SSC CGL Recruitment 2023 Notification, Apply Online, Last Date, Eligibility

SSC CGL Recruitment 2023

SSC CGL Recruitment 2023 Vacancy, Eligibility, Application, Registration Staff Selection Commission is a well-known organization for conducting examinations every year for so many different posts. Through this recruitment process, SSC recruits a lot of people all over India in so many different positions in the government sector. It is well known for conducting Combined Graduate Level which is commonly known as the CGL examination which appoints candidates in Grade “B” and “C” category posts.

These Grade “B” and “C” category posts commonly are various government posts in Ministries, Departments, and Offices. This examination pattern has a four-tier system which makes sure of a good recruitment process. In all these tiers candidates get checked on so many different things such as which tier I and tier II it is computer-based, in tier III and IV, applicants take up a descriptive paper and a computer proficiency test or skill test & document verification. The registration process for this recruitment process can be made online by the candidate on the official website portal.

SSC CGL Exam 2023 

The recruitment process for the year 2023 will start from September onwards and the candidate can apply between September to October for this recruitment process online. The official notification and PDF will be released by the Staff Selection Committee of India in September. After which the examination for the SSC CGL 2023 Tier-I Exam will be held in March and for SSC CGL Tier-II & Tier-III this will be in April.

This SSC CGL examination is ranked as the toughest and gestured examination of Indian recruitment after which the candidate gets the selection process done for the SSC recruitment. In this examination, the pattern has been divided into the Grade “B” and “C” categories according to the post which is available in various Government Ministries, Departments, and Offices all over India.

SSC CGL Recruitment
SSC CGL 2023 

Highlights of SSC CGL Notification 2023 Upcoming Recruitment Overview

Name of the Organization Staff Selection Commission
Post Name Combined Graduate Level CGL
No of Posts 2000+ Expected Vacancies
Online Apply Date Notified Soon
Job Category Sarkari Naukri
Last Date Update Soon
Location PAN India
Qualifications Graduation
Official Website

Eligibility Criteria for SSC CGL Recruitment 2023

SSC CGL recruitment process has some eligibility criteria also in which everyone needs to fit first to go through the selection process. The eligibility pattern is-

  1. The candidate should be a citizen of India and in the case of a refugee, the candidate should come to India before 1st January 1962.
  2. Candidates should be of 18 years age minimum and maximum age is different for every post such as for Officer under C&AG it is 27 years, For Inspector Posts it is 30, for Tax Assistant its 27 years, for Assistant Section officer it is 30 years, For Inspector it should not exceed 30 years, Assistant Enforcement Officer it is 30 year and for Junior Statistical Officer it is 32 year.
  3. The candidate should be a Graduate from any known institute or university which is registered by the government of India.
  4. The candidate needs to be physically fit without having any physical disability for this recruitment process.

Application Fee Details

  1. General candidate- 100 rs
  2. OBC candidates – 100 rs
  3. SC candidates – no fee
  4. ST candidates – no fee
  5. PH candidates – no fee
  6. Female candidates – no fee

Selection Procedure for Combined Graduate Level Exam 2023

The examination pattern is also different for this recruitment process which is –

  1. Tier – I – It’s an Objective Multiple Choice Computer-Based Examination that happens online.
  2. Tier – II– It’s an Objective Multiple Choice Computer-Based Examination that happens online.
  3. Tier – III – It’s a Descriptive Paper that happens in English and Hindi in physically Pen and Paper mode.
  4. Tier – IV – It’s a Skill Test or Computer Proficiency Test which is also a computer-based examination.
Tier Type Mode
Tier–I Objective Multiple Choice Computer-Based Test (online)
Tier- II Objective Multiple Choice Computer-Based Test (online)
Tier–III Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi Pen and Paper Mode (Letter/Application Writing, Essay Writing)
Tier–IV Skill Test/Computer Proficiency Test Wherever Applicable (Speed Typing Test)

Staff Selection Commission CGL Exam Pattern 2023

This examination is a combined graduation level examination that gives a chance to all the applicants and youngsters to participate in this recruitment process. This examination is also known as a four-tier system in which tier 1 and tier 2 are computer-based examinations while tier 3 and tier 4 are based on paper and computer proficiency tests. These are also known as skill tests and document verification examination patterns. The process of the examination for the selection is available in online mode only which can be made on the official website of the SSC CGL.

Tier 1 Exam Pattern 2023

no. Sections No. of Questions Total Marks Time Allotted
1 General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 50 A cumulative time of 60 minutes
(1 hour)
2 General Awareness 25 50
3 Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
4 English Comprehension 25 50
Total 100 200

Tier 2 Exam Pattern 2023

S No. Sections No. of Questions Total Marks Time Allotted
1 Quantitative Ability 100 200 2 hours
2 English Language and Comprehension 200 200 2 hours
3 Statistics 100 200 2 hours
4 General Studies (Finance and Economics) 100 200 2 hours
Total 500 600 8 hours

CGL Tier 3 Exam Pattern 2023

Subject Marks Time
Descriptive Paper in English/Hindi (Writing of Essay, Precis, Letter, Application, etc.) 100 marks 1 hour or 60 minutes

SSC CGL Syllabus 2023 Pdf for Tier 1/2/3/4 Exams

Tier 1 Exam Syllabus

Quantitative Aptitude

  1. Computation of whole numbers
  2. Decimals
  3. Fractions
  4. Relationships between numbers
  5. Profit and Loss
  6. Discount
  7. Partnership Business
  8. Mixture and Alligation
  9. Time and distance
  10. Time & Work
  11. Percentage
  12. Ratio & Proportion
  13. Square roots
  14. Averages
  15. Interest
  16. Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds
  17. Graphs of Linear Equations
  18. Triangle and its various kinds of centers
  19. Congruence and similarity of triangles
  20. Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles
  21. Triangle
  22. Quadrilaterals
  23. Regular Polygons
  24. Right Prism
  25. Right Circular Cone
  26. Right Circular Cylinder
  27. Sphere
  28. Heights and Distances
  29. Histogram
  30. Frequency polygon
  31. Bar diagram & Pie chart
  32. Hemispheres
  33. Rectangular Parallelepiped
  34. Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base
  35. Trigonometric ratio
  36. Degree and Radian Measures
  37. Standard Identities
  38. Complementary angles

General Intelligence and Reasoning

  1. Analogies
  2. Similarities and differences
  3. Space visualization
  4. Spatial orientation
  5. Problem-solving
  6. Analysis
  7. Judgment
  8. Blood Relations
  9. Decision making
  10. Visual memory
  11. Discrimination
  12. Observation
  13. Relationship concepts
  14. Arithmetical reasoning
  15. Figural classification
  16. Arithmetic number series
  17. Non-verbal series
  18. Coding and decoding
  19. Statement conclusion
  20. Syllogistic reasoning

English Language

  1. Phrases and Idioms
  2. One word Substitution
  3. Sentence Correction
  4. Error Spotting
  5. Fill in the Blanks
  6. Spellings Correction
  7. Reading Comprehension
  8. Synonyms-Antonyms
  9. Active Passive
  10. Sentence Rearrangement
  11. Sentence Improvement
  12. Cloze test

General Awareness

  1. India and its neighboring countries especially about History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research
  2. Science
  3. Current Affairs
  4. Books and Authors
  5. Sports
  6. Important Schemes
  7. Important Days
  8. Portfolio
  9. People in News

Tier 2 Exam Syllabus 2023

Quantitative Ability

  1. Computation of whole numbers
  2. Decimals
  3. Fractions
  4. Relationships between numbers
  5. Percentage
  6. Ratio & Proportion
  7. Square roots
  8. Averages
  9. Interest
  10. Profit and Loss
  11. Discount
  12. Partnership Business
  13. Mixture and Alligation
  14. Time and distance
  15. Time & Work
  16. Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds
  17. Graphs of Linear Equations
  18. Triangle and its various kinds of centers
  19. Congruence and similarity of triangles
  20. Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles
  21. Triangle
  22. Quadrilaterals
  23. Regular Polygons
  24. Right Prism
  25. Right Circular Cone
  26. Right Circular Cylinder
  27. Sphere
  28. Hemispheres
  29. Rectangular Parallelepiped
  30. Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base
  31. Trigonometric ratio
  32. Degree and Radian Measures
  33. Standard Identities
  34. Complementary angles
  35. Heights and Distances
  36. Histogram
  37. Frequency polygon
  38. Bar diagram
  39. Pie chart


  1. Spot the error
  2. Fill in the blanks
  3. Synonyms
  4. Antonyms
  5. Spelling/ detecting misspelled words
  6. Idioms & phrases
  7. One word substitution
  8. Improvement of sentences
  9. Active/ passive voice of verbs
  10. Conversion into Direct/Indirect narration
  11. Shuffling of sentence parts
  12. Shuffling of sentences in a passage
  13. Cloze passage
  14. Comprehension passage


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 variables (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, Determinations 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 an index number, Different formulae, Base shifting and splicing of index numbers, Cost of living Index Numbers, Uses of Index Numbers.

General Studies-Finance and Economics

Part A: Finance and Accounts-(80 marks):

1.1 Financial Accounting

  1. Nature and scope
  2. Limitations of Financial Accounting
  3. Basic concepts and Conventions
  4. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

1.2 Basic concepts of accounting

  1. Single and double entry
  2. Books of Original Entry
  3. Bank Reconciliation
  4. Journal, ledgers
  5. Trial Balance
  6. Rectification of Errors
  7. Manufacturing
  8. Trading
  9. Profit & Loss Appropriation Accounts
  10. Balance Sheet
  11. The distinction between Capital and Revenue Expenditure
  12. Depreciation Accounting
  13. Valuation of Inventories
  14. Non-profit organizations Accounts
  15. Receipts and Payments and Income & Expenditure Accounts
  16. Bills of Exchange
  17. Self Balancing Ledgers

Part B: Economics and Governance-(120 marks):

2.1 Comptroller & Auditor General of India- Constitutional provisions, Role, and responsibility.

2.2 Finance Commission-Role and functions.

2.3 Basic Concept of Economics and introduction to Micro Economics

  1. Definition
  2. Scope and nature of Economics
  3. Methods of economic study
  4. Central problems of an economy
  5. Production possibilities curve

2.4 Theory of Demand and Supply

  1. Meaning and determinants of demand
  2. Law of demand and Elasticity of demand
  3. Price
  4. Income and cross elasticity
  5. Theory of consumer‟s behavior
  6. Marshallian approach and Indifference curve approach
  7. Meaning and determinants of supply
  8. Law of supply
  9. The elasticity of Supply

2.5 Theory of Production and cost

  1. Meaning and Factors of production
  2. Laws of production- Law of variable proportions and Laws of returns to scale.

2.6 Forms of Market and price determination in different markets

  1. Various forms of markets-Perfect Competition
  2. Monopoly
  3. Monopolistic Competition
  4. Oligopoly
  5. Price determination in these markets.

2.7 Indian Economy:

2.7.1 Nature of the Indian Economy Role of different sectors, Role of Agriculture, Industry, and Services-their problems and growth.

2.7.2 National Income of India-Concepts of national income, Different methods of measuring national income.

2.7.3 Population-Its size, rate of growth, and its implication on economic growth.

2.7.4 Poverty and unemployment- Absolute and relative poverty, types, causes, and incidence of unemployment.

2.7.5 Infrastructure-Energy, Transportation, Communication.

2.8 Economic Reforms in India

  1. Economic reforms since 1991
  2. Liberalization
  3. Privatization
  4. Globalization
  5. Disinvestment

2.9 Money and Banking:

2.9.1 Monetary/ Fiscal policy- Role and functions of Reserve Bank of India; functions of commercial Banks/RRB/Payment Banks.

2.9.2 Budget and Fiscal deficits and Balance of payments.

2.9.3 Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act, 2003.

2.10 Role of Information Technology in Governance.

SSC CGL Exam Date 2023 Last Dates for Tier 1/2/3/4

SSC CGL 2023 Exam Schedule
Activity Tentative Dates
Notification/Advertisement Out On Notified Soon
Registration Start From Notified Soon
Apply Online Application Close Notified Soon
Tier 1 Exam Date Notified Soon
Tier-II Exam Date Notified Soon
Tier-III Exam Date Update Soon
Tier-IV Exam Date Update Soon

How to Apply Online SSC CGL 2023 Exam?

To make the application process online candidates need to follow some simple steps which are-

  1. Firstly, candidates need to visit the official website of SSC CGL which is
  2. After reaching the home page of the website candidate need to Register as new users by filing a valid mobile number and email id on which they will also receive a verification code which they need to fill.
  3. After which they will receive a notification that they need to read carefully to meet the eligibility criteria.
  4. After meeting the eligibility criteria candidate needs to click on the apply now button to begin the process.
  5. Now the candidate needs to fill out the form by filling in all the details such as name, address, dob, and so on carefully without making any mistakes.
  6. After filling out the form candidate need to submitscannedcan copy of all the documents asked in the form such as passport size photograph, signature, and thumb impression.
  7. After this candidate needs to submit the SSC CGL Recruitment 2023 application fee online by using net banking, a debit card, and a credit card or in offline mode by Challan.
  8. After this candidate needs to cross-check all the information on the form and then click on the submit button to complete the application process.
  9. Now candidates can also take the printout of the SSC CGL Recruitment application form for further reference.
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