SSC Calendar 2020-21 Out: Complete list of SSC Exams

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The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts numerous exams in order to recruit candidates for various posts in different ministries and departments of Government of India. SSC organizes different exams at the different time of the year. As the exams are conducted on a very large scale due to the mass participation of the candidates, the date of exams continues to vary every year. Candidates aspiring to appear in the SSC Exams in the year 2020 can check the SSC Calendar 2020 from this article.

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Apart from the SSC Calendar 2020, in this article, we will also provide you some tips in order to prepare better for the upcoming SSC exams 2020.

List of SSC Exams 2020-21 (SSC Calendar 2020)

Following SSC Exams will be conducted by SSC in the year 2020:

S. No. Name of Exam
1 Combined Graduate Level Examination (CGL)
2 Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) 10+2 Examination
3 Scientific Assistant Exam
4 Multitasking (Non-Technical) Staff Examination
5 SSC Constables (GD) in CAPFs, NIA & SSF Examination
6 Sub Inspector in CPOs Exam
7 Stenographers Grade ‘C’ and ‘D’ Examination
8 Junior Engineer (Civil & Elect) Examination
9 Section Officer (Audit | Commercial) Examination
10 Junior Translators (CSOLS) /Junior Hindi Translators Examination
11 Lower Division Grade Limited Departmental Competitive Examination (LDC)
12 Food Corporation of India (FCI) Examination

SSC Calendar 2020 (Tentative)

As the official calendar for the year 2020 has not yet released by the SSC, we have provided a tentative schedule based on the previous year exam. The exact SSC calendar 2020 will be updated on this page as soon as it gets released by the SSC.

Name of Exam Release of Official Advertisement Deadline to Apply Date of Exam
SSC CGL Tier I 15th Sep 2020 15th Oct 2020 To be announced
SSC CGL Tier II Last week of November 2019
SSC CGL Tier III Descriptive Paper (To be announced)
SSC CGL Tier IV Skill Test (To be announced)
SSC CHSL 30th Nov 2020 15th Dec 2020
To be announced
SSC Stenographers (Grade ‘C’ & ‘D’) Exam 4th August 2020
3rd September 2020
1st Dec to 3rd Dec 2020
SSC CAPF SI 17th April 2020
16th May 2020
28th Sep to 1st Oct 2020
SSC Junior Hindi Translator (JHT) 17th April 2020 16th May 2020 1st Oct 2020
SSC JE 4th Aug 2020 3rd Sep 2020 1st to 3rd Dec 2020
Multi-Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff Examination 2nd June 2020 15th July 2020 26th Oct to 13th Nov 2020(CBE)
Scientific Assistant in IMD Examination (Written Examination) 3rd week of July 2020 1st week of August 2020 3rd week of November 2020

How to Prepare for SSC Exam 2020?

The competition level in SSC exams is increasing day by day. Lakhs of Candidates are aspiring for a government job through the SSC exams. For the exams like SSC CGL 2020 and SSC CHSL 2020, candidates have to clear multiple rounds of the exam before getting selected. So, it is obvious that getting a government job through SSC Exams 2019 is not going to be a cakewalk. However, a strategic planning and hard work are certainly going to help you in case you are also preparing for the SSC exams.

We have listed down some tips and strategies that aspirants should follow in order to prepare better for the SSC exam.

  1. Know the exam syllabus and Pattern.

The exam pattern and syllabus for most of the SSC exams are similar. However, if you are preparing for more of a specialized exam like SSC scientific assistant or SSC JE then you needs to prepare according to a more specialized syllabus. General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness, English Comprehension and Quantitative Aptitude are somewhat common subjects for all the SSC Exams.

We are providing the SSC CGL Tier 1 exam pattern just for your reference.

Mode of Examination Subjects Marks Time
Computer Based (online Exam ) General Intelligence & Reasoning (25 Questions) 50 75 Minutes
General Awareness (25 Questions) 50
English Comprehension (25 Questions) 50
Quantitative Aptitude (25 Questions) 50

Total 200 Marks

One should also keep SSC Calendar 2020 in mind before starting to prepare for the exam. As the aspirant needs ample time to prepare and crack SSC exams.

  1. Focus on Important Topics

It is always advised that the aspirant should focus on important topics for the exam rather than investing too much time and energy on less important topics.

We have listed down some of the important topics subject wise for the SSC exams

i) Reasoning Ability: Syllogism, Analogy, Non-verbal reasoning, Odd man out, Venn diagram, Number series etc.

ii) Quantitative Aptitude: Coordinate Geometry, Profit and loss, Algebra, Height and Distance, Mixture etc.

iii) English Language:  Error finding, Synonym, Sentence improvement, Jumble word etc.

iv) General Awareness: History, Polity, General Science, Economic, Geography and Current Affair.

  1. Get the proper study material

A large number of books are available for the precise preparation of the SSC exams. We have shortlisted some of the popular books that are often recommended by the experts for the preparation of the SSC exam.

Subjects Recommended Books
Reasoning Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey
English Objective General English by SP Bakshi
General Awareness Manorama Yearbook
Quantitative Aptitude Arihant’s Fast track Objective Arithmetic
  1. Know your strength & weaknesses and prepare accordingly

As per the SSC Calendar 2020, the different exams will be conducted by SSC throughout the year. So, it is important that the candidates should know their strength and weakness before the commencement of exams. Give more time to the topic in which you are weak and fine tune your strong points.

  1. Solve last year’s question paper

Practice makes the men perfect, try to solve as many previous years Question papers as possible. Timing is the key to success; always solve the previous test papers keeping time in mind. Solving mock papers that are available online can also help.

  1. Don’t Panic

Last but not the least, you should not get panic or stressed out thinking about your preparation or performance. The release of SSC calendar 2019 will be the time to prepare for the exams and not to get stressed.   Always keep in mind that you will perform best only when you are stress-free and confident.