CGL

Combined Graduate Level Examination, often referred to as SSC CGL is an examination conducted to recruit staff to various posts in ministries, departments and organisations of the Government of India. It is conducted by the Staff Selection Commission for selecting staff for various Group B and Group C posts. The Staff Selection Commission was established in 1975.

Educational Qualification

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 post Educational Qualification
Assistant Audit Officer/Assistant Accounts Officer Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or Institute.
Desirable - 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.
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.
All other posts Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or equivalent.

SSC CGL Age limit

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 for 2018 is calculated as below:

Age limit Dates
For Post for which age limit is 20-27 years Born not earlier than 02.08.1991 and not later than 01.08.1998
For Post for which age limit is 18-27 years Born not earlier than 02.08.1991 and not later than 01.08.2000
For Post for which age limit is 20-30 years Born not earlier than 02.08.1988 and not later than 01.08.1998
For Post for which age limit is up to 30 years Born not earlier than 02.08.1988 and not later than 01.08.2000
For Post for which age limit is up to 32 years Born not earlier than 02.08.1986 and not later than 01.08.2000
Group Name of post Department/ministry age limit
A Assistant Audit Officer Indian Audit & Accounts 30
Assistant Accounts Officer CAG
B Assistant Section Officer CSS/MEA/Railway/IB/other ministries 20-30
Income Tax Inspector CBDT 30
Excise Inspector CBEC
Preventive Officer CBEC
Examiner CBEC
Assistant Enforcement Officer Revenue Dept.
Inspector of Posts Dept. of Posts
Inspector Narcotics 18-27
Assistant/Superintendent Other Ministries 30
Sub Inspector NIA
Divisional Accountant CAG
Assistant Other Ministries 18-27
C Junior Statistical Officer M/o Statistics 32
D Tax Assistant CBEC 20-27
Tax Assistant CBDT 18-27
Auditor CAG/CGDA/Other departments
Sub Inspector Narcotics