SSC CGL 2020 Exam Dates Out: Check New Exam Date For Tier 2 & Tier 3 SSC CGL Exam

SSC CGL 2020: The Staff Selection Commission conducts the Combined Graduate Level Exam, which is known as the SSC CGL. SSC CGL is that hotspot where candidates with good intellect and potential applications in large numbers. As a job in SSC CGL offers a lucrative pay scale, job security with decent career growth prospects it is one of the most sought after graduate exams. Through SSC CGL the selected candidate is placed in the non-technical Group ‘B’ and Group ‘C’ non gazetted posts in various Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations of the Government of India. The notification for the SSC CGL 2020-21 will be out on September 15th as per the SSC Calendar.

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SSC CGL Tier 3 Exam will be held on November 22, 2020, Sunday.

SSC CGL 2019 Tier 2 Exam will be held on 02 to 05 November 2020(Revised).

SSC CGL 2020 Exam Dates Out: Check New Exam Date For Tier 2 & Tier 3 SSC CGL Exam


SSC CGL 2020 Exam Dates Out: Check New Exam Date For Tier 2 & Tier 3 SSC CGL Exam

SSC CGL 2020

Exam Name SSC CGL 2020 (Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level 2020)
Conducting Body Staff Selection Commission
Official Website
Exam Level National Level
Eligibility Graduate
Mode of Application Online
Exam Mode Online (Computer- Based Test)
Posts offered Group B and C officers under central Government

SSC CGL Result and Exam Date 2020

Update on SSC CGL 2020: SSC CGL 2020 Tier 1 was conducted from 3rd to 9th March 2020 and the SSC CGL Answer Key was also released for the same officially on 16th March 2020. Now the candidates can check their SSC CGL Tier I Result. As, all the exams of SSC were postponed, SSC CGL Tier 2 exam was also postponed. The New Exam Dates are released by SSC with the new notice on 21st July 2020.

SSC CGL Tier II is now going to conduct from 15 to 18th November 2020(Revised).
SSC CGL Tier III will be held on November 22, 2020

Check SSC CGL Tier 3 Exam Date Notice

SSC CGL 2020 Recruitment

SSC CGL 2020 Notification will be released on 15th September 2020. The online application window will open for one month from 15th September to 15th October 2020.

The SSC conducts the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Exam for recruitment to various subordinate services that are mentioned below:

• 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.

The 2021 SSC CGL notification will be released on 15th September 2020 and the exam is scheduled will be released later.

SSC CGL 2020 Exam Overview

The official Notification for SSC CGL 2019-20 was released by the commission on 22nd October 2019 and SSC CGL 2020 Notification will be released on 15th September 2020. 

Exam Name SSC CGL
SSC CGL Full Form Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level
Conducting Body Staff Selection Commission (SSC)
Official Website
Exam Level National Level Exam
Mode of Application Online
Mode of Exam Online
Exam Duration
  1. Tier 1 – 60 minutes
  2. Tier 2 – 120 minutes
  3. Tier 3 – 60 minutes
  4. Tier 4 – 45 minutes
  1. In Tier 1: 4 Sections
  2. In Tier 2:4 Sections

SSC CGL 2020: New Exam Date For Tier 2 & 3

The exam dates for SSC CGL 2020 has been released by SSC along with its official notification. Check SSC CGL 2020 exam date & other important dates below:

SSC CGL 2020: Important Dates

The exam dates for SSC CGL 2020 has been revised by SSC in the new notice. Check SSC CGL 2020 tier 2 and tier 3 exam date:

SSC CGL Exam 2020
Events Dates
SSC CGL 2020 Exam Date: Tier 1 03rd to 09th March 2020
SSC CGL Tier-1 Answer Key Date 16th to 21st March 2020
SSC CGL Tier 1 Result Date 1st July 2020
SSC CGL Tier 2 Admit Card October 2020
SSC CGL 2020 Tier 2 Exam Date 15th to 18th November 2020
SSC CGL Tier 2 Answer Key Date To Be Notified Later
SSC CGL Tier 2 Result Date To Be Notified Later
SSC CGL 2020 Tier 3 Exam Date November 22, 2020
SSC CGL Tier 3 Result Date To be notified later
SSC CGL 2020 Exam Date: Tier 4 To be notified later
SSC CGL Final Result Date To be notified later

Candidates can also check the SSC CGL 2021 Important dates for the SSC CGL 2020-21 in the below table:

SSC CGL 2021 Important Dates
Events Dates
SSC CGL Notification Date 15th September 2020
Online Form submission Start 15th September 2020
Last Date to Submit Application 15th October 2020
SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Dates Available Soon

SSC CGL Vacancy 2020

The Vacancy for SSC CGL 2019-20 exam has been released. For 2020, there are a total of  8582 Vacancies out of which 3674 vacancies are for the General category of candidates. There has been a decrease in the no. of vacancies as compared to SSC CGL 2018-19. Check the SSC CGL Vacancy Comparision Year wise to get an idea of the trend in the vacancy.

SSC CGL 2020: Eligibility Criteria

All the aspiring candidates of SSC CGL 2020 have to abide by all the Eligibility Criteria Decided by the Commission.

1. Nationality

      • Candidate of SSC CGL must be Citizen of either India or Nepal or Bhutan. If a candidate is the citizen of Nepal or Bhutan shall have a Certificate of Eligibility issued by the Government of India in favor of him/her.

2. Educational Qualification

SSC CGL Post Educational Qualification
Assistant Audit Officer Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University
Desirable Qualification: CA/CS/MBA/Cost &
Management Accountant/ Masters in Commerce/
Masters in Business Studies
Statistical Investigator Grade-II Post Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University
with a minimum of 60% in Mathematics in Class 12th
Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with Statistics as
one of the subjects in graduation
Compiler Posts Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University
with Economics or Statistics or Mathematics as
compulsory or Elective Subject
All Other Posts Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a
recognized University or equivalent

3. Age Limit

The age limit for the SSC CGL as per the post is given below.

Department Age Limit Posts
CSS 20-30 years Assistant Section Officer
Intelligence Bureau Not exceeding 30 Years Assistant Section Officer
Directorate of Enforcement,
Department of Revenue
Up to 30 years Assistant Enforcement Officer
M/o of Statistics & Prog.
Up to 32 years Junior Statistical Officer
NIA Up to 30 years Sub Inspector
CBI 20-30 years Sub Inspector
Narcotics 18-25 years Sub Inspector
CBEC 20-27 years Tax Assistant
Department of Post 18-30 years Inspector
Other Ministries/Departments/
18-30 years Assistant
Other departments 18-27 years All other posts
  • SSC CGL 2020 Age Relaxation: As per government guidelines age relaxation in SSC CGL is given in the table below:
Category Age Relaxation
OBC 3 years
ST/SC 5 years
PH+Gen 10 years
PH + OBC 13 years
PH + SC/ST 15 years
Ex-Servicemen (Gen) 3 years
Ex-Servicemen (OBC) 6 years
Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST) 8 years

Application Fee For SSC CGL

SSC CGL 2020 Application Fee: The Application Fee for SSC CGL as per the categories is given below:

Category Fee
General/OBC Rs 100/-
SC/ST/Ex-Serviceman/Females Fee exempted

SSC CGL 2020: 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 2020: Exam Pattern

SSC CGL Exam Pattern is explained in the tables below. SSC CGL 2020 comprises of 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

The SSC CGL Tier I and Tier II + Tier III are scheduled to be held from 03rd to 09th March 2020 and 22nd to 25th June 2020 respectively. The elaborated Exam Pattern of Tier I and Tier II of SSC CGL Recruitment 2020 are given in the table below. It is important for candidates to know every bit of exam pattern to prepare well for every section of the examination.

Tier Subject Number of
Time allowed
I General Intelligence and
25 50 60 Minutes (Total)
General Awareness 25 50
Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
English Comprehension 25 50
II Paper-I: Quantitative Abilities 100 200 120 Minutes
(for each Paper)
Paper-II: English Language and
200 200
Paper-III: Statistics 100 200
Paper-IV: General Studies
(Finance and Economics)
100 200

After qualifying Tier-I of SSC CGL Examination. Candidates have to appear for Tier-II & Tier-III after these qualified candidates will appear for Tier-IV. SSC CGL Tier-II & Tier III is scheduled to be held from 22nd and 25th June 2020. The Exam Pattern of SSC CGL Tier-III and Tier IV are explained in the table below.

Tier Mode of Examination Scheme of Examination Maximum Marks Time Allowed
III Pen and Paper Mode Descriptive Paper in
English or Hindi
(Writing of Essay/ Precis/
Letter/ Application etc.)
100 60 minutes
IV Computer Proficiency/
Skill Test
Proficiency in Word Processing,
Spreadsheets and
Generation of Slides and
Typing Test
No Marks Not mentioned

Students must note down that Tier III is scoring and qualifying in nature while Tier IV is only qualifying in nature. You have to do well in all the Tiers of SSC CGL Examination. Candidates can check the detailed exam pattern and Syllabus on our website by clicking on the link provided below.

NormalizationMarks scored by candidates in Tier-I and Tier-II examinations, if conducted in multiple shifts, will be normalized and such normalized scores will be treated as final and will be used for qualifying the candidates to next stage of examination and to determine final merit.

  1. SSC CGL 2020 Tier 1 and Tier 2 exam will be conducted in online mode.
  2. The time duration of Tier-1 will be 60 minutes.
  3. The time duration of Tier-2 will be 120 minutes. 60 minutes each for English & Quants.
  4. Tier-3 will be a descriptive paper of 100 marks within 60 minutes in pen and paper mode.
  5. No Sectional Cut off
  6. No Interviews: Interview component has been dispensed with. There will, therefore, be no interview
  7. Skill Test: The Skill Test will be of qualifying nature
  8. Final Merit List: The merit will be prepared on overall performance in Tier-I, Tier-II, and Tier-III.However, the candidate will need to qualify all the tiers i.e Tier-I, Tier-II and Tier-III separately
  9. Minimum Mark Required for Descriptive: Only those candidates who secure at least the minimum qualifying marks in the written examination as may be fixed by the Commission at its discretion will be eligible to appear in the SKILL TEST.
  10. Minimum qualifying marks in Tier-I, each Paper of Tier-II and Tier-III Examination are as follows:
    UR: 30%
    OBC/ EWS: 25%
    Others: 20%

SSC CGL 2020: Document Verification

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.

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:

General Reasoning General Knowledge Quantitative Aptitude English Comprehension
Verbal Reasoning Current Affairs Percentage Reading Comprehension
Syllogism Awards and Honours Number Series Grammar
Circular Seating Arrangement Books and Authors Data Interpretation Vocabulary
Linear Seating Arrangement Sports Mensuration and Geometry Verbal Ability
Double Lineup Entertainment Quadratic Equation Synonyms-Antonyms
Scheduling Obituaries Interest Active and Passive Voice
Input Output Important Dates Problems of Ages Para Jumbles
Blood Relations Scientific Research Profit and Loss Fill in the Blanks
Directions and Distances Static General Knowledge
(History, Geography, etc.)
Ratio and Proportions &
Mixture and Alligation
Error Correction
Ordering and Ranking Portfolios Speed, Distance and Time Cloze Test
Data Sufficiency Persons in News Time and Work  
Coding and Decoding Important Schemes Number System  
Code Inequalities   Data Sufficiency  

Prerequisites for SSC CGL 2020 Application Form:

Important things which you should keep with you while filling the Application Form:

  1. Scanned copy of your Signature ( 1kb < Size < 12 kb ) in JPG format.
  2. Scanned copy of your Photo ( 4 kb < Size < 20kb ) in JPG format.
  3. You should have a valid E-Mail I.D with you which can be used for registration purposes.
  4. You should have a valid Identity Proof with you.

Instructions to fill SSC CGL Application Form 2020

  1. Click on the link mentioned above and you will be redirected to the SSC official site directly.
  2. A page will be opened where you will get the registration and login form.
  3. If you are already registered for SSC Exams, then fill the login details to apply for SSC CGL. But if you are not registered, then first you need to fill the registration form.
  4. After login, go to “Apply Now” and fill all the required details i.e Name, Father’s Name, Mother’s Name, Education Qualification, Address, educational qualifications, and all the degrees you hold, etc.
  5. After that Fill in your communication address and Upload your Photo and signature.
  6. Before submitting the form, preview your details.
  7. Once you submit the form, the next step is to pay your fee. The application fee is acceptable in online and offline modes.
  8. Pay your fee through Debit/Credit card/Net Banking/E-Challan if applicable.
  9. Click on submit and Your form will be submitted successfully.
  10. Your Online SSC CGL 2020 application process is completed and you can take a print out of the application form for further use

SSC CGL 2020: New Changes

  1. Minimum qualifying marks in Tier-I, each Paper of Tier-II and Tier-III Examination are as follows:
    UR: 30%
    OBC/ EWS : 25%
    Others: 20%
  2. Tier-II and Tier-III Examinations will be conducted for all the candidates qualified in Tier-I.
  3. In Tier-II, all the candidates will be required to appear in Paper-I and Paper-II.
  4. 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.
  5. The exam date for Tier 2 & Tier 3 was 22.06.2020 to 25.06.2020, which are going to be revised after the lockdown will be over.
  6. Only for those candidates who had Qualified Tier II, Tier III sheet will be evaluated.
  7. Based on the aggregate performance of qualified candidates in Tier-I, Tier-II and Tier-III Examinations, candidates will be shortlisted for Document Verification and Skill Tests i.e. Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) and Data Entry Skill Test (DEST).
  8. Skill Tests are mandatory but qualifying in nature. If a candidate does not appear in Skill Test or fails to qualify the Skill Test, he/ she will not be eligible for the posts where CPT/ DEST is mandatory.
  9. Preference of posts will be taken from the candidates either online before DV or at the time of Document Verification
Check Out  SSC CHSL Admit Card 2020 Tier 1 : NWR, CR, MPR & WR

SSC CGL 2020 Admit Card

SSC is going to release the Admit Card of SSC CGL 2019-20 in the month of November 2020. The Admit Card For SSC CGL Tier II 2020 will be released 4-5 days before the exam.

SSC CGL 2020 Admit Card

SSC CGL Result 2020

  • SSC CGL Result has released the result of SSC CGL Tier 1 in June 2020.
  • Minimum qualifying marks in SSC CGL Tier I and Tier II are as follows:
    UR: 30%
     OBC/ EWS: 25%
    All other categories: 20%
  • On the basis of 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 2020: 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 &
Center Code
SSC Region and
States/ UTs under
the jurisdiction of
the Region
Address of the Regional
Offices/ Website
Agra(3001), Allahabad(3003),
Bareilly(3005), Gorakhpur(3007) ,
Kanpur(3009), Lucknow(3010),
Meerut(3011), Varanasi(3013),
Bhagalpur(3201), Muzaffarpur(3205),Patna(3206)
Central Region (CR)/
Bihar and Uttar
Regional Director (CR),
Staff Selection
21-23, Lowther Road,
Uttar Pradesh-211002.
Gangtok(4001), Ranchi(4205),
Barasat(4402), Berhampore
(WB)(4403), Chinsurah (4405),
Jalpaiguri(4408), Kolkata(4410),
Malda(4412), Midnapur(4413),
Siliguri(4415), Berhampore(Odisha)
(4602), Bhubaneshwar(4604),
Cuttack(4605), Keonjhargarh(4606),
Sambalpur(4609), Port Blair (4802)
Eastern Region (ER)/
Andaman &
Nicobar Islands,
Jharkhand, Odisha,
Sikkim and West
Regional Director (ER),
Staff Selection
1st MSO Building,(8th
Floor), 234/4,
Acharya Jagadish
Chandra Bose
Road, Kolkata,
West Bengal-700020
Bangalore(9001), Dharwar(9004),
Gulbarga(9005), Mangalore(9008),
Mysore(9009), Kochi(9204),
Thiruvananthapuram(9211), Thrissur(9212)
Karnataka, Kerala
Region (KKR)/
Karnataka and
Regional Director (KKR),
Staff Selection
Commission, 1st Floor,
“E” Wing, Kendriya
Sadan, Koramangala,
Bhopal(6001), Chindwara(6003),
Guna(6004), Gwalior(6005),
Indore(6006), Jabalpur(6007),
Khandwa(6009), Ratlam(6011),
Satna(6014), Sagar(6015),
Ambikapur(6201), Bilaspur(6202)
Jagdalpur(6203), Raipur(6204),
Madhya Pradesh
Sub-Region (MPR)/
Chhattisgarh and
Madhya Pradesh
Dy. Director (MPR),
Staff Selection
J-5, Anupam Nagar,
Almora(2001), Dehradun(2002),
Haldwani(2003), Srinagar
Haridwar(2005), Delhi(2201),
Ajmer(2401), Alwar(2402),
Bharatpur(2403), Bikaner(2404),
Jaipur(2405), Jodhpur(2406),
Kota(2407), Sriganganagar(2408),
Northern Region (NR)/
NCT of Delhi,
Rajasthan and
Regional Director (NR),
Staff Selection Commission,
Block No. 12,
CGO Complex, Lodhi
Road, New Delhi-110003
Anantnag(1001), Baramula(1002),
Jammu(1004), Leh(1005),
Srinagar(J&K)(1007), Kargil(1008),
Dodda (1009), Hamirpur(1202),
Shimla(1203), Bathinda (1401),
Jalandhar(1402), Patiala(1403),
Amritsar(1404), Chandigarh(1601)
North Western
Sub-Region (NWR)/
Haryana, Himachal
Pradesh, Jammu
and Kashmir and
Dy. Director (NWR),
Staff Selection
Block No. 3, Ground
Floor, Kendriya Sadan,
Sector-9, Chandigarh160009
Guntur(8001), Kurnool(8003),
Rajahmundry(8004), Tirupati(8006),
Vijaywada(8008), Chennai(8201),
Coimbatore(8202), Madurai(8204),
Tiruchirapalli(8206), Tirunelveli(8207),
Puducherry(8401), Hyderabad(8601),
Nizamabad(8602), Warangal(8603)
Southern Region (SR)/
Andhra Pradesh,
Puducherry, Tamil
Nadu and
Regional Director (SR),
Staff Selection
Commission, 2nd Floor, EVK
Sampath Building,
DPI Campus,
College Road, Chennai,
Tamil Nadu-600006
Vadodara(7002), Rajkot(7006),
Surat(7007), Bhavnagar(7009),
Kutch(7010), Amravati(7201),
Kolhapur(7203), Mumbai(7204),
Nagpur(7205), Nanded (7206),
Nashik(7207), Pune(7208),
Thane(7210), Bhandara(7211),
Chandrapur(7212), Akola(7213),
Jalgaon(7214), Ahmednagar(7215),
Alibaug(7216), Panaji(7801)
Western Region
Dadra and Nagar
Haveli, Daman and
Diu, Goa, Gujarat
and Maharashtra
Regional Director (WR),
Staff Selection
The commission,1st Floor,
South Wing,
Pratishtha Bhawan,
101, Maharshi Karve
Road, Mumbai,
Itanagar(5001), Dibrugarh(5102),
Jorhat(5107), Silchar(5111),
Kohima(5302), Shillong(5401),
Ukhrul(5503), Agartala(5601),
North Eastern
Region (NER)/
Arunachal Pradesh,
Assam, Manipur,
Mizoram, Nagaland
and Tripura.
Regional Director (NER),
Staff Selection
Housed Complex,
Last Gate-Basistha
Road, P. O. Assam
Sachivalaya, Dispur,
Guwahati, Assam781006

SSC CGL 2020 Resolution of Tie Cases

In the event of a tie in scores of candidates in Tier-I+Teir-II+Tier-III examinations, merit will be decided by applying the following criteria, one after another, till the tie is resolved:

  1. Total marks of the Tier-II Examination.
  2. Total marks in Tier-III Examination.
  3. Total marks in Tier-I Examination.
  4. Date of birth, with older candidate, placed higher.
  5. Alphabetical order in which the first names of the candidates appear.


SSC CGL: Educational Qualification Code

Educational Qualification Code Code
Certificate 03
Diploma 04
BA 05
BA (Hons.) 06
B. Com. 07
B.Com. (Hons.) 08
B.Sc. 09
B.Sc. (Hons.) 10
B. Ed. 11
LLB 12
BE 13
B. Tech 14
AMIE (Part A & Part B) 15
B.Sc. (Engg.) 16
BCA 17
BBA 18
Graduation issued by Defence
(Indian Army, Air Force,Navy)
B. Lib. 20
B. Pharm. 21
CA 23
PG Diploma 24
MA 25
M.Com. 26
M. Sc. 27
M.Ed. 28
LLM 29
ME 30
M. Tech. 31
M. Sc. (Engg.) 32
MCA 33
MBA 34
Others 35

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