SSC CGL Registration Form 2021: Check Application Status at

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Apr 13, 2021

The SSC CGL Application 2021 form fill up process had closed by 31 January 2021 (23:30 Hours). Candidates registered for SSC CGL 2021 exam in online mode only at the official website – The interested candidates can fill the application form online by 31 January 2021. The SSC CGL exam date for Tier I is released and it will be conducted from 29 May to 7 June 2021. The SSC CGL Application fee is Rs. 100, however, women, SC, ST, PWD, and Ex-servicemen are exempted from fee payment. The SSC CGL registration fees can be paid online mode via BHIM UPI, Debit/ Credit Card, and Netbanking.

CGL Highlights

SSC CGL Registration 2021 Highlights

Exam Name Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level Exam
Conducting Body Staff Selection Commission
Mode of Application Online
SSC CGL Application Form Available at
SSC CGL Application Fees 2021 INR 100/-, Women, SC, ST, PwD, ESM exempted.
Mode of Payment Online and Offline
SSC CGL Application Fees Payment Methods Online (BHIM UPI, Net Banking, Credit/ Debit Card)
Offline (Pay Cash at any SBI branch)
CGL Dates

SSC CGL Registration 2021: Important Dates

SSC CGL exam 2020-21 will commence from 29 May to 7 June 2021. Go through the following table to know more in a detailed manner:

SSC CGL Exam Events SSC CGL Exam Dates
Notification 29-Dec-2020
Application forms 29-Dec-2020 to 31-Jan-2021
Last date for online fee payment 02-Feb-2021
Last date for the generation of offline Challan 04-Feb-2021
Last date for offline fee payment 06-Feb-2021
SSC CGL Tier-I exam 29-May-2021 to 07-Jun-2021
How to Apply?

Also, check Upcoming SSC Exam Dates 2021, read the news here

How to fill SSC CGL Application Form 2021?

The process of filling up the SSC CGL Application Form includes two parts – In Part 1, you have to register yourself and upload your photo and signature while in Part 2, you have to fill the SSC CGL application form and pay the registration fees. It is advisable to read SSC CGL Official Notification 2020, before initiating the application procedure.

Pre-requisites for SSC CGL Registration 2021

Candidates should keep the following documents and details handy before beginning to fill SSC CGL Application Form 2021:

  • A valid mobile number,
  • An active email ID
  • Scanned image of candidate’s passport size photo
  • Scanned image of candidate’s signature
  • Aadhaar Number or any other Photo ID Proof Number (also required at later stages)
  • Class 10th Roll Number, Marks, Board, Year of passing details.
  • Marksheet of class 10 and 12
  • Marksheet and certificate of graduation
  • Bank details, in case of online fee payment
  • PwD Certificate details, if applicable

Go through the following quick Links:

Steps to Fill SSC CGL Application Form 2021

Candidates have to follow the below-given steps to successfully fill the SSC CGL application form 2021:

Step 1: Online SSC CGL Registration 2021

  • Visit the official website –
  • Click on “Apply” and then on “CGL”.
  • Enter your Aadhaar Number, Name, Father’s Name, Mother’s Name, Date of Birth, Mobile Number, and Email ID.
  • Enter the OTPs received on your Mobile Number and Email ID and click on Submit.
  • Your registration number and Password will be sent to you as SMS and a Mail.

Step 2: Upload SSC CGL Photo and Signature

Candidates have to upload scanned images of their photograph (not more than three months old from the date of publication of the notice of SSC CGL exam) and signature in the prescribed guidelines:

Images Size Dimension Format
Photograph 20 – 50 Kbs 3.5 cm X 4.5 cm .jpg/ .jpeg/ .png
Signature 10 – 20 Kbs 4 cm X 2 cm .jpg/ .jpeg/ .png

In addition, the date of clicking the photograph should be clearly printed on the photograph, otherwise, the photograph of the applicants would be rejected. Apart from that, the applications with blurred pictures would also be rejected. Likewise, the applications with illegible signatures will also be canceled.

Read How to Prepare for SSC CGL 2021?

Step 3: Fill SSC CGL Application Form 2021

  • Candidates have to fill in their personal, contact, and educational qualification information.
  • Enter your gender, category, nationality, name of the university, roll number, year of passing, marks, and other asked details.
  • Indicate 3 exam centres in the same region in order of your preference.
  • Select whether you are applying for the post of Junior Statistical Officer or Statistical Investigator Grade-II.
  • Read the declaration, tick on “I Agree”, fill the captcha code, and submit the form to proceed to fee payment.
Application form

Step 4: Pay SSC CGL Application Fees 2021

  • The last step in the application process is to pay the SSC CGL Application fee.
  • The application fees are INR 100. Women, SC, ST, Ex-Servicemen, and PwD candidates do not have to pay any application fees.
  • It can be paid in both online and offline mode.
  • For offline mode: Candidates have to generate an offline challan from the website and pay the fees in cash at any SBI Bank branch along with the challan.
  • For Online Mode: Candidates have to choose the payment mode amongst BHIM UPI, Netbanking, Debit card or Credit Card and enter the banking details in the payment gateway to pay the fees.

The aspirants got time till 2 February 2021 (23:30 hours) for the online application fee payment process. On the other hand, if the candidates chose the offline fee payment process, then they had to make the cash payment through the SBI Challan within the working hours of the bank till 6 February 2021, whereas the aspirants needed to generate the challan before 4 February 2021 (23:30 hours).

Category Fees
For General /OBC/ EWS Male INR 100
For SC/ ST/ PWD/ Ex-servicemen candidates Nil
For All Female candidates Nil
Note: Save a copy of filled-in SSC CGL 2021 Application Form and fee payment receipt.
CGL Application Form

Details in SSC CGL 2021 Application Form

Details Asked Filling Criteria
Name of the Center and Code: Select center and code from the drop-down list
Personal Details
Name As present in the Matriculation/Secondary Examination Certificate Do not use prefix such as Mr/Mrs etc
Father's Name Do not prefix such as Shri/Dr etc
Mother's Name Do not prefix such as Shri/Dr etc
Date of Birth Select date, month and year from the dedicated drop-down list Enter the date of birth as present in the Matriculation/Secondary Examination Certificate
Aadhaar Number Enter unique Aadhaar card number
Gender, Nationality, Category Choose your Gender, Nationality, and Category from the drop-down list
Choose an applicable option from the drop-down list:
Whether Ex-Serviceman
Whether Physically Handicapped
Whether Fee Exemption Claimed
Claiming Age relaxation
Whether belonging to Minority
Postal Details: Complete Postal Address including District/City, State/UT, PIN code, Mobile and E-Mail No need to mention the name again before entering the correct postal address along with PIN code
SSC Post Preferences: 30 different posts are available and the code corresponding to each post must be entered in the 30 boxes provided.
Educational Details: Select the qualification degree, subject, and year of passing from the drop-down list. The percentage obtained in the qualifying degree examination must be entered.
Work Experience Details: Enter Name of Occupation, Description, and Nature of Work along with selecting the starting date to the end date from the drop-down list

Important Note:

  • If candidates are applying for the post of Statistical Investigator, they must select ‘Yes’ when asked for the same under the SSC Post Preferences and select the applicable option (Yes/No) when asked if they possess the qualification for the post of Statistical Investigator.
  • Similarly, candidates applying for the post of AAO must also select ‘Yes’ when asked for the same and select the applicable option (Yes/No) when asked if they possess the qualification for AAO.
  • Candidates can have any degree to apply for the post of AAO.

Check SSC CGL Exam Pattern

Steps to Retrieve the Password of SSC CGL Application Form 2021

  1. Open the login window of the application form.
  2. Now click the ‘Forgot Password’ option, available on the login window
  3. Next, a window will appear, containing the details like ‘Permanent State” and ‘Email ID or Mobile Number’
  4. The aspirants should fill the details and then they will get a SMS to the mobile number and email id they provided.
Retrieve Password
CGL Correction Form

SSC CGL Application Form Correction 2021

Candidates have to be extremely careful as there is no option for editing the filled details after the Final Submission of the SSC CGL Application. However, if an error occurs at the time of filling of details in the registration part, candidates can start the entire procedure of Registration I again. SSC accepts the application which is last filled by the candidates.

Candidates must also make sure to note down the Registration Number (which is also sent to the Registered Email Id) after the completion of Registration Part I since this cannot be retrieved if lost.

Steps to Check the Status of SSC CGL Application Form

Once the aspirants submit their SSC CGL Application Form and if the Commission accepts the forms, the candidates can check their application status. To check their application status, the candidates should go to the official website and click the view application status and then need to provide the below-mentioned details:

  1. Registration number of the candidates
  2. Birthdate
  3. Gender of the aspirants
  4. Captcha.

What After Filling the SSC CGL Application Form?

The aspirants will be capable to download the admit card if they fill their SSC CGL Application Form successfully. For each stage of the exam, the authorities will issue SSC CGL Admit Card 2021. The candidates find the important details like name, roll number, exam date, exam time and exam centre, center code on the admit card. Do not forget to keep a printed copy of the SSC CGL Admit Card 2021 after downloading it.


SSC CGL 2021 Registration FAQs

Ques: Can the SSG CGL 2021 application be done in offline mode?

Ans: No. SSC CGL 2021 application procedure is entirely online.

Ques: What is the age criterion for applying?

Ans: Candidates must be between 18-32 years (as on January 1, 2021).

Ques: What is the minimum qualification required for applying?

Ans: Candidates must have a Bachelor's Degree from a recognized institution/University. Candidates can have a degree from any stream.

Ques: What are the modes of payment of Application Fee?

Ans: Application fee of Rs. 100/- can be paid in the online mode or offline mode.

  • Online mode includes Credit/Debit Card, Net Banking, BHIM UPI.
  • Offline Mode involves challan payment in any branch of SBI.

Ques: What are the steps involved in applying for the SSC CGL 2021?

Ans: There are two steps, namely Registration Part I and Registration Part II.

  • Registration Part I consists of filling up of all the Personal, educational details, etc. and Post Preferences.
  • Registration Part II consists of Uploading of Photograph and Signature.

Ques: Is there any way to correct mistakes in the application form after the Final Submission?

Ans: There is no way to correct the mistakes or modify the application after the Final Submission. The entire procedure of registration has to be started again.

3 Months Crash Course

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


arushi thankur

Can I prepare for the GATE as well as the SSC CGL?

kavita rani

Hi Arushi. I would suggest you not to prepare for both exams together as they are completely different. One exam is Technical while the other is non tech exam. Rather than preparing for both the exams simultaneously as it's important to concentrate on one single exam so that you can improve your chances of success.

What is CPT exam in SSC CGL for joining assistant in CSS?
kavita rani

Hi Riyaz. Computer Proficiency Test or CPT, it is an exam where the candidates will be provided with a printed passage that needs to be type on the computer. A candidate is expected to type 2000 characters or key depressions in 15 minutes. The passage consists of no formatting like Bold, Italic, Underlining etc. Get more details about this exam here.

ananya pandey
What is CET exam? I am going to write SSC CGL next year. So will the preliminary exams not be conducted by SSC? Does that mean the syllabus will be different for prelims?
kavita rani

Hi Ananya. The prelims for exams such as Railways, Banks and SSC would be conducted by a National Agency. The agency takes exams mainly for Group B and Group C. Those who have served in any government organization will get an age relaxation of 5 years in the upper age limit.

bhagyashri kene
How difficult it is to qualify for SSC? Which is the highest post through SSC-CGL?
kavita rani

Hi Bhagyashri. The SSC CGL exam is taken once in a year for appointing candidates in several Grade ‘B’ and ‘C’ posts in different departments and ministries under the Government of India. The highest salary post in SSC CGL is for Assistant Audit Officer (AAO).
Check out the list of some of useful preparation tips here.

manjit lal
I am an Ex-service Man. I passed the Class X examination in 1993 from the CBSE Board. But I got number 18 in Maths. I have an army graduation certificate. Am I eligible for this job?
abdul nazir

Hi Manjit, As you have a Bachelor’s degree, you are eligible to apply for different posts but keeping in mind age criteria including relaxation of 6 years for ex service man, unfortunately you are not eligible. To know more details of eligibility visit SSC CGL eligibility.

jyothsna k
Iam an MBA graduate in Finance.I need to apply SSC CGL Exam.But confused in filling the qualifying examination details and status,university,percentage,etc regarding the same.Whether I have to mention MBA or Bcom graduation degree details?
abdul nazir

Hi Jyothsna, The basic required academic qualification is a Bachelor’s degree with 60% marks, however you can mention the details of your PG course in the application form. Also the maximum age limit is 32 years with relaxation for reserved category. For certain post maximum age limit is 27 years. To know more details visit SSC CGL eligibility.

How download ssc application

HI Ponmain

You can check the whole application process on how you can apply for the exam on our website of SSC CGL Application. Check out the eligibilty criteria of the exam.

tanishka shah
how to download ssc cgl application form?
tanishka shah
how to download ssc cgl application form?
how to check ssc cgl application status?
kavita rani

Hi Vipasha.Refer the official website to check the registration number. Once you get the provision to check the SSC CGL Application status, candidates are suggested to enter their SSC CGL Registration Number, Date of Birth or Candidate's Name and Date of birth to check the SSC CGL application form status. Other details are mentioned here.

ghanshyam jha
Where is next exam
manickavachakam u
I habe completed my 12th grade with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and additionally Computer Science as a stream does it will comes under the science stream as asked in application form Which one I have to choose YES or NO


Yes, PCM with Computer Science is counted under the science steam. For more details, visit- SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria.

abhik das
i am a 'SC' participent.i filled the application for ssc chsl.the payment is showing- Fee Exempted. what does that mean? should i have to pay or skip it away? plz rply ,thnk u !

HI Abhik

Fee Exempted means you have paid your fee and now you can exit the portal. You will get a message about your fee being paid by email or sms. All you details will be availabe on your application form you can print out the application.

koyena biswas
What is best strategy for SSC CGLE 2021 for English part?
kavita rani

Hi Koyena. You are advised to practice minimum 2 comprehension passages each day as it will help you get familiarity related to synonyms, and antonyms. Refer other useful tips here.

surabhi s
What is the posting scenario after selection in the final merit list of the SSC CGL?
kavita rani

Hi Surabhi. Once you find your name appear in the final merit list along with the post name and post code, SSC will forward your details to the concerned department who will look after the posting process. Post Police verification and medical verification will be done, if all goes well, you are set to start your professional career.

How to prepare for ssc exam ? Which kind of syllabus it contains,Is ssc is worth for life Time,what kind of jobs aplicable ?

Hi Pavithrasuresh

You can visit on our official website of SSC CGL Exam Syllabus and Pattern to get the whole syllabus and the exam pattern. You can check out all the details on how you can apply for the exam and how you can prepare for the exam.

sheetal chib
To get a CSS job by the SSC CGL, what are the extra steps I have to take or prepare or give any extra exam?
kavita rani

Hi Sheetal. You must develop a regular habit of practicing last year paper and do more mock tests every day to improve your speed and accuracy. Other important preparation tips are mentioned here.

fauzia shahid
Is it possible to crack the SSC CGL , bank PO or equivalent exams being an average student with low graduation marks?
kavita rani

Hi Fauzia. Yes, in case you study harder you can get a good score in SSC CGL and bank PO exams. There is no minimum marks eligibility criteria required, all you need is to have a graduation degree to apply to these exams.

arushi thankur
If I cleared the SSC CGL tier 1, 2, 3, and 4, can I get an ASO job in MEA?
kavita rani

Hi Arushi. Clearing all tiers is not sufficient to get MEA, you need to clear the all tiers cut off as well. You need ro get a decent score to get your dream job.

yash raj singh
Has anyone got rejected during document verification process of SSC CGL?
kavita rani

Hi Yash. Yes, in case someone is not able to produce enough documents, it might result in the cancellation. Some documents that are required at the time of document verification include Educational qualification certificate, PwD certificate, Provisional certificate, etc. Get more details here.