SSC CGL Exam Notification 2022

SSC CGL Exam Notification 2022 | SSC CGL 2022 Notification pdf, Exam date, Application link


SSC CGL Exam Notification 2022

SSC CGL Exam 2022 Notification: Overview

SSC has released the SSC CGL Exam Notification 2022 along with the exam calendar for the coming year. Candidates, who are preparing for various SSC exams, can fill SSC CGL 2022 application form on SSC official website from 23rd December 2022.  You will get to know in detail about SSC CGL Exam Notification 2022, Eligibility Criteria, SSC CGL Syllabus, SSC CGL posts to apply.

SSC CGL Exam Notification 2022: Age Eligibility Criteria

There are different age criteria for different posts in SSC CGL Exam Notification 2022. The age limit for different posts varies between 18 and 32 years as of 01st January 2022. The detailed age criteria as per the post are given in the detailed notification pdf.

Direct link to download SSC CGL Exam Notification 2022: Click here

Mandatory Educational Qualifications:

The essential educational qualification for all the posts is Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or Institute. Desirable qualifications for different posts are different.

For the post of Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer, the desirable qualifications are Masters in Business Administration (Finance) or Masters in Business Economics or Masters in Commerce or Masters in Business Studies.

Desirable Qualifications for the post of Assistant in NCLAT are Degree in Law from a recognized university. For the post of Research Assistant in NHRC, the desirable qualification is a Degree in Law or Human Rights from a recognized University or equivalent.

SSC CGL Exam Notification 2022: SSC CGL Syllabus

SSC CGL exam is conducted in four different tiers namely Tier I, Tier II, Tier III, and Tier IV. Among these, Tier I and Tier II are Computer Based Examination. Tier III is Pen and Paper Mode i.e. Descriptive paper. Tier IV is Computer Proficiency Test or Data Entry Skill Test.

For each tier, there is a separate syllabus:

1. Tier I: 

a. General Intelligence and Reasoning: Questions related to Verbal and non Verbal Reasoning. The types of questions asked are based on topics like Semantic Analogy, Classification, Symbolic or Number Analogy, Figural Classification, Word Building, Coding-Decoding, Symbolic Operations, Venn Diagrams, questions based on pattern folding and completion, Embedded figures, Social Intelligence, Drawing Inferences, Numbers Series.

b. General Awareness: Questions asked are based on Static GK, Currents Affairs on everyday observations and experience. Questions relating to India and its neighboring countries based on History, Geography, Culture, Economic Science, Scientific Research.

c. Quantitative Aptitude: Questions asked in this section are related to Percentage, Profit and Loss, Ratio and Proportion, Mixture and Allegations, Time and Distance, Interest, Graphs on Linear Equations, Square roots, Algebra and Elementary surds, Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Circle, Prism, Sphere, Heights, and Distances.

d. English Comprehension: In this section, the questions are based on English Reading and Writing Skills, English Grammar, Active and Passive voices, Idioms and Phrases, English Basic Comprehension, Cloze test, Synonyms and Antonyms, Sentence rearrangement, One word Substitution, Direct and Indirect forms of Sentences.

SSC CGL Exam Notification 2022 : SSC CGL Exam Pattern

There are different exam patterns for SSC CGL Tier I, Tier II, and Tier III. The basic SSC CGL Exam Pattern is given below:

For Tier I: There is a composite time of 1 hour

SubjectsNumber of QuestionsMarks
General Intelligence and Reasoning2550
General Awareness2550
Quantitative Aptitude2550
English Comprehension2550
SSC CGL Tier I Exam pattern

Tier I consists of objective type questions with 4 options. Every questions in each subjects consists of 2 marks. There is negative marking of 1/3rd of the marks allotted to each questions.

For Tier II:

SubjectsNumber of QuestionsMarksComposite Time
Paper I: Quantitative Abilities1002002 Hours
Papers II: English language and Comprehension2002002 Hours
Paper III: Statistics1002002 Hours
Paper IV: General Studies1002002 Hours
SSC CGL Tier II Exam pattern

Tier II consists of objective type questions with 4 options. Each questions in Paper I (Quantitative Abilities) consists of 2 marks, while each questions in Paper II (English language and Comprehension) consists of only 1 mark. There is negative marking of 1/3rd of the marks allotted to each questions.

For Tier III:

Mode of ExaminationScheme of ExaminationMaximum MarksTime
Pen and Paper modeDescriptive Paper in English or Hindi1001 Hour
SSC CGL Tier III Exam pattern

For Tier IV:

In Tier IV, Candidates have to go through skill tests. For some of the posts in SSC CGL, these skill tests include Data Entry Test and other posts have Computer Proficiency Test. Data Entry Test is taken to check the typing speed of candidates. A certain number of words have to be typed in limited amount of time. Computer Proficiency Test is taken to check Computer Fundamental knowledge like Microsoft Word, working on spread sheets.

Filling of SSC CGL 2022 Application starts from 23rd December 2021 and ends on 23rd January 2022. Candidates can visit SSC CGL’s official website to apply for the posts.

Direct link to apply for SSC CGL 2022: Click here

SSC CGL Exam Notification 2022: How to apply

Candidates have to follow these steps to apply for SSC CGL Exam 2022 application form:

1. Visit SSC CGL 2022 official website

2. Click on the Apply link on “Notice of Examination for Combined Graduate Level Examination – 2021”

3. Fill in your details along with your Educational Qualification

4. Save your registration number for future use.

5. Upload your passport size photograph.

6. Submit the application form and save the filled application form on your computer.

SSC CGL Exam Notification 2022: Frequently asked questions:

1. What is the application fee for applying for SSC CGL Application form?

Answer: It’s Rs 100 for General and OBC Candidates. There is no fee for Female Candidates, SC, ST Candidates, PwD, and Servicemen.

2. Can a candidate, who is not yet graduated, be allowed to fill out the application form?

Answer: No, the essential educational qualification for all the posts in the SSC CGL Application form is Graduation.

3. Is Reasoning asked in Tier-II of the SSC CGL exam?

Answer: No, there is no Reasoning question asked in Tier-II of the SSC CGL Exam.

4. How many questions are asked in the English Language section in Tier-II of the SSC CGL Exam?

Answer: 200

5. What is the tentative date for Tier I of the SSC CGL Exam?

Answer: April month.

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