SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria

SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria

SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria:

SSC CGL Eligibility Details (SSC) Combined Graduate Level Examination Eligibility details are given below….

Eligibility Conditions:

Nationality/ Citizenship:

A candidate must be either :
(a) a citizen of India, or
(b) a subject of Nepal, or
(c) a subject of Bhutan, or
(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the Ist January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
(e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania ( Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.
Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

Age Limit:  

Candidates applying for SSC CGL Examination 2023 (Tier-I) should have the following age limit.

Category of posts Age limit
Auditor/ Accountant/ Junior Accountant/ Postal Assistant/ Sorting Assistant/ Senior Secretariat Asst/ Upper Division Clerk/ Senior Administrative Assistant/ Tax Assistant/ Sub Inspector 18-27 years 
Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer/ Assistant/ Assistant Section Officer / Inspector of Income Tax/ Inspector/ Executive Assistant/ Research Assistant/ Divisional Accountant/ Sub Inspector/ Junior

Intelligence Officer
18-30 Years
Junior Statistical Officer 18-32 years
Asst Section Officer/ Sub Inspector 20-30 years 
Permissible relaxation of Upper age limit as per Government orders are as indicated below:
Sr.No                                            Category Age-Relaxation permissible beyond the Upper age limit
01 SC/ ST 5 years
02 OBC 3 years
03 PwBD (Unreserved) 10 years
04 PwBD (OBC) 13 years
05 PwBD (SC/ST) 15 years
06 Ex-Servicemen (ESM) 03 years
07 Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof 03 years
08 Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (SC/ST) 08 years
09 for Group ‘C’ Posts: Central Govt. Civilian Employees (General/Unreserved) who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on crucial date. Upto 40 years of age
10 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. Upto 45 years of age
11 Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried. Up to 35 years of age
12 Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (SC/ST). Up to 40 years of age

Educational Qualifications:

i. Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Accounts Officer: 

Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised University or Institute.

ii. Junior Statistical Officer: 

Bachelor’s Degree in any subject from a recognised University with at least 60% in Mathematics at 12th standard level.

or
Bachelor’s Degree in any subject with Statistics as one of the subjects at degree level

iii. Statistical Investigator Grade-II

Bachelor’s Degree in any subject with Statistics as one of the subjects from a recognised University or Institute

iv. Research Assistant in National Human Rights Commission (NHRC):

Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised University or Institute.

iii. All Other Posts: 

Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised University or equivalent.

Physical Standards:

i. Physical standards for the post of Inspector (Central Excise/ Examiner/ Preventive Officer/ Inspector & Sub-Inspector in CBN):

Physical Standards:

a. Male Candidates:
Height 157.5 cms. Chest 81 cms. (fully expanded with a minimum expanses of 5 cms.) Height relaxable by 5 cms. In the case of Garwalis, Assamese, Gorkhas and members of Scheduled Tribes.
Physical Test:
Walking: 1600 metres in 15 minutes.
Cycling: 8 Kms. In 30 minutes.

b. Female Candidates

Height 152 cms Weight 48 Kgs Height relaxable by 2.5 cms. Weight by 2 Kgs. for Gorkhas, Garwalis, Assamese and Members of Scheduled Tribes
Physical Test:
Walking: 1 Km. in 20 minutes.
Cycling: 3 Kms. in 25 minutes.

NOTE: For the post of Inspector (Central Excise/ Examiner/ Preventive Officer), persons with disabilities will have to meet the physical standards i.e. height, chest and weight as

prescribed for the relevant post. However, for orthopedically disabled candidates, the

following relaxation in Physical Test is allowed:

ii. Physical standards for the Post of Sub- Inspector in Central Bureau of Investigation:

a. Height: 
For Men – 165 cms.
For Women – 150 cms.
Height relaxable for Hillsmen and Tribals : 5 cms.
b. Chest :
76 cms. with expansion (There shall be no such requirement in case of female candidates)
c. 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 other eye.

iii. Physical standards for the Post of Sub- Inspector in National Investigation Agency:

a. Height:

For Men – 170 cms.
For Women – 150 cms.
Height relaxable for Hillsmen and Tribals : 5 cms.

b. Chest:

76 cms. with expansion (There shall be no such requirement in case of female candidates)

c. 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 other eye.

Note: Candidates are advised to make sure before opting for any category of post that they fulfil the requirements for that category. The physical measurements (including vision test) for candidates will be conducted by the concerned Indenting Departments and only those candidates who fulfill the specified physical measurements will be eligible for the respective

posts. No request from candidates for allotting to any other service/ category of post will be entertained by the Commission if the nominated candidates fail to meet the physical requirements. Thus, the onus of fulfilling the eligibility criteria will exclusively be on the candidates opting for such posts.

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Conclusion: Strategies for SSC CHSL Exam Success

The Staff Selection Commission Combined Higher Secondary Level (SSC CHSL) exam is a highly competitive examination that demands focused preparation and strategic approach. As you navigate through the preparation journey for SSC CHSL, it’s crucial to keep several key strategies in mind to maximize your chances of success.

  • Familiarize yourself with the SSC CHSL exam pattern, which includes Tier I (Computer Based Exam), Tier II (Descriptive Paper), Tier III (Skill Test/Typing Test).
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