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January 11, 2019 • 12:00 am

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 QualificationSSC CGL  2019 Age Limit
SSC CGL Age RelaxationSSC 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 PostEducation 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 LimitCalculation
For Post for which age limit is 20-27 yearsHe/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 yearsHe/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 yearsHe/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 yearsHe/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 PostsPost NameMinistry/ Department/ Office/ CadreAge Limit
AAssistant Audit OfficerIndian Audit & Accounts Department under CAGNot exceeding 30 years
Assistant Accounts OfficerIndian Audit & Accounts Department under CAGNot exceeding 30 years
BAssistant Section OfficerCentral Secretariat Service20-30 years
Assistant Section OfficerIntelligence BureauNot exceeding 30 years
Assistant Section OfficerMinistry of Railway20-30 years
Assistant Section OfficerMinistry of External Affairs20-30 years
Assistant Section OfficerAFHQ20-30 years
AssistantOther Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations18-30 years
AssistantOther Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations20-30 years
Assistant Section OfficerOther Ministries/ Departments/ OrganizationsNot exceeding 30 years
AssistantOther Ministries/ Departments/ OrganizationsNot exceeding 30 years
Assistant/ SuperintendentOther Ministries/ Departments/ OrganizationsNot exceeding 30 years
Inspector of Income TaxCBDTNot exceeding 30 years
4 Inspector, (Central Excise)CBECNot exceeding 30 years
Inspector (Preventive Officer)CBECNot exceeding 30 years
Inspector (Examiner)CBECNot exceeding 30 years
Assistant Enforcement OfficerDirectorate of Enforcement, Department of RevenueUp to 30 years
Sub InspectorCentral Bureau of Investigation20-30 years
Inspector PostsDepartment of Post18-30 years
Divisional AccountantOffices under CAGNot exceeding 30 years
InspectorCentral Bureau of NarcoticsNot exceeding 30 years
Sub InspectorNational Investigation Agency (NIA)Up to 30 years
CJunior Statistical OfficerM/o Statistics & Programme ImplementationUp to 32 years
DAuditorOffices under C&AG18-27 years
AuditorOffices under CGDA18-27 years
AuditorOther Ministry/ Departments18-27 years
AccountantOffices under C&AG18-27 years
Accountant/ Junior AccountantOther Ministry/ Departments18-27 years
Senior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper Division ClerksCentral Govt. Offices/ Ministries other than CSCS cadres18-27 years
Tax AssistantCBDT18-27 years
Tax AssistantCBEC20-27 years
Sub-InspectorCentral Bureau of Narcotics18-27 years
Upper Division ClerksDte. 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.CategoryAge-Relaxation
01SC/ ST5 years
02OBC3 years
03PwD10 years
04PwD + OBC13 years
05PwD + SC/ ST15 years
06Ex-Servicemen (ExS)3 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date.
07For 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 applicationUp to 40 years of age
08Central Govt. Civilian Employees (SC/ ST) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of applicationUp to 45 years of age
09Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 19895 years
10Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarriedUp to 35 years of age
11Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (SC/ ST)Up to 40 years of age
12Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof3 years
13Defence 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
14Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed ForcesUp to 45 years of age
15Service Clerks in the last year of their colour service in the Armed Forces (SC/ ST)Up to 50 years of age
16Retrenched 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.

 

 

 

 CriteriaFor Male CandidatesFor Female Candidates
Height157.5 cm152 cm
Weight-48 Kgs.
Chest81 cm (fully expanded with a minimum expanse of 5 cm)No requirements
Height Relaxable5 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.
Walking1600 meters in 15 minutes.1 Km. in 20 minutes.
Cycling8 Km In 30 minutes3 Kms. in 25 minutes

 

 

Physical Standards for Sub-Inspector in CBI

 

 

 

 CriteriaFor Male CandidatesFor Female Candidates
Height165 cm150 cm
Chest76 cm with expansionNo requirements
Height Relaxable5 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

 

 

 

 CriteriaFor Male CandidatesFor Female Candidates
Height170 cm150 cm
Chest76 cm with expansionNo requirements
Height Relaxable5 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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  • Yabeen Khan
    Hi Sir, Are Engineers eligible for this exam. B.E in Electrical and Electronics??
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Yabeen, Greetings from Eduncle! Thanks for sharing your query with us! Any Graduate can apply for the SSC CGL Exam. Apart from few SSC CGL Posts like that of Compiler, Statistical Investigator Grade II and Assistant (CSS) require Graduation in specific streams. The complete details are available on Eduncle! Read SSC CGL Eligibility Conditions and Age Limit. Keep posting your queries @Eduncle! Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Chanda Tiwari
    Sir my age is 29 belongs to general categories .Am I eligible to appear scc exam.
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Chanda,   Yes, you are eligible for Group A and B Post.   Thanks, Eduncle Team
  • Jogender
    Sir I am Railway protection force constable can I am centre government civilian employee for scc give me age relaxation
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Jogender,   Following are the age relaxation for Centre Government Civilian Employee - General Category - 5 years ST/SC - 10 (5+5) years.   Thanks for asking!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Vignesh Mali
    R/P sir, May i know, Students/ candidates in their final year of graduation are eligible for ssc cgl exam for excise officer post or not ?
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  • Shristi
    Sir.. My eyesight is -1.75.. Wearing spectacles.. M i eligible for excise and income tax inpector... And plz tell the post for which age limit has been extended upto 30
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Shristi, Greetings from Eduncle!   Thanks for Sharing your query with us!   There are no fitness criteria for Income Tax Inspector but the post of Inspector (Central Excise) have some conditions to be followed. Please check out the criteria related to Vision as given below:   1. Eye-sight (with or without glasses): 2. Distant vision: 6/6 in one and 6/9 in another eye. 3. Near vision: 0.6 in one eye and 0.8 in the another eye.     There are 10 posts for which SSC has extended the age limit criteria upto 30 years. Check them as given below:   1. Assistant Section Officer 2. Assistant Section Officer 3. Assistant Section Officer 4. Assistant Audit Officer 5. Assistant Section Officer 6. Inspector of Income Tax 7. Inspector, (Central Excise) 8. Inspector (Preventive Officer) 9. Inspector (Examiner) 10. Inspector Posts   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Rajeevranjan Gupta
    Sir,good morning. I am student of BA 3rd running exam. My exam result will open in july. Sir, i want to kwon that can i fill the ssc cgl exam. Its notification will released at april 21.....sir pls reply me...
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello,   You can apply for SSC CGL this year. The date before which you must produce result will be 1st August 2018. In that case, you'll be eligible for the exam.   Thanks for asking!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Pallavi
    Hello sir, I HV completed my engineering with computer science branch in June 2017. I filled my group preference as A,B and C. Is this the correct preference for me. Sir, I m really in confusion related to job posts,I m interested in desk job so can u suggest me the suitable posts for the same(also can I m interested for post assistant in railway ministry). Thank you!
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Pallavi, Greetings from Eduncle!   Thanks for Sharing your query with us!   The desk job sunder SSC CGSL are - Assistants, Auditors, Accountants, Tax-assistants, upper division clerks, etc. If you want a job in Railway Ministry, you can go for SSC CGL post of Assistant in Railway Ministry.   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Mudit
    Hello Sir, I have completed my b.tech this year. The result for the same came out on the 1st of July, 2017. I have filled the form for SSC CGL 2017 however, I have one backlog. Am I still eligible for the exam? I will give the back paper for the same in January, next year. Please help Sir.
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Mudit, Greetings from Eduncle!   Thanks for Sharing your query with us!   You are eligible to apply. But after clearing the exam at the time of document verification you must have your passing certificate with you.   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Rajnikant
    Respect Sir, Main Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya Main work karta hun or 35 year ka hun. kya main ssc 2018 try kar sakta hun or kis post k liye elligible hun or mujhe regular 3 year se jyada time ho gya hai.
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Rajnikant,   You are eligible for almost every Group B and C post under SSC CGL exam. You can apply under category Central Govt. Civilian Employees who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of application. The age relaxation would depend upon your category - OBC/ST/SC/General.   Thanks for asking!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Diksha Duggal
    R/sir, I have cleared CA intermediate from institute of chartered accountants of India. Can this degree be considered as equivalent to graduation for SSC exams??
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