SSC CGL Selection Process 2020 for Tier 1,2,3 & 4
SSC CGL Selection Process 2020 - Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the CGL examination in four stages every year for the recruitment of candidates in various government services. SSC CGL 2020 selection process comprises tier 1, tier 2, descriptive exam and document verification. As per the SSC CGL selection process 2020 candidates first need to appear for the Tier 1 exam. Candidates who will clear the tier 1 exam of SSC CGL will be called for the tier 2 exam. The final result will be declared as per the performance candidate in all stages of the SSC CGL 2020 selection process. Candidates who clear descriptive exam will be called for document verification. For more details about the SSC CGL selection process 2020 candidates can check the article below.
As per the SSC CGL exam dates 2020 tier 1 exam will be conducted in online mode from March 2 to 11 at various centres across the country. Candidates can download SSC CGL admit card 2020 tentatively from February 20. SSC will release exam city first followed by exam centre 4 days before the commencement of the exam.
Stages of SSC CGL 2020 Selection Process
Tier 1: Computer based test
Tier 2: Computer based test
Tier 3: Descriptive paper
Tier 4: Computer Proficiency Test (CPT)/Skill Test/ Document Verification (DV)
SSC CGL Selection Process 2020 - Tier 1
Candidates who successfully submit the SSC CGL application form have to appear for the tier 1 exam first. Tier 1 exam of SSC CGL 2020 will be conducted from March 2 to 11 in online mode at various centres. The test will consist of four sections - english language, general awareness, reasoning and quantitative aptitude. The total duration of the online exam is one hour. Candidates will be awarded 2 marks for every correct answer while .25 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer. As per the SSC CGL selection process 2020 candidates who will clear the tier 1 exam will be called for tier 2 exam later. For SSC CGL tier 1 exam pattern candidates can check the table given below.
SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Pattern
Number of questions
General Intelligence and Reasoning
SSC CGL 2020 Selection Process - Tier 2
Candidates who will clear tier 1 exam will be called for the tier 2 exam. SSC CGL tier 2 exam consists of 4 papers. Paper 1 and paper 2 are compulsory for all the candidates appearing in tier 2 of SSC CGL. However paper 3 and paper 4 will be compulsory for candidates applied for Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) and Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer. As per the SSC CGL exam pattern 2020 for paper 1,3 & 4, 0.5 marks will be deducted for the wrong answer while 0.25 will be deducted for paper 2 as a penalty. The duration of all the papers will be 2 hours. As per the SSC CGL 2020 selection process qualified candidates from the tier 2 exam will be called for descriptive paper later. For the detailed exam pattern of SSC CGL candidates must check the table given below.
SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Pattern
Number of questions
English language and comprehension
General Studies (Finance & Economics)
SSC CGL Selection Process 2020 - Tier 3 (Descriptive Exam)
Candidates who clear tier 2 exam will be called for descriptive paper. In this stage, candidates have to write an essay, application and letter. The total duration allotted to this stage is one hour. The maximum marks allotted to the descriptive exam is 100. Qualified candidates from tier 3 will be called for tier 4 exam/document verification stage of SSC CGL 2020 selection process.
SSC CGL 2020 Selection Process - Tier 4
After the tier 3 exam, qualified candidates will be called for skill test which is qualifying in nature. The skill test of SSC CGL comprises data entry skill test (DEST) /computer proficiency test (CPT). Candidates who will be selected for tier I and II will be eligible to appear for the tier IV exam.
What In Case of SSC CGL Tie Breaker 2020
If two candidates obtain the same marks after combining marks of tier 1, 2 and 3 exam then SSC will follow steps as mentioned in the official notification for the resolution of ties.
The priority will be given to the candidate who will score more marks in tier 2.
If ties still exist then performance in the tier 3 exam will be considered.
After this, if a tie exists then the date of birth, with older candidates placed higher will be considered for selection.
The last sorting is alphabetical order in which the names of the candidates appear.
Instructions For SSC CGL Document Verification
After the skill test candidates have to appear for document verification. The documents that candidates need to carry on the day of document verification are given below.
Admit card of skill test
Post preference form
Passport size photographs
10th, 12th and graduation marksheets
NOC certificate, in case of Central government employees
Make short notes for revision
Attempt online mock test series
Practice previous year papers
Read newspaper daily for current affair preparations
Candidates who submitted the online application form of SSC CGL 2020 can download the admit card of SSC CGL from the official website. Candidates need to login with their registration number/name and date of birth to download SSC CGL 2020 admit card. The conducting body will release the admit card for each stage separately. On the exam day, candidates have to carry one photo ID along with the admit card of SSC CGL.
The conducting authorities will release the result of SSC CGL 2020 separately for all stages. Candidates can access their SSC CGL results 2020 with their login credentials. For tier 1 results will be released in PDF form having roll number and names of all the qualified candidates. The marks will be released later on the official website. SSC CGL 2020 final results will be declared after the document verification stage.
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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - SSC CGL Selection Process 2020 for Tier 1,2,3 & 4
Question: How many stages are there in SSC CGL exam?
SSC CGL 2020 exam takes place in 4 stages - tier 1, tier 2, descriptive exam and document verification.
Question: What is the eligibility criteria for the SSC CGL 2020 exam?
Graduate candidates in any stream are eligible to apply for SSC CGL exam.
Question: How can I check the cutoff of SSC CGL?
Candidates can check SSC CGL cutoff 2020 from the official website along with the result.
Question: Where can I get the answer key of SSC CGL?
The conducting authorities will release the SSC CGL answer key along with the response sheets of all candidates on its official website after few days of conclusion of the exam.
Question: Where can I get the syllabus of SSC CGL?
Candidates can check the SSC CGL syllabus in the official notification. SSC CGL syllabus includes all the topics and chapters asked in the exam.
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Questions related to SSC CGL
From where should I download SSC CGL phase 8 previous year question papers only? As it is very confusing there are 22-33 papers per year in SSC portal for previous year CGL exam.
You can download previous year question papers of SSC CGL examination by visiting our page the link for the same is provided below
These past year papers of ssc cgl will help you to understand the types of questions which are asked in exam, you will understand the important topics which are covered in the exam by practising them, you will also get to know your preparation level .
Best of luck for your SSC CGL examination.
Is can taking ba political scinece can helpful to acheive ssc cgl posts or doing btech is helpful for me both in jobs and future.
Eligibility for SSC CGL is passed graduation in any discipline from a recognized university, there's no specific aggregate required in this case,so you can go with whatever you choice you want and that's in no way going to act as hindrance, in case you want to have a back up blan going for BTech will be comparatively good option to that of political science(hons) because of more opportunities and prospects in private sector as well.
Which is the best institute to prepare for ssc cgl exams?
Due to lockdown no offline institute is there where you can prepare for SSC CGL but don't worry many online platforms are there where you can prepare for SSC CGL one of the most trusted is unacademy you can prepare here for the exam effectively. You can take guidance for ssc CGL preparation from our website
which coaching centre is best for ssc cgl exam
Dear Amit Ankle
There are many institutes in India which provide best coaching for SSC CGL exams.According to my opinion some best institutes are:-
- Vidya Guru Institute :
Address - Metro Station,B-1/8 Lower Ground floor Apsara Arcade Below Karol Bagh, North Extension Area Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi,Delhi 110005.
This is one of the best institute for preparation of SSC CGL Exams.Here teachers are very brilliant and quite impressive for knowledge seekers.The way of explanation is very good which helps students to understand the content easily.Every teacher clears it doubt in the lecture itself. People from all across India come here for training purpose. So Vidya Guru Institute is the best.
2. Radix Institue:
Address: Gole market road,behind Indian Oil Petrol Pump,Kapoorthla,Mahanagar,Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. 226021
They give a complete study package to students. Package included subjects such as- English, Maths, GS and Reasoning. They also provide video package which helps in boosting knowledge of students. Average student gets above 100-150+ marks in CGL.
3. E-learning platform named "Eduncle":
It is a E-learning Institute which provides study materials online. They also even provide Free Sample question papers along with Mock test papers.
4. Paramount Coaching Center :
Address: 704,1st floor,Near Batra Cinema,Dr Mukherjee Nagar,Delhi -110009
This institutes have branches in BadarPur,Boaring Road,Chandigarh,Danapur,Gaziabad,GTB Nagar,Gurugram,Kanpur,Laxmi Nagar,Lucknow,Meerut,Moradabad,Munirka,Naya Tola,Noida,Prayag,Rohini,Uttam Nagar etc.
They provide good study material.Here classes are conducted on alternate days which allows students to revise the previous classes.Also,weekly Mock Tests are conducted.There are special batches for Maths and English.Speaking about its faculty,they are very experienced.Hence they help their students in every sorts of way possible.
5. There is also a course by Bank Naukri:
This site contains conceptual videos and each and every detail from syllabus.They conduct section wise topic tests.Also,Mock Tests are held here.There are frequent Live Webinars by experts.Mentors and personal guides are also provided here.
Therefore you can refer these institutes for your bright and successful career.
All The Best.
i failed in chemistry in 12th so can i appear in ssc cgl ...please tell me
well the basic eligibility is that the candidate has to be graduated from a recognised university and to study graduation the student has to pass 12 .if you have failed chemistry then you will again have to take 12 th examination .
hope this info helps!