SSC CGL 2022 Notification Out: [New/Changed] Exam Pattern and Syllabus, Exam Date

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SSC CGL 2022 Notification

SSC CGL 2022 Notification: The Staff Selection Commission has released SSC CGL 2022 Notification on its official website. This time SSC has made some changes in the Exam pattern and syllabus of the SSC CGL examination 2022. In this article, you can find SSC CGL 2022 Notification with the changed Exam Pattern and New Syllabus for Tier-1 and Tier-2 Examination.

All details related to SSC CGL 2022 Notification can be found in this article. SSC CGL 2022 Eligibility, SSC CGL 2022 Vacancy, SSC CGL 2022 Important Dates, SSC CGL 2022 New Exam Pattern for Mains, SSC CGL 2022 New Syllabus, etc. can be seen in this article. All interested candidates must go through this article to get the complete details of the SSC CGL 2022 Notification.

SSC CGL 2022 Basic Information– Pattern Changed

It is a very good chance for all aspirants to get a very prestigious job from SSC CGL 2022 Exam. All interested candidates will have to have a clear idea of the exam. So, in the table below, you will find all the information related to SSC CGL 2022 Notification, Exam Pattern, and Selection Process. This exam is a graduate-level exam, which had 4 stages of selection, but this time SSC has changed the Pattern for the recruitment of the SSC CGL 2022 Exam. This time the Selection process for SSC CGL 2022 Exam has just 2 Stages Prelims and Mains, That means there are No Tier-3 and Tier-4 Exams this time in SSC CGL 2022 exam Notification.

Exam NameSSC CGL 2022 (Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level)
Conducting BodyStaff Selection Commission (SSC)
Exam LevelNational Level
SSC CGL 2022 Notification17th September 2022 
Eligibility CriteriaGraduate
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Exam ModeOnline (Computer-Based Test)
Posts offeredGroup B and C officers under the Central Government
Selection ProcessTier I and Tier II Only ( New Selection stages from CGL 2022)
Exam DurationTier 1 – 60 minutes Tier 2 – 120 minutes
Job LocationAll over India

SSC CGL 2022 Exam Date

SSC CGL 2022 Application date is 17th September 2022 and SSC CGL last date to apply is 8th October 2022. The SSC CGL 2022 Tier-1 Exam will be conducted in December 2022. Candidates can check the dates of other events related to SSC CGL 2022 in the table below.

EventsSSC CGL 2022 Date
SSC CGL Notification Release Date17th September 2022
SSC CGL Online Form submission Started17th September 2022
Last Date to Submit Application08th October 2022
Last Date for generating offline challan08th October 2022((23:00PM)
Last date and time for making online fee payment09th October 2022(23:00PM)
Last date for payment through Challan10th October 2022
Dates of ‘Window for Application Form
Correction’ including online payment.
12th October 2022 to 13 October 2022 (23:00)
SSC CGL Tier-1 Application Status10 days prior to the exam
SSC CGL Tier-1 Admit Card 2022one week prior to the exam
SSC CGL 2022 Exam Date Tier 1December 2022
SSC CGL Exam Date Tier 2
SSC CGL Tier 2 Admit Card 2022

SSC CGL 2022 Vacancy

The SSC CGL 2022 Vacancy as per the official notification and more than 20,000+ this year. Last year The SSC CGL 2021 vacancy was just 7686. The trend for the vacancy in SSC CGL 2022 has been quite similar for the years 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021. but it is apparently different this time, the tentative vacancies for SSC CGL 2022 are approximately 3 times as compared to the trend of the last three years.

The table below shows the SSC CGL 2022 category vacancy last year and the past few years. But in SSC CGL 2022 there are tentative vacancies of around 20,000+ due to the inclusion of posts from other examinations as well and many other factors are responsible for this massive increase in the number of vacancies for the SSC CGL 2022 Examination.

SSC CGL Vacancy – Year-wise
SSC CGL 2021-22 Exam302412047038977686
SSC CGL 2020-21 Exam2891104651018587035
SSC CGL 2019-20 Exam3674124266721988582
SSC CGL 2018-19 Exam57701723845293311271

SSC CGL 2022 Eligibility Criteria

SSC CGL qualification is graduation from any stream from a recognized board. But there are some specifications according to the posts which are mentioned here. Candidates must check the SSC CGL Age limit before they apply for the exam.

SSC CGL age limit

The age limit for SSC CGL 2022 is 18-32. However, there are many posts that ask for a particular age group to apply. So, candidates must be very careful while applying for the posts.

For the posts for which age limit is 18-27 yearsThe candidate must have been born not earlier than 02-01-1995 and not later than 01-01-2004.
For the posts for which age limit is 20-30 yearsThe candidate must have been born not earlier than 02-01-1992 and not later than 01-01-2002.
For the posts for which age limit is 18-30 yearsThe candidate must have been born not earlier than 02-01-1992 and not later than 01-01-2004.
For the post for which age limit is 18-32 yearsThe candidate must have been born not earlier than 02-01-1990 and not later than 01-01-2004.

SSC CGL qualification

SSC CGL qualification is graduation from any recognized institute in any stream. However, there are some posts that require the candidates to have some desirable qualifications. Here we have tried to solve all confusion regarding SSC CGL qualification.

Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer:

Essential Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or Institute.

Desirable Qualifications: Chartered Accountant or Cost & Management Accountant or Company Secretary or Masters in Commerce or Masters in Business Studies or Masters in Business Administration (Finance) or Masters in Business Economics.

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

Statistical Investigator Grade-II:

Bachelor’s Degree in any subject with Statistics as one of the subjects from a recognized University or Institute. The candidates must have studied Statistics as a subject in all the three years or all the 6 semesters of the graduation course.

For All Other Posts:

Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or equivalent in any subject or discipline.

SSC CGL 2022 Selection Process

There is some change in SSC CGL Selection Process 2022, it has now only two tiers i.e Tier-1 and Tier-2 computer-based examinations( from SSC CGL 2022 – the pattern has changed). SSC CGL Tier-1 is a computer-based test with multiple type questions. Each tier is designed to assess the ability of the candidate. SSC CGL Exam Pattern for each tier is different and is mentioned below.

SSC CGL Tier-1 2022 Exam Pattern Change:

This is an online test with four sections General Awareness, English Language, General Intelligence and Reasoning, and Quantitative Aptitude. 2 marks are awarded for each correct answer and a 0.25 mark is deducted for each wrong answer. The candidates are advised to carefully read the new Notification to know about the change in exam pattern and syllabus to perform well in the examination.

SectionsNumber of questionsMaximum marks
General Awareness2550
English Language2550
General Intelligence and Reasoning2550
Quantitative Aptitude2550

SSC CGL Tier-2 2022 Exam Pattern Change:

There is some change in SSC CGL Tier-2 2022 Exam Pattern. It will now have only three papers papers which are divided into different sections and modules. Paper- 1 will contain three sections comprising 5 modules( Quantitative Aptitude, English Comprehension, General Awareness, Reasoning, Computer knowledge). All the candidates who qualify the tier-1 are eligible to appear for the SSC CGL tier-2. Candidates with an Economics background can take the Finance and Economics paper. There will be seperate papers for the Posts of JSO/AAO. paper-II(Statistics) paper is for those who opt for JSO post, whereas Paper-III(Finance and Accounting) is for those who opt for Asst. Audit Officer.

  • Tier II will include conducting Paper-I, Paper-II, and Paper-III in separate shift(s)/ day(s).
  • Paper-I is compulsory for all the posts.
  • Paper-II will be for only those candidates who apply for the posts of Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) in the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation and who are shortlisted in Tier-I for these Posts.
  • Paper-III will be for only those candidates who are shortlisted in Tier-I for Paper-III i.e. for the posts of Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant
  • Accounts Officer.
  • Paper-I will include the following three sections having two modules each:
  • Section-I :
  • Module-I:Mathematical Abilities
  • Module-II: Reasoning and General Intelligence.
  • Section-II :
  • Module-I: English Language and Comprehension
  • Module-II: General Awareness
  • Section-III :
  • Module-I: Computer Knowledge Test
  • Module-II: Data Entry Speed Test

SSC CGL Syllabus 2022-23 Tier-1 and Tier-2

SSC CGL Syllabus 2022-23 includes topics from four sections: Quantitative Aptitude, General Intelligence and Reasoning, English Language, and General Awareness. Here we have compiled all the important topics from all four sections.

Indicative Syllabus (Tier-I):
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 him and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of every day observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research.

Quantitative Aptitude: The questions will be designed to test the ability of appropriate use of numbers and number sense of the candidate. The scope of the test will be computation of whole numbers, decimals, fractions and relationships between numbers, Percentage. Ratio & Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Alligation, Time and distance, Time & Work, Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds, Graphs of Linear Equations, Triangle and its various kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles, 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, Trigonometric ratio, Degree and Radian Measures, Standard Identities, Complementary angles, Heights and Distances, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart.

English Comprehension: Candidates’ ability to understand correct English, their basic comprehension and writing ability, etc. would be tested.

SSC CGL 2022 Application Process

SSC CGL Application process includes several steps that need to be performed to successfully submit your application for the exam. SSC CGL exam fees is Rs. 100 for general/OBC Category males and SSC CGL application fees for females is Rs. 0. SSC CGL apply online on the official website.

  • Applicants must visit the official website to fill the form.
  • Then Fill the information asked in the form.
  • Then you have to upload your photo.
  • In the online Application Form, candidates are required to upload the scanned color passport size photograph in JPEG format (20 KB to 50 KB). The photograph should not be more than three months old from the date of publication of the Notice of Examination. Image dimension of the photograph should be about 3.5 cm (width) x 4.5 cm (height).
  • The photograph should be without cap, spectacles and both ears should be visible.
  • Once you submit the form, you will have to pay.
  • Choose the payment choices if you want to pay online or through offline challan.
  • Once you make the payment your application process is over.

Application Fees

Fee payable: ₹100/- (Rs. one hundred only).
Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), Persons with Disabilities (PwD) and Ex-servicemen (ESM) eligible for reservation are exempted from payment of fee.

SSC CGL 2022 Notification out

SSC CGL 2022 Notification is out on the official website and candidates can check it. SSC CGL 2022 is an all-India exam and SSC CGL Eligibility criteria 2022 is any graduate from a government-recognized board. Apply for SSC CGL 2022 online on the official website before 08th October 2022. SSC CGL Application process, SSC CGL Syllabus 2022-23, and all the other details of the SSC CGL Notification are mentioned in this article. The last date to apply for SSC CGL 2022 Exam is 8 October 2022.

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Is there any change in the Selection Process of SSC CGL 2022 Exam ?

Yes, This year there is a slight change in the Selection process of SSC CGL 2022 Exam, Now there are only two stages of Selection which are Tier-1 and Tier-2 Exam 2022.

What is the Application Dates of SSC CGL 2022 Exam?

the Application for SSC CGL 2022 starts from 17th Sept 2022 to 08th October 2022.

What are the subjects covered in SSC CGL Tier-1 exam?

For the SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam, an aspirant has to prepare the following subjects: Reasoning Ability, Verbal Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, and General Awareness.


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