SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria 2018

Deepika Narwal Updated On: 20 Aug, 2018 16:57 IST

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SSC CGL 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Staff Selection Commision (SSC) prescribes the SSC CGL 2018 eligibility criteria that applicants must fulfill to become eligible to take the exam. As part of the eligibility conditions, candidates have to satisfy requirements related to age limit, educational qualification and nationality, etc. To become eligible to appear for SSC CGL 2018 eligibility criteria, candidates must have completed their graduation and should be between the age group of 18 to 30.

Before filling the SSC CGL application form, candidates must fulfill the following eligibility norms. 

Nationality Criteria

A candidate must be either Indian Citizen or a subject of Nepal/Bhutan or a Tibetan refugee (who moved with an intention to permanently settle in India before 1962) or 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 to permanently settle in India.

Age Limit Criteria

  • The lower and upper limit of age varies post-wise.

  • Applicants’ age mentioned in the 10th/12th certificates will be considered.

  • To apply for SSC CGL 2018, applicants must be between 18 years to 32 years (as on August 1, 2018).

Post-Wise Age Criteria

SSC CGL Age Limit

Candidates must be born between
 

Posts Available

Up to 32 years
 

Born not earlier than 02.08.1986 and not later than 01.08.2000

M/o Statistics & Prog. Implementation. Statistical Investigator Grade II

21-27 years

Born not earlier than 02.08.1988 and not later than 01.08.1998

Intelligence Bureau (Assistant)

18-25 years
 

Born not earlier than 02.08.1993 and not later than 01.08.2000

Central Bureau of Narcotics (Sub-Inspector)

Up to 30 years
 

Born not earlier than 02.08.1988 and not later than 01.08.2000

Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue (Assistant Enforcement Officer) and National Investigation Agency NIA (Sub Inspector)

20-27 years
 

Born not earlier than 02.08.1991 and not later than 01.08.1998

CBEC (Tax Assistant)

Up to 32 years
 

Born not earlier than 02.08.1986 and not later than 01.08.2000

M/o Statistics & Prog. Implementation. Statistical Investigator Grade II

18-27 years
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Born not earlier than 02.08.1991 and not later than 01.08.2000
 

 

 



 

  • Central Vigilance Commission (Assistant)

  • Ministry of Railway (Assistant)

  • AFHQ (Assistant)

  • Ministry of External Affairs (Assistant)

  • Other Ministries/Departments/ Organisations (Assistant)

  • CBDT (Inspector of Income Tax)

  • Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organisations (Assistant)

  • CBEC (Inspector, (Central Excise)

  • CBDT (Inspector of Income Tax)

  • CBEC (Inspector (Examiner))

  • CBEC (Inspector Preventive Officer)

  • Department of Post (Inspector of Posts)

  • Offices under CAG (Divisional Accountant)

  • Offices under C&AG (Auditor)

  • Central Bureau of Narcotics (Inspector)

  • Offices under CGDA (Auditor)

  • Offices under C&AG (Accountant/ Junior Accountant)

  • Offices under CGA & others (Auditor)

  • Offices under CGA & others (Accountant/ Junior Accountant)

  • CBDT (Tax Assistant)

    Central Govt. Offices/Ministries other than CSCS cadres (Senior Secretariat Assistant)

  • Registrar General of India (Compiler)

Age Relaxation for SSC CGL as on August 1, 2018

Candidates Category

Age Relaxation Permissible Beyond the Upper age limit

OBC

3 years

Ex-Servicemen (OBC)

06 years (3 years + 3 years) after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the Closing date for receipt of application

SC/ST

5 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

PH

10 years

PH + OBC

13 years

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

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

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

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

10 (5+5) 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

Up to 45 years of age

Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the state of Jammu & Kashmir(Unreserved/General)

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

Defence 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

Widows/Divorced Women/Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (OBC)

Up to 38 years of age

Defence 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

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 (SC/ST)

Up to 40 years of age

Defence 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

Educational Qualification

Assistant Audit Officer

Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised University or Institute

Statistical Investigator Grade – II

Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognised University or Institute with at least 60% 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

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

Compiler

Bachelor’s Degree from any recognised University with Economics or Statistics or Mathematics as compulsory or Elective subject

All other Posts

Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised University or equivalent

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