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SSC CGL Recruitment 2022: Check 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. Additionally, SSC has released the SSC CGL Notification regarding the Tier 1 exam date on October 31, 2022.

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As per the notification, the SSC Combined Graduate Level Tier 1 exam is scheduled to be conducted from December 01 to 13, 2022. The SSC CGL selection process consists of two tiers. Candidates must qualify in all tiers to get selected for various posts under SSC CGL. Scroll down to know more about the SSC CGL Recruitment 2022.

– The Staff Selection Commission released the official notification regarding the Tier 1 exam date on October 31, 2022. Check SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Date notice.
– 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 2022 recruitment exam below:

Exam NameSSC CGL
SSC CGL Full FormStaff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level
Exam Conducting BodyStaff Selection Commission (SSC)
Exam LevelNational level 
Selection ProcessTier-1 (Qualifying)
Exam FrequencyOnce a year
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 SSC CGL 2022 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 November 2022
SSC CGL 2022 Exam Date for Tier 1December 01 to 13, 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 have been released along with SSC CGL Notification 2022. The confirmed vacancies will be announced on the official website later. Moreover, candidates can 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

SSC CGL Salary 2022

SSC CGL offers an excellent opportunity for applicants seeking Group B and Group C positions in the government sector. SSC offers competitive salaries and benefits to individuals who got selected for SSC CGL positions. The salary varies as per the different posts, and candidates can learn more about SSC CGL Salary by clicking on the link below:

Click to check SSC CGL Salary, Perks & Allowances

SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria 2022

Candidates must go through the given criteria to ensure their eligibility for the Combined Graduate Level 2022 examination. Check the following eligibility for the successful application process as mentioned below:


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, intending to settle in India permanently, 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 intending to settle in India permanently.

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:

SSC CGL Age limitPost
18-30 yearsAssistant, Inspector
18- 30 yearsAssistant Section Officer, Assistant, Auditor, Sub-Inspector, Junior Accountant, Tax Assistant, Assistant Account Officer, Upper Division Clerk
Up to 30 yearsSub Inspector, Assistant Enforcement Officer
Up to 32 yearsJunior Statistical Investigator
Not exceeding 30 yearsAssistant Audit Officer, Assistant Account Officer, Inspector of Central Excise, Assistant Enforcement Officer, Assistant Section Officer, Inspector of Income Tax

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

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 recognised 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 recognised 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 recognised 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 made through UPI Debit/Credit Card or Net Banking. For offline fee payment, candidates must 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 2022

The SSC CGL 2022 selection procedure consists of the following stages:

  • Tier-1: Computer-Based Examination (Qualifying in nature)
  • Tier-2: Paper 1, Paper-2 and Paper 3.

SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2022 [Revised]

Along with SSC CGL Notification 2022, the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has updated the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Exam Pattern. The examination will be divided into two tiers, as shown below:

Tier Type of Examination Mode of Examination
Tier 1 Objective Multiple Choice CBT (Online)
Tier 2 (Paper 1, 2, 3) Paper 1 (Compulsory for all posts),
Paper 2 for candidates who apply for the posts of Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) in the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation and
Paper 3 for candidates applying for the Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer posts.
Objective Type, Multiple choice questions, except for Module-2 of Section-3 of Paper 1
CBT (Online)

Before starting SSC CGL preparation, it is essential to be aware of exam pattern changes and syllabus changes. Check the Revised SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2022 for Tier 1 and Tier 2 here.

SSC CGL Syllabus 2022

The SSC CGL 2022 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 will get an e-admit card/ hall ticket. To download the admit card, they 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, applicants have to report the same to the conducting authority.

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 will release the SSC CGL answer key for Tier 1 exam 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. They can also raise objections to the provisional answer key. They must 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 must enter their ‘User ID’ and ‘Password’ to view and download the scorecard.

SSC CGL Cutoff 2022

The officials published the SSC CGL Cutoff and the result on the official website. The cutoff scores are decided 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

Candidates may also check:

SSC CGL Application FormSSC CGL Exam Dates
SSC CGL Previous Year PapersSSC CGL Exam Analysis
SSC CGL Tier 1SSC CGL Tier 2

FAQs on SSC CGL Recruitment 2022

The frequently asked questions related to the SSC CGL recruitment 2022 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 conduct SSC CGL 2022 exam in two stages: Tier 1 and Tier 2. 

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