SSC CGL 2023 Recruitment Notification Out (Apply Online)

SSC CGL 2023 Notification Out.

SSC conducts the exam for graduate students throughout India. This test is conducted every year and Candidates seeking Group B & Group C jobs in the Government sector can appear in the SSC CGL exam. In this article, we will discuss SSC CGL 2024 Apply, Notification, Exam Date, Eligibility, etc.

SSC CGL 2023 Important Dates

Online application form start from3 April 2023
Last date for online application formMay 03, 2023 till 11:00 PM
Admit Card issue dateTBA
SSC CGL Tier-I PaperJuly 14 to July 27, 2023
CGL Tier-I resultTBA
Admit Card for CGL Tier-II PaperTBA
CGL Tier-II resultTBA
CGL Tier-III-Skill Test/Document VerificationTBA

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SSC CGL 2023 – 2024 Eligibility Criteria

The following are the eligibility criteria for participating in the SSC CGL entrance examination-

  • The candidate must be a citizen of India or a subject of Bhutan or Nepal. A Tibetan refugee who came here before 1st January 1962 with the intention to settle here permanently
  • Candidate must have passed Bachelor degree from any recognized university in any discipline. Some posts demands specific degree of the subject matter
  • The minimum age allowed age for candidate is 18 years and maximum age requirement for entrance examination is 32 years, however there are age relaxation provided to candidates belonging to reserved category candidates, which is as follows-
Candidate’s CategoryAge Relaxation
SC/ST5 years
OBC3 years
PH (OBC)13 years
PH (General)10 years
PH (SC/ST)15 years
Ex-Servicemen (General)3 years
Ex-Servicemen (OBC)6 years
Ex-servicemen (SC/ST)8 years

SSC CGL 2024 Application Form

The Application form of SSC CGL can be filled online. The following are the steps by step application process-

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  • Visit the official website of the SSC CGL-
  • Click on the ‘New Candidate Registration’ and start filling in the required details like email ID password etc.
  • Now, verify the email by clicking on the verification link send by Jammu & Kashmir CET
  • Now, Log in to your account and click on the apply button
  • A form will appear, fill the form with correct information
  • Now upload your scanned passport size photograph
  • Now you have to upload the scanned copy of all the certificates and documents mentioned below
  • Now a payment gateway will open where you have to pay the application fee using Credit/Debit, UPI, Net Banking, or challan
  • Take a print out of the payment confirmation slip and the application for future uses

Documents required for SSC CGL

The following are the list of documents required for SSC CGL recruitment-

  • Scanned Passport Size photograph under 1 MB
  • Scanned copy of class  10th, passed certificate/ Mark Sheet showcasing all the marks obtained in the subjects
  • Bachelor Degree/ Mark Sheet
  • Aadhar Card

SSC CGL 2023- 2024 Application Fee

The application fee for the SSC CGLentrance examination is as follows-

CategoryApplication Fee
Application fee for the SSC CGLentrance examinationRs.100/-
Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST) and Ex-servicemen (ESM)No Fee required

SSC CGL Post Details

The following are the SSC CGL post details-

SSC CGL PostDepartment/MinistryClassification of Post
Assistant Audit OfficerIndian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AGGroup “B” Gazetted (Non-Ministerial)
Assistant Accounts OfficerIndian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AGGroup “B” Gazetted (Non-Ministerial)
Assistant Section OfficerCentral Secretariat Service, Intelligence Bureau, Ministry of Railway, Ministry of External Affairs, AFHQGroup “B” 
Assistant Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations Group “B” 
Inspector of Income TaxCBDTGroup “C” 
Inspector (Central Excise)CBICGroup “B”
Assistant Enforcement OfficerDirectorate of Enforcement, Department of RevenueGroup “B”
Sub InspectorCentral Bureau of InvestigationGroup “B” 
InspectorCentral Bureau of NarcoticsGroup “B”
Junior Statistical OfficerM/o Statistics & Programme ImplementationGroup “B”
Statistical Investigator Grade-IIRegistrar General of IndiaGroup “B”
AuditorOffices under C&AG, CGDAGroup “C” 
Accountant/ Junior AccountantOther Ministry/ DepartmentsGroup “C”
Senior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper Division Clerks Central Govt. Offices/ Ministries other than CSCS cadresGroup “C” 
Tax AssistantCBDT/ CBICGroup “C”
Upper Division ClerksGovernment DepartmentsGroup “C”

SSC CGL Examination Pattern

SSC CGL examination will be conducted in 4 tiers. Candidate has to pass each tier examination in step by step base. If the candidate passes the final tier examination then he/she will be selected for the job. The following are the pattern of SSC CGL examination-


All candidates can participate in this examination and total time provided will be 1 hour. It will be computer based test and consist of 200 marks. The question will be in both Hindi and English. There is a negative marking of 0.50 marks for wrong answer and for right answer 2 marks will be awarded.

S. No.SectionNo. of QuestionsMax Marks
1.General Intelligence and Reasoning2550
2.General awareness2550
3.Quantitative Aptitude2550
4.English Comprehension2550


Candidate who have successfully cleared the tier-I examination will be eligible to participate in tier-II examination. Paper-I and Paper-II will be compulsory for all the posts and candidates have to appear in Paper-III also for Statistical Investigation. Paper-IV is meant for the candidates opting for Assistant Audit Officer. The question will be in both Hindi and English. There is a negative marking of 0.50 marks for wrong answer and for right answer 2 marks will be awarded.

Name of SubjectQuestionsMax Marks
Paper-I: Quantitative Ability100200
Paper-II: English Language and Comprehension200200
Paper-III: Statistics100200
Paper-IV: General Studies (Finance and Economics)100200


This section is a descriptive writing section where the candidate will be tested based on his/her ability to write precise and essays. Candidates who successfully passed the Tier-I and Tier-II examination will be eligible to participate in this examination.


In this tier examination, candidate computer skills will be tested. This is a computer proficiency test or Data Entry Skill Test (DEST) which will be applicable for the Tax Assistant post.

SSC CGL 2024 Syllabus

The syllabus for SSC CGL is as follows-

General Reasoning

  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Syllogism
  • Circular Seating Arrangement
  • Linear Seating Arrangement
  • Double Lineup
  • Scheduling
  • Input Output
  • Blood Relations
  • Directions and Distances
  • Ordering and Ranking
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Code Inequalities

General Knowledge

  • Current Affairs
  • Awards and Honours
  • Books and Authors
  • Sports
  • Entertainment
  • Obituaries
  • Important Dates
  • Scientific Research

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Percentage
  • Ratio and Percentage
  • Data Interpretation
  • Mensuration and Geometry
  • Quadratic Equation
  • Interest
  • Problems of Ages
  • Profit and Loss
  • Number Series
  • Speed, Distance and Time
  • Time and Work
  • Number System
  • Data Sufficiency


  • Reading Comprehension
  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary
  • Verbal Ability
  • Synonyms-Antonyms
  • Active and Passive Voice
  • Para Jumbles
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Error Correction

Quantitative Ability

  • Number System Problems
  • Percentage
  • Ratio & Proportion,
  • Square roots,
  • Averages
  • Profit and Loss,
  • Discount
  • Time and distance,
  • Time & Work,
  • Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra
  • Triangles, Polygons, Circles, Cylinders
  • Bar graph, Histogram, Pie chart

English Language and Comprehension

  • Spot the Error
  • Synonyms /Antonyms
  • Spelling, Idioms & Phrases
  • One Word Substitution
  • Improvement of sentences,
  • The Active/ Passive voice of verbs,
  • Conversion into Direct/ Indirect narration
  • Shuffling of sentence parts in passages,
  • Comprehension passage.


  • Data distribution, calculation, a diagrammatic representation of data
  • Mean, Mode and Median
  • Deviation, Dispersion
  • Moments and relationships- skewness, kurtosis
  • Co-relation, regression
  • Probability- theories, distribution
  • Sampling theory, index numbers, time series analysis
  • Variance

General Studies (Finance and Economics)

  • Finance-Fundamentals of Finance & Accounting
  • Economics-Macro & Micro Economics, Growth & Development
  • Market analysis- production, demand, supply,
  • Indian Economy,
  • Economic reforms,
  • Money and banking,
  • Role of Technology in reforming the Economic domain

SSC CGL Admit Card

The admit card is an important document that each candidate must carry with them on the examination centre. Admit Card can be downloaded online from the official website of SSC. Admit card has guidelines that the candidate must follow failing could cause illegibility to participate in the examination.

SSC CGL Result

SSC CGL Result will be released after examination in form of merit list. The test score based on written test will be taken into consideration and a merit list will be prepared. You can check the result of SSC from the official website. The merit list will have All India Ranking of the qualifying candidates and the job selection will be done based on the AIR Ranking.

Cut Off (Previous Years)

List-I: Candidates qualified in Tier-I for appearing in Tier-II

CategoryRevised Cut OffCandidates

List-II: Candidates qualified in Tier-I for appearing in Tier-II

CategoryRevised Cut OffCandidates

List – III: Candidates qualified in Tier-I for appearing in Tier-II

CategoryRevised Cut OffCandidates


What is the minimum required qualification for SSC CGL?

The minimum qualification required for SSC CGL is a graduation degree in any subject from a recognized university.

Can an applicant apply for more than one post?

Yes, the candidate can apply for SSC CGL for more than one post given the eligibility criteria have been met.

Can last year/semester candidates apply for SSC CGL examination?

Yes, last year candidates can apply for SSC CGL but, you have to ensure that while joining you have to provide your passed certification.  

Does SSC provide state services jobs to the candidates?

No, SSC CGL recruit candidates for All India Service and the candidate can be posted anywhere in the country.

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