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.
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:
|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|
|Assistant Enforcement Officer||Revenue Dept.|
|Inspector of Posts||Dept. of Posts|
|C||Junior Statistical Officer||M/o Statistics||32|