SSC CGL Exam Survey 2021

Staff Selection Commission conducts the SSC CGL examination for the recruitment in various posts in ministries, departments, and organizations of the Government of India. The exam is conducted all over the country for the recruitment of Grade “B” and “C” category posts in various Government Ministries, Departments, and Offices.SSC conducts the exam every year for recruitment. SSC CGL 2021 is a great opportunity for candidates to secure their future and career in reputed organizations under the central government. Every year thousands of vacancies are filled by SSC in Government departments.

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Exam for recruitment to various subordinate services like:

• Assistants in Ministries/Departments, Attached and Subordinate office of the Govt. of India.

• Inspectors of Central Excise & Customs.

• Inspectors of Income Tax.

• Preventive Officers in Customs.

• Examiner in Customs.

• Sub-Inspectors in Central Bureau of Narcotics & CBI.

• Assistant Enforcement Officer in Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue.

• Divisional Accountant, Jr. Accountant, Auditor & UDCs in various offices of Govt. of India.

• Auditor Offices under C&AG, CGDA, CGA & others.

• Accountant/ Junior Accountant

• Tax Assistant in CBDT and CBEC

• Compiler in Registrar General of India.

SSC CGL 2021

Staff Selection Commission conducted the SSC CGL Tier I 2021 examination from 13th August 2021 to 24th August 2021 all over the country. The exam was conducted in three shifts with different timings. The SSC CGL exam is held in 4 stages referred to as Tiers. The first two stages are online,3rd and 4th stages are offline. Candidates need to qualify for each stage of the examination for the next one.

As the exam was conducted from 13th to 24th August 2021 for 12 days we have done a survey for all the details regarding the exam from the point of view of the candidates who appeared for the examination. The SSC CGL Survey has been done on 500+ candidates who successfully attempted the SSC CGL 2021. We are going to provide you all the details starting from the number of candidates who attempted the examination, the number of attempts according to them, the level of examination, the number of candidates in shifts and many more.Candidates must go through the detailed article to get details about the SSC CGL 2021.

SSC CGL Exam Dates 2021

Staff Selection Commission conducted the Combined Graduate Level examination from 13th August to 24th August 2021. According to our survey of 500+ candidates, the below image will show you the number of candidates who appeared on which date of the examination. As per rules on Saturday and Sunday i.e 21st August and 22nd August exam was not scheduled. A maximum number of candidates appeared on the first and last day of the examination.

Number of Candidates in Each Shift

The total number of vacancies released by the Staff Selection Commission for the recruitment of 2021 is 7035 vacancies in  Grade B and C in various Government Ministries and Departments. The exam is conducted in 3 shifts as tabulated below. According to our survey of 500+ candidates, there are more candidates was appeared in the 1st shift of examination as shown below image.38.3 % of candidates i.e. out of 504,193 candidates appeared for the 1st shift of examination and remaining for the 2nd and 3rd shift.

Name of Shift  Reporting Time Exam Time
Shift 1 7:30 AM 9-10 am
Shift 2 10:30 AM 12-1 pm
Shift 3 1:30 pm 3-4 pm

Number of candidates

Number of Attempts

According to our daily exam analysis, the level of the exam was not very tough according to the candidates who appeared for the exam. The level of the examination was easy to moderate or sometimes moderate to difficult but not that difficult. Some shifts was having time-consuming quant section, some were having moderate general awareness with current affairs questions but the number of attempts differs for the candidates according to their preparation level and of course the level of their set of questions.

Number of attempts

Only 24.6% of candidates attempted questions above 80 out of 100 questions asked for 100 marks in the examination. Very few candidates have attempted below 50 questions. The SSC CGL examination conducts the Tier 1 exam for 100 marks in 60 minutes of duration with a negative marking of 0.5 for each wrong answer in Tier-I.

Level Of Examination

According to the survey of 500+ responses, the level of examination is differentiated into three categories as shown in the below image. Only 6% of candidates concluded that the exam was easy remaining 66.5% and 27.6% of candidates found the examination moderate and difficult respectively.

How To Prepare For SSC CGL Tier II Exam?

SSC CGL Expected Cut Off

The SSC CGL tier 1 exam was successfully conducted from 13th August to 24th August 2021. An expected cut-off is projected by SSCadda on the basis of SSC CGL Exam Analysis. Check out the SSC CGL Tier 1 expected cut-off in the below-given table:-

Post Name SSC CGL Expected Cut Off
Assistant Audit Officer (AAO) 177-182
Junior Statistical Officer (Grade-II) 164-169
Remaining Posts 146-152


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