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SSC CGL Notification

SSC CGL Notification is highly awaited by more than 25 lakh aspirants all over India. Because SSC CGL declares number of vacancies, number of posts, age limits and exam related specific details exclusively in the notification. SSC CGL exam is conducted only once a year, so it becomes very important for aspirant to check the exam details as soon as notification is released.

SSC CGL Notification pdf 2020 is released on 22nd October 2019 which contain all the details related to SSC CGL 2019-20 exam. It is a 67 page notification which contains all details ranging from age limit, number of posts, vacancies, qualification, relaxation for different categories, medical and physical requirement for specific posts, etc and many more details related to SSC CGL Exam. It becomes cumbersome to read these 67 back to back pages in a go. So, I will give list of all those important points from SSC CGL Notification 2020 which each and every aspirant must know at any cost.

While reading the 67 pages SSC CGL Notification PDF, we generally miss out some important points of our need and waste time in reading less important data. So, lets see Summary of all must know details of SSC CGL exam.

SSC CGL Notification 2020

In this detailed article on SSC CGL Notification, we will maintain the priority while discussing the Notification of SSC CGL. Means, most important thing will be discussed first. Along with basic exam details and latest patttern, we will also discuss exact age limit, number of attempts, age relaxation, number of posts, salary of each post, etc. So, lets begin with age limit.

SSC CGL Age Limit 2020

  • SSC CGL 2020 Upper Age Limit : 32 Years

  • SSC CGL 2020 Lower Age Limit : 18 Years

General age limit for SSC CGL Exam is 18-32 years. Exact age limit depends on post you have applied in SSC CGL. For example:

  • Assistant Section Officer Post in Intelligence Bureau= Must be less than 30 years (must be born between 02-01-1990 and 01-01-2002)
  • Sub Inspector post in CBI= Age 20-30 years (must be born between 02-01-1990 and 01-01-2000)

SSC CGL has 32 posts for 2019-20 attempt. So check details article of SSC CGL Age limit where we have specified age limit for each and every post along with exact range of birth date !

SSC CGL Age Relaxation 2020

Code No. Category-wise Listing Age Relaxation in SSC CGL 2020
01 SC 5 Years
01 ST 5 Years 
02 OBC 3 Years 
03 Person with Disabilities(Unreserved) 10 Years
04 Person with Disabilities  (OBC) 13 Years 
05 Person with Disabilities  (SC/ST) 15 Years 
06 Ex-Servicemen 3 years (calculated after subtracting military service from Age)
07 Domicile in J and K 5 Years 
08 Disabled Defence Person 3 Years
09 Disabled Defence Person (SC/ST) 8 Years 
10 Central Govt. Civilian Employees with min. of 3 years service Relaxated up to 40 years of age
11 Central Govt. Civilian Employees (SC/ST) with min. of 3 years service Relaxated up to 45 years of age
12 Widows/ Women who are divorced Relaxated up to 35 years of age
13 Widows/ Women who are divorced (SC/ST) Relaxated up to 40 years of age

SSC CGL Posts 2020

  SSC CGL Posts belonging to Pay Level-8 (Rs 47600-151100) 

S No Name of Post Ministry/ Department/ Office/ Cadre Classification of Posts
1 Assistant Audit Officer Indian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AG Group “B” Gazetted (Non Ministerial)

SSC CGL Posts belonging to Pay Level-8 (Rs 47600-151100) 

2 Assistant Accounts Officer Indian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AG Group “B” Gazetted (Non Ministerial)

 SSC CGL Posts belonging to Pay Level-7 (Rs 44900-142400)  

4 Assistant Section Officer Intelligence Bureau Group “B”
5 Assistant Section Officer Ministry of Railway Group “B”
6 Assistant Section Officer Ministry of External Affairs Group “B”
7 Assistant Section Officer AFHQ Group “B”
8 Assistant Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations Group “B”
9 Assistant Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations Group “B”
10 Assistant Section Officer Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations Group “B”
11 Inspector of Income Tax CBDT Group “C”
12 Inspector, (Central Excise) CBIC Group “B”
13 Inspector (Preventive Officer)
14 Inspector (Examiner)

 SSC CGL Posts belonging to Pay Level-7 (Rs 44900-142400) 

15 Assistant Enforcement Officer Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue  

 

Group “B”

16 Sub Inspector Central Bureau of Investigation Group “B”
17 Inspector Posts Department of Post Group “B”
18 Inspector Central Bureau of Narcotics Group “B”

 SSC CGL Posts Belonging to Pay Level-6 (Rs 35400- 112400) 

S No Name of Post Ministry/ Department/ Office/ Cadre Classification of Posts
19 Assistant Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations Group “B”
20 Assistant or Superin- tendent Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations Group “B”
21 Divisional Accountant Offices under C&AG Group “B”
22 Sub Inspector National

Investigation Agency (NIA)

Group “B”
23 Junior Statistical Officer Statistics & Programme Implementation. Group “B”
24 Statistical

Investigator Grade-II

Registrar General of India Group “B”

 SSC CGL Posts beloging to Pay Level-5 (Rs 29200-92300)  

S No Name of Post Ministry/ Department/ Office/ Cadre Classification of Posts
25 Auditor Offices under C&AG Group “C”
26 Auditor Other Ministry/ Departments Group “C”
27 Auditor Offices under CGDA Group “C”
28 Accountant Offices under C&AG Group “C”
29 Accountant or Junior Accountant Other Ministry/ Departments Group “C”

 SSC CGL Posts belonging to Pay Level-4 (Rs 25500-81100)  

S No Name of Post Ministry/     Department/ Office/ Cadre Classification of Posts
30 Senior Secretariat Assistant or Upper Division Clerks Central Govt. Offices or Ministries other than CSCS cadres. Group “C”
31 Tax Assistant CBDT Group “C”
32 Tax Assistant CBIC Group “C”
33 Sub-Inspector Central Bureau of Narcotics Group “C”
34 Upper Division Clerks Dte. Gen Border Road Organisation (MoD)

 

(male Candidates allowed only. As per higher physical and medical standards given in Annexure- XVI)

Group “C”

SSC CGL Qualification 2020

SSC CGL Exam Qualification can be classified into 4 main categories. 3 SSC CGL Posts need specific qualification while all the other posts have common qualification, that is, Bachelor’s degree from any field.

Qualification for Assistant Audit Officer and Assistant Accounts Officer:

Bachelor’s Degree from Recognised University along with: (Plus)

  • Chartered Accountant (or)
  • Cost & Management Accountant (or)
  • Company Secretary (or)
  • Masters in Commerce (or)
  • Masters in Business Studies (or)
  • Masters in Business Administration (field of Finance) (or)
  • Masters in Business Economics

 Qualification for Junior Statistical Officer: 

  • Bachelor‟s Degree from recognized university in any subject with at least 60% Marks in Maths at 12th standard level

OR

  • Bachelor‟s Degree in any subject with Statistics as one of the subjects at degree level.

 Qualification for Statistical Investigator Grade-II : 

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University in any subject with Statistics as one of the subjects.

(Statistics subject must be present for all the 3 years of gradudation)

 Qualification for All Other Posts of SSC CGL

Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University (No percentage Criteria)

Along with this educational qualification, you must also be within the Age Limit for that particular post!

SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2020

SSC CGL Exam is conducted in 4 stages. Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 3 and Tier 4. You need to qualify all the 4 stages and come in SSC CGL Final merit list to get Class 2 / Class 3 job in Central government ministries, departments and organisations.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Pattern

Tier 1 Exam is 200 Marks Exam which consists of Questions from General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude and English (25 each)

SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Pattern

SSC CGL Tier 2 Consists of 4 papers of 200 marks of each. Out of these 4 papers, only first 2 papers are compulsory for all posts (Quantitative Aptitude and English)

SSC CGL Tier 3 Exam Pattern

SSC CGL Tier 3 is a Descriptive Paper of 100 Marks which consists of Essay and Letter writing. Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3 marks are considered for Merit list.

SSC CGL Tier 4 Exam Pattern

SSC CGL Tier 4 is Document Verification/CPT, DEST, Medical and Physical Test. Document Verification is compulsory for all, while other test depends on posts applied for.

SSC CGL Cut Off 2020

  • SSC CGL Tier 1 Cut off: Calculated out of 200 for All Posts
  • SSC CGL Tier 2 Cut off: Explained Below
  • SSC CGL Tier 3 Cut off: Calculated out of 100 for all Posts

  SSC CGL Tier 1 Cut off of 2018-19  

Category of Candidate SSC CGL Cut-off Marks Tier 1 No. of Candidates Cleared
SC 148.97 2444
ST 141.86 1272
OBC 165 4464
UR 170 6247
OH 132.9 335
HH 102.45 300
Other (PwD) 62.19 100
Total 15162

  SSC CGL Tier 2 Cut off of 2018-19 (Other than AAO, JSO)  

Category SSC CGL Tier 2 Cutoff Marks Candidates Cleared
SC 354.74 8050
ST 327.05 4022
OBC 400.33 15359
UR 433 17439
ESM 255.12 3244
OH 302.5 859
HH 165.73 777
VH 280.98 404
Other (PwD) 122.58 86

 

 SSC CGL Tier 2 consists of 4 papers 

Paper Subject No of Questions Marks
1 Quantitative Abilities 100 200
2 English Language & Comprehension 200 200
3 Statistics 100 200
4 General Studies (Finance & Economics) 100 200

In case of SSC CGL Tier 2, aspirants have to give paper based on post they have applied. So, SSC CGL Cutoff for Tier 2 is calculated considering marks of paper as follows:

Check Detailed article on SSC CGL Cut off for JSO, AAO (Tier 1, 2, 3)

SSC CGL 2020 Important Dates

Important Events of SSC CGL Exam 2020 SSC CGL Exam Date 2019-20
SSC CGL 2020 Notification Release Date : 22nd October 2019
SSC CGL 2020 Application Starts On : 22nd October 2019
SSC CGL 2020 Application End Date : 25th November 2019
SSC CGL 2020 Last date for Online Fee Payment : 27th November 2019 
SSC CGL 2020 last date for generation of Online Challan: 27th November 2019 
SSC CGL 2020 last date of payment through challan : 29th November 2019
SSC CGL Tier- 1 Exam Date : 2nd March to 11th March 2020
SSC CGL Tier- 2 Exam Date : 22nd to 25th June 2020
SSC CGL Tier- 3 Exam Date : 22nd to 25th June 2020
SSC CGL Tier- 4 Exam Date : October 2020 (Expected Date)
SSC CGL 2020 Result : Will be Updated Soon

Conclusion

All important points of SSC CGL Notification 2020 are covered so that you get a bird’s eye view of SSC CGL Notification. Now, its time to study for the exam rather than just calculating the age limit and number of attempts. Because success rate of SSC CGL is very low as more than 25 lalk aspirant apply for the exam.

If you want any other point of SSC CGL Notification explained, do let sarkaari service know in the comment section below.

Jai Hind !

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