SSC CGL Notification 2020 (Released) | Eligibility, Vacancy, Salary & More

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released the notification for the upcoming SSC Common Graduate Level Examination (CGLE). The application form is available on its official website. The last date to apply for the CGL examination is January 31, 2021.

SSC conducts the CGL exam every year to recruit suitable candidates for various Group B and Group C posts into various departments, Ministries, and offices under the Government of India. Some of the posts for which the exam is conducted include:

  • 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 Notification 2020 Important Dates

SSC has announced several dates for SSC CGL 2020 examination in the exam calendar issued by them. Let’s have a look at the exam schedule of SSC CGL 2020. 

Event

Dates

SSC CGL 2020 Notification

December 29, 2020

SSC CGL Vacancies

6506 (Tentative)

SSC CGL Application Window

December 29, 2020, to January 31, 2021

SSC CGL Admit Card

One week before the exam

Tier - I exam

29th May 2021 to 7th June 2021

Tier-II exam

To be announced later

Tier - III exam

To be announced later

Tier - IV exam

To be announced later

SSC CGL 2020 Eligibility

While considering the SSC CGL 2020 eligibility, there are four important criteria that a candidate must fulfill. These four parameters are discussed below:

Citizenship: 

The first parameter is the citizenship of the candidate. The candidate must be a citizen of India to apply for CGL 2020.


Age Limit 

The second parameter is the age limit which is to be considered from 01 January 2021. There are different sets of age limits for different posts in SSC CGL Exam 2020-21, which are tabulated below:

Age group

Name of post

Department / Ministries

Group of Post

Grade pay

18-27 years

Auditor

Officer under C&AG

Group “C”

2800

Auditor

Officer Under CGDA

Group “C”

2800

Auditor

Other Ministries/Dept.

Group “C”

2800

Accountant

Officer under C&AG

Group “C”

2800

Accountant / Junior Accountant

Other Ministry/ Dept.

Group “C”

2800

Senior Secretariat Assistant / Upper Division clerks

Central Govt. offices Ministries other than CSCS cadres

Group “C”

2400

Tax Assistant

CBDT

Group “C”

2400

Sub-Inspector

Central Bureau of Narcotics

Group “C”

2400

Upper Division Clerk (UDC)

Dte. General Border Road Organisation (MoD)

Only For Male Candidates

Group “C”

2400

18-30 years

Inspector Posts

Department of Post.

Group “B”

4600

Assistant

Other ministries / Dept. / Org.

Group “B”

4600

20-27 years

Tax Assistant

CBEC

Group “C”

2400

20-30 years

Assistant Section officer

Central Secretariat Service

Group “B”

4600

Assistant Section officer

Ministry of Railway

Group “B”

4600

Assistant Section officer

Ministry of External Affairs

Group “B”

4600

Assistant Section officer

AFHQ

Group “B”

4600

Assistant

Other Ministries / Dept. / Org.

Group “B”

4600

Sub Inspector

Central Bureau of Investigation

Group “B”

4600

Not Exceeding 30 years

Inspector (Central Excise)

CBEC

Group “B”

4600

Inspector

Central Bureau of Narcotics

Group “B”

4600

Assistant

Other ministries / Dept. / Org.

Group “B”

4200

Inspector (Preventive officer)

CBEC

Group “B”

4600

Inspector (Examiner)

CBEC

Group “B”

4600

Assistant Audit Officer

Indian Audit & Accounts Department Under CAG

Group B Gazetted (Non-Ministerial)

4800

Assistant Audit Officer

Indian Audit & Accounts Department under CAG

Group B Gazetted (Non-Ministerial)

4800

Assistant Section Officer

Intelligence Bureau

Group “B”

4600

Assistant Section Officer

Other Ministries / Departments/ Organisations.

Group “B”

4600

Assistant / Superintendent

Other Ministries / Departments/ Organizations

Group “B”

4200

Inspector of Income Tax

CBDT

Group “C”

4600

Divisional Accountant

Officer under CAG

Group “B”

4200

Up to 30 years

Assistant Enforcement Officer

Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue

Group “B”

4600

Sub Inspector

National Investigation Agency (NIA)

Group “B”

4200

Up to 32 years

Junior Statistical Officer

M/O Statistics & Prog. Implementation

Group “B”

4200

(I) The requirement of age for various posts is as follows:

S.No

Age Limit

Remarks

1

For the posts for which age limit is 18-27 years

Candidate must have been born not earlier than 02-01-1994 and not later than 01-01-2003.

2

For the posts for which age limit is 20-27 years

Candidate must have been born not earlier than 02-01-1994 and not later than 01-01-2001.

3

For the posts for which age limit is 20-30 years

Candidate must have been born not earlier than 02-01-1991 and not later than 01-01-2001.

4

For the posts for which age limit is up to 30 years

Candidate must have been born not earlier than 02-01-1991 and not later than 01-01-2003

5

For the post for which age limit is up to 32 years

Candidate must have been born not earlier than 02-01-1989 and not later than 01-01-2003.

(II). The government has provided certain relaxations for category students that are listed below:

S.No

Category

Age Relaxation permissible beyond the upper age limit

1

OBC

3 years

2

ST/SC

5 years

3

PH + Gen

10 years

4

PH + OBC

13 years

5

PH + SC/ST

15 years

6

Ex-Servicemen (Gen.)

3 years

7

Ex-Servicemen (OBC)

6 years

8

Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST)

8 years

Educational Qualification (as on 01-01-2021): 

The third parameter is educational qualifications which vary according to the post for SSC CGL 2020; details of which are listed below:

SSC CGL Post

Educational Qualification

Assistant Audit Officer

Essential Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University.


Desirable Qualification: CA/CS/MBA/Cost &

Management Accountant/ Masters in Commerce/

Masters in Business Studies

Junior Statistical Officer (JSO)

Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University

with minimum 60% in Mathematics in Class 12th

OR

Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with Statistics as

one of the subjects in graduation

Compiler Posts

Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University

with Economics or Statistics or Mathematics as

compulsory or Elective Subject

All Other Posts

Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a

recognized University or equivalent

Physical Fitness Requirements 

The last and final criterion is physical fitness. There are certain requisite Physical Standards for Inspector (Central Excise/ Examiner/Preventive Officer), Sub-Inspector in CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation), and Sub-Inspector in NIA (National Investigation Agency).

SSC CGL Vacancies & Salary

The tentative vacancies for SSC CGLE 2020 are 6506. The breakup of the vacancy are discussed below:

  • Group B (Gazetted): 250

  • Group B (Non-Gazetted): 3513

  • Group C: 2743

SSC CGL Salary

Let us look at the salary bracket for SSC CGL posts.

Salary Bracket

Group

Posts

INR 47,600– INR 1,51,100

B (Gazetted)

Assistant Audit Officer, Assistant Accounts Officer

INR 44900 – INR. 142400

B (Non-Gazetted)

Inspector (Examiner) (CBEC) Income Tax Inspector (CBDT) Assistant in Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Inspector (Central Excise) (CBEC) Inspector (Preventive Officer) (CBEC) Assistant Enforcement Officer (AEO) Assistant (Central Vigilance Commission) Assistant in AFHQ Assistant in Ministry of Railway Assistant in Intelligence Bureau Assistant Section Officer (CSS) Assistant in Serious Fraud Investigation Officer (SFIO) Sub Inspectors (CBI) Assistant (Other Ministries) Divisional Accountant (CAG) Inspector (Narcotics) Assistant (Other Ministries) Inspector (Department of Post)

INR 9300- INR 34,800

B

Statistical Investigator

INR 35,400– INR 1,12,400

B

Sub Inspector in the National Investigation Agency (NIA)

INR 9300 – INR 34,800

C

Sub-Inspector (Central Bureau of Narcotics)

INR 29200 –  INR 92300

C

Auditor (C&AG) Auditor (CGDA)

So, this was a brief overview of SSC CGL Notification. We’ll keep you posted on all the updated information once the notification is released. Till then, keep following this website for more detailed and informative articles.