SSC CGL 2021: The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the SSC CGL Exam for the recruitment of Grade “B” and “C” category posts in various Government Ministries, Departments and Offices. The SSC CGL exam is held in 4 stages called Tiers. While the first two are online the latter two are offline exams. The entire process of registration and communication happens online through the official website of SSC. Candidates must qualify for each stage of the SSC CGL exam to proceed to the next one, before being finally selected. SSC CGL Tier- 2 & Tier-3 Exam Dates are announced for the candidates who qualified in the Tier-1 Exam. 

SSC CGL 2021 Exam Dates

The exam dates for SSC CGL 2021 Tier 2 and tier 3 exams have already been released by the SSC. SSC CGL 2021 Tier-2 examination will be conducted on 28th & 29th January 2022 while the Tier 3 exam is scheduled for 06th February 2022. Please note down the important dates related to SSC CGL 2021 exam.

SSC CGL 2020-21 Important Dates
ActivitySSC CGL 2020-21 Dates
SSC CGL Notification Release Date29th December 2020
Online Application Process Starts29th December 2020
Last Date to Apply31st January 2021
SSC CGL Tier-I Application Status29th July 2021
SSC CGL Tier-I Admit Card 10th August 2021
SSC CGL Exam Date 2021 Tier-I 13th to 24th August 2021
SSC CGL Provisional Answer Key2nd September 2021
SSC CGL Tier-1 Result25th November 2021
SSC CGL Tier-1 Cut Off25th November 2021
SSC CGL Tier-1 Marks03rd December 2021
SSC CGL Final Answer Key09th December 2021
SSC CGL Tier-II Application Status12th January 2022
SSC CGL Tier-II Admit Card January 2022 [3rd week]
SSC CGL Tier-II  Exam Date28th & 29th January 2022
SSC CGL Tier-III Exam Date06th February 2022
SSC CGL Tier-II Result30th April 2022

SSC CGL Tier-2 Admit Card & Application Status

The admit card for the CGL Tier-2 exam will be released for only those candidates who qualify for the Tier 1 exam. SSC CGL Tier-2 Application Status has been started to release from 12th January 2022.  The Admit Card can be released soon. Click on the below link for more information about SSC CGL Admit Card 2021. 

SSC CGL Admit Card & Application Status- Click Here

SSC CGL Notification 2021

The Official SSC CGL Notification 2021 was released by the Staff Selection Commission of India to recruit 7035 vacancies in different departments of Govt. of India. On 23rd December 2021, SSC CGL 2021-22 official PDF has been released which can be checked by clicking on the below link.

SSC CGL 2021-2022 Notification Out- Click to Check

SSC CGL Recruitment 2021

Staff Selection Commission has been one of the most desirable organizations for Government exams in India. It conducts Combined Graduate Level - SSC CGL exam every year for recruitment to non-technical Group ‘B’ and Group ‘C’ non gazetted posts in various Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations of the Government of India.

SSC CGL Vacancy 2021

The tentative number of vacancies for SSC CGL 2020-21 was 7035 in which 2891 vacancies were declared for the General category. Last year, a total of 8582 Vacancies were notified by SSC. The vacancies have seen a decrease as compared to previous years. Candidates can check SSC CGL Vacancy Comparision Year-wise by looking into the vacancy details of SSC CGL.

SSC CGL Vacancy 2020-21UR- 2891SC- 1046ST- 510OBC- 1858Total-7035

SSC CGL 2020-21 Vacancies [Official Notice]

SSC CGL Selection Process

SSC CGL 2021 Examination will be conducted in four tiers as indicated below:

  1. Tier-I: Computer Based Examination
  2. Tier-II: Computer Based Examination
  3. Tier-III: Pen and Paper Mode (Descriptive paper)
  4. Tier-IV: Computer Proficiency Test/ Data Entry Skill Test (wherever applicable)/ Document Verification

SSC CGL Tier-II Exam Pattern

There are 4 sections in SSC CGL Tier-2 Paper namely Quantitative Ability, English Language and Comprehension, Statistics, and General Studies (Finance and Economics) for which the pattern has been discussed below. 

S No.SectionsNo. of QuestionsTotal MarksTime Allotted
1Quantitative Ability1002002 hours
2English Language and Comprehension2002002 hours
3Statistics1002002 hours
4General Studies (Finance and Economics)1002002 hours
Total5006008 hours

Before beginning the SSC CGL preparation, it is important to make note of changes in exam pattern and syllabus. The modifications to SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2021 for Tier 1 & 2 are given below:

Check SSC CGL 2021 Detailed Exam Pattern

SSC CGL Syllabus 2021

The major sections asked in SSC CGL 2021 Preliminary Exam are Quantitative Ability, English Language and Comprehension, Statistics, and General Studies (Finance and Economics). The syllabus overview of the SSC CGL Tier-2 exam is given below. Click on the link for a detailed SSC CGL Tier-2 Syllabus.

SSC CGL Tier-2 Syllabus
Quantitative AptitudeStatisticsEnglish Comprehension
  1. Computation of whole numbers
  2. Decimals
  3. Fractions
  4. Relationships between numbers
  5. Percentage
  6. Ratio & Proportion
  7. Square roots
  8. Averages
  9. Interest
  10. Profit and Loss
  11. Discount
  12. Mensuration
  1. Collection, Classification and Presentation of Statistical Data
  2. Measures of Central Tendency
  3. Measures of Dispersion
  4. Moments, Skewness and Kurtosis
  5. Correlation and Regression
  6. Probability Theory
  7. Random Variable and Probability Distributions
  8. Sampling Theory.
  9. Statistical Inference
  10. Analysis of Variance
  11. Time Series Analysis
  12. Index Numbers
  1. Spot the error
  2. Fill in the blanks
  3. Synonyms
  4. Antonyms
  5. Spelling/ detecting misspelt words
  6. Idioms & phrases
  7. One word substitution
  8. Improvement of sentences
  9. Active/ passive voice of verbs
  10. Conversion into Direct/Indirect narration

Check SSC CGL 2021 Tier- 2 & 3 Syllabus

SSC CGL Previous Year Question Paper

Prepare for the SSC CGL 2021 exam by reviewing previous years’ question papers. Here, we are providing you SSC CGL Previous Year Papers with solutions that will help you to prepare for the upcoming SSC CGL Exam.

SSC CGL Previous Year Question Paper- Click to Check

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SSC CGL 2021: FAQs

SSC CGL 2020-21 Tier-2 exam is scheduled to be conducted on 28th and 29th January 2022.

The number of vacancies to be filled through SSC CGL 2020-21 is 7035.

Written Exam for SSC CGL will be conducted in online mode. Only Tier-III, descriptive paper will be conducted offline - pen and paper mode.

There will be negative marking of 0.5 for each wrong answer in Tier-I. In Tier-II, there is negative marking system of 0.25 for each wrong answer in paper II - English Language & Comprehension and 0.50 for each wrong answer in Paper-I, Paper III and Paper IV of Tier II.

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