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  • Written By Chelsa Riyan
  • Last Modified 10-05-2022
  • Written By Chelsa Riyan
  • Last Modified 10-05-2022

SSC CGL Recruitment 2022: Tier-1 Answer Key (Out)

SSC CGL Recruitment 2022: SSC CGL exam is conducted every year by the SSC for the recruitment of the Grade B and C posts under various Government Departments, Ministries and Offices. The SSC CGL exam is conducted in the 4 stages or 4 tiers. In which the first two exams are online and the last two are offline exams.

The entire registration process and admission communication happen via online mode through the official website of the Staff Selection Commission. The candidates need to qualify for each stage of the SSC CGL exam to proceed to the next one, before being finally selected for the relevant posts. This year, the Tier-1 exam was conducted from April 11-21, 2022 and the provisional answer key has also been released on Mat 02, 2022.

Latest: SSC has released the provisional answer key for the tier-1 exam. Click here to get the details.

SSC CGL Recruitment Overview 2022

Before we start with the details, let us first have an overview of the basic details of basic information regarding the Combined Graduate Level Exam:

Exam NameCombined Graduate Level Examination 
Exam Conducting Body Staff Selection Commission
Exam CategoryUndergraduate
Exam ModeOnline (Tier I & II) & Offline (Tier III & IV)
Exam Type National Level Exam
Mode of Application Online
Number of Vacancies7035
Number of Posts 32
Medium of LanguageEnglish and Hindi
Exam Helpdesk No011-69999845
Official Websitessc.nic.in

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SSC CGL Important Dates

Aspirants must stay updated about the upcoming events of the recruitment process. Check the important dates for the exam in the table given below.

SSC CGL Exam Dates 2022

Check the table below to know the SSC CGL 2022 important dates and events:

EventsSSC CGL Dates 2022
SSC CGL Notification release dateDecember 23, 2021
CGL application start dateDecember 23, 2021
Last date to apply for SSC CGL 2022January 23, 2022
Last date for making an online fee paymentJanuary 25, 2022
Last date for the generation of offline ChallanJanuary 26, 2022
Last date for payment through ChallanJanuary 27, 2022
Application form correction facilityJanuary 28 to February 1, 2022
SSC CGL Tier 1 Admit Card dateMarch 28, 2022
SSC CGL Tier 1 exam date 2022April 11-21, 2022
SSC CGL Tier 1 result dateJuly – August 2022 (Expected)
SSC CGL Tier 2 admit card dateTo be announced
SSC CGL Tier 2 exam dateTo be announced
SSC CGL Tier 3 admit card dateTo be announced
SSC CGL Tier 3 exam dateTo be announced
SSC CGL Tier 4 call letterTo be announced
CGL Tier 4 exam dateTo be announced
Final SSC CGL result dateTo be announced
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SSC CGL Notification

The Official Notification of SSC CGL 2022 has been published by the Commission on December 23, 2021. The online application window was active from December 23, 2021, to January 23, 2022. The direct link to access the official PDF is mentioned below:

SSC CGL Vacancies

SSC has mentioned the total number of vacancies in the official notification. A total of 7035 (Group B Gazetted, Group B Non-Gazetted, and Group C) vacancies have been announced this year. The Reservation for candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes (OBC), Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), Economically Weaker Sections (EWS), Ex-Servicemen (ESM), and Persons with Disabilities (PwD) for all the posts/ services, wherever applicable and admissible, have also been mentioned.

Note: The vacancies are tentative and are subject to change as per the requirement

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Check the tentative number of vacancies given in the official notification from the table below:

CategoryURSCSTOBCTotal
Vacancies
Check Official
PDF
Vacancy2891104651018587035Click Here
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How to Check SSC CGL Vacancy?

Candidates can check the vacancy details from the official website. The steps to check vacancies for Combined Graduate Level are given below:

1st Step: Visit the official website – ssc.nic.in.
2nd Step: Click on the tab ‘Candidate’s Corner’ and then click on ‘Tentative Vacancy’ (refer to the image below).

SSC CGL Recruitment

3rd Step: A new page opens. Go to the ‘CGL’ tab (refer to the image below).

SSC CGL Recruitment

4th Step: Click on the appropriate link available. The vacancy list will open as a PDF. Go through and download it for future reference.

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SSC CGL Salary

Candidates can check the SSC CGL Salary for different posts in Combined Graduate Level mentioned below:

Pay LevelSSC CGL Salary
Pay Level 8 Rs 47600 to 151100
Pay Level 7 Rs 44900 to 142400
Pay Level 6 Rs 35400 to 112400
Pay Level 5 Rs 29200 to 92300
Pay Level 4 Rs 25500 to 81100

1. Pay Level 8 (Rs 47600 to 151100)

Name of Post Ministry/ Department/ Office/ Cadre Classification of Posts Nature of Physical Disabilities permissible for the post Age Limit
Assistant Audit Officer Indian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AG Group “B” Gazetted (Non-Ministerial) OH (OA, OL, BL) & HH Not exceeding 30 years.
Assistant Accounts Officer Indian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AG Group “B” Gazetted (Non Ministerial) OH (OA, OL, BL) & HH Not exceeding 30 years.

2. Pay Level 7 (Rs 44900 to 142400)

Name of Post Ministry/ Department/ Office/ Cadre Classification of Posts Nature of Physical Disabilities permissible for the post Age Limit
Assistant Section Officer Central Secretariat Service Group “B” Post identified for individuals with disability * 20-30 years
Assistant Section Officer Intelligence Bureau Group “B” Post not identified suitable for PwD candidates. Not exceeding 30 years.
Assistant Section Officer Ministry of Railway Group “B” B, LV, FD, HH, OA, OL, OAL, BL, MW, leprosy cured, Dwarfism, Acid Attack Victims & (OA, LV), (OL, LV), (OA, HH), (OL, HH) and (LV, HH) 20-30 years
Assistant Section Officer Ministry of External Affairs Group “B” OA, OL, B, BL, OAL, LV & HH 20-30 years
Assistant Section Officer AFHQ Group “B” Post identified for individuals with disability ** 20-30 years
Assistant Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations Group “B” OA, OL, B, BL, OAL, LV & HH 18-30 years
Assistant Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations Group “B” OA, OL, B, BL, OAL, LV & HH 20-30 years
Assistant Section Officer Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations Group “B” OA, OL, B, BL, OAL, LV & HH Not exceeding 30 years.
Inspector of Income Tax CBDT Group “C” OA, OL, BL, OAL, HH Not exceeding 30 years
Inspector, (Central Excise, Preventive Officer, (Examiner) CBIC Group “B” OA, OL, OAL, HH Not exceeding 30 years
Assistant Enforcement Officer Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue Group “B” Post not identified suitable for PwD candidates. Up to 30 years
Sub Inspector Central Bureau of Investigation Group “B” Post not identified suitable for PwD candidates. 20-30 years
Inspector Posts Department of Post Group “B” LV, Hard of Hearing (HH), OA, OL, OAL, Leprosy Cured, Dwarfism, Acid Attack Victim 18-30 years
Inspector Central Bureau of Narcotics Group “B” Post not identified suitable for PwD candidates. Not exceeding 30 years

3. Pay Level 6 (Rs 35400 to 112400)

Name of Post Ministry/ Department/ Office/ Cadre Classification of Posts Nature of Physical Disabilities permissible for the post Age Limit
Assistant Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations Group “B” OA, OL, B, BL, OAL, LV & HH Not exceeding 30 years
Assistant/ Superintendent Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations Group “B” OA, OL, B, BL, OAL, LV & HH Not exceeding 30 years
Divisional Accountant Offices under C&AG Group “B” OA, OL, OAL, BL, PD & D Not exceeding 30 years
Sub Inspector National Investigation Agency (NIA) Group “B” Post not identified suitable for PwD candidates. Up to 30 years
Junior Statistical Officer M/o Statistics &Programme Implementation. Group “B” Post identified for individuals with nature of disability*** Up to 32 years

4. Pay Level 5 (Rs 29200 to 92300)

Name of Post Ministry/ Department/ Office/ Cadre Classification of Posts Nature of Physical Disabilities permissible for the post Age Limit
Auditor Offices under C&AG Group “C” OA, OL, OAL, BL & HH 18-27 years
Auditor Other Ministry/ Departments Group “C” OA, OL, BL & HH 18-27 years
Auditor Offices under CGDA Group “C” Post identified for individuals with nature of disability**** 18-27 years
Accountant Offices under C&AG Group “C” OA, OL, OAL, BL & HH 18-27 years
Accountant/ Junior Accountant Other Ministry/ Departments Group “C” OA, OL, OAL, BL, HH 18-27 Years

5. Pay Level 4 (Rs 25500 to 81100)

Name of Post Ministry/ Department/ Office/ Cadre Classification of Posts Nature of Physical Disabilities permissible for the post Age Limit
Senior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper Division Clerks Central Govt. Offices/ Ministries other than CSCS cadres. Group “C” OA, OL, BL, OAL, B, LV, HH 18-27 years
Tax Assistant CBDT Group “C” BL, OL, PD, D, PB, B, OA, OAL 18-27 years
Tax Assistant CBIC Group “C” OL, OA, BL, OAL, B, LV, HH 18-27 years
Sub-Inspector Central Bureau of Narcotics Group “C” Post not identified suitable for PwD candidate 18-27 years

SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria 2022

We advise the candidates to go through the given eligibility criteria to ensure the candidate’s eligibility for the Combined Graduate Level examination.

Check the following eligibility for the successful application process as mentioned below:

Nationality:

The candidate must be an Indian citizen or any one of the following:

  1. a subject of Nepal or,
  2. a subject of Bhutan or,
  3. a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
  4. a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Provided that these candidates (except for Indians) produce a certificate of eligibility issued by the Government of India at the time of appointment.

Age Limit:

The requirement of age for various posts is as follows:

Age LimitRemarks
18-27 years The candidate must have been born not earlier than 02-01-1994 and not later than 01-01-2003.
20-27 years The candidate must have been born not earlier than 02-01-1994 and not later than 01-01-2001.
20-30 years The candidate must have been born not earlier than 02-01-1991 and not later than 01-01-2001.
up to 30 years The candidate must have been born not earlier than 02-01-1991 and not later than 01-01-2003.
up to 32 years The candidate must have been born not earlier than 02-01-1989 and not later than 01-01-2003.

There is also a provision for relaxation in the upper age limit as per the rules. Check the age relaxation criteria for different categories:

CategoryAge Relaxation
OBC3 Years
ST/SC5 Years
PwD (Unreserved)10 Years
PwD (OBC) 13 Years
PwD (SC/ST) 15 Years
Ex-Servicemen (ESM)3 Years
Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST)8 Years

There is also permissible relaxation in the upper age limit for Group C posts only are mentioned below:

PostsAge Criteria
Central Govt. Civilian Employees who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of application. Up to 40 Years
Central Govt. Civilian Employees (SC/ST) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of application. Up to 45 Years
Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried. Up to 35 years of age
Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (SC/ST). Up to 40 Years

Educational Qualification:

The educational qualification for several posts in the Combined Graduate Level exam is common. Whereas for some posts the educational qualification varies. Check the post-wise educational conditions below.

Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer:
1. Essential Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University
or Institute
2. Desired Qualification: Chartered Accountant or Cost & Management Accountant or Company Secretary or Masters in Commerce or Masters in Business Studies or a Masters in Business Administration (Finance) or Masters in Business Economics.

Junior Statistical Officer:
Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University or Institute with at least 60% Marks in Mathematics at 12th standard level (OR)
Bachelor’s Degree in any subject with Statistics as one of the subjects at degree level.

All Other Posts:
Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or equivalent

SSC CGL Application Process 2022

The SSC CGL application form is released online on the official SSC website. Candidates must

1st Step: Visit the official website of SSC CGL- ssc.nic.in.
2nd Step: Click on the link “Apply” and select the CGL option.
3rd Step: Select the “Examination” link and click on “Part I Registration.”
4th Step: Now enter your “Personal”, “Contact”, and “Educational Qualification” details.
5th Step: Now, click on the “Register” button.
6th Step: You will receive the registration number and password via email.
7th Step: Log in using your “Registration Number” and “Password” and select “Part II Registration.”
8th Step: Now select the payment mode- offline/online and pay the application fees.
9th Step: Upload your scanned “Photograph” and “Signature.”
10th Step: Download the form and take its printout for future reference.

SSC CGL Application Fee

Candidates can pay the SSC CGL application fee online or offline mode. The online payment can be done through UPI or Debit/Credit Cards or Net Banking. For offline fee payment, candidates will have to download the challan and pay the amount as cash in any SBI Branch. Check the application fee details below:

CategoryApplication Fee
UR/ OBC/ EWSRs. 100/-
Female candidates/ SC/ ST/ PH/ Ex-ServicemenNo Fee

SSC CGL Recruitment Process

The SSC CGL exam is conducted in four stages namely: Tier I, II, III and IV. Check the stage-wise exam pattern given below:

TierTypeMode
Tier –IObjective Multiple ChoiceCBT (Online)
Tier –IIObjective Multiple ChoiceCBT (Online)
Tier –IIIDescriptive Paper in English/HindiPen and Paper mode
Tier – IVSkill Test/Computer Proficiency TestWherever Applicable

The SSC CGL Tier I exam is conducted for a total of 200 marks which consists of 100 questions to answer.
The SSC CGL Tier-II exam is conducted for a total of 800 marks which consists of a total of 500 questions.
Tier III exam is a descriptive exam for a total of 100 marks.

SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2022

The exam pattern for each stage of the selection process has been covered in detail below:

SSC CGL Tier I Exam Pattern

Candidates can check the SSC CGL Exam Pattern for the Tier I exam as mentioned below:

SubjectNumber of QuestionsMaximum Marks
General Intelligence and Reasoning2550
General Awareness2550
Quantitative Aptitude2550
English Language2550
Total100200

SSC CGL Tier-II Exam Pattern

The SSC CGL Tier-II exam pattern is provided in the table below:

SubjectNumber of QuestionsMaximum Marks
Paper I – Quantitative Abilities100200
Paper-II – English Language and Comprehension200200
Paper III – Statistics100200
Paper IV – General Studies (Finance and Economics)100200
Total500800

SSC CGL Tier III Exam Pattern

The SSC CGL Exam Pattern for Tier III is given below:

Scheme of ExaminationMaximum MarksTime Allocated
Descriptive Paper in English or Hindi (Writing of Essay/ Precis/Letter/Application etc.)10060 Minutes

SSC CGL Tier IV Exam Pattern

The SSC CGL Tier IV will be a Skill Test. Depending on the post applied, this may include, Computer Proficiency Test and Data Entry Skill Test.

Data Entry Skill Test: In this test, candidates are required to type 2000 words in 15 minutes on a computer in English. And, Computer Proficiency Test: This test is conducted to check a candidate’s proficiency in Word Processing, Spreadsheets, and Generation of Slides.

SSC CGL Syllabus 2022

The SSC CGL 2021-22 Syllabus differs for every stage of the exam. The subjects included in the SSC CGL syllabus for Tier I & II exams are as follows:

  1. General Intelligence & Reasoning
  2. Quantitative Aptitude
  3. General Awareness
  4. English Language
  5. Statistics
  6. General Studies (Finance and Economics)

SSC CGL Admit Card 2022

The SSC CGL Admit Card will be released on the official website – ssc.nic.in. All the candidates who have successfully applied for the SSC CGL exam will be issued an e-admit card/ hall ticket. To download the admit card, visit the official website and enter the registration number and date of birth in the given fields.

SSC CGL hall ticket will have the details of the examination such as exam date, roll number, centre code, candidate’s signature and photograph, exam centre details, etc. In case of any discrepancy in the details mentioned on the SSC CGL admit card, the candidates will have to report to the official exam conducting authority. It is important for the candidates to bring the hall ticket on exam day. Without the hall ticket, no candidates will be allowed to enter the exam hall.

Best Books for SSC CGL

The selection of the appropriate books is very essential for SSC CGL Preparation. Check the subject-wise best books for SSC CGL from below:

Quantitative Aptitude

– Mathematics 7300+ objective by Rakesh Yadav)
– Arihant’s Fast Track Objective Arithmetic
– Fast Track by Rajesh Verma
– Quantitative aptitude by RS Aggarwal
– NCERT books for Maths (Class 7th to Class 10th)

English Language

– High School Grammar by Wren and Martin
– Objective General English by S P Bakshi (Arihant)
– Previous Year questions of SSC by Kiran Prakashan
– Plinth to Paramount by Neetu
– Quick learning Objective General English by RS Aggarwal & Vikas Aggarwal
– Word Power made easy by Norman Lewis

Reasoning Ability

– Analytical Reasoning by M K Pandey
– Reasoning by RS Aggarwal
– Kiran’s SSC Reasoning chapters
– A New Approach to ReasoningVerbal & Non-Verbal by Arihant

General Awareness

– Arihant’s SSC CGL Solved Papers (2010-2015)
– Manorama Yearbook 2016 (English)
– Lucent’s General Knowledge

SSC CGL Answer Key 2022

The Staff Selection Commission has released the SSC CGL answer key on their official website with the response sheets. The candidates can refer to the official website to get the answer key and calculate the marks scored by the candidates in the exam. In case of any discrepancies, the candidates can raise objections regarding the correct options. The candidates can also challenge the answer key on the official website.

The SSC CGL answer key challenging options will be opened as per the prescribed schedule by the officials. The candidates will have to pay the mentioned fees and challenge the answer key with the required proofs or documents.

SSC CGL Result 2022

The SSC CGL result will be released separately for each stage of the exam. The SSC CGL result will be available in the form of a PDF on the official website. Thereafter, the SSC CGL Scorecard will also be released. Candidates will have to enter their ‘User ID’ and ‘Password’ to view and download the scorecard.

SSC CGL Cut-off 2022

The SSC CGL Cut-off will be released along with the result on the official website. The cutoff scores are decided by SSC based on the number of vacancies, number of candidates appearing for the exam, and difficulty level of the exam. As the SSC CGL 2020 cutoff is yet to be released, candidates can check the previous year’s SSC CGL cut-off from the table below.

SSC CGL 2019-20 Tier 1 Cutoff (Paper-I and Paper-II)

CategoryCut-off Marks
SC111.1
ST103.22
OBC131.18
UR137.07
ESM40
OH95.55
HH40
VH70.25
Other PwD40

FAQs on SSC CGL Recruitment 2022

The frequently asked questions on SSC CGL 2022 recruitment are mentioned below:

Q1. When will the officials release the SSC CGL 2022 notification?
Ans. SSC CGL 2022 recruitment notification has been released on December 23, 2021.
Q2. When can I apply for SSC CGL 2022?
Ans. The registration process has been started on December 23, 2021. To participate in the SSC CGL 2021-22 recruitment drive, candidates had to fill out the application form before January 23, 2022.
Q3. What are the age criteria for SSC CGL?
Ans. Candidates from age of 18 to 32 can apply for the SSC CGL exam. However, the age criteria are different for different posts.
Q4. What is SSC CGL Salary?
Ans. The SSC CGL salary will vary for different posts. The various pay scales are Rs. 47600/- to Rs. 151100/- (Level 8), Rs. 44900/- to Rs. 142400/- (Level 7), Rs. 35400/- to Rs. 112400/- (Level 6), Rs. 29200/- to Rs.92300/- (Level 5), Rs. 25500/- to Rs. 81100/- (Level 4).
Q5. How many vacancies will be released for SSC CGL 2022?
Ans. The SSC CGL vacancies for 2022 are not yet announced. Candidates can check the details related to vacancies on the official notification.
Q6. When will SSC CGL 2020 Tier-II exam be conducted?
Ans. SSC CGL Tier II exam will be conducted on January 28 and 29, 2022.
Q7. When will the SSC CGL 2020-21 result be released?
Ans. SSC CGL 2020 Tier I results was released on November 26, 2021.

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SSC CGL Previous Year PapersSSC CGL Exam Analysis
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SSC CGL Answer KeySSC CGL Cut-off

We have now provided all the relevant information on SSC CGL Recruitment. Once you have gone through the information you were looking for, get back to your SSC CGL Preparation. Make sure that you prepare as per the SSC CGL syllabus and exam pattern.

You can also take free SSC CGL Mock Tests at Embibe. Taking these tests will help you to proceed in the right direction. After each test, candidates can easily analyze their performance and rectify their mistakes which will, in turn, result in score improvement.

We hope this detailed article on SSC CGL Recruitment helps you. If you have any further queries drop a comment below and we will get back to you.

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