SSC Exams 2024: Age Limit, Qualification, Exam Eligibility

New SSC Exam Calendar 2024-25 is here! SSC recently shared the upcoming exam dates for various national-level exams on its official websites. The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has unveiled the SSC Calendar 2024, including notification release dates, online application periods, and tentative exam dates for different positions. Check out the detailed SSC Calendar for 2024-25 below and keep this page bookmarked for any updates from the Staff Selection Commission (SSC).

Every year, SSC (Staff Selection Commission) conducts important national-level exams, opening doors to exciting government job opportunities. To find out when these exams will happen, visit the official SSC website at and check the SSC Calendar 2024.

Mark these dates on your calendar:

  1. SSC CGL Notification 2024: June 11, 2024
  2. SSC CHSL Notification 2024: April 2, 2024
  3. First stage of SSC CGL Exam: September/October 2024

SSC Exam Calendar 2024-25

SSC CGL 2024 Highlights

Exam Name SSC CGL (Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level)
Conducting Body Staff Selection Commission (SSC)
Exam Level National level
Exam Frequency Once a year
SSC CGL Application 2024 Start Date 11-Jun-2024
Last Date to Apply for SSC CGL 2024 10-Jul-2024
SSC CGL 2024 Application Fee Submission Date (Online) 11-Jul-2024
SSC CGL 2024 Application Fee Submission Date (Offline) 12-Jul-2024
SSC CGL 2024 application Correction Dates 13-Jul-2024 to 15-Jul-2024(tentative)
SSC CGL 2024Tier 1 Exam Dates August- September 2024
Vacancies To be notified
Category Government Jobs
Eligibility Bachelor’s degree from a recognised University or Institution
Age-Limit Minimum Age Limit – 18Maximum Age Limit – 32

Age will be calculated from August 1, 2024

Exam Mode Computer-Based Test (CBT) for Tier-I and Tier-II
Total Registrations 20 Lakh approximately
Application fee INR 100
Exam Duration Tier-I: 60 minutes (online)Tier-II:

Paper 1 – 150 Minutes

Paper 2 – 120 Minutes

Paper 3 – 120 Minutes

Exam Purpose  Selection of candidates for Group B and C posts in ministries/departments/organisations of the Government of India
Exam Language English and Hindi
Exam Helpdesk No. 011-69999845
Official Website

SSC GD Syllabus for Written Exam

Knowing the complete SSC GD syllabus is crucial for those preparing for the exam. It helps in saving time and allows focused attention on any weak areas.

The SSC GD Syllabus is mentioned below:

SSC Syllabus for General Intelligence & Reasoning

  • Analogies
  • Similarities and Differences
  • Spatial Visualization
  • Spatial Orientation
  • Visual Memory
  • Discrimination
  • Observation
  • Relationship Concepts
  • Arithmetical Reasoning and Figural Classification
  • Arithmetic Number Series
  • Non-Verbal Series
  • Coding and Decoding

SSC Syllabus for General Knowledge and General Awareness

  • Sports
  • History
  • Culture
  • Geography
  • Economic Scene
  • General Polity
  • Indian Constitution
  • Scientific Research

SSC Syllabus for Elementary Mathematics

  • 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
  • Mensuration
  • Time and Distance
  • Ratio and Time
  • Time and Work

SSC Syllabus for English Comprehension

  • 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

SSC GD Admit Card

The SSC GD Admit Card will be available after the completion of the application process. Candidates can download it from the official SSC website. For detailed information on the SSC GD Admit Card, refer to the linked page.


The SSC organizes the Combined Higher Secondary Level (CHSL) exam annually for recruitment in various Ministries/Departments and organizations of the Government of India.

Posts under the SSC CHSL Exam:

  1. Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistants (PA/SA)
  2. Data Entry Operator (DEO)
  3. Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)
  4. Court Clerk

Candidates interested in the SSC CHSL exam can find details on SSC CHSL Apply Online in the provided link.

SSC CGL Exam Calendar 2024-25

SSC CGL 2024 Exam Events SSC CGL Exam Dates
SSC CGL Notification Release Date 11-Jun-2024
SSC CGL 2024 Application Dates 11-Jun-2024 to 10-Jul-2024
SSC CGL 2024 Exam Dates August – September 2024
SSC CGL 2024 Result October 2024

SSC CHSL Exam Pattern:

The SSC CHSL Exam Pattern is typically provided in the official SSC notification.

The SSC CHSL exam is conducted in three tiers, as listed below:

  1. Tier 1: It is Computer – Based Written Exam (Objective Type)
  2. Tier 2: Written Exam (Descriptive Paper)
  3. Tier 3: Typing Test/Skill Test.
Section Subject No of Questions Max Marks Exam Duration
1 General Intelligence 25 50 60 minutes
2 General Awareness 25 50 60 minutes
3 Quantitative Aptitude (Basic Arithmetic Skill) 25 50 60 minutes
4 English Language 25 50 60 minutes
Total 100 200 60 minutes

Tier I SSC Syllabus for CHSL 

The brief idea of CHSL Tier I SSC Syllabus is given below:

General Intelligence/Reasoning Quantitative Ability English Language General Awareness
Logical Reasoning Simplification Reading Comprehension History
Alphanumeric Series Profit & Loss Cloze Test Culture
Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test Simple Interest & Compound Interest, Surds & Indices Para Jumbles Geography
Data Sufficiency Work & Time Miscellaneous Economic Scene
Coded Inequalities Time & Distance Fill in the Blanks General Policy
Seating Arrangement Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting Scientific Research
Puzzle Data Interpretation Paragraph Completion Awards and Honors
Tabulation Ratio & Proportion, Percentage One Word Substitution Books and Authors
Syllogism Number Systems Active/Passive Voice
Blood Relations Sequences & Series
Input/Output Mixtures & Allegations
Coding/Decoding Permutation, Combination & Probability

FAQs – SSC Exam 2024:

Q1. What is the highest post in SSC Exam?

Ans. Assistant Accounts Officer OR Assistant Audit Officer is the highest post that a candidate can get through by qualifying Combined Graduate Level SSC Examination. AAO is a Group “B” Gazetted (Non-Ministerial) post with the grade pay of 4800 rupees.

Q2. What is the minimum age criteria for all SSC exams?

Ans. SSC has set different age limit criteria for different SSC exams. The minimum age for SSC JE, SSC CHSL, SSC CGL, and SSC GD is 18 years, while for SSC CPO, it’s 20 years. The upper age limit varies based on the category of the candidates.

Q3. What are the subjects covered in various SSC exams?

Ans. Common subjects in various SSC exams include Reasoning Ability, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, and English. Some SSC exams also require professional knowledge. Detailed subjects and topics are listed in the respective exam syllabus.

Q4. What is the negative marking scheme in the SSC exam?

Ans. There is no negative marking in SSC GD. In SSC CGL, SSC CPO, and SSC JE, 0.25 marks are deducted for each wrong attempt. In SSC CHSL, candidates lose 0.5 marks for every incorrect answer.

Q5. How does the Staff Selection Commission inform candidates about SSC exam recruitments?

Ans. All information related to SSC exams is available on the SSC Official Website ( Candidates can also find the latest updates on this page.

Q6. What is the minimum education qualification for all SSC exams?

Ans. SSC exams have different educational requirements:

  • SSC CGL: Graduation Degree with a minimum of 50% marks.
  • SSC CPO: Graduation Degree from a recognized university (no minimum percentage specified).
  • SSC CHSL: 12th pass certificate from any board or university.
  • SSC JE: Degree or Diploma in Engineering relevant to the post.
  • SSC GD: 10th Pass certificate from a recognized board.

Q7. How should candidates prepare for Staff Selection Commission Exams? Ans. Candidates can find study material online and offline, or use the Staff Selection Commission App for assistance.