SSC CGL 2022 Online Application Begins, Apply Online Link

Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level Exam 2022 ( SSC CGL )


Registrations: 17 Sep '22 - 8 Oct '22

Rachit Kumar Saxena

Rachit Kumar SaxenaManager-Editorial

Updated on Sep 29, 2022 11:18 IST

SSC CGL online applications was activated with the release of the official notification on September 17. The SSC CGL 2022 apply online link was activated in the exam dashboard. SSC CGL 2022 online application should be filled in strict accordance with the specification and instructions as given in the official notification. The candidates must read and understand the eligibility conditions given in the SSC CGL 2022 notification because the Commission can cancel the candidature of the candidate, at any stage of the exam if he or she do not fulfil any of the eligibility condition given in the official notification. Last date to apply online for the exam is October 8.

The candidates should pay the application fee after filling out the SSC CGL application form online because, without paying the application fee, the SSC CGL 2022 application will not be deemed completed. The candidates must read the SSC CGL notification 2022 to find out that they fulfil all the eligibility criteria. SSC CGL 2022 application correction facility will open on October 12 and end on October 13 at 11.00 PM. The last date to submit the SSC CGL application fee online is October 8 and for offline mode, it is October 9.

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) reduced the number of days of all the other application-related facilities to cope with the delay. SSC CGL 2022 exam will be conducted online in December 2022. The exact exam dates will be released later. The candidates should carefully fill in the details in the online application form because these details will become the official record and will be reflected in the admit card. Any mistake can lead to the rejection of candidature. SSC CGL exam will be conducted in December.

It is a matter of joy for the candidates that the number of SSC CGL vacancies is over 20,000. SSC will soon release the post-wise vacancies for the candidates. 

The candidates should read the image specifications for the photograph and signature image because most of the applications are rejected because of these two things. Candidates will be required to fill out the online application within time and as per the instructions given in the SSC CGL notification. The candidates should adhere to all the guidelines and specifications mentioned in the official SSC CGL notification. Any variation in the image specification can lead to rejection of the application, leaving no chance for the candidate to appear in the exam.

How to Apply Online for SSC CGL 2022 Exam?

Candidates will have to fill SSC CGL 2022 application form on the official website of the Commission in two parts - registration and application. The steps to fill out the application form are given below.

Step 1: Visit the official website of SSC -

Step 2: Click on the 'New User? Register Now 'link. 

Step 3: Fill the SSC CGL registration form.

Step 4: Log in to the registered account using the registration number (generated at the time of registration) and password (set at the time of registration).

Step 5: Fill in all details asked in the SSC CGL application form.

Step 6: Upload scanned images of photos and signatures and other important documents, if applicable. 

Step 7: Review the SSC online form carefully and click on the Final Submit button.

Step 8: Pay the application fee of INR 100 in online or offline mode.

Direct Link for SSC CGL 2022 Applications will be available here after the release of notification.


SSC CGL 2022 Application Link Released

SSC CGL 2022 Application Dates

SSC CGL 2022 application dates are summarised below:

SSC CGL Exam Events SSC CGL Exam Dates Salient Features
Notification 10-Sep-2022 17-Sep-2022 SSC CGL 2022 recruitment stared with the release of the official notification
Application forms start date 10-Sep-2022 17-Sep-2022 The SSC CGL 2022 online application process started with the release of the official notification
Last date to submit the application online 01-Oct-2022 08-Oct-2022  This will be the last date to fill out the online applications
SSC CGL 2022 Tier-I exam December 2022 (Tentative) SSC CGL Tier-I exam will be conducted as a Computer-Based Exam (CBE)

The above dates will be updated once officially notified by the Commission.

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SSC CGL 2022 Application Form - Documents Required

Candidates were asked to keep the following documents handy before starting with the SSC CGL registration process.

Class 10 mark sheet Class 12 mark sheet
Graduation certificate/mark sheet Scanned photo as per prescribed specifications (mentioned below)
Scanned signature as per prescribed specifications (mentioned below) Category certificate, if applicable

Image Specification for SSC CGL 2022 Online Application

In the next step, candidates were required to upload their latest colour photograph and signature as per the below-mentioned specifications:

Image Name


Photo image

20-50 KB

Signature image

10-20 KB

Note: As per the official website, registration of a candidate was considered complete only after the upload of the photograph and signature.

Once registration was complete, candidates could proceed toward completing the online application process.

SSC CGL 2022 Application Fee

SSC CGL 2022 application fee is INR 100 only. Once the form was duly filled, candidates were required to pay SSC CGL application fee through SBI Challan/BHIM UPI/Net Banking or by using Visa/Mastercard/Maestro Credit/RuPay debit card. SSC CGL 2022 application correction fee is INR 200 for the first time and INR 500 for the second time.

SSC CGL 2022 Registration

To start with, candidates will be required to fill SSC CGL registration form. Some of the details that candidates will be required to fill in the registration form include
  • Name
  • Father’s name
  • Mother’s name
  • Gender
  • Date of birth
  • Category
  • Permanent address
  • Once all details were filled in, candidates had to click on the Submit button to submit the form.

On submission of the form, a registration ID and password were generated. Candidates had to note down the ID and password, which were required to apply for the SSC CGL exam as well as any other recruitment exam of the commission.

How to Register for SSC CGL 2022 Exam?

The candidates need to register before applying for any of the SSC exams. The candidates can see here the SSC registration process.

SSC CGL 2022 Application Form Video

The candidates can see the SSC CGL application video so that they can easily apply online for the SSC CGL exam.

Next, candidates could log in to their accounts using their registration ID and password and fill in the remaining details such as educational qualification, communication address, etc. The candidates can see here the details about the SSC CGL posts for giving preference in the online application.

SSC CGL 2022 Application FAQs

Q: What is the last date to apply for SSC CGL 2022 exam?

A: The last date to apply online for SSC CGL 2022 exam is October 8.

Q: When will SSC CGL 2022 online application start?

A: SSC CGL 2022 online application started on September 17 with the release of official notification. The candidates can apply online till October 8 for Over 20,000 vacancies. 

Q: What was the minimum educational qualification required to apply for SSC CGL exam?

A: Candidates who possessed a bachelor's degree could apply for SSC CGL exam.

Q: When will the SSC CGL 2022 Application Correction window open?

A: SSC CGL 2022 application correction window will open on October 12 and will close on October 13 at 11.00 PM.

Q: What will be the application fee for SSC CGL 2022?

A: SSC CGL application fee will be INR 100. However, women/SC/ST/PwD/ESM candidates were exempted from payment of application fees.

Q: Was there any age criteria to apply for the SSC CGL exam?

A: Yes, the Staff Selection Commission prescribed age criteria for all posts for which the recruitment is done through the SSC CGL exam. The age criteria, however, varied as per different posts.  

Q: Is the SSC CGL application fee refundable?

A: No, the SSC CGL application fee, once paid is non-refundable. 

Q: My results for graduation are awaited. Can I apply for SSC CGL exam?

A: Yes, candidates could fill out the SSC CGL application form under the 'Results Awaited' category. 

Q: Can I pay the SSC CGL application fee in offline mode?

A: Yes, candidates could pay the application fee in offline mode through SBI challan.

Q: I am already registered on the official website of SSC. Do I need to register again to apply for SSC CGL exam?

A: No, if already registered, candidates could skip the registration steps and apply directly for the SSC CGL exam by logging into their account.  

Q: Is Aadhaar card mandatory to apply for SSC CGL exam?

A: The Aadhaar card is not mandatory but preferable for CGL applications. However, if candidates did not have the Aadhaar number, they could use the details of any other ID proof that they had.


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