SSC CGL Cut off for Tier I 2020 (Announced), Previous Years' Cutoff Analysis (Tier 1 & 2)

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Jul 22, 2020

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SSC CGL cut off and SSC CGL Result 2020 for tier I has been released on 1 July 2020. On the official website, SSC released the SSC CGL 2020 Tier I category wise cut off score. It is released in PDF format on the official website. On the other hand, by 7 July 2020, SSC CGL 2020 marks, scorecard and answer key for the Tier I exam have also released. To check the marks, the aspirants should log in to their registered accounts in the official website. SSC CGL Cutoff will be the basis of qualification for the next round of the exam. Based on the difficulty level and number of good attempts, SSC CGL Expected Cut Off of Tier 1 for Tax Assistant could range between 180-185 & for Assistant Audit Officer between 173-178. 

SSC CGL cut off is the minimum score obtained by a candidate to qualify for the next level of the recruitment. Candidates who have cleared the Cut Off for SSC CGL Tier 1 exam are eligible to appear for the Tier 2 exam. Similarly, candidates who clear SSC CGL Tier 2 cut off will be eligible to appear for Tier 3 examination. The cut off is declared separately for each category, stage, and post.  

Prepp Test Series

A total of 34 Group B and C posts were released by the commission. The final cut off for all the posts announced by SSC will be decided on the basis of the cumulative marks obtained in all the three tiers.  Check SSC CGL Post Wise Salary Structure


Highlights of SSC CGL Tier 1 Cut Off Marks 2019-2020

Conducting Body Staff Selection Commission
Examination Name SSC Combined Graduate Level Examination
Exam Mode Online (Tier 1 & 2) & Offline (Tier 3 & 4)
Selection Stages Four (Tier I, II, III, IV)
Job Location Pan India
SSC CGL Tier I Cutoff Date July 01, 2020
Official Website ssc.nic.in

Important Dates of SSC CGL Cut Off 2020

SSC CGL Exam Events

SSC CGL Exam Dates

Tier-I exam

03-Mar-2020 to 09-Mar-2020

Tier-I result and cutoff

01-Jul-2020

Tier-II exam

12-Oct-2020 to 15-Oct-2020

Tier-II result and cutoff

to be announced

Steps to Check SSC CGL Cut Off 2020

  1. Go to the SSC Official website that is ssc.nic.in
  2. Click the Result Tab
  3. Open the SSC CGL Link, so that the aspirants can check the SSC CGL Cut off 2020
  4. Next, the candidates need to download the SSC CGL Cut off pdf 2020 and save it. 

SSC CGL 2020 Cut Off

  • SSC CGL Cutoff is declared in the form of Marks
  • SSC CGL Cutoff Tier 1 is given out of 200 marks
  • SSC CGL Cutoff Tier 2 is given out of 400 Marks. 
  • Cutoff for Tier 3 will not be declared as it is a descriptive qualifying paper

The SSC CGL 2020 cut off has been declared for Tier-1 and the qualified candidates are eligible for appearing for Tier-2 and Tier-3:

List-1 of cut off marks for tier-1 and candidates appearing for tier-2( paper-i, II, IV) and Tier-3:

Category

Cut off Marks

Candidates

UR

180.12237

2074

SC

156.73419

1576

OBC

172.7664

2904

EWS

175.31247

1202

OH

147.0852

149

HH

117.49075

141

ST

151.46077

780

Others-PWD

83.70627

125

List 2 of cut-off marks for candidates who have qualified tier-I, II and III:

Category

Cut-off Marks

Aspirants

UR

165.77474

3716

ST

119.99291

2020

OBC

154.87053

6032

EWS

152.03803

3315

SC

130.76651

3647

OH

130.86331

166

HH

86.44781

181

VH

110.67982

204

Others-PWD

40

110

List 3 of cut-off marks:

Category

Cut-off Marks

Aspirants

SC

115.35401

22965

ST

104.91984

11737

OBC

135.95037

38714

EWS

135.04329

15183

UR

147.78606

25876

ESM

89.29321

5758

OH

98.42808

2196

HH

40

1761

VH

110.41208

665

Others-PWD

40

425

SSC CGL Expected Cut Off for Tier 1 2020:

Post Name SSC CGL Expected Cut Off (UR Category)
Assistant Audit Officer (AAO) 173-178
Tax Assistant 180-185
Junior Statistical Officer (Grade-II) 168-172
Remaining Posts 143-148

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Previous Years Cut Off Trend

The previous years cut off data is very helpful for candidates to get an idea about the expected cutoff. Candidates can analyze these trends and plan their preparation strategies accordingly. SSC CGL Cut off trends for Tier 1 & 2 for the years 2014 to 2018 are provided below:

ssc cgl tier 1ssc cgl tier 2

SSC CGL Post Wise Cut off

SSC CGL Post Wise Cutoff

SSC CGL tier 1 exam is of 200 marks and qualifying candidates will appear for the next stage i.e. Tier 2 on the basis of marks scored in Tier 1. A minimum cut off is released by the commission that selects candidates who are qualified for further process. Check out the SSC CGL Tier 1 cut off over the past 3 years and how they differ each year.

SSC CGL Post Wise Cut Off: 2018 (Tier I)

Category Assistant Audit Officer (AAO) Junior Statistical Officer (Grade-II) Remaining Posts
UR 170 165.96 137.07
OBC 165 162.35 131.18
SC 148.97 140.11 111.10
ST 141.86 129.56 103.22
EX.S - - 40
OH 132.90 112.48 95.55
HH 102.45 51.99 40
VH - 64.57 70.25

SSC CGL Post Wise Cut Off: 2017 (Tier I)

Category Assistant Audit Officer (AAO) Junior Statistical Officer (Grade-II) Remaining Posts
UR 148 146.50 126.50
OBC 135.50 135.50 110
SC 125.50 123.50 98
ST 119 114.50 88.50
EX.S - - 69
OH 111.50 102 84.50
HH 75 61 38
VH - 116 89

SSC CGL Previous Year Cut off

SSC CGL 2018 (Tier 1) Cutoff

SSC CGL 2018 tier 1 was held from July 25 to Aug 20, 2018 in online mode. As per the latest write-up by SSC, 8.34 lakhs candidates appeared for SSC CGL 2018 (tier 1). SSC CGL post wise cut off for the previous year exam is described in this article which will help the candidates to understand the cut off trends. Category-wise details of candidates who have qualified for Tier 2 & Tier 3 and cut off applied for each category are provided in the tables below:

List-1: Candidates qualified in Tier-I for appearing in Tier-II (Paper-I, Paper-II, Paper-IV (General Studies (Finance & Accounts)

Category SC ST OBC OH HH UR Other PwD
Cut off Marks 148.97 141.86 165.00 132.90 102.45 170.00 62.19
Candidates Available 2444 1272 4464 335 300 6247* 100

List-II: Candidates qualified in Tier-I for appearing in Tier-II (Paper-I, Paper-II, Paper-III (Statistics)) 

Category SC ST OBC OH HH VH Other PwD UR
Cut off Marks 140.11 129.56 162.35 112.48 51.99 64.57 40.00 165.96
Candidates Available 1421 891 2008 333 333 364 51 3177*

List III: Candidates qualified in Tier-I for appearing in Tier-II (Paper-I and Paper-II) 

Category SC ST OBC Ex.S OH HH VH UR Other PwD
Cut off Marks 111.10 103.22 131.18 40.00 95.55 40 70.25 137.07 40.00
Candidates Available 27835 12836 44078 8146 2727 1548 1282 51771* 173

SSC CGL 2016 Cut Off (Tier 1)

The number of candidates qualified SSC CGL 2016 Tier 1 is mentioned in the table given below along with the cut off marks. The cut off marks for SSC CGL Tier 1 are derived out of 200 marks.

Categories Cut Off Marks No. of Candidates Qualified for Papers I+II in Tier II No. of Candidates Qualified for Papers III in Tier II No. of Candidates Qualified for Papers IV in Tier II
UR 137.00 46422 10053 16002
OBC 125.50 56192 11351  16667
SC 114.0 24227 4236 7186
ST 103.0 11352  1073  3301
OH 97.00 2742 262 753
VH 68.00 1411 132  240
HH 20.00  2008  168  438
Ex-S 92.00 4965 329  706
TOTAL - 149319 28234 45293

SSC CGL 2016 Cut off (Tier 2)

SSC CGL Tier 2 cut off is derived on the basis of marks obtained by a candidate in Paper 1 (Quantitative Ability) and Paper 2 (English Language & Comprehension). While for the post of Statistical Investigator and Assistant Audit Officer (AAO), total marks obtained in Paper 3 & 4 are also considered.

SSC CGL 2016 Cut Off Tier 2 – Assistant Audit Officer

Category Candidates Available Cut off Marks
Tier 1 + Tier 2 (Paper 1 + 2 + 4)
GEN 1829 536
SC 707 454
ST 333 427
OBC 1775 493.75
OH 78 411
HH 74 264
Total 4796  -

SSC CGL 2016 Cut Off Tier 2 – CPT for Assistant Section Officer in CSS and Assistant in MEA

Category Candidates Available Cut off Marks
Tier 1 + Tier 2 (Paper 1 + 2)
GEN 5850 449
SC 2162 389
ST 1033 370
OBC 5630 424.5
OH 156 366.5
HH 151 262
Total 15030  -

SSC CGL 2016 Cut Off Tier 2 – Junior Statistical Officer (Grade-2)

Category Candidates Available Cut off Marks
Tier 1 + Tier 2 (Paper 1 + 2 + 3)
General 442 502
SC 190 423
ST 89 397
OBC 495 471
OH 13 364
HH 13 230.25
VH 12 267.5
Total 1254  -

SSC CGL 2016 Cut Off Tier 2 – DEST for all posts (except AAO, ASO/Assistant (in MEA and CSS) and Junior Statistical Officer (Grade-2)

Category Candidates Available Cut off Marks Tier 1 + Tier 2 (Paper 1 + 2)
GEN 13388 422
SC 4715 363.25
ST 2139 341
OBC 12604 397
OH 415 333
HH 312 216
VH 89 336
Ex.S 1427 287.5
Total 35089  -

Factors Affecting Cut Off

Factors Affecting SSC CGL Cutoff 2020

There is a number of factors that affect SSC CGL cutoff. These following factors are involved while determining the SSC CGL Cutoff:

  • Number of Candidates Appeared
  • Number of Positions Available
  • Performance of the candidates in the exam
  • Level of Difficulty
  • Use of SSC normalization rule to maintain uniformity of the exam

SSC CGL Normalization

SSC CGL 2020 Score Normalization

The number of candidates applying/appearing for SSC CGL is more hence the exam is conducted in multiple shifts. In order to avoid the discrepancies in online exams, the authorities use the normalization process to calculate the marks of the candidates. These normalized marks are used to decide the cut off of the candidates. The formula used by SSC to calculate the cut off is mentioned below:

Actual Score of candidates X SSC Normalized marks = Normalized score of candidates

SSC CGL Post Wise Salary Structure

Followings are the likely posts that will be filled up through this Examination: 

Pay Level-8 (Rs 47600 to 151100):

Sr. No. Name of Post Ministry/Department/Office/Cadre Classification of Post Nature of Physical Disabilities permissible for the post Age Limit
1 Assistant Audit Officer Indian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AG Group “B” Gazetted (Non-Ministerial) OH (OA, OL, BL) & HH Not exceeding 30 years.
2 Assistant Accounts Officer

Pay Level-7 (Rs 44900 to 142400):

Sr. No. Name of Post Ministry/Department/Office/Cadre Classification of Post Nature of Physical Disabilities permissible for the post Age Limit
1 Assistant Section Officer Central Secretariat Service Group “B” OA, OL, B, BL, OAL, LV & HH 20-30 years
2 Assistant Section Officer Intelligence Bureau Group “B” Post not identified suitable for PwD candidates. Not exceeding 30 years.
3 Assistant Section Officer Ministry of Railway Group “B” OA, OL, B, BL, LV & HH 20-30 years
4 Assistant Section Officer Ministry of External Affairs Group “B” OA, OL, B, BL, OAL, LV & HH 20-30 years

SSC CGL Salary tables will help all the aspirants in knowing all the details regarding SSC CGL Job Salary and Grade Pay. Check Detailed SSC CGL Post Wise Salary Structure


Frequently Asked Questions

SSC CGL 2020 Cut Off FAQs

Ques: What will be the expected cut off for SSC CGL Tier 1?

Ans: SSC CGL tier 1 cut off varies every year. Depending on the number of the candidates applied, the number of posts, etc the cut off varies. However, based on the cut off trends of previous years, SSC CGL 2020 tier 1 expected cut off for UR category can be between 150-160 depending on the vacancies and difficulty level of exam

Ques: Do I have to clear any sectional cut off in SSC CGL 2020?

Ans: No. There is no sectional cut off in SSC CGL 2020. SSC CGL cut off is the minimum score obtained by a candidate to qualify for the next level of the recruitment. Candidates who will clear the Cut Off for SSC CGL Tier 1 exam will be called for the Tier 2 exam. Similarly, candidates who clear SSC CGL Tier 2 cut off will be eligible to appear for Tier 3 examination. The cut off is declared separately for each category, stage, and post.  Check SSC CGL Result

Ques: How can I check my SSC CGL Result 2020?

Ans: Candidates have to visit the official website to check the result. After the conclusion of each tier, the authorities will release the result and cut off. Based on the cutoff, candidates will qualify for the next tier exam. The final cut off for SSC CGL 2020 will be decided on the basis of the cumulative marks obtained in all the three tiers.

Ques: I have qualified Tier 1 & 2. Is it compulsory to appear for SSC CGL Tier 3?

Ans: Yes. It is compulsory to appear for all the tiers otherwise you will not be qualified for the final selection. The final cut off is decided based on the score obtained by candidates in all the tiers. 

Ques: What is SSC Score Normalization method?

Ans: The number of candidates in SSC CGL is more hence the exam is conducted in multiple shifts. In order to avoid any discrepancies, the authorities use the normalization process to calculate the marks of the candidates. After normalization, the normalized scores are used to calculate the cut off of the candidates. The formula used by SSC to calculate the cut off is mentioned below:

Actual Score of candidates X SSC Normalized marks = Normalized score of candidates

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

Comments


3 Comments
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charu
Sir i just want to know that the age limit to become an income tax inspector is 20 to30
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shobhna chaturvedi

Hi Charu, yes, candidates can apply up to 30 years of age. Also, age relaxation is provided respective to the category in which one is applying for. You can check the Eligibility Criteria in detail from here.

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saurabh
I secured 152 marks in CGl tier 1 in ssc. how many marks i need in teir 2 to clear the cutoff. I am a general category. answer asap
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raja singh
Tier 3 cutoff was 422 for CGL 2016 and lowest final cutoff was 516.5. But, how can a candidate get almost 100 marks in a descriptive exam to get a post if he has just cleared the cutoff for tier 3. It means a number of student gave their exams with zero percent of getting selected finally. Why?
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bhawna vedwal

Hello Raja, The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) declares the cut off for SSC CGL after the conclusion of tier wise exams. SSC CGL cut off is the minimum score obtained by a candidate to qualify for the next level of the recruitment.The final cut off for SSC CGL is decided on the basis of the cumulative marks obtained in all the three tiers.