SSC CGL 2024: Apply for 17,727 Vacancies – Check Exam Dates, Online Form, and Salary Details

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has officially released the notification for the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Examination 2024, announcing 17,727 vacancies.

This significant recruitment drive opens doors for graduates across India to secure prestigious Group ‘B’ and ‘C’ posts within various government departments and ministries. Here’s a detailed overview of the SSC CGL 2024 notification, including important dates, eligibility criteria, the application process, and salary details.

SSC CGL 2024: Key Highlights

  • Notification Release Date: June 24, 2024
  • Total Vacancies: 17,727
  • Application Start Date: June 24, 2024
  • Application End Date: July 24, 2024
  • Last Date for Fee Payment: July 25, 2024
  • Application Correction Window: August 10-11, 2024
  • Exam Date (Tier 1): September-October 2024

Important Dates for SSC CGL 2024

The SSC has provided a clear timeline for the CGL 2024 examination process. Interested candidates should note the following key dates:

  • Notification Release Date: June 24, 2024
  • Registration Start Date: June 24, 2024
  • Last Date to Apply: July 24, 2024
  • Last Date for Fee Payment: July 25, 2024
  • Application Correction Window: August 10-11, 2024
  • Tier 1 Exam Date: September-October 2024 (Exact dates to be announced)

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

Candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university. Specific posts have additional requirements:

  • Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer: Graduation in any discipline plus CA/CS/MBA/Cost & Management Accountant/Masters in Commerce/Masters in Business Studies.
  • Junior Statistical Officer (JSO): Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with at least 60% in mathematics in 12th grade.

Age Limit

The age limit varies by post but generally falls between 18 to 32 years. Age relaxation is applicable for candidates belonging to reserved categories as per government norms.

Vacancy Details

This year, the SSC CGL examination aims to fill 17,727 vacancies across various Group ‘B’ and ‘C’ posts. These positions include:

  • Assistant Audit Officer
  • Assistant Accounts Officer
  • Inspector (Examiner)
  • Sub Inspector
  • Assistant Section Officer
  • Assistant Enforcement Officer
  • Divisional Accountant
  • Inspector of Income Tax
  • Senior Secretariat Assistant/Upper Division Clerk
  • Auditor
  • Tax Assistant
  • Accountant/Junior Accountant
  • Junior Statistical Officer
  • Statistical Investigator Grade-II
SSC CGL 2024: Apply for 17,727 Vacancies - Check Exam Dates, Online Form, and Salary Details

Application Process

The application process for SSC CGL 2024 is entirely online. Candidates can follow these steps to apply:

  1. Visit the Official Website: Go to
  2. Register: New users must register by providing essential information such as a valid email ID and phone number.
  3. Login: Use the provided user ID and password to log in.
  4. Fill Out the Application Form: Enter all necessary details accurately.
  5. Upload Documents: Upload required documents, including a photograph (20 KB to 50 KB in JPEG format) and signature (10 KB to 20 KB in JPEG format).
  6. Pay Application Fee: Pay the fee online as per the category.
  7. Submit and Download: Submit the form and download a copy for future reference.

Salary Structure

The SSC CGL offers attractive salary packages, which vary depending on the post:

  • Group A Posts: Rs. 56,100 to Rs. 1,77,500 per month.
  • Group B Posts: Rs. 35,400 to Rs. 1,12,400 per month.
  • Group C Posts: Rs. 25,500 to Rs. 81,100 per month.

Selection Process

The selection process for SSC CGL 2024 involves two main tiers:

  • Tier 1: Qualifying in nature, the exam consists of objective-type multiple-choice questions.
  • Tier 2: Candidates’ performance in Tier 2 will determine their selection.


Historical Vacancy Trends

The SSC CGL vacancy trends over the past seven years highlight the fluctuating number of vacancies:

  • 2024: 17,727 vacancies
  • 2023: 8,415 vacancies
  • 2022: 37,409 vacancies (the highest in recent years)
  • 2021: 7,621 vacancies
  • 2020: 7,035 vacancies
  • 2019-20: 8,428 vacancies
  • 2018-19: 11,271 vacancies

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