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August 21, 2019 • 12:59 pm

SSC CGL Age Limit, Eligibility Criteria for Exam 2019

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SSC CGL Age limit, Eligibility criteria for exam 2019

 

 

Candidates who are aspiring to appear for the SSC CGL 2019, should know all the SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria related to educational qualifications, age limits,  and physical standards.

 

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SSC CGL Eligibility regarding the physical standards should be considered by only those candidates, who are applying for the post of Inspector (Central Excise/ Examiner/ Preventive Officer), Inspector & Sub-Inspector in CBN, Sub-Inspector in CBI, Sub-Inspector in NIA.

 

Staff Selection Commission has made some important amendments to the eligibility criteria of SSC CGL aspirants as per the latest notification releases regarding SSC CGL 2019 Examination.

 

The changes are made in related to the age limit of various posts and its calculation. to know the changes read further.

 

 

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All those aspirants who wish to apply online for SSC CGL exam in 2019 should check themselves and their eligibility for these 4 factors:

 

 

SSC CGL Qualification SSC CGL  2019 Age Limit
SSC CGL Age Relaxation SSC CGL Physical Standard

 

 

To, find prompt answers to these questions you must check the essential eligibility for SSC CGL before applying for the exam.

 

 

SSC CGL Qualification Details 2019

 

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

Education 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.

 

The candidates appearing in the final year of their graduation can also apply, however, they must possess Essential qualification on or before 01st August 2019.

For posts of Assistant Section Officer (CSS), Assistant Section Officer (MEA), Assistant in Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) under M/o Corporate Affairs, Assistant (GSI) in M/o Mines, Computer Proficiency Test has also been prescribed as an Essential Qualification.

 

“The degree obtained from distance education or open universities are acceptable under the SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria, but the University should have recognition from Distance Education Council, IGNOU.”

 

 

SSC CGL Age Limit 2019

 

As per the latest SSC CGL 2019 notification from Staff Selection Commission, the age limit for CGLE 2019 will be calculated as on 1st August 2018.

 

SSC CGL Age Limit for 2019 is calculated as below:

 

  Age Limit

Calculation

For Post for which age limit is 20-27 years

He/she must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1991 and not later than 01.08.1998

For Post for which age limit is 18-27 years

He/she must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1991 and not later than 01.08.2000

For Post for which age limit is 20-30 years

He/she must have been 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

He/she must have been 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

He/she must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1986 and not later than 01.08.2000

 

Note: - Date of Birth as recorded in the Matriculation/ Secondary Examination Certificate only will be accepted by the Commission.

 

The age limit under the SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria is different for different posts. There is a provision of different pay scales for different posts after clearing SSC CGL.

 

As per SSC CGL 2019 Notification, the commission has changed the age limit criteria for the various post. The posts and their changes age limit can be understood as follows:

 

Group of Posts

Post Name

Ministry/ Department/ Office/ Cadre

Age Limit

A

Assistant Audit Officer

Indian Audit & Accounts Department under CAG

Not exceeding 30 years

Assistant Accounts Officer

Indian Audit & Accounts Department under CAG

Not exceeding 30 years

B

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

Assistant

Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations

Not exceeding 30 years

Assistant/ Superintendent

Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations

Not exceeding 30 years

Inspector of Income Tax

CBDT

Not exceeding 30 years

4 Inspector, (Central Excise)

CBEC

Not exceeding 30 years

Inspector (Preventive Officer)

CBEC

Not exceeding 30 years

Inspector (Examiner)

CBEC

Not exceeding 30 years

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

Divisional Accountant

Offices under CAG

Not exceeding 30 years

Inspector

Central Bureau of Narcotics

Not exceeding 30 years

Sub Inspector

National Investigation Agency (NIA)

Up to 30 years

C

Junior Statistical Officer

M/o Statistics & Programme Implementation

Up to 32 years

D

Auditor

Offices under C&AG

18-27 years

Auditor

Offices under CGDA

18-27 years

Auditor

Other Ministry/ Departments

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

CBEC

18-27 years

Sub-Inspector

Central Bureau of Narcotics

18-27 years

Upper Division Clerks

Dte. Gen Border Road Organization (MoD)

18-27 years

 

To know SSC CGL age limit for all the SSC CGL posts, please read SSC CGL Posts, Salary 2019!

 

 

SSC CGL Age Relaxation to Various Categories

 

According to the SSC CGL age limit criteria, some age relaxations are given for various categories. The age relaxation for different categories are as follows:

 

Code No.

Category

Age-Relaxation

01

SC/ ST

5 years

02

OBC

3 years

03

PwD

10 years

04

PwD + OBC

13 years

05

PwD + SC/ ST

15 years

06

Ex-Servicemen (ExS)

3 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date.

07

For Group “C” posts Central Govt. Civilian Employees 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

08

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

09

Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989

5 years

10

Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried

Up to 35 years of age

11

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

Up to 40 years of age

12

Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof

3 years

13

Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (SC/ ST)

8 years

14

Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces

Up to 45 years of age

15

Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces (SC/ ST)

Up to 50 years of age

16

Retrenched census employees of the Office of Registrar General of India (They will be considered only for offices under RGI in their order of merit and subject to availability of vacancies)

3 years plus length of service rendered by them in connection with census, before retrenchment, and weightage of past service.

 

Note: - SSC has removed the age relaxation for Group “B” posts Central Govt. Civilian Employees and  Central Govt. Civilian Employees (SC/ ST) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular & continuous service as on closing date for receipt of application.

 

 

SSC CGL Physical Standards 2019: Prescribed Height, Weight and Vision

 

SSC has a prescribed physical standard eligibility for the following posts: Sub Inspector NIA, Inspector in Central Excise, Examiner, Preventive Officer and /Inspector & Sub-Inspector in CBN.

 

Candidates who fulfill the specified physical measurements will be eligible for the respective posts. You can check the complete criteria below:

 

Note: As per the latest notification, PwD (Person with Disabilities) candidates are not eligibile for the post of Assistant Section Officer in Intelligence Bureau.

 

Criteria

For Male Candidates

For Female Candidates

Height

157.5 cm

152 cm

Weight

-

48 Kgs.

Chest

81 cm (fully expanded with a minimum expanse of 5 cm)

No requirements

Height Relaxable

5 cm in the case of Garhwali’s, Assamese, Gorkhas and members of Scheduled Tribes.

2.5 cm for Gorkhas, Garhwali’s, Assamese, and Members of Scheduled Tribes.

Weight Relaxable

-

2 Kgs for Gorkhas, Garhwali’s, Assamese, and Members of Scheduled Tribes.

Walking

1600 meters in 15 minutes.

1 Km. in 20 minutes.

Cycling

8 Km In 30 minutes

3 Kms. in 25 minutes

 

Physical Standards for Sub-Inspector in CBI

 

Criteria

For Male Candidates

For Female Candidates

Height

165 cm

150 cm

Chest

76 cm with expansion

No requirements

Height Relaxable

5 cm in the case of Garhwali’s, Assamese, Gorkhas and members of Scheduled Tribes.

2.5 cm for Gorkhas, Garhwali’s, Assamese, and Members of Scheduled Tribes.

Vision: 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.

 

Note: - If you want an exciting career as CBI Inspector, then you can check the Job profile, salary, training details, selection procedure to ensure you’re well ahead of your competition.

 

Physical standards for Sub-Inspector in NIA

 

Criteria

For Male Candidates

For Female Candidates

Height

170 cm

150 cm

Chest

76 cm with expansion

No requirements

Height Relaxable

5 cm in the case of Garhwali’s, Assamese, Gorkhas and members of Scheduled Tribes.

2.5 cm for Gorkhas, Garhwali’s, Assamese, and Members of Scheduled Tribes.

Vision: 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.

 

SSC CGL Exam is very popular among the young graduates who wish to make their careers secure by getting placed in government agencies and ministries.

 

This kind of exam through which recruitment is done hire candidates after judging their IQ level, knowledge about the subject for certain positions and also test their physical fitness (as per the demand of the post)

 

To begin their preparation journey for taking the SSC CGL exam one must begin knowing about the complete details of this exam. At Eduncle, apart from the SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria, you can also get a clearly defined syllabus for SSC CGL Tier 1 & Tier 2 subjects. You can download now for your convenience!

 

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  • Sridhar
    I am an OBC candidate.my d.o.b is 12.07.1986.am I eligible for ssc cgl 2019 which will be notified in 31st october-28th november.please,anyone there,help me out.
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Sridhar,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    There are different post for which candidates are eligible of the age 20 year to 32 years. Also there is age relaxation for the reserved category candidates.
    Thanks for asking your query with us!
  • Balvir
    sir, My Date Of Birth is 19.02.1986 n i am commerce graduated can i apply for CGL and i am under SC caste. can i apply.
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Balvir,
    Greeting From Eduncle!
    Yes, you can apply for SSC CGL Exam but you must have a caste certificate to get the relaxation in the age limit.
    Thank You!!
  • Surrendra
    Sir old clarify if I m ex serviceman and outer 15 years of services an my age is 35 yrs am I eligible for SSC cgl
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  • Ravi Kumar Pal
    is 12th pass student can apply for scc cgl exam
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Ravi,
    Greeting From Eduncle!
    Only graduate candidates can apply for SSC CGL Exam.
    Thank You!!
  • Neeraj
    I m neeraj joshi with general category.. my dob is 3-11-1998. . I hve done BA with political, sociology, n economic . I hve scored only 49% in 12th frm NIOS. . N i hve a diploma with mechnical engg.. . Will i m eligible foe the ssc cgl
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Neeraj,
    Greeting From Eduncle!
    Yes, you can apply for SSC CGL Exam.
    Thank You!!
  • Siddharth
    I was born on 24.05.1999. Am I eligible for SSC CGL 2020?
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Siddharth,
    Greeting From Eduncle!
    Yes, you are eligible for SSC CGL 2020.
    Thank You!!
  • Balram
    Sir, does it matter the marks of class 10
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Balram,
    Greeting From Eduncle!
    No, it doesn't matter what % you got in class 10th if you qualify for SSC CGL. It is just a process to ask the percentage and roll number during the application form.
    Thank You!!
  • Rupali Reddy
    Hi,I will complete my btech on may 2020 so when can I attend this ssc cgl exam
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  • Atul
    Hello sir , After clearing ssc cgl exam what percentage require of class 12th for Cbi sub inspector plzzz tell....
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  • Akash Kumar
    My DOB is 08.01.1991 am I eligible for cgl 2019
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