SSC CGL 2022 Application Form, Exam Dates, Tier I and II Exam Pattern

SSC CGL 2022: The Staff Selection Commission is responsible for choosing eligible candidates to fill various posts in different ministries, departments, and government organizations via the Combined Graduate Level(CGL) examination.

This selection is subject to the availability of vacancies in said administrative, public offices/ ministries. The examination is held in two tiers, namely Tier I and II. Candidates who qualify for the Tier I examination must appear for the Tier II examination to be selected for notified vacancies of posts.

The number of posts and vacancies will be notified in the official notification, expected in February 2022. SSC CGL 2022 Tier I examination may be held during May/June 2022.

SSC CGL Exam Summary:

Exam Name Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level
Conducting Body SSC – Staff Selection Commission
Official Website
Type of Exam National Level Exam
Medium of Exam Hindi and English
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

SSC CGL 2022 Notification:

  • SSC CGL 2022 Notification may be released in March 2022. After that, candidates can submit the online application form for SSC CGL:
  • SSC 2022 Exam Date will be released on the 2nd week of May 2022. This Tentative exam date is waiting for SSC official notification. We will soon update:

Post Applied through SSC CGL 2022:

Assistant (Central vigilance commission) Assistant Enforcement Officer (Directorate of enforcement, department of revenue)
Assistant (Ministry of Railway) Sub-Inspector CBI – (Central Bureau of Investigation)
Assistant (Ministry of External Affairs) Statistical Investigator Gr. II (M/O statistics & prog. Implementation)
Inspector of income tax (CBDT) Assistant (Other Ministries/Departments/Organizations)
Assistant (Intelligence Bureau) Sub-Inspector NIA – (National Investigation Agency)
Inspector (Preventive Officer) Assistant section officer (Central Secretariat Service)
Inspector (Examiner) Inspector (Central Bureau of Narcotics)
Inspector (Central excise) Divisional Accountant (Offices under CAG)
Assistant (AFHQ) Inspector of Posts (Department of Post)

SSC CGL 2022 Application Form:

The SSC CGL 2022 Application Form is available from February to March 2022 at special links on the Official website of SSC. Before filing the application form, a candidate must have an Adhar card number, Marks card of Bachelor’s degree, scanned copies of candidate signature, photograph, and online payment authentication details.

The application form consists of two parts, Part I and II. The amount I require the candidate to provide correct basic details. Once the declaration at the end of Part I is submitted, the candidate is redirected to the Part-II registration.

This page shows the registration number allotted to the candidate. A candidate must choose the posts for which they are applying for, in the preference for positions in column number 13.

If a candidate cannot, they may choose to pay in cash the fee of Rs 100 (exempted for female/SC/ST) the next day by generating the pay-in-slip. Once the payment is made, the transaction ID and commission number of the bank provided are given at the link to proceed with the registration of Part II.

SSC CGL 2022 Exam Date:

In this section, candidates can find the SSC CGL 2022 Exam Date for the Tier I and Tier II Exam: For more about this exam, aspirants can check the SSC Calendar 2022 from time to time:

Events Exam Dates
Notification Date: March 2022 1st week
Last Date to Submit Application form: Mid-March 2022
Admit Card for SSC CGL Tier-1 Download 1st week of June 2022
SSC CGL 2022 Exam Date for Tier-1 2nd week of August 2022
CGL Result Announce for Tier-1  Exam 4th week of August 2022
Admit Card for CGL Tier-2 Download September 2022
SSC CGL 2022 Exam Date for Tier-2 August 2022
CGL 2022 Result Date Announcement (Tier-2) October 2022
Tier-3 Exam Date November 2022
CGL Level-4 Test/Interview/ Computer Skill Test Yet to be notified

SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria:

A candidate must be an Indian citizen aged between 20 to 30 years(with effect from 2022) for applying to any of the mentioned posts. In addition, they must be born on 2nd August 1987 and 1st August 1997.

When the candidate is applying for the Statistical Investigator Grade-II post, they must not have crossed the age limit of 32 years as of 1st August 2022. The age is calculated according to the Date of birth mentioned in the candidate’s Matriculation certificate/Secondary examination certificate.

As published in the notification, age relaxation norms are applicable for candidates belonging to special reservation categories. The candidate must satisfy physical standard requirements, as mentioned in the report.

CGL 2022 Educational Qualification

CGL Educational Qualifications for a candidate applying for posts of Asst. An audit officer requires a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university. Additionally, Masters/CA/MBA(Finance or Master in Business Economics) is a preferred qualification.

For the post of Statistical Investigator, a Bachelors’s degree with an aggregate of 60% in Mathematics is desired. For the position of a compiler, a bachelor’s degree with elective/compulsory subjects as Mathematics, Economics, or statistics from a recognized university is preferred. A bachelor’s degree from a recognized university is sufficient for the rest of the posts.

CGL 2022 Exam Pattern:

The exam pattern has been changed from objective type examination mode to Computer-based examination since August 2022. In addition, the scheme of study has been modified to allow 50 marks each to the four subsections of the Tier-I test consisting of 25 questions in each subsection.

The four subsections, namely A, B, C, and D, test the General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, and English Comprehension. A duration of 75 minutes is provided to the candidate to answer the Tier I examination.

The Tier-II examination tests the Quantitative abilities of a candidate for 200 Marks with 100 questions. The maximum duration provided is 2 hours. A candidate qualified in the Tier-I examination need not apply separately for the Tier-II review. However, they may appear to the Tier-II examination when it is notified on the website.

Tier Question Types Exam Mode
Tier – I Objective Question  Online – Computer Based
Tier – II Objective Question  Online – Computer Based
Tier – III Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi  Pen and Paper mode
Tier – IV Skill Test/Computer Proficiency Test  Interview

Tier I Pattern:

Part Subject Questions Marks
A General Intelligence & Reasoning 25 50
B General Awareness 25 50
C Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
D English Comprehension 25 50
Total 100 200

Tier II Pattern:

Paper Subjects Marks Total Questions
I Quantitative Ability 200 100
II English Language & Comprehension 200 200
III Statistics 200 100
IV General Studies (Finance and Economics) 200 200

Tier III Pattern:

  • Tier 3 is the skill/computer ability test.
  • Tier III Exam will be Pen and Paper-based examination.
  • This paper will be descriptive exam candidates can choose language English or Hindi – (Writing of Essay/ Letter/ Precis/ Application, etc.)
  • This exam will be a total of 100 marks.

The Number of Vacancy SSC CGL:

SSC CGL 2022 Vacancy will be released on the official website. As per last year, SSC released the notification, the total number of vacancies is 8089. These posts were related to the Department of Income Tax, Excise & Custom. For the SSC CGL 2022 Vacancy, candidates must be check time to the official time website:

SSC CGL 2022 Syllabus:

Candidates can check below Tier-wise syllabus for SSC CGL 2022 Examination: Here, we describe the SSC CGL 2022 Tier I, Tier II, Tier III & Tier IV Syllabus:

SSC CGL Tier I Syllabus:

Here we mention some topics related to SSC CGL 2022 Tier I Syllabus. The Preliminary Exam will be asked questions from General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, and English Language.

  • General Intelligence & Reasoning: Problem-Solving, Number Series, Space Visualization, Non-Verbal Series, Spatial Orientation, Decision Making, Analysis, etc.
  • General Awareness: India and it’s Neighboring Countries, Culture, Questions Relating to Environment, Indian History, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research.
  • Quantitative Aptitude: Percentage, Averages, Ratio & Proportion, Simplification, Profit and Loss, Interest, Time and distance, Square Roots, Triangle, Time & Work, Quadrilaterals, Mixture, and Allegation.
  • English Comprehension: Topics to Test Candidates, Ability to Understand Correct English, Their Basic Comprehension and Writing Ability, Grammar, etc.

SSC CGL Tier-II Syllabus:

SSC CGL 2022 Tier II, also called Main Exam. The exam mode will be online. In this exam, the question will be asked Multiple Choice. Basically, in this exam, the question will be related to English Language & Comprehension, Quantitative Aptitude, General Studies (Finance and Economics), Statistics, etc.

  • Quantitative Ability: Percentage, Simplification, Square Roots, Ratio & Proportion, Time & Work, Averages, Interest, Profit & Loss.
  • English Language & Comprehension: Antonyms, Idioms & Phrases, Fill in the Blanks, Synonyms, Spelling/ Detecting Misspelled Words, One-Word Substitution, etc.
  • Statistics: Probability Theory, Sampling Theory, Central Tendency, Statistical Inference, Dispersion, etc.
  • General Studies (Finance & Economics): Demand and Supply,  Production and Cost, Fundamental Principles and Basic Concepts of Accounting, Indian Economy, etc.

SSC CGL Tier III Syllabus:

  • SSC CGL 2022 Tier-III Exam will be descriptive; this exam will check the candidate’s written skills in English/Hindi.
  • The Exam mode will be offline; candidates must write Applications, essays, Letters, etc. This will be 100 marks question paper, and the exam duration will be 1 Hour.
  • The PWD category candidates’ time allotted 80 minutes.
  • Candidates interested only in the post of Statistical Investigator Grade-II” & “Compiler can give the Tier III exam.

SSC CGL Tier IV Syllabus:

SSC CGL Tier -IV Examination is required for some other Government post all over India.

  • DEST (Data Entry Speed Test): This post is for the Tax Assistance (Central Excise and Income Tax) DEST Exam through SSC to check the candidates’ typing speed. Candidates will type an article by the computer, the English paragraph. The time duration will be 15 Minutes, and the paragraph length will be 2000 words.
  • CPT (Computer Proficiency Test): Three modules will be in this exam Spread Sheets, Word Processing, and Generation of slides.

SSC CGL Salary Details:

Here we are giving information about the SSC CGL Pay Scale for Group B and Group C. SSC CGL Group B three pay scale & Group C two pay scale:

Group B Posts- Pay Scale Group C Posts- Pay Scale
  • Grade Pay of Rs 4200: Salary is Rs 45000
  • Grade Pay of Rs 4600: Salary is Rs 53000/-
  • Grade Pay of Rs 4800:  Salary is Rs 58000/-
  • Grade Pay of 2800: Salary is Rs 34000/0
  • Grade Pay of Rs 2400: Salary is Rs 24000/

SSC 2022 Admit Card:

The SSC CGL 2022 Admit Card or Hall Ticket will be available one week before the exam date. To download the admit card, visit the official website. There is only an online way to download the admit card. Before downloading, candidates must have a Roll Number/Registration Number, Password/Date of Birth. SSC CGL 2022 Tier I Admit Card Release first week of July 2022. Candidates also check SSC Calendar 2022 there mention the SSC 2022 Admit Card Date:

SSC CGL Result 2022:

SSC CGL 2022 Result will be published on the official website from May to June. For the result, candidates required a login ID to check the online results. The result will show post-wise and Marks wise. The result will be a pdf format. Open pdf file after that search by roll number. SSC 2022 will release Calendar for more about check SSC Calendar 2022.