SSC CGL 2022 Notification is out. Check SSC CGL syllabus, exam date, exam pattern and online application form and notification pdf
SSC CGL 2022 is an online exam conducted by the Staff Selection Comission(SSC) for the recruitment of “Grade B” and “Grade C” category posts in various Government Ministries and Departments. The SSC CGL exam is conducted in 4 stages, out of which the first two stages are online and the later two are offline exam. You can apply for SSC CGL 2022 in the official website of Staff Selection Commission on www.ssc.nic.in . The start date of online application form for SSC CGL 2022 is 23rd December 2021 and the last date of SSC CGL 2022 is 23th January 2022. As per resources, SSC CGL tier 1 exam will be conducted in April 2022. Before applying, please download and read official SSC CGL 2022 notification pdf from the link below.
SSC CGL 2022 Exam Date and Summary
Here is a brief overview of SSC CGL 2022 exam date, Eligibility criteria and mode of exam.
|Exam Name||SSC CGL 2022|
|Conducting Body||Staff Selection Commission(SSC)|
|Eligibility Criteria||He should be a citizen of India and possess a Bachelor degree in relevant discipline|
|Notification Release Date||23rd December 2021|
|Availability of application form||23rd December 2021 (23:30)|
|Last date to apply online||23rd January 2022 (23:30)|
|Last date for the generation of offline Challan||26th January 2022 (23:30)|
|Last date for payment through Challan||27th January 2022|
|SSC CGL tier-I Admit card||May 2022|
|SSC CGL Tier-I exam date||June 2022|
|SSC CGL Tier-I result||August 2022|
|SSC CGL Tier-II admit card||August 2022|
|SSC CGL Tier-II exam date||September 2022|
|SSC CGL Tier-II result||September 2022|
|SSC CGL Tier-III exam date||Will Update Soon|
|Interview/Skill Test||Will Update Soon|
|Mode Of Exam||
|Online Application Link||Click Here|
How to apply for SSC CGL?
The application process to apply for SSC CGL 2022 is very simple. Before filling the online application form, please read the eligibility criteria and exam details.
Follow these steps to apply for SSC CGL exam:
Step-I : Go to the official website of Staff Selection Commission www.ssc.nic.in
Step-II : Here is the direct online application link. Click Here. Read all instruction carefully and start filling the online application form. Make sure all information you have entered are correct.
Step-III: After filling all required information, upload your scanned photograph and signature in prescribed format.
Step-IV : After uploading the documents, you would be asked to pay application fees. Make the payment as per your convenience.
Step-V : After successful payment, Review the application form and see all the information are filled. If all the information is right, then click submit.
Note: Take a print out of the form.
SSC CGL 2022 Application Fee
- For General and OBC the required application fee is Rs. 100/-
- Exemption: No fee is required to be paid by female, SC, ST, Physically Handicapped, and Ex-Servicemen candidates
- Method Of payment: Pay Online (Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking ) or Challan generated online
SSC CGL Vacancy 2022
The vacancy list for various posts for SSC CGL 2022 will soon be updated. Here is a list of vacancies of previous year exams. Check the SSC CGL Vacancy Comparison Year-wise to get an idea of the trend in the vacancy.
|Previous year SSC CGL Vacancies|
|SSC CGL Vacancy 2020-21||2891||1046||510||1858||7035|
|SSC CGL Vacancy 2019-2020||3674||1242||667||2198||8582|
|SSC CGL Vacancy 2018-2019||5770||1723||845||2933||11271|
|SSC CGL Vacancy 2017-2018||4238||1318||653||1916||9276|
What is SSC exam eligibility?
An aspirant need to abide by these 4 important criteria decided by the Staff Selection Commission for SSC CGL 2022.
The candidate must be a Citizen of either India or Nepal or Bhutan. If a candidate is a citizen of Nepal or Bhutan shall have a Certificate of Eligibility issued by the Government of India in favour of him/her.
2. Educational Qualification (As on 23-01-2022)
The Post-wise educational qualification that candidate must possess is mentioned below:
SSC CGL 2022 Educational Qualification
|Post Name||Educational Qualification|
|Assistant Audit Officer||Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University
Desirable Qualification: CA/CS/MBA/Cost &
Management Accountant/ Masters in Commerce/
Masters in Business Studies
|Statistical Investigator Grade-II Post||Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University
with a minimum of 60% in Mathematics in Class 12th
Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with Statistics as
one of the subjects in graduation
|Compiler Posts||Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University
with Economics or Statistics or Mathematics as
compulsory or Elective Subject
|All Other Posts||Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a
recognized University or equivalent
3. Age Limit (As on 01-01-2022):
There are different sets of age limits for different posts in the SSC CGL Exam 2022, which are mentioned below:
SSC CGL 2022 Age Limit
|SSC CGL Department||Age Limit||Name of the Post|
|CSS||20-30 years||Assistant Section Officer|
|Intelligence Bureau||Not exceeding 30 Years||Assistant Section Officer|
|Directorate of Enforcement,
Department of Revenue
|Up to 30 years||Assistant Enforcement Officer|
|M/o of Statistics & Prog.
|Up to 32 years||Junior Statistical Officer|
|NIA||Up to 30 years||Sub Inspector|
|CBI||20-30 years||Sub Inspector|
|Narcotics||18-25 years||Sub Inspector|
|CBEC||20-27 years||Tax Assistant|
|Department of Post||18-30 years||Inspector|
|Other departments||18-27 years||All other posts|
SSC CGL 2022 – Age Relaxation
|PH + OBC||13 years|
|PH + SC/ST||15 years|
|Ex-Servicemen (Gen)||3 years|
|Ex-Servicemen (OBC)||6 years|
|Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST)||8 years|
4. Physical Fitness Requirements:
Apart from the above, there are certain requisite Physical Standards for Inspector (Central Excise/ Examiner/Preventive Officer), Sub-Inspector in CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation) and Sub-Inspector in NIA (National Investigation Agency)
SSC CGL Selection Process:
Candidates are selected on the basis of marks they have secured in their respective category as mentioned below.
SSC CGL 2022 exam pattern:
SSC CGL 2022 Examination will be conducted in four stages called Tiers as indicated below:
- Tier-I: Computer Based Examination (CBT)
- Tier-II: Computer Based Examination(CBT)
- Tier-III: Pen and Paper Mode (Descriptive paper)
- Tier-IV: Skill Test/ Computer Proficiency Test/ Document Verification
- All SSC CGL candidates have to appear in the Computer Based test (CBT) Tier-I which is compulsory
- Then candidates are shortlisted according as per the mark secured by them in their respective category. Those who secure mark above cutoff mark are allowed to appear in Tier-II exam.
- Tier-II and Tier-III Examinations will be conducted for all the candidates qualified in Tier-I.
- Tier-II consists of two papers, paper-I & paper-II which is compulsory for all candidates. However candidates shortlisted for Junior Statistical Officer (JSO)/Statistical Investigator, they need to appear for paerr-III and Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Account Officer, they need to appear paper-IV.
SSC has introduced minimum qualifying marks in SSC CGL 2022 Exam. Minimum qualifying marks in Tier-I, each Paper of Tier-II and Tier-III Examination are as follows:
- UR: 30%
- OBC/ EWS: 25%
- Others: 20%
SSC CGL 2022 Syllabus
SSC CGL 2022 Paper-1 consists of four Sections as mentioned below.
- General Knowledge
- Quantitative Aptitude
- General Reasoning
- English Comprehension
Here is a breakdown of the entire syllabus:
|General Reasoning||General Knowledge||Quantitative Aptitude||English Comprehension|
|Verbal Reasoning||Current Affairs||Percentage||Reading Comprehension|
|Syllogism||Awards and Honours||Number Series||Grammar|
|Circular Seating Arrangement||Books and Authors||Data Interpretation||Vocabulary|
|Linear Seating Arrangement||Sports||Mensuration and Geometry||Verbal Ability|
|Double Lineup||Entertainment||Quadratic Equation||Synonyms-Antonyms|
|Scheduling||Obituaries||Interest||Active and Passive Voice|
|Input-Output||Important Dates||Problems of Ages||Para Jumbles|
|Blood Relations||Scientific Research||Profit and Loss||Fill in the Blanks|
|Directions and Distances||Static General Knowledge
(History, Geography, etc.)
|Ratio and Proportions &
Mixture and Alligation
|Ordering and Ranking||Portfolios||Speed, Distance, and Time||Cloze Test|
|Data Sufficiency||Persons in News||Time and Work|
|Coding and Decoding||Important Schemes||Number System|
SSC CGL 2022 Exam Centre
Here is a detailed list of Examination Centers and Regional Offices under whose jurisdiction these Examination Centers are located.
|Examination Centre & Centre Code||SSC Region/ States/ UTs||Address of the Regional Offices/ Website|
Bareilly(3005), Gorakhpur(3007) ,
|Central Region (CR)/
Bihar and Uttar
|Regional Director (CR),
21-23, Lowther Road,
(WB)(4403), Chinsurah (4405),
Sambalpur(4609), Port Blair (4802)
|Eastern Region (ER)/
The Nicobar Islands,
Sikkim and West
|Regional Director (ER),
1st MSO Building,(8th
|Regional Director (KKR),
The commission, 1st Floor,
“E” Wing, Kendriya
|Dy. Director (MPR),
J-5, Anupam Nagar,
|Northern Region (NR)/
NCT of Delhi,
|Regional Director (NR),
Staff Selection Commission,
Block No. 12,
CGO Complex, Lodhi
Road, New Delhi-110003
Dodda (1009), Hamirpur(1202),
Shimla(1203), Bathinda (1401),
and Kashmir and
|Dy. Director (NWR),
Block No. 3, Ground
Floor, Kendriya Sadan,
|Southern Region (SR)/
|Regional Director (SR),
Commission, 2nd Floor, EVK
College Road, Chennai,
Nagpur(7205), Nanded (7206),
Dadra and Nagar
Haveli, Daman and
Diu, Goa, Gujarat
|Regional Director (WR),
The commission,1st Floor,
101, Maharshi Karve
|Regional Director (NER),
Road, P. O. Assam
What is SSC CGL salary?
SSC CGL Salary structure: With SSC CGL, candidates are recruited into various reputed Group B and Group C category posts with a lucrative salary.
SSC CGL Salary Pay Level-8 (Rs 47,600 to 1,51,100)
|S.No||SSC CGL Posts||Ministry||Group||Grade Pay|
|1||Assistant Audit Officer||Indian Audit & Accounts
Department under C&AG
|2||Assistant AccountsOfficer||Indian Audit &Accounts
SSC CGL Salary Pay Level-7 (Rs 44,900 to 1,42,400)
|S.No||Name Of Post||Ministry||Group||Grade Pay|
|3||Assistant Section Officer||Central Secretariat Service||Group “B”||4600|
|4||Assistant Section Officer||Intelligence Bureau||Group “B”||4600|
|5||Assistant Section Officer||Ministry of Railway||Group “B”||4600|
|6||Assistant Section Officer||Ministry of External Affairs||Group “B”||4600|
|7||Assistant Section Officer||AFHQ||Group “B”||4600|
|8||Assistant||Other Ministries/Departments/Organizations||Group “B”||4600|
|9||Assistant||Other Ministries/Departments/Organizations||Group “B”||4600|
|10||Assistant Section Officer||Other Ministries/Departments/Organizations||Group “B”||4600|
|11||Inspector of Income Tax||CBDT||Group “C”||4600|
|12||Inspector (Central Excise)||CBIC||Group “B”||4600|
|15||Assistant Enforcement Officer||Directorate of Enforcement,
Department of Revenue
|16||Sub Inspector||Central Bureau of Investigation||Group “B”||4600|
|17||Inspector Posts||Department of Post||Group “B”||4600|
|18||Inspector||Central Bureau of Narcotics||Group “B”||4600|
SSC CGL Pay Level 6 (Rs 35,400 to 1,12,400)
|S.No.||Name Of Post||Ministry||Group||Grade Pay|
|19||Assistant||Other Ministries/Departments/Organizations||Group “B”||4200|
|20||Assistant/Superintendent||Other Ministries/Departments/Organizations||Group “B”||4200|
|21||Divisional Accountant||Offices under C&AG||Group “B”||4200|
|22||Sub Inspector||National Investigation Agency (NIA)||Group “B”||4200|
|23||Junior Statistical Officer||M/o Statistics & Program Implementation.||Group “B”||4200|
|24||Statistical Investigator Grade-II||Registrar General of India||Group “B”||4200|
SSC CGL Pay Level-5 (Rs 29,200 to 92,300)
|S.No.||Name Of Post||Ministry||Group||Grade Pay|
|25||Auditor||Offices under C&AG||Group “C”||2800|
|26||Auditor||Other Ministry/Departments||Group “C”||2800|
|27||Auditor||Offices under CGDA||Group “C”||2800|
|28||Accountant||Offices under C&AG||Group “C”||2800|
|Other Ministry/Departments||Group “C”||2800|
SSC CGL Post Pay Level-4 (Rs 25,500 to 81,100)
|S.No.||Name Of Post||Ministry||Group||Grade Pay|
|30||Senior Secretariat Assistant/
Upper Division Clerks
|Central Govt. Offices/
Ministries are other than CSCS cadres.
|31||Tax Assistant||CBDT||Group “C”||2400|
|32||Tax Assistant||CBIC||Group “C”||2400|
|33||Sub-Inspector||Central Bureau of Narcotics||Group “C”||2400|
|34||Upper Division Clerks||Date. Gen Border Road Organization (MoD)||Group “C”||2400|
Frequently Asked Questions!
In order to apply for SSC CGL, you need to visit the official site of Staff Selection Commission https://ssc.nic.in/Portal/Apply After filling all required information, upload your scanned photograph and signature in prescribed format. After uploading the documents, you would be asked to pay application fees. Make payment. After successful payment, Review the application form and see all the information are filled. If all the information is right, then click submit.
The last date for applying SSC CGL 2022 is January 23.
23rd January 2022
SSC CGL Salary Pay Level-8 ranges between Rs 47,600 to 1,51,100
The candidate must be a citizen of India and must possess a valid bachelor degree.
No. A candidate should have a valid bachelor degree as mentioned in notification pdf.
Yes. SSC CGL will be conducted in 2022. SSC CGL 2022 tier-I will be held in the month of June.
Yes. Technically a candidate should have completed graduation. But if the candidate is in Final year/last semester, then he can apply for SSC CGL 2022.
No. SSC CGL is conducted once every year. It is conducted in four different tiers tier-I, tier-II, tier-III and tier-IV.
SSC CGL is one of the most famous and sought after exam in India for graduate students, irrespective of their stream. Anyone who possess a valid bachelor’s degree can apply for the job. Hence 25 lakh to 30 lakh student appear in the exam which makes SSC CGL too tough and competitive.