SSC CGL 2017 Eligibility Criteria, Age Limit, Education Qualification

By | January 10, 2017

SSC CGL 2017 Eligibility Criteria for all post and Required Age Limit, Education Qualification – Updated

SSC CGL 2017 Eligibility Criteria: We are almost done with SSC CGL 2016 and candidates who wish to reappear, started preparation for SSC CGL 2017 and few lucky hard working charms who thinks they may qualify for next round, started preparing for their remaining rounds. Now all the aspired candidates aiming for CGL 2017 should know the eligibility criteria and other aspects of SSC CGL 2017. So in this article, we will discuss and take you through each and every aspects of SSC CGL 2017 eligibility criteria. Prior to jump towards CGL eligibility criteria, First of all lets have a brief about SSC CGL exam.

SSC CGL 2017 Eligibility Criteria

About SSC CGL: 

SSC stands for Staff Selection Board (कर्मचारी चयन आयोग), is an organization under Government of India to recruit staff for various posts in the various Ministries and Departments. SSC conducts various exams to select the deserving candidates for the post in various ministry and similar departments. CGL (Combined Graduate Level) exam is one the test conducted by Staff Selection Board to recruit the candidates for many posts like Assistant Audit Officer, Statistical Investigator, Intelligence Bureau Assistant, Inspector of Income Tax etc are few to name.

Organization’s Name: Staff Selection Commission (SSC)
Exam’s Name: Combined Graduate Level (CGL)
Application form Date: Feb-Mar 2017 (expected)
Mode of Apply: Online and Offline Mode (both)


SSC CGL 2017 Age Limit:

[Updated]: Read the Eligibility criteria and apply online before the closing date.

The given below table is representing Age Limit for SSC CGL 2017 post wise. In this table Column 1 is showing post name and respectively column 2 is showing allowed Age limit to apply for SSC CGL 2017.

Name of the Post Allowed Age Limit
  • Assistant Section Officer
  • Sub Inspector
20-30 years
  • Intelligence Bureau Assistant Post
21-27 years
  • Inspector of Income Tax
  • Inspector of Central Excise
  • Inspector (Preventive officer)
  • Upper Division Clerk
  • Inspector (CBN) Compiler
  • Assistant Enforcement Officer
  • Inspector (Examiner)
  • Junior Accountant
  • Sub-Inspector (CBN) Inspector of Posts
  • Divisional Accountants
  • Auditors
  • Tax Assistants
  • Auditor
20-30 years
  • Assistant Audit Officer
  • Sub Inspector for Group “B”
  • Assistant Enforcement Officer
Should not be more then 30 years
  • Statistical Investigator Gr. II
Not more than 26 years
  • Sub-Inspector for Group “C”
20-30 years

Latest Update on CGL Age Limit:

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ASPIRANTS FOR CGLE 2017

Keeping in view the schedule of CGLE 2017 available on the website of the Commission and the above DoPT’s instructions, the crucial date for reckoning of age calculation for CGLE 2017 would be 01.08.2017 and no change in this date would be made.

Age Limit Relaxation in SSC CGL 2017:

Below table is showing Age Relaxation Limit for OBC, SC, ST, Physical Handicapped and Ex Servicemen category wise according to reservation system of India. Candidates looking for SSC CGL 2017 Eligibility Criteria, should find their category and age relaxation accordingly in below table.

Category Relaxation In Age Limit
OBC 3 Years
ST/SC 5 Years
PH + General 10 Years
PH + OBC 13 Years
PH + SC/ST 15 Years
Ex Servicemen (Gen) 3 Years
Ex Servicemen (OBC) 6 Years
Ex Servicemen (SC/ST) 8 Years

** OBC-Other backward Caste, PH-Physical Handicapped, SC-Schedelued Caste, ST-Scheduled Tribes

SSC CGL 2017 Complete Syllabus and Exam Pattern

SSC CGL 2017 Required Education Qualification Post Wise:

[Updated]:Mainly CGL is being conducted for Graduate level candidates that is why it is called Common Graduate Level Examination. Below table shows the education qualification required for different Grabe “B” and Grade “C” post. In this table we have also mentioned if any special skills is required by any post.

Post Name Education Qualification Required
Statistical Investigator Grade – II To apply for Statistical Investigator Grade you must have:

Bachelor Degree in Statistics from a recognized University /

 Bachelor Degree in Mathematics with statistics / 

Bachelor Degree in Economics with statistics / 

Bachelor Degree in Commerce with Statistics

Assistant Audit Officer post To apply for Assistant Audit Officer post you must have:

Chartered Accountant /Management Accountant /

Company Secretary /

Masters in Commerce or Business Studies or Business Administration (Finance) or Business Economics.

Compiler Post To apply for Compiler post you must have, Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University with Economics or Statistics or Mathematics as compulsory or Elective Subject.
All Other Posts in CGL For all other post in CGL, Any Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or equivalent.

Important Updates on Education Qualification for SSC CGL 2017 Eligibility Criteria:

  • Please Note that Candidates must be obtained Degree from Open University or from Distance Learning studied with recognized university under UGC.
  • The candidates must be obtained degree as on 01-01-2017.
  • Applicant must note that degree obtained after this date will be not valid for SSC CGL 2017.

Nationality Allowed:

Below is the nationality allowed in CGL 2017.

  • Candidate must be Citizen of India.
  • Other country citizen who came to India with an intention to permanently settle in India are allowed (Allowed countries are Nepal, Bhutan, Tibetan, Burma, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, East African Countries of Kenya, Zaire, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Ethiopia and Vietnam)

SSC CGL 2017 Grade Pay:

SSC CGL Grade pay is basically classified in two Pay Band (Pay Band 1 & Pay Band 2) and according Pay Band Pay Grade it is being assigned. CGL Classification consist of Grade “B”, Grade “C” and Grade “B”-Gazetted Non Ministerial hence the Grade Pay is divided in three parts ranging from 2800 to 4800.

Pay Band 1: Rs 5200 -Rs 20200

Group Classification  Grade Pay
Group C (Tax Assistant, Senior Secretariat Assistant, Junior Accountant, Sub Inspector, Auditor) 2400

Pay Band 2: 9300 – 34800

Group Classification  Grade Pay
Group B (Assistant Intelligence Bureau, Assistant Ministry of External Affairs, Inspector of Central Excise, Inspector Preventive Officer, Inspector Examiner,Sub Inspector CBI, Assistant Enforcement Officer 4600
Group C ( Divisional Accountant) 4200
Grade “B”-Gazetted Non Ministerial  4800

This is all dear folks, We have covered SSC CGL 2017 Eligibility Criteria from Age Limit, Age Relaxation category wise, Required Education qualification, Nationality to Pay Band in CGL.

We also recommend you to go through the below given series of articles to have a complete idea of SSC CGL 2017.

SSC CGL 2017 Important dates calendar

SSC CGL 2017 Eligibility Criteria

SSC CGL 2017 Complete Syllabus and Exam Pattern

SSC CGL 2017 Syllabus and Exam Pattern TIER 1 

SSC CGL 2017 Syllabus and Exam Pattern TIER 2

SSC CGL 2017 Syllabus and Exam Pattern TIER 3

SSC CGL 2017 Syllabus and Exam Pattern TIER 4

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10 thoughts on “SSC CGL 2017 Eligibility Criteria, Age Limit, Education Qualification

  1. anil

    sir am i eligible for ssc cgl 2018
    if i am going to have my btech degree at mid of 2018

    Reply
    1. admin Post author

      Dear anil, CGL exam is being conducted for Graduate level candidates, you must have your graduation mark-sheet before filling the application form. As you mentioned you are sitting for CGL 2018 then you should have degree by 01/01/2018. Hope it clarify your doubts.

      Reply
  2. Curious

    Sir i am born on Nov 20 1989. I will be 27 years and 9 months on Aug 1 2017 ( date for calculation of age) . Please confirm if i can appear for all posts of SSC CGL 2017 .Please do reply.

    Reply
    1. admin Post author

      Hi Aspirant,
      Thanks for your query. As you can see in the post above, the age limit is already mentioned. As you will be more than 27 years on 1st August 2017 you will not be able to apply for the below mentioned posts:
      Intelligence Bureau Assistant Post and Statistical Investigator Gr. II
      You can apply for all other posts

      Reply
  3. Ranjana Yadav

    Sir my DOB is 15/07/1997 …m I eligible for SSC CGL 2017 exam ??????

    Reply
    1. Govt Job Expert Post author

      Minimumm Age limit for SSC CGL is 20 years on the time of application .,Your current Age is 19 years 6 months so it depends upon the application form if application form gets available within 6 month then you are not eligible for CGL 2017 …

      Reply
    1. Govt Job Expert Post author

      Parveen Bhagat, Your Age is 26 year old so you are absolutely eligible for SSC CGL 2017. And you are OBC candidate so you will get extra age relaxation of 3 years.
      26 Year OBC candidate can apply for below posts:
      Assistant Section Officer
      Sub Inspector
      Intelligence Bureau Assistant Post
      Inspector of Income Tax
      Inspector of Central Excise
      Inspector (Preventive officer)
      Upper Division Clerk
      Inspector (CBN) Compiler
      Assistant Enforcement Officer
      Inspector (Examiner)
      Junior Accountant
      Sub-Inspector (CBN) Inspector of Posts
      Divisional Accountants
      Auditors
      Tax Assistants
      Auditor

      Reply

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