SSC CGL 2021-22

By Reena Pal | Updated on: Apr 07, 2022

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Highlights

Staff Selection Commission or SSC as popularly called, is one of the major recruiting organizations in the government sector. SSC releases its recruitment notification each year where it announces the vacancies under different posts. SSC CGL is one such major recruitment that SSC announces almost every year. It is considered as one of the biggest examinations that is conducted by SSC to recruit eligible graduates to various posts in the departments and ministries of the Central Government. SSC CGL Recruitment 2022 has been released by SSC and the SSC CGL Exam Dates 2022 are out. The SSC CGL  Tier I Exam 2022 has been scheduled from April 11, 2022 to April 21, 2022.

Update: SSC CGL has released the SSC CGL Admit Card Status for SR, NER, WR, ER  and other regions. Candidates can check their status by visiting the official website of SSC or by clicking on the link below

SSC CGL Highlights 2021-22

Conducting AuthorityStaff Selection Commission (SSC)
Official Website ssc.nic.in
Name of the Posts Combined Graduation Level (CGL)
Mode of application Online
Stages of Exam Four Stages-
  • Tier 1- Objective Type Computer Based Exam
  • Tier 2- Objective Type Computer Based Exam
  • Tier 3- Pen and Paper Mode (Descriptive Paper)
  • Tier 4- Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test
Maximum Marks & Time Duration
  • Tier 1- 200 marks, 1 hour
  • Tier 2- 400 marks, 2 hours (for each paper)
  • Tier 3- 100 marks, 1 hour
Last date of Online Registration of Application & Payment of Fees January 23 & January 27, 2022
SSC CGL 2021 Computer Based Examination (Tier-1) April 11, 2022 to April 21, 2022 (Click Here)
Number of Vacancies Will be announced in due course
Official Notification PDF Click Here

Notification 

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released its official SSC CGL notification 2021 on December 23, 2021. You will be selected based on your choice of different categories of posts in various Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations. You should be well aware of the complete application processadmit card, and SSC CGL vacancy 2021 information before you start applying for the exam. The SSC CGL Tier 1 (CBE) exam will be conducted from April 11, 2022, to April 21, 2022. The dates for SSC CGL Tier 2 & Tier 3 will be updated later. 

Update: SSC CGL has released the SSC CGL 2021 admit card status for SR, NER, WR, ER, and other regions. Candidates can check their status by visiting the official website or through the link provided above. 

Exam Pattern 2021

SSC CGL exam pattern comprises questions from Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness, and English Language. The tests except for the Test of English Language will be available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi. To prepare in the best possible way, you should have complete information related to the exam. Take a good look at the SSC CGL 2021 exam pattern before you start your preparation. For every wrong answer marked, your marks will be deducted as per the SSC CGL marking scheme. It is advised to read the instructions regarding the same very carefully. Along with the SSC CGL exam pattern 2021, you must also be aware of the SSC CGL exam language.

SSC CGL 2021 Selection Process

The SSC CGL 2021 exam will be conducted in four tiers as indicated below:

  • Tier 1- Computer Based Examination
  • Tier 2- Computer Based Examination
  • Tier 3- Pen and Paper Mode (Descriptive paper)
  • Tier 4- Computer Proficiency Test/ Skill Test (wherever applicable)/ Document Verification

Syllabus 2021

To ace any examination it is very important to know every detail of the examination. The next step after applying for the SSC CGL exam is to look at the examination syllabus, it gives you an insight into what will be asked in the exam. In the SSC CGL syllabus 2021, Tier 1 and Tier 2 exam syllabus is more or less the same, the difference basically lies in the difficulty level of the exam. Besides the SSC CGL 2021 syllabus, it is very important to have useful SSC CGL books that could help in your preparation.

Exam Dates 2021

The SSC CGL 2021 official notification is finally out. The SSC CGL notification contains all the relevant information related to the exam such as eligibility criteria, exam dates, and exam syllabus. The SSC CGL 2021 - 2022  Tier 1 exam is going to be held from April 11, 2022, to April 21, 2022 (tentatively). SSC CGL will conduct the exam all over India, therefore, you can opt for the SSC CGL examination centre of your choice. For further updates on SSC CGL 2021 exam date, keep visiting this space. 

SSC CGL Salary 2021

SSC CGL is one of the most sought-after & awaited job notifications which provides a lucrative career. One of the key reasons candidates prefer to work under SSC is because along with a handsome salary, it also provides allowances with benefits and perks. The postings under SSC are done in various ministries and government departments which pay their employees based on various pay scales. While opting for a job post, it is essential that you know about the SSC CGL in-hand salary and motivate yourself to work harder towards your goal.

The job profile of all the posts that are listed in SSC's official notification varies based on the post and consists of various kinds of roles and responsibilities.

Eligibility Criteria 2021-2022

SSC CGL exam, conducted by the Staff Selection Commission is an All India Entrance Exam. To be eligible for applying to the SSC CGL exam 2021  you need to fulfil all the SSC CGL qualifications. You should be aware of the complete SSC CGL eligibility criteria so that your candidature is not cancelled at a later stage. Besides that, you need to lie within a certain SSC CGL exam age limit i.e. between 18 to 32 years to be eligible to apply. Besides this, if you belong to the reserved category you will be eligible for SSC CGL 2021 age relaxation.

Note: The candidate has the option of opting for his own scribe or to avail the facility of scribe provided by the Commission. In case you are opting for your own scribe, the scribe qualification should be one step below your SSC CGL qualification. Further, you need to submit details of your scribe during the SSC CGL exam.

Previous Year Cut-off

SSC CGL previous year cut-off will help you in planning for your upcoming SSC CGL exam in a strategic way. SSC CGL last year's cut-off will help you to judge the level of the exam and the pattern of the complete examination process. There will be a separate SSC CGL post-wise cutoff. The SSC CGL cut-off is based on the number of vacancies released, exam level difficulty, no of candidates applied, etc. A detailed SSC CGL final cut-off will give you a structured study plan to perform better in the actual exam.

Besides this, you can also check out SSC CGL last year's question paper to get aware of the question level difficulty and section-wise question format.

Candidates Qualified in Tier-II for Evaluation of their Tier-III Examination for the post of Assistant Audit Officer (AAO) 2020

CategoryCut-off Marks (Tier-I + Tier-II (Paper-I+II+IV))Candidates Available
SC 369.29454 300
ST 368.36577 145
OBC 435.94647 540
EWS 471.35718 255
UR 471.35718 362*
OH 388.84705 32
HH 301.71110 15
Others-PWD 331.66146 03
Total -- 1652
*206-EWS, 131-SC, 41-ST, 402-OBC, 11-OH and 01-HH category candidates qualifying at UR cut-off have been shown under their respective categories.

Candidates qualified in Tier-II for evaluation of their Tier-III Examination for the post of Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) 2020

CategoryCut-off Marks (Tier-I+Tier-II (Paper-I+II+III))Candidates Available
SC 319.43087 512
ST 323.84052 245
OBC 390.93987 676
EWS 394.22602 418
UR 445.23886 439*
OH 372.30742 16
HH 309.80025 03
Total -- 2309
*278-EWS, 97-SC, 44-ST, 453-OBC and 02-OH category candidates qualifying at UR cut-off have been shown under their respective categories.

Candidates qualified in Tier-II for evaluation of their Tier-III Examination for the posts other than AAO and JSO 2020

CategoryCategory Cut-off Marks (Tier 1+Tier-II (Paper-I+II))Candidates Available
SC 331.52437 5253
ST 309.87681 2490
OBC 381.12415 11109
EWS 366.47505 5521
UR 433.61707 5448*
ESM 204.78638 1285
OH 287.10506 427
HH 133.20774 245
VH 317.48815 118
Others-PwD 148.94858 50
Total -- 31946
*2244-EWS, 503-SC, 160-ST, 4664-OBC, 05-ESM, 22-OH, 02-HH, 13-VH and 01-Others PwD category candidates qualifying at UR cut-off have been shown under their respective categories.

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FAQs

SSC CGL is a Combined Graduate Level Examination that recruits candidates for different posts in ministries/government offices.
Yes, you can set your preference and will get selection according to the marks.
Vacancies for SSC CGL 2021-22 are not yet announced by SSC in the official notification. The update will be shared soon.
No. All the candidates need to possess the essential educational qualification on or before the application last date for the SSC CGL 2021 recruitment, which is January 23, 2022. 
No, you must upload the photo and signature only in JPEG format. The passport-size photo should be between 20KB to 50 KB and without any cap or spectacles. The signature should be between 10KB to 20 KB.
Yes. A penalty of 0.50 marks will be charged for wrong answers in the SSC CGL Tier - 1 exam.
No, Aadhar Card is not mandatory to register for SSC CGL.
SSC CGL 2021 - 2022 exam will be in online mode.
Yes. SSC has clearly specified the percentage of minimum qualifying marks in its official notification for Tier 1, Tier 2 & Tier 3.
Candidate should hold a 'graduation' degree in any discipline from a recognized University.

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