SSC CGL 2024 Application Form, Check Steps to Apply Online @ ssc.gov.in

SSC CGL 2024 Notification is released. As per the official notification, Staff Selection Commission Yearly Combined Graduate Level Examination is announced on 24th June 2024. Thus, if you are a graduate in any stream and looking for a Central Govt. Jobs then look no further as the SSC 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 respectable posts under Central Govt. Here get the information on the latest SSC CGL or Combined Graduate Level Examination 2024 through the sections below.

UPDATE: SSC has started accepting the Online Application for CGLE 2024 from 24th June 2024. Hence, interested aspirants can apply now through the official website of SSC.

SSC CGL 2024 Application Form – Tabular View

Exam Conducting AuthorityStaff Selection Commission
Examination NameCombined Graduate Level (CGL)
Total No. of Vacancy17727
Opening Date of Application24th June 2024
Last Date of Application24th July 2024
Application ModeOnline
Job CategoryCentral Govt Jobs
Job LocationAll over India
CGL Tier-I Examination DateUpdate Soon
Admit Card ReleaseUpdate Soon
Official Websitessc.gov.in
SSC CGL 2024 or Combined Graduate Level Examination is the most popular Govt. recruitment exam among the Govt. Job Aspirants. Details here.

SSC CGL Examination 2024 (CGLE) Notification Details

Staff Selection Commission will conduct the yearly CGL or Combined Graduate Level Examination, 2024 for filling up Group “B” and Group “C” posts in various Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations in the Government of India. For this year, SSC shall start accepting the online application form 24th June 2024 and the last date to accept the application will be 24th July 2024 till 5 pm. Details of the Posts & related information is as under –

Category of PostsGroup “A”, “B” and Group “C” posts under Govt. of India.
Pay Level of the PostsPay Level-8 (Rs. 47600 to 151100)
Pay Level-7 (Rs 44900 to 142400)
Pay Level-6 (Rs 35400 to 112400)
Pay Level-5 (Rs 29200 to 92300)
Pay Level-4 (Rs 25500 to 81100)
Vacancies AnnouncedTo be declared later by SSC

SSC Combined Graduate Level Examination-Declared Posts

Following are the posts for which SSC will conduct the CGL Exam 2024 to fill up the vacancies this year –

Post NameMinistry / Dept. / Office / Cadre
Assistant Audit OfficerIndian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AG
Assistant Accounts OfficerIndian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AG
Assistant Section OfficerCentral Secretariat Service
Assistant Section OfficerIntelligence Bureau
Assistant Section OfficerMinistry of Railway
Assistant Section OfficerMinistry of External Affairs
Assistant Section OfficerAFHQ
AssistantOther Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations
Assistant Section OfficerOther Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations
Inspector of Income TaxCBDT
Inspector, (Central Excise)CBIC
Inspector (Preventive Officer)CBIC
Inspector (Examiner)CBIC
Assistant Enforcement OfficerDirectorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue
Sub InspectorCentral Bureau of Investigation
Inspector PostsDepartment of Post
InspectorCentral Bureau of Narcotics
Assistant/ SuperintendentOther Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations
Divisional AccountantOffices under C&AG
Sub InspectorNational Investigation Agency (NIA)
Junior Statistical OfficerM/o Statistics & Programme Implementation.
Statistical Investigator Grade-IIRegistrar General of India
AuditorOffices under C&AG
AuditorOther Ministry/ Departments
AuditorOffices under CGDA
AccountantOffices under C&AG
Accountant/ Junior AccountantOther Ministry/ Departments
Senior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper Division ClerksCentral Govt. Offices/ Ministries other than CSCS cadres
Tax AssistantCBDT
Tax AssistantCBIC
Sub-InspectorCentral Bureau of Narcotics
Upper Division ClerksDte. Gen Border Road Organisation (MoD)

SSC CGL Examination 2024 Age Limit

The age limit will be reckoned as on 1st January 2024. Age Limit according to the posts has been discussed here; eligible candidates can check the particulars of the recruitment age limit from here.

Post NameAge Limit as on 01/01/2024
Assistant Audit Officer in C&AGNot exceeding 30 years
Assistant Accounts Officer in C&AGNot exceeding 30 years
Assistant Section Officer in Central Secretariat Service20-30 years
Assistant Section Officer in IBNot exceeding 30 years
Assistant Section Officer in Railways20-30 years
Assistant Section Officer in MEA20-30 years
Assistant Section Officer in AFHQ20-30 years
Assistant in Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations20-30 years
Assistant Section Officer18-30 years
Inspector of Income Tax20-30 years
Inspector, (Central Excise)Not exceeding 30 years
Inspector (Preventive Officer)Not exceeding 30 years
Inspector (Examiner)Not exceeding 30 years
Assistant Enforcement OfficerNot exceeding 30 years
Sub Inspector in CBI20-30 years
Inspector Posts18-30 years
Inspector of Central Bureau of NarcoticsNot exceeding 30 years
Assistant/ Superintendent Other Ministries/ Departments/ OrganizationsNot exceeding 30 years
Divisional Accountant in C&AGNot exceeding 30 years
Sub Inspector in the National Investigation Agency (NIA)Up to 30 years
Junior Statistical Officer under MOSPIUp to 32 years
Statistical Investigator Grade-II under Registrar General of IndiaNot exceeding 30 years
Auditor in Offices under C&AG / CGDA & Other Departments / Ministries18-27 year
Accountant in Offices under C&A18-27 year
Accountant/ Junior Accountant18-27 year
Senior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper Division Clerks in Central Govt. Offices/ Ministries are other than CSCS cadres.18-27 year
Tax Assistant in CBDT / CBIC18-27 year
Sub-Inspector of Central Bureau of Narcotics18-27 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 of SSC CGL 2024 Examination

Educational Qualification: Candidates should have the essential Educational Qualifications as on 1st Jan 2024. Post wise educational qualification is as under-

For Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts OfficerCandidates should have completed at least a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or Institute to apply.
Junior Statistical OfficerCandidates 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 PostsCandidates should have completed Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or equivalent.
Important Links of SSC CGL Exam 2024
NotificationSSC CGL Notification
Application FormSSC CGL Application Form
SalarySSC CGL Salary
BooksSSC CGL Books
Exam PatternSSC CGL Exam Pattern
SyllabusSSC CGL Syllabus
Previous PapersSSC CGL Previous Question Papers
Exam DateSSC CGL Exam Date
Admit CardSSC CGL Admit Card
Answer KeySSC CGL Answer Key
Cut OffSSC CGL Cut Off
ResultSSC CGL Result

SSC CGL Exam 2024 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. Details of this are as under

For Male Candidates

Height157.5 cm
Chest 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

HeightHeight: 152 cms. 
Height is relaxable by 2.5 cms. for Gorkhas, Garwalis, Assamese, and members of Scheduled Tribes
WeightWeight: 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

HeightFor men – 165 cm. 
For women – 150 cm.
Height is relaxable for Hillsmen and Tribals: 5 cms.
Chest76 cm with expansion (Not Applicable for female candidates)
VisionEye-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          

HeightFor men – 170 cms. For women – 150 cms.
Height relaxable for Hillsmen and Tribals: 5 cms.
Chest76 cm with expansion (There shall be no such requirement in case of female candidates)
VisionEye-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 2024 Application Form – How to Apply

SSC will accept the online application from 24th June to 24th July 2024 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. Applicants shall also require to pay application fees before final submission of application. More on this is available below.

SSC CGL Application Fee & Mode of Payment

Candidates can check the application fees details in this section. Applicants can pay the fees through Challan/ SBI Net Banking or Credit or Debit card.

  • Application Fees: Rs. 100/- (Rupees One Hundred only).
  • NIL for Women, Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and Ex-Servicemen applicants.

SSC CGL 2024 Application Form – Important Links

Finally, we have shared the SSC Combined Graduate Level Exam 2024 PDF Notification download and Application Direct Link below. Interested candidates can follow the direct link below to apply online and also to get the other related information through the direct links below.

CGLE 2024 Notification PDFClick Here (Awaited)
Apply Online Direct LinkClick Here
Exam Pattern & SyllabusClick Here
Exam Date / Admit CardClick Here
Result DownloadClick Here

SSC CGL Examination 2024 – Selection Process:

Selection Process of Staff Selection Commission CGL Examination has the following stages as under:

  • Tier 1 Examination
  • Tier 2 Examination
  • Document Verification.

SSC CGL 2024 Examination Pattern Overview

The Staff Selection Commission CGL Examination Scheme shared here shall disclose the exam topics, nature of the test, test duration, marking scheme, negative marking scheme etc. All of these information are very helpful for the aspirants to have a perfect preparation.

SSC CGL Tier 1 Examination Pattern 2024

SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam is an online test comprising 4 sections with 100 multiple choice questions (MCQs) in total and with maximum marks of 200. The total duration of the test is 60 minutes. Applicants may note that SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam will be of a qualifying nature and marks will not be counted in the final selection. 

The subjects on which the questions are asked in the SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam 2024 are as under:

  1. General Intelligence & Reasoning
  2. General Awareness
  3. Quantitative Aptitude
  4. English Comprehension

The tabular view of the SSC Tier 1 Examination Scheme is available below for the convenience of aspirants-

TierSectionSubjectNo of QsMarksDuration
IAGeneral Intelligence and Reasoning25501 hour
BGeneral Awareness2550
CQuantitative Aptitude2550
DEnglish Comprehension2550
  • Tier-I will consist of Objective Type, Multiple choice questions.
  • The questions will be both in English & Hindi except for English Comprehension.
  • There will be negative marking of 0.50 for each wrong answer.

SSC CGL Tier 2 Examination Pattern 2024

The SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam 2024 will be conducted in 3 phases- Paper 1, Paper 2, and Paper 3. The Paper I is compulsory for all posts, Paper II is for candidates who apply for the posts of Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) in the MOSPI and Paper III is for candidates who apply for the posts of Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer.

The tabular view of the SSC Tier 2 Examination Scheme is as follows –

SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Pattern 2024
S.No.PapersTime Allotted
1Paper I: (Compulsory for all posts)2 hours 30 minutes
2Paper II: Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) and Statistical Investigator Gr. II2 hours
3Paper III: Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer2 hours

The detailed SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2024 for Tier 2 Exam is available below for aspirants –

SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Pattern 2024 [Paper 1]
SessionsSectionsModulesSubjectNo. of QsMarksWeightageDuration
Session ISection IModule-IMathematical Abilities309023%1 hour
Module-IIReasoning and General Intelligence309023%
Section IIModule-IEnglish Language and Comprehension4513535%1 hour
Module-IIGeneral Awareness257519%
Section IIIModule-IComputer Knowledge Test2060Qualifying15 minutes
Session IIModule-IIData Entry Speed Test One Data Entry TaskQualifying15 minutes
SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Pattern 2024 [Paper 2 & 3]
PapersSectionsNo. of QsMarksDuration
Paper IIStatistics1002002 hours
Paper IIIGeneral Studies (Finance and Economics)1002002 hours
  • There is a negative marking of 1 mark for each wrong answer in Section-I, Section-II and Module-I of Section-III of Paper-I and 0.50 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-II and Paper-III.

Thus, we hope the brief details on SSC CGL Examination 2024 has been useful for the jobs seekers. Therefore, bookmark this page for the latest updates.

FAQs on SSC CGLE 2024 Application Form

What is SSC CGL Exam?

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 every year only for graduates. Through this examination, SSC will select candidates for the post of Assistant in Central Govt. Ministries, Inspector in Income Tax, Customs & Central Excise, UDC, Tax Assistants, and many other categories

” I am in the final year of graduation” – Can I apply for SSC CGL 2024 ?

No, as the applicant has to a graduate as on 01/01/2024 to apply.

From when will the application start ?

The Online Application for SSC CGL 2024 shall commence from 24th June 2024.

What are the Stages of this SSC CGLE 2024?

The Stages for SSC CGL Exam are – Tier -1 Examination, Tier -II Examination and Document Verification.

How many vacancies are there in SSC CGLE 2024?

SSC will declare the vacancy later,

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