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Introduction

SSC abbreviates to Staff Selection Commission, function of SSC is to recruit employees for the ministries and departments of Central government of India. SSC is responsible for the recruitment of various Group ‘B’ ‘C’ & ‘D’ posts in the technical and non-technical government jobs. In this competitive world where everyone is trying his / her best to secure a government job, getting one is really tough. It seems that cracking government job’s exam is a rocket science but the way vacancies are being advertised in large numbers, any average aspirant can get that only by devoting 5 to 6 months regular and smart effort for it.

SSC CGL Qualification Details 2018:

The basic and compulsory education qualification required under SSC CGL Eligibility is holding a Bachelor’s Degree / Graduation or any equivalent qualification from a recognized university.

SSC CGL Education qualification for various posts are explained as follows:

Name of the PostEducational Qualification
Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts OfficerBachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or Institute.
Desirable - Chartered Accountant or cost & Management Accountant or Company Secretary or Masters I Commerce or Masters in Business Studies or Masters in Business Administration (Finance) or Masters in Business Economics.
Junior Statistical OfficerBachelor’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.
All Other PostsBachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or equivalent.
“The degree obtained from distance education or open universities are acceptable under the SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria, but the University should have recognition from Distance Education Council, IGNOU.”

SSC CGL Age Limit 2018:

As per the latest SSC CGL 2018 notification from Staff Selection Commission, the age limit for CGLE 2018 will be calculated as on 1st August 2018.

SSC CGL Age Limit will be calculated as below:

Age LimitCalculation
For Post for which age limit is 20-27 yearsHe/she must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1990 and not later than 01.08.1997
For Post for which age limit is 18-27 yearsHe/she must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1990 and not later than 01.08.1999
For Post for which age limit is 20-30 yearsHe/she must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1987 and not later than 01.08.1997
For Post for which age limit is up to 30 yearsHe/she must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1987 and not later than 01.08.1999
For Post for which age limit is up to 32 yearsHe/she must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1985 and not later than 01.08.1999

The age limit under the SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria is different for different posts. There is a provision of different pay scales for different posts after clearing SSC CGL.

As per SSC CGL 2018 Notification, the commission has changed the age limit criteria for the various post. The posts and their changes age limit can be understood as follows:

Post NameMinistries/Dept./ Offices/CadrePost CodePrevious Age LimitCurrent Age Limit
Assistant Section OfficerIntelligence BureauC21 – 27 yearsNot exceeding 30 years
Assistant Section OfficerMinistry of RailwayD18 – 27 years20 – 30 years
Assistant Section OfficerMinistry of External AffairsE18 – 27 years20 – 30 years
Assistant Audit OfficerIndian Audit & Accounts Department under CAGF18 – 27 years20 – 30 years
Assistant Section OfficerAFHQG18 – 27 years20 – 30 years
Inspector of Income TaxCBDTJ18 – 27 yearsNot exceeding 30 years
Inspector (Central Excise)CBECK18 – 27 yearsNot exceeding 30 years
Inspector (Preventive Officer)CBECL18 – 27 yearsNot exceeding 30 years
Inspector (Examiner)CBECM18 – 27 yearsNot exceeding 30 years
Inspector PostsDepartment of PostP18 – 27 years18 – 30 years
Sub InspectorCentral Bureau of Narcotics#18 – 25 years18 – 27 years

Most of the exams conducted by SSC include four subjects

  • General Intelligence & Reasoning
  • General Knowledge
  • Quantitative & Mathematical Ability
  • English Grammar & Comprehension
  • Note: In addition to the above four subjects, specific technical subjects and skill tests such as Typing Test, Steno, Computer Proficiency Test etc. are also included as per requirement of the related post. For detailed topic- wise syllabus please consult our office and get a free copy of Strategy planner including detailed syllabus, eligibility conditions, Selection procedures, and suggestions for smart studies.

    SSC – 2017

    Selection Procedure

    Objective Type Questions are asked from all the sections of the syllabus. No. of questions may differ from exam to exam. Final merit is prepared on the basis of performance in written test (Objective Type), Skill Test, Interview and physical test as per set norms according to the particular exam. In all major exams negative marking of 0.25 is applied, so you are advised to read the instructions carefully and attempt questions wisely.

Exams conducted by SSC

  • Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Exam for 29 services of Group B & C
  • Combined higher secondary level (CHSL) exam for LDC & DEO
  • Multi tasking Staff (non-technical) exam
  • Stenographers exam group C & D
  • Constable on general duty (GD) for Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs)
  • Sub Inspector Exam for Delhi Police and Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs)
  • Assistants in Food Corporation of India
  • Other various Technical and Non-Technical Exams
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