Staff Selection Commission (SSC) extended the last date for submission of application for the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Exam 2016. Candidates can apply for the examination till 21 March 2016 (Part I) and 24 March 2016 (Part II). In addition to this, the Commission has also mentioned that the age limit will be reckoned as on 01 January 2016, as well.
The SSC CGL exam is scheduled to be held on 08 & 22 May 2016.
Details from Official Notification
Attention of candidates is invited to the Notice for Combined Graduate Level Examination 2016 published in Employment News dated 13.2.2016 and also uploaded on Commission’s website. The Notice provides that the age limit will be reckoned as on 1.8.2016. This cut off date is based on the DOPT instructions contained in OM No. 14017/70/87-Estt. (RR) dated 14.7.1988. A number of representations have been received by the Government and the Commission for relaxation in the cut-off date to 1.1.2016. Keeping in view the interest of the candidates, the Competent Authority has approved the proposal to allow the candidates fulfilling the age criteria on 1.1.2016 to also apply in response to SSC Advertisement for CGLE 2016 in relaxation of DOPT’s instructions referred to above. In view of this, all candidates meeting the age criteria as on 1.1.2016 and also on 1.8.2016 are eligible to apply. The Competent Authority has also approved extending the last date for receipt of applications for CGLE 2016 by 10 days. Now, therefore, the last date for receipt of applications (Part I) is 21.3.2016 (5.00 PM) and (Part II) is 24.3.2016 (5.00 PM).
Candidates who are eligible for the examination can find the detailed notification from the link given below.