SSC CGL 2022 Notification, Vacancies, Admit Card and Exam Dates

The online registration for SSC CGL 2022 have started with full force from December 23rd, 2021, till January 23rd, 2022. It is advised to complete the registration process before the last date if you haven’t already submitted it yet. This article will cover complete information regarding the notification, vacancy, selection process, etc.

SSC CGL 2022 Exam

The Staff Selection Commission conducts the SSC Combined Graduate Level Exam to recruit desirable interested candidates for non-technical Group B and Group C, non-periodical posts under numerous ministries of Government. The SSC CGL Notification was released on the official website of the commission on December 23rd, 2021.

The CGL exam is held once a year on a national level. The interested candidates can apply for the exam by completing the online application form before the last date to avoid any last-minute complications.

SSC CGL 2022 – Overview

Exam NameSSC CGL 2022 (Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level)
Conducting BodyStaff Selection Commission (SSC)
Exam LevelNational Level
Online RegistrationDecember 23rd, 2021 to January 23rd, 2022
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Exam ModeComputer-based Test
Posts OfferedGroup B and C officers under central Government

Exam Date for SSC CGL 2022

The SSC Combined Graduate Level exam date for Tier-I is in April 2022. However, the exact date is not yet announced by the commission.


The Vacancy for SSC CGL 2022 is not released, however, the vacancies for the year 2020-21 were 7035, for the year 2019-20 were 8582, and for the year 2018-19 were 11271. This data may provide a rough prediction for this year’s vacancy criteria.


SSC CGL Online Form

The SSC CGL Online Applications have been started, and the interested capable candidates can apply by visiting the official website before January 23rd, 2022.

Step by Step Procedure to apply for the SSC CGL Exam

  • Visit the official website of the Staff Selection Commission
  • You will be redirected to a page where you can get the registration and login form.
  • In case you are already registered for SSC Exams, you have to fill in the login details to start the application process.
  • If you are not registered, then you must fill the registration form to get yourself registered.
  • After a successful login, Click on the “Apply Now” option and fill in all the required details in the relevant fields.
  • Fill in your communication address and Upload your Photo and signature. Keep your documents handy at the time of registration and application process.
  • Before submitting the form, make sure to preview your details.
  • The next step is to pay your fee. The application fee is acceptable in online and offline modes.
  • Pay your fee through any of the mentioned payment modes.
  • Click on submit for a successful submission.
  • Your Online SSC CGL 2022 application process is completed and you can take a printout of the application form for further use.

Application Fee

General/OBC: INR 100/-
SC/ST/Ex-Serviceman/Females: Fee exempted.

Eligibility Criteria

The interested candidates must follow the eligibility criteria issued by the Staff Selection Commission.


The candidate must be a citizen of India, Nepal, or Bhutan. Candidates from countries other than the ones mentioned are not allowed to apply for this exam. Candidates from Nepal or Bhutan must have a certificate of eligibility issued from the SSC.

Education and Qualification

Candidates with the following educational qualification can apply for the examination.

Post NameQualification
Assistant Audit OfficerBachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University
Desirable Qualification: CA/CS/MBA/Cost & Management Accountant/ Masters in Commerce/ Masters in Business Studies
Statistical Investigator Grade-II PostBachelor’s Degree from any recognized University with a minimum of 60% in Mathematics in Class 12th
Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with Statistics as one of the subjects in graduation
Compiler PostsBachelor’s Degree from any recognized University with Economics or Statistics or Mathematics as compulsory or Elective Subject
All Other PostsBachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized University or equivalent

Age Limit

The commission has released the age limit for the respective departments and their posts. The interested candidates must go through the below-mentioned list to check if they fall in the relevant categories.

SSC CGL DepartmentAge LimitName of the Post
CSS20-30 yearsAssistant Section Officer
Intelligence BureauNot exceeding 30 YearsAssistant Section Officer
Directorate of Enforcement,
Department of Revenue
Up to 30 yearsAssistant Enforcement Officer
M/o of Statistics & Prog.
Up to 32 years
Junior Statistical Officer
NIAUp to 30 yearsSub Inspector
CBI20-30 yearsSub Inspector
Narcotics18-25 yearsSub Inspector
CBEC20-27 yearsTax Assistant
Department of Post18-30 yearsInspector
Other Ministries/Departments/
18-30 yearsAssistant
Other departments18-27 yearsAll other posts

SSC CGL 2022 Age Relaxation

CategoryAge Relaxation
OBC3 years
SC/ST5 years
PH+Gen10 years
PH + OBC13 years
PH + SC/ST15 years
Ex-Serviceman(Gen)3 years
Ex-Serviceman(OBC)6 years
Ex-Serviceman (SC/ST)8 years

Selection Process

The SSC CGL selection process takes place in four stages, i.e., Tier-I, Tier-II, Tier-III, and Tier-IV. A candidate must qualify for all of the mentioned stages to pass the exam.

  • Tier-I: Computer Based Examination
  • Tier-II: Computer Based Examination
  • Tier-III: Descriptive Type Examination (Pen and Paper mode)
  • Computer Proficiency Test/ Data Entry Skill Test (wherever applicable)/ Document Verification
  • Separate cut-offs will be fixed for Paper-III of Tier-II (i.e. for the post of JSO and Statistical Investigator Grade-II), Paper-IV of Tier-II (i.e. for the posts of Assistant Audit Officer and Assistant Accounts Officer), and for Paper-I + Paper-II of Tier-II (i.e. for all other posts).
  • Candidates who successfully quality in the Tier-I examination will be eligible for Tier-II and Tier-III examination.
  • In Tier-II, all the candidates will be required to appear in Paper-I and Paper-II. However, only specific candidates shortlisted for the posts of JSO/ Statistical Investigator and Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer will be required to appear in Paper-III and Paper-IV respectively.

SSC CGL Exam Pattern

The commission has updated the exam pattern for the CGL Examination along with the time duration. The applicants are advised to prepare for the exam accordingly.

TierType of ExaminationTime DurationMode of Examination
Tier-IObjective Multiple Choice60 minutesCBT (Online)
Tier-IIObjective Multiple Choice120 minutes (60 minutes each for English and Quants)CBT (Online)
Tier-IIIDescriptive Paper in Hindi/ English60 minutesPen and Paper mode
Tier-IVComputer Proficiency Test/ Skill Testwherever applicable

SSC CGL 2022 Syllabus

The SSC CGL 2022 exam consists of the following sections:-

  • General Knowledge – Current affairs, Awards and Honour, Books and Authors, Sports, Entertainment, Obituaries, Important Dates, Scientific Research, Static General Knowledge (History, Geography, etc.), Portfolios, Persons in News, Important Schemes.
  • Quantitative Aptitude – Percentage, Number Series, Data Interpretation, Mensuration and Geometry, Quadratic Equation, Interest, Problems of Ages, Profit and Loss, Ratio and Proportions & Mixture and Alligation, Speed, Distance, and Time, Time and Work, Number System, Data Sufficiency.
  • General Reasoning – Verbal Reasoning, Syllogism, Circular Seating Arrangement, Linear Seating Arrangement, Double Lineup, Scheduling, Input-Output, Blood Relations, Directions and Distances, Ordering and Ranking, Data Sufficiency, Coding and Decoding, Code Inequalities.
  • English Comprehension – Reading Comprehension, Grammar, Vocabulary, Verbal Ability, Synonyms-Antonyms, Active and Passive Voice, Para Jumbles, Fill in the Blanks, Error Correction, Cloze Test.

The commission will release the result soon after they successfully conduct the examination procedure and the qualified candidates can check their results as soon as published on the official website. For more updates and further notices, stay updated with the official website of and stay tuned to our website for more information regarding the exam.

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