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Safalta Expert Published by: Himani Mehra Updated Wed, 16 Nov 2022 12:07 AM IST


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

The SSC CGL Exam dates have been announced on the official website of the Commission. The Tier I of the exam is set to be held form the fist week of December. The candidates must note that their exam can be held on any date form 1 st of December to 13 th of December. The SSC CGL Tier 1 Admit card will have th exact exam date for the candidates along with the shift. The space below has the official information on the SSC GCL Exam date and other information related to the examination. You can now prepare for the SSC exam with us-SSC Champion Batch 2022: Enroll in Live class by Safalta Now!

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Table of Contents

1. What is SSC CGL Exam?
2. SSC CGL 2022 Exam Highlights
3. SSC CGL 2022 Exam Important Dates

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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

SSC CGL Latest Updates

The answer key for SSC CGL Tier II 2021 has been released. This is a tentative answer key that has been released by the Commission. Candidates can check the answer key and download their response sheets. You can also raise objections to the answers mentioned in the answer key. 

Direct Link to Check SSC CGL Tier II 2021 Tentative Answer Key

SSC CGL 2022 Recruitment Notification Out
Last Date to apply for SSC CGL 2022 extended from 8th October 2022 to 13th October 2022
SSC CGL 2022 Tier 1 Exam dates out


What Is SSC CGL Exam?

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 the 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 the above-mentioned exams in the hope to secure a government job. SSC CGL  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 various Ministries and Departments of the 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 pattern and syllabus has been revised. There will only be two stages in SSC CGL Exam now namely Tier 1 and Tier 2.


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


Exam Frequency

Once a year

Mode of Exam



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


English, Hindi and other regional languages

Official Website


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 17th September 2022
Online Registration Date 17th September 2022- 13th October 2022
Last for online payment 14th October 2022
Last date to generate offline challan 13th October 2022
Last date to pay through challan 15th October 2022
Application Form correction window 19th October to 20th October 2022
SSC CGL Tier 1 Examination 1 December 2022 to 13 December 2022
SSC CGL Tier 2 Examination To be notified later


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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:




·        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 has started from 17th September 2022 and the last date to apply is 13th October 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.,
  • 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

SSC CGL Exam Pattern: Tier I

Tier-I exam contains a total of 100 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) of 200 marks. Candidates need to complete the exam in online mode in 60 minutes (one hour).

SSC CGL Tier-I Sections and Subjects      

Number of Questions             


A. General Intelligence Reasoning



B. General Awareness




C. Quantitative Aptitude



D. English Comprehension






NOTE: There will be negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer.

SSC CGL Exam Pattern: Tier II

Tier-II: SSC CGL Tier II exam will consist of three papers.  Paper I (Compulsory for all posts), Paper II for candidates who apply for the posts of Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) in the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation and Paper III for candidates who apply for the posts of Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer.

SSC CGL Exam Pattern Tier II: Paper I
Sections Module Subject No. of Questions Marks Duration
Section I Module-I Mathematical Abilities 30 90 1 hour
Module-II Reasoning and General Intelligence 30 90
Section II Module-I English Language and Comprehension 45 135 1 hour
Module-II General Awareness 25 75
Section III Module-I Computer Knowledge Test 20 60 15 minutes
Module-II Data Entry Speed Test  One Data Entry Task 15 minutes

SSC CGL Exam Pattern Tier II: Paper 2 and 3

Paper Section No.

of Questions
Marks Duration
Paper II Statistics 100 200 2 hours
Paper III General Studies (Finance and Economics) 100 200 2 hours




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SSC CGL 2022 Syllabus 

The SSC CGL Syllabus is mentioned below:



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


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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
How Many Candidates Appeared for SSC CGL Exam in Last Three Years?: Know Here

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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SSC CGL 2022 Exam: How To Prepare

 The general tips for SSC CGL Preparation are as follows:

  1. Know the syllabus and exam pattern well in advance.
  2. Sort out resources and most essential books for the examination.
  3. Do an analysis of the previous year's paper and most asked topics.
  4. Follow standard text and resources and rely on the most known books.

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 dates for SSC CGL 2022 have not been announced yet. Tier 1 is tentatively scheduled to be conducted in December 2022.

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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