SSC CGL 2023 Notice Released: Staff Selection Commission Yearly Combined Graduate Level Examination has been announced. If you are a graduate in any stream and looking for a Central Govt. Jobs then look no further as the Combined Graduate Level Exam is the best option. SSC CGL or Combined Graduate Level Examination is the most popular Govt. recruitment examination among the Govt. Job Aspirants.
Staff Selection Commission conducts CGL Competitive Examination every year to fill up the Graduate Level Posts like Assistant in Central Govt. Ministries, Inspector in Income Tax, Customs & Central Excise, UDC, Tax Assistants, and many other categories. Today we are dedicating this article to those aspirants who desire to become an Inspector in CBI, Inspector in Income Tax & Customs and many such lucrative Jobs under Central Govt. Here get the information on the latest SSC CGL 2023 or Combined Graduate Level Examination 2023 through the sections below.
UPDATE: SSC shall release the CGL Tier 1 Exam Result 2023. Hence, aspirants can stay connected to download the same from the official website of SSC.
SSC CGL Examination 2023 Notification – Tabular View
|Exam Conducting Authority||Staff Selection Commission|
|Examination Name||Combined Graduate Level (CGL)|
|Total No. of Vacancy||36000 vacancies|
|Opening Date of Application||3rd April 2023|
|Last Date of Submission Application||3rd May 2023|
|Category||Central Govt Jobs|
|Job Location||All over India|
|CGL Tier-I Examination Date||14th to 27th July 2023|
|CGL Tier-II Examination Date||Update Soon|
SSC CGL Examination 2023 (CGLE) Notification Details
Staff Selection Commission will conduct the yearly CGL or Combined Graduate Level Examination, 2023 for filling up Group “B” and Group “C” posts in various Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations in the Government of India. For this year, SSC has started accepting the online application form 3rd April 2023 and the last date to accept the application will be 3rd May 2023 till 5 pm. Details of the Posts & related information is as under –
|Category of Posts||Group “A”, “B” and Group “C” posts under Govt. of India.|
|Pay Scale of the Posts||Pay Band-II Rs. 9300-34800 (pre-revised) & Pay Band-I: Rs. 5200-20200 (pre-revised)|
|Vacancies Announced||Approx. 36,000 vacancies|
SSC CGL 2023 Examination – Declared Posts
Following are the posts for which SSC will conduct the CGL Exam to fill up the vacancies this year –
|Post Name||Ministry / Dept. / Office / Cadre|
|Assistant Audit Officer||Indian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AG|
|Assistant Accounts Officer||Indian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AG|
|Assistant Section Officer||Central Secretariat Service|
|Assistant Section Officer||Intelligence Bureau|
|Assistant Section Officer||Ministry of Railway|
|Assistant Section Officer||Ministry of External Affairs|
|Assistant Section Officer||AFHQ|
|Assistant||Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations|
|Assistant Section Officer||Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations|
|Inspector of Income Tax||CBDT|
|Inspector, (Central Excise)||CBIC|
|Inspector (Preventive Officer)||CBIC|
|Assistant Enforcement Officer||Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue|
|Sub Inspector||Central Bureau of Investigation|
|Inspector Posts||Department of Post|
|Inspector||Central Bureau of Narcotics|
|Assistant/ Superintendent||Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations|
|Divisional Accountant||Offices under C&AG|
|Sub Inspector||National Investigation Agency (NIA)|
|Junior Statistical Officer||M/o Statistics & Programme Implementation.|
|Statistical Investigator Grade-II||Registrar General of India|
|Auditor||Offices under C&AG|
|Auditor||Other Ministry/ Departments|
|Auditor||Offices under CGDA|
|Accountant||Offices under C&AG|
|Accountant/ Junior Accountant||Other Ministry/ Departments|
|Senior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper Division Clerks||Central Govt. Offices/ Ministries other than CSCS cadres|
|Sub-Inspector||Central Bureau of Narcotics|
|Upper Division Clerks||Dte. Gen Border Road Organisation (MoD)|
SSC CGL Examination 2023 Age Limit
The age limit will be reckoned as on 01/08/2023. Age Limit according to the posts has been discussed here; eligible candidates can check the particulars of the recruitment age limit from here.
|Post Name||Age Limit as on 01/08/2023|
|Assistant Audit Officer in C&AG||Not exceeding 30 years|
|Assistant Accounts Officer in C&AG||Not exceeding 30 years|
|Assistant Section Officer in Central Secretariat Service||20-30 years|
|Assistant Section Officer in IB||Not exceeding 30 years|
|Assistant Section Officer in Railways||20-30 years|
|Assistant Section Officer in MEA||20-30 years|
|Assistant Section Officer in AFHQ||20-30 years|
|Assistant in Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations||20-30 years|
|Assistant Section Officer||18-30 years|
|Inspector of Income Tax||20-30 years|
|Inspector, (Central Excise)||Not exceeding 30 years|
|Inspector (Preventive Officer)||Not exceeding 30 years|
|Inspector (Examiner)||Not exceeding 30 years|
|Assistant Enforcement Officer||Not exceeding 30 years|
|Sub Inspector in CBI||20-30 years|
|Inspector Posts||18-30 years|
|Inspector of Central Bureau of Narcotics||Not exceeding 30 years|
|Assistant/ Superintendent Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations||Not exceeding 30 years|
|Divisional Accountant in C&AG||Not exceeding 30 years|
|Sub Inspector in the National Investigation Agency (NIA)||Up to 30 years|
|Junior Statistical Officer under MOSPI||Up to 32 years|
|Statistical Investigator Grade-II under Registrar General of India||Not exceeding 30 years|
|Auditor in Offices under C&AG / CGDA & Other Departments / Ministries||18-27 year|
|Accountant in Offices under C&A||18-27 year|
|Accountant/ Junior Accountant||18-27 year|
|Senior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper Division Clerks in Central Govt. Offices/ Ministries are other than CSCS cadres.||18-27 year|
|Tax Assistant in CBDT / CBIC||18-27 year|
|Sub-Inspector of Central Bureau of Narcotics||18-27 yea|
|Upper Division Clerks in Dte. Gen Border Road Organisation (MoD)||18-27 yea|
Further Age relaxation shall be applicable as per the Govt. of India rules.
Essential Eligibility Details- SSC CGL Examination 2023 (CGLE)
Educational Qualification: Candidates should have the essential Educational Qualifications as on 1st Jan 2022. Post wise educational qualification is as under-
|For Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer||Candidates should have completed at least a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or Institute to apply.|
|Junior Statistical Officer||Candidates should have completed 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.|
|All other Posts||Candidates should have completed Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or equivalent.|
SSC CGL Exam 2023 Physical Standard Details
In addition to educational qualification, Physical standards for the post of Inspector (Central Excise/ Examiner/ Preventive Officer), CBI, NIA, Inspector & Sub-Inspector in CBN is also an important eligibility condition as per SSC CGL 2023 Notification. Details of this are as under–
For Male Candidates
|157.5 cm||Chest 81 cm (fully expanded with a minimum expansion of 5 cm.) Height is relaxable by 5 cm in the case of Garwalis, Assamese, Gorkhas and members of Scheduled Tribes|
For Female Candidates
|Height: 152 cms.Height is relaxable by 2.5 cms. for Gorkhas, Garwalis, Assamese, and members of Scheduled Tribes||Weight: 48 Kgs. Weight is relaxable by 2 Kg. for Gorkhas, Garwalis, Assamese, and members of Scheduled Tribes|
Physical standards for the Post of Sub- Inspector in CBI
|For men – 165 cm. For women – 150 cm.Height is relaxable for Hillsmen and Tribals: 5 cms.||76 cm with expansion (Not Applicable for female candidates)||Eye-sight (with or without glasses) Distant vision: 6/6 in one and 6/9 in the other eye.|
Near vision 0.6 in one eye and 0.8 in other eyes
Physical standards for the Post of Sub- Inspector in NIA
|For men – 170 cms.For women – 150 cms.Height relaxable for Hillsmen and Tribals: 5 cms.||76 cm with expansion (There shall be no such requirement in case of female candidates)||Eye-sight (with or without glasses)Distant vision: 6/6 in one and 6/9 in the other eye.Near vision 0.6 in one eye and 0.8 in other eyes.|
SSC CGL Examination 2023 – Selection Process
Selection Process of CGL Examination will be conducted in four tiers/stages as given below:
- Tier -I – Computer Based Examination
- Tier -II – Computer Based Examination
the Tier I Exam is qualifying in nature and the final merit list is prepared on the basis of Tier II Score.
SSC CGL Tier 1 & Tier 2 Exam Pattern Overview
SSC Combined Graduate Level Recruitment Exam Pattern is discussed here. The exam pattern discussed here shall have the topics of the exam, number of questions, marks and test duration. Hence, by referring these information, the aspirants can prepare for the upcoming test.
SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam Pattern
|Subject||No of Qs||Max Marks||Time Allowed|
|General Intelligence and Reasoning||25||50||1 Hour|
- Tier-I will consist of Objective Type, Multiple choice questions.
- The questions will be set both in English & Hindi except for English Comprehension.
- There will be negative marking of 0.50 for each wrong answer.
SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Pattern
|Paper||Session||Subject||No of Qs||Max Marks||Time|
|Paper I||Session I (2 hr 15 mins)||Section-I: |
Module-I: Mathematical Abilities
Module-II: Reasoning and General Intelligence.
|(30 +30) = 60||60*3 = 180||1 hour|
Module-I: English Language and Comprehension
Module-II: General Awareness
|(45 + 25) = 70||70*3 = 210||1 hour|
Module-I: Computer Knowledge Module
|20||20*3 = 60||15 min|
|Session-II (15 mins)||Section-III: |
Module-II: Data Entry Speed Test Module
|One Data entry task||–||15 min|
|Paper II||Statistics||100||100*2 = 200||2 hour|
|Paper III||General Studies (Finance and Economics)||100||100*2 = 200||2 hour|
- SSC CGL 2023 Tier-II will have Paper I, II & III
- Questions will be objective in nature
- The questions will be set both in English & Hindi except for English Language and Comprehension module.
- 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 MOSPI and Statistical Investigator Grade-II in the office of Registrar General of India (M/o Home Affairs) 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.
- It will be mandatory for the candidates to qualify all the sections of Paper-I.
- There will be negative marking of 1 mark for each wrong answer in Section-I, Section-II and Module-I of Section-III of Paper-I and of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-II and Paper-III.
- Module-I of Section-III of Paper-I i.e. Computer Knowledge Test is mandatory but qualifying in nature.
- DEST will be mandatory for all the posts; however, it will be qualifying in nature.
SSC Combined Graduate Level Examination 2023 – How to Apply
SSC will accept the online application from 3rd April to 3rd May 2023 through the official website of SSC i.e, ssconline.nic.in. During the application, submission candidates shall have to upload the scanned photo and signature image to complete the application. Interested candidates should also deposit the application fee for final submission of application form. All these information are available below-
SSC CGL 2023 Application Fee & Mode of Payment:
Candidates can check the application fees details in this section.
- UR / OBS Candidates – Rs. 100/- (Rupees One Hundred only).
- Women, Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and Ex-Servicemen – NIL.
Applicants can pay the application Fee through SBI Challan/ SBI Net Banking or by using Credit or Debit card.
SSC CGL 2023 Application Form Fill Up Steps
- Log on to the official portal i.e, ssc.nic.in
- The homepage of the official portal will display on the screen.
- Find the relevant link “Notice of CGL Examination, 2023” on the homepage.
- Go through the details mentioned in the official Notification Pdf.
- Ensure the eligibility criteria for application.
- If eligible, then click on “Register Now” Link on the home page.
- Complete the Registration at first.
- Later Login to the portal with the credentials.
- Enter all the required details in the SSC CGL Application Form 2023.
- Pay the application fee through the proper channels.
- Upload the required documents in the prescribed format.
- Recheck the details and submit the form on confirmation.
- Finally, keep the hard copy of the SSC CGL 2023 Application Form for future reference.
SSC CGL 2023 (CGLE) Notification – Important Links
|CGL 2023 Official Notice||Click Here|
|Apply Online||Click Here|
|Exam Pattern & Syllabus||Click Here|
|Exam Date / Admit Card||Click Here|
|Result Download||Click Here|
FAQs on SSC CGL 2023
SSC CGL Exam is the short name of Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level Examination. This is a very popular yearly competitive recruitment exam which SSC conducts only for graduates. The selected candidates will be posted as Assistant in Central Govt. Ministries, Inspector in Income Tax, Customs & Central Excise, UDC, Tax Assistants, and many other categories.
No, as the applicant has to a graduate as on 01/08/2023 to apply.
The applicant will be shortlisted for selection through –
Tier -I – Computer Based Examination
Tier -II – Computer Based Examination
Tier-III – Pen and Paper Mode (Descriptive paper)
Tier-IV – Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test (wherever applicable) or Document verification.
The vacancy is approximately 36000.