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SSC CGL 2022 Exam: Know exam date, notification, syllabus, exam pattern, eligibility criteria and other details here

Safalta Expert Published by: Himani Mehra Updated Thu, 04 Aug 2022 08:13 PM IST

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Check all the details about SSC CGL Exam here. Get to know detailed eligibility, syllabus, exam pattern, exam dates and more.

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) was established in 1975. It is mandated to select staff for various Group B and Group C posts that come under various ministries in Government of India. SSC also recruits for non-ministerial posts. Each year SSC conducts pan India exams like SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, SSC JE, SSC GD, SSC CPO, SSC MTS and SSC Stenographer exam. Each year lakhs of candidates appear for above mentioned exams in a hope to secure a government job. Here we have covered the most sought after exam conducted by SSC – SSC Combined Graduate Level Exam or SSC CGL Exam. Candidates who are aspiring to appear for SSC CGL Exam should know all the details such as eligibility criteriaexam patternsyllabussalarycut off and so on which have been covered here. In addition, you can also check our free General Awareness E-book- Download now for all competitive exams. 

 

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What is SSC CGL Exam?
2. SSC CGL 2022 Exam Highlights
3. SSC CGL 2022 Exam Important Dates
4. SSC CGL 2022 Eligibility Criteria
5. SSC CGL 2022 Application Form
6. SSC CGL 2022 Exam Pattern
7. SSC CGL 2022 Syllabus
8. SSC CGL 2022 Result
9. SSC CGL 2022 Cut Off
10. SSC CGL 2022  Salary
11. SSC CGL 2022 How To Prepare




What Is SSC CGL Exam?

This is a national level exam conducted by SSC each year. Through this exam candidates are recruited for Non Gazettted Group B and Group C posts in varies Ministries and Departments of Government of India. Each year around 15 lakh candidates appear for this exam. The candidates must have passed graduation in order to be eligible for this exam. SSC CGL Exam is conducted in four stages, namely- Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 2 and Tier 4. Know all the details regarding SSC CGL here.

 

SSC CGL 2022 Exam  Highlights

Name Of Exam

SSC CGL (Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level) 2020

Conducted by

Staff Selection Commission

Conducted For

Recruitment of Multi-Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff in central government

Exam level

All India

Selection stages

Tier-I: Online

Tier-II: online

Tier-III: Offline

Skill Test if applicable

Duration of Each Stage

Tier-I: 60 minutes

Tier-II: 120 minutes for each paper

Tier-III: 60 minutes

 

 

Exam Frequency

Once a year
 

Mode of Exam

Online

Post

Various Group B and C posts in ministries/departments/organisations of the Government of India

Language 

English, Hindi and other regional languages

Official Website

www.ssc.nic.in

 

Download SSC CGL Previous Year Papers: Click Here


SSC CGL 2022 Exam Important Dates

SSC CGL Events 2022 SSC CGL Exam Dates (Tentative)
Notification Release Date December 23, 2021
Online Registration Date December 23, 2021, to January 23, 2022
Last for online payment January 25, 2022
Last date to generate offline challan January 26, 2022
Last date to pay through challan January 27, 2022
Application Form correction window January 28, to February 01, 2022
SSC CGL Tier 1 Admit Card Download March- April 2022 (Expected)
SSC CGL Tier 1 Examination 11.04.2022 to 21.04.2022
SSC CGL Tier 1 Result Announcement 04th July 2022
SSC CGL Tier 2 Admit Card Download     To be announced
SSC CGL Tier 2 Examination 08th & 10th August 2022
SSC CGL Tier 2 Result Announcement To be announced
SSC CGL Tier-3 Examination Date 21st August 2022
SSC CGL Level-4 Test/Interview/ Computer Skill Test To be announced
SSC CGL 2020 Tier 2 Result April 30, 2022
SSC CGL 2019 Result February 15, 2022

 

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SSC CGL 2022 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for SSC CGL is mentioned in the official notification. Candidates must ensure they meet all the criteria before they apply for the exam. The SSC CGL Exam Eligibility criteria is as follows:

Parameter

Details

Nationality

·        Indian

·        A person of Indian origin,

·        A subject of Nepal/Bhutan or a Tibetan refugee

Age Limit

Should be aged between 18 and 32 years

Educational Qualification

Must have completed graduation from a recognised University

 

 To know about SSC CGL eligibility criteria in detail: Click Here

 


SSC CGL 2022 Application Form

The online application process for SSC CGL 2022 exam was started on 23rd December 2021 and continued till 23rd January 2022 (23:30). Candidates can follow the below given steps to apply for SSC CGL Exam:

  • Visit the official website of Staff Selection Commission i.e., www.ssc.nic.in
  • Click on the link to ‘apply online’.
  • After entering the required information in the form, upload your latest scanned photograph with your signature.
  • After filling in all the details in the application form, pay the application fees and submit the form.
  • A printout of the filled-in SSC CGL application form must be kept for future reference.

 

SSC CGL Application Fees

SSC CGL Category SSC CGL Application Fees
General /OBC/ EWS Male INR 100
SC/ ST/ PWD/ Ex-servicemen candidates Nil
Female candidates Nil

 

SSC CGL 2022 Exam Pattern

There are 4 stages in this exam. The examination consist of two Computer Based Examination (Tier –I and Tier - II) and a descriptive paper as Tier- III and candidates may have to appear for a skill test for some posts.

SSC CGL Exam Pattern: Tier I

The first phase of the SSC CGL exam is the online exam. Where candidates will have to secure marks more than a certain cutoff, in order to be eligible for other phases of the exam.

  1. Questions in Tier –I are objective type
  2. Each question carries 2 mark.
  3. Stipulated time for completion of Tier –I is one hour.
  4. SSC CGL Tier –I one is a bilingual exam, conducted in Hindi and English.
  5. In Tier-I, there will be negative marking of 0.50 for each wrong answer.

The exam pattern is illustrated below:

Subject

Number of
Questions

Maximum
Marks

Time allowed

A. General Intelligence and
Reasoning

25

50

1 hour

   

B. General Awareness

25

50

C. Quantitative Aptitude

25

50

D. English Comprehension

25

50

 


SSC CGL Exam Pattern: Tier II

This is the 2 nd phase of the SSC CGL exam and is conducted in online mode too. Here candidates will have to secure marks more than a certain cutoff, in order to be eligible for Descriptive test.

  1. Questions in Tier –II are objective type
  2. Each question carries 1 mark.
  3. Stipulated time for completion of Tier –II is two hours.
  4. SSC CGL Tier –II one is a bilingual exam, conducted in Hindi and English.
  5. In Tier-II, there will be negative marking of 0.25 for each wrong answer in Paper-II (English Language and Comprehension) and of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-I, Paper-III and Paper-IV.

 

The exam pattern is illustrated below:

Subject

Number of
Questions

Maximum
Marks

Time allowed

Paper-I: Quantitative Abilities

100

200

2 hours

 

  

 

Paper-II: English Language and
Comprehension

200

200

Paper-III: Statistics

100

200

Paper-IV: General Studies
(Finance and Economics)

100

200

 


SSC CGL Exam Pattern: Descriptive Paper

Only those candidates who are able to clear the cut off of Tier 2 will appear for this stage. In this paper the descriptive skills of candidates are tested. Candidates will have to opt to write either in Hindi or English. The pattern of the exam is as follows:

 

Mode of
Examination

 

Maximum
Marks

Time Allowed

Pen and Paper
mode

Descriptive Paper in
English or Hindi
(Writing of Essay/ Precis/
Letter/ Application etc.)

100

1 hour
(1 hour and 20 minutes
for the candidates who are
eligible for scribe)

 

SSC CGL Exam Pattern: Tier-IV (Skill Test)


In the Tier-IV, Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) and Data Entry Speed Test (DEST) will be conducted. This is not applicable to all the posts.

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SSC CGL 2022 Syllabus 

 
The SSC CGL Syllabus is mentioned below:
 

Sections

Topics

General Intelligence and Reasoning

  • Analogies
  • Similarities and Differences
  • Spatial Visualization
  • Spatial Orientation
  • Visual Memory
  • Discrimination
  • Observation
  • Relationship Concepts
  • Arithmetical Reasoning and Figural Classification
  • Arithmetic Number Series
  • Non-Verbal Series
  • Coding and Decoding

General Awareness

  • Sports
  • History
  • Culture
  • Geography
  • Economic Scene
  • General Polity
  • Indian Constitution
  • Scientific Research
  • Current Events

Numerical Aptitude

  • Number Systems
  • Computation of Whole Numbers
  • Decimals and Fractions and relationship between Numbers
  • Fundamental arithmetical operations
  • Percentages
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Averages
  • Interest
  • Profit and Loss
  • Discount
  • Mensuration
  • Time and Distance
  • Ratio and Time
  • Time and Work

 General English

  • Spot the Error
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Synonyms/Homonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Spellings/Detecting Mis-spelt words
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • One Word Substitution
  • Improvement of Sentences
  • Active/Passive Voice of Verbs
  • Conversion into Direct/Indirect narration
  • Shuffling of Sentence parts
  • Shuffling of Sentences in a passage
  • Cloze Passage
  • Comprehension Passage

 

To know about SSC CGL Syllabus in detail: Click Here

 

SSC CGL 2022 Result

The result for SSC CGL Exam will be declared on the official website of SSC. Candidates can follow the below mentioned stepts to check SSC CGL result:

  • Go to the official website of SSC.
  • Click on the link for the respective result displayed on the home page of SSC.
  • On clicking the link, a new window will open, enter your roll number to see the result.
  • The result of SSC CGL will appear on the screen in PDF format.
  • Download the SSC CGL result and save it for future references.

 


SSC CGL 2022 Cut Off

The cut off for SSC CGL Exam is released after the result for the exam has been decalred. The cut off depends on a number of factors every year. Some of them are as follows:

  • Number of vacancies 
  • Total number of applicants
  • Difficulty level of the exam
  • Previous cut off trends
To know about SSC CGL Cut Off in detail: Click Here
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SSC CGL 2022 Salary

Candidates who are recruited to various posts after clearing SSC CGL Exam receive a handsome amount of salary. The details of SSC CGL salary are as given below:
 

SSC CGL Posts SSC CGL Salary (INR)
Level-IV INR. 25,500 – 81,100
Level-V INR. 29,200 – 92,300
Level-VI INR. 35400 – 1,12,400
Level-VII INR. 44,900 – 1,42,400
Level-VIII INR. 47,600 – 1,51,100

 

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What is the number of vacancies released for SSC CGL exam?

The number of vacancies in the SSC CGL 2021 exam is 7,035.

What is the exam date for SSC CGL Exam?

The exam date for SSC CGL Exam is 13th, August, 2021 to 24th August 2021.

Can I apply for SSC CGL after Class 12?

No, you can not apply for SSC CGL after Class 12.

What is the application fee for SSC CGL exam?

The application fee for SSC CGL Exam is Rs. 100 at the same time women of all categories and SC/ST/Ex-Servicemen candidates are exempted from the application fee.

What is the age limit for SSC CGL recruitment?

Candidates must be 18 years old and should not exceed 32 years.

What are the most sought-after posts under SSC CGL?

The most sought-after posts under SSC CGL are.

  1. Income Tax Inspector
  2. Assistant Section Officer
  3. Central Excise Inspector
  4. Assistant Audit Officer

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