Like every year, the SSC is going to conduct the SSC CGL exam this year, and the online registration process window for the SSC CGL 2024 exam will be opened from 11 June 2024 to 10 July 2024. The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the Combined Graduate Level Exam every year for the recruitment of Grade “B” and “C” category posts in various Government Ministries, Departments and Offices. The SSC CGL exam is held in 2 stages called Tiers. The entire process of registration and communication happens online through the official website of SSC. Candidates must qualify for each stage of the exam to proceed to the next one, before being finally selected. The complete details for the exam will be released by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) with the release of SSC CGL Notification 2024 on 11th June 2024.

SSC CGL 2024 Notification

According to SSC Calendar 2024, the official SSC CGL Notification 2024 will be released by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) of India on 11 June 2024 to recruit eligible candidates in different departments of Govt. of India. The online registration process for the SSC CGL exam will start on 11 June 2024 after the release of the official notification pdf and will end on 10 July 2024. SSC CGL Notification PDF will be uploaded online at with complete details about the exam. 

About the SSC CGL Exam

Staff Selection Commission has been one of the most desirable organizations for Government exams in India. The SSC Combined Graduate Level exam is conducted every year to recruit various SSC CGL Posts in the various Ministries and Departments of the Government of India and its Subordinate Offices. The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Exam for recruitment to various subordinate services like:

  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 2024 Exam Summary

Staff Selection Commission conducts a Combined graduate-level exam every year for various subordinate services. For FY 2024-25, SSC CGL Notification 2024 will be released along with all important details about the exam. Check further details below table- 

Exam Summary
Exam NameSSC CGL 2024
Full FormStaff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level
Conducting BodyStaff Selection Commission
VacanciesTo be notified
CategoryGovt Jobs
Exam TypeNational Level
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Apply Online Dates11th June to 10th July 2024
Mode of ExamOnline
EligibilityIndian citizenship & Graduate (bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline)
Selection Process
  • Tier 1 (Qualifying)
  • Tier 2

SSC CGL 2024 Important Dates

The tentative exam dates and Online Registration Dates have been announced along with SSC Calendar 2024. The SSC CGL 2024 Tier 1 Exam is to be conducted in September-October 2024 and the online registration will be commenced from 11th June to 10th July 2024. Check the complete schedule for the SSC CGL 2024 Exam below.

Notification Release Date11th June 2024
SSC CGL Apply Online 2024 Start Date11th June 2024
Last Date to Apply Online10th July 2024 (11 pm)
Last Date for online fee payment12th July 2024 (11 pm)
The window for Application Form Correction--
Tier 1 Exam Date 2024September-October 2024
Tier 2 Exam Date 2024--

SSC CGL Vacancy 2024

The tentative SSC CGL Vacancy 2024 exam will be released along with SSC CGL Notification 2024 on on 11th June 2024. Last year, 8415 vacancies were filled for Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer, Junior Statistical Officer (JSO), Statistical Investigator Grade-II, and Research Assistant in the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) posts. Candidates can check the year-wise vacancy comparison from 2017 to 2024.

SSC CGL Vacancy
2019-20 3577121567421168468428

SSC CGL 2024 Online Form

The registration dates for the SSC CGL recruitment 2024 exam have already been released by the SSC along with the SSC Calendar 2024-25. The online application process for the exam will be started with the release of the SSC CGL Notification 2024 on 11th June 2024. All aspirants can register themself for the CGL 2024 exam before 10th July 2024.

SSC CGL 2024 Application Fee

The category-wise Application Fees for the SSC CGL 2024 exam are mentioned below. Interested candidates can check the table before filling out their application.

CategoryApplication Fee
General and OBC   Rs. 100
Female(All Categories)Nil
SC, ST, PwD, & Ex-ServicemenNil
  • The payment of the application fee can be made only through online payment modes such as Net-Banking, Credit/Debit cards and BHIM, UPI etc.
  • Candidates who want to pay online can go directly to part-2 registration after completion of part-1 registration. Candidate must supply registration number and date of birth to continue to Part-2 registration.

SSC CGL 2024 Eligibility Criteria 

There are some important criteria like Age Limit, Educational Qualification, Citizenship, etc that a candidate must fulfill to be eligible for the SSC CGL 2024. The parameters  for SSC CGL Eligibility 2024 are given below:

SSC CGL Age Limit

Any graduate candidate who is 18 to 32 years old can appear in the SSC CGL exam. There are different sets of age limits for different posts in the Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level Exam 2024, which are tabulated below:

Name of postsAge group
Auditor18-27 years
Accountant / Junior Accountant
Senior Secretariat Assistant / Upper Division clerks
Tax Assistant
Upper Division Clerk (UDC)
Inspector Posts18-30 years
Tax Assistant20-27 years
Assistant Section officer20-30 years
Assistant Section officer
Assistant Section officer
Assistant Section officer
Sub Inspector
Inspector, (Central Excise)Not Exceeding 30 years
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 OfficerUp to 30 years
Sub Inspector
Junior Statistical OfficerUp to 32 years

SSC CGL Educational Qualification

The educational qualifications vary according to the post for Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level 2024 and are listed below:

PostsEducational Qualification
Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts OfficerEssential Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University. 
Desirable Qualification: CA/CS/MBA/Cost & 
Management Accountant/ Masters in Commerce/ 
Masters in Business Studies
Junior Statistical Officer (JSO)Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University with minimum 60% in Mathematics in Class 12th 
Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with Statistics as one of the subjects in graduation
Statistical Investigator Grade-IIBachelor’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 PostsBachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized University or equivalent

SSC CGL 2024 Selection Process

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.

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 – I (Qualifying)Objective Multiple ChoiceComputer-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 2024 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 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 ReasoningGeneral Awareness/ GKQuantitative AptitudeEnglish Comprehension
ClassificationStatic General Knowledge 
(Indian History, Culture etc.)
SimplificationReading Comprehension
AnalogyScienceInterestFill in the Blanks
Coding-DecodingCurrent AffairsAveragesSpellings
SeriesIndian GeographyMensurationCloze Test
Non-VerbalCurrent CM & GovernorsDISynonyms & Antonyms
Word FormationSportsPercentageIdioms and Phrases
MatrixBooks and AuthorsRatio and ProportionOne word Substitution
 Important SchemesProblem on AgesSentence Correction

Check SSC CGL Syllabus 2024 for Tier-1 & 2

SSC CGL Previous Year Question Paper

Prepare for the SSC CGL 2024 exam by reviewing previous years’ question papers. Here, we are providing you with SSC CGL Previous Year Papers with solutions that will help you to prepare for the upcoming exam.

SSC CGL Previous Year Question Papers- Click to Check

SSC CGL 2024 Salary

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 Salary, Perks & Allowances- Click to Check

SSC CGL 2024 Admit Card 

The admit card for each stage will be released followed by the release of the application status. SSC CGL Admit Cards are released on the respective regional website for which the candidate has applied. The candidates can download their SSC CGL Hall Ticket using their registration number and password generated at the time of the registration process. 

SSC CGL 2024 Result

Staff Selection Commission releases results for each stage on the official website This year, there will be 2 tier selection process and Tier 1 will be qualifying in nature. SSC CGL Tier 1 Result will be released announcing the names & roll numbers of the candidates qualifying to appear for the Tier 2 Exam. The final result will be prepared based on marks scored by the candidates in the SSC CGL 2024 Tier 2 Exam only. 

SSC CGL 2024 Cut Off

SSC releases category-wise and post-wise cut-off marks along with the result announcement of each stage. The cut-off is prepared based on difficulty level, the number of vacancies, and previous year trends. Have a look at the previous year's SSC CGL Cut-Off to have an idea.   

CategoryFinance/AAOJSOStatistical Investigator Gr.IIAll Other Posts
General169.67168168.53975 172.36025150.04936
EWS167.18331 166.06750 158.76802 143.44441
OBC166.28763165.86857 152.42184145.93743
ESM------ 100.29326

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SSC CGL 2024: FAQs

SSC CGL 2024 Tier 1 Exam is to be held in September-October 2024 in multiple shifts and the exam dates will be announced soon.

The number of vacancies to be filled through SSC CGL 2024 Exam will be announced by SSC along with its notification.

No, One cannot apply for the SSC CGL Exam if he/she hasn’t cleared the final year exam . For all the posts offered, it is mandatory to be a graduate.

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