SSC CGL 2020
Staff Selection Commission has been one of the foremost desirable organizations for state exams in India. It conducts Combined Graduate Level – SSC CGL exam per annum for recruitment to non-technical Group ‘B’ and Group ‘C’ non gazetted posts in various Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations of the govt of India. Every year thousands of vacancies are filled by SSC in Government departments. Govt. jobs are the foremost wanted career choice in India. More so, the govt is that specialize in providing better facilities and services in every aspect of our lives. Govt is that specialize in the event of our country and to try to that many Jobs are going to be created within the coming years. SSC is that the leading Govt. organization that gives employment to lakhs of scholars in India. an excellent opportunity lies ahead for all the SSC aspirants.
The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Exam for recruitment to varied subordinate services like:
- 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 2020 Notification
The recruitment notification for SSC CGL 2019-20 exam was released on 22nd October 2019. The official Notification PDF for 2020-21 are going to be by Staff Selection Committee of India on 15th September 2020. the web recruitment process will begin once the notification has been released.
The Official Notification of SSC CGL 2020 is expected to be released on 15th, September 2020. The online application window will open for one month from 15th September to 15th October, 2020.
SSC CGL 2020 Exam Date
Finally, SSC has published the SSC Calendar & revised schedule of all SSC exams to be conducted by SSC during 2020-21. The Exam Dates for SSC CGL 2019-20 Tier I, II & III Exams have already been released which are mentioned below. The Combined Graduate Level Examination – 2020 Tier-I (CBE) exam was conducted from 03.03.2020 to 09.03.2020.
The schedule for the SSC CGL 2020 exm is provided below. Please write the important dates associated with SSC CGL 2020 exam.
|Notification Release Date||22nd October 2019|
|Online Application Process Duration||22nd October -25th November 2019|
|SSC CGL Tier-I Application Status Out||from 28th January, 2020|
|SSC CGL Admit Card 2020 Tier-I||20th February, 2020|
|SSC CGL 2020 Tier-I Exam Date||3rd to 9th March, 2020 (CBE)|
|SSC CGL Tier-I Answer Key||16th March, 2020|
|SSC CGL Tier-I Result||June 2020|
|SSC CGL Tier-II & III Admit Card||October 2020|
|SSC CGL 2020 Tier-II Exam Date||14.10.2020-17.10.2020|
|SSC CGL 2020 Tier-III Exam Date||14.10.2020-17.10.2020|
|SSC CGL Tier-IV Exam Date||To be notified later|
SSC CGL 2020 Exam Summary
|Exam Name||SSC CGL|
|SSC CGL Full Form||Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level|
|Conducting Body||Staff Selection Commission|
|Exam Type||National Level Exam|
|Exam Dates|| Tier I: 3rd to 9th March 2020|
Tier II: 22nd to 25th June 2020
Tier III: 22nd to 25th June 2020
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Mode of Exam||Online|
|Eligibility||Indian citizenship & Graduate (bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline)|
|Exam Duration|| Tier 1 – 60 minutes|
Tier 2 – 120 minutes
Tier 3 – 60 minutes
Tier 4 – 45 minutes
|Section|| Tier 1 – 4 Sections|
Tier 2 – 4 Papers
SSC CGL Vacancy 2020 Out
The Vacancy for SSC CGL 2019-20 exam has been released. a complete of 8582 Vacancies are notified by SSC during which 3674 vacancies are declared for the overall category. The vacancies have seen a decrease as compared to SSC CGL 2018-19. a complete of 11271 vacancies were to be filled by SSC CGL 2018-19 exam. These vacancies are created within the department of tax , Excise and Custom etc. Candidates can check SSC CGL Vacancy Comparision Year wise by looking into the vacancy details of SSC CGL.
|SSC CGL Vacancy 2019-20||UR- 3674||SC- 1242||ST-667||OBC-2198||Total-8582|
|SSC CGL Vacancy 2018-19||UR- 5770||SC- 1723||ST-845||OBC-2933||Total-11271|
|SSC CGL Vacancy 2017||UR- 4238||SC- 1318||ST-653||OBC-1916||Total-9276|
SSC CGL Selection Process
SSC CGL 2020 Examination are going to be conducted in four tiers as indicated below:
1.1 Tier-I: Computer Based Examination
1.2 Tier-II: Computer Based Examination
1.3 Tier-III: Pen and Paper Mode (Descriptive paper)
1.4 Tier-IV: Computer Proficiency Test/ Data Entry Skill Test (wherever applicable)/ Document Verification
• All candidates who have applied successfully for SSC CGL 2020 exam, are going to be assigned Roll numbers and Admit Card for appearing within the Computer Based Examination (Tier-I).
• supported the marks scored in Tier-I, candidates are going to be shortlisted, category-wise, to seem in Tier-II and Tier-III Examinations.
• Separate cut-offs are going to be fixed for Paper-III of Tier-II (i.e. for the post of JSO and Statistical Investigator Grade-II), Paper-IV of Tier-II (i.e. for the posts of Assistant Audit Officer and Assistant Accounts Officer) and for Paper-I + Paper-II of Tier-II (i.e. for all other posts).
• Tier-II and Tier-III Examinations are going to be conducted for all the candidates qualified in Tier-I.
• In Tier-II, all the candidates are going to be required to seem in Paper-I and Paper-II. However, only specific candidates shortlisted for the posts of JSO/ Statistical Investigator and Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer are going to be required to seem in Paper-III and Paper-IV respectively.
SSC has introduced minimum qualifying marks in SSC CGL 2020 Exam. Minimum qualifying marks in Tier-I, each Paper of Tier-II and Tier-III Examination are as follows:
14.3.1 UR : 30%
14.3.2 OBC/ EWS : 25%
14.3.3 Others : 20%
SSC CGL 2020 Exam Pattern
The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) per annum in four levels for various posts. The Examination are going to be conducted in four tiers as indicated below:
|Tier – I||Objective Multiple Choice||Computer Based (online)|
|Tier – II||Objective Multiple Choice||Computer Based (online)|
|Tier – III||Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi||Pen and Paper mode|
|Tier – IV||Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi||Wherever Applicable|
SSC CGL 2020 Eligibility Criteria
There are 4 important criteria which a candidate must fulfill so as to be eligible for the SSC CGL 2020. The 4 parameters are given below:
1. Citizenship: Candidate must be a citizen of India
2. Age Limit: There are different set aged limits for various posts in SSC CGL Exam 2020, which are tabulated below:
|Name of post||Department / Ministries||Class Fiction||Grade pay|
|18-27 years||Auditor||Officer under C&AG||Group “C”||2800|
|18-27 years||Auditor||Officer Under CGDA||Group “C”||2800|
|8-27 years||Auditor||Other Ministries/Dept.||Group “C”||2800|
|18-27 years||Accountant||Officer under C&AG||Group “C”||2800|
|18-27 years||Accountant / Junior Accountant||Other Ministry/ Dept.||Group “C”||2800|
|18-27 years||Senior Secretariat Assistant / Upper Division clerks||Central Govt. offices Ministries other than CSCS cadres||Group “C”||2400|
|18-27 years||Tax Assistant||CBDT||Group “C”||2400|
|18-27 years||Sub-Inspector||Central Bureau of Narcotics||Group “C”||2400|
|18-27 years||Upper Division Clerk (UDC)|| Dte. General Border Road Organisation (MoD)|
Only For Male Candidate
|18-30 years||Inspector Posts||Department of Post.||Group “B”||4600|
|18-30 years||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|
|20-30 years||Assistant Section officer||Ministry of Railway||Group “B”||4600|
|20-30 years||Assistant Section officer||Ministry of External Affairs||Group “B”||4600|
|20-30 years||Assistant Section officer||AFHQ||Group “B”||4600|
|20-30 years||Assistant||Other Ministries / Dept. / Org.||Group “B”||4600|
|20-30 years||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”||4200|
|Assistant||Other ministries / Dept. / Org.||Group “B”||4600|
|Inspector (Preventive officer)||CBEC||Group “B”||4600|
|Inspector (Examiner)||CBEC||Group “B”|
|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/ Organisations||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|
Requirement of age for various posts is as follows:
|1||For the posts for which age limit is 18-27 years||Candidate must have been born not earlier than 02-01-1993 and not later than 01-01-2002.|
|2||For the posts for which age limit is 20-27 years||Candidate must have been born not earlier than 02-01-1993 and not later than 01-01-2000.|
|3||For the posts for which age limit is 20-30 years||Candidate must have been born not earlier than 02-01-1990 and not later than 01-01-2000.|
|4||For the posts for which age limit is up to 30 years||Candidate must have been born not earlier than 02-01-1990 and not later than 01-01-2002|
|5||For the post for which age limit is up to 32 years||Candidate must have been born not earlier than 02-01-1988 and not later than 01-01-2002.|
The Government has also provided for Age relaxation for some categories.
|S.No||Category||Age Relaxation permissible beyond upper age limit|
|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|
3. Educational Qualification:
The educational qualifications varies according to the post for SSC CGL 2020 and is listed below:
|SSC CGL Post||Educational Qualification|
|Assistant Audit Officer||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
|Statistical Investigator Grade – II Post||Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University|
with minimum 60% in Mathematics in Class 12th
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
aside from the above, 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 Syllabus 2020
SSC CGL Syllabus 2020: SSC has released exam dates for all ssc exams to be conducted in 2020. The preliminary examination of SSC CGL 2020 was conducted from 3rd to 9th March 2020. The Combined Graduate Level Tier-II & Tier-III Examination is scheduled from 22nd June to 25th June 2020. Candidates who are preparing for this exam need to undergo with the newest SSC CGL Syllabus to scale their chances during this exam. a good knowledge of SSC CGL Syllabus & exam pattern for Tier-I, Tier-II & III Exam is important to organize effectively for this exam. Let’s understand the SSC CGL 2020 Tier I, II, III & IV Syllabus supported latest pattern.
SSC CGL Syllabus: Tier I
The major sections asked in SSC CGL 2020 preliminary examination are General Awareness, Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and English . The detailed syllabus & exam pattern for SSC CGL 2020 exam are mentioned below:
|S No.||Sections||No. of Questions||Total Marks||Time Allotted|
|1||General Intelligence and Reasoning||25||50|
General Intelligence and Reasoning Syllabus
General Intelligence and Reasoning includes questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. This component may include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, space visualization, spatial orientation, problem solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning and figural classification, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series, coding and decoding, statement conclusion, syllogistic reasoning etc.
The topics are, Semantic Analogy, Symbolic/ Number Analogy, Figural Analogy, Semantic Classification, Symbolic/ Number Classification, Figural Classification, Semantic Series, Number Series, Figural Series, Problem Solving, Word Building, Coding & de-coding, Numerical Operations, symbolic Operations, Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization, Venn Diagrams, Drawing inferences, Punched hole/ pattern- folding & un-folding, Figural Pattern- folding and completion, Indexing, Address matching, Date & city matching, Classification of centre codes/roll numbers, Small & Capital letters/ numbers coding, decoding and classification, Embedded Figures, Critical thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence, Other sub-topics, if any.
General Awareness Syllabus
Questions in this section will be aimed at testing the candidates’ general awareness (GK+GS) of the environment around him and its application to society. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research. The questions will also be asked from Science, Current Affairs, Books and Authors, Sports, Important Schemes, Important Days, Portfolios,People in News etc.
Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus
Quantitative Aptitude questions will be designed to test the ability of appropriate use of numbers and number sense of the candidate. The scope of the test will be computation of whole numbers, decimals, fractions and relationships between numbers, Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Alligation, Time and distance, Time & Work,Percentage. Ratio & Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest, Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds, Graphs of Linear Equations, Triangle and its various kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles, Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons, Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Heights and Distances, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base, Trigonometric ratio, Degree and Radian Measures, Standard Identities, Complementary angles.
This section measures Candidates’ ability to understand correct English, his/ her basic comprehension and writing ability, etc. would be tested. This section may include questions on Phrases and Idioms, One word Substitution, Sentence Correction, Error Spotting, Fill in the Blanks, Spellings Correction, Reading Comprehension, Synonyms-Antonyms, Active Passive, Sentence Rearrangement, Sentence Improvement, Cloze test etc.
SSC CGL Tier 2 Syllabus
The Mains Exam are going to be conducted online and is an objective multiple choice exam. This year, the Tier-II & Tier-III exam are going to be conducted on same day. the main sections asked in Mains Exam are Quantitative Aptitude, English and Comprehension, Statistics, General Studies (Finance and Economics). Let’s have a glance at the SSC CGL Syllabus 2020 Mains Exam Pattern & Syllabus.
|S No.||Sections||No. of Questions||Total Marks||Time Allotted|
|1||Quantitative Ability||100||200||2 hours|
|2||English Language and Comprehension||200||200||2 hours|
|4||General Studies (Finance and Economics)||100||200||2 hours|
Paper-I (Quantitative Abilities) Syllabus:
The questions will be designed to test the ability of appropriate use of numbers and number sense of the candidate. The scope of the test will be the computation of whole numbers, decimals, fractions and relationships between numbers, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Alligation, Time and distance, Time & Work, Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds, Graphs of Linear Equations, Triangle and its various kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles, Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons, Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base, Trigonometric ratio, Degree and Radian Measures, Standard Identities, Complementary angles, Heights and Distances, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart.
Paper-II (English Language and Comprehension) Syllabus:
Questions in this section will be designed to test the candidate’s understanding and knowledge of English Language and will be based on spot the error, fill in 21 the blanks, synonyms, antonyms, spelling/ detecting misspelled words, idioms & phrases, one word substitution, improvement of sentences, active/ passive voice of verbs, conversion into direct/ indirect narration, shuffling of sentence parts, shuffling of sentences in a passage, cloze passage & comprehension passage.
Paper-III (Statistics) Syllabus:
1. Collection, Classification and Presentation of Statistical Data – Primary and Secondary data, Methods of data collection; Tabulation of data; Graphs and charts; Frequency distributions; Diagrammatic presentation of frequency distributions.
2. Measures of Central Tendency – Common measures of central tendency – mean median and mode; Partition values- quartiles, deciles, percentiles.
3. Measures of Dispersion- Common measures dispersion – range, quartile deviations, mean deviation and standard deviation; Measures of relative dispersion.
4. Moments, Skewness and Kurtosis – Different types of moments and their relationship; meaning of skewness and kurtosis; different measures of skewness and kurtosis.
5. Correlation and Regression – Scatter diagram; simple correlation coefficient; simple regression lines; Spearman‟s rank correlation; Measures of association of attributes; Multiple regression; Multiple and partial correlation (For three variables only).
6. Probability Theory – Meaning of probability; Different definitions of probability; Conditional probability; Compound probability; Independent events; Bayes‟ theorem.
7. Random Variable and Probability Distributions – Random variable; Probability functions; Expectation and Variance of a random variable; Higher moments of a random variable; Binomial, Poisson, Normal and Exponential distributions; Joint distribution of two random variable (discrete).
8. Sampling Theory – Concept of population and sample; Parameter and statistic, Sampling and non-sampling errors; Probability and nonprobability sampling techniques(simple random sampling, stratified sampling, multistage sampling, multiphase sampling, cluster sampling, systematic sampling, purposive sampling, convenience sampling and quota sampling); Sampling distribution(statement only); Sample size decisions.
9. Statistical Inference – Point estimation and interval estimation, Properties of a good estimator, Methods of estimation (Moments method, Maximum likelihood method, Least squares method), Testing of hypothesis, Basic concept of testing, Small sample and large sample tests, Tests based on Z, t, Chi-square and F statistic, Confidence intervals.
10. Analysis of Variance – Analysis of one-way classified data and twoway classified data.
11. Time Series Analysis – Components of time series, Determinations of trend component by different methods, Measurement of seasonal variation by different methods.
12. Index Numbers – Meaning of Index Numbers, Problems in the construction of index numbers, Types of index number, Different formulae, Base shifting and splicing of index numbers, Cost of living Index Numbers, Uses of Index Numbers.
Paper-IV (General Studies-Finance and Economics):
Part A: Finance and Accounts-(80 marks):
Fundamental principles and basic concept of Accounting:
1.1 Financial Accounting: Nature and scope, Limitations of Financial Accounting, Basic concepts and Conventions, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
1.2 Basic concepts of accounting: Single and double entry, Books of original Entry, Bank Reconciliation, Journal, ledgers, Trial Balance, Rectification of Errors, Manufacturing, Trading, Profit & loss Appropriation Accounts, Balance Sheet Distinction between Capital and Revenue Expenditure, Depreciation Accounting, Valuation of Inventories, Non-profit organisations Accounts, Receipts and Payments and Income & Expenditure Accounts, Bills of Exchange, Self Balancing Ledgers.
Part B: Economics and Governance-(120 marks):
2.1 Comptroller & Auditor General of India- Constitutional provisions, Role and responsibility.
2.2 Finance Commission-Role and functions.
2.3 Basic Concept of Economics and introduction to Micro Economics: Definition, scope and nature of Economics, Methods of economic study and Central problems of an economy and Production possibilities curve.
2.4 Theory of Demand and Supply: Meaning and determinants of demand, Law of demand and Elasticity of demand, Price, income and cross elasticity; Theory of consumer‟s behaviourMarshallian approach and Indifference curve approach, Meaning and determinants of supply, Law of supply and Elasticity of Supply.
2.5 Theory of Production and cost: Meaning and Factors of production, Laws of production- Law of variable proportions and Laws of returns to scale.
2.6 Forms of Market and price determination in different markets: Various forms of markets-Perfect Competition, Monopoly, Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly ad Price determination in these markets.
2.7 Indian Economy:
2.7.1 Nature of the Indian Economy Role of different sectorsRole of Agriculture, Industry and Services-their problems and growth.
2.7.2 National Income of India-Concepts of national income, Different methods of measuring national income.
2.7.3 Population-Its size, rate of growth and its implication on economic growth.
2.7.4 Poverty and unemployment- Absolute and relative poverty, types, causes and incidence of unemployment.
2.7.5 Infrastructure-Energy, Transportation, Communication.
2.8 Economic Reforms in India: Economic reforms since 1991; Liberalisation, Privatisation, Globalisation and Disinvestment.
2.9 Money and Banking:
2.9.1 Monetary/ Fiscal policy- Role and functions of Reserve Bank of India; functions of commercial Banks/RRB/Payment Banks.
2.9.2 Budget and Fiscal deficits and Balance of payments.
2.9.3 Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act, 2003.
2.10 Role of Information Technology in Governance.
Note: Questions in Paper-I will be of Matriculation Level, Paper-II of 10+2 Level and in Paper-III and Paper-IV of Graduation Level.
SSC CGL Tier-III Syllabus
Tier-III of SSC CGL 2020 exam may be a descriptive exam to check the written skills of the candidates in English/Hindi. The mode of examination is offline (Pen and Paper mode) and students are required to write down essays, précis, application, letter etc. during this exam. The exam carries 100 marks and therefore the time allotted for an equivalent is hour . The time allotted for candidates belonging to PWD category is increased to 80 minutes. Tier-III paper is given by specific candidates who have an interest just for the post of “Statistical Investigator Grade II” & “Compiler”.
|Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi (Writing of Essay, Precis, Letter, Application etc.)||100 marks||60 minutes|
SSC CGL Tier-IV Syllabus
Tier-IV examination comprises of couple of skill sets required for certain Government Posts all over the country.
DEST (Data Entry Speed Test): For the post of Tax Assistant (Central Excise and Income Tax),DEST Exam through SSC CGL 2020 exam is conducted to check the typing speed of the candidate. The candidates are given an article in English which they have to type on Computer. A candidate is required to type 2000 words in 15 minutes.
CPT (Computer Proficiency Test): Word Processing, Spread Sheets and Generation of slides are the three modules that are important for this exam and the commission demands a candidate to be proficient in it for the post of CSS, MEA, Inspector (Central Excise), Inspector (Preventive Officer), Inspector (Examiner).
Tier-I exam is compulsory for all posts mentioned in the SSC CGL 2020 Notification. Candidates will have to prepare for both Tier 2 and Tier 3 exam simultaneously. However, the evaluation of Tier 3 Descriptive exam will be done only if a candidate clears the combined cut off for Tier 1 and Tier 2. So, candidates may appear for both Tier 2 and Tier 3 exams but your Tier 3 answer sheets will be evaluated only if you clear the cut-off. Tier-IV exam is taken by candidates applying specifically for TA, CSS, MEA and Inspector.
Penalty for wrong answers
Giving a wrong answer to a question will lead to deduction of 0.5 marks in Tier – I, III and IV while that of 0.25 marks in Tier-II.