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SSC CGL Notification

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SSC CGL 2022 notification: SSC CGL 2022 notification is released by SSC on their official website on 23rd December 2021. As per the latest official notification released on 9th March 2022, the SSC CGL 2021-22 Tier 1 exam is scheduled to be conducted from 11th April to 21st April 2022. Candidates can download the official SSC CGL 2021-22 notification from the below link

Check SSC CGL 2021-22 Official Notification Here

Details of Post to be filled by SSC CGL 2021-22

Following are the likely posts that will be filled up through the SSC CGL 2021-22 Examination:

Sl.NoName of PostMinistry/ Department/ Office/ CadreClassification of PostsAge Limit
1Assistant Audit OfficerIndian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AGGroup "B" Gazetted18-30 years
2Assistant Accounts OfficerIndian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AGGroup "B" Gazetted18-30 years
3Assistant Section OfficerCentral Secretariat ServiceGroup "B"20-30 years
4Assistant Section OfficerIntelligence BureauGroup "B"18-30 years
5Assistant Section OfficerMinistry of RailwayGroup "B"20-30 years
6Assistant Section OfficerMinistry of External AffairsGroup "B"20-30 years
7Assistant Section OfficerAFHQGroup "B"20-30 years
8Assistant Section OfficerMinistry of Electronics and Information TechnologyGroup "B"18-30 years
9AssistantOther Ministries/ Departments/ OrganizationsGroup "B"20-30 years
10Assistant Section OfficerOther Ministries/ Departments/ OrganizationsGroup "B"18-30 years
11Inspector of Income TaxCBDTGroup "C"18-30 years
12Inspector, (CGST & Central Excise)CBICGroup "B"18-30 years
13Inspector (Preventive Officer)CBICGroup "B"18-30 years
14Inspector (Examiner)CBICGroup "B"18-30 years
15Assistant Enforcement OfficerDirectorate of Enforcement, Department of RevenueGroup "B"18-30 years
16Sub InspectorCentral Bureau of InvestigationGroup "B"20-30 years
17Inspector PostsDepartment of PostGroup "B"18-30 years
18InspectorCentral Bureau of NarcoticsGroup "B"18-30 years
19Assistant/ SuperintendentIndian Coast GuardGroup "B"18-30 years
20AssistantOther Ministries/ Departments/ OrganizationsGroup "B"18-30 years
21AssistantNational Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT)Group "B"18-30 years
22Research AssistantNational Human Rights Commission (NHRC)Group "B"18-30 years
23Divisional AccountantOffices under C&AGGroup "B"18-30 years
24Sub InspectorNational Investigation Agency (NIA)Group "B"18-30 years
25Junior Statistical Officer (JSO)M/o Statistics & Programme Implementation.Group "B"18-32 years
26StatisticalRegistrar General of IndiaGroup "B"18-30 years
Investigator Grade-II
27AuditorOffices under C&AGGroup "C"18-27 years
28AuditorOther Ministry/ DepartmentsGroup "C"18-27 years


SSC CGL 2021-22 Notification - Exam Dates

The important dates for the SSC CGL 2021-22 exam is mentioned below 

EventsImportant Dates
Dates for submission of online applications23-12-2021 to 23-01-2022
Last date and time for receipt of online applications23-01-2022 (11:30 pm)
Last date and time for making online fee payment25-01-2022 (11:30 pm)
Last date and time for generation of offline Challan26-01-2022 (11:30 pm)
Last date for payment through Challan (during working hours of Bank)27-01-2022
Dates of ‘Window for Application Form Correction' including online payment.28-01-2022 to 01-02-2022 (11:30 pm)
Schedule of Computer Based Examination (Tier-I)11th April to 21st April 2022
Dates of Tier-II Examination (CBE) & Descriptive Paper (Tier-III)To be notified later

SSC CGL 2021-22 Eligibility Criteria

The SSC CGL 2021-22 eligibility criteria is based on the following factors:

  • Nationality
  • Age Limit
  • Educational Qualification


A candidate must be either:

  1. a citizen of India, or
  2. a subject of Nepal, or
  3. a subject of Bhutan, or
  4. a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
  5. a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Age limit (As of 01-01-2022)

The age limit requirements for the various posts are as follows

Sl. NoAge LimitRemarks
(i)For the posts for which age limit is18-27 yearsCandidate must have been born not earlier than 02-01-1995 and not later than 01-01-2004.
(ii)For the posts for which age limit is20-30 yearsCandidate must have been born not earlier than 02-01-1992 and not later than 01-01-2002.
(iii)For the posts for which age limit is18-30 yearsCandidate must have been born not earlier than 02-01-1992 and not later than01-01-2004.
(iv)For the post for which age limit is18-32 yearsCandidate must have been born not earlier than 02-01-1990 and not later than 01-01-2004.

The applicable age relaxation for the different reserved categories are as follows:

Code NoCategoryAge-relaxation permissible beyond upper age limit
1SC/ST5 years
2OBC3 years
3PwD (Unreserved)10 years
4PwD (OBC)13 years
5PwD (SC/ST)15 years
6Ex-Servicemen (ESM)3 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date.
8Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof3 years
9Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof  (SC/ST)8 years
Additional permissible relaxation in upper age limit for Group ‘C' posts
10Central Govt. Civilian Employees who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of application.Upto 40 years of age
11Central Govt. Civilian Employees(SC/ST) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of application.Upto 45 years of age
12Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried.Up to 35 years of age
13Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (SC/ST).Up to 40 years of age


Educational Qualification

The educational qualification required for the various post is as follows:

Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer

  1. Essential Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree from a recognized University or Institute.
  2. Desirable Qualifications: Chartered Accountant or Cost & Management Accountant or Company Secretary or Masters in Commerce or Masters in Business Studies or Masters in Business Administration (Finance) or Masters in Business Economics.
  3. During the period of probation direct recruits shall have to qualify the "Subordinate Audit/ Accounts ServiceExamination" in respective branches for confirmation and regular appointment as Assistant AuditOfficer/Assistant Accounts Officer.

Junior Statistical Officer

  1. Bachelor's Degree in any subject from a recognized University or Institute with at least 60% Marks in Mathematics at 12th standard level;
    Bachelor's Degree in any subject with Statistics as one of the subjects at degree level.
  2. Statistical Investigator Grade-II:
  3. Bachelor's Degree in any subject with Statistics as one of the subjects from a recognized University or Institute. The candidates must have studied Statistics as a subject in all three years or all the 6 semesters of the graduation course.

Assistant in National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT)

  1. Essential Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree from a recognized University or Institute.
  2. Desirable Qualifications: Degree in law from a recognized university.

Research Assistant in National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)

  1. Essential Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree from a recognized University or Institute.
  2. Desirable Qualifications:
  3. Minimum one-year research experience in any recognized university or recognized Research Institution;
  4. Degree in Law or Human Rights from a recognized university.

All other Posts:

  1. Bachelor's Degree from a recognized University or equivalent.
  2. The candidates must possess Essential qualifications on or before the closing date for receipt of online applications i.e. 23-01-2022.
  3. As per Ministry of Human Resource Development Notification dated 10-06-2015 published in the Gazette of India all the degrees/ diplomas/ certificates awarded through Open and Distance Learning mode of education by the Universities established by an Act of Parliament or State Legislature, Institutions Deemed to be Universities under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 and Institutions of National Importance declared under an Act of Parliament stand automatically recognized for the purpose of employment to posts and services under the Central Government provided they have been approved by the Distance Education Bureau, University Grants Commission. Accordingly, unless such degrees are recognized for the relevant period when the candidates acquired the qualification, they will not be accepted for the purpose of Educational Qualification.
  4. As per UGC (Open and Distance Learning)Regulations, 2017 published in official Gazette on 23-06-2017, under Part-III (8) (v), the programmes in engineering, medicine, dental, nursing, pharmacy, architecture and physiotherapy etc. are not permitted to be offered under Open and Distance Learning mode. However, pursuant to the Hon'ble Supreme Court Order dated 11-03-2019 in MA No. 3092/2018 in W.P. (C) No. 382/2018 titled Mukul Kumar Sharma & others Vs AICTE and others, B. Tech. degree/diploma in Engineering awarded by IGNOU to the students who were enrolled up to academic year 2009-10 shall be treated as valid, wherever applicable.
  5. All the candidates who are called for documents verification will be required to produce the relevant Certificates such as Mark sheets for all the three years of Graduation/ Provisional Certificate/ Degree of Graduation in original as proof of having acquired the minimum educational qualification on or before the stipulated date, failing which the candidature of such candidates will be cancelled by the Commission. The candidates who are able to prove,by documentary evidence, that the result of the qualifying examination was declared on or before the cut-off date and he has been declared passed, will also be considered to meet the educational qualification.

It is reiterated that the result of requisite educational qualification must have been declared by the Institute/ University by the specified date. Mere processing of the result by the University/ Institute by the cut-off date does not fulfill the EQ requirement.

In case of the candidates possessing equivalent educational qualification, such candidates shall also produce relevant Equivalence Certificate from the authorities concerned at the time of Document Verification. However, final decision regarding selection of such candidates will be taken by the User Departments/ Appointing Authorities concerned.

SSC CGL 2021-22 Exam Pattern

SSC CGL has 4 phases which are: Tier- 1, Tier- 2, Tier- 3 and Tier- 4.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Pattern

SubjectQuestionsMaximum Marks
General Intelligence & Reasoning2550
Quantitative Aptitude2550
General English2550
General Awareness2550

Note: Total Duration of Tier 1 Exam is 60 minutes

SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Pattern

Paper I is Quantitative Aptitude, whereas Paper II is English. 

Paper IQuantitative Aptitude1002002 Hours
Paper-IIGeneral English2002002 Hours
Paper IIIStatistics1002002 Hours
Paper IVGeneral Studies(Finance & Economics)1002002 Hours

SSC CGL Tier 3 Exam Pattern

SSC CGL Tier III Exam SchemeMaximum MarksTime DurationExam Mode
Descriptive Paper in English or Hindi (Letter/Writing of Essay/ Application /Precis etc.)10060 Minutes For VH/ OH (having Cerebral Palsy/ deformity in writing hand) – 80 MinutesPen & Paper Mode

SSC CGL Tier 4 Exam Pattern

SSC CGL Tier IV Skill TestMaximum MarksTimefor the Posts of
Data Entry Speed TestQualifying in nature15 MinutesTax Assistant (CBDT & CBEC)
Computer Proficiency Test (Word Processing/ Excel Sheet/ PowerPoint)Qualifying in nature45 MinutesAssistant Section Officer in CSS, MEA, SFIO, GSI

SSC CGL 2021-22 Application Fees

SC/ST/Ex-Serviceman/FemalesFee exempted

SSC CGL 2021-22 Scheme of Examination

SSC CGL will be conducted in 4 tiers which are as follows

  • Tier-I: Computer Based Examination
  • Tier-II: Computer Based Examination
  • Tier-III: Pen and Paper Mode (Descriptive paper)
  • Tier-IV: Computer Proficiency Test/ Data Entry Skill Test (wherever applicable).


SSC CGL 2021-22 Exam Centres

Sl. No.Exam Centre (Code)SSC Region and States/ UTs under the jurisdiction of the RegionAddress of the Regional Offices and their websites
1Bhagalpur(3201), Muzaffarpur(3205), Patna(3206), Purnea (3209),
Agra(3001), Bareilly (3005),
Gorakhpur (3007), Jhansi (3008), Kanpur(3009), Lucknow(3010), Meerut(3011), Prayagraj(3003), Varanasi(3013)
Central Region (CR)/
Bihar and Uttar Pradesh
Regional Director (CR), Staff Selection Commission,
34-A, Mahatma Gandhi Marg, Civil Lines, Kendriya Sadan, Prayagraj – 211001. (
2Port Blair (4802), Bokaro(4201), Hazaribagh(4204), Jamshedpur(4207), Ranchi(4205), Balasore(Odisha) (4601), Berhampore(Odisha) (4602), Bhubaneswar(4604), Cuttack(4605), Dhenkenal(4611), Rourkela(4610), Sambalpur(4609), Gangtok(4001), Asansol(4417), Kalyani(4419),
Kolkata(4410), Siliguri(4415)
Eastern Region (ER)/
Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Jharkhand, Odisha, Sikkim and West Bengal
Regional Director (ER), Staff Selection Commission,
1st MSO Building, (8th Floor), 234/4,
Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Road, Kolkata,
West Bengal-700020 (
3Belagavi (9002), Bengaluru (9001),
Hubballi (9011), Kalaburagi
(Gulbarga) (9005), Mangaluru (9008),
Mysuru (9009), Shivamogga (9010),
Udupi (9012). Ernakulam (9213),
Kannur (9202), Kollam (9210),
Kottayam (9205), Kozhikode (9206),
Thrissur (9212), Thiruvananthapuram
Karnataka, Kerala Region (KKR)/ Lakshadweep, Karnataka and KeralaRegional Director (KKR), Staff Selection Commission,
1st Floor, "E" Wing, Kendriya Sadan, Koramangala, Bengaluru, Karnataka-560034 (
4Bhopal (6001), Gwalior(6005), Indore (6006), Jabalpur (6007), Satna (6014),
Sagar (6015), Ujjain (6016), Bilaspur
(6202), Raipur (6204), Durg-Bhilai
Madhya Pradesh Sub-Region (MPR)/ Chhattisgarh and Madhya PradeshDy. Director (MPR),
Staff Selection Commission,
5th Floor, Investment Building, LIC Campus-2, Pandri, Raipur, Chhattisgarh-492004 (
5Itanagar(5001), Dibrugarh(5102), Guwahati(Dispur)(5105), Jorhat(5107), Silchar(5111), Churachandpur(5502), Imphal(5501), Ukhrul(5503), Shillong(5401), Aizwal(5701), Dimapur (5301), Kohima(5302), Agartala(5601),North Eastern Region (NER)/ Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura.Regional Director (NER), Staff Selection Commission,
Housefed Complex, Last Gate, Beltola- Basistha Road, P.O. Assam Sachivalaya, Dispur, Guwahati, Assam- 781006
6Dehradun(2002), Haldwani(2003), Haridwar(2005), Roorkee(2006), Delhi(2201), Ajmer(2401), Alwar(2402), Bikaner(2404), Jaipur(2405), Jodhpur(2406), Kota(2407), Sriganganagar(2408), Udaipur(2409), Sikar(2411)Northern Region (NR)/
Delhi, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand
Regional Director (NR), Staff Selection Commission,
Block No. 12,
CGO Complex, Lodhi Road,
New Delhi-110003 (
7Chandigarh/ Mohali(1601), Hamirpur(1202), Shimla(1203), Jammu(1004),
Samba(1010), Srinagar(J&K)(1007), Leh(1005), Amritsar(1404), Jalandhar(1402), Ludhiana(1405), Patiala(1403),
North Western Sub- Region (NWR)/ Chandigarh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh and PunjabDy. Director (NWR), Staff Selection Commission,
Block No. 3, Ground Floor, Kendriya Sadan, Sector-9, Chandigarh- 160009
8Chirala(8011), Cuddapah(8013), Guntur(8001), Kakinada (8009),
Kurnool(8003), Nellore (8010), Rajahmundry(8004), Tirupati(8006), Vizianagaram(8012), Vijayawada(8008), Vishakhapatnam(8007), Puducherry(8401), Chennai(8201), Coimbatore(8202), Krishnagiri(8209), Madurai(8204), Salem(8205), Tiruchirapalli(8206), Tirunelveli(8207), Vellore (8208),
Hyderabad(8601), Karimnagar (8604), Warangal(8603)
Southern Region (SR)/
Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu and Telangana.
Regional Director (SR), Staff Selection Commission,
2nd Floor, EVK Sampath Building, DPI Campus, College Road, Chennai, Tamil Nadu-600006 (
9Panaji(7801), Ahmedabad(7001), Anand(7011), Gandhinagar(7012), Mehsana(7013), Rajkot(7006), Surat(7007), Vadodara(7002), Amravati(7201), Aurangabad(7202), Jalgaon(7214), Kolhapur(7203), Mumbai(7204), Nagpur(7205), Nanded (7206), Nashik(7207), Pune(7208)Western Region (WR)/
Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu, Goa, Gujarat and Maharashtra
Regional Director (WR), Staff Selection Commission,
1st Floor, South Wing, Pratishtha Bhawan,
101, Maharshi Karve Road, Mumbai,
Maharashtra-400020 (

SSC CGL Notification 2020-21

SSC CGL notification 2020-21 is out and as per the latest update on the SSC exam calendar released by SSC on 6th October 2021, the dates for SSC CGL 2020-21 Tier-II and Tier-III exam is tentatively scheduled to be 28th January- 29th January 2022 and 6th February 2022 respectively.

SSC CGL 2020-21 Exam Dates

EventsImportant Dates
SSC CGL Notification 2020 Release Date29.12.2020
SSC CGL Apply Online Start Date29.12.2020
SSC CGL Apply Online Last Date31.01.2021
SSC CGL Tier 1 Admit Card 202010 days before the exam
SSC CGL Exam Date 202013 to 24 August 2021
SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Date28th and 29th January 2022
SSC CGL Tier 3 Exam Date06th February 2022

SSC CGL 2020-21 Vacancies

SSC has announced a total of 7035 vacancies in various posts for SSC CGL 2020-21 as per the latest update.

Unreserved (UR)2891

SSC CGL 2020-21 Selection Process

The selection process of SSC CGL comprises 4 levels, which are Tier-I, Tier-II, Tier-III and Tier-IV. Candidates will be shortlisted based on the marks scored in the Tier-I exam. Clearing the exam will open up opportunities for candidates to appear for Tier-II and Tier-III exams.

The tier-I exam consists of a computer-based test and this exam is not merely a qualifying part, the exam results are considered to be counted along with the Tier-II and Tier-III exam results.

Pricing Plan

Flexible pricing options for all the aspirants
SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock and Sectional Tests

₹ 149

30th April, 2023
  • 20 Mock Tests
  • 30 Sectional Tests (10 each of Quant, English and General Intelligence)
SSC CGL Tier 1 and 2

₹ 199

30th April, 2023
  • 20 Tier 1 Mock Tests
  • 20 Tier 2 Mock Tests
  • 30 Sectional Tests
SSC CGL Tier-2 (2022)

₹ 149

30th April, 2023
  • 20 Tier 2 Mock Tests
SSC CGL Tier 1 and 2 (2020)

₹ 249

31st December, 2022
  • SSC CGL Tier-1 Mock Tests: 20
  • SSC CGL Tier-1 Sectional Tests Tests: 30
  • SSC CGL Tier-2 Mock Tests: 20
SSC CGL Tier 1 Mock and Sectional Tests (2020)

₹ 175

31st December, 2022
  • 20 Mock Tests; 30 Sectional Tests


How many exam tiers are there in the SSC CGL?

The SSC CGL exam comprises 4 tiers, of which tiers I and II are conducted online and tiers III and IV are conducted offline.

What is the last date for SSC CGL 2022 application? +

The last date for SSC CGL 2022 online application is 23rd January 2022.

What is the SSC CGL 2022 Tier 1 Exam Date? +

SSC CGL 2022 Tier 1 exam will be conducted in April 2022.

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