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About SSC CGL Exam

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 SSC CGL exam is held in 2 stages called Tiers. The entire process of registration and communication happens online through the official website of SSC. Candidates must qualify for each stage of the SSC CGL exam to proceed to the next one, before being finally selected. SSC CGL 2023 Tier 1 Exam is scheduled from 14th July to 27th July 2023. SSC CGL Notification 2023 has been released officially on 03rd April 2023 for filling 7500 vacancies along with complete details.


SSC CGL Exam Date

SSC CGL Exam Date 2023 has been announced along with SSC Calendar 2023. SSC CGL 2023 Tier 1 Exam is scheduled from 14th July to 27th July 2023. As per the official calendar, the online registration process has been started from 03rd April 2023 onwards. Check the complete schedule for SSC CGL 2023 Exam below.

Events Dates
SSC CGL 2023 Notification Release Date 03rd April 2023
SSC CGL Apply Online 2023 Start Date 03rd April 2023
Last Date to Apply Online 03rd May 2023 (11 pm)
Last Date for online fee payment 05th May 2023 (11 pm)
Last date and time for generation of offline Challan 05th May 2023 (11 pm)
Last date for payment through Challan 06th May 2023
The window for Application Form Correction 10th to 11th May 2023 (11 pm)
 SSC CGL Application Status for Tier 1 30th June 2023
SSC CGL Admit Card 2023 for Tier 1 30th June 2023
SSC CGL Exam Date 2023 (Tier-I)  14th to 27th July 2023

SSC CGL Eligibility

There are some important criteria that a candidate must fulfil to be eligible for the SSC CGL 2023. The parameters are given below:
 

Age Limit (as on 01/08/2023)

There are different sets of age limits for different posts in the SSC CGL Exam 2023, which are tabulated below:
 

Name of post Age group
Auditor 18-27 years
Auditor
Auditor
Accountant
Accountant / Junior Accountant
Senior Secretariat Assistant / Upper Division clerks
Tax Assistant
Sub-Inspector
Upper Division Clerk (UDC)
Inspector Posts 18-30 years
Assistant
Tax Assistant 20-27 years
Assistant Section officer 20-30 years
Assistant Section officer
Assistant Section officer
Assistant Section officer
Assistant
Sub Inspector
Inspector, (Central Excise) Not Exceeding 30 years
Inspector
Assistant
Inspector (Preventive officer)
Inspector (Examiner)
Assistant Audit Officer
Assistant Audit Officer
Assistant Section Officer
Assistant Section Officer
Assistant / Superintendent
Inspector of Income Tax
Divisional Accountant
Assistant Enforcement Officer Up to 30 years
Sub Inspector
Junior Statistical Officer Up to 32 years

Educational Qualification (01/08/2023)

The educational qualifications vary according to the post for SSC CGL 2023 and is listed below:
 

SSC CGL Post Educational Qualification
Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer Essential Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University. 
Desirable Qualification: CA/CS/MBA/Cost & 
Management Accountant/ Masters in Commerce/ 
Masters in Business Studies
Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University with minimum 60% in Mathematics in Class 12th 
OR 
Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with Statistics as one of the subjects in graduation
Statistical Investigator Grade-II Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University  with Economics or Statistics or Mathematics as compulsory or Elective Subject
Research Assistant in National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or Institute.
Desirable: Minimum one-year research experience in any recognized university or recognized Research Institution;
All Other Posts Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized University or equivalent

SSC CGL Vacancy

The tentative SSC CGL Vacancy 2023 exam has been released along with SSC CGL Notification 2023 on www.ssc.nic.in. Approximately 7500 vacancies are to be filled this year for Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer, Junior Statistical Officer (JSO), Statistical Investigator Grade-II, and Research Assistant in National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) posts. Candidates can check SSC CGL Vacancy Comparision Year-wise by looking into the vacancy details of SSC CGL.

Year UR SC ST OBC EWS Total
SSC CGL Vacancy 2023 to be notified to be notified to be notified to be notified to be notified 7500
SSC CGL Vacancy 2022 15982 5776 2995 8719 3937 37,409
SSC CGL Vacancy 2021 3008 1192 704 1832 885 7621
SSC CGL Vacancy 2020 2891 1046 510 1858 730 7035
SSC CGL Vacancy 2019-20  3577 1215 674 2116 846 8428
SSC CGL Vacancy 2018-19 5770 1723 845 2933 11271
SSC CGL Vacancy 2017 4238 1318 653 1916 9276

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SSC CGL 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 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 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

SSC CGL in hand salary (After 7thpay 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 Selection

SSC CGL 2022 Selection Process comprises multiple stages. The SSC CGL Exam is conducted in two stages: Tier 1 and Tier 2. For a candidate to clear the CGL Exam must clear all the stages one by one.

  • Tier-I: Computer Based Examination
  • Tier-II: Computer Based Examination
  • Tier-II will include conducting of Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper-III in separate shift(s)/ day(s).
  • Paper-I is compulsory for all the posts whereas Paper-II will be for only those candidates who apply for the posts of Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) in the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation and who are shortlisted in Tier-I for these Posts.
  •  Paper-III will be for only those candidates who are shortlisted in Tier-I for Paper-III i.e. for the posts of Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer.
  • Paper-I will be conducted in two sessions – Session–I & Session II, on the same day. Session-I will include conducting Section-I, Section-II and Module-I of Section-III. Session II will include conducting Module II of Section-III. Therefore, the duration of Session-I will be 2 hours and 15 minutes and the duration of Session-II will be 15 minutes only.

SSC CGL Syllabus

SSC CGL Tier 1 Syllabus 

The first stage of the SSC CGL Recruitment Exam is Tier I. It will have an Online mode of examination and questions will be of an objective type. The Sections under the SSC CGL Tier I are mentioned in the Table below. There are 4 sections in SSC CGL -

  1. General Intelligence And Reasoning
  2. General Awareness
  3. Quantitative Aptitude
  4. English Language And Comprehension
SSC CGL Syllabus for General Intelligence And Reasoning

It is one of the scoring sections in SSC CGL. This section includes both verbal and non-verbal reasoning. Let us understand in detail the SSC CGL syllabus of General Intelligence and Reasoning.

SSC CGL Tier-I Syllabus: General Intelligence & Reasoning

Analogies

Similarities & Differences

Space Visualisation

Spatial Orientation

Problem Solving

Analysis

Judgement

Decision Making

Visual Memory

Discrimination

Observation

Relationship Concepts

Arithmetical Reasoning

Figural Classification

Arithmetic number series

Non-verbal series

Coding & decoding

Statement conclusion

Semantic Analogy

Symbolic/Number Analogy

Figural Analogy

Semantic Classification

Symbolic/Number Classification

Figural Classification

Semantic Series

Number Series

Figural Series

Problem Solving

Word Building

Syllogistic reasoning

Numerical Operations

Symbolic Operations

Trends 

Space Orientation

Space Visualisation 

Venn Diagrams

Drawing Inferences

Punched hole/pattern- folding&un-folding

Figural Paattern- folding & completion

Indexing

Address Matching

Date & city matching

Classification of centre codes/roll numbers

Small & capital letters/ numbers-coding, decoding & classification

Embedded Figures 

Critical Thinking

Emotional Intelligence

Social Intelligence


SSC CGL Syllabus for General Awareness

This section will test candidates' awareness regarding the world around them. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to

  • Sports
  • History (Ancient, Medieval and Modern)
  • Culture
  • Geography
  • Economic Scene
  • General Polity
  • Indian Constitution
  • Scientific Research

Though the official notification doesn’t prescribe the topics to learn under the above-mentioned subjects but based on previous year trends the frequently asked topics are compiled.

SSC CGL Tier-I Syllabus: General Awareness

History

Geography

Economy

Biology

Ancient History (Harappan Civilization Vedic Culture,) Medieval History and Modern History (British Rule and Gandhian Era)

India and Neighbouring Countries, Solar System, Famous Sea Port, Rivers, Important Institution.

Budget Related Terms, Laws Of Demand Supply, Inflation, Sectors Of Economy, International Organisation

Plant Kingdom, Animal Kingdom. Human Body and Diseases, Environmental Studies

Polity

Physics

Computers

Chemistry

Indian Constitutions, Duties and Facts Related To President , Chief Minister, Prime Minister, CAG, Panchayati Raj System, Indian Parliament.

SI Unit, Light and Reflection, Electricity, Wave Optics, Motion

Basic Facts About Computers, Recent Developments in Technology

Properties Of Substances, Chemical Reactions, Properties Of Gases, Chemistry In Day To Day Life.


SSC CGL Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude

The questions will be designed to test the ability to appropriate use numbers and number sense of the candidate. The scope of the test will be the computation of whole numbers, decimals and fractions and relationships between numbers. It will test the sense of order among numbers, ability to translate from one name to another, sense or order of magnitude, estimation or prediction of the outcome of computation, selection of an appropriate operation for the solution of real-life problems and knowledge of alternative computation procedures to find answers. The questions would also be based on arithmetical concepts and relationship between numbers and not on complicated arithmetical computation (The standard of the questions will be of 10+2 level).

SSC CGL Tier I Syllabus: Quantitative Aptitude 

Percentage

Ratio & Proportion

Square roots

Averages

Interest

Profit & Loss

Discount

Partnership Business

Mixture and Alligation

Time and distance

Time & Work

Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds

Graphs of Linear Equations

Triangle and its various kinds of centres

Congruence and similarity of triangles

Circle and its chords

tangents

Angles subtended by chords of a circle

common tangents to two or more

circles

Triangle, Quadrilaterals

Regular Polygons

Circle

Right Prism

Right circular cone

Right circular cylinder

Sphere

Hemispheres

Rectangular Parallelepiped

Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or

square base

Trigonometric ratio

Degree and Radian Measures

Standard Identities

Complementary angles

Heights and Distances

Histogram

Frequency polygon

Bar diagram & Pie chart 


SSC CGL Syllabus for English Comprehension

Candidates’ ability to understand correct English, their basic comprehension and writing ability, etc. would be tested. (The questions in the components A, B & D will be of a level commensurate with the Essential Qualification prescribed for the post viz; graduation).

SSC CGL Tier II Syllabus

The second stage of the SSC CGL Exam is the Tier II Level. It will also have an Online mode of examination same as Tier I and the questions asked will be of objective type. The Sections under the SSC CGL Tier II are mentioned in the Table below. There are 3 papers in SSC CGL Tier II. In Paper I there are three sections and in Paper II and III there is one section. Below is a table for SSC CGL Syllabus for Tier ll.

SSC CGL Tier II Syllabus

Paper

Paper I 

Session I 

Section I:

Module I -Mathematical Ability 

Module II - Reasoning and General Intelligence 

Section II: Module I- English language and comprehension

 Module II- General Awareness 

Session II 

Section III- Computer knowledge 

Paper II

Statistics

Paper III 

General Studies (Finance

and Economics)


SSC CGL Syllabus: Section 1 of Module 1 - Mathematical Abilities

The Mathematical Abilities section consists of topics similar to the quantitative aptitude of the Tier I level. Though the level of questions asked in SSC CGL tier 2 will be higher than tier I. The topics to be asked in this section includes

SSC CGL Mathematical Ability Syllabus for Tier II

Number Systems

Computation of Whole Number, Decimal and Fractions, Relationship between numbers.

Fundamental arithmetical operations

Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest (Simple and Compound), Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and

Alligation, Time and distance, Time and work.

Algebra

Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds (simple problems) and Graphs of Linear Equations.

Geometry

Familiarity with elementary geometric figures and facts: Triangle and its various kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles.

Mensuration

Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons, Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square Base.

Trigonometry

Trigonometry, Trigonometric ratios, Complementary angles, Height and distances (simple problems only) Standard Identities like sin2� + cos2�=1 etc.

Statistics and probability

Use of Tables and Graphs: Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar-diagram, Pie-chart; Measures of central tendency: mean, median, mode, standard deviation; calculation of

simple probabilities.


SSC CGL Syllabus: Section I Paper I- Reasoning and General Intelligence

Questions from this section will be of both verbal and non-verbal type. These questions will check the candidate’s on-the-spot critical thinking skills. These questions will require the candidate to predict the outcomes of various situations that are put in front f them, like blood relation questions or seating arrangement questions. Candidates must stay calm, understand the question carefully and then go on to solve it. The table below shows all the SSC CGL Syllabus topics that will come in the exam from the Reasoning and General Intelligence section. 

SSC CGL Reasoning and General Intelligence Syllabus for Tier II

Semantic Analogy

Symbolic operations

Symbolic/ Number Analogy

Trends 

Figural Analogy

Space Orientation

Semantic Classification

Venn Diagrams

Symbolic/ Number Classification

Drawing inferences

Figural Classification

Number Series

Punched hole/ pattern-folding & unfolding

Semantic Series

Figural Patternfolding and completion

Critical Thinking

Problem-Solving

Emotional Intelligence

Word Building

Embedded figures

Social Intelligence

Coding and de-coding

Numerical operations

Figural Series


SSC CGL Syllabus: Section II Module 1 - English Language & Comprehension

Questions in this component will be designed to test the candidate’s understanding and knowledge of English Language and will be based on error recognition, fill in the blanks (using verbs, preposition, articles etc), Vocabulary, Spellings, Grammar, Sentence Structure, Synonyms, Antonyms, Sentence Completion, Phrases and Idiomatic use of Words, etc. There will be a question on passages and comprehension of passages also. (The standard of the questions will be of 10+2 level).

SSC CGL English Language and Comprehension Syllabus for Tier II

Active/ passive voice of verbs

Spelling/ detecting misspelt words

Spot the error

Conversion into direct/ indirect narration

Idioms & phrases

Fill in the blanks

Shuffling of sentence parts

One-word substitution

Synonyms

Shuffling of sentences in a passage

Improvement of sentences

Antonyms

Cloze passage

Sentence Structure

Comprehension passage

Homonyms


SSC CGL Syllabus Section II Module II: General Awareness for Tier II 

Questions are designed to test the candidates’ general awareness of the environment around them and its application to society. Questions are also designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General policy and scientific research.

SSC CGL Syllabus Paper Section 3: Computer Proficiency for Tier II
SSC CGL Tier II Syllabus

Computer Basics

Organization of a computer, Central Processing

Unit (CPU), input/ output devices, computer memory, memory

organization, back-up devices, PORTs, Windows Explorer. Keyboard

shortcuts.

Software 

Windows Operating system including basics of Microsoft

Office like MS word, MS Excel and PowerPoint etc.

Working with Internet and e-mails

Web Browsing & Searching,

Downloading & Uploading, Managing an E-mail Account, e-Banking.

Basics of networking and cyber security

Networking devices and

protocols, Network and information security threats (like hacking,

virus, worms, Trojan etc.) and preventive measures.


SSC CGL Syllabus for Paper 2: Statistics (Junior Statistical Officer) for Tier II 

Subject

Topics

Collection, Classification, and Presentation of Statistical Data

  • Primary and Secondary data
  • Methods of data collection
  • Tabulation of data
  • Graphs and charts
  • Frequency distributions
  • Diagrammatic presentation of frequency distributions

Measures of Central Tendency

  • Mean
  • Median
  • Mode
  • Partition values- quartiles,
    deciles, percentiles.

Measures of Dispersion

  • Range
  • Quartile deviations
  • Mean deviation and standard deviation
  • Measures of relative dispersion

Moments, Skewness and Kurtosis

  • Different types of moments
    and their relationship
  • Meaning of skewness and kurtosis
  • Different measures of skewness and kurtosis.

Correlation and Regression

  • Scatter diagram
  • Simple correlation coefficient
  • Simple regression lines
  • Spearman's rank correlation
  • Measures of association of attributes
  • Multiple regression
  • Multiple and partial correlation

Probability Theory

  • Meaning of probability
  • Different definitions of probability
  • Conditional probability
  • Compound probability
  • Independent events
  • Bayes' theorem.

Random Variable and Probability Distributions

  • Random variable
  • Probability functions
  • Expectation and Variance of a random variable
  • Higher moments of a random variable
  • Binomial, Poisson, Normal and Exponential distributions
  • Joint distribution of two random variables (discrete).

Sampling Theory

  • Concept of population and sample
  • Parameter
    and statistic, Sampling and non-sampling errors
  • Probability and nonprobability sampling techniques(simple random sampling, stratified sampling, multistage sampling, multiphase sampling, cluster sampling, systematic sampling, purposive sampling, convenience sampling and quota sampling)
  • Sampling distribution(statement only);
  • Sample size decisions.

Statistical Inference

  • Point estimation and interval estimation
  • Properties of a good estimator
  • Methods of estimation (Moments method, Maximum likelihood method, Least squares method)
  • Testing of hypothesis
  • Basic concept of testing
  • Small sample and large sample tests
  • Tests based on Z, t, Chi-square and F statistic,
    Confidence intervals

Analysis of Variance

  • Analysis of one-way classified data and two way classified data

Time Series Analysis

  • Components of time series
  • Determinations of trend component by different methods
  • Measurement of seasonal variation by different methods.

Index Numbers

  • Meaning of Index Numbers
  • Problems in the construction of index numbers
  • Types of index number
  • Different formulae
  • Base shifting and splicing of index numbers
  • Cost of living Index Numbers
  • Uses of Index Numbers

SSC CGL Syllabus Paper 3: Part A General Studies-Finance and Economics (Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer) for Tier II  Part A: Finance and Accounts- ( 80 marks) Fundamental principles and basic concept of Accounting 
  • Financial Accounting: Nature and scope, Limitations of Financial Accounting, Basic concepts and Conventions Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • Basic concepts of accounting: Single and double entry, Books of original Entry, Bank Reconciliation, Journal, Ledgers, Trial Balance, Rectification of Errors, Manufacturing, Trading, Profit & loss Appropriation, Accounts, Balance Sheet Distinction between Capital and Revenue Expenditure, Depreciation Accounting, Valuation of Inventories, Non-profit organisations Accounts, Receipts and Payments and Income & Expenditure Accounts, Bills of Exchange, Self Balancing Ledgers

Part B: Economics and Governance - (120 marks)
  • Comptroller & Auditor General of India - Constitutional provisions, Role and responsibility
  • Finance Commission - Role and functions
  • Basic Concept of Economics and introduction to Microeconomics - Definition, scope and nature of Economics, Methods of economic study and Central problems of an economy and Production possibilities curve
  • Theory of Demand and Supply - Meaning and determinants of demand, Law of demand and Elasticity of demand, Price, income and cross elasticity; Theory of consumer's behaviour
  • Marshallian approach and Indifference curve approach, Meaning and determinants of supply, Law of supply and Elasticity of Supply.
  • Theory of Production and cost - Meaning and Factors of production; Laws of production- Law of variable proportions and Laws of returns to scale.
  • Forms of Market and price determination in different markets - Various forms of markets - Perfect Competition, Monopoly, Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly ad Price determination in these markets
  • Indian Economy - 
    • Nature of the Indian Economy Role of different sectors role of Agriculture, Industry and Services-their problems and growth;
    • National Income of India-Concepts of national income, Different methods of measuring national income.
    • Population-Its size, rate of growth and its implication on economic growth.
    • Poverty and unemployment- Absolute and relative poverty, types, causes and incidence of unemployment.
    • Infrastructure-Energy, Transportation, Communication.
  • Economic Reforms in India - Economic reforms since 1991; Liberalisation, Privatisation, Globalisation and Disinvestment.
  • Money and Banking - 
    • Monetary/ Fiscal policy- Role and functions of Reserve Bank of India; functions of commercial Banks/RRB/Payment Banks.
    • Budget and Fiscal deficits and Balance of payments.
    • Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act, 2003
  • Role of Information Technology in Governance-:- Questions in Module-I of Section- I of Paper-I (Mathematical Abilities) will be of Matriculation Level, in Module-I of Section- II of Paper-I (English Language and Comprehension) of 10+2 Level and in Paper-II and Paper-III of Graduation Level.

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SSC CGL Exam Pattern

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts Combined Graduate Level Examination in two tiers. Tier 1 exam has 4 sections which are, General Awareness, Reasoning, English, and Quantitative Aptitude. In the SSC CGL exam Tier 2, English, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, and General Awareness sections are common for all posts, while Statistics and General Studies (Finance & Economics) papers will only be conducted for the posts of Junior Statistical Officer and Assistant Audit Officer. Have a look at the complete SSC CGL exam pattern for Tier 1 and 2.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Pattern

Going by the official SSC CGL 2023 notification, Tier 1 is an objective type test conducted in online mode. There will be 100 questions carrying a weightage of 2 marks each and 0.50 marks will be deducted for every incorrect answer. Candidates must note that the Tier 1 exam is mandatory for all posts.

Subject

Questions

Maximum Marks

Total Duration

General Intelligence & Reasoning

25

50

60 minutes

Quantitative Aptitude

25

50

General English

25

50

General Awareness

25

50


SSC CGL Tier 2 Pattern

In SSC CGL 2023 Tier 2, two papers will be conducted on the same day of the exam for all posts which are Quantitative Aptitude and English, while the Statistics and General Studies paper will only be conducted for the posts of AAO and JSO.

Paper Session Section Question Maximum
Marks
Time Duration
Paper 1 Section 1

Mathematics

Reasoning and General Intelligence

30

30

180 1 hour for each section
English Language and Comprehension

General Awareness

45

25

210

Computer Knowledge Module

20 60 15 Minutes for each module
Section 2

Data Entry Speed Test Module

One Data
Entry Task
0
Paper 2 Statistics 100 200 2 hours
Paper 3 General Studies (Finance and Economics) 100 200 2 hours

SSC CGL Cut off

SSC CGL Cut Off 2022 will be released along with the SSC CGL Result 2022 after the completion of each stage.  Have a look at the previous year’s SSC CGL Cut Off to have an idea from the below-given table.

Category Finance & Accounts, AAO Statistics & JSO Statistics & Statistical Investigator Gr. II All Other Posts
SC 136.76 139.09 75.77 94.58
ST 131.61 125.58 62.81 81.52
OBC 153.36 162.48 95.11 117.87
EWS 156.80 162.48 104.63 109.64
UR 159.07 162.48 114.84 130.18
ESM 42.54
OH 124.29 47.42 77.22
HH 101.81 40 40
VH 40 64.77
Others-PWD 65.27 40 40

SSC CGL How to Apply

The apply online link for SSC CGL 2023 is made available on the official website of SSC i.e ssc.nic.in. Many aspirants wait eagerly for the apply online process to start and to fill out the application form to get one step closer to their desired government job. The commission opened the SSC CGL 2023 apply online window from 17 September to 08 October 2023. However, the last date to pay the application fee is 10 October 2023, and candidates can make changes in their online form from 12 October to 13 October 2023. Find the direct link to fill SSC CGL online form below.

Steps to Apply Online for SSC CGL 2023
  • To fill out the SSC CGL application form, register on the official website of the Staff Selection Commission 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 2023 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 application form.

Application Fee 2023

In order to successfully submit the application form, candidates need to pay a minimal SSC CGL application fee based on their category. The fee to submit the form for male candidates for the General and OBC category is ?100/-, while for female candidates, SC, ST, PwD, and Ex-servicemen are exempted from the fee payment.

Category

Fee

Male (General/OBC)

Rs. 100/-

Female (All Categories)

No Fee

ST/SC/PwD/Ex-Servicemen


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) SSC CGL Exam

Q. What is the Syllabus of SSC CGL Exam?
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A. In this article Page, we have provided the latest exam pattern of the SSC CGL exam . The pattern of comprises the subject wise pattern and no. of questions will come in exam, go to our article section of exam pattern for more details.
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Q. How to prepare for the SSC CGL Exam?
A. To prepare for SSC CGL exam, candidates should go through the exam syllabus and exam pattern, solve mock tests, practice previous years' question papers. Try to clear the concepts of each and every topic rather than cramming. Set a time to go over the chapters, Differentiate weak areas and work to improve them. Solve puzzles to improve logical skill.
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