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What are the Top 5 SSC CGL 2022 Job Profiles?

The SSC CGL examination that is conducted every year ensures recruitment to a number of posts in the government sector. Some of these are even top-ranking and highly coveted posts in the central government. Naturally, the demand and the competition for these posts also remain at an all-time high. With that being said, let’s take a look at the top five posts that you can secure by clearing SSC CGL 2022 with a good score.

#1 Assistant Section Officer (ASO)

Assistant Section Officer at the Central Secretariat Service is a post that comes with a higher cut off in comparison to other posts. An ASO is seen to be one of the finest ‘Assistant’ level jobs that you can secure through the SSC CGL exam 2022. Also, it’s one of the highly desirable positions for the candidates who plan to remain in Delhi or start preparing for Civil Services.

Job Profile:

It includes different clerical work such as making reports and completing files. This role also involves writing, noting, drafting letters, submitting cases, identifying and examining the issues involved in a court case. As per this work profile, you will also maintain a crucial link between the Central Secretariat and Parliament, particularly in matters of government bills, assurances and parliament questions.

Job Location:

Usually, the ASO has to stay in New Delhi. But they can also get transferred to different regional headquarters for a short time. Apart from the Central Secretariat Service, the ASO is also posted at Udyog Bhawan and Nirmal Bhawan based on the chosen Ministry.


The post comes with the ease of working, along with absolutely fixed work hours from 9 am to 5 pm. You will get all Saturdays and Sundays off. There is no added work in extended shifts. You will also get to stay permanently in Delhi.

Career Growth:

As an ASO, you will be promoted in 5 to 7 years through interdepartmental exams that the UPSC board conducts. You can also normally get promoted from Assistant Section Officer to Section Officer in ten to 12 years.

#2 Assistant Section Officer in the Ministry of External Affairs

If you wish to travel to various countries, Assistant Section Officer can be a highly sought-after job for you. The in-hand salary varies from one place to another. During your posting in Delhi, you will get INR 55,000 to INR 60,000 every month. When you are posted in a foreign country, you will get an estimated salary of INR 1 to 2 lakh every month (along with allowances).

Job Location:

You will be posted at Jawaharlal Nehru Bhawan in Delhi, foreign, or other Indian states if you are sent to Regional Passport Offices.

Job Profile:

The job profile of an ASO chosen through the SSC CGL examination includes mainly clerical jobs. It mostly consists of paperwork, such as drafting, noting, etc. The fixed working hours go from 9 am to 5 pm. As a Cypher Assistant, an ASO also has the responsibility of coding and decoding. This work profile might include deciphering coded messages for the said department.

Career Growth:

An ASO can be promoted to the post of a Section Officer in ten to 12 years. But if you can clear the interdepartmental examination, you can get your first promotion in about 4 to 5 years.

#3 Assistant in Central Vigilance Commission

An Assistant in the Central Vigilance Commission happens to be a Non-Gazetted and Group B post. This job role is predominantly clerical in nature, and the Assistant carries out the vigilance activity right under the Central Government. The officer also performs review execution, reforms of vigilance work and planning.

Job Location:

The job location of an Assistant in Central Vigilance Commission is limited solely to Tier 1 cities. Thus, the location would be really suitable for leading a good quality of life.

Job Profile:

You will have to report and answer to the ‘Senior Officials’ of Group A. Additionally, you will assist and coordinate with the senior officials in the process of decision-making. The nature of this job profile is chiefly clerical, and it also deals with handling all the files appropriately such that they remain accessible whenever necessary.

Career Growth:

An Assistant in the Central Vigilance Commission is promoted faster than the officials of other posts. If your performance is good enough, you can expect to be promoted to Section Officer in a matter of 7 to 8 years.

#4 Assistant Section Officer in Railway Ministry

Assistant Section Officer in the Railway Ministry is responsible for preparing reports and presenting them in front of the seniors. In this job, the working hours remain fixed from 9 am to 6 pm. An officer can take 10 casual leaves and 30 earned leaves each year.

Job Location:

You will be posted mainly at Rail Bhawan in Delhi, though posting can be elsewhere as well.

Job Profile:

Like the other job roles mentioned above, this job profile is also clerical in terms of grade, though it’s above the grade of an Upper Division Clerk. This work area is all about maintaining and safeguarding the files and other important documents.

Also, the ASO offers assistance to the seniors. These officers need to deal with different matters like customer grievances, recruitment of the railway staff, and policy changes.

Career Growth:

The ASOs will get their first promotion towards becoming a Section Officer after about 7 to 8 years of being in the service.

#5 Assistant Audit Officer under Comptroller and Auditor General of India

Assistant Audit Officer is a position that was created back in 2016. It is the sole gazetted post that is provided through the SSC CGL exam 2022. It is one of the most reputed and competitive posts, which means it attracts the maximum registrations and applications. Also, this post has the highest pay band among all other posts as it comes with the grade pay of INR 4,800.

Job Profile:

The Assistant Audit Officer is a job profile that is a mix of fieldwork and desk work. Candidates who are chosen for this position are responsible for performance analysis, compliance audits and financial audits. Many of the chosen AAO’s are part of the decision-making procedure, which is a major task and mainly done right at the section level.

In the field, the AAOs also have to assist their Senior Audit Officers and Audit Officers in auditing different government-owned corporations and government offices. They are posted at both fieldwork and deskwork to get the complete experience of diverse working cultures.

Job Location:

An AAO is a member of the Indian Audit and Accounts that comes under the Comptroller and Auditor General Department of India. The department has branches in different parts of the nation including Nagaland, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Manipur, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh. Thus, candidates can be posted anywhere in all these states.

Career Growth:

Usually, the promotion of an Assistant Audit Officer is a bit slow because it takes about 6 to 10 years for the person to become an Audit Officer.

Any of the lucrative positions mentioned above can be yours if you work hard enough towards it. So, start your preparations right away!

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