SSC CGL 22023 Eligibility Criteria: The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has released the SSC CGL 2023 official notification on its official website, ssc.nic.in, for various group B and C posts in various departments, ministries, and offices of the Government of India. Along with that, it has also opened the online application process for the examination from April 3, 2023 till May 3, 2023.
SSC CGL 2023 Latest Updates
3-April-2023: SSC CGL 2023-24 Official Notification Released
30-Dec-2022- SSC Calendar 2023–24 Released
SSC CGL 2023 Exam Dates
SSC, the government of India’s organisation to recruit staff for various posts in various ministries and departments, conducts the SSC CGL (Combined Graduate Level) examination every year, which comes up as a golden opportunity for graduate candidates to get a respectable job in the reputed ministries/departments of the Government of India.
The commission has also released the examination date of SSC CGL 2023 Tier I, which is schedule to be conducted from 14th July to 27th July 2023.
SSC CGL 2023 Eligibility Criteria
The candidates willing to apply for SSC CGL 2023–24 must have detailed information about the eligibility criteria set by the Staff Selection Commission for the examination. The aspirants must go through the points mentioned below to make sure they can apply for the SSC CGL 2023 recruitment examination.
As per eligibility criteria requirements, candidates applying for SSC CGL 2023 examination. A candidate must be a
- Resident of Indian territory with valid ID proof or
- The subject of either Nepal or Bhutan, or
- Tibetan refugee who migrated to India before January 1962, or
- A person of Indian origin who migrated from Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Burma, and Eastern countries like Uganda, Kenya, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Ethiopia, Zaire, and Vietnam
2- Educational Qualification
Though the SSC CGL 2023-24 educational criteria are different for different posts, “Graduation” is the minimum required educational qualification for the SSC CGL 2023-24 recruitment examination.
Candidates can check the table provided below to get details about the educational qualifications that are essential to becoming eligible for the desired posts in the SSC CGL 2023 examination.
|Assistant Audit Officer/ Assistant Account Officer||Essential Qualification: Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from any recognised university or its equivalent.|
Desirable Qualification: Chartered Accountant/Management Accountant/Company Secretary/Masters in Commerce/Masters in Business Studies/Masters in Business Administration (Finance)/Masters in Business Economics
|Junior Statical Officer (JSO)||Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from any recognised university or its equivalent with at least 60% marks in maths in 12th standard level.|
Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with Statistics as one of subjects at degree level.
|Statistical Investigator Grade II||Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with Statistics as one of the subjects in all the three years or all the six semesters of the graduation course.|
|Research Assistant in National Human Right Commission (NHRC)||Essential Qualification: Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from any recognised university or its equivalent.|
Desirable Qualification: (i) Research experience of minimum one year in any recognised university or institute.
(ii) Degree in Law or Human Rights from a recognised university.
|All Other Posts||Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from any recognised university or its equivalent.|
3- Age Limit
The age limit for SSC CGL 2023–24 lies between 18 and 32 years. To be eligible for the examination, the candidate’s age must be within the age bracket specified for the particular post he/she is willing to apply for. Check the table given below for all details regarding the age limit.
|Name of the Post||SSC/CGL Department/Ministries||Age Limit|
|Assistant Section Officer||CSS||20-30 years|
|Assistant Section Officer||Intelligence Bureau||Not exceeding 30 years|
|Assistant Enforcement Officer||Directorate of Enforcement,|
Department of Revenue
|Up to 30 years|
|Junior Statistical Officer||M/O Statistics & Programme Implementation||Up to 32 years|
|Sub Inspector||NIA||Up to 30 years|
|Sub Inspector||CBI||20-30 years|
|Sub Inspector||Narcotics||18-25 years|
|Tax Assistant||OBEC||20-27 years|
|Inspector||Department of Post||18-30 years|
|Assistant||Other Ministries/Departments/Organisations||18-30 years|
|All Other Posts||Other departments||18-27 years|
4- Age Relaxation
|PwBD (Unreserved)||10 years|
|PwBD (OBC)||13 years|
|PwBD (SC/ST)||15 years|
|Ex-Servicemen (ESM)||3 years after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age as on the closing date|
|Defense Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as consequences thereof||6 years|
|Defense Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as consequences thereof (SC/ST)||8 years|
Additional permissible relaxation in upper age limit for Group C posts:
|Central Government employees who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and. continuous service as on closing date for receipt of application||Upto 40 years of age|
|Central Government 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|
|Widows/ Divorced women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried||Upto 35 years of age|
|Widows/ Divorced women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried (SC/ST).||Upto 40 years of age|
5- Physical Ability
The Staff Selection Commission has set certain physical ability standards for posts like Excise Inspector, Examiner, Preventive Officer, and Inspector as these posts include fieldwork and stepping outside of the office. Check out the post-wise details on SSC CGL physical standards 2023 for both Male and Female in the table below:
For Excise Inspector/Examiner/Prevention Officer/Inspector & sub-inspector in Narcotics:
|Male||–|| 157.5 cm|
(Height relaxation by 5 cm for Hillmen and Schedule Tribes )
|81 cm (with a minimum expansion of 5 cm)||1.6 km in 15 minutes|
|Female|| 152 cm|
(Height relaxation by 2.5 cm for Hillmen and Schedule Tribal candidates )
|–||1 km in 20 minutes|
As per the latest notice released by the Staff Selection Commission, the Cycling Test of 8 km in 30 minutes for Male and 3 km in 25 minutes for Female, has been omitted for both Male and Female from “Physical Test” for the post of SI in Central Bureau of Narcotics, Ministry of Finance.
Note: For the posts of Inspector, Central Excise, Examiner, and Prevention Officer, the candidates belonging to PwBD need to meet the physical standards, i.e., Height, Weight and Chest. For orthopedically disabled candidates, with the relaxation allowed in the physical test, there are:
For Sub-Inspector in Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and National Investigation Agency (NIA):
|Male||165 cm (Height relaxable for Hillmen and Tribal: 5 cm)||76 cm (with Expansion)||Distant Vision: 6/6 in one and 6/9 in the other eye.|
Near Vision: 0.6 in one eye and 0.8 in the other eye.
|Female||150 cm (Height relaxation by 2.5 cm for Hillmen and Schedule Tribal candidates)|
SSC CGL 2023 FAQs
A. The official website of the Staff Selection Commission is ssc.nic.in.
A. The revised selection process for SSC CGL 2023–24 includes two stages: Tier I and Tier II.
A. The SSC CGL 2023–24 Eligibility Criteria comprise factors such as educational qualification, nationality, age limit, age relaxation, etc.
A. The age limit for SSC CGL 2023–24 lies between 18 and 32.
A. The official SSC CGL 2023–24 notification was released released on April 3, 2023.