SSC CGL 2024 Notification

SSC CGL 2024 Notification

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Important Dates 

SSC CGL Notification Release Date 10 June 2024
SSC CGL Registration Start Date 24 June 2024
SSC CGL Registration Last Date 24 July 2024
SSC CGL Exam Fee Last Date 24 July 2024
SSC CGL Exam Date Sep-Oct 2024

SSC CGL 2024 Vacancy 

  • AAO – Assistant Audit Officer (Indian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AG)
  • ACO – Assistant Accounts Officer (Indian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AG)
  • ASO – Assistant Section Officer (Central Secretariat Service, Intelligence Bureau, Ministry of Railway, Ministry of External Affairs, AFHQ)
  • Assistant – Other Ministries/Departments/Organizations
  • IIT – Inspector of Income Tax (CBDT)
  • ICE – Inspector (Central Excise) (CBIC)
  • AEO – Assistant Enforcement Officer (Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue)
  • SI – Sub Inspector (Central Bureau of Investigation)
  • Inspector – Central Bureau of Narcotics
  • JSO – Junior  Statistical Officer (M/  Statistics & Programme Implementation)
  • SIGO-II –  Statistical Investigator Grade-II (Registrar General of India)
  • Auditor – Offices under C&AG, CGDA
  • Accountant/Jr. Accountant – Other Ministry/Departments
  • SSA/UDC – Senior Secretariat Assistant/Upper Division Clerks (Central Govt. Offices/ Ministries other than CSCS cadres)
  • TA – Tax Assistant (CBDT/CBIC)

SSC CGL 2024 Selection Process

Tier 1:

  • Mode: Computer-Based Test (CBT)
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Sections: 4 (General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, English Comprehension)
  • Questions: 100 (25 questions in each section)
  • Marks: 200 (2 marks for each correct answer)
  • Negative Marking: 0.50 marks deducted for each incorrect answer

Tier 2:

  • Mode: Computer-Based Test (CBT)
  • Duration: 2 hours for each  paper
  • Sections:  Paper I (Quantitative Abilities),  Paper II (English Language and Comprehension), Paper III ( Statistics) – applicable for certain posts
  • Questions: Varies based on the  paper
  • Marks: Varies based on the paper
  • Negative Marking: 0.25 marks deducted for each incorrect answer in Paper II (English Language and Comprehension), 0.50 marks for Paper I and Paper III

Tier 3:

  • Mode: Pen and Paper (Descriptive)
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Sections: Essay/Precis/Letter/Application Writing
  • Marks: 100

Tier 4:

  • Mode: As applicable for specific posts
  • Nature: Qualifying in nature
  • Sections: Data Entry Skill Test (DEST) for Tax Assistants and Computer Proficiency Test (CPT) for Assistant Section Officer in CSS and Assistant in MEA

SSC CGL Form Application Fees

  • General / OBC / EWS: 100/-
  • SC / ST / PH : 0/- (Nil)
  • All Category Female : 0/- (Exempted)
  • Correction Fee First Time : 200/-
  • Correction Fee Second Time : 500/-
  • Pay the Examination Fee Through Debit Card, Credit Card, Net Banking

 Educational Qualification 


Junior Statistical Officer (JSO)

A Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University with a minimum of 60% marks in Mathematics in Class 12th.


A Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with Statistics as one of the subjects in graduation.

Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer (AAO) To apply for SSC CGL 2024 as AAO,
Essential qualification: Candidates need a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized university.Desirable qualifications: Additional qualifications for this post are as follows:
1. CA,
2. Cost & Management Accountant,
3. Company Secretary,
4. Master in Commerce,
5. Masters in Business Studies,
6. Masters in Business Administration (Finance), or Masters in Business Economics.
Statistical Investigator Grade-II A 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 Essential qualification: A bachelor’s degree from a reputed university or institute is required.

Desirable qualifications: A 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 Post Essential qualification: Bachelor’s degree in any field from an accredited university, or an equivalent qualification.

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SSC CGL 2024 Tier I Syllabus

General Intelligence & Reasoning Syllabus Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus General Awareness Syllabus English Syllabus
1. Alphabetical Series
2. Coding- Decoding
3. Direction and Distance
4. Order and Ranking
5. Blood Relation
6. Syllogism
7. Logical Venn Diagram
8. Sitting Arrangement
9. Analogy
10. Classification (Understand Number patterns and Series)
11. Number Series
12. Missing Numbers
13. Arithmetical Reasoning
14. Symbols and Notations
15. Word Formation and Logical Order of Words
16. Clock
17. Calendar
18. Cube, Cuboid and Dice
19. Statement and Assumption
20. Statement and Conclusion
21. Mirror Image
22. Paper Folding and Paper Cutting
23. Figure Completion (Embedded figure, Grouping of Identical Images, Figure Matrix, Formation of Figure)
24. Non Verbal Reasoning ( Series, Analogy and Classification)
25. Matrix
26. Statement and Argument Courses of Action
1. Number System (Computation of whole numbers; Decimals;Fractions; and Relationships between numbers)
2. L.C.M and H.C.F
3. Surds and Indices
4. Algebraic Identites
5. Percentage
6. Profit and Loss
7. Simple and Compound Interest
8. Average
9. Ratio and Proportion
10. Partnership
11. Problems with Ages
12. Time and Work
13. Pipe and Cistern
14. Mixture and Alligation
15. Distance, Time, and Speed
16. Problems based on Train, Boat, and Stream
17. Mensuration (Circle and its chords, tangents,
angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles,
Regular Polygons,
Right Prism,
Right Circular Cone,
Right Circular Cylinder,
Rectangular Parallelepiped,
Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base)
18. Geometry and Co-Ordinate Geometry (Graphs of Linear Equations)
19. Trigonometry
20. Height and Distance
21. Data Interpretation (Histogram;
Frequency polygon;
Bar diagram & Pie chart)
1. Environment and its Societal Applications
2. Current events
3. Everyday observations
4. Scientific aspects
5. India and neighboring countries:History:
1. Indus Valley and Civilization
2. Buddhism and Jainism In India
3. The Magadha Empire
4. Gupta Dynasty
5. Delhi Sultanate and Mughal Empire
6. India and its Independence.Geography:
1. The Universe and the Solar System
2. Earth
3. Mountains and Rivers
4. Hydrosphere, Lithosphere, Atmosphere
5. Wind Cyclone
6. Climate
7. Geological Survey Of India
8. Indian Climate, Natural Vegetation And SoilEconomic:
1. General Economics
2. Economic Planning
3. National Income Of India
4. Budget
5. Market
6. Demand and Supply
7. Economic Concept
8. Population of India, Mortery Rate, UnemploymentPolity:
1. Constitutional Development of India
2. State, Union Territory
3. Fundamental Rights
4. Directive Principals of State Policy
5. Executive, Legislation, Judiciary
6. Constitution of IndiaScience:
Basic topics of Chemistry, Physics and Biology
2. Pronoun
3. Verb Forms, Syntax, Modals and Tenses
4. Adjectives
5. Adverbs
6. Prepositions
7. Conjunctions
8. Articles
9. Error Detection
10. Fill in The Blanks
11. Antonyms, Synonyms and Homonyms
12. Cloze Test
13. Rearrangement of Sentences and words
14. Reading Comprehension
15. Sentence Improvement and Spelling Correction
16. Misspelt or Inappropriate Words
17. Idiom/ Phrases
18. One Word Substitution
19. Active and passive Voice
20. Direct and Indirect Speech

SSC CGL 2024 Tier 2 Syllabus

SSC CGL TIer 2 Mathematical Abilities Syllabus 2024
Number Systems
Computation of Whole Number
Decimal and Fractions
Relationship between numbers
Fundamental arithmetical operations
Ratio and Proportion
Square roots
Interest (Simple and Compound)
Profit and Loss
Partnership Business
Mixture and Alligation
Time and distance
Time and work
Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds (simple problems)
Graphs of Linear Equations
Similarity with elementary geometric figures and facts: 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.
Regular Polygons
Right Prism
Right Circular Cone
Right Circular Cylinder
Rectangular Parallelepiped
Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square Base.
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

Reasoning and General Intelligence Syllabus

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

English Language And Comprehension Tier 2 Syllabus

English Grammar
Sentence structure
Spot the Error
Fill in the Blanks,
Spellings/ Detecting misspelt words
Idioms & Phrases
One 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.

General Awareness Tier 2 Syllabus

1. Indus Valley and Civilization
2. Buddhism and Jainism In India
3. The Magadha Empire
4. Gupta Dynasty
5. Delhi Sultanate and Mughal Empire
6. India and its Independence.
1. The Universe and the Solar System
2. Earth
3. Mountains and Rivers
4. Hydrosphere, Lithosphere, Atmosphere
5. Wind Cyclone
6. Climate
7. Geological Survey Of India
8. Indian Climate, Natural Vegetation And Soil
1. General Economics
2. Economic Planning
3. National Income Of India4. Budget
5. Market
6. Demand and Supply
7. Economic Concept
8. Population of India, Mortery Rate, Unemployment
Constitutional Development of India
2. State, Union Territory
3. Fundamental Rights
4. Directive Principals of State Policy
5. Executive, Legislation, Judiciary
6. Constitution of India
Physics: 1. Unita and Measurement
2. Waves and Motion
3. Light
4. Work and Energy
5. Heat and Temperature
Chemistry: 1. Chemical Symbol and Formulae
2. Atomic Structure
3. Periodic Classification
4. Chemical Bonding
5. Oxidation and Reduction
6. Acid, Bases and Salts
7. Carbon and its Compounds
8. Fuels
9. Metals and Non Metal
10. Man Made Substances
Biology: 1. Living and Non-Living
2. Cell and Its Structure
3. Genetics
4. Organic Evaluation
5. Plant Morphology
6. Plant Diseases
7. Nitrogen Cycle
8. Animal Kingdom
9. Animal Tissue
10. Human Diseases
Current Affairs
Books and Authors
Important Schemes
Important Days & Dates
People in News

Computer Proficiency Tier 2 Syllabus

Computer Basics
Organization of a computer
Central Processing Unit (CPU)
Input/ output devices
Computer memory
Memory organization
Back-up devices
Windows Explorer
Keyboard shortcuts
Windows Operating system including basics of Microsoft Office like MS word, MS Excel and Power Point etc
Working with the 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, Trojan etc.) and preventive measures

SSC CGL Tier 2 Syllabus – Paper 2 (Statistics)

Subject Topics
1. Collection, Classification and Presentation of Statistical Data Primary and Secondary data, Methods of data collection;
Tabulation of data;
Graphs and charts;
Frequency distributions;
Diagrammatic presentation of frequency distributions.
2. Measures of Central Tendency  Common measures of central tendency – mean median and mode; Partition values- quartiles, deciles, percentiles.
3. Measures of Dispersion- Common measures of Dispersion Range, quartile deviations, mean deviation, and standard deviation; Measures of relative dispersion.
4. Moments, Skewness and Kurtosis Different types of moments and their relationship;
the meaning of skewness and kurtosis;
different measures of skewness and kurtosis.
5. Correlation and Regression Scatter diagram;
simple correlation coefficient;
simple regression lines;
Spearman‟s rank correlation;
Measures of association of attributes;
Multiple regression;
Multiple and partial correlations (For three variables only).
6. Probability Theory Meaning of probability;
Different definitions of probability;
Conditional probability;
Compound probability;
Independent events;
Bayes‟ theorem.
7. Random Variable and Probability Distributions Random variable;
Probability functions;
Expectation and Variance of a random variable;
Higher moments of a random variable;
Binomial, Poisson, Normal and Exponential distributions;
Joint distribution of two random variable (discrete).
8. Sampling Theory Concept of population and sample;
Parameter and statistic, Sampling and non-sampling errors; Probability and nonprobability sampling techniques(simple random sampling, stratified sampling, multistage sampling, multiphase sampling, cluster sampling, systematic sampling, purposive sampling, convenience sampling and quota sampling);
Sampling distribution(statement only);
Sample size decisions.
9. Statistical Inference Point estimation and interval estimation, Properties of a good estimator, Methods of estimation (Moments method, Maximum likelihood method, Least squares method), Testing of hypothesis, Basic concept of testing, Small sample and large sample tests, Tests based on Z, t, Chi-square and F statistic, Confidence intervals.
10. Analysis of Variance Analysis of one-way classified data and two-way classified data.
11. Time Series Analysis Components of time series, Determination of trend component by different methods, Measurement of seasonal variation by different methods.
12. Index Numbers Meaning of Index Numbers, Problems in the construction of index numbers, Types of index numbers, Different formulae, Base shifting and splicing of index numbers, Cost of living Index Numbers, and Uses of Index Numbers.

SSC CGL Tier 2 Syllabus- Paper 3(General Studies-Finance and Economics)

Part Subject Topics
Part A: Finance and Accounts (80 marks) Financial Accounting – Nature and scope
– Limitations of Financial Accounting
– Basic concepts and Conventions
– Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
– Basic concepts of accounting
 Single and double-entry
– Books of Original Entry
– Bank Reconciliation
– Journal, ledgers
– Trial Balance
– Rectification of Errors
– Manufacturing
– Trading
– Profit & Loss Appropriation Accounts
– Balance Sheet
– Distinction between Capital and Revenue Expenditure
– Depreciation Accounting
– Valuation of Inventories
– Non-profit organization’s Accounts
– Receipts and Payments and Income & Expenditure Accounts
– Bills of Exchange
– Self Balancing Ledgers
Part B: Economics and Governance (120 marks) Comptroller & Auditor General of India – Constitutional provisions – Role and responsibility
Finance Commission – Role and functions
Basic Concept of Economics and introduction to Micro Economics – Definition
– Scope and nature of Economics
– Methods of economic study
– Central problems of an economy
– Production possibilities curve
Theory of Demand and Supply – Meaning and determinants of demand
– Law of demand and Elasticity of demand
– Price – Income and cross elasticity
– Theory of consumer behavior
– Marshallian approach and Indifference curve approach
– Meaning and determinants of supply
– Law of supply
– The elasticity of Supply
Theory of Production and cost – Meaning and Factors of production
– Laws of production
– Law of variable proportions and Laws of returns to scale
Forms of Market and price determination in different markets – Various forms of markets
– Perfect Competition
– Monopoly
– Monopolistic Competition
– Oligopoly
– Price determination in these markets
Indian Economy – Nature of the Indian Economy
– Role of different sectors
– Role of Agriculture, Industry, and Services
– their problems and growth
– National Income of India
– Concepts of national income
– Different methods of measuring national income
– Population
– Its size, rate of growth and its implication on economic growth
– Poverty and unemployment
– Absolute and relative poverty
– types, causes, and incidence of unemployment
– Infrastructure
– Energy, Transportation, Communication
– Economic Reforms in India
– Economic reforms since 1991
– Liberalization
– Privatization
– Globalization
– Disinvestment
Money and Banking – Monetary/Fiscal policy
– Role and functions of Reserve Bank of India
– functions of commercial Banks/RRB/Payment Banks
– Budget and Fiscal deficits and Balance of payments
– Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act, 2003
– Role of Information Technology in Governance

Expected CGL 2024 Cut Off for Tier 1

Finance & Accounts

Category Cut-off Marks Candidates Available
SC 154.29292 790
ST 148.98918 382
OBC 166.28763 1483
EWS 167.18331 605
UR 169.67168 914
OH 147.95269 82
HH 126.86400 60
Others-PWD 109.82718 61
Total 4377


Category Cut-off Marks Candidates Available
SC 148.50911 732
ST 146.65109 243
OBC 165.86857 761
EWS 166.06750 400
UR 168.53975 537*
OH 132.72381 90
HH 80.99998 180
VH 114.60998 180
Total ———— 3123

Statistical Investigator

Category Cut-off Marks Candidates Available
ST 127.32602 542
OBC 152.42184 1569
EWS 158.76802 364
UR 172.36025 52*
HH 49.14875 240
VH 82.56201 211
Others-PWD 40.00000 162
Total ———– 3140

All other posts

Category Cut-off Marks Candidates Available
SC 126.68201 14108
ST 118.16655 6152
OBC 145.93743 21217
EWS 143.44441 11108
UR 150.04936 13133*
ESM 100.29326 2398
OH 115.98466 1013
HH 77.72754 895
VH 121.59662 499
Others-PWD 57.45303 589
Total ———– 71112

SSC CGL Salary 2024

Pay Level Pay Scale
Pay Level-8 (Rs 47,600 to 1,51,100)
Pay Level-7 (Rs 44,900 to 1,42,400)
Pay Level-6 (Rs 35,400 to 1,12,400)
Pay Level-5 (Rs 29,200 to 92,300)
Pay Level-4 (Rs 25,500 to 81,100)