SSC CGL 2020 – Important Date, Eligibility, Syllabus SSC Recruitment


SSC or Staff Selection Commission has notified several posts under the recruitment notification for the year 2020. The SSC CGL 2020 recruit candidates for various Group B and Group C posts under several ministries. The SSC CGL 2020 is attended by lakhs of students every year who wish to work with the Central Government. This exam is strictly for the students who are graduates and promises them a golden future ahead.


SSC CGL 2020

The SSC CGL 2020 will be conducted for Group B & Group C under various ministries. There are lakhs of posts that are vacant under various Ministries. Many high-profile ministries such as Home Affairs, External Affairs and CBI recruits Assistants and Executive through this exam. This is a golden opportunity for the students as they get to work with the Central Government.

Important Dates of SSC CGL

The important dates of the SSC CGL 2020 are given in the below table

                         Events                                Dates
Online Application Date 22-10-2019 to 25-11-2019
Last date to apply 25-11-2019
Admit Card Issue Date February 2020
Tier 1 Exam Dates 02-03-2020 to 11-03-2020
Result of Tier 1 March/ April 2020
Admit Card of Tier 2 May 2020
Tier 2 Exam Dates 22-06-2020 to 25-06-2020
Result of Tier 2 July/ August 2020
Admit Card of Tier 3 May 2020
Tier 3 Exam Dates 22-06-2020 to 25-06-2020
Result of Tier 3 July/ August 2020
Document Verification September 2020


SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria of the SSC CGL 2020 is given below.  The candidates can check the below points before applying for the various posts:

The candidates should be a citizen of India.

Educational Qualification

Posts Qualification
Others The candidate should have a Bachelor’s Degree from a University. The students appearing in the final year of their graduation can also apply.
AAO The candidate should have a Bachelor’s Degree from a University.  A degree in CA, CS, Cost and Accounting.
JSO The candidate should have a Bachelor’s Degree from a University. He should have with at least 60% Marks in Mathematics. The candidate should also have study statistics.
SI Grade II The candidate should have a Bachelor’s Degree from a University. The candidates must have studied Statistics as a subject.


Age Limit

The age of the candidates who wish to apply for the various posts should check in the notification. The age limit of various posts is different from each other. The minimum age for the SSC CGL 2020 is 18 to 32 years.

How to Apply for CGL

The application form of the SSC CGL 2020 is available on the official website of the SSC, the candidates need to follow the steps to fill the form:

  • Visit SSC.NIC.IN
  • Open the application form of SSC CGL 2020
  • Fill in all your important details like Name, Address, Qualification
  • Note down the Registration and Password generated
  • Attach your photo in the Jpeg format
  • Upload your scanned signature
  • Pay the fee of Rs 100 for General/OBC male candidates
  • SC/ST/WOMEN/PWD are exempted from the payment
  • Download the application form for future use

Exam Pattern

CGL 2020 Tier 1

This is a computer-based test, each correct answer gets 2 marks while 0.50 marks are deducted for each wrong answer.

Subjects Question Marks
Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
English 25 50
Reasoning 25 50
GK 25 50


CGL 2020 Tier 2

Tier 2 is also conducted online. There are 4 papers which are conducted separately.  Out of the four papers. The Paper 1 and 2 are compulsory for all the posts. Paper 3 is for those who have applied for posts of JSO. Paper 4 is or those who have applied for the post ofAAO.

Papers Questions Marks
Quantitative Aptitude 100 200
English Comprehension 200 200
Statistics 100 200
General Studies (Finance and Economics) 100 200


CGL 2020 Tier 3

This is a pen and paper-based test and the candidate is required to write Essay/Precise/Application etc. in 60 minutes in Hindi/ English and 100 marks are allotted to this paper.

SSC CGL Exam Syllabus

The prescribed syllabus of the SSC CGL 2020 is given below the candidates should go through it before the exam:

Subjects Syllabus
General Awareness
  • History,
  • Civics &Culture
  • Geography
  • Indian Economy
  • Science
  •  Current Affairs
  • Figure Analysis
  • Decision making
  • Alphanumeric Problems
  • Word Building
  • Coding
  • Numerical Operations,
  • Symbolic Operations
  • Puzzles
  • Seating arrangement
  • SI & CI
  • Averages
  • Profit and Loss
  • Percentage,
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Mensuration
  • Heights and Distances
  • Trigonometry
  • DI
General English
  • Grammar
  • Idioms and phrases
  • Synonym and antonym
  • One word substitution
  • Jumbled sentence
General Finance
  • Indian Economy
  • Money and Banking
  • Production and cost
  • Finance Commission
  • Financial Accounting


SSC CGL Result 2020

The candidates can check their results in two ways by checking the website or by checking our post. The candidates can keep their roll numbers handy to check the result once it is released by the authorities. The SSC authority has already released the answer key for SSC CGL. Candidates can check the answer key and calculate their tentative marks. The exact result will be available in the month of March/April 2020 along with the cut-off.

How to check SSC CGL result

  • First of all, in your browser type or click the link.
  • Upon clicking the link you will redirect to the result page.
  • Once you reach the page you can click on the results.
  • After clicking enter your roll number in the view results bar.
  • After clicking the search your results will display on the screen.

SSC CGL 2020 Answer key Revaluation

The students who are not satisfied with the answer key of the SSC exam can go for the revaluation of the results. The candidates have to submit the representation form to the website along with Rs 100. The last date to apply for revaluation is 21-03-2020 so the candidates who find any fault in the answer key can report it.

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