SSC CGL 2021 Exam Begins for 7035 Vacancies: Check Tier-1 Admit Card, Exam Centre, Covid-19 Guidelines & Last Minute Tips

SSC CGL 2021 Exam Begins for 7035 Vacancies: Check last-minute tips and Admit Card, Exam Centre & Covid-19 Guidelines for SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam which will be conducted in online mode from 13th to 24th August 2021.

SSC CGL 2021 Exam Begins for 7035 Vacancies: Check Tier-1 Admit Card, Exam Centre, Covid-19 Guidelines & Last Minute Tips
SSC CGL 2021 Exam Begins for 7035 Vacancies: Check Tier-1 Admit Card, Exam Centre, Covid-19 Guidelines & Last Minute Tips

SSC CGL 2021 Exam Begins for 7035 Vacancies: The Staff Selection Commission is going to conduct the SSC CGL Tier-1 2021 Exam for the recruitment of 7035 Vacancies from 13th to 24th August in online mode across the country. The commission will hold the online exam under strict COVID-19 protocol to ensure adequate social distancing.

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Note: Candidates will be able to download the e-Admission Certificate only from the date mentioned above (4 days before the actual date of Examination)

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So let’s look at the important Last-minute Tips including the Admit Card, Exam Centre & Covid-19 Guidelines:

1. Revise the Important Topics:

We have listed down some important topics of the SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam, which will help you in your last-minute preparation:

SSC CGL 2021 Subject-wise Topics

Check SSC CGL 2021 Quantitative Aptitude Preparation Strategy

Check SSC CGL 2020 General Intelligence and Reasoning Preparation Strategy

Check SSC CGL 2021 English Language and Comprehension Preparation Strategy

Check SSC CGL 2021 General Awareness (GA) and General knowledge (GK) Preparation Strategy

2. Practice SSC CGL Mock Test Online:

Remember to practice previous year's question papers and mock tests of the SSC CGL Exam. Candidates can practice SSC CGL Mock Test Online from the link given below:

Practice SSC CGL Mock Tests

Check SSC CGL Posts, Salary, Job Profile & Promotion Policy:

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Check ASO Central Secretariat Service (CSS) Job Profile, Salary, Promotion & Posting Details

Check SSC Junior Statistical Officer (JSO): Job Profile, Pay Scale & Promotions

Check CBI Sub-Inspector Job Profile, Pay Scale, Training & Promotions

Check National Investigation Agency (NIA) Sub-Inspector Job Profile, Pay Scale & Promotions

Check Central Bureau of Narcotics Inspector & SI Job Profile, Pay Scale, Training & Promotions

Check SSC CGL Tax Assistant CBIC & CBDT Minimum Age Limit/ Salary/ Job Profile/ Promotion

Check SSC CGL Assistant Section Officer (ASO) in Railways Job Profile, Pay Scale & Promotion

Check Postal Inspector Eligibility, Job Profile Salary, Promotion & Posting Details

3. Reaching before the Reporting Time of the SSC CGL 2021 Exam

In light of the Covid-19 pandemic, the candidates are advised to reach the venue of examination well before gate closure time so as to avoid last-minute crowding at the entry gate. Candidates should note that no candidate will be allowed entry after the entry closing time in any circumstance or due to any reason. Gates will be closed strictly at entry closing time. Below are some Exam Centre Guidelines:

Exam Centre Guidelines

Important Instructions

Roll No. & Lab No. Details

Mapping of candidate Roll Numbers and Lab Numbers will not be displayed outside the examination venue but will be provided to the candidates individually at the time of entry after verification of their Admission Certificate and ID Proof.

Pen & Rough Sheets

Ballpen and rough sheets will be provided to the candidates. Rough sheets and a Ballpen will be placed at the candidate seats. Additional Rough sheets, when demanded, will also be provided to the candidates. Candidates will be required to drop the rough sheets in the dropbox provided in the Lab.

Allocation of Seats

Candidates will then be guided to their allocated seats. To ensure social distancing norms, candidates may be assigned another seat in case two candidates are allotted adjacent seats.

Completion of Exam

On completion of a shift, the candidates will be permitted to move out in an orderly manner – one candidate at a time. Rough sheets will be dropped by the candidates in the designated box at the exit of the examination lab.

4. Items to be carried in the Exam Hall during SSC CGL 2021 Exam

Candidates should invariably bring the following at the time of reporting for the examination:

Items to Be Carried

Important instructions


At least one valid photo-bearing identity proof in ORIGINAL with clear photograph (Eligible photo identity proofs such as 1. Passport, 2. Aadhaar Card/Print out of e-Aadhaar, 3. Driving License, 4. Service ID Card issued to employees by Central Govt./State Govt./ PSUs, 5. ID Card issued by University/College/School 6. Voter’s ID Card, 7. PAN Card, 8. Ex-Servicemen Discharge Book issued by Ministry of Defence, 9. Any other Photo Identity Proof issued by Central Govt./ State Govt.).

If the Photo Identity Card does not contain the complete Date of Birth, then the candidate must carry an additional original document having the Date of Birth as printed on the Admission Certificate (e.g. Admit Card/ Pass Certificate/ Marks Sheet of 10th Class issued only by CBSE/ ICSE/ State Boards; Birth Certificate, Category Certificate etc. issued only by Central Govt. / State Govt. / PSUs). In case of a mismatch in the Date of Birth mentioned in the Admission Certificate and Photo ID Proof/ the Certificate brought in support of Date of Birth, the candidate will not be allowed to appear in the examination.

Admission Certificate (Print Copy of Admit Cards)

Candidates may download and print the Admit Card from the regional websites of SSC mentioned in the table given below:




Northern Region

Rajasthan, Delhi & Uttarakhand

Western Region

Maharashtra, Gujarat & Goa

Eastern Region

West Bengal, Odisha, Jharkhand, Andaman & Nicobar Island and Sikkim

Southern Region

Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry

& Tamil Nadu

Central Region

Uttar Pradesh & Bihar

North Eastern Region

Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Tripura, Nagaland & Mizoram

North Western Region

Haryana, Punjab, Jammu &

Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh Region

Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgarh

Kerala Karnataka Region

Karnataka & Kerala

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5. Follow COVID-19 Guidelines

Candidates must follow the COVID-19 Precautionary measures in the Exam Centres:

COVID-19 Guidelines

Important Instructions

Face Mask

Wearing of Face Mask is Mandatory

Social Distancing

On reaching the examination venue, candidates are advised to follow social distancing norms and maintain a distance of 6 feet between two candidates.

Hand Sanitization

A facility for hand sanitization will be available at the entry gate and also inside the examination venue. Candidates are advised to sanitize their hands before and after filling the Commission Copy and Attendance Sheet.

Contactless Verification

Contactless candidate verification will be conducted by flashing of admit card and valid Photo ID proof at the Document Verification desk

Temperature Check through Thermal Scanner

Candidates are required to undergo contact less frisking and temperature checking using thermo gun and they will be directed towards the document verification desk. The exam functionaries will examine the Admission Certificate, ID Proofs, etc. and candidates will then move towards the Registration desk

Biometric Registration

Biometric registration of the candidates was done in the exam centres. Left Thumb Impression (LTI) of the candidates was collected in the venues of the examination with the help of biometric machines. While collecting LTI through biometric device, all necessary precautions for sanitizing the hands of the candidates as well as biometric devices after every use will be ensured.


What is the Exam Pattern of SSC CGL Recruitment?

SSC CGL 2020-21 Exam Will Be Conducted In Four Tiers, I.E., Tier – I, Tier – II, Tier – III And Tier – IV

Will there be a negative marking in the SSC CGL 2021 Tier-1 Exam?

0.5 Marks For Wrong Answers

How many Vacancies Announced under SSC CGL 2020-21 Recruitment?

7035 Vacancies

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