SSC CGL 2023 Notification, Complete Details, Eligibility

By | September 4, 2023

SSC CGL 2023 Notification

SSC CGL Notification 2023: SSC CGL is the biggest examination that is conducted to recruit eligible aspirants for prestigious Group B and Group C posts of the central government by the Staff Selection Commission. SSC CGL 2023 Notification is a great opportunity for aspirants looking forward to a respectable position in a reputed organization under the central government. Staff Selection Commission has released the SSC CGL Notification 2023 for 8840 vacancies (revised) on the official website. The application process for the positions outlined in the SSC CGL 2023 Notification has been concluded. Additionally, the commission has communicated that the SSC CHSL Tier 2 examinations are scheduled for October 25th, 26th, and 27th, 2023. Candidates can gain an in-depth understanding of details related to the SSC CGL 2023 Notification here in this article.

Latest Update (04 September 2023): As per an RTI reply, SSC has released 692 vacancies to recruit candidates for the post of ASO in CSS. The category-wise breakdown of the vacancy is as follows:

Category Total Vacancies
UR 342
EWS 69
OBC 149
SC 108
ST 24


SSC CGL 2023 Notification: Exam Date

Staff Selection Commission has announced the SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Dates on 19 August 2023 on its official website. According to the public notice issued, the SSC CGL Exam 2023 is scheduled to be conducted on the 25th, 26th, and 27th October 2023. Check the exam calendar released by SSC below.

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Will the Administrative Assistant Post Be Added to SSC CGL?

The Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India has released a short notification seeking input on the potential inclusion of the Administrative Assistant position in SSC CGL. The commission has requested public feedback via Speed Post, with the deadline for submitting their comments by 17 September 2023. For your ease, all the crucial information related to the post of Administrative Assistant is tabulated below.

Particulars Details
Post Name Administrative Assistant
Total Vacancies 1773 (Vacancies may vary according to the work)
Minimum Age 18 Years
Maximum Age 25 Years
Educational Qualification
  • Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized university
  • Knowledge of computer applications equivalent to the Course on Computer
    Concepts (CCC) of the National Institute of Electronics and Information
    Technology (NIELIT)
Method Of Recruitment Direct Recruitment
Pay Level Level-4
Probation Period 2 Years

Click Here To Check The Proposal Released For The Post Of Administrative Assistant

Latest Update: Staff Selection Commission notifies the total no. of candidates who appeared in the SSC CGL 2022 TIER-2 Exam. The full details are as follows:

  • TOTAL Scheduled:- 3,60,432
  • Appeared:- 3,17,599 ((88.11%)
  • Session II of Paper I (DEST)
  • Appeared:- 3,16,045 ((87.67%)

SSC CGL 2023

Every year more than 10 lakh aspirants register for the SSC CGL notification and appear in 4 stages of the recruitment process which is now revised to 2 stages only. After working hard and overcoming stiff competition, an aspirant gets appointed to the post based on the merit list released by SSC. Before starting the preparation for the examination an aspirant must find out minute details for SSC CGL 2023 notification, which will help him prepare for the examination. The board will recruit suitable candidates for various posts like

  • Auditor In CAG
  • Junior Statistical Officer In the Ministry of Statistics And Program Implementation
  • Sub Inspector in Central Bureau Of Investigation
  • Assistant Section Officer in Central Secretariat Service, Ministry of Railway, Ministry of External Affairs
  • Sub Inspector In National Investigation Agency
  • Inspector In Central Bureau of Narcotics, CBIC
  • Inspector Of Income Tax In CBDT
  • Tax Assistant In CBIC
  • Accountant In CAG

SSC CGL 2023 Notification: Overview

While applying for SSC CGL Recruitment 2023, it is important to get yourself acquainted with the important dates related to the official notification like the SSC CGL release date, SSC CGL last date to apply online, SSC CGL admit card release date, SSC CGL examination dates, SSC CGL Syllabus, SSC CGL Age Limit, etc. The table provided below shows brief information related to the SSC CGL 2023 Notification, which is important for every aspirant.

SSC CGL 2023 Notification PDF

SSC CGL Notification 2023 PDF was released by the Commission on its official website on 3rd April 2023 with SSC CGL Recruitment 2023 notification. You can directly download the SSC CGL Notification PDF link from here.

SSC CGL 2023 Notification PDF (Out on 3rd April 2023)

SSC CGL 2023 Notification: Important Dates

Staff Selection Commission uploaded the official SSC CGL 2023 notification on 3rd April 2023. The dates for the SSC CGL 2023 Exam according to the notification pdf are tabulated below. Candidates must check the details given below.

SSC CGL 2023 – Important Dates
Activity SSC CGL 2023 Dates
SSC CGL Registration Dates 3rd April -3rd May 2023
SSC CGL Notification Release Date 3rd April 2023
SSC CGL Online Application Process Starts 3rd April 2023
SSC CGL Last Date to Apply Online Extended 3rd May 2023
SSC CGL Last date for the generation of offline Challan 5th May 2023
SSC CGL  Last date for payment through Challan 6th May 2023
The window for Application Form Correction 10-05-2023 to 11-05-2023
SSC CGL Exam Date (Tier-I)  14th July to 27th July 2023
SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Date 2023 25th, 26th and 27th October 2023 [NEW]
SSC CGL Tier 2 Answer Key 2023

SSC CGL Recruitment 2023

The Staff Selection Commission is a board set up by the Government of India to recruit aspirants for various posts to work in different departments, every year the board conducts various examinations based on different eligibility criteria. The candidates must bookmark this page for the regular as well as the latest updates regarding SSC CGL Recruitment 2023. In this article, candidates can check the detailed information of SSC CGL Recruitment 2023 notification like eligibility criteria, salary, examination dates, syllabus, and exam pattern of the examination.

SSC CGL 2023 Important Notice

SSC CGL 2023 Notification: Vacancy

SSC CGL 2023 Vacancy: The tentative number of vacancies announced in the SSC CGL 2023 Notification is 8840. The exact vacancy details of SSC CGL 2023 will be notified later. Candidates can also check the detailed vacancy distribution of previous years from the pdf mentioned here.

The vacancy released by the commission for SSC CGL 2021 notification was 7621 (new). As per data released over the years, the following table provides information regarding the total number of vacancies released for SSC CGL recruitment in the past 7 years. Candidates can download the official notice for the SSC CGL Vacancy to get an idea about the tentative SSC CGL Vacancy.

SSC CGL Vacancy
Check Official
SSC CGL 2023 Vacancy 8840 Click here 
SSC CGL 2022 Vacancy 15403 5572 2889 8341 36,012 Click here (Final vacancies)
SSC CGL 2020-21
2891 1046 510 1858 7621 Click Here
SSC CGL 2019-20
3674 1242 667 2198 8582 Click Here
SSC CGL 2018-19
{as on 27/12/2019}
5770 1723 845 2933 11271 Click Here
SSC CGL 2017
{Final Vacancy
as on 15/11/2019}
4144 1322 656 1999 8121 Click Here
SSC CGL 2016
{Final Vacancy as on
5722 1520 838 2581 10661 Click Here
SSC CGL 2015
{Final Vacancy}
4506 1303 683 2069 8561 Click Here
SSC CGL 2014
{Final Vacancy}
8373 2208 1188 3780 15549 Click Here

SSC CGL Vacancy 2023

SSC CGL 2023 Notification: Application Form

The Online Application process to register for SSC CGL 2023 notification started on 3rd April 2023 and the last date to apply online was 3rd May 2023. We have summarized all the detailed steps that a candidate must follow for the application process of SSC CGL 2023 recruitment in a different article for which a link is provided below, candidates must check out all these steps before beginning with the registration process. The direct link to SSC CGL Apply Online 2023 is provided here.

Click here to Apply Online for SSC CGL 2023 (Link Inactive)

SSC CGL 2023 Notification: Application Fees

Candidates have to pay the application fees during the online registration process to complete the application process successfully. The details regarding the SSC CGL 2023 Application Fees are as follows:

  • Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), ESM eligible for reservation, and Persons with disability (PWD) are exempted from payment of the fee.
  • Fee can be paid online through BHIM UPI, Net Banking or, by using Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, RuPay  Credit or Debit cards or in cash at SBI Branches by generating SBI Challan.
Category Application Fee
General/OBC Rs 100/-
SC/ST/Ex-Serviceman/Females Fee exempted

How to apply online for SSC CGL 2023 Notification?

Interested candidates must be looking for a detailed step-wise application online process for the SSC CGL 2023. Candidates must read the detailed information below for the SSC CGL Apply Online 2023. The process of filling SSC CGL online form 2023 for the examination consists of two parts:

  • One-Time Registration (Part-1)
  • Filling out Online Application for the Examination (Part 2) out

Step 1: The candidate must go through the official website of SSC i.e. or from the direct link mentioned above.

Step 2: For One-Time Registration, candidates need to click on the “Register Now‟ link provided in the “Login‟ section on

Step 3:  Now log in with a registered ID and password to complete Part II of the application form for SSC CGL 2023.

Step 4: After this click on Apply Online button and start filling up the application form.

Step 5: Candidates must fill in all the required details asked in the SSC CGL 2023 Application Form.

Step 6: Upload the photograph and signature and other documents according to the instructions given in the SSC CGL 2023 notification pdf.

Step 7: Go through the details filled in by you. Check the spelling.

Step 8: Pay the required application fees according to your category. Submit the application form.

Step 9: After submission candidates should take the printout of the application form for future purposes.

SSC CGL 2023 Notification in Hindi

SSC CGL 2023 Notification: Eligibility

Certain conditions are set up by the government to make an aspirant eligible for the recruitment process of SSC CGL 2023 notification such as age limit and educational qualification. Before applying for the recruitment every aspirant must ensure that they fulfill these SSC CGL eligibility conditions decided by the central government for the notification of SSC CGL, if an aspirant does not fulfill these eligibility criteria and still apply for the selection process then SSC has a right to cancel the candidate’s candidature. All the eligibility criteria for the post available for recruitment are summarized in the article provided below, which every aspirant must go through once to make sure they can apply for the notification.

SSC CGL 2023 Nationality

Candidates applying for the SSC CGL must be a,

  • Citizen of either India or Nepal or Bhutan.
  • If a candidate is a citizen of Nepal or Bhutan shall have a Certificate of Eligibility issued by the Government of India in favor of him/her.
  • A Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before January 1962
  • Candidate 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 2023 Notification Age Limit (As of 01/08/2023)

There are certain constraints set up by the government to recruit a suitable aspirant such as the age of the aspirant, the candidate belonging to a certain age group defined by the commission can only apply for SSC CGL. The minimum age for an aspirant to be eligible for recruitment is 20 years and but the maximum age limit varies depending on the different posts, for some posts, it is 27, and for others, it is 30 years. The central government also provides some age relaxation on the maximum age limit for candidates belonging to different categories. In the following table, an aspirant can check different age limit groups decided by the central government for various posts.

SSC CGL 2023 Age Limit
SSC CGL Department/Ministries Age Limit Name of the Post
CSS 20-30 years Assistant Section Officer
Intelligence Bureau 18-30 Years Assistant Section Officer
Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue 18-30 years Assistant Enforcement Officer
M/o of Statistics & Prog. Implementation 18-32 years Junior Statistical Officer
NIA 18-30 years Sub Inspector
CBI 18-30 years Sub Inspector
Narcotics 18-30 years Sub Inspector
CBIC 18-27 years Tax Assistant
Department of Post 18-30 years Inspector
Other Ministries/Departments/Organizations 18-30 years Assistant
Other departments 18-27 years All other posts

SSC CGL 2023 Notification: Age Relaxation

There are some categories such as OBC, SC, ST, PH, etc for which the central government provides relaxation in the upper age limit to provide them an opportunity to apply for SSC CGL 2023. In the following table, aspirants can check the relaxation provided in the SSC CGL 2023 notification.

Category Age Relaxation
OBC 3 years
ST/SC 5 years
PH + Gen 10 years
PH + OBC 13 years
PH + SC/ST 15 years
Ex-Servicemen (Gen) 3 years
Ex-Servicemen (OBC) 6 years
Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST) 8 years

SSC CGL 2023 Notification: Educational Qualification (as of 01/08/2023)

All the aspirants wishing to apply for the notification of SSC CGL 2023 must be wondering if their qualifications are up to the mark which is required to make them eligible for the appointment. Candidates can check out the table provided below to get details about educational qualifications which are essential to make them eligible for the recruitment process, mostly, the central government requires a candidate to have a graduation degree from a recognized university. In the following table, aspirants can check different educational qualifications desired by the government departments to make them eligible for SSC CGL 2023 notification.

SSC CGL Post SSC CGL 2023 Educational Qualifications
Assistant Audit Officer Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University
Desirable Qualification: CA/CS/MBA/Cost & Management Accountant/ Masters in Commerce/ Masters in Business Studies
Compiler Posts Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University with Economics or Statistics Mathematics as a compulsory or Elective Subject
Statistical Investigator Grade-II Post Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University with a minimum of 60% in Mathematics in Class 12th
Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with Statistics as one of the subjects in graduation
All Other Posts Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized University or equivalent

SSC CGL 2023 Notification: Salary

After clearing different stages of the selection process an aspirant gets selected for a post in a department controlled by the Government of India. A government job provides a handsome salary, various perks which come with a different post, and a steady career in government services. The posts that come under SSC CGL 2023 notification are categorized into different pay levels for SSC CGL Salary 2023 i.e. Pay Level 8, Pay Level 7, Pay Level 6, Pay Level 5, and Pay Level 4. In the following table, we have provided the pay structure for different levels decided by the central government for the various posts for SSC CGL Salary 2023. The following pay structure is based on the 7th pay commission of the Government of India which it updates every 10 Years for its employees.

SSC CGL Salary 2023
Pay Level Pay Scale
Pay 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

Candidates can click on the link provided below to check the in-hand salary that an aspirant will get after getting selected through the SSC CGL notification.

SSC CGL 2023 Notification: Job Profile

Staff Selection Commission every year releases a huge number of vacancies for Group B and Group C vacancies for different Ministries and Departments. For the candidates selected after the completion of SSC CGL 2023, the details are mentioned below.

SSC CGL 2023 Job Profile

SSC CGL Job Profile Department/Ministry Classification of Post
Assistant Section Officer Central Secretariat Service, Intelligence Bureau, Ministry of External Affairs, Ministry of Railway, AFHQ Group “B”
Assistant Accounts Officer Indian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AG Group “B” Gazetted (Non-Ministerial)
Assistant Audit Officer Indian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AG Group “B” Gazetted (Non-Ministerial)
Inspector (Central Excise) CBIC Group “B”
Statistical Investigator Grade-II Registrar General of India Group “B”
Inspector of Income Tax CBDT Group “C”
Assistant Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations Group “B”
Assistant Enforcement Officer Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue Group “B”
Sub Inspector Central Bureau of Investigation Group “B”
Auditor Offices under C&AG, CGDA Group “C”
Inspector Central Bureau of Narcotics Group “B”
Junior Statistical Officer M/o Statistics & Programme Implementation Group “B”
Tax Assistant CBDT/ CBIC Group “C”
Upper Division Clerks Government Departments Group “C”
Accountant or Junior Accountant Other Departments/ Ministry Group “C”
Senior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper Division Clerks Central Govt. Offices/ Ministries other than CSCS cadres Group “C”

SSC CGL 2023 Notification: Selection Process

The SSC CGL 2023 Selection Process  is mentioned below:

  • Tier 1- Computer-based test
  • Tier 2- Computer-based test
  • Tier 2 includes 3 papers i.e. Paper-I, Paper-II, and Paper-III further in separate shifts on separate days.
  • Paper-I is compulsory for all the posts and Paper-II will be for only those candidates who have applied for the posts of Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) in the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation and who are shortlisted in Tier-I for these Posts.
  •  Paper-III will be for only those candidates who are shortlisted in Tier-I for Paper-III i.e. for the posts of Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer.
  • Paper-I will be conducted in two sessions – Session–I & Session II, on the same day. Session-I will include conducting Section-I, Section II, and Module-I of Section III. Session II will include conducting Module II of Section III. Hence, the duration of Session-I will be 2 hours and 15 minutes and the duration of Session II will be 15 minutes only.
  • The Data Entry Speed Test has been included in Paper III for 15 minutes in Module II as One Data Entry Task.

SSC CGL 2023 Notification: Syllabus

The complete SSC CGL 2023 Syllabus for different stages of examination in the SSC CGL 2023 notification is released by the commission. The 4 main subjects from which the questions will be asked in the examination for SSC CGL 2023 notification are:

  1. Quantitative Aptitude
  2. Reasoning
  3. English
  4. General Knowledge

The objective-based questions which will be asked in the examination in different stages follow the SSC CGL 2023 Syllabus released in the official notification. Candidates must check the information provided below to get familiar with the topics of different subjects.

SSC CGL 2023 Notification: Exam Pattern

The candidates have to go through a selection process that includes 2 different stages for SSC CGL 2023 recruitment process. The SSC CGL Exam Pattern 2023 for the selection is different for all the different stages. The first stage in the process is the SSC CGL Tier 1 examination which contains 100 Questions with 200 marks, a total of 60 Minutes is provided for the aspirants to attempt this examination. After clearing the cutoff for the SSC CGL Tier 1 an aspirant will qualify for the next stages of recruitment i.e. SSC CGL Tier 2.

To get complete information about the examination pattern of different stages of SSC CGL 2023, candidates must read the information provided below. The below table will show the SSC CGL 2023 all tiers details.

SSC CGL Tier Type of Examination Mode of examination
SSC CGL Tier-I Objective Multiple Choice CBT (Online)
SSC CGL Tier-II Paper I (Compulsory for all posts),
Paper II for candidates who apply for the posts of Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) in the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation and
Paper III for candidates who apply 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
CBT (Online)

SSC CGL 2023 Notification: Exam Pattern for Tier 1

The first stage in the selection process is an objective computer-based examination. SSC CGL 2023 Tier 1 consists of 100 questions, containing 25 questions each from 4 different subjects viz Quantitative aptitude, reasoning, English, and general awareness, the questions will be asked from the syllabus of 6th to 10th standard. Candidates can follow the table provided below, to know the examination pattern of the first stage in the selection process.


  • There is a negative marking of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer in all sections.
  • The duration of the exam is 80 minutes for candidates who are visually handicapped.

SSC CGL 2023 Notification: Exam Pattern For Tier 2 (Revised)

Staff Selection Commission has revised the SSC CGL Tier 2 Exam Pattern. Candidates must check the new changes as made in the exam pattern. The SSC CGL Tier-2 exam will be conducted in 3 phases- Paper 1, Paper 2, and Paper 3. Paper I (Compulsory for all posts), Paper-II for candidates who apply for the posts of Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) in the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, and Paper III for candidates who apply for the posts of Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer. There is a negative marking of 1 mark for each wrong answer in Paper-I, Paper-II, and Paper-III. 

S. No. Papers Exam Duration
1 Paper-I: (Compulsory for all posts) 1 hour
2 Paper-II: Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) 2 hours
3 Paper-III: Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer 2 hours

SSC CGL 2023 Notification: Admit Card

SSC CGL Admit Card will be out for all the regions on the official website 10-15 days prior to the exam date. Every candidate who will register for SSC CGL 2023 Examination within the stipulated time will be assigned the e-admit card/hall ticket/call letter which can be downloaded from the official website of SSC once it is released by the board at official websites. The board has released the SSC CGL application Status for the aspirants who had applied for the SSC CGL 2023 notification, candidates can now check zone-wise SSC CGL 2023 Application Status from the official website. An aspirant must bookmark the following post to get the latest update on SSC CGL Admit Card for the Tier 1 and Tier 2 examination.

SSC CGL 2023 Notification: Previous Year Question Paper

In SSC CGL 2022-23 Tier 1 Examination, candidates may find the questions which were asked in the past SSC CGL Exam, so it is important for every aspirant to solve the previous year’s papers, this will also help an aspirant to understand the type of questions which were asked in the examination. To provide easily accessible content to the aspirants, SSCADDA is providing you with the SSC CGL previous year’s paper in PDF format. Download these Free PDFs of the SSC CGL previous year’s question paper and start preparing accordingly for the examination.

SSC CGL 2023 Notification: Answer Key

After conducting the SSC CGL Tier 1 examination in December 2022, the board will release the answer key of the same on its official website. The SSC CGL Answer Key 2023 will help an aspirant get a rough of the marks they scored in the examination. The candidates may take a printout of their respective Question Paper(s) along with the Final Answer Key.

SSC CGL 2023 Notification: Result

SSC CGL 2023, the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will release the SSC CGL result 2023 in two different stages separately. To be eligible for the next stage an aspirant must clear the cutoff of the previous stage decided by the board. After conducting all the stages in the selection process the board will release a final result of the selected candidate. Candidates can check the result from the link available here.

SSC CGL 2023 Notification: Cut Off

After conducting the examination SSC releases a minimum Cutoff which an aspirant must clear to be selected for the next stage of the process. Candidates can check the SSC CGL Cut-Off 2023 from the link provided below.

SSC CGL 2023 Notification: Exam Centers

All the examination centers at which the board will conduct different stages of the examination are provided in the following table


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