All You Need to Know About SSC CGL Exam 2019

Wondering when the notification will be released for SSC CGL 2019-20 exam? Well, this is the most common query among all CGL aspirants. To ease out all your struggle on knowing about important dates related to SSC CGL, here is the brief information.

  • As per the latest reports, the official notification for SSC CGL Exam 2019 will be released in the month of October 2019.
  • One must go through the SSC CGL Notification 2019 carefully in order to be thorough with each and every details related to the examination.
  • Along with the notification, the application forms also will be released. After you have read the notification carefully, start filling your application in online mode.

There are various events held during the SSC CGL Recruitment starting from notification release date until Result date. It is important for all applicants to be aware of each event and plan their preparation accordingly. 

Along with the notification, it is common that candidates await to know the exam dates. Check out the below information to know about when the SSC CGL Exam is conducted?

SSC CGL Exam Dates 2019

As there are four stages involved in CGL Recruitment, here is a glimpse of SSC CGL Exam Dates 2019. Here is the table below that shows exam dates for SSC CGL Tier 1, 2, 3, and 4

Events Dates
SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam (CBT 1) March 2-11, 2020
SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam (CBT 2) July 2020
SSC CGL Tier 3 Exam (Descriptive) November 2020
SSC CGL Tier 4 Exam (CPT or DV) January 2021


As you are now aware about the exam dates, here is the important exam related instructions by experts. It is suggested for all candidates to go through these tips in order to excel in all the stages of exam.

Instructions before SSC CGL Exam 2019

  • Filling up of SSC CGL Application Form is the biggest task before the exam. 
  • There are certain instructions to be followed while filling the application form. 
  • Ensure to keep all the required documents ready with you before filling the form.
  • Enter the details correctly as there is no chance for editing the details after submission.
  • Take your time while filling the form.
  • Make sure your internet connectivity is good while filling the form so that there is no disconnection.
  • Follow the prescribed specifications for uploading the documents.
  • After the submitting the form, take a print out for future reference.
  • Whoever fills the application form correctly will be receiving the admit card for Tier 1 exam. 


Instructions during Examination


  • After you are done with filling the form, begin your preparation well in advance so that you have enough time to complete studying all topics.
  • Go through the exam pattern and syllabus thoroughly.
  • Make a study plan and try to complete the topics one by one.
  • After completion of each topic take up mock tests to analyze your preparation.
  • Begin your revision 1-2 week before the exam.
  • While you are appearing for the examination, make sure you carry the important documents like admit card and Photo ID proof to the exam hall without fail.
  • As there is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer, try to answer only the questions which you are confident.


Hope you all have complete information on when each event of SSC CGL will be held. Make sure you aware of each exam dates for SSC CGL and do not miss out any of them.