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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 2020 exam date:

     Combined Graduate Level Examination-2020-21, Tier-1 examination was scheduled to be conducted online from May 29 to June 7, 2021 to recruit 7035 vacancies, but due to Covid pandemic, all the exams have been postponed. Fresh dates will be announced soon. 

    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 2020

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    Tentative Dates

    SSC CGL 2020-21 Notification Release Date

    29 December 2020

    SSC CGL 2020-21 Registration starts from

    29 December 2020

    SSC CGL 2020-21 Online Application Ends on

    31 January 2021

    SSC CGL 2020-21 Tier-I Exam Date

    29 May to 07 Jun 2021

    SSC CGL Tier-II & Tier-III Exam Date

    To be notified later

    SSC CGL Tier-IV Exam Date

    To be notified later

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    SSC CGL Exam 2021 Eligibility

    SSC CGL Exam 2021 Eligibility

    1. Citizenship: Candidate must be a citizen of India.

    2. Age Limit (As on 01-01-2021): There are different set of age limits for different posts in SSC CGL Exam 2021, which are tabulated below:

    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 tentative vacancies for SSC CGL 2021 is 7035 in which 2891 vacancies are declared for the General category. Last  previous year, a total of 8582 Vacancies have been notified by SSC. The vacancies have seen a decrease as compared to previous ears. Candidates can check SSC CGL Vacancy Comparison 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.`

    SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria 2021- Educational Qualification

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

    • 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

    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

    Click on the button below for detailed SSC CGL Exam Syllabus for Tier 1, 2, 3 & 4

    SSC CGL Exam Details, Salary, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, FAQs and Vacancies

    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 Exam Details, Salary, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, FAQs and Vacancies

    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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