We all know that the SSC CGL 2021 exam is just around the corner. While the Tier I exam was conducted between 13th August 2021 and 24th August 2021 the Tier 2 exam will announce soon.
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.
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.
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. 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|
Applicants must qualify for each stage of the SSC CGL 2020 exam to proceed to the next one, before being finally selected.
Since the exam is 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 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
|Notification Release Date||29th December 2020|
|Online Application Process Duration||29th December 2020 -31st January 2021|
|SSC CGL Tier-I Application Status||July 29, 2021|
|SSC CGL Tier-I Admit Card||August 10, 2021|
|SSC CGL Exam Date 2021 Tier-I||August 13 to 24, 2021|
|SSC CGL Tier I Answer Key||September 2, 2021|
|SSC CGL Tier-I Result||December 11, 2021|
|SSC CGL Exam Date 2021 Tier-II||Notified Soon|
|SSC CGL Tier-III Exam Date||Notified Soon|
|SSC CGL Tier-IV Exam Date||Notified Soon|
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 2021 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.