SSC CGL Notification 2024, Important Dates for SSC CGL 2024 check at

Thousands of graduates eagerly await the release of the SSC CGL 2024 exam. Annually, the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) administers the highly competitive Combined Graduate Level (CGL) exam, opening doors to prestigious government positions offering attractive salaries and benefits. This year, the complete notification PDF is set to be published on June 11th on the official website, encompassing all essential details pertaining to the recruitment process, eligibility criteria, age limits, selection methods, updated exam patterns, and more.

SSC CGL Notification 2024

As outlined in the SSC Calendar 2024, the official notification PDF for the SSC CGL 2024 exam is tentatively scheduled for release on June 11th, 2024, on If you’re a graduate aspiring for stable government employment in Indian Ministries, Departments, or Subordinate Offices, the SSC CGL exam is your target. Following a revision in the selection process two years ago, only two-tier exams will now be conducted to screen candidates for various Group B and C positions under the SSC CGL Notification 2024.

Important Dates for SSC CGL 2024

Notification Release: June 11th, 2024 Registration: June 11th to July 10th, 2024 Exam Dates: September-October 2024

Prospective candidates meeting the eligibility criteria and age requirements for the SSC CGL 2024 Exam can submit their applications online within the specified period from June 11th to July 10th, 2024.

What does the SSC CGL Notification 2024 encompass?

The commission will release the SSC CGL Notification 2024 online in PDF format, containing all essential information regarding the exam. Precisely, the following details will be provided by the officials through the notification PDF:

  1. Important Dates: Including registration dates, application fee submission dates, form correction dates, and tentative exam dates.
  2. Details of Available Posts for the Respective Year.
  3. Pay Scale and Benefits.
  4. Vacancies and Reservation Details.
  5. Education Qualification Requirements.
  6. Age Limit and Category-wise Age Relaxation.
  7. Application Procedure and Payment Methods.
  8. Exam Centre Details.
  9. Examination Scheme: Including Exam Pattern and Syllabus for both Tier 1 and Tier 2.

SSC CGL Vacancies in 2024

Last year, 8415 vacancies were announced for Group B and C posts. Prior to that, the highest number of vacancies in the last 7 years was 37,409. Candidates can review the year-wise vacancy comparison from 2017 to 2024.



Eligibility Criteria for the SSC CGL 2024

Exam Not everyone can participate in the SSC CGL Exam, as the commission has established minimum eligibility criteria including educational qualifications, age limits, and nationality. According to last year’s notification, the eligibility criteria are as follows:

  1. Education Qualification:
  • For Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer: Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University and CA/CS/MBA/Cost & Management Accountant/ Masters in Commerce/ Masters in Business Studies.
  • For Junior Statistical Officer (JSO): Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University with a minimum of 60% in Mathematics in Class 12th or in any discipline with Statistics as one of the subjects in graduation.
  • For Statistical Investigator Grade-II: Graduation Degree from any recognized University with Economics Statistics or Mathematics as a compulsory or Elective Subject.
  • For Research Assistant in National Human Rights Commission (NHRC): Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or Institute with a minimum one year research experience in any recognized university or recognized Research Institution.
  • For Remaining posts: Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University.
  1. Age Limit: 18 to 32 years. Candidates can refer to the table below for post-wise age limits.
Name of postsAge group
Auditor18-27 years
Accountant / Junior Accountant
Senior Secretariat Assistant / Upper Division clerks
Tax Assistant
Upper Division Clerk (UDC)
Inspector Posts18-30 years
Tax Assistant20-27 years
Assistant Section officer20-30 years
Assistant Section officer
Assistant Section officer
Assistant Section officer
Sub Inspector
Inspector, (Central Excise)Not Exceeding 30 years
Inspector (Preventive officer)
Inspector (Examiner)
Assistant Audit Officer
Assistant Audit Officer
Assistant Section Officer
Assistant Section Officer
Assistant / Superintendent
Inspector of Income Tax
Divisional Accountant
Assistant Enforcement OfficerUp to 30 years
Sub Inspector
Junior Statistical OfficerUp to 32 years


  • Nationality: A candidate must be a citizen or subject of India, Nepal, Bhutan, or a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

SSC CGL Selection Process 2024 The SSC CGL 2024 Examination will comprise four tiers, as detailed below

  1. Tier-I: Computer-Based Examination (Qualifying in nature).
  2. Tier-II:
    • Paper I (Compulsory for all posts).
    • Paper II for candidates applying for the Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) posts in the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation.
    • Paper III for candidates applying for the posts of Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer.

• Upon successful application, all candidates for the SSC CGL exam will receive Roll numbers and Admit Cards for the Computer-Based Examination (Tier-I).

• Based on Tier-I scores, candidates will be shortlisted, category-wise, for Tier-II and Tier-III Examinations.

• Separate cut-offs will be released for Paper-II of Tier-II (for JSO posts), Paper-III of Tier-II (for Assistant Audit Officer and Assistant Accounts Officer posts), and Paper-I of Tier-II (for all other posts).

• Tier-II Examinations will be conducted for all candidates who qualify Tier-I.

• In Tier-II, all candidates will need to appear in Paper-I, II, and Paper-III. However, only specific candidates shortlisted for the JSO and Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer posts will be required to sit for Paper-II and Paper-III respectively.

Posts Included in the SSC CGL Exam

The SSC CGL Exam fills vacancies for various Group B and Group C posts in the Ministries and Departments of the Government of India and its Subordinate Offices. The list of SSC CGL Posts includes:

  • Assistants in Ministries/Departments, Attached and Subordinate offices of the Government of India
  • Inspectors of Central Excise & Customs
  • Inspectors of Income Tax
  • Preventive Officers in Customs
  • Examiner in Customs
  • Sub-Inspectors in Central Bureau of Narcotics & CBI
  • Assistant Enforcement Officer in the Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue
  • Divisional Accountant, Jr. Accountant, Auditor & UDCs in various offices of the Government of India
  • Auditor Offices under C&AG, CGDA, CGA & others
  • Accountant/ Junior Accountant
  • Tax Assistant in CBDT and CBEC
  • Compiler in Registrar General of India
  • Research Assistant
  • Postal Assistant/Sorting Assistant

SSC CGL 2024 Exam Pattern

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has introduced revisions to the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Exam pattern. The Examination will now comprise 2 tiers, detailed as follows:

Tier Type Mode Tier – I (Qualifying) Objective Multiple Choice Computer-Based (online) Tier – II (Paper I, II, III) Paper I (Compulsory for all posts), Paper II for candidates applying for the posts of Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) in the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, and Paper III for candidates applying for the posts of Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer. Objective Type, Multiple choice questions, except for Module-II of Section-III of Paper-I Computer-Based

SSC CGL 2024 – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q1. Who administers the SSC CGL Exam?

The SSC CGL Exam is administered by the Staff Selection Commission.

Q2. What does SSC CGL stand for?

SSC CGL stands for Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level Examination.

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