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SSC CGL Overview

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SSC CGL Exam dates:

Exam dates:

Important Events Date
Starting Date of Online Application 22nd October 2019
Last Date of Online Application 25th November 2019
Tier I Exam Date 02.03.2020 to 11.03.2020
Tier-II Exam Date 22.06.2020 to 25.06.2020
Tier III Exam Date 22.06.2020 to 25.06.2020


SSC CGL Vacancies:


The Total Number of Vacancy for SSC CGL 2019 are approx. 9372. You can check the details in the official website that released by Staff Selection Commission of India. This is to notice that last year notification released by SSC was 8134 vacancies that filled by SSC CGL 2017 exam. These vacancies have been created in the department of Income Tax, Excise, Custom and others. Candidates can get a details about the upcoming SSC CGL 2019 Vacancy by looking into the vacancy details table.

Post code Name of Department Name of Post UR SC ST OBC Total
F CAG Assistant Audit Officer Group ‘B’ Gazetted (Non Ministerial) 303 90 45 162 600
$ CAG Assistant Accounts Officer Group ‘B’ Gazetted (Non Ministerial) 0 0 0 0 0
A DOPT (CSS) Assistant Section Officer 284 36 24 27 371
C Intelligence Bureau Assistant Section Officer 27 13 1 10 51
D Ministry of Railways Assistant Section Officer 13 0 5 9 27
E Ministry of External Affairs Assistant Section Officer 76 14 10 20 120
G AFHQ Assistant Section Officer 73 22 11 40 146
H Central Administrative Tribunal Assistant 5 2 0 2 9
H Election Commission Assistant 2 0 0 2 4
H Ministry of Parliamentry Affairs Assistant 3 1 0 2 6
H National Informatics Centre Assistant 2 0 0 1 3
H Vice President's Sectt. Assistant 1 0 0 0 1
> Other Ministry/Departments Assistant 0 0 0 0 0
< Other Ministry/Departments Assistant 0 0 0 0 0
I Indian Coast Guard Assistant 9 3 3 5 20
I Directorate of Enforcement (Deptt. Assistant 2 0 0 2 4
I M/O Environment , Forests & Climate Change Assistant 1 0 0 0 1
I Ministry of Textile Assistant 2 0 0 1 3
I Narcotics Control Bureau Assistant 12 3 1 6 22
I National Technical Research Organisation Assistant 3 1 0 1 5
& Ministry of Corporate Affairs Assistant 5 0 0 1 6
& Ministry of Mines Assistant 58 6 4 18 86
J CBDT Inspector Of Income Tax 169 65 30 137 401
K CBEC Inspector, (Central Exice) 699 231 123 258 1311
L CBEC Inspector (Preventive Officer) 76 19 12 43 150
M CBEC Inspector (Examiner) 87 28 15 52 182
N Directorate of Enforcement (Deptt. Revenue) Asstt. Enforcement Officer 31 9 4 20 64
O Central Bureau of Investigation Sub Inspectors 29 8 3 14 54
P Department of Post Inspector Post 54 16 9 22 101
Q CAG Divisional Accountant 152 45 22 81 300
S Central Bureau of Narcotics Inspector 0 0 0 0 0
% National Investigation Agency Sub-Inspector 0 0 0 0 0
R M/O Statical & Prog. Implementation Junior Statistical Officer 26 7 4 13 50
T C&AG Auditor 101 30 15 54 200
U Offices under CGDA Auditor 0 0 0 0 0
V Other Ministry/Departments Auditor 0 0 0 0 0
W CAG Accountant/Junior Accountant 0 0 0 0 0
X Controller General of Account Accountant/Junior Accountant 179 95 37 119 430
X Ministry of Communication (Department of Post) Accountant/Junior Accountant 213 69 36 133 451
Y Customs Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal Upper Division Clerk 0


0 1 1
Y DTE. General Defence Estates (M/O DEFENCE) Upper Division Clerk 84 25 13 45 167
Y M/O COAL Upper Division Clerk 7 1 0 2 10
Y Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs Upper Division Clerk 3 1 0 1 5
Y M/O WATER RESOURCES Upper Division Clerk 0 4 1 0 5
Y M/O TEXTILE Upper Division Clerk 23 7 1 10 41
Y Office Of Development Commissioner (MSME) Upper Division Clerk 2 0 0 1 3
Z CBDT Tax Assistant 863 217 115 519 1714


SSC CGL Official notice

Official notice:

Vacancies: SSC CGL 2019 has announced total 9372 number of vacancies.
Selection: The selection of SSC CGL 2019 is based on 4 stages of exam.
Syllabus: The Syllabus of SSC CGL 2019 is mainly based on English Language/Quantitative Aptitudes/Logical Reasoning/General knowledge and Current affairs.
Important Dates: Date of registration: 22nd October 2019 to 25th November 2019.
Prelims Exams: SSC CGL TIER-I Exam 02.03.2020 to 11.03.2020 ; SSC CGL TIER-II&III Exam: 22.06.2020 to 25.06.2020.
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SSC CGL Apply Online:

Apply Online:

Kindly follow the steps to apply the SSC CGL 2019 form Online.

1. Kindly Visit the Official website of SSC CGL.
2. Click on “New User” to register for SSC CGL.
3. Enter the following details/Information on Application form.
4. Enter a Valid Email ID to get the notification regarding Admit card/Exams and Result declaration.
5. Use the payment method using Debit Card/Credit Card/Internet Banking/E-wallets etc.
6. Click on Submit.
7. Print the Application form for further reference

Note: The aspirants can apply only through online mode for SSC CGL 2019. Offline mode is not available for SSC CGL 2019.    


SSC CGL Exam Pattern:

Exam Pattern:

Stage 1: SSC CGL Tier-1
The SSC CGL Tier-I consists 100 question that carry 100 marks. It is a composite of 1 hour exam.

Subjects Questions Marks Time
English Language 25 50 60 Minutes
General Awareness 25 50
General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 50
Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
Total 100 200  


Stage 2: SSC CGL Tier-2

The SSC CGL Tier-II consists of 4 Paper. Paper-I, Paper-II, Paper-III consist of 100 question that carry 200 marks and Paper-IV consist of 200 Questions that carry 200 marks. There is no sectional cut-offs and the negative marking of Paper-I, Paper-II, Paper-III is 0.5 marks and Paper-IV as 0.25 marks.

Paper Subjects Questions Marks Time
Paper-I Quantitative Aptitudes 100 200 2 Hours (40 Mins extra for Paper-III & IV)
Paper-II English Language and Comprehension 200 200
Paper-III Statistics (Paper-I & Paper-II) 100 200
Paper-IV General Studies (Finance & Economics, Paper-I and II) 100 200


Stage 3: SSC CGL Tier-3
This exam is conducts in Pen and Paper Mode. The total duration of exam is 60 minutes. It is a offline based exam carry 100 marks.

SSC Tier III Time Duration Marks
Descriptive paper in English/Hindi 60 Minutes 100


Stage 4: SSC CGL Tier-4
The Tier-IV exam are conducts on the basis of DEST /CPT exam. The duration of the exam is 45 minutes.

SSC Tier IV Time Duration Syllabus
Computer Proficiency Test(for post of Assistant Section Officer in CSS & MEA only) 45 Minutes Word/Excel/ PowerPoint


SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility Criteria:

1.  A candidate must be a citizen of India.

2.The Candidates must fall under the mentioned Age given under Table.

Required Age Limit SSC CGL Post Name
18-30 years Assistant (Group B)
20-30 years Assistant Section Officer A, D, E, G
Sub-Inspector (Group B)
Tax Assistant
18-30 years Inspector (Central Bureau of Narcotics)
20-30 years Assistant
Junior Accountant
Inspector (CBN) Compiler
Upper Division Clerk
Tax Assistant
Assistant Account Officer
Not exceeding 30 years Assistant Audit Officer
Assistant Enforcement Officer
Inspector of Central Excise
Inspector of Preventive Officer
Assistant Audit Officer
Assistant Section Officer
Inspector of Income Tax
Up to 32 years Junior Statistical Investigator
Up to 30 years Sub-Inspector
Assistant Enforcement Officer


3. The candidate must hold the educational qualification require for each post through SSC CGL 2019 exam.

SSC CGL Post Educational Qualification
Assistant Audit Officer Bachelor’s degree in any stream from a recognized university
Desirable Qualification: CA/CS/MBA/Cost and Management Accountant/Masters in Commerce/Masters in Business Studies
Statistical Investigator Grade-II Post Bachelor’s degree from any recognized university with 60% aggregate 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 Subjects
All other Posts Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university



SSC CGL Cut offs:

The SSC CGL results are out. Here is the list of expected cut-offs for 2018-19. Please check the details.
List 1 - Candidates qualified in Tier-I for appearing in Tier-II [Paper-I, Paper-II, and Paper-IV (General Studies (Finance & Accounts))]

SC ST OBC UR OH HH Other PwD Total  
Cut-off Marks 148.97 141.86 165.00 170.00 132.90 102.45 62.19  
2444 1272 4464 6247* 335 300 100 15162

List 2 - Candidates qualified in Tier-I for appearing in Tier-II [Paper-I, Paper-II, and Paper-III (Statistics)]


SC ST OBC UR OH HH VH Other PwD Total  
Cut-off Marks 140.11 129.56 162.35 165.96 112.48 51.99 64.57 40.00  
1421 891 2008 3177* 112.48 333 364 51 8578


List 3 - Candidates qualified in Tier-I for appearing in Tier-II (Paper-I and Paper-II):

111.10 103.22 131.18 137.07 40.00 95.55 40.00 70.25 40.00
Candidates Available 27835 12836 44078 51771* 8146 2727 1548 1282 173


SSC CGL 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  


SSC CGL Tier-II Syllabus:

Quantitative Aptitude English Language Statistics General Awareness
Simplification Reading Comprehension Collection and Representation of Data Finance and Accounting
Interest Spelling Measure of Dispersion Fundamental Principles
Averages Fill in the Blanks Measure of Central Tendency Financial Accounting
Percentage Phrases and Idioms Moments, Skewness and Kurtosis Basic Concepts of Accounting
Ratio and Proportion One Word Substitution Correlation and Regression Self-Balancing Ledger
Speed, Distance and Time Sentence Correction Random Variables Error Spotting and Correction
Number System Error Spotting Random Variables Economics and Governance
Mensuration Cloze Test Sampling Theory Comptroller and Auditor General of India
Data Interpretation Para Jumbles Analysis and Variance Finance Commission
Time and Work Synonyms-Antonyms Time Series Analysis Theory of Demand and Supply
Algebra Active-Passive Voice Index Number  
Data Sufficiency      



This section includes written test on Speech. This test includes Easy Writing, Formal and Informal Letter writing. It is an offline-based exam to test the skills of Students. This exam is based on English/Hindi. The exams duration is 60 Minutes and carries 100 Marks. For PWD Candidates total duration is 80 Minutes.

Tier-IV examination required couple of skill sets tests for certain Government Posts all over the country.
DEST ( Data Entry Speed Test ) : For the post of Tax Assistant (Central Excise and Income Tax),DEST Exam through SSC CGL 2019-20 exam is conducted to check the typing speed of the candidate. The candidates are given an article in English which they have to type on Computer. A candidate is required to type 2000 words in 15 minutes.
CPT ( Computer Proficiency Test ): There are three modules that are important for this exam: Word Processing, Spread Sheets and Generation of slides and the commission demands a candidate to be proficient in it for the post of CSS, MEA, Inspector (Central Excise), Inspector (Preventive Officer), Inspector (Examiner).
Note: Tier-I & Tier-II exam is compulsory for all posts mentioned in the SSC CGL 2019-20 Notification of while Tier-IV exam is taken by candidates applying specifically for TA, CSS, MEA and Inspector.




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