SSC CGL Full form: What does SSC CGL Stand For?

We all know that the SSC CGL 2020 exam is just around the corner. While the Tier I exam is scheduled to take place between March 3- March 9, 2020, the Tier 2 exam will take place between 12th to 15th October, 2020.

However, it is observed that there are several students who are still unaware of what exactly SSC CGL refers to. The very first question that comes to everyone’s mind must be what is the full form of SSC CGL. Students must note that while SSC refers to Staff Selection Commission, CGL refers to Combined Graduate Level.

Important Links For SSC CGL Exam
SSC CGL 2020 Notification
SSC CGL Exam Dates
SSC CGL 2020 Admit Card
SSC CGL 2020 Eligibility Criteria
SSC CGL 2019 Vacancy
SSC CGL Salary Structure
SSC CGL Previous Year Cut off
SSC CGL 2020 Syllabus
SSC CGL Previous Year Exam Analysis

Established in 1975, CGL is one of the most sought after exams conducted by SSC, hence, commonly referred to as SSC CGL. This exam is conducted for the recruitment of various posts in government departments,ministries, and other organizations of the Government of India, including Group B and Group C Posts.

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The entire process of SSC CGL registration and communication happens online. The SSC CGL itself is conducted both in online and offline mode. Overall, the exam takes place in four stages/Tiers. The Tier I and II are conducted in the online mode and Tier III and IV are conducted in offline mode. The details of these stages as per SSC CGL 2020 Exam have been tabulated below:

Tier Exam Type Exam Duration
Tier-I Preliminary Exam 60 minutes
Tier-II Main Exam 120 minutes
Tier-III Descriptive Test 60 minutes
Tier-IV Computer Proficiency Test or Skill Test 45 minutes

Click here for best SSC CGL mock tests, video course, live batches, books or eBooksApplicants must qualify each stage of the SSC CGL 2020 exam to proceed to the next one, before being finally selected.

Since the exam administered by the Government of India, the SSC CGL exam is only open for the citizens of India. However, the Staff Selection Commission has set an age limit for the eligible indian candidates. The minimum age required for SSC CGL 2020 is 27 years, and the maximum age limit is 32 years.

SSC CGL 2019-20 Exam Dates

Activity Tentative Dates
SSC CGL 2019-20 Notification Release Date October 22, 2019
SSC CGL 2019-20 Online Application Process Duration October 22 -November 25, 2019
SSC CGL 2019-20 Tier-I Application Status Out January 28, 2020 onwards
SSC CGL 2019-20 Tier-I Admit Card February 2020
SSC CGL 2019-20 Tier-I Exam Date March 3- March 9, 2020
SSC CGL 2019-20 Tier-I Result 1st July 2020
SSC CGL Tier-II & III Admit Card October 2020
SSC CGL 2019-20 Tier-II Exam Date 12th to 15th October 2020
SSC CGL 2019-20 Tier-III Exam Date 1st November 2020
SSC CGL 2019-20 Tier-IV Exam Date Not yet announced

Anyone who knows about the SSC CGL will confirm that it is indeed one of the biggest examinations to be conducted for graduate students in India. Government jobs are the most sought after career choice in our country. The reason for this being the salary and the power that it offers in the government organization.

SSC CGL 2020 is an excellent opportunity for students looking forward to a position in the reputed organizations under the Central Government of India.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is the age limit for SSC CGL examination?

Ans. The age limit in SSC CGL varies from post to post. Normally, the age limit for majority of the posts is from 18 to 27 years.

Q. Are candidates allowed to apply for more than one post?

Ans. Yes, candidates can apply for more than one pos if they fulfill all the eligibility criteria.

Q. Does CGL exam have negative marking?

Ans. Yes, there is 0.5 marks of negative marking. While in Tier II, for all the Papers except English there is penalty of 0.50 marks for every wrong answer. For English penalty is 0.25 marks.

Q. What are the posts that require DEST?

Ans: The post of Tax Assistant (Central Excise & Income Tax) requires DEST and requires a candidate to be proficient in Data Entry.

Q. What all jobs come under SSC CGL?

Ans. SSC CGL Includes various Group B and Group C posts like Auditors, Accountant, Tax assistant, sub-inspectors, Assistant, Assistant section officers, Examiner, Assistant Audit Officer, etc in central govt departments.

 Q. When will the SSC CGL  admit card be released?

Ans. SSC CGL admit card will be released 15 days prior to the exam dates.

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