What is SSC CGL, SSC CGL Syllabus, eligibility, post list, salary

SSC CGL 2023: The official announcement for the SSC CGL Exam 2023 has been made available by the Staff Selection Commission. All applicants planning to take the exam should be familiar with the syllabus, exam structure, requirements for eligibility, salary range, and other pertinent information. The SSC CGL remuneration is quite generous. According to the 7th Pay Commission, it is fixed. Along with an excellent income, there are other perks and bonuses.

SSC CGL Exam Overview

The overview of the SSC CGL Exam is as given below:

Name Of ExamSSC CGL (Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level) 2020
Conducted byStaff Selection Commission
Conducted ForRecruitment of Multi-Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff in central government
Exam LevelAll India
Selection stagesTier-I: Online Tier-II: online Tier-III: Offline Skill Test if applicable
Time for Each StageTier-I: 60 minutes Tier-II: 120 minutes for each paper Tier-III: 60 minutes    
Exam frequencyOnce a year
Mode of examOnline
Conducted ForSelection of candidates for Group B and C posts in ministries/departments/organisations of the Government of India
LanguagesEnglish, Hindi and other regional languages
SSC CGL Overview

SSC CGL Salary

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) hires people for a variety of government agencies and ministries through the SSC CGL exam. As a result, the employees are qualified for a competitive wage in line with the 7th Pay Commission’s recommendations. The SSC CGL salary is addressed in great length in the article that is linked. This page is a list of the pay scales for various employees employed for various SSC CGL positions.

The various positions are tied to various pay scales. The pay levels range from pay level 8 to pay level 4, depending on the grade. Due to the quantity of basic pay, allowances, and other benefits offered, the amount offered as salary also varies. Below are the pay details for various positions.

Pay Level 8 (Rs 47600 to 151100)Assistant Audit Officer
Assistant Accounts Officer
Pay Level-7 (Rs 44900 to 142400)Assistant Section Officer 
Inspector of Income Tax
Inspector, (Central Excise)
Inspector (Preventive Officer)
Inspector (Examiner)
Assistant Enforcement Officer
Sub Inspector
Pay Level-6 (Rs 35400 to 112400)Assistant/ Superintendent
Divisional Accountant
Sub Inspector (NIA)
Junior Statistical Officer
Statistical Investigator Grade-II
Pay Level-5 (Rs 29200 to 92300)Auditor
Accountant/ Junior Accountant
Pay Level-4 (Rs 25500 to 81100)Senior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper Division Clerks
Tax Assistant
Sub-Inspector (Central Bureau of Narcotics)
Upper Division Clerks
To Be Updated Soon Salary For Assistant in National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT)  Research Assistant in National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)  Asst./ Supdt. in Indian Coast Guard
SSC CGL Salary Table


The Staff Selection Commission conducts the SSC CGL exam to choose candidates for posts within the many offices, agencies, and divisions of the Indian government. In order to fill Group B and Group C posts in government organisations, a national exam is administered.

According to the official announcement, the exam is held to hire candidates for positions in the government sector, which falls directly under central governments. This exam opens up a number of Group ‘B’ and Group ‘C’ postings. These specifics are as follows.

SSC CGL PostDepartment/MinistryClassification 
Assistant Audit OfficerIndian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AGGroup “B” Gazetted (Non-Ministerial)
Assistant Accounts OfficerIndian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AGGroup “B” Gazetted (Non-Ministerial)
Assistant Section OfficerCentral Secretariat Service, Intelligence Bureau, Ministry of Railway, Ministry of External Affairs, AFHQGroup “B” 
Assistant Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations Group “B” 
Inspector of Income TaxCBDTGroup “C” 
Inspector (Central Excise)CBICGroup “B”
Assistant Enforcement OfficerDirectorate of Enforcement, Department of RevenueGroup “B”
Sub InspectorCentral Bureau of InvestigationGroup “B” 
InspectorCentral Bureau of NarcoticsGroup “B”
Junior Statistical OfficerM/o Statistics & Programme ImplementationGroup “B”
Statistical Investigator Grade-IIRegistrar General of IndiaGroup “B”
AssistantNational Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) Group “B”
Research AssistantNational Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Group “B”
Asst./ Supdt.Indian Coast GuardGroup “B”

Below are a variety of Group ‘C’ Posts.

Posts Department/MinistryClassification
AuditorOffices under C&AG, CGDAGroup “C” 
Accountant/ Junior AccountantOther Ministry/ DepartmentsGroup “C”
Senior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper Division Clerks Central Govt. Offices/ Ministries other than CSCS cadresGroup “C” 
Tax AssistantCBDT/ CBICGroup “C”
Upper Division ClerksGovernment DepartmentsGroup “C”
SSC CGL Group C Posts

SSC CGL Roles and Responsibilities

The SSC CGL offers a diverse work profile. The nature of the job varies from field to office work depending upon the post. The description of roles and responsibilities is given below.

SSC CGL PostsSSC CGL Post-Wise Job Description
Assistant Audit OfficerWorks under CAG in the audit department.Responsible for inspection and conducting audits.
Assistant Accounts OfficerLargely assists with data management, maintains records of audits and data so assimilated.
Assistant Section OfficerLooks after the day-to-day office management in Departments.
Assistant Compiles files and reports, keeps a  track of ongoing departmental cases, etc. The nature of the job is clerical
Inspector of Income TaxEnsuring compliance with income tax laws, Conducts raids and searches at the behest of seniors.
Inspector (Central Excise)Prevents excise duty, preventing smuggling. Is actively involved in raids and field operations
Assistant Enforcement OfficerPreventing forgery and money laundering
Sub InspectorWorks at the Level of thana and chauki. Gathers information and enforces law and order.
Inspector(Narcotics)Implementation of PNDT act. Caries out inspections and raids to prevent drug trafficking.
Junior Statistical OfficerAssisting the Statistical Officer in making documents, data entry, and tabulation
Statistical Investigator Grade-IIComplies data from various sources. Oversees data to point out irregularities and mismatches.
AuditorAudit expense details of the State Departments
Accountant/ Junior AccountantMaintains day-to-day accounts like – Salary departmental expenses and pensions.
Senior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper Division Clerks Clerical level post. Requires employee to maintain files & data entry
Tax AssistantAccess, modify and verify tax of individual or business
Upper Division ClerksMaintain files, financial documents, and accounts
Assistant in National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) Assist in Insolvency Resolution procedures and related office work in NCLT 
Research Assistant in National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)   Conduct research and look after issues related to Human rights.
Asst./ Supdt. in Indian Coast GuardProtect and maintain sovereignty and check any violation of Maritime laws.
SSC CGL Roles and Responsibilities

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