SSC CGL 2023 Notification, Exam Date, Vacancy, Eligibility, Application Form, Age Limit, Admit Card, etc.

SSC CGL stands for Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level which is an entrance exam organized by SSC to recruit candidates for various jobs in the central government. After clearing the examination, the candidate will be eligibly recruited in Group-C or Group-D jobs in central Government. There are various departments in the Government of India which require an eligible candidate for different jobs and this examination is organized for recruiting those. In this article, we will discuss SSC CGL 2023 Notification, Exam Date, Vacancy, Eligibility, Application Form, Age Limit, Admit Card, etc.

SSC CGL 2023 Important Dates

SSC CGL EventsSSC CGL Exam Dates
Notification Release DateDecember 2022 (Tentative)
Starting Date of Online RegistrationJanuary 2022
SSC CGL Tier-1 ExaminationMay, June 2022
SSC CGL Tier-1 Admit Card DownloadMay 2022
SSC CGL Result AnnouncementAugust 2022
SSC CGL Tier-2 ExaminationSeptember 2022
SSC CGL Tier-2 Admit Card DownloadAugust 2022
SSC CGL Result AnnouncementOctober 2022
SSC CGL Tier-3 Examination DateNovember 2022
SSC CGL Level-4 Test/Interview/ Computer Skill TestDecember 2022

SSC CGL 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The following are the eligibility criteria for the SSC CGL entrance examination-

  • The candidate must be a citizen of India or a subject of Nepal/Bhutan
  • The following are the age-related eligibility for various posts under SSC CGL-
S. No.Name of PostMinistry/ Department/ Office/ CadreClassification of PostsAge Limit
1Assistant Audit OfficerIndian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AGGroup “B” Gazetted (Non-Ministerial)Not exceeding 30 years.
2Assistant Accounts OfficerIndian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AGGroup “B” Gazetted (Non-Ministerial)
3Assistant Section OfficerCentral Secretariat ServiceGroup “B”20-30 years
4Assistant Section OfficerIntelligence BureauGroup “B”Not exceeding 30 years.
5Assistant Section OfficerMinistry of RailwayGroup “B”20-30 years
6Assistant Section OfficerMinistry of External AffairsGroup “B”
7Assistant Section OfficerAFHQGroup “B”
8AssistantOther Ministries/ Departments/ OrganizationsGroup “B”18-30 years
9AssistantOther Ministries/ Departments/ OrganizationsGroup “B”20-30 years
10Assistant Section OfficerOther Ministries/ Departments/ OrganizationsGroup “B”Not exceeding 30 years.
11Inspector of Income TaxCBDTGroup “C”
12Inspector,(Central Excise)CBICGroup “B”
13Inspector(Preventive Officer)
15Assistant Enforcement OfficerDirectorate of Enforcement, Department of RevenueGroup “B”Up to 30 years
16Sub InspectorCentral Bureau of InvestigationGroup “B”20-30 years
17Inspector PostsDepartment of PostGroup “B”18-30 years
18InspectorCentral Bureau of NarcoticsGroup “B”Not exceeding 30 years
19AssistantOther Ministries/ Departments/ OrganizationsGroup “B”
20Assistant/SuperintendentOther Ministries/ Departments/ OrganizationsGroup “B”
21Divisional AccountantOffices under C&AG in SSC CGL 2021Group “B”
22Sub InspectorNational Investigation Agency (NIA)Group “B”Up to 30 years
23Junior Statistical OfficerM/o Statistics & Programme Implementation.Group “B”Up to 32 years
24Statistical Investigator
Grade II
Registrar General of IndiaGroup “B”Not exceeding 30 years
25AuditorOffices under C&AGGroup “C”18-27 years
26AuditorOther Ministry/ DepartmentsGroup “C”
27AuditorOffices under CGDAGroup “C”
28AccountantOffices under C&AGGroup “C”
29Accountant/ Junior AccountantOther Ministry/ DepartmentsGroup “C”
30Senior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper Division ClerksCentral Govt. Offices/ Ministries other than CSCS cadres.Group “C”
31Tax AssistantCBDTGroup “C”
32Tax AssistantCBICGroup “C”
33Sub-InspectorCentral Bureau of NarcoticsGroup “C”
34Upper Division ClerksDte. Gen Border Road Organisation (MoD) (Post is only for male Candidates with higher physical and medical standards)Group “C”

SSC CGL Category Wise Age Relaxation

The following are the category wise age relaxation provided by the government-

CategoryNo. of Years
OBC3 years
SC/ST5 years
Physically Handicapped (PH)10 years
PH + OBC13 years 
PH + SC/ST15 years 

SSC CGL 2023 Application Form

The following are the step by step examination form filling process for SSC CGL-

  • Visit the official website of SSC by following this link
  • Now, click on the Apply button followed by selecting the CGL and SSC CGL 2023 application form
  • After clicking on the apply button, you’ll be prompted to register using your email id
  • After registration is complete, login to your account using your login credentials
  • After logging in, click on the SSC CGL 2023 application form button, an application form will appear which you have to fill with correct details
  • After filling the form, click on the Next button
  • Now, upload all the documents mentioned below in the relevant fields followed by clicking on the Next button
  • After uploading the documents, you’ll have to pay the application fee using a credit/debit card, Net Banking, UPI, etc.

Documents required for SSC CGL

The following are the documents required for SSC CGL-

  • Aadhaar Card
  • Class 10th and 12th mark sheet/passing certificate
  • Scanned image of photograph
  • Scanned image of the signature

SSC CGL 2023 Application Fee

The application fee for the SSC CGLentrance examination is as follows-

CategoryApplication Fee
Application fee for the SSC entrance examinationRs.100/-
Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), and Ex-servicemen (ESM)No Fee required

SSC CGL Post Details

The following are the SSC CGL post details-

SSC CGL PostDepartment/MinistryClassification of Post
Assistant Audit OfficerIndian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AGGroup “B” Gazetted (Non-Ministerial)
Assistant Accounts OfficerIndian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AGGroup “B” Gazetted (Non-Ministerial)
Assistant Section OfficerCentral Secretariat Service, Intelligence Bureau, Ministry of Railway, Ministry of External Affairs, AFHQGroup “B” 
Assistant Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations Group “B” 
Inspector of Income TaxCBDTGroup “C” 
Inspector (Central Excise)CBICGroup “B”
Assistant Enforcement OfficerDirectorate of Enforcement, Department of RevenueGroup “B”
Sub InspectorCentral Bureau of InvestigationGroup “B” 
InspectorCentral Bureau of NarcoticsGroup “B”
Junior Statistical OfficerM/o Statistics & Programme ImplementationGroup “B”
Statistical Investigator Grade-IIRegistrar General of IndiaGroup “B”
AuditorOffices under C&AG, CGDAGroup “C” 
Accountant/ Junior AccountantOther Ministry/ DepartmentsGroup “C”
Senior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper Division Clerks Central Govt. Offices/ Ministries other than CSCS cadresGroup “C” 
Tax AssistantCBDT/ CBICGroup “C”
Upper Division ClerksGovernment DepartmentsGroup “C”

SSC CGL Examination Pattern

The following are the examination pattern for SSC CGL-

Tier-I Online Computer Exam

S. No.SectionNo. of QuestionsMax Marks
1.General Intelligence and Reasoning2550
2.General awareness2550
3.Quantitative Aptitude2550
4.English Comprehension2550

Tier-II Online Computer Exam

Name of SubjectQuestionsMax Marks
Paper-I: Quantitative Ability100200
Paper-II: English Language and Comprehension200200
Paper-III: Statistics100200
Paper-IV: General Studies (Finance and Economics)100200

Tier-III Skill Test/Practical Ability Exam

Name of the SubjectMarks AllottedMaximum Time Allotted
Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi (Writing of Essay, Precis, Letter, Application, etc.)100 marks1 hour or 60 minutes

Tier-IV Data Entry Skill Test (DEST)/Computer Proficiency Test (CPT)

Tier-IV is a computer-based test in which the candidate has to take a skill test depending on the candidate’s selection. It is divided into two parts-

DEST- In this test, the candidate has to go through a computer typing test where he/she has to type 2000 words of content within 15 minutes on a computer

CPT- Computer Proficiency Test is a test where the candidate’s proficiency with the computer will be tested for handling spreadsheet, MS doc, etc.

SSC CGL Syllabus

The syllabus for SSC CGL is as follows-

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

General Knowledge

  • Current Affairs
  • Awards and Honours
  • Books and Authors
  • Sports
  • Entertainment
  • Obituaries
  • Important Dates
  • Scientific Research

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Percentage
  • Ratio and Percentage
  • Data Interpretation
  • Mensuration and Geometry
  • Quadratic Equation
  • Interest
  • Problems of Ages
  • Profit and Loss
  • Number Series
  • Speed, Distance and Time
  • Time and Work
  • Number System
  • Data Sufficiency


  • Reading Comprehension
  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary
  • Verbal Ability
  • Synonyms-Antonyms
  • Active and Passive Voice
  • Para Jumbles
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Error Correction

Quantitative Ability

  • Number System Problems
  • Percentage
  • Ratio & Proportion,
  • Square roots,
  • Averages
  • Profit and Loss,
  • Discount
  • Time and distance,
  • Time & Work,
  • Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra
  • Triangles, Polygons, Circles, Cylinders
  • Bar graph, Histogram, Pie chart

English Language and Comprehension

  • Spot the Error
  • Synonyms /Antonyms
  • Spelling, Idioms & Phrases
  • One Word Substitution
  • Improvement of sentences,
  • The Active/ Passive voice of verbs,
  • Conversion into Direct/ Indirect narration
  • Shuffling of sentence parts in passages,
  • Comprehension passage.


  • Data distribution, calculation, a diagrammatic representation of data
  • Mean, Mode and Median
  • Deviation, Dispersion
  • Moments and relationships- skewness, kurtosis
  • Co-relation, regression
  • Probability- theories, distribution
  • Sampling theory, index numbers, time series analysis
  • Variance

General Studies (Finance and Economics)

  • Finance-Fundamentals of Finance & Accounting
  • Economics-Macro & Micro Economics, Growth & Development
  • Market analysis- production, demand, supply,
  • Indian Economy,
  • Economic reforms,
  • Money and banking,
  • Role of Technology in reforming the Economic domain

SSC CGL 2023 Admit Card

the admit card for SSC CGL 2023 is not yet released, we will update the admit card status once the SSC releases the Admit card download date.

SSC CGL Result 2023

The result for SSC CGL is not yet released, we will update the result once the SSC releases the result for SSC CGL 2023.

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