SSC CGL Recruitment 2021 – Apply Online Now !!

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has already released an official notification for all the candidates who have been waiting for SSC CGL Recruitment 2021. It’s important to know each bit related to recruitment before heading to fill up your form.

This blog has enumerated step by step details about SSC CGL Recruitment 2021, a one should know along with the direct link to apply.

SSC CGL Recruitment 2021 – Important Dates

SSC CGL EVENTSSSC CGL DATES
Notification  29th December 2020
Application started on  29th December 2020
Last Date of Application  31st January 2021 (till 11:30 PM)
Last Date for online fee payment  02nd February 2021 (till 11:30 PM)
Last Date for Generation of offline Challan  04th February 2021 (till 11:30 PM)
Last Date for Application Fee Payment through Challan  06th February 2021 (during working hours of a bank)
Tier-I Exam Date29th May 2021 to 07th June 2021  

SSC CGL Recruitment 2021 – Official Notification’s Highlight

Exam Regulating AuthorityStaff Selection Commission (SSC)  
Post  Group B & Group C officers under Central Government
Vacancies  Not Yet Defined
Exam Level  National Level Exam
Exam Mode  Tier- I: Online Tier- II: Online Tier- III: Pen & Paper Mode Tier – IV: Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test
Selection ProcessStage 1- Computer Based Test (Tier I) Stage 2- Computer Based Test (Tier II) Stage 3- Descriptive Paper (Tier III) Stage 4- Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test    
Official Website  https://ssc.nic.in/
SSC CGL Recruitment 2021

Eligibility Criteria:

SSC CGL Recruitment 2021 – Eligibility Criteria

  • Nationality
  • Must be a Citizen of India or Nepal or Bhutan.
  • Must have Certificate of Eligibility issued by Indian Government with a candidate of Nepal or Bhutan.

Educational Qualification:

  • Educational Qualification (as of 1st January 2021)
SSC CGL POSTSCriteria  
Assistant Audit OfficerBachelor’s Degree in any subject from Recognized University OR CA/ CS/ MBA/ Cost & Management Accountant / Master in Commerce/ Master in Business Studies  
Statistical Investigator Grade – IIBachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized university with a minimum 60% marks in Mathematics in Class 12th. OR Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with statistic as one of the subjects in graduation.  
Compiler PostsBachelor’s Degree from any recognized university with Economic or Statistic or Mathematics as a compulsory or elective subject.  
All Other PostsBachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized university or equivalent.  

Age Limit:

Departments  PostsAge Criteria
CSSAssistant Section Officer20 – 30 years  
Intelligence BureauAssistant Section OfficerNot Exceeding 30 years  
Directorate of Enforcement (Department of Revenue) Assistant Enforcement OfficerUp to 30 years    
M/o of Statistics & Prog. ImplementationJunior Statistical OfficerUp to 32 years    
NIASub InspectorUp to 30 years  
CBISub Inspector20 – 30 years  
NarcoticsSub Inspector18 – 25 years  
CBECTax Assistant20 – 27 years  
Department of PostInspector18 – 30 years  
Other Ministries/ Departments/ OrganizationsAssistant18 – 30 years      
Other DepartmentsAll other posts18 – 27 years  

SSC CGL Recruitment 2021 – Age Relaxation

CategoryAge Relaxation Permissible Beyond Upper Age Limit  
SC/ ST5 years
OBC3 years
PwD (unreserved)10 years
PwD (OBC)13 years
PwD (SC/ ST)15 years
Ex-Servicemen (GEN)3 years
Ex-Servicemen (OBC)6 years
Ex-Servicemen (SC/ ST)8 years
Permissible Relaxation in Upper Age Limit for Group ‘C’ Post Only  
Central Govt. Civilian Employees (rendered not less than 3 years regular & continuous services)  Up to 40 years
Central Govt. Civilian Employees (SC/ ST) (rendered not less than 3 years regular & continuous services)  Up to 45 years
Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated & not remarriedUp to 35 years    
Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated & not remarried (SC/ ST)Up to 40 years

Pay Scale:

SSC CGL Recruitment 2021 – Pay Scale

GroupPost NameDepartmentsClassification of PostsPay ScalePermissible Nature of Disability
1Assistant Audit OfficerIndian Audit & Accounts Department under CAGGroup ‘B’ Gazetted (Non-Ministerial)Pay Level 8 (Rs 47,600 to Rs 1,51,100)OH (OA, OL, BL) & HH
2Assistant Account OfficerIndian Audit & Accounts Department under CAGGroup ‘B’ Gazetted (Non-Ministerial)Pay Level 8 (Rs 47,600 to Rs 1,51,100)OH (OA, OL, BL) & HH
3Assistant Section OfficerCentral Secretariat Service  Group ‘B’  Pay Level 7 (Rs 44,900 to Rs 1,42,400)OA, OL, B, BL, OAL, LV & HH
4Assistant Section OfficerIntelligence BureauGroup ‘B’Pay Level 7 (Rs 44,900 to Rs 1,42,400)OA, OL, B, BL, OAL, LV & HH
5Assistant Section OfficerMinistry of RailwayGroup ‘B’Pay Level 7 (Rs 44,900 to Rs 1,42,400)OA, OL, B, BL, LV
& HH
6Assistant Section OfficerMinistry of External AffairsGroup ‘B’Pay Level 7 (Rs 44,900 to Rs 1,42,400)OA, OL, B, BL, OAL, LV & HH
7Assistant Section OfficerAFHQGroup ‘B’Pay Level 7 (Rs 44,900 to Rs 1,42,400)OA, OL, B, BL, OAL, LV & HH
8Assistant  Other ministries, Departments or organisationGroup ‘B’Pay Level 7 (Rs 44,900 to Rs 1,42,400)OA, OL, B, BL, OAL, LV & HH
9Assistant Section OfficerOther ministries, Departments or organisationGroup ‘B’Pay Level 7 (Rs 44,900 to Rs 1,42,400)OA, OL, B, BL, OAL, LV & HH
10Assistant  Other ministries, Departments or organisationGroup ‘B’Pay Level 6 ( Rs 35,400 to Rs 1,12,400)OA, OL, B, BL, OAL, LV & HH
11Superintendent  Other ministries, Departments or organisationGroup ‘B’Pay Level 6 ( Rs 35,400 to Rs 1,12,400)OA, OL, B, BL, OAL, LV & HH
12Inspector of Income TaxCBDTGroup ‘C’Pay Level 7 (Rs 44,900 to Rs 1,42,400)OA, OL, BL, OAL, HH
13Inspector (Central Excise)CBECGroup ‘B’Pay Level 7 (Rs 44,900 to Rs 1,42,400)OA, OL, OAL, HH &
OL, HH
14Inspector (Preventive Officer)CBECGroup ‘B’Pay Level 7 (Rs 44,900 to Rs 1,42,400)OL, HH
15Inspector (Examiner)CBECGroup ‘B’Pay Level 7 (Rs 44,900 to Rs 1,42,400)OL, HH
16Assistant Enforcement OfficerDepartment of RevenueGroup ‘B’Pay Level 7 (Rs 44,900 to Rs 1,42,400)Posts not identified suitable for PwD candidates.
17Sub InspectorCentral Bureau of InvestigationGroup ‘B’Pay Level 7 (Rs 44,900 to Rs 1,42,400)Posts not identified suitable for PwD candidates.
18InspectorDepartment of
Post
Group ‘B’Pay Level 7 (Rs 44,900 to Rs 1,42,400)Posts not identified suitable for PwD candidates.
19Divisional AccountantOffices under CAGGroup ‘B’Pay Level 6 ( Rs 35,400 to Rs 1,12,400)Posts not identified suitable for PwD candidates.
20Junior Statistical OfficerM/o of Statistics & Prog. ImplementationGroup ‘B’Pay Level 6 ( Rs 35,400 to Rs 1,12,400)Posts not identified suitable for PwD candidates.
21AuditorOffices under CAGGroup ‘C’Pay Level 5 (Rs 29,200 to 92,300)OA, OL, BL & HH
22AuditorOffices under CGDAGroup ‘C’Pay Level 5 (Rs 29,200 to 92,300)OA, OL, BL & HH
23AuditorOther Ministry/ DepartmentsGroup ‘C’Pay Level 5 (Rs 29,200 to 92,300)OA, OL, BL & HH
24AccountantOffice under C&AGGroup ‘C’Pay Level 5 (Rs 29,200 to 92,300)OA, OL, OAL, BL, B, LV, HH
25Junior AccountantOther Ministry / DepartmentGroup ‘C’Pay Level 5 (Rs 29,200 to 92,300)OA, OL, OAL, BL, HH
26Senior Secretariat Assistant / Upper Division ClerksCentral Govt. Offices/ Ministries Other than CSCS cadres.Group ‘C’Pay Level 4 (Rs 25,500 to 81,100)OA, OL, OAL, BL, B, LV, HH
27Tax AssistantCBDTGroup ‘C’Pay Level 4 (Rs 25,500 to 81,100)BL, OL, PD, D, PB, B, OA, OAL
28Tax AssistantCBECGroup ‘C’Pay Level 4 (Rs 25,500 to 81,100)BL, OL, PD, D, PB, B, OA
29Sub InspectorCentral Bureau & NarcoticsGroup ‘C’Pay Level 4 (Rs 25,500 to 81,100)Posts not identified suitable for PwD candidate
30Upper Divisional ClerksDte. Gen Border Road Organization (only for male candidates)Group ‘C’Pay Level 4 (Rs 25,500 to 81,100)Posts not identified suitable for PwD candidate

Application Fee:

SSC CGL Recruitment 2021 – Application Fee

  • Fee for General & OBC Candidates is Rs 100.
  • No fee for SC, ST, Women & Ex-servicemen.
  • Payment accepted through Debit Card, Credit Card, SBI Challan & SBI Net Banking.

Exam Pattern:

SSC CGL Recruitment 2021 – Selection Process & Exam Pattern

The Aspiring candidates undergo with the four stage selection process i.e.

Tier I – Computer Based Test

Tier II – Computer Based Test

Tier III – Descriptive Test

Tier IV – Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test

Exam pattern will be as followed:

Tier I – Computer Based Test (Objective Type Paper)

CBT Exam Date  29th May 2021 to 07th June 2021  
CBT SyllabusEnglish Comprehension (50 marks)Quantitative Aptitude (50 marks)General Intelligence & Reasoning (50 marks)General Awareness (50 marks)  
No. Of Question 100 Questions (25 each subject)  
Duration60 minutes (For normal candidates)80 minutes (For Candidates eligible for Scribe)  
Marking1 marks for each correct answer.0.50 marks deduction for each wrong answer.

Tier II – Computer Based Test (Objective Type Paper)

CBT Exam Date  Not Yet Declared  
CBT SyllabusPaper I – Quantitative Aptitude (200 marks)Paper II – English Language & Comprehension (200 marks)Paper III – Statistics (200 marks)Paper IV – General Studies (Economics & Finance) (200 marks)  
No. Of QuestionPaper I – Quantitative Aptitude (100 Questions)   Paper II – English Language & Comprehension (200 Questions)   Paper III – Statistics (100 Questions)     Paper IV – General Studies (Economics & Finance) (100 Questions)  
Duration2 hours for each paper (For normal candidates)2 hours & 40 minutes for each paper (For Candidates eligible for Scribe)  
Marking0.25 marks deduction for each wrong answer in English Language & Comprehension exam.0.50 marks deduction for each wrong answer for 3 subjects.

Note:

  • Paper I & Paper II is compulsory for all the posts.
  • Paper III will be for only those shortlisted in Tier I & applied for the post of Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) in the Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation.
  • Paper IV will be for only those candidates shortlisted in Tier I for the posts of Assistant Audit Officer / Assistant Accounts Officer. 

Tier III – Descriptive Test

Mode of ExaminationScheme of ExaminationMaximum MarksDuration
Pen & Paper modeDescriptive Paper in Hindi & English i.e. Writing of EssayPrecisLetter Application etc.marks1 hour (For normal candidates)
1 hour & 20 minutes (For Candidates eligible for Scribe)  

Tier IV – Skill Test

Shortlisted candidates from Tier I, Tier II, & Tier III have to clear Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) & Data Entry Speed Test (DEST).

Prerequisites:

SSC CGL Recruitment 2021 – Prerequisites

  • Scanned copies of your photograph in 20 – 50 KB size & 3.5 cm X 4.5 cm dimensions in jpg/ jpeg/ png format. 
  • Scanned copies of your signature in 10 – 20 KB size & 4 cm X 3 cm dimensions in jpg/ jpeg/ png format. 
  • Photo ID Proof for Aadhar Number
  • Category Certificates (If applicable)
  • PwD Certificate Proof (If applicable)
  • PwD Certificate details (If applicable)
  • Email ID (active)
  • Phone Number (valid)

Direct Link to Apply:

SSC CGL Recruitment 2021 – Direct Link to Apply!

  • Click on the following link to register the application form.

Click Here

  • Skip above step, if already register for SSC exams. Click on below link to login to apply.

Click Here

  • Upload scanned photo & signature
DocumentFile DimensionsFile Size
Photo3.5 cm X 4.5 cm20 – 50 KB
Signature4.0 cm x 3.0 cm10 – 20 KB
  • Fill the SSC CGL application form carefully & preview before submitting it.
  • Pay SSC CGL application fee.

We have pinned down every important aspect that you should know before appearing for your exam. Still, we will recommend you to download & overview a detailed OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION PDF to never miss anything.

Click on to Download PDF NOTIFICATION & wish you luck for the exam.

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