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SSC CGL Notification

SSC CGL stands for Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level examination, a prestigious competitive exam in India. It is conducted to recruit candidates for various Group B and Group C posts in government ministries, departments, and organizations. Aspirants prepare rigorously to qualify for this exam as it opens doors to promising career opportunities in the government sector, providing stability, growth, and a chance to serve the nation.

SSC CGL Notification 2023

SSC CGL Notification 2023

The official SSC CGL notification 2023 has been released by SSC on 03rd April 2023, SSC has started accepting registrations for SSC CGL 2023 from 03rd April to 03rd May 2023. SSC CGL 2023 Tier-1 will be held from 14th July 2023 to 27th July 2023(tentative). For more information regarding SSC CGL Notification 2023 read the full article.

SSC CGL Notification 2023 – Overview

Particulars SSC CGL Notification 2023 Details
NameStaff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level (SSC CGL)
Conducted byStaff Selection Commission (SSC)
Exam LevelNational
Exam ModeOnline
Exam DurationTier-I: 60 minutes, Tier-II: 2 hours 15 minutes ( Paper – I)
Purpose of Exam To select candidates for Group-B and -C posts in various departments of the Government of India
Exam Helpdesk No.011-69999845
Official Website

SSC CGL Notification 2023 – Important Dates

SSC CGL 2023 Notification Release Date03rd April 2023
SSC CGL Apply Online 2023 Start Date03rd April 2023
Last Date to Apply Online03rd May 2023 (11 pm)
Last Date for online fee payment05th May 2023 (11 pm)
The window for Application Form Correction10th to 11th May 2023 (11 pm)
 SSC CGL Application Status for Tier 130th June 2023
SSC CGL Admit Card 2023 for Tier 130th June 2023
SSC CGL Exam Date 2023 (Tier-I) 14th to 27th July 2023
Result Release (Tier I)19th September 2023

SSC CGL Notification 2023 – Vacancies

Staff Selection Commission has released the tentative vacancies of 8440 posts for the Combined Graduate Level Examination on 28th August 2023. The detailed category-wise tentative vacancies have been released on the official website of the SSC. We have mentioned below the direct link to download the PDF for the detailed vacancies.

Download SSC CGL 2023 Tentative Vacancies PDF

SSC CGL Notification 2023 – Download PDF

SSC CGL Notification 2023 has been released on 3rd April 2023. SSC CGL 2023 Notification is released candidates can check the details of the examination. The notification helps candidates in having a better knowledge of the vacancies, registration dates, and other details. Candidates can download the SSC CGL 2023 official notification from the link given below. Also can download it from the official site of SSC.

Download the SSC CGL Notification 2023 From Here (Link Active)

SSC CGL Notification 2023 – Apply Online Link

The apply online registration for SSC CGL started on 3rd April and candidates were able to apply online till 3rd May. The link mentioned below is inactive now and the registrations have been closed for all the candidates.

SSC CGL Apply Online Link (Inactive)

How to Apply Online for SSC CGL Notification 2023

Sure, here’s a detailed explanation of each step to apply for the SSC CGL exam:

Step 1: Go to the Official Website
To start the application process, visit the Staff Selection Commission’s official website at This is the authorized platform for all SSC-related activities.

Step 2: Register as a New User
On the website’s homepage, locate and click on the ‘New User? Register Now’ link. This will take you to the registration page where you can create a new account.

Step 3: Fill out the Registration Form
In the registration form, provide essential details such as your name, date of birth, email address, mobile number, and any other information required. Create a strong password to secure your account. Upon successful registration, you will receive a unique registration number for future logins.

Step 4: Log in to Your Account
After registering, use your assigned registration number and the password you set to log in to your account on the SSC website.

Step 5: Fill the Application Form
Once logged in, access the SSC CGL application form. Fill in all the required details accurately, including your personal information, educational qualifications, address, and other relevant data. Make sure to double-check for any errors before proceeding.

Step 6: Upload Scanned Documents
Attach the necessary documents as specified in the guidelines. Usually, you will need to upload scanned copies of your passport-sized photograph and signature. Ensure that the scanned images meet the specified size and format requirements.

Step 7: Review the Form
Before final submission, carefully review the entire application form to confirm that all the provided information is accurate and complete. Any mistakes or omissions might lead to the rejection of your application.

Step 8: Pay the Application Fee
After confirming the accuracy of your application, proceed to pay the application fee. The fee amount is typically Rs. 100 for most candidates, while some categories like SC/ST/Women/Ex-Servicemen are exempted from the fee payment. You can pay the fee online using various payment methods or offline through a bank challan.

Once you have successfully completed all the steps and paid the application fee (if applicable), your SSC CGL application process will be complete. Keep a copy of the submitted application form and payment receipt for future reference. Now, you need to prepare diligently for the SSC CGL examination to increase your chances of qualifying for the desired government job positions.

Photograph and Signature Specification

The format for the photograph and signature should be in JPEG or JPEG format. The size required for the same is as follows:

Image Specifications
Photo 20-50 KB
Signature 10-20 KB

Application Fees

A payment of Rs 100 has to be made as an application fee by candidates registering to take the SSC CGL exam. Online or offline methods using SBI challan or BHIM, UPI or internet banking, credit card or debit card. However, female candidates and those belonging to reserved categories such as Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), Persons with Disability (PwD), and Ex-Servicemen (ESM) are exempt from the application fee payment.  

CategoryApplication Fee
GM / OBCRs. 100
SC, ST, PwD, and Ex-Servicemen (ESM)Exempt

How to Fill SSC CGL Post Preference?

When filling out your SSC CGL Post Preference, you need to keep a few things in mind to help you in the long term. Let’s take a look:

Position or Job Profile:

The SSC CGL allows you to apply to over 30 different types of jobs. This wide range of jobs gives you a lot of options to choose from. Each Ministry and department has its challenges and opportunities. So carefully select your preferences.


The location of the job also is essential. The benefits of posting in an urban area and a rural area differ greatly. If you are more career-oriented, urban postings may suit you better. On the other hand, if you like working in a more peaceful environment, rural posting may suit you better.


The salary for each job varies. It also varies depending on seniority, location, responsibilities, etc. The other monetary and non-monetary benefits also differ. So check out the salary and benefits of each post before you apply. 


Even if other factors are in line, it may not give you job satisfaction if you are not interested in the job. To apply for a posting where you would enjoy working.

SSC CGL Notification 2023 – Eligibility Criteria

Though there are different criteria for each of the posts filled by the SSC CGL exam, the essential eligibility criteria for this exam are as follows.


The candidate must be an Indian citizen or of Indian origin or a subject of Nepal/Bhutan, or a Tibetan refugee.

Age limit

Minimum Age Limit:18  and Maximum Age Limit: 32 years

Age Limit will be counted as on 1st August 2023.

Assistant Audit OfficerUnder C&AGNot exceeding 30 years.
Assistant Accounts OfficerUnder C&AGNot exceeding 30 years.
Assistant Section OfficerCentral Secretariat Service20-30 years
Assistant Section OfficerIntelligence BureauNot exceeding 30 years.
Assistant Section OfficerMinistry of Railway20-30 years
Assistant Section OfficerMinistry of External Affairs20-30 years
Assistant Section OfficerAFHQ20-30 years
Assistant Section OfficerMinistry of Electronics and Information TechnologyNot exceeding 30 years.
Assistant / Assistant Section OfficerOther Ministries/ Departments/ OrganizationsNot exceeding 30 years.
Inspector of Income TaxCBDTNot exceeding 30 years
Inspector, (Central Excise)CBICNot exceeding 30 years
Inspector (Preventive Officer)CBICNot exceeding 30 years
Inspector (Examiner)CBICNot exceeding 30 years
Assistant  Enforcement OfficerDirectorate of Enforcement, Department of RevenueUp to 30 years
Sub InspectorCentral Bureau of Investigation20-30 years
Inspector PostsDepartment of Post, Ministry of CommunicationNot exceeding 30 years
InspectorCentral Bureau of Narcotics, Ministry of FinanceNot exceeding 30 years
AssistantOther Ministries/ Departments/ OrganizationsNot exceeding 30 years
Divisional AccountantOffices under C&AGNot exceeding 30 years
Sub InspectorNIA)Up to 30 years
Sub-Inspector/ Junior Intelligence Officer(MHA)Not exceeding 30 years
Junior Statistical OfficerMinistry of Statistics&Programme Implementation.Up to 32 years
AuditorOffices under C&AG18-27 years
AuditorOffices under CGDA18-27 years
AuditorOther Ministry/Departments18-27 years
AccountantOffices under C&AG18-27 years
AccountantController General of Accounts18-27 years
Accountant/ Junior AccountantOther Ministry/ Departments18-27 years
Postal   Assistant/   Sorting AssistantDepartment of Post, Ministry of Communication18-27 years
Senior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper  Division ClerksCentral Govt. Offices/ Ministries are other than CSCS cadres.18-27 years
Senior Administrative AssistantMilitary Engineering Services, Ministry of Defence18-27 years
Tax AssistantCBDT18-27 years
Tax AssistantCBIC18-27 years
Sub-InspectorCentral Bureau of Narcotics, Ministry of Finance18-27 years
Upper Division ClerksDte.Gen Border Road Organisation (MoD) (Only for male Candidates)18-27 years

SSC CGL Notification 2023 – Educational Qualification

Essential Educational Qualifications for various posts include :

All other Posts except Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer and JSO

Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or equivalent.

The candidates who have appeared in the final year of their graduation can also apply, however, they must possess Essential qualifications on or before the cut-off date.

Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer

  • Essential Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or Institute.
  • Desirable Qualifications: Chartered Accountant Cost & Management Accountant Company Secretary or Masters in Commerce Master in Business Studies or Master in Business Administration (Finance) or Master in Business Economics.
  • During the period of probation direct recruits shall have to qualify for the “Subordinate  Audit/   Accounts   Service   Examination” in respective branches for confirmation and regular appointment as Assistant  Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer.

Junior Statistical Officer

Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University or Institute with at least 60% Marks in Mathematics at 12th standard level;


Bachelor’s Degree in any subject with Statistics as one of the subjects at the degree level.

SSC CGL Notification 2023: Selection Process

SSC CGL Selection Process consists of two stages, Preliminary and Mains Examination. Candidates who are preparing to appear for the examination must be aware of the detailed selection procedure. We have mentioned below the detailed exam pattern and syllabus for the SSC CGL 2023.

SSC CGL Exam Pattern

SSC CGL has 2 phases: Tier- 1, and Tier- 2 according to the new exam pattern.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Pattern

SubjectQuestionsMaximum Marks
General Intelligence & Reasoning2550
Quantitative Aptitude2550
General English2550
General Awareness2550

Note: Total Duration of Tier 1 Exam is 60 minutes

SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Pattern

In this phase, two exams are conducted on the same day, the details of the Tier-II exams are listed below. Merit list will be prepared on the basis of overall performance of candidates in Tier-II Examination only. Total time duration is 2 hours 15 minutes for Paper – 1 and 2 hours for Paper – 2 and 3 each.

Paper SessionSectionSubjectQuestionsMarks
II (2 hours and 15 minutes)I (1 hour )Module I – Mathematical abilities Module II – Reasoning and General Intelligence3030Total – 6060 x 3= 180
  II (1 hour )Module I – English Language ComprehensionModule II – General Awareness4525
Total = 70
70 x 3 =210
  III (15 minutes)Module – I – Computer Knowledge module2020 x 3 = 60
 II (15 minutes)IIIModule – II : Data Entry Speed TestOne data entry task 
II2 hours Statistics (Paper I & II as above)100 100 x 2= 200
III2 hours General Studies (Paper I & II as above) (Finance & Economics)100 100 x 2= 200

SSC CGL 2023 Notification: Syllabus 

The syllabus for the various tiers of the SSC CGL exam is as follows.

SSC CGL Tier I Syllabus 2023

The syllabus of SSC CGL 2023 is as follows :

General Intelligence & Reasoning

It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal types.

This component may include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, space visualization, spatial orientation, problem-solving, analysis, judgment, decision-making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning, and figural classification, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series, coding and decoding, statement conclusion, syllogistic reasoning, etc.

The topics are: Semantic Analogy, Symbolic/Number Analogy, Figural Analogy, Semantic Classification, Symbolic/Number Classification, Figural Classification, Semantic Series, Number Series, Figural Series, Problem Solving, Word Building, Coding & de-coding, Numerical Operations, symbolic Operations, Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization, Venn Diagrams, Drawing inferences, Punched hole/pattern –folding & un-folding, Figural Pattern – folding and completion, Indexing, Address matching, Date & city matching, Classification of center codes/roll numbers, Small & Capital letters/numbers coding, decoding and classification, Embedded Figures, Critical thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence.

General Awareness

Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidates’ general awareness of the environment around them and its application to society.

  • Test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observations.
  • The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research.

Quantitative Aptitude

The questions will be designed to test the ability to appropriately use numbers and number sense of the candidate.

Ratio & Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture, and Alligation, Time and distance, Time & Work, Basic algebra, Surds, Graphs of Linear Equations, Triangles, Circles, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons, Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base, Trigonometric ratio, Degree and Radian Measures, Standard Identities, Complementary angles, Heights and Distances.

Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart

English Comprehension

The candidate’s ability to understand correct English, his basic comprehension and writing ability, etc. would be tested. The questions in Parts A, B, & D will be of a level commensurate with the essential qualification viz. Graduation and questions in Part C will be of the 10th standard level.

SSC CGL Tier II Syllabus 2023

Indicative Syllabus (Tier-II)

Module-I of Session-I of Paper-I (Mathematical Abilities):

  • Number Systems: Computation of Whole Numbers, Decimals and Fractions, and Relationship between numbers.
  • Fundamental arithmetical operations: Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest (Simple and Compound), Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Alligation, Time and distance, Time and work.
  • Algebra: Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds (simple problems) and Graphs of Linear Equations.
  • Geometry: Familiarity with elementary geometric figures and facts: Triangle and its various kinds of centers, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles.
  • Mensuration: Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons, Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square Base.
  • Trigonometry: Trigonometry, Trigonometric ratios, Complementary angles, Height and distances (simple problems only) Standard Identities
  • Statistics and probability: Use of Tables and Graphs: Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar-diagram, Pie-chart; Measures of central tendency: mean, median, mode, standard deviation; calculation of simple probabilities.

Module-II of Section-I of Paper-I (Reasoning and General Intelligence)

Questions of both verbal and non-verbal types. These will include questions on :

Semantic Analogy, Symbolic operations, Symbolic/ Number Analogy, Trends, Figural Analogy, Space Orientation, Semantic Classification, Venn Diagrams, Symbolic/ Number Classification, Drawing inferences, Figural Classification, Punched hole/ pattern-folding & unfolding, Semantic Series, Figural Pattern- folding and completion, Number Series, Embedded figures, Figural Series, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Emotional Intelligence, Word Building, Social Intelligence, Coding and de-coding, Numerical operations, Other sub-topics, if any.

Module-I of Section-II of Paper-I (English Language And Comprehension):

Vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms, and their correct usage; Spot the Error, Fill in the Blanks, Synonyms/ Homonyms, Antonyms, Spellings/ Detecting misspelled words, Idioms & Phrases, word substitution, Improvement of Sentences, Active/ Passive Voice of Verbs, Conversion into Direct/ Indirect narration, Shuffling of Sentence parts, Shuffling of Sentences in a passage, Cloze Passage, Comprehension Passage. To test comprehension, three or more paragraphs will be given and questions based on those will be asked. At least one paragraph should be a simple one based on a book or a story and the other two paragraphs should be on current affairs, based on a report or an editorial.

Module-II of Section-II of Paper-I (General Awareness):

Questions are designed to test the candidates’ general awareness of the environment around them and its application to society. Questions are also designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General policy and scientific research.

Module-I of Section-III of Paper-I (Computer Proficiency):

  • Computer Basics: Organization of a computer, Central Processing Unit (CPU), input/ output devices, computer memory, memory organization, back- up devices, PORTs, Windows Explorer. Keyboard shortcuts.
  • Software: Windows Operating system including basics of Microsoft Office like MS word, MS Excel and Power Point etc.
  • Working with Internet and e-mails: Web Browsing & Searching, Downloading & Uploading, Managing an E-mail Account, e-Banking.
  • Basics of networking and cyber security: Networking devices and protocols, Network and information security threats (like hacking, virus, worms, Trojans, etc.), and preventive measures.

SSC CGL Notification 2023 – Admit Card

Admit Cards for SSC CGL 2023 Tier-1 exam will be sent out about one week before the examination. The Admit Card’s release will be released on a region-wise basis on the Commission’s Regional websites. Admit cards should be downloaded for the SSC CGL examination from their respective region’s website. Their details are needed to input such as Name, Exam, Registration Number, Date of Birth, City, etc.

Details Mentioned on the SSC CGL Exam Admit Card

Applicants Details:

  • Name
  • Roll No.
  • Date of Birth
  • Category
  • Gender
  • Photograph
  • Signature

How to Check SSC CGL Application Status 2023

Follow the below steps for checking application status:

Step 1: visit SSC- (official website)

Step 2: Click on Admit Card

Step 3: Select and click on your Regional website link

Step 4: Click the Application status link

Step 5: Enter the Login credentials 

Step 6: Check SSC CGL Application status.

How to Download SSC CGL Admit Card 2023

Follow the below steps for downloading SSC CGL admit card:

Step 1: Go to the SSC official website.

Step 2: Select the Admit Card 2023 link

Step 3: Select the SSC Regional or Sub-Regional website link

Step 4: Click the Admit Card 2023 link

Step 5: Enter the credentials to login

Step 6: Download the SSC CGL Admit Card

Step 7: Printout the picture for future references

SSC CGL Cut Off 2023 for Tier 1

SSC CGL 2023 Cut off will be published once the exam is conducted. We have mentioned below the cut-off marks for SSC CGL 2020 to give an idea of the expected cut-off to the aspiring candidates.

List 1: 

Candidates qualified in Tier-I for appearing in Tier-II [Paper-I, Paper-II, and Paper-IV {General Studies (Finance & Accounts)}] and Tier-III

Category Cut-off Marks Candidates available
SC 145.28912 970
ST 140.97604 465
OBC 161.36748 1784
EWS 164.00018 728
UR 167.45963 1228*
OH 135.76854 102
HH 109.04331 101
Others-PWD 95.12633 51
Total 5429 

* In addition to the UR candidates shown above, 42-SC, 15-ST, 779-OBC, 503-EWS, 2-OH and 1-HH candidates qualifying at UR cut-off have been shown under their respective categories. 

List 2: 

Candidates qualified in Tier-I for appearing in Tier-II [Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper-III (Statistics)] and Tier-III

Category Cut-off Marks Candidates available
SC 124.61824 2241
ST 122.40547 958
OBC 147.63201 3395
EWS 146.01050 1925
UR 153.08245 2544*
OH 120.17292 114
HH 108.73007 35
Total 11212 

* In addition to the UR candidates shown above, 182-SC, 48-ST, 2119-OBC, 1183-EWS and 9-OH candidates qualifying at UR Cut-off have been shown under their respective categories.

Note: Only those candidates have been considered eligible for List-2 who have applied for the post of JSO in their online Application Forms.

List 3: 

Candidates qualified in Tier-I for appearing in Tier-II (Paper-I and Paper-II) and Tier-III

Category Cut-off Marks Candidates available
SC 100.93079 21663
ST 93.75569 10351
OBC 119.23278 36611
EWS 109.21110 15718
UR 132.37260 20572*
ESM 74.87478 5216
OH 85.99074 1759
HH 40.00000 1357
VH 95.75915 488
Others-PWD 40.00000 400
Total 114135 

* In addition to the UR candidates shown above, 3275-SC, 1014-ST, 19684-OBC, 7446-EWS, 93-ESM, 138-OH, 10-HH, 67-VH and 4-Others PwD candidates qualifying at UR Cut-off have been shown under their respective categories. 

SSC CGL Notification 2023: Result 

The SSC CGL Tier I Result 2023 has been announced on 19th September 2023. We have mentioned below the direct link and detailed steps to download the SSC CGL Result 2023.

Download the SSC CGL Tier 1 Result 2023

How to Download the SSC CGL 2023 Result?

Following the methods below, candidates can check their SSC CGL  results and download their Tier 1 2023 scorecards:

  1. Go to the official website of SSC CGL
  2. Type your login details and password.
  3. Fill in the captcha code that appears on the screen.
  4. Log in by pressing the Login button.
  5. Select the Result/Marks tab from the drop-down menu.
  6. Choose an exam from the drop-down menu.
  7. Click the Submit button.
  8. Check out the SSC CGL result and save it to your computer.

SSC CGL Preparation

For preparing for the SSC CGL Exam, a strategic approach is needed for the students. Foremost, it is crucial to understand the requirements of the exam by following the exam syllabus. Developing a proper study plan by following preparation tips for different tiers of the SSC CGL Exam is crucial for students to excel in this exam. 

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SSC CGL Notification 2023 – FAQs

Q1. When will SSC CGL Notification 2023 Release?

Ans. SSC CGL 2023 notification has been released on 03rd April 2023. Candidates can download the official notification from the link given in this article.

Q2. When will SSC 2023 Notification Apply Online Start?

Ans. SSC CGL 2023 application online has been started from 03rd April 2023 and the last date for applying online is 3rd May 2023.

Q3. How many vacancies in SSC CGL Notification 2023?

Ans. SSC has released tentative vacancies for the 8440 posts in SSC CGL 2023.

Q4. What is the last date for SSC CGL Notification 2023?

Ans. 3rd may 2023 is the last date for SSC CGL Notification 2023.


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