Direction of electric field just outside the surface of a charged conductor is

If the electric field is not normal to the surface, then it will have a component along the surface which will immediately cause the flow of charges and produce surface current. But no current can exist under static conditions. Hence electric field is normal to the surface of the conductor at every point.

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