SSC CGL New Exam & Date Change Exam District Online: Staff Selection Commission will hold the Combined Graduate Level Examination, 2019 for filling up of various Group “B” and Group “C” posts in different Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations. In continuation of the Notice of the Commission dated 16-09-2020, the candidates of following examinations may give their option for a change of examination centers from 26-09-2020 to 29-09-2020.
SSC Combined Graduate Level Exam 2019 Update
- SSC released revised dates for the SSC CGL Tier-II exam. The SSC CGL Exam which was scheduled from
October 14thwill now be conducted between 02-05 November 2020. Candidates can check the detailed exam date from the links given below.
Candidates are required to login through their ‘Registration Number’ and ‘Password’ on the website of the Commission https://ssc.nic.in. The option for a change of examination center will be available in the Candidates’ Dashboard under the Tab ‘Latest Notifications’ Tab from 26-09-2020. Candidates are advised to read carefully the instructions given in the Dashboard for change of Centre and follow them
What is SSC CGL?
Staff Selection Commission – Combined Graduate Level Examination, often referred to as SSC CGL is an examination conducted to recruit staff to various posts in ministries, departments, and organizations of the Government of India. It is conducted by the Staff Selection Commission for selecting staff for various Group B and Group C posts. The Staff Selection Commission was established in 1975.
|Organization||Staff Selection Commission SSC CGL|
|Category||SSC Examinations / Admit Card|
|Recruitment Type||SSC CGL New Exam Date|
|Post Name||SSC Graduate Level Examination|
|Official Notification||Click Here|
SSC CGL New Exam Date 2020-2021
|Post Name||SSC CGL 2020|
|Apply Online Start Date||22.10.2019|
|Apply Online Last Date||25.11.2019|
|Tier 1 Result Date||01.07.2020|
|Tier 1 Score Card||16.07.2020|
|Change Exam Center Date||26-29 September 2020|
|Tier 2 Exam Date||02-05 November 2020|
|Tier 3 Exam Date||22 November 2020|
|Tier 4 Exam Date||Notify Soon|
|Interview Date||Notify Soon|
Application Fee For SSC CGL
- General / OBC : 100/-
- SC / ST / PH : 0/- (Nil)
- All Category Female : 0/- (Exempted)
- Pay the Examination Fee Through Debit Card, Credit Card, Net Banking or Pay the Exam Fee Through Offline E Challan Fee Mode Submit Fee at State Bank of India Any Branches in India
SSC CGL Vacancy 2020
Staff Selection Commission has release the total SSC CGL Vacancy for the 2019-2020 term. Total vacancy for SSC 2020 is 8582 and in which 3674 vacancies are reserved for the General Category, 2198 vacancies for OBC category, 1242 vacancies for SC candidates and 667 vacancies for ST candidates. SSC CGL Vacancy 2018-19 was 11271 and before that in SSC CGL Vacancy 2017 it was 9276. Candidates can check the details of the vacancy here:
|SSC CGL Vacancy 2019-20||UR- 3674||SC- 1242||ST-667||OBC-2198||Total-8582|
|SSC CGL Vacancy 2018-19||UR- 5770||SC- 1723||ST-845||OBC-2933||Total-11271|
|SSC CGL Vacancy 2017||UR- 4238||SC- 1318||ST-653||OBC-1916||Total-9276|
Post-Wise Vacancy of SSC CGL 2020
|Pay Level-8||Assistant Audit Officer||Indian Audit & Accounts|
Department under CAG
|Pay Level-8||Assistant Account Officer||Indian Audit & Accounts|
Department under CAG
|Pay Level-7||Assistant Section Officer||Central Secretariat|
|Pay Level-7||Assistant Section Officer||Intelligence Bureau||Not exceeding|
|Pay Level-7||Assistant Section Officer||Ministry of Railway||20-30 years|
|Pay Level-7||Assistant Section Officer||Ministry of External Affairs||20-30 years|
|Pay Level-7||Assistant Section Officer||AFHQ||20-30 years|
|Pay Level-7||Assistant||Other Ministries/Departments/|
|Pay Level-7||Assistant||Other Ministries/Departments/|
|Pay Level-7||Assistant Section Officer||Other Ministries/Departments/|
|Pay Level-7||Inspector of Income Tax||CBDT||Not exceeding|
|Pay Level-7||Inspector, (Central Excise)||CBIC||Not exceeding|
|Pay Level-7||Inspector (Preventive Officer)||CBIC||Not exceeding|
|Pay Level-7||Inspector (Examiner)||CBIC||Not exceeding|
|Pay Level-7||Assistant Enforcement Officer||Directorate of Enforcement,|
Department of Revenue
|Up to 30 years|
|Pay Level-7||Sub Inspector||Directorate of Enforcement,|
Department of Revenue
|Pay Level-7||Inspector Posts D||Department of Post||18-30 years|
|Pay Level-7||Inspector||Central Bureau of Narcotics||Not exceeding|
|Pay Level-6||Assistant||Other Ministries/Departments/|
|Pay Level-6||Assistant/ Superintendent||Other Ministries/Departments/|
|Pay Level-6||Divisional Accountant||Offices under C&AG||Not exceeding|
|Pay Level-6||Sub Inspector||National Investigation|
|Up to 30 years|
|Pay Level-6||Junior Statistical Officer||M/o Statistics & Programme|
|Up to 32 years|
|Pay Level-6||Statistical Investigator Grade-II||Registrar General of India||Not exceeding|
|Pay Level-5||Auditor||Offices under C&AG||18-27 years|
|Pay Level-5||Auditor||Other Ministries/Departments/|
|Pay Level-5||Auditor||Offices under CGDA||18-27 years|
|Pay Level-5||Accountant||Offices under C&AG||18-27 years|
|Pay Level-5||Accountant/ Junior Accountant||Other Ministry/ Departments||18-27 years|
|Pay Level-4||Senior Secretariat Assistant/|
Upper Division Clerks
|Central Govt. Offices/ Ministries |
other than CSCS cadres.
|Pay Level-4||Tax Assistant||CBDT||18-27 years|
|Pay Level-4||Tax Assistant||CBIC||18-27 years|
|Pay Level-4||Sub-Inspector||Central Bureau of Narcotics||18-27 years|
|Pay Level-4||Upper Division Clerks||DPT. Gen Border Road|
(Post is only for male Candidates
with higher physical and medical
Some Useful And Important Links
|For Change Exam District||Click Here|
|Download Change Exam District Notice||Click Here|
|Check Tier III Exam Notice||Click Here|
|Check Tier II Exam Notice||Click Here|
|Login to Check Tier I Marks||Click Here|
|Download Final Answer Key||Click Here|
|Download Result||List-1 | List-2 | List-3 | List-4|
|Download Vacancy Details||Click Here|
|Official Notification||Click Here|
|Official Website||Click Here|
SSC CGL Salary
|Pay Level-8||Rs 47,600 to 1,51,100|
|Pay Level-7||Rs 44,900 to 1,42,400|
|Pay Level-6||Rs 35,400 to 1,12,400|
|Pay Level-5||Rs 29,200 to 92,300|
|Pay Level-4||Rs 25,500 to 81,100|
SSC CGL Educational Qualifications
(as on 01-01-2020)
Post 1. Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer:
- Essential Qualifications: Bachelor‟s Degree from a recognized University or Institute.
- Desirable 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.
- During the period of probation direct recruits shall have to qualify the “Subordinate Audit/ Accounts Service Examination” in respective branches for confirmation and regular appointment as Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer.
Post 2. 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
Bachelor‟s Degree in any subject with Statistics as one of the subjects at degree level.
Post 3. Statistical Investigator Grade-II
Bachelor‟s Degree in any subject with Statistics as one of the subjects from a recognized University or Institute. The candidates must have studied Statistics as a subject in all the three years of the graduation course.
Post 4. All other Posts
- Bachelor‟s Degree from a recognized University or equivalent.
- The candidates appearing in the final year of their graduation can also apply, however they must possess Essential qualification on or before 01-01-2020.
- As per the Ministry of Human Resource Development Notification dated 10.06.2015 published in the Gazette of India all the degrees/ diplomas/ certificates awarded through Open and Distance Learning mode of education by the Universities established by an Act of Parliament or State Legislature, Institutions Deemed to be Universities under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 and Institutions of National Importance declared under an Act of Parliament stand automatically recognized for the purpose of employment to posts and services under the Central Government provided they have been approved by the Distance Education Bureau, University Grants Commission.
- As per UGC (Open and Distance Learning) Regulations, 2017 published in the Official Gazette on 23.06.2017, under Part-I (2) (P), the programs in engineering, medicine, dental, nursing, pharmacy, architecture, and physiotherapy, etc are not permitted to be offered under Open and Distance Learning mode.
- All candidates who are declared qualified by the Commission for appearing in the Data Entry Skill Test/ Computer Proficiency Test will be required to produce the relevant Certificates such as Mark sheets for all the three years of Graduation/ Provisional Certificate/ Degree of Graduation in original as proof of having acquired the minimum educational qualification on or before 01-01-2020, failing which the candidature of such candidates will be canceled by the Commission. The candidates who are able to prove, by documentary evidence, that the result of the qualifying examination was declared on or before the cut-off date and he/ she has been declared passed, will also be considered to meet the educational qualification. It is reiterated that the result of the required educational qualification must have been declared by the Institute/ University by the specified date. Mere processing of the result by the University/ Institute by the crucial cut-off date does not fulfill the EQ requirement.
- Order/ letter in respect of equivalent Educational Qualifications will require to be produced by the candidates at the time of Document Verification or as and when required by the Commission, indicating the Authority (with number and date) under which it has been so treated, in respect of equivalent clause in Essential Qualifications, if a candidate is claiming a particular qualification as equivalent qualification as per the requirement of the Notice of examination.
SSC CGL Exam Pattern
|Tier||Subject||Number of |
|I||A. General Intelligence and |
|B. General Awareness||25||50||“|
|C. Quantitative Aptitude||25||50||“|
|D. English Comprehension||25||50||“|
|II||Paper-I: Quantitative Abilities||100||200||120 Minutes|
(for each Paper)
|Paper-II: English Language and|
|Paper-IV: General Studies|
(Finance and Economics)
- Tier-I and Tier-II will consist of Objective Type, Multiple choice questions only. The questions will be set both in English & Hindi except for English Comprehension in Tier-I and Paper-II in Tier-II.
- In Tier-I, there will be a negative marking of 0.50 for each wrong answer.
- In Tier-II, there will be a negative marking of 0.25 for each wrong answer in Paper-II (English Language and Comprehension) and of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-I, Paper-III, and Paper-IV.
- In Tier-II, Paper-I and Paper-II are compulsory for all the posts.
- Paper-III of Tier-II will be for only those candidates who apply for the posts of Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) in the Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation and Statistical Investigator Grade-II in the office of Registrar General, India (M/o Home Affairs) and who are shortlisted in Tier-I for these Posts.
- In Tier-II, Paper-IV will be for only those candidates who are shortlisted in Tier-I for Paper-IV i.e. for the posts of Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer.
Scheme of Tier-III Examination
|Tier||Mode Of Exam||Scheme of |
|III||Pen and Paper|
|Descriptive Paper in|
English or Hindi
(Writing of Essay/ Precis/
Letter/ Application etc.)
- The Paper in Tier-III will have to be written either in Hindi or in English. Part paper written in Hindi and part in English will be awarded zero marks.
- In Tier-III, candidates must write their correct Roll Number at the prescribed places on the cover page of the Answer Book. Candidates must also affix signature and Left-hand Thumb Impression in the relevant columns in the Answer Book. Answer Books not bearing Roll Number, Signature, and Left-hand Thumb Impression shall be awarded zero marks.
- Candidates are strictly advised not to write any personal identity e.g. name, roll number, mobile number, address, etc inside the Answer Book (TierIII). The candidates who fail to adhere to these instructions will be awarded zero marks even if marks are awarded during the evaluation process.
Tier-IV (Skill Test)
In the Tier-IV, Computer Proficiency Test and Data Entry Skill Test will be conducted.
SSC CGL Syllabus
Indicative Syllabus (Tier-I)
General Intelligence & Reasoning: It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. This component may include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, space visualization, spatial orientation, problem-solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning and figural classification, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series, coding and decoding, statement conclusion, syllogistic reasoning, etc. The topics are, Semantic Analogy, Symbolic/ Number Analogy, Figural Analogy, Semantic Classification, Symbolic/ Number Classification, Figural Classification, Semantic Series, Number Series, Figural Series, Problem Solving, Word Building, Coding & de-coding, Numerical Operations, symbolic Operations, Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization, Venn Diagrams, Drawing inferences, Punched hole/ pattern- folding & un-folding, Figural Pattern- folding and completion, Indexing, Address matching, Date & city matching, Classification of center codes/roll numbers, Small & Capital letters/ numbers coding, decoding and classification, Embedded Figures, Critical thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence, Other sub-topics, if any.
General Awareness: Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidate’s‟ general awareness of the environment around him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research.
Quantitative Aptitude: The questions will be designed to test the ability of appropriate use of numbers and number sense of the candidate. The scope of the test will be computation of whole numbers, decimals, fractions and relationships between numbers, Percentage. Ratio & Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Alligation, Time and distance, Time & Work, Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds, Graphs of Linear Equations, Triangle and its various kinds of centers, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles, Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons, Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base, Trigonometric ratio, Degree and Radian Measures, Standard Identities, Complementary angles, Heights and Distances, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart.
English Comprehension: Candidates‟ ability to understand correct English, his/ her basic comprehension and writing ability, etc. would be tested.
Indicative Syllabus (Tier-II)
Paper-I (Quantitative Abilities): The questions will be designed to test the ability of appropriate use of numbers and number sense of the candidate. The scope of the test will be the computation of whole numbers, decimals, fractions and relationships between numbers, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Alligation, Time and distance, Time & Work, Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds,
Graphs of Linear Equations, Triangle and its various kinds of centers, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles, Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons, Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base, Trigonometric ratio, Degree and Radian Measures, Standard Identities, Complementary angles, Heights and Distances, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart.
Paper-II (English Language and Comprehension): Questions in this component will be designed to test the candidate‟s understanding and knowledge of the English Language and will be based on the spot the error, fill in the blanks, synonyms, antonyms, spelling/ detecting misspelled words, idioms & phrases, one-word substitution, improvement of sentences, active/ passive voice of verbs, conversion into direct/ indirect narration, shuffling of sentence parts, shuffling of sentences in a passage, cloze passage & comprehension passage.
- Collection, Classification, and Presentation of Statistical Data – Primary and Secondary data, Methods of data collection; Tabulation of data; Graphs and charts; Frequency distributions; Diagrammatic presentation of frequency distributions.
- Measures of Central Tendency- Common measures of central tendency – mean median and mode; Partition values- quartiles, deciles, percentiles.
- Measures of Dispersion- Common measures dispersion – range, quartile deviations, mean deviation, and standard deviation; Measures of relative dispersion.
- Moments, Skewness, and Kurtosis – Different types of moments and their relationship; the meaning of skewness and kurtosis; different measures of skewness and kurtosis.
- Correlation and Regression – Scatter diagram; simple correlation coefficient; simple regression lines; Spearman‟s rank correlation; Measures of association of attributes; Multiple regression; Multiple and partial correlations (For three variables only).
- Probability Theory – Meaning of probability; Different definitions of probability; Conditional probability; Compound probability; Independent events; Bayes‟ theorem. Random Variable and Probability Distributions – Random variable; Probability functions; Expectation and Variance of a random variable; Higher moments of a random variable; Binomial, Poisson, Normal and Exponential distributions; Joint distribution of two random variables (discrete).
- Sampling Theory – Concept of population and sample; Parameter and statistic, Sampling and non-sampling errors; Probability and nonprobability sampling techniques(simple random sampling, stratified sampling, multistage sampling, multiphase sampling, cluster sampling, systematic sampling, purposive sampling, convenience sampling, and quota sampling); Sampling distribution(statement only); Sample size decisions.
- Statistical Inference – Point estimation and interval estimation, properties of a good estimator, Methods of estimation (Moments method, Maximum likelihood method, Least squares method), Testing of hypothesis, Basic concept of testing, Small sample, and large sample tests, Tests based on Z, t, Chi-square and F statistic, Confidence intervals.
- Analysis of Variance – Analysis of one-way classified data and two-way classified data.
- Time Series Analysis – Components of time series, Determinations of trend component by different methods, Measurement of seasonal variation by different methods.
- Index Numbers – Meaning of Index Numbers, Problems in the construction of index numbers, Types of an index number, Different formulae, Base shifting and splicing of index numbers, Cost of living Index Numbers, Uses of Index Numbers.
Paper-IV (General Studies-Finance and Economics)
- Part A: Finance and Accounts
- Financial Accounting: Nature and scope, Limitations of Financial Accounting, Basic concepts and Conventions, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
- Basic concepts of accounting: Single and double entry, Books of original Entry, Bank Reconciliation, Journal, Ledgers, Trial Balance, Rectification of Errors, Manufacturing, Trading, Profit & Loss Appropriation Accounts, Balance Sheet Distinction between Capital and Revenue Expenditure, Depreciation Accounting, Valuation of Inventories, Non-profit organizations Accounts, Receipts and Payments, and Income & Expenditure Accounts, Bills of Exchange, Self Balancing Ledgers.
- Part B: Economics and Governance
- Basic Concept of Economics and introduction to Micro Economics: Definition, scope, and nature of Economics, Methods of economic study and Central problems of an economy and Production possibilities curve.
- Theory of Demand and Supply: Meaning and determinants of demand, Law of demand and Elasticity of demand, Price, income and cross elasticity; Theory of consumer‟s behaviourMarshallian approach and Indifference curve approach, Meaning and determinants of supply, Law of supply and Elasticity of Supply.
- Theory of Production and cost: Meaning and Factors of production; Laws of production- Law of variable proportions and Laws of returns to scale.
- Forms of Market and price determination in different markets: Various forms of markets-Perfect Competition, Monopoly, Monopolistic Competition, and Oligopoly ad Price determination in these markets
- Indian Economy
- Nature of the Indian Economy Role of different sectors role of Agriculture, Industry and Services-their problems and growth;
- National Income of India-Concepts of national income, Different methods of measuring national income.
- Population-Its size, rate of growth, and its implication on economic growth. Poverty and unemployment- Absolute and relative poverty, types, causes, and incidence of unemployment.
- Infrastructure-Energy, Transportation, Communication.
- Economic Reforms in India: Economic reforms since 1991; Liberalisation, Privatisation, Globalisation, and Disinvestment.
- Money and Banking
- Monetary/ Fiscal policy- Role and functions of Reserve Bank of India; functions of commercial Banks/RRB/Payment Banks.
- Budget and Fiscal deficits and Balance of payments.
- Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act, 2003.
- Role of Information Technology in Governance – Questions in Paper-I will be of Matriculation Level, Paper-II of 10+2 Level and in Paper-III and Paper-IV of Graduation Level.
- For the post of Tax Assistants (Central Excise & Income Tax): Data Entry Speed Test (DEST) at 8,000 (eight thousand) Key Depression per hour on Computer.
- The “Data Entry Speed Test” Skill Test will be conducted for a passage of about 2000 (two thousand) key depressions for a duration of 15 (fifteen) minutes. This test will be of qualifying nature. Computers for the test will be provided by the Commission at the Centre/ venue notified for the purpose. The Skill Test will be held at the Commission‟s Regional/ Sub-Regional Offices or at other Centres as may be decided by the commission. Detailed instructions regarding the Skill Test will be sent by the Regional/ Sub Regional Offices of the Commission to eligible candidates declared qualified for appearing in Skill Test. Information about the evaluation of Typing Test/ DEST is available on the Commission‟s website https:\ssc.nic.in (Candidate‟s Corner).
- The Skill Test will be conducted in the manner decided by the Commission for the purpose.
- OH candidates opting for the post of Tax Assistant in CBDT are exempted for appearing in Skill Test. OH candidates opting for post of Tax Assistant in CBEC are not exempted from Skill Test. HH and VH candidates are not eligible for exemption from the Skill Test.
- PwD candidates who are eligible for scribes as para-7.1 and 7.2 of the Notice of Examination will be allowed additional compensatory time of 5 (five) minutes in DEST. Only those VH candidates who opt for scribes in the written examination will be provided passage reader at the time of Skill Test
Computer Proficiency Test (CPT)
- The Commission will hold Computer Proficiency Test (CPT), comprising of three modules: (i) Word Processing, (ii) Spread Sheet and (iii) Generation of Slides, for the posts of Assistant Section Officer in CSS, MEA & AFHQ, Assistant in Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) under the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Assistant (GSI) in the Ministry of Mines, Inspector (Central Excise), Inspector (Preventive Officer) & Inspector (Examiner) in CBIC. The CPT will be conducted in the manner decided by the Commission for the purpose. No exemption from CPT is allowed for any category of PwD candidates. CPT will be of qualifying nature.
- Detailed instructions regarding CPT will be provided by the Regional/ Sub Regional Offices of the Commission to eligible candidates declared qualified for appearing in the CPT.