SSC CGL Application Form 2020 (Released): Check Application Status at

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Jul 30, 2020

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SSC CGL 2020 Application Forms were made available on October 22, 2019. Candidates registered for SSC CGL 2020 exam in online mode only at the official website – The last day to fill SSC CGL Application Form 2020 was November 25, 2019

Candidates possessing a bachelor’s degree are eligible to apply for SSC CGL 2020. SSC CGL Application Fees is INR 100, however, women, SC, ST, PWD, and Ex-servicemen are exempted from fee payment. The registration fees can be paid in online mode via BHIM UPI, Debit/ Credit Card, and Netbanking till November 27, 2019 (5 PM).

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SSC CGL 2020 Registration Highlights

The key points about SSC CGL Application Form 2020 are highlighted below:

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 2020 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)

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Important Dates

SSC CGL 2020 Registration Dates

Official SSC CGL 2020 Application and Exam Dates are mentioned below:

Events SSC CGL Application Dates
SSC CGL Registration Began on  October 22, 2019
Last Day to fill SSC CGL Application Form November 25, 2019 (upto 5:00 PM)
Last Day to Pay Online SSC CGL Application Fees November 27, 2019 (upto 5:00 PM)
Last Day to Generate Offline Challan November 27, 2019 (upto 5:00 PM)
Last Day to Pay SSC CGL Application Fees through SBI Challan November 29, 2019 (In Banking hours)
Issue of SSC CGL Admit Card  February 2020
SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam  March 2 – 11, 2020
SSC CGL Tier 2 and Tier 3 Exam  October 14-17, 2020
SSC CGL Tier 4 Exam to be announced

SSC CGL Eligibility

SSC CGL 2020 Eligibility

Candidates must thoroughly check eligibility criteria and make sure they satisfy them before beginning with SSC CGL Application Process:

  • Candidates must be a citizen of India.
  • Candidates must have a graduation degree in any discipline from a recognized university. There are specific educational qualification requirements for some posts.
  • Candidates must be between 18 – 32 years of age as on January 1, 2020. The lower and upper age limit varies for various posts. Also, age relaxation provided to reserved category candidates. 

Check Detailed SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria

SSC CGL Application Process

How to fill SSC CGL Application Form 2020?

The process of filling up 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 2020

Candidates should keep the following documents and details handy before beginning to fill SSC CGL Application Form 2019:

  • 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

Steps to Fill SSC CGL Application Form 2020

Candidates have to follow the below-given steps to successfully fill the SSC CGL application form 2020:

Step 1: Online SSC CGL Registration 2020

  • 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 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 3 cm .jpg/ .jpeg/ .png

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Step 3: Fill SSC CGL Application Form 2020

  • 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 centers 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.
SSC CGL Application Fees

Step 4: Pay SSC CGL Application Fees 2020

  • 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 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.
Note: Save a copy of filled-in SSC CGL 2020 Application Form and fee payment receipt. 

Details in SSC CGL 2020 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.

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Steps to Retrieve the Password of SSC CGL Application Form 2020

  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. 

SSC CGL 2020 Application Form Correction

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 2020. The candidates find the important details like name, roll number, exam date, exam time and exam center, center code on the admit card. Do not forget to keep a printed copy of the SSC CGL Admit Card 2020 after downloading it. 

SSC CGL 2020 Registration FAQs

Question: Can the SSG CGL 2020 application be done in offline mode?

Answer: No. SSC CGL 2020 application procedure is entirely online.

Question: What is the age criterion for applying?

Answer: Candidates must be between 18-32 years (as on January 1, 2020).

Question: What is the minimum qualification required for applying?

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

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

Answer: 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.

Question: What are the steps involved in applying for the SSC CGL 2020?

Answer: 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.

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

Answer: 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.

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


Is possible to apply for 2 posting which is in central reagion and southern region?
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Monisha, you cannot choose region for your posting. Region selection is provided for examination purposes only. The region in which you will be posted will depend upon the role and position and department for which you have been selected.
puja sharma
unable to submit my form
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Puja, this is because last date to fill the application form was Nov 25, 2019 i.e. yesterday.
hitesh shubham
maine aaplication prtint kara or top pe "Application is incomplete " aa raha hai?? maine payment verify kr liya hai phir bhi aa araha hai please help
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Hitesh, in that case, login using your credentials and then take "Preview" of the application form and then "Submit" after verifying your details, then, you will get directed to the next stage of the application form.
sharad kant
Sir please ???? tell me what is the percentage required in graduation for SSC cgl
shobhna chaturvedi

Hi Sharad, no minimum percentage is specified by the authorities. Any candidate who has done graduation from a recognized university will be considered eligible for this course. However, you may check other Eligibility Criteria for this exam from here.

I m last year of graduation can apply for SSC cgl
shobhna chaturvedi

Hi Pinki, no, you cannot apply for this exam right now as only those candidates who have done graduation are eligible for this course. You may also check other Eligibility Criteria of the exam from here.

??mé?? khatri
Im in final year of bcom am.i eligible for this exam???
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Khatri, no, you are not eligible for this exam right now as only those candidates who have done graduation will be considered eligible.
sanjay bhandari
Sir 30% disable person apply as pwd or general candidate if apply in general then it is necessary to show 30% disability certificate
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Sanjay, if you are not seeking any benefits of reservation under this category, then, there is no need to mention that in the application form.
deepak hooda
Sir when I apply for CGL form this I'll appear on my screen(A registeration containing same details of Name
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Deepak, it ,means you have already registered for the exam. Now, you need to login using your allotted credentials and then proceed further for the application form.
rahul sharma
Sir please ye btaye cgl 2019 ka form fill krte samay ews category ka option nhi aa rha hai Why?
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Rahul, option for category will appear only when you have logged in using your credentials after registration. Thus, kindly register yourself first and then proceed for further application process.
nidhi tiwari
Sir meri 10th n 12th ki marksheet me mera name Km. Nidhi h.. to me kya fill kru.. Km. Nidhi ya sirf Nidhi
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Nidhi, you are supposed to enter your name as it is stated on 10th mark sheet.