SSC CGL 2021-2022 Notification Out, Exam Dates, Online Application

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SSC CGL 2021-2022 Notification Out, Exam Dates, Online Application

SSC CGL 2021-2022 Notification Out: The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the SSC CGL Exam for the recruitment of Grade “B” and “C” category posts in various Government Ministries, Departments and Offices. The SSC CGL exam is held in 4 stages called Tiers. While the first two are online the latter two are offline exams. The entire process of registration and communication happens online through the official website of SSC. Candidates must qualify for each stage of the SSC CGL exam to proceed to the next one, before being finally selected.

SSC CGL Exam 2021-2022

SSC CGL (Combined Graduate Level) is considered to be one of the biggest examinations to be conducted for graduate students in India. SSC conducts SSC CGL every year to recruit staff for various posts in the various Ministries and Departments of the Government of India and in its Subordinate Offices. SSC CGL 2022 will be a great opportunity for students looking forward to a position in the reputed organizations under the central government. Every year thousands of vacancies are filled by SSC in Government departments. While a government job helps to build a stable career, it is also loaded with responsibilities.

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Exam for recruitment to various subordinate services like:

• 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 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 CBEC

• Compiler in Registrar General of India.

SSC CGL Notification 2021-2022

The Official SSC CGL Notification 2021-2022 has been released by the Staff Selection Commission of India on 23rd December 2021 to recruit various vacancies in different departments of Govt. of India. The online application window has been opened for one month from 23rd December 2021 to 23rd January 2022. The SSS CGL 2021-22 official PDF link has been mentioned below, click on the link and go through the complete details.

SSC CGL 2021-2022 Exam Summary

SSC CGL 2021-2022 Exam Summary

Staff Selection Commission conducts Combined Graduate Level Exam every year for various subordinate services. For FY 2021-22, SSC CGL Notification 2021-2022 has been released on 23rd December 2021. Check further details from the below table- 

SSC CGL 2021-2022 Overview
Exam NameSSC CGL 2022
SSC CGL Full FormStaff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level
Conducting BodyStaff Selection Commission
Exam TypeNational Level
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Registration Dates23rd December 2021 to 23rd January 2022
Mode of ExamOnline
EligibilityIndian citizenship & Graduate (bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline)
 Exam Duration

Tier 1 – 60 minutes

Tier 2 – 120 minutes

Tier 3 – 60 minutes

Tier 4 – 45 minutes 

Section

Tier 1 – 4 Sections

Tier 2 – 4 Papers

Official Websitessc.nic.in

SSC CGL 2022 Exam Dates

The Online Exam date for the SSC CGL 2022 Tier I exam has been released by the SSC on 23rd December 2021 along with its official notification and annual exam calendar. The online Tier 1 exam for SSC CGL 2022 will be conducted in April 2022 SSC Calendar 2022. The exam schedule for the SSC CGL 2022 exam is provided below. 

SSC CGL 2021-22 Important Dates
ActivitySSC CGL 2022 Dates
Notification Release Date23rd December 2021
Online Application Process Starts23rd December 2021 (23:30)
Last Date to Apply Online23rd January 2022 (23:30)
Last date for the generation of offline Challan26th January 2022 (23:30)
Last date for payment through Challan27th January 2022
The window for Application Form Correction28th January to 01st February 2022 (23:30)
SSC CGL Tier-I Application StatusApril 2022
SSC CGL Tier-I Admit Card April 2022
SSC CGL Exam Date 2021 Tier-I April 2022
SSC CGL Exam Date 2021 Tier-II

SSC CGL 2021 Exam Dates

The exam dates for SSC CGL 2021 Tier 2 and tier 3 exams have already been released by the SSC. SSC CGL 2021 Tier-2 examination will be conducted on 28th & 29th January 2022 while the Tier 3 exam is scheduled for  06th February 2022. Please note down the important dates related to SSC CGL 2021-22 exam.

SSC CGL 2020-21 Important Dates
ActivitySSC CGL 2020-21 Dates
SSC CGL Notification Release Date29th December 2020
Online Application Process Starts29th December 2020
Last Date to Apply31st January 2021
SSC CGL Tier-I Application Status29th July 2021
SSC CGL Tier-I Admit Card 10th August 2021
SSC CGL Exam Date 2021 Tier-I 13th to 24th August 2021
SSC CGL Provisional Answer Key2nd September 2021
SSC CGL Tier-1 Result25th November 2021
SSC CGL Tier-1 Cut Off25th November 2021
SSC CGL Tier-1 Marks03rd December 2021
SSC CGL Final Answer Key09th December 2021
SSC CGL Tier-II  Exam Date28th & 29th January 2022
SSC CGL Tier-III Exam Date06th February 2022

SSC CGL Recruitment 2021-22

Staff Selection Commission has been one of the most desirable organizations for Government exams in India. It conducts Combined Graduate Level – SSC CGL exam every year for recruitment to non-technical Group ‘B’ and Group ‘C’ non gazetted posts in various Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations of the Government of India.

SSC CGL 2022 Online Form

The online application process for SSC CGL 2021-22 exam has been started on 23rd December 2021 and continued till 23rd January 2022 (23:30). All aspirants cad registered themself for CGL 2021-22 exam by clicking on the link given below:

SSC CGL 2021-22 Application Fee

• The required application fee is Rs. 100/-

• Exemption: No fee is required to be paid by female, SC, ST, Physically Handicapped, and Ex-Servicemen candidates

• Applications fee should be paid only through SBI either in the form of challan or through SBI Net Banking or any other bank Credit/Debit Card. Challan form will be generated online

• To pay a fee in cash, the candidate should take the printout of challan generated online after the completion of Part-1 registration. Deposit the requisite fee in any branch of SBI and then continue with the Part-2 registration

• Those 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 Vacancy 2021

The vacancy for SSC CGL 2022 exam will be released in due course of time on ssc.nic.in. The tentative number of vacancies for SSC CGL 2020-21 was 7035 in which 2891 vacancies were declared for the General category. Last year, a total of 8582 Vacancies were notified by SSC. The vacancies have seen a decrease as compared to previous years. Candidates can check SSC CGL Vacancy Comparision Year-wise by looking into the vacancy details of SSC CGL.

SSC CGL Vacancy 2020-21UR- 2891SC- 1046ST- 510OBC- 1858Total-7035
SSC CGL Vacancy 2019-20UR- 3674SC- 1242ST-667OBC-2198Total-8582
SSC CGL Vacancy 2018-19UR- 5770SC- 1723ST-845OBC-2933Total-11271
SSC CGL Vacancy 2017UR- 4238SC- 1318ST-653OBC-1916Total-9276

SSC CGL Selection Process

The vacancy for SSC CGL 2022 exam will be released in due course of time on ssc.nic.in. The tentative number of vacancies for SSC CGL 2020-21 was 7035 in which 2891 vacancies were declared for the General category. Last year, a total of 8582 Vacancies were notified by SSC. The vacancies have seen a decrease as compared to previous years. Candidates can check SSC CGL Vacancy Comparision Year-wise by looking into the vacancy details of SSC CGL.

SSC CGL Vacancy 2020-21UR- 2891SC- 1046ST- 510OBC- 1858Total-7035
SSC CGL Vacancy 2019-20UR- 3674SC- 1242ST-667OBC-2198Total-8582
SSC CGL Vacancy 2018-19UR- 5770SC- 1723ST-845OBC-2933Total-11271

SSC CGL 2021 Examination will be conducted in four tiers as indicated below:

1.1 Tier-I: Computer Based Examination

1.2 Tier-II: Computer Based Examination

1.3 Tier-III: Pen and Paper Mode (Descriptive paper)

1.4 Tier-IV: Computer Proficiency Test/ Data Entry Skill Test (wherever applicable)/ Document Verification

• All candidates who have applied successfully for SSC CGL 2021-22 exam, will be assigned Roll numbers and Admit Card 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 fixed for Paper-III of Tier-II (i.e. for the post of Junior Statistical Officer (JSO), 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).

• Tier-II and Tier-III 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 and Paper-II. 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-III and Paper-IV respectively.

SSC has introduced minimum qualifying marks in SSC CGL 2021-22 Exam. Minimum qualifying marks in Tier-I, each Paper of Tier-II and Tier-III Examination are as follows:

14.3.1 UR: 30%
14.3.2 OBC/ EWS: 25%
14.3.3 Others: 20%

SSC CGL 2021-2022 Exam Pattern

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) every year in four levels for various posts. The Examination will be conducted in four tiers as indicated below:

TierTypeMode
Tier – IObjective Multiple ChoiceComputer-Based (online)
Tier – IIObjective Multiple ChoiceComputer-Based (online)
Tier – IIIDescriptive Paper in English/HindiPen and Paper mode
Tier – IVSkill Test/Computer Proficiency TestWherever Applicable

SSC CGL 2021-2022 Syllabus

The major sections asked in SSC CGL 2021-22 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 AwarenessQuantitative 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 FormationSportsPercentagePhrases and Idioms
MatrixBooks and AuthorsRatio and ProportionOne word Substitution
 Important SchemesProblem on AgesSentence Correction

SSC CGL 2021-22 Eligibility Criteria

There are 4 important criteria that a candidate must fulfill in order to be eligible for the SSC CGL 2021-22. The 4 parameters are given below:

1. Citizenship: The candidate must be a citizen of India.

2. Age Limit (as on 01/01/2022): There are different sets of age limits for different posts in the SSC CGL Exam 2021-22, which are tabulated below:

Age groupName of postDepartment / MinistriesClass FictionGrade pay
18-27 yearsAuditorOfficer under C&AGGroup “C”2800
AuditorOfficer Under CGDAGroup “C”2800
AuditorOther Ministries/Dept.Group “C”2800
AccountantOfficer under C&AGGroup “C”2800
Accountant / Junior AccountantOther Ministry/ Dept.Group “C”2800
Senior Secretariat Assistant / Upper Division clerksCentral Govt. offices Ministries other than CSCS cadresGroup “C”2400
Tax AssistantCBDTGroup “C”2400
Sub-InspectorCentral Bureau of NarcoticsGroup “C”2400
Upper Division Clerk (UDC)Dte. General Border Road Organisation (MoD)
Only For Male Candidates
Group “C”2400
18-30 yearsInspector PostsDepartment of Post.Group “B”4600
AssistantOther ministries / Dept. / Org.Group “B”4600
20-27 yearsTax AssistantCBECGroup “C”2400
20-30 yearsAssistant Section officerCentral Secretariat ServiceGroup “B”4600
Assistant Section officerMinistry of RailwayGroup “B”4600
Assistant Section officerMinistry of External AffairsGroup “B”4600
Assistant Section officerAFHQGroup “B”4600
AssistantOther Ministries / Dept. / Org.Group “B”4600
Sub InspectorCentral Bureau of InvestigationGroup “B”4600
Not Exceeding 30 yearsInspector, (Central Excise)CBECGroup “B”4600
InspectorCentral Bureau of NarcoticsGroup “B”4600
AssistantOther ministries / Dept. / Org.Group “B”4200
Inspector (Preventive officer)CBECGroup “B”4600
Inspector (Examiner)CBECGroup “B”4600
Assistant Audit OfficerIndian Audit & Accounts Department Under CAGGroup B Gazetted (Non-Ministerial)4800
Assistant Audit OfficerIndian Audit & Accounts Department under CAGGroup B Gazetted (Non-Ministerial)4800
Assistant Section OfficerIntelligence BureauGroup “B”4600
Assistant Section OfficerOther Ministries / Departments/ Organisations.Group “B”4600
Assistant / SuperintendentOther Ministries / Departments/ OrganisationsGroup “B”4200
Inspector of Income TaxCBDTGroup “C”4600
Divisional AccountantOfficer under CAGGroup “B”4200
Up to 30 yearsAssistant Enforcement OfficerDirectorate of Enforcement, Department of RevenueGroup “B”4600
Sub InspectorNational Investigation Agency (NIA)Group “B”4200
Up to 32 yearsJunior Statistical OfficerM/O statistics & Prog. ImplementationGroup “B”4200

The requirement of age for various posts is as follows:

S.NoAge LimitRemarks
1For the posts for which age limit is 18-27 yearsCandidate must have been born not earlier than 02-01-1994 and not later than 01-01-2003.
2For the posts for which age limit is 20-27 yearsCandidate must have been born not earlier than 02-01-1994 and not later than 01-01-2001.
3For the posts for which age limit is 20-30 yearsCandidate must have been born not earlier than 02-01-1991 and not later than 01-01-2001.
4For the posts for which age limit is up to 30 yearsCandidate must have been born not earlier than 02-01-1991 and not later than 01-01-2003
5For the post for which age limit is up to 32 years Candidate must have been born not earlier than 02-01-1989 and not later than 01-01-2003.

2. Age Limit:The Government has also provided for Age relaxation for some categories.

S.NoCategoryAge Relaxation permissible beyond upper age limit 
1OBC3 years
2ST/SC5 years
3PH + Gen10 years
4PH + OBC13 years
5PH + SC/ST15 years
6Ex-Servicemen (Gen)3 years
7Ex-Servicemen (OBC)6 years
8Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST)8 years

3. Educational Qualification (as on 23/01/2022): The educational qualifications varies according to the post for SSC CGL 2021 and is listed below:

SSC CGL PostEducational Qualification
Assistant Audit 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 
OR 
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

4. Physical Fitness Requirements: Apart from the above, there are certain requisite Physical Standards for Inspector (Central Excise/ Examiner/Preventive Officer), Sub-Inspector in CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation) and Sub-Inspector in NIA (National Investigation Agency).

SSC CGL Salary

The candidates must go through the complete article to gain every pinch of knowledge about the grade pay, basic pay scale, and perks attached to the SSC CGL posts.

Pay Level of PostsPay Level-8Pay Level-7Pay Level-6Pay Level-5Pay Level-4
PayscaleRs 47600 to 151100Rs 44900 to 142400Rs 35400 to 112400Rs 29200 to 92300Rs 25500 to 81100
Grade Pay48004600420028002400
Basic payRs 47600Rs 44900Rs 35400Rs 29200Rs 25500
HRA (depending on
the city)
X Cities (24%)11,42410,7768,4967,0086,120
Y Cities (16%)7,6167,1845,6644,6724,080
Z Cities (8%)3,8083,5922,8322,3362,040
DA (Current- 17%)8,0927,6336,0184,9644,335
Travel AllowanceCities- 3600, Other Places- 1800
Gross Salary
Range (Approx)
X Cities70,71666,90953,51444,77239,555
Y Cities66,90863,31750,68242,43637,515
Z Cities63,10057,92546,05038,30033,675

SSC CGL 2022 Exam Centre

The list of exam centers for the SSC CGL 2022 Exam has been published by SSC with the official notification of SSC CGL 2021.

SSC CGL Exam Centres & Codes  SSC Region and States/ UTs under the Jurisdiction of the Region  Address of the Regional Offices/ Website 
Dehradun (2002), Haldwani (2003), Haridwar (2005), Roorkee (2006), Delhi (2201), Ajmer (2401), Alwar (2402), Bharatpur (2403), Bikaner (2404), Jaipur (2405), Jodhpur (2406), Kota (2407), Sriganganagar (2408), Udaipur (2409), Sikar (2411)  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
Itanagar (5001), Dibrugarh (5102), Guwahati (Dispur) (5105), Jorhat (5107), Silchar (5111), Kohima (5302), Shillong (5401), Imphal (5501), Churachandpur (5502), Ukhrul (5503), Agartala(5601), Aizwal (5701)   North Eastern Region (NER)/ Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura  Staff Selection Commission, Housefed Complex, Last  Gate, Beltola-Basistha Road, PO Assam Sachivalaya, Dispur, Guwahati, Assam-781006
Chandigarh/ Mohali (1601), Hamirpur (1202), Shimla (1203), Jammu (1004), Leh (1005), Samba (1010), Srinagar (J&K) (1007), Jalandhar (1402), Ludhiana (1405), Patiala (1403), Amritsar (1404)  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
Agra (3001), Gorakhpur (3007), Jhansi (3008), Kanpur (3009), Lucknow (3010), Meerut (3011), Prayagraj (3003), Varanasi(3013), Bhagalpur (3201), Darbhanga (3202), Muzaffarpur(3205), Patna(3206), Purnea (3209)  Central Region (CR)/ Bihar and Uttar Pradesh      Regional Director (CR), Staff Selection Commission, 34-A,    Mahatma    Gandhi Marg,  Civil lines, Kendriya Sadan, Prayagraj – 211001 
Port Blair (4802), Ranchi (4205), Balasore (4601), Berhampore (Odisha) (4602), Bhubaneshwar (4604), Cuttack(4605), Dhenkenal (4611), Rourkela (4610), Sambalpur(4609), Gangtok (4001), Hooghly (4418), Kolkata (4410), Siliguri (4415)  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
Belagavi (9002), Bengaluru (9001), Hubballi (9011), Kalaburagi (Gulbarga) (9005), Mangaluru (9008), Mysuru (9009), Shivamogga (9010), Udupi (9012), Ernakulam (9213), Kannur (9202), Kollam (9210), Kottayam (9205), Kozhikode (9206), Thrissur (9212), Thiruvananthapuram (9211), Kavaratti (9401)  Karnataka, Kerala Region (KKR)/ Lakshadweep, Karnataka and Kerala  Regional Director (KKR), Staff Selection Commission, 1st Floor, “E” Wing, Kendriya Sadan,  Koramangala, Bengaluru, Karnataka-560034
Bhopal (6001), Gwalior (6005), Indore(6006), Jabalpur (6007), Satna (6014), Sagar (6015), Ujjain (6016), Bilaspur (6202), Raipur (6204), Durg-Bhilai (6205)  Madhya Pradesh Sub-Region (MPR)/ Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh  Dy. Director (MPR), Staff Selection Commission, J-5, Anupam Nagar, Raipur, Chhattisgarh-492007
Chirala (8011), Guntur (8001), Kakinada (8009), Kurnool (8003), Nellore (8010), Rajahmundry (8004), Tirupati (8006), Vizianagaram (8012), Vijaywada (8008), Vishakhapatnam (8007), Puducherry (8401), Chennai (8201), Coimbatore (8202), Madurai (8204), Salem (8205), Tiruchirapalli (8206), Tirunelveli (8207), Vellore (8208), Hyderabad (8601), Karimnagar (8604), Warangal (8603)  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
Panaji (7801), Ahmedabad (7001), Anand (7011), Gandhinagar (7012), Mehsana (7013),  Rajkot (7006), Surat (7007), Vadodara (7002), Amravati (7201), Aurangabad (7202), Jalgaon (7214), Kolhapur (7203), Mumbai (7204), Nagpur (7205), Nanded (7206), Nashik (7207), Pune (7208)  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

SSC CGL 2021-22 Exam Preparation

SSC CGL exam preparation must be done in a systematic manner, with the latest exam pattern in mind. Since the syllabus covers a lot of topics, it is important to choose the right study material so that you can understand the concepts and practice a wide variety of questions as well. Apart from self-study, you can join any Coaching and Online Test Series for better exam preparation.


FAQ

SSC CGL 2020-21 Tier-2 exam is scheduled to be conducted on 28th and 29th January 2022.

The number of vacancies will be notified for SSC CGL 2021-22 exam along with the notification by SSC.

Written Exam for SSC CGL will be conducted in online mode. Only Tier-III, descriptive paper will be conducted offline – pen and paper mode.

Minimum Age to apply for SSC CGL written exam is 18 years and maximum age limit is 32 years.

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

There are no interviews for any of the posts under SSC CGL Recruitment. The para 9.2 of the official notification for SSC CGL Recruitment 2021 clearly states that – “9.2 Interview component has been dispensed with. There will, therefore, be no interview.”

There will be negative marking of 0.5 for each wrong answer in Tier-I. In Tier-II, there is negative marking system of 0.25 for each wrong answer in paper II – English Language & Comprehensionand 0.50 for each wrong answer in Paper-I, Paper III and Paper IV of Tier II.

SSC CGL 2021-22 notification has been released on 23rd December 2021.

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