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SSC CGL Notification Out - Check Exam Dates

SSC CGL 2022 Notification

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) was established in 1975. It conducts exams like SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, SSC CPO, etc for recruitment of Officers in Group B & Group C. The SSC CGL is the Combined Graduate Level conducted for filling up officer & assistant-level posts in various ministries and departments of the Central Government. SSC CGL Recruitment Exam is one of the most popular Government Recruitment Exams in the country as Lakhs of aspirants apply for this exam every year. SSC CGL 2023 notification will be released by SSC on their official website on April 2023. 

SSC has introduced major changes in the SSC CGL Exam Pattern from 2023 onwards :

  • SSC CGL Tier - I is now only qualifying in nature.
  • Additional sections of Reasoning, General Awareness, Computer Module, and Data Entry were added in Tier – II
  • Only Tier- II is considered for final merit
  • Tier - III and IV have been scrapped
  • Negative marking changed
  • Post preference to be selected after Tier-II Result
  • Final DV will be done at the concerned departments only. SSC will not conduct DV.

Candidates can download the official SSC CGL 2023 notification from the link given below. Read further to know more about SSC CGL Notification 2023.

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SSC CGL 2023 Notification - Exam Dates

The important dates for the SSC CGL 2023 is as follows :

SSC CGL Notification 2023 Release Date01-April-2023
SSC CGL Application Form 2023 Duration01-April-2023 - 01-May-2023
Last date and time for the generation of offline challan01-May-2023
Last date and time for making online fee payment01-May-2023
Last date for payment through Challan (during
working hours of Bank)
Dates of ‘Window for Application Form
Correction' including online payment
To be notified soon 
SSC CGL Tier-II Application StatusTo be notified soon 
SSC CGL Tier-II Admit Card Release DateTo be notified soon
SSC CGL Exam Date 2023 Tier-II02nd to 07th march 2023
SSC CGL Tier-II  Admit Card release DateTo be notified soon

SSC CGL 2023 Notification | Download Link

SSC CGL 2023 Notification can be downloaded from the link given below.

Check SSC CGL 2023 Official Notification Here(The link is Inactive)

SSC CGL 2023 Application Form 

In order to apply and register candidature for the SSC CGL Exam, the candidates should follow the given steps.

Step 1: Go to Staff Selection Commission's official website. (https://ssc.nic.in/)

Step 2: Select ‘New User? Register Now. 

Step 3: Fill the registration form.

Step 4: Log in to the registered account with the registration number generated during registration and the password set at the same time.

Step 5: Required details must be filled for the application form

Step 6: Upload the scanned documents, including the photograph and signature. 

Step 7: Carefully go through the form that you have filled before selecting the Final Submit button to submit it.

Step 8: The application fee of Rs 100 needs to be paid after this; the. The process can be either online or offline.

Guidelines for Photograph and Signature

Following things should be considered at the time of filling the application form

The format for photograph and signature should be in JPEG or JPEG format. The size required for the same is as follows:

ItemMinimum SizeMaximum SizeResolution
Photo More than 4kbLess than 12kb100 x 120 pixels
Signature More than 1 kbLess than 12kb40 x 60 pixels

Details of Post to be filled by SSC CGL 2023

Following are the likely posts that will be filled up through the SSC CGL 2023 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

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SSC CGL 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The SSC CGL 2023 eligibility criteria are 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

The age limit requirements for the various posts are as follows

Pay Level-8 (₹ 47600 to 151100):  
Name of PostMinistry/  Department/ Office/ CadreAge Limit
Assistant Audit OfficerUnder C&AGNot exceeding 30 years.
Assistant Accounts OfficerUnder C&AGNot exceeding 30 years.
2.2 Pay Level-7 (₹ 44900 to 142400):  
Assistant Section OfficerCentral Secretariat Service20-30 years
Assistant Section OfficerIntelligence BureauNot exceeding 30 years.
Assistant Section OfficerMinistry of Railway20-30 years
Assistant Section OfficerMinistry of External Affairs20-30 years
Assistant Section OfficerAFHQ20-30 years
Assistant Section OfficerMinistry of Electronics and Information TechnologyNot exceeding 30 years.
Assistant / Assistant Section OfficerOther Ministries/ Departments/ OrganizationsNot exceeding 30 years.
Inspector of Income TaxCBDTNot exceeding 30 years
Inspector, (Central Excise)CBICNot exceeding 30 years
Inspector (Preventive Officer)CBICNot exceeding 30 years
Inspector (Examiner)CBICNot exceeding 30 years
Assistant  Enforcement OfficerDirectorate of Enforcement, Department of RevenueUp to 30 years
Sub InspectorCentral Bureau of Investigation20-30 years
Inspector PostsDepartment of Post, Ministry of CommunicationNot exceeding 30 years
InspectorCentral Bureau of Narcotics, Ministry of FinanceNot exceeding 30 years
Pay Level-6 (₹ 35400 to 112400):  
AssistantOther Ministries/ Departments/ OrganizationsNot exceeding 30 years
Divisional AccountantOffices under C&AGNot exceeding 30 years
Sub InspectorNIAUp to 30 years
Sub-Inspector/ Junior Intelligence OfficerMHANot exceeding 30 years
Junior Statistical OfficerMinistry of Statistics
&Program Implementation.
Up to 32 years
Pay Level-5 (₹ 29200 to 92300):  
AuditorOffices under C&AG18-27 years
AuditorOffices under CGDA18-27 years
AuditorOther Ministry/
18-27 years
AccountantOffices under C&AG18-27 years
AccountantController General of Accounts18-27 years
Accountant/ Junior AccountantOther Ministry/ Departments18-27 years
2.5 Pay Level-4 (₹ 25500 to 81100):  
Postal   Assistant/   Sorting AssistantDepartment of Post, Ministry of Communication18-27 years
Senior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper  Division ClerksCentral Govt. Offices/ Ministries other than CSCS cadres.18-27 years
Senior Administrative AssistantMilitary Engineering Services, Ministry of Defence18-27 years
Tax AssistantCBDT18-27 years
Tax AssistantCBIC18-27 years
Sub-InspectorCentral Bureau of Narcotics, Ministry of Finance18-27 years
Upper Division ClerksDte. Gen Border Road Organisation (MoD) (Only for male Candidates)18-27 years

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.


Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities 

with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released 

as a consequence thereof :






3 years

8 years

Additional permissible relaxation in upper age limit for Group ‘C' posts

Central 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

Central 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

Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and 

who are not remarried.

Up to 35 years of age

Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and 

who are not remarried (SC/ST).

Up to 40 years of age

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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 Service Examination" 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.

All other Posts:

  1. Bachelor's Degree from a recognized University or equivalent.
  2. The candidates who have appeared in their final year of their graduation can also apply, however they must possess Essential qualification on or before the cut-off


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SSC CGL 2023 Exam Pattern

SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Pattern

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

Note: Total Duration of the Tier 1 Exam is 60 minutes

SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Pattern

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

Paper SessionSectionSubjectQuestionsMarks
(2 hours and 15 minutes)
I (1 hour )Module I - Mathematical abilities 
Module II - Reasoning and General Intelligence
Total - 60
60 x 30 = 180 Marks
  II (1 hour )Module I - English Language Comprehension
Module II - General Awareness


Total = 70

70 x 3 =
210 Marks
  III (15 minutes)Module - I - Computer Knowledge module2020 x 3 = 60 Marks
 II (15 minutes)IIIModule - II : Data Entry Speed TestOne data entry task 
II2 hours Statistics (Paper I & II as above)100 

100 x 2

= 200 Marks

III2 hours 

General Studies (Paper I & II as above)

(Finance & Economics)

100 100 x 2
= 200 Marks

SSC CGL 2023 Scheme of Examination

SSC CGL will be conducted in 2 tiers which are as follows

  • Tier-I: Computer-Based Examination
  • Tier-II: Computer-Based Examination

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SSC CGL 2023 Exam Centers

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. (http://www.ssc-cr.org)
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 (www.sscer.org)

Belagavi (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 (9211).

Karnataka, Kerala Region (KKR)/ Lakshadweep, Karnataka and KeralaRegional Director (KKR), Staff Selection Commission,
1st Floor, "E" Wing, Kendriya Sadan, Koramangala, Bengaluru, Karnataka-560034 (www.ssckkr.kar.nic.in)
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 (www.sscmpr.org)
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 (www.sscnr.nic.in)
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 (www.sscsr.gov.in)
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 (www.sscwr.net)


What qualification in the education background is required to appear for the SSC CGL exam?

The minimum educational qualification required to appear for the SSC CGL exam is graduation.

What kind of government jobs will a candidate qualify for by clearing the SSC CGL exam? +

Clearing the SSC CGL exam qualifies a candidate to Group–B and Group–C posts in the various departments of the Government of India.

In what languages is the SSC CGL exam conducted? +

The SSC CGL exam is conducted in both English and Hindi mediums.

How many exam tiers are there in the SSC CGL? +

The SSC CGL exam comprises of 2 tiers, both of which are online.

When is the SSC CGL 2022 notification is released? +

SSC CGL 2022 notification was released on 17th September 2022 on the official website of SSC.

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

The SSC CGL 2022 online application starts from 17th September 2022.

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

The last date for SSC CGL 2022 online application is 8th October 2022.

When is the SSC CGL Tier - 2 Answer Key available? +

SSC CGL Tier - 2 Answer Key will be made available once the exam is conducted in December 2022.

What is the SSC CGL New Exam Pattern 2022? +

1. SSC CGL will now have only 2 tiers- Tier I and II. Tier - III and Tier - IV have been removed.
2. Tier - 2 Exam Pattern changed. Additional subjects of Reasoning, General Awareness and Computer Proficiency added.
3. Merit list will be prepared on the basis of overall performance of candidates in Tier-II Examination only.
4. Sectional Cut off introduced in Tier- 2. This means Tier-1 is qualifying in nature now.
5. Changes in Negative Marking in Tier-2.

What is the last date to apply for SSC CGL 2022? +

Last date to apply for SSC CGL 2022 extended to 13th October 2022

What is the crucial date for SSC CGL 2022? +

Crucial date for SSC CGL 2022 is 13 October 2022.

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