SSC CGL 2021
SSC CGL Exam Date 2021 Out: SSC CGL stands for Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level Exam in India. Every year the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Exam for different Grade B and C category posts in various Government departments and Ministries. The SSC CGL 2021 Tier-2 has been scheduled for 28th January and 29th January 2022 and SSC CGL Tier-3 to be held on 6th February 2022 as per SSC Calendar. The salary, qualifications, designation etc. are different also for each post.
SSC CGL 2021 Overview
Through the SSC CGL examination 2021, SSC will recruit candidates into various organizations, departments, offices under the Government of India. SSC conducts the CGL examination 2021 in order to recruit candidates for different Group B and Group C posts in government departments.
|SSC CGL 2021 Highlights|
|Exam Name||SSC CGL 2020-21 (Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level)|
|Conducting Body||Staff Selection Commission (SSC)|
|Exam Level||National Level|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Exam Mode||Online (Computer-Based Test)|
|Selection Process||Tier-I, Tier-II, Tier-III, Tier-IV|
|Posts offered||Group B and C officers under central Government|
SSC CGL Notification 2021
The official notification for the SSC Combined Graduate Level exam 2021 was released for various vacancies for non-technical Group ‘B’ and Group ‘C’ non gazetted posts in various Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations of the Government of India. SSC CGL is a national-level exam and it is held once a year by the Staff Selection Commission. On 23rd December 2021, SSC has released official notification for SSC CGL 202 Exam. The interested candidates can go through the detailed advertisement from the below link for the year 2022.
SSC CGL Tier-2 & Tier-3 Exam Date Out
SSC Combined Graduate Level Exam Date 2021 for Tier-II & Tier-III has been announced by SSC along with its annual SSC Calendar. Check the SSC CGL Exam Dates for Tier 2 and Tier 3 exam date for SSC CGL 2020-21 exam in the table below.
|SSC CGL Exam Date 2020-21|
|Events||SSC CGL 2020-21 Dates|
|SSC CGL Notification Date||29th December 2020|
|Online Form submission Start||29th December 2020|
|Last Date to Submit Application/ Online Fee||31st January 2021|
|Last Date to Submit Offline Fee||06th February 2021|
|SSC CGL 2021 Exam Date: Tier 1||13th August to 24th August 2021|
|SSC CGL Tier-1 Answer Key Date||02nd September 2021|
|SSC CGL Tier 1 Result Date||26th November 2021|
|SSC CGL Cut Off||26th November 2021|
|SSC CGL Tier-1 Marks||03rd December 2021|
|SSC CGL 2021 Exam Date: Tier 2||28th January and 29th January 2022|
|SSC CGL 2021 Exam Date: Tier 3||6th February 2022|
SSC CGL Vacancy 2021
The vacancies for SSC CGL 2020-21 were 7035. You can check the previous year’s vacancies from the table below. For 2019-20, there were a total of 8582 Vacancies. There has been a decrease in the no. of vacancies as compared to SSC CGL 2018-19. Check the SSC CGL Vacancy Comparison Year-wise to get an idea of the trend in the vacancy.
|SSC CGL Vacancy|
|SSC CGL Vacancy 2020-21||2891||1046||510||1858||7035|
|SSC CGL Vacancy 2019-20||3674||1242||667||2198||8582|
|SSC CGL Vacancy 2018-19||5770||1723||845||2933||11271|
|SSC CGL Vacancy 2017||4238||1318||653||1916||9276|
SSC CGL Selection Process
The SSC CGL Exam is conducted in four stages: || Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 3, and Tier 4. ||
- Tier-I: Computer Based Examination
- Tier-II: Computer Based Examination
- Tier-III: Pen and Paper Mode (Descriptive paper)
- Computer Proficiency Test/ Data Entry Skill Test (wherever applicable)/ Document Verification
The candidates who secure the SSC CGL Cut-off in Tier I will be able to appear for the Tier II Exam.
- Separate cut-offs will be fixed for Paper-III of Tier-II (i.e. for the post of JSO and Statistical Investigator Grade-II), 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 JSO/ Statistical Investigator and Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer will be required to appear in Paper-III and Paper-IV respectively.
SSC CGL 2021 Exam Pattern
is explained in the tables below. SSC CGL 2021 comprises four Tiers. Tier-I is mainly screening and scoring exams. Tier-II is the merit deciding Tier.
|Tier||Type of Examination||Mode of examination|
|Tier-I||Objective Multiple Choice||CBT (Online)|
|Tier-II||Objective Multiple Choice||CBT (Online)|
|Tier-III||Descriptive Paper in Hindi/ English||Pen and Paper Mode|
|Tier-IV||Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test||Wherever Applicable|
SSC CGL Admit Card 2021
SSC CGL Admit Card 2021 will be released officially a week before the exam Eligible candidates can download their SSC CGL Admit Card 2021 and know about their exam timings, reporting time, and venue/centre of the SSC CGL Exam 2021.
SSC CGL Answer Key 2021
The SSC CGL Answer Key 2021 for the tier II exam will be released after 4 to 5 days of the last date of exam. You can check SSC CGL Answer Key 2021 Tier 1 exam for better understanding.
SSC CGL Result 2021
- SSC CGL Result has released the result of SSC CGL Tier 1 in June 2021.
- Minimum qualifying marks in SSC CGL Tier I and Tier II are as follows:
OBC/ EWS: 25%
All other categories: 20%
- Based on their performance in all the Tiers, candidates will be shortlisted for appearing in Medical Examination. Candidates, who are successful in Medical Examination, will be called for detailed Document Verification.
- Marks scored by candidates in Computer Based Examination will be normalized and such normalized scores will be used to determine final merit and cut-off marks.
SSC CGL 2021 – Exam Centre
A candidate must indicate the Center(s) in the online Application Form in which he/ she desires to take the examination. Details about the Examination Centers and Regional Offices under whose jurisdiction these Examination Centers are located are as follows:
|Examination Centers &
|SSC Region and
States/ UTs under
the jurisdiction of
|Address of the Regional
Bareilly(3005), Gorakhpur(3007) ,
|Central Region (CR)/
Bihar and Uttar
|Regional Director (CR),
21-23, Lowther Road,
(WB)(4403), Chinsurah (4405),
Sambalpur(4609), Port Blair (4802)
|Eastern Region (ER)/
The Nicobar Islands,
Sikkim and West
|Regional Director (ER),
1st MSO Building,(8th
|Regional Director (KKR),
The commission, 1st Floor,
“E” Wing, Kendriya
|Dy. Director (MPR),
J-5, Anupam Nagar,
|Northern Region (NR)/
NCT of Delhi,
|Regional Director (NR),
Staff Selection Commission,
Block No. 12,
CGO Complex, Lodhi
Road, New Delhi-110003
Dodda (1009), Hamirpur(1202),
Shimla(1203), Bathinda (1401),
and Kashmir and
|Dy. Director (NWR),
Block No. 3, Ground
Floor, Kendriya Sadan,
|Southern Region (SR)/
|Regional Director (SR),
Commission, 2nd Floor, EVK
College Road, Chennai,
Nagpur(7205), Nanded (7206),
Dadra and Nagar
Haveli, Daman and
Diu, Goa, Gujarat
|Regional Director (WR),
The commission,1st Floor,
101, Maharshi Karve
|Regional Director (NER),
Road, P. O. Assam
SSC CGL 2021 Resolution of Tie Cases
In the event of a tie in scores of candidates in Tier-I + Tier-II + Tier-III examinations, merit will be decided by applying the following criteria, one after another, till the tie is resolved:
- Total marks of the Tier-II Examination.
- Total marks in Tier-III Examination.
- Total marks in Tier-I Examination.
- Date of birth, with the older candidate, placed higher.
- Alphabetical order in which the first names of the candidates appear.
|SSC CGL Syllabus 2021||SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2021||SSC CGL Cut Off 2021|
|SSC CGL Previous Year Paper||SSC CGL Apply Online||SSC CGL Salary|
SSC CGL Exam 2021 FAQs
Ans. SSC CGL Tier-2 2021 has been scheduled for 28th & 29th January 2022.
Q. What is the total number of vacancies for SSC CGL 2021?
Ans: Currently, the number of tentative vacancies for SSC CGL 2021 is announced. SSC CGL 2021 tentative vacancy is 7035. The vacancies will be updated on the ssc website from time to time.
Q. What is the minimum percentage required by a candidate to apply for SSC CGL?
Ans: No percentage criteria to apply for SSC CGL Exam. But for the post of Statistical Investigator Grade-II Post, a candidate must have secured a minimum of 60% and above in Mathematics during his Bachelor’s if he/she did not have statistics as the main subject.
Q. Can a candidate apply for more than one post?
Ans: Yes, A candidate may apply for more than one post at a time if you fulfil the eligibility conditions criteria of the other post too.
Q. Do we have to choose all the groups of posts while applying for SSC CGL?
Ans: Yes! It is advised that you select all the groups of posts while applying for SSC CGL Exam because it increases the chance of getting a position through the SSC CGL Exam.
Q. What posts require a Computer Proficiency Test?
Ans: The following posts require a Computer Proficiency Test:
- Assistant Section Officer (CSS)
- Assistant Section Officer (MEA)
- Assistant in Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO)
- Assistant (GSI) in M/o Mines
Q. What posts require DEST?
Ans: The post of Tax Assistant (Central Excise & Income Tax) requires DEST and requires a candidate to be proficient in Data Entry.
Q. Will, I get posting at my preferred location after clearing SSC CGL Exam?
Ans: If you have secured sufficient marks, you will likely be posted in a location of your choice. However, there is a possibility that your posting location can be other than the ones you selected. The posting also depends on the cut-off of that particular location for the post you have applied for.