisations

Group “B”

4200

Inspector of Income Tax

CBDT

Group “C”

4600

Divisional Accountant

Officer under CAG

Group “B”

4200

Assistant Enforcement Officer

Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue

Group “B”

4600

Sub Inspector

National Investigation Agency (NIA)

Group “B”

4200

Junior Statistical Officer

M/O statistics & Prog. Implementation

Group “B”

4200

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SSC CGL Eligibility 2021: Physical Fitness Requirements

To appear the SSC CGL Exam, the aspirants require to have the specified physical standards before the final round of selection.

Physical Standards for the Inspector (Central Excise/ Examiner/Preventive officer)

The physical fitness requirement includes weight, height, and eye-sight. Read the following content to know more about the SSC CGL Physical Standard Requirements:

  • Inspector (Central Excise)- CBIC (Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs)
  • Inspector (Preventive Officer)-CBIC (Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs)
  • Sub-Inspector-CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation)
  • Inspector-CBN (Central Bureau of Narcotics)
  • Inspector (Examiner)-CBIC (Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs)
  • Upper Divisional Clerk-BRO (Border Road Organisation)
  • Sub-Inspector-NIA (National Investigation Agency)
  • Sub-Inspector-CBN (Central Bureau of Narcotics)

Sex

Height

Chest

Weight

Male

157.5 cm

The chest must be 81 cm with a minimum of 5 cm expansion. Note: The Garhwali, Assamese, Gorkhas, and the Scheduled Tribes Candidates have been given a relaxation of 5 cm.

Female

152 Cm. height can be relaxed by 2.5 cm

Weight must be 48 kgs. Note: The Garhwali, Assamese, Gorkhas, and the Scheduled Tribes Candidates have been given a weight relaxation of 2 kgs.

Standards for Physical Test

The candidates must also see the physical standard as per the Physical Test is considered:

Sex

Walking

Cycling

Male

The candidates will have to cover 1600 meters in 15 minutes

The candidates will have to walk 8 km in 30 minutes.

Female

The candidates will have to cover 1000 meters in 15 minutes.

The candidates will have to walk 3 in 25 minutes.

Physical Standards for Sub-Inspector in CBI

The candidates should check the required physical standards for SI in CBI as per the SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria 2018:

Sex

Required Height

Chest Measure

Vision required

Male

The height must not be less than 165 cms for General category candidates.
Height can be relaxed for hill and tribal candidates by up to 5 cms

A minimum of 76 cms With expansion.

  • Eye-sight (with or without glasses)
  • Distant vision: 6/6 in one and 6/9 in the other eye.
  • Near vision 0.6 in one eye and 0.8 in.

Female

150 cms.

Same

SSC CGL Post-wise Salary

Given below is the pay level for different employees appointed at different SSC CGL posts:

SSC CGL Posts – Salary

Pay Level 8 (Rs 47600 to 151100)

Assistant Audit Officer

Assistant Accounts Officer

Pay Level-7 (Rs 44900 to 142400)

Assistant Section Officer 

Assistant 

Inspector of Income Tax

Inspector, (Central Excise)

Inspector (Preventive Officer)

Inspector (Examiner)

Assistant Enforcement Officer

Sub Inspector

Inspector Posts

Pay Level-6 (Rs 35400 to 112400)

Assistant/ Superintendent

Divisional Accountant

Sub Inspector(NIA)

Junior Statistical Officer

Statistical Investigator Grade-II

Pay Level-5 (Rs 29200 to 92300)

Auditor

Accountant

Accountant/ Junior Accountant

Pay Level-4 (Rs 25500 to 81100)

Senior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper Division Clerks 

Tax Assistant

Sub-Inspector (Central Bureau of Narcotics)

Upper Division Clerks

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