SSC CGL Recruitment 2024: Notification Released, Check Dates and How to Apply Online

SSC CGL Recruitment 2024


The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) released a short notice regarding the recruitment of various Group B and Group C vacancies. The authority released notification for posts including Accountants, Inspector, Sub-inspector, Tax Assistants, etc on 11th June 2024.This notification came on the official website of the SSC at Vacancies like Upper-division clerks, Accountants, Auditors, Tax Assistants, Inspectors, and many other related post vacancies will be filled through this recruitment drive. However authority hasnt started the online form filling process. The notification starting and last date for Combined Graduate Level (CGL) examinations is 11th June to 10th July 2024.

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SSC CGL Notification 2024 Overview

Conducting Authority Staff Selection Commission (SSC)
Name of the Examination Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Examination
Name of the Posts Sub-inspector, Auditors, Upper Division, Inspector, etc.
Number of Vacancies To be notified soon
Online Application Window Open Date 11th June 2024
Online Application Window Close Date 10th July 2024
Registration Dates 24th June to 24th July 2024
Category Recruitment, Govt Job
Level National Level
Mode of Application Online
Eligibility Graduates between the age of 18 to 32 years
Selection Process Tier 1 and Tier 2
Job Location Across India
Official Website
Status To be online soon


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SSC CGL 2024: Important Dates

Event Date
Notification Release Date 11th June 2024
Apply Online Start Date 11th June 2024
Last Date to Apply Online 10th July 2024
Registration Dates 24th June to 27th July 2024
Last Date to Pay Application Fee July 2024
Last Date for Generation of Offline Challan TBA
Last Date for Payment Through Challan TBA
Window for Application Form Correction TBA
Tier 1 Exam Dates September-October 2024
Tier 2 Exam Dates TBA


What is SSC CGL Exam?

The full form SSC CGL exam is Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduated Level Examination.


How to Apply for SSC CGL Notification 2024?

Here are the simple steps you can follow to apply for your desired posts easily:

  1. Visit the Official Website:
    • Open your browser and go to the SSC (Staff Selection Commission) website at
  2. Find the Recruitment Notification:
    • On the homepage, look for the recruitment notification link and click on it.
  3. Enter Your Details:
    • A new page will appear. Here, you need to fill in your details such as your name, registration number, and other required information.
  4. Attach Required Documents:
    • Upload all necessary documents, like your educational qualifications and identification proofs.
  5. Pay the Application Fee:
    • Proceed to pay the application fee as mentioned on the page. You can usually pay this online through various payment options.
  6. Review Your Details:
    • Double-check all the information you have entered to ensure there are no mistakes.
  7. Submit Your Application:
    • Once you have reviewed everything, click the submit button to complete your application.
  8. Print the Application Form:
    • Finally, print a copy of your application form for future reference.

By following these steps, you can apply for the SSC CGL 2024 posts without any hassle!



SSC CGL 2024 Number of Vacancies

Years UR SC ST OBC EWS Total
2023 3829 1273 618 1900 795 8415
2022 15982 5776 2995 8719 3937 37,409
2021 3008 1192 704 1832 885 7621
2020 2891 1046 510 1858 730 7035
2019-20 3577 1215 674 2116 846 8428
2018-19 5770 1723 845 2933 11271
2017 4238 1318 653 1916 9276


SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria

The SSC CGL Exams commission has specific requirements to recruit Candidates on various Posts. These include educational qualifications, age limits, and nationality. Here is a simplified version of the eligibility criteria based on the latest notification:

  1. Educational Qualification
    • For Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer: You need a Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized university. Additionally, you should have qualifications like CA, CS, MBA, Cost & Management Accountant, Master’s in Commerce, or Master’s in Business Studies.
    • For Junior Statistical Officer (JSO): You must have a Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized university. Moreover, you should have at least 60% in Mathematics in Class 12th, or have studied Statistics as one of the subjects during your graduation.
    • For Statistical Investigator Grade-II: You need a Graduation Degree from any recognized university. Plus, you should have studied Economics, Statistics, or Mathematics as a compulsory or elective subject.
    • For Research Assistant in National Human Rights Commission (NHRC): You must have a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized university or institute. Additionally, you need at least one year of research experience in any recognized university or recognized research institution.
    • For Remaining Posts: You need a Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized university.

These criteria ensure that candidates have the necessary knowledge and skills for the various positions offered through the SSC CGL Exam. So, make sure you should meet these requirements before applying!



2. Age Limit

18 to 32 years. 

Name of Posts Age Group
Auditor 18-27 years
Accountant 18-27 years
Junior Accountant 18-27 years
Senior Secretariat Assistant/Upper Division Clerks 18-27 years
Tax Assistant 18-27 years
Sub-Inspector 18-27 years
Upper Division Clerk (UDC) 18-27 years
Inspector Posts 18-30 years
Assistant 18-30 years
Tax Assistant 20-27 years
Assistant Section Officer 20-30 years
Assistant 20-30 years
Sub Inspector 20-30 years
Inspector (Central Excise) Not Exceeding 30 years
Inspector Not Exceeding 30 years
Assistant Not Exceeding 30 years
Inspector (Preventive Officer) Not Exceeding 30 years
Inspector (Examiner) Not Exceeding 30 years
Assistant Audit Officer Not Exceeding 30 years
Assistant Section Officer Not Exceeding 30 years
Assistant/Superintendent Not Exceeding 30 years
Inspector of Income Tax Not Exceeding 30 years
Divisional Accountant Not Exceeding 30 years
Assistant Enforcement Officer Up to 30 years
Sub Inspector Up to 30 years
Junior Statistical Officer Up to 32 years



Salary Structure of SSC CGL 2024

SSC CGL Post Salary Structure
Assistant Audit Officer Pay Level 8 (Rs. 47,600 to 1,51,100)
Assistant Accounts Officer Pay Level 8 (Rs. 47,600 to 1,51,100)
Assistant Section Officer Pay Level 7 (Rs. 44,900 to 1,42,400)
Assistant Pay Level 7 (Rs. 44,900 to 1,42,400)
Inspector (Central Excise) Pay Level 7 (Rs. 44,900 to 1,42,400)
Assistant Enforcement Officer Pay Level 7 (Rs. 44,900 to 1,42,400)
Sub Inspector Pay Level 7 (Rs. 44,900 to 1,42,400)
Inspector Pay Level 7 (Rs. 44,900 to 1,42,400)
Junior Statistical Officer Pay Level 6 (Rs. 35,400 to 1,12,400)
Statistical Investigator Grade-II Pay Level 6 (Rs. 35,400 to 1,12,400)
Inspector of Income Tax Pay Level 7 (Rs. 44,900 to 1,42,400)
Auditor Pay Level 6 (Rs. 35,400 to 1,12,400)
Accountant/ Junior Accountant Pay Level 5 (Rs. 29,200 to 92,300)
Senior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper Division Clerks Pay Level 4 (Rs. 25,500 to 81,100)
Tax Assistant Pay Level 4 (Rs. 25,500 to 81,100)
Upper Division Clerks Pay Level 4 (Rs. 25,500 to 81,100)

SSC CGL Selection Process 2024

Here is a table containing the SSC CGL 2024 selection process:

Stage Description
Tier-I Computer-Based Examination (Qualifying in nature).
Tier-II Paper I: Compulsory for all posts <br> Paper II: For candidates applying for Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) in the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation <br> Paper III: For candidates applying for Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer.

  • Roll Numbers and Admit Cards:
    • All successfully registered candidates will receive roll numbers and admit cards for the Tier-I Computer-Based Examination.
  • Shortlisting for Tier-II and Tier-III:
    • Candidates will be shortlisted for Tier-II and Tier-III based on their Tier-I scores, categorized by category.
  • Separate Cut-Offs:
    • Separate cut-offs will be announced for:
      • Paper-II of Tier-II (for Junior Statistical Officer (JSO))
      • Paper-III of Tier-II (for Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer)
      • Paper-I of Tier-II (for all other posts)
  • Tier-II Examination:
    • All candidates who qualify in Tier-I must appear in Tier-II.
    • All candidates must take Paper-I, Paper-II, and Paper-III.
    • Only candidates shortlisted for JSO and Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer will take Paper-II and Paper-III, respectively.


SSC CGL 2024 Exam Pattern

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has changed the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Exam pattern. The examination will be held in 2 tiers as described below:

Tier Type Mode Details
Tier-I Objective Multiple Choice Computer-Based (online) Qualifying in nature
Tier-II Paper I (Compulsory for all posts) Objective Type, Multiple choice questions, except for Module-II of Section-III of Paper-I Computer-Based (online)
Paper II (for Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) candidates) Objective Type, Multiple choice questions Computer-Based (online)
Paper III (for Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer candidates) Objective Type, Multiple choice questions Computer-Based (online)

This table summarizes the updated exam pattern for the SSC CGL 2024, detailing the tier structure, type, mode, and specific details for each paper.



SSC CGL Category-wise Cut-off Scores

Here’s a table displaying the category-wise cut-off scores for different posts in SSC CGL:

Category Finance/AAO JSO Statistical Investigator Gr.II All Other Posts
General 169.67168 168.53975 172.36025 150.04936
EWS 167.18331 166.06750 158.76802 143.44441
OBC 166.28763 165.86857 152.42184 145.93743
SC 154.29292 148.50911 126.68201
ST 148.98918 146.65109 127.32602 118.16655
OH 147.95269 132.72381 115.98466
HH 126.86400 80.99998 49.14875 77.72754
Others-PWD 109.82718 40.00000 57.45303
VH 114.60998 82.56201 121.59662
ESM 100.29326


  • “—”: Indicates data not available or not applicable for that category/post combination.


SSC CGL 2024 Syllabus

The main sections for the SSC CGL Preliminary Exam include General Awareness, Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, and English Language. Below is an overview of the syllabus for the SSC CGL Tier-1 exam:

General Intelligence and Reasoning General Awareness/ GK Quantitative Aptitude English Comprehension
Classification Static General Knowledge (Indian History, Culture, etc.) Simplification Reading Comprehension
Analogy Science Interest Fill in the Blanks
Coding-Decoding Current Affairs Averages Spellings
Series Indian Geography Mensuration Cloze Test
Non-Verbal Current CM & Governors Data Interpretation (DI) Synonyms & Antonyms
Word Formation Sports Percentage Idioms and Phrases
Matrix Books and Authors Ratio and Proportion One Word Substitution
Important Schemes Problem on Ages Sentence Correction

This table provides a structured overview of the key topics in each section of the SSC CGL Tier-1 syllabus.


SSC CGL Posts List

SSC CGL Posts List

Here is a table listing the SSC CGL posts along with their classification and department/ministry:

SSC CGL Post Classification of Post Department/Ministry
Assistant Audit Officer Group “B” Gazetted (Non-Ministerial) Indian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AG
Assistant Accounts Officer Indian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AG
Assistant Section Officer Group “B” Central Secretariat Service, Intelligence Bureau, Ministry of Railway, Ministry of External Affairs, AFHQ
Assistant Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations
Inspector (Central Excise) CBIC
Assistant Enforcement Officer Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue
Sub Inspector Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)
Inspector Central Bureau of Narcotics
Junior Statistical Officer M/o Statistics & Programme Implementation
Statistical Investigator Grade-II Registrar General of India
Inspector of Income Tax Group “C” CBDT
Auditor Offices under C&AG, CGDA
Accountant/ Junior Accountant Other Ministry/ Departments
Senior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper Division Clerks Central Govt. Offices/ Ministries other than CSCS cadres
Tax Assistant CBDT/ CBIC
Upper Division Clerks Government Departments

Posts Included in SSC CGL Exam

The SSC CGL Exam aims to fill vacancies for various Group B and Group C posts in the Ministries and Departments of the Government of India and its Subordinate Offices. Below is a list of the posts included in the SSC CGL Exam:

Posts Included in SSC CGL Exam
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 the 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
Research Assistant
Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant

This table provides an overview of the diverse range of positions available through the SSC CGL Exam across various government ministries, departments, and offices.


Examination Centers and SSC Regional Offices

Here’s a table listing the examination centers and corresponding SSC regional offices for the SSC CGL exam:

Examination Centers SSC Regions and States Address of the Regional Offices/ Website
Agra, Allahabad, Bareilly, Gorakhpur, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Varanasi, Bhagalpur, Muzaffarpur, Patna Central Region (CR)/ Bihar and Uttar Pradesh Regional Director (CR), Staff Selection Commission, 21-23, Lowther Road, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh-211002. (
Gangtok, Ranchi, Barasat, Berhampore (WB), Chinsurah, Jalpaiguri, Kolkata, Malda, Midnapur, Siliguri, Berhampore(Odisha) Eastern Region (ER)/ Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Jharkhand, Odisha, Sikkim and West Bengal Regional Director (ER), Staff Selection Commission, 1st MSO Building, 234/4, Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Road, Kolkata, West Bengal-700020 (
Bangalore, Dharwar, Gulbarga, Mangalore, Mysore, Kochi, Kozhikode(Calicut), Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur 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, Chindwara, Guna, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Khandwa, Ratlam, Satna, Sagar, Ambikapur, Bilaspur, Jagdalpur, Raipur, Durg Madhya Pradesh Sub-Region (MPR)/ Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh Dy. Director (MPR), Staff Selection Commission, J-5, Anupam Nagar, Raipur, Chhattisgarh-492007 (
Almora, Dehradun, Haldwani, Srinagar (Uttarakhand), Haridwar, Delhi, Ajmer, Alwar, Bharatpur, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sriganganagar, Udaipur 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 (
Anantnag, Baramulla, Jammu, Leh, Rajouri, Srinagar(J&K), Kargil, Dodda, Hamirpur, Shimla, Bhathinda, Jalandhar, Patiala, Amritsar, Chandigarh 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 (
Guntur, Kurnool, Rajahmundry, Tirupati, Vishakhapatnam, Vijaywada, Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Puducherry, Hyderabad, Nizamabad, Warangal 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 (
Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Rajkot, Surat, Bhavnagar, Kutch, Amravati, Aurangabad, Kolhapur, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Pune, Thane, Bhandara, Chandrapur, Akola, Jalgaon, Ahmednagar, Alibaug, Panaji 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 (
Itanagar, Dibrugarh, Guwahati(Dispur), Jorhat, Silchar, Kohima, Shillong, Imphal, Churachandpur, Ukhrul, Agartala, Aizwal North Eastern Region (NER)/ Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura Regional Director (NER), Staff Selection Commission, Housefed Complex, Last Gate-Basistha Road, P. O. Assam Sachivalaya, Dispur, Guwahati, Assam-781006 (

This table provides the examination centers and their corresponding SSC regional offices across India where candidates can appear for the SSC CGL examination.


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