SSC CGL 2021

  • Salary - 47600 - 151100
  • Vacancy - 300
  • Expected Exam Date - 20 Apr 22

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Staff Selection Commission or SSC as popularly called is one of the major recruiting organizations in the government sector. SSC releases its recruitment notification each year where it announces the number of vacancies under various posts. SSC CGL recruitment 2021 is one such major notification that SSC releases almost every year. It is considered as one of the most popular examinations conducted by SSC to recruit eligible graduates under various posts in the departments and ministries of the Central Government. SSC has released a new notification for  SSC CGL 2021 recruitment on December 23, 2021. The SSC CGL 2021 Tier 1 exam is now scheduled for April 2022. Before proceeding further, let's have a look at the highlights of the SSC CGL 2021 exam.

SSC CGL Highlights 2021

Conducting AuthorityStaff Selection Commission (SSC)
Official Website
Name of the Posts Combined Graduation Level (CGL)
Mode of application Online
Stages of Exam Four Stages-
  • Tier 1- Objective Type Computer Based Exam
  • Tier 2- Objective Type Computer Based Exam
  • Tier 3- Pen and Paper Mode (Descriptive Paper)
  • Tier 4- Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test
Maximum Marks & Time Duration
  • Tier 1- 200 marks, 1 hour
  • Tier 2- 400 marks, 2 hours (for each paper)
  • Tier 3- 100 marks, 1 hour
Last date of Online Registration of Application & Payment of Fees January 23 & January 27, 2022
SSC CGL 2021 Tier 1 Exam Date April, 2022
Number of Vacancies Will be announced in due course
Official Notification PDF Click Here


Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released its official SSC CGL notification 2021 on December 23, 2021. You will be selected based on your choice of different categories of posts in various Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations. You should be well aware of the complete application processadmit card, and SSC CGL vacancy 2021 information before you start applying for the exam. The SSC CGL Tier 1 (CBE) exam will be held in April 2022. The dates for SSC CGL Tier 2 & Tier 3 will be updated later. The online application window will remain open from December 23, 2021,- January 23, 2022. 

Exam Pattern 2021

SSC CGL exam pattern comprises questions from Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness, and English Language. The tests except for the Test of English Language will be available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi. To prepare in the best possible way, you should have complete information related to the exam. Take a good look at the SSC CGL 2021 exam pattern before you start your preparation. For every wrong answer marked, your marks will be deducted as per the SSC CGL marking scheme. It is advised to read the instructions regarding the same very carefully. Along with the SSC CGL exam pattern 2021, you must also be aware of the SSC CGL exam language.

SSC CGL 2021 Selection Process

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

  • Tier 1- Computer Based Examination
  • Tier 2- Computer Based Examination
  • Tier 3- Pen and Paper Mode (Descriptive paper)
  • Tier 4- Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test (wherever applicable)/ Document Verification

 Syllabus 2021

To ace any examination it is very important to know every detail of the examination. The next step after applying for the SSC CGL exam is to look at the examination syllabus, it gives you an insight into what will be asked in the exam. In the SSC CGL syllabus 2021, Tier 1 and Tier 2 exam syllabus is more or less the same, the difference basically lies in the difficulty level of the exam. Besides the SSC CGL 2021 syllabus, it is very important to have useful SSC CGL books that could help in your preparation.

Exam Dates 2021 - 2022

The SSC CGL 2021 official notification is finally out. The SSC CGL notification contains all the relevant information related to the exam such as eligibility criteria, exam dates, and exam syllabus. SSC CGL 2021 - 2022 application window is open. You can apply for the same till January 23, 2022. The SSC CGL 2021 - 2022  Tier 1 exam is going to be held on April 2022 (tentatively). SSC CGL will conduct the exam all over India, therefore, you can opt for the SSC CGL examination centre of your choice. For further updates on SSC CGL 2021 exam date, keep visiting this space. 

SSC CGL Salary 2021

SSC CGL is one of the most sought-after & awaited job notifications which provides a lucrative career. One of the key reasons candidates prefer to work under SSC is because along with a handsome salary, it also provides allowances with benefits and perks. The postings under SSC are done in various ministries and government departments which pay their employees based on various pay scales. While opting for a job post, it is essential that you know about the SSC CGL in-hand salary and motivate yourself to work harder towards your goal.

The job profile of all the posts that are listed in SSC's official notification varies based on the post and consists of various kinds of roles and responsibilities.

Eligibility Criteria 2021-2022

SSC CGL exam, conducted by the Staff Selection Commission is an All India Entrance Exam. To be eligible for applying to the SSC CGL exam 2021  you need to fulfil all the SSC CGL qualifications. You should be aware of the complete SSC CGL eligibility criteria so that your candidature is not cancelled at a later stage. Besides that, you need to lie within a certain SSC CGL exam age limit i.e. between 18 to 32 years to be eligible to apply. Besides this, if you belong to the reserved category you will be eligible for SSC CGL 2021 age relaxation.

Note: The candidate has the option of opting for his own scribe or to avail the facility of scribe provided by the Commission. In case you are opting for your own scribe, the scribe qualification should be one step below your SSC CGL qualification. Further, you need to submit details of your scribe during the SSC CGL exam.

Previous Year Cut-off

SSC CGL previous year cut-off will help you in planning for your upcoming SSC CGL exam in a strategic way. SSC CGL last year's cut-off will help you to judge the level of the exam and the pattern of the complete examination process. There will be a separate SSC CGL post-wise cutoff. The SSC CGL cut-off is based on the number of vacancies released, exam level difficulty, no of candidates applied, etc. A detailed SSC CGL final cut-off will give you a structured study plan to perform better in the actual exam.

Besides this, you can also check out SSC CGL last year's question paper to get aware of the question level difficulty and section-wise question format.

SSC CGL Online Course

If you are willing to apply for any one of the posts in SSC CGL recruitment 2021 and are feeling clueless about how you will start your preparation, ixamBee is here to your rescue. To help you prepare and ace your SSC CGL Tier 1 exam and provide you with all the necessary information and knowledge, ixamBee has put together a comprehensive and well-curated SSC CGL Tier 1 Online Course that consists of ‘just what you need’. You will receive every important information and knowledge if you enroll in the SSC CGL online coaching being provided by ixamBee's experts that is necessary to excel in the examination and attain your dream job. Enroll and leave behind all the worries that you have related to the SSC CGL examination.

SSC CGL Free Mock Test 2021

Practice is the key to success and it holds true for SSC CGL 2021 exam. Practicing SSC CGL Tier 1 free mock tests will not only help you analyze your performance but will also help you to perform in the exam in a better way. To assist you with this ixamBee is providing free mock tests, where you just need to register and can attempt the exam right away. Attempting mock tests is the key to improving your score in the online exam along with increasing your speed and matching up to the level of your competitors. Once you will be through with Tier 1, you can then go for SSC CGL Tier 2 mock tests and brush up your speed.


SSC CGL 2021 exam is one of the most sought-after jobs for candidates looking to make a career in the government sector. To secure a seat in the upcoming SSC CGL 2021 Exam you must not leave any stone unturned. Other than referring books (off-line or E-books) for the syllabus it is very important to take some extra updated information related to the SSC CGL exam, Here, blogs help. We have provided links a lot of useful blogs related to the SSC CGL exam which will help you for the SSC CGL 2021 exam. Below are some important blogs useful for the SSC CGL 2021 exam.

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SSC CGL Useful Videos

To ace any exam, it is very important to seize every opportunity that comes your way. This gives you an edge over others. Useful study material in the form of notes, online PDFs, or videos is also counted as a good opportunity that will help you in securing a seat in SSC CGL exams. ixamBee provides some useful information through the videos which will be helpful in SSC CGL 2021 exam.

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SSC CGL 2021 Free Mock Tests

SSC CGL 2021 Mock Test 10 Tier I

SSC CGL 2021 Mock Test 10 Tier I

  • 60 Minute
  • 100 Question
  • 200 Marks
SSC CGL 2021 Mock Test 9 Tier I

SSC CGL 2021 Mock Test 9 Tier I

  • 60 Minute
  • 100 Question
  • 200 Marks
SSC CGL 2021 Mock Test 8 Tier I

SSC CGL 2021 Mock Test 8 Tier I

  • 60 Minute
  • 100 Question
  • 200 Marks
SSC CGL 2021 Mock Test 7 Tier I

SSC CGL 2021 Mock Test 7 Tier I

  • 60 Minute
  • 100 Question
  • 200 Marks

SSC CGL 2021 Previous Year Paper

SSC CGL 2020 TIER 1 Memory Based Paper (13/08/2021)

SSC CGL 2020 TIER 1 Memory Based Paper (13/08/2021)

  • 60 Minute
  • 100 Question
  • 200 Marks


SSC CGL is a Combined Graduate Level Examination that recruits candidates for different posts in ministries/government offices.
Yes, you can set your preference and will get selection according to the marks.
Vacancies for SSC CGL 2021-22 are not yet announced by SSC in the official notification. The update will be shared soon.
No. All the candidates need to possess the essential educational qualification on or before the application last date for the SSC CGL 2021 recruitment, which is January 23, 2022. 
No, you must upload the photo and signature only in JPEG format. The passport-size photo should be between 20KB to 50 KB and without any cap or spectacles. The signature should be between 10KB to 20 KB.
Yes. A penalty of 0.50 marks will be charged for wrong answers in the SSC CGL Tier - 1 exam.
No, Aadhar Card is not mandatory to register for SSC CGL.
SSC CGL 2021 - 2022 exam will be in online mode.
Yes. SSC has clearly specified the percentage of minimum qualifying marks in its official notification for Tier 1, Tier 2 & Tier 3.
Candidate should hold a 'graduation' degree in any discipline from a recognized University.
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