SSC released the most awaited CGL Notification 2019-20 on October 22, 2019. There were few major changes introduced in the SSC Notification for CGL Exam 2019. If you are willing to apply for CGL Exam, then go through the Changes in SSC CGL Exam and apply for your desired post.

It is a golden opportunity for candidates who were willing to work in a Central Government department. The SSC CGL Application Process has begun from October 22, 2019, and will last until November 25, 2019. Check the Required Eligibility Criteria, Number of vacancies, How to fill the application form, What are the exam dates, and more from the Notification and apply soon.

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SSC CGL 2019 Important Exam Dates

Take a look at the Important Events of CGL Exam and note their corresponding Dates.

Events Dates
SSC CGL Notification Release Date October 22, 2019
Starting Date to Fill the CGL Application Form October 22, 2019
Last Date to SSC CGL Apply Online November 25, 2019
SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam March 2-11, 2019
SSC CGL Tier 2 & 3 Exam June 22-25, 2019

Major Changes Introduced in SSC CGL Notification 2019

As soon as the SSC CGL Notification 2019 was released, there were few major changes in the SSC CGL Exam. Here is the list of changes seen in the Notification of SSC CGL 2019 Exam.

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  • Based on the marks scored in Tier-I i.e. CBE, candidates will be shortlisted, category-wise, to appear in CGL Tier-II and Tier-III Exam.
  • Separate cut-offs will 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 will be conducted for all the candidates qualified in Tier-I.
  • In Tier-II, all the candidates will be required to appear 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 will be required to appear in Paper-III and Paper-IV respectively.
  • Based on the aggregate performance in Tier-I and Tier-II Exams, candidates will be shortlisted for evaluation of the CGL Tier-III Exam.
  • The candidates who are not qualified in Tier-II will not be eligible for the evaluation of Tier-III and they will not be considered for the further selection process.
  • The SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria has been revised for a few posts. Candidates applying for the below posts must check the eligibility and then apply.

Education Qualification: Candidates must have a Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized by Central Government on or before 01 January 2020.

Post Name Educational Qualification Eligibility 
Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer (AAO)

Bachelor's Degree from a Recognized University or Institute. Chartered Accountant or Cost & Management Accountant or Company Secretary or Masters in Commerce or Masters in Business Studies or Masters in Business Administration (Finance) or Masters in Business Economics.

Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) Bachelor's Degree in any subject from a recognized University or Institute with at least 60% Marks in Mathematics at 12th standard level  OR Bachelor's Degree in any subject with Statistics as one of the subjects at degree level.
Statistical Investigator Grade II Graduation in any subject with Statistics as one of the subjects. Candidates must have studied Statistics as a subject in all the three years of the graduation course.
Other Posts Bachelor's Degree from a recognized University or Equivalent

Age Limit: There are different Age criteria for all posts however, go through the below table and know the current Age Limit to be followed. 

Posts  Departments Age Limit
Assistant Section Officer CSS 20-30 years
Assistant Section Officer Intelligence Bureau Not Exceeding 30 years
JSO Maximum is 32 years
Assistant Enforcement Officer Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue Up to 30 years
Junior Statistical Officer M/O of Statistical & Prog. Implementation Up to 32 years
Sub Inspector NIA Up to 30 years
Sub Inspector CBI 20-30 years
Sub Inspector Narcotics 18-27 years
Tax Assistant CBIC & CBDT 18-27 years
All Other Posts Other Departments 18-27 years
  • The Application Fee structure has been revised. The below table described the application fee to be paid for completing the application process correctly.
Category Application Fee
Male (General/OBC) Rs 100/-
Female (All Category) No Fee
SC/ST/Ex-Servicemen No Fee

How to Apply Online for SSC CGL 2019?

Direct Link to Apply for SSC CGL 2019 Exam

  • Click on the above link to fill the SSC CGL 2019 Application Form directly or visit the official website:
  • Follow the step by step instructions provided in the Notification while filling the form.
  • After entering all details, pay the required application fee through online mode.

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Is SSC CGL Selection Process changed?

Yes, there is a slight change in the Selection Process. Based on the marks scored in Tier 1, candidates will be eligible for Tier 1 & 2 Exam. 

Is there any Interview in SSC CGL 2019?

No, there is no Interview conducted in SSC CGL Exam 2019.

When is the CGL Tier 1 Exam 2019 conducted?

The SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam is conducted from March 2-11, 2019.

Is there any changes in the SSC CGL Application Process?

There is no change in the application process, but there is revised application fee structure. Male Candidates belonging to General and OBC category need to pay Rs 100/- as application fee while there is no fee for other categories.

Can Final year students apply for SSC CGL Exam 2019?

Candidates belonging to final year can apply however, they should have a bachelor degree on or before 01.01.2020. Candidates having Provisional degree certificate can also apply.