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Exam SSC CGL - Year 2020

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ABOUT SSC CGL 2020

SSC CGL 2020: SSC conducts CGL (Combined Graduate Level) examination to select eligible applicants for numerous posts in ministries, departments, and organizations. SSC CGL 2020 will be conducted for filling up Group "B" and Group "C" posts in various Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations in the Government of India. The examination will be scheduled in 4 stages and every year many applicants take part in the examination. Stage I examination will be held in the month of June 2020. The final selection would be according to the confirmed number of vacancies from the concerned Indenting Ministries/ Departments/ Offices/ Cadres before declaration of result. The application forms for the SSC CGL 2020 examination will be available in the month of March 2020.

Notifcation Notifcation

SSC CGL Notifcation

SSC CGL 2020 Notification may be released in the Month of March 2020. After that candidates can submit the online application form for SSC CGL:
SSC 2020 Exam Date will be released on 2nd week of May 2020. This Tentative exam date wait for SSC official notification we will soon update.

Vacancy Vacancy

SSC CGL Vacancy

SSC CGL 2020 Vacancy will be released on the official website. As per last year SSC released the notification, the total number of vacancies is 8089. These all post was related to the Department of Income Tax, Excise & Custom. For the SSC CGL 2020 Vacancy candidates must be check time to time official website ssc.nic.in

Exam Pattern Exam Pattern

SSC CGL 2020 Exam Pattern

Tier-I: The Tier-I exam will be a computer-based exam. It will contain 100 questions of 200 marks. For every right answer, candidates will be granted +2 marks whereas; in case of wrong answer 0.5 marks will be deducted. Candidates will be given one hour (60 minutes) to finish the test. VH/OH candidates will get extra 20 minutes.

SubjectTotal QuestionsTotal Marks
General Intelligence & Reasoning2550
General Awareness2550
Quantitative Aptitude2550
English Comprehension2550
Total100200

Tier-II: This will also be a computer-based exam where 120 minutes will be given to the candidates to finish the test. There will be 4 Papers and it is mandatory for the candidates to appear in Paper-I & II. Paper-III will be for candidates who want to apply for JSO post. Paper-IV will be for only those candidates who are shortlisted in Tier-I for the posts of Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer.

PaperSubjectTotal QuestionsTotal Marks
Paper-IQuantitative Ability100200
Paper-IIEnglish Language & Comprehension200200
Paper-IIIStatistics100200
Paper-IVGeneral Studies (Finance and Economic)100200
Total500800

Tier-III: This will be a pen and paper based exam where subjective questions on essay writing/precise writing/letter writing/application writing will be asked. It will carry 100 Marks.

Tier-IV: This exam will be a skill-based exam solely reserved for certain posts for example-

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 will be required.

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.

The Computer Proficiency Test will comprise Word Processing, Spread Sheets and Generation of Slides.

Admit Card Admit Card

SSC CGL 2020 Admit Card

The SSC CGL 2020-21 Admit Card or Hall Ticket will be available before one week of the exam date. For the download of the admit card visit the official website there is the only online way to download the admit card. Before downloading, candidates must have Roll Number/Registration Number, Password/Date of Birth. SSC CGL 2020 Tier I Admit Card Release first week of July 2020. Candidates also check SSC Calendar 2020 admit card information at offical site.

Result Result

SSC CGL Result 2020

SSC CGL 2020 Result will be published on the Official website month of May to June. For the result candidates required login ID to check the online results. The result will show post wise and Marks wise.

Eligibility Eligibility

SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria

A candidate must be an Indian citizen and aged between 20 to 30 years(with effect from 2020) for applying to any of the mentioned posts. He/she must be born on 2nd August 1987 and 1st August 1997. When the candidate is applying for the Statistical Investigator Grade-II post, he/she must not have crossed the age limit of 32 years as on 1st August 2020. The age is calculated according to the Date of birth mentioned in the candidate

Application Fee Application Fee

SSC CGL 2020 Application Fee

Candidates can apply for the SSC CGL 2020 only via online mode. To apply, candidates need to visit the official website of the SSC to fill the application form for the same.

Candidates need to pay Rs. 100/- payable through SBI Challan/ SBI Net Banking or by using Visa, MasterCard or Maestro Credit/ Debit card. The application fee is exempted for all Women candidates and candidates belonging to SC/ST and Ex-Servicemen eligible for reservation.

Syllabus Syllabus

SSC CGL 2020 Syllabus

Aspirants need to study for the exam as per the syllabus prescribed by the authority. For reference, candidates can check the syllabus mentioned below-


Syllabus for Tier I


  • General Intelligence & Reasoning: Number series, non-verbal series, space visualization, spatial orientation, problem-solving, analysis, decision making, etc.

  • General Awareness: Questions relating to Environment, India and its neighboring countries, Indian History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research.

  • Quantitative Aptitude: Simplification, Percentage,  Averages, Interest, Ratio & Proportion, Square roots, Profit and Loss, Mixture and Allegation, Time and distance, Time & Work, Triangle, Quadrilaterals, etc.

  • English Comprehension: Topics to test candidates’ ability to understand correct English, his/ her basic comprehension and writing ability, Grammar etc.

Syllabus for Tier II


  • Quantitative Ability: Simplification, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion, Profit & Loss, Time & Work, Square roots, Averages, Interest, etc.

  • English Language & Comprehension: Synonyms, antonyms, fill in the blanks, spelling/ detecting misspelled words, idioms & phrases, one-word substitution etc.

  • Statistics: Probability Theory, Statistical Inference, Central Tendency, Dispersion, Sampling Theory, etc.

  • General Studies (Finance & Economics): Demand and Supply, Fundamental principles and basic concept of Accounting, Production, and cost, Indian Economy, etc.

Important Dates Important Dates

SSC CGL 2020 Important Dates

Candidates can note down these tentative dates for SSC CGL 2020 for their exam preparation. The updated information will be published once the official notification is released by the authority.

EventsDates (Tentative)
Application form availability1st week of May 2020
Last date to fill the form1st week of June 2020
Availability of Admit card for Tier-I3rd week of July 2020
Tier-I Exam4th week of July 2020 to 3rdweek of August 2020
Tier-I ResultYet to be notified
Availability of Admit card for Tier-IIYet to be notified
Tier-II ExamYet to be notified
Tier-II ResultYet to be notified
Tier-III ExamYet to be notified
Tier-IV Exam (CPT/DEST)Yet to be notified