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SSC CGL 2024 Notification on 11 June, Start Your Preparation

Lakhs of students who graduated and eagerly waiting for the release of the SSC CGL 2024 exam. Every year, the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts a highly competitive exam called ‘Combined Graduate Level (CGL)’ that provides access to various prestigious government jobs with attractive salaries and benefits. This year, as well, the SSC will release the complete notification pdf on 11th June at its official website www.ssc.gov.in, which will contain all the necessary information related to the recruitment process, eligibility criteria, age limit, selection process, updated exam pattern, and more.

SSC CGL Notification 2024

As mentioned in the SSC Calendar 2024, the official notification pdf for SSC CGL 2024 exam will tentatively be released on 11th June 2024 at www.ssc.gov.in. For candidates who are graduates and looking for a well-settled government job in the various Ministries and Departments of the Government of India and its Subordinate Offices, then SSC CGL is the exam to appear for. From past 2 years, SSC has changed the selection process and now only two tier exams will be conducted to shortlist candidates for various Group B and C posts released under SSC CGL Notification 2024.

What is included in SSC CGL Notification 2024?

The commission will be releasing SSC CGL Notification 2024 online in PDF format which will include all the necessary information regarding the exam. To be precise, the following details are to be shared by the officials through the notification pdf:

  1. Important Dates like Registration dates, application fee submission dates, form correction dates, and tentative exam dates.
  2. Details of the posts to be filled for the respective year
  3. Pay Scale and benefits
  4. Vacancies and Reservation details
  5. Education Qualification
  6. Age Limit and category-wise age relaxation
  7. How to apply and pay the application fee
  8. Exam Centre details
  9. Scheme of Examination including Exam Pattern and Syllabus for both Tier 1 and Tier 2

Important Dates

Along with the notification release date, the schedule for the online registration process and tier 1 exam month are also notified. The candidates holding the required eligibility criteria and falling in the age group to apply for SSC CGL 2024 Exam, have to submit their applications online from 11th June to 10th July 2024.

Events Dates
Notification Release on 11th June 2024
Registration Dates 11th June to 10th July 2024
Exam Dates September-October 2024

SSC CGL Vacancy 2024

Last year, 8415 vacancies were released for Group B and C posts and previous to that 37,409 vacancies were released which was the maximum of the last 7 years. Candidates can check the year-wise vacancy comparison from 2017 to 2024.

SSC CGL Vacancy
Year UR SC ST OBC EWS Total
2024 TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA
2023 3829 1273 618 1900 795 8415
2022 15982 5776 2995 8719 3937 37,409
2021 3008 1192 704 1832 885 7621
2020 2891 1046 510 1858 730 7035
2019-20  3577 1215 674 2116 846 8428
2018-19 5770 1723 845 2933 11271
2017 4238 1318 653 1916 9276

Eligibility Criteria for SSC CGL 2024 Exam

Not everyone can appear in the SSC CGL Exam, as the commission has set parameters for minimum eligibility criteria including education qualifications, age limit, and nationality. As per the last year’s notification, the eligibility criteria is as follows-

1. Education Qualification

  • For Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer- Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University and CA/CS/MBA/Cost &  Management Accountant/ Masters in Commerce/ Masters in Business Studies.
  • For Junior Statistical Officer (JSO)- Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University with a minimum 60% in Mathematics in Class 12th
    or in any discipline with Statistics as one of the subjects in graduation.
  • For Statistical Investigator Grade-II- Graduation Degree from any recognized University with Economics Statistics or Mathematics as a compulsory or Elective Subject.
  • For Research Assistant in National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)- Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or Institute with a minimum one year research experience in any recognized university or recognized Research Institution.
  • For Remaining posts- Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University.

2. Age Limit- 18 to 32 years. Candidates can check the post wise age limit by checking table below.

Name of posts Age group
Auditor 18-27 years
Auditor
Auditor
Accountant
Accountant / Junior Accountant
Senior Secretariat Assistant / Upper Division clerks
Tax Assistant
Sub-Inspector
Upper Division Clerk (UDC)
Inspector Posts 18-30 years
Assistant
Tax Assistant 20-27 years
Assistant Section officer 20-30 years
Assistant Section officer
Assistant Section officer
Assistant Section officer
Assistant
Sub Inspector
Inspector, (Central Excise) Not Exceeding 30 years
Inspector
Assistant
Inspector (Preventive officer)
Inspector (Examiner)
Assistant Audit Officer
Assistant Audit Officer
Assistant Section Officer
Assistant Section Officer
Assistant / Superintendent
Inspector of Income Tax
Divisional Accountant
Assistant Enforcement Officer Up to 30 years
Sub Inspector
Junior Statistical Officer Up to 32 years

3. Nationality- A candidate must be a citizen/subject of either India/Nepal/Bhutan/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 Selection Process 2024

SSC CGL 2024 Examination will be conducted in four tiers as indicated below:

1.1 Tier-I: Computer-Based Examination (Qualifying in nature).

1.2 Tier-II: 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 and Paper III for candidates who apply for the posts of Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer.

• All candidates who have applied successfully for the SSC CGL exam, will be assigned Roll numbers and Admit Cards for appearing in the Computer-Based Examination (Tier-I).

• Based on the marks scored in Tier-I, candidates will be shortlisted, category-wise, to appear in Tier-II and Tier-III Examinations.

• Separate cut-offs will be released separately for Paper-II of Tier-II (i.e. for the post of Junior Statistical Officer (JSO), Paper-III of Tier-II (i.e. for the posts of Assistant Audit Officer and Assistant Accounts Officer) and for Paper-I of Tier-II (i.e. for all other posts).

• Tier-II Examinations will be conducted for all the candidates qualified in Tier-I.

• In Tier II, all the candidates will be required to appear in Paper-I, II and Paper-III. However, only specific candidates shortlisted for the posts of Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) and Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer will be required to appear in Paper-II and Paper-III respectively.

Posts Included in SSC CGL Exam

SSC CGL Exam is conducted to fill vacancies for various Group B and Group C posts in the Ministries and Departments of the Government of India and its Subordinate Offices. The list of SSC CGL Posts is as follows-

  1. Assistants in Ministries/Departments, Attached and Subordinate office of the Govt. of India
  2. Inspectors of Central Excise & Customs
  3. Inspectors of Income Tax
  4. Preventive Officers in Customs
  5. Examiner in Customs
  6. Sub-Inspectors in Central Bureau of Narcotics & CBI
  7. Assistant Enforcement Officer in the Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue
  8. Divisional Accountant, Jr. Accountant, Auditor & UDCs in various offices of Govt. of India
  9. Auditor Offices under C&AG, CGDA, CGA & others
  10. Accountant/ Junior Accountant
  11. Tax Assistant in CBDT and CBEC
  12. Compiler in Registrar General of India
  13. Research Assistant
  14. Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant

SSC CGL Posts List

Staff Selection Commission of India to recruit Group B and Group C posts in various government ministries, departments, and organizations through the SSC CGL Exam. The list of SSC CGL posts and their classification along with related Department/Ministry are tabulated below.

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

SSC CGL Salary Structure

SSC CGL provides a wonderful opportunity for candidates who are looking forward to Group B & Group C posts in the government sector. SSC offers attractive salaries and perks to the candidates to apply for SSC CGL posts. The salary differs post-wise and to know the complete details about Salary, click on the link below.

SSC CGL 2024 Exam Pattern

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has revised the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Exam pattern. The Examination will be conducted in 2 tiers as indicated below:

Tier Type Mode
Tier – I (Qualifying) Objective Multiple Choice Computer-Based (online)
Tier – II (Paper I, II, III) 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 and
Paper III for candidates who apply for the posts of Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer.
Objective Type, Multiple choice questions, except for Module-II of Section-III of Paper-I
Computer-Based (online)

Before beginning the Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level preparation, it is important to make note of changes in the exam pattern and syllabus. The modifications to SSC CGL Exam Pattern for Tier 1 & 2 are given below:

Check Revised SSC CGL Tier 1 & Tier 2 Exam Pattern

SSC CGL 2024 Syllabus

The major sections asked in the SSC CGL Preliminary Exam are General Awareness, Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language. The syllabus overview of the SSC CGL Tier-1 exam is given below.

General Intelligence and Reasoning General Awareness/ GK Quantitative Aptitude English Comprehension
Classification Static General Knowledge
(Indian History, Culture etc.)
Simplification Reading Comprehension
Analogy Science Interest Fill in the Blanks
Coding-Decoding Current Affairs Averages Spellings
Series Indian Geography Mensuration Cloze Test
Non-Verbal Current CM & Governors DI Synonyms & Antonyms
Word Formation Sports Percentage Idioms and Phrases
Matrix Books and Authors Ratio and Proportion One word Substitution
Important Schemes Problem on Ages Sentence Correction

Check SSC CGL Syllabus 2024 for Tier-1 & 2 Exams

Exam Centers List

SSC will be conducting SSC CGL 2024 exams across the country in different centers. The examination center of a candidate is mentioned on SSC CGL admit card. The list of online examination centres is given below:

Examination Centers SSC Regions and States Address of the Regional Offices/ Website
Agra, Allahabad, Bareilly, Gorakhpur, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Varanasi, Bhagalpur, Muzaffarpur, Patna Central Region (CR)/ Bihar and Uttar Pradesh Regional Director (CR), Staff Selection Commission, 21-23, Lowther Road, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh-211002. (http://www.ssc-cr.org)
Gangtok, Ranchi, Barasat, Berhampore (WB), Chinsurah, Jalpaiguri, Kolkata, Malda, Midnapur, Siliguri, Berhampore(Odisha), Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Keonjhargarh, Sambalpur, Port Blair 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)
Bangalore, Dharwar, Gulbarga, Mangalore, Mysore, Kochi, Kozhikode(Calicut),
Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur
Karnataka, Kerala Region (KKR)/ Lakshadweep, Karnataka and Kerala Regional Director (KKR), Staff Selection Commission, 1st Floor, “E” Wing, Kendriya Sadan, Koramangala, Bengaluru, Karnataka-560034 (www.ssckkr.kar.nic.in)
Bhopal, Chindwara, Guna, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Khandwa, Ratlam, Satna, Sagar, Ambikapur, Bilaspur Jagdalpur, Raipur, Durg Madhya Pradesh Sub-Region (MPR)/ Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh Dy. Director (MPR), Staff Selection Commission, J-5, Anupam Nagar, Raipur, Chhattisgarh-492007 (www.sscmpr.org)
Almora, Dehradun, Haldwani, Srinagar
(Uttarakhand), Haridwar, Delhi, Ajmer, Alwar, Bharatpur, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sriganganagar, Udaipur
Northern Region (NR)/ NCT of Delhi, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand Regional Director (NR), Staff Selection Commission, Block No. 12, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003 (www.sscnr.net.in)
Anantnag, Baramulla, Jammu, Leh, Rajouri, Srinagar(J&K), Kargil, Dodda, Hamirpur, Shimla, Bhathinda, Jalandhar, Patiala, Amritsar, Chandigarh North Western Sub-Region (NWR)/ Chandigarh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab Dy. Director (NWR), Staff Selection Commission, Block No. 3, Ground Floor, Kendriya Sadan, Sector-9, Chandigarh 160009 (www.sscnwr.org)
Guntur, Kurnool, Rajahmundry, Tirupati, Vishakhapatnam, Vijaywada, Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Puducherry, Hyderabad, Nizamabad, Warangal 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)
Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Rajkot, Surat, Bhavnagar, Kutch, Amravati, Aurangabad, Kolhapur, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Pune, Thane, Bhandara, Chandrapur, Akola, Jalgaon, Ahmednagar, Alibaug, Panaji Western Region (WR)/ Dadra and Nagar Haveli, 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)
Itanagar, Dibrugarh, Guwahati(Dispur), Jorhat, Silchar, Kohima, Shillong, Imphal, Churachandpur, Ukhrul, Agartala, Aizwal North Eastern Region (NER)/ Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura. Regional Director (NER), Staff Selection Commission, Housefed Complex, Last Gate-Basistha Road, P. O. Assam Sachivalaya, Dispur, Guwahati, Assam781006 (www.sscner.org.in)

SSC CGL 2024- FAQs

Q1. Who conducts SSC CGL Exam?

Staff Selection Commission is held responsible for conducting SSC CGL Exam.

Q2. What is the full form of SSC CGL?

SSC CGL stands for Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level Examination.

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