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What is SSC ? Combined Graduate Level Examination News

SSC CGL (Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level) is a national-level exam conducted by the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) to recruit candidates for Group-B and Group-C posts in various ministries, departments, and organizations of the Government of India. Annually, around 30 lakh candidates apply for this exam, with about 15 lakh appearing for it.

SSC CGL Full Form The full form of SSC CGL is Staff Selection Commission (SSC) Combined Graduate Level.

SSC CGL 2024 Exam Overview

Exam NameSSC CGL (Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level) 2024
Conducting BodyStaff Selection Commission (SSC)
Exam LevelNational level
Exam FrequencyOnce a year
Application Start Date11-Jun-2024
Last Date to Apply10-Jul-2024
Application Submission (Online)12-Jul-2024
Application Submission (Offline)13-Jul-2024
Application Correction Dates14-Jul-2024 to 15-Jul-2024
Tier 1 Exam DatesAugust – September 2024
Tier 2 Exam DatesTo Be Announced
VacanciesTo Be Announced
CategoryGovernment Jobs
EligibilityBachelor’s degree from a recognized University or Institution
Age-LimitMinimum: 18 years; Maximum: 32 years (age calculated from August 1, 2024)
Exam ModeComputer-Based Test (CBT) for Tier-I and Tier-II
Total RegistrationsApproximately 20 lakh
Application FeeINR 100
Exam DurationTier-I: 60 minutes (online); Tier-II: Varies by paper
Exam PurposeSelection for Group B and C posts in Government of India ministries/departments/organizations
Exam LanguageEnglish and Hindi
Exam Helpdesk No.011-69999845
Official Websitessc.nic.in
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SSC CGL Notification 2024

The SSC CGL 2024 notification will be released on June 11, 2024, on the official website ssc.nic.in. This notification provides detailed information about the exam process.

SSC CGL 2024 Recruitment

The recruitment process begins with the release of the official notification and concludes with the final result and answer key.

SSC CGL Application Form 2024

Candidates can apply online through the official website following these steps:

  1. Visit the official website ssc.nic.in
  2. Click on ‘New User? Register Now’ and complete the registration form.
  3. Log in using the registration number and password.
  4. Fill in the SSC CGL application form with accurate details.
  5. Upload scanned images of photographs, signatures, and other required documents.
  6. Review the application form and click ‘Final Submit’.
  7. Pay the application fee of INR 100 online or offline.

The SSC CGL exam is a highly sought-after opportunity for graduates to secure prestigious government positions. Candidates are advised to stay updated with the official SSC website for detailed notifications and exam-related information.

SSC CGL Image Specifications for Online Application

Candidates must adhere to specific image size and format requirements when uploading photos and signatures:

ImageSpecification
Photo Image20-50 KB
Signature Image10-20 KB
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Failure to comply with these specifications may lead to application rejection.

SSC CGL Application Fee 2024

  • Application fee: INR 100
  • Payment modes: Online (SBI challan/BHIM UPI/internet banking/credit card/debit card)
  • Fee exemption for: Females and candidates from reserved categories (SC/ST/PwD/Ex-Servicemen)

SSC CGL Educational Qualification Code 2024

Candidates are required to indicate their highest qualification using the specified codes in the application form:

QualificationCode
BA05
BA (Hons.)06
BCom.07
BCom. (Hons.)08
BSc.09
BSc. (Hons.)10
BEd.11
LLB12
BE13
BTech14
AMIE (Part A & Part B)15
BSc. (Engg.)16
BCA17
BBA18
Graduation issued by Defence19
BLib.20
BPharm.21
ICWA22
CA23
PG Diploma24
MA25
MCom.26
MSc.27
MEd.28
LLM29
ME30
MTech.31
MSc. (Engg.)32
MCA33
MBA34
Others35
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SSC CGL Vacancy 2024

The Staff Selection Commission will announce the vacancies in the official notification, impacting the cutoff at each stage of the SSC CGL 2024 selection process.

YearVacancies
2024To Be Announced
20238,415
202236,012
20217,686
20207,035
20198,428
201812,929
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SSC CGL Eligibility 2024

Eligibility criteria for SSC CGL 2024 varied based on the applied post. Key eligibility requirements include:

  • Nationality/Citizenship: Indian citizen, Person of Indian origin, subject of Nepal/Bhutan, Tibetan refugee.
  • Age Limit: 18 to 32 years (as per SSC CGL 2024 notification).
  • Educational Qualification: Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university/institute.

SSC CGL Admit Card 2024

Candidates must download their SSC CGL admit card from the regional SSC websites based on their state of residence. Admit cards are mandatory for exam center admission.

SSC RegionsState CoveredAdmit Card Links
Southern RegionAndhra Pradesh, Puducherry, Tamil NaduSSC SR admit card
Northern RegionDelhi, Rajasthan, UttarakhandSSC NR admit card
Eastern RegionAndaman & Nicobar Islands, Jharkhand, Odisha, Sikkim, West BengalSSC ER admit card
Western RegionMaharashtra, Goa, GujaratSSC WR admit card
Madhya Pradesh RegionMadhya Pradesh, ChhattisgarhSSC MPR admit card
North Western RegionJammu & Kashmir, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal PradeshSSC NWR admit card
Central RegionUttar Pradesh, BiharSSC CR admit card
Karnataka Kerala RegionKarnataka, KeralaSSC KKR admit card
North Eastern RegionAssam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, NagalandSSC NE admit card
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SSC CGL Answer Key 2024

  • Tentative answer key release: Within three days after the exam
  • Objections against incorrect answers: Accepted within specified period
  • Final answer key release: After addressing objections

SSC CGL Result 2024

  • Tier 1 result (expected): October 2024
  • Tier 2 result (announced in previous years): December
  • Tie Resolution Criteria: Detailed in official notification and result PDF

SSC CGL Cut-Off 2024

The Staff Selection Commission will release the SSC CGL 2024 cutoff along with the result. The cutoff will be categorized by different groups and will depend on the number of vacancies available.

CategoryCut-off MarksCandidates Available
SC252.07111
ST241.03180
OBC271.012591
EWS265.07244
UR287.06384*
ESM223.01145
OH234.0504
HH172.0478
VH228.0328
Pwd-Other143.0308
Total39,273
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SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2024

The SSC CGL Tier 1 exam pattern for 2024 is expected to follow the previous pattern:

SSC CGL Tier-I Sections & Subjects

  • General Intelligence Reasoning
    • Number of Questions: 25
    • Marks: 50
  • General Awareness
    • Number of Questions: 25
    • Marks: 50
  • Quantitative Aptitude
    • Number of Questions: 25
    • Marks: 50
  • English Comprehension
    • Number of Questions: 25
    • Marks: 50

Total: 100 Questions, 200 Marks

SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Pattern 2024

The SSC CGL Tier 2 exam pattern includes the following papers:

  • Paper I:
    • Section I: Mathematical Abilities, Reasoning and General Intelligence
    • Section II: English Language and Comprehension, General Awareness
    • Section III: Computer Knowledge
  • Paper II:
    • Statistics
  • Paper III:
    • General Studies-Finance and Economics

SSC CGL Exam Centres 2024

The SSC CGL 2024 exam centres will be listed in the official notification. Candidates can select their preferred exam centres during the online application process.

SSC CGL Syllabus 2024

The SSC CGL syllabus covers various topics across different tiers:

SSC CGL Tier 1 Syllabus

Paper Sections

  • General Intelligence & Reasoning
    • Analogies, similarities and differences, space visualization, spatial orientation, problem-solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, etc.
  • General Awareness
    • History, culture, geography, economic scene, general policy & scientific research, etc.
  • Quantitative Aptitude
    • Whole numbers, decimals, fractions, percentage, ratio & proportion, time & distance, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, etc.
  • English Comprehension
    • Comprehension, writing ability, vocabulary, grammar, etc.

SSC CGL Tier 2 Syllabus

  • Paper I:
    • Mathematical Abilities, Reasoning and General Intelligence, English Language and Comprehension, General Awareness, Computer Knowledge
  • Paper II:
    • Statistics
  • Paper III:
    • General Studies-Finance and Economics

SSC CGL Posts And Salary 2024

SSC CGL posts are categorized into Group ‘B’ Gazetted, Group ‘B’ Non-Gazetted, and Group ‘C’. Here are some key positions:

SSC CGL Group B Posts

Name of PostMinistry/Department/Office/ CadreAge Limit
Assistant Audit OfficerIndian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AGNot exceeding 30 years
Assistant Accounts OfficerIndian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AGNot exceeding 30 years
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Other Posts:

  • Assistant Enforcement Officer
  • Inspector (Examiner)
  • Sub Inspector
  • Assistant Section Officer
  • Inspector Posts
  • Assistant
  • Divisional Accountant
  • Statistical Investigator Grade-II
  • Junior Statistical Officer

SSC CGL Group C Posts

Name of PostMinistry/Department/Office/ CadreAge Limit
Inspector of Income TaxCBDTNot exceeding 30 years
AuditorOffices under C&AGNot exceeding 30 years
Tax AssistantCBDT, CBIC, Other Ministry/DepartmentsNot exceeding 27 years
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SSC CGL 2024 Salary

SSC CGL salary is specified for each post in the official notification and varies by pay level:

SSC CGL Pay Levels

  • Pay Level 4: INR 25,500-81,100
  • Pay Level 5: INR 29,200-92,300
  • Pay Level 6: INR 35,400-1,12,400
  • Pay Level 7: INR 44,900-1,42,400
  • Pay Level 8: INR 47,600-1,51,100

SSC CGL Selection Process 2024

The SSC CGL selection process includes:

  1. Application Process
  2. Tier 1 Exam
  3. Tier 2 Exam
  4. Tier 3 Exam (Descriptive)
  5. Tier 4 (Skill Test/Computer Proficiency Test)

SSC CGL Preparation 2024

Effective SSC CGL preparation involves:

  • Understanding the syllabus and exam pattern
  • Using the right set of books for comprehensive preparation
  • Practicing with mock tests and previous year’s papers
  • Revision and time management
  • Avoiding guesswork due to negative marking
  • Reaching the examination center on time

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