SSC CGL Recruitment 2022: Check Notification, Dates & more-Embibe
  • Written By Chelsa Riyan
  • Last Modified 23-09-2022
  • Written By Chelsa Riyan
  • Last Modified 23-09-2022

SSC CGL Recruitment 2022: Notification, Dates, Eligibility

SSC CGL Recruitment 2022: The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the SSC CGL exam for the recruitment of Grade “B” and “C” category posts in various Government Ministries, Departments, and Offices. The Commission released the SSC CGL Notification on September 17, 2022, on the official website. The Commission has revised the SSC CGL Exam Pattern and Selection Process.

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The Commission conducts the SSC Combined Graduate Level exam for recruitment of Grade B and C posts under various government departments, ministries, and offices. The SSC CGL selection process consists of two tiers. SSC CGL Tier 1 and Tier 2 are computer-based exams. Candidates have to qualify in all tiers to get selected for various posts under SSC CGL. Scroll down to know more about the SSC CGL Recruitment 2022.

Latest: SSC has released the official notification and activated the registration link for CGL 2022 exam. Click here to download the SSC CGL Notification 2022 PDF.

SSC CGL Recruitment 2022: Exam Overview

Before we start with the details, let us first get an overview of the SSC CGL recruitment process below:

ParticularsDetails
Exam NameSSC CGL
SSC CGL Full FormStaff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level
Exam Conducting BodyStaff Selection Commission (SSC)
Exam LevelNational level 
Duration of Exam Tier-I: 60 minutes
Tier-II:
Paper 1- 75 minutes
Paper 2 -120 minutes
Paper 3 -120 minutes
Exam FrequencyOnce a year
Exam ModeOnline and offline
Exam Purpose Selection of candidates for Group B and C posts in ministries /departments /organizations of the government of India
Exam LanguageEnglish and Hindi
Official Websitessc.nic.in

SSC CGL Important Dates 2022

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

EventsSSC CGL 2022-23 Dates
SSC CGL 2022 notification release dateSeptember 17, 2022
Online application process startsSeptember 17, 2022
Last date to apply onlineOctober 8, 2022
Last date for the generation of offline ChallanOctober 8, 2022
Last date for payment through ChallanOctober 10, 2022
Window for Application Form CorrectionOctober 12 to 13, 2022
SSC CGL Tier 1 admit card To be notified
SSC CGL 2022 exam date for Tier 1December 2022
Tier 1 result dateTo be notified
Tier 2 admit card release dateTo be notified
SSC CGL 2022 exam date for Tier 2To be notified

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SSC CGL Vacancies

The tentative 20,000 vacancies for SSC CGL 2022 were released along with SSC CGL Notification 2022. Check the category-wise previous year’s vacancy trends from the table below.

CategoriesSSC CGL Vacancy 2021-22SSC CGL Vacancy 2020-21SSC CGL Vacancy 2019-20SSC CGL Vacancy 2018-19
UR3024289136745770
SC1204104612421723
ST703510667845
OBC1858185821982933
Total76867035858211271

SSC CGL Salary

Check the SSC CGL Salary for different posts in Combined Graduate Level mentioned below:

Pay LevelSSC CGL Salary
Pay Level 8Rs 47,600 to 1,51,100
Pay Level 7 Rs 44,900 to 1,42,400
Pay Level 6 Rs 35,400 to 1,12,400
Pay Level 5 Rs 29,200 to 92,300
Pay Level 4Rs 25,500 to 81,100

1. Pay Level 8 (Rs 47,600 to 1,51,100)

Name of PostMinistry/ Department/ Office/ CadreClassification of PostsNature of Physical Disabilities permissible for the postAge Limit
Assistant Audit OfficerIndian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AGGroup “B” Gazetted (Non-Ministerial)OH (OA, OL, BL) & HHNot exceeding 30 years.
Assistant Accounts OfficerIndian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AGGroup “B” Gazetted (Non Ministerial)OH (OA, OL, BL) & HHNot exceeding 30 years.

2. Pay Level 7 (Rs 44900 to 142400)

Name of PostMinistry/ Department/ Office/ CadreClassification of PostsNature of Physical Disabilities permissible for the postAge Limit
Assistant Section OfficerCentral Secretariat ServiceGroup “B”Post identified for individuals with disability *20-30 years
Assistant Section OfficerIntelligence BureauGroup “B”Post not identified suitable for PwD candidates.Not exceeding 30 years.
Assistant Section OfficerMinistry of RailwayGroup “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 OfficerMinistry of External AffairsGroup “B”OA, OL, B, BL, OAL, LV & HH20-30 years
Assistant Section OfficerAFHQGroup “B”Post identified for individuals with disability **20-30 years
AssistantOther Ministries/ Departments/ OrganizationsGroup “B”OA, OL, B, BL, OAL, LV & HH18-30 years
AssistantOther Ministries/ Departments/ OrganizationsGroup “B”OA, OL, B, BL, OAL, LV & HH20-30 years
Assistant Section OfficerOther Ministries/ Departments/ OrganizationsGroup “B”OA, OL, B, BL, OAL, LV & HHNot exceeding 30 years.
Inspector of Income TaxCBDTGroup “C”OA, OL, BL, OAL, HHNot exceeding 30 years
Inspector, (Central Excise, Preventive Officer, (Examiner)CBICGroup “B”OA, OL, OAL, HHNot exceeding 30 years
Assistant Enforcement OfficerDirectorate of Enforcement, Department of RevenueGroup “B”Post not identified suitable for PwD candidates.Up to 30 years
Sub InspectorCentral Bureau of InvestigationGroup “B”Post not identified suitable for PwD candidates.20-30 years
Inspector PostsDepartment of PostGroup “B”LV, Hard of Hearing (HH), OA, OL, OAL, Leprosy Cured, Dwarfism, Acid Attack Victim18-30 years
InspectorCentral Bureau of NarcoticsGroup “B”Post not identified suitable for PwD candidates.Not exceeding 30 years

3. Pay Level 6 (Rs 35,400 to 1,12,400)

Name of PostMinistry/ Department/ Office/ CadreClassification of PostsNature of Physical Disabilities permissible for the postAge Limit
AssistantOther Ministries/ Departments/ OrganizationsGroup “B”OA, OL, B, BL, OAL, LV & HHNot exceeding 30 years
Assistant/ SuperintendentOther Ministries/ Departments/ OrganizationsGroup “B”OA, OL, B, BL, OAL, LV & HHNot exceeding 30 years
Divisional AccountantOffices under C&AGGroup “B”OA, OL, OAL, BL, PD & DNot exceeding 30 years
Sub InspectorNational Investigation Agency (NIA)Group “B”Post not identified suitable for PwD candidates.Up to 30 years
Junior Statistical OfficerM/o Statistics &Programme Implementation.Group “B”Post identified for individuals with nature of disability***Up to 32 years

4. Pay Level 5 (Rs 29,200 to 92,300)

Name of PostMinistry/ Department/ Office/ CadreClassification of PostsNature of Physical Disabilities permissible for the postAge Limit
AuditorOffices under C&AGGroup “C”OA, OL, OAL, BL & HH18-27 years
AuditorOther Ministry/ DepartmentsGroup “C”OA, OL, BL & HH18-27 years
AuditorOffices under CGDAGroup “C”Post identified for individuals with nature of disability****18-27 years
AccountantOffices under C&AGGroup “C”OA, OL, OAL, BL & HH18-27 years
Accountant/ Junior AccountantOther Ministry/ DepartmentsGroup “C”OA, OL, OAL, BL, HH18-27 Years

5. Pay Level 4 (Rs 25,500 to 81,100)

Name of PostMinistry/ Department/ Office/ CadreClassification of PostsNature of Physical Disabilities permissible for the postAge Limit
Senior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper Division ClerksCentral Govt. Offices/ Ministries other than CSCS cadres.Group “C”OA, OL, BL, OAL, B, LV, HH18-27 years
Tax AssistantCBDTGroup “C”BL, OL, PD, D, PB, B, OA, OAL18-27 years
Tax AssistantCBICGroup “C”OL, OA, BL, OAL, B, LV, HH18-27 years
Sub-InspectorCentral Bureau of NarcoticsGroup “C”Post not identified suitable for PwD candidate18-27 years

SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria 2022

We advise the candidates to go through the given eligibility criteria to ensure their eligibility for the Combined Graduate Level examination. Check the following eligibility for the successful application process as mentioned below:

Nationality

Candidates must be Indian citizens or any one of the following:

  • Subjects of Nepal or,
  • Subjects of Bhutan or,
  • Tibetan refugees who came over to India before January 01, 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
  • 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 mentioned below:

PostsAge Criteria
Central Govt. Civilian Employees who have rendered not less than 3 years of 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 of regular and continuous service as of 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:

  • Essential Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or Institute.
  • Desired Qualification: Chartered Accountant or Cost & Management Accountant or Company Secretary or Masters in Commerce or Masters in Business Studies or 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 follow the steps below to complete the SSC CGL recruitment 2022 form:

  • 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 the “Personal”, “Contact”, and “Educational Qualification” details.
  • 5th Step: Now, click on the “Register” button.
  • 6th Step: Registration number and password will be sent via email.
  • 7th Step: Log in using “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 the 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 Selection Process 2022

The SSC CGL selection procedure consists of the following stages:

  • Tier 1 – Computer-based Examination
  • Tier 2 – Computer-based Examination

Candidates have to clear tier 1 to qualify for the tier 2 exam. SSC releases the tier 1 exam result, and candidates whose names are on the merit list are eligible to appear for tier 2. Continue to read the article to get in-depth details about all these tiers.

SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2022

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

SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Pattern

Check the exam pattern of SSC CGL Tier 1 below:

Sections & SubjectsNumber of QuestionsMaximum Marks
Section A: General Intelligence and Reasoning2550 marks
Section B: General Awareness2550 marks
Section C: Quantitative Aptitude2550 marks
Section D: English Comprehension2550 marks
Total100200 marks

SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Pattern

Find the exam pattern of SSC CGL Tier 2 from the table below:

Paper

Section

No. of Question

Maximum

Marks

Duration

Paper I

Section I:

Module I: Mathematical

Module I: Reasoning and General Intelligence

30

30

Total= 60

60*3= 180

1 hour (for each section)

1 hour and 20 minutes for the candidates eligible for scribe

Section II: 

Module I: English Language and Comprehension

Module II: General Awareness

45

25

Total =70

70* 3= 210

Section III: 

Module I: Computer Knowledge Module

20

20*3 =60

15 Minutes (for each module)

20 minutes for the candidates eligible for scribe

Section III-

Module II- Data Entry Speed Test Module

One Data

Entry Task

                    —

Paper II

Statistics

100

100*2= 200

2 hours

2 hours and 40 minutes for the candidates eligible for scribe

Paper III

General Studies (Finance and Economics)

100

100*2= 200

2 hours

2 hours and 40 minutes for the candidates eligible for scribe

SSC CGL Syllabus 2022

The SSC CGL syllabus differs for every stage of the exam. The subjects included in the SSC CGL syllabus for Tier 1 & 2 exams are as follows:

  • General Intelligence & Reasoning
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • General Awareness
  • English Language
  • Statistics
  • General Studies (Finance and Economics)

SSC CGL Admit Card 2022

The Commission releases the SSC CGL admit card on the official website at ssc.nic.in. All the candidates who have successfully applied for the SSC CGL exam are issued an e-admit card/ hall ticket. To download the admit card, candidates need to enter the registration number and date of birth in the given fields.

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

SSC CGL Best Books

The selection of the appropriate books is essential for SSC CGL Preparation. Check the subject-wise best books for SSC CGL 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 Commission has released the SSC CGL answer key for Tier 2 on the official website with the response sheet. The candidates can visit the official website to download the answer key and calculate the marks scored by them in the exam. Candidates can also raise objections to the answer key. They have to pay the applicable fee and challenge the answer key with the required proofs or documents.

SSC CGL Result 2022

The Staff Selection Commission releases the SSC CGL result separately for each stage. The Commission published the result 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 Cutoff 2022

The officials published the SSC CGL Cutoff along with the result on the official website. The cutoff scores are decided by SSC based on the number of vacancies, the number of candidates appearing for the exam, and the difficulty level of the exam. Check the SSC CGL cutoff from the table below:

SSC CGL Tier 1 Cutoff 2021-22

Aspirants can check the category-wise and post-wise CGL Tier 1 cutoff marks from the table below:

CategoryAssistant Audit Officer and Assistant Accounts OfficerJunior Statistical OfficerStatistical Investigator Gr. IIAll Other Posts
SC136.76166139.0937775.7792094.58598
ST131.61117125.5873162.8167481.52690
OBC153.36633162.4837595.11560117.87106
EWS156.80136162.48375104.63758109.64915
UR159.07699162.48375114.84987130.18384
OH124.2926947.4208477.22326
HH101.819334040
VH4064.77883
Others-PWD65.275624040

Candidates may also check:

SSC CGL Application FormSSC CGL Exam Dates
SSC CGL Exam PatternSSC CGL Syllabus
SSC CGL PreparationSSC CGL Books
SSC CGL Previous Year PapersSSC CGL Exam Analysis
SSC CGL SalarySSC CGL Admit Card
SSC CGL Answer KeySSC CGL Cutoff
SSC CGL Tier ISSC CGL Tier II

FAQs on SSC CGL Recruitment 2022

The frequently asked questions related to the SSC CGL recruitment time are mentioned below:

Q.1: When will the officials release the SSC CGL 2022 notification?

Ans: The SSC CGL 2022 recruitment notification was released on September 17, 2022.

Q.2: When can I apply for SSC CGL 2022?

Ans: The SSC CGL registration process started on September 17, 2022.

Q.3: What are the age criteria for SSC CGL?

Ans: Candidates from the age of 18 to 32 can apply for the SSC CGL exam. However, the age criteria are different for different posts.

Q.4: What is SSC CGL Salary?

Ans: The SSC CGL salary will vary for different posts. The various pay scales are Rs. 47,600/- to Rs. 1,51,100/- (Level 8), Rs. 44,900/- to Rs. 1,42,400/- (Level 7), Rs. 35,400/- to Rs. 1,12,400/- (Level 6), Rs. 29,200/- to Rs.92,300/- (Level 5), Rs. 25,500/- to Rs. 81,100/- (Level 4).

Q.5: What is the selection process for SSC CGL 2022 recruitment?

Ans: As per the revised selection process, the Staff Selection Commission will be conducting SSC CGL 2022 Exam in two stages: Tier 1 and Tier 2. 

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