SSC CGL 2020

SSC CGL 2020: Every year the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts Combined Graduate Level Examination for recruiting candidates for the vacant post in the Ministries/Departments/Organisations. Thousands of applicants appear in the Combined Graduate Level examination and only a few of them make it possible to reach the end stage of the selection procedure. Aspirants who are seeking jobs in Group B & Group C in the Government sector can appear in the SSC CGL exam and make their dreams come true. SSC CGL is a two-tier exam where candidates have to qualify both the test for their final selection and then appear for skill test for final selection. The candidates who qualify the Tier-I examination as per the cut-off list will be eligible for performing in the Tier-II examination as per the scheduled date and time decided by the authorities of SSC. The final round will be conducted to check the computer efficiency of the candidate. Check here about all the details and get yourself informed about the SSC CGL 2020 Notification.

SSC CGL 2020 Notification

SSC has released SSC CGL 2019-20 notification on official website @ssc.nic.in. Staff Selection Commission has announced the date for the exam of Combined Graduate Level posts whose application form was released on 22 October 2019. The exam is going to be held in four stages i.e. Tier-1, Tier-2, Tier-3, and Tier-4. Any candidate to get selected for the post need to qualify each tier exam with minimum of cut-off marks. The SSC CGL tier-1 exam will be conducted from 2nd March 2020 to 11th March 2020. The SSC CGL tier-2 and tier-3 exam will be conducted from 22nd June 2020 to 25th June 2020 in two shifts. The exam date for computer proficiency test will be out soon. This article will help you to know more about SSC CGL 2020 so that you can begin your preparation and get ready for the exam to be held after 2nd March 2020. The aspirants can check here full information about the SSC CGL 2020 exam including eligibility criteria, educational qualification, exam pattern & selection procedure and important dates below.

SSC CGL 2020 Notification Details(Click Here)

Important Dates of SSC CGL 2020 Exam:

Events Dates
Release of online application 22nd October 2019
SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam 2nd March 2020 to 11th March 2020
SSC CGL Tier-2 Exam 22nd June 2020 to 25th June 2020
SSC CGL Tier-3 Exam 22nd June 2020 to 25th June 2020
Skill test/Computer Proficiency To be notified soon

SSC CGL 2020 Online Application


SSC CGL 2020 application form has been released on the official website of Staff Selection Commission (SSC). Online application for SSC CGL Exam is between 22nd October to 25th November 2019. So all eligible and interested candidate can apply for the SSC CGL 2020 Examination through online mode before 25 November 2019. The Application Fee for SSC CGL is Rs. 100/- Although candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD/Ex-servicemen category are exempted from paying the application fee. In addition to this, female candidates are also exempted from paying the application fee.

SSC CGL 2020 Online Application Form Details (Click Here)

Eligibility Criteria for SSC CGL 2020:

Nationality: The candidate must be an Indian citizen or can be subject to Bhutan or Nepal.

Age Limit: The age limit for the post will be counted as on 01 January 2020. Age criteria may vary for different posts. Minimum age is 18 years and maximum age is 32 years as set by the requirement of the job. There is an age relaxation of 5 years for ST/SC and 3 years for OBC candidates. The date of birth that is mentioned in the Matriculation (10th) certificate of the candidate applying or equivalent exam will be taken into consideration.

Educational Qualification for SSC CGL:: Candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University or college. In posts like Statistical Investigator Grade-II, the candidates should have completed his degree with some specific subjects.

SSC CGL 2020 Exam Pattern:

SSC CGL is a 4-tier exam i.e. the candidate must prepare with full dedication and requires sufficient patience to clear this exam. The candidate must be aware of the exam pattern followed by the SSC CGL examination so that the candidate can prepare in the right direction.

SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam

It is a multiple-choice question paper which is both in English and Hindi language.
There is Negative Marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong attempt.

Section Total Question Maximum Marks
English Comprehension 25 50
General Awareness 25 50
Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 50

SSC CGL Tier-3 Exam

Section Total Question Maximum Marks
English Comprehension 25 50
General Awareness 25 50
Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 50

In the tier-2 paper, Paper-3 and 4 are for specific posts but Paper-I and Paper-II are compulsory for all the posts. There is a deduction of 0.50 mark for the wrong answers in Paper-I and 0.25 marks in Paper-II.

Candidates who have applied for Statistical Investigation have to appear in Paper-III and the Paper-IV is meant for the candidates who want to begin their career as Assistant Audit Officer.

SSC CGL Tier-3 Exam:

SSC CGL Tier-3 exam is a descriptive type of paper both in English and Hindi language in which the candidate is allotted with 60 minutes to write an essay/letter/precise/application etc. for 100 marks.

SSC CGL Tier-4 Exam:

SSC CGL Tier-4 exam is a computer proficiency test or Data Entry Skill Test (DEST) which is applicable for Tax Assistant post. Through this test, the assessment for the candidate’s typing speed is done.

The candidates are advised to timely check the official website of SSC @ssc.nic.in

SSC CGL 2020 Syllabus

SSC CGL 2020 Paper-1 comprises four Sections/Subjects that are mentioned below:

  • General Knowledge
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • General Reasoning
  • English Comprehension

Let’s have a look at the detailed syllabus of all these 4 sections:

SSC CGL Tier I 2020 Exam Syllabus:

General Intelligence and Reasoning

General Awareness

Quantitative Aptitude

English Comprehension

Classification Static General Knowledge (Indian History, Culture etc.) Simplification Reading Comprehension
Analogy Science Interest Fill in the Blanks
Coding-Decoding Current Affairs Averages Spellings
Paper Folding Method Sports Percentage Phrases and Idioms
Matrix Books and Authors Ratio and Proportion One word Substitution
Word Formation Important Schemes Problem on Ages Sentence Correction
Venn Diagram Portfolios Speed, Distance and Time Error Spotting
Direction and Distance People in News Number System
Blood Relations Mensuration
Series Data Interpretation
Verbal reasoning Time and Work
Non-Verbal Reasoning Algebra
Trigonometry
Geometry

Click Here to View SSC CGL 2020 Exam Syllabus

Document Verification For SSC CGL 2020 Exam

All the candidates qualified for Document Verification are required to come for Document Verification. Those who fail to do so will not be considered for any post at the time of final selection. Candidates will have to submit copies of various documents like Matriculation Certificate, educational qualification, caste certificate, relevant document, if any relaxation is taken, etc. Candidates will be required to produce all documents in original for verification at the time of document verification. Information about the required documents will be provided while calling candidates for DV. Detailed options for posts will be taken either online or at the time of document verification.

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