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SSC CGL Post Preferences 2018, Salary, Job Profile, Promotion

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SSC CGL Posts and Preferences 2018

 

 

Hello, CGL Aspirants!

 

 

Get a Perfect Job! The one and only motive to enter the SSC Combined Graduate Level recruitment process because the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) offers you an astonishing career in many government organizations by conducting the SSC CGL 2018 every year.

 

At the time of filling up the SSC CGL online application form, you are asked to fill the SSC CGL post preferences. You are aware of some common SSC CGL Posts like the Income Tax Inspector, Assistant in CBI etc.

 

The Staff Selection Commission has recently introduced new SSC CGL Posts with the release of SSC CGL 2018 Notification. To grab the details of the posts added by SSC, read below!!

 

 

 

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But, there is a total of 33 posts under the SSC CGL Recruitment among which you have to make prioritization. To decide the top prioritized SSC CGL post preferences you should be aware of the following aspects:

 

1. Salary and Benefits2. Duties/ Working Conditions3. Posting Areas/ Vacancies4. Growth/ Promotion

 

Analyzing these points is difficult and needs hard work, planning, and self-reflection. In this article, we are providing a good analysis of all the 33 SSC CGL Posts that will help you leading towards a fulfilling career.

 

 

 

1. Assistant Audit Officer | SSC CGL Post Code - F

 

Salary and Benefits (In INR) Pay Scale: 9300-34800 Grade Pay: 4800

 

Duties/ Working Conditions Conduct audits of govt./public sector organizations. Travelling during the inspection.

 

Posting Areas/ Vacancies Limited Vacancies.

 

Growth/ Promotion  Audit Officer => Senior Audit Officer => Deputy Accountant General => Senior Deputy Accountant General

 

 

2. Inspector (Examiner) (CBEC) | SSC CGL Post Code - M

 

Salary and Benefits (In INR) Pay Scale: Rs. 9,300 - 34,800 Grade Pay: Rs. 4,600

 

Duties/ Working Conditions Clerical or file related work (If posted in Headquarters). Verifying taxations on goods passing through ports (If posted in the field).

 

Posting Areas/ Vacancies Limited vacancies. Posting in coastal areas.

 

Growth/ Promotion Employees will be promoted as: Appraiser => Assistant Commissioner => Deputy Commissioner => Commissioner. The 1st promotion will be availed after completing the 3 years of service.

 

 

3. Income Tax Inspector (CBDT) | SSC CGL Post Code - J

 

Salary and Benefits (In INR) Pay Scale: 9300-34800 Grade Pay: 4600

 

Duties/ Working Conditions Assessing, verifying and processing IT records of individuals and businesses. Conducting raids. Local travelling.

 

Posting Areas/ Vacancies All India posting. Many vacancies.

 

Growth/ Promotion Employees will be promoted as: Income Tax Officer => Assistant Commissioner => Deputy Commissioner => Commissioner. The 1st promotion will be availed after completing 8 years of service.

 

 

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4. Assistant in Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) | SSC CGL Post Code - E

 

Salary and Benefits (In INR) Pay Scale: 9300-34800 Grade Pay: 4600

 

Duties/ Working Conditions Administration work like typing, compiling reports, emailing, calling, updating about events, maintaining the files etc.

 

Posting Areas/ Vacancies Posting in Delhi. Foreign posting for few years is also possible.

 

Growth/ Promotion 1st promotion in 15-17 years (without clearing departmental exam). 1st promotion in 8 years (if clear departmental exam).

 

 

5. Inspector (Central Excise) (CBEC) | SSC CGL Post Code - K

 

Salary and Benefits (In INR) Pay Scale: 9300-34800 Grade Pay: 4600

 

Duties/ Working Conditions Executive work (augmentation of central excise & Service tax) Clerical or file work (if posted in headquarter). Detection of evasion of taxes etc. (if posted in the field).

 

Posting Areas/ Vacancies All India posting. A lot of vacancies.

 

Growth/ Promotion Employees will be promoted as: Superintendent => Assistant Commissioner => Deputy Commissioner => Commissioner 1st promotion after completing 8 years of service and clearing departmental exam.

 

 

6. Inspector (Preventive Officer) (CBEC) | SSC CGL Post Code - L

 

Salary and Benefits (In INR) Pay Scale: 9300-34800 Grade Pay: 4600

 

Duties/ Working Conditions Executive work (prevention of smuggling). Clerical or file work (If posted in Headquarter). Assessment of customs duty on goods, arrest, seize, search, detain etc. (if posted in the field-airport/coast). Round-the-clock duty.

 

Posting Areas/ Vacancies Posting in cities with ports/airports.

 

Growth/ Promotion Employees will be promoted as: Superintendent => Assistant Commissioner => Deputy Commissioner => Commissioner 1st promotion after completing 8 years of service and clearing departmental exam.

 

 

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7. Assistant Enforcement Officer (AEO) | SSC CGL Post Code - N

 

Salary and Benefits (In INR) Pay Scale: 9300-34800 Grade Pay: 4600

 

Duties/ Working Conditions Preventing money laundering/forgery etc.

 

Posting Areas/ Vacancies Posting in enforcement directorate offices in 21 cities.

 

Growth/ Promotion Employees will be promoted as: Enforcement Officer => Assistant Director => Deputy Director => Director. There is no fixed promotion period for this post.

 

 

8. Assistant (Central Vigilance Commission) | SSC CGL Post Code - B

 

Salary and Benefits (In INR) Pay Scale: 9300-34800 Grade Pay: 4600

 

Duties/ Working Conditions Update case files, contact respective depts. to collect required info, record keeping etc. Monitors vigilance activities carried out by various central government organizations.

 

Posting Areas/ Vacancies All India Posting.

 

Growth/ Promotion Employees will be promoted as: Sectional officer => Undersecretary => Deputy Secretary => Director. 1st promotion after completing about 7-8 years of service.

 

 

9. Assistant in AFHQ | SSC CGL Post Code - G

 

Salary and Benefits (In INR) Pay Scale: 9300-34800 Grade Pay: 4600'

 

Duties/ Working Conditions Clerical work like compiling files, reports and many kinds of paperwork. Keeping track of ongoing cases and subsequent follow-up.

 

Posting Areas/ Vacancies Posting in Delhi or other metro cities.

 

Growth/ Promotion Employees will be promoted as: Section Officer => Deputy Director => Joint Director => Director => Principal Director. 1st promotion after 4 years, 2nd promotion after 6 years, 3rd promotion after 5 years, 4th promotion after 5 years.

 

 

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10. Assistant in Ministry of Railway | SSC CGL Post Code - D

 

Salary and Benefits (In INR) Pay Scale: 9300-34800 Grade Pay: 4600

 

Duties/ Working Conditions Clerical work (above upper division clerk). Free & discounted railway passes for travelling anywhere in India.

 

Posting Areas/ Vacancies Posting in cities/regional HQ.

 

Growth/ Promotion Employees will be promoted as: Sectional officer => Undersecretary => Deputy Secretary => Director. First promotion after about 7-8 years. First promotion after 5-6 years (if clear departmental exam).

 

 

11. Assistant in Intelligence Bureau | SSC CGL Post Code - C

 

Salary and Benefits (In INR) Pay Scale: 9300-34800 Grade Pay: 4600

 

Duties/ Working Conditions Work as an Investigative officer. Computer/ data oriented work in the Intelligence Bureau.

 

Posting Areas/ Vacancies Posting at state headquarters in IB cell or in Delhi.

 

Growth/ Promotion Employees will be promoted as: Sectional officer => Undersecretary => Deputy Secretary.

 

 

12. Assistant Section Officer (CSS) | SSC CGL Post Code - A

 

Salary and Benefits (In INR) Pay Scale: 9300-34800 Grade Pay: 4600

 

Duties/ Working Conditions Preparing notes, reports and send them to their superiors.

 

Posting Areas/ Vacancies Posting in various ministries in Delhi.

 

Growth/ Promotion Employees will be promoted as: Section Officer => Under Secretary => Deputy Secretary => Director. 1st promotion after 10 years. 1st promotion after 5 years (if cleared departmental exam) 2nd promotion after 4 years.

 

 

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13. Sub Inspectors (CBI) | SSC CGL Post Code - O

 

Salary and Benefits (In INR) Pay Scale: 9300-34800 Grade Pay: 4600

 

Duties/ Working Conditions Work as a state police with more powers. Very challenging job. Training duration - 32 weeks.

 

Posting Areas/ Vacancies Maximum chances of posting in Delhi zone.

 

Growth/ Promotion Employees will be promoted as: Inspector => Deputy Superintendent => Superintendent => Senior Superintendent. 1st promotion after minimum 5 years. 2nd promotion after 10-12 years. 3rd promotion after 5-7 years.

 

 

14. Assistant (Other Ministries) | SSC CGL Post Code - H

 

Salary and Benefits (In INR) Pay Scale: 9300-34800 Grade Pay: 4600

 

Duties/ Working Conditions Work under government organizations like Department of Personnel & Training, Parliamentary Affairs, Election Commission etc.

 

Posting Areas/ Vacancies Posting in Delhi.

 

Growth/ Promotion Employees will be promoted as: Section Officer => Under Secretary => Deputy Secretary.

 

 

15. Divisional Accountant (CAG) | SSC CGL Post Code - Q

 

Salary and Benefits (In INR) Pay Scale: 9300-34800 Grade Pay: 4200

 

Duties/ Working Conditions Auditing of works carried out by the state government. Less Travelling. Less Transfers.

 

Posting Areas/ Vacancies Posted in the cities having offices coming under CAG.

 

Growth/ Promotion Employees will be promoted as: Divisional Account Officer II => Divisional Account Officer I => Sr. Divisional Account Officer

 

 

 

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16. Inspector (Narcotics) | SSC CGL Post Code - S

 

Salary and Benefits (In INR) Pay Scale: 9300-34800 Grade Pay: 4200

 

Duties/ Working Conditions Checking on the cultivation of opium poppy. Conducting periodic checks in companies. Monitoring smuggling of banned drugs. Local travel.

 

Posting Areas/ Vacancies Posting in North India.

 

Growth/ Promotion Employees will be promoted as: Superintendent of Narcotics => Assistant Narcotics Commissioner => Deputy Narcotics Commissioner => Narcotics Commissioner

 

 

17. Assistant (Other Ministries) | SSC CGL Post Code - I

 

Salary and Benefits (In INR) Pay Scale: 9300-34800 Grade Pay: 4200

 

Duties/ Working Conditions Work under government organizations like Department of Personnel & Training, Parliamentary Affairs, Election Commission etc.

 

Posting Areas/ Vacancies Posting in Delhi.

 

Growth/ Promotion Depends upon the department/ organization.

 

 

18. Sub Inspector in National investigation Agency (NIA) | SSC CGL Post Code - %

 

Salary and Benefits (In INR) Pay Scale: 9300-34800 Grade Pay: 4200

 

Duties/ Working Conditions Investigate terrorism & other national security issues. A lot of travel to collecting evidence from sites gather intelligence inputs regarding terrorists etc. Work pressure will be more during the terrorist attacks.

 

Posting Areas/ Vacancies Posting will be mostly in Delhi.

 

Growth/ Promotion Employees will be promoted as: Inspector => Deputy Superintendent => Superintendent, First promotion will be after 5 years.

 

 

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19. Statistical Investigator | SSC CGL Post Code - R

 

Salary and Benefits (In INR) Pay Scale: 9300-34800 Grade Pay: 4200

 

Duties/ Working Conditions Data collection and processing to gather useful information for the government to implement schemes. Office & field job.

 

Posting Areas/ Vacancies 100 - 300 vacancies every year.

 

Growth/ Promotion Employees will be promoted as: Senior Statistical Officer => Assistant Director => Deputy Director => Joint Director. Promotions are very slow.

 

 

20. Inspector (Department of Post) | SSC CGL Post Code - P

 

Salary and Benefits (In INR) Pay Scale: 9300-34800 Grade Pay: 4200

 

Duties/ Working Conditions Promote business of post offices. A lot of travel. Performance pressure to meet numbers. Take charge of 60-70 post offices. Assisted by two Mail overseers.

 

Posting Areas/ Vacancies Posting at any Postal Division. All India posting.

 

Growth/ Promotion Employees will be promoted as: Assistant Superintendent of Post => Postal Superintendent => Senior Superintendent of Post (GP: 5400) => Senior Superintendent of Post (GP:6600) First promotion after 5 years by taking the departmental exam.

 

 

21. Sub-Inspector (Central Bureau of Narcotics) | SSC CGL Post Code - #

 

Salary and Benefits (In INR) Pay Scale: 9300-34800 Grade Pay: 4200

 

Duties/ Working Conditions Work as an inspector, but more field work. A lot of traveling. Prevent entry of narcotic drugs into the state.

 

Posting Areas/ Vacancies All India Posting.

 

Growth/ Promotion Employees will be promoted as: Inspector => Superintendent of Narcotics => Assistant Narcotics Commissioner => Deputy Narcotics Commissioner => Narcotics Commissioner.

 

 

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22. Auditor (C&AG) | SSC CGL Post Code - T

 

Salary and Benefits (In INR) Pay Scale: 5200-20200 Grade Pay: 2800

 

Duties/ Working Conditions Audit expense reports of State Department (C&AG), Accounts of defense forces (CGDA), General accounts of the country (CGA).

 

Posting Areas/ Vacancies Posting in Accountant General Office located in State Capital (Delhi).

 

Growth/ Promotion Employees will be promoted as: Senior Auditor => Assistant Audit Officer. 1st promotion will be after 3 years. 2nd promotion will be after 2 year by clearing departmental exam.

 

 

23. Auditor (CGDA) | SSC CGL Post Code - U

 

Same as “Auditor (C&AG) | Post Code - T”

 

 

24. Auditor (CGA) | SSC CGL Post Code - V

 

Same as “Auditor (C&AG) | Post Code - T”

 

 

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25. Tax Assistant (CBEC) | SSC CGL Post Code - @

 

Salary and Benefits (In INR) Pay Scale: 5200-20200 Grade Pay: 2400

 

Duties/ Working Conditions Working as a desk officer. Assessing, verifying, and modifying tax data of an individual or business (CBDT) and goods & services. Periodic admin work & assisting higher officers (CBEC).

 

Posting Areas/ Vacancies Posting in metro cities. A lot of vacancies.

 

Growth/ Promotion Employees will be promoted as: Senior Tax Assistant => Excise Inspector => Superintendent/Appraiser => Assistant Commissioner => Deputy Commissioner => Joint Commissioner => Additional Commissioner of Income Tax 1st promotion after 3 years. 2nd promotion after 3-4 years.

 

 

26. Tax Assistant (CBDT) | SSC CGL Post Code - Z

 

Same as “Tax Assistant (CBEC) | Post Code - @”

 

 

27. Accountant/ Junior Accountant (Offices under C&AG) | SSC CGL Post Code - W

 

Salary and Benefits (In INR) Pay Scale: 5200-20200 Grade Pay: 2800

 

Duties/ Working Conditions Clerical work. Passing various bills, salary allowances, office expenses. Working on pensions, GPF and Receipts & Payments accounting of Civil Ministries.

 

Posting Areas/ Vacancies Fewer Vacancies.

 

Posting in Delhi.

 

Growth/ Promotion Employees will be promoted as: Senior Accountant => Assistant Accounts Officer => Principal Accounts Officer => Senior Accounts Officer. 1st promotion after 3 years. 2nd promotion after AAO exam. 3rd promotion after 15 years after AAO.

 

 

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28. Accountant/ Junior Accountant (CGA & others) | SSC CGL Post Code - X

 

Same as “Accountant/ Junior Accountant (CGA & others) | Post Code - W”

 

 

29. Senior Secretariat Assistant | SSC CGL Post Code - Y

 

Salary and Benefits (In INR) Pay Scale: 5200-20200 Grade Pay: 2400

 

Duties/ Working Conditions Maintain files in the concerned department. Reply mails received in your department. Drafting RTI replies and sending them for approval. Data entry.

 

Posting Areas/ Vacancies Postings in various ministries in Delhi. Fewer Vacancies.

 

Growth/ Promotion Employees will be promoted as: Assistant => Section Officer 1st promotion after 5 years. 2nd promotion after 6-7 years.

 

 

30. Compiler (Registrar General of India) | SSC CGL Post Code - $

 

Salary and Benefits (In INR) Pay Scale: 5200-20200 Grade Pay: 2400

 

Duties/ Working Conditions Clerical work. Drafting and compiling reports. Conducting census.

 

Posting Areas/ Vacancies Posting in Statistical Division.

 

Growth/ Promotion Less chances of promotion.

 

First promotion after 7-8 years if there are some vacancies left. Will be promoted to the post of Director of the department.

 

 

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31. Assistant Accounts Officer

 

Salary and Benefits (In INR) Pay Scale: 9300-34800 Grade Pay: 4800

 

 Duties/ Working Conditions Financial work. Handles account, fund, pension, loans, etc.

 

 Posting Areas/ Vacancies All India Posting. Limited Vacancies

 

 

32. Assistant in Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO)

 

Salary and Benefits (In INR) Pay Scale: 9300-34800 Grade Pay: 4200

 

 

33. Assistant in Other Ministries

 

Salary and Benefits (In INR) Pay Scale: 9300-34800 Grade Pay: 4200

 

 

SSC CGL Posts Preferences (Male and Female)

 

 

Post Name SSC CGL Post Preferences Order(Male Candidates) SSC CGL Post Preferences Order(Female Candidates)
Assistant Audit Officer13
Assistant Accounts Officer25
Inspector (Examiner) (CBEC)310
Income Tax Inspector (CBDT)411
Assistant in Ministry of External Affairs (MEA)56
Inspector (Central Excise) (CBEC)69
Inspector (Preventive Officer) (CBEC)723
Assistant Enforcement Officer (AEO)817
Assistant (Central Vigilance Commission)920
Assistant in AFHQ1026
Assistant in Ministry of Railway1116
Assistant in Intelligence Bureau1219
Assistant Section Officer (CSS)138
Assistant in Serious Fraud Investigation Officer (SFIO)1429
Sub Inspectors (CBI)1528
Assistant (Other Ministries)1621
Divisional Accountant (CAG)1712
Inspector (Narcotics)1827
Assistant (Other Ministries)1922
Sub Inspector in National investigation Agency (NIA)2031
Statistical Investigator2118
Inspector (Department of Post)2213
Sub-Inspector (Central Bureau of Narcotics)2330
Auditor (C&AG)244
Auditor (CGDA)2524
Auditor (CGA)2625
Tax Assistant (CBEC)271
Tax Assistant (CBDT)282
Accountant/ Junior Accountant (Offices under C&AG)297
Accountant/ Junior Accountant (CGA & others)3014
Senior Secretariat Assistant3115
Compiler (Registrar General of India)3232
 

 

 

 

 

SSC CGL Posts Complete Details - Salary, Group, Pay Scale, Age Limit

 

 

See below, all the SSC CGL post description with their salary for SSC CGL Exam 2018 conducted by SSC for Group B and C Cadre posts, for which the candidates can apply: -

 

Group “A” Posts | Pay Band - II Rs.9300-34800 (pre-revised)

Post CodePost NameMinistries/Dept./ Offices/ CadreOffices/ Cadre ClassificationGrade PayAge Limit
FAssistant Audit OfficerIndian Audit & Accounts Department under CAGGroup ‘B’ Gazetted (Non-Ministerial)4800Not exceeding 30 years
$Assistant Accounts OfficerIndian Audit & Accounts Department under CAGGroup ‘B’ Gazetted (Non-Ministerial)4800Not exceeding 30 years

 

 

Group “B” Posts | Pay Band - II Rs.9300-34800 (pre-revised)

Post CodePost NameMinistries/Dept./ Offices/ CadreOffices/ Cadre ClassificationGrade PayAge Limit
AAssistant Section OfficerCentral Secretariat ServiceGroup “B”460020-30 years
CAssistant Section OfficerIntelligence BureauGroup “B”4600Not exceeding 30 years
DAssistant Section OfficerMinistry of RailwayGroup “B”460020-30 years
EAssistant Section OfficerMinistry of External AffairsGroup “B”460020-30 years
GAssistant Section OfficerAFHQGroup “B”460020-30 years
HAssistantOther Ministries/ Departments/OrganizationsGroup “B”460018-30 years
>AssistantOther Ministries/ Departments/OrganizationsGroup “B”460020-30 years
<Assistant Section OfficerOther Ministries/ Departments/OrganizationsGroup “B”4600Not exceeding 30 years
IAssistantOther Ministries/ Departments/OrganizationsGroup “B”4600Not exceeding 30 years
&Assistant/ SuperintendentOther Ministries/ Departments/OrganizationsGroup “B”4600Not exceeding 30 years
JInspector of Income TaxCBDTGroup “C”4600Not exceeding 30 years
KInspector, (Central Excise)CBECGroup “B”4600Not exceeding 30 years
LInspector (Preventive Officer)CBECGroup “B”4600Not exceeding 30 years
MInspector (Examiner)CBECGroup “B”4600Not exceeding 30 years
NAssistant Enforcement OfficerDirectorate of Enforcement, Department of RevenueGroup “B”4600Up to 30 years
OSub InspectorCentral Bureau of InvestigationGroup “B”460020-30 years
PInspector PostsDepartment of PostGroup “B”460018-30 years
QDivisional AccountantOffices under CAGGroup “B”4200Not exceeding 30 years
SInspectorCentral Bureau of NarcoticsGroup “B”460018-27 years
%Sub InspectorNational Investigation Agency (NIA)Group “B”4200Up to 30 years

 

 

Group “C” Posts | Pay Band - II Rs.9300-34800 (pre-revised)

Post CodePost NameMinistries/Dept./ Offices/ CadreOffices/ Cadre ClassificationGrade PayAge Limit
RJunior Statistical OfficeM/o Statistics & Prog. ImplementationGroup “B”4200Up to 32 years

 

 

Group “D” Posts | Pay Band - II Rs.9300-34800 (pre-revised)

Post CodePost NameMinistries/Dept./ Offices/ CadreOffices/ Cadre ClassificationGrade PayAge Limit
TAuditorOffices under C&AGGroup “C”280018-27 years
UAuditorOffices under CGDAGroup “C”280018-27 years
VAuditorOther Ministry/DepartmentsGroup “C”280018-27 years
WAccountantOffices under C&AGGroup “C”280018-27 years
XAccountant/ Junior AccountantOther Ministry/DepartmentsGroup “C”280018-27 years
YSenior Secretariat Assistant/ Upper Division ClerksCentral Govt. Offices/Ministries other than CSCS cadresGroup “C”240018-27 years
ZTax AssistantCBDTGroup “C”240018-27 years
@Tax AssistantCBECGroup “C”240020-27 years
#Sub InspectorCentral Bureau of NarcoticsGroup “C”240018-27 years
Not specifiedUpper Division ClerkDte. Gen Border Road Organisation (MoD)Group “C”240018-27 years

 

 

In this article, we have mentioned all the important information related to the SSC CGL post preferences for male and female candidates and their job profiles.

 

If you have any doubts related to any of the posts, please drop them in the comment box provided below.

 

 

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