[SSC-CGL] Age relaxation increased by 3 years for all categories- Gen. can give upto 30 yrs; No interviews for any post

[SSC-CGL] Age relaxation increased by 3 years for all categories- Gen. can give upto 30 yrs; No interviews for any post

  1. +3 Age relaxation in SSC
  2. What about the remaining posts?
  3. Tentative dates for SSC CGL-2017 exam
  4. Revised Exam Structure of SSC CGL 2017

+3 Age relaxation in SSC

  • Earlier, in SSC-CGL exam, the age limit for general category was 27 years.
  • Now for selected post, Government has increased it to 30 years. (and subsequently, OBC, SC, ST age limits also raised by threesince their formula is tied with the age limit of general category.) Ref-circular
  • Age will be counted on 1 Aug 2017 for CGL exam 2017. (Ref-circular)
S.No. Post name Grade Pay General
Age Limit
OBC SC/ST
Assistant in CVC 4600 18-30 18-33 18-35
2. Assistant in MHA 4600 21-30 21-33 21-35
3. Assistant in Railways 4600 18-30 18-33 18-35
4. Assistant in MEA 4600 18-30 18-33 18-35
5. Assistant in Defence 4600 18-30 18-33 18-35
6. Assistant in other ministries 4600 18-30 18-33 18-35
7. Assistant in other ministries 4200 18-30 18-33 18-35
8. Income Tax Inspector 4600 18-30 18-33 18-35
9. Inspector Central Excise 4600 18-30 18-33 18-35
10. Preventive Officer 4600 18-30 18-33 18-35
11. Examiner 4600 18-30 18-33 18-35
12. Inspector of Post 4200 18-30 18-33 18-35
13. Divisional Accountant 4200 18-30 18-33 18-35
14. Inspectors in Narcotics 4200 18-30 18-33 18-35

What about the remaining posts?

From last year notification, the  age limit for following posts as follows-

S.No. Post name Grade Pay Gen. OBC SC/ST
1. CSS Assistant 4600 18-30 18-33 18-35 years
2. Sub inspector in NIA 4200 18-30 years 18-33 years 18-35 years
3. SI in CBI 4200 18-30 18-33 18-35
4. AAO 4800 18-30 18-33 18-35 years
5. Statistical
Investigator
4200 18-32 years 18-35 years 18-37 years
  • Rest of the posts of grade Pay 2400 and 2800 will have age limit as 18-27 years. No change in their criteria.
  • Office memorandum is silent on age limit of Assistant in IB
  • For job profile, posting, promotion of all of above posts, visit this earlier article

Tentative dates for SSC CGL-2017 exam

As per exam calendar available in SSC official website.

Online form will be available Tier 1 Tier II Tier III Tier IV
11.03.2017 to  15.04.2017 19 -6-17 to 02 -07-2017
(Online Test )
5-8 September,2017
(online Test)
12.11.2017 ( DESCRIPTIVE paper ) December 2017, Skill Test
(Typing etc. for Tax Assistants, Assistants in CSS etc)

Revised Exam Structure of SSC CGL 2017

According to this SSC notification, The revised exam structure is as following

Tier Type Topics Total
Tier I Objective (MCQ) Maths – 25 Q
Reasoning –  25 Q
English- 25 Q
GK- 25 Q
Duration:  75 min
(1/4 negative marking)
200 marks
Tier II Objective (MCQ) Maths – 100 Q
English -200 Q
General Studies- Only for AAO post
(Finance and Economics)
[Finance and Accounts for which there would be 40 questions carrying 80 marks and Economics and Governance which would have 60 questions carrying 120 marks.] Statistics – 100 Q – Only for Statistical Investigator Gr.II & Compiler.
Duration: 02 hours
(1/4 negative marking)
200 marks each paper
Tier III Descriptive paper Essay / Passage of 250 words and Letter / Application Writing of approximately 150 words
Duration: 01 hour
(min. 33 marks essential)
Medium- either in Hindi or in English.
100 marks
Tier IV Typing
  • For the post of Tax Assistants (Central Excise & Income Tax): Data Entry Speed Test (DEST) at 8,000 (eight thousand) Key Depression per hour on Computer.
  • Minimum qualifying Data Entry Speed: 2000 (two thousand) key depressions for a duration of 15 (fifteen) minutes.
Qualifying

Interview component has been dispensed with. There will, therefore, be no interview.

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