SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria 2023 : Age & Qualification

SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria 2023 : Age & Qualification

Check Revised Eligibility & Educational Qualification Required to apply for SSC CGL Recruitment 2023
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SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria 2023

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will close the online application window for the Combined Graduate Level Examination or SSC CGL 2023 on 3rd May. Candidates can submit their application form window correction can be done from 07th and 08th 2023 forms on ssc.nic.in. The SSC CGL aspirants need to know important information such as ssc cgl eligibility criteria encompassing age limit and educational qualifications, notification release and the deadline for online application, selection procedure, syllabus, and more.  The commission decides the age limit and educational qualifications of the candidates for several posts. This article will outline the SSC CGL eligibility criteria 2023 and highlight the age limit and educational qualifications. 

However, before we get into the age limit and educational qualifications, let us learn the basic eligibility criteria. 

SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria 2023

7500 vacancies have been released for the SSC CGL 2023 Recruitment notification for group b and group c posts in various cities across India. Online applications for SSC CGL 2023 notification are only open to candidates who meet the SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria. Since SSC conducts recruitment for multiple posts through SSC CGL, the minimum and maximum age requirements vary for different positions. This article aims to provide comprehensive details regarding the SSC CGL eligibility criteria 2023.

SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria 2023: Overview

SSC CGL 2023 Online Application Events

Dates

SSC CGL Notification 2023 Release Date

03rd April 2023

SSC CGL Apply Online 2023 Start Date /

03rd April 2023

Last Date to Apply SSC CGL 2023 Online

03rd  May 2023

Last date and time for the Generation of offline Challan

04th  May 2023

Last Date for payment through challan

05th May 2023

The window for Application Form Correction

07th to 08th May 2023

SSC Eligibility Criteria 2023 : Quick View

Nationality

Indian or Indian Origin or subject of Nepal/Bhutan

Age (Overview)

Between 18 and 32 years based on different posts and departments

Educational Qualification

Any Degree

Number of Attempts

No such limits

Physical Standards

For some special posts such as Inspector and Sub-inspector posts

SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria 2023: Nationality

The applicant must be:

  • An Indian citizen, or
  • A Nepalese subject, or
  • A Bhutan subject, or
  • A refugee from Tibet who came to India before 01/01/1962 for permanent settlement, or 
  • An individual of Indian origin who has come from Burma, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Uganda, Kenya, the United Republic of Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zaire, Vietnam, and Ethiopia for permanent settlement in India, or 

All candidates except an Indian citizen must need an eligibility certificate issued by the Government of India. The applicants who require an eligibility certificate will only be given an offer of appointment after the certificate is issued to them by the Indian government.

Here is everything one needs to know about the age limit according to various posts. 

S.No

AGE LIMIT

DETAILS

1

For the posts that require an age limit between 18-27 years

Applicants must have been born between 02/01/1995 and 01/01/2004.

2

For the posts that require an age limit between 20-30 years

Applicants must have been born between 02/01/1992 and 01/01/2002. 

3

For the posts that require an age limit between 18-30 years

Applicants must have been born between 02/01/1992 and 01/01/2004.

4

For the post that requires an age limit between 18-32 years

Applicants must have been born between 02/01/1990 and 01/01/2004.

In addition, the SSC CGL age limit OBC and other categories are mentioned below. The table below also includes permissible relaxations in the upper-age limits. Category names and codes are mentioned along. 

CATEGORY CODE NUMBER

CATEGORY NAME

AGE-RELAXATION ALLOWED BEYOND UPPER-AGE LIMIT

1

SC/ST

5 years 

2

OBC 

3 years

3

PwBD (Unreserved)

10 years

4

PwBD (OBC)

13 years

5

PwBD (SC/ST)

15 years

6

Ex-Servicemen (ESM)

3 years after deducting the military service time rendered from the actual age as on the closing date. 

8

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

3 years

9

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

GROUP C POSTS AND PERMISSIBLE RELAXATIONS IN UPPER-AGE LIMIT

10

Central Govt. Civilian Employees who have served not less than 3 years regularly and provided continuous service as on the closing date for receipt of application.

Up to 40 years of age

11

Central Govt. Civilian Employees (SC/ST) who have served not less than three years regularly and provided continuous service as on the closing date for receipt of application.

Up to 45 years of age

12

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

Up to 35 years of age

13

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

Up to 40 years of age

  • The age relaxation for Group ‘B’ Gazetted posts is a maximum of 5 years. These include ex-servicemen such as Commissioned Officers and ECOs/ SSCOs who have been in Military Service for at least five years as on the closing date of receipt of applications and have been released for having served their time, physical disability owing to Military Service or in cases of getting invalided out while serving in the military. 
  • The age relaxation for Group ‘B’ Gazetted posts, including ECOs/ SSCOs, is a maximum of 5 years. These individuals should have completed their initial 5-year time in Military Service on the closing date of applications, and those who have had their assignment extended for another five years in Military Service. These individuals should also have a certificate issued by the Ministry of Defence which states they can apply for civil employment and that they will be released on three months’ notice on selection from the date of receipt when they get an appointment offer. 
  • Applicants must note that they must fill in the correct DOB in the online application form. It must match the DOB in their 10th Standard/Secondary Examination Certificate. The commission shall accept only this age, and no request for age change shall be entertained.
  • Candidates must know that the age relaxation permissible for the ESM category is not applicable for candidates who are ex-servicemen and are already working under Government in Group ‘C’ & ‘D’ posts regularly. 
  • Candidates who are sons, daughters or dependents of ex-servicemen should not indicate themselves as eligible for the ESM category. Age relaxation is not permitted for them. 

SC CGL Eligibility Criteria 2023: Revised Age Limit (as on 1-08-2023)

S. No.Post Name with Dept.Age Limit
1Assistant Audit Officer in India Audit & AccountMax. 30
2Assistant Account Officer in India Audit & AccountMax. 30
3Assistant Section Officer in Central Secretariat Service20-30 Yrs.
4Assistant Section Officer in Intelligence BureauMax. 30
5Assistant Section Officer in Ministry of Railway20-30 Yrs.
6Assistant Section Officer in Ministry of External Affairs20-30 Yrs.
7Assistant Section Officer in AFHQ20-30 Yrs.
8Assistant in Other Ministries/ Dept./ Org.18-30 Yrs.
9Assistant in Other Ministries/ Dept./ Org.20-30 Yrs.
10Assistant Section Officer in Other Ministries/ Dept./ Org.Max. 30
11Inspector of Income Tax in CBDTMax. 30
12Inspector (Central Excise) in CBICMax. 30
13Inspector (Preventive Officer) in CBICMax. 30 Yrs.
14Inspector (Examiner) in CBICMax. 30 Yrs.
15Asst. Enforcement Officer Dept. of Revenueup to 30 Yrs.
16Sub Inspector in CBI20-30 Yrs
17Inspector Posts in DOP18-30
18Inspector in Central of NarcoticsMax. 30
19Assistant in Other Ministries/ Dept./ Org.Max. 30
20Assistant/ Superintendent in Other Ministries/ Dept./ Org.Max. 30 Yrs.
21Divisional Accountant in Offices C & AGMax. 30 Yrs.
22Sub Inspector in NIAup to 30 Yrs.
23Junior Statistical  Officer in MSPIup to 32 Yr.
24Statistical Investigator Grade II in RGOFIMax. 30 Yrs
25Auditor in C & AG18-27
26Auditor in Other Ministries/ Dept.18-27
27Auditor in CGDA18-27
28Accountant in C & AG18-27
29Accountant / JA in Other Ministry Dept.18-27
30Sr. Secretarial Asst./UDC in CGO/ CSCS18-27
31Tax Assistant in CBDT18-27
32Tax Assistant in CBI18-27
33Sub Inspector in CBN18-27
34UDC in Dte Gen. Border Road Org. (MOD)18-27

Age Relaxation – SSC CGL Recruitment 2023

Code NoCategoryAge-relaxation permissible beyond upper age limit
01SC/ ST5 years
02OBC3 years
03PwD (Unreserved)10 years
04PwD (OBC)13 years
05PwD (SC/ ST)15 years
06Ex-Servicemen (ESM)3 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the  actual  age  as  on  the closing date

The staff selection commission ( SSC) extends age relaxation to categories such as OBC, SC, ST, PH, and more in the SSC CGL 2023 notification, allowing them to participate in the recruitment process. This provision aims to provide equal opportunities to all eligible candidates.Specific Age relaxation for the Group C Posts can be found on the Detailed Notification (link available below).

SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria 2023: Educational Qualifications

Candidates who seek to take the SSC CGL examination must be fully aware of the educational qualifications required to qualify for the post. Below mentioned is the SSC CGL 2023 educational qualification according to each post. 

Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer:

Essential Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or Institute.

Desirable Qualifications: Chartered Accountant or Cost & Management Accountant or Company Secretary or master’s in commerce or Masters in Business Studies or Masters in Business Administration (Finance) or Masters in Business Economics.

During the period of probation direct recruits shall have to qualify the “Subordinate Audit/ Accounts Service Examination” in respective branches for confirmation and regular appointment as Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer.

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.

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.

 

S. NoPostQualification
1CompilerBachelor’s Degree from any recognized University with Economics or Statistics or Mathematics as compulsory or Elective subject.
2Statistical Investigator Grade – II

Bachelor’s Degree with Statistics as one of the main subjects OR

Bachelor’s Degree with Mathematics ( with Statistics as a papers studied in one year/two years/all three years as the case may be) as one of the main subjects OR

Bachelor’s Degree with Economics ( with Statistics as a paper studied in one year/two years/all the three years as the case may be) as one of the main subjects OR

Bachelor’s Degree with Commerce (with Statistics as a paper studied in one year/two years/all the three years as the case may be) as one of the main subjects 

Note-: “Statistics” means any branch of Statistics, applied or otherwise.

 3All other PostsBachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or equivalent.

Note I: For posts of Assistants (CSS), Computer Proficiency has also been prescribed as an Essential Qualification.

Note-II: As per Ministry of Human Resource Development Notification No. 44 dated 01.03.1995 published in Gazette of India edition dated 08.04.1995, the Degree obtained through open Universities / Distance Education Mode needs to be recognized by Distance Education Council, IGNOU. Accordingly, unless such Degrees had been recognized for the period when the candidates acquired the relevant qualification, they will not be accepted for the purpose of Educational Qualification.

Note-III: All candidates who are declared qualified by the Commission for appearing at the Interview/Skill Test/Computer Proficiency Test will be required to produce the relevant Certificates such as Mark sheets for all the three years of Graduation/ Provisional Certificate/ Certificate of Graduation in original as proof of having acquired the minimum educational qualification on or before the 1st January,2014, failing which the candidature of such candidates will be cancelled by the Commission. The Candidates who are able to prove, by documentary evidence, that the result of the qualifying examination was declared on or before the cut-off date and he/she has been declared passed, will also be considered to meet the Educational Qualification.

Note-IV: Wherever Desirable Qualification is prescribed in Recruitment Rules, appropriate weightage will be given at the time of Interview.

For All other Posts:

  • The minimum essential qualification required for all other posts is a Bachelor’s Degree from an identified University. 
  • Those applicants who have taken their final examination for graduation level are also eligible to apply. However, it is important to note that they must have the Essential Qualification before or on the cut-off date – 08/10/22. 
  • Applicants must note that the programmes/courses in medicine, engineering, dental, pharmacy, nursing, architecture, and physiotherapy are not permitted to be considered under the Open and Distance Learning category. It is determined as per the UGC Regulations, 2017. 
  • Applicants must note that they will be required to present proof of their educational qualification (certificates of all years/semesters) of their Graduation Degree or Provisional Certificate course. Candidates will be required to present the original copies of proof. In the event of failure to prove, their candidature shall stand cancelled. 

NOTE: Candidates must note that the university or institution must declare the educational qualification results by the specific date. 

  • Applicants who choose to back their candidature with equivalent certificates and proofs must note that the User Departments or other appropriate Appointing Authorities will make the final decision. 

SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria 2023: Application Fee

                                            SSC CGL Recruitment 2023: Application Fees

Category

Application Fees

All Candidates

100

Women candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) and Ex-Servicemen (ESM).

 No fee

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