SSC CGL Exam 2024, Eligibility, 17727 Vacancy, Syllabus

The SSC CGL 2024 has released on 24 June 2024. The SSC CGL Exam 2024 vacancy released for the post of Group B and Group C. Check more details about SSC CGL exam in this article.

SSC CGL Exam 2024

The Staff Selection Commission conducts the SSC CGL exam. This year the commission is set to release SSC CGL 2024 notification on 24 June 2024. The aim to recruit 17727 candidates for the positions of Group B and Group C in various Ministries/departments/Organisations of the government of India. The SSC CGL application form 2024 is available from 24 June 2024. The candidate will be able to apply online for SSC CGL 2024 till 24 July 2024. The Staff Selection Commission has yet to announce the SSC CGL exam date, it is expected that SSC CGL Tier 1 will be conducted in September or August 2024.

What is SSC CGL Exam?

The full form of SSC CGL is the Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level exam. The SSC CGL exam is conducted to recruit staff to various posts of Group B and Group C. Some of key post include;

  • Assistant Audit Officer
  • Assistant Section Officer
  • Inspector of Income Tax
  • Sub-Inspector
  • Junior Statistical Officer
  • Auditor
  • Tax Assistant
  • Upper Division Clerks, etc.

SSC GGL 2024: Overview

Name of OrganizationStaff Selection Commission (SSC)
Number of Vacancy17727 (Tentative)
Application starting date24 June 2024
Application last date24 July 2024
Type of jobGovernment Job
Mode of applicationonline
Mode of Examonline
Education QualificationBachelor’s Degree in relevant discipline
Age Limit18 to 32 years
Job SelectionTier 1- CBT 
Tier 2- CBT
Detailed Medical Examination 

SSC CGL Eligibility 2024

The staff selection commission has set the SSC CGL eligibility according to various posts. Generally a candidate must need a Bachelors Degree in any field to be eligible for SSC CGL exam. Candidate can check the details tabulated below for SSC CGL education qualification.

SSC CGL Exam: Education Qualification

Posts NameEducational Qualification
Junior Statistical Officer (JSO)A Bachelor’s degree in any field from an accredited university or institute with a minimum of 60% in mathematics at the 12th-grade level or A bachelor’s degree in statistics is one of the degree-level studies in any field.
Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer (AAO)Desirable Qualification: Any one of these
– Chartered Accountant
– Cost & Management Accountant
– Company Secretary
– Masters in Commerce
– Masters in Business Studies
– Masters in Business Administration (Finance
– Masters in Business Economics.
Essential Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in any field from a recognized university.
Statistical Investigator Grade-IIA bachelor’s degree from an approved institution or institute in any field, including statistics. Statistics must have been a subject for the candidates during the three years of their graduate course.
Assistant in National Company Law Appellate Tribunal – a bachelor’s degree from a reputed university or institute is required.
– Law degree from an accredited university is desired.
Research Assistant in National Human Rights Commission Essential qualification: Bachelor’s degree from authorized universities or institutes
Desirable qualifications: At least one year of research experience at a reputable university or research institution.

A legal or human rights degree from an approved university.
Other PostBachelor’s degree in any field from an accredited university, or an equivalent qualification

SSC CGL Exam: Age Limit

To apply for the SSC CGL exam, the candidate’s minimum age limit must be 18 years. The maximum age limit varies according to the chosen post by the candidate. Look the details SSC CGL age limit post-wise mentioned in the table below.

SSC CGL Age Limit- Post-wise
Name of PostsMinistry/ Department/Office/ CadreAge Limit
Junior Statistical OfficerM/o Statistics & Programme ImplementationUp to 32 years
Assistant Audit OfficerIndian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AGNot exceeding 30 years
Assistant Accounts OfficerIndian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AGNot exceeding 30 years
Inspector of Income TaxCBDTNot exceeding 30 years
Inspector, (Central Excise)CBICNot exceeding 30 years
Inspector (Preventive Officer)
Inspector (Examiner)
InspectorCentral Bureau of NarcoticsNot exceeding 30 years
AssistantOther Ministries/Departments/OrganizationsNot exceeding 30 years
Assistant/ SuperintendentOther Ministries/Departments/OrganizationsNot exceeding 30 years
Divisional AccountantOffices under C&AGNot exceeding 30 years
Sub-Inspector/ Junior Intelligence OfficerNarcotics Control Bureau (MHA)Not exceeding 30 years
Assistant Enforcement OfficerDirectorate of Enforcement, Department of RevenueUp to 30 years
Sub InspectorNational Investigation Agency (NIA)Up to 30 years
Assistant Section OfficerCentral Secretariat ServiceIntelligence BureauMinistry of RailwayMinistry of External AffairsAFHQ20-30 years
Sub InspectorCentral Bureau of Investigation20-30 years
AuditorOffices under C&AGOther Ministry/ DepartmentsOffices under CGDA18-27 years
AccountantOffices under C&AG18-27 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.18-27 years
Senior Administrative AssistantMilitary Engineering Services, Ministry of Defence18-27 years
Tax AssistantCBDT CBIC18-27 years
Sub-InspectorCentral Bureau of Narcotics18-27 years
Upper Division ClerksDte. Gen Border Road Organisation (MoD)18-27 years

SSC CGL Exam: Age Relaxation

Candidates preparing for SSC CGL exam 2024 must check the age relaxation given by Staff Selection Commission to the Reserve category candidate.

SSC CGL Age Relaxation
CategoriesAge relaxation
SC/ ST5 years
OBC3 years
PwD + General10 years
PwD + OBC13 years
PwD + SC/ ST15 years
Candidates domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir between 1st January, 1980, to 31st December, 19895 years
Ex-Servicemen3 years
Defense Personnel who are disabled in any hostile military activity3 years
SC/ST Defence Personnel who are disabled during any hostile military activity8 years

SSC CGL Exam: Age Relaxation for Post of Group ‘C’

The staff selection Commission provide certain relaxation to some people belonging from specific category and are applying for various post of group c. Check the table of SSC CGL exam Group C is relaxation.

SSC CGL 2024 Age Relaxation For Posts of Group ‘C’ 
EmployeeCategoryService DurationMaximum age limit
Central Govt. Civilian EmployeesLess than three years of regular, continuous service40 years
SC/ST45 years
Widows, divorced women, and women who have been legally separated but have not remarried.35 years
SC/ST40 years

SSC CGL Exam: Age Relaxation for Post of Group ‘B’

SSC CGL 2024 Age Relaxation For Posts of Group ‘B’
CategoryAge Relaxation
Ex-servicemen, including commissioned Officers and ECOs/SSCOs, must have at least 5 years of Military Service as on the latest date of receipt of the SSC CGL application and must have been released on the following grounds: completion of the assignment, physical impairment related to Military Service, invalided.5 years
ECOs and SSCOs whose assignments have been extended beyond five years. In this scenario, the Ministry of Defence issues a certificate stating they can seek for civil employment and that they will be discharged on three months notice from the date you received the appointment offer.5 years

SCC CGL Exam Pattern

Candidate preparing for SSC CGL exam must check the SSC CGL exam pattern 2024 before starting their preparation. The staff selection commission has revised the SSC CGL exam pattern. Now the SSC CGL 2024 will be conducted in two Tiers. Both Tire 1 and Tire 2 will be conducted through Computer Based test. Candidate can check the detail SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2024.

Tier – I (Qualifying)Objective Multiple ChoiceComputer-Based (online)
Tier – II (Paper I, II, III)Paper I (Compulsory for all posts), 
Paper II for candidates who apply for the posts of Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) in the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation and 
Paper III for candidates who apply for the posts of Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer.
Objective Type, Multiple choice questions, except for Module-II of Section-III of Paper-I
Computer-Based (online)

SSC CGL Syllabus

The SSC CGL syllabus for preliminary exam have major four sections: general awareness, reasoning, quantitative aptitude and English language. Candidate can check hear the SSC CGL Syllabus 2024 for Tire 1 in detail.

General Intelligence and ReasoningGeneral Awareness/ GKQuantitative AptitudeEnglish Comprehension
ClassificationStatic General Knowledge 
(Indian History, Culture etc.)
SimplificationReading Comprehension
AnalogyScienceInterestFill in the Blanks
Coding-DecodingCurrent AffairsAveragesSpellings
SeriesIndian GeographyMensurationCloze Test
Non-VerbalCurrent CM & GovernorsDISynonyms & Antonyms
Word FormationSportsPercentageIdioms and Phrases
MatrixBooks and AuthorsRatio and ProportionOne word Substitution
 Important SchemesProblem on AgesSentence Correction

SSC CGL Exam 2024

What is SSC CGL exam date 2024?

The SSC CGL 2024 tier 1 exam will be schedule to be conducted in the month of September or October 2024 in multiple shift.

Are Final year graduate students are eligible to apply for SSC CGL exam?

No, candidate who have completed their graduation are only eligible to apply for SSC CGL exam for all post.

Can a 12 pass student give SSC CGL exam?

No SSC CGL exam is only valid for the candidate who have a Bachelors Degree in any stream,

What is the last date to apply for SSC CGL 2024?

The last date to apply for SSC CGL exam is 24 July 2024 through official website of SSC.

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