Get complete details on SSC CGL Age Limit 2021, that includes category-wise age limit, post-wise age limit and age relation. Check other important criteria in terms of age for SSC CGL exam.
The SSC CGL age limit describes the age at which the aspirants can work or operate under specific rules and regulations. The SSC CGL Age limit 2021 is based on two factors. Those are category-wise and post-wise.
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SSC CGL Category-wise Age Limit
The SSC CGL age limit for candidates residing in the State of Jammu & Kashmir from January 1, 1980, to December 31, 1989, is five years.
SSC CGL age limit for general candidates is fixed between 18 years to 32 years. However, the relaxation of the SSC CGL age limit for OBC category candidates is up to three years. The category-wise age limit for the candidates are as follow:
|Category||SC/ST||OBC||PWD (Unreserved)||PWD (OBC)||PWD (SC/ST)|
|Age Relaxation||5 years||3 years||10 years||13 years||15 years|
SSC CGL Post-wise Age Limit
The SSC CGL post-wise age limit for various pay-level may differ.
Below are the SSC CGL post-wise are limits.
The salary range of SSC CGL pays level 8 ranges between INR 47,600 to INR 1,51,100. These posts belong from Group “B” Gazetted (Non-Ministerial), and the age limit should not exceed 30 years.
SSC CGL pay level 8 age limit is,
- Physical Disability Permitted - OH (OA, OL, BL) & HH
- The Ministry/Department for these post are Indian Audit & Accounts Department under C&AG
- The post includes:
- Assistant Accounts Officer
- Assistant Audit Officer
SSC CGL pays a level 7 salary range between INR 44,900 and INR 1,42,400. These posts belong to Group “B.” Only the Inspector of Income Tax belongs to Group “C.”
SSC CGL pay level 7 age limit is,
|Name of Post||Ministry/ Department/ Office/ Cadre||Nature of Physical Disabilities permissible for the post||Age Limit|
|Assistant Section Officer||Central Secretariat Service||OA, OL, B, BL, OAL, HH, LV||20-30 years|
|Assistant Section Officer||Intelligence Bureau (IB)||Suitable for PwD candidates.||Should not be over 30 years.|
|Assistant Section Officer||Ministry of Railway||OA, OL, B, BL, LV & HH||20-30 years|
|Assistant Section Officer||Ministry of External Affairs||OA, OL, B, BL, OAL, LV & HH||20-30 years|
|Assistant Section Officer||AFHQ||20-30 years|
|Assistant||Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations||OA OL B BL OAL LV & HH||18-30 years|
|Assistant||Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations||20-30 years|
|Assistant Section Officer||Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations||Should not be over 30 years.|
|Inspector of Income Tax||CBDT||BL, HH, OA, OL, OAL||Should not be over 30 years.|
|Inspector, (Central Excise)||CBIC||OL, OA, HH, OAL||Should not be over 30 years.|
|Inspector (Preventive Officer)|
|Assistant Enforcement Officer||Directorate of Enforcement, Department of Revenue||Suitable for PwD candidates.||Can be up to 30 years|
|Sub Inspector||Central Bureau of Investigation||Suitable for PwD candidates.||20-30 years|
|Inspector||Central Bureau of Narcotics||Post not identified suitable for PwD candidates.||Should not be over 30 years.|
|Inspector Posts||Department of Post||Suitable for PwD candidates||Must be between 18-20 years|
SSC CGL pay level 6 salary ranges from INR 35,400 to INR 1,12,400. These all posts belong to Group “B.”
SSC CGL pay level 6 age limit is,
|Name of Post||Assistant||Assistant/Superintendent||Divisional Accountant||Sub Inspector||Statistical Investigator Grade-II||Junior Statistical Officer|
|Name of Ministry/Department||Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations||Other Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations||Offices under C&AG||National Investigation Agency (NIA)||Registrar General of India||M/o Statistics & Program Implementation.|
|Physical Disability Permitted||OA, OL, B, BL, OAL, LV & HH||OA, OL, B, BL, OAL, LV & HH||OL, PD, D||Post not identified suitable for PwD candidates.||Post identified for individuals with the type of disability||Post identified for individuals with the kind of disability|
|Age Limit||Not exceeding 30 years||Not exceeding 30 years||Not exceeding 30 years||Up to 30 years||Not exceeding 30 years||Up to 32 years|
SSC CGL pays level 5 salary range from INR 29,200 to INR 92,300. These all posts belong from Group “C,” and the age limit for the candidates belonging to these posts is 18-27 years.
SSC CGL pay level 5 age limit is,
|Name of Post||Auditor||Auditor||Auditor||Accountant||Accountant/Junior Accountant|
|Name of Ministry/Department||Offices under C&AG||Other Ministry||Offices under CGDA||Offices under C&AG||Other Ministry|
|Physical Disability Permitted||-||OL, OA, BL, HH||OA, OL, BL, VH, HH||OA, OL, OAL, BL, B, LV, HH||OL, OA, BL, HH, OAL|
SSC CGL pays level 4 salary range from INR 25,500 to INR 81,100. These all posts belong from Group “C,” and the age limit for the candidates belonging to these posts is 18-27 years.
SSC CGL pay level 4 age limit is,
|Name of Post||Senior Secretariat Assistant/Upper Division Clerk||Tax Assistant||Tax Assistant||Upper Division Clerks||Sub-Inspector|
|Name of Ministry/Department||Central Government Offices/ Ministries, except CSCS cadres.||CBDT||CBIC||Dte. Gen Border Road Organisation (MoD)||Central Bureau of Narcotics|
|Physical Disability Permitted||OA, OL, BL, OAL, B, LV, HH||BL, OL, PD, D, PB, B, OA, OAL||OL, OA, BL, OAL, B, LV, HH||Suitable for PWD Candidates||Suitable for PWD Candidates|
SSC Eligibility Criteria
Apart from the age limit, other eligibility criteria are required to be satisfied by the candidate.
The SSC CGL Eligibility Criteria are as follows:
Candidates willing to apply for the qualifying examination must have completed their degree of Bachelorette from a well-known university/college.
The candidates who are studying in the final graduation year can also apply for this examination, but they must possess the required qualification. Candidates must remember that the marks they secured in their graduation final year do not matter. The only thing that matters is that the candidates must have cleared all the papers.
Physical Fitness Requirements
Apart from all these, there are requirements for physical fitness for the post of Inspector & Sub-Inspector in Central Bureau of Agency and Sub-Inspector in National Investigation Agency.
As per the guidelines, candidates must be a citizen of India, and the age of the candidate must be between 18 to 27 years.
These all are the criteria that the candidate must satisfy to be eligible for the SSC CGL 2021 Examination.