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SSC CGL Eligibility 2021: Check age limit, educational qualifications and other details here

Safalta Expert Published by: Himani Mehra Updated Wed, 11 Aug 2021 02:06 PM IST

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Check SSC CGL Eligibility here at Safalta. Get to know age limit, educational qualifications, and number of attempts along with other details.
Staff Selection Commission conducts SSC Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Exam to recruit eligible and interested candidates to various posts. SSC has defined the detailed eligibility criteria for SSC CGL Exam. Candidates who are aspiring to appear for SSC CGL Exam should know all the details about SSC CGL eligibility criteria and should ensure that they satisfy the criteria otherwise their candidature can be cancelled during any stage of the examination. In this article, we have described all the details regarding SSC CGL eligibility criteria such as nationality, age limit, educational qualification and so on. If you are preparing for competitive exams and are looking for expert guidance, then download our app- 'Exam Taiyari App' and boost your preparation.
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SSC CGL Eligibility 2021

SSC CGL eligibility is defined as per the following categories:
  • Nationality
  • Age Limit
  • Educational Qualification
  • Physical Fitness Standards
 

SSC CGL Eligibility: Nationality

A candidate must be
  • A Citizen Of India (or)
  • A Citizen Of Nepal (or)
  • A Citizen Of  Bhutan (or)
  • A Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India.
  • A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.
 

SSC CGL Eligibility: Age Limit

Candidates must be between 18 to 32 years of age to be eligible to apply for SSC CGL Exam. The post-wise details of age limit are as follows:
Name of Post Ministry/ Department/Office/ Cadre Age Limit

Assistant Audit Officer

Indian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AG

Not exceeding 30 years. 

Assistant Accounts Officer

Indian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AG

 

 

 

Not exceeding 30 years. 

Assistant Section Officer

Central Secretariat Service

20-30 years

Assistant Section Officer

Intelligence Bureau

Not exceeding 30 years.

Assistant Section Officer

Ministry of Railway

20-30 years

Assistant Section Officer

Ministry of External Affairs

20-30 years

Assistant

Section Officer

AFHQ

20-30 years

Assistant 

Other Ministries/Departments/Organizations 

18-30 years

Assistant 

Other Ministries/Departments/Organizations 

20-30 years

Assistant

Section Officer

Other Ministries/Departments/Organizations

Not exceeding 30 years.

Inspector of Income Tax

CBDT

 

Not exceeding 30 years

Inspector,

(Central Excise)

CBIC           

 

 

 

 

Not exceeding 30 years

 

Inspector

(Preventive

Officer)

Inspector (Examiner)

Assistant Enforcement Officer

Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue

Up to 30 years

Sub Inspector

Central Bureau of Investigation  

20-30 years

Inspector Posts

Department of Post

18-30 years

Inspector  

Central Bureau of Narcotics

Not exceeding 30 years

Assistant 

Other Ministries/Departments/Organizations 

Not exceeding 30 years

Assistant/ Superintendent

Other Ministries/Departments/Organizations 

Not exceeding 30 years

Divisional Accountant

Offices under C&AG  

Not exceeding 30 years

Sub Inspector

National Investigation Agency (NIA)

Up to 30 years

Junior Statistical Officer

M/o Statistics & Programme Implementation.

Up to 32 years

Auditor

Offices under C&AG

18-27 years

Auditor

Other Ministry/ Departments 

18-27 years

Auditor

Offices under CGDA

18-27 years

Accountant

Offices under C&AG

18-27 years

Accountant/ Junior Accountant

Other Ministry/ Departments

18-27 

Years

Senior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper Division Clerks 

 

Central Govt. Offices/ Ministries other than CSCS cadres.

18-27 years

Tax Assistant

CBDT

18-27 years

Tax Assistant

CBIC

18-27 years

Sub-Inspector 

Central Bureau of Narcotics

18-27 years



There is age relaxation provided to candidates appearing for SSC CGL Exam. The details of the age relaxation are as follows:
Category Upper Limit Age relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
PH 10 years
PH + OBC 13 years
PH + SC/ST 15 years
(For Group B & C posts) Ex-Servicemen (Unreserved/ General) 03 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the Closing date for receipt of application
Ex-Servicemen (SC & ST) 08 years (3 years + 5 years) after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the Closing date for receipt of application
For Group B posts Central Govt. Civilian Employees (General/ Unreserved) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of application 5 years
Central Govt. Civilian Employees (OBC)) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of application 8 (5 +3) years
Central Govt. Civilian Employees (SC/ ST) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of application 10 (5+5) years
For Group C posts Central Govt. Civilian Employees (General/ Unreserved) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of application Up to 40 years of age
Central Govt. Civilian Employees (OBC)) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of application Up to 43 years of age
Central Govt. Civilian Employees (SC/ ST) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of application Up to 45 years of age
Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir (Unreserved/ General) 5 years
Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir (OBC) 8 years
Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir (SC/ ST) 10 years
For Group "C" posts only. Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (Unreserved/ General) Up to 35 years of age
Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (OBC) Up to 38 years of age
Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (SC/ST) Up to 40 years of age
Defense Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (Unreserved/ General) 5 years
Defense Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (OBC) 8 (5+3) years
Defense Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (SC/ ST) 10 (5+5)years
 

SSC CGL Eligibility: Educational Qualification

The educational qualification for different posts are as follows:
Post Educational Qualification

Junior Statistical Officer (JSO) 

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.

Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer (AAO)

Desirable Qualification: 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.

Essential Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognized University

Statistical Investigator Grade-II

Bachelor’s  Degree in any subject with Statistics as one of the subjects from a recognized University or Institute. The candidates must have studied Statistics as a subject in all the three years of the graduation course.

Other Post

Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized University or equivalent

 

SSC CGL Eligibility: Physical Fitness Standards

There are different physical standards for different posts. The details are as follows:

Inspector (Central Excise/ Examiner/ Preventive Officer), Inspector & Sub-Inspector in CBN:  

For Male Candidates
  • (i) Physical Standards:

Height 157.5 cm. 

Chest 81 cm (fully expanded with a minimum expansion of 5 cm.)

Height relaxable by 5 cm in the case of Garwalis, Assamese, Gorkhas, and members of Scheduled Tribes.

 

  • (ii) Physical Test:
    • Walking - 1600 meters in 15 minutes.
    • Cycling -  8 Kms.  in 30  minutes.
For Female Candidates
  • (i) Physical standards (Minimum requirement)

Height:  152 cms.

Weight:  48 Kgs.

Height relaxable by 2.5 cms. 

Weight relaxable by 2 Kg. for Gorkhas, Garwalis, Assamese, and members of Scheduled Tribes.

  • (ii)Physical Test:
    • Walking -  1 Km. in 20 minutes.
    • Cycling - 3 Kms. in 25 minutes.
 

Physical standards for the Post of Sub-Inspector in National Investigation Agency:

Sex Height Chest Vision
Male 165 cm A minimum of 76 cms With expansion
  • Eye-sight (with or without glasses)
  • Distant vision: 6/6 in one and 6/9 in the other eye.
  • Near vision 0.6 in one eye and 0.8 in the other eye
Female 159 cm - Same
 

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Physical standards for the Post of Sub-Inspector in Central Bureau of Investigation: 

Sex Height Chest Vision 
Male The height must not be less than 165 cms for General category candidates.
Height can be relaxed for hill and tribal candidates by up to 5 cms
A minimum of 76 cms With expansion.
  • Eye-sight (with or without glasses)
  • Distant vision: 6/6 in one and 6/9 in the other eye.
  • Near vision 0.6 in one eye and 0.8 in the other eye
Female 150 cms. Same
 

SSC CGL Eligibility: Number of Attempts

There is no restriction on the number of attempts for SSC CGL Exam. Candidates can appear for the exam as many times as they want provided they satisfy the eligibility criteria mentioned above.

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