SSC CGL - (Notification Out) Application Process Begins for 2022

Updated On : 22 Sep, 2022

SSC CGL: AT A GLANCE

SSC CGL (Combined Graduate Level) is one of the largest examinations held for graduate students in India to recruit staff for various Group B and Group C positions posts in the Government of India's Ministries and Departments, as well as its Subordinate Offices.

SSC CGL 2022: UPDATE

On the 17th of September 2022, the Staff Selection Commission published the SSC CGL 2022 Notification on their official website, i.e. https://ssc.nic.in/, inviting online applications from graduate candidates. The SSC CGL 2022 online application window is open from September 17th to October 8th, 2022. Read the article for more information on the Notification, such as the application fee, eligibility, application steps, important dates, and so on.

SSC CGL  - Important Details

Organization Name

Staff Selection Commission

Exam Name

Combined Graduate Level

Starting of Online Application

17-09-2022

Last date to apply online

08-10-2022

Application Mode

Online

Mode of Examination

Online

Examination Date (Tier-I)

December 2022 (Tentative)

Examination Date (Tier-I)

To be notified later

Official Website

SSC

Official Notification

SSC Combined Graduate Level 2022 - Notification 

Apply Link

SSC - Online Application Portal 


IMPORTANT DATES

Events

Dates

Notification Release Date

17-09-2022

Online application status 

17-09-2022 to 08-10-2022

Last date to pay application fees

09-10-2022

Last date to generate offline challan

08-10-2022

Last date of payment from challan

10-10-2022

Dates of ‘Window for Application Form Correction’ including online payment

12-10-2022 to 13-10-2022

Admit Card 

To be notified soon

APPLICATION PROCESS

The SSC CGL 2022 Apply online link was activated shortly after the official notification was published on the commission’s website. Candidates are encouraged to apply by following the below-mentioned steps on or before the deadline of October 8, 2022.

Step 1: Visit the official website of the Commission at SSC.

Step 2: On the SSC Homepage, click on the “Apply tab” and click the link given in front of the Combined Graduate Level Examination, 2022.

Step 4: Enter your login information, and captcha, and click the login button.

Step 5: After logging in, Navigate to the SSC CGL Exam tab and click the Apply Now button.

Step 6: The SSC CGL Exam Application Form will appear on the screen; fill in all of the required information and select your exam centre.

Step 7: Review the details twice or three times after entering them, as SSC will not accept changes after the final submission.

Step 8: Upload your photograph and signature in accordance with SSC guidelines.

Step 9: Pay the online application fees to complete your SSC CGL application.

APPLICATION FEES

The application fee that must be paid to complete the online application form is listed below:

Category

Application Fee

General/OBC

Rs 100/-

SC/ST/Ex-Serviceman/Females

Fee exempted


Note: 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.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

A. Nationality:

A candidate must be either an Indian citizen, a subject of Nepal, or a subject of Bhutan, or a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before January 1, 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India, 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, or Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling

Note: if a candidate is not an Indian citizen, they shall have a Certificate of Eligibility issued by the Government of India in favour of him/her.

B. Age Limit

The Pay Level-wise post and age limit is tabulated below:

Name of the Post

Ministry/Department/Office

Age Limit

Pay Level-8 (₹ 47600 to 151100): 

Assistant Audit Officer

Indian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AG

18-30 years

Assistant Accounts Officer

Indian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AG

18-30 years

Pay Level-7 (₹ 44900 to 142400):

Assistant Section Officer

Central Secretariat Service

20-30 years

Assistant Section Officer

Intelligence Bureau

18-30 years

Assistant Section Officer

Ministry of Railway

20-30 years

Assistant Section Officer

Ministry of External Affairs

20-30 years

Assistant Section Officer

AFHQ

20-30 years

Assistant Section Officer

Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology

18-30 years

Assistant

Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations

20-30 years

Assistant Section Officer

Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations

18-30 years

Inspector of Income Tax

CBDT

18-30 years

Inspector, (CGST & Central Excise)

CBIC

18-30 years

Inspector (Preventive Officer)

CBIC

18-30 years

Inspector (Examiner)

CBIC

18-30 years

Assistant Enforcement Officer

Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue

18-30 years

Sub Inspector

Central Bureau of Investigation

20-30 years

Inspector Posts

Department of Post

18-30 years

Inspector

Central Bureau of Narcotics

18-30 years

 Pay Level-6 (₹ 35400 to 112400):

Assistant

Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations

18-30 years

Divisional Accountant

Offices under C&AG

18-30 years

Sub Inspector 

National Investigation Agency (NIA

18-30 years

Sub-Inspector/ Junior Intelligence Officer

Narcotics Control Bureau (MHA)

Not exceeding 30 years

Junior Statistical Officer (JSO)

M/o Statistics & Programme Implementation

18-32 years

Pay Level-5 (₹ 29200 to 92300): 

Auditor

Offices under C&AG

18-27 years

Auditor

Other Ministry/ Departments

18-27 years

Auditor

Offices under CGDA

18-27 years

Accountant

Offices under C&AG

18-27 years

Accountant

Controller General of Accounts

18-27 years

Accountant/ Junior Accountant

Other Ministry/ Departments

18-27 years

Pay Level-4 (₹ 25500 to 81100):

Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant

Department of Post, Ministry of Communication

18-27 years

Senior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper Division Clerks

Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology

18-27 years

Senior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper Division Clerks

Central Govt. Offices/ Ministries other than CSCS cadres.

18-27 years

Tax Assistant

CBDT

18-27 years

Tax Assistant

CBIC

18-27 years

Sub-Inspector

Central Bureau of Narcotics

18-27 years

Upper Division Clerks 

Dte. Gen Border Road Organisation (MoD) 


(Post is only for male Candidates with higher physical and medical standards given at Annexure-XVIII)

18-27 years

C. Educational Qualification

The educational qualifications required for each post to sit for the SSC CGL Exam 2022 are listed below:

Post Name

Educational Qualification 

Essential

Desirable

Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer

Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or Institute.

Chartered Accountant or Cost & Management Accountant 

Or

Company Secretary or Masters in Commerce 

Or

Masters in Business Studies 

Or

Masters in Business Administration (Finance)

Or

Masters in Business Economics. 


Note: During the period of probation direct recruits shall have to qualify for the “Subordinate Audit/ Accounts Service Examination” in respective branches for confirmation and regular appointment as Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer.

Junior Statistical Officer:

Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University or Institute with at least 60% Marks in Mathematics at 12th standard level; Or Bachelor’s Degree in any subject with Statistics as one of the subjects at degree level.

Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with Statistics as

one of the subjects in graduation

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All Other Posts

Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or equivalent. The candidates who have appeared in the final year of their graduation can also apply, however they must possess Essential qualifications on or before the cut-off date i.e.08-10-2022. 


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SELECTION PROCESS

The SSC CGL 2022 Selection Process is divided into two parts: Tier II and Tier II. 

  • To pass the CGL Exam, a candidate must pass each stage one by one.

  • Tier-II will include conducting Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper-III in separate shift(s) or day(s).

  • Minimum qualifying marks in Tier-I, Section-I, Section-II & Module-I of Section-III of Paper-I of Tier-II, Paper-II & Paper-III of Tier-II Examination are as follows:

    • 1 UR: 30% 

    • 2 OBC/ EWS: 25%

    • 3 All other categories: 20% 

  • The maximum percentage of errors allowed (i.e. minimum qualifying standards) in Module-II of Section-III of Paper-I of Tier-II Examination i.e. DEST are as follows:

    • 1 UR: 20% 

    • 2 OBC/ EWS: 25% 

    • 3 All other categories: 30%

  • Based on the marks scored in Tier-I i.e. Computer Based Examination, candidates will be shortlisted, category-wise, to appear in Tier-II Examination. 

  • Separate cut-offs will be fixed for Paper-II of Tier-II (i.e. for the post of Junior Statistical Officer), Paper-III of Tier-II (i.e. for the posts of Assistant Audit Officer and Assistant Accounts Officer) and for Paper-I of Tier-II (i.e. for all other posts).

  • Tier-II Examination will be conducted for all the candidates qualified in Tier-I. 

  • In Tier-II, all the candidates will be required to appear in all three sections of Paper-I. However, only those candidates shortlisted for the posts of Junior Statistical Officer and Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer will be required to appear in Paper-II and Paper-III respectively.

  • Based on the aggregate performance in Section-I and Section-II of Paper-I of Tier-II Examination, candidates will be shortlisted for evaluation of Section-III of Paper-I of Tier-II Examination. The candidates who are not qualified in Section-I + Section-II will not be eligible for evaluation of Section-III and they will not be considered for the further selection process. 

  • Section-III of Paper-I of Tier-II is qualifying in nature

For more information refer to the official notification.

REVISED EXAM PATTERN

SSC CGL Tier-I

Subject

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Exam Duration

General Intelligence and Reasoning

25

50

1 hour 


(1 hour and 20 minutes for the candidates eligible for scribe)

General Awareness 

25

50

Quantitative Aptitude 

25

50

English Comprehension 

25

50

Total

100

200

Note: 

  • Tier I will include Objective Type-Multiple Choice questions. Except for English Comprehension, the questions will be set in both English and Hindi languages. 

  • Each incorrect answer will result in a 0.50 penalty (negative marking).

SSC CGL Tier-II

Paper

Session 

Subject

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Exam Duration

Paper-I

Session-I (2 hours and 15 minutes)

Section-I: Module-I: Mathematical Abilities Module-II: Reasoning and General Intelligence.



30 



30 


Total = 60

60*3 = 180

1 hour (for each section) 


(1 hour and 20 minutes for the candidates eligible for scribe)

Section-II: Module-I: English Language and Comprehension 

Module-II: General Awareness 


45 



25 


Total = 70

70*3 = 210


Section-III: Module-I: Computer Knowledge Module



20

20*3 = 60

15 Minutes (for each module) 

(20 minutes for the candidates eligible for scribe)

Session-II (15 minutes)

Section-III: Module-II: Data Entry Speed Test Module


One Data Entry Task 

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Paper-II

Statistics

100

100*2 = 200

2 hours (for each Paper) 


(2 hours and 40 minutes for the candidates eligible for scribe)

Paper-III

General Studies (Finance and Economics)

100

100*2 = 200

Note:

  • In Tier-II Examination, Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper-III will be conducted in separate shift(s) and Paper-I is compulsory for all the posts.

  • Paper-II will be only for the candidates who apply 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. 

  • Similarly, 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.

  • There will be a negative marking of 1 mark for each wrong answer in Section-I, Section-II and Module-I of Section-III of Paper-I and of 0.50 marks for each wrong answer in Paper-II and Paper-III.

  • The Data Entry Speed Test will be mandatory for all the posts; however it will be qualifying in nature.

EXAM SYLLABUS

The indicative syllabus for SSC CGL 2022 Tier-1 is tabulated below:

Part A - General Intelligence & Reasoning

It would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. This component may include questions on analogies, similarities and differences, space visualization, spatial orientation, problem-solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning and figural classification, arithmetic number series, non-verbal series, coding and decoding, statement conclusion, syllogistic reasoning etc. The topics are, Semantic Analogy, Symbolic/Number Analogy, Figural Analogy, Semantic Classification, Symbolic/Number Classification, Figural Classification, Semantic Series, Number Series, Figural Series, Problem Solving, Word Building, Coding & de-coding, Numerical Operations, symbolic Operations, Trends, Space Orientation, Space Visualization, Venn Diagrams, Drawing inferences, Punched hole/ pattern- folding& un-folding, Figural Pattern-folding and completion, Indexing, Address matching, Date & city matching, Classification of centre codes/roll numbers, Small & Capital letters/numbers coding, decoding and classification, Embedded Figures, Critical thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence.

Part B - General Awareness

Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidates’ general awareness of the environment around them and its application to society. Questions will also be designed to test knowledge of current events and of such matters of everyday observations and experience in their scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person. The test will also include questions relating to India and its 20 neighbouring countries especially pertaining History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research. 

Part C - Quantitative Aptitude

The questions will be designed to test the ability to appropriate use numbers and the number sense of the candidate. The scope of the test will be the computation of whole numbers, decimals, fractions and relationships between numbers, Percentage. Ratio & Proportion, Square roots, Averages, Interest, Profit and Loss, Discount, Partnership Business, Mixture and Alligation, Time and distance, Time & Work, Basic algebraic identities of School Algebra & Elementary surds, Graphs of Linear Equations, 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, Triangle, Quadrilaterals, Regular Polygons, Circle, Right Prism, Right Circular Cone, Right Circular Cylinder, Sphere, Hemispheres, Rectangular Parallelepiped, Regular Right Pyramid with triangular or square base, Trigonometric ratio, Degree and Radian Measures, Standard Identities, Complementary angles, Heights and Distances, Histogram, Frequency polygon, Bar diagram & Pie chart.

Part D - English Comprehension

Candidates’ ability to understand correct English, their basic comprehension and writing ability, etc. would be tested

Note: The questions in Parts A, B, and D will be of a level commensurate with the required qualification, namely graduation, and the questions in Part-C will be of the 10th standard level.

The indicative syllabus for SSC CGL 2022 Tier-2 is tabulated below:

Paper-I

Module-I of Session-I of Paper-I (Mathematical Ability)

Topics

Question will be based on

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

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, 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

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):

Topics

Question will be based on

Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning

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

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

Topics

Question will be based on

Grammar

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

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)

  • In this section Questions will be asked 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 neighbouring countries especially pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General policy and scientific research. 

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

Topics

Question will be based on

Computer Basics

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

Software

Windows Operating system including basics of Microsoft Office like MS word, MS Excel and PowerPoint 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

Paper-II (Statistics)

Topics

Question will be based on

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).

6 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 variables (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 and 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 two-way 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

Paper-III (General Studies-Finance and Economics)

Part A: Finance and Accounts-(80 marks)

Topics

Question will be based on

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)

Topics

Question will be based on

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 sectors role 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

Note: 

  • The 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.

SSC CGL VACANCIES

At present 20,000 tentative vacancies have been declared by the Staff Selection Commission. However, the vacancies will be decided by the commission in due course. The updated vacancies, if any, (along with the post-wise and category-wise details), will be made available on the Commission's website (https://ssc.nic.in > Candidates Corner > Tentative Vacancy) in due course. After its announcement by the commission, we will update it here as well.

ADMIT CARD

As per the official notification and SSC Exam Calendar, the SSC CGL 2022 Exam for Tier 1 is tentatively scheduled for the month of  December 2022. Candidates whose SSC CGL 2022 application forms will be tentatively accepted by the commission will be able to download the SSC CGL 2022 Admit Card from the official website. The direct link to download the admit card will be added here too as soon as it is activated by the SSC.

EXAM CENTRE

In the online Application Form, a candidate must indicate the Centre(s) where he wishes to take the examination. The following are details about the Examination Centres and Regional Offices under whose jurisdiction these Examination Centres are located:

Examination Centre & Centre Code

SSC Region and States/ UTs under the jurisdiction of the Region

Bhagalpur(3201), Muzaffarpur(3205), Patna(3206), Purnea (3209), Agra(3001), Bareilly (3005), Gorakhpur (3007), Jhansi (3008), Kanpur(3009), Lucknow(3010), Meerut(3011), Prayagraj(3003), Varanasi(3013)

Central Region (CR)/ Bihar and Uttar Pradesh

Port Blair (4802), Dhanbad (4206), Hazaribagh(4204), Jamshedpur(4207), Ranchi(4205), Balasore(Odisha) (4601), Berhampore(Odisha) (4602), Bhubaneswar(4604), Cuttack(4605), Rourkela(4610), Sambalpur(4609), Gangtok(4001), Asansol(4417), Burdwan (4404), Durgapur (4426), Kalyani(4419), Kolkata(4410), Siliguri(4415)

Eastern Region (ER)/ Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Jharkhand, Odisha, Sikkim and West Bengal

Belagavi (9002), Bengaluru (9001), Hubballi (9011), Kalaburagi (Gulbarga) (9005), Mangaluru (9008), Mysuru (9009), Shivamogga (9010), Udupi (9012). Ernakulam (9213), Kannur (9202), Kollam (9210), Kottayam (9205), Kozhikode (9206), Thrissur (9212), Thiruvananthapuram (9211)

Karnataka, Kerala Region (KKR)/ Lakshadweep, Karnatak

Bhopal (6001), Gwalior(6005), Indore (6006), Jabalpur (6007), Satna (6014), Ujjain (6016), Bilaspur (6202), Raipur (6204), Durg-Bhilai (6205)

Madhya Pradesh Sub-Region (MPR)/ Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh

Itanagar(5001), Dibrugarh(5102), Guwahati(Dispur)(5105), Jorhat(5107), Silchar(5111), Churachandpur(5502), Imphal(5501), Ukhrul(5503), Shillong(5401), Aizwal(5701), Dimapur (5301), Kohima(5302), Agartala(5601),

North Eastern Region (NER)/ Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura.

Dehradun(2002), Haldwani(2003), Haridwar(2005), Roorkee(2006), Delhi(2201), Ajmer(2401), Alwar(2402), Bikaner(2404), Jaipur(2405), Jodhpur(2406), Kota(2407), Sriganganagar(2408), Udaipur(2409), Sikar(2411)

Northern Region (NR)/ Delhi, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand

Chandigarh/ Mohali(1601), Hamirpur(1202), Shimla(1203), Jammu(1004), Samba(1010), Srinagar(J&K)(1007), Leh(1005), Amritsar(1404), Jalandhar(1402), Ludhiana(1405), Patiala(1403), 

North Western Sub-Region (NWR)/ Chandigarh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh and Punjab

Chirala(8011), Guntur(8001), Kakinada (8009), Kurnool(8003), Nellore (8010), Rajahmundry(8004), Tirupati(8006), Vizianagaram(8012), Vijayawada(8008), Vishakhapatnam(8007), Puducherry(8401), Chennai(8201), Coimbatore(8202), Krishnagiri(8209), Madurai(8204), Salem(8205), Tiruchirapalli(8206), Tirunelveli(8207), Vellore (8208), Hyderabad(8601), Karimnagar (8604), Warangal(8603)

Southern Region (SR)/ Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu and Telangana.

Panaji(7801), Ahmedabad(7001), Anand(7011), Gandhinagar(7012), Mehsana(7013), Rajkot(7006), Surat(7007), Vadodara(7002), Amravati(7201), Aurangabad(7202), Jalgaon(7214), Kolhapur(7203), Mumbai(7204), Nagpur(7205), Nanded (7206), Nashik(7207), Pune(7208)

Western Region (WR)/ Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu, Goa, Gujarat and Maharashtra

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