SSC CGL 2020 - Check Result , Cut off, Vacancies, Salary
SSC CGL 2020 - Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released the SSC CGL Tier 1 Final Answer Key and response sheet of the exam on July 7, 2020 in online mode. To check the answer key applicants have to enter the login credential and click on submit button. Prior to this the authorities had released SSC CGL Tier 1 result at its official website on July 1. The SSC CGL tier 2 exam which was supposed to be held from June 22-25, 2020 is postponed due to the lockdown. The SSC CGL exam for tier 2 stage will be held from November 02 to 05, 2020. Prior to this SSC has released the SSC CGL provisional answer key on March 16 in online mode at its official website. The online exam for tier 1 was conducted from March 3 to 9, 2020. SSC CGL tier 1 exam was conducted in multiple shifts across various cities in India in online mode. The approximate number of candidates appearing for SSC CGL 2020 is expected to be 25.87 lakh. Candidates appearing for SSC CGL 2020 will be able to download their admit card seven days before the examination. Along with the SSC CGL 2020 admit card, candidates will have to carry anyone photo identity proof to the examination centre. The result of SSC CGL 2020 is expected to be announced in August 2020. On the basis of the candidates' performance in SSC CGL 2020 Tier 1, they will be selected for the Tier 2.
Latest: Staff Selection Commission has postponed SSC CGL 2020 Tier 2 exam.
SSC CGL Final Answer Key 2019 Out on July 7. Candidates can also check Question Papers and Response Sheet Here
SSC CGL Result 2019 for tier 1 was declared on July 1, 2020
SSC CGL exam is conducted to fill in approximately 6000 vacancies in various Group B and C posts in government departments. SSC CGL exam involves four-stage selection procedure – Tier I, II, III & IV. To know more on SSC CGL 2020 like admit card, dates, exam pattern, syllabus, cutoff etc read this article below.
What is SSC CGL?
SSC CGL stands for Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level Examination, it is conducted by SSC to recruit staff for various posts in ministries, departments, and organizations of the Government of India. The minimum education qualification required for SSC CGL is graduation from a recognized university while the age limit should be between 20 and 30 years. Although it may vary depending upon the post the candidate applies for.
SSC CGL 2020 - Overview
SSC CGL (Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level)
SSC (Staff Selection Commission)
Once a year
Application Release Date
Oct 22, 2019 (Application Started)
Nov 22, 2019 (Last date to apply)
Rs. 100 for General/OBC/EWS
No fees for female and SC/ST candidates
Tier I: Mar 03-09, 2020
Tier II: November 2-5, 2020 (New Dates)
Tier III: Dates to be announced later
Tier I & II (Computer-based Exam)
Tier III (Pen and Paper Mode)
Minimum Qualification Required
18 to 32 years
Stages of Exam
Tier I, Tier II, Tier III, and Tier IV
It depends upon the post, the pay scale is according to the level as mentioned below:
Pay Level-8 (Rs 47600 to 151100)
Pay Level-7 (Rs 44900 to 142400)
Pay Level-6 (Rs 35400 to 112400)
Pay Level-5 (Rs 29200 to 92300)
Pay Level-4 (Rs 25500 to 81100)
SSC CGL 2018 - Day-wise Statics Data of scheduled & Appeared Candidates
No. of scheduled candidates
No. of appeared candidates
June 4, 2019
June 6, 2019
Total number of registered candidates - 25.97 lakhs
Total candidates appeared - 8,34,746
Overall attendance percentage - 32.27%
SSC CGL 2020 Dates
Dates for 2019-20
Dates for 2020-21 (Tentative)
SSC CGL 2019 Notification Released
October 22, 2019
October 22, 2019
Last date to apply
November 25, 2019
SSC CGL Tier 1 exam date
March 3-9, 2020
|SSC CGL Tier 1 result||July 01, 2020 (Released)||To be announced|
|CGL TIer I final answer key||July 7, 2020 (Released)||To be announced|
SSC CGL Tier 2 & 3 exam date
November 2 to 5, 2020 (Tier 2)
Tier 4 exam date
To be announced
SSC has declare the result of SSC CGL 2019 tier 1 at its official website. The result id declared separately for each stage of the exam. Candidates who are shortlisted in one stage will be eligible to appear for the subsequent stage. The marks obtained by candidates in the exam will be normalised for SSC CGL result as the exams will be held in multiple days and shifts. SSC CGL final merit list will be prepared based on the candidates' performance in tier-I, II and III stages. The aggregate marks scored by candidates in Tier-I and II will be considered for their short-listing in Tier-III.
SSC has declared the cut off of CGL 2019 tier 1 along with the result. SSC has released the cut off on its website in PDF format. The cut off has been declared for each category and post separately. Candidates need to score the required cut off marks in each stage to be qualified in the CGL exam. The Cut off marks for SSC CGL Tier I will be determined from maximum 200 marks, for Tier-II it will be decided out of 400 marks. In the following table, candidates can check the previous year cut off marks.
SSC CGL Tier 1 2019 Cut off
|Cut off marks||180.12||172.76||156.73||151.46||147.08||117.49||83.70|
SSC CGL Previous year Cut off
SSC CGL cut off 2018 tier 1
Cut off Marks
(Qualified for subsequent stages)
SSC CGL cut off 2017 tier 1
Initial Cut Off
Revised Cut Off
SSC CGL Cut Off 2016 for Tier 1
Tier 1 Cut Off
SSC has released the answer key of SSC CGL for tier 1 exam along with the question paper on July 7 in online mode. By checking the answer sheet and response sheet one can know their performance in the exam. SSC CGL 2020 answer key helps candidates get an idea of their correct responses and the expected marks in CGL exam. Prior to this authorities have also released the SSC CGL provisional answer key which can be challenged for incorrect answers.
SSC released the SSC CGL Admit Card 2020 for Tier I on February 20 @ ssc.nic.in/Portal/AdmitCard in online mode. To download the SSC CGL 2020 admit card, candidates will have to login into the website using their credentials - registration/roll number/name and date of birth. The admit card of SSC CGL 2020 will contain important information of candidates like name, date of birth, region, roll/registration number and the exam centre details - exam date, time, centre details etc. Candidates must download the SSC CGL admit card and carry it to the exam venue on the exam day along with any of the valid photo ID proof - Aadhaar Card, Voter ID Card, Driving License, PAN Card, failing to do so they will not be able to take the exam.
As being one of the popular exams in our country, the CGL is conducted by SSC across various states and cities in India. In the following table, candidates can check the states, exam centres and the codes where the SSC CGL exam will be conducted. The exact address of the centre will be mentioned in the admit card of the candidate.
SSC CGL Exam Centres
Examination Centres & Centre Code
SSC Region and States/ UTs under the jurisdiction of the Region
Agra(3001), Gorakhpur(3007) , Jhansi (3008), Kanpur(3009), Lucknow(3010),
Darbhanga (3202), Muzaffarpur(3205),
Patna(3206), Purnea (3209)
Bihar and Uttar
Port Blair (4802), Ranchi(4205), Balasore(4601), Berhampore(Odisha) (4602), Bhubaneshwar(4604), Cuttack(4605), Dhenkanal(4611), Rourkela(4610), Sambalpur(4609), Gangtok(4001), Hooghly (4418), Kolkata(4410), Siliguri(4415)
Eastern Region (ER)/ Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Jharkhand, Odisha, Sikkim and West Bengal
Belagavi (9002), Bengaluru (9001),
Hubballi (9011), Kalaburagi
(Gulbarga) (9005), Mangaluru (9008),
Mysuru (9009), Shivamogga (9010),
Udupi (9012). Ernakulam (9213),
Kannur (9202), Kollam (9210),
Kottayam (9205), Kozhikode (9206),
Thrissur (9212), Thiruvananthapuram
(9211), Kavaratti (9401).
Satna(6014), Sagar(6015), Ujjain
(6016), Bilaspur(6202), Raipur(6204),
Itanagar(5001), Dibrugarh(5102), Guwahati(Dispur)(5105), Jorhat(5107),
NCT of Delhi,
Jammu(1004), Leh(1005), Samba
Chirala(8011), Guntur(8001), Kakinada
(8009), Kurnool(8003), Nellore (8010),
Tirunelveli(8207), Vellore (8208),
Hyderabad(8601), Karimnagar (8604),
and Kashmir and
Mumbai(7204), Nagpur(7205), Nanded
(7206), Nashik(7207), Pune(7208)
Dadra and Nagar
Haveli, Daman and
Diu, Goa, Gujarat
The SSC CGL exam is conducted in 4 phases/tiers. According to the exam pattern provided by SSC in the CGL notification the tier- I question paper will be based on questions from the sections of General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude and English Comprehension. The Tier II exam will consist of three different papers/subjects and candidates will be required to appear in one, two or three papers depending upon the category of posts. Candidates qualifying the Tier I and Tier II examination of SSC CGL 2020 will be eligible to appear for the Tier III exam which is a descriptive test and post-qualifying the Tier II they will be eligible to appear for Tier IV. In the following table, candidates can understand the exam pattern of SSC CGL.
The table lists the tiers of SSC CGL, the mode, and type of exam.
Mode of Examination
Type of Examination
Multiple Choice Questions
Multiple Choice Questions
Pen and Paper Mode
Descriptive Paper in English/ Hindi (Essay Writing, Letter Writing, Application writing etc)
Tier - IV
Computer Proficiency Test
Skill Test (Wherever applicable)
SSC releases the SSC CGL 2020 syllabus along with the notification. It is advised to all aspiring candidates to go through the complete syllabus and exam pattern of SSC CGL to understand the topics, sections, subjects before applying. The SSC CGL syllabus will help candidates plan their studies accordingly and will guide them to the various sections from where SSC CGL question paper will be based. According to the SSC CGL syllabus, the exam will be conducted in 4 tiers.
Tier - I will have 1 question paper and topics will be from General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Awareness, Numerical Aptitude and English Comprehension. Tier will be CBE.
Tier - II will have 4 question papers and topics will be from - Paper 1 Quantitative Abilities, Paper 2 English Language and Comprehension, Paper 3 Statistics and Paper 4 Finance and Economics. Tier II will be CBE.
Tier - III will be descriptive which will have (Essay Writing/ Precis/Letter Writing/ Application Writing etc.)
Tier - IV will be a Computer Proficiency Test and Data Entry Skill Test.
SSC released SSC CGL 2019 application form on October 22, 2019 in online mode. The last date to fill the application form was November 25. Candidates had to fill the application form in two stages - one-time registration in part 1 while uploading documents, application fee payment and filling up other important details were to be done in the second part. The online fee payment had to be paid either via online through debit/credit cards/ net banking or offline through SBI challan. Only graduates who are above the age of 18 years were eligible to fill the application form. SSC CGL is held in 4 tiers - Tier I, II, III & IV for the recruitment of candidates at Grade “B” and “C” category posts.
According to SSC, only graduate candidates who have a bachelor’s degree from a government recognised university are eligible to apply for SSC CGL. Apart from the educational qualification, the candidate must also fall between the age group of 18-32 years. The education qualification and the age limit varies according to various posts offered by SSC under the CGL exam. There are also physical fitness requirements required for the post of Inspector and Sub-Inspector. There is age relaxation given to candidates who belong to reserved categories.
SSC released the CGL question paper along with the answer key at its official website. Candidates can download the question paper, answer key and their response sheet by logging into the website using their credentials. Solving SSC CGL question paper will benefit candidates in analyzing and strengthening their preparations and also get a clear idea and difficulty level of the SSC CGL exam.
SSC CGL is one of the toughest and most competitive exams in India and it requires a special and strategically planned preparation plan to succeed in the exam. In order to achieve success, it is very important to make a proper study plan, be thorough with the syllabus and exam pattern and keep up with the revisions of all the topics at regular intervals. Not to forget the importance of the best books for SSC CGL, short notes and attempting the online test series frequently.
The SSC CGL exam is conducted in four stages for the recruitment of candidates in Group B & C services in various government organisations. The selection process comprises of Tier 1, Tier 2, (Tier III) descriptive exam and the final Tier IV. As per the selection process of SSC CGL, candidates first need to appear for the Tier 1 exam and after qualifying the tier 1 exam they will be called for tier 2 exam and subsequent stages. The final result will be declared as per the performance of the candidate in all the 4 tiers.
SSC CGL is one of the most competitive exams and close to 25 lac candidates apply for it every year. The competitiveness is due to the high rank and the handsome salary which candidates are offered post successfully qualifying the exam. The salary also depends upon the various pay levels and the posts which a candidate is offered.
The following table will give you an idea of the salary given to candidates after qualifying:
SSC CGL Pay Scale 2020
(Rs 47600 to 151100)
(Rs 44900 to 142400)
(Rs 35400 to 112400)
(Rs 29200 to 92300)
(Rs 25500 to 81100)
SSC Contact Details
Candidates are advised to contact the authority for any queries on the following details:
Regional Office Address
Staff Selection Commission,
Block No. 12,
CGO Complex, Lodhi Road,
Tel. No. 011-24363343, 24367526
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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - SSC CGL 2020 - Check Result , Cut off, Vacancies, Salary
Question: What is the next step after successfully filling the application form of SSC CGL?
SSC issues the admit card for candidates who have successfully applied for SSC CGL.
Question: How can I check whether I am eligible to fill the SSC CGL application form?
You must check the eligibility criteria before filling the form of SSC CGL.
Question: What is the maximum age limit to apply for the CGL exam?
The maximum age limit to apply for the SSC CGL is 32 years.
Question: What is the difference between CGL and CHSL?
The major difference between CGL and CHSL is that CGL is A graduate level exam and the candidates are employed for Group B & C services in government organisations while CHSL is a 10+2 level exam and the candidates are recruited at the below post as compared to CGL.
Question: What is the salary of a CGL qualified candidate?
The pay scale differs according to the post and the organisation he/she is posted. The pay scale ranges from Rs. 25500-151100.
Question: What is SSC CGL exam eligibility?
Candidates must have a graduation and their age should be between 18-32 years.
Question: How many vacancies are released for SSC CGL 2020?
The vacancies are not released as of now and will be released at the time of DV. Well it is expected to be between 5000-6000.
Question: In what mode SSC CGL exam will be conducted?
Tier I & II will be conducted in online mode while the Tier III will be conducted in pen and paper mode.
Question: Those students who are in their final year of graduation can also apply for SSC CGL?
No, it is mandatory to be a graduate.
Question: Is there negative marking in SSC CGL?
Yes, there will be negative marking of 0.5 for each wrong answer in Tier-I. In Tier-II, there is negative marking of 0.25 for each wrong answer in paper II - English Language & Comprehension and 0.50 for each wrong answer in Paper-I, Paper III and Paper IV.
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Questions related to SSC CGL
junior engineer can apply ssc cgl exam and other non-engineer exam?
The eligibility criteria is different for each post in SSC CGL. The eligibility criteria is as follows
- Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer: Candidate muts have bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university Preferably in Company Secretary or Chartered Accountant or Masters in Commerce or Cost & Management Accountant or Masters in Business Studies or Masters in Business Administration (Finance) or Masters in Business Economics.
Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) Post: Candidate must have passed bachelor’s degree in any discipline with minimum 60% Marks in mathematics in class or bachelor’s degree in any discipline with Statistics as one of the subjects.
Statistical Investigator Grade-II: Candidate must have passed bachelor’s degree in any discipline with Statistics as one of the subjects (in all the years of the graduation course).
Other Posts: Candidate must have passed bachelor’s degree in any discipline.
Age must be in between 18-32 years and age criteria is different for each post. For reserved categories, ex-servicemen, ECOs/SSCOs, Central government employees, Widows, divorced women, separated women there is an age relaxation which is different for each category. So you need to check the eligibility criteria before applying for any post in SSC CGL. Each exam has its own eligibility criteria which you need to check before applying.
Myself a student of physics honors 4th semester.... But i dont want to make my career in that strm. I want to join ota chennai but at the same time i also think to do preprsn for SSC cgl but still I am not able to clear my goals plzz suggest me for the same and help me so dat I can clr my problem.
If you want to prepare for both you can go ahead, the syllabus of OTA consists of General Knowledge and English, each consists of 120 questions for 100 marks, so total marks is 200, the language paper is bilingual and exam is conducted for two hours.
The best part about OTA and SSC CGL is both the section aforementioned comes in SSC CGL as well, in addition to this there are quant and reasoning section. If you want to prepare for both exams , you have to balance it out. For English section, the best book is Wren and Martin for Grammar, Word power made easy for vocabulary, and you can use Plinth to Paramount/General English by SP Bakshi for practice and understanding concepts. For General Knowledge, static portion can be covered by books like Lucent' GK, and for dynamic portion it's best to read newspaper on a daily basis,you can read The Hindu or The Indian Express regarding this. You can follow this procedure in case of SSC CGL as well.
When it comes to Quant Section of SSC CGL, you can use any of RK Agarwal's Quantitative Aptitude, M Tyra's Magical book on Quicker Maths, Arihant's Fast Track Objective Arithmetic. In case of reasoning, you can use MK Pandey's Analytical Reasoning, RK Agarwal's Verbal and Nonverbal Reasoning.
First get conceptual understanding and then practice it accordingly, you may find free mock papers at various sites of competitive exams, also go through previous year paper.
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Sir i got in PCB=58+45+53=158
I'm eligible for neet Or cet
can I prepare for ssc cgl with my b.el.ed course?? and from which year should I start preperation?
You can start your preparation for SSC CGL. This exam can be taken by everyone from any stream.
I would suggest to start from the first year a little. And from the last year of college prepare in detail in depth.
I want to preparation for ssc cgl
SSC CGL consists of four level, the first two are conducted in online mode with mcq format, third level is descriptive test, fourth level is skill test of data entry and computer proficiency test. Interview doesn't feature anymore in this exam.
Now, coming to preparation part we can see that a large portion of syllabus is attributed to Maths and English, the reason being it's not only in Tier I but in Tier II as well both consists of 200 marks.
First step towrds preparation of any exam is being acquainted with its syllabus, so you can download the syllabus from SSC website and take a print out, and keep in your study table. This will help you to understand what to read and what to skip.
Make a timetable, SSC happens over four tier level and with compeition increasing day by day, the level of question too have gone up in recent times. Everyone has a different study style, not everybody can stretch over a longer period of time, so you've to decide accordingly, take breaks in between study. For instance, you can practice the mock papers in the weekends after five days of study, this way you can evaluate your progress as well.
SSC often repeats question, so going through previous year paper is must.
There are free mock papers available at various competitive exam sites, which you can use them to practice, it'll help you know your strength and the areas you require to improve.
Test series are highly important, as this exam is in online mode, unless an aspirant has good time management and has fair idea of what to attempt and what to skip, this will become a difficult task to handle.
You may refer the following books-
For the section of Quant, you can refer Quicker Maths by M Tyra/ Fast Track Arithmetic by Arihant Publications /Quantitative Aptitude by RS Agarwal
For section of the English, you can refer General English by SP Bakshi or Plinth to Paramount, Wren and Martin is the best book for grammar and Word Power Made Easy is great for vocabulary section.
For the section of Reasoning, you may refer RS Agarwal Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning,Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey
Coming to General Awareness, Lucent's GK is prefered by majority of aspirants for static portion and when it comes to dynamic part, it's best you read newspaper on a daily basis such as The Hindu or The Indian Express, going through this will help you acquaint with latest happening and you don't have to mug up everything at the last moment.