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SSC CGL 2024 Notification Out for 17727 Posts, Application Form, Age Limit

Staff Selection Commission has announced 17727 vacancies along with SSC CGL Notification on the official web portal at ssc.gov.in. The online registration form link has been activated for Group ‘B’ and Group ‘C’ posts in different Ministries or Departments under the Government of India. The last date of application is 24th July 2024 @www.ssc.gov.in.

We will suggest candidates check complete eligibility criteria like Age Limit, Qualification, etc. in the notification pdf before applying for the SSC CGL 2024 exam. Candidates appearing in the SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam should fill out the form as soon as possible.

SSC CGL Notification 2024

Candidates should download the SSC CGL Notification 2024 PDF from the official web portal of the Staff Selection Commission. We advise candidates to read the notification carefully, especially for crucial dates, eligibility conditions (Age Limit, Educational Qualification), vacancies, etc. before proceeding to the online application. All the important points from the official notification are briefly discussed in this article to save you time and effort. Students can also download the CGL Notification PDF from the given link below.

SSC CGL Notification 2024 PDF – Click Here to Download

Last date to Apply for SSC CGL 2024:

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will conduct the Combined Graduate Level Examination, 2024 to fill various Group ‘B’ and Group ‘C’ positions in different Ministries/Departments/Organizations of the Government of India. The application process of SSC CGL begins on 24th June 2024 and ends on 24th July 2024 (Till 23:00 hrs). The Tier 1 examination of SSC CGL is expected to take place in September-October.

SSC CGL 2024: Summary

Here is the complete SSC CGL 2024 Exam summary providing information about the total vacancies, crucial dates, selection process, official website, etc. Apart from this, you can check SSC Calendar 2024 for updates on all the SSC exams including SSC CGL in one place.

SSC CGL 2024 Notification
Name of Organization Staff Selection Commission
Posts Various Posts
No. of Vacancies 17,727
Category Govt Jobs
Exam Level National Level
Exam Mode Online (Computer-Based Test)
SSC CGL Notification 2024 Status Released
SSC CGL Application Mode Online
SSC CGL 2024 Eligibility Graduate
SSC CGL Selection Process
  • Tier I (Expected in September-October)
  • Tier II (Expected in December)
Job Location All over India
Official Website www.ssc.gov.in

SSC CGL 2024 Exam Details

Approximately 10-15 lakh aspirants appear in the SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam every year to secure a high-paying government job in various departments and ministries. The revised SSC CGL 2024 Exam now includes only 2 stages. Hence, it becomes crucial for aspirants to score high to secure an All India Rank against the stiff competition.

SSC CGL recruits eligible candidates to thousands of vacant posts. Before starting the preparation for SSC CGL 2024, you may see the list of posts that come under SSC CGL. The job titles should inspire you and instill confidence to prepare for these posts.

  • Assistants in Ministries/Departments, Attached and Subordinate office of the Govt. of India
  • Inspectors of Central Excise & Customs
  • Inspectors of Income Tax
  • Preventive Officers in Customs
  • Examiner in Customs
  • Sub-Inspectors in Central Bureau of Narcotics & CBI
  • Assistant Enforcement Officer in the Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue
  • Divisional Accountant, Jr. Accountant, Auditor & UDCs in various offices of Govt. of India
  • Auditor Offices under C&AG, CGDA, CGA & others
  • Accountant/ Junior Accountant
  • Tax Assistant in CBDT and CBIC
  • Research Assistant
  • Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant

SSC CGL 2024: Important Dates

Candidates can fill out the application form from 24th June 2024 to 24th July 2024 on the official web portal of the Staff Selection Commission. The important dates for the online application are mentioned in the notification PDF.

SSC CGL 2024: Important Dates
Activity SSC CGL Dates
SSC CGL 2024 Notification Release Date 24th June 2024 [Out]
Online Application Process Starts 24th June 2024 [Active]
Last Date to Apply Online 24th July 2024 (23:00) [Last Date]
Last Date and time for making online fee payment 25th July 2024 (23:00)
Application Correction Window 10th August to 11th August 2024 (23:00)
SSC CGL 2024 Admit Card (Tier-1) 4 Days before exam
SSC CGL 2024 Exam Date for Tier-1 September-October 2024
SSC CGL 2024 Tier 1 Result 30-45 days after exam
SSC CGL 2024 Exam Date for Tier-2 December 2024

SSC CGL 2024 Correction Window

Staff Selection Commission will open the SSC CGL 2024 application form correction window from 10th August to 11th August 2024 (23:00). This will remain active for 2 days on the official website. This facility will be available for those who have submitted their application form and fee within the original deadline. Candidates can make corrections in their applications and the one-time registration data also during this period.

SSC CGL 2024 Vacancy

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has announced 17727 vacancies for the SSC CGL (Combined Graduate Level Examination 2024) to recruit qualified and enthusiastic candidates for Group B and Group C posts. The post-wise and category-wise vacancy distribution will be available on the official website soon.

SSC CGL Vacancy 2024 – Click here to Check

Change in Posts in SSC CGL 2024

The Staff Selection Commission has updated the list of posts available for recruitment in SSC CGL 2024. In a surprising move, it has removed the Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Account Officer (AAO) post from the recruitment process. This step taken by the commission will have a far-reaching impact on the entire selection process. The changes in the various aspects of the recruitment are as follows:

  • Removal of AAO post from SSC CGL 2024.
  • Removal of Paper III for SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam.
  • No separate cutoffs for AAO posts along the results
  • Change in the number of potential applications for SSC CGL 2024.

SSC CGL 2024 Exam Date

Staff Selection Commission is going to conduct a Combine Graduate Level exam in September-October 2024 across the country as per the SSC exam calendar. However, we can expect the release of the exact SSC CGL Exam Date 2024 shortly on the official website. Meanwhile, interested candidates can get a head start in their preparation journey by starting their studies as soon as possible.

SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must carefully read the SSC CGL 2024 Notification, official notification to ensure that they meet all eligibility requirements before applying. Applications will be rejected if candidates do not meet the eligibility requirements as per the SSC CGL 2024 Notification.

SSC CGL Nationality/Citizenship

The candidate must be a citizen of India, a subject of Nepal, a subject of Bhutan, or 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 to permanently settle in India

SSC CGL Education Qualification

The post-wise essential and desirable educational qualification for SSC CGL 2024 is given below in the table.

SSC CGL 2024 Educational Qualification
Post Educational Qualification
Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University with a minimum 60% in Mathematics in Class 12th OR Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with Statistics as one of the subjects in graduation
Statistical Investigator Grade-II Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University with Economics or Statistics or Mathematics as compulsory or Elective Subject
Research Assistant in National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or Institute. Desirable: Minimum one-year research experience in any recognized university or recognized Research Institution
All Other Posts Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized University or equivalent

SSC CGL Age Limit

The table below highlights the age requirements for each post included in the SSC CGL 2024 recruitment.

Name of the Post Age Limit
Assistant Section Officer 20-30 years
Assistant Section Officer 18-30 Years
Assistant Enforcement Officer
Junior Statistical Officer 18-32 years
Sub-Inspector 18-30 years
Tax Assistant 18-27 years
Inspector 18-30 years
All other posts 18-27 years

SSC CGL 2024 Application Form

The SSC CGL online application process started with the release of a notification on the official website. The last date to apply online will be 24th July 2024. The direct link to Apply Online has been provided here, as well as on the official website. You must have your documents and basic information to complete the application process. Candidates are advised to apply as soon as possible and not wait for the last day to avoid last-minute hassle.

SSC CGL Apply Online 2024 – Click Here (Link Active)

Are you preparing for SSC CGL 2024?? – Click Here to Register

SSC CGL 2024 Application Fee

The application fees can be paid online through BHIM UPI, Net Banking, or by using Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, or RuPay Debit cards. The offline payment of application fees is not applicable through any mode. Candidates need to make the payment of fees by 25th July 2024 at 23: 00 hours.

Category Application Fee
General/OBC Rs 100/-
SC/ST/Ex-Serviceman/Females Fee exempted

SSC CGL 2024 Selection Process

The SSC CGL 2024 Selection Process is mentioned below:

  • Tier 1- Computer-based test
  • Tier 2- Computer-based test
  • Tier 2 includes 2 papers i.e. Paper-I and Paper-II.

SSC CGL 2024 Syllabus

The complete SSC CGL Syllabus 2024 for different stages of examination in the SSC CGL 2024 notification is going to be released by the commission. The 4 main subjects from which the questions will be asked in the SSC CGL 2024 examination are:

  1. Quantitative Aptitude
  2. Reasoning
  3. English
  4. General Knowledge
SSC CGL 2024 Syllabus
General Intelligence and Reasoning General Awareness
  • Classification
  • Analogy
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Matrix
  • Word Formation
  • Venn Diagram
  • Direction and Distance
  • Blood Relations
  • Series
  • Verbal reasoning
  • Non-Verbal Reasoning
  • Static General Knowledge (Indian History, Culture, etc.)
  • Science
  • Current Affairs
  • Sports
  • Books and Authors
  • Important Schemes
  • Portfolios
  • People in the News
Quantitative Aptitude English Comprehension
  • Simplification
  • Interest
  • Averages
  • Percentage
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Problem on Ages
  • Speed, Distance, and Time
  • Number System
  • Mensuration
  • Data Interpretation
  • Time and Work
  • Algebra
  • Trigonometry
  • Geometry
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Spellings
  • Phrases and Idioms
  • One word Substitution
  • Sentence Correction
  • Error Spotting

SSC CGL 2024 Exam Pattern

The candidates have to go through a selection process that includes 2 different stages for the SSC CGL 2024 recruitment process. The SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2024 is different for different stages.

The first stage in the process is the SSC CGL Tier 1 examination which contains 100 Questions with 200 marks. 60 Minutes are provided for attempting this examination. After clearing the cutoff for the SSC CGL Tier 1, aspirants will qualify for the next stages of recruitment i.e. SSC CGL Tier 2.

The final SSC CGL merit list is based on the score obtained in SSC CGL Tier 2 only. The exam patterns for both Tier 1 and Tier 2 are mentioned below.

SSC CGL Tier Type of Examination Duration Mode of examination
SSC CGL Tier-I Objective Multiple Choice 1 hour CBT (Online)
  • 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
  • Paper I: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Paper II: 2 hours
CBT (Online)

SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Pattern 2024

The first stage in the selection process is an objective computer-based examination. SSC CGL 2024 Tier 1 consists of 100 questions, containing 25 questions each from 4 different subjects viz Quantitative aptitude, Reasoning, English, and General Awareness, the questions will be asked from the syllabus of 6th to 10th standard. Candidates can follow the table provided below, to know the examination pattern of the first stage in the selection process.

Subject No of Questions Max Marks Exam Duration
General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 50 60 minutes ( 1 hour and 20 minutes for the candidate’s scribe)
General Awareness 25 50
Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
English Comprehension 25 50
Total 100    200


  • There is a negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer in all sections.
  • The duration of the exam is 80 minutes for candidates who are visually handicapped.

SSC CGL Exam Pattern for Tier 2 (Revised)

The SSC CGL Tier 2 exam will be conducted in 2 phases only- Paper 1 and Paper 2. There is a negative marking of 1 mark for each wrong answer in Paper-I and Paper-II,

S. No. Papers Exam Duration
1 Paper-I: (Compulsory for all posts) 2 hours 30 minutes
2 Paper-II: Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) 2 hours

SSC CGL Exam Pattern for Paper 1 and Paper 2

The candidates who clear the SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam 2024 will be eligible to appear for the Tier 2 Exam. Paper 1 of this stage of the selection process will consist of three sections each containing two modules. The Section I and Section II will be scoring and the Section II will be qualifying in nature. The detailed SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam pattern for Paper 1 and Paper 2 has been tabulated below.

SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Pattern for Paper 1
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

The candidates who clear the Tier 1 exam and enroll for the post of Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) will be eligible to attempt the second paper in the Tier 2 Exam. The detailed SSC CGL Tier 2 Paper 2 Exam pattern with the total number of questions, maximum marks, and exam duration is explained in the table given below:

SSC CGL Tier 2 Paper 2  Exam Pattern
Paper Section No. of question Maximum Marks Duration
Paper II Statistics 100 200 2 hours

SSC CGL 2024 Salary

Once you clear the different stages of the SSC CGL selection process, you will be selected for a post in a government department. Government jobs offer a handsome salary, various perks, and a steady career. The posts that come under SSC CGL are categorized into different pay levels: Pay Level 7, Pay Level 6, Pay Level 5, and Pay Level 4.

SSC CGL Salary 2024
Pay Level Pay Scale
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

Candidates can click on the link provided below to check the in-hand salary that an aspirant will get after getting selected through the SSC CGL notification.

SSC CGL Job Profile

Staff Selection Commission every year releases a huge number of vacancies for Group B and Group C vacancies for different Ministries and Departments. For the candidates selected after the completion of SSC CGL 2024, the details are mentioned below.

SSC CGL 2024 Job Profile

SSC CGL Job Profile Department/Ministry Classification of Post
Assistant Section Officer Central Secretariat Service, Intelligence Bureau, Ministry of External Affairs, Ministry of Railway, AFHQ Group “B”
Inspector (Central Excise) CBIC Group “B”
Statistical Investigator Grade-II Registrar General of India Group “B”
Inspector of Income Tax CBDT Group “C”
Assistant Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations Group “B”
Assistant Enforcement Officer Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue Group “B”
Sub Inspector Central Bureau of Investigation Group “B”
Auditor Offices under C&AG, CGDA Group “C”
Inspector Central Bureau of Narcotics Group “B”
Junior Statistical Officer M/o Statistics & Programme Implementation Group “B”
Tax Assistant CBDT/ CBIC Group “C”
Upper Division Clerks Government Departments Group “C”
Accountant or Junior Accountant Other Departments/ Ministry Group “C”
Senior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper Division Clerks Central Govt. Offices/ Ministries other than CSCS cadres Group “C”

Will the Administrative Assistant post be added to SSC CGL?

The Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India has released a short notification seeking input on the potential inclusion of the Administrative Assistant position in SSC CGL. For your ease, all the crucial information related to the post of Administrative Assistant is tabulated below.

Particulars Details
Post Name Administrative Assistant
Total Vacancies 1773 (Vacancies may vary according to the work)
Minimum Age 18 Years
Maximum Age 25 Years
Educational Qualification Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized university Knowledge of computer applications equivalent to the Course on Computer
Concepts (CCC) of the National Institute of Electronics and Information
Technology (NIELI)
Method Of Recruitment Direct Recruitment
Pay Level Level-4
Probation Period 2 Years

Click Here To Check The Proposal Released For The Post Of Administrative Assistant

SSC CGL Previous Year Papers

To help you prepare for the upcoming SSC CGL (Combined Graduate Level) examination, we have compiled a collection of SSC CGL Previous Year Papers for your reference. These papers serve as valuable study material, offering insight into the exam pattern, question formats, and the level of difficulty. By practicing these papers, you can enhance your time management skills and build confidence in tackling various sections of the SSC CGL exam. Click on the link below to download the SSC CGL Previous Year Papers with solutions.

SSC CGL 2024 Admit Card

Staff Selection Commission will release the SSC CGL Admit Card for Tier 1 Exam 2024 on its regional website after the release of the exam date. The admit card for both Tiers will be released separately based on the respective exam date.

SSC CGL 2024 Result

Staff Selection Commission will declare the result of Tier 1 after the exam on the official website. The candidates who clear the Tier 1 exam will be eligible for the next examination stage. The commission releases the SSC CGL Result for every tier separately. The final result will be declared after every stage of the examination.

Related Queries for SSC CGL

Q. What is the highest post in SSC CGL?

Ans: The highest post in SSC CGL was typically considered to be the Assistant Audit Officer (AAO), which is a Group “B” Gazetted (Non-Ministerial) position under the Indian Audit & Accounts Department, functioning under the Comptroller and Auditor General of India. Candidates must note that this post has been removed from the SSC CGL 2024 Notification.

Q. What are the eligibility criteria for SSC CGL 2024?

Ans: To be eligible for SSC CGL, candidates should have a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university. The minimum age limit is 18 years, while the maximum age limit varies according to the post applied for and the category of the candidate but not higher than 32 years of age. Along with this candidate must be an Indian Citizen.

Q. What are the tiers of the SSC CGL examination 2024?

Ans: The SSC CGL 2024 is conducted in two tiers which are as follows:

  • Tier 1- Computer-based test
  • Tier 2- Computer-based test. It includes 3 papers i.e. Paper-I and Paper-II

Q. How can I prepare effectively for SSC CGL 2024?

Ans: Effective preparation for SSC CGL requires a detailed understanding of the exam pattern and syllabus. Candidates should focus on developing a strong foundation in quantitative aptitude, reasoning, English language, and general awareness.

Q. How can I crack the SSC CGL exam on the first attempt?

Ans: Cracking SSC CGL on the first attempt requires immense preparation and hard work focused on the selection only. Candidates need a thorough understanding of the exam pattern and syllabus, the creation of a study plan, and consistently working towards improving their weak areas.

SSC CGL Related Links
SSC CGL Notification 2024 SSC CGL Syllabus
SSC CGL Salary SSC CGL Previous Year Papers
SSC CGL Cut-Off 2024 SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2024
SSC CGL Admit Card 2024 SSC CGL Exam Date 2024


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Is SSC CGL 2024 Notification Out?

The SSC CGL 2024 Notification has been released on 24th June 2024 on the official website of Staff Selection Commission.

How many vacancies will be released through SSC CGL 2024 Notification?

According to SSC CGL Notification 2024, 17727 vacancies are announced for various posts under Group ‘B’ and Group ‘C’.

How to download SSC CGL Notification PDF?

Candidates have two options to download SSC CGL Notification PDF. First, you can visit official website at ssc.gov.in and get your notification pdf. Second option is you can download it from this post above.

When will the SSC CGL 2024 exam be conducted?

The SSC CGL exam is conducted every year. This year, the exam is scheduled for September and October 2024.

What is the age limit for SSC 2024?

Age Limit for SSC 2024 is minimum 18 to maximum 27 years. Age relaxation is applicable to different categories as per the government rules.

What is the qualification for SSC CGL 2024?

You should be a graduate and an Indian citizen to apply for SSC CGL. Also, the age limit criteria needs to be met. The cutoff date for fulfilling these qualifications are specified in the notification.

For how many regions will the SSC CGL 2024 Notification be released?

There is only one common SSC CGL Notification for all regions. However, the vacancies are distributed across 9 regions i.e. Central Region (CR), Eastern Region (ER), Karnataka, Kerala Region (KKR), Madhya Pradesh Sub Region (MPR), North Eastern Region (NER), Northern Region (NR), North Western Sub-Region (NWR), Southern Region (SR) and Western Region (WR).

What is the last date to apply for SSC CGL 2024?

The last date to apply for SSC CGL 2024 is 24 July 2024 till 23:00 hrs.

What is the last date for correction and modification in application form of SSC CGL?

The last date for correcting and modifying the application form for SSC CGL, including online payment, is from 10th August 2024 to 11th August 2024, until 23:00 (11:00 PM).