SSC CGL Selection Process 2022: Check the Revised Selection Procedure for SSC CGL 2022

SSC CGL Selection Process 2022: Check the Revised Selection Procedure for SSC CGL 2022

BySachin Awasthi  |  Updated on: Sep 20, 2022
Here, we have discussed complete details about latest SSC CGL Selection Process and Exam Pattern as per the latest notification of Staff Selection Commission. Also, learn about the marks weightage and new changes in the SSC CGL Selection Process.
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SSC CGL Selection Process has been revised for the upcoming SSC CGL exam 2022. The Commission has introduced a two-tier selection process for the upcoming recruitment drive. The Commission announced in the official notification that was released on 17 September 2022. Earlier, there were 4 Tiers or stages in the SSC CGL Selection Process, but the exam conducting authorities have revised this year's exam pattern and selection process. You can learn about the changes in detail by scrolling down this page.

The candidate must be well versed with the latest SSC CGL selection process and exam pattern before preparing their study plan. If you are planning to prepare for the upcoming SSC CGL 2022 exam, then it is important to go through the SSC CGL Selection Process 2022 mentioned below. Here, we have discussed all the details about CGL Selection Process & exam pattern, as per the latest notification.

SSC CGL Selection Process 2022

The latest SSC CGL selection process is divided into two stages i.e. Tier 1, and Tier 2. Based on the marks scored in Tier 1 i.e. Computer Based Examination, candidates will be shortlisted category-wise, to appear in the Tier 2 exam. This means candidates who will clear SSC CGL Tier 1 2022 will be eligible to appear for Tier 2 as well. 

Tier 1: Computer-Based Exam

Tier 2: Computer-Based Exam

Furthermore, the Tier 1 of the SSC CGL Selection Process is an objective-type test that consists of multiple-choice questions on 4 different subjects, including General Awareness, General Intelligence and Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude or Mathematics, and English Comprehension. The Tier 1 question paper will consist of a total of 100 questions carrying 2 marks each. Hence, the exam will be of 200 marks and the duration will be 60 minutes. You can learn more about the SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2022 on our website.

In contrast, the Tier 2 of the SSC CGL Selection Process will be conducted in 3 different phases called Paper 1, 2 and 3. The Paper 1 is mandatory for candidates applying for any post, but Paper 2 and 3 are for specific posts. You can read about the exams in detail by scrolling down.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Selection Process 2022

Under the SSC CGL selection process, Tier 1 exam consists of four subjects, i.e. Quantitative Aptitude, English, Reasoning, and General Knowledge. It is a computer-based multiple-choice type examination with 100 questions (25 of each subject) with a time limit of 60 minutes. Each question is of 2 marks and carries a negative of 0.5 marks on marking the wrong answer. 

Tier 1 of the SSC CGL selection process 2022 is not merely a qualifying paper or in other words score of Tier 1 is added in making the qualifying list for the Tier 2 examination as well as in the preparation of the final merit list. Hence marks obtained in Tier 1 are of great help in the final SSC CGL selection process. Students scoring high in Tier 1 increase their chances of getting into the final merit list. Hence, a good score in Tier 1 not only benefits you till the end but also builds confidence in Tier 2 and the following procedure in candidates. You can check out SSC CGL cut off of the previous year to know how much you need to score.

SSC CGL Selection Process: Tier 1


No. of Questions

Maximum Marks





60 minutes

General Awareness



Quantitative Aptitude



English Comprehension






SSC CGL Selection Process 2022 for Tier 2

SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam is the most vital and decision-making stage among all the stages of the SSC CGL Selection Process. According to the latest notification, Tier 2 will consist of 3 Papers. Paper 1 will be compulsory for all candidates, no matter which post they have applied to. Further, Paper 2 will be for candidates applying for Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) post, and Paper 3 is for candidates who apply for Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer post. Keep reading to learn about the Tier 2 of the SSC CGL Selection process in detail.

SSC CGL Selection Process: Tier 2



Number of Questions



Paper 1

Section I

Module 1- Mathematics

Module 2 -General Intelligence and Reasoning



Total= 60

60*3= 180

Section II

Module 1 - English Language and Comprehension

Module 2 - General Awareness



Total =70

70* 3= 210

Section III

Module 1 -Computer Knowledge 


20*3 =60

Module 2- Data Entry Speed Test 

One Data

Entry Task

Paper 2



100*2= 200

Paper 3

General Studies (Economics and Finance)


100*2= 200

Candidates must also note the following points:

  • Candidates must note that appearing for Paper-1 of Tier 2 is mandatory for all candidates. 
  • However, only shortlisted candidates will have to appear for Paper 2 and 3.
  • The Papers will be divided into different sections and modules, and candidates will have limited time to attempt these sections. 

SSC Selection Process in Hindi

आगामी एसएससी सीजीएल भर्ती अभियान के लिए आयोग द्वारा SSC CGL Selection Process को संशोधित किया गया है। इसलिए, यह महत्वपूर्ण है कि उम्मीदवार नवीनतम एसएससी सीजीएल चयन प्रक्रिया को अच्छी तरह से समझें और एक नई अध्ययन योजना बनाएं जो उन्हें परीक्षा के लिए प्रभावी ढंग से तैयार करने में मदद करेगी। नवीनतम SSC CGL Selection Process के अनुसार, उम्मीदवारों को अब 4 के बजाय चयन प्रक्रिया में केवल 2 स्तरों से गुजरना होगा। इन दोनों स्तरों में कंप्यूटर आधारित परीक्षाएं शामिल होंगी और यह निर्धारित करेगी कि उम्मीदवार कर्मचारी चयन के तहत सेवा करने के योग्य है या नहीं। आयोग।

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SSC CGL Selection Process FAQs

  • On analysing the previous years SSC CGL selection process 2022, it takes around 1.5 years to 2 years to complete the selection process from the date of notification to appointing candidates.

  • No, as per the latest SSC CGL selection process, there is no interview conducted at any stage of the CGL examination. However, candidates must go through the changes added to the selection process for the upcoming SSC CGL 2022 exam.

  • Assistant Section Officer (ASO) in MEA is one of the most desirable post and competitive post offered through SSC CGL Exam. A candidate must note that he/ she should be in top 200 of All India Ranking to be eligible for ASO post in MEA. Here are a few tips to qualify for ASO post in MEA:

    • Set a target to achieve 165+ score in Tier 1
    • Try to score at least 370+ in Tier 2 of SSC CGL Exam
  • The revised SSC CGL selection process consists of only 2 stages: Tier 1, and Tier 2. Both Tier 1 & Tier 2 are computer-based tests and the latter consists of 3 Papers. You can learn about the selection procedure in detail on this page.

  • If two candidates obtain the same marks in Tier 1 and Tier 2, then SSC board will follow the process mentioned below:

    • The candidate with more marks in Tier 2 will be given priority
    • On condition of the tie in Tier 2 marks combined, the older candidate between the two will be given priority.

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