SSC CGL Recruitment 2023 | Overall 7500 Posts, Exam Pattern, Syllabus

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) invites applicants for the huge recruitment for the services of various post under the conducting the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Examination for year 2023. The eligible candidate can check details & various criteria and apply from given below link. Speed up

Vacancy details of SSC CGL Recruitment 2023

Total number of vacancies for CGL 2023 are 7500 Posts, Follwing position are given here:

Assistant Audit Officer
Assistant Accounts Officer
Assistant Section Officer
Assistant Section Officer (IB)
Assistant Section Officer (MOR)
Assistant Section Officer (MOEA)
Assistant Section Officer (AFHQ)
Assistant Section Officer (Ele & IT)
Assistant Section Officer
Inspector of Income Tax
Inspector, (CGST & Central Excise)
Inspector (Preventive Officer)
Inspector (Examiner)
Assistant Enforcement Officer
Sub Inspector
Inspector (Department of Post)
Assistant/ Superintendent
Assistant (NCLAT)
Research Assistant
Divisional Accountant
Sub Inspector
Junior Statistical Officer
Group C
Auditor (C & AG)
Auditor (CGDA)
Accountant/ Junior Accountant
Senior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper Division Clerks
Tax Assistant

Age limit

Posts Minimum Age Maximum Age
Assistant Audit Officer, Assistant Accounts Officer, Assistant Section Officer (IB), Assistant Section Officer (Ele & IT), Assistant Section Officer, Inspector of Income Tax, Inspector, (CGST & Central Excise), Inspector (Preventive Officer), Inspector (Examiner), Assistant Enforcement Officer, Inspector (Department of
Post), Assistant/ Superintendent, Assistant, Assistant (NCLAT), Research Assistant, Divisional Accountant, Sub Inspector.
18 30
Assistant Section Officer, Assistant Section Officer (MOEA), Assistant Section Officer (MOR), Assistant Section Officer (AFHQ), Assistant, Sub Inspector, 20 30
Junior Statistical Officer 18 32
Auditor (C & AG)AuditorAuditor (CGDA), Accountant, Accountant/ Junior Accountant, Senior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper Division Clerks, Tax AssistantSub-Inspector 18 27

Age is exclusive as on 01 August 2023
Age relaxation will be applicable as per rules.

Qualification for SSC CGL Recruitment 2023

Candidate should be completed Any Degree from recognized university.
Check notification for better understanding

Fee Structure

100/- Rs. for General, EWS & OBC Candidates
0/- Rs for For Women, SC, ST, PwD & ESM
Payment Mode (Online/ Offline)

SSC CGL Recruitment 2023 Exam Pattern

Scheme of Tier I Examination

Set Topic Question Marks
A General Intelligence 25 50
B General Awareness 25 50
C Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill) 25 50
D English Language (Basic Knowledge) 25 50
  • Duration : 60 Minutes (80 minutes for candidates eligible for scribes as per paras 9.1 and 9.2.
  • Negative mark – 0.50 on every wrong answer
  • If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate; there will be no penalty for that question
  • The exam will be Computer Based (CBT).

Scheme of Tier II Examination

Paper Session Subject No. of Question Max. Marks  Duration
Paper-I: Session-I
(2 hours
and 15
Section-I: Module-I: Mathematical
Abilities Module-II: Reasoning
& General Intelligence.


60*3= 180 1 hour
(For each section)
(1 hours and 20
minutes for the
candidates eligible
for scribe as per
Para-7.1, 7.2 and
Module-I: English
Language and
Module-II: General


70*3= 210
Module-I: Computer
Knowledge Module
20 20*3= 60 15 Minutes
(For each module)
(20 minutes for
the candidates
eligible for scribe
as per Para-7.1,
7.2 and 7.3)
Module-II: Data Entry
Speed Test Module
One Data
Entry Task
Paper-II Statistics 100 100*2 = 200 2 hours
(For each Paper)
(2 hours and 40
minutes for the
candidates eligible
for scribe as per
Para-7.1, 7.2 and
Paper-III General Studies (Finance
and Economics)
100 100*2 = 200
  • Tier-II will include conducting of Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper-III in separate shift(s)/ day(s)
  • Paper-I is compulsory for all the posts.
  • Paper-II will be for only those candidates who apply for the posts of Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) in the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation and Statistical Investigator Grade-II in the office of Registrar General of India (M/o Home Affairs) 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.

SSC CGL Recruitment 2023 Syllabus

Syllabus for Combine Graduate Level Tier-I Examination

  • General Intelligence: It would include questions of non-verbal type. The test will include questions on similarities and differences, space visualization, problem solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discriminating observation, relationship concepts, figure classification, arithmetical number series, non-verbal series etc. The test will also include questions designed to test the candidate’s abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationship, arithmetical computation and other analytical functions.
  • General Awareness: Questions are designed to test the general awareness ofthe environment and its application to the society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic scene, General Polity including Indian Constitution, and Scientific Research etc. These questions will be such that they do not require a special study of any discipline.
  • Quantitative Aptitude: This paper will include questions on problems relating to Number Systems, Computation of Whole Numbers, Decimals and Fractions and relationship between Numbers, Fundamental arithmetical operations, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, use of Tables and Graphs, Mensuration, Time and Distance, Ratio and Time, Time and Work, etc.
  • English Language: Candidates understanding of the Basics of English Language, its vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms and its correct usage, etc. his/her writing ability would be tested.

Syllabus for Combine Graduate Level (Tier-II ) Examination:

Module-I of Session-I of Paper-I (Mathematical Abilities):

Number Systems : Computation of Whole Number, Decimal and Fractions, Relationship between numbers.

Fundamental arithmetical operations: Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest (Simple and Compound), Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Alligation, Time and distance, Time and work.

Algebra: Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra and Elementary surds (simple problems) and Graphs of Linear Equations.

Geometry: Familiarity with elementary geometric figures and facts: Triangle and its various kinds of centres, Congruence and similarity of triangles, Circle and its chords, tangents, angles subtended by chords of a circle, common tangents to two or more circles.

Mensuration: Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons, Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, 22 Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square Base.

Trigonometry: Trigonometry, Trigonometric ratios, Complementary angles, Height and distances (simple problems only) Standard Identities like sin2𝜃 + cos2𝜃=1 etc.

Statistics and probability: Use of Tables and Graphs: Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar-diagram, Pie-chart; Measures of central tendency: mean, median, mode, standard deviation; calculation of simple probabilities.

Module-II of Section-I of Paper-I (Reasoning and General Intelligence):

Questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. These will include questions on Semantic Analogy, Symbolic operations, Symbolic/ Number Analogy, Trends, Figural Analogy, Space Orientation, Semantic Classification, Venn Diagrams, Symbolic/ Number Classification, Drawing inferences, Figural Classification, Punched hole/ pattern-folding & unfolding, Semantic Series, Figural Patternfolding and completion, Number Series, Embedded figures, Figural Series, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Emotional Intelligence, Word Building, Social Intelligence, Coding and de-coding, Numerical operations, Other sub-topics, if any.

Module-I of Section-II of Paper-I (English Language and Comprehension):

Vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms and their correct usage; Spot the Error, Fill in the Blanks, Synonyms/ Homonyms, Antonyms, Spellings/ Detecting mis-spelt words, Idioms & Phrases, One word substitution, Improvement of Sentences, Active/ Passive Voice of Verbs, Conversion into Direct/ Indirect narration, Shuffling of Sentence parts, Shuffling of Sentences in a passage, Cloze Passage, Comprehension Passage. To test comprehension, three or more paragraphs will be given and questions based on those will be asked. At least one paragraph should be a simple one based on a book or a story and the other two paragraphs should be on current affairs, based on a report or an editorial.

Module-II of Section-II of Paper-I (General Awareness):

Questions are designed to test the candidates’ general awareness of the environment around them and its application to society. Questions are also designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of an educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its neighboring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General policy and scientific research.

Module-I of Section-III of Paper-I (Computer Proficiency):

Computer Basics: Organization of a computer, Central Processing Unit (CPU), input/ output devices, computer memory, memory 23 organization, back- up devices, PORTs, Windows Explorer. Keyboard shortcuts

Software: Windows Operating system including basics of Microsoft Office like MS word, MS Excel and Power Point etc.

Working with Internet and e-mails: Web Browsing & Searching, Downloading & Uploading, Managing an E-mail Account, e-Banking.

Basics of networking and cyber security: Networking devices and protocols, Network and information security threats (like hacking, virus, worms, Trojan etc.) and preventive measures.

Paper-II (Statistics) : 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.

Measures of Central Tendency- Common measures of central tendency – mean median and mode; Partition values- quartiles, deciles, percentiles.

Measures of Dispersion- Common measures dispersion – range, quartile deviations, mean deviation and standard deviation; Measures of relative dispersion.

Moments, Skewness and Kurtosis – Different types of moments and their relationship; meaning of skewness and kurtosis; different measures of skewness and kurtosis.

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 correlation (For three variables only).

Probability Theory – Meaning of probability; Different definitions of probability; Conditional probability; Compound probability; Independent events; Bayes’ theorem.

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 variable (discrete).

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.

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 and24 large sample tests, Tests based on Z, t, Chi-square and F statistic,  Confidence intervals.

Analysis of Variance – Analysis of one-way classified data and twoway classified data.

Time Series Analysis – Components of time series, Determinations of trend component by different methods, Measurement of seasonal variation by different methods.

Index Numbers – Meaning of Index Numbers, Problems in the construction of index numbers, Types of index number, Different formulae, Base shifting and splicing of index numbers, Cost of living Index Numbers, Uses of Index Numbers.

Paper-III (General Studies-Finance and Economics):

Fundamental principles and basic concept of Accounting:

Financial Accounting: Nature and scope, Limitations of Financial Accounting, Basic concepts and Conventions, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.

Basic concepts of accounting: Single and double entry, Books of original Entry, Bank Reconciliation, Journal, ledgers, Trial Balance, Rectification of Errors, Manufacturing, Trading, Profit & loss Appropriation Accounts, Balance Sheet Distinction between Capital and Revenue Expenditure, Depreciation Accounting, Valuation of Inventories, Non-profit organisations Accounts, Receipts and Payments and Income & Expenditure Accounts, Bills of Exchange, Self-Balancing Ledgers.

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

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

Finance Commission-Role and functions

Basic Concept of Economics and introduction to Micro Economics: Definition, scope and nature of Economics, Methods of economic study and Central problems of an economy and Production possibilities curve.

Theory of Demand and Supply: Meaning and determinants of demand, Law of demand and Elasticity of demand, Price, income and cross elasticity; Theory of consumer’s behaviourMarshallian approach and Indifference curve approach, Meaning and determinants of supply, Law of supply and Elasticity of Supply.

Theory of Production and cost: Meaning and Factors of production; Laws of production- Law of variable proportions and Laws of returns to scale.

Forms of Market and price determination in different markets: Various forms of markets-Perfect Competition, Monopoly, Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly and Price determination in these markets.

Indian Economy:

Nature of the Indian Economy Role of different sectorsRole of Agriculture, Industry and Services-their problems and growth;

National Income of India-Concepts of national income, Different methods of measuring national income.
Population-Its size, rate of growth and its implication on economic growth.

Poverty and unemployment- Absolute and relative poverty, types, causes and incidence of unemployment.
Infrastructure-Energy, Transportation, Communication.

Economic Reforms in India: Economic reforms since 1991; Liberalisation, Privatisation, Globalisation and Disinvestment.

Money and Banking:

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

Budget and Fiscal deficits and Balance of payments.

Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act, 2003.

Role of Information Technology in Governance.

Questions in Module-I of Section- I of Paper-I (Mathematical Abilities) will be of Matriculation Level, in Module-I of Section- II of Paper-I (English Language and Comprehension) of 10+2 Level and in Paper-II and
Paper-III of Graduation Level.

Important Dates of SSC CGL Recruitment 2023

Starting date of apply online is 03 April 2023
Last date to fill the form till 03 May 2023 at 23:00 hrs
Last date to Making online/ offline fee payment is 03 May 2023
Dates of ‘Window for application form correction’ including online payment is 07 & 08 May 2023
Schedule of CBT Examination Tier 1 is in July 2023 (tentatively)

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