SSC CGL 2019 Application Form, Dates, Eligibility & Procedure

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Apr 23, 2019

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SSC CGL application form 2019 will be available for filling from October 31, 2019, as per the officially released calendar. Interested aspirants shall apply for it through its official website i.e. The online application link will be provided here once it becomes active on SSC’s official website. Check SSC CGL Eligibility

In 2017, around 15 lakh candidates appeared for the tier-1 of the SSC CGL exam.  

  • Candidates having bachelor's degree in any stream or discipline can apply for the exam. 
  • SSC CGL 2019 registration will be conducted in online mode only.
  • The exam comprises of 4 levels – Tier I, Tier II, Tier III and Tier IV. Check Exam Pattern
  • The application fee for general category male candidates is INR 100. 
  • Aspirants of all other categories are exempted from fee payment.

SSC CGL Application Form

Also Check SSC CGL Practice Papers 

Highlights of SSC CGL 2019 Application Form

The below table represents all the important highlights about SSC CGL 2019 application form.

Name of Exam SSC CGL 2019
Conducting Authority Staff Selection Commission
Official website
Mode of registration Online
Availability of SSC CGL 2019 Application Form October 31, 2019
Minimum eligibility to fill SSC CGL 2019 Application form Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline
Documents required for filling SSC CGL 2019 application form Scanned copies of all academic certificates, recent photograph, and signature
SSC CGL 2019 Application Fee General (Male): INR 100 All other categories: Exempted

How to apply for SSC CGL Application Form 2019?

Applicants can start filing the SSC CGL 2019 application form from October 31, 2019. This can only be done via online mode. They should apply for the exam by paying the requisite application fees within the stipulated period.

SSC CGL 2019 application process comprises of 2 main steps- Registration Part I and Registration Part II.

Pre-requisites for filling SSC CGL 2019 Application Form

  • Valid email ID and mobile number for registration
  • Mark memos up to graduation level
  • Details of work experience (if any)
  • Scanned images of Photograph and Signature
  • Details of payment mode

Candidates can fill the SSC CGL 2019 application form by following the guidelines that are mentioned below.

Check SSC CGL Detailed Exam Pattern

Step 1: Registration Part I

  • Log on to the official website of SSC i.e.
  • Click on ‘Apply’ link and choose the option of CGL on the new window that appears.
  • Go through the guidelines carefully
  • Select the ‘Examination’ link and then click on ‘Part I Registration’.
  • Applicants will have to provide their personal details (name, date of birth, category), contact details, name of centre and code, educational qualification and preference of posts.
  • Verify these details and click on ‘Register’.
  • Students will be issued their login credentials (Registration Number and Password) once successfully registered.
  • The registration number will also be sent via email to the registered email ID of individuals.
  • Candidates must use these credentials and fill the application form.

Step 2: Registration Part II

  • Login using the given credentials and select ‘Part II Registration’.
  • In this part, applicants must upload the required documents and pay the application fee.
  • Candidates will first have to select to pay the application fees via online or offline mode.
  • Fill the necessary payment details on the bank page/ e-challan and save the receipt as proof of payment.
  • Individuals must then upload scanned images of their Photograph and Signature.
  • They must upload their recent, passport-sized, color photograph and signature as per the desired specifications.
  • Candidates can view the uploaded images by clicking on ‘Preview’ and should then confirm it once they are satisfied with the quality of images.
  • After all the above steps are completed, a confirmation page will be generated which should be printed out for future correspondence.
  • Aspirants will also receive an email on the successful submission of SSC CGL 2019 application form.

SSC CGL 2019 Application Fee

Participants can pay SSC CGL application fee 2019 by cash, card or net banking. The process for remitting fees via each method is given below:

  • Online method: Applicants can choose any 1 out of the 3 options- Pay by SBI Net Banking or any Debit/ Credit Card.
  • Offline method: Individuals must take a print out of the SBI e-Challan and submit it at the nearest branch of the bank after 2 working days of applying for SSC CGL 2019.

The application fee for various categories is tabulated below.

Category Application Fee
General (Male Candidates) INR 100
Female Candidates Exempted
SC/ ST/ PH Exempted
Ex-Servicemen Exempted

Specifications for SSC CGL 2019 Photograph and Signature

Applicants must upload the scanned images of Photograph and Signature as per the format and dimensions prescribed by the SSC.

  • The coloured photograph should be recent and taken against a light background.
  • The signature should be clearly done on a sheet of white paper with black/ blue pen.

The specifications for these documents are given below.

Image Format Dimensions ( x height) Size
Photograph .jpg 100 x 120 pixels 4- 12 KB
Signature .jpg 140 x 60 pixels 1- 12 KB

Details in SSC CGL Application Form 2019

Candidates must enter information about the fields that are stated below in SSC CGL 2019 Application Form

Field Criteria for filling
Name of exam center and code Choose center and code from drop-down list
Candidate’s Name As on class 10th Marksheet
Gender, Category and Nationality Choose from drop down list
Age relaxation claimed Yes/ No
Fee exemption claimed Yes/ No
Date of Birth As on class 10th marksheet
Father’s and Mother’s Name As on class 10th Marksheet
Aadhaar number Enter 12 digit UIDAI number
Postal Details Local and permanent address of applicant
E-mail ID and Mobile number Mobile number and email ID for future correspondence
SSC Post preferences Choose from 30 different posts and enter the corresponding code of each as per order of preference
Educational qualification Select graduation degree and enter total marks, aggregate, name of institution, year of completion, etc.
Work experience Name of post, nature of work, time period, etc.

SSC CGL Application Form 2019 FAQs

Question 1. What is the minimum academic qualification required for SSC CGL 2019?

Answer 1. Candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree in any stream from a recognized university to be eligible for SSC CGL.

There is no restriction regarding the aggregate secured in this degree. Certain posts such as the Asst. Audits Officer, Asst. Accounts Officer and Junior Statistical Officer require a specialized degree in the respective subject. Click here for detailed  SSC Eligibility 

Question 2. Are those candidates who have just appeared for the qualifying examination eligible for SSC CGL 2019?

Answer 2. YES. Aspirants who have just appeared for the qualifying exam are also eligible provided they obtain the degree by August 1, 2019.

Question 3. After the submission of the requisite SSC CGL 2019 application fee, can the application be cancelled and a request for a refund be generated?

Answer 3. NO, the application fees will not be refunded by the commission under any circumstance whatsoever.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.