SSC CGL Eligibility | Age Limit | Education Qualification

SSC CGL Eligibility

SSC CGL Eligibility 

SSC CGL Eligibility is an important factor for SSC Exam. Friends, If you are going to take SSC CGL exam this year then, you must know all SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria such as Age limit, Education qualification and other hidden factors. So Keep reading this blog…  


Let’s have a detail discussion about SSC CGL Eligibility

SSC CGL Nationality or Citizenship Eligibility

For SSC CGL, the candidate must be an Indian citizen. The other countries citizen may also apply for the CGL Exam If, they have an eligibility certificate issued by the Indian Government. The eligible countries list is given below…

  • Bhutan
  • Nepal
  • A permanently set Tibetan refugee who came to India before July 1, 1962, in India.
  • A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam to permanently settle in India.

SSC CGL Eligibility

SSC CGL Age Limit

Age is an important factor for SSC CGL Eligibility. 18 year is the maximum and 32 year is the maximum age limit. But, there is some age variation for those posts…

Group B18 years to 27 years
Group C18 years to 27 years


For Other Posts

SSC CGL PostRequired Age
Statistical Investigator Grade IIup to 32 years
Assistant in CSS20 to 30 years
Assistant in IB21 to 30 years
Assistant Enforcement Officer/ SI in CBI / SI in NIA30 years
SI in Central Bureau of Narcotics18 to 27 years


SSC CGL Age Relaxation 

SSC gives age relaxation for each category. Read this index to know age relaxation for SSC CGL Exam.

CategoryAge relaxation
SC / ST5 years
OBC3 years
Candidates domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir
General5 years
OBC8 years
SC / ST10 years
Physically handicapped
SC / ST15 years
OBC13 years
General10 years
Central Govt. Civilian Employees (Group-B)
SC / ST (Up to 45 year age)10 years
OBC (Up to 43 year age)8 years
General (Up to 40 year age)5 years
SC / ST8 years
OBC6 years
General3 years
Defence Personnel disabled in hostilities
SC / ST10 years
OBC8 years
General5 years
Not Re-married/Divorced/Women judicially separated womanMax Age
 Group C / General35 years
Group C / OBC38 years
Group C / SC & ST40 years


Education Qualification

Educational Qualification for SSC CGL posts is a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university or equivalent. But some post requires additional qualification. Here is an index which gives you complete details about SSC CGL posts.

SSC CGL Post and Qualification

SSC CGL PostEducational Qualification
Assistant Audit OfficerDegree  OR  Desirable Qualification: CA / CS/ MBA / Cost & Management Accountant / M.Com / Masters in Business Studies
Statistical Investigator Grade-II PostDegree with minimum 60% marks in Mathematics in Class 12th OR Degree with Statistics as one of the subjects in graduation
Compiler PostsDegree with Economics or Statistics or Mathematics as compulsory or Elective Subject
All Other PostsDegree


Important Note:- The candidates appearing in the final year of their graduation can also apply, however they must possess Essential qualification before document verification.

Physical Fitness Requirements: Apart from the above, there are certain requisite Physical Standards for Inspector (Central Excise/ Examiner/ Preventive Officer), Sub-Inspector in CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation) and Sub-Inspector in NIA (National Investigation Agency).

Friends, We have cleared all the important points related to SSC CGL Eligibility.

If you have any dought or any question then, sent us E-mail us:-

Please tell us your feedback about this post

Our other Helpful Blog

How to prepare maths for competitive exams

How to prepare for government exams

Mental stress due to competitive exams

Click on the button to Like our page on Facebook:- 

Subscribe Exams’ Wrestlers Channel:-

Click here to Follow Exams’ Wrestlers on twitter:-

Thanks for Reading
Team EXAMS’ Wrestlers




Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here