SSC CGL 2022 - Notification PDF, Exam Date

SSC CGL 2022 - Notification PDF, Exam Date

BySachin Awasthi  |  Updated on: May 2, 2022Check SSC CGL 2022 Admit Card Released for all regions! Check Staff Selection Commission - Combined Graduate Level Examination exam date, latest updates and recruitment process here.
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SSC CGL 2022, also known as Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level, is a national-level government exam conducted every year to recruit graduates for the various Group 'B' and 'C' posts. This year too, the commission has released the SSC CGL 2022 Notification PDF on 23rd December 2021 and kept the application window open from 23 December 2021 to 23 January 2022. The exam dates for SSC CGL 2022 are 11 April to 21 April 2022 and the commission has released the SSC CGL Tier 1 Admit Card on 7 April 2022 for all regions. Get the latest updates about the SSC CGL 2022 exam date, answer key, syllabus, exam pattern, cutoff, previous year's question papers etc.

Additionally, SSC CGL Tier 1 Answer Key 2022 has been rolled out by the Commission on its official website on 02 May 2022. Candidates can download their SSC CGL Provisional Answer Key for Tier 1 from the direct link given below. In addition to that, Commission has activated the link to download the SSC CGL final answer key 2020 on 05 May 2022 which is provided below.

Important Dates
SSC CGL 2022 Exam Date  -Apr 11, 2022- Apr 21, 2022

SSC CGL 2022

SSC CGL Tier 1 Answer Key is rolled out by the Staff Selection Commission. Candidates who appeared for the SSC CGL Tier 1 exam, conducted from 11 April to 21 April, can download their SSC CGL Provisional Answer Key from the direct link mentioned below. The commission will keep the link activated till 07 May 2022. Therefore, if any candidate has any objection or wants to check/download SSC CGL Tier 1 Answer Key, he can do it before the last date. Additionally, SSC CGL final answer key 2020 download link is activated now. We have provided the direct link to download SSC CGL Answer Key for Tier 1 and CGL final answer key 2020 below:

SSC CGL Provisional Answer Key for Tier 1 - Download Here

SSC CGL Final Answer Key 2020 - Check Here

SSC CGL Tier 1 Admit Card has been released for all regions. The Commission has activated the link to check the SSC CGL 2022 Admit Card Status for the Tier 1 exam which is scheduled to be held from 11 April to 21 April 2022. The commission has rolled out the hall tickets for 9 regions including Eastern Region (ER), Karnataka Kerala Region (KKR), Southern Region (SR), North Eastern Region (NER), Western Region (WR), Madhya Pradesh Region (MPR), Central Region (CR), North Western Region (NWR), and Northern Region (NR). We have provided the direct link to download the SSC CGL 2022 Admit Card for all regions below for your reference.

 SSC CGL Tier 1 Admit Card 2022 - Download Here

SSC CGL Tier 2 result is out for the exam conducted in January/February 2022. Candidates will be able to check their result from the direct links given in the sections below. Additionally, SSC released the final result of CGL exam on 08 April 2022. Candidates who had appeared for it can download the result PDF along with the cut off from the direct link below. Also, recently Commission has activated the link to check the final marks of SSC CGL 2019 which can be checked from the direct link given below.

SSC CGL Final Result - Download Here

SSC CGL Final Marks Status - Check Now

SSC CGL 2022 exam date has been announced! As per the revised exam schedule, the SSC CGL Tier 1 exam 2022 will be held from 11 April to 21 April 2022. Those candidates who are planning to appear for the SSC CGL Tier 1 exam must check their SSC CGL Application Status from the direct link given below. Till now the commission has activated the SSC CGL Application Status Link for the Southern region only, but will soon activate the links for other regions as well. We have shared the direct link to check the SSC CGL 2022 Application Status for your reference below.

SSC CGL Application Status - Check Here

The SSC CGL notification 2022 has been released on 23 December 2021 to recruit for the various Group 'B' and Group 'C' posts. The application link is now closed. The SSC CGL 2022 vacancy will be released along with the official notification. We will notify the candidates about the SSC CGL exam new notifications. You can read the further details in the SSC Calendar 2022 and download the SSC CGL Notification 2022 PDF below: 

SSC CGL 2022 Notification, Download PDF

SSC CGL Exam Date 2022 - Check Here

SSC CGL Exam 2022 Latest Updates:

  • 05 May 2022: SSC CGL Final Answer Key Tier 2 2020 is released.
  • 02 May 2022: SSC CGL Provisional Answer Key for Tier 1 is released.
  • 26 April 2022: SSC CGL Tier 2 result 2020 is out.
  • 19 April 2022: Final Marks Status of SSC CGL is out for the year 2019.
  • 08 April 2022: SSC CGL Final result released!
  • 07 April 2022: SSC CGL Tier 1 Admit Card out
  • 22 March 2022: SSC CGL Application Status Link activated for the Southern region.
  • 09 March 2022: SSC CGL 2022 exam dates for Tier 1 announced!
  • 11 February 2022: SSC CGL Tier 2 Answer Key released.
  • 6 February 2022: SSC CGL Tier 3 exam conducted
  • 31 January 2022: SSC CGL Tier 3 admit card out.
  • 28 January 2022: SSC CGL Application Form Correction 2022 is out today
  • 12 January 2022: SSC CGL Tier 2 admit card 2020 out
  • 23 December 2021: SSC CGL Notification 2022 out

NRA CET for SSC CGL 2022 Exam

NRA CET for the SSC CGL 2022 exam has been initiated by the union cabinet which will be conducted by the NRA (National Recruitment Agency). The Common Admission Test (CET) will now be the common exam for Tier 1 of the SSC CGL exam. Also, the score obtained in the CET exam will be valid for the next 3 years. For more details, you can check out the complete information below:

CET (Common Eligibility Test) for SSC & Railway Exams

SSC CGL 2022 Notification

The SSC CGL notification 2022 has been released on 23 December 2021 to recruit eligible candidates for the various Group 'B' and Group 'C' posts. The Staff Selection Commission has issued the latest recruitment notification for the SSC CGL 2022 exam along with the important dates, syllabus, exam pattern and other relevant information. You can read the further details in the SSC CGL Notification 2022 PDF below: 

SSC CGL 2022 Notification, Download PDF

SSC CGL Exam Date 2022

SSC CGL 2022 exam dates have been released by the Staff Selection Commission. As per the official announcement, SSC CGL Tier 1 exam 2022 were conducted from 11 April to 21 April 2022. Below you can check the out important dates for SSC CGL 2022:

SSC CGL Exam Date 2022

Events

Important Dates

SSC CGL Notification 2021 Date

23.12.2021

SSC CGL Apply Online 2021-2022

23.12.2021

Last date to Apply for SSC CGL 2021-2022

23.01.2022

Application Correction Window

28.01.2022 till 01.02.2022

SSC CGL Tier 1 Admit Card 2021-2022

07 April 2022

SSC CGL Exam Date 2021-2022

11.04.2022 to 21.04.2022

SSC CGL Tier 1 Answer Key 2022

02 May 2022

SSC CGL Exam Date 2020-2021

Check out the SSC CGL 2020-2021 exam date below:

Events

Important Dates

SSC CGL Notification 2020 Date

29.12.2020

SSC CGL Exam Date 2021

13 to 24 August 2021 (New Date)

SSC CGL Tier 1 Marks 2021

03 December 2021

SSC CGL Tier 1 Final Answer Key

03 December 2021

SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Date

28 January 2022 and 29 January 2022

SSC CGL Tier 3 Exam Date

06 February 2022

Tier 2 Result Declaration

26 April 2022

SSC CGL Final Answer Key Tier 2

05 May 2022

SSC CGL Tier 4 Exam Date

To be announced

SSC CGL Result

SSC CGL 2022 result for Tier 2 has been released on 26 April 2022 on the official website of SSC. Candidates who are declared qualified will be evaluated for the descriptive paper which was conducted on 06 February 2022. Check the SSC CGL Tier 2 result 2020 from the direct links given below.

SSC CGL final result has been released on 8 April 2022 for the candidates who had cleared the Tier 3 exam on 29 June 2021 and were asked to appear for the skill test and document verification. Download the SSC CGL result PDF from the direct links attached below.

  • SSC CGL Final Result (All Posts other than AAO/JSO/STAT.INVESTIGATOR GR.II) - Download PDF
  • SSC CGL Final Result (JSO/STAT.INVESTIGATOR GR.II) - Download PDF
  • SSC CGL Final Result (ASSISTANT AUDIT OFFICER) - Download PDF

SSC CGL Tier 2 result 2020-2022 will be released on 30 April 2022 on the official website of the Staff Selection Commission. We will provide the direct link to check SSC CGL Tier 2 result 2020 for your reference here. The commission released the SSC CGL Tier 1 result 2020 on 26 November 2021. You can check the status of your result through the link given at the top.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Result 2020, Download PDF

Staff Selection Commission has released the Tier 1(Prelims) Marks on 03 December 2021. Candidates who had appeared in the exam can check SSC CGL Tier 1 marks. To help candidates we have provided a direct link for checking marks. The SSC CGL Tier 1 marks are available for a limited period of time. Candidates can check SSC CGL prelims marks from 03 December 2021 to 24 December 2021. To avoid a last-minute rush please check your marks before the last date.

Check SSC CGL Marks 2021 for Tier 1

Steps to Check SSC CGL 2022 Result:

Staff Selection Commission will publish SSC CGL 2022 results in different stages on its official website. You can read the following steps to check the status of your SSC CGL result.

  • Visit the official site of SSC
  • Click on the result link
  • Submit your valid roll number and password
  • Your result will appear on your computer screen
  • Download and take printout of SSC CGL 2022 result for future use

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What is SSC CGL?

SSC CGL stands for "Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level", the most popular government job exam in India. Every year around 30-40 lakhs eligible candidates fill the application form and around 15-20 lakh aspirants appear in the CGL exam. The final shortlisted & selected candidates get the opportunity to work in ministry & various government departments in India.

SSC CGL brings the best opportunity every year for the aspirants to get a chance to work in different job profiles in Indian Government organizations. This year SSC has introduced some major changes in the SSC CGL exam. From now onwards, candidates will be shortlisted category-wise on the basis of the marks scored in the Tier 1 exam in order to appear in Tier 2 and Tier 3 exams.

SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria

SSC CGL 2022 eligibility include various factors that aspirants need to satisfy in order to see their name in the final selection list like educational qualification, age limit, physical standards etc. Check out the given below SSC CGL 2022 eligibility criteria that candidates must fulfil.

SSC CGL Educational Qualifications 2022

As per the official SSC CGL Notification 2022, candidates should have a graduate degree on or before 01.01.2022. Candidates, who are in the final year of graduation can also apply for SSC CGL with their provisional degrees. However, the SSC CGL 2022 educational qualification varies from post to post. To know the eligibility criteria for all posts, visit SSC CGL Eligibility.

SSC CGL Age Limit 2022

The commission has increased the age limit for SSC CGL recruitment 2022, though the age varies from post to post. The minimum age limit defined for SSC CGL is 18 years and the maximum age limit is 32 years. You can check out the post-wise SSC CGL Age Limit in the below table.

Department

Age Limit

Posts

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. Implementation

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

Other departments

18-27 years

All other posts

SSC CGL Age Relaxation

The commission has introduced certain SSC CGL age relaxation norms that they adhere to. Check out the SSC CGL 2022 age relaxation norms below:

Category

Years

OBC

3 years

SC/ST

5 years

Physically Handicapped (PH)

10 years

PH + OBC

13 years

PH + SC/ST

15 years

SSC CGL 2022 Physical Standards

Below are some important physical standards required to be considered before applying for the post of Central Excise/ Examiner/ Preventive Officer), Inspector & Sub-Inspector in CBN:

 

Male

Female

Height

157.5 cm

152 cm

Height Relaxable

5 cm in the case of Garwalis, Assamese, Gorkhas and members of Scheduled Tribes.

2.5 cm

Walking

1600 mts in 5 minutes

1 km in 20 minutes

Cycling

8 km in 30 minutes

3 km in 25 minutes

Physical standards for the Post of Sub-Inspector in Central Bureau of Investigation and Sub-Inspector in National Investigation Agency:

 

Male

Female

Height

  • 165 cm (SI in CBI)
  • 170 cm (SI in NIA)

150 cm

Height Relaxable

5 cm in the case of Hillsmen and Tribals.

2.5 cm

Chest

76 cm with expansion

NA

Vision

  • Distant Vision: 6/6 in one eye and 6/9 in another eye.
  • Near Vision: 0.6 in one eye and 0.8 in another eye

SSC CGL 2022 Application Form

The commission has closed the SSC CGL Application Form 2022 window on 23 January 2022 and SSC CGL Application Correction 2022 window on 1 February 2022. We will keep you updated about the latest SSC CGL notifications. 

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Steps to Fill SSC CGL 2022 Application Form

  • To fill out the SSC CGL application form, register on the official website of SSC CGL through a valid email ID.
  • Login using the registration ID and password you received on your email ID which you entered while registering.
  • Upload a scanned photograph, signature & other relevant documents
  • Pay the SSC CGL application fee. However, candidates must note that the payment should be done through the online process (Debit Card/Credit Card/Internet Banking/Wallets)
  • Click the submit button for application form submission.
  • Now take the printout of the SSC CGL 2022 application form.

SSC CGL Application Fee 2022

In order to successfully submit the CGL application form, candidates need to pay a minimal SSC CGL application fee on the basis of their category.

Category

Fee

Male (General/OBC)

Rs. 100/-

Female (All Categories)

No Fee

ST/SC/PwD/Ex-Servicemen

SSC CGL 2022 Admit Card

Candidates who have applied for SSC CGL 2022 can download their SSC CGL admit card now! The Staff Selection Commission has activated the download link for SSC CGL admit card on its official website. You will need to enter your registration ID and date of birth to download the hall ticket.

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We have also provided the region-wise SSC CGL Admit Card download links below for your reference.

Region NameSSC Admit Card Region Wise
SSC Central RegionSSC CGL CR Admit Card
SSC North RegionSSC CGL NR Admit Card
SSC Western RegionSSC CGL WR Admit Card
SSC MP Sub-RegionSSC CGL MP Region Admit Card
SSC Southern RegionSSC CGL SR Admit Card
SSC North Eastern RegionSSC CGL NER Admit Card
SSC North Western Sub-RegionSSC CGL NWR Admit Card
SSC KKR RegionSSC CGL KKR Admit Card
SSC Eastern RegionSSC CGL ER Admit Card

How to download the SSC CGL 2022 Admit Card?

You can also check the steps given below to download the SSC CGL admit card 2022.

  • Visit the official site of SSC
  • Click on the SSC CGL Admit Card Download Link
  • Submit your details (Registration number and date of birth) to log in
  • Your admit card will appear on your computer screen
  • Take a printout of your admit card for future use

SSC CGL Vacancy

The SSC CGL 2022 Vacancy is yet to be released by the officials. We will post the category-wise SSC CGL Vacancy 2022 as soon as it is out and will keep you updated about the new notifications. Knowing these things like vacancies about CGL exam is very crucial. However, you can take a hint at this year's vacancy by checking out the previous year's SSC CGL vacancy.

The previous year commission has increased the SSC CGL vacancy 2021 for the post of Assistant Audit Officer (AAO), Assistant Section Officer (ASO), Assistant, Inspector, Accountant, Senior Secretariat Assistant, Upper Division Clerk, Junior Statistical Officer, and more. You can download the SSC CGL vacancy 2021 PDF from the link given below. The SSC CGL vacancies were increased from 7,035 to 8,539.

Category-wise SSC CGL Vacancy 2021, Download PDF (Increased)

SSC CGL Post-wise Vacancy

Name of Department

Name of Post

UR

SC

ST

OBC

EWS

Total

ESM

OH

HH

VH

OTHERS PWD

Indian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AG

Assistant Audit Officer Group ‘B’

Gazetted (Non

Ministerial)

202

75

38

135

50

500

0

7

7

0

6

Central Secretariat Service (DOPT)

Assistant Section Officer

57

19

10

34

7

127

0

0

0

0

0

Intelligence Bureau

Assistant Section Officer

3

1

1

0

1

6

0

1

0

0

0

Ministry of External Affairs

Assistant Section Officer

54

4

0

11

8

77

0

1

1

1

0

AFHQ (Ministry of Defence)

Assistant Section Officer

34

11

5

23

8

81

0

1

1

1

1

1. Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology

2. Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs

Assistant

6

0

0

2

1

9

0

0

0

0

0

1. Central Administrative Tribunal
2. Central Vigilance Commission
3. Election Commission

Assistant Section Officer

6

1

3

3

0

13

0

0

0

0

0

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT)

Inspector Of Income Tax

83

14

16

64

31

208

16

5

1

0

0

Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (CBIC)

Inspector, (Central

Excise)

891

335

168

553

210

2157

0

39

37

0

9

Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (CBIC)

Inspector (Preventive Officer)

84

22

11

63

21

201

0

4

5

0

0

Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (CBIC)

Inspector (Examiner)

55

22

8

27

11

123

0

3

3

0

0

Enforcement Directorate (Deptt. of Revenue)

Asstt. Enforcement

Officer

31

7

5

20

7

70

0

0

0

0

0

Central Bureau of Investigation

Sub Inspectors

32

12

3

10

0

57

0

0

0

0

0

Ministry of Communications (Department of Posts-

SPN)

Inspector Post

28

7

2

6

4

47

0

1

4

0

0

Central Bureau of Narcotics

Inspector

7

7

2

8

7

31

0

0

0

0

0

1. Bureau of Police Research & Development
2. Coast Guard Headquarters
3. Enforcement Directorate (Deptt. of Revenue)
4. Ministry of External Affairs (Central Passport Offices
5. Ministry
of Textiles
6. Narcotics Control Bureau

Assistant

9

5

0

3

0

17

0

0

1

0

1

Ministry of Mines

Assistant/Superintendent

10

1

2

3

0

16

0

0

1

0

0

SSC CGL Salary

SSC CGL salary is one of the important factors considered by the candidates while applying for the exam. SSC has categorized posts on the basis of grade pay and cities. There are a total of 5 grade-pays in CGL jobs which are 4800, 4600, 4200, 2800, and 2400 that candidates should know about CGL exam before attempting it. We have discussed SSC CGL 2022 salary in detail for all posts considering their work location. Have a look at the SSC CGL Salary 2022 to know the complete salary structure of all the posts after the 7th pay commission.

Job Posts & Department

Grade-Pay

Net in hand salary (After 7th pay commission)

Assistant Audit Officer- Under C & AG

4800

65318 (X)

59434 (Y)

55626 (Z)

Assistant Accounts Officer

4800

65318 (X)

59434 (Y)

55626 (Z)

Assistant Section Officer- Central Secretariat

4600

61888 (X)

58296 (Y)

54704(Z)

Assistant Section Officer- Intelligence Bureau

4600

Assistant Section Officer - Railway

4600

Assistant Section Officer - Ext. Affairs

4600

Assistant Section Officer - AFHQ

4600

Assistant - Other Ministries

4600

Inspector of Income Tax - CBDT

4600

Inspector (Central Excise) - CBIC

4600

Inspector (Preventive Officer) - CBIC

4600

Inspector (Examiner) - CBIC

4600

Assistant Enforcement Officer - Dept. Of Revenue

4600

Sub-Inspector - CBI

4600

Inspector of post - Dept. of Post

4600

Inspector - Narcotics

4600

Assistant - Other Ministries

4200

49543 (X)

44636 (Y)

41804 (Z)

Divisional Accountant - Under C & AG

4200

Junior Statistical Officer - Statistics

4200

Statistical Investigator Grade-II - Registrar General of India

4200

Sub-Inspector - NIA

4200

Auditor - Under CGDA

2800

41526 (X)

37115 (Y)

34779 (Z)

Auditor - Under C & AG

2800

Auditor - Under CGA & Others

2800

Accountant/Jr. Accountant - Under C & AG

2800

Accountant/Jr. Accountant - Under CGA & Others

2800

Senior Secretariat Assistant/ UDC - Central govt. offices

2400

36742 (X)

32627 (Y)

30587 (Z)

Tax Assistant - CBDT

2400

Tax Assistant - CBIC

2400

Sub-Inspector Central Bureau of Narcotics

2400

Upper Division Clerks - Border road org.

2400

SSC CGL Job Profile

Staff Selection Commission recruits candidates through the Combined Graduate Level exam for various Group ‘B’ and ‘C’ posts. There are multiple job profiles offered through the SSC CGL 2022 recruitment including Clerk, auditor, accountant, and financial advisor. Some of the SSC CGL job profiles 2022 are as follows:

  • Assistant Section Officer (CSS) - Clerical work such as completing files & making reports
  • Assistant Section Officer (Central Vigilance Commission) - Clerical work
  • Assistant Section Officer (Railway Ministry) - Clerical work but the position is above UDC
  • Assistant Section Officer (AFHQ) - To assist the section officer (Indoor Job)
  • Inspector of Income Tax (CBDT) - Evaluating, documenting, processing IT records

Candidates can quickly take a look at the SSC CGL job profile to understand the nature of the job in detail.

SSC CGL Selection Process

There are 4 stages/tiers of the SSC CGL selection process. While Tier 1 and 2 are computer-based tests, Tier 3 and 4 are descriptive exam and skill test respectively. Take a look at the selection procedure of SSC CGL below.

  • Tier 1 is an objective type test that consists of four sections: quantitative aptitude, reasoning, general awareness, and English. It takes place in an online mode. 
  • Tier 2 (Paper I+II+III+IV) comprises two papers: Paper I and Paper II for all the categories and Paper III & Paper IV are for those who opt for AAO and JSO posts.
  • Tier 3 is a descriptive exam which is conducted in an offline mode. Through this exam, candidates' writing skills are tested.
  • Tier 4 is a Skill Test.
  • After clearing all the above-mentioned stages, candidates will be asked to appear for document verification & medical test.

SSC CGL 2022 Syllabus

Those candidates who are planning to appear for SSC Combined Graduate Level exam (CGL 2022) must have a thorough knowledge of the SSC CGL 2022 syllabus in order to ace it. It is very important to have all information on your tips about CGL exam. So, to help you out, we have mentioned the detailed SSC CGL syllabus 2022 for Tier 1, 2, 3, and 4 below:

SSC CGL Tier 1 Syllabus 2022

Reasoning & General Intelligence

General Mental AbilityNon-Verbal Reasoning
  • Papercutting & folding
  • Embedded figures
  • Figure Formation & Analysis,
  • Series
  • Cube & Dice
  • Mirror Image
  • Water Image
  • Pattern Completion
  • Counting of figures

General Awareness

SSC CGL General Awareness
  • Current Affairs
  • Economy & Finance
  • Geography, History
  • Indian Polity & Constitution
  • Science & Technology
  • Static GK

Quantitative Aptitude

ArithmeticAdvance Maths

English

GrammarVocabularyReading Comprehension

SSC CGL Tier 2 Syllabus 2022

Quantitative Ability

ArithmeticAdvance Maths
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • LCM & HCF
  • Percentages
  • Boat & Stream
  • Speed, time, and distance
  • Partnership
  • CI & SI
  • Pipes & Cistern
  • Problem on Ages
  • Time & Work
  • Average, Mixture
  • Allegation
  • Profit loss & Discount
  • Geometry (Circles, Triangle, Quadrilateral etc.)
  • Mensuration (Cube, Cylinder, Sphere, Pyramid etc.)
  • Data Interpretation
  • Trigonometry
  • Height & Distance
  • Algebra
  • Coordinate Geometry

English Language & Comprehension

GrammarVocabularyReading Comprehension
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Active & Passive
  • Direct & Indirect
  • Error Spotting
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Para jumbles
  • One-word substitution
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • Spelling Errors
  • Antonym/Synonym
  • Passage
  • Cloze test
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Find here the detailed syllabus of SSC CGL.

SSC CGL 2022 Exam Pattern

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts Combined Graduate Level Examination in four tiers. Both Tier 1 and 2 in SSC CGL exam have 4 sections which are, General Awareness, Reasoning, English, and Quantitative Aptitude but their syllabus and the level of the questions asked in the exam are entirely different.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Pattern

Going by the official SSC CGL 2022 notification, the SSC CGL Tier 1 is an objective type test conducted in an online mode. Candidates must note that the SSC CGL Tier 1 exam 2022 is mandatory for all posts. Check out the detailed SSC CGL exam pattern for Tier 1. 

SubjectQuestionsMaximum MarksTotal Duration
General Intelligence & Reasoning255060 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude2550
General English2550
General Awareness2550

SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Pattern

In SSC CGL Tier-II 2022 two papers will be conducted on the same day of the exam. SSC CGL Paper 1 is Quantitative Aptitude while the SSC CGL Paper II is English. Take a look at the SSC CGL Tier 2 exam pattern below:

PaperSubjectQuestionsMaximum
Marks
Time
Duration
Paper IQuantitative Aptitude1002002 Hours
Paper-IIGeneral English2002002 Hours
Paper IIIStatistics1002002 Hours
Paper IVGeneral Studies
(Finance & Economics)
1002002 Hours

SSC CGL Tier 3 Exam Pattern

We have tabulated the SSC CGL Tier 3 exam pattern below for your reference:

SSC CGL Tier III
Exam Scheme
Maximum
Marks
Time DurationExam Mode
Descriptive Paper in English or Hindi (Writing of Essay/ Precis/ Letter/ Application etc.)10060 Minutes For VH/ OH (afflicted with Cerebral Palsy/ deformity in writing hand) – 80 MinutesPen & Paper Mode

SSC CGL Tier 4 Exam Pattern

Check below the SSC CGL Tier 4 exam pattern:

SSC CGL Tier IV Skill TestMaximum MarksTimePosts
Data Entry Speed TestQualifying in nature15 MinutesTax Assistant (CBDT & CBEC)
Computer Proficiency Test (Word Processing/ Excel Sheet/ PowerPoint)Qualifying in nature45 MinutesAssistant Section Officer in CSS, MEA, SFIO, GSI,

SSC CGL Books

The tentative SSC CGL 2022 exam date has been released. To prepare for the SSC CGL 2022 exam, it is important to have a complete and worthy study material. Therefore, you can go through the article shared by our experts for the list of best books of SSC CGL 2022 or check out the below list of subject-wise SSC CGL books.

SSC CGL English BooksAuthor Name
Objective General EnglishS.P.Bakshi
English Grammar & compositionWren and Martin
A mirror of Common ErrorsA.K Singh
Corrective EnglishA.K Singh
Word Power Made EasyNorman Lewis
Idiom & PhrasesEnglish-Vinglish BYJU'S Exam Prep Series
Previous Year PapersMB Publication
SSC CGL Quantitative Aptitude BooksAuthor Name
Magical Books On Quicker MathsM-Tyra (BSC publication)
Quantum CATSarvesh Verma
Online Quiz (thousands of questions to practice are available)Byju's Exam Prep
SSC CGL Reasoning BooksAuthor Name
Lucent ReasoningArihant Publication
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SSC CGL Question Papers

We have listed below the free PDFs of SSC CGL Previous Year Papers for 2019, 2018, and 2017. You can take a look at the SSC CGL previous year's question papers in Hindi & English to identify the actual level of the Tier 1 exam.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Question Papers 2018

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4 June 2019

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SSC CGL Tier 2 Questions Paper 2018

Candidates preparing for SSC CGL Tier 2 exam can download SSC CGL Tier 2 question papers of Quantitative Aptitude & English subjects below-

DateQuantitative AptitudeEnglish
14 Sep 2019

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13 Sep 2019

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11 Sep 2019

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SSC CGL Tier 2 Questions Paper 2018

There's no harm in solving the SSC CGL Tier 2 question paper 2018 for your preparation. It will only help you boost your confidence level, excel in the SSC CGL 2022 exam and clear your concepts.

DateQuantitative Aptitude English
14 Sep 2019

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11 Sep 2019

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SSC CGL Tier 2 Question Paper 2017

Below, we have provided the direct link to download SSC CGL Tier 2 question paper.

05 August 2017

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SSC CGL Preparation

The right approach for SSC CGL preparation for Tier 1 exam varies as per the new exam pattern released. It is crucial for one to have a proper understanding of the study plan and strategy for which you're preparing. To kickstart your SSC CGL 2022 exam preparations, take a quick look at the preparation tips for SSC CGL Tier I.
Also, find here monthly study plan for Tier 1 & Tier 2 below:

SSC CGL Cut Off

SSC CGL exam 2022 is just around the corner. If you want to ace the upcoming SSC CGL 2022, you must have a thorough knowledge of the previous year SSC CGL cut off to strategize your preparation accordingly.

SSC CGL Tier 1 2020 Cut off

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SSC CGL Tier 1 Cut off 2018 for Paper I & II

CategoryCut off
UR137.07
OBC131.18
SC111.10
ST103.22
OH95.55
VH70.25

SSC CGL Tier 1 Cut off 2018 for Paper I & II & III (JSO Post)

CategoryCut off
UR165.96
OBC162.35
SC140.11
ST129.56
OH112.48
VH51.99

SSC CGL Tier 3 Cut Off Marks 2018

List I: Candidates qualified in Tier 3 for appearing in DV for AAO post

CategoryCut-off MarksCandidates Available
General686.28581
OBC656.39420
ST586.19110
SC602.90225
OH574.2424
HH475.4524
PWD285.6624
Total 1408

List II: Candidates qualified in Tier 3 for appearing in DV for JSO post:

CategoryCut-off MarksCandidates Available
General584.70937
OBC560.97564
ST454.22290
SC484.18443
OH393.82101
HH269.4297
PWD321.30114
Total 2546

List-III: Candidates qualified in Tier-III for appearing in CPT and Document Verification:

Category

Cut Off Marks

Candidates Available

SC

467.93

2436

ST

439.801

1305

OBC

520.582

4104

UR

539.320

6453*

OH

409.163

313

HH

292.389

340

VH

439.561

72

Others -Pwd

198.649

61

Total

15084

SSC CGL Tier 1 Cut off 2018 for Paper I, II & IV (AAO Post)​

CategoryCut off
UR170.00
OBC165.00
SC148.97
ST132.90
OH102.45
VH62.19

SSC CGL Tier 2 Cut Off 2018 for posts other than AAO & JSO

CategoryCut-off marks Tier-II
UR433.00
OBC400.33
SC354.74
ST327.05
EXM255.12
OH302.50
VH280.98

SSC CGL Tier 2 Cut Off 2018 for JSO post

CategoryCut-off marks Tier-II
UR535.86
OBC517.76
SC433.95
ST403.95
OH348.50
HH223.46

SSC CGL Tier 2 Cut Off 2018 for AAO post

CategoryCut-off marks Tier-II
UR572.51
OBC510.92
SC463.15
ST460.21
OH409.26
HH347.35
Other PWD168.04

For more details, check out SSC CGL cut off 2018/2017/2016.

SSC CGL Exam Analysis 2022

SSC CGL 2022 exam has started. We have provided the SSC CGL exam analysis 2022 for shifts 1, 2 and 3 below to help you get an idea to understand the difficulty levels and start your preparation accordingly.

SSC CGL 2022 Answer Key

The Staff Selection Commission uploads the SSC CGL answer key for each tier separately. The SSC CGL 2022 answer key for tier 1 is released after the conclusion of the exam. We have shared the direct link to download the SSC CGL Tier 1 answer key 2022 above for your reference. Candidates who had appeared in the exam can check the answer key and raise objections if any from the link provided above.

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SSC CGL FAQs

  • SSC CGL stands for "Combined Graduate Level", which is the most popular government job exam in India. Candidates who qualify all the rounds of the SSC CGL 2022 exam will be recruited for various Group 'B' and Group 'C' posts in different ministries & government departments.

  • The full form of SSC CGL is the ‘Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level’ examination. It is conducted by the SSC board to recruit candidates in various government departments/ministries/offices.

  • SSC CGL notification PDF can be downloaded from the official website of SSC. Or else, you can download the latest SSC CGL 2022 notification PDF from the link here.

  • As per the latest SSC CGL notification 2022, the exam dates for SSC CGL Tier 1 exam 2022 are 11 April to 21 April 2022. Those candidates who will qualify for Tier 1 exam will appear for the Tier 2 exam of SSC CGL 2022.

  • Below we have listed a few posts which can be applied under SSC CGL recruitment:

    • Inspector of Income Tax
    • Assistant Audit Officer 
    • Inspector (Examiner)
    • Inspector (Central Excise) 
    • Inspector (Preventive Officer) 
    • Assistant Enforcement Officer
    • Assistant (Ministry of External Affairs)
  • The SSC CGL 2022 eligibility states that the candidate must have completed his graduation or equivalent from a recognized college/university. Also, he should fulfill the other criteria like age limit, nationality, etc as well.

  • No, you need not appear for paper IV of SSC CGL Tier 2 exam in order to be eligible for it. If you do not opt for Paper IV under the CGL tier 2 exam then you would be eligible for all the posts except the AAO post.

  • The various SSC CGL pay scale are 4800 (Pay band 2)- 47600, 4600 (Pay band 2)- 44900, 4200 (Pay band 2)- 35400, 2800 (Pay band 1)- 29200, 2400 (Pay band 1)- 25500. Those who want to apply for the SSC CGL 2022 recruitment must check the grade pay offered for various posts.

  • The exam pattern of the SSC CGL exam is divided into four Tiers in which Tier 1 and 2 are online MCQ-based tests, Tier 3 is a descriptive paper followed by Tier 4 which is a skill test. Going through the SSC CGL 2022 exam pattern is the first step in CGL preparations. Tier 1 of SSC CGL consists of 100 questions (25 questions from each section) carrying 2 marks per question. Tier 2 is an online test comprising Quantitative Aptitude and English as the basic papers mandatory for all posts, and Statistics and General Studies (Finance and Economics) for some specific posts.

  • Under SSC CGL recruitment, the post of Inspector (Central Excise/Examiner/Preventive Officer/Inspector & Sub-Inspector in CBN) involves the stage of physical test.

  • There is no limit to appear for the SSC CGL exam. You can apply for the CGL exam until you cross the SSC CGL age limit.

  • Follow the steps listed below to fill the SSC CGL form 2022:

    • Visit the official website of SSC and register using your email ID or phone number.
    • Fill in all your credentials like name, DOB, etc and then submit
    • Now log into the homepage using the registration number and password you received on your email ID.
    • Fill in the details and upload the scanned documents.
    • Pay the SSC CGL application fees and submit.
  • Students who have non-english educational backgrounds can definitely clear SSC CGL Exam. The main hurdle will be english section as the weightage of this subject is 250 out of total of 400 marks. However, don't give up without trying and learn Grammar rules and prepare for the English subject efficiently.

  • Yes, you are eligible for the income tax inspector post. However, for other categories like SI you should not have an eye defect.

  • There are many perks associated with the AAO post under SSC CGL recruitment 2022 such as urban posting, highest salary (Grade Pay- 4800), placement in ministries. Also, AAO comes under the Group B category and enjoys the gazetted officer title.

  • The SSC CGL Paper IV is only for the candidates who have applied for the Assistant Audit Officer (AAO) posts. However, if you fail to qualify this round you will still be eligible for other posts besides AAO.

  • There are various other subjects than maths to prepare for in the SSC CGL 2022 exam. However, Maths and English carries the maximum weightage. So, even if you are weak in maths, you can strengthen your maths part while preparing the other parts. If you face problem in your preparation then you can follow BYJU'S Exam Prep for various articles, live courses, quizzes and mock tests.

  • Yes, there is a negative marking of 1/4th (0.25) marks for every wrong answer in the SSC CGL Tier 1 and Tier 2 exam. However, there is no negative marking in SSC CGL tier 3 and tier 4 exam.

  • We have listed down the top 5 most preferred SSC CGL job profiles below:

    • Income Tax Inspector 
    • Central Excise Inspector
    • External Affairs Assistant
    • Assistant Section Officer
    • Preventive CBEC Officer
  • As per the official notification, candidates must write an essay of 225-275 words in the SSC CGL Tier 3 exam. 

  • You can fill the SSC CGL application form only once a year as the commission doesn't entertain multiple entries. Filling the application form multiple times will only create problems for you.

  • Yes, you can apply for more than one post while filling up the SSC CGL application form. However, it is mandatory to read the SSC CGL notification carefully before doing so.

  • At BYJU'S Exam Prep, you will find a authentic set of combo test series for SSC CGL designed by our experts to help prepare smoothly and in a systematic manner.

  • You can get the SSC CGL new notifications by checking the official website regularly and you can also bookmark this page. We will keep you updated about the SSC CGL new notifications. 

  • Yes, the Staff Selection Commission will consider the SSC CGL Tier 1 marks while preparing the merit list. Also, it is mandatory to appear for SSC CGL Tier 1 exam for all posts.

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