SSC CGL Salary Structure 2021-22
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SSC CGL Salary Structure: Various pay scales are included under the SSC CGL Notification 2021-22. All posts under SSC CGL which are eligible for exams have different pay levels which rand from pay levels -4, 5, 6, 7, and 8. They all fall under the revised 7th pay commission.

SSC CGL 2021-22 Salary

  • Pay Level-8 (Rs 47600 to 151100)
  • Pay Level-7 (Rs 44900 to 142400)
  • Pay Level 6 (Rs 35400 to 112400)
  • Pay Level-5 (Rs 29200 to 92300)
  • Pay Level-4 (Rs 25500 to 81100)
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SSC CGL Exam Pattern for Tier 1 

Subject No of Questions Max Marks 
General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 50 
General Awareness 25 50 
Quantitative Aptitude 25 50 
English Comprehension 25 50 
Total 100    200 

Total Duration – 1 Hour

0.5 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer across all sections

80 minutes of time will be provided for visually handicapped candidates.

SSC CGL Exam Pattern For Tier 2

PaperSubjectNo of QuestionsMax MarksExam Duration
1Quantitative Abilities1002002 Hours
2English Language and Comprehension2002002 Hours
3Statistics1002002 Hours
4General Studies (Finance & Economics)1002002 Hours

Important Notes:

  • Paper-1 and Paper-2 are compulsory for all candidates and for all posts.
  • “Statistical Investigator Gr. II” & “Compiler” is the only post for which Paper-3 would be conducted.
  • “Assistant Audit Officer” is the only post for which Paper-4 would be conducted.
  • Giving a wrong answer to a question will lead to a penalty of 0.5 marks in Paper-1,3,4 and 0.25 marks in Paper-2.
  • Questions in Paper-I will be of 10th standard level, Paper-2 of 10+2 level and Paper-3 & 4 of graduation level.
  • The computer will be provided by the Commission at the Centre/venue notified for the purpose. Candidates shall not be allowed to bring their Keyboard.
  • The exam duration is 2 hours and 40 Minutes for candidates who are visually handicapped.
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SSC CGL Exam Pattern For Tier 3 – Descriptive Writing

Descriptive writing paper which is conducted offline 
Candidates are expected to write an essay/letter/precis 
A total of 100 marks are allotted for this paper 
Languages allowed: English/Hindi 
Total Duration: 60 minutes (80 minutes for visually handicapped candidates) 

SSC CGL Exam Pattern – Tier (DEST/CPT)

The Tier 4 of the SSC CGL Exam 2021 comprises DEST/CPT. These are required for certain government posts across India in many of the exams.

1. DEST (Data Entry Speed Test): Will be required for the post of Tax Assistant (Central Excise and Income Tax). Any Candidate who takes the computer proficiency test is not required to appear for DEST as part 1 of CPT (Typing) will be automatically considered for DEST evaluation.

Requirement: Candidates must possess 8000 key depression per hour, which is equivalent to 2000 key depression per 15 minutes.

Relaxation: For VH Candidates: 20 minutes.

2. CPT (Computer Proficiency Test) includes the following three modules:

  • Word Processing,
  • Spread Sheets and
  • Generation of slides

A candidate must be proficient in the three modules to be eligible for the post of CSS, MEA, Inspector (Central Excise), Inspector (Preventive Officer), Inspector (Examiner).

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